Briefly: Winter Detox, Free $65 Guitar App, Alien 5 Rumours

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers inluding: boost your health with a winter detox, get Guitar Lessons: Rock Prodigy worth $64.99 for free, Quikflix adds Mad Men, Weeds and Orange is the New Black to streaming lineup.

  • Microsoft has dropped Xbox LIVE Gold requirements for Foxtel Play subscribers. In other words, you can sign up to the service through your Xbox 360 console without having to pay for an online gaming subscription. New customers can also get a free 14 day trial of the service.
  • In other streaming news, Quickflix has partnered with Lionsgate Television International to stream a range of TV series in Australia, including Mad Men, Weeds, Nurse Jackie and Orange is the New Black.
  • Guitar Lessons: Rock Prodigy is an iOS app that listens to your guitar playing, and lets you know what to learn, practice and play. Normally priced at more than $60, the app is currently completely free. For more online deals, head to our Hump Day roundup.
  • The liver is the main organ of detoxification of foreign and toxic substances produced in the body, but it can also be responsible for fighting off infections, regulating hormones as well as turning your food into energy. Here are some detox tips that will help to get you through the winter.
  • Sigourney Weaver has speculated on a possible fifth Alien movie during a Hollywood film festival. Weaver said she felt “there is more story to tell”. Well, it certainly can’t get any worse than Alien Resurrection.

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