Google's coverage of Australia via Street View is already pretty solid, but the addition of a trike to cover non-public roads should result in better photography of off-road locations like Taronga Zoo (where the vehicle was launched this morning), and also of walking paths. Google is accepting suggestions on where the trike should map; you've got until February 8. [Google Trike suggestions]
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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?
Alas, my McDouble-loving friends, it appears McDonald's has sent the popular burger off into the sunset. From what we know, it won't be replaced with the McSingle, or the McTriple, leaving fans to make do with less-thrifty substitutes.