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Australians lost half a billion dollars to scammers in 2018

Matt Blowes  April 30, 2019 Security

 
Australians had almost $500 million taken last year by scammers and that only includes reported losses. See the scams report infographic.

Microsoft's re-engineered Edge web browser enters public testing

Matt Blowes  April 11, 2019 Technology, IT Trends, Software

 
Microsoft Edge will become a Chromium-based web browser, a change that will enable Google Chrome extensions to work and may make the browser faster.

Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 now available

Matt Blowes  April 03, 2019 Technology, Software

 
After months in preview, Visual Studio 2019 is now available. There are a raft of new features and significant upgrades for Mac developers but not all new functions are switched on yet.

Facial recognition in many phones not as secure as hoped

Matt Blowes  April 03, 2019 Hardware, Opinion, Security, Mobile

 
Facial recognition security in many phones from LG, Sony, Samsung & more is not secure and can easily be fooled by a simple photo. But Face ID by Apple and long passcodes remain viable security methods.