You wanted headphone and iPhone hacks, slimmer wallets and naked DSL deals. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:
- Hack Airline Headphones To Work With Any Device
Many airlines use double-pronged headlines so you’re not tempted to waltz off the plane with them. But if you forget your own headphones and want to use a double-pronged model with your iPod or mobile phone, Lifehacker reader Joel explains how you can adapt them with some basic electrical nous — and a little chewing gum.
- You Really Can Make Your Wallet Smaller
This picture from luggage-obsessed blog Carryology demonstrates a point we’ve often made before: it really is possible to compact your wallet. Both wallets contain the same number of cards and the same amount of money, but there’s no question which one will look better in your jeans pocket
- Seven Ways To Reuse And Get Creative With Your Old iPhone!
It’s arguably Apple’s greatest skill: making your previous gear look obsolete next to their new releases. So what do you do with your devices after they’ve been made redundant? Here’s a handful of ways to reuse that spare, older-gen iPhone.
- What Counts As Legal Tender?
We’re used to thinking that businesses should be willing to accept payment in any form that suits us, but the reality is a little more complicated.
- Freeview Finally Rolls Out Its EPG
Remember how Freeview has been promising a flashy electronic program guide for more than a year? The upgraded EPG is being officially rolled out this week.
- Planhacker: Complete Australian Naked DSL Guide
Naked DSL saves you paying for line rental on a home phone you probably never use. Find the best deal with our comprehensive roundup of naked DSL options.
- Why The Digital TV Switch Off Is (Almost) Irrelevant
Tomorrow sees the first region in Australia, Mildura/Sunraysia, switch off its analogue TV signal and move to a totally digital regime. While it’s a historic moment, it doesn’t take John Logie Baird to work out what it actually means: not all that much.
- Five Best To-Do List Managers
The humble to-do list hasn’t changed much over the years, but the methods we use to manage it have. Here’s a look at five of the most popular tools for helping you manage your to-do list.
- People Make Really Dumb Complaints About TV Ads
The price you pay for having a system where TV content is subject to regulation via viewer complaints is that sometimes people make really dumb complaints. Media blog Mumbrella has rounded up 25 of the most ludicrous complaints about Australian advertising sent to the Advertising Standards Bureau.
- Android Phone Deals In Australia Appearing At Breakneck Speed
Vodafone’s release of the Nexus One appears to have inspired a mini-tsunami of new Android deals, with Telstra dropping Desire pricing and Optus getting ready to bring the Milestone (otherwise known as the Droid) out in Australia.