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:
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- ABC Releases Official iPad App
The ABC has chosen the long weekend to officially debut its iPad app.
- 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
- 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.
- 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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