It was a week dominated by the imminent arrival of Netflix, the rise of USB-C and the need to lose weight. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:
- How Netflix Will Change The Australian Pay TV Market
We know Netflix is coming to Australia in less than a fortnight. Although reports suggest that around 340,000 Australians already access the service, the official launch will change Netflix from something used by those that understand what a VPN is and how to change their router settings to a general Australian phenomenon, available to anybody with access to a modern game console, a smart TV, a mobile device or a computer. Just how is this going to affect the Australian pay TV market?
- Five Best Mobile Document Scanning Apps
Scanning receipts while you travel, notes on a whiteboard, or sketches on an envelope can be easy with the right tools. The best apps for the job take a snapshot, offer text recognition, and save your scan to the cloud for future reference on other devices. This week, we're looking at five of the best smartphone apps that get the job done.
- Lifehacker 101: What Are The Benefits Of USB-C?
We'll first see USB-C on Apple's upcoming pricey MacBook line, but it won't be unique to Apple laptops. Just what is USB-C, anyway, and why would we want to use it?
- How To Lose Weight Without Counting Calories
Fat loss relies on one thing: eating fewer calories than you expend. But nobody wants to sit and count calories all day. Most people can learn to track them successfully, but some might need a different strategy altogether. If tracking has given you a headache in the past, consider giving this a try.
- Sex Toy Review: The Minna Life Limon Is My Favourite Vibrator Ever [NSFW]
We're kicking off our new Lifehacker After Hours Sex Toy Review series with the Minna Life Limon, my hands-down favourite sex toy. I'm so enamoured with this product that I wind up sounding borderline fanatical whenever I recommend it to one of my clients.
- Four Things Nobody Tells You About Successful Weight Loss
Everyone who loses weight successfully overcomes a set of similar challenges. But let us be honest: successful weight loss is relatively uncommon, making many of these challenges unheard of. Consequently, when they arise, you might think you're doing things wrong. But you're not, and here's why.
- Dealhacker: Get A 55-Inch 4K TV From Aldi For $799
This deal is straight-up bonkers. Aldi is selling Bauhn's 55-inch Ultra HD TV for just $799. That's a 55-inch 4K panel with a native resolution of 3840×2160 pixels. For $799. Read on for the specifications.
- How To Identify Your Partner's 'Libido Type' And Get Better In Bed
Ever been in a relationship where it seemed like you were on completely different pages about sex? Maybe they're constantly nervous, turning you down or complaining it isn't steamy enough. Everyone has a different type of sex drive, and figuring out your partner's type will make your life a whole lot easier -- and your sex a whole lot better.
- Foxtel's IQ3 Goes On Sale Next Monday
It has been a fair wait for Foxtel's next generation subscription TV box, and there's plenty of incoming competition, but if you're keen, Foxtel will sell you an IQ3 box as of next week.
- Safari's Private Browsing Is Anything But Private
Usually, when you engage the private mode of your browser, you expect nothing to be saved. Unless, it turns out, you're using Apple's Safari browser on a Mac.