Lifehacker Australia is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year. Since 2007, we've dispensed tens of thousands of tips, guides and life hacks on every conceivable topic - from setting up a VPN to nude selfie-taking. To commemorate our tenth birthday, here are the ten most popular Lifehacker Australia articles of all time...
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Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
We have just two months to go in our Ultimate Money Challenge. As we near the year's end, we're focused on holiday spending. This month, we challenge you to clean out your closets, get rid of some junk and make some cash in the process.
Lifehacker Australia (that's us) is finally on Instagram. Follow us for a daily dose of photos and videos featuring the best taste tests, exercise hacks, work spaces and tech tips on the planet! You know you want to.
If you're in need of a phone upgrade, an update to your iTunes library or a new game world to explore -- you're in luck. Dick Smith have what you're looking for at a great price this weekend. Pick up a Samsung S5 in a range of colours, The Order 1886 for Playstation 4 or 20 percent off iTunes gift cards for someone you love -- or for yourself.
To celebrate the launch of the Hashbrown Double, KFC is offering one Lifehacker reader the chance to immortalise themselves as a 3D-printed golden statue while eating the snack. To enter, simply tell us what else you would add to the KFC Double to make it even more ridiculously tasty.
There's been loads of speculation about the HTC One M8's strange new camera. With one large lens on the back and a slightly smaller one just above it, no one quite knew what to think. Is it just a 3D camera? Is one telephoto and one wide? Is it a light field camera like the Lytro? None of the above.
You may have heard that we've teamed up with VMware to find one Lifehacker reader to become our ‘IT Survivor’ blogger -- and write for us from Queensland's tropical Magnetic Island! It's an amazing competition (enter here), and in this post we’ve got more to give away -- two Dell Chromebook 11s! To enter, simply tell us what remote work challenges you’d like to see our ‘IT Survivor’ try on the island. Easy!
In our first survey, you told us about the technology you use for work. Now it's time for the fun stuff. Here is your chance to help us learn more about the products that drive your tech-enhanced lifestyle. One Lifehacker survey participant will win an Acer Aspire P3 ultrabook, so get cracking.Click here to take our Tech lifestyle survey.
It's come down to this. After six amazing rounds and scores of great Windows 8, Windows Phone and Windows Azure app entries – we have a winner. The major prize: An opportunity to present the winning app to thousands of industry-types at TechEd. We’re talking conference ticket, accommodation for 5 nights, and airfare (economy) up to the combined value of $4000! And that winner is...
FINAL ROUND! Good news developers: you still have tonight to complete and submit your app and chase the dream. Simply submit your new app to the Windows Store (even if it's an Android or iOS port) and you could win the chance to present your app to thousands of industry-types at Microsoft's TechEd 2013 on the Gold Coast. Then there’s the HP laptops, Xbox bundles and Microsoft peripherals that we’re also giving away...
And round 5 is go! There's still plenty of time left. Register in our comp, and Microsoft Australia's dev gurus will help you publish any app idea you have to the Windows Store! One lucky dev will also be chosen to present their app at TechEd Australia 2013 on the Gold Coast. Speaking of fame and fortune, we're also giving away HP laptops every week. It's easy to get started. What better way to debut your app on the Windows Store and even port one over from Android or iOS.
OK developers, this is big. Lifehacker has teamed up with Microsoft to help and encourage you to publish your Windows 8, Windows Phone or Windows Azure app on the Windows Store. Whatever your idea may be, Microsoft has the tools to help. And with over $13,000 in prizes up for grabs (including six HP ENVY X2 convertibles and a major prize trip to TechEd Australia 2013 on the Gold Coast), there has never been a better time to finally work on that new idea, or port your existing app over from Android or iOS.
The 10.1-inch VivoTab Smart packs some impressive features for a slim $599 convertible: dual-core Intel CPU, 64GB storage, NFC, SD card reader, micro HDMI and more. It also has an extra-long 9.5 hours battery life and Asus’ special 'TranSleeve' cover/stand/wireless keyboard (normally $119 separately) to keep you productive on the move. Want one? Lifehacker has two to give away. Entering is easy.