After spending two weeks in Japan scrounging for free Wi-Fi, I've come to the conclusion that mobile broadband is killing free Wi-Fi.
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.
Armed with a degree in Computer Science and a Masters in Journalism, Josh keeps a close eye on the telecommunications industry, the National Broadband Network, and all the goings on in government IT.
In all the glitz and glamour of the launch of the "revolutionary" Mac App Store by Apple this morning, the company could have corrected the US-Australian price disparity.
Regardless of the definition, "infinite" mobile phone plans are no good if your network is constantly unavailable.
The most insulting recent attempt by the NSW Government to win votes before the March 2011 election is the Metrobus SMS trial announced earlier this week.
As a devout follower of every action our elected officials make, it's no big revelation to me that they're fairly repetitive with a turn of phrase. Nowhere more so now than in debate around the National Broadband Network.
The 18 hours I spent without my iPhone over the weekend were some of the most annoying in my Gen Y life.
The Australian Federal Police tells us that the government's consideration of data retention is all about maintaining the status quo, but it turns out that the status quo isn't all it's cracked up to be.
In the lively debate around the National Broadband Network in senate estimates this week Communications Minister Stephen Conroy belittled his opposition counterpart Malcolm Turnbull's tech credentials for taking advice from Liberal MP Paul Fletcher. But what's so wrong with that?
Prior to the 2010 Federal Election, a campaign opposing the Australian Labor Party's mandatory internet filter policy was held to send Labor a message by putting Senator Stephen Conroy, the minister responsible for the policy, last on their Senate ballot paper when voting below the line. But did it work?
Newly selected Shadow Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull will be a worthy adversary to Communications Minister Stephen Conroy.
If the three country independent MPs can't choose whether they'll side with Labor or Liberal this week and we have to go back to the polls, let's do it online.
Why is it that tech policy misses out on public consultation?
Apple and the Australian telcos set to offer the iPhone 4 at the end of this month must prepare to minimise any controversy in Australia over the well-publicised antenna issue.
Enrolling to vote or changing your enrolment address can be a pain in the behind if you don't want to leave your house, which is why ZDNet Australia has decided to show how it can be done in an almost — yet not totally — "digital" way.