You wanted Android migration advice, the truth about software development and arguments over how to start your car. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:
- The Complete Guide To Switching From iPhone To Android
Sick of Apple's restrictive operating system but haven't yet made the jump from iPhone to Android? Here's what to expect, how to adjust, and how to cope with certain app withdrawal.
- The Life Of A Developer In 31 GIFs
Drupal developer Martin Valasek has compiled a series of animated GIFs illustrating common moments in a developer's daily life. The one you can see above is captioned 'When I manage to replace 200 lines of the algorithm by only 10 lines'.
- The Complete Guide To Turning Your Video Game Console Into A Living Room Media Centre
Your video game console is great for playing games, but you might not realise it's also one of the best media centres around. Here's how to set up all of the modern consoles so you can stream videos and music to them direct from your computer.
- 10 Things I Wish I Had Known Before Becoming A Parent
Raising a child is full of surprises. No matter how many books, parenting forums and articles you read, nothing can completely prepare you for becoming a parent. If I could go back to before my daughter was born and tell myself what I didn't know I would experience, this is what I would say.
- Telstra Won't Renegotiate NBN Deal
Telstra has categorically ruled out renegotiating its NBN contract should the Coalition win the election in September.
- When You Should Upgrade Your Graphics Card
When your computer stops being able to play the latest games, it's tempting to buy a new video card or processor. However, it always isn't as simple as just throwing a new, expensive component into your PC. In fact, doing so might be a waste of money. Here's why.
- Ask LH: Do I Need To Warm My Engine Before Driving?
Dear Lifehacker, I have a relatively new 2012 model car, and I was wondering if it is still true that you have to warm up your car in the morning by turning the engine on for a while, before use? Or is that just a wives' tale or for someone with a really old car? Thanks, Rev Ready
- Format Your Resume So It Gets Past Applicant Screening Software
Before your resume gets in the hands of someone who can actually hire you, it may well pass through screening software designed to weed out the "good" resumes from the "bad". Besides carefully crafting your resume to get past those screeners, you may also need to format your resume so it doesn't trip up the software.
- Do Retailers Have To Honour Advertised Prices?
Dick Smith advertised a 32GB microSD card for only $8 earlier this week in error. It has announced that it won't honour that price, but is it within its rights to do so?
- How Do You Stack Your Dishwasher?
The effectiveness of your dishwasher often depends on how well you stack it. Do you throw your dishes in and hope for the best, or carefully build a delicate tower of plates, cups and dirty forks?