CNET's UK site has installed, tested, reviewed, and benchmarked the version of Windows 7 that's being shipped to manufacturers for a late October release. The verdict? An all-around approval, as Seth Rosenblatt declares Windows 7 improved in most every way, but especially in performance and shut-down measurements. The blue note comes from seeing that Windows XP SP3 still runs Office faster than Vista or 7, but for Vista owners, 7 is looking like a pretty sure upgrade bet.
CNET UK's Windows 7 RTM Review Is A Thumbs Up
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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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