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Game Of Thrones S4 Is Finally On iTunes In Australia

It was the big Game of Thrones complaint for 2014: you couldn’t buy episodes of Season 4 on iTunes in Australia. Panic no more, Apple lovers: it’s finally available.


Ask LH: Can I Take Decent Photos With An iPhone 5?

Dear Lifehacker, I am a keen photographer but have no actual training. All my photos are taken on my iPhone 5, and I’m generally happy with them, outside of extreme close-ups. I often see competitions which have quite strict criteria for the quality of images submitted. Can phone cameras actually take decent photos? Is it possible to tell if they’re any good on the device itself, or do you need them How can you tell the quality of a photo without a program like photoshop. And does editing the photo with filters reduce the quality?


How To Fix OS X Yosemite Download Problems

Apple has released the OS X Yosemite beta out into the world, but it’s not without its problems. In fact, two quirks are causing issues before you can even download the software. Here’s how to fix them.


How To Safely Install The OS X Yosemite Beta

The OS X Yosemite public beta is out, and since it’s beta software, you need to exercise some caution before you install it. That doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all the fun. Here’s how to install the beta without messing up your whole system.


How An iOS Backdoor Could Compromise Your iPhone

Apple prides itself on the fact that its iOS, used on iPhones and iPads, is considered to be the most secure mobile and tablet-based operating system on the market. This is a fact that has — until now — been unchallenged when it comes to malware.


Apple Opens OS X Yosemite Beta To The Public, Sign Up Now

Mac OS X Yosemite, the upcoming version of Apple’s operating system, won’t launch until later this year, but if you’re interested in trying out its new features now, you can sign up for Apple’s public beta today and begin accessing the software from tomorrow.


Dealhacker: Get Up To $250 Of Apple Store Credit For Your Old iPhone

Apple’s Reuse and Recycle trade-in program is finally available to Australian customers, starting from today. Depending on the condition it’s in, you can get paid up to $250 in store credit for your previous-generation iOS device. The downside is that you can only use the store credit towards a new iPhone or iPad.


Apple Is Adding Two-Factor Authentication To iCloud.com

Apple is bringing two-factor authentication to its iCloud.com website and apps, which should make use the web-based versions of its services more secure.


Developer War Stories: Converting A PC Game To Mobile Phone

When it comes to grueling programming tasks in the mobile gaming space, few jobs are as arduous as converting a “Triple A” PC game to smartphones. It’s akin to designing an inner Babushka Doll that’s every bit as big and detailed as its housing parent. With World Of Tanks Blitz, a development team led by Wargaming.net’s Roman Bui managed to pull off this tricky feat and live to tell the tale. Here are their battle scars laid bare.


iOS 7.1.1 Untethered Jailbreak Released

iOS/Windows: The jailbreak for iOS 7.1.1 has been released. The jailbreak tool, called PanGu, is Windows only, but should work on every iOS device.