You wanted NBN financial results, No Man’s Sky troubleshooting advice and a Double Cheeseburger Pie taste test. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week.
- The Five Dumbest Science ‘Facts’ Believed By Australians
It’s International Science Week. To “celebrate”, we thought we’d revisit this timely article about science literacy in Australia. [Warning: it makes for cringe-inducing reading — especially the bit about dinosaurs.]
- 19 Reasons This Is An Excellent Resume
Recruiters spend an average of six seconds reviewing a resume before they make the initial decision on candidates. That means you have to win them over fast. To get a better idea of what makes a resume great, we reached out to Amanda Augustine, career expert at online job-matching service TheLadders. She created an example of an excellent resume and allowed us to share it.
- Planhacker: Every Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Plan In Australia
The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 officially launched in Australia today. As befits a new flasgship smartphone, all major telcos have released a range of plans for the device. If you’re contemplating a new mobile phone contract and have your heart set on the Galaxy Note 7, this comprehensive plan breakdown will help you make the right decision.
- How To Fix No Man’s Sky On PC
No Man’s Sky isn’t much cop on PC due to frequent graphical glitches and unreliable frame rates. Players have been up in arms over constant stuttering and crashing. If you purchased the game for PC and are experiencing these issues, there are a few tweaks you can employ to make your intergalactic travels a bit less bumpy. Here’s what you need to know.
- DGtek’s Unlimited Broadband Plan Delivers Speeds Up To Ten Times Faster Than The NBN
Following the lead of Google in the US, Melbourne telco DGtek is launching a 1 Gbps suburban GPON fibre service this month to serve homes and businesses hungry for bandwidth. That’s ten times faster than what the NBN currently offers (if you can get it in your area at all.) Here’s what you need to know.
- Briefly: Olympic Bikinis, Alternate Reality Hell, Making A Murderer Sequel
Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: The 16 most horrible alternate realities, 15 people who have kicked Batman’s arse, why women beach volleyball players wear bikinis at the Olympics.
- Search Engine Showdown: Google Vs Bing
Google has been synonymous with search for years, and Bing — poor Bing — quickly became synonymous with sarcasm about why anyone would ever use Bing. Believe it or not, though, the two search engines aren’t as different as the jokes would have you believe.
- Takeaway Truth: Pie Face ‘Double Cheeseburger’ Pie
Takeaway Truth is an occasional Lifehacker feature where we compare marketing images against what you actually get served. Today: Pie Face’s “Double Cheeseburger” Pie. (Plus taste test!)
- Google Duo Vs Apple FaceTime: What’s The Difference?
Google has released a video chatting app called Duo to rival Apple FaceTime. But unlike the case of Instagram ripping off Snapchat, Duo isn’t just a carbon copy of FaceTime. Here’s how Google has set Duo apart from Apple’s popular iOS video calling feature, for better or for worse.
- NBN Full Year Financial Results: The Post-Mortem
nbn, the company responsible for the rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN), has just released its financial results for the last financial year. After heavy scrutiny and relentless criticism over the past year, nbn was determined to show the public that the NBN deployment is well on-track, that the company was financially viable and that FTTN is the right technology for the network. Here’s what you need to know about nbn’s financial results.