You wanted Game of Thrones binges, IKEA hacks and the best Android keyboards. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:
- How To (Legally) Binge Watch Game Of Thrones Season 4
The fourth and arguably best season of Game Of Thrones has just ended its run on Foxtel. You can now purchase the show from other content providers without paying an exorbitant monthly fee. Here are the details and pricing for each option, along with our verdict for which is best.
- Ask LH: How Can I Stream The State Of Origin?
Hey Lifehacker, I'm a complete sports nut currently living with crappy television reception that can't be fixed. How can I watch State of Origin matches at home for free without a TV set up to receive free-to-air broadcasts?
- Are You Bad At Taking A Dump?
Going to the toilet is something you (hopefully) learn at a very young age, and it certainly doesn't feel like the most complex of skills. But are those of us using a standard toilet in fact doing it all wrong?
- How Your Age Correlates To Interest From The Opposite Sex, With Charts
Men are always into younger ladies, amirite? Played out comedy trope or not, age is inevitably a factor in how we choose a partner. This data collected by dating service Coffee Meets Bagel examines the relationship between age and sexual or romantic interest.
- IKEA Has Second Thoughts About Trying To Kill Off IKEAhackers
As we reported last weekend, in a deeply dunderheaded move IKEA tried to shut down mod site IKEAhackers, claiming the site was a trademark infringement and single-handedly failing to recognise that IKEAhackers promotes the sale of IKEA products. Now it seems the Swedish furniture giant is having second thoughts.
- Takeaway Truth: McDonald's World Cup Burgers
Our chances of advancing beyond the group stage of the 2014 World Cup have now been dashed. Sniff. Ah well, let's see if McDonald's World Cup burgers are capable of delivering a better endgame.
- Secret Trade Agreement Will Make It Harder To Get A Job In IT In Australia
A secret trade agreement in which Australia is participating would allow banks and other financial services providers to freely utilise "temporary" IT workers, potentially making life more difficult for contractors and those seeking full-time employment. It could also dramatically change rules relating to data sovereignty and the need to store data onshore. Here's what you need to know.
- Ask LH: How Can I Kill Windows 8?
Dear Lifehacker, I am a Windows person, but I have to ask: Is there a way to get rid of Windows 8 before I hit my PC with an axe? I just cannot stand it any longer and would like to come back to Windows 7 to live happily after ever. Please help avoid a murder.
- Australia's Takeaway Habits Digested [Infographic]
Takeaway delivery site Menulog has released a fresh report about Australia's ordering habits; from when we most like to eat takeaway to our favourite dishes. According to its data, Australia's most popular takeaway item is Margherita pizza, followed by Pad Thai and Butter Chicken. Check out the infographic for other interesting morsels.
- Make A Giant Pancake In Your Rice Cooker
Rice cookers aren't just for rice. Put the super-versatile appliance to work making an epic pancake.