FrameBench Annotates Attachments Inside Gmail, No Downloading Required

Chrome: It’s not that difficult to download email attachments and add your notes to them, but wouldn’t it be nice to review the attachment, add your feedback in-line, and send it back right inside of Gmail without even downloading the file first? Framebench can do that.


Ask LH: Are Australian Businesses Breaking Spam Laws By Having The Opt-In Email Box Ticked?

Hi Lifehacker, When I was using Pizza Hut’s mobile ordering site, I noticed that it had the opt-in box for marketing emails already ticked. Isn’t being opted by default against the law in Australia?


Make 'Image Gestures' With Your Hands For Powerful Presentations

What you say in your speech is as important as the visual cues your body gives. For a power presentation, use your hands to create a visual image of the concept you are talking about.


The Tricks Used By Anti-Science Trolls

I often like to discuss science online and I’m also rather partial to topics that promote lively discussion, such as climate change, crime statistics and (perhaps surprisingly) the big bang. This inevitably brings out the trolls.


Overcome Social Anxiety With The 3-Second Rule

Some of us find it hard to just walk up to strangers and start talking — we get anxious and overthink the situation. Avoid the stress by making the decision to go up to the person within 3 seconds.


The Secret Samsung Galaxy Test Code To Fix Your Broken Screen

I love my Galaxy Note 3. But the bigger they are, the harder they fall. And holy crap did I do a good job of shattering my screen when it fell from my feeble clutches recently. But from adversity comes opportunity — and I learned two key lessons that everyone should know when it comes to fixing a broken phone screen.


How Spelling Mistakes Will Ruin Your Amusing GIFs

There’s an animated GIF doing the rounds which sums up the plot of every episode of TV medical drama House. It’s pointed and cruel and funny — but the effect was ruined for me by a spelling mistake in one of the captions.


Vaya Unlimited NBN Plans Are Extremely Cheap

Vaya is best known for dirt-cheap mobile plans (and occasional questions over customer service), but now the company is also seeking your NBN dollar. How do Vaya’s newly-launched plans stack up?


Planhacker: Mobile Broadband Contract Plans (August 2014)

If you regularly need an internet connection on the road, a separate mobile broadband SIM in a hotspot or USB dongle is the way to go. But who offers the most data and the best deals? We’ve rounded up all the available plans from Australian carriers so you can compare and choose the right one for you.


Ask LH: Can I Pre-Apply For The NBN?

Hi Lifehacker, I am in the process of building a new home in an area that does not currently have the NBN (National Broadband Network). Is there a way to apply for NBN connection or prepare the home for when the NBN does come around?