Briefly: Lollipop Hacks, Tesla Robots, Skyrim Opera

Briefly: Lollipop Hacks, Tesla Robots, Skyrim Opera

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: 16 Android Lollipop tricks, the best Skyrim opera cover you will hear today, inside Tesla's expanded Freemont future-car factory.
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  • We've already looked at Android Lollipop's best business features. Here's a selection of tips and tricks covering all of the new features that are built into the operating system.
  • Your mum might be cool, but she's definitely not as cool as Kari Kirk: a professional opera singer who can belt out a video game tune like nobody’s business. Click here to witness her haunting rendition of the Skyrim theme.
  • The editors at Lifehacker’s sister-site,, have compiled a list of modern Australian wardrobe essentials to get you through the silly season's festivities. Combining comfort and style, the selection has all the foundations for a stylish summer at a range of prices. Check it out here.
  • Darth Vader is arguably the most iconic villain in the history of cinema. So it may come as a surprise to learn that James Earl Jones earned just $7000 to lend the character his distinctive voice. Not exactly a major payday for a Hollywood blockbuster, even in 1977.
  • The Tesla Freemont factory has received a significant expansion spearheaded by robots that can lift, move and adjust cars all over the shop. Click here to see the factory floor in action.


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