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Top Five Tech Highlights From IFA 2015IFA, or “Internationale Funkausstellung” to give it its native title, is one of
Top Five Tech Highlights From IFA 2015
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 50 minutes ago
IFA, or “Internationale Funkausstellung” to give it its native title, is one of the biggest consumer technology trade shows in the world. Each year, the tech industry’s most important brands converge on Berlin to show off their latest and greatest... Read more
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How I Succeeded: Bulletproof 's Anthony WoodwardHow I Succeeded is a regular series on Lifehacker where we ask business owners
How I Succeeded: Bulletproof 's Anthony Woodward
Lifehacker Australia / Posted an hour ago
How I Succeeded is a regular series on Lifehacker where we ask business owners for the secrets and tactics behind their success. Today: Anthony Woodward from Bulletproof. Current gig: CEO, Bulletproof Group Limited Current mobile device: Apple... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
How Do You Complete A Project When You're Afraid Of Failure?Dear Lifehacker, I have a habit of coming up with an idea, and then not actuall
How Do You Complete A Project When You're Afraid Of Failure?
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 3 hours ago
Dear Lifehacker, I have a habit of coming up with an idea, and then not actually following through with it. I have a specific project that I have really wanted to do for a long time, but I have never actually made an effort to make it happen. I think... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
NetNewsWire Returns With Modern Features Your education doesn't have to stop once you leave school. We've put together
NetNewsWire Returns With Modern Features
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 10 hours ago
Your education doesn't have to stop once you leave school. We've put together a curriculum of some of the best free online classes available on the web for the latest term of Lifehacker U, our regularly... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
IFA Highlights, Game Development Inquiry, $130 PCYour education doesn't have to stop once you leave school. We've put together a
IFA Highlights, Game Development Inquiry, $130 PC
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 23 hours ago
Your education doesn't have to stop once you leave school. We've put together a curriculum of some of the best free online classes available on the web for the latest term of Lifehacker U, our regularly updating guide to improving your life with... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Chrome's Dev Channel Mutes Auto-Play Media Opened In The Background Your education doesn't have to stop once you leave school. We've put together
Chrome's Dev Channel Mutes Auto-Play Media Opened In The Background
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 23 hours ago
Your education doesn't have to stop once you leave school. We've put together a curriculum of some of the best free online classes available on the web for the latest term of... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
The Best Way To Pack A Fancy Hat In A Suitcase So It Doesn't Get Crushed Your education doesn't have to stop once you leave school. We've put together
The Best Way To Pack A Fancy Hat In A Suitcase So It Doesn't Get Crushed
Lifehacker Australia / Posted yesterday
Your education doesn't have to stop once you leave school. We've put together a curriculum of some of the best free online classes available on the web for the latest term of... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
How Can I Tame My Soft Drink Addiction?I’ve been drinking soft drinks since I was a kid and can’t get enough of the st
How Can I Tame My Soft Drink Addiction?
Lifehacker Australia / Posted yesterday
I’ve been drinking soft drinks since I was a kid and can’t get enough of the stuff — Coke, Fanta, Pepsi, Sprite, RC Cola, Bisleri Chinotto, you name it. As I hit my mid-20s I’m beginning to wonder what all that sugar and caffeine is doing to my... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Plan Your Free Online Education At Lifehacker U: September 2015 EditionYour education doesn’t have to stop once you leave school. We’ve put together a
Plan Your Free Online Education At Lifehacker U: September 2015 Edition
Lifehacker Australia / Posted yesterday
Your education doesn’t have to stop once you leave school. We’ve put together a curriculum of some of the best free online classes available on the web for the latest term of Lifehacker U, our regularly updating guide to improving your life with... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Chromebooks Have Come A Long WayChromebooks have come a long way since they were first introduced. While they u
Chromebooks Have Come A Long Way
Lifehacker Australia / Posted yesterday
Chromebooks have come a long way since they were first introduced. While they used to be laptop-shaped browser machines, they have grown capable enough to actually stand up to other laptops. I didn’t expect to love my Chromebook, but it’s replaced my... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
How To Make Healthier, Tastier Versions Of Lunchbox Favourites At HomeYou already know the basics for packing a healthy lunch for your kiddo, part of
How To Make Healthier, Tastier Versions Of Lunchbox Favourites At Home
Lifehacker Australia / Posted yesterday
You already know the basics for packing a healthy lunch for your kiddo, part of which is making sure your child actually eats what you pack them. The below recipes are not only infinitely tastier versions of popular pre-packaged lunch items, but... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Cortana On Windows 10 Officially Comes To Australia Dear Lifehacker, I just read a news report on an Australian tech site that sa
Cortana On Windows 10 Officially Comes To Australia
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 2 days ago
Dear Lifehacker, I just read a news report on an Australian tech site that said Netflix will be losing a bunch of content this month. Apparently, around 80 movies and TV shows are set to disappear.... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Are All My Favourite Netflix Movies About To Disappear?Dear Lifehacker, I just read a news report on an Australian tech site that said
Are All My Favourite Netflix Movies About To Disappear?
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 2 days ago
Dear Lifehacker, I just read a news report on an Australian tech site that said Netflix will be losing a bunch of content this month. Apparently, around 80 movies and TV shows are set to disappear. The same story is appearing on multiple Aussie... Read more
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The Baffled, Bias-Lit WorkspaceYouTuber Mumbo Jumbo makes some pretty rad Minecraft videos, and posted his equ
The Baffled, Bias-Lit Workspace
Lifehacker / Posted 2 days ago
YouTuber Mumbo Jumbo makes some pretty rad Minecraft videos, and posted his equally rad workspace to Reddit’s battlestations subreddit for everyone to see. Some ambient bias lighting, some acoustic foam baffling, and a well-placed microphone, and he... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
The Downsides Of Deal Hunting When You TravelTravelling can be expensive. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways to do it on a
The Downsides Of Deal Hunting When You Travel
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 2 days ago
Travelling can be expensive. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways to do it on a budget. As someone who loves both saving money and travelling, I’ve realised there are sometimes downsides to these money saving travel tips. Being aware of them can help... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Four Scientific Ways To Stay Awake Without Caffeine Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including. Delicious low-car
Four Scientific Ways To Stay Awake Without Caffeine
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 2 days ago
Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including. Delicious low-carb pizza recipe, Nexus 5 rumour roundup, Halo 5's stunning video game intro. A little reimagining can make leftovers... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Elevator Pitch: LocomoteElevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and
Elevator Pitch: Locomote
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 3 days ago
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 Philip Weinman from Locomote. In 128 words or less, explain your business... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
How Can I Mute My Facebook Video Uploads?Dear Lifehacker, I made a peaceful video of clouds on my phone and put it on Fa
How Can I Mute My Facebook Video Uploads?
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 3 days ago
Dear Lifehacker, I made a peaceful video of clouds on my phone and put it on Facebook. However, when I viewed it there was a bunch of talking and car noises in the background. I want it to play in serene silence. Is there any way I can delete the... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
In Defence Of The Clean InstallThese days, a new operating system can be downloaded from the web and installed
In Defence Of The Clean Install
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 3 days ago
These days, a new operating system can be downloaded from the web and installed in a couple of reboots or “purchased” for free from an App Store. It might seem like a clean install isn’t worth the time and effort. Nothing could be further from the... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Five Megatrends Keeping IT Business Leaders On Their ToesIn a recent study by Tech Research Asia for NetApp, 468 business and IT leaders
Five Megatrends Keeping IT Business Leaders On Their Toes
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 3 days ago
In a recent study by Tech Research Asia for NetApp, 468 business and IT leaders across Australia and New Zealand were asked what “megatrends” they thought would be the most disruptive to their businesses in the long run. While these trends do bring... Read more
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'It Was Infested With Flies': Horror Stories From The 23 Worst Airlines In The WorldLast week, Skytrax named and shamed the world’s worst airlines via its annual S
'It Was Infested With Flies': Horror Stories From The 23 Worst Airlines In The World
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 3 days ago
Last week, Skytrax named and shamed the world’s worst airlines via its annual Star Ratings report. Airlines that received two stars or less were found to be below average in multiple categories and generally sucky across the board. But how bad are... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
How To Handle Being Bullied As An AdultYou’d think that bullies would disappear after high school, but some people nev
How To Handle Being Bullied As An Adult
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 3 days ago
You’d think that bullies would disappear after high school, but some people never grow out of being a great big jerk. They may not steal your lunch money anymore, but bullies can still harass you, put you down and even undermine your work. Here are... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Make Simple Hand Saw Safety Guards Out Of Flexible Conduit To live a comfortable life with money left over for other things, it's import
Make Simple Hand Saw Safety Guards Out Of Flexible Conduit
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 3 days ago
To live a comfortable life with money left over for other things, it's important to make sure we can really afford our housing expense, one of our biggest budget items. One guideline for... Read more
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Whether to Tether: What You Should Know About Phone-to-Laptop ConnectionsPumping your smartphone's 3G/4G data into your laptop, or "tethering," seems li
Whether to Tether: What You Should Know About Phone-to-Laptop Connections
Lifehacker / Posted 3 days ago
Pumping your smartphone's 3G/4G data into your laptop, or "tethering," seems like a convenient and money-saving productivity hack. But is tethering as fast or reliable as a dedicated wireless modem or MyFi? Here's what you should know before you... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Should I Embellish Skills In My LinkedIn Profile?Dear Lifehacker, I’ve nearly finished my university degree in engineering, so k
Should I Embellish Skills In My LinkedIn Profile?
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 4 days ago
Dear Lifehacker, I’ve nearly finished my university degree in engineering, so keeping my LinkedIn up to date is of course crucial. But I wonder, how skilled should I be to list a skill on LinkedIn? For example, when it comes to renewable energy, I... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
What To Do When You Find Out A Coworker Makes More Money Than YouAaargh! You just found out that your coworker makes more than you do, even thou
What To Do When You Find Out A Coworker Makes More Money Than You
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 4 days ago
Aaargh! You just found out that your coworker makes more than you do, even though you both do the same kind of work, you’ve been there longer and you do a better job. You feel demoralized, insulted by your employer and resentful of your coworker.... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Killer Interview Question: Who Is The Smartest Person You Know And How Do They Use Their Intelligence?This week’s KIQ comes from Lisa Thompson, Commvault human resources director fo
Killer Interview Question: Who Is The Smartest Person You Know And How Do They Use Their Intelligence?
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 4 days ago
This week’s KIQ comes from Lisa Thompson, Commvault human resources director for Asia-Pacific. The aim of this question is to make the interviewee evaluate what ‘intelligence’ actually means and how it is used. “By giving this person an identity,... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
F.lux For Mac Adds 'Backwards Alarm Clock' To Show How Much Sleep You're Missing When done well, daily and weekly planning rituals can help you travel gracefu
F.lux For Mac Adds 'Backwards Alarm Clock' To Show How Much Sleep You're Missing
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 6 days ago
When done well, daily and weekly planning rituals can help you travel gracefully through life in a peaceful, intentional manner. But sometimes, over-planning your... Read more
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What to Do When You Find Out a Coworker Makes More Than You DoAaargh. You just found out that your coworker makes more than you do, even thou
What to Do When You Find Out a Coworker Makes More Than You Do
Lifehacker / Posted 6 days ago
Aaargh. You just found out that your coworker makes more than you do, even though you both do the same kind of work, you’ve been there longer, and you do a better job. You feel demoralized, insulted by your not-such-a-great friend employer, and... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
The Best Way To Close A Paint Can Without Making A Mess Advil, Panadol and aspirin all claim to treat minor aches and pains, but they
The Best Way To Close A Paint Can Without Making A Mess
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 6 days ago
Advil, Panadol and aspirin all claim to treat minor aches and pains, but they're not interchangeable. Ibuprofen (the ingredient in Advil) works the best in most cases -- but all three are... Read more
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Free Games Friday: Metro Wars, Hatchi, Pac-Man 256 Advil, Panadol and aspirin all claim to treat minor aches and pains, but they
Free Games Friday: Metro Wars, Hatchi, Pac-Man 256
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 6 days ago
Advil, Panadol and aspirin all claim to treat minor aches and pains, but they're not interchangeable. Ibuprofen (the ingredient in Advil) works the best in most cases -- but all three are probably... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Video Briefly: New Star Wars Trailer, Metal Gear Solid Explained, Colossal Machines Skytrax has released its annual world airline star ratings, which are recogni
Video Briefly: New Star Wars Trailer, Metal Gear Solid Explained, Colossal Machines
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 6 days ago
Skytrax has released its annual world airline star ratings, which are recognised as a global benchmark of airline standards. Once again, the industry's worst... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Free App Friday: Gymster, Yummly, Pizza Navigator The worst food poisoning I ever had was a few days after returning from a wee
Free App Friday: Gymster, Yummly, Pizza Navigator
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 7 days ago
The worst food poisoning I ever had was a few days after returning from a weekend getaway with friends. When I finally dragged myself out of the bathroom after 24 hours of hell, an email from one of... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
What To Do If You Think You Have Food PoisoningThe worst food poisoning I ever had was a few days after returning from a weeke
What To Do If You Think You Have Food Poisoning
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 7 days ago
The worst food poisoning I ever had was a few days after returning from a weekend getaway with friends. When I finally dragged myself out of the bathroom after 24 hours of hell, an email from one of my besties was waiting for me: “Is everybody else... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
The Ten Wankiest IT BuzzwordsThere are certain words and phrases in the technology industry that makes me wa
The Ten Wankiest IT Buzzwords
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 7 days ago
There are certain words and phrases in the technology industry that makes me want to repeatedly plough my head into a wall. You know what I’m talking about. The marketing guff that company spokespeople spew out that may have sounded awesome the first... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Celebrate 'National Burger Day' With Lifehacker's Most Scrumptious Hamburger PostsOn August 28, our US neighbours celebrate National Burger Day with an endless s
Celebrate 'National Burger Day' With Lifehacker's Most Scrumptious Hamburger Posts
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 7 days ago
On August 28, our US neighbours celebrate National Burger Day with an endless supply of Whoppers, Big Macs and Wendy’s Baconators. We figured this was a good excuse to revisit some of Lifehacker’s best articles on this ultra-tasty subject. It’s all... Read more
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I'm Farhad Manjoo, Tech Columnist at the New York Times, and This Is How I WorkThere’s something about Farhad. Tech reporters can quickly become jaded and cyn
I'm Farhad Manjoo, Tech Columnist at the New York Times, and This Is How I Work
Lifehacker / Posted 7 days ago
There’s something about Farhad. Tech reporters can quickly become jaded and cynical about their work, but Farhad Manjoo’s lucid writing lacks any sense of needless snark when he discusses how technology affects our lives. Though when I talk about... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Best Dog Breeds, McWhopper Stoush, Fat Duck Melbourne ReviewBrief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: The 11 best dog bre
Best Dog Breeds, McWhopper Stoush, Fat Duck Melbourne Review
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 7 days ago
Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: The 11 best dog breeds, McDonald’s shuts down Burger King’s “McWhopper” offer, inside Melbourne’s The Fat Duck temporary restaurant. Dogs are the best. Incredibly loyal, they comfort,... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Why Eggs Are Such A Hackable Food (But Difficult To Get Right)Eggs are wonderful. They can be prepared in dozens of ways and used in hundreds
Why Eggs Are Such A Hackable Food (But Difficult To Get Right)
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 8 days ago
Eggs are wonderful. They can be prepared in dozens of ways and used in hundreds of dishes. But they’re deceptively simple to prepare, they’re surprisingly difficult to get right. We sat down with a few chefs to find out what makes eggs so versatile... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
How To Pack A Healthy Lunchbox For Your KidsA kid’s packed lunch has a big job to do: It has to fill their belly, be appeti
How To Pack A Healthy Lunchbox For Your Kids
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 8 days ago
A kid’s packed lunch has a big job to do: It has to fill their belly, be appetising enough not to get thrown in the bin, and be healthy enough that you don’t feel that juice-and-biscuit guilt. So we asked Maryann Jacobsen, a registered dietitian who... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Why Do So Many Companies Still Use Internet Explorer?I remember the sheer contempt that coursed through my body when I had to use In
Why Do So Many Companies Still Use Internet Explorer?
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 8 days ago
I remember the sheer contempt that coursed through my body when I had to use Internet Explorer to access the work intranet in one of my previous jobs. I, like so many others out there, hate Microsoft’s former browser with a passion. So why do our... Read more
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The Forest of the Clouds Desktopapagajewski’s linux desktop reminds us of the cold winter mornings that are on
The Forest of the Clouds Desktop
Lifehacker / Posted 8 days ago
apagajewski’s linux desktop reminds us of the cold winter mornings that are on the way. It’s crisp and refreshing, even if it’s still on the warm side where we are. Here’s how he set it up. It’s been a little while since we featured a linux desktop,... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
A Visual Map Showing Government Investments Around Australia? Wouldn't It Be Nice Any budding DIY enthusiast or homeowner can tell you that they spend a lot of
A Visual Map Showing Government Investments Around Australia? Wouldn't It Be Nice
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 8 days ago
Any budding DIY enthusiast or homeowner can tell you that they spend a lot of time at places like Bunnings. Shopping at big box stores can be a frustrating experience,... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Pushbullet's File-Transfer App Arrives On iOS Hump day (AKA Wednesday) is arguably the most boring day of the week. So why
Pushbullet's File-Transfer App Arrives On iOS
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 8 days ago
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. Up to 70% off... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Add Tahini To Make Any Sauce Or Dip Creamier Hump day (AKA Wednesday) is arguably the most boring day of the week. So why
Add Tahini To Make Any Sauce Or Dip Creamier
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 8 days ago
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. Up to 70% off... Read more
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Disney, Lucasfilm to unbox Star Wars merchandise live on YouTubeKevin Lynch Inc. for Disney Consumer Products Here’s how it’ll work: On Thursd
Disney, Lucasfilm to unbox Star Wars merchandise live on YouTube
Bizjournals / Posted 8 days ago
Kevin Lynch Inc. for Disney Consumer Products Here’s how it’ll work: On Thursday, Sept. 3, in Sydney, Australia, at 7:45 a.m. local time (Sept. 2 2:45 p.m. PDT), digital stars the Bratayley family will open a new “The Force Awakens” toy live on the... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Porn Industry Versus Twitter, Top TED Talks, Fishy Fish OilBriefly: Hump day (AKA Wednesday) is arguably the most boring day of the week
Porn Industry Versus Twitter, Top TED Talks, Fishy Fish Oil
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 8 days ago
Briefly: 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... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Should I Care About Microsoft Edge?Dear Lifehacker, I’m curious about Microsoft’s new browser for Windows 10 which
Should I Care About Microsoft Edge?
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 9 days ago
Dear Lifehacker, I’m curious about Microsoft’s new browser for Windows 10 which I’ve yet to upgrade to. What’s new? Should I bother using it instead of Chrome or Firefox? Or is it just Internet Explorer with a new paint job? Sincerely, Edge of... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
How To Get A Job By Targeting The Companies You Want To Work ForTrying to get a job can make you feel helpless. The best you can do is submit y
How To Get A Job By Targeting The Companies You Want To Work For
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 9 days ago
Trying to get a job can make you feel helpless. The best you can do is submit your resume to as many companies as possible, right? Not exactly. In fact, doing your homework on a company beforehand can make you much more likely to get a job. When you... Read more
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The Floating Triple Monitor Workspace for TwoIt’s a clean, white DIY workspace shared by two people. It’s got three floating
The Floating Triple Monitor Workspace for Two
Lifehacker / Posted 9 days ago
It’s a clean, white DIY workspace shared by two people. It’s got three floating monitors. It’s got a Hackintosh. And it’s today’s featured workspace. Flickr user nltr8ner shares his sleek setup with us. Besides the clean look, I like the arrangement... Read more
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