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Melbourne's Invent The World: Coding And RPGs For Kids

If you live in Melbourne and you're looking for a way to keep the kids occupied, entertained and educated over the January holidays, you might want …

Groupiful Is A To-Do App Ideal For Organising Small Teams Or Families

Web: We've often covered collaboration tools for small groups and teams. Groupiful is a new webapp that's potentially useful for families trying to …

Don't Learn To Code: Learn To Work With Technology

Everyone wants to learn to code these days. It seems to be a skill we're now considering indispensable. But what favours do you do yourself by …

Google Now Adds Recurring Reminders And Conversational Commands

Android: Google has dropped a snazzy update to its search app today. It brings a redesigned Google Now (similar to the one on the Nexus 5) as well as …

Make Matches Into Mini Missiles Using Common Household Junk

Wile E. Coyote always used matches to light his ACME rockets. He wasted a lot of money. Turns out, you can cut out the middleman and use matches to …

Vector 17: Brian Klug on desktop-class mobile chipsets

Fair warning, Brian Klug of AnandTech spends a good deal of time talking about the insane amount of power in Apple's new A7 Cyclone CPU, and about …

What Happens When You Exceed Your Google Storage Limit?

Google's storage offerings are fairly generous, but there are limits. Google is happy for you to pay extra, but many people prefer to work within the …

Bento Showcases The Best Resources For Learning To Code

Want to learn web development and programming? Bento will start you off on the right foot by showing which courses or tutorials to take and then the …

Learn to code and change your life!

in CommunityStudent Success: How Treehouse helped George Lambert get out of a cubicle to form his own companyTreehouse Success Story: How George …

Dash is a free coding course that'll teach you how to make CSS robots

General Assembly has launched a new online service that teaches basic web development for free, in your browser. It's called Dash, and it lets users learn how to use HTML, Javascript, and CSS by working through four projects of increasing difficulty.<p>As you progress through the projects — starting …

Quick And Easy MacBook Repairs That'll Save You A Small Fortune

Everybody's MacBook breaks. At some point or another, the hard drive will shudder to a stop; the display hinge won't hold up any more; the logic …

You Need To Watch This NBN Debate Between Turnbull And Albanese

The National Broadband Network is being used as a political football in this election campaign, but so far we haven't had anything resembling a …

The Most Important Book On Colour Theory Is Now An iPad App

If you are at all interested in design or art, enlighten yourself with one of the most important books on colour ever written. It's called <i>The</i> …

Treehouse For iPad Makes Learning To Code On The Go Simple

iPad: We're fans of the learn to code company Treehouse's web app, because it makes learning design and coding fun. Now, the web app is available on …

How To Get Stock Android On Your HTC One

The Google-Edition HTC One started shipping out to folks over the last few weeks, and the good fairies at XDA Forums have been working to get a copy …

Top 10 Projects, Features And Tips Every Mac User Should Try

Apple gives us a new version of OS X every year nowadays, but a lot of the great stuff you can do with the Mac operating system lies in existing tips …

Your Quarterly Jailbreak Roundup, July 2013

We come across a lot of awesome jailbreak tweaks and apps for the iPhone throughout the year. We can't talk about all of them all the time. So, with …

Planhacker: Every Unlimited Broadband Plan

There was a time when unlimited broadband plans proliferated, but these days your choices if you want a truly unlimited connection are relatively …

Velis Auto Brightness Offers Total Control Of Your Screen Brightness

Android: We all know that screen brightness has a huge effect on your phone's battery life, but Android's built in auto-brightness setting isn't …

Watch This Documentary About Sydney's Local Indie Developers

Despite the fact that Brisbane and Melbourne is better known for its game development pedigree, there's a fairly burgeoning scene here in Sydney and …

Three Steps You Can Take To Protect Yourself From Online Spying

The recent PRISM scandal has validated both the general public's growing unease with federal law enforcement agencies, and many of the fringe …

Everything You Didn't Know You Could Do With Google's Voice Commands

Voice search is one of those Google features that seems silly, but is awesome once you start using it. Not convinced? Here are a few ways to turn …

17 Of The Oldest Man-Made Structures On Earth

Of the original Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, only one wonder still exists today: the crumbling, gorgeous Great Pyramids of Giza. But there are …

Awesome Projects For Your Day Off

It's a long weekend for most of us. If you're looking for an activity to fill the unexpected extra day, we have plenty of suggestions, from DIY …

PlexConnect Unlocks 3rd Generation Apple TV

There's a lot of nifty things you can do with a second generation Apple TV, but if you've got the third generation model, you're stuck behind a …

Use Quicksilver To Toggle AirPlay Sources On Your Mac With A Hotkey

Mac: We love Quicksilver, the great Mac app launcher that does so much more than launching. Thanks to a feature called Triggers, you can turn almost …

WidgetRunner Puts Dashboard Widgets On Your Desktop

OS X: Odds are, your Mac's Dashboard has fallen by the wayside in recent years (even though it can be really useful), but widgets can still be really …

NOOBS Simplifies Raspberry Pi Setup

You can do an awful lot of very clever things with a Raspberry Pi, many of which we've covered here at Lifehacker previously. But if the prospect of …

How To Fix iCloud's Biggest Annoyances

Apple's iCloud service is a handy and free option built right into iPhones, iPads and Macs, but it's also a closed system that's hard to tweak to …