Australian Stories

Google Decides 'Work' Sounds Less Scary Than 'Enterprise'

Google likes rebranding stuff to make it sound less complex, so it’s not surprising that it has decided to retire its Google Enterprise name and replace it with Google for Work.


Why iCloud Is Too Confusing For Most People

Even experts find Apple’s iCloud baffling. What hope is there for the rest of us?


Ask LH: How Can I Score A Free Email Alias For Gmail?

Hey Lifehacker, I’m trying to figure out how to get a free email alias that I can automatically forward to my personal Gmail. I love Gmail and its integration with other Google services, but for business purposes my Gmail handle is a little unprofessional.


Office For iPad Now Offers Monthly Subscriptions

Microsoft has tweaked Office for iPad, adding the ability to sign up for a month-by-month subscription from within the app.


Some Extra Techniques To String Along Scam Callers

When a scammer phones you pretending to have found “a problem with your PC”, it’s a social service to string them along for as long as possible. We recently rounded up techniques for wasting their time; here are some extra additions.


Briefly: Pax Prime Cosplay, Leftover Hacks, Grappling Gun DIY

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: how to make an office grappling gun, the coolest cosplay at Pax Prime, 4 healthy dinners that make great leftovers.


Australian Azure Centres In Private Preview But Still 'Months Away'

We’ve been wondering for quite a while when the Australian Azure data centres in Sydney and Melbourne would finally go live. While we still don’t have an official date, Microsoft is letting some partners access the centres via a “private preview”.


Office Spring Cleaning Is Good For Your Health [Infographic]

September is the traditional time for spring cleaning around these parts. This infographic reminds us that cleaning around the office doesn’t just reduce clutter — it can also improve efficiency.


Jetstar Is Now Checking If You Exceed Carry-On Baggage Limits At The Gate

We’ve often warned readers that trying to exceed the cabin baggage limits for bargain airlines can be a risky and costly business. Looks like it’s about to become a lot trickier on Jetstar, which is testing out “cabin baggage officers” on major routes.


Dealhacker: 3 $30 iTunes Cards For $60 At The Good Guys

iTunes gift card deals are common, but deals which offer more than 25% off are rare. So being able to buy three $30 cards at the Good Guys for $60 — an effective 33% saving — is worth noting.