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Free Apps Friday: Golden Bricks, The Cleaner, SkySafari 4

Are you looking to make your smartphone or tablet more useful? Each week, we collect the latest productivity apps for Android, iOS and Windows Phone; all of which are 100 per cent free! Here are this week’s highlights.


Google Will Use Pointer Events In Chromium

If you’re a Google Chrome user on a Windows tablet, you may have noticed that scrolling can be a little quirky with just touch inputs. Google’s plan to fix this involves borrowing a feature already in Internet Explorer.


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?


Taste Test: KFC 'Supercharged' And 'Chilli Charged' Zinger Burgers

KFC has decided to inject some serious heat into its Zinger burger range. For a limited time, the Original Zinger will be joined by two spicy variations: the Supercharged Zinger and the ultra-hot Chilli Charged Zinger. We just put our taste buds on the line and tried ‘em both in one sitting. Read on for our verdict!


Meet Max, Your New Best Friend (Who Is Also A Printer)

This is a call out to small business owners: how often do you think about your office printer? How would you like to think about it even less?

You should meet Max – the speedy inkjet designed for small business.


App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone Apps

Today’s best deals include Periscope on iOS, Syberia on Android and BRIEFR on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


Boost Mobile Dumps Its Entry Level Plans

Boost Mobile is dumping its short duration $10 and $20 plans in favour of a longer duration $20 plan with call limitations.


Windows 10 Apps Will Be 'Windows Apps' Or 'Windows Desktop Apps'

Microsoft has laid down its guidelines for the naming of Windows 10 apps, although it’s likely that confusion will still reign.


Telstra Ups Data Limits On Its Fixed Broadband Plans

Telstra is expanding the data allocations for its fixed line broadband customers, but it may take some time to affect you if you’re a Telstra customer, and it’s not entirely clear how much more quota you’ll get.