December 2016

Published a story 1st Dec 2016 12:48 PM

THREE decades ago today I walked into the Sunshine Coast Daily newsroom, dressed in a grey suit with a thin red tie, ready to take on the world.

30 years on and news is still a daily miracle

THREE decades ago today I walked into the Sunshine Coast Daily newsroom, dressed in a grey suit with a thin red tie, ready to take on the world.

November 2016

Published a story 24th Nov 2016 3:37 PM

Apple’s Touch Bar on the new MacBook Pro promises to finally answer the critics. But is it any good? Or just a gimmick?

MacBook Pro: You can touch this (finally)

Apple’s Touch Bar on the new MacBook Pro promises to finally answer the critics. But is it any good? Or just a gimmick?

Published a story 24th Nov 2016 9:22 AM

WHEN the surf's up on the Sunshine Coast, it really should be declared a public holiday.

WATCH: Why big wave days should be declared a holiday

WHEN the surf's up on the Sunshine Coast, it really should be declared a public holiday.

Published a story 16th Nov 2016 4:29 PM

IMAGINE a world where young kids can not only play games on their iPads but create them.

So how well are your kids learning to code?

IMAGINE a world where young kids can not only play games on their iPads but create them.

Published a story 11th Nov 2016 3:49 PM

BATTLEFIELD 1 is so much more than a game. It’s a powerful story of the brutality of war.

Battlefield 1: Powerful stories of WW1 told well

BATTLEFIELD 1 is so much more than a game. It’s a powerful story of the brutality of war.

Published a story 11th Nov 2016 2:44 PM

A SUNSHINE Coast artist has detailed a brutal attack on her family back in South Africa as she prepares to mark the anniversary of her moving here.

Coast artist's family target of brutal attack

A SUNSHINE Coast artist has detailed a brutal attack on her family back in South Africa as she prepares to mark the anniversary of her moving here.

Published a story 10th Nov 2016 2:09 PM

Canon's Powershot G7 Mark II is a tough compact camera with loads of features.

Canon Powershot G7 Mark II one sharp shooter

Canon's Powershot G7 Mark II is a tough compact camera with loads of features.

Published a story 9th Nov 2016 6:42 PM

THE Democrats aren't the only ones that will need to do some soul searching over the US election campaign results.

How did media get the Donald Trump story so wrong?

THE Democrats aren't the only ones that will need to do some soul searching over the US election campaign results.

Published a story 3rd Nov 2016 1:28 PM

EXCEPTIONAL. It's probably the best word to describe the camera on the Huawei P9.

Huawei P9 is one superb snapper

EXCEPTIONAL. It's probably the best word to describe the camera on the Huawei P9.

Published a story 1st Nov 2016 12:26 PM

CAN you enjoy the Melbourne Cup without being absolutely plastered?

Melbourne Cup 2016: Can you enjoy it (almost) sober?

CAN you enjoy the Melbourne Cup without being absolutely plastered?

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Mark Furler is APN Australian Regional Media’s group digital editor. He’s an award-winning journalist who has lived and worked on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast for more than 25 years. He’s passionate about fighting for a better go for locals. His awards include APN Editor of the Year, and involvement in three PANPA Newspaper of the Year wins for the Sunshine Coast Daily.