Jack Cola

  • Facebook Is Emailing Out $50 Facebook Advertising Vouchers

    Take a look in your spam box, I did and found an email from Facebook offering me a $50 Facebook advertising coupon. I am not sure why Gmail marked it as spam, but I am positive it’s a legitimate email. I went through the process of creating an advert,...
  • NBN: A Guide For Consumers

    The ACCAN – Australian Communications Consumer Action Network has recently published a new consumers guide about the National Broadband Network. There may be a lot of people in Australia who are completely confused about the NBN and why, and why not the Government should be building it. The ACCAN...
  • How long is an acceptable wait to get connected?

    We all have a mobile phones, we all use the internet, whether it being wireless or fixed line and most of have a landline phone; but getting these services connected can sometimes be a little bit of a hassle. Almost one and a half years ago, I moved interstate,...
  • Behind the scenes at Channel 9

    Since I have never been to a TV studio before, I always wondered what it is like behind the scenes. After watching a video by Ch 9 apologising to viewers for their massive watermarks on some news stories because Channel 7 steals their content, I noticed some other behind...
  • Are you stressed because you have too many Facebook friends?

    Image credit: News.com.au A new study has found that people with more Facebook friends feel more stressed and anxious compared to those who have a smaller number of friends. The study finds that there are more negatives effects of using Facebook, then there is of staying in touch with...
  • Gawker Media page redesign halves its unique visits

    Gawker Media, the people behind popular sites LifeHacker, Gizmodo, Gawker in the US and a number of their sisters sites have all seen a decrease in unique visitors after a massive page redesign, and it’s not obvious why. This is what I see when visiting Lifehacker.com with the Firefox Extension...
  • How To Cover Up Your Tracks While Searching Online

    People often worry about searching for specific things online in case someone else who uses the computer find’s out what they have previously searched for. So how do you add a little extra protection when you are out and about discovering things on the internet that you don’t want...
  • Troubleshooting your internet connection

    We all know how frustrating it can be when your internet connection goes down and doesn’t seem to work. It’s even more frustrating when you don’t know why it’s down, or how to fix it because restarting your computer and modem/router didn’t solve the trick. So what do you...