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Melbourne Launches A Free Wi-Fi Network

Today Victorian Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade Philip Dalidakis announced that Melbourne would be launching a free wi-fi network across the CBD.

Apparently it’s “unparalleled” and “world class”.


I'm Matt Eaton, Artist And Curator, And This Is How I Work

Matt Eaton is an artist in Detroit — but his own art is often a second priority. As director and curator of the Red Bull House of Art, Matt is an advocate for young, up-and-coming artists, helping to push their talents and promote their work.


iPhone 7 And 7 Plus Cases Promise To Resurrect The Headphone Jack

“Bring back the audio jack.” That’s the tagline used by a line of phone cases for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus that promises restores the 3.5mm headphone jack that Apple removed from the new handsets. The creators of the Fuze Cases also claim their product can double the phones’ battery life. Read on to find out more.


How To Totally Disable Widgets On The iOS 10 Lock Screen

iOS: iOS 10 is packed with its share of new features, but the lock screen is easily the biggest change. With that comes a new widget screen that has all kinds of potential to mess with your privacy. Here’s how to disable it completely.


It's Not All About Price: Tailor Your Sales Pitch To Appeal To Different Stakeholders

Value is often subjective and when you’re a business owner trying to pitch your products, this is an important factor to consider. It’s not just a matter of making your offerings cheaper than those from competitors; if you’re working with a client organisation that has a number of different stakeholders, you need figure out what elements make your products unique and sell it differently to each stakeholder. Here’s how.


Apple Tracks Your iMessage Contacts, May Share Them With Law Enforcement

What you say in your iMessages may be somewhat private and safe from the prying eyes of law enforcement, but the people you have in your contacts list isn’t. In fact, Apple logs your iMessage contacts almost every time you enter a new number to start a message.


Stop Blaming Tinder For Your Failed Relationships

It seems the death of the monogamous long-term relationship, thanks to Tinder and other dating applications, has been greatly exaggerated, new research from the University of Sydney has found.

Contrary to reports online dating apps, such as Tinder, OKCupid and Grindr, are creating a “hook-up” culture of short-term relationships, the study instead found the apps were simply facilitating people’s search for long-term love.


Briefly: Bad Breasts, Drone Wars, Profitable Homes

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: terrible breast physics in Steam game, new drone to rival GoPro Karma, percentage of houses that sold for a profit.


Is 'Braggadocious' A Real Word?

At yesterday’s US presidential debate, Donald Trump said this: “I have a tremendous income. And the reason I say that is not in a braggadocious way”. It left a lot of people scratching their heads as to whether he made the word up. We did some research to find the answer.


Deals: Charge Up Anywhere With This Hybrid Battery And Wall Charger

We spend a great deal of time on our phones. So much so, that our devices often need a power boost when we’re on the move. That’s where the Uiee Portable Battery & Wall Charger comes in.


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