Briefly: NBN Chief Quits, Radeon RX 480 Pricing, Future Earth

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: 11 ways the future could pan out for humanity, Radeon RX 480 Australian pricing revealed, get a 1TB Xbox One bundle for $328.

[credit provider=”Gizmodo” url=””]

  • Business Insider spoke to the Chinese students making up to $3000 a week selling Australian vitamins and baby formula back to China. Here’s their story.
  • The Australian Greens party wants to invest $158 million into the local video games industry. Kotaku has the story.
  • The National Broadband Network’s chief architect Tony Cross has announced his resignation; just days before the Federal Election. Gizmodo reports.
  • Nobody really knows what the future will hold — but it will probably be different to what you expect. Gizmodo counts down 11 possible futures that people rarely talk about.
  • The Radeon RX 480 graphics card will reportedly cost $440 in Australia. Head to Kotaku for more details.
  • EB Games is currently selling two great Xbox One bundles: you can get the Xbox One 1TB, plus Halo 5: Guardians, Gears of War: Ultimate Edition, Ori and the Blind Forest, and Rare Replay for $328, or the Xbox One Elite (1TB SSHD) with the Xbox One Elite Controller and Halo 5: Guardians for $398. For more online bargains, head to our Hump Day Deal page.

The Cheapest NBN 50 Plans

Here are the cheapest plans available for Australia’s most popular NBN speed tier.

At Lifehacker, we independently select and write about stuff we love and think you'll like too. We have affiliate and advertising partnerships, which means we may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. BTW – prices are accurate and items in stock at the time of posting.