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Is It Legal To Kill Home Invaders?

Late in the night, you wake up and have an insatiable urge for water. You gingerly slip out of bed so to not wake your partner and make your way to the kitchen. As you enter, you see a masked figure who has just made his way into the house through the unlocked window above the sink. Show More Summary

Australian Schools To Ditch History And Geography For Coding

Digging back into my childhood memories, I remember hating history and geography in school. It’s a personal thing and I remember some of my friends really enjoying the two subjects. The Federal Government recently decided to scrap them both in favour of teaching coding to kids. I’m all for it, but how do you feel about the changes? More »      

How To Make A Workout Playlist That Will Actually Help You Exercise [Infographic]

It’s no secret that the right kind of music can help you exercise: it can assist everything from synchronising your steps to galvanizing you to push past your physical limits. But first you need a good, solid playlist. The followingShow More Summary

How To Live The DevOps Fairytale

Once upon a time, in IT departments across the land, there were development teams and operations teams that worked separately. The developer side was responsible for writing code and operations took the code and made sure it worked on the IT platforms that support their businesses. Show More Summary

From Murphy To Godwin: Ten Life 'Laws' They Don't Teach In Law School

These aren’t the sort of laws that a police officer will pull you over for breaking, or that will ever be debated in a courtroom. Nevertheless, common adages that for one reason or another masquerade as ‘laws’ can pop up in everyday conversation — particularly on the internet. Show More Summary

App Deals: Doodle On Your iPad With UPAD

Today’s best deals include SkySafari 4 on Android, UPAD on iOS and Shark Dash on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick! More »      

App Deals: Block Animations, Block Trackers!

Today’s best deals include Haka 360 on Android, 1Blocker on iOS and Abyss on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick! More »      

HP Launches New HP Vertica For Big Data Open Source Adoption

HP has ramped up efforts in the open source big data and analytics space, adding extensive support to open source technologies in the latest release of its HP Vertica analytics engine. Here’s what you need to know. More »      

Last Week's 10 Biggest Posts

You wanted the best hidden features in iOS 9, house buying tips. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week: More »      

HP Releases Helion CloudSystem 9.0 For 'Mix And Match' Cloud Environments

HP has launched its Helio CloudSystem 9.0, a private cloud enterprise offering that can help organisations manage mixed cloud environments. The company has also launched a complementary piece of hardware on which the new software can be deployed on. More »      

Killer Interview Question: Have You Considered Being An Entrepreneur?

In this week’s KIQ, we take a look at a question that you might think you know the best answer to, but all is not what it seems. More »      

Multitasking Isn't Always A Good Thing

Surely the key to getting more done is to do multiple tasks at once? This seemingly straightforward observation is not accurate for everyone. While computers might prosper by powering through parallel workloads, humans don’t operate the same way. More »      

How I (Almost) Fixed An Android Nexus Phone With Zero Knowledge

I recently had to help someone fix their Nexus 5 after it got caught in the infamous “optimising apps” boot loop. The only problem was I had no knowledge of Android whatsoever. I wasn’t deterred — it’s just another flavour of Linux, after all — and after stuffing around I got the device working again. Unsurprisingly, it was quite the learning experience. More »      

Dealhacker: Sandisk 32GB USB 3.0 Flash Drives For $15 Each (Today Only)

We know from past experience that getting a deal on a cheap USB 3.0 flash drive doesn’t always work out. Just because it supports 3.0 doesn’t mean it’ll be faster than USB 2.0. Sandisk’s Ultra Fit series however is the exception, especially when you can pick a 32GB model up for $15. More »      

Interview Survival Tips: Arm Yourself With Casual Converstion Topics

It’d be nice if we could summon confidence at a moment’s notice, but sometimes that wellspring of courage can be hard to find. Arguably, going to an interview is one of the more important experiences that requires a plentiful supply of conviction. If you’re not the most extroverted of people, here’s some advice that might help. More »      

Lookback Options: Our Nine Favourite Posts From Last Week

We post a lot of articles here at Lifehacker. Even if you visit the site on a daily basis, there are bound to be a few stories that slip by your radar. Lookback Options collects nine highlights from the week that was. Click on the headlines to see the stories you missed out on! More »      

Free Games Friday: Blackwell Legacy, Knights of Valhalla, Shadowmatic

The weekend’s almost here, so you have time to relax and check out a free game (or three) on your smartphone. Here are the highlights from the last week. More »      

Video Briefly: GoPro Goes 360, Bear Grylls Feeds Obama Old Salmon, Scrubbing Naked Men

Brief video items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: GoPro’s 360-degree spherical camera hits the streets, Bear Grylls clearly trying to poison the President of the United States with old fish and a game that let’s you scrub naked men in the shower… What the? More »      

What It's Like To Watch A 3D VMax Movie From The Very Front Row

This week, I was invited to an early-preview screening of Ridley Scott’s new science-fiction movie The Martian. Unfortunately, a train delay meant I arrived just as the film was about to start. The massive VMax cinema only had a handful of seats left — all of which were in the front row. Show More Summary

Free Apps Friday: SuperBetter, Haka 360, Moto Body

Are you looking to make your smartphone or tablet more useful? Each week, we collect the latest productivity apps for Android, iOS and Windows Phone; all of which are 100 per cent free! Here are this week’s highlights. More »      

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