Last Week's Best Posts

ThumbsUp2010.jpg Kick off your Lifehacker Monday by making sure you didn't miss any of the biggest posts from last week:

  • Finding The Best 3G Mobile Broadband Deal
    "Mobile broadband services — using 3G spectrum to deliver the Internet to your PC or notebook — are getting more popular, with almost a million Australians already using them. Whether you want to use them at home, in a hotel room or even in a train, there's a wide range of plans to choose from, and recent price changes from Optus, Telstra, 3 and Vodafone have further muddied the waters."
  • Make A Steady Background Income From Selling Stock Work
    "Freelancer Collis Ta'eed makes about $US200 each month from work he mostly did years ago and hasn't touched."
  • Norton User Account Control Makes UAC Less Annoying (Windows Vista)
    "Free utility Norton User Account Control replaces Vista's default UAC with a more user-friendly and more secure UAC."
  • Telstra Automates Big Pond Support Line
    "Telstra is about to shift most of its BigPond support centre to the Philippines, and is adding a interactive voice recognition (IVR) troubleshooting system you have to navigate before reaching a real person."
  • New MacBooks Stronger, Drop Mouse Buttons, Add Multi-Touch
    "Apple's MacBook event has just come to an end, leaving Apple enthusiasts with a handful of—surprise!—new MacBooks."
  • Firefox 3.1 Beta 1 Now Available For Download, First Look (All platforms)
    "Mozilla has just pushed out Firefox 3.1 Beta 1 to their servers, marking the first major step toward the official 3.1 release."
  • List Your Car For Sale Free At CARbarter
    "If you need to sell your car in a hurry and don't want to spend a fortune on advertising, a free listing at CARbarter might be just the ticket."
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.1 Beta Portable Edition Released (Windows)
    "Give the new Firefox 3.1 beta a test drive without compromising your stable 3.0 installation with the portable version."
  • Kitchen Essentials You Need (And Don't)
    "Food writers at the L.A. Times deflate the hype on popular kitchen items and recommend the stuff you really do need."
  • TubeMaster Plus Grabs Video Or Audio From Nearly Any Site (Windows)
    "Free streaming media capture tool TubeMaster is a great all-in-one solution for grabbing and converting audio and video from nearly any web site that can stream it to you."
  • Foxmarks Updates, Adds Password Syncing (Firefox)
    "Popular bookmark-syncing Firefox extension Foxmarks has expanded to support password syncing between your browsers."
  • TaskExplorer Is Attractive, Powerful Task Manager (Windows)
    "Free application MKN TaskExplorer is a Windows Task Manager replacement packed with options, system information, and pretty graphs."

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