Last Week’s 10 Biggest Posts

You wanted: Australian Open viewing tips, cheap KFC chicken nuggets and a rundown of the best free alternatives to expensive software. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from last week.

  1. Australian Open 2017 Men’s Finals: Start Times And How To Watch Online
    After a grueling fortnight of competition, the 2017 Australian Open Men’s Singles final is about to begin. Here is everything sports fans need to know, including what time the match starts and the various ways you can watch it live and online.
  2. Top 10 Free Alternatives To Expensive Software
    Unless you have a company buying licenses for you, tools like Photoshop, Pro Tools, Maya, or even Windows can be a serious bite out of your wallet. Here are some more affordable options to those normally pricey apps that will help you stop fretting and get more done.
  3. Reminder: Double Demerit Points This Australia Day Weekend
    Police will be cracking down on motorists in select states and territories during the Australia Day holiday period. Double demerits will be meted out for all speeding, seatbelt and mobile phone offenses. Here are the details.
  4. Dealhacker: Get A 500ml Tub Of Messina Ice Cream Delivered For $1
    To celebrate the launch of its new “Voicemail” ice cream, Messina is teaming up with Deliveroo to offer Melbourne- and Sydney-based customers a 500ml tub of the stuff for just $1. The oddly-named dessert comprises salted caramel gelato with baked cheesecake, candied macadamia nuts and hazelnut fudge – and it’s every bit as decedent as it sounds. Here’s how to snag a tub for $1.
  5. 20 Things You Should Always Keep In Your Car
    Some people keep nothing in their cars. Others look like a dumping ground that they’re squatting in. It’s important to keep the right things in there so you’re prepared for a breakdown or emergency. Here’s 20 things to replace the old McDonald’s wrappers with.
  6. Ask LH: Should I Buy Samsung’s Galaxy S7 Or Wait For The Galaxy S8?
    Dear Lifehacker, My Samsung Galaxy S6 is getting a bit sad looking so it’s time for an upgrade. I’m a fan of this phone series and want to get the next flagship model (so don’t regale me with alternatives, please!) My question is this: should I buy the Samsung Galaxy S7 or wait to pre-order the Samsung Galaxy S8? Also, are there any must-have S8 features that I need to know about? Thanks, Sammy
  7. Dealhacker: Get 24 KFC Chicken Nuggets for $10 (Plus A Free Chips And Drink)
    Attention chicken nugget fans: from today, KFC is bringing back its beloved 24-Nuggets-for-$10 deal. That works out to around 40 cents per nugget. The deal includes four free sauces and can also be combined with KFC’s free chips and drink promotion. Hurrah!
  8. It’s Official: 3D TV Is Dead
    We have some bad news for 3D TV aficionados (all three of you). LG and Sony have both confirmed they will be abandoning 3D TV support in 2017. These two companies were the final holdouts. In other words, it will soon be impossible to buy a 3D TV from a major manufacturer in Australia – and 3D Blu-rays are sure to follow suit.
  9. ASUS Launches Raspberry Pi-Esque ‘Tinker Board’ With 4K Support
    It doesn’t matter if you want a computer the size of a card, a thumb drive or dice box — there’s a manufacturer out there that has you covered. You can now count ASUS in that mix, with the launch of its “Tinker Board”, a Cortex-powered mini-machine aimed at the Raspberry Pi crowd.
  10. How Dangerous Are Australian Animals Compared To The Rest Of The World?
    Welcome to Australia: a place that is the focus of regular reports that nearly every creature is ready and waiting to pounce. If it rains, it brings warnings of venomous snakes. If the weather is dry, then giant spiders can set up house in your power box.

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