The festive spirit was rife and everyone wanted guides to the best content of the year. Check out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:
- Ask Lifehacker: Should I Get An iPad Or An Android Tablet?
Dear Lifehacker, I am looking at getting myself a tablet for Christmas, and was wondering what the major pros and cons of getting an iPad or Android tablet, and why I should choose one over the other. Any information would be great! Cheers, Aaron
- Most Popular Featured Desktops Of 2010
Throughout the year you’ve submitted your beautifully organised desktops and we’ve featured the ones that stand out. Here’s a look at the best of the best featured desktops from 2010.
- Most Popular Repurposing Tricks Of 2010
We love it when people bring out their inner MacGyvers and share with us all how to make one thing into a very useful, or just entirely cool, other thing. Here’s some of our favourite DIY conversions from the past year.
- Five Best Virtual Machine Applications
Most modern computers are powerful enough to run entire operating systems within your main operating systems, which means virtual machines are more commonplace today than ever. Here’s a look at the five most popular virtual machine applications.
- Best Of The Best: Lifehacker’s Top Product Of 2010
The voting has closed, and less than a handful of votes separated the top two in our Best Of The Best category for the Lifehacker Awards 2010. When the virtual dust settled, however, there could only be one winner. And that winner is . . .
- Most Popular Explainers Of 2010
We move fast at Lifehacker, but sometimes we like to take the time to answer a question, explain something in the news, or get just plain geeky on a topic. Here are some of our best explainer posts from 2010.
- Is The Tie Officially Dead?
Time was that any man working in a central city location would wear a tie to work as a matter of course. Has the tie now become an endangered species?
- Compose With Fibonacci’s Ratio For Phenomenal Photos
If you’re looking for a way to draw more attention to the crucial elements in your photographic composition, the Fibonacci Ratio offers a way to direct your viewer’s eye to the critical parts of your photo.
- ACCC Taking TPG To Court Over Unlimited Plans
The ACCC doesn’t take kindly to ISPs offering “unlimited” deals and not explaining the details. The regulator has already won one battle with Optus over that kind of behaviour, and now it has launched a similar investigation against TPG.
- What’s An MVNO And Why Should You Care?
When you’re choosing a mobile phone network, you’ll quickly face the choice between a “regular” telephone network and a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO). What’s the difference and does it matter?
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