Lunchtime Wrap: The Album Dies & Mac OS X Lion

Didn't catch Lifehacker on Thursday? Learn how the album chart has become irrelevant and what OS X Lion will offer when it roars into view next year.

The Death Of The Album Chart A news report suggesting you can top the charts by selling just a handful of records doesn’t paint a healthy picture for the music industry. However, its real lesson is that combined sales charts are now a relatively useless tool for promoting music.

What To Expect In Mac OS X 10.7 Lion Apple didn’t reveal too much about the next iteration of their operating system, but from what we learned today, here’s a look at what you can expect when Mac OS X Lion is released in mid 2011.

Vodafone Network Plans Promise Speed, Spell End For 3 Vodafone Hutchison Australia has outlined plans that will see it expand its network coverage and speed, and merge together its Vodafone network assets with those of 3. That should mean better network performance and fewer confusing plans, but the changes won’t happen for a while.

Facebook Disconnect Removes Facebook Clutter From Web Pages We’ve shown you how to stop sites from using your Facebook login, but if you’re sick of seeing the Facebook Like button all over the web, Chrome extension Facebook Disconnect will hide it for you.


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