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Ask LH: Which Laptops Are Good Choices For School?

Hi Lifehacker, Next year the school my sons attend is introducing a BYOD policy, so I have to buy laptops or tablets for each of them. They both have desktops at home. More »      

Veghacker: Why I'm Not Eating Any Meat In November

It has been far too long since I undertook a food challenge for Lifehacker. So I’ve decided that during November I will adopt a vegetarian diet and give up meat altogether. More »      

What The New Metadata Retention Laws Propose

Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has finally presented proposed legislation to the Australian Parliament regarding the Abbott Government’s plans for the retention of metadata. More »      

Bad News, Game Of Thrones Fans: Foxtel Has Extended Its Deal With HBO

If you’re one of the people who complains about the fact that the only legal way to watch Game Of Thrones at the time of original broadcast in Australia is to pay for a Foxtel subscription, time to get your whine on again. Foxtel has...Show More Summary

The Floating Cards Home Screen

If old-timey cartoons taught us anything, it's that monochrome color palettes go pretty well with a dash of red. My Color Screen user JRS takes this approach with today's home screen design. Read more...

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

Today’s best deals include Magnet Balls on Windows Phone, Slender Man Origins on iOS and Perfect Produce on Android. Deals end without warning, so be quick! More »      

Save Face When You're Angry with a "Discomfort Caveat"

Anger has a way of getting the best of us. Most of the time, it's better to walk away and take a few minutes to cool off, but you may not always have the time or space to do so. A "discomfort caveat" can inform the other party that you're not thinking as clearly as you'd like to and help keep the conversation under control. Read more...

ZIP Lookup Provides Cultural Information for Different ZIP Codes

If you're planning to make a move to a new area or city soon, it might be a good idea to know what the area is like. ZIP Lookup gives you detailed descriptions of the types of people and cultural lifestyles you'll find within each ZIP code. Read more...

How To Get Fit Without Exercising

To remain healthy, you need to exercise regularly — but does that mean you have to schedule time at the gym? One study suggests that it’s possible to get enough physical activity for good health through housework, gardening and washing the car. More »      

Find the Perfect Word for Your Feelings with This Vocabulary Wheel

Sometimes it's hard to explain exactly how you feel. This handy vocabulary wheel helps you narrow down exactly what word best expresses your current emotional state. Read more...

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Ask LH: Why Can't I Claim HECS-HELP Fees As A Tax Deduction?

Hi Lifehacker, I’ve just discovered that I cannot claim HECS-HELP repayments as a tax deduction. This makes no sense to me. If I pay my course fees up front I can claim them as a self-education expense, but if I repay them to the government I can’t? What gives? More »      

The Theory of Cumulative Stress: How to Recover When Stress Builds Up

For most people, stress is simply a fact of life, and you need to learn how to manage it. Simply ignoring the stress in your life can cause it to snowball and take a physical toll. Here's how to deal with your stress when it starts to build up. Read more...

Ask Dr. Nerdlove: Why Do I Keep Getting Friend-Zoned?

Hello, Internet! Welcome to Ask Dr. Nerdlove, the only dating advice column that knows how to get every ending in the dating sim of your life. Read more...

These Charts Reveal Whether More Income Really Would Make You Happier

Does having more money automatically make people happier? We know a little about how that works ( and doesn't work) on an individual level, but what happens when we're talking not just about individuals, but about the happiness of entire countries? Read more...

Cloud Attitudes Are Often All-Or-Nothing, But Cloud Decisions Shouldn't Be

Cloud computing isn’t a topic that managers are neutral about. However, that doesn’t mean that the decisions we make about cloud rollouts are logical. More »      

Omnistat Puts A System Monitor In Your iPhone's Notification Center

iOS: Sometimes, you just want to know everything that's going on with your iPhone or iPad. Omnistat is an app that does just that. It gives you a ton of info about your device and displays it all right in the Notification Center. Read more...

How To Decide If You Can Live Without A Car

Cars are a way of life in Australia (and around the world). While most of us enjoy the freedom they offer, their costs can be a burden on your budget. Not everyone can live without that red mark in the ledger, but we’ll help you find out if you might be a candidate. More »      

What Is On Netflix? Uses Rotten Tomatoes and IMDB to Help Pick a Movie

Picking a movie to watch on Netflix is often pretty hard. What is on Netflix? taps into Rotten Tomatoes and IMDB scores to help you quickly find something good. Read more...

Five Best Battery Chargers

Your nominations are fully charged and now it's time to find a winner. Check out the contenders and then head for poll. Read more...

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