You wanted console buying advice, hotel upgrade hacks and a guide to creating trippy videos in Google’s DeepDream Neural Network. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:
- 2015 Console Showdown: Xbox One Vs PlayStation 4
The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 have changed quite a bit since they launched in late 2013. If you’ve been sitting on the fence all this time, now is an excellent time to buy — there are loads of games, more storage, new software features and a cheaper price tag to boot. But which one is best?
- Have You Ever Tried The $20 Hotel Upgrade Trick?
The $20 trick is something of an urban legend, but many people use it regularly and say it works. If you’ve ever tried it, we want to know what happened.
- The Ten Tastiest Burger Joints In Australia
There’s no room in life for sub par burgers. If your local takeout shop isn’t cutting the mustard, you need to upgrade to a tastier establishment immediately.
- Five Best Cheap Travel Booking Sites
Getting away for a little holiday shouldn’t have to be expensive. There are lots of great sites to help you plan your next trip, whether it’s for business or pleasure, and compare flights, hotels and train or bus tickets, all without breaking the bank. Here are five of the best.
- The Hill Formula: How 500 Millionaires Became Obscenely Rich In 13 Steps
At the peak of his career, American industrialist Andrew Carnegie purportedly crossed paths with a journalist by the name of Napoleon Hill. Carnegie tasked Hill with interviewing more than 500 successful men and women, many of them millionaires, in order to discover the formula of their success. Here are the chief strategies and moneymaking secrets that turned Carnegie and his peers into the wealthiest and most successful business people of all time. (You may want to get a pen and paper.)
- The Most Popular Lifehacker Posts Of All Time
Lifehacker launched in Australia way back in 2007. As we move forward into a new era, we thought we’d take time to look back at our most popular posts from the past eight years. From VPN hacks to nudie selfie tips, these are the stories that you, our readers, were most interested in.
- How To Create Mind-Melting Videos With Google’s DeepDream Neural Network
Want to make acid trips of your favourite memories? Now you can take your own videos and pop them through Google’s trippy dream machine, and see what you come up with.
- Build Your Own NES With 3D Printing And A Raspberry Pi
One of the first things people did with the Raspberry Pi was make emulators for all their favourite retro games. But now that 3D printing is on the up and up, we’re seeing more professional-looking outer cases, too. Not only is this one fantastic, but all the information on how to make one yourself has been included.
- Ask LH: Is There A Way To Watch Netflix Offline?
Dear Lifehacker, I am a Netflix subscriber and avid user. However, when I am without an internet connection (such as on a plane) I find I have nothing to watch. Is there a way that I can save Netflix shows and movies locally to my device for offline viewing?
- Five Awesome Features Of The Google Play Store You Might Not Be Using
The Google Play Store is a handy way to get new apps for your phone, but there are some great features that you might not have noticed if you haven’t explored the service much. Here are some of the best things the Play Store has to offer besides the basics.