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You Will Soon Be Able To Play PlayStation 4 Games On Your PC

Sony announced that PlayStation Now, their game streaming service previously limited to a small share of devices like the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and Vita, is on its way to Windows PCs this spring.

The Best New Features In Android 7 Nougat

Today, Google began rolling out its latest mobile operating system — Android 7 (AKA “Nougat”) — to select Nexus devices. Here are the major changes you need to know about.

Deals: Get An All-Access Pass To 1000 Tech Training Courses For $45

With a subscription to the Virtual Training Company, you can train for the career you want with over 1000 video tutorials on coding, design, IT, and more. For a limited time, Lifehacker readers can get a 1-year all-access pass to Virtual Training Company for only $58.50 AUD [$45 USD].

Everything I Learned Inside A Sensory Deprivation Tank

Floating is an increasingly popular form of sensory deprivation therapy that involves lying in a pitch black tank of salted water. This may sound like your worst nightmare, but since the invention of Sensory Deprivation Tanks in 1954 they have been praised for their health benefits, particularly in regards to relaxation and stress relief. Here’s what I learned after spending 90 minutes on the inside.

Top 10 Ways To Boost Your Home Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is one of the most useful and important parts of using a computer and yet it’s also one of the most frustrating. If you’re plagued by slow speeds, bad reception, and other Wi-Fi issues, here are 10 ways you can power up the Wi-Fi in your home.

Four Simple Remedies For Avoiding Burnout

After working on a demanding grant application for a charity for several weeks, I was exhausted. When my boss asked me to perform simple tasks it was all I could do not to snap at her. And when my colleagues and friends asked how the new job was going, I made cynical jokes about how it was a waste of time. I didn’t know it then, but I was burnt out.

Five Science 'Facts' Taught At School That Are Just Plain Wrong

Let’s start with a quiz: How many senses do you have? Which of the following are magnetic: a tomato, you, paperclips? What are the primary colours of pigments and paints? What region of the tongue is responsible for sensing bitter tastes? What are the states of matter?

Planhacker: Every Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Plan In Australia

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 officially launched in Australia today. As befits a new flagship smartphone, all major telcos have released a range of plans for the device. If you’re contemplating a new mobile phone contract and have your heart set on the Galaxy Note 7, this comprehensive plan breakdown will help you make the right decision.

Broken Promises: What Developers Can Learn From No Man's Sky's Failures

The hype in the lead up to the launch of the space exploration game No Man’s Sky was palpable. It promised a world with infinite opportunities in a universe that is mind-bogglingly vast for a video game. After five years of development, No Man’s Sky was finally released and while the general reception for it has been positive, vocal groups of gamers pointed to a swathe of missing features that were promised by the developer Hello Games. There’s a lot that software developers can learn from the No Man’s Sky disappointment.

How To Get A Refund On Accidental Purchases In Any App Store

Earlier this year, a California court ruled that Facebook had to refund parents for their kids’ accidental in-app purchases. If you’ve been there, or you’ve accidentally purchased an app you didn’t want yourself, the good news is most digital stores offer some kind of refund policy. Here’s how to get your money back.

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