• Here’s the Difference Between a Modem and a Router

    Here’s the Difference Between a Modem and a Router

    Setting up your home internet connection is a lot easier than it used to be, but that doesn’t mean it’s self-explanatory. Terms like “modem” and “router” are often thrown around, sometimes interchangeably, even though they’re very different devices. Before you go out and buy what you need to connect your devices to the web, you’ll…

  • You Should Lie About Your Internet Access

    You Should Lie About Your Internet Access

    I first discovered the joys of lying about my ability to access the internet when I went to one of those little cabin places that encourages you to unplug. They suggest that you put your phone in a lock box, and they provide a landline in case you need to call 000. Before I left,…

  • The Best NBN Deals You’ll Find Right Now

    Fun fact: there are over a hundred NBN providers. These can range from small mom-and-pop style businesses to behemoths like Telstra, and then there’s everyone in between. While this might sound overwhelming, more telcos means more competition. And more competition means better prices.

  • NBN Co’s Address-Checker App Finally Works [Updated]

    Remember NBN’s address checker tool? Despite a series of upgrades, the site never did a great job of providing an accurate answer on when you were getting connected. Thankfully, NBN Co has rolled out yet another tweak to the search engine that actually makes it useful.