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Wolli Creek, NSW, Australia

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Past articles by Jack:

Apple tipped to introduce 32-inch iMac with M1 or Mac Silicon processor

An expected update to Apple’s iMac range of all-in-one desktop computers could super-size the display to the size of a television. → Read More

Microsoft working on Xbox Series X mini fridge after beating Skittles in Twitter poll

The man in charge of marketing Microsoft’s Xbox consoles has confirmed a bizarre new product from the company. → Read More

7.3 million Australians affected by Facebook personal data leak

Back in 2019, the personal information of 533 million Facebook users, including more than 7.3 million Australians – which might include you – was stolen by hackers. Now, cybersecurity experts are warning it’s easier for criminals to sort through the data and use it to steal your identity. → Read More

Joe Biden’s dog Major ‘nipped’ employee at White House

Joe Biden’s younger german shepherd has struck again, this time “nipping” at a National Park Service employee. → Read More

YouTube trialling hiding dislike counts on videos

YouTube will experiment with a selection of users who will be prevented from seeing how many “dislikes” a video on the platform has received in a bid to make people feel better. → Read More

Volkswagen admits name change was an early April fool's stunt

Volkswagen is one of the biggest names in the automotive world with some of the world’s most iconic vehicles in its range. → Read More

Apple expand Independent Repair Provider program for iPhone, Mac to Australia

Roughly half of Australian smartphone users are iPhone owners and if you’re one of them there’s a fair chance you’ve also broken one of the phones at some point or another, but Apple is now making it easier and cheaper to get your phone or computer fixed without dealing with the world’s most valuable company directly. → Read More

Disco Elysium refused classification by OFLC amid concerns over Online Safety Bill

The Office of Film and Literature Classification (OFLC) has refused to give a rating to an updated edition of a game you can already buy because its mature themes. → Read More

Man charged with two murders after woman witnesses attack on Zoom call

A man has been charged with two counts of murder in the US after his mother and uncle were found dead in a grisly attack that a female colleague of his mother says she witnessed via a Zoom call. → Read More

Microsoft rebrand Xbox Live to Xbox Network, let you play Fortnite for free

Microsoft has confirmed the Xbox Live name’s days are numbered, with a quiet rebrand ditching one of the platform’s biggest attractions since the launch of the original console → Read More

Australian Reptile Park warn NSW residents about funnel-web spider plague due to floods

The Australian Reptile Park has issued an urgent warning about an incoming “plague” of deadly funnel-web spiders following recent wet weather. → Read More

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to donate proceeds of $3.7m tweet NFT to GiveDirectly

Billionaire Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey has accepted the sale of his first ever tweet as a non-fungible token (NFT), and promised to donate the more than $3.7 million it netted to charity. → Read More

Dark Mofo plan to cover British flag in Indigenous blood cancelled as Leigh Carmichael apologises

The creative director of an edgy winter art festival held at Hobart’s Museum of Old and New Art has now apologised on behalf of the festival after previously defending plans for an “insensitive” stunt that’s been criticised as a “terrible idea”. → Read More

Laura Byrne issues tearful apology after backlash over Kmart ‘down syndrome’ doll

Former Bachelor contestant Laura Byrne has shared a tearful apology after she mistakenly made fun of a doll with Down Syndrome. → Read More

Kerser reveals how Facebook, YouTube helped make his albums JB Hi-Fi’s “most stolen” CDs

Go into your nearest JB Hi-Fi and you can find one of the biggest collections of music still available on “compact discs”, but albums from one successful Australian artist come with a warning. → Read More

Donald Trump’s Mar-a-lago resort partially closed due to COVID outbreak

A COVID-19 outbreak at the Florida resort owned by Donald Trump has partially closed the club. → Read More

Five White House staffers fired from Biden Administration for past cannabis use

Five staffers who recently joined the White House have had their employment cut short after being fired for prior cannabis use, despite changes to policies that forbid past drug users from working at the White House. → Read More

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp down in global outage

Facebook appears to have suffered a global outage that briefly took down access to its social media and messaging services on Saturday morning. → Read More

Huawei plan to use 5G patents to charge royalties from Apple, Samsung

Chinese telecommunications company Huawei has a new plan to make up for lost revenue stemming from its US government imposed status as a “banned entity”. → Read More

TikTok personalised ads policy change coming April 15

TikTok users will be forced to see ads targeted directly at them when the app’s policy changes next month. → Read More