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Hump Day Deals: $23 Coffee Machines, Cheap Domino's Pizza, 20% Off eBay Tech

Welcome to Wednesday! Get over the hump with some retail therapy. Here are some of the best deals we've spotted today, including. get 20% off Apple, Dell and Samsung products, 60% off Rawson's Retreat reds, fly with TigerAir for just $40. More »      

Trusting Digital Entities - The Digital Object Architecture

The internet, as we know it today, was shaped by a relatively small number of engineers who saw past the limits of a small network and imagined something far grater. Dr Robert E Kahn was one of those people. Along with Vinton Cerf, Kahn was the co-invetor of TCP/IP - the network protocol that underpins the internet. Show More Summary

All The Best TV Shows Starting And Returning In 2018

As the year marches onward, you might be asking "When does my favourite TV show come back?", "What new shows do I need to binge this year?" and "Wow, Netflix's Nailed It is really brilliant, right?" Well, we're here to answer all of those questions, bringing you the what and when of all of 2018's best TV shows. More »      

The Best NBN Alternatives Available Right Now [Updated]

Good news, everyone! The NBN is slowly, but surely, getting better. According to the ACCC, the average CVC acquired by the providers is on the up, with the national average now at 1.52Mbps per user, an increase of 37% in the fourth quarter of 2017. Show More Summary

Sydney Gets Its New Joint Cyber Security Centre

It's been almost two years since the Australian government launched its cyber-security strategy for the nation. Unlike many documents coming from Canberra, this one came with funding so the proposed initiatives in the strategy had some chance of actually happening. Show More Summary

Six Deals You Should Know About In Australia Today

G'day! Here are some cracking deals for Lifehacker readers today, including the best Click Frenzy Junior deals, 75% off 4K movies, cheap wireless phone chargers and more! More »      

Today I Discovered The Pirate Game Where You Plunder Treasure, Get Drunk And Eat Banana Peels

Don't you feel like all the recent pop culture fervour of the last decade has been strongly zombie-related? The fact that The Walking Dead is in its eighth season tells you all you need to know, but there was also World War Z and all...Show More Summary

Featured Workplace: Inside Prospa's New Sydney Offices

Small business lender fintech Prospa has grown incredibly quickly in the five years since it begun. It started with $60 million funding in 2015 and had the eighth biggest capital raise of last year at $25 million, according to Right Click Capital. More »      

Samsung Is Still King Of The Androids

With a refined build and improved camera, the Galaxy S9 shows that Samsung is still the company to beat when it comes to flagship Android smartphones. Here are all the ways it improves on its predecessor - and pretty much every other phone on the market. More »      

Click Frenzy Junior: Here Are All The Best Deals!

Click Frenzy goes off with a discount-destroying bang every year and so the team have decided to run an entirely separate event this year called Click Frenzy Junior. The sale starts at 7pm March 20 and features big discounts across a huge range of products for kids, mums and dads including clothing, food, furniture, toys and more! More »      

McDonald's Is Launching A Deluxe Wagyu Beef Burger

For a limited time, McDonald's Australia is trading in its Angus beef patties for superior wagyu - and the fruit of its labour will be available from tomorrow! Here are the details. More »      

How IP (Waterproof And Dustproof) Ratings Work

Many gadgets come with claims of how they are waterproof and resistant to damage from dust and other contaminants. But those claims are sometimes quite nebulous. After all, what does waterproof really mean? Does it mean a device can survive a splash? Or that it can be dunked in a bath? That's why the IP rating system was created. Show More Summary

How To Attract Freelance Coders To Your Startup [Infographic]

The apps economy is suffering from a growing skills shortage, which can make it difficult to get a new software project off the ground. The good news is that there's still plenty of talent out there -- you just need to know where to look. This infographic from UpWork explains how to find and attract a remote development team that doesn't suck. More »      

Which Flagship Smartphone Has The Best Camera?

When you're paying top dollar for a smartphone, you obviously want it to have the best camera on the market. Otherwise you might as well be buying a mid-range model. Most flagship handsets now come with dual lenses, night-friendly sensors and advanced stabilisation software which means virtually anyone can take stunning photos and videos. Show More Summary

AFL 2018: How To Watch Live, Free And Online

18 teams, one cup. The 2018 AFL Premiership Season is upon us and my body is entirely ready for the triumph and heartbreak that is watching Aussie Rules. Whether you're a dyed in the wool Crowie or an every-now-and-again Giants supporter,...Show More Summary

Elevator Pitch: Spota

Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we're talking with Justin Borg, co-founder at social discovery app Spota. More »      

How To Solve A Rubik's Cube In Five Seconds

The maximum number of face turns needed to solve the classic Rubik's cube is 20, and the maximum number of quarter turns is 26. It took 30 years to discover these numbers, which were finally proved by Tomas Rokicki and Morley Davidson using a mixture of mathematics and computer calculation. Show More Summary

Six Deals You Should Know About In Australia Today

G'day! Here are some cracking deals for Lifehacker readers today, including big discounts in Click Frenzy junior, cheap airfares and more Galaxy S9 savings! More »      

Telstra Has Managed To Squeeze 1Gbps Speeds Out Of A Samsung Galaxy S9

Telstra has recorded smartphone speeds topping 1 gigabit per second (Gbps) on its network using the new Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+. This is the first time in Australia that speeds in excess of 1Gbps had been demonstrated on a commercial network with a commercial smartphone. Here are the details! More »      

Looking At The Reolink Argus 2 Security Camera

As I continue on my quest to put together a smart home, filled with useful, connected gadgets, I've been focussing a lot of my time on home security. This is because it has any easy business case. You want something that can monitorShow More Summary

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