Google's My Maps feature is already a pretty cool way of annotating maps with local information, but here's an added incentive to get tagging: a competition for the best local maps, with a Macbook as a prize for the best entry. There's a bunch of celebrity examples on the site already, and I suspect many Lifehacker readers could do as well or better than Jamie Durie. Check out the video above for a basic guide on building maps; the contest closes November 28.
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The NBN is a painful political boil on the government's arse. After the promise of fast 100Mbps connections was squashed by the Abbott/Turnbull government, in favour of a program that said 25Mbps qualified as broadband, there have been all sorts of delays and issues with the service. A recent survey, albeit with a small sample size, quantified some of that pain, with many NBN customers saying they'd prefer to go back to their old ADSL connections. You know things are bad when ADSL looks like a better option. So, what can you do about it if you're on the NBN but it sucks?
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