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

Today’s best deals include Dark Echo on Android, Data Widget on iOS and Healthy Coach on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


Google Updates Drive And Docs Apps For Android Sharing and iPad Table Editing

If you’re a Google Drive or Docs Apps user on a mobile device, you’re about to get a few new features.


Already Watched The First 4 Game Of Thrones Episodes? You've Failed

Game of Thrones returned to our screens on Monday, and faster than you could say Daenerys Targaryen, eager fans had either watched the first episode via their legitimate cable subscription, or taken to the illegal file-sharing sites to nab their copy. By 5pm, just under 150,000 downloads had been logged, making Australia the fourth biggest torrenting nation in the world for the show.


How To Get Twitter's New Star Wars Emojis

There’s a new Star Wars film coming, in case you haven’t noticed. Twitter is celebrating by adding new Star Wars-centric emojis.


How Much Does The iPhone 6 Cost Across The World?

In Australia we like to whinge about the cost of smartphones because of the ‘Australia tax’, but how do we rank compared to other countries? A new study comparing the costs of goods and services around the world includes a ranking of what you’ll pay to buy an iPhone 6 outright.


Here's The Docker Client For Windows

Good news for software containerisation fans: the official Windows client for Docker has been released in preview.


Briefly: Netflix Won't Go Unmetered Again, Cosplay Good For You

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including Netflix’s change of heart on offering unmetered access and the benefits of cosplay.


Turn An Arduino Into An Apple II, Because You Can

You probably don’t need an Apple II to speak of. But that’s no reason not to do something if the mood strikes you, which is surely the mentality behind this particular project.


What’s The Second Most Common Language In Each Country?

Determining the primary language in a given country isn’t too tough, because it’s usually the official language. But what about the second-most used tongue?


Which Aussie Streaming Service Has The Most Box Office Hit Movies?

No single streaming service will offer every movie, but which of the big four Australian contenders has the broadest range of titles? We’ve rated Netflix, Stan, Presto and Quickflix to identify how many certified box office hits they offer.