You wanted Healthkit apps, DIY Maccas and Google's hiring secrets. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:
- The Best Apps That Integrate With iOS 8's Healthkit
iOS 8 has a lot of new options, and one of the more confusing new features is Healthkit. After a shaky launch, apps can now integrate with Apple's own Health app. Let's take a look at some of the best apps for doing so and figure out exactly what Healthkit does.
- How To Enjoy Wednesday's Total Lunar Eclipse
Look up towards the east on Wednesday night (October 8) and a total lunar eclipse will be visible from across Australia. The moon will slowly move through Earth's shadow, as the sun, Earth and moon fall into line with each other.
- Taste Test: Is McDonald's Deluxe Dine-In Burger Worth $30?
The McDonald's we've known for more than half a century is changing. Whether due to shifting market trends or a mid-life identity crisis, the Golden Arches has decided to completely reinvent itself as an upmarket restaurant chain. It's a bold new direction for the company with a focus on premium ingredients, dine-in perks and customer creation via "Build-A-Burger" touch screens. Yesterday, we tested the fancy new service at its maiden store in Castle Hill, NSW. The results exceeded our wildest expectations.
- The Coolest Windows 10 Features Microsoft Didn't Announce
Microsoft unveiled its newest version of Windows last week. While the company was more than happy to tell us abouta bunch of new features, some were left out. Here are some of the best things we found while poking around with the new OS.
- The Most Useful Space-Saving Geek Tools
You can't always have a bag with you — and sometimes, you just don't want to. But that doesn't mean you need to leave your gadgets and tools behind. There are ways to fit your geek essentials in your pockets. Here are some of our favourites.
- Monster's 'Ultra HD' Cables: Essential AV Gear Or An Overpriced Crock?
Monster's new "Ultra HD Platinum" HDMI range is being billed as an essential purchase for anyone requiring the high-speed bandwidth demands of 4K video. On the downside, a single cable can set you back as much as $349. Is there any way this eye-watering markup could possibly be worth the money? Or will a $5 cable off eBay serve you just as well
- Warren Buffett's Best Money Advice
Warren Buffett is a hugely successful investor, and his tips for investing are surprisingly accessible. Most of his methods are simple, straightforward and timeless. Here's some of Buffett's best money advice.
- Top 10 Ways To Banish Bad Smells From Your Home And Your Body
Pet odours, stinky shoes, mildew-y wet laundry, and your everyday household odours: A spray of Febreze might not be enough to conquer them. Here's how to get your home and yourself smelling fresher.
- The Rules Google Uses To Hire The Best People
Google is a highly desirable place to work, but how does the search giant make sure it attracts the best people? One factor is a well-defined set of rules about who to hire — and who to ignore.
- Dealhacker: KFC's Popcorn Chicken Box Is $5 Of Fatty Goodness
Looking for a cheap feed that actually fills a hole? The KFC Popcorn Chicken Box contains a popcorn chicken, one Wicked Wing, a regular chips, a regular potato & gravy and a 250ml soft drink for just $5. In other words, it's the perfect takeaway lunch for gluttons on a budget.