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You Can Now Get SumoSalad From Red Rooster

Here’s a fast food partnership that actually makes perfect sense — Red Rooster is teaming up with SumoSalad to bring a range of gourmet sides to more than 350 Red Rooster restaurants. The new salads have been specifically designed by Sumo to compliment roast chicken and are reasonably healthy to boot. Show More Summary

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

Today’s best deals include FireJumpers on Android, Cortex Camera on iOS and Golden Bricks on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick! More »      

Belong's Plans Now Have More Data, But Still Aren't Particularly Impressive

Belong is the brand Telstra uses as a no-frills broadband provider — think of it as the month-by-month Jetstar to Telstra’s contract Qantas. The original plans Belong offered were thoroughly underwhelming. Now it has increased its data allowances, but there are still better value plans out there. More »      

Last Week's 10 Biggest Posts

It was a week dominated by the imminent arrival of Netflix, the rise of USB-C and the need to lose weight. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week: More »      

The Big Security Flaw In NSW Online Voting

If you’re one of the 66,000 people from New South Wales who voted in the state election using iVote between Monday March 16 and midday on Saturday March 21, your vote could have been exposed or changed without you knowing. More »   ...

Now We Know Pricing, Australian TV Is Terrified By Netflix's Launch

After years of speculation and months of hype, Netflix will finally officially be available in Australia from this Tuesday — and local pricing has finally been confirmed. One thing is evident even before it launches: Australian commercial TV networks are utterly panicked and have been scrambling to come up with a response. More »      

Telstra Giving Six Free Months Of Presto To T-Box Owners

We’re going to see a lot of subscription services announcements this week, largely triggered by Netflix’s official launch on November 24. Getting in ahead of the Netflix noise, Telstra is offering Foxtel’s Presto streaming service free to all Telstra T-Box customers for six months. More »      

Foxtel IQ3: When To Buy It And When To Avoid It

Foxtel officially launches its new IQ3 player/recorder today. What new features does it offer, and is it worth paying for the upgrade? Lifehacker investigates. More »      

Discover Intimate Details About Your Solid State Drives With SSD-Z

System tweakers are familiar with CPU-Z and GPU-Z. While made by different developers, the “Z” universally signifies a lightweight utility for querying the capabilities of your PC’s hardware — in this case your processor and graphics card. You can now add SSD-Z to the bunch for giving your SSD a quick quiz. More »      

500GB Samsung 850 EVO SSD Is $240 Delivered From Amazon

The Australian dollar might be weaker than it was a year ago, but bargains can still be found on the likes of Amazon. If you’re in the market for an SSD, Samsung’s 500GB 850 EVO is currently on-sale for $US180. Even when you factor in the exchange rate and shipping, it’s a great deal compared to local offerings. More »      

Opera's Experimental 'Boost' Option Could Give You Faster Video Streaming

Opera may have switched to Google’s Chromium to handle the heavy-lifting of the web, but that doesn’t mean the browser isn’t doing plenty of work to separate itself from Chrome. It comes with experimental features you can activate if you’re feeling brave, including the recently-added “video boost” for the software’s “Turbo” option. More »      

How Physically-Based Rendering Could Create The Perfect Burger

During GTC 2015, we were shown a demo of Iray 2015 — Nvidia’s next-gen physically-based renderer (PBR) for design professionals. The platform’s main claim to fame is its ability to calculate how light and materials interact in real time. Show More Summary

Cookie Monster Makes A Great Life Coach

The next time life has me down, I’m heading straight to the couch of Doctor Cookie. More »      

Free Games Friday: Five Nights At Freddy's 2, Modern Combat 5, TicTacToe

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 »      

Ask LH: Why Will My Tablet Only Show Half The Screen?

Hi Lifehacker, I have an Xperia Tablet Z and recently noticed the screen went black half way down. I have not dropped it and my screen has no cracks or scratches. The rotate feature works and I can see half of the screen at a time depending on how I rotate it. Show More Summary

Atari Fit Takes Gamification To The Retro Level

iOS/Android: There’s nothing new in taking gamification to fitness. So how about some retro gamification instead? More »      

Tech On The Go: Deals On The Fitbit Flex, Kindle Touch And Samsung Galaxy Tab 4

This weekend’s deals are all about tech on the go! Do you want to log your fitness goals, work on the road or have your library at your fingertips from wherever you are in the world? Pick up a Fitbit Flex, Samsung Tab 4 or a Kindle Touch at great prices this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. More »      

In A World Of IT Debacles, How Can You Create Trust?

You can’t solve every security problem with technology. You have to create trust on a human level — but how do you go about doing that? More »      

Five Things I Learned Co-Hosting A YouTube Video Series

For the past year and a half I’ve been co-hosting a YouTube video series called Vertical Hold. It’s been an interesting learning curve on a number of levels. Here are some key lessons if you want to build your own YouTube presence. More »      

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

Today’s best deals include Zombies! Run on Android, ACDSee on iOS and Flying Pirate Ship 3D on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick! More »      

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