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10 Things To Stop Saying To Your Kids (And What To Say Instead)

Current research shows that some of the most commonly used and seemingly positive phrases we use with kids are actually quite destructive. Despite our good intentions, these statements teach children to stop trusting their internal guidance system, to become deceptive, to do as little as possible, and to give up when things get hard.


How To Choose The Right VPN In Australia

Not all virtual private networks (VPNs) are created equal. Some keep logs, some cap your traffic, some don’t work on mobile, some don’t work at all. This is what you need to know about choosing a VPN provider, as well as a few recommendations to get you started.


Is Your Boss Watching You Online?

A new study reveals employers are using online information about job applicants without their knowledge, to inform hiring decisions. Approximately 55% of organisations now have a policy about this type of practice, called profiling. However, despite its increased use, most employees are not comfortable with being profiled. Over 60% believe they have a right to a private online identity that employers should not access. But only 40% of those surveyed in the study reported they always manage their social media activities with their current employer in mind.


NBN Shifts 1 Million Premises From HFC to FTTN

NBN Co just moved 1.2 million premises from the “HFC” pile to the “FTTN” pile in its construction planning, which is bad news for anyone living in those premises. As for who that is exactly, we’ll have to wait a little longer to find out.


Deals: 3 Lenses Any Smartphone Photographer Needs to Light Up Instagram

Smartphone cameras have come a long way, but they often pale in comparison to what DSLRs can produce. That’s why this


Reports Of Pokemon GO's Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

Pokemon GO is dead. Or dying. Apparently. That’s the latest story, after the game’s rapid popularity spike began levelling off. The reality: Pokemon GO is still one of the top apps, and the top game (in terms of both revenue and active users). It’s most likely going to stay that way for a while. Let’s take a look at the statistics.


Simplenote For iOS Adds Support For Markdown

iOS: Simplenote has long been one of our favourite syncing notes apps, and the iOS version is getting a little better with an update that adds in support for Markdown.


Navbar Tuner Unlocks A Hidden Nav Bar Customiser In Android Nougat For Some Nexuses

Android Nougat: Google likes to play around with experimental features in Android betas. One such nixed feature is a powerful tool that lets you customise the little bar at the bottom of your screen with the Home and Back buttons. If you have a certain few Nexuses, you can get it back.


Dropbox Will Make You Change Your Password If You Haven't Since 2012

If you’ve been using Dropbox for over four years and you haven’t changed your password since then, then two things are true. One, you haven’t been reading Lifehacker very long. More importantly, two: Dropbox is about to make you change it.


Clean Text For iOS Helps Fix Your Formatting

iOS: One of the annoying things about working with text on your phone or iPad is that properly formatting it can be a bother, especially when you’re copying and pasting between apps and get line breaks where you don’t want them. Clean Text for iOS aims to fix that.


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