Windows 8 was unsurprisingly on everyone's mind, but readers also had an appetite for fake banknotes, cheap laptops and expensive irons. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:
- Harvey Norman Has ‘Buy One, Get One Free’ For AMD Notebooks
This is an unusual deal: from now until the end of the weekend, Harvey Norman is offering a second free laptop when you buy selected models. The main catch? Only AMD-based machines are included.
- 10 Signs That An Australian Banknote Might Be Forged
Australia’s banknotes incorporate a huge number of features that make them difficult to counterfeit, but that doesn’t mean criminals don’t have a crack at it now and then. Here are the ten most obvious signs that a note might be a fake.
- How To Get A Full Body Workout With Nothing But Your Body
Everyone knows exercise plays an important role in our general health, but whether it’s a lack of motivation, the need to travel to the gym, the cost of equipment, or simply a lack of know-how, supposed obstacles often stand in our way. In reality, all you need is yourself. Here’s how you can get a full-body workout with nothing but your body.
- How To Dual-Boot Windows 7 And Windows 8 Side By Side
The Windows 8 developer preview is out for all to try, but installing it over your main Windows setup is a scary prospect. Here’s how to dual boot them so you can run them both side by side.
- Windows 8 Has Finally Updated The Blue Screen Of Death
It took Microsoft long enough, but they’ve finally (FINALLY!) changed the blue screen of death to be something a little more friendly and a little less scary.
- Lifehacker Tests A $599 Iron
Ironing is unlikely to be your favourite chore, but just how much better will it get if you spend $599 on the equipment? Lifehacker gets steamy and tests the Philips PerfectCare GC9240.
- First Look At What’s New In Windows 8
Microsoft showed us a more in-depth look at Windows 8 today, from the previously mentioned tablet interface to the traditional mouse-and-keyboard desktop. Here’s what it looks like.
- Download The Windows 8 Developer Preview Now
If the Windows 8 keynote video today wasn’t enough to satiate your Windows 8 curiosities, you can download the developer preview and install it now to check it out.
- Kogan Selling iPads, Canon And Nikon Cameras
Online retailer Kogan made its name selling products under its own brand (with the odd dip into other markets). In a partial shift away from that model, it is now selling iPads and cameras from Canon, Nikon, Samsung and other brands.
- Everything You Need To Know About Windows 8 In 8 Minutes
Want to get to know Windows 8 but don’t have time to sit through the lengthy keynote? We’ve cut it down to the necessities so you can find out everything you really need to know in only eight minutes.