You wanted fiendish kid’s puzzles, hair-loss advice and a review of the Google Chromecast 2. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:
- The Kiwis Are Coming! Australia Offers Permanent Residency To 60,000 New Zealanders
The Australian government has announced a new pathway for New Zealanders living in Australia to apply for Australian citizenship. The new option for permanent residency will be available to tens of thousands of New Zealand expats currently living and working Down Under. Here’s what kiwis need to know.
- Flagship Battle: The Google Nexus 6P Vs. The OnePlus 2
There are a ton of Android flagships to choose from, but if you want one that puts you in control of your experience — and when you get updates — you have two big choices: Google’s Nexus 6P and the OnePlus 2. Specs aside, which should you buy? Well, here’s how they compare, after long-term use.
- 5 Things You Should Know Before Going To See Deadpool
After years of development, and almost exactly 25 years after the character first appeared on the pages of Marvel comics, Deadpool finally found its way onto cinema screens. So the pressure is on for it to do well. But before you head down to the cinema to see Marvel’s Merc-With-A-Mouth in action, there are a few things you should probably know.
- The Best Tech Deals From Target’s Massive Ebay Sale [Updated]Following on the heels of eBay’s huge Valentine’s Day promotion, Target has followed suit with an eBay sale of its own. Until 21 February, you can get 20 per cent off everything in store — including items that were already heavily discounted. Read on for the best video games, consoles and tech goodies from the sale. Prices start at under $7!
- Google Chromecast (2016): Australian Review
As of today, the new Google Chromecast is on sale in Australia. It’s a significant improvement in several small but notable ways from the original model — which is an impressive feat, considering how useful it was and still is.
- Can You Solve This Children’s Maths Puzzle?
If you were on Facebook today, there’s a pretty good chance you came across this fruit-based brain teaser. The internet is going crazy for it. What seems like a simple maths equation is actually a bit more complex than it first appears. Can you solve it?
- Which Australian ISP Provides The Best Netflix Speeds?
The quality of your Netflix experience is largely dependent on the speed of your internet connection. If things get too slow, you’ll be plagued with crappy resolution and streaming interruptions. The Netflix ISP Speed Index lists Australia’s major internet providers according to Netflix speeds. The overall rankings might surprise you.
- Eight Sneaky Car Insurance Loopholes Designed To Screw You Over
Most Australian drivers have the intelligence and foresight to get comprehensive car insurance. Unfortunately, even the costliest premiums don’t necessarily cover you for everything. There are certain accidents and vehicular misfortunes that will cause insurers to leave you in the lurch. Here are eight grey areas that every insured driver needs to know about, from bumbling valets to the lure of ridesharing.
- Seven Ways To Prevent Hair Loss [Infographic]
Losing your hair must really, really suck. I often spot baldies staring at me sadly as I run my fingers through my thick mane of lustrous curls. It’s a majestic sight, so who can blame them? Fortunately, it’s possible to combat hair loss via a range of natural hacks and treatments. This infographic explains seven common causes of baldness and how to fix them.
- What Actually Happens When You Sign Up For One Of Those ‘Work From Home’ Scams
We’ve all seen the ads: “Make $2000 a week working from home,” or, ahem, “Start working at home with Google.” But have you ever wondered what happens when you actually try to sign up for one of those programs? Planet Money figured that out.