Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Get a free doughnut from Krispy Kreme this Friday, Netflix is adding adverts in the US, Defiant Development showcase.
- The controversy-baiting video game Hatred has been region locked in Australia, meaning customers will not be able to purchase the game on Steam. Interestingly, the lock was self-imposed by the publisher. Kotaku has the report.
- Apparently, it’s National Doughnut Day this coming Friday. To celebrate, Krispy Kreme will be giving away one free Original Glazed doughnut on Friday 5th June 2015. There’s a limit of one free Original Glazed doughnut per person but there’s nothing stopping you from walking into multiple stores. Click here for more terms and conditions.
- Last night’s episode of Game Of Thrones was one of the best ever. Read our recap here.
- Kmart is selling the Nokia Lumia 530 smartphone locked to Optus for just $29. It comes with a 4-inch LCD, Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 CPU, 512MB RAM 4GB internal memory and a 5MP camera running on Windows 8.1.
- Adverts could be coming to Netflix. The company is currently experimenting with showing advertisements at the beginning and ending of streaming content for people watching on Xbox 360. Gizmodo has the story.
- I love scotch. Scotchy, scotch, scotch. Here it goes down, down into my belly. Dan Murphy’s has knocked more than $100 off the price of Royal Salute’s Hundred Cask Selection Scotch Whisky (700ml). Get it here.
- Kotaku’s Mark Serrels recently spend a day hanging out with the men and women of Defiant Development; an independent video game studio in Australia. This is their story.