Last Week’s 10 Biggest Posts

Last Week’s 10 Biggest Posts
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From better password managers and Chromecast tricks to Bitcoin issues, we had you covered. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:

  1. Pick The Best Board Game To Play In Any Situation With This Flow Chart
    If you’ve finally gotten a group together for a game night — or if it’s family game time — and you have no idea what to play, this chart can help.
  2. Four Things You Didn’t Know You Can Do With Your Chromecast
    Google’s Chromecast is a great way to stream anything in your living room, and mastering its intricacies can really make it shine. There are some hidden Chromecast capabilities many people don’t know exist — here are some of the best ones.
  3. Why Bitcoin Is Failing
    Bitcoin was dubbed the worst investment of 2014. As predicted however, 2015 has seen the continued fall in value of the currency that was supposed to fuel the digital age.
  4. Big W Is Offering Nikon’s D3100 DSLR With An Extra Lens For $300
    If you’re in the market for a digital shooter, but don’t have a massive budget, Big W is currently selling Nikon’s D3100 for $300, down from its usual price of $754. This includes a 55-200mm lens as well as the stock 18-55mm.
  5. Five Best Password Managers
    There was a time when all it took to be a great password manager was to keep your passwords in an encrypted vault. Now the best password managers give you the option to sync or keep passwords local-only, change web passwords with a click, and log in to sites for you automatically. This week, we’re looking at five of the best options.
  6. Top 10 Better Money Habits You Can Build This Year
    The start of the year is a great time to review and revamp our financial plans, including common resolutions like “save more money” or “pay down debt”. Here are some ways to develop better money habits for 2015.
  7. CES 2015 Post-Mortem: The New Tech Products That Matter Most
    The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has been showcasing the tech industry’s hottest products since 1967. This year’s show didn’t have any game-changing announcements, but there was still plenty of interesting new hardware jostling for space on the showroom floor. Here are 15 upcoming products that are tailor-made for life hackers.
  8. How To Trick Yourself Into Drinking More Water Every Day
    Water is the best thing you can put in your body, yet so many of us ignore it throughout the day. Here are some great ways to trick yourself into developing a healthy habit of drinking lots of water every day.
  9. Why Milk Alternatives Are Unhealthy
    There’s a milk revolution going on in supermarkets and it’s showing no sign of retreat. Where formerly we might have had a simple choice between cow milk and soy milk, with a few other niche products available in the bigger supermarkets, suddenly we’re facing a bewildering range: almond or macadamia milk? Cow, sheep, or goat? Coconut? Rice, oat or quinoa?
  10. Five Apps That Will Change How You Run Your Small Business
    Mobile devices are for more than just calling, email, social media and selfies. There are some truly remarkable apps that allow you to operate your business on the go — or completely change the way you do things. Here are five of our favourites

Milk picture from Shutterstock