Last Week's 10 Biggest Posts

You wanted Microsoft Surface Book pricing, the "winners" of the 2014 Shonky Awards and Android Marshmallow update news. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:

  1. It's A National Tragedy: Toobs Have Been Discontinued
    We regret to inform you that the Smith’s Snackfood Company has stopped making Toobs. The tangy tomato crisp — a favourite of Lifehacker — will no longer be sold due to a slump in sales. Worst Friday ever.
  2. Choice Shonky Awards: The Worst Australian Products Of 2015
    Today, consumer watchdog Choice named and shamed the worst products and companies of the year at the 10th annual Shonky Awards. From “flushable” wet wipes that caused sewerage blockages to spontaneously combusting washing machines, these are the dodgiest Australian products of 2015.
  3. NASA Is Reportedly Making An Announcement Tomorrow That Will 'Change Everything'
    NASA is at it again! The US space agency is teasing the world about a major scientific discovery that could be revealed as soon as tomorrow. This time, the “planet” in question is Pluto and the news is expected to be huge. According to NASA, it will change everything — everything — we know about the solar system. (Blimey!) Here’s what you need to know to catch the event live.
  4. Eight Delicious Takeaway Dishes That Aren't As Unhealthy As You Think
    Choosing which takeaway to eat for lunch each day is a decision that plagues many Australian workers. Should you go for a meal that’s filling and delicious or something slimming and healthy? According to celebrity nutritionist Dr Joanna McMillan, it’s possible to tick both boxes in a single dish — you just have to be clever about what you order. Here are eight takeaway choices that are decadent and healthy.
  5. Microsoft Surface Pro 4 And Surface Book Details And Pricing For Australia
    Microsoft announced a ton of new products this morning but the ones that really matter are the Surface Book 4, the new version of its slate tablet, and the Surface Book, the company’s first ever laptop. We take a closer look at the two devices and how much it will cost you to buy them in Australia.
  6. Why I Don't Recommend Buying Sex Toys On Amazon
    If you’ve ever been in the market for a sex toy, you may have looked into buying it through Amazon. Amazon tends to have good prices on gadgets, even when you factor in shipping costs to Australia. Sex toys are a different story, though: in fact, most of the time, it’s best to avoid Amazon altogether. Here’s why.
  7. Every Phone That's Getting Updated To Android Marshmallow
    Android Marshmallow is arriving. Of course, some phones may still take months or years to get an update. We’ve collected all the information we can on which devices will get updates and when.
  8. Firefox, Chrome Now Consider Kickass Torrents An Unsafe Website
    Popular torrent aggregator Kickass Torrents appears to have fallen foul of Mozilla and Google, with the site now flagged as suspicious by both companies.
  9. What Your Nails Can Tell You About Your Health
    Your fingernails and toenails can be surprising indicators of what’s going on inside your body. In this video, the folks at SciShow illustrate five things our nails can tell us about our health.
  10. Smartphone Battery Myths, Explained
    Over just a few years, the batteries in our smartphones have changed a lot. That means those old tips to stretch out your battery life just aren’t as true as they once were, yet we still share them like they’re gospel. Before telling someone to disable Bluetooth or Wi-Fi, let’s shed some light on those old myths.


    Number 4s link is incorrect

      Whoops! Thanks for the heads up. Should be fixed now.

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