You wanted the skinny on the new PS4, the HTC One's camera and how night editor Elly Hart stays focused. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:
- Just How Effective Is The HTC One's "UltraPixel" Camera?
Are you on the lookout for a high-end smartphone that can take decent photos? We pit the HTC One's controversial four-megapixel camera against the Samsung Galaxy S III's eight-megapixel camera. The results may surprise you.
- PlayStation 4 Launch Post-Mortem: What We Like (And Loathe)
Today, Sony officially launched the PlayStation 4 video game console, putting an end to months of speculation, rumour and touted PS4 logos. The launch event unveiled fresh details about the new machine and also showcased a swathe of next-generation games, including new epics from Bungie, Square Enix and UbiSoft. Here's what we love about the new machine (and a few things we remain unsure about).
- Turn Your Flat Cola Into A Cheap Dinner
They say life is fleeting, but it's got nothing on carbonated soft drink. One moment, the cola in your fridge is effervescent and delicious — the next, it's a flat and syrupy swamp. If you regularly find yourself tossing out half-empty Coke bottles, here's a quick tip to re-purpose those listless dregs into a meal the whole family can enjoy.
- Top 10 Underhyped Mac OS X Apps
Some apps are essential and everyone who's anyone knows to have them on their computer. Some apps, however, are fantastic yet fly under the radar. Today, we look at our top 10 underhyped apps for Mac.
- Advice I Wish Someone Had Given Me For My First Job
Whether you're straight out of university or starting a new career path, that first job can be scary is. You might think you know the ropes, but it's a lot more than just getting your work done. Here are a few tips I wish someone gave me before I took my first job.
- How We Work: Elly Hart's Favourite Gear And Productivity Tips
Every week, we share the shortcuts, workspaces and productivity tips of our favourite experts and internet personalities in our How I Work series. Throughout this week, we're giving readers a glimpse into how we work. Today, night editor Elly Hart shares the lessons she has learned since moving overseas.
- Five Best System Rescue Discs
When your computer starts behaving strangely or won't boot, a rescue disc is the ideal way to troubleshoot the issue and see if you can isolate the problem. There are plenty of great system rescue discs available if you need a tool to save your ailing system. This week we're looking at five of the best, nominated by our readers.
- Get The Most From Your Games: A Beginner's Guide To Graphics Settings
You've built a gaming PC and it's time to start playing, but you're thinking your games could look a bit better or run a bit smoother. You want to tweak your graphics settings, but you don't know where to start. We're here to help you out.
- Will Telstra's 900MHz 4G Mean Everyone Needs New Devices?
Telstra is planning to introduce a 900MHz version of Next G to help it expand its 4G network in regional areas. Will that be enough to help it maintain decent 4G speeds, and will you need a new device to use it? The short answer: probably yes for your phone, possibly no for your mobile broadband.
- Malcolm Turnbull Talks NBN, Technology, Startups And Queue-Jumping
Shadow communications minister Malcolm Turnbull talked the National Broadband Network (NBN), technology and innovation at a press conference at the Kickstart event in Queensland today. Read on for his thoughts on running a startup, why broadband speeds don't matter, why businesses should be able to jump the NBN queue and the "barking unreality" of Australian technology writing.