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Aussie Broadband Speeds Are Confusing And Misleading: ACCAN

The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) says that information about broadband speeds isn’t being communicated to consumers in a clear and upfront way.

ACCAN’s submission to the ACCC’s consultation on broadband speed highlights that information provided to consumers about broadband speeds is often confusing and can also be misleading as claimed speeds frequently don’t match reality.


Android Nougat Now Helps You Import Your Data From Your iPhone

Migrating from one mobile platform to another is complicated and annoying. With Android Nougat, however,Google’s making it easier to come on board from an iPhone.


How To Tell If Your Boss Is A Psychopath (And What To Do About It)

Being in business calls for a determined if not ruthless mindset, the ability to be confident and in control, and to be forceful, calculating, and a meticulous planner. Attributes that few possess. But there is one category of person that has them in abundance — the psychopath.


The Coolest Features Of Android Nougat You Might Have Missed

Last week, Google released Android Nougat for Nexus owners. It comes with some sweet new headlining features like multi-window support and bundled notifications. After digging into the developer preview we found even more treats that you might’ve missed.


10 Things To Stop Saying To Your Kids (And What To Say Instead)

Current research shows that some of the most commonly used and seemingly positive phrases we use with kids are actually quite destructive. Despite our good intentions, these statements teach children to stop trusting their internal guidance system, to become deceptive, to do as little as possible, and to give up when things get hard.


NBN Shifts 1 Million Premises From HFC to FTTN

NBN Co just moved 1.2 million premises from the “HFC” pile to the “FTTN” pile in its construction planning, which is bad news for anyone living in those premises. As for who that is exactly, we’ll have to wait a little longer to find out.


Deals: 3 Lenses Any Smartphone Photographer Needs to Light Up Instagram

Smartphone cameras have come a long way, but they often pale in comparison to what DSLRs can produce. That’s why this Universal 3-in-1 Lens Kit for Smartphones & Tablets is a game-changer, and it’s now only $15.58 AUD [11.99 USD].


Reports Of Pokemon GO's Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

Pokemon GO is dead. Or dying. Apparently. That’s the latest story, after the game’s rapid popularity spike began levelling off. The reality: Pokemon GO is still one of the top apps, and the top game (in terms of both revenue and active users). It’s most likely going to stay that way for a while. Let’s take a look at the statistics.


Here's How Many Australian Premises Will Be Getting FTTP By 2020

nbn has released its Corporate Plan for 2017-2010. If the government-owned corporation can be believed, the national broadband network is on track to connect 8 million active end users by 2020. But how many of these will be fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) compared to fibre-to-the-node (FTTN), hybrid fibre co-axial (HFC) and fixed wireless/satellite? This chart breaks down the numbers, along with how much each technology actually costs.


How To Block Annoying Spam Calls And Texts In Android Nougat

Android Nougat wants to keep you and spammy callers as far away from each other as possible. Now, when you block a number, it’s blocked for all apps on your phone forever. However, it’s a little quirky right now. Here’s how it works.


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