Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers including: Microsoft releases new Skype update for Linux users, get a free car phone holder from NRMA, Apple Maps leaps onto the comeback trail.
Briefly: Skype For Linux Update, Free Car Phone Holder, Apple Maps Not Rubbish?
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