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Taste Test: Homemade Vegemite Chocolate

As you’ve doubtlessly seen on social media, Cadbury is partnering with Vegemite to create a new chocolate block flavoured with yeast extract. No really. This controversial sweet isn’t set to hit shelves until next month, so we thought we’d beat Cadbury to the punch with a homemade version. Show More Summary

Briefly: Mad Max Fury Road Review, 37 Free Android Apps

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Mad Max: Fury Road Australian review, 37 free Android apps, YouTube’s ten most popular video games of all time. More »      

The Perfect Wine And Takeaway Pairings Revealed [Infographic]

When most people think of wine-and-food pairings, they envision fine dining in a posh restaurant. However, there’s no reason why you can’t apply the same concept to cheap takeaway: it’s all about matching textures and flavours. ThisShow More Summary

Ask LH: Who Handles The Warranty If A Company Goes Out Of Business?

Hi Lifehacker, If you purchase a product from a manufacturer who no longer is in business and another company has taken over that product who is responsible for the warranty? More »      

How Shoppers Get Conned By Supermarket 'Deals'

On first glance, it seems that supermarkets are offering consumers great deals these days. Many do save us money and the majority of consumers manage the task of judging the value of a deal. However, our new research shows confusion among some consumers about how much they’re saving through price promotions. More »      

How To Decide When To Upgrade Your Hardware

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” is not a sensible policy when you’re dealing with crucial IT gear. Follow these basic guidelines to ensure you’re getting the maximum value from your equipment while minimising risk. More »      

Quickflix Realises That It's Terrible, Partners With Foxtel Presto

When we analysed the movie offerings on Australian subscription services recently, Quickflix came up looking like a very poor alternative to Netflix, Presto and Stan. Apparently Quickflix has reached the same conclusion, and has now decided it will need to offer Foxtel’s Presto service to its customers as well. More »      

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

Today’s best deals include SHADOWGUN on Android, Alien Tribe 2 on iOS and From Cheese on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick! More »      

All Seven Versions Of Windows 10 Explained

When Windows 10 finally appears this year, there will be at least seven separate versions of it available. Here’s what’s on offer in each. More »      

Briefly: Game Of Thrones Misadventures, Crazy Cannes Outfits, Cheap Pizza

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: The Game Of Thrones bus tour from hell, the most memorable outfits from the Cannes Film Festival,. More »      

Hump Day Deals: Huge Xbox Sale, 20% Off Delivery Hero, Cheap Skype Credits

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: get up to 50 per cent off Xbox games and accessories, cheap chicken and prawn pizzas from Domino’s, Kogan “Budget frenzy” tech sale. Show More Summary

Virgin Mobile Increases Data Allowances In The Most Confusing Manner Possible

It was only last month that Virgin Mobile increased the data allowances on its postpaid plans. It is now offering additional data on its more expensive contract plans — but deciphering what has actually happened is needlessly tricky. More »      

Ask LH: Do I Have To Give My Ex His Stuff Back?

My ex left me three years ago. We have now been divorced for two years. Until recently I have heard nothing from him but now he wants his stuff back. What should I do? Honestly, I do not want him here. More »      

5 Reasons Why ERP Still Sucks (And How To Fix It)

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is about as sexy as dried-up mucus, and user hatred for these systems is legendary. No large business can function without one, though. Why does ERP go wrong so often, and what can we do to fix it? More »      

Telstra's Mobile Broadband Data Passes: How They Stack Up

Mobile broadband usage is often irregular: you don’t need it when you’re at home, but if you travel for work or a holiday, your demands shoot up. Telstra’s new prepaid mobile broadband “data passes” are designed to deal with that need, but how do they measure up as a value proposition? More »      

12 Diets In 12 Months: Wholefood Vegetarian

It was what will be forever known as the month of bliss. After four weeks on the super restrictive Okinawa Diet, the next on my list of centenarian tried-and-tested eating plans was that of the Seventh Day Adventist poster girl Marge Jetton, who lived to 106 on a wholefood vegetarian diet. Show More Summary

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

Today’s best deals include Samurai II: Vengeance on Android, Worms 3 on iOS and ilomilo on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick! More »      

Patch Tuesday: Not Dead Yet

Microsoft’s long term plan with Windows 10 is to kill off Patch Tuesday, but that hasn’t happened yet. This week’s round of updates includes 13 patches and 3 critical updates. More »      

How I Succeeded: eWAY's Matt Bullock

How I Succeeded is a new series on Lifehacker where we ask business owners for the secrets and tactics behind their success. Today: Matt Bullock from eWAY. More »      

If We Actually Followed The Paleo Diet, We'd Be Cannibals

The so-called palaeodiet, and now even the palaeo-epigenetic diet, has come under a lot of scrutiny of late for making wild and unsubstantiated claims and for being downright dangerous to our health. I think it’s fair to ask if we’re...Show More Summary

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