Kick off your Lifehacker Monday by making sure you didn't miss any of the biggest posts from last week:
- The Townsville Train Torture Test Revisited
Last year, I found out how well wireless broadband works when you’re stuck on a train to Far North Queensland. But what happens when you switch networks and the train gets a lot faster?
- Mythbusting: Four Myths About Staying Hydrated Debunked Your mum wasn't completely wrong about the need to stay hydrated in hot weather, but your sweet old mum, and many others, have been needlessly worrying about the wrong things.
- Foto-Mosaik-Edda Creates Stunning Photo Mosaics (Windows) If you're going to create a photo mosaic, you might as well invest the time to do it well. Foto-Mosaik-Edda is a powerful tool for creating impressive, detailed, finely-tuned photo mosaics.
- Why We’re Not About To Get Cheaper Books
Proposed changes to laws surround book copyright in Australia are controversial, but even leaving aside their potential impact on local writers, it’s not at all clear that major savings will occur.
- Cool Down A Scorching Car As Quickly As Possible Decrease the amount of time it takes to cool your car off after it's been sitting in the summer sun by using this simple six-step process.
- Ultimate Windows Tweaker Updates, Improves Windows 7 Support (Windows) Ultimate Windows Tweaker adds new features to an already excellent tool for tweaking all of the hidden Windows settings you normally can't access.
- Have You Cut Mobile Browsing To Save Money?
Aussie users appear to be scaling back on mobile browsing to save money. Have you cut your phone Internet fix?
- Get Rid Of Dark Under-Eye Circles And Puffiness Whether you had a late night out or just a late night, those dark circles under your eyes are casting you in a less than pretty light. Here are some quick tips to look better, with absolutely no cucumbers involved.
- Google Gears Officially Updated For Firefox 3.5 (Windows/Mac/Linux) Google's popular offline browser plug-in Google Gears has been broken ever since Firefox 3.5 was released weeks ago. Frustrated users created their own workarounds, but now Gears is officially back up and running with Firefox 3.5.
- EditPad Lite Makes Customising Your Text Editor Easy (Windows) Whether you're a fan of green on black text, blinking cursors, split windows, or any of the things you won't find on a basic text editor, EditPad Lite has the tweaks you crave.
- GNOME-Do Adds Docklets To App Launching Bar (Linux) If you're using GNOME-Do and not using the up-to-date repository for the app launcher, you really should be. That's where you'll find goodies like the newest "Docklets," helpful widgets that respond to both clicks and text commands.
- CrunchBang Linux Updates For 64-Bit Support, Faster Start-Up (Linux) CrunchBang Linux, a lightweight, Ubuntu-based, thumb-drive-friendly operating system we previously toured in screenshots, is now available in 64-bit editions for version 9.04.01, which also adds support for the ext4 hard drive format and more wireless networking support.
- Getting Things Gnome Manages Your GTD To-Do List (Linux) To-Do list application Getting Things GNOME! manages your to-do items easily, complete with tags and nested subtasks.
- FavBackup Backs Up And Restores Any Browser (Windows) Portable backup utility FavBackup archives your settings, bookmarks, passwords, and more from any of the major browsers.