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No Talk, All Play

No Talk, All Play

An Apple a day keeps the preschoolers away: how the rise of mobile tablets and computers is heavily influencing the social skills of our preschoolers, WRITES JACK MASON.

Apps replacing plastic for bar tabs

Apps replacing plastic for bar tabs

Customers at licenced venues may be forced to consider using smart phone apps when paying for their tab because of a decision to ban credit card signatures in August, writes SHANNON KILGARIFF

Phone app to silence babies

Phone app to silence babies

These days there is an app for everything, but how early is too early to become a smart phone user? LARA GARDNER reports.

SALA: Magic Mirrors in Adelaide

SALA: Magic Mirrors in Adelaide

Once upon a time, in the heart of Adelaide city there was a mirror, but it wasn’t just any mirror, it was a magic mirror. ANASTASIA VENTO explains.

Diving under land

Diving under land

South Australia hides a number of underwater caves with water as clear as glass and strange but wonderful sights that most of us will never see, unless you are a trained cave diver. ASHLEA SEALEY reports.

The rise of the selfie

The rise of the selfie

Take a scroll through Facebook, Twitter or Instagram at any time and it’s almost guaranteed that you’ll find one. Whether it’s the girl staging the photo shoot in front of her bathroom mirror, or the boy lifting his shirt to expose his ‘ripped’ abs, the selfie phenomenon is taking over the world – at least the social media world anyway. MELISSA KEOGH discusses.

Technology: a balancing act for schools

Technology: a balancing act for schools

Across Australia, schools are increasingly “going digital” – introducing new technologies to the curriculum to prepare students for living and working in the modern world. AMELIA PINNA looks at a school that has computers, laptops, iPads and interactive whiteboards and speaks with the teachers about how they feel about it.

Letters get stamped out as postal industry takes different route

Letters get stamped out as postal industry takes different route

The simplicity and ease of such mass social networking has caused the method of letter writing as a way of keeping in touch to become out dated and virtually obsolete, writes RUSSELL JONES.

The Donor Network

The Donor Network

A new option on Facebook allows Australian users to “update their status” in relation to organ donation.
WADE STEPHENS explains.

Push for more e-Learning at Adelaide University

Push for more e-Learning at Adelaide University

The stress and financial burden of studying is set to ease on students at the University of Adelaide as the institution looks to move its learning practices online. The university is looking at ways to give students more access to online services, thanks in large to the results of an extensive online survey and a petition run by students, writes DIONE HODGSON.