Last Week's 10 Biggest Posts

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You wanted: Solar roof tiles, Google Go updates, Android malware alerts, ATO tax return crackdown. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from last week.

  1. Make Sure You Don't Have These Android Apps Installed on Your Phone
    Google removed two apps from the Google Play Store this week after it discovered they were serving adware to users. The apps, Sun Pro Beauty Camera and Funny Sweet Beauty Selfie Camera, had been downloaded over 1.5 million times, ZDNet reports.
  2. Solar Roof Tiles Are Coming: What Aussies Need To Know
    One of the major problems with home solar panels is their size and appearance - who wants to bung a bunch of huge, ugly oblongs all over their roof? Now, imagine if the same solar cells could be built directly into the very fabric of your house. You just imagined something called "building-integrated photovoltaics" - and the technology exists right now.
  3. 2019 AFL Grand Final: How To Watch Live, Free And Online
    The AFL 2019 Grand Final is about to kick off between the Richmond Tigers and Greater Western Sydney Giants. If you're stuck at work this weekend or don't have access to a TV, it's still possible to watch the match live on your tablet or smartphone with just a few clicks. Here are the links!
  4. Always Pay For A Rental Car With A Credit Card
    Even if you rarely rent a car, you probably know the usual restrictions for doing so: You need a valid driver’s licence, you have to be at least 21, and in some countries, you need a credit card. But that third rule is changing.
  5. AFL Grand Final: Get The Live Stream Here!
    The AFL 2019 Grand Final is about to kick off between the Richmond Tigers and Greater Western Sydney Giants. If you're stuck at work this weekend or don't have access to a TV, it's still possible to watch the match live on your tablet or smartphone with just a few clicks. Here are the links!
  6. ANDROID ALERT: Delete These 'Fleeceware' Apps Before They Charge You A Fortune
    A new report has shown at least 24 apps on the Google Play Store have exploited a loophole, charging users hundreds of dollars for failing to cancel a free trial. And here's the rub - you can still get charged even if you uninstall the apps before the trial ends. Here's what you need to do.
  7. The House The NBN Forgot
    When the NBN rollout accidentally skipped Martin Bugeja's house, his ADSL was cut off and he was told he'd have no home phone or broadband for almost a year; all because no-one could sort out the paperwork.
  8. SPYWARE ALERT: Delete These Android Apps Now
    Another major security vulnerability has been discovered in the Google Play Store. This time, the culprits are two spyware-riddled camera apps - and they've been downloaded more than 1.5 million times. Here's what you need to know.
  9. The ATO Is Coming For YouThe Australian Tax Office (ATO) has announced it's on a mission to scrutinise every Australian tax return as part of an ongoing focus on closing tax gaps. And yes, that includes those tiny exaggerations in your work expense claims. Here's what you need to know.
  10. PSA: The 'Google Go' App Is Even Better Now
    If you haven't used Google Go before - AKA the world's lightest, smartest mobile search engine - you're missing out. Since launching on the Google Play store, the app has been installed more than 100 million times... and it just released a juicy update. Here are the details!

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