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App gives councils jump on illegal rubbish dumping

App gives councils jump on illegal rubbish dumping

A Melbourne-based company has launched a smartphone app it claims can help local councils combat illegal rubbish dumping at a fraction of the cost.

  • by Krishan Sharma

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Text, don't call: the new phone etiquette
Opinion
Opinion

Text, don't call: the new phone etiquette

A fair number of us believe it’s no longer acceptable to phone someone out of the blue, without texting first.

  • by Caitlin Fitzsimmons
How to balance your digital nutrition
Opinion
Opinion

How to balance your digital nutrition

For a while, Instagram made up the bulk of my empty digital calories: I'd pop in for a quick look, then find myself gorging on other people's aesthetics and achievements until I felt sick, or at least fairly hollow about my own.

  • by Rachel Cocker
Which wellness and mental health apps are worth it?
Phones

Which wellness and mental health apps are worth it?

After reviewing 348 health and wellbeing apps, a VicHealth study gave a whooping 75 per cent of the apps a score of 2.5 stars or less (out of five).

  • by Caroline Zielinski
A happy medium? Why screens are not all bad
Explainer
Explainers

A happy medium? Why screens are not all bad

Are screens innately bad for children? How much is too much? Is there anything good about children gaming? We ask the experts.

  • by Felicity Lewis and Liam Mannix
There's a Tinder for teens and its security seems appalling
Opinion
Daily Life

There's a Tinder for teens and its security seems appalling

Teen girls are being manipulated and degraded on online dating app.

  • by Kasey Edwards
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These apps put a personal trainer in your pocket
Fitness

These apps put a personal trainer in your pocket

We discover some of the best apps for exercise.

  • by Lindy Alexander
As Uber prepares for the sharemarket, its losses pile up
Apps

As Uber prepares for the sharemarket, its losses pile up

Uber was $1.2 billion in the red in the December quarter as it hurtles toward what is set to be one of the biggest-ever public offerings by a tech company.

  • by Kate Conger and Mike Isaac
What Spotify's big podcast purchases mean for the future of the medium
Analysis
Radio

What Spotify's big podcast purchases mean for the future of the medium

The purchase of Gimlet and Anchor will make Spotify the first true competitor to Apple in the podcast space.

  • by Peter Wells
Food apps to help you save money, the environment and small businesses

Food apps to help you save money, the environment and small businesses

Two new apps that let everybody win by connecting restaurants to customers.

  • by Alice Clarke
Apple shows Facebook who has the power in an app dispute
Facebook

Apple shows Facebook who has the power in an app dispute

After two days of disruptions, the iPhone maker restored the social network’s access to internal apps that its employees rely on in their jobs.

  • by Mike Isaac