Briefly: LG's Aussie TV Court Case, Gen Y Internet Slang, Need For Speed

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including LG’s 3D TV bust and failed attempts to explain Gen Y slang.


Defence Jobs Spotlight: Aircraft Structural Technician, Plant Operator

Building things and fixing things — that’s what this week’s jobs are all about. In these roles you could be operating heavy machinery or repairing some of the most high-tech aircraft in Australia.


The Best GPU Upgrades For Every Budget

Getting the best performance for your GPU dollar can be a tricky proposition. From high end to more affordable models, we have put together a list of the best upgrades.


Load Cached Pages In Chrome Without Internet By Enabling This Flag

Your browser saves a cache of most pages you visit. Wouldn’t it be handy if you could access that cache when you lose your internet connection? By enabling the Offline Auto-Reload Mode flag, you can do just that.


Why Chrome Uses So Much Freaking RAM

Chrome may be the best browser around, but it eats up your PC’s RAM like prawns at Christmas. If you’ve ever looked at your task manager, you’ve probably flipped out at the sheer number of Chrome processes and the memory they hog. Here’s why Chrome uses so much RAM, and how to curb its gluttony.


Briefly: Airbag Car Recall Hits Australia, Dinklage+Game Of Thrones+Coldplay

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including a global recall of cars due to faulty airbags and Peter Dinklage getting musical with Coldplay.


I'm Tom Standage, Deputy Editor Of The Economist, And This Is How I Work

The Economist is one of the leading international newspapers today, bringing precisely-crafted news and commentary to its weekly pages and website. Serving as deputy editor for the paper and also heading its digital strategy is Tom Standage.


Google Tone Shares Links With Everyone Within Earshot

Chrome: Sharing links via the internet is easy. Sharing in person is still surprisingly difficult. Google Tone aims to make it easier to pass a link around a meeting table by emitting an audible code that your browser can hear and interpret. That means anyone within earshot can grab the link.


Ask LH: What Should I Look Out For When Buying A USB Charger?

Hey Lifehacker, With all the discussion recently about the pitfalls of buying cheap micro-USB wall chargers off eBay or from markets, what is the best way to buy a fast charging but safe charger, without paying a fortune for it?


How To Migrate From An Old NAS To A New One Overnight With rsync

A NAS, or network-attached storage device, is great for storing files and making them accessible from any computer in the house. But when you upgrade to a new one, you’re stuck copying everything over by hand, swapping drives, and risking data loss. Here’s a much more reliable method.