Tablets & Mobiles

August 26, 2014 4:40 pm

Tablets And Other Mobile Devices Cleared For Takeoff

2023-03-03T00:01:38+10:00

Turning off your gadgets during takeoff and landing is now a thing of the past. Qantas and Virgin Australia are allowing passengers to use their tablets, eBook readers, mp3 players and smartphones the moment they take their seats. This is good news for flyers in Australia, as most flights are often short trips that last around 30 minutes. This is a great way to keep productive while on a flight, especially if you are meeting a deadline. But not all gadgets are clear – those that are over 1kg are to be stored to the overhead bins, according to the [...]

Tablets And Other Mobile Devices Cleared For Takeoff2023-03-03T00:01:38+10:00

September 24, 2013 2:54 pm

The iPad Index: A New Standard in Measuring the Australian Dollar Value

2023-03-03T00:01:43+10:00

Is the Australian dollar under, or overvalued? The Economist, a news and international affairs publication created several creative indexes to measure a currency’s purchasing power: The Big Mac index, created in 1986, and the Tall Latte index which was used around 2004. This gives consumers a benchmark as to how their currency adds up to the others worldwide when purchasing such commodities. With technology in full swing, what better way to measure the purchasing power of a currency using one of the most popular and sought after products? Enter the iPad index. According to the CommSec survey, Australia is the [...]

The iPad Index: A New Standard in Measuring the Australian Dollar Value2023-03-03T00:01:43+10:00
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