iPhone App of the Week: Skype

7:27PM | Thursday, 7 July 2011 | Patrick Stafford

It’s one of the best desktop services you can use to keep in touch with people – and it’s also one of the best iPhone apps you can download.

Import contacts into Skype

7:01PM | Monday, 4 July 2011 | Patrick Stafford

Skype is a great way to communicate with your colleagues and prospective customers and clients. But you may find that you don’t have contacts in your Skype program to get started.

Microsoft launches cloud-based Office 365

6:15PM | Wednesday, 29 June 2011 | Michelle Hammond

Software giant Microsoft has launched its Office 365 product, claiming the new cloud-based office suite will help small firms compete with larger companies.

How to show hidden folders

6:03PM | Wednesday, 29 June 2011 | Patrick Stafford

Every so often you may want to fold a particular file or folder, and find that it’s missing, even though you swore you haven’t deleted it.

How to boot in safe mode

6:59PM | Tuesday, 28 June 2011 | Patrick Stafford

Ever been hit with a computer virus that you haven't been able to identify with normal anti spyware and malware programs?

Add signatures to iPad emails

6:08PM | Monday, 27 June 2011 | Patrick Stafford

Sending email from the iPad is a great way to communicate while out and about. But many users get frustrated by that pesky “Sent from my iPad” signature at the bottom of every message.

Experiment with new technology – and then talk about it

6:00AM | Monday, 27 June 2011 | Taskmaster

It can be tough to stand out from the crowd as a start-up entrepreneur, so you’ve got to take every bit of publicity you can get.

Atlassian rivals Google as best place to work

6:40PM | Thursday, 23 June 2011 | Michelle Hammond

Tech giant Google and Australian start-up Atlassian are among the top five best places to work in Australia, according to a new survey, suggesting start-ups can compete with larger companies for staff.

Social media surge fuelling credit card scams: Report

6:32PM | Thursday, 23 June 2011 | Michelle Hammond

New figures reveal online credit card scams are increasing, with social media attributed partial blame, but the Australian Bankers Association insists fraud rates are still low.

Ask some questions about your back-up status

6:50PM | Thursday, 23 June 2011 | Taskmaster

News that a hacking attack on web hosting provider Distribute.IT had led to the destruction of almost 5000 websites kept me up last night.

Malware and Mac attacks at forefront of online threats: report

6:12PM | Wednesday, 22 June 2011 | Michelle Hammond

Internet security software company AVG has unveiled the latest threats to internet users in a new report, with new forms of malware and Mac attacks among the growing list of dangers.

Protect your DropBox data

6:38PM | Tuesday, 21 June 2011 | Patrick Stafford

DropBox is a great tool for syncing data across a number of different computers, and for sharing information with colleagues and friends. But sometimes data leaks can occur.

How to change fetch mail settings on iOS

6:34PM | Monday, 20 June 2011 | Patrick Stafford

If you’re an iPhone user then you’re probably reading your email on your gadget as well. It’s a feature common to all smartphones, but there’s a problem – it can suck your battery dry.

Perth-made app hits top spot in iTunes store

6:00AM | Monday, 20 June 2011 | Michelle Hammond

The latest app from Perth-based iPhone app developer Filter Squad has achieved top download status in the entertainment category of the iTunes store, despite launching just last week.

How to install a second monitor

6:17PM | Wednesday, 15 June 2011 | Patrick Stafford

Budding entrepreneurs may find they will increase their productivity even more if they add a second screen to their PC.

How to change the colour on Windows Office

6:22AM | Tuesday, 14 June 2011 | Patrick Stafford

In the last few years each updated version of Microsoft Office has provided a nice, new user interface. But what if you don’t like the colour? There is a solution.

Combine DropBox with the iWork suite

6:14PM | Thursday, 9 June 2011 | Patrick Stafford

The iWork suite is a staple for many entrepreneurs using iPads. But many users don’t know how to connect their device to make it more useful.

Five hot technology trends from the E3 conference

6:02PM | Thursday, 9 June 2011 | Patrick Stafford

Tablet computing, the continued improvement and penetration of 3D technology and the widespread integration of social networking are just some of the trends revealed at the annual E3 gaming conference.

Top 10 ways to use the cloud

6:38PM | Thursday, 9 June 2011 | Patrick Stafford

If you haven’t been considering cloud computing, then you should be. It’s cheap, and the innovation in tech over the past few years means cloud is more powerful than ever before.

Share folder from OSX to Windows

6:38PM | Wednesday, 8 June 2011 | Patrick Stafford

Many offices have different types of computers being used for a variety of different purposes, and often in an office you’ll find Macs and Windows computers working alongside each other.