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Archived Since:August 9, 2008

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Ask LH: Why Is My Digital TV Reception Hopeless At Certain Times Of Day?

Hey Lifehacker, Why don’t I get a digital TV signal between 8am and 5pm during particular months of the year? More »      

How Quantum Computing Will Be Revolutionised By Silicon

A dramatic increase in the amount of time data can be stored on a single atom means silicon could once again play a vital role in the development of super-fast computers. More »      

The Australian Universities Where Graduates Earn The Biggest Salaries

Graduates from the prestigious Group of Eight and technology universities earn more than graduates from the lesser known and regional universities over their lifetime. More »      

Last Week's 10 Biggest Posts

You wanted Healthkit apps, DIY Maccas and Google’s hiring secrets. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week: More »      

Cloud Patches: SSD For AWS RDS, Windows Server 2008 Backup On Azure

Last week in cloud computing: acronyms galore as AWS adds SSD to RDS and Azure adds backup support for Windows Server 2008. More »      

How To Plan For A Better Death

Have you thought about how you would want to be treated if you cannot make your own decisions? You may be unconscious after car accident, you may be so ill you cannot communicate, or you may be dying and cannot convey your wishes. Would you want to be kept alive on life support if there is no hope of recovery? More »      

Video Briefly: Pokemon Nerdcraft, Movie Crash Zooms, Destiny Gets Roasted

Brief video items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: DIY Pokemon melted crayon art, scientific dating hacks, how to sing two notes simultaneously. More »      

Dick Smith Deals: 10% Off Apple Computers, Up To $100 Off iPads

If you’re in the market for a new iMac, MacBook Air or MacBook Pro with Retina Display this weekend, Dick Smith Online has 10 per cent off of Apple computers. Also save up to $100 on iPads! Here’s the special code you’ll need to use. More »      

Fried Takeaway Food Linked To Gestational Diabetes

A new scientific study has found women who eat fried takeaway food regularly before conceiving are up to twice as likely to develop gestational diabetes during pregnancy than fast food abstainers. In other words, being healthy prior to falling pregnant is beneficial to the health of both the mother and baby. Who would’ve thunk it? More »      

Ask LH: How Can I Run Surveillance Cameras In A Remote Location?

Hey Lifehacker, My father runs a factory which is about 20kms away from our home. It’s in a remote area with iffy phone signals and no internet connection. Trucks comes at around midnight every day for loading, but my father suspects the drivers are also stealing some goods during this time. Show More Summary

Hungry Jack's 'Free Cheeseburger' Promotion Is Kind Of Stingy

For a limited time, Hungry Jack’s is giving away “free” BBQ cheeseburgers to customers in exchange for online feedback. However, there are so many hoops to jump through that the deal is arguably more trouble than it’s worth. Read on to see what’s required. (You may need a pen and paper.) More »      

How To Get Chosen For A Game Show

Ever wanted the fame and fortune that goes with being on a game show? There’s a few things you should pay attention to in order to maximise your chances of being chosen. More »      

App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone Apps

Today’s best deals include Helloworld on Android and iOS, Weather Dial on iPhone and Super Tap Ultra on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick! More »      

Make Your Own Apple Watch (Only Not Quite)

Can’t wait until next year to show off an Apple watch? You can make one yourself for a surprisingly small sum. More »      

Who Will Win The Supermarket Price Wars?

On January 26, 2011, grocery retailer Coles fired the first salvo in what would soon be dubbed the “supermarket price wars” by reducing the price of its own-brand milk to $1 per litre. Woolworths immediately responded. More »      

The Drunkest Countries In The World

Is this a badge of pride, or a sign of impending cirrhosis? Either way, even though Australia has a relatively low population and usually does very well in comparative studies of all sorts of statistics, when it comes to heavy drinking, the only group to drunkenly slur “Straya!” into a gutter with any pride are womenfolk. More »      

Briefly: No More iOS Emulators, Telstra Beefs Up Foxtel Bundles

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including a crackdown on iOS games platform emulators and changes to Telstra’s Foxtel bundles. More »      

All The Console Improvements In Windows 10

Enhancements to the humble command prompt are one of our favourite things about Windows 10. We’ve highlighted some of the more obvious changes, and Microsoft has now published a detailed list of all the enhancements. More »      

Calls To 1800 Numbers Are Now Free From All Telstra Mobiles

1800 and 13 numbers are often promoted as “freecall”, but that isn’t necessarily the case if you’re calling from a mobile. Telstra has reduced the confusion for its customers a little by making calls to 1800 numbers free from all its mobile plans, both prepaid and postpaid. More »      

Ask LH: What Address Should I Use To Register For An ABN?

Hi Lifehacker, Can house renters use their rental address to register for an ABN? I do have a PO box for correspondence. Do I need to tell my landlord about it? My business is online and sells paper goods and stationery. More »     ...

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