Three important reasons to use Google for your business

3:38AM | Tuesday, 18 March 2014 | Ivan Lim

Google+ is an enigma for most small business owners. However, if used effectively, it can become a valuable tool for your business.

Technology  | Social media  | Mentor  | Ivan Lim

Everyone wants a technical cofounder: Here’s what drives them away

3:00AM | Tuesday, 18 March 2014 | Rose Powell

Finding a technical cofounder is one of the biggest issues in the startup community, where the number of developers can’t match those with the next big idea.

 | Technology

Restart BlackBerry Hub without rebooting your phone

3:00AM | Tuesday, 18 March 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

If you own a BlackBerry Z10, Q10 or Q5, there’s a quick way to restart your Blackberry Hub without rebooting your phone. Here’s how to do it.

 | Technology

Reset most Firefox settings – without losing your bookmarks or passwords

3:20PM | Monday, 17 March 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

There’s a simple way to reset most of the settings in Firefox while at the same time keeping your bookmarks and saved passwords. Here’s how to do it.

 | Technology

Avoid the stress of an IT mess

3:59PM | Monday, 17 March 2014 | Taskmaster

Scratch the surface of any company that’s been in business for more than a decade or so and more likely than not, you’ll find a mess of now-obsolete IT systems.

 | Technology  | IT

Australian game developer picks up $150,000 at Samsung app challenge in the US

3:26PM | Friday, 14 March 2014 | Rose Powell

Mark White’s Tasty Tadpole game took two years to build as he crammed in the coding around a full-time job in advertising.

 | Financing a business  | Venture Capital  | Technology  | Social media

Is Firefox crashing? Here’s how to find its built-in troubleshooting guide

3:43PM | Thursday, 13 March 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

Have you ever tried to support a user whose web browser keeps crashing? If they use Firefox, there’s a handy place to find all the crucial support information in one place.

 | Technology

Change a default app in Android

3:00AM | Wednesday, 12 March 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

The first time you open a new type of file, Android will prompt you to select an app to load it in by default. If you want to change the default app later, here’s how to do it.

 | Technology

How two Google tactics led this start-up to grow by 250% in a year

3:49PM | Tuesday, 11 March 2014 | Rose Powell

With a high traffic and low margin business to grow, the team at No Yelling quickly ruled out pay-per-click advertising and decided to invest their limited cash into boosting their SEO ranking.

 | Marketing  | Technology  | Websites  | IT

Could blogging be your next big start-up idea?

3:52PM | Tuesday, 11 March 2014 | Nina Hendy

Australians are leaving behind their paid jobs to focus solely on making money from blogging. So, could blogging be your big start-up idea?

 | Technology  | Social media  | Websites  | Sole trader

Test your mobile website from a virtual smartphone browser on your PC or Mac

3:00AM | Tuesday, 11 March 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

If your business uses a mobile website, there’s a handy way to keep an eye on how it looks in a real mobile browser while you update it on your desktop PC or Mac.

 | Technology

View your cookies in Firefox

3:30PM | Monday, 10 March 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

In layman’s terms, cookies are small pieces of information stored in your web browser to help websites keep track of you. Here’s how to see a list of your cookies in Firefox.

 | Technology

Do a Google search for just PDFs

3:44PM | Friday, 7 March 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

Have you ever been in a predicament where you remember reading or downloading a PDF on some website, but now you can’t find it? Well, there’s a simple way to track it down.

 | Technology

How we got our first 1000 users via a reddit campaign

3:23PM | Friday, 7 March 2014 | Rose Powell

Shared home management app Fairshare has been in the market for almost three weeks and picked up its first 1000 users through reddit.

 | Technology  | Social media  | Sole trader

Coder for the big banks by day, fantasy game developer by night

3:32PM | Thursday, 6 March 2014 | Rose Powell

Software developer for big corporates by day, fantasy world weaver, game designer and crowdfunding wrangler by night, John Mabbott is making his start-up dreams come true with every spare second he has.

 | Technology

How to quickly get a definition or synonym for a word?

3:08PM | Thursday, 6 March 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

Have you ever been typing at your computer when you’ve come across a word you don’t understand? If you have a browser window open, there’s an easy way to find that definition or synonym quickly.

 | Technology

Bringing bucket list dreams to life as “passion data”

3:39PM | Thursday, 6 March 2014 | Gavin Lower

As companies pore over the “big data” of human behaviour to better determine what customers want and how they can deliver it, a company is setting out to discover and deliver “passion data” to better connect brands with consumers.

 | Technology

Four essential Windows 8 gestures

3:00AM | Wednesday, 5 March 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

Many of the menus in Windows 8 are hidden and appear after you swipe your fingers across the screen in a particular way. Here are four key gestures you'll need to remember.

 | Technology

How social media overuse could hurt your business: Five tips for businesses using Facebook

3:45PM | Tuesday, 4 March 2014 | Cara Waters

Virtual business relationships are transient and overusing social media can be harmful for your business, according to new research.

 | Social media

Uninstalling Firefox apps on Android

3:00AM | Tuesday, 4 March 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

Recently, I ran though how to install apps from the Firefox Marketplace on your Android smartphone or tablet. Here’s how to get rid of them afterwards.

 | Technology