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Ask LH: What's A Good Cheap Laptop For University?

Hi Lifehacker, I’m going back to university to start a Masters and will be doing subjects that range from bioinformatics and accounting to marketing and law. So I need a laptop that is under $1000 (ideally under $500), reasonably light with a good battery life and can handle large projects. Show More Summary

Lifehacker Awards 2014: Best Bank

The prizes keep going in the Lifehacker Awards 2014! This afternoon, we’re unveiling the winner of best bank. More »      

Takeaway Truth: Grill'd Crispy Bacon And Cheese Burger

Takeaway Truth is a regular Lifehacker feature where we compare marketing images against what you actually get served. Today: The Grill’d Crispy Bacon And Cheese burger. More »      

Tomi Offers Unlimited Broadband And Pay-As-You-Go

We’re not keen on having to sign long-term contracts for broadband or phone plans. New broadband reseller Tomi offers a pay-as-you-go approach, an unlimited deal, and the option of pausing your account. More »      

The Best Places To Buy 'Secret Santa' Gifts For Under $10

It’s nearly “Secret Santa” time again in workplaces and households around the country. This means lots of people are currently scrambling to find cheap gifts that don’t look blatantly tatty. If you’re in the same boat, these five stores contain plenty of fun, quality products that won’t break the bank — prices are capped at around $10. More »      

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

Today’s best deals include Catan on Android, Calista for iPhone and Futuron on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick! More »      

Lifehacker Awards 2014: Best Media Player

The triumphs continue in the Lifehacker Awards 2014! This morning, we’re revealing the winner of Best Media Player. More »      

How Netflix Will Deal With Australian VPN Users

As soon as Netflix announced its plans to launch in Australia in March 2015, I began wondering what would happen to the many Australians who already pay to access the service and use a VPN to work around geoblocking. Would they be forced...Show More Summary

The Most Popular Online Porn In Australia's Biggest Cities [NSFW]

The in-no-way-shocking figures are in: Australians like porn. But which city favours same-sex lady love, and which one is more interested in when events reach their (ahem) peak? More »      

Briefly: New Anti-Piracy Laws, Tesla Model S Australian Launch

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers including: Federal Government outs anti-piracy plan, Tesla Model S launches in Australia, is cracking your knuckles actually bad for you? More »      

Hump Day Deals: 115 Free Ebooks, EB Games Christmas Sale, $50 Off At WineMarket

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: 90 per cent off White Hat hacking courses, 115 free Kindle ebooks, get 30% off Amazon clothes and jewelry. Click the links below to land yourself a bargain. More »      

How Parents Can Help Their Kids Understand Maths

Teaching maths concepts has long been considered the domain of the classroom teacher, with many parents often feeling unable to help their kids develop this skill. However, parents already do many things with their kids that can encourage mathematical thinking and help them see the relevance of mathematics in their everyday lives. More »      

Lifehacker Awards 2014: Best Games Console

Throughout this week, we’re announcing the winners in the 2014 Lifehacker Awards. This one was always going to be close-fought: best games console. And the winner is... More »      

Ask LH: What's A Good MP3 Player For An Older Person?

Hi Lifehacker, I want to purchase a portable MP3 player for my aunt. The problem is that she has a vision impairment and is in her 70s. Are there any models out there that have basic functionality and big buttons? More »      

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

Today’s best deals include ezPDF Reader on Android, Stickman Tennis for iPhone and Snap a Calorie on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick! More »      

Microsoft Office Expands Document Inspector To Check Embedded Documents

The Document Inspector is a relatively obscure Office feature which helps identify elements of documents that could pose a security risk. The next updates for Excel, Word and PowerPoint add some new options to check for, including checking embedded documents. More »      

Lifehacker Awards 2014: Best Cloud Computing Provider

Throughout this week, we’ll be announcing the winners in the 2014 Lifehacker Awards. Today’s first category is best cloud computing provider, and the winner is... More »      

Briefly: Hamburger History, Cheap Hotels, DIY Bullet Earphones

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: The origin of the hamburger, Nathan Drake climbs, get $50 off hotel bookings with HotelClub. More »      

ACCC Busts Egg Suppliers For Making False 'Free Range' Claims

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has instituted proceedings in the Federal Court against Derodi and Holland Farms for falsely branding its eggs as “free range”. In reality, the hens are mostly kept indoors and are unable to move about freely. More »      

Telstra's New International Travel Roaming Deals: Better, Still Not Great

Telstra has always had stupidly expensive deals for roaming data and overseas calls on mobile plans. Do its new International Travel passes — which incorporate a bundle of options for a fixed period — improve that situation? Yes, but you can still do better. More »      

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