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Metadata is in the news again with revelations that police in Australia have been getting access to data collected from mobile base stations (cell towers).
Dominic Williamson is an app developer who began his career as a psychology student with no prior coding experience. Within six months, he had produced one of the most successful apps on Microsoft’s Windows Phone Store. Here are some tips from Dominic that will help budding app developers kick-start their own careers.
Hi Lifehacker, I recently moved jobs to a Sydney skyscraper where the reception from an Optus-based carrier is less than stellar — I have no data connection most of the time, and phone calls often don’t come through. Colleagues on Telstra don’t have these issues. Is there some way I can get out of my post-paid contract without paying exorbitant fees and move to Telstra?
When Telstra launched its consumer business data sharing plans last year, we were underwhelmed, largely because of the $10 per device per month fee to share data across multiple devices. Telstra is now offering that option on new EasyShare business plans, and it’s marginally better value.
Bookmarklets are great for adding functionality to your browser without the hassle of extensions. They also happen to work very on mobile browsers such as Safari and Chrome. With them, you can add a button to instantly fix smartphone browser problems and send a page to various services, change font sizes, and much more. Here’s a list of some of the most useful bookmarklets.