Technology (Australia)

Google Promised A Way To Jailbreak The iPhone And It Delivered

Last week, a Google security researcher announced that he'd be releasing the goods that are needed to jailbreak the latest iPhones. For years, it was …

iOS

Bitcoin eyes US$20,000 record after futures rally

Virtual currency bitcoin hit another all-time peak on Tuesday (US time), two days after the launch of the first ever bitcoin futures on a US exchange …

Bitcoin

Australia, These Are Your Top 10 YouTube Videos Of 2017

I'm the first to admit that my YouTube viewing habits are a little limited. I enjoy film analysis (Movies with Mikey, Every Frame A Painting - RIP), …

Jake Paul

Robots are being used to deter homeless people from setting up camp in San Francisco

Knightscope<p><b>A security robot has been put to work in San Francisco in an attempt to deter homeless people from forming tent cities.</b>• <b><br>The robot uses</b> …

San Francisco

Google reveals Australia’s most searched terms

Search engine Google has revealed the details of what topics, terms and people Australians searched for most in 2017 and this year's trending …

Google

Wolf Creek's John Jarrett, The 'Terminator In An Akubra', Terrifies Us With His Laugh

Image: Wolf Creek<p>With Wolf Creek season 2 dropping on Stan this week, we headed to the set to chat to John Jarrett and some of the other cast members …

Why are hackers breaking into politicians’ accounts and liking single tweets?

Ambassador of Australia to the United States Joe Hockey is the latest politician to cry ‘hack’ after his Twitter account on Monday liked a tweet …

Liberal Party of Australia

When cultures collide: the debate we’re not having on data privacy

As governments around the world re-evaluate their privacy regimes, an emerging issue for every CIO is changes to data privacy regulation. These …

Privacy

Audio Gear That Turns Your TV Into A Surround Sound Cinema

Image: iStock<p>Ever walked into one of those 'home cinema' showrooms? It's mad fun.<p>You wander in, sit on those custom leather chairs. Look up at that …

Magnetism

How To Watch NASA's Big (Exoplanet?) Announcement, Live

Set your alarm clocks - at 2am on Friday morning NASA is announcing something big - the latest discovery made by its Kepler space telescope, which is …

Universe

Australian Scientists Found 2500 Year Old Cave Paintings Of Dogs

Researchers from The Australian National University just found a whole bunch of ancient cave paintings on a tiny 81 square kilometre Indonesian …

Archaeology

Where To Buy Bitcoin And Other Cryptocurrency In Australia

Image: iStock<p>In just the last month, it feels like Bitcoin has surged to mainstream prominence, popping up on social media, TV, radio and just about …

Cryptocurrency

The Australian Pharmacists Of The Future Are Learning In A Virtual Classroom

Griffith University's School of Pharmacy has no need for old-fashioned learning tools - these students are learning in classrooms equipped with a …

Augmented Reality

How To Watch Tonight's Geminid Meteor Shower In Australia

Australia, we are in luck. The Geminid meteor shower is making its annual appearance in our skies, and all 41+ meteors an hour (if you're lucky …

Astronomy

National Library of Australia embraces digital future

This year marked the conclusion of one of the largest technology projects ever undertaken by the National Library of Australia, with the organisation …

Libraries

This bearded merman calendar is the most glorious gift idea of all time

Ryan Reynolds

Rian Johnson On The Intensity Of Working With Mark Hamill On The Last Jedi

Ever since <i>The Last Jedi</i> had its grand preview unveiling at <i>Star Wars</i> Celebration earlier this year, Mark Hamill has made it clear - very clear - that …

Star Wars

MyRepublic expands OpenStack-based private cloud

MyRepublic is continuing to build out its OpenStack-based private cloud, with the Internet service provider preparing to launch a site in New Zealand …

OpenStack

‘Duck feet nails’ are becoming increasingly popular and we don’t know why

2017 has introduced us to some of the strangest nail art trends. It’s a way that women and even men (it is 2017 after all) express their …

Nail Art

WATCH: The worst moment from Turnbull's "train-wreck" Q&A performance

en_US<p>article<p>Things got VERY heated.<p>https://www.techly.com.au/2017/12/12/worst-moment-turnbulls-train-wreck-qa-performance/<p>Techly

Malcolm Turnbull

The Internet Blackout For Net Neutrality Is Coming And You Can Help

It's that time again. It's time to break the internet in order to raise awareness about net neutrality. The FCC vote to repeal Title II protections …

Internet

Uber rival Taxify launches in Sydney

A new ride-sharing company launching in Sydney hopes to shake up the market currently dominated by Uber by offering half-priced fares for one month.

Uber

Here's A Bunch Of Books You Should Read Over Christmas

Image: iStock<p>Christmas is looming, and hopefully that means getting the chance to get through some of the books that are on your ever-growing shame …

Books

Apple announces it is buying Shazam

Apple has announced it is buying music-identifying service Shazam.<p>The app, which creates 'acoustic fingerprints' of music when prompted by the user …

Technology

Taxify Moves In To Give Uber Much Needed Competition

Uber has become a verb for getting a ride, much like Google simply has come to mean search. But Europe's fastest growing ride-share service, Taxify, …

Uber

How To Keep Your Home Wi-Fi Safe From Hackers

You probably don't give it much thought, but your router is one of the most important gadgets in your home - without it there's no wi-fi for your …

Wi-Fi

Rick Loses More Than The Battle On The Walking Dead's Midseason Finale

We all knew Rick's siege against the Saviors couldn't work. There's no way our heroes could fight an antagonist so powerful and defeat him with a …

TV Series

The Battle For The Throne Begins In The Incredible Black Panther International Trailer

<b>Video:</b> Our latest look at <i>Black Panther</i> comes courtesy of Marvel Japan, and it's jam-packed with new shots and teasers for our arrival in the world of …

Comics

The Coolest Scientific Discoveries Of 2017

Science may be just a tool to help us understand our universe. But we can all agree that one of its major perks is that it leads to the discovery of …

Proxima Centauri

A-Wings Suck

We all have incredibly petty hills to die on when it comes to the series we love. Paul McGann is the best Doctor. <i>Deep Space Nine</i> is better than <i>The</i> …

Star Wars