10 ways to reduce your household energy use

4 January

As a homeowner, you’re likely aware of the increasing costs associated with household energy consumption. This is why cutting down on energy use can mean big savings. In addition to the financial benefits, reducing electricity use can help to...[Read More]

Creating a better business with cloud accounting

23 November

Does your company still use desktop software or spreadsheets for accounting tasks? If so, then it could be time to upgrade to a cloud-based accounting system. In comparison to on-premises solutions, cloud accounting for small businesses offers...[Read More]

3 Key Advantages of Having a Smart Home

13 July

While smart home technology has been around since the 1990s, people are just beginning to appreciate having it. The devices in a smart home are interconnected and accessible from a single hub, such as a smartphone, tablet, laptop or gaming console....[Read More]

What Happens to Gas Stations When the World Goes Electric? | Emily Grubert | [TED Talk Video]

31 May

  When the world goes fully electric, what happens to the cars, tools and livelihoods that rely on fossil fuels? Civil engineer and environmental sociologist Emily Grubert visualizes what a clean energy future will look like, outlining the...[Read More]

Smart homes: benefits and how to have one

23 February

While smart home technology has been around since the 1990s, people are just beginning to appreciate having it. The devices in a smart home are interconnected and accessible from a single hub, such as a smartphone, tablet, laptop or gaming console....[Read More]

What you can do to protect yourself as scams evolve

29 December

In 2022, Australians fell victim to investment and cryptocurrency-related scams, losing $242.5 million (US$166 million). In the United Kingdom (UK), a total of over £2.3 billion was lost in 2021 because of various scams, including online shopping,...[Read More]

New crypto rules to protect consumers

28 September

Work on an Australian regulation regime for cryptocurrency is expected to step up next year. Assistant Treasurer Stephen Jones said about one million Australians had invested in what he described as a “very opaque market”. “We need...[Read More]

The importance of Single-Touch Payroll

15 September

Do you know what single-touch payroll (STP) is? Most likely, you’ve encountered the term, especially if you own a small business in Australia where STP is mandatory. This requirement applies even to companies employing just a single staff member...[Read More]

How cloud accounting can help make your business better and more efficient

18 August

Does your company still use desktop software or spreadsheets for accounting tasks? If so, then it could be time to upgrade to a cloud-based accounting system. In comparison to on-premises solutions, cloud accounting for small businesses offers...[Read More]

Best-Selling Video Game Consoles 2004 -2019 [video]

2 July

  Another look at video game console wars. This time by units sold per month over time. Who will win? From our favourite data animator, Data Is Beautiful

Top 15 Biggest Companies by Market Capitalization 1993 – 2019 [video]

10 June

  See which companies grow the most in value in this illuminating moving chart by Data Is Beautiful

Best-Selling Computer Brands 1996 – 2019 [video]

29 April

  Are you Apple or PC? Watch this video chart by Data Is Beautiful to find out which one dominates over time

Usage Share of Internet Browsers 1996 – 2019 [video]

12 February

  How does your favourite internet browser rate over time? Watch the battle for dominance in this dynamic data animation from Data Is Beautiful

Most Popular Home Gadgets in US Households 1910 – 2019 [video]

29 January

  What is the most popular home gadget right now? Enjoy this animated graph by Data Is Beautiful and find out.

Most Popular Social Networks 2003 – 2019 [video]

25 December

  Which of these will yo be sharing this on? Enjoy the race to the top in this moving chart by Data Is Beautiful