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6-Month Old Critical Performance Bug With SourceTree Is Getting Attention

Atlassian’s SourceTree is one of the nicer front-ends for version control systems Git and Mercurial. It’s also free and open-source, the double-whammy of great qualities one wants in a piece of software. Unfortunately, as of version 1.6, the Windows build of the program has been crippled by an issue that causes constant freezes. The bug was reported back in August 2014, but as of late January, has yet to be fixed.


Nikon's D3200 (Body Only) Is $288 After Cashback At JB Hi-Fi

Similar to last week’s deal on Nikon’s D3100, JB is currently offering a bit of a steal on the next version up, the D3200. Unlike Big W, this doesn’t come with an extra lens, but at $288 (including cash back), you’re going to be hard-pressed to find a camera of the same quality for less.


Get Rid Of Annoying Parts Of Firefox's UI With This Add-On

Not everyone can jump into the guts of their browser and tweak it using custom-made extensions or add-ons. While it gives you the most power, you have to get familiar with your browser’s way of doing things, not to mention figuring out the API. At least for Firefox, you can try UI Eraser, which lets you surgically hide user interface elements.


Video Briefly: Extreme Holidays, BMW Sound Hack, Before-And-After GIFs

Brief video items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: new Game Of Thrones trailer, Tesla Model S versus Dodge Challenger Hellcat, the best adventure video you will see today.


Killer Interview Question: What Will Your Employer Think When You Say You're Leaving?

An interesting addition to our killer interview questions collection: What will your employer think when you say you’re leaving?.


Free Games Friday: Robotic Guitarist, Seabeard, Tekken CCG

The weekend’s almost here, so you have time to relax and check out a free game (or three) on your smartphone. Here are the highlights from the last week.


Ask LH: How Can I Budget When I Get Paid Monthly?

Hi Lifehacker, I have recently started a new job and got my first pay. Yay! — except I don’t get another pay until next month. What are the best strategies for budgeting when you get paid monthly, especially when most of my pay goes towards a mortgage?


Big Savings At Dick Smith: Laptops, Tablets and More

If you’re in the market for something to get your work done on the go, Dick Smith have some brilliant bargains on offer. Looking for a laptop, tablet or even a 2-in-1? Dick Smith has you covered with top of the range products at a price that will make your accountant smile.


Takeaway Truth: KFC $2 Taster Box

Takeaway Truth is a regular Lifehacker feature where we compare marketing images against what you actually get served. Today: KFC’s $2 Taster Box!