Last Week's Top Ten Posts

You wanted better sleep on planes, the best Mac apps and Android bargains. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:

  1. Best Tactics For Getting Sleep On Long-Distance Flights
    When it comes to sleeping on a plane, everyone has an opinion. Here’s Road Worrier’s take on how to maximise sleep on a long-distance trip.
  2. Awesome Afternoon Projects For The Extra Day Of Your Long Weekend
    Looking for a cool project you can tackle in an afternoon on your extra day off? Here’s a quick roundup of some of our favourite afternoon projects you can squeeze into your long weekend.
  3. Lifehacker Pack For Mac: Our List Of The Best Free Mac Downloads
    Looking to beef up your Mac with a few great — and free — apps that cover a whole lot of your productivity and computing needs? Our annual Lifehacker Pack for Mac rounds up the best free downloads for OS X.
  4. How Does The New Hotmail Stack Up To Gmail?
    This may come as a surprise, but the new Microsoft Hotmail is actually pretty good. But how does it stack up to Google’s email champion, Gmail? Here’s a look at the good and bad of both services.
  5. How To Silence Vuvuzela Horns With An EQ Filter
    If you’re watching the World Cup, you’ve no doubt learned about the vuvuzela, a buzzing horn capable of drowning out TV announcers. Here’s how to filter the vuvuzela buzz from your World Cup broadcasts.
  6. Planhacker: Complete Android Australian Contract Phone Deals
    Android is a massively popular option for Lifehacker readers using mobile phones, but there’s a huge range of potential models and plans on offer. Here’s a summary of all the best deals currently available from Australian carriers that we could find.
  7. ABC Releases Official iPad App
    The ABC has chosen the long weekend to officially debut its iPad app.
  8. Steve Jobs’ Strategies For Overcoming Presentation Glitches
    If you saw or read up on the recent iPhone 4 unveiling, you probably noted that eminently qualified speaker Steve Jobs ran into technical problems, just like us poor shmoes. The difference is in how he recovered
  9. Mandatory Data Retention: What We Know So Far
    News that the Australian government was considering a mandatory retention policy for ISPs that could see them recording all sites accessed by users stirred up a fury amongst Lifehacker readers when it emerged on Friday. News journalists have been busy digging into the issue since, so here’s a quick round-up what we know so far.
  10. Five Best Places To Set Up Shop Online
    Whether you make stuff as a weekend hobby or you’re set on making a business out of selling your wares, it’s never been easier to set up shop and sell things online. These five sites are a great place to start.

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