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Ask LH: What's The Cheapest Way To Buy An iPhone On Telstra?

Hi Lifehacker, I want to change back from an Android to an iPhone 6. I am a Telstra fan and have no intention of going with another network. I am also a fan of finding the best possible price or deal. Is there anywhere that offers Telstra iPhone plans with any kind of discount or added incentive?


Now Would Be A Good Time To Change Your iPhone's Passcode

Still using a four digit passcode to lock your iPhone? You should probably change that to a complex passcode, thanks to a new hardware hack.


Safari's Private Browsing Is Anything But Private

Usually, when you engage the private mode of your browser, you expect nothing to be saved. Unless, it turns out, you’re using Apple’s Safari browser on a Mac.


Apple Releases iOS 8.3 Public Beta, Here's How To Get Hold Of It

Apple just released a public beta for iOS 8.3 and anyone can sign up to check it out. Here’s how to do it.


Find Out Which Apple Watch Is Best For You With The Apple Store App

Apple announced a bunch of new details about its new Apple Watch this week, but if you’re interested in getting one for yourself, it’s kind of a confusing mess to figure out which one to get. The Apple Store app has a handy feature that makes at least one part of that process a little easier.


Why ResearchKit Is The Most Exciting Thing Apple Announced

Apple announced numerous products yesterday (and upped the prices on others), but ResearchKit, the company’s new medical research and health platform, is clearly the technology with the most potential to actually improve people’s lives. Services like it are already at work around the globe, helping doctors and patients manage symptoms and improve health. Here’s why it’s important, and how it could actually change health care for the better.


How Apple Jacked Up iPhone 6 Pricing In Australia

Apple’s new skinny MacBook costs essentially the same in Australia as the US, with the pricing matching closely when you factor in exchange rates and taxes. But the declining Australian dollar also means that if you want to buy a new iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, it will now cost a lot more than when the phone launched last September.


Apple's New ResearchKit Won't Benefit Australians

Alongside its Apple Watch and MacBook announcements today, Apple also announced ResearchKit, an open source project that will collect health data from iOS devices and use it for medical research projects. It’s an intriguing concept, but Australians won’t be able to use it at launch.


Apple Watch Australian Pricing: Anyone Want A $14,000 Watch?

Australia is one of the nine countries that will be included in the initial Apple Watch launch on April 24 (sorry, New Zealand). Here’s what you’ll pay if you want one.


How Much Australia Tax Will You Pay On The New Apple MacBook?

Apple has announced new ultra-thin port-free 12-inch MacBook models, including a gold variant if you’re feeling particularly luxuriant. How much extra will Australians be paying if they want the new model? Not much, it turns out.