Don't Let Negative Feedback Accumulate

If someone is doing things wrong, don’t accumulate a list offences for one massive criticism frenzy. Regularly let them know about mistakes so feedback becomes part of the routine.


FreeviewPlus: Everything You Need To Know

After numerous delays and a lot of confusion, FreeviewPlus finally launches officially in Australia today. Is this Internet-enhanced catch-up service the future of TV viewing, or is it a case of too little too late?


App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone Apps

Today’s best deals include Adventures of a Wizard on Android, 868-HACK on iOS and Battery Doctor on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


Make Any GorillaPod Magnetic

Joby’s GorillaPod, the tripod that goes anywhere, is a nifty accessory to stabilise your camera. You can even make your own for cheap. You can also attach magnets to it so it can stick to metallic surfaces.


RFSNA Site Helps You Find Current And Planned Mobile Base Stations

Curious about where the nearest mobile tower is? The Radio Frequency National Site Archive (RFSNA) lets you search by address to find current mobile base station sites in Australia, as well as locations where new towers are proposed and details of any community consultations.


Notable PDF Edits PDFs From Within Chrome

Chrome: Notable PDF is a Chrome extension lets you edit PDF files from within the Chrome browser. This extension works offline, too, so it’s a great add-on for Chromebooks.


Three Ways Your Personal Photos Are Vulnerable To Hackers

Recent reports of celebrities having nude or risqué photos of themselves leaked online highlights the serious risk of hackers getting access to our personal pictures.


Ask LH: Can I Get Around Overseas Tethering Bans?

Dear Lifehacker, I’m going overseas soon, and am considering picking up a local SIM in my destination country. The only problem is tethering is explicitly prohibited by the plan I want to use.


The Most Common Reasons Apple Rejects Developers From The App Store

A frequent complaint from developers is that Apple will reject apps from the App Store without providing a detailed explanation of why. A recent update to Apple’s developer site highlights the most common reasons for rejection — a lack of information about apps is at the top of the list.


Taming The Mammoth: Stop Caring What Other People Think

It’s part of the universal human experience: an irrational and unproductive obsession with what other people think of you. But with a little thought and perspective you can learn to rein in your self-conscious paranoia and better express your true self.