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Foxtel you HAD ONE JOB! 

Foxtel you HAD ONE JOB!

And that job was to stream Game of Thrones' season 7 premiere.
NBN Watch: The silent migration 

NBN Watch: The silent migration

The NBN is undergoing a series of quiet upgrades, even before the entire network's been built.
Doctor Switch-love  

Doctor Switch-love

Or how I learned to stop worrying about the PC Master Race and love Nintendo.
Have we hit the PC plateau? 

Have we hit the PC plateau?

James Pinnell ponders the ongoing slowing down of worldwide PC sales.
Foxtel Now: A renovation or just a slick coat of paint? 

Foxtel Now: A renovation or just a slick coat of paint?

Has Foxtel finally released a forward-looking content-streaming service? Not really...
A brave new world: Welcome to the PC-ification of consoles 

A brave new world: Welcome to the PC-ification of consoles

The world of consoles is changing - mostly for the better...
NBN Watch - Transparency going forward 

NBN Watch - Transparency going forward

How the NBN can start working with, rather than fighting against, the public - greater transparency.
NBN Watch: Copper buys, 'Costly Internet Bungles,' and access. 

NBN Watch: Copper buys, 'Costly Internet Bungles,' and access.

Yes, it's not the network we wanted - but it's time to end that conversation.
Microsoft’s Satya Nadella’s first big mistake will be Windows 10 S 

Microsoft’s Satya Nadella’s first big mistake will be Windows 10 S

Going back to the walled garden will not be a good move for the next Windows iteration.
De-Monetisation: Or, how YouTube is catching up with commercial realities 

De-Monetisation: Or, how YouTube is catching up with commercial realities

Is the sun-setting on the age of the YouTube millionaire?
Head2Head: Battle of the streaming services 

Head2Head: Battle of the streaming services

Which (paid) service reigns supreme?
NBN: The Ultimate Guide to your current and future speeds 

NBN: The Ultimate Guide to your current and future speeds

Wondering what kinds of speed you can expect from your connection now, and in the future? We break every part of the technology mix down.
NBN Watch: NBN, and subsequently, the Government, needs to own its network, now 

NBN Watch: NBN, and subsequently, the Government, needs to own its network, now

There's an easy fix for sorting out the messy connections and poor service.
NBN Watch: Satellite Pains 

NBN Watch: Satellite Pains

It's not quite a satellite of love...
NBN Watch: Why Australia drops in speed rankings, plus the silver lining ahead 

NBN Watch: Why Australia drops in speed rankings, plus the silver lining ahead

While the NBN could undoubtedly have been a lot better, what we're getting is still an amazing infrastructure project.
NBN Watch: FTTN, FTTC and the future bill 

NBN Watch: FTTN, FTTC and the future bill

NBN Co addresses a range of criticisms to the network - but are they on the mark?
NBN Watch: Our colleagues at itNews recreate the Three Year Plan, with interesting results 

NBN Watch: Our colleagues at itNews recreate the Three Year Plan, with interesting results

The original 3-year plan was one of the last true bastions of open and clear transparency at NBN Co - so what went wrong?
NBN Watch: Opening the information floodgates 

NBN Watch: Opening the information floodgates

The NBNco releases a raft of new information on its build estimates and connection technologies. We wrap it up.
The Great Gigabit Question is really, like everything, the great CVC question. 

The Great Gigabit Question is really, like everything, the great CVC question.

Is it true that no one wants really fast broadband?
NBN Watch: When reality and transparency is the enemy of marketing 

NBN Watch: When reality and transparency is the enemy of marketing

The company behind the national broadband network isn't what it used to be.

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