Pick The Second Cheapest Wine At A Restaurant For The Best Value

Wine has so many varieties and varying degrees of value that it can be intimidating to order when you’re out to dinner. Gerald Morgan Jr, Sommelier at Simplified Wine, has some tips on choosing and ordering wine that can help alleviate the confusion and intimidation.


Shazam For OS X Identifies Songs Playing Around You

Mac: Popular song identification app Shazam has now landed on Mac OS X. It runs unobtrusively in the background to tell you which songs are playing in your vicinity, using the built-in microphone.


Learn How To Be A Classy Strip Club Patron

If you’ve never been to a strip club, you probably have no idea what to do or how to behave once inside. If that’s the case, a recent Oh Joy Sex Toy comic is full of useful tips.


ABC's App Now Works On Android Tablets

ABC has once again updated its mobile app for iOS and Android, with optimisation added for Google-powered tablets. Here’s a look at the new improvements.


Game Of Thrones S4 Is Finally On iTunes In Australia

It was the big Game of Thrones complaint for 2014: you couldn’t buy episodes of Season 4 on iTunes in Australia. Panic no more, Apple lovers: it’s finally available.


Ask LH: How Can I Stop My Earphones From Breaking?

Dear Lifehacker, After going through my third pair of earphones for my mobile in recent times, I was wondering if there is a “preferred” way to keep the phone in your pocket? Do you have the lead facing upwards from the outside of the pocket, or down towards the groin? I’m sick of my earphones not lasting a year before the connection becomes sketchy.


Make A Chromecast-Hijacking Rickrolling Device Out Of A Raspberry Pi

Chances are you bought your Raspberry Pi for something useful like a car diagnostics tool or a wireless router. Right now, we’d rather use it for something more fun. Like a device that hijacks any Chromecasts in the area and rickrolls them.


Riffstation Teaches Guitar By Showing Chords As A Song's Video Plays

Learning to play guitar is a difficult, fulfilling and fun hobby. The web site Riffstation lets you crank that fun up to 11 by teaching you how to play a song exactly while the music video plays.


Build Your Own Voice Controlled TV Unit With An Android Phone

Taking a little time to be a couch potato is sometimes just what the doctor ordered. If you want to maximise your laziness, this DIY setup from Jayvis Vineet Gonsalves lets you control your TV with your beautiful voice.


Audiomack Is A Streaming Music Hub For Artists And Fans

We’ve discussed a number of Soundcloud alternatives for both music lovers and artists in the wake of their deals with major labels. Audiomack is a relatively new service offering music lovers a place to listen and artists a place to they can host songs and mixes without fear their music will vanish suddenly.