Lunchtime Wrap: Laptop Security & Call Centres

Didn't catch Lifehacker on Wednesday? Learn how to implement Prey to protect your laptop and the painful truth about call centre work.

How To Track, Recover Your Stolen Laptop Or Android With Prey Laptops are lighter and more powerful than ever; they’re also easier to steal. Luckily, a genuinely versatile and powerful track-and-recover applications is also free. Here’s how Prey works, and how it could save you a month’s rent in new laptop cost.

10 Reasons Call Centre Work Is So Painful Nobody is likely to list ringing a call centre in their favourite life activities, but it’s not a particularly joyous occupation for the 200,000-odd Australians who work in them either. Here’s 10 facts that might give you pause the next time you’re about to let fly during a call.

How To Restore Your Windows Default Programs Installing new software on Windows often results in changes to your file associations, meaning that pictures, music, video or other files no longer launch the way you expect. Here’s how to get things back the way you want them in Windows 7.

Tomatoes And Capsicums Are About To Get Expensive Earlier this year, a massive number of tomato and capsicum plants in Queensland were poisoned in what appeared to be a case of deliberate sabotage. That reduced the available crop for tomatoes and capsicums, and we’re about to see the impact with higher prices.

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