Why You Try To Do Something, Not Try And Do It

When we fail, we often say we’ll try and do better. Damn! We just failed again. The correct expression is “try to”, not “try and”.


Samsung Galaxy S6 And S6 Edge Australian Pricing

Samsung’s new flagship Android phones for 2015, the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, officially go on sale today in Australia. Here’s what you’ll pay to buy them outright.


Five Best Headsets With Attached Microphones

Whether you’re gaming, taking video calls, listening to music or doing all three, a good headset makes a huge difference. There are lots of choices on the market, and this week we’re looking at five of the best, based on reader nominations.


Telstra's New Data-Enhanced Mobile Plans: How Much More Do They Offer And Are They Now Competitive?

The biggest complaint about Telstra’s mobile plans is that they have high monthly fees and relatively stingy data allowances. Does a new revamp with extra data make them more competitive? Planhacker investigates.


Ask LH: What's The Cheapest Way To Buy An iPhone On Telstra?

Hi Lifehacker, I want to change back from an Android to an iPhone 6. I am a Telstra fan and have no intention of going with another network. I am also a fan of finding the best possible price or deal. Is there anywhere that offers Telstra iPhone plans with any kind of discount or added incentive?


Boost Mobile Dumps Its Entry Level Plans

Boost Mobile is dumping its short duration $10 and $20 plans in favour of a longer duration $20 plan with call limitations.


Telstra Ups Data Limits On Its Fixed Broadband Plans

Telstra is expanding the data allocations for its fixed line broadband customers, but it may take some time to affect you if you’re a Telstra customer, and it’s not entirely clear how much more quota you’ll get.


Woo-Hoo! Do Not Call Registrations Now Run Forever

This is great news: if you’ve signed up for the Do Not Call register, you no longer have to renew your registration. Once you’re on there, you’re on there for good.


Set Your iPhone To Use Speakerphone By Default

If you’re on a long drive or just prefer to use speakerphone generally, it’s a pain to set it every time you pick up a call. The iPhone’s accessibility options let you set this as a default.


Subtly Convince Someone You're Correct By Asking The Right Questions

Planting ideas into someone’s head is easy enough and over on BBC Future, they point out that simply asking the right kinds of questions is one of the easiest ways to make people come around to your way of thinking without them even realising it.