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Archived Since:August 9, 2008

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Briefly: ATO Crackdown, Free PS4 Games, Last Jedi Movie Verdict

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including. ATO launches tax avoidance campaign, the best games on PlayStation 4 that are free to play, critics share their first impressions of Star Wars. The last Jedi. More »      

Lifehacker's Ultimate Geek Gift Guide For 2017

Pop culture paraphernalia has exploded in recent years, with geek-friendly properties leading the charge. You can now get everything from Monopoly game boards to doggy chew toys festooned with your favourite games, movies and TV shows. Here are the coolest (and geekiest) gift ideas that caught our eye this holiday season, with links to buy! More »      

Optus Forced To Refund Users Over Slow NBN

Optus has been forced by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to refund thousands of customers who were promised fast broadband but received slower throughput. Almost half of Optus' customers who paid for 100Mbps downloads didn't get what was promised. More »      

How To Tell If You're Middle Class In Australia

Politicians are fond of pitching to the “average Australian” but judging by the income of Australians, whether you are middle class depends on where you live. And where we live tells a rich story of who we are as a nation – socially, culturally and economically. More »      

Hands On With Locksmart Keyless Padlocks

The humble padlock has been a mainstay of security for a long time. While outwardly simple, these 2,500 year old inventions have been used to secure everything from loads on trading routes to gates into our backyards. But they've now...Show More Summary

Australian Christmas Delivery Cut-Off Dates

If you’re the kind of person that hates crowds (me), shopping (me) and can’t deal with Christmas carols all day long (me) – then online is the way to get your Christmas shopping done. The only caveat is making sure your deliveries arrive on time. Here are those all-important dates for JB Hi-Fi, Amazon Australia, Big W, Kmart and more. More »      

Where To Buy Bitcoin And Other Cryptocurrency In Australia

In just the last month, it feels like Bitcoin has surged to mainstream prominence, popping up on social media, TV, radio and just about anywhere information is exchanged. However, though Bitcoin may be the most popular cryptocurrency,...Show More Summary

Amazon Australia's Best Video Game And Blu-Ray Deals

The online shoppers of Australia have perused Amazon's offerings. And they have found them wanting. With very few exceptions, the deals on TVs, laptops and other gadgets have been hugely underwhelming. The cake was a lie. If you're looking to pick up some Blu-rays or video games for Christmas though, Amazon is well worth a look. Show More Summary

Build A Modern Workforce With This Free eBook

For many SMEs, merely keeping up with the knowledge required to remain competitive is a full-time job – let alone raining staff to become competent in those areas. Training and educating staff is an ongoing struggle. As technology and...Show More Summary

PSA: US Airline Luggage Fees Just Got Sneakier

The Trump administration - you know, the one that was all about making America great for middle-class Americans - has changed the rules about how US airlines disclose luggage fees. From this week, airlines will no longer need to tell you what the luggage fees will be at the start of the booking process. Show More Summary

What's Your Worst Career Move?

There was a time when I planned my career but then reality set in and I realised that life was really a series of opportunities and that what I should really focus on was making good decisions to take on jobs that were either a step forward in terms of experience or enjoyment, or that I saw as a stepping stone towards something I wanted to do. Show More Summary

Last Week's 10 Biggest Posts

You wanted. All the news about Amazon's Aussie launch, Sydney airport luggage woes and the factors driving up the price of bitcoin. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from last week. More »      

Convert Your YouTube Likes Into A Spotify Playlist

Found some new tunes while browsing YouTube and want to add them to a Spotify playlist? Rather than hunting them down manually, you can make the process of liking videos automatically create a playlist for you. More »      

Minimap Scroller For Firefox Provides A Novel Way Of Browsing Websites

Mousewheel scrolling is a decent way of navigating a web page. If you know what you're looking for, a text search is faster. But what if you're not quite sure where the information you need is? If you're using Firefox, then Mathieu Pillard's Minimap Scroller might help. More »      

10 DIY Projects To Transform Photos Into Great Christmas Gifts

Photos can make great gifts at Christmas, but beyond putting them in a nice frame or album, there's not much you can do to spice them up. Or so you might think! This video from the Cooperative of Photography, or COOPH, packs 10 ideas...Show More Summary

How An Australian Became A Billionaire By Investing In A Crazy Crypto Company

Australian man James Gilbert is now technically a billionaire after Bitcoin’s unprecedented price surge this week. According to a report in Bloomberg, Gilbert is the largest shareholder in US-based Crypto Co, a company listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange which invests in digital currencies. More »      

iPhone X: The Lifehacker Australia Review

When Apple announced the iPhone X on 12 September 2017 you'd have thought they had made peace in the Middle East, cured all disease and made a decent DC superhero movie. But the reality is they simply released a new, very expensive smartphone. Show More Summary

The Best Deals On Amazon Australia Are Games And Blu-Rays

The online shoppers of Australia have perused Amazon's offerings. And they have found them wanting. With very few exceptions, the deals on TVs, laptops and other gadgets have been hugely underwhelming. The cake was a lie. If you're looking to pick up some Blu-rays or video games for Christmas though, Amazon is well worth a look. Show More Summary

Don't Buy These Christmas Presents

We're getting to the pointy end of the Christmas shopping season - about 16 days from the time when some us hitting the stores and buy stuff for loved ones at the last possible moment. And that can lead to some questionable shipping decisions. Here are a few things to avoid. More »      

How I Succeeded: SEEK's Michael Ilczynski

How I Succeeded is a regular series on Lifehacker where we ask business leaders for the secrets and tactics behind their success. Today. Michael Ilczynski, managing director for SEEK ANZ. More »      

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