Good news for video streaming addicts: Telstra has quietly increased data allowances for existing ADSL, ADSL2+, NBN and Cable customers to meet an increase in demand. So how much extra data will customers be getting? That all depends on your plan — with some lucky customers receiving an additional 500GB per month.
Dear Lifehacker, I’m currently having internet problems with Optus and the technician is only able to come later next week. As such, I’ll be out of service for around nine days, if not more. (Yeah, yeah: first world problems.) So my question is: am I entitled to get some kind of credit for the time I have “lost” on my contract? Also, if I’m on Optus for my mobile and use it for tethering, should I be able to credit the data usage over this time?
No one except a sociopath likes to waste food and throwing out carrot tops (or radish tops, or turnip tops) sends a shiver down my spine. Vegetable greens make great additions to stir-fries, soups, and pestos, but these supposed scraps are also a great base for tasty little fritters.
What we used to call television is changing before our eyes. Last week, Telstra announced it will shortly introduce a new streaming video set top box. For a number of reasons, this is a very smart move.
During last week’s RSA Conference in Singapore, a panel hosted by RSA Conference Chair Dr Hugh Thompson with Tobias Feakin, the director of the International Cyber Policy Centre, RSA’s CTO Zuli Ramzan and Paul O’Rourke, the Asia-Pacific Cyber Security Leader at Ernst & Young discussed a number of interesting issues pertaining to the “Asian Opportunity for Security”.