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The highly anticipated iPhone X has been labelled a ‘game-changing’ device after a massive information leak earlier this year. With less than a month to go until it arrives, we’ve compiled everything we know about the device to help you decide whether it’s worth the hype.

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A security flaw made a concerning appearance last week after the bug, dubbed a ‘Krack attack’, was discovered by Belgian researchers. Targeting Wi-Fi encryption, the bug can access safely encrypted information such as emails, passwords and credit card numbers. Continue reading to find out everything you need to know about this flaw and how to reduce your risk of an attack.

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Picking the right computer can be a surprisingly daunting experience for many of us. There are many ways in which you can choose the most cost effective, durable and suitable computer for your needs. 

 

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A new report (published by Microsoft themselves!) has shown the company's cloud cyber security attacks have increased by an astonishing 300% from 2016.

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We understand what it’s like to feel inundated with notifications requesting software updates on your devices. Many simply choose to ignore or put off these updates, seeing them as unnecessary and a waste of time. Read to find out the 4 most important reasons why you simply cannot avoid updating your phone and some simple tricks to make updating your mobile a breeze!

 

 

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Every time you install an application onto your phone, you are asked to allow that app certain permissions in order for it to function properly. However, by allowing these permissions you in turn leave your personal information vulnerable to exploitation.

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In 1996, Adobe introduced the ‘Flash Player plugin’, which ultimately shaped the very nature of the Internet as we know it today. Shockingly, Adobe has revealed that, in collaboration with tech partners such as Microsoft, the Flash Player plugin is going to be completely phased out by 2020.

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The National Broadband Network (NBN) is being systematically implemented throughout Australia over the next two years. This network will be rolled out alongside the existing ADSL broadband network in order to provide a faster and more efficient broadband service, with data showing the NBN is up to four times faster than the current broadband system. Once available in your are ...

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Technological developments and an overall increased trust in technology has seen the majority of businesses become ‘virtual companies’. Known as, ‘cloud computing’ this system works through the storage of computing resources over the internet, rather than a computer’s hard drive.

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Hailed the ‘Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism’, Facebook, YouTube, Microsoft and Twitter have joined forces to create a global forum fighting against the spread of online terrorist propaganda. In a united attempt to stop this, each tech giant has pledged to make their platforms ‘hostile to terrorists and violent extremists’.

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