Lunchtime Wrap: Online Shopping & Recipe Search

Lunchtime Wrap: Online Shopping & Recipe Search

Didn’t catch Lifehacker on Monday? Learn how to take advantage of the strong Australian dollar when shopping online and discover some handy sites for recipe hunting.

Top 10 Tips For Shoppers Excited By The Strong Aussie Dollar
With the Australian dollar having briefly achieved parity with the US dollar last week and looking likely to remain strong for some time, buying from US shopping sites seems more appealing than ever. It can be a great way to save money, but follow these tips to make sure you don’t lose out.

Five Best Recipe Search Tools
It’s been a long time since you had to ask your kitchen-accomplished relatives to hand down great recipes or spend hours sifting through books looking for gems. Here’s a look at five of the best tools for finding great recipes online

Foxtel On Xbox 360 Will Be Bad For Your Download Cap
Foxtel today launched its Foxtel on Xbox 360 service, which lets you access the pay TV channel via an Xbox 360 console without needing a set-top box. While the basic $20 a month price might sound appealing compared to full-blown pay TV, there’s a big risk involved, as Foxtel doesn’t have any unmetered partnerships with ISPs.

Telstra Ultimate USB Modem Now On Sale For Consumers
Telstra’s Ultimate USB 3G modem has finally been made available for general buyers, having been on sale for business customers since September. Telstra has also adjusted its higher-priced next G mobile broadband packages to offer more data.

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