You wanted unlimited broadband, massive quantities of Maccas and phone revamps. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:
- Why I’m Choosing PlayStation 4 Over Xbox One
Throughout this console generation, I have primarily been an Xbox 360 gamer. Whenever possible, I’d plump for the Xbox version of a game and rarely played PS3 exclusives unless work demanded it. This is in stark contrast to the previous generation, where I was a staunch PlayStation 2 supporter and barely even held an Xbox controller. In a few months, my allegiance is going to shift yet again. However, I’ve come to realise this has nothing to with the future and everything to do with the present…
- McDonald’s Launches Mammoth 5402kj Meal Deal For One
McDonald’s has quietly added a new meal deal to its menu comprising a Big Mac, a cheeseburger, a medium fries, a medium Coke and an apple pie or chocolate sundae for $9.95. They call it the Hunger Deal. (Presumably, McDiabetes Deal was already taken.)
- Planhacker: Every Unlimited Broadband Plan
There was a time when unlimited broadband plans proliferated, but these days your choices if you want a truly unlimited connection are relatively limited. Planhacker rounds up what’s still on offer for NBN and ADSL2 customers.
- How To Make The Most Of The Steam Summer Sale
Steam’s annual Summer Sale starts today. Before you empty your wallet, here are some helpful tips to make sure you get the most for your money and catch the titles you really want.
- Taste Test: McDonald’s ‘Noah’s Ark’ Burger
We usually come down pretty hard on excessively fatty takeaway meals at Lifehacker — as a recent IHME study has shown, despite the recent exercise boom people are still getting fatter the world over. Sometimes however, you need to throw caution to the wind, unfasten your belt and treat yourself to a decadent orgy of fast food. This is where McDonald’s “Noah’s Ark” Burger comes in: arguably the finest creation by God or man.
- How Clothes Should Fit Keeps You From Looking Sloppy
We’ve all worn clothes that fit horribly before, and often it’s just because we’re terrible at finding the right fit. How Clothes Should Fit is a site that hopes to demystify how men’s dress clothes are supposed to fit to make shopping and dressing process a bit easier.
- Why I’m Only Eating IKEA Food This Week
I’m already addicted to IKEA hacking, Swedish pop music and weird dietary challenges, so this was inevitable. Throughout this week, everything that I eat will be sourced from IKEA. Can I escape the fate of meatballs at every meal?
- Ask LH: Is It My Fault My Kid Knocked Over That Store Display?
Hi, A friend of mine’s child recently knocked over some stock on display outside a store and broke it. The stock was fragile, and was placed outside of the store on the footpath on a very rickety table. The store owner promptly came out and demanded my friend pay for the broken stock. I would think that the store owner was partly to blame due to poor placement of his display stock. Does my friend have any rights here?
- Global Roaming ‘Bill Shock’ Can Strike Anywhere: Even Australia
We all know that mobile data usage can lead to eye-watering bills while travelling overseas — but what about when you haven’t set foot outside Australia? An Optus customer was recently slugged with $360 in roaming data charges after briefly stepping onto a docked cruise ship. No really.
- The Best Apps That Use Your Phone’s Boring Features In Clever Ways
From accelerometers to compasses, you probably don’t use most of your phone’s boring features. Fortunately, there are a few apps that really leverage some of the stranger things your phone can do. Here are a few of our favourites.