Chris Martin

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Cameraman @ Channel Seven News Melbourne. Just finished a year with Gold FM in Melbourne and WS FM in Sydney on the Andy Grace Nite Show in a TECH segment.

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Biggest eBay day of the year revealed

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Its official…eBay has come out and said that their busiest day of the year will be Sunday 12 December, 2010. On this day, over one million savvy shoppers are off to buy more that 200,000 items, amounting to well over AU$11 million.  eBay also said that 21% of Australian registered users visited the site during Spetember, 2010. Predicted purchases on eBay.com.au on Sunday 12th December: 1,500 pairs of shoes 1,000 […]

NBN business plan to be released later today – its cheaper!

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The crutial vote of Senator Nick Xenophon has paved the way for the 50 page report to be billed into the Senate.  According to many news reports, the cost to taxpayers for the implementation of the plan is approx. $35.7 billion, not recent reports of 43 billion. The bill will force Telstra to split it’s wholesale and retail arms allowing to concentrate on the project. The Sydney Morning Herald is […]

Data released: 1 in 2 are unhappy with ISP/Telco’s

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Research released today for the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) has revealed that 1 in 2 people are extremely unhappy with their phone or internet service provider in the past year. According to Galaxy who was commissioned to look into the Telco’s and ISP’s found that technical problems, customer service and complaint handling had the biggest amount of complaints.  While near 2.3 million people are dissatisfied, it is said […]

My Xbox Kinect experience

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Today I was very lucky to have an preview and play with the Xbox Kinect – A unique, controller free, full body gaming revolution.  Released this coming Thursday the 18th of November, along with 15 game titles, this truly was such a great experience.

Google launches FAST search results for poison control and suicide hotlines

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Google announced a brilliant search tool relating to poisoning and suicide hotlines. When you are in desperate need to search for a number for either of the above, Google.com.au will bring up a special search result – a large red phone icon will appear with the relevant phone number. A very clever and extremely technological advancement as the amount of people with a laptop or PC open whilst at home […]

USB memory sticks – Utility or fashion accessory?

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I recently received an email containing several pictures of USB memory sticks, or Flash Drives as they are sometimesknown.  But these weren’t your average personal storage or transport of important information……these were novelty! A search then ensued and I was astounded by the different amount of odd and also useful styles. Check out my findings after the break.