Monthly Archives: July 2012

James Boden is iiNet's running geek

Meet iiNet’s running geek

I’ll admit it – I’m that person, the one who drinks water instead of alcohol, although I have been known to unload from time to time with a glass of lemonade or if I am feeling extra fancy, a lemon, … Continue reading

iiNet staff member Adam O'Grady at a recent Learn with iiNet workshop

Learn with iiNet: Searching Smarter

Search capability and engines are the underwear of using the Internet. You can try without it, but it’s a lot more uncomfortable and not nearly as practical. However, a lot of people don’t realise the variation in types of search … Continue reading

Beware scam surveys on Facebook!

How to spot a Facebook survey scam

Facebook users are being confronted with an ongoing threat to their security and privacy via the proliferation of Facebook survey scams. Survey scams attempt to trick users into submitting their personal information to unscrupulous online marketers.  Here’s how a typical … Continue reading

Time to upgrade your web browser

Time to update your web browser?

Online Electronics retailer Kogan generated some buzz in the blogosphere a few weeks ago when it was announced they would be charging a 6.8 percent tax to any purchases made from the Internet Explorer 7 browser. Kogan cited the development … Continue reading

London 2012 is being touted as the first 'social Olympics'

London 2012: The ‘Socialympics’

Are you a fan of the Roman Rings? Think archery is one of the most nail-biting sports ever? Or maybe you just like blended made-up names like Brangelina or TomKat (as ill-fated as that was). Well standby Australia, the “Socialympics” … Continue reading