Brief news items for Lifehacker readers, including: the craziest cosplay from Anime Expo 2014, George R R Martin says “f*ck you” to doomsayer fans, how PC enthusiasts are like dog owners.
- Anime Expo 2014 tends to bring out the best cosplayers in their most elaborate outfits. Click here to feast your eyes on some of their craziest creations.
- JB Hi-Fi is selling the Western Digital Elements Portable 1TB Hard Drive for $79. Not too shabby! [Via OzBargain]
- Amazon’s Free Android App of the Day does exactly what it says on the tin. Today’s deal kicks off today and ends on 20 July. Smart Repeat, a productivity app that enables you to select and repeatedly listen to only a designated section of a tune or an audio book.
- Have you ever noticed how owning a PC is kind of like owning a dog?
- There’s rampant speculation online that Game Of Thrones‘ creator George R.R. Martin might never finish the book series that the popular HBO show is based on. If you’re one of those speculating such things, the author has a brief message.