Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Nine MMA moments that were like video games, Mark Zuckerberg's Oculus lawsuit heats up, six tips to declutter your workspace.
If you're wanting to go beyond the basic stuff everyone does with their phone - either by extending its capabilities or by taking more control over what it already does - we've got just the collection of tools for you. These automators, taskers and shortcut makers can quickly hack Android or iOS to do your mobile bidding.
NBNco expects to activate National Broadband Network (NBN) services across eight million premises in Australia by 2020. The company only has three years left to achieve this. After missing some rollout targets in the past and amid a wave of criticism, NBNco is pulling its socks up and expects the NBN to be "almost 50% complete by June 2017".
iOS: It's admittedly a little silly to need an app to remind you to grab your key or wallet before leaving the house, or your lunch bag before leaving work for the day, but we all forget those things from time to time, especially those of us coping with mental illness. Don't Leave It! helps you remember.
According to a statistic published in The Atlantic, 90 per cent of computer users don't know what Ctrl + F can do. As a result, we've put together a list of common, handy shortcuts and tricks that every computer user should know. If you have a friend or family member who could use a lesson or refresher, send this post along.
We feel that time is precious, and we shouldn't waste it. We often try and fill the void with carefully-planned tasks. But turning down the volume on life can be extremely beneficial. We fight against boredom, distraction and procrastination all the time, but that doesn't mean you should get rid of them completely.
Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we're talking with Andreas Fouras, founder and CEO of 4DX.
Mac: If you're a Hackintosh user, you know the About This Mac window on your Mac often contains errors about what hardware you have installed. Over on iDownloadBlog, they show you how to manually edit the details to include whatever you want.
If you're planning to migrate from iOS to Android it's hard to look past the Google Pixel manufactured by HTC. In addition to being one of the best Android smartphones on the market it is demonstrably superior to the iPhone 7 in several important ways; including display quality and battery life. This video lists five things Google's Pixel phone can do that the iPhone can't.
We know that a Raspberry Pi can be turned into a motion sensing security camera, but it's even cheaper to do it with the $US5 ($7) Raspberry Pi Zero. DIYer Mark West shows you how.
Dear Lifehacker, I've got my tinfoil hat on and am trying to track down and delete any old accounts on services I've signed up to but which are no longer being used. Problem is I can't remember what I've signed up to in the past. Do you know of any service where you can put in your email and it will show what sites/services it's registered to?
scruffycoxendale's home office is more than just one desk with a computer on it, although it's definitely nice. A quick look around the room shows off some other great gear, including a lovely record collection, a media server for the house, and more.
Poor bandwidth makes downloading content and working in the cloud impractical. Like many Australians, these are two activities that have become critical to the way I live my life. When the NBN skipped my house because it was in the older stages of the estate I live in, I decided to take matters into my own hands.