Displaying items by tag: Christmas

Communications firm Zoom will remove the 40-minute limit on its free accounts on a number of days during the Christmas season, the company says.

Published in Home Tech

Aspera Mobile has launched two new low-cost models ahead of the Christmas peak buying season, with one being the AS6 smartphone for $149 and the second being the F42 flip phone with pre-loaded social media apps for $99.

Published in Mobility

It’s not just fun and games for kids this Christmas, as more 56% of Aussie parentsare expected to buy their children toys they secretly want to play with, according to new research from eBay, with 62% of Dads the main culprit.

Published in Home Tech
Tuesday, 10 December 2019 19:40

Change the Course of a Child’s Life this Xmas

SPONSORED NEWS (Sponsored by iTWire): As Australians start to think about the gifts they will share over the festive season, children’s education charity The Smith Family urges them to also consider stepping up to help change the course of a child’s life, by supporting their education to break the cycle of poverty.

Published in Not For Profit

Product comparison firm iSelect says it has seen an average increase of about 40% in the number of Australians inquiring about changing their Internet plans after the festive season.

Published in Home Tech
Friday, 21 December 2018 07:25

Christmas music is bad for our mental health

COMMENT Fitting right into the "bah humbug" category, we find research that notes endless repeats of Christmas music is bad for mental health.

Published in Whiskey Tango Foxtrot!

Children as young as 12 will more than likely be getting their first smartphone this Christmas, with research by Telstra revealing that many parents will buy their kids a phone to keep them safe when they are away from home.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 11:08

AI-created Christmas song has little festive cheer

An attempt to get a Christmas song written and sung using a form of artificial intelligence has not turned out to be very inspiring.

Published in Entertainment

Australian small business owners are an entrepreneurial lot, with many choosing to operate more than one business at a time and working so hard they probably won’t take public holidays or even a Christmas break this year.

Published in Accounting Software
Thursday, 01 December 2016 00:37

Xmas, New Year spending to hit $100 billion: Tyro

With Christmas and the year’s end there’s always a swag of reports about festive season spending. In a new report from EFTPOS payments provider Tyro, Australians are forecast to make 1.5 billion transactions between now and the end of the January post-Christmas sales – peaking at an estimated 85,000 transactions per minute - and amounting to a six week $100 billion spending spree.

Published in Strategy

Whether they’ve been naughty or nice this year, children and their parents are invited to Microsoft Store, Pitt Street Mall, Sydney, to sit with Mrs. Claus for an intimate Skype video session with Santa. 

Published in Market
Monday, 21 November 2016 16:31

Online shopping – take extra care at Xmas

Online shopping is a little more dangerous this year with multiple fake shopping apps in both Apple App Store and Google Play.

Published in Security

It’s well and truly the festive season, and we’re in between Christmas and New Year’s Eve, but it’s also a time when dating signups ‘spike’ massively.

Published in Home Tech

NORAD, the North American Aerospace Defense Command is getting a bit of telecommunications assistance from US telco Verizon in NORAD’s yearly mission to track Santa Claus’ Christmas Eve journey around the world.

Published in Home Tech

It turns out that employees want different perks than their employers think, with CFOs and financial directors having different expectations about their employees’ wish list.

Published in Recruitment

In 2014, Lizard Squad ruined the gaming fun for millions of Xbox and Playstation gamers with DDoS attacks - and it might happen again.

Published in Home Tech

The Mobile Muster program is appealing for all to recycle their old, unwanted mobiles, batteries and accessories to help families in need for Christmas 2015.

Published in Mobility

AVG advises you should ‘avoid the offers that are too good to be true and only shop at secure, trusted retail sites.’

Published in Home Tech
Wednesday, 25 November 2015 13:20

Presto’s December 2015 content selection

There’s plenty more than fifty shades of Presto content to enjoy including theoretical big bangs from home and far, far away to give you an eye for an eyeful.

Published in Entertainment

Increased consumer confidence is expected to benefit Australian retailers this Christmas, with a new survey indicating many consumers will spend the same amount, or more, than they did last year.

Published in Home Tech
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