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Hump Day Deals: 50% Off T2 Teas, OzGamesShop Xmas Sale, Cheap 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: Half-price T2 tea packs, The Wine Market flash sale, get Command & Conquer Red Alert 2 free. More »      

EMC Adds New Features To Products For Hybrid Cloud Storage Support

Hybrid cloud adoption is on the rise in the enterprise space. EMC is responding to this trend by folding in new capabilities to its existing product range to connect primary storage and data protection system to private and public clouds. More »      

5 Horrible Things To Do While Borrowing Your Friend's Phone

We all know the moment. Your friend’s phone is sitting, unprotected, unguarded, just waiting to be used for a little mischief. You know you should take this opportunity to do something with it, but inspiration rarely hits until it’s too late. Show More Summary

Ask LH: Should I Upgrade My PC Piece-By-Piece Or All In One Go?

Dear Lifehacker, My current desktop is on its last legs and I’m looking at upgrading. I bought it in 2008, so it’s definitely time to move on! The problem is I’m on a very tight budget. I was wondering if you had any advice on whether I should upgrade my components in increments, or try to save up and buy the whole thing in one go? More »      

How To Be An Insufferable Vegetarian

Last year on Evil Week, we counted down the top ten ways to annoy a vegan. Now it’s time to piss off the carnivores. If you abstain from meat, here are ten ways to infuriate your bacon-loving buddies and defy everything they stand for. More »      

App Deals: Your Task Manager Shouldn't Stress You Out

Today’s best deals include Task Harmonia on Android, exPDF Cup on iOS and KCals Calorie Counter on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick! More »      

Microsoft: You Can't Sacrifice The User Experience For Security

It’s the eternal struggle between workers and IT managers: employees want to have access to certain systems and applications that will make their jobs easier but IT managers, in a bid to protect their organisations from external security threats, will not allow it. Show More Summary

How Selfies Can Ruin Your Holiday (And Even Kill You) [Infographic]

Selfies are a thing now and there’s really no escaping it. People just can’t get enough of taking pictures of their mugs, often while they’re on holidays with a beautiful destination as their backdrop. But sometimes people get carried...Show More Summary

Microsoft To IT Pros: Stand Up And Be Leaders In Your Organisations

IT professionals need to become leaders in their companies to promote change through the use of cloud and mobility technologies, according to Microsoft corporate vice-president for enterprise mobility Brad Anderson. He was the keynote speaker at Microsoft Ignite 2015 in the Gold Coast. More »      

Briefly: White Australia, Fallout 4 Tips, Click Frenzy

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Fallout 4 playing tips, Australia’s secret history, Click Frenzy returns. More »      

Elevator Pitch: Spares Box

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 Leon Saliba, managing director of Spares Box. More »      

Ask LH: What's The Point Of Incognito Mode And Other 'Secret' Browsers?

Dear Lifehacker, I’ve noticed that most internet browsers have a “secret” or “incognito” mode in their options. I was just wondering what the benefits of using this mode are? Does it hide my browsing history from everyone, or just people who use my computer? More »      

Should Australian Pub And Restaurant Workers Be Tipped?

Australia is one of the few Western nations where tipping isn’t expected — but this could soon be set to change if the results of a new national survey can be believed. According to bar tab app Clipp, nearly 60 per cent of Australians regularly tip, despite often making less money per hour than their servers. Show More Summary

The Hacker Who Inspired Apple: John "Captain Crunch" Draper

In the spirit of Lifehacker’s evil week, this week’s profile focusses on a programmer who — while not actually evil in any sense of the word — operated on the wrong side of the law more often than not. Notable both for being an iconic...Show More Summary

App Deals: YouTube Music Now Available

Today’s best deals include YouTube Music on Android, Busy on iOS and Darksong Chronicles on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick! More »      

Sick Of Your Partner's Crap? The Breakup Shop Will Dump Them On Your Behalf For $10

The Breakup Shop is an online service that takes “ghosting” to a whole new level. For a fixed fee, its staff members will perform breakups through texts, emails, letters or phone calls on your behalf. In the words of the company: “Let us handle the messy work of the breakup so you can spend more time swiping right.” Classy. More »      

Microsoft Launches Windows Store For Business In Australia

Microsoft has launched Windows Store for Business, which allows IT decision makers, purchasers and administrators to curate, deploy and manage apps to Windows 10 devices across their organisations. The new online store has been switched on for 21 countries, including Australia. More »      

Six Tips For Photographing The Leonid Meteor Shower

This week the Leonid meteor shower will grace our skies. A scattering of bright meteors will appear to radiate from the Leo constellation and will be visible right across Australia. The meteor shower activity will peak on the morning of November 18 in the form of a meteor storm. Show More Summary

Google Beefs Up Safe Browsing Service To Protect Against Beguiling Online Attacks

Google rolled out its Safe Browsing service eight years ago to protect internet users against traditional phishing attacks on the web. But the online security landscape has evolved since then and attacks are becoming much more sophisticated. That is why Google has fleshed out Safe Browsing to encompass deceptive social engineering attacks on the web. More »      

Briefly: Fallout 4 Food, Slacker Science, Facebook Theft

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: The importance of food in Fallout 4, how Facebook steals billion of video views from creators, the science of being lazy. More »      

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