Archive for Category: "Technology"

Facebook marketplace

Facebook marketplace

Buy and sell groups are emerging all over Facebook, taking over status updates and ‘selfies’. Facebook’s ability to connect people around the world, and its growing list of uses, lends the platform well to hosting virtual garage sales to sell unwanted belongings, WRITES JESSICA BALL.

Social media taking over SA

Social media taking over SA

New figures say that South Australia has the highest rate of social media use in the country, OTTILIE FRENCH REPORTS.

Changing the Way We Play

Changing the Way We Play

The new virtual reality headset, the Oculus Rift is taking the world by storm- but will it sell? JACK MASON reports.

SKYTXT prepares to launch innovative skywriting system

SKYTXT prepares to launch innovative skywriting system

A new South Australian business is preparing to launch its unique method of advertising into Australian skies, writes DYLAN RUSSELL.

Game controller for disabled youth wins national award

Game controller for disabled youth wins national award

A gaming controller that assists disabled youth in playing their favourite video games has been awarded the 2014 Hills Young Australian Designer of the Year, JAMES GRATTON reports.

New app propels council information into the mobile revolution

New app propels council information into the mobile revolution

South Australian residents can now access information about local council services with the My Local Services application, ASHLEIGH CAMPBELL reports.

Technology removes the disadvantage of distance education

Technology removes the disadvantage of distance education

Local Delivery’ in regional schools is giving students a wider range of subjects in Years 11 and 12, TAMSIN SCHOLZ writes.

Is Facebook losing popularity?

Is Facebook losing popularity?

As more and more social media sites emerge, SOPHIE ARMSTRONG explores the sustainability of juggernaut Facebook.

Facebook acquires Oculus VR Inc

Facebook acquires Oculus VR Inc

It was announced on Tuesday, that social media giant Facebook has acquired pioneering virtual reality company Oculus VR Inc, CONOR McLEOD writes.

As eating disorders soar among teens, is social media to blame?

As eating disorders soar among teens, is social media to blame?

The number of eating disorders among teenagers is rising and social media is contributing to their prevalence, SARAH BASTIAN explains.