Briefly: Quaint Quantum Computing, Arp Odyssey Synth Riffs

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: $30 Australian airfares from Tigerair, take a tour of Bristol’s Quantum Photonics lab, 50% off Black & Decker tools.

  • Super Cheap Auto has slashed 40 percent off all Black & Decker tools and accessories. Bargain!
  • Last year, Korg set out to recreate the Arp Odyssey, a legendary synth that went out of production back in 1981. How does the result sound? Pretty darn good!
  • Tigerair is having a sale on select Australian flights, with Melbourne-to-Sydney, Sydney-to-Melbourne, Melbourne-to-Adelaide and Adelaide-to-Melbourne all priced at just $30. Fares are valid from 28 July to 16 September. You can also price-match with Jetstar for an even cheaper flight. [Via OzBargain]
  • You'd think quantum computers exist in heavily-guarded labs, with many men in white suits manning control stations filled with unfathomable screens and charts. Actually, they exist in a small cupboard in England’s West Country.
  • Supernova is a free-to-play RTS game for PC from Namco Bandai. After selecting from a wide array of science fiction inspired champions, players take to the battlefield to participate in rock-paper-scissors battles for lane dominance. Click here to see it in action.

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