Last Week’s 10 Biggest Posts

Last Week’s 10 Biggest Posts
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You wanted: the latest shows on Netflix, Samsung Galaxy S9 tester app, eating advice for people with depression and the legalities of wearing thongs while driving. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from last week.

  1. Is It Legal To Drive With Thongs On In Australia?
    Thongs are quintessential Aussie footgear – especially on stinking hot days. But are they considered appropriate to wear while driving a car? Let’s take a look at what our road rules say.
  2. Try Out Samsung’s Galaxy S9 On Any Android Phone Using This App
    If you’ve been thinking about purchasing a Galaxy S9 but aren’t quite sure you’re ready to bite the bullet, Samsung has created a way for you to give the phone a test drive using your current device.
  3. New On Netflix Australia: The Best Just-Added Movies And TV Shows
    Each month, Netflix adds tons of new movies and TV shows to its library. Here are our ten best picks from the last seven days. That’s your weekend viewing sorted!
  4. Hump Day Deals: 20% Off At Ebay, Cheap EB Games, Half-Price Coffee Machines
    Welcome to Wednesday! Get over the hump with some retail therapy. Here are some of the best deals we’ve spotted today, including: get 20% off tech at eBay, EB Games clearance sale and half-price coffee machines.
  5. How To Get Google’s iMessage Extension On Your Phone
    Google’s new iMessage extensions allow iPhone users to drop all sorts of Google-curated information into their chats: from weather forecasts and nearby restaurants to trending YouTube videos and amusing GIFs. It’s a much faster way to communicate and one of our favourite extensions in a long while. Here’s how to get it on your phone right now.
  6. Google Is Slowly Killing The Android Brand
    Google has officially dropped the ‘Android Wear’ moniker from its operating system for wearable devices, switching to the way less cumbersome Wear OS by Google (although I suspect we’ll all be skipping on saying “by Google” in a few seconds.) Google started using the Android brand back in 2008 when they launched their competing mobile OS, following the success of Apple’s iPhone in 2007.
  7. Please Don’t Try To Hack The Sims Mobile
    Electronic Arts’ soft launch is officially over; you can now download The Sims Mobile for Android and iOS. And as you kick off the first of many (many) hours toward tricking out your virtual companion with awesome outfits and home accessories, I implore you: Don’t hack the game..
  8. Six Deals You Should Know About In Australia Today
    G’day! Here are some cracking deals for Lifehacker readers today including $3000 off 85-inch Sony Tvs, cheap as chips smartphones and 20% off everything at The Good Guys.
  9. How To Feed Yourself When You’re Depressed
    An extremely nasty feature of depression is an overwhelming indifference to the concept of staying alive. Eating is a prerequisite for life, so it makes perverse sense that, for many people, it’s among the first victims of a depressive episode.
  10. How To Turn Google Maps Into Mario Kart
    Back in 2014, Google teamed up with Nintendo to hide Pokemon across Maps. It was surprisingly fun, paving the way for Pokemon GO. Now, the two companies are working together again to transform your turn-by-turn driving directions into a little homage to Mario Kart.

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