You wanted Windows and Mac download packs, Aussie Cortana hacks and advice on how to sleep better. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:
- 11 Excel Tricks And Shortcuts For Spreadsheet Ninjas
Even if you use Microsoft Excel regularly, there’s a fair chance you might not be getting as much out of it as you can. Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.
- Eight Windows 10 Tricks And Shortcuts You Probably Didn’t Know
Windows 10 has arrived. Whether you’re jumping the line or still trying to decide if you should upgrade, chances are you’ve heard about some of the best new features of Windows 10. Here are some of the really awesome ones you might not have heard about.
- How To Tweak Windows 10 And Fix Its Minor Annoyances
Windows 10 resolves a lot of the annoyances left over from Windows 8, but it also comes with a few of its own — minor as most of them may be. Here’s how to tweak a few of the OS’s new features and fix its little quirks.
- Lifehacker Pack For Windows 2015: The Essential Windows Apps
Windows has more great programs than we can count, but some are essential to just about every PC setup. In this year’s annual Lifehacker Pack for Windows, we’re highlighting the must-have downloads for better productivity, communication, media management, and more.
- Lifehacker Pack For Mac 2015: Our List Of The Best Mac Apps
There’s no shortage of useful, interesting apps for the Mac, but some of them you just can’t live without. In this year’s annual Lifehacker Pack for Mac, we’re highlighting the best downloads for better productivity, communication, media management and more.
- How To Enable Cortana On Windows 10 In Australia Right Now
Australians currently don’t have access to Cortana on Windows 10… or do they? It turns out there’s a quick and easy way to turn on Microsoft’s voice-activated personal assistant that will take you around 10 seconds. Here’s how it’s done.
- What Windows 10’s ‘Privacy Nightmare’ Settings Actually Do
Windows 10 has some handy new features, but if you believe the rest of the internet, it also comes with features that eviscerate any semblance of privacy. Let’s take a closer look at what each of these settings actually do — and which ones are actually a privacy problem.
- How Telstra’s Roku Platform Will Transform TV (And Maybe Piracy Too)
What we used to call television is changing before our eyes. Last week, Telstra announced it will shortly introduce a new streaming video set top box. For a number of reasons, this is a very smart move.
- All The Ways You’re Sleeping Wrong
Most of us are pretty terrible at sleeping. Whether it’s hitting the snooze button too much or using screens before bed, you’re probably doing something that’s not great for your sleep. This video explains all the ways you’re sleeping wrong, and what to do instead.
- How To Activate ‘God Mode’ In Windows 10
With Windows 10, settings are split between the Control Panel and the Settings app. If you’d like an all-inclusive starting point for Windows commands, enable God Mode.