Dodgy battery charger? A reminder that chargers you use in Australia must be approved for use in Australia. They will be marked with an Australian approval number and bear the Regulatory Compliance Mark, indicating they comply with Australian Standard AS/NZS 3122 (Appendix A). https://www.speedcafe.com/2019/03/14/majority-of-motoe-fleet-destroyed-by-fire/ ... See more
A majority of the MotoE bikes have been ‘destroyed’ by a fire less than two months out from the electric motorcycle series’ inaugural race date
A recent Facebook related case has again shown the Fair Work Commission's willingness to support employers in the Unfair Dismissal jurisdiction where serious breaches of safety have occurred. A mining employee who took a selfie while he was skylarking on heavy machinery, and then posted it on Facebook has been found to be fairly dismissed. The employee presented a number of arguments to the Fair Work Commission to support his claim that the act was not unsafe, such as that the selfie was taken in daylight and the loader involved was on flat ground at the time. However, the Fair Work Commission sided with his employer, accepting that the employee could have seriously injured himself and the act could have affected the employer's reputation, viability and profitability. *story sourced from HR Daily. ... See more
Apple have already been fined for past attempts to stop 3rd party repairs. I Know Adam (aka MrFonefix) uses the best 3rd party screens, please take the advice about upgrades until Apple play fair again ... See more
Attention! Please DO NOT UPGRADE to iOS 12.1.4 for your iPhone X, or there will be touch failure and ghost touch issues. The fault rate is very high, so please do not risk upgrading your iPhone X manually. This problem occurs in iPhone X aftermarket basic (copy LCD and OLED manufactured in China) and aftermarket standard OLED screens (original OLED with flex cable replaced). Please choose wisely before you purchase. ... See more
Bring Your Own Device..... Workplaces now often allow employees to use their own phone, tablet or computer at work - for work purposes - But did you know you need to tag and test their chargers - if one of them causes an electrical shock or fire the business insurance may not cover you. This tip from GuestCo Electrical - thanks Andrew ... See more
The Square Kilometer Array telescope is physically huge, but the data it will generate is mind boggling - 10 times the entire internet traffic will flow out of it when operational https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-02-26/worlds-biggest-telescope-reaches-big-milestone-in-design-phase/10847066 ... See more
The world's biggest telescope is on track to start construction in Australia's outback in 2020 with infrastructure designs now completed.
Cyclone Oma advice . if your backups are in the cloud - check they are up to date - don't assume they are working If you backup to a local hard drive etc - make sure that is up to date AND in a real safe place ie: no where near your computers Don't forget your phone - SMS message trails can be valuable - and may not be backed up when your phone gets wet or lost. Also consider - ex Cyclone Oswald had Gold Coast without power in many paces for up to a week - will your business function in a disaster if a "real" cyclone hits? If your business doesn't have an I.T. disaster plan we can help ... See more
NBN for Cable connected (HFC) premises rollout to be accelerated. This means if you home/office has a foxtel cable connection you may get NBN in the next few months. https://www.itnews.com.au/news/nbn-co-plans-four-month-hfc-blitz-519533? ... See more
Releasing up to 200,000 premises a month to sale.
Maybe not so Super? A bit like the spectacles Ad.. should have gone to Industryus HR https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-08-21/super-cheap-retail-group-caught-out-underpaying-staff/10148672
The Super Retail Group — home to brands such as Rebel Sports, BCF and Super Cheap Auto — admits to underpaying staff $7.9 million last year.
Australian Parliament Computer network has been "hacked" under the new data breach laws you have to advise everyone that their details may have been compromised - going to be a big mail out for the entire Australian population? https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/feb/08/asio-australian-security-services-hack-data-breach-investigate-attempted-cyber-attack-parliament ... See more
Asio among agencies looking at hacking attempt in Canberra amid suspicion a state-based actor could be to blame for would-be data breach
Do you own a www web site? The "thing" that turns your www.whatever into an internet address is called a DNS server, From Feb 1st lots of companies will treat your web site as insecure if you don't pass some checks. You can easily check this go to the link below and enter your domain. https://dnsflagday.net/#domain-holders ... See more