The Cheapest NBN Plans in Australia

The Cheapest NBN Plans in Australia

You don’t need to spend a lot to get a good NBN connection. Sure, Telstra and Optus have some pretty pricey plans, but you’ve got plenty of other options. There’s now a whole myriad of smaller providers who offer similar, if not better services. Here are some of the cheapest…

Sony’s First Airpeak Drone is a Hectic-Looking Unit

Sony’s First Airpeak Drone is a Hectic-Looking Unit

During its CES 2021 press conference Sony revealed its very first drone, the Airpeak. It’s a hardcore looking gadget that is equipped to carry heavy DSLR cameras. Sony first announced the Airpeak back in November, but this is the first glimpse that we have got of it. While specs and…

Facebook is Taking Money to Advertise Aussie Anti-Vaxx Events, Again

Facebook is Taking Money to Advertise Aussie Anti-Vaxx Events, Again

Facebook has made progress on its policy towards anti-vaxxers over the past couple of years. From tolerating them, to factchecking, to increasingly removing content and taking them off the platform if they’re spreading misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines. But none of that progress actually matters if Facebook is not actually enforcing…

Parler’s Implosion, Explained

Parler’s Implosion, Explained

Parler, which rose to prominence as the “conservative Twitter” thanks to its lax content moderation, is having one of the worst weeks of its existence — indeed, after the time it’s had, Parler may cease to exist at all.

Researchers Find That the iPhone 12 Can Deactivate a Pacemaker

Researchers Find That the iPhone 12 Can Deactivate a Pacemaker

A new study published by the Heart Rhythm Society indicates that the iPhone 12 can interfere with a pacemaker if the phone is placed close to a patient’s heart. But the study, which was designed to look at whether the magnetic array that enables the iPhone 12’s new MagSafe charging technology…

Hades Is Life

Hades Is Life

While playing through Supergiant Games’ Hades I kept asking myself, why is this game so freaking good?

Intel’s 11th-Gen Desktop Processors Have a Neat GPU Trick Up Their Sleeves

Intel’s 11th-Gen Desktop Processors Have a Neat GPU Trick Up Their Sleeves

Intel had a lot of processor announcements today, everything from laptops and Chromebooks to desktops and its vPro platform. There was something for nearly every industry segment — it was a lot. But the news that’s probably at the front of everyone’s mind is Intel’s 11th-gen desktop processors, aka Rocket…

Trump Has Left Office, State Department Page Claims, Erroneously

Trump Has Left Office, State Department Page Claims, Erroneously

The U.S. State Department published a bizarre notice on its website Monday saying President Trump’s term was expiring a full nine days ahead of schedule. The notice gave rise to speculation that… something was going on at the agency. What, no one could be sure.

2020 Could’ve Been So Much Worse

2020 Could’ve Been So Much Worse

A week into 2021, the lesson is already clear that things can get so, so much worse. As if to underscore that, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released a report on Friday looking back on 2020, which shows that the U.S. saw a record number of billion-dollar-plus disasters….

Parler Forced Offline After Amazon Pulls Hosting Services

Parler Forced Offline After Amazon Pulls Hosting Services

Parler has gone offline after Amazon made good on its promise to drop the controversial social media site from its AWS web hosting services. Amazon pulled the plug at 11:59 p.m. Pacific time, saying that Parler wasn’t properly moderating its content and the violence being called for on the site…

Cities Could Get 4°C Hotter By 2100 – Australia Needs A National Planning Policy To Keep Cool

Cities Could Get 4°C Hotter By 2100 – Australia Needs A National Planning Policy To Keep Cool

In cities around the world, temperatures could rise by more than 4℃ by 2100 under a high-emissions climate change scenario, suggests research published this week in Nature Climate Change. It comes as the Bureau of Meteorology’s annual climate statement, released today, shows 2020 was Australia’s fourth-warmest year on record, despite…

Could Schrödinger’s Cat Exist in Real Life?

Could Schrödinger’s Cat Exist in Real Life?

Have you ever been in more than one place at the same time? If you’re much bigger than an atom, the answer will be no. But atoms and particles are governed by the rules of quantum mechanics, in which several different possible situations can coexist at once. Quantum systems are…