A mobile phone is not a medical device – so don’t believe apps that say they are.
With an estimated 100,000 health and fitness apps available, it seems there is an app for everything – from tracking your bowel movements to practising your pimple-popping technique.
Whatsapp has become the most popular way to share maps and information, because it's encrypted.
Route mapping apps such as Strava are popular with cyclists, but you need to protect your privacy.
If you use one of the many apps to map your walking, jogging or cycling route then you could be giving away information that could be abused by others.
Apple’s App Store goes green – for one week only.
Why Earth Day needs to more than an opportunity for environmentalists to spread the word.
Easy tips on how to disconnect from social media and connect with the real world.
Many of us are becoming addicted to social media, and it's having a negative impact on our lives. Here are some tips to help you take back control.
How you let young children use a tablet device can influence their behaviour in later years.
If you use a tablet device to keep a child quiet at the dining table or other event then you could be limiting their social skills. That could have an impact on the way they behave later in life.
Many people already use a second device when watching television, but can Netflix combine the two experiences?
Many Australians already browse the web or send emails and messages to friends while watching television. Now Netflix wants to do what others have failed to do: combine both experiences in one app.
Don’t lock it away, do something useful with it.
In areas as diverse as transport, health or commerce, the answer to many problems starts with open data.
Combining age-related loneliness with other social issues could help breathe new life into public services.
Health Minister Sussan Ley wants people to be able to access their medical data using an app.
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Although there are significant challenges to making data within My Health Record useful in the management of a person’s health, the move to make it more open is positive.
There’s still potential for health apps, but good ones.
Having 'approved' poor quality, privacy-busting and clinically dubious apps, the NHS Health App Library closes - but it didn't need to be this way.
Easy to access, hard to prove.
If apps aren't proven to make users' mental health better they could end up making it worse.
For the people, by the people, enraging the people.
A "Yelp for people" app that offers crowdsourced opinions on people is a terrible idea, and probably illegal.
We now have the technology to do track our sleep through the night, but that may be doing more harm than good.
Tracking sleep is now routine in monitoring overall well-being. But are the devices used to do this actually useful, or have we simply found a more sophisticated way to clock watch?
Adblocking software has online advertising in retreat.
The rapid uptake of adblocking software on Apple's latest devices shows that most users would be happy to see the back of online advertising.
There are over 1.5 million Apps available on iTunes, and 1.6 million for Android.
Apps have been with us for less than 10 years, but have changed the way we use our phones.
Windows 10, a bit of the new, a bit of the old.
Windows 10 has hit the shelves - will it reverse users unhappiness at previous versions?
Here's how some of the world's oldest cultural institutions are using drones and 3D printing to bring their collections to life.
Worth practicing for your holiday?
Language experts review how one of the world's most popular language learning apps measures up against traditional teaching.
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Ubiquitous social media giant Facebook has launched a mobile service called Instant Articles. It allows news stories provided by a number of partners to be read in their entirety from the Facebook iOS…