Briefly: Foxtel Presto, MMA Goes Ninja/Medieval, Cheap GTA Games

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers including: Everything you need to know about Foxtel’s Presto movie service, introducing Unified Weapons Master, get seven classic Grand Theft Auto games for $10.

  • Foxtel has confirmed that its new Presto movie service will be launching on March 13. The $19.99 monthly subscription gives you unlimited access to an archive from Foxtel Movies; both the existing live channels and on demand. Head over to Gizmodo for all the details.
  • The military shooter (and DayZ precursor) ArmA is the basis for a new mod that adds the most terrifying foe of all: dinosaurs! Click here to see a clip of the protoype T-rex mod in action.
  • The best part of Disney’s Frozen was Idina Menzel’s infectiously catchy Let It Go number during which the princess embraces her magical nature (I have daughters. Leave me alone.) Here are the five best covers of the song, courtesy of PopSugar.
  • Have you ever watched a bone-crunching MMA match and thought to yourself; “this could really use some medieval-style armour and weaponry”? If so, Unified Weapons Master is the sport for you. Developed by Australian company Chiron Global, the new sport aims to take the best parts of no-holds-barred MMA fighting and add high-tech armour and weapons into the mix. Each fighter is also hooked up to a suite of impact sensors that record every contact wirelessly to external computers. If you love fighting stats, this could be your new favourite sport. Click here to see it in action.
  • PC gamers can currently get the Grand Theft Auto Complete Package bundle for just $12.49; that’s a saving of 75 per cent. The deal includes GTA, GTA II, GTA III, Vice City, San Andreas, GTA IV and GTA Episodes. You can also get the price down to $10 if you use the discount code ‘OQE4LG-WEQPSE-SMCME1’.
  • Last week, Apple quietly released iOS 7.0.6, explaining in a brief release note that it fixed a bug in which “an attacker with a privileged network position may capture or modify data in sessions protected by SSL/TLS.” Here’s why the seemingly low-key security flaw is so scary.

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