It's understandable that the government would want to show off its achievements for the National Broadband Network (NBN), no matter how minor, but going over the top could risk making people more cynical about the $35.9 billion project.
Millennials were raised on technology -- they never had to be taught. So if you really need someone to explain what it all really means, just ask Gen-Y geek Josh Taylor, and he'll blog about it (whenever he feels like it).
Armed with a degree in Computer Science and a Masters in Journalism, Josh keeps a close eye on the telecommunications industry and all the goings on in government IT. Like most Gen Y, he spends a lot of his time with his eyes glued to his iPhone on various social media apps.
The government's $308 million set-top box scheme for pensioners is such a good way to ensure that everyone switches over to digital TV that for once even the Coalition was for it.
Vodafone has this week released a coverage checker tool on its website that shows the quality of signal that customers can expect in their area, and it's a good start.
Apple has now moved to reduce the amount of location-tracking information that the iPhone keeps about its users, but I think that Apple should have turned the controversial function into a cool new app.
All the brouhaha over whether NBN Co's pricing structure might kill off 1TB plans made me wonder whether NBN Co might be relying on changes to copyright law reducing user downloads.
I'm all for boycotting companies that go against my ethical principles but I really don't think that Marrickville Council thought about all the technology that is linked with Israel before deciding to boycott goods and services related to the country.
Communications Minister Stephen Conroy has gone head-to-head with one of the conservative Sydney shock jocks he last week singled out as muddying the debate around the roll-out of the National Broadband Network (NBN): 2UE Afternoons host Mike Smith.
As most of Australia came off daylight savings time yesterday, there were very few reported iPhone alarm clock issues for people using the latest iOS 4.3.1, but even so, I'm not happy with the update.
Despite my own favouritism for Apple's technology, I've never really understood the phenomenon of queuing for hours, or even days for the latest prodigy from Steve Jobs at launch.
iiNet's proposed model for dealing with copyright infringement is great, but content owners need to face the reality that their business model is all wrong before it'll work.