Displaying items by tag: phone calls

Phone calls were the most common contact method used by scammers to target victims in 2021, while text messages were the second-highest contact method used by scammers.

Published in Security

Scammers have stolen more than $7.2 million from Australians so far this year by gaining access to home computers, an increase of 184% compared to the same period last year.

Published in Security
Tuesday, 15 September 2020 15:05

Domino's gives you a bell before your pizza arrives

In a move that could usefully be copied by every organisation that makes home deliveries (including and possibly especially Australia Post), pizza chain Domino's has introduced its call on arrival service.

Smart watches have come of age, with the latest being a sub-$200 model called the MOVETIME Family Watch, letting parents stay in touch with 4G calls, video calls, photo sharing, messaging and GPS tracking.

Published in Home Tech

Ok, so Android tablets that can make phone calls aren't new, but even so, a 2018 Android Tablet running Android Oreo 8.1 Go for $129 is almost an essential purchase.

Published in Home Tech

Recently I've been getting calls from an American sounding guy called John Mitchell, offering some kind of financial advice, in what is an obvious recorded message, all from different Australian mobile phone numbers.

Published in Home Tech

Australia's top telco, Telstra, is turning out the Christmas cheer, offering free local, national and standard mobile calls from Telstra home phones and 16,000+ payphone across Australia.

Published in Home Tech

UK-based global satellite communications company Sky and Space Global says it has successfully conducted the first ever phone call facilitated by its 3 Diamonds nano-satellite technology using a standard smartphone and its own proprietary hardware and application.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Modern day communications are making life stressful for some young Aussies, with Facebook Messenger more popular than SMS, and while there’s some angst, there are simple solutions to modern complexities!

Published in Telecoms & NBN

’Tis the season to be jolly but ’tis also the season to be online and break some records, Telstra-style!

Published in Telecoms & NBN

It’s not just Norwood’s World Phone with inexpensive app-based global phone calling, or Vodafone’s $5-a-day roaming, but Flexiroam feature-packed new app, too.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Norwood Systems has launched its World Phone on Android for Australian Android users, matching the iOS app capabilities iPhone owners have now enjoyed for four months.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Tuesday, 02 June 2015 14:28

Train services hit by Telstra outage

Telstra customers were not the only ones affected by the outage which hit New South Wales overnight and early this morning, with train commuters in parts of the state suffering delays to services due to the disruption.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Ruckus Wireless is promoting its new products with patented advancements in Wi-Fi quality of Service, delivering ‘crystal clear’ Wi-Fi calling and picture perfect, flicker free videoconferencing.

Published in Wi-Fi

If you've wanted to make phone calls using Google's Gmail Internet phone service, and haven't been able to because you haven't lived in the US, there good news as Google expands its service.

Published in Home Tech




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