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Presto Gets Its Act Together: Adds HD, AirPlay And More

If our reader comments are anything to go by, Presto is generally considered to be the worst of Australia’s major streaming services. Part of this is doubtlessly fueled by hatred for Murdoch and Foxtel, although there also legitimate beefs with the product; including lack of content and the absence of HD. Show More Summary

Briefly: IFA Highlights, Game Development Inquiry, $130 PC

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: The $130 Windows PC-on-a-stick, 15 high-paying jobs for people who don’t like stress, why you need to make a submission to the government’s games development inquiry. More »      

Google Chrome Custom Tabs Allow Apps To Pre-Load Third Party Websites In The Background

Google has released Chrome Custom Tabs which will make loading third-party web content in Android apps super fast. This will be of great benefit to Android app developers and here’s why. More »      

How Many Kilojoules Does Swimming Burn? [Infographic]

It’s finally springtime, which means cossie weather is nearly upon us (eek!) If you’re still carrying some of that post-winter flab, you might be planning to give public pools a miss this year. Bad move. As the below infographic from Bakyard Ocean shows, swimming is one of the most effective ways to burn off energy and build muscle. More »      

Biggest Challenges For Software Developers Today

Software development is a dynamic industry and developers are finding it a challenge to stay on top of new technologies for their profession. That’s according the Applications Developers Alliance’s first ever Developer Insights report. We breakdown the results the report’s results. More »      

The Moonshot Desktop

This Windows 10 desktop is super simple, but everything just fits. Part of it is because Victor is using it on a 60” TV, but its lack of widgets and toggles doesn’t make it any less useful and good looking. Here’s what you’ll need for a similar look. Read more...

Today at Lifehacker: After Hours, we’re wishing you a happy hump day.

Today at Lifehacker: After Hours, we’re wishing you a happy hump day. That is all. Read more...

Is Red Tape Holding Your Organisation Back?

Services firm, Deloitte, recently surveyed 50 chairs and CEOs of Australia’s biggest private sector companies about their views on Government regulations on their businesses. A majority of them indicated that Government red tape is a big concern for them with the potential to stifle their company’s growth. We breakdown the results here. More »      

Make More Nutritious Salads by Paying Attention to Water Content

If you’re on a diet or just trying to eat healthier, salads are likely a staple of your meal plan. While they’re great for filling you up with fiber, to create truly nutritious salads you should also consider the water content of each ingredient. Read more...

Google Docs Brings In New Tools To Woo Students

Google has added some handy tools to its Docs productivity suite aimed squarely at students. Here’s a rundown of what’s new. More »      

Gizmodo Physicists Discover “Hidden Chaos” Lurking Everywhere | Jalopnik You’re Gonna Want To Watch

Gizmodo Physicists Discover “Hidden Chaos” Lurking Everywhere | Jalopnik You’re Gonna Want To Watch This Car Video Again | Jezebel Was Banning Tyler, the Creator, the Victory International Feminism Needed? | Kotaku Rocket League Is Better With Overly Excited Soccer Commentators | Kinja Popular Posts Read more...

Fight Off Secondhand Stress From Your Colleagues With a "Power Lead"

Stress can be spread to other people, just like an infection. If you find that your colleagues are always spreading their stress to you, you might be able to prevent it next time by opening your conversation with a positive comment. Read more...

Be Ready for Anything In the Wilderness With This DIY Survival Watch

It’s always good to be prepared when you’re trekking out into the wilderness, but survival gear can take up all of your space that’s better served for tasty things like sandwiches. This custom five-in-one survival watch has you covered. Read more...

Top 10 Ways to Break Into and Out of Almost Anything

Breaking into an electronic safe may seem nefarious...unless it’s your own safe and you forgot the combination. Sometimes, you need to do a little evil to do a little good. Today, as part of Lifehacker’s 10th anniversary celebration, we’re showing you how to break into (and out of) almost anything. Read more...

Fix a Warped Wood Cutting Board With a Damp Cloth and an Iron

Wood cutting boards can easily warp if you let too much moisture get to them for extended periods of time. Fortunately, you can fix it by warping it back with a couple household items. Read more...

Build a Smartphone-Controlled Garage Door Opener

If you have an older garage door, you probably have a bunch of obnoxious large remotes sitting around. If you’re prefer something a bit more sleek (and secure ), Make shows you how to build a garage door opener you can control with your smartphone. Read more...

School Nurses Are Bad At Diagnosing Head Lice

If a school nurse says your kid has head lice, they’re probably wrong—and if you got the news from a doctor, be even more suspicious. Head scratching and white dots in the hair are usually not lice—but they’re mistaken for lice more often than you’d think. Read more...

Google Docs Adds an In-App Research Mode, Dictation, and More

Google Docs is rolling out a slew of updates today, including a new research mode for the Android app, voice typing in Chrome, and more. Read more...

How to Do Your Own Yearly Home Inspection

Before you buy a home, it’s always a good idea to get a professional home inspector—but that shouldn’t be the only time you give your home a thorough look. Here’s a checklist of what to look for when performing a yearly visual inspection on your own home, or one you are considering buying. Read more...

Gluru Shows You Files, Emails, and More Right When You Need Them 

Web/Android/iOS (Coming Soon): One of the best things about Google Now is that it floats useful information right when you need it. Gluru is a new app and web service that wants to do the same, just for your productive life, by pulling from Dropbox, Google Drive, Evernote, Google Calendar, and more. Read more...

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