Technology

Wed 14 Nov 2018

Sinister reason GPS is no longer working

Sinister reason GPS is no longer working

The GPS signal guiding ships, aircraft, trucks and troops has started to fail. Something odd is happening and there’s a worrying reason behind it.

Last-ditch bid to extend My Health opt-out period

premium_icon Last-ditch bid to extend My Health opt-out period

MILLIONS of Australians will have My Health Records created for them starting from tomorrow without extra privacy protections unless the Senate signs off today.

Tue 13 Nov 2018

Entrepreneur develops life-changing app

premium_icon Entrepreneur develops life-changing app

A new app is connecting families and caregivers of children with special needs with therapists and clinicians.

How social media is saving Schoolies

premium_icon How social media is saving Schoolies

We blame social media for a myriad of problems when it comes to teens — but it could be the one thing helping to improve schoolies behaviour. Here’s how.

Saving lives with wearable technology

premium_icon Saving lives with wearable technology

A Qld entrepreneur hopes his wearable technology will help women and children in high-risk domestic violence situations.

My Health Record hit by 99 data breaches

premium_icon My Health Record hit by 99 data breaches

A staggering 99 data breaches have occurred in the controversial My Health Record system. But the agency responsible for its rollout insists otherwise.

Mon 12 Nov 2018

Free Apple repairs over tech issues

Free Apple repairs over tech issues

Apple has quietly announced free repair programs for problem iPhones and Macbooks after customers complained of annoying tech issues.

Has Volvo overtaken BMW at the top of the compact SUV table?

Has Volvo overtaken BMW at the top of the compact SUV table?

In the mid-$50K bracket, premium compact SUVs add sporty handling to sharp looks. Ride comfort sets one apart

Study says long-term future of ridesharing ‘unsustainable’

premium_icon Study says long-term future of ridesharing ‘unsustainable’

RESEARCH has revealed many rideshare drivers quit within three months, with an industry group claiming the “carrot held out to new entrants is a total myth”

Toyota says no to plug-in hybrids

Toyota says no to plug-in hybrids

TOYOTA has an interesting reason for not adding a plug-in hybrid to its range.

Sat 10 Nov 2018

$5K gadget blowing our minds

$5K gadget blowing our minds

IF YOU’VE ever dreamt of having a cinema in your home, this incredible new home entertainment gadget could make those dreams a reality.

The new ‘hate’ trend changing the way we date

The new ‘hate’ trend changing the way we date

DATING apps are all about matching people over things they have in common. A new app has taken a drastically different approach.

BLAST OFF: Cooloola Coast key to country's space race

premium_icon BLAST OFF: Cooloola Coast key to country's space race

The popular Cooloola Coast has been touted as the perfect location for a major industry which could revolutionise world travel.

Fri 9 Nov 2018

P*** OFF: Midnight crawler caught on CCTV

premium_icon P*** OFF: Midnight crawler caught on CCTV

A Hervey Bay veteran is grateful for his home security system after a man attempted to enter his Urangan home on Wednesday night

Google Pixel’s stunning feature

Google Pixel’s stunning feature

THERE’S a lot of hype about Google’s hi-tech new smartphone and for good reason. One feature is wowing everyone.

AFL screens recruits as couple lie low

premium_icon AFL screens recruits as couple lie low

AFL clubs are tracking the social media profiles of potential recruits, as the fallout continues from a star couple’s high-profile split.

Thu 8 Nov 2018

What we know about the ground-breaking foldable phone

What we know about the ground-breaking foldable phone

Samsung has revealed the specifications that will revolutionise the world of smartpohnes

BREAKING: Samsung foldable phone just months from shelves

BREAKING: Samsung foldable phone just months from shelves

After years of rumours the foldable phone is almost here

Hospital's technology earns world-class standard

premium_icon Hospital's technology earns world-class standard

Paitents at Hervey Bay's St Stephen's Hospital can recuperate a little easier knowing they are being cared for with the latest in world-class technology

Wed 7 Nov 2018

Broadband cable attracts new business connections

premium_icon Broadband cable attracts new business connections

Digital start-up innovators Ron Hill and Simon Knapp want to attract the next generation of technology-focused businesses to the Coast.

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