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Hump Day Deals: $64 Fallout 4, Cheap Sony 4K Action Cam, Free Nescafe

Hump day (AKA Wednesday) is arguably the most boring day of the week. So why not liven things up by grabbing one of these nifty online bargains? Deals that caught our eye this week include: Get Fallout 4 for $64 on Xbox One or PS4, $200 off Sony’s 4K Action Cam and Target’s huge Christmas game sale.

Dell Releases Instructions On Removing Superfish-Like Security Flaw But New Issue Emerges

Dell has just released an online guide on how to remove eDellRoot, the root certificate at the centre of its latest security headache, but there are now reports of new security issue linked to the Dell Foundation Services app.

The Most Successful Crowdfunding Campaigns Of 2015

Crowdfunding sites such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo are a great way to get new inventions off the ground — but for every success story there are countless far-fetched pipe dreams that crashed and burned. If you’re currently sitting on a product idea that you think has mass appeal, it pays to see what the market is currently funding. This infographic counts down the 13 biggest success stories of 2015: from the bee hive “honey tap” to a card game about exploding kittens.

Ask LH: Can I Force My Ex-Girlfriend To Give Back My Family Heirloom?

Dear Lifehacker, I have split from my ex-girlfriend whose home was in her name. A few months after moving out, I asked her to return an heirloom which she claimed she no longer had. After two years, my daughter discovered this very piece at her home. What are my rights to retrieve my possession back?

Cybercrime Cost Australians $1.2 Billion But People Are Still Overconfident Online

Despite losing $1.2 billion to cybercrime in the past year, many Australians still think they have the adequate know-how when it comes to protecting themselves online and believe they are well-prepared should they ever become a victim of online crime, according to research by security vendor Norton. We also look at an online fraud report from credit reporting agency Veda.

The Hollywood Starlet Who Pioneered Wireless Technology: Hedy Lamarr

Hedy Lamarr’s story is not an uncommon one in the glamourous and tumultuous world of Hollywood’s golden age. Called “the most beautiful woman in Europe”, the Austrian woman filmed a controversial sex scene in Germany in 1933, ran away from her husband to move to Paris, and signed a contract with MGM head Louis B. Mayer himself. Alongside her acting career, Hedy Lamarr alleviated her growing boredom as an inventor. In 1942 she patented something called a ‘frequency-hopping spread spectrum’ — the precursor to modern Wi-Fi and Bluetooth technology.

App Deals: Secure Your Photos And Personal Files

Today’s best deals include Photo Locker Pro on Android, Air Login on iOS and 4-in-1 Fitness on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!

Microsoft Releases Update For Office Developer Tools For Visual Studio 2015

Microsoft has made its first update for Office Developer Tools For Visual Studio 2015 available along with a preview of some features developers can expect to see in the next round of improvements.

How To Prepare Your Home For A Bushfire - And Know When To Leave

Fires in Western Australia last week have killed four people after catastrophic fire conditions in the region near Esperance. All the victims reportedly died in vehicles. Australians are still underprepared for bushfires. With fire seasons getting longer thanks to climate change we need to look at why people are still dying in fires, and what you can do to get prepared.

Microsoft Enhances Enterprise Mode For Internet Explorer 11

There are a lot of organisations that still have to run web apps made for Internet Explorer. Despite releasing its new Edge browser, Microsoft understands it needs to continue supporting Internet Explorer for some of its enterprise customers. That’s why it has made improvements to its Internet Explorer 11 Enterprise Mode tools.

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