Briefly: Dr Evil Returns, Chrisco Hamper Bust

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including the return of Mike Myers and Dr Evil, and the ACCC getting narky over questionable Christmas hamper deals.

  • Saturday Night Live took a non-obvious path to cover the Sony/North Korea hacking incident: bringing back Mike Myers to play Dr Evil. Whatever the context, that makes me happy. Check out the full clip.
  • Consumer regulator the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is taking Christmas hamper layby specialist Christco to court. At issue? The ACCC says Christco continued to take payments even after payments were complete, and charged excessive fees for termination. The first court hearing will be in February.
  • Looking to buy a last-minute laptop gift? (A man can dream!) Gizmodo has a handy round-up of all the 2 in 1 convertible laptop/tablets available in Australia.


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