Memorise Complex Sequences (Like Passwords) With Spaced Repetiton

It can be difficult memorising so many passwords and phone numbers. A recent experiment presented at the Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security explains an easy method for branding them into your brain.


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

Today’s best deals include Zombies, Run! on Android, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Rooftop Run on iOS, and Space Flight on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


Very Few App Developers Will Ever Make Money

The app goldrush — if it ever existed — is pretty much over, with a new report suggesting that the majority of apps fail to make their developers any kind of appreciable income.


Jerry Seinfeld's Advice On Time Management And Persistence

Jerry Seinfeld appears to like giving advice during Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) sessions. In his first AMA earlier this year, he disclaimed responsibility for the Seinfeld productivity method and explained the value of meditation. In his second AMA appearance last week, he talked about the value of persistence, the best way to approach celebrities and how to efficiently allocate time during the day.


Kogan's Latest Budget Agora Phone Offers 4G For $229

It’s getting seriously competitive in the low-cost 4G handset space, with Kogan announcing presales on a $229 4G LTE 5″ handset.


Last Week's 10 Biggest Posts: Commonwealth Games Streaming, Coke Glasses

You wanted streaming sports, high-priced rental suburbs and Chrome extensions. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:


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.


Cloud Patches: Elastic Load Balancer Timeouts, Azure Active Directory SDKs

Last week in cloud computing: AWS makes Elastic Load Balancer more flexible, Azure releases Active Directory SDKs for iOS, Android and Mac, plus much more.


How Your Diet Affects Your Mental Health

Over the last half century, the global food industry has profoundly changed the way we eat. While we understand how these dietary changes have impacted physical health, their effect on mental well-being is only now being realised.


Stay Flexible In Your Habit Changes To Make Them Stick

If you’re trying to change a habit, the first time you break the chain you may feel as if you’ve failed. Stay flexible to get back and keep the habit going.