You wanted the Nexus 6, the iPad Air 2, Android app education and a lot of chicken. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:
- Nexus 6 Is Official, Australian Pre-Orders In November [Updated]
Google's much-rumoured Nexus 6 Android phone is now official. The 5.96-inch phone, produced by Motorola, will be one of the first devices to run Android Lollipop (Android 5.0, previously known as Android L). The big question is: when will Australians see it?
- Five Best iPhone 6 And 6 Plus Cases
If you've recently picked up a shiny new iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, you'll want something to protect it from drops, falls, scratches and dings. There are lots of cases available, from the super-expensive to the slim and cheap. This week we're looking at five of the best, based on your nominations.
- iPad Air 2 And iPad Mini 3: Australian Price And Release Date
Today Apple announced the iPad Air 2 and the iPad Mini 3. When will they hit Australian shelves — and how much (if any) Australia tax will we pay?
- Ask LH: Should I Upgrade To Mac OS X Yosemite?
Dear Lifehacker, So Yosemite is coming out today. It looks like it has some great features, but it's still an upgrade, and any upgrade has a chance of going bad. You guys have been using it; what do you think? Is it ready for prime time, or should I wait for the next patch to fix the bugs people will inevitably find?
- Shonky Awards 2014: CHOICE Shames Australia's Worst Products
Earlier today, Lifehacker attended CHOICE's 9th annual Shonky Awards, where Australia's most misleading, shoddy and unsafe products are named and shamed. From rip-off bank accounts for kidds to self-disintegrating cosies, these are the dodgiest Australian products of 2014.
- Takeaway Truth: The KFC One Box
Takeaway Truth is a regular Lifehacker feature where we compare marketing images against what you actually get served. Today: KFC's The One Box.
- What Are The Most Stressful Professions In Australia?
What's the most stressful career path to choose in Australia? According to a recent Roy Morgan study, sales support workers are more likely to experience stress than any other broad group.
- Ask LH: I Want To Write Android Apps, Where Do I Start?
Dear Lifehacker, I have some background in coding, but I've never tried Android development before. I'd like to get started, but I'm not entirely sure what I need. I don't need to "learn to code" per se, but I could use some guidance on where to start with Android. Can you help?
- Thermomix 'TM5 Scandal' Tops 2014 Shonky Awards
The CHOICE "Shonky Awards" have named and shamed the dodgiest consumer products of 2014, with Thermomix "winning" the consumer vote by a landslide. The once-loved kitchen appliance received more nominations than any product in the award's nine-year history. Hell hath no fury like a Thermo fan scorned.
- Determine Your Relationship Chemistry With This Dating Infographic
In today's dating world, it can be notoriously difficult to work out where you stand in a new relationship. Is it serious or casual? Open or exclusive? Fleeting or ever-lasting? Even if you work out what your own feelings are, there's no guarantee your new partner will feel the same way. The simple solution is to just ask them — or you could use this "relationship status" infographic to avoid sounding clingy.