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Ask LH: How Can I Budget When I Get Paid Monthly?

Hi Lifehacker, I have recently started a new job and got my first pay. Yay! — except I don’t get another pay until next month. What are the best strategies for budgeting when you get paid monthly, especially when most of my pay goes towards a mortgage?


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

Today’s best deals include Minecraft Reality on iOS, Rex Icon Pack on Android and more. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


Briefly: 40% Off At Taronga Zoo, WW2 Tank Gallery, Cheap Hungry Jack's

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Get 40 per cent off this long weekend at Taronga Zoo, we take a ride inside a WW2 era tank, terrible gaming tattoos.


Ask LH: How Can I Persuade My Partner To Stop Ironing?

Dear Lifehacker, I hate ironing, and my wife insists on ironing my work shirts for me. She does a great job, but it can sometimes take ages for her to get around to it, so I have to iron the odd one here or there to get through. I really want to start taking my shirts to a dry cleaner and get them laundered and pressed, but I don’t want to hurt her feelings. What should I do?


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

Today’s best deals include Guitarism for Android, Analog Film for iOS and Flight Simulator 3D Game for Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


Briefly: Kotaku Loot Guide, Star Wars Spoof, Project Ara

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Kotaku’s gargantuan summer loot guide, how to convert a non-gamer in 30 minutes,


Ask LH: Can A Car Manufacturer Refuse Warranty Service?

Hey Lifehacker, I have a question about new car warranties. We have a Holden Captiva 5 series 2 2012 model. Recently the engine has failed. The problem is that due to my partner’s work hours over the last two years and a recent spell of unemployment, he only had it serviced once.


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

Today’s best deals include Sworkit Pro on Android, Goat Simulator on iOS and Blox Logic on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


Briefly: Cheap McDonald's, Funny Prank Video, Samsung NX1 Review

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Get a free fries and Coke with a Big Mac at McDonald’s, Samsung NX1 Camera review, watch Roman Atwood’s latest YouTube prank.


Elevator Pitch: Chant

Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we’re talking with co-founder Matt Garrett from Chant.