Last Week’s 10 Biggest Posts

You wanted Nintendo Classic Mini NES online buying tips, Australian torrent blocking news and the science behind anxiety. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from last week.

  1. Nintendo Classic Mini NES Target Sale: Online Buying Tips
    The worldwide struggle to bag a Nintendo Classic Mini NES has been tough on everyone. If you’ve managed to resist the lure of the eBay reseller (damn their eyes), we have some good news for you: the Nintendo Classic Mini NES will be available to buy on Target’s online store on Monday for $99. Here are some online buying tips to improve your chances.
  2. How To Bypass ISP Blocking Of The Pirate Bay And Other Torrent Sites For Free
    Yesterday, the Federal Court ordered ISPs to block five popular torrent websites including The Pirate Bay, TorrentHound and IsoHunt within the next two weeks. Foxtel and Village Roadshow initiated the court case in a bid to curb piracy.
  3. Amazon Prime Video Launches In Australia: Everything You Need To Know
    You can now officially and legally watch the Grand Tour in Australia on desktop and mobile devices. Here’s what you need to know.
  4. Here Are All The URLs Foxtel Is Blocking In Australia (So Far)
    The Federal Court has finally ordered Australian internet service providers (ISPs) to start blocking access to popular torrenting sites; including The Pirate Bay, TorrentHound and SolarMovie. In around a fortnight it will be much more difficult for the average person to access these sites and others like them in Australia.
  5. The Nintendo Classic Mini NES Just Killed Target’s Website
    Target’s online store is currently down for some customers. Target Australia started selling the coveted Nintendo Classic Mini NES today at 8am AEDT on its online store and it seems some people can’t get the website to load. After killing EB Games’ website (not once, but twice), it appears the Nintendo Classic Mini NES has done the same to Target’s online store.
  6. It’s Official: Australian ISPs Will Be Forced To Block The Pirate Bay And Other Torrent Sites
    The Federal Court has ordered Australian internet service providers (ISPs) to block five torrent websites, including Pirate Bay and TorrentHound, within 15 days. Here’s what you need to know.
  7. The Five Best VPNs For 2017
    We last updated our list of best VPN providers in 2014, but a lot has changed since then. With Netflix blocking VPNs and privacy becoming more of a concern than ever, the parameters of a good VPN for Aussie users have shifted. Some popular choices have fallen out of favour of late, so we’ve had a look at what VPN users in Australia are recommending now and for the year ahead.
  8. 4K TV Showdown: $799 Aldi Vs $9000 LG
    Today’s 4K TVs come in a wide range of prices; from less than $500 to over ten grand. But how much difference does this make to the picture quality? In a bid to find out, we pitted Aldi’s ultra-cheap 65-inch 4K TV against one of the most expensive 4K models on the market. We also asked “normal” people if they could tell the difference. Here are the results.
  9. What Anxiety Does To Your Brain And What You Can Do About It
    We all deal with anxiety in some form day to day. But anxiety can be a much stronger, more fearsome force for many people — one that never goes away. What is anxiety exactly, and what’s going on in your mind (and your body) when anxiety strikes? How do you cope when it takes hold?
  10. ATO Website Crash: One Petabyte Of Data Lost
    The Australian Tax Office (ATO) website went down for two days due to a storage hardware failure. The hardware was provided by HP Enterprise (HPE) and the fault affected backup systems as well. The ATO is now trying to recover one petabyte of data.

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