You wanted: KFC home delivery, a free MIT-created VPN and all the suburbs getting NBN Fibre-To-The-Curb (FTTC). Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from last week.
- How To Watch State Of Origin 2017 Online And Free [Updated]
Against the odds, New South Wales decisively thumped Queensland in the first State Of Origin match. Can they make it 2-0 on Wednesday to take home the trophy? Or will we have a nail-biting decider on our hands come July 12? Here’s everything you need to know about viewing Game 2 — whether you’re planning to watch live, at the pub, on TV or on the internet.
- Dealhacker: Watch Game Of Thrones Season 7 For Free
For a limited time, Foxtel Now is offering its online streaming Pop pack – which includes Game Of Thrones – completely free of charge for the first three months. Because there is no lock-in contract, this means you can watch the entirety of season 7 without spending a cent. Here’s the link to the deal!
- Here Are All The Suburbs Upgrading To NBN’S FTTC Network
Last week, NBN Co began installing Fibre-To-The-Curb (FTTC) broadband internet to various suburbs around Australia. (Originally, most of these homes were slated to receive the inferior Fibre-To-The-Node (FTTN) technology.) In all, more than one million Aussie premises are expected to receive substantial online performance boosts due to this rollout change. Here are all the suburbs that have been added to the FTTC list.
- NBN Speeds Are In The Toilet (And Customers Are Pissed)
The latest complaints report from the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) has revealed NBN customers are among the least satisfied internet users in Australia. A whopping 13,406 NBN-related complaints were made to the TIO in the last financial year, an increase of more than 100 per cent compared to the year before
- KFC Is Launching A Home Delivery Service In Australia
It’s the news every takeaway fan has been waiting for (and every chicken has been dreading): KFC is launching a home delivery service! From next month, the fast food giant will trial a home delivery service in partnership with Foodora, bringing its famous fried chicken and hot chips straight to Aussie doors. Here’s everything you need to know.
- Steam ‘Summer’ Sale 2017: The Best Game Deals So Far
It’s the time of year that every PC gamer either loves or dreads (depending on the size of their bank balance.) Yup: the Steam ‘Summer’ Sale is back! The first round of Steam sales have already gone up and there are some killer deals to be had – you can score up to 90 per cent off. Let’s take a look at the highlights!
- What Work Expenses Is The ATO Targeting This Year?
Every financial year, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) puts the spotlight on certain work expenses that people attempt to claim erroneously. Whether through genuine error or deliberate subterfuge, these dodgy deductions add up to millions of dollars in lost government spending – and they can land you in hot water with the tax man. Here are 11 claims that the ATO plans to target this year, straight from the horse’s mouth.
- The NBN Has An Inequality Problem
The National Broadband Network (NBN) is widely considered to be failing Australians, but it isn’t failing them equally. The project was meant to provide greater equity of digital access. So far, it’s not looking good.
- ProtonVPN Is Now Available And Free
As governments around the world continue to whine about how encryption is hampering law enforcement, it’s good to see there are lots of options for protecting our online communications. ProtonVPN, made by the same CERN and MIT team that created the secure email service ProtonMail, is now available to everyone following a beta testing period.
- How To Make The Most Of The Steam ‘Summer’ Sale
Steam’s annual Summer Sale started today. Before you empty your wallet, here are some helpful tips to make sure you get the most for your money and catch the titles you really want.