You wanted Facebook sneakiness fixes, Windows 7 shortcuts, Nexus 7 pricing and to weigh in on what Australians take for granted. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:
- 8 Things About Australia I Took For Granted
They say that you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone. It’s a truth that I haven’t been able to stop thinking about in the two months since I left behind the only home I’ve ever known. Relocating to Canada gave me the change in pace that I needed, along with some perspective about some of the things I took for granted about life in Australia.
- Facebook’s Six Sneakiest Settings (And How To Fix Them)
Facebook’s sneaky change to email settings reminds us that the social networking giant rarely has the interests of its users front and centre. Here are six sneaky Facebook settings you might have forgotten about.
- Facebook Changed Everyone’s Email Without Permission — Here’s How To Fix It
Facebook just removed everyone’s email addresses from profiles and replaced it with an @facebook.com email address without telling you. Here’s how to easily change it back.
- The 10 Most Useful Windows 7 Keyboard Shortcuts
If you’re using your mouse for everything in Windows except actually typing characters, you’re wasting a lot of time. Here are the ten most useful keyboard shortcuts for Windows 7.
- Ask LH: Why Does The Nexus 7 Tablet Cost So Much More In Australia?
Dear Lifehacker, Why is the entry-level Nexus 7 tablet from Google priced at $US199 in North America but costs $249 for Australian customers? That doesn’t make sense when the tablets are manufactured in Asia. What gives? Thanks, Nexus Vexes
- Subway’s Chicken Fillet Sub Isn’t All Chicken
If you’re a fan of Subway’s Chicken Fillet sub, you need to adjust your ordering habits. Subway is changing the name of the product to Chicken Classic after a complaint to the Advertising Standards Board (ASB) highlighted that the product is made from reprocessed chicken rather than an actual chicken fillet.
- Top 10 Ways To Upgrade Your Music-Listening Experience
You love your music, but your listening experience may not be as great as you think it is. Messy libraries, bad players, crappy headphones, and poorly encoded files are just a few reasons that your songs may not sound their best. Here are our top 10 ways to upgrade your music from every angle.
- Facebook’s Lame Excuse For Its Email Switch
I was very unimpressed by Facebook’s decision to start showing a Facebook email address for me without asking if I minded that I decided to ask Facebook for an official comment on what happened. The answer I got reinforces why Facebook remains a very difficult company to trust.
- Canberra Man Chains Himself To Optus Store, Frustrated Over iPad Customer Service
Lifehacker just got off the phone with Laurence Kain, a small business owner who earlier this afternoon took the extreme step of chaining himself to the Canberra City Optus store. He said his “peaceful protest” was a last resort after unsuccessful attempts to switch the ownership of his iPad data account between his businesses, despite three previous store visits and five hours on hold
- Stuff You Don’t Have To Buy Because You Can Print It Yourself For Free
I have two printers that rarely see any use. While printing isn’t obsolete by any stretch of the imagination, paper is slowly losing its usefulness. If you have a printer at home that’s mostly collecting dust, brush it off and start using it to print out a few products you’d otherwise have to pay for.