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NBN builds a better offering to remote and rual users on Sky Muster

Jun 10, 2023

The NBN as a whole has been deemed a success for users around Australia; increasing access to and the speeds of connectivity. Largely in suburban and fringe areas though. For users in remote locations, the news hasn’t been as good with Sky Muster being heavily speed restricted and involving data limits… Until now! The Sky Muster Plus offering — through a variety of providers — now has increased burst (not constant) speed throughput and removes data limits, bringing our rural frien ...read more

Save up to $200 on Apple products at Staples

Jun 10, 2023

Staples is offering an Apple Savings promotion with several Apple products, including AirPods, MacBooks, iMacs, iPads and more on sale. Check out all the deals from the sale below: AirPods Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Generation) with MagSafe Charging Case: $289.99 (regularly $329.99) Apple AirPods (2nd Generation) with Charging Case: $149.99 (regularly $179.99) Apple AirPods (3rd Generation) with Lightning Charging Case: $199.99 (regularly $229.99) Apple AirPods (3rd Generation) with MagSafe Cha ...read more

Nintendo is reportedly working on a Zelda movie with Universal

Jun 10, 2023

The Japanese gaming giant's next film could feature Zelda, Link and Ganon Given how financially successful The Super Mario Bros. Movie was for Nintendo and Illumination, it’s unsurprising that the Japanese gaming giant is looking to bring the Zelda franchise to the big screen. Nintendo is reportedly very close to striking a deal with Universal for a Zelda movie, according to film reporter Jeff Sneider on The Hot Mic podcast. “From what I’m told, getting close to official, I’m ...read more

Meta exec shows off Twitter-like competitor to employees

Jun 10, 2023

Meta is working on a Twitter competitor, and employees got a first look at it on Thursday. According to The Verge, which viewed the internal meeting, the venture is codenamed “Project 92.” The publication reports the app will be based on Instagram and will use ActivityPub, supposedly letting users migrate their accounts from other platforms that support ActivityPub. The app could be named Threads when it makes its public debut. Chris Cox, Meta’s chief product officer, said the company w ...read more

SaskTel’s infiNET service now available in parts of Meadow Lake

Jun 10, 2023

Some neighbourhoods in Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan, can now access internet speeds close to 1Gbps under SaskTel’s infiNET service. The expansion is part of the company’s Rural Fibre Initiative, a multi-phase program working to bring infiNET services to 130 rural communities across Saskatchewan. Meadow Lake is part of the second phase of expansion plans. Most of the city will be fibre-ready by July’s end. “The ongoing work to introduce Meadow Lake to fibre infrastructure, and the improved ...read more

Where to preorder the new Mac Pro, Mac Studio, and 15-inch MacBook Air

Jun 10, 2023

This week’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) wasn’t all about operating system updates and Apple’s new mixed reality headset. Apple also revealed a number of new Macs, including a 15-inch MacBook Air as well as revamped versions of the Mac Pro and Mac Studio with Apple Silicon. All three will be available on Tuesday, June 13th, though you can currently preorder them from Apple, Amazon, and other retailers. Where to preorder the 15-inch MacBook Air Apple claims the newest MacBook ...read more

Best Buy ‘Outlet Center’ sale has open box and refurbished tech on sale

Jun 10, 2023

Get the Open Box Sonos Ray Sound Bar for $239.99 (save $60) Best Buy Canada is offering an ‘Outlet Center’ sale with new, open box, and refurbished tech on sale, including smartphones, gaming monitors, soundbars and more, Check out some of the deals below: Bitdefender Total Security Bonus Edition (PC/Mac/iOS/Android) – 5 Users – 3 Years: $59.99 (save $100) Naz Dynamo Mid-Back Mesh Office Chair – Black: $99.99 (save $40) Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch (6th Gen) Apple M2 Chip / 256 ...read more

Best Buy Top Deals June 9-15: Canon EOS R10, Galaxy Buds 2, Meta Quest 2 and more

Jun 10, 2023

Best Buy’s Top Deals for the week of June 9th to June 15th are live now with discounts on cameras, laptops, TVs, VR headsets, smart home devices and more. Check out some of the deals from the promotion below: Logitech MX Keys Wireless Backlit Keyboard – English: $129.99 (save $20) Lenovo IdeaCentre 3i Desktop PC – Cloud Grey (Intel Core i5-12400/256GB SSD/8GB RAM/Windows 11): $599.99 (save $200) HP DeskJet 2755e Wireless All-In-One Inkjet Printer – HP Instant Ink 6-Month Free Trial I ...read more

The next Sonos Move has shown up at the FCC ahead of its summer release

Jun 10, 2023

Back in March, I told you that Sonos is working on a second-generation Move speaker due for release this year. And now, as spotted by Janko Roettgers, the upcoming portable speaker has made its way through the FCC. The filing matches up with my earlier report and identifies the next Sonos hardware product as model S44. The FCC documentation also confirms one key upgrade that I mentioned in March: the Move (Gen 2) will support Bluetooth and Wi-Fi at the same time instead of making you toggle b ...read more

Mt. Gox: all the news on Bitcoin’s original biggest bankruptcy scandal

Jun 9, 2023

Inside the bizarre upside-down bankruptcy of Mt. Gox Every six months for the past four years, some number of former customers of the defunct Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange have gathered in a small room in a Tokyo courthouse to hear an update from Nobuaki Kobayashi, the stoic Japanese attorney appointed as the trustee for the case. The number of creditors attending the meeting has dwindled over time: the first one reportedly drew more than 100 people, but the most recen ...read more