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URL :http://www.lifehacker.com.au
Filed Under:Lifestyle / Productivity
Posts on Regator:13758
Posts / Week:42.5
Archived Since:August 9, 2008

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Briefly: Hot Mobile Games, Tinder Con, iPhone Faceoff

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Five games you need to play when you get a new phone, Tony Abbott saves the universe, iPhone 6 Versus iPhone 6 Plus. More »      

Opal Card Study Finds More Than 60% Of Commuters Are Worse Off

An independent study from the makers of personal finance app Pocketbook has found that Sydney commuters are spending 10-15% extra on their weekly travel since Opal cards replaced paper tickets. More »      

Ask LH: Is It Safer To Have My Phone In Flight Mode When I Sleep?

Hey Lifehacker, Is it true that you shouldn’t keep your mobile phone near your head while sleeping? I want to purchase a sleep cycle app that requires keeping the phone under my pillow. Obviously, I don’t want this to affect my health. Would it help if I kept it in airplane mode each night before bed? More »      

Taste Test: McDonald's UK Crisscut Fries

It has become something of a Lifehacker tradition to sample unique McDonald’s food items whenever we travel abroad. From the “McLobster” in Canada to the Parmigiano cheese bar in Italy, there’s certainly been a lot of weird stuff to choose from. Show More Summary

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

Today’s best deals include Multiponk on iOS, Ships ‘n Battles HD on Android, and Alien Rain on Windows Phone. end without warning, so be quick! More »      

Briefly: Google's Resume Hacks, Studi Ghibli Wallpapers, Cheap Pebble Smartwatch

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: National Security legislation passed into law, 100 Studi Ghibli wallpapers, the rise and fall of the Dead Space video game series. More »      

Hump Day Deals: 33% Off Pebble Smartwatch, Cheap Toolbox, 50% Off Rosé Wine

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 50% off 201-piece Stanley mechanics tool set, get a free PlayStation 4 with Sony Xperia Z3 smartphone, 15% off Lite n’ Easy food orders. Show More Summary

ACMA Tackles iiNet And Dodo For Direct Debit Violations

Internet service providers iiNet and Dodo have both come under fire from the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) for consumer protection law breaches relating to direct debit practices. The companies were warned forShow More Summary

Ask LH: Can I Warm Up Before I Reach The Gym?

Dear Lifehacker I enjoy going to the gym, and recently I’ve been trying to upgrade my warm up. But I’m wondering: how close to the workout does the warm up have to be? Am I OK spending some time warming up at home and then heading to the gym, or will the effect wear off? More »      

Taste Test: What Does 'Green' Coke Made From Stevia Leaves Taste Like?

Coca-Cola Life is a new “mid calorie” soft drink for health-conscious cola fans who don’t like the taste of Diet Coke. It’s hero ingredient is Steviol Glycosides, a natural sweetener extracted from the leaves of the stevia plant and mixed with sugar. Show More Summary

How To Perfect Work/Life Balance (Without Quitting Your Job)

This week, the CEO of Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO) made headlines around the world for quitting his $100 million job to spend more time with his family. Mohamed El-Erian made the decision after his 10-year old daughter presented him with 22-point list outlining all the events he had missed during the past year. Show More Summary

Briefly: Batman Vs. Superman, Cheap Business Shoes

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Foxtel Play comes to Xbox One, three must-have Android apps, get a free PS4 with Sony Xperia Z3 pre-orders from Virgin Mobile. More »      

Free Telstra Wi-Fi Hotspots Coming In November

Telstra will be switching on its first Wi-Fi hotspots this November as part of a nationwide trial that is set to include 1000 locations before Christmas. The first batch of hotspots will be located at payphone sites in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Hobart, Perth and Canberra. For the rest of 2014, access will be free. More »      

Elevator Pitch: Best Exhaust

Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we’re talking with Mike Glew from Best Exhaust. More »      

Ask LH: How Do I Work Out Which Power Supply Unit I Need?

Hello Lifehacker, I have been wondering, how can I calculate how much power my computer needs? I’m really confused about this, so please explain how I can calculate how many watts my power supply unit (PSU) will need if I upgrade. And any other tips on choosing one? More »      

Briefly: Laptop Buying Guide, Jupiter Ascending Trailer, SBS Movie Streaming

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Watch the latest trailer to Jupiter Ascending, Gizmodo laptop buying guide 2014, get 400 movies from SBS for free. More »      

Coles Banned From Advertising 'Fresh' Bread For Three Years

Coles has been banned from promoting its bread products as “fresh” for three years as punishment for false advertising. The Federal Court found that breads advertised by Coles as “freshly baked in store” were sometimes produced months previously in other countries. Show More Summary

Dealhacker: Get A 500GB 'Special Edition' Xbox 360 Bundle For $279

Microsoft is slashing the price of its Xbox 360 console range with prices now starting at $179 for the 4GB bare-bones version. There’s also a new 500GB blue console that comes bundled with Call of Duty: Ghosts and Call of Duty: Black Ops II for $279. More »      

Your Bank Balance Is Dependent On Your Dependants

English words that sound identical and differ only by their use of an “a” or an “e” can often cause confusion. And so it proves yet again with dependent and dependant. More »      

Ask LH: How Can I Persuade My Employer To Let Me Use Dropbox?

Hi Lifehacker, My workplace won’t let me use Dropbox anymore — I’ve been told I can only access it via the browser. How do I go about persuading them that I should be allowed access? More »      

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