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How To Stop Being Afraid Of Your Own Digital Voice

We all think our voices sound amazing and rich… until you hear a recording of yourself. If you’re awkward around your digital vocals, there’s really only one way to get comfortable — through practise. More »      

Dealhacker: 16GB Nexus 5X, $312 Delivered From eGlobal

If your current Android phone is looking a little sad next to this generation’s latest and greatest, here’s a chance to nab the Nexus 5X for the very reasonable price of $312, as long as you don’t mind waiting a few days for delivery. More »      

Microsoft Issues Updates For Surface Book, Surface Pro 4

In preparation for the upcoming Windows 10 Anniversary Update, Microsoft has released new firmware and drivers for its Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 devices. Here’s what you need to know. More »      

Why Some Places Should Be Off Limits For Pokémon GO

The outstanding, almost overnight success of Pokémon GO in the few countries its officially available has seen crowds of players gather in cities, overload the game’s servers and even led to the discovery a dead body. More »      

Dropbox's 'Lepton' Compresses JPEGs By 22 Per Cent... With No Quality Loss

If Google is obsessed with compression, you can count on the likes of Dropbox having a thing for it too. Driven by the need to store petabytes of user data in the most efficient way possible, the cloud storage company has come up with its own lossless JPEG compressor that can shave over 20 per cent off file sizes. More »      

Ubuntu Forums Hacked, Attackers Get Away With Names, Emails And Salted Passwords

Yesterday, Ubuntu custodian Canonical made users aware that its official forums had been breached via SQL injection. While usernames, email addresses and salted passwords were nabbed in the attack, Canonical is confident hackers did not get access to any core Ubuntu services. More »      

Deals: Learn Pro Techniques To Improve Your Photography

Want to take photographs just like the pros? Take your shots from zero to hero with the Hollywood Art Institute Photography Course & Certification. This course, filled to the brim with insight, tips and tricks, will show you the ways...Show More Summary

When To Book A Last-Minute Ski Holiday To New Zealand

There are still a few weeks for ski enthusiasts to take advantage of the winter skill. If you’re sick of hitting the same Aussie slopes, New Zealand has a brace of decent deals on at the moment — but to make it worthwhile, you need to save money on flights. Here’s when you need to book to get the best bang for buck. More »      

Video Briefly: Robot Chihuahua, Human Catapult, Speeding Through Games

Brief video items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: adorable pint-sized robot dog, people being shot into the air, skillful speedruns through games. More »      

Ozone Strike Pro Keyboard Review: Good Keyboard, Bad Software

I love a good mechanical keyboard. There’s something so satisfying about hearing the light tapping noises when I punch down on the keys. While mechanical keyboards are highly prized by gamers and coders, they can also be appealing to those that work on PCs on a regular basis. Show More Summary

Perceptive Tester: Can You Spot The iPhone In This Photo?

Believe it or not, there’s an iPhone laying somewhere on this carpet. You don’t need 20/10 vision or extraordinary detective skills to spot the handset — all that’s required is patience and a bit of squinting. (We’ve also included the solution for those who can’t find it.) More »      

Microsoft Scores Win Against US Govt's Demands To Access Outlook Emails Hosted Overseas

No, the US Government can’t access emails that are stored overseas even if it’s hosted by an American company. That’s according to a US appeals court ruling in a landmark case that involves one of the biggest technology players in the world, Microsoft. Here are the details. More »      

How I Succeeded: Redback Technologies' Daryll Walk

How I Succeeded is a regular series on Lifehacker where we ask business leaders for the secrets and tactics behind their success. Today: Daryll Walk from Redback Technologies. More »      

7 Things You Need To Know Before Getting Married [Infographic]

Good marriages take work. So do bad marriages and so-so marriages, come to think of it. In fact, pretty much every marriage is destined to fail if you don’t put in the hard yakka. If you’d prefer not to be another divorce statistic, this infographic could help you to iron out what’s wrong. More »      

10 Apps Every Windows 10 User Needs To Install

Microsoft’s concept of universal apps that run seamlessly across computers, tablets, and phones are a hallmark of the company’s newest operating system. The problem is most people don’t know which apps they should be using. With the Windows App Store growing all the time, there are plenty of ways to try out the new feature. Show More Summary

Microsoft Issues Updates Firmware And Drivers For Surface Book, Surface Pro 4

In preparation for the upcoming Windows 10 Anniversary Update, Microsoft has released new firmware and drivers for its Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 devices. Here’s what you need to know. More »      

The Deliveroo App Is Down. No Free Burgers For You! [Updated]

Deliveroo is serving up free burgers today from a variety of burger joints across Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane — except the site appears to be down for some users. Is there anything that can be done? More »      

Nintendo's NES Classic Edition Is The Console To Buy This Summer

Nintendo is resurrecting the 8-bit video game console that made it a household name. The NES Classic Edition is a miniaturised version of the original hardware that boats a HDMI port, a wireless controller and 30 inbuilt games ranging from Bubble Bobble to Super Mario Bros. Show More Summary

Deals: Practical Data-Crunching Lessons To Boost Your Career

Want skills that can instantly turn you into a rockstar job applicant? Then you need The Essential Data Analysis Bundle. This 3-course package, which teaches practical lessons in Excel, Business Analysis And Data Science, is available this week at 81% off the retail price for Lifehacker Australia readers. More »      

Warm Up With These Mulled Cider And Wine Recipes This Weekend

While mulled wine is a common Christmas drink enjoyed in a number of places where it’s actually cold at Christmas, it’s not so common here in Australia, even during our chilly winters. Cosying up with a mug of something that’s both warm and alcoholic is one of the best things you can do on a cold winter’s evening — here’s how you can make some. More »      

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