Our Lifehacker pack collections were understandably popular, but so were ebook selections, census advice and broadband/NBN comparisons in Kiama. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:
- Five Best Ebook Readers
Whether you’re using them for business or pleasure, school or holidays, a good ereader can help you take your favourite books anywhere you go. Here’s a look at some of the best ereader devices.
- Ten Things To Remember When Doing The Census Online
Census night is Tuesday August 9, but you can save yourself a lot of hassle by completing the online eCensus version instead ahead of time — no working through questions you don’t need to look at on the 18-page paper form. Most of the online process is fairly self-explanatory, but here are 10 issues to bear in mind.
- Lifehacker Pack For Windows: Our List Of The Best Windows Downloads
Whether you’ve just reinstalled Windows or you need to fill some holes on your software collection, we’ve got everything you need in our annual Lifehacker Pack. Here, you can grab our all-time favourite downloads in one, simple installer.
- Lifehacker Pack For Android: Our List Of The Best Android Apps
Whether you’re a faithful Android user or you’ve just unboxed your first Android phone, there’s a wealth of free and cheap apps in the Android Market that can turn your device into a mobile powerhouse. Our second annual Lifehacker Pack for Android is stuffed full of apps to keep you connected to home, office and friends, or just help you stay entertained on the go.
- Lifehacker Pack For Mac: Our List Of The Best Free Mac Downloads
Looking for a few great, free apps to beef up your Mac? We’ve got you covered with our annual Lifehacker Pack for Mac. Here are the best OS X downloads for better productivity, communication, media management and more.
- How Well Does 3G Broadband Work In Kiama?
The National Broadband Network (NBN) saw its second mainland site turned on last Friday, and Lifehacker was there to document the event. That trip also presented an opportunity to test just how well current 3G broadband services work in the area, which in turn lets us address the question: is mobile broadband a viable alternative to the NBN?
- Lifehacker Pack For iPhone: Our List Of The Best iPhone Apps
Looking to power up your iPhone with the best free and cheap apps out there? Our second edition of the Lifehacker Pack for iPhone rounds up our favourite must-have iPhone applications.
- Eau Dear: Which City Has Australia’s Worst Drinking Water?
There are ways you can learn to love drinking water, but as Lifehacker reader AJ points out, the taste of water varies widely from city to city. What are your nominations for Australia’s worst-tasting tap water?
- Kogan HQ Looks Like Business-Class Plane Seating
Most workplaces feature desks, but it’s not entirely surprising that online electronics retailer Kogan chose to go in a different direction. A recent revamp to its office has replaced many desks with a chair which combines a laptop stand and built-in speakers in the headrests.
- Debunking Five Myths About Drinking Sake
Think sake is a spirit or a kind of wine? Think it has to be drunk warm? Think again. Educate yourself as we demolish five myths about the Japanese alcoholic drink with the help of an Australian sake expert