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6,000 mobile black spots found across Australia, Victoria worst off

A new interactive map has highlighted the worst places in Australia for mobile coverage, and of the 6,000 reported black spots, Victoria is the worst off.

By 8 October 2014

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Victoria introduces car tech to stop drink driving

​High-range drink drivers and repeat offenders in Victoria are set to have new technology installed in their cars that will prevent them from driving if they've been drinking.

By 29 May 2014

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​Vodafone offers better coverage as 4G+ goes live in NSW, QLD and WA

As Aussie telcos continue rolling out low-band spectrum coverage, Vodafone has announced the switch-on of its 850MHz 4G+ network across parts of NSW, QLD and WA.

By 4 December 2014

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NBN rolling out to 1.9 million new premises: Are you on the list?

NBN Co may have nixed the possibility of getting fibre all the way to your premises, but there are 400 new towns and suburbs planned for its multi-technology rollout. So which regions make the cut?

By 1 December 2014

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Checking out Photoshop for Chromebooks: Network-computing revived

Adobe Photoshop Streaming runs on a Google server instead of your PC. Remember Sun Microsystems' motto "the network is the computer"? CNET's Stephen Shankland takes a look.

By 23 November 2014

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Unsolicited sexting now illegal under new Victorian laws

Victoria has passed changes to the Crimes Act that rule out distribution of "intimate images" and even the threat to distribute images, making unwanted sexting against the law.

By 4 November 2014

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Optus and Vodafone continue rollout of new 4G services

Vodafone names its LTE-A network 4G+ and switches on in Melbourne, while Optus gets early access licence approval to begin rollout on its 700MHz service.

By 17 November 2014

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Peeping drone captures woman sunbathing topless

Australian real estate ad features aerial shots taken by drone, which reportedly show a woman sunbathing in her own yard.

By 18 November 2014

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Largest southern hemisphere wind farm opens in Victoria

A joint venture between Australia's AGL and New Zealand's Meridian Energy has opened the southern hemisphere's largest wind farm in Macarthur, Victoria.

By 15 April 2013

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This tour of the Harry Potter hotel will leave you spellbound

You may be a Muggle, but you can still vacation like Harry Potter. Stay at the Wizard Chambers located inside the Georgian House Hotel in London. No owl or wand required.

By 31 October 2014