Blog Profile / Lifehacker Australia

Filed Under:Lifestyle / Productivity
Posts on Regator:16336
Posts / Week:38.2
Archived Since:August 9, 2008

Blog Post Archive

How To Find A Life Coach [Infographic]

Whether you call them a life coach, personal strategist or mentor, having a guiding presence in your life can be hugely beneficial to your personal and professional development. Rather than telling you what to do, a good life coach will help you create a vision for where you want your life to go and then assist you in reaching that destination. Show More Summary

Planet Earth 2 Could Be The Tipping Point For 4K TV

I can’t remember exactly the first thing I did when I bought my HDTV way back in 2007, but if it wasn’t video games, it was almost certainly Planet Earth. Planet Earth. It was spectacular. It’s one of those ‘things’ – practically impossible to criticise. Show More Summary

PSA: Doritos Now Come In Enormous 330 Gram Bags

Observe this photo of two Doritos bags. The Doritos on the right are the large 170g version currently sold at supermarkets. The Doritos on the left are the new “Bigger Bag” version — a 330g behemoth designed for sharing. I think you know which bag to buy the next time you have a hankering for chips and salsa. It’s the bigger one. Obs. More »      

Data Surveillance Is All Around Us And It's Going To Change Our Behaviour

Enabled by exponential technological advancements in data storage, transmission and analysis, the drive to “datify” our lives is creating an ultra-transparent world where we are never free from being under surveillance. Increasing aspects of our lives are now recorded as digital data that are systematically stored, aggregated, analysed, and sold. Show More Summary

PlayStation VR: Five Things You Need To Know

The PlayStation VR launches in Australia today for $599. Here are ten things you need to know about the device, including the equipment you need, setup tips and where to buy it in Australia. More »      

Deals: 30% Off Selected Lenovo, Up To 80% Off Selected Chemist Warehouse

Every Thursday we team up OzBargain power poster tightarse to run through some of the best deals that have caught his attention. This week: 30% off selected Lenovo, up to 80% off selected products at Chemist Warehouse, 70% off underwear at Bonds Outlet — and more! More »      

Microsoft HoloLens: Australian Specs, Pricing And Release Date

In March, Microsoft opened up pre-orders for the HoloLens, its mixed reality headset, to developers in Canada and the US. Now Microsoft is gearing up to launch the HoloLens Development Edition and Commercial Edition in Australia. We have the specs for the device as well as the details on the pricing and release date. More »      

Three Pragmatic Responses To Provide When Someone Is 'Not OK'

Awareness events such as World Mental Health Day and RUOK Day are important for initiating conversations about mental health in the community. Anything to promote discussion in the media about what “mental health” means and how to seek...Show More Summary

Australians Are Expected To Lap Up Virtual Reality Headsets

Around 2.2 million Australian households are expected to have virtual reality (VR) headsets by 2020 as consumer awareness and interest grows for this kind of technology. More »      

Road Safety Reminder: Kangaroos Are Kamikaze Jerks

If you’ve ever driven down a lonely rural road in Australian bushland, you already know how much of a menace kangaroos can be. (My old car had the dents to prove it.) Usually, the danger comes from them accidentally bounding into the side of your car. Show More Summary

How To Address In-Fighting In A Startup

Startups are usually founded by teams with big ambitions. They pour their money and time into a business, often spending most of their day with each other. But when you’re spending so much time together, there’s bound to be some disagreements. Show More Summary

Indeed Releases Salary Estimator Tool For Australian Job Seekers

Whether you’re asking for a raise or looking for a new job, it’s always useful to know what the average salary for your profession is. Now global jobsite Indeed has released its new salaries tool to help you do that. It uses real data and estimates from employees, users along with job listings to give you an average salary for different positions. More »      

How Supermarkets Suck You Into Buying Junk Food

According to new research, three in five Australian adults get sucked in by promotions and specials on junk food and sugary drinks at the supermarket. The research for LiveLighter – a health education campaign delivered by the Cancer Council and Heart Foundation – found 53% of shoppers visit the supermarket several times a week or every day. More »      

Briefly: Overwatch Halloween, Best Private Schools, Fitbit Charge 2 Review

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: The Expanse comes to Australian Netflix, best private schools in Australia, is the Fitbit Charge 2 worth the money? More »      

Ask LH: What Will Happen If I Keep Using My Samsung Note7?

Dear Lifehacker, I purchased my Samsung Galaxy Note7 before the worldwide recall. According to the reports, the “exploding” issue has only affected a tiny, tiny fraction of customers. In Australia, there’s been three incidents out of 50,000+ phones, which works out to less than one percent. Show More Summary

Hump Day Deals: Cheap PlayStation VR Controllers, 50% Off Wine, Mega Pre-Christmas Tech Sale

Hump day (AKA Wednesday) is arguably the most boring day of the week. So why not liven things up by grabbing one of these nifty online bargains? Deals that caught our eye this week include: Catch Of The Day’s huge pre-Christmas sale, get the PlayStation VR controllers for $13, half-price Chardonnay at Vinomofo. More »      

IT Shouldn't Be Solely Responsible For Dealing With Insider Threats

An organisation can put a swathe of security products in place to protect against external threats, but if there’s a person working from the inside to steal information, those digital walls are basically useless. That’s the nature of...Show More Summary

Here's How Much Your Frequent Flyer Points Are Actually Worth [Infographic]

Frequent flyer points are a fantasy currency that fluctuates in value depending on how you use them. This makes it difficult to know what they’re actually worth. This infographic breaks down the dollar amount of 1000 points when purchasing everything from flight upgrades to commercial goods. More »      

Ask LH: What Will Happen If I Keep Using My Samsung Galaxy Note7?

Dear Lifehacker, I purchased my Samsung Galaxy Note7 before the worldwide recall. According to the reports, the “exploding” issue has only affected a tiny, tiny fraction of customers. In Australia, there’s been three incidents out of 50,000+ phones, which works out to less than one percent. Show More Summary

Moto Z And Moto Z Play: Australian Pricing, Specs And Release Date

Remember Motorola? The former telecommunications giant is launching two new mid-range smartphones into the Australian market tomorrow and they actually look pretty interesting. The Moto Z and Moto Z Play come with a range of modular add-ons ranging from a Hasselblad camera lens to a 70-inch movie projector. Here are the specs, pricing and availability details. More »      

Recent Posting Activity


Posts per Week
Posts on Regator

Related Blogs

Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC