You wanted Budget 2014 insights, KFC for breakfast and inter-networked buildings. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:
- How Budget 2014 Will Hit Your Wallet
The first budget for the Abbott government is packed with broken promises and fiscal austerity. But whether you support it or hate it, it's going to make a difference to how you earn and spend your money. Here's what's changing (and when).
- Killer Interview Question: How Much Does This Nail Cost?
This addition to our killer interview questions collection has a definite mathematical flavour. Read on — and don't answer too quickly!
- Five Healthy Foods That Should Be In Your Trolley Every Week
If you eat to improve your health, here are five foods to put in your supermarket trolley every week. All pack a proven punch in terms of health gains if you have them regularly.
- Chicken For Breakfast?? We Test KFC's New Brekkie Menu
KFC Australia has finally dipped its talons into the fast food breakfast market, with a range of morning-only menu items available at select stores. The meals on offer include typical bacon & egg muffins as well as more unusual fare such as the KFC Breakfast Twister. Can the Colonel's famously greasy chicken work in a brekkie meal? Let's find out!
- Australia Post Says It Will Deliver Six Days A Week
So this we did not expect: far from echoing global trends to kill off mail services, Australia Post is going to start six-days-a-week deliveries across the country next year.
- Five Best Raspberry Pi Cases
If you have a Raspberry Pi and big plans for it, one of the first things you'll need is a case for your pint-sized board. There are lots to choose from, but the ideal choice would offer durability, easy access to the board, and style to boot. This week we're looking at five of the best, based on your nominations.
- Ask LH: Should I Buy Expensive Batteries?
Hi Lifehacker, Is it worth buying expensive batteries for my remotes, wireless mouse, keyboard and so on? Or am I better off buying the cheapest option out there and replacing the batteries more often?
- Ask LH: Can I Connect Two Buildings With Ethernet?
Hello Lifehacker, I would like to connect a secondary building that is 300 metre away metres from our main house. There is no line of sight so wireless seems to be not an option. I looked into cable and found the Cat5e outdoor direct burial is priced reasonably enough to run the 300 metre distance. But can I do that length without a problem?
- What Happens To The NBN After The Budget?
The Abbott Government's first federal budget has allocated funds for capital investment into the National Broadband Network (NBN) to continue up to 2017-18 but with a cap of $29.5 billion.
- Seven Unsung Built-In Gems Of Mac OS X
OS X has all kinds of great little features, but so many of them don't make the back of the box. Whether you've been an OS X user for a long time or you're new to the operating system, here are a few of the best built-in tools you might not know about (or you've just forgotten).