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Focus Is A Slick, Tag-Based Gallery App With Built-In Snoop Protection

Android: Gallery apps are typically a dime a dozen. There are only so many ways to display a bunch of pictures, right? Focus manages to actually give other apps a run for its money. It offers tag-based organisation, intuitive sorting, and even a built-in snoop protection feature.


Briefly: Foxtel Vs Pirate Bay, Cheap Cider, Meet Gigi Hadid

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Hands on with the Zero Latency virtual-reality arena, Foxtel swings axe at Pirate Bay, get a six-pack of Somersby Apple/Pear Cider for $10.


PSA: Start Menu Replacement Apps Still Work In Windows 10 

Microsoft has brought back and revamped the Start menu for Windows 10. If you still prefer, say, the Windows 7 classic Start menu, good news. Start menu replacement apps we used to tweak Windows 8 also work in Windows 10.


11 Excel Tricks And Shortcuts For Spreadsheet Ninjas

Even if you use Microsoft Excel regularly, there’s a fair chance you might not be getting as much out of it as you can. Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.


Fantastical For iPhone Adds A New Drafts Mode

iOS: Fantastical is one of our favourite calendars on iOS and it now boasts a handy new drafts feature. As its name implies, this allows you to save events as drafts so you can dig through your appointments to reference other items. Here’s how it works.


Briefly: 3D Printed-Houses, Bill Nye Vs Twitter, Golden Gaytime Tub

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: get 30GB free online storage with Microsoft OneDrive, Bill Nye reads the meanest of tweets, is “Earth 2.0″ a dying planet?


Eight Windows 10 Tricks And Shortcuts You Probably Didn't Know

Windows 10 has arrived. Whether you’re jumping the line or still trying to decide if you should upgrade, chances are you’ve heard about some of the best new features of Windows 10. Here are some of the really awesome ones you might not have heard about.


Last Week's 10 Biggest Posts

You wanted Windows 10 buying and installation advice, sleeping tips and a rundown of porn-viewing habits in females. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:


Windows 10 Uses Your Bandwidth To Distribute Updates, Disable It Here

Every time Microsoft releases a new version of Windows, its servers get slammed. To help alleviate this burden, Windows 10 can download updates from other users’ computers. The problem is, it can use up your bandwidth and data caps to do so. Here’s how to turn it off.


Weather For Chrome Puts Your Local Forecast In A Chrome Toolbar Button

Weather is a simple Chrome extension that gives you the local forecast with a single click on the extension’s toolbar button. You’ll see the temperature and current conditions on the button itself, updated regularly, but click it for a full expanded forecast, using data from Forecast.io.


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