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Darwin Awards study says men are far more idiotic than women

Scientists analyze the past 10 years of silly, avoidable deaths and find that almost 90 percent of the "protagonists" in these scenarios were male.

By 13 December 2014

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​Vodafone offers better coverage as 4G+ goes live in NSW, QLD and WA

As Aussie telcos continue rolling out low-band spectrum coverage, Vodafone has announced the switch-on of its 850MHz 4G+ network across parts of NSW, QLD and WA.

By 4 December 2014

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iiNet announces iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus plan bundles

iiNet customers will soon be able to get their hands on Apple's newest handsets, with the ISP offering the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on 24-month plans bundled with home broadband.

By 3 November 2014

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​NBN Co announces first 140 suburbs to get Fibre to the Node

With a "multi-technology approach" now the official delivery method for the country's broadband network, NBN Co has announced the first regions to get FTTN.

By 21 October 2014

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Vodafone rejigs network for 'superfast' speeds and better 4G indoors

​Vodafone is set to re-allocate its existing spectrum to provide "superfast speeds" and better 4G coverage for customers, particularly indoors.

By 29 July 2014

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​Beyond the Sandstone Curtain: Country victims of a stalled NBN

As towns across Australia wait their turn for the NBN rollout, one town is stuck in broadband no man's land and says it has "disappeared off the map".

By 17 July 2014

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Invisible Wi-Fi revealed through light graffiti

The Kirlian Device shines a light in different colours depending on Wi-Fi signal strength, allowing creator Luis Hernan to create paintings in light.

By 26 June 2014

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NBN map offers details on where broadband is rolling out next

Is the NBN coming to a town near you? A new interactive map is giving Australians more information about when the broadband network is coming to their neighbourhood.

By 5 June 2014

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Praying mantises wear tiny 3D glasses for science

Researchers at the University of Newcastle are exploring the computational abilities of praying mantis eyes by having them wear tiny 3D glasses.

By 29 April 2014

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Don't miss stormchasers' stunning footage of a rare supercell

Mother Nature put on an awesome display of power in Wyoming Sunday with a supercell thunderstorm. Lucky for us, pro stormchasers caught it on film.

By 20 May 2014