Last Week’s 10 Biggest Posts

Last Week’s 10 Biggest Posts
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You wanted: A rundown of new Netflix Australia content, the best (and fastest) NBN plans and the latest details on Microsoft’s foldable Surface laptop. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from last week.

  1. Netflix Australia Just Dropped A Stack Of New Content
    Netflix tends to drip-feed a few new movies and TV shows to its service every few days. But on the first of the month, it adds a swag of new content in a single hit. Here are all the fresh titles that were just added on July 1.
  2. Netflix Australia Is Deleting A Bunch Of Content In July
    Netflix Australia’s licensing agreements are finally beginning to expire. This means that a swathe of movies and TV shows are being unceremoniously dumped from the service each month. Sadly, July has harvested a bumper crop that are destined for the chopping block.
  3. Australia’s Best NBN Plans, Ranked By Speed [Updated]
    When it comes to the NBN, we know that plans and providers are not all equal. Despite standard speed tiers, the performance in our homes varies quite a bit, especially during the evening peak times.
  4. Netflix Is Trialling A New Service Called ‘Netflix Ultra’
    Since it launched in Australia, Netflix has been offering a three tier service – basically taking the trusted “good, better, best” product strategy. But a new pricing tier, called ‘Ultra’ has now been spotted in the wild. Here’s what existing customers need to know.
  5. Forget Windows Phone: Microsoft Has A Surface Laptop That Fits In Your Pocket
    The long-rumoured dual screen laptop from Microsoft – codenamed ‘Surface Andromeda’ – could be inching closer to an official announcement. The most recent leaked memos and uncovered patents point to a folding, miniature Surface that could be launching in a few month’s time. Here’s what you need to know.
  6. The Best EOFY Online Sales In Australia [Updated]
    It’s nearly the end of the financial year, which means two things – a (hopefully generous) tax return, and a bunch of EOFY sales to spend it on. To save you firing up the ol’ Google-a-tron, we’ve gathered the best EOFY sales in Australia right now. Save up to 90%!
  7. Five Things To Consider Before Switching To The NBN [Infographic]
    By 2020, every household in Australia is expected to connect to the NBN – and those who don’t will have a raft of telecommunications products and services switched off. The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) has put together an infographic explaining five things you need to know to ensure the big switch runs as smoothly as possible.
  8. PSA: This Is Australia’s Unhealthiest Fast Food Burger
    Hungry Jack’s, we need to talk.
  9. Is It Legal For Cops To Search Your Mobile Phone?
    Consider the following scenarios: A police officer stops you on the street and asks you to empty your pockets. A police officer stops you in your car and asks to search you and the vehicle. Regardless of nearly all factors, one of the items recovered will inevitably be a mobile phone. But in what circumstances can police search your phone? Must they obtain a search warrant? And what will happen if you refuse to provide your passcode or fingerprint required to access your phone? Let’s find out.
  10. Optus Is Doubling Data On All SIM-Only Plans [Updated]
    If you’re on the lookout for a new BYO mobile plan, you should get your derriere to Optus asap – for a (very) limited time, the telco is doubling the data on all SIM only plans. This means you can score up to 80GB of mobile data every month without paying through the nose. Here are the details!

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