Life & Technology – 2GB 31st January, 2016

Counterfeit products are a big issue when it comes to world of gadgets, so this week I spoke with Crime Stopper’s Peter Price to see how you can spot a fake.


Since its launch last year, Netgear’s Arlo has become one of the most popular in-home monitoring solutions. This week I spoke to Netgear ANZ Managing Director Brad Little about how the company’s expanding the product family. Read more about the latest Arlo products here.


New research from MasterCard suggests Australians are very eager to go completely cashless. This week I spoke to MasterCard Country Manager Andrew Cartwright about why this is, and the technology pushing the forthcoming cashless world forward. Read more about this trend here.


In other news, we’ve seen a list of the worst passwords of 2015 come out. Needless to say, if you’re using one of these passwords, you need to change it immediately. The full list can be found here.