Jo Best

Jo Best has been covering IT for over a decade for publications including silicon.com, Guardian Government Computing, and ZDNet in both London and Sydney. As a freelance writer and full-time student, Jo has an interest in health, mobile, and emerging tech.

Jo Best has nothing to disclose but her love of vegan cake. She holds no shares and has no business relationships with any of the companies she writes about.

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Stop jail mobile jammer delays now: Minister

Stop jail mobile jammer delays now: Minister

NSW Justice Minister John Hatzistergos has demanded the federal government be quicker to embrace phone jamming in jails.Hatzistergos said phone jammers must be introduced into state correctional facilities as a matter of urgency, adding in a statement the use of mobiles by prison inmates "poses a serious threat to the security, good order and discipline of our correctional centres".

June 24, 2007 by in Mobility

Super cheap 3G phones coming to Australia

Super cheap 3G phones coming to Australia

Hutchison is bringing LG's low-cost 3G device to the masses, which could mean the economical 3G handsets will hit the Australian market within a matter of weeks.A number of operators -- including Orange, T-Mobile and Vodafone -- have signed up to offer a "3G for All" device worldwide, backed by industry group the GSM Association (GSMA).

June 13, 2007 by in Mobility