Briefly: The New Doctor Who, Half-Price Telstra SIM Kits, 66% Off Dishonored

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers including: 50% off Telstra pre-paid SIM starter kits, 66% off Dishonored on Steam.

  • This morning, BBC unveiled the actor tapped to take over from 11th Doctor Matt Smith in the role of the universe’s last Time Lord. In an inspired choice, the Beeb has gone with Peter Capaldi who you may know as Malcolm Tucker from The Thick Of It. “Like the Doctor himself I find myself in a state of utter terror and delight. I can’t wait to get started,” Capaldi enthused. We like this casting; it has a Sylvester McCoy vibe to it. Read the full report at Gizmodo.
  • Woolworths is offering 50 percent off Telstra’s $30 Pre-Paid SIM Starter Kits. The deal is available in all SIM card varieties including Nano and Micro-SIM for iPad. [Via OzBargain]
  • If you never got around to playing the critically-acclaimed action RPG Dishonored, you can now snap it up on Steam for 66 percent off. The saving also applies to all its DLC.
  • Dan Murphy’s is currently selling cartons of Hoegaarden beer for $44.95; around $15 off the usual RRP. Choice. [Via OzBargain]