Briefly: Get Alan Wake For $3, BlackBerry Q10 Coming 2 July, “Micro Machines” In Real Life

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers including: Get Alan Wake from for $2.99, Facebook hits one million active advertisers, ’60s military prototypes that crashed and burned.

  • Facebook gets a lot of flak for its confused business model, but the social networking giant must be doing something right: it just announced that it has surpassed one million active advertisers on its website. “The more than one million active advertisers on Facebook are real people with stories that inspire us and each other,” Facebook said on its blog. Their stories might inspire people, but their adverts are usually just annoying.
  • Telstra has announced that it will sell the BlackBerry Q10 smartphone on its 4G network from 2 July. The business-friendly flagship comes with a classic BlackBerry QWERTY keyboard and runs on the BlackBerry 10.1 operating system. The Q10 will be available on a variety of Telstra plans and can also be purchased outright for $744. Pay a visit to for more information.
  • is currently selling the survival horror PC game Alan Wake for $2.99; 90 per cent off the usual RRP. You can also bundle the game with the followup DLC Alan Wake’s American Nightmare for an additional $1.49. Get the deal here.
  • BAE Systems has unearthed some outlandish 1960s military prototypes that never made it off the drawing board. The sketches have since been animated to show what the concepts would have been capable of — click here to check out the insanity.
  • Bike stuntman Danny MacAskill has just released his latest video, which involves him flying around a giant-sized collection of toys and playing cards. The effect makes him look like a Micro Machine brought to life. Watch it here.


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