Last Week's 10 Biggest Posts

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You wanted: Netflix price hikes, Nintendo SNES Classic buying tips and an overview of new taxes coming July 1. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from last week.

  1. Somehow, Foxtel Just Became The Cheapest HD Streaming Service In Australia
    We are officially living in Bizarro World. This week, both Netflix and Stan jacked up their pricing, with some customers forced to pay 20 per cent more per month. Meanwhile, the newly-christened Foxtel Now starts at just $10, which makes it the cheapest HD option of the bunch. What the hell is going on?
  2. Nintendo SNES Classic Edition: How To Buy In Australia
    Attempting to buy the Nintendo Classic Mini NES was a colossal pain in the bum. A lack of available units coupled with bad website management left thousands of customers angry and empty-handed. Now, the terror is set to unfold all over again with the release of the Super Nintendo Classic Edition. But there is hope.
  3. Nintendo SNES Classic: Australian Pricing, Availability And Where To Buy
    It's official: after the runaway success of the Nintendo Classic Mini NES, Nintendo is releasing a retro remake of the Super Nintendo video game console. Boasting 21 of the best games from the 16-bit era, two SNES controllers and a nostalgic SNES design, the Super Nintendo Classic Edition is going to be one of the hottest items this Christmas. Here's everything you need to know - including links to pre-order right now!
  4. Game Of Thrones Season 7: All The Ways To Watch In Australia
    The wait is finally almost over: on July 17, the seventh season of HBO's award-winning fantasy series Game Of Thrones will premiere around the world. It promises to be the most action-packed season yet, with the Starks, Lannisters, Targaryens and White Walkers all marching towards their penultimate endgames. We have no idea who's going to survive and we can't wait to find out!
  5. Everything Coming To Netflix, Stan, Amazon And Foxtel This July
    While neither Stan nor the Australian Netflix library has anything near the range of US streaming services, every month we get just a little more. Foxtel is also adding a huge number of popular titles to its on-demand streaming, and Amazon Prime is releasing its line up of original series on Prime. Read on to see all the content that will be added to their libraries during the month of July.
  6. Your Smartphone Is Making You Stupid
    You lock yourself in a study room on the second floor of your university's library, surrounded by dusty tomes and people who just love making out, and proceed to work on your graduate thesis. Unfortunately, you didn't get rid of the biggest distraction to your studying: Your smartphone. Turning it off might keep you from being distracted, but you're better off throwing it out the window.
  7. Ebay EOFY Sale: Up To 90% Off Tech Products [Updated]
    For the past few weeks, eBay has been throwing a huge EOFY sale across all product categories. Up to 90 per cent has been slashed off the price of laptops, TVs, video games, smartphones and loads of other tech products. Here are the best deals so far!
  8. Reminder: The New Taxes Affecting Your Wallet From July 2017
    The end of financial year (EOFY) is almost upon us. For many, this means a nice little return on the taxes you paid over the previous year. Unfortunately, it also means a slew of approved Federal taxes will be taking affect from July 1 2017. Here are the tax changes, policy tweaks and new levies that will be affecting your wallet from next month — for better and worse.
  9. A 20% Netflix Price Hike Is Coming For Some Users
    After months of rumours and "tests", Netflix is officially jacking up its prices in Australia. From next month, existing customers will need to pay up to 20 per cent extra for the service. (The price increase kicks in from today for new sign ups.)
  10. Pokemon Go Is Finally Worth Playing Again
    For one brief moment in time, Pokemon Go was a true cultural phenomenon. Unfortunately, it wasn't actually very good, with a host of technical glitches, battery issues and ham-fisted "improvements" significantly dampening people's enjoyment.


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