You wanted tax advice, the best places to live and discount pizza. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:
- Top 10 Movies And TV Shows That Are Like Game Of Thrones
Ten months. 300 days. The gestation of a human child. However you choose to couch it, Game Of Thrones isn't coming back for a bloody long time. If you're suffering from withdrawals already, you're clearly going to need a substitute to get you through the winter.
- Online Tax Is Different In 2014: Here's What You Need To Know
Submitting your taxes online is generally the fastest way to get your refund quickly. This year, you'll be able to choose from two different options: e-tax and MyTax.
- The Best (And Worst) States To Live In Australia
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has just released a tool which ranks cities in its 34 member countries in terms of overall well-being. How do Australia's states and territories rate?
- Ask LH: How Do I Stop My Clueless Brother From Ditching His PC For A Mac?
Dear Lifehacker, My older brother is awful with his computers. Whenever they start to slow down or are not working correctly he sees that as a sign that he needs to get a new one. It has reached the stage where he wants to switch his recently purchased Windows 8 laptop for a Mac because he believes they will have less problems.
- Pizza Hut To Offer $4.95 Pizzas Every Day, All Pizzas Capped At $8.50
Pizza Hut is looking to start some flour-flyin' fisticuffs with arch rival Domino's, if this latest announcement is anything to go by. In addition to meeting Domino's $4.95 Cheaper Everyday deal with an identical promotion of its own, the franchise will also be capping pizzas at $8.50. There will also be no surcharge for chicken.
- How Much Does IKEA Overcharge Australians?
There's no shortage of coverage about how Australians pay more for the exact same product compared to their US counterparts. We know, for example, that tech giants (like Apple and Microsoft) overcharge Australians for hardware.
- How To Make Windows 8's Start Screen Actually Useful
The Windows 8 Start Screen gets a bad rap, but with the right tweaks and a couple of downloads, it can actually be useful. Here's how to make the Start Screen into something you'll want to use.
- You Can Now Get Domino's 'Cheaper Tuesdays' Prices Every Day Of The Week
For the past eight years, Tuesdays has become synonymous with "pizza night" thanks to Domino's stupidly inexpensive Cheaper Tuesdays deal. From 27 June, rotund cheapskates will be able to indulge their $4.95 pizza cravings every day of the week. Hurrah! There is, however, a slight catch.
- How Tax Rules Are Changing This Year
Every year as tax time rolls around, we have to grapple with changes to the rules. Here's what you need to know for the 2013/2014 financial year.
- Computer Deductions Are Being Double-Checked This Year
The 2013/2014 financial year is nearly over, and that means it's time once again for our annual Tax Week series of posts. The big issue to bear in mind this year? The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) will be carefully checking claims for usage of computers and phones for work purposes.