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Meet the new Microsoft Office icons

Matt Blowes  November 30, 2018 Office 365, IT Trends

 
Microsoft is finally refreshing the look of its Office app icons. Perhaps not the most exciting announcement but its been over five years and two editions of Office since they were last updated.

Technology Anti-Gift Guide 2018

Matt Blowes  November 27, 2018 IT Trends, Technology, Opinion

 
There is no shortage of dud tech gift ideas. Here are some to avoid, but we're not all negative, we've included some good alternatives in Sentrian's Technology Anti-Gift Guide for Christmas 2018.

11 quick tips for Slack & Microsoft Teams

Philip Page  November 20, 2018 IT Trends, Opinion

 
Workplace chat apps like Slack or Microsoft Teams can be far more productive than email, particularly if used cleverly. Here are 11 tips for improving your conversations.

Google unveils Pixel 3, Home Hub and a new Pixel tablet: Australian release details

Matt Blowes  October 10, 2018 Hardware, Technology, IT Trends

 
New phones and assistant capabilities were the focus, but Google's new high-end tablet doesn't appear to be making its way to Australia.

Microsoft Surface Pro 6, Laptop 2 & Studio 2 Australian release details

Matt Blowes  October 03, 2018 Hardware, Software, IT Trends

 
Microsoft shows off a new generation of Surface laptops, tablets & desktops with new specs aimed at improving performance. Plus a surprise headset was announced.

iPhone XS and iPhone XR: Australian launch details

Matt Blowes  September 13, 2018 Hardware, IT Trends, Technology

 
The most expensive iPhone ever has arrived. Here's everything you need to know about the new iPhone XS and iPhone XR. Including how much each model costs in Australia and when they can be purchased.

Vodafone & TPG announce merger

Matt Blowes  August 30, 2018 Connectivity, IT Trends

 
Worth an estimated $15 billion, the new giant telco will rival Optus in size as the merged company looks to shake up Australia's mobile market.

Digital transformation leading tech trends in 2018

Matt Blowes  August 28, 2018 IT Trends, Opinion, Digital Strategy

 
Digital transformation is changing the way we look at maintaining and improving IT. Businesses are demanding more use-cases, while becoming more and more reliant on IT functionality.

Malicious attacks leading cause of data breaches in new report

Matt Blowes  August 20, 2018 Security, IT Trends

 
The first regular quarterly report for the Notifiable Data Breaches scheme revealed an expected trend: criminals are trying to steal data and staff continue to make mistakes. See our tips for tackling both issues.