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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.
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?
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.
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.
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.