Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Why Microsoft spent $2.5 billion on the makers of Minecraft, how to bounce back from an all-nighter, six inspiring websites that teach you to code.
- Tiger Airways is offering a snap sale of 15000 fares to select destinations around Australia for just $15. The deal does not include checked baggage, meals or seat selection but still works out to a pretty good bargain. Click here to see today’s offerings.
- As we reported earlier today, Microsoft acquired the makers of video game Minecraft for a cool $2.5 billion. This Kotaku article explains why.
- EzyDVD is currently offering 20 per cent off all video games including Xbox One and PS4 titles. Click here to see the full selection.
- Whether you’re partying or cramming for a test, staying up all night can take a serious toll on your body. Here are some healthy bounce-back hacks from the gals at POPSUGAR Health & Fitness.
- Need some extra storage space for files on the go? Harvey Norman is selling a three-pack of 8GB SanDisk Cruzer Blade flash drives for just $11. They even come in dinky colours. [Via OzBargain]
- If you’ve always had a desire to build your own apps, then you can begin your coding education with nothing more than a browser, an internet connection and some spare time. Here are six of the best resources currently available online.