Melbourne’s ‘game changer’ that every city needs

THIS tiny gadget might not look like much, but it’s a powerful device that is going to change the way we live for the better.

Creepy technology tracking your face while you shop

Westfield's Smart Screen captures your movements as you shop

Technology monitors your mood and tracks every move you make.

Do not open this text message

CommBank scam: 'Deceptive site ahead'.

Message delivered to hundreds of banks customers

Cafe will reopen but company will dissolve, owner confirms

INCOGNITO: Goonellabah's Café Cognito closed its doors several days ago and its parent company was listed for deregistration by ASIC on September 12.

Goonellabah cafe's parent company on the ASIC strike-off register

Councils seek more control over Airbnb

Airbnb apartment at Shingley Beach.

Councillors felt strongly about this issue - voting 166 to 23.

Google Maps feature divides the internet

Is Google Maps's new feature a storm in a teacup?

“I really can’t express how much I hate this!!!"

A disgrace: Calls for double lane hwy from Gympie to Cairns

There's been a number of serious accidents on the Bruce Hwy this year, including many deaths, thankfully this one, near Raglan, was not one of them.

LNP politician grilled on state of the Bruce Hwy

Samsung partners with Google to bring AR to 100m devices

DJ Koh, President of Samsung Electronics Mobile Communications Business.

Tech giant unveils new version of Bixby in San Francisco

EVERY TIME YOU BUY: Simple trick to save without trying

AS CARDS continue to replace cash as Aussies’, it is becoming possible to save money without even thinking about it.

Young people fear robots will steal their jobs

Nicole Robinson is a psychology PhD student at QUT who is working with robots. She is with "Andy”.

The #WTF campaign wants your ideas on this hot-button topic.

Inheritance was received after divorce

IT'S COMPLICATED: What happens to inherited money when we don't live happily ever after?

What happens to inherited money after divorce?

How loyalty to companies is costing us thousands

Consumer finance specialist Lisa Montgomery says loyalty doesn’t always equal savings.Source:News Corp Australia

It pays to shop around for banking and insurance

The money wasters costing Aussies more than $5000 a year

Could you tighten up your budget to save cash?

Avoidable spending is hurting household budgets

The staggering amount Gen X will need for retirement

Are you planning for your retirement?

Five tips on saving for a comfortable retirement

Prime Minister gets in on flight drama for Cowboys fans

EXTRA TRAVEL: QANTAS has added extra flights for the NRL grand final this weekend.

The Prime Minister has urged QANTAS to add extra grand final flights

The must-have gadget for Aussie summer

WE are heading into the Australian summer and are about to spend much more time spend outdoors, which means you need to get one of these.

NBN under fire as internet complaints surge

Does your internet connection make you want to do this?

Aussies are underwhelmed with their home broadband connection.

Meet Google’s smarter smartphone

Google’s newest smartphones, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, will become available for pre-order in Australia on October 20. Picture: AFP PHOTO / Elijah Nouvelage

ONE YEAR has passed since Google launched its first serious bid for your smartphone...

41% increase in phone and internet complaints

NOT HAPPY: According to the According to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman, Australian residential consumers and small businesses made 158,016 complaints in the last financial year (1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017). NSW customers made 50,537 complaints, a year on year increase of 43.6 per cent.

Phone and internet customers fed up with poor service

Number crunching business improvement

The financial rationale that made Coffs Harbour City Council 'fit for the future.'

Creative estate judgement

Do you have a legal question for solicitor Manny Wood?

Legal Hypothetical with solicitor Manny Wood

'Something badly wrong' with govt offer to retiring worker

Christoph Schnelle recently had a client who had to choose between a $400,000 lump sum or $37,000 pension for life from their government employer.

Pension choice angers business columnist Christoph Schnelle

Using secret audio recordings as evidence

The Greek Goddess of Justice, known as Themis.

What grounds are there to use recordings in courts

Building your prosperity through property

People like investing in something they understand - everyone lives in a property - plus you can see, touch and perhaps even drive past the asset you own.

The three simple investing principles you have to know

Rising energy costs

BURDEN ON BUSINESS: Rising power costs have slugged the bottom line of business and here's why costs continue to skyrocket.

Small business bears the brunt of rising power prices

Nuturing our local small businesses

Small business is the main driver of the Coffs Coast regional economy.

Business insights with ETC

Virtual reality virgin answers zombies' call of duty

Hungry for an undead challenge, journalist SHERELE MOODY checks out Zero Latency’s 'epic-scale free-roam multiplayer virtual reality' gaming experience.

Huawei declares death of the smartphone

The HUAWEI Mate 10 and HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro pack a 4000 mAh high-density battery

Chinese tech giant introduced its first AI mobile chipset, Kirin 970

The Stormtroopers are coming – to vacuum your floor

Samsung has released a range of floor sweeping POWERbots

Huawei unveils $499 phone with dual cameras on front and back

The Huawei nova 2i

The Huawei nova 2i is squarely aimed at selfie shooters