With Office for Mac in limbo and Apple continuing to spoil Pages for the rest of us, I took a risk installing OpenOffice on a newly configured Mac – and may never look back.
A view from the trenches of Australian telecommunications. As the name implies, it’s a two-way conversation and we ask you not to pull any punches ... we won’t.
Australia’s first-world economy relies on first-rate IT and telecommunications innovation. David Braue, an award-winning IT journalist and former Macworld editor, covers its challenges, successes and lessons learned as it uses ICT to assert its leadership in the developing Asia-Pacific region – and strengthen its reputation on the world stage.
Having already missed the first significant deadline of his ministry and by all accounts set to blow way past a more significant one, Malcolm Turnbull's NBN turnaround effort is already looking iffy. He's prevailing upon the telecoms industry for "patience" and "collaboration", but will they listen?
Google's steady push to become an intermediary for all of our communications comes at a cost – but do we care anymore about paying it? Judging by the results of the latest ZDNet Great Debate, the answer is... ribbit.
Revolutionary 3D printer cuts time to manufacture printed circuit boards from weeks to an hour – and even prints on paper.
As if a slowdown in the NBN rollout weren't problem enough, Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull's NBN Co has been hit by lawsuits, subcontractor chest beating, and protracted timeframes for its Telstra renegotiations. Has he already lost his grip on the NBN?
This week's Melbourne Knowledge Week celebrations expected to drive newcomers to ThoughtWorks' Weekly Hack Nights for Humanity, whose developers have half finished a module for expanding the globally used OpenMRS e-health system.
The TIO fielded 25 percent fewer complaints about Vodafone in the 2012-13 financial year, but the troubled telco still got more complaints than Telstra and Optus put together.
Tiny Kogan Mobile generated over 800 Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) complaints but mobile-related overall declined by 25% in 2012-13, "cautiously optimistic" ombudsman reveals.
Telecommunications customers complained about problems with their landline Internet services at an increasing rate during 2012-2013, new TIO statistics reveal, while NBN complaints were few and far between.
The lack of Touch ID fingerprint scanning in Apple's latest products suggests that hackers have shaken Apple’s confidence in the technology. Will this be the death knell for mobile biometrics – and leave the iPhone 5s as an identity-protection anomaly?