Lunchtime Wrap: Rural Broadband & Phone Disposal

Lunchtime Wrap: Rural Broadband & Phone Disposal

Didn’t catch Lifehacker on Wednesday? Try out wireless broadband in Dubbo and learn where to get rid of that old mobile.

Testing High-Speed Wireless Broadband In Dubbo
Telstra’s DC-HSPA+ upgrade promises extremely high-speed wireless broadband across much of Australia. As ever, capital city business types are the focus for its rollout, but how well does it perform in the rural areas which are suddenly the focus of national politics? Today I headed to Dubbo in the central west of NSW to find out.

How To Dispose Of Your Mobile Phone
If you’re in a spring cleaning frenzy, chances are you’re going to dig up an old mobile phone or two; there’s an estimated 16 million spare phones kicking around the country. Here’s the Australian options for disposing of a mobile you no longer need (or that no longer works).

How To Wirelessly, Automatically Backup Your iPhone Photos
Backing up your iPhone doesn’t backup your photos, and if you’re not in constant sync you could easily lose them in a crash. Here’s how to jailbreak your iPhone and set up an automatic photo-syncing process.

How To Remember People’s Names (And Deal With Unusual Names)
Accurately remembering names is one of the simplest yet most important components of interacting with people, no matter in what capacity. This article presents some tips I’ve acquired over the years with regards to remembering and using people’s names.

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