Briefly: Dick Smith Unloads Blu-rays For $5, Google Trends Adds YouTube Only Searches, Hacker Turns Raspberry Pi Into An Amiga

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers including: Dick Smiths unloads Blu-ray movies for $5, Google Trends adds YouTube only searches, turn your Raspberry Pi into an Amiga .

  • Dick Smith is currently selling a significant portion of its Blu-ray movie range for just $5 per disc. Deluxe box sets, meanwhile, are going for just $20. Presumably stocks are limited, so to get the good stuff you'll need to be quick. [Via OzBargain]
  • A talented programmer has successfully transformed his credit card-sized Raspberry Pi Linux-based computer into an Amiga 1200 — complete with physical Amiga casing, keyboard and an Amiga Workbench-inspired OS. You can find out more about how the project was created here.
  • Google Trends enables you to chart the popularity of websites, news and images on Google. Now, the internet search behemoth is adding YouTube searches to the mix. "For the first time you can explore the videos people have been searching for since 2008." In celebration, here's a cuica solo video.
  • JB Hi-Fi has once again knocked 10 per cent off Apple computers, including the Macbook Pro and Macbook Air range range.
  • Be sure to tune into the ABC at 8pm tonight to see the first episode of The Checkout; a new comedy/consumer affairs program from The Chaser's Craig Reucassel and Julian Morrow. To discover what the show's all about, check out our Q&A with Julian Morrow.
  • NBN Co has announced it is experiencing a three-month delay in its roll-out targets, which could mean a longer wait for high-speed internet in your area. NBN Co had initially aimed to hit 341,000 premises by June 30, but now expects to reach that number at the end of September. You can read our full report here.


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