Last Week’s 10 Biggest Posts

You wanted running app comparisons, KFC pulled pork burger taste test and bargains on the internet. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:

  1. What’s The Difference Between All These Running Apps?
    A lot has changed since we picked our favourite running apps a few years ago. Now there are tons of apps that save your stats in the cloud and let you share runs with your Facebook friends, but they’re each different enough you might have a hard time picking the right one for you. Here’s how to choose.
  2. Taste Test: KFC’s Kentucky Pulled Pork Burger
    KFC stands for Kentucky Fried Chicken. Operative word being “chicken”. That’s what the fast food chain is known for. But KFC has decided to try its hand at another type of meat: pork. It has brought out a new Kentucky Pulled Pork Burger. We did a Taste Test on this novel burger and here’s our verdict.
  3. Hump Day Deals: Discounted GTX 1080, Free Donuts, Sexy Lingerie
    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: 20% off the Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1080 Founder Edition 8GB from Ebay, $10 games from Harvey Norman, free coffee and donut from Donut King.
  4. Why I Bought A Chromebook Instead Of A Mac
    Chromebooks have surpassed sales of Mac laptops in the United States for the first time ever. And that doesn’t surprise me. Because roughly a year ago I made the same switch. Formerly a lifelong Mac user, I bought my first PC ever in the form of a Chromebook. And I’m never looking back.
  5. How To Improve Your Wi-Fi
    Dodgy Wi-Fi is the bane of human existence (or close to anyway), and even worse when it’s at home. There always seems to be a black spot (hint, it’s on the toilet, or in bed), or random hard to pin down interference that causes Netflix to buffer. Fortunately, there are a bunch of easy ways to diagnose and improve your Wi-Fi woes.
  6. Every Device Apple Is Making Obsolete With Its New Operating Systems
    Last weeek, Apple paraded out iOS 10 and the newly dubbed macOS Sierra, but what they didn’t mention was all the devices that won’t work on the new operating system.
  7. Top Five Budget Smartphones For 2016
    A phone doesn’t have to cost you a whole paycheck, even a good one. Affordable, fully-featured smartphones are popping into the market more and more often, putting previously premium features into lower and lower price ranges.
  8. Board Games That Are Super Fun To Play Solo
    There’s something about the sound of dice rolling, the feeling of moving pieces around a board, and the feel of cards in your hand that make board games so magical. If you can’t get enough of that experience, or can’t get a group together to play, these games are great to play on your own, whenever you want.
  9. Eight Enduring Laundry Myths Debunked
    Most of us just bundle our clothes into the washer, fill the detergent drawer and press the ‘on’ button without giving it much thought. (This is understandable — nobody wants to waste more mental energy than necessary on doing the laundry.) However, there’s a lot of things that you could probably be doing better to make this tedious task easier and more effective. Here are eight common laundry myths covering everything from fabric softness to lint buildup.
  10. Should I Wait To Buy The Newest 4K Xbox One And PlayStation 4 Consoles?
    The Xbox One and PS4 are getting some killer updates in the near future, bringing support for 4K gaming and VR. Microsoft’s 4K-capable Xbox One S even has a release date in August. If you’ve been watching the news or waiting to upgrade, here’s what you need to know.

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