Ask LH: How Can I Access iView Overseas?

Hey Lifehacker, I’m wondering if there is a simple way to get my IP re-routed to be recognised as an Australian address? I’m going to be travelling through Europe for several months for business and am hoping not to miss out on ABC iView! My current VPN doesn’t have any servers for Australia, and Hola Unblocker doesn’t seem to be much help either. Any ideas?


Fly Simplifies Stitching And Editing iPhone Videos

iOS: If you frequently shoot videos on your iPhone, you should download Fly. This new video editor app makes it easy to stitch together up to four videos, add music or voiceovers, and even cool effects like picture-in-picture.


Why I Don't Think Piracy Is Worth It

Having been a child of the home computer boom of the early 1980s and then worked with computers for many years, I can’t help but sigh every time a new campaign to reduce piracy comes into effect.


How To Watch The 2014 Commonwealth Games Online

The 20th edition of the Commonwealth Games officially kicks off in Glasgow, Scotland on 23 July. (Thursday morning in Australia.) However, only a sliver of coverage will actually make it to regular, free-to-air TV. Here’s what you need to get 100 per cent live coverage during the two-week event.


Peggo Converts YouTube Videos To Audio For Offline Listening

Web: Peggo is a simple web service that takes your favourite YouTube videos, whether they’re music, podcasts or other programming, and saves them as audio files so you can listen to them offline. It even removes silence to keep file sizes small, and it normalises volume so you don’t get startled if you’re listening through headphones.


Ask LH: Is It Illegal To Rip Bluray Discs I Paid For?

Hey Lifehacker, I would like to know what the law says about this situation: I bought a Blu-ray disc and now I want to make a digital copy of it so I can put it on my home media server. Is it illegal for me to download a copy of the movie, even if I have already bought it?


Navigate Through A Song On Android With The Lockscreen Controls

One of the neatest features of stock Android is the lockscreen controls that appear while you’re listening to music. What you might not have known is that you can long-press them to jump to a specific part of a song.


Unified Remote Gets A New UI, Widget Editor

Android: Unified Remote is easily one of the handiest apps on Android for remotely controlling your PC. Today it got even better with a huge update that brings a new UI, plus a lot of extra features.


MusicBox Turns Your Raspberry Pi Into A Music Streaming Powerhouse

When we first mentioned MusicBox a little over a year ago, it had the modest goal of turning your Raspberry Pi into a Spotify server. Now, it supports more services and file types.


Vibe Cloud Music Player Plays Your Music From Dropbox And Google Drive

iPhone: Dropbox and Google Drive make for great places to store your music so you can access it from anywhere, but you still need something to play the music. Vibe Cloud Music Player does just that.