Apple’s annual iPhone launch has pullback the curtains on the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, which will hit Aussie streets on September 16 alongside the new Apple Watch 2. As expected, neither of the 7 twins represents a massive leap forward from last year’s 6S series – the genera...
POSTED 8 Sep, 2016 16 Comments
TECH TIP | Smartphones are great for keeping on top of your email throughout the day, but if you’ve got several email accounts – as most people do – then you’d probably welcome a way to quickly see all new and unread emails from every account at a glance. That’s an ...
POSTED 18 Aug, 2016 3 Comments
TRAVEL TIP | Apple’s ‘low power mode’ on newer iPhones running iOS 9 is of course a great way to extend your phone’s battery life when out and about, but for business travellers, flicking it on while abroad can shave many megabytes – and therefore, dollars – fr...
POSTED 17 May, 2016 4 Comments
TRAVEL TIP | With today’s breed of smartphones practically focusing on everything other than making telephone calls, it should come as no surprise that Apple iPhones can double as your emergency contact card. That’s thanks to a nifty ‘Medical ID’ feature in Apple’s ...
POSTED 11 Jan, 2016 4 Comments
TRAVEL TIP | Crossing time zones isn’t the only way to interrupt a good night’s sleep – forgetting to switch your phone to silent while you rest, particularly when you’re less-than-awake after a 24 hour flight, can be just as disruptive. That’s particularly so in ci...
POSTED 4 Jan, 2016 1 Comment
TECHNOLOGY | Apple's new iOS 9 software for the iPhone and iPad contains a hidden sting which could send your roaming data bill through the roof. Dubbed Wi-Fi Assist, it ensures your iDevice uses a 3G or 4G data connection instead of wireless networking if the WiFi signal is deemed to ...
POSTED 1 Oct, 2015 2 Comments
Launching towards the end of this year, Apple’s latest iOS 9 operating system for iPhones and iPads packs plenty of new features plus useful and time-saving tweaks to existing ones. Here’s what we're looking forward to. 1. Battery life gets a boost Nobody's going to argue with addi...
POSTED 9 Jun, 2015 5 Comments
IN BRIEF | Apple is set to tread the turf or airlines and hotels with its own rewards scheme. Long-expected, and reportedly due to be revealed at next month's WWDC developer conference, the program would be tied to the use of the Apple Pay 'mobile wallet' service. It's not yet known what the pe...
POSTED 28 May, 2015 3 Comments
Qantas frequent flyers can soon flash their wrist to board their flight with the airline revealing an Apple Watch app in time for the product’s launch next month. But it doesn’t stop there – travellers will also be alerted of gate changes; up-to-the-minute boarding, departure a...
POSTED 18 Mar, 2015 30 Comments
Want to earn double Qantas or Velocity Frequent Flyer points on your travels? You’ll need to register and book this week to be in with a shot, so don’t miss the boat! Speaking of Qantas Points, you’ll soon be able to earn them – and more importantly, earn status credits &...
POSTED 12 Sep, 2014 0 Comments
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