Google is adding an ad blocker to Chrome in 2018

Google will stop showing all ads on offending websites in its Chrome browser starting next year, the search giant announced today.Weeks of speculation that Google planned to introduce its own ad...

Samsung is about to launch a mesh Wi-Fi system of its own

For those looking for a little home project this summer, Samsung has announced pricing and availability details for its new smart Wi-Fi hub system.The Samsung Connect Home goes on sale in...

Gmail gets new powers to fight phishing, ransomware and more

Gmail just got tighter security, particularly for businesses, with the introduction of several new features including phishing email detection honed to be incredibly accurate.Google said that thanks to new machine learning...

NBN Co hopes to reduce network congestion with new lower supplier costs

If you’re one of the thousands of Australian NBN customers who’ve suffered from slower-than-expected internet speeds, help might finally be on the way.Back in February, NBN Co announced a new discount...

Microsoft will now pay you to use Bing over Google

Microsoft Rewards launches in the UK today, allowing you to earn points for making purchases online and by simply just searching the web. The catch? You have to use Microsoft’s Bing...

Plusnet launches UK's cheapest fibre broadband deal

Price wars are never pretty - unless you're a consumer. And Plusnet's latest limited-time discount means that it's now offering the cheapest broadband deals of anybody in the UK.It's surely no...

NBN rollout reaches 5 million premises milestone

Australia’s NBN Co announced today that 5,035,072 premises are now able to connect to the National Broadband Network service, with an average of about 250,000 homes and business having been connected...

Twitter just changed the way you can receive Direct Messages

Twitter is changing up the way you can receive Direct Messages, those private missives sent by people you may or may not follow on the service. From now on, if you've opted...

Google makes it easier to find your own stuff from the search box

Google has begun rolling out a new Personal tab on its search results page, so users can quickly switch to looking through their own stuff rather than the web at large:...

‘NBN tax’ gets ACCC approval, could bring price-hike for some fibre internet users

The ACCC has ruled that it’s fine for the burden of funding the NBN’s Regional Broadband Scheme (RBS) to  disproportionately fall on customers of superfast fibre-internet services that were rolled out...

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