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Briefly: Camera Phone Buying Guide, Gamer Gouging, Action Movie Kid

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Queensland speed camera earns $150,000 on its first day, Civilization: Beyond Earth gets slapped with a $50 “Australia tax”, get a customised mouse mat for $0.99.


Briefly: DARPA Death Machines, Star Fox The Movie, Cheap Video Games

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Hafthor “the Mountain” Bjornsson takes out 2014 European Strongest Man competition, DARPA launches GXV-T tank program, the case for Star Fox: The Movie.


Why The Latest EFA Claims About Piracy In Australia Are Nonsense

The topic of movie piracy often lends itself to dubious claims and dubious statistics. Advocacy group Electronic Frontiers Australia has launched a site which tries to track whether movies that Australians download illegally are legally available. Unfortunately, the interpretation of the data is questionable at best and ludicrous at worst.


Foxtel's Presto Movie Streaming Halves Price To $9.99 A Month

When it launched back in March, Foxtel’s no-contract streaming movies service Presto cost $19.99. From Sunday, that price will drop to $9.99 a month.


Superman Wants To Neck-Snap You Online

According to the latest research report from security vendor McAfee, Superman is the biggest malware magnet when it comes to online superhero searches. Other dangerous caped crusaders include Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman and Thor. Read on to see how each superhero ranked.


Briefly: Samsung And Apple (Kind Of) Make Up, Top 10 Movie Fight Scenes

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Apple and Samsung call it quits on legal battle in Australia, everything you need to know about Australia’s data retention plan, top 10 movie fight scenes.


The Digital Content Guide Is A Pointless Attempt To Combat Piracy

We’re always hearing about how one of the reasons for online piracy is that digital entertainment isn’t available in a cheap, timely and legal fashion. The Digital Content Guide lists the legal options available in Australia. Think that might be helpful? Think again.


Briefly: New Mad Max Trailer, Robots In Victoria, Free Ebook

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: watch the first full-length trailer to Mad Max: Fury Road, the history of video game controllers, robot exhibition coming to National Gallery of Victoria.


Top 10 Time-Travel Movies To Stimulate Your Mind

There are plenty of time-travel movies in existence, but most are either obtrusive “hard sci-fi” yawn-fests or patronising popcorn entertainment. Here are ten time-travel flicks that manage to successfully straddle the divide — with trailers!


Briefly: New Guardians Of The Galaxy Trailer, Mir Mine Gallery, Cheap Games

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Watch an extended five-minute trailer to Guardians Of The Galaxy, inside the biggest man-made hole on Earth, get six Square Enix video games for $1.