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- Ready Your Routers: Telstra Is Giving Away More Free Data
- Smartphone Showdown: Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Vs HTC 10 Vs LG G5
- Massive Telstra Outage: NBN And ADSL Services Are Down Across Australia
- 16 Tim Ferris Podcasts You Need To Hear
- Cheat Sheet: How To Decipher The Australian Federal Budget
- 17 Facebook Hacks Everyone Should Know
The NBN has become an election issue in Australia with claims being made that the Australian public doesn’t want to pay for the higher speed options. Just 15% of consumers have so far opted for speeds of 100 Mbps (Mega bits per second), with the bulk (47%) using the 25 Mbps service and the remaining 33% on the slowest speed of 12 Mbps. In short, customers aren’t buying fast broadband — because that isn’t what they are being sold.
LG, Samsung and HTC have released their new flagship smartphones for the first half of 2016. They’re all pretty great — but which one is best? That largely depends on what you look for in a smartphone. We compare the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, HTC 10 and LG G5 to help indecisive Android fans make the right decision.
Tech giant Apple’s share price, that peaked above US$132 a year ago, is now around US$94. This is despite the news that Warren Buffett’s investment conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway had recently acquired more than 9.8 million Apple shares. Since last year’s market peak, Apple has lost around one quarter of a billion dollars in market capitalisation, with a reduced valuation just above US$500 billion. In the wake of these financial dips, Apple has ramped up its spending on R&D — but that’s no guarantee it is building the ‘next big thing’.