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Tasks, A Near-Perfect Astrid Clone, Now Features Themes, Google Task Sync And Tags

Android: It’s been a while since we checked in on Tasks, an open source clone of the gone-but-not-forgotten Astrid to-do app. Tasks has come a long way, too, and is even more powerful than ever — and still free for everyone to download and use.

Briefly: MacGyver Reboot, Australia's Best Restaurants, Tracer Vs Widowmaker

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Watch the trailer to the new MacGyver reboot, Tracer vs Widowmaker Overwatch cosplay, the best restaurants in Australia for 2017.

Avoid Calendar Overload By Keeping Optional Events Separate

If you try to keep yourself scheduled like clockwork with your calendar and add work reminders and life commitments all in one place, it can start to add up to the point where it all feels overwhelming. Keep optional events separate, though, and you’ll clear a lot of clutter.

Briefly: No Man's Sky Mods, Science Jokes, Playboy Mansion Fire Sale

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Grand Theft Auto V’s cut content, the best/worst science jokes for Science Week, the best mods for No Man’s Sky on PC.

Briefly: PS4 Menu Refresh, Movie Budget Disasters, Olympic Splash

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: PlayStation 4 gets a new-look menu, 13 movies that went disastrously over budget, watch Stranger Things and the movies that inspired it side by side.

The Super Simple Autofocus To-Do List

I’ve been using pen and paper for most of my organisation and to-do lists for the past six months. I’ve experimented with different analogue systems during that time, and tried things I made up myself to figure out what suits me best.

As I experiment, I always keep an eye out for any new ideas or systems that might work better for my workflow. I came across an analogue system recently that’s almost too simple, yet quite clever in some ways.

Last Week's Top Downloads

Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from last week.

Briefly: Olympic Bikinis, Alternate Reality Hell, Making A Murderer Sequel

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: The 16 most horrible alternate realities, 15 people who have kicked Batman’s arse, why women beach volleyball players wear bikinis at the Olympics.

How Successful People Spend Their Monday Mornings [Infographic]

What did you do when you woke up this morning? If you crawled out of bed and trudged straight to work after hitting the snooze button numerous times, you clearly haven’t begun the week on the best footing. According to the world’s business elite, having a set Monday routine can pay dividends to your health, happiness and ability to get ahead — both in your professional and personal life. Here are seven Monday hacks employed by famously successful people to start your week off in the best possible way.

Last Week's Top Ten Posts

You wanted 2016 Census news, old Google products and Perseid meteor shower viewing tips. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:

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