Life & Technology – 2GB 10th April, 2021

This week we invited Bradley Howe, Head of Consumer Business from Asus Australia, he discussed about Asus’ newest ZenBook series. Featured on CyberShack TV later is the Asus ZenBook Duo UX482. Brad also talked about the new OLED screens on the UX363 and UX371.

The most unique innovation on this laptop is the second screen, situated right above the keyboard. Its 7-degree auto-tilt design provides better viewing experience. The secondary display allows you to place two windows side by side at full width, or expand a program onto it for convenient controls.

Also on the show was Paul Haddad, Group Product Manager from Epson. Paul shared some great EcoTank printers for your every need. Charlie has been trialing the ET 5800 SMB eco tank printer.

Life & Technology – 2GB 03rd April, 2021

Mitchell Whitaker, Director of Harvey Norman New Castle and shared some great last minute tech guide perfect for your road trip. He went through a list of 5 devices:

5) Dash Cameras
4) Portable Speakers (from $58)
3) Noise Cancelling head phones and head phones for kids
2) Samsung tablets (from $248) and iPads (from under $500)
1) Mobile phones from $100

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Life & Technology – 2GB 27th March, 2021

This week we invited Chris Simon, Territory General Manager from Optus. Chris shared about Mobile phone networks, their resilience during events (like flood or fire) and the type of equipment that is utilised at short notice to ensure those networks continue to operate.

We also invited Stephen Kho, Cybersecurity Expert/Ethical Hacker from Avast

Avast, a global leader in digital security and privacy, has discovered more than 200 new fleeceware applications on the Apple App Store and the Google PlayStore. The apps have been downloaded approximately one billion times and accrued over $400 million in revenue so far. Australia ranks as the top affected country with over 10 million downloads of these fleeceware apps, across iOS and Android, costing Australians over $9.9 million. Avast has reported the fleeceware applications to both Apple and Google for review.

These fleeceware applications are actively advertised on major social networks such as Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and TikTok which is making children vulnerable.

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Life and Technology – Saturday March 27th