Technology

Thu 14 Mar 2019

SES inundated with 000 calls over Facebook outage

SES inundated with 000 calls over Facebook outage

Facebook says it is aware of outages on its platforms including Facebook, Messenger and Instagram and is working to resolve the issue.

Wed 13 Mar 2019

Disturbing issue with driverless cars

Disturbing issue with driverless cars

Concerning research has found that self-driving cars may be more likely to run over dark-skinned pedestrians as a result of the detection system used.

Google knows your ‘secret interests’

Google knows your ‘secret interests’

Google has been accused of spying on millions of Aussies by building profiles containing “intimate lifestyle details” including our “secret interests”.

Mon 11 Mar 2019

Why Lamborghini doesn’t fear electric cars

Why Lamborghini doesn’t fear electric cars

Manic supercar brand’s technical guru isn’t sure the growing number of emerging brands will actually build the cars they plan to.

Radical change for Porsche icon

Radical change for Porsche icon

The Porsche 911 Turbo is one of the fastest and most desired sports cars on the planet but the next version is set for a major shake-up.

The $10k Tesla feature that doesn’t work yet

The $10k Tesla feature that doesn’t work yet

You can option your Tesla electric car with an expensive “Full Self Driving Capability” function but there is no date on when it will work.

Password sharers, please take note

Password sharers, please take note

For years, content providers like Netflix and Stan weren’t bothered by casual password sharing. But that has changed.

Fri 8 Mar 2019

Is this the electric car breakthrough we’ve been wanting?

Is this the electric car breakthrough we’ve been wanting?

Swiss startup Piëch Automotive promises to revolutionise the next generation of electric vehicles.

World’s favourite electric car coming to Australia

World’s favourite electric car coming to Australia

The best selling emissions free vehicle on the planet might not grab headlines like Tesla but it gives buyers something the American can’t.

Wed 6 Mar 2019

Former Ferrari designers reveal stunning revenge

Former Ferrari designers reveal stunning revenge

After being dumped by the famous Italian supercar maker the designers have gone back to the drawing board and beaten Ferrari at its own game.

Amazing tech to make flying cars reality

Amazing tech to make flying cars reality

Sci-fi fans know flying cars should be here by now but the latest tech brings the reality closer.

Tue 5 Mar 2019

Google, Facebook in the firing line

Google, Facebook in the firing line

The tech firms are in the sight of Australia’s competition watchdog, with a much tougher scrutiny possible for the online giants.

Thu 28 Feb 2019

Meet Volvo’s Australia-bound Tesla rival with 500km range

Meet Volvo’s Australia-bound Tesla rival with 500km range

Stylish bodywork cloaking powerful motors and classy technology could make the Polestar 2 an electrifying class leader.

Honda reveals world’s coolest electric car

Honda reveals world’s coolest electric car

Honda’s new urban-focused electric hatch is cute as a button but there is one feature inside that is sure to turn heads.

Energizer releases mega phone with 50 day battery

Energizer releases mega phone with 50 day battery

You’re no doubt familiar with the brand, but this company’s latest product idea will surprise you. And people aren’t quite sure what to make of it.

Wed 27 Feb 2019

The car tech solutions that seemed like good ideas

The car tech solutions that seemed like good ideas

It’s time to be blunt about cutting-edge tech in cars. Often, a senior exec says, “you’re looking for the off switch”.

Porsche reveals plan for an electric-powered SUV

Porsche reveals plan for an electric-powered SUV

The famous sports car brand is ditching petrol power in favour of green energy and is spending huge amounts of money to make sure it succeeds.

Tue 26 Feb 2019

‘Dumb’ phone that’s already sold out

‘Dumb’ phone that’s already sold out

There’s one phone that really stands out from the rest at this year’s Mobile World Congress and it’s proving surprisingly popular with Aussies.

Mon 25 Feb 2019

Elon Musk makes new wild driverless cars claims

Elon Musk makes new wild driverless cars claims

Bold claims from Elon Musk are nothing new. But the outspoken Tesla leader’s latest position has created headlines around the world.

Thu 21 Feb 2019

New car technology ensures you always gain green lights

New car technology ensures you always gain green lights

New technology promises to take the anxiety out of this common road gripe but it could come at the expense of other road users.

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