You wanted Netflix unmetered, unhealthy burgers and uTorrent alternatives. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:
- The One Big Problem With Unmetered Netflix Access In Australia
Netflix’s announcement today of its March 24 launch date in Australia also confirmed that several Internet service providers (ISPs) will offer it unmetered, meaning binge watching hours of programming won’t eat into your monthly data allowance. While that’s good news, there is one catch to bear in mind.
- The Five Unhealthiest Takeaway Meals In Australia
We trawled through the nutritional info on KFC’s, Hungry Jack’s and McDonald’s websites to bring you the five worst offenders. (If you’re watching your weight, these meals are definitely best avoided!)
- It’s Been A Fun Ride, But I’m Done Water-Cooling My PC
For the past three years, I’ve been water cooling my computer for ultra cool, ultra quiet performance. It’s been a fun project, but it’s also been extremely stressful and costly. It’s time to move on.
- Leave uTorrent Behind And Try These Other Torrent Clients
uTorrent has napalmed the last of its bridges, first by bundling adware with its installer and now, allegedly, a Bitcoin miner. If you’re ready to ditch uTorrent, there are plenty of alternatives available.
- The Must-Have Phones From Mobile World Congress 2015
Mobile World Congress (MWC) is currently in full swing over in sunny Barcelona. It’s the place where the best up-and-coming smartphones and mobile gadgets are unveiled to the world ahead of their official launch dates. Here’s a look at the current cream of the crop — from HTC’s gunmetal One M9 to Samsung’s all-glass Galaxy S6.
- Netflix Will Launch In Australia On March 24
We’ve long known that Netflix would officially launch in Australia at some point in March, and now we have a date: Tuesday March 24. We also have a better idea of which devices will be supported at launch, and we even have one ISP which says it will offer unmetered access. But what will we be paying?
- How To Pick Your Next Android Phone: 2015 Edition
Fun fact: there are roughly seven different model Android phones per human on the planet. While that statement isn’t actually true, it seems close. Since you’ve got things to do, here’s what matters when buying a new Android phone.
- The Chores Kids Can Do, By Age Group
Even kids as young as two can help around the house. If you’re not sure what kinds of chores to assign your little (or big) kids, this printable chore chart offers age-appropriate suggestions.
- Which Tech Jobs Are Seeing The Fastest Growth?
If you’re hunting for a job in tech, it helps to know which areas are experiencing demand (as well as what you’ll get paid). New data from job search site Indeed highlights the job titles in Australia which have seen the biggest increase in vacancies posted over the last year.
- How To Instantly Charm Someone You’ve Never Met Before
When you meet new people, you want to make a good impression and come across as likeable as possible. If turning on the charm is something you struggle with, here are the most important tips and tricks for charming the pants off someone you haven’t met.