Last Week’s 10 Biggest Posts

Last Week’s 10 Biggest Posts
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You wanted: faster home Wi-Fi tips, Samsung’s folding Galaxy X phone, new shows you should be watching on Netflix and the best websites for downloading free stuff!

  1. Samsung ‘Galaxy X’ Leaked Details: The Future Is Folded

    The ink on the marketing brochures for the recently released Samsung Galaxy S9 is barely dry and the rumours are already flying about next year’s update. For a while, there’s been speculation that a folding OLED display would be coming soon. According to leaks from South Korea, “coming soon” has been defined as Mobile World Congress 2019.
  2. Ten Tricks For Faster, Better Home Wi-Fi

    WiFi is one of the most important developments in the evolution of the internet — no one wants to be chained to a desktop — but it’s also one of the most frustrating. If you’re plagued by slow speeds, bad reception, and other WiFi issues, here are 10 ways you can power up the WiFi in your home.
  3. Five Viable Alternatives To The NBN
    Malcolm Turnbull is now connected to the National Broadband Network (NBN) at his Point Piper home on a 100 megabits per second (Mbps) plan. But only because his department intervened to avoid delays affecting other customers.
  4. End Of An Era: Foxtel Is Killing Off Cable Pay TV
    The times, they are a-changin’ – especially for old school Pay TV customers. Last month, Foxtel revealed plans to move all broadcast subscribers from cable to satellite. Here’s what this means for existing users.
  5. Google’s Photos Assistant Is Freaking Me Out
    Google’s Photos Assistant is an amazing tool, most of the time. For starters, it’s not too obtrusive, offering users a different take on their photos and videos when it thinks it has spotted a special event or image that is worth a little extra effort. But there’s also a problem.
  6. 10 New Netflix Shows You Should Be Watching
    We have access to so many unique services with so much great content that it’s difficult to filter through it all. How many times do you go to start a new TV show but don’t know whether it’s worth the time? Every night? Same. When you do settle on one and it’s three seasons long, it throws you – do you really want to spend all that time on a show that might not even be good?
  7. The Best Websites For Downloading Free Stuff
    There are plenty of resources that let you download stuff for free – but most of them aren’t legal. To save your eternal soul, we’ve compiled a list of the best (mostly) copyright-free freebies that the internet has to offer – from books and artwork to music and video games.
  8. Four Wallet-Friendly Alternatives To The iPhone X And Galaxy S9
    By all accounts, the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Apple iPhone X are dann good smartphones. Both come packed with the latest and greatest tech, especially in regards to the camera…which means it doesn’t come cheap.
  9. Takeaway Truth: KFC $5 Hot & Spicy Lunch Box
    Takeaway Truth is an occasional Lifehacker feature where we compare marketing images to what you actually get served. Today: KFC’s $5 Hot & Spicy Lunch Box.
  10. Five Things Apple Needs To Steal From Windows 10

    Microsoft and Apple have been locked in a pitched battle since the early 1980s. Back in the early days of the personal computer, there were dozens of options to choose from – everything from the TRS-80 to Amstrad to IBM’s OS/2. But, by the early 1990s two operating systems emerged as the most popular – Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac OS. Both have undergone significant transformations, playing catch-up and leapfrog with each other. Here’s what I wish Apple would learn from Microsoft.

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