Last Week's 10 Biggest Posts

You wanted the new shows coming to Stan and Netflix, 7Flix troubleshooting tips and the latest deals from Dick Smith's closing down sale. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:

  1. How To Get Channel 76/7flix On Your TV
    Yesterday, Channel 7’s new free-to-air TV channel, 7flix, went on air in Australian metro areas. The channel focuses on general entertainment, kids shows and movies — with a film screening at 8:30pm every night of the week. Here’s how to get the new channel on your TV.
  2. Hump Day Deals: Dick Smith Picks, Huge Rug Sale, $49 Apple TV
    Hump day (AKA Wednesday) is arguably the most boring day of the week. So why not liven things up by grabbing one of these nifty online bargains? Deals that caught our eye this week include: The best deals from Dick Smith’s closing down sale, Humble Bundle’s Star Wars video game sale, get an Apple TV for $49.
  3. Where To Buy The Raspberry Pi 3: Full Specs And Pricing
    An Australian electronic parts online retailer is now selling the Raspberry Pi 3. Here’s where you can get the new single-board computer with WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity along with the full specs and Australian pricing for the unit.
  4. Jobs Of Tomorrow: Six Professions Borne From New Technologies
    While neither Stan nor the Australian Netflix library has anything near the range of US streaming services, every month we get just a little more. Read on to see all the content that will be added to their libraries during the month of March.
  5. Here's Everything Coming To Netflix And Stan This Month
    While neither Stan nor the Australian Netflix library has anything near the range of US streaming services, every month we get just a little more. Read on to see all the content that will be added to their libraries during the month of March.
  6. 7flix Not Working On Your TV? Read This
    If you can’t get 7Flix to work on your TV or are trying to fix 7Flix’s reception, you’re not alone — many Australians are having the same problem. We explain the common issues with the channel and how to fix them.
  7. Dick Smith Couldn't Compete And That Is Why It Died
    Last week, electronics retailer Dick Smith announced it would be closing down for good. All those shoppers who bought gift cards during the Christmas retail rush now have useless pieces of plastic, while investors who bought in to the company at $2.20 per share a mere two years ago have lost all their money. As we conduct a post-mortem, an important question arises: is this is an isolated failure, or the first of many business failures in some sort of contagion?
  8. PSA: The Best Dick Smith Deals Wont Be Appearing Until Thursday
    Yesterday morning, Dick Smith kicked off its closing down sale as it prepares to permanently shut down all stores in New Zealand and Australia over the next eight weeks. To many, the deals weren’t quite up to the “fire sale” moniker they had been labeled under, with most items slashed by just 20 per cent. However, we have it on good authority that the discounts will receive a big increase this Thursday. Here’s what you need to know.
  9. Watch NASA's Soyuz Spacecraft Landing Coverage Live Here
    In a little under an hour, US astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko will attempt to land the Soyuz TMA-18M spacecraft after 11 months in orbit. This basically involves steering a fiery metal can from 400km in the sky towards Earth at speeds of 27,360km per hour. You can watch NASA’s livestream in Australia right here. We’ve also highlighted the estimated times for key events during the landing.
  10. Dealhacker: 50% Off iPhone, Samsung And Camera Gear At Dick Smith
    Last week, Dick Smith kicked off its closing down sale as it prepares to permanently shut down all stores in New Zealand and Australia — and the deals keep getting cheaper. Today, Dick Smith knocked an additional 20% off the price of a wide range of electronics cables, cases and accessories, bringing the total saving to a cool 50%. Here are the different products on offer.

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    Here’s Everything Coming To Netflix And Stan This Month
    After months of product leaks and rumours, the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge are finally preparing to launch in Australia. Here’s a specification rundown on both flasgship phones, along with when you can buy them in Australia and for how much.

    Hmmm.

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