Deathhacker: We Put A Psychic 'Ghost Whisperer' To The Test

Suzie Price is an Australian psychic and self-described “ghost whisperer” who purports to be able to communicate with the dead. Last week, we arranged for Suzie to conduct a face-to-face psychic reading with three Lifehacker staff: an ultra-sceptic, a fence-sitter and a true believer. The results were not what we were expecting…


CloudTunes Is An Elegant Music Player For All Your Dropbox MP3s

Dropbox is a great place to store music so you can access it anywhere, but it’s not always easy to get that music playing though a good music player. CloudTunes solves that problem with a web-based music player that works in any browser.


Disc-2-Digital Will Put Your Blu-ray And DVD Discs In The Cloud For A Stupidly Large Fee

While it’s not particularly difficult to rip Blu-rays or DVDs, it’s technically illegal to do so in Australia. Disc-2-Digital is a service that creates legal, cloud-accessible versions of movies you own on physical media — but you’ll pay for the privilege.


Ask LH: Why Does My Spotify Premium Still Feature Ads?

Hey Lifehacker, I’m a Spotify Premium user, so why do I get advertisement notifications on my phone, even when I’m not using the app? Is Spotify Premium even allowed to do this given I pay for the premium “no ads” service?


CHOICE Doesn't Get The Difference Between Renting And Owning Media

Consumer advocate CHOICE has consistently argued that Australians get a raw deal when it comes to digital media. Unfortunately, the crux of its argument often consists of comparing entirely different products, which diminishes intelligent discussion on an important issue.


Can You Run It Tests Whether Your PC Can Run That Game

PC gaming has a lot going for it, but figuring out if your computer can run a particular game is still hard to decipher. Can You Run It simplifies the process and tells you whether your computer is up to the task.


Dealhacker: The Cheapest Place To Buy Destiny On Launch Day

After months of relentless hype and beta teasing, the highly-anticipated video game Destiny is finally launching tomorrow on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. If you’re one of the thousands of Aussies who are planning to buy the game on day one, here are the best prices from brick-and-mortar retailers around the country. Depending on where you shop, you could save more than $30.


Get The Most Out Of Your Restaurant Meal By Knowing What Not To Order

Eating out is expensive, but when you do eat out, you should at least order something that’s (relatively) worth your money.


Get Around Hotel Wi-Fi Blocks And Use Your Chromecast When Travelling

Chromecast and other similar streaming devices are great and portable, but if you can’t get access to the hotel’s network it’s completely useless when you’re travelling. The How-To Geek explains a few ways to get your device working on hotel Wi-Fi.


Foxtel Slashes Subscription Prices By Up To 50%

Foxtel has announced an aggressive new pricing strategy that will see subscription prices drop by as much as 50 per cent in November. The major pricing revamp coincides with a new IQ3 video recorder and the announcement of a “triple play” bundle that will combine television, broadband and home phone services into a single package. Here’s an overview of the new packages and services.