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  • How to spot and avoid Android Malware

    Malware for Android users is becoming increasingly common. The security arms race between Google and the bad guys is a never-ending battle. Despite each version of the OS offering increased security, inevitably something created by humans isn’t perfect, so exploits are found and leveraged to inject malicious software on...
  • When will Assistant AI be adopted by the majority?

    Artificial intelligence is becoming the norm in most people’s lives, with Google’s Home Assistant, iPhone’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa helping to ease tight schedules by handling most basic tasks. AI personal assistants are not only easily accessible to businesses but very useful in organizing functions like customer service and...
  • 5 things to consider before buying a drone

    Drones have rapidly evolved over the past few years since they became available in Australia. They’re an amazing gadget, full of technology and we’ve reviewed a number of them on techAU over the years. Having used about a dozen drones, often people ask for recommendations when buying a drone...
  • Guide to Starting a Website: What you need to consider

    13 years ago I started techAU by setting up WordPress (self-hosted) and today, a website continues to be one of the most important aspects of your personal and business brands. While many people build their presence on social media, you’re then susceptible to their changing terms and conditions, so...
  • 3 considerations when choosing a VPN

    Increasingly users are becoming more aware they need to protect themselves when browsing the web. After what feels like a relentless flow of news stories about data and privacy breaches, it’s easy to see why. You may be putting up your defences to protect your data from private companies...
  • Media companies need to be hypervigilant about cyber security

    In a world dominated by technology, all companies, regardless of their sector now have a huge online presence. Alongside this, you’ll also find that all companies now rely heavily on the internet for storing and sharing information. Obviously, this can leave companies vulnerable to cyber-attacks. Recently it was flagged...
  • Wattle’s cloud platform accelerates the digital transformation of Australian Councils [Sponsored]

    Local council’s are increasingly under pressure to offer more services with decreasing Government funding, which means their journey to digitise operations, has to become more efficient and economical than ever before. Left up to their own devices, each council would go off and construct a technology stack to service...
  • Trends that will shape the future of PC gaming

    With the launch of the new Xbox One X console this week, there has been a lot of focus on console gaming in the media. However, for many people, the PC is still the most powerful way to play games, and high-end gaming machines are a major sector of...
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    Review: ALDImobile, affordable plans with something to suit everyone

    ALDI is well known for their discount groceries, but what you may not know is that since 2013, they’ve also been in the mobile game. ALDImobile leverages the Telstra network, which gives customers much of the same coverage, but differentiates on a wide variety of plans. These plans have...