Samsung partners with Google to bring AR to 100m devices

SAMSUNG has declared itself open and collaborative as it shared its vision for the future of intelligent technology at the Samsung Developer Conference in San...

Australia drops to 50th for internet speed

Australia has slumped to 50th place on a global list of internet speeds.

Australia’s has incredibly sloooow internet.

Protect your grandkids! Tips to keep them safe online

ONLINE SAFETY:  An increasing number of Australian children are being coerced into taking sexually explicit videos or images of themselves by predators online.

Learn valuable tips for how to stop online predators in their steps.

How a world-first cancer app can save women's lives

Sheila Sumner is an elderly SC local that beat ovarian cancer twice. Who can now monitor her progress of the cancer using the app, using the help of her daughter Cathryn Briggs.

Buderim family at ease thanks to world-first app

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'Far too many people are living without enough super'

NEARLY half of Australians aged 50 to 70 have a super balance of less than $100,000 according to new research from MLC.

Spring into new planting ideas with Don

SPRING WITH DON BURKE: Don with grandson Joshua, 3, planting a flower and vegie garden in tank raised garden beds that don't take up a lot of space, but can still produce plenty of fruit and vegetables.

Get spring small space gardening tips from Don Burke.

Five tips on how to choose your rescue dog

FIND YOUR BEST FRIEND: Before you head to the shelter and pick out the cutest dog, we have some tips.

Pets are important in our lives, but how do we choose one?

Share housing saviour: How to find your new flatmate

SHARE ACCOMMODATION: Finding a place to share or finding a senior tenant is easier with the Senior Flatmates website.

You can go online to find Seniors rental options or tenants.

The warning signs your parents need a helping hand

It's not easy for us to know or admit when an ageing parent might need a bit of a helping hand.

Local service can help improve parents' lives and ease stress.

Reap the benefits of a spring vegetable garden

Rosella's make one of the most delicious jams.

What to plant to create the tastiest spring recipes.

Which to choose: Retirement village or aged-care?

Aveo Springfield has opened in Springfield Central with the Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk in attendance to officially open the new retirement unit complex.

Village exit costs have changed affecting retirement living choices.

Rainbow of colour at Orchid Show

THE Woolgoolga District Orchid Society's Annual Spring Orchid Show and Garden Expo has a reputation far and wide for its wonderful display of orchids.

Recycle your cuttings to get best out of your garden

RECYCLE AND REUSE: This spring, why not start getting into the habit of recycling your garden cuttings.

Recycle your garden cuttings to help your environment.

Pair's work in garden wins them country champion

WINNERS: Paul and Noela Rubb celebrate in their champion Haden garden.

Winning Country Grand Champion Garden this year is big achievement

BOOKED OUT: Hundreds put homes on Airbnb for carnival

Edwina Farquhar's Airbnb propert in Rangeville, Kookaburra Cottage.

Hotels and Airbnb rooms fill up across the region in bumper festival

Gardens open for springtime on Tamborine Mountain

Birch Grove at The Shelf is an immaculate sloping garden on acreage featuring coastal views.

This year is the 33rd anniversary of Springtime on the Mountain.

RECIPE: Easy Chocolate Truffles

THESE little beauties are from my childhood and still taste wonderful with little effort

Cooking confusion? Ask Donna Hay

Get in there ... ask Donna Hay what to do in the kitchen.

NEED some expert advice in the kitchen? Now’s your chance to get it

WATCH: Close encounter with killer whales off Byron Bay

Screenshot from a video of orcas off Byron Bay.

Incredible footage of orcas just 1km off the Byron Bay coast

Recipe: Double Choc fudge cookies

DELICIOUS: Double Choc Fudge Cookies.

DELICIOUS cookies to have with a great cup of coffee

Should you only eat one meal a day?

Could you live on one meal a day?

Imagine if you only needed to worry about food once a day?

Recipe: Honey Soy Chicken sticks

Honey Soy Chicken Sticks.

Honey Soy chicken is a favourite for all ages

Learn how to cook without the stress with Wasabi

Wasabi restaurant, Noosa Heads.

Wasabi classes take the stress out of the kitchen.

After 60 years in business, she doesn't want to quit

Boutique owner Mavis May has been in business more than 60 years and still doesn't want to retire.

FLUSHED OUT: Aldi withdraws product after misleading claims

Aldi sign.

Consumer watch dog still has court cases against other firms

16-year wait for a $200 bonus: shonky

Westpac earned a lemon from Choice over its Bump Account claims which it said offered consumers a bad deal. Picture: Choice Source: Supplied

Samsung, Westpac, Coles win a lemon at Shonky Awards