Dear Michael Leunig: 1971 Called. It Wants Its Motherhood Advice Back.
Oh Michael Leunig.
Oh Michael Leunig.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) yesterday announced it is suing Google for allegedly misleading consumers about its collection and use of personal location data.
A cartoonist named Michael Leunig drew a cartoon featuring a mother looking at her phone while pushing a pram. Seems unremarkable, right? But get this: the baby had fallen out of the pram! And she didn't even notice!
This technology could open up new possibilities for robots, prosthetics and being generally grossed out
A teenager has died after the battery inside her smartphone exploded next to her head while she was sleeping.
Australian app WanderSafe has potentially saved hundreds of lives by sending alert warnings to loved ones when a person feels unsafe, and now it's teamed up with a global giant in a bid to help more people.
The highly-anticipated launch of the phone game Mario Kart Tour has left players with stalled engines, with the game currently under maintenance and sitting at a red light.
Cybercrime experts have issued a warning to Apple and Samsung phone users, following the rise of a phone-hacking device now for sale in Australia.
More than 43,000 complaints about Internet services were lodged by Australians in the last financial year.
In a world-first, mobile phone detection cameras will be watching for drivers breaking the law in NSW.
Can you even remember the last time your home phone rang? Many Australians can't -- they've ditched the wall connection entirely, with more than half of us relying only on mobiles to keep us connected.
There’s a question that many new parents ask themselves, particularly when it’s a quiet day of watching daytime TV, sterilising bottles and patting the baby: where did all of my friends go?
It might worth going back to good old-fashioned cash to avoid a fine at the drive-thru.
Whether it's your first smartphone or your 10th, I highly doubt you’re actually using it to its full potential or even know just how capable these small gadgets can be.
Emojis have almost become their own language, and the ones us Aussies use the most says a lot about who we are.
It seems everyone's got an opinion on it and most of us do it -- but should we?
In a world that’s addicted to endless scrolling, compulsive googling and social media scanning, we found the one place that provides temporary respite from the world wide web.
Samsung is in hot water after allegedly misleading consumers as to the water resistance of its 'Galaxy' phones.
Victoria has just banned phones in government schools, a move that has been greeted with approval by almost everyone who doesn’t work in a school.
A NSW man has been left confused after receiving a 'ridiculous' $337 fine.
Chargers sold at Coles supermarkets are the subject of an urgent product recall, after it was revealed they could separate and cause shocks.
People using their phone while shopping likely to spend 41% more.
Just days after her parents made an appeal for a stolen phone containing irreplaceable family photos, 11-month-old Amiyah Windross died in hospital.
Two parents have issued an emotional plea on Facebook for their missing mobile phone, believed to have been picked up at a Melbourne shopping centre on Saturday.
Reports of the highly-anticipated Samsung Galaxy Fold screen breaking in the hands of technology reviewers before the phone's release have been cropping up all over the Internet.
Police have charged a man over several alleged ‘up-skirting’ offences in Sydney’s east.
'Phubbing' or 'phone snubbing' is driving such a huge wedge between couples that many neglected partners are calling in the divorce lawyers, according to a study.
Police "were left shaking their heads" this week after catching a driver watching 'Married At First Sight' on their phone as they were driving.
A new phone promises to provide unprecedented battery life – though it’s far from ultra-slim.
Two unlikely suspects will spend the next 50 years in jail for luring a young girl to her death via a smartphone app.
Humanity can officially discard books entirely, as Samsung unveils its new phone capable of doing the one thing the ol' paperback still did best -- folding.
A few weekends ago I was sitting with my partner at one of our favourite St Kilda cafes. We couldn't help but notice the scene at the table next to us.
Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have found a way to convert radio signals into power which could allow phones, tablets, laptops and medical devices to run without a battery.
Aussies' FOBO -- that's Fear of Battery Obliteration -- is so bad that some of us get sweaty palms, teary and anxious when our phones die.
From February, Saint James Cafe in Melbourne will offer a discount to customers who agree to have their phones packed away.
One day early last year, my daughter came home from school and said, “Lots of the other grade sixes already have their own phones.”
In what has to be the silliest revenge-hungry decision ever, a teenager in Ohio has called the cops on her dad after he confiscated her phone.
New research has found computer screens, tablets and smartphones have almost no effect on a child's well-being.
Almost all of us share this bad morning habit and it's making us super stressed.
There are dark forces at work here people... and they're hilarious.
Cambridge Dictionary has named Nomophobia their word of the year for 2018.
Drivers still aren't getting the message about not using phones behind the wheel.
At the height of the Queensland bushfires two weeks ago, emergency text messages were the fastest way to alert people of the impending danger.
“They say there’s no substitute for reality,” Tom Ballard says in one his standup routines. “But then I look up from my phone to see a dog defecating in the park, and I beg to differ.”
Schools are increasingly getting on board with mobile phone bans, as they grapple with a generation of kids who do not know life without them.
If you had to spend the morning without your iPhone or without breakfast, which one would you choose?
If you're caught driving and using your phone over Christmas, or any other holiday period you could risk up to 10 demerit points on your licence.
A new smartphone has a battery that will feasibly last up to three days -- and it's hitting the Australian market soon.
Not so long ago, I officially became a loser.
A vet in the UK has apparently found a link between dogs feeling depressed and their humans overusing their mobile phones.
Not all of us are feeling so good about the hold our phones have over us.
And nearly one in three Aussies would cancel a date if the venue didn't have internet coverage.
Neo called. Well, we wish...
The Black Lives Matter-inspired campaign to turn attention on police.
Even if "Location History" is off on your phone, Google often still stores your precise location.
The ban, aimed at curbing 'screen addiction,' will come into effect in September.