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All The Best Deals From Steam's Christmas Game Sale (So Far)

We knew they were coming and now they’re finally here — the first round of Steam sales for the Christmas holidays. This round is called the Exploration Sales, and as you’d expect there’s some good deals. Let’s dive right in.

Black Friday Shopping Tips For Australians

Black Friday is one of the biggest shopping days on the US calendar, with retailers offering discounts of up to 80 percent on big ticket items. If you’re stuck here in Australia, there’s no reason why you need to miss out on the action. Here are seven online shopping tips for Black Friday (and Cyber Monday) bargain hunters.

What Is Your Best Affordable Gift Idea?

Buying gifts can wreak havoc on your holiday budget, but having a list of inexpensive present ideas stops you from overspending. What are your best affordable gift ideas?

Briefly: Celebrity Instagram, Marvel's Civil War Trailer, Stretch Hacker

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: this week’s best celeb pics on Instagram, watch the new Captain America Trailer, nine stretches that will help you do the splits.

Cut Back On Expenses With The Upgrade And Save Strategy

Sometimes spending money can actually save you money. For example, if you’re buying cheap boots and replacing them often, you’ll save money in the long run if you buy a pricier pair of boots that last. In line with this concept, money writer Jim Wang suggests the “upgrade and save” strategy.

Hump Day Deals: $64 Fallout 4, Cheap Sony 4K Action Cam, Free Nescafe

Hump day (AKA Wednesday) is arguably the most boring day of the week. So why not liven things up by grabbing one of these nifty online bargains? Deals that caught our eye this week include: Get Fallout 4 for $64 on Xbox One or PS4, $200 off Sony’s 4K Action Cam and Target’s huge Christmas game sale.

The Sneaky, Hidden Costs Of University Life (And How To Save)

University gets more expensive every year. And crazy tuition aside, there are a number of sneakier, hidden costs that can drain your wallet when you head back to school. These costs can add up fast, but there are some simple ways to cut them and save big. At the very least, knowing about them can help you can budget a little better.

Briefly: Hitler's Supergun, 33 Matching Tattoos, Shapes Fat Shame

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: 33 matching tattoo ideas, Arnott’s busted for Shapes fat content, the Nazi V-3 supergun revisited.

Follow The Grain Of Rice Principle When Making Investments

If someone offered you the choice of $1 million today, or one penny that would double itself every day for a month, which would you rather take? If you’re not sure, consider the grain of rice principle to learn how to think about investments.

Dealhacker: Telstra's $40 BYO Plan Now Comes With 7GB Data Per Month

Telstra has never been the most generous telco when it comes to mobile data allowances — which is why its latest Go Mobile BYO plan is so surprising. For a limited time, new customers can get a massive 7GB of data on a 12-month contract for just $40 per month. This is one of the best deals we’ve seen, on Australia’s most reliable network. What’s not to like?

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