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Over the last 10 years, the NBN has gone from a relatively straightforwards fibre-only network to a complicated mess of speed tiers and different technologies. Amaysim has released a video that it says is a 90-second explainer for anyone confused with the network, on the day it switches on its own NBN coverage.

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The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has ruled against a wholesale domestic mobile roaming service - which would allow rival telcos to roam using Telstra's network - stating there was "insufficient evidence" a declaration on the service would improve the current state of competition.

It is a move both Vodafone and Pivotel have called a "missed opportunity" for regional Australians who are currently solely reliant on Telstra for their telecommunications needs.

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I am trying something radical to break my addiction to Facebook. It's hard to write this because I don't want my friends to think I'm not interested in them, when the opposite is true: I'm too interested.

I'm spending too much time on social media in general and Facebook in particular and I'm desperate for a change. So here's my big confession: I'm hacking Facebook to make it really boring, by unfollowing everything and everyone.

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Facebook made another bad decision today, adding an unnecessary amount of nuance to your interactions on its social platform. You can now "sad" and "wow" not just posts and messages, but also comments. I don't know about you, but I certainly don't want this level of comprehensive feedback.

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If your device, your carrier and your data plan allows it, you can turn your mobile phone into a Wi-Fi hotspot to get your laptop online. But just because it's a hotspot doesn't mean the rules of data usage don't apply. You'll still want to keep data use down to a minimum. Here's how you can enjoy all the perks of a mobile hotspot without wrecking your wallet.

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The Samsung Galaxy S8 is Samsung's first big phone launch after last year's Note7 disaster. It's a huge moment for the world's most popular smartphone manufacturer. For a lot of everyday smartphone buyers - the talkback radio listeners and tabloid newspaper readers of the world - Samsung is a tarnished name. The Galaxy S8 is the first, and potentially only, chance for the company to change that opinion. Here's how it fared during our in-depth testing.

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The Huawei P10 and P10 Plus are the latest flagships from one of the world's fastest growing phone manufacturers. Both models boast a best-in-class Leica Dual-Camera with a 20-megapixel monochrome lens and optical image stabilisation. Here are the pricing and specification details, along with the Australian release date.

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The analytics company Alexa has revealed the top 50 websites that Australians visit the most. This handy chart breaks down the list into colour-coded categories. (As you'd probably expect, social media, search engines and porn all feature.)

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Mathematics is all around us, and it has shaped our understanding of the world in countless ways. The following 17 equations changed the course of history - we explain what they mean.

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With just two weeks until the new Samsung Galaxy S8 hits stores in Australia, it’s time to ask the tough questions. Is the edge-to-edge ‘Infinity’ display all it’s cracked up to be? What’s the deal with DeX and does it work?

But perhaps most importantly: is it cheaper to buy an S8 on a plan than an iPhone 7?

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With TPG set to launch a fourth mobile network, the rise of new WiFi based services and 5G set to become a reality, it's fair to say Australia's telcos are preparing for significant changes as we enter a new decade. Based on informed forecasts, here’s what Australia’s cellular network scene could look like by 2020.

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One should never use one infographic as the Be All & End All of resume advice, but these are 18 tips proven by SCIENCE to help in the current climate. What hiring managers look at changes over time as new research comes out, buzzwords change, and people latch onto the latest trends to be noticed above everyone else.