Briefly: New Rubik’s Cube Record, HTC 10 Review, PlayStation 4.5

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Australian beats 5×5 Rubik’s Cube world record, Europcar fined $100,000 for making, HTC 10 Australian review.

  • The Federal Court has declared that a number of terms in Europcar Australia’s 2013 standard rental agreement to be unfair, and therefore void. Europcar was also ordered to pay a penalty of $100,000 for making false or misleading representations about consumers liability in the event of vehicle damage. Gizmodo has the story.
  • A Melbourne man has broken the 5×5 Rubik’s Cube world record, completing the puzzle in just 44.837 seconds. Watch his attempt here.
  • The slightly smug sounding “10” is the latest flagship Android handset from HTC. Boasting an all-metal aluminium chassis, a versatile UltraPixel camera and beefed-up specifications across the board, it’s easily one of the best smartphones that the Taiwanese vendor has released in quite a while. Head to Gizmodo for a full review.
  • More details have emerged about the PlayStation 4.5. Kotaku has the story.

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