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  • Lifehacker Pack for Android Tablets: Our List of the Essential Apps

    54m By Eric Ravenscraft
    Android tablets are finally starting to develop a mature ecosystem. While there are still some key holdouts (looking at you Facebook), there are plenty of great apps you can install right now. In the follow up to our sixth annual Android pack from last week,…
  • PSA: Start Menu Replacement Apps Still Work in Windows 10 

    1h By Melanie Pinola
    Microsoft has brought back and revamped the Start menu for Windows 10. If you still prefer, say, the Windows 7 classic Start menu, good news. Start menu replacement apps we used to tweak Windows 8 should work in Windows 10.Read more...
  • How to Skip the Line and Upgrade to Windows 10 Now

    2h By Whitson Gordon
    If you’ve reserved a copy of Windows 10 but haven’t gotten the upgrade prompt yet, here’s a secret: you can skip the line and upgrade right now.Read more...
  • Find Hidden Nails in Reclaimed Lumber with Rare Earth Magnets

    2h By Timothy Dahl on Workshop, shared by Andy Orin to Lifehacker
    Reclaimed wood can be great, but there can be nails stuck inside that are tough to locate and remove. Here’s a trick using rare earth magnets to locate the hidden buggers before they destroy your saw blade.Read more...
  • Should I Upgrade to Windows 10?

    3h By Alan Henry
    Windows 10 is finally here. You’ve seen some of its best new features , even heard what it’s like to use every day. But you might be wondering if you should upgrade. For some, it’s free, a great update, and a foregone conclusion. For others it’s better…
  • How Long It Takes to Get Back on Track After a Distraction

    3h By Kristin Wong
    It’s important to pull yourself away from work every now and then. Breaks are one thing, but distractions are another. Breaks are focused and deliberate. Distractions catch you off guard and derail your task entirely. In fact, one study shows it takes about…
  • Deadspin Tom Brady: “I Did Nothing Wrong” | io9 Adam Sandler Has a Hell of a Lot to Answer For |…

    3h By Jane-Claire Quigley on Kinja Roundup, shared by Whitson Gordon to Lifehacker
    Deadspin Tom Brady: “I Did Nothing Wrong” | io9 Adam Sandler Has a Hell of a Lot to Answer For | Jalopnik Millennials: You Are Doing Leasing Wrong | Jezebel Reports on Sandra Bland’s Posthumous THC Levels Riddled With Bad Science |Read more...
  • Today's Best Deals: Chromecast, Lightning Cable, Popsicles, and More

    4h By Shep McAllister, Commerce Team on Deals, shared by Shep McAllister, Commerce Team to Lifehacker
    Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best.Read more...
  • Make Whipped Cream That Lasts by Adding Sour Cream

    4h By Heather Yamada-Hosley
    Whipped cream is best served fresh, otherwise it’ll turn into a melted mess. But if you need to pre-whip cream, add a dollop of sour cream to keep the structure intact long enough to serve.Read more...
  • Use a Tea Ball to Flavor Soups and Stocks

    9:30am By Claire Lower on Skillet, shared by Andy Orin to Lifehacker
    Bouquet garni (a.k.a. fancy little herb bouquets for flavoring soups and stocks) are usually wrapped in cheesecloth or muslin bags for easy removal once they have made their tasty contribution. That’s all well and good, but there is a washable, reusable…
  • How to Do a Clean Install of Windows 10

    9:00am By Whitson Gordon
    Windows 10 is finally here, and your computer will automatically prompt you to upgrade. But if you’d rather start fresh, you can do a clean install—you just need to follow a few steps in the right order.http://lifehacker.com/5983652/how-to... Read more...
  • The Chromecast Comes with a $5 Discount and a $10 Amazon Card Today

    8:42am By Shep McAllister, Commerce Team on Deals, shared by Shep McAllister, Commerce Team to Lifehacker
    For a limited time, if you purchase a Google Chromecast for $30 from Amazon (which is actually $5 off MSRP), you’ll get a free $10 Amazon gift card tossed in for your trouble. If you have any TVs left in your home without a streaming box of some sort…
  • How to Disable Bing Search in Windows 10's Start Menu

    8:30am By Eric Ravenscraft
    Windows 10: Microsoft has started rolling out its latest operating system, Windows 10. That means there’s going to be some new annoyances to fix. One of the most noticeable is Bing search results showing up in the Start Menu. If you don’t want these,…
  • Finding a Perfect Work-Life Balance Is Impossible, and That's Okay

    8:00am By Whitson Gordon
    We’d all like to think there’s a model of perfect work-life balance: you’re killing it at the office, then continue to be a rockstar when you come home. But that frantic, unbalanced feeling you get when you constantly stumble? That means you’re doing…
  • Focus Is a Slick, Tag-Based Gallery App With Built-In Snoop Protection

    7:30am By Eric Ravenscraft
    Android: Gallery apps are typically a dime a dozen. There are only so many ways to display a bunch of pictures, right? Focus manages to actually give other apps a run for its money. It offers tag-based organization, intuitive sorting, and even a built-in snoop…
  • The Best New Features of Windows 10

    7:00am By Eric Ravenscraft
    Today’s the day that Windows 10 finally arrives! While the rollout will come in waves , we’ve been running the Insider Preview for months. Here are some of the best features you can look forward to when (or if ) you decide to…
  • Here's The Incredibly Hacky Way to Disable Windows 10 Updates

    Tue 11:43pm By Chris Mills on Reviews, shared by Whitson Gordon to Lifehacker
    Windows 10 auto-downloads and auto-installs updates. This is mostly a Good Thing for general security, but becomes a Bad Thing when said update installs a glitchy graphics driver that breaks your desktop. There is a way to disable auto-updates, but it’s not…
  • The Black and Gold Butcher Block Workspace

    Tue 8:00pm By Melanie Pinola
    Many of the most striking workspaces are centered around a custom-made, unique desk, like the one above for today’s featured workspace.Read more...
  • Secure Your Dog's Leash to Just About Anything with a Carabiner

    Tue 7:00pm By Walter Glenn
    When you’re walking your dog and want to stop somewhere for a few minutes to rest or chat with a neighbor, a carabiner makes it easy to secure a leash to a fencepost or bench leg.Read more...
  • The right music can set the mood for anything.

    Tue 6:55pm By Whitson Gordon
    The right music can set the mood for anything. Today at Lifehacker: After Hours, we’re crafting the perfect “getting busy” playlist—with some song recommendations of our own.Read more...