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  • What's the Best Text Editor?

    17 April 2014, 8:00 am by: Alan Henry

    Whether you need to edit code, take or make quick notes, or you prefer a bare-bones, distraction-free writing tool, a good text editor can be your best friend. This week we want to know which text editors you think are the best of the bunch—and there are…
  • Extreme Hotel Deals Gets You Great Rooms at Deep Discounts

    17 April 2014, 7:30 am by: Alan Henry

    If you're flexible about your travel, you can score the biggest discounts on your trip. That's not new, but Extreme Hotel Deals offers great rooms—sometimes at posh resorts—for serious discounts. We're talking $10, $20, or $50 a night for incredible…
  • The Best At-Home Coffee Making Gear

    17 April 2014, 7:00 am by: Alan Henry

    A good cup of coffee starts with the right beans , but from there you also need the right tools to get the best possible result. Sure, we have our favorite coffeemakers , but we want to build a solid list of the best coffee-making gear you could have at home.…
  • The Designer and Drummer's Rocking Workspace

    16 April 2014, 8:00 pm by: Melanie Pinola

    Dark home offices don't appeal to everyone, but if you're building a man cave for both music and work, this is an inspiring setup.Read more...
  • Streem Offers Unlimited Cloud Storage and Streaming for $20/Month

    16 April 2014, 7:00 pm by: Alan Henry

    If you use cloud storage not just for your files, but also for music, movies, and other content, Streem is a new service that specializes in both, and is offering unlimited storage for all of your files and media for $20/month. They even have desktop and…
  • Deadspin Man Who Left Bag At Marathon Finish Line: "It's Symbolism" | io9 Can You Control Your Metab

    16 April 2014, 6:00 pm by: Jessica Smith on Jessica, shared by Whitson Gordon to Lifehacker

    Deadspin Man Who Left Bag At Marathon Finish Line: "It's Symbolism" | io9 Can You Control Your Metabolism With Your Mind? | Jalopnik The Ten Worst Transportation Social Media Fails | Kotaku Why Fanboys Act Like Jerks | Kinja Popular Posts Read more...
  • Improve Your Presentations and Public Speaking 60 Seconds at a Time

    16 April 2014, 6:00 pm by: Melanie Pinola

    Most of us weren't born orators and could use a little practice to make speaking in public more natural and presentations less sucky . Andrew Ng, Coursera co-founder and Stanford professor, suggests doing deliberate practice sessions to get better at these…
  • MiniPlayer Adds a Tiny Floating Player to Spotify or Rdio

    16 April 2014, 5:30 pm by: Thorin Klosowski

    Mac: One of iTunes' nicer features is the MiniPlayer that shrinks the interface down so it gets out of your way. MiniPlayer for Mac adds a similar function to Spotify and Rdio. Read more...
  • Most Popular Personal Finance Tool: Mint

    16 April 2014, 5:15 pm by: Alan Henry

    Getting your finances in order and sticking to a budget can be tricky business. Thankfully, there are plenty of great, powerful tools to help you manage your money. Last week we asked you for your picks , then looked at the five best personal finance tools .…
  • The Key to Lasting Behavioral Change: Think Goal, Not Tactic

    16 April 2014, 5:00 pm by: Elizabeth Grace Saunders

    Even the most motivated people can get stuck, frustrated, and lose hope during the process of behavioral change. Why can't you force yourself to go to the gym before work? Or get high-priority tasks done before checking email? We become so fixated on specific…
  • Zombies, Run! 3 Overhauls the Look, Adds New Stories, and More

    16 April 2014, 4:30 pm by: Thorin Klosowski

    iOS/Android: Zombies, Run! is one of the more entertaining ways to get into a running routine because it attaches a story to your workout and today the app was updated with even more stuff. That includes a brand new look, a whole new set of stories, and more.…
  • Show Your Apple Pride with These Wallpapers

    16 April 2014, 4:00 pm by: Eric Ravenscraft

    Alright Windows guys , move over. It's time for the Apple camp to get some love. Show your affection for your Macbook on your Macbook while you Macbook on your Macbook with these Apple wallpapers.Read more...
  • How to Turn Off Facebook's Auto-Playing Video Ads

    16 April 2014, 3:30 pm by: Whitson Gordon

    Facebook recently introduced auto-playing video ads on desktop and mobile, but thankfully there's now a switch to opt out. Here's what you have to do.Read more...
  • Behind the App: The Story of Lookout

    16 April 2014, 3:00 pm by: Andy Orin

    Even before the days of iPhones and Androids, the team at Lookout has been protecting smartphones from security flaws and developing tools to deal with stolen phones. We caught up with co-founder and CTO Kevin Mahaffey to learn what led to the founding of the…
  • A Fantastic Carry-On, Cheap Duct Tape, $150 Chromebook, Roku 2

    16 April 2014, 2:15 pm by: Shep McAllister, Commerce Team

    We've found a couple of good deals on RAVPower external chargers today. The $15 lipstick charger is super-portable, good for about a full phone charge, and normally sells for $20. If you need more capacity, $26 will get you a 10,400 mAh pack today at Newegg as…
  • Android's Camera Gets a UI Overhaul, New Features, Play Store Release

    16 April 2014, 2:15 pm by: Eric Ravenscraft

    Android: Google's built-in camera app for Android has been one of the few remaining outliers in the deluge of stock Android apps released on the Play Store . Today that ends, and we get a bunch of new features to boot.Read more...
  • You Might Be Standing All Wrong. Here's How to Fix Your Imbalance

    16 April 2014, 2:00 pm by: Melanie Pinola

    Standing. It's just something you do, right (like breathing )? The truth is, there's a perfectly aligned and balanced way to stand...and the imbalanced way many of us do.Read more...
  • Chrome Remote Desktop Arrives on Android

    16 April 2014, 1:59 pm by: Eric Ravenscraft

    Android: Google's finally released an Android counterpart to its Chrome-based remote desktop application. Install the Chrome Remote Desktop extension for Chrome and now you can log in to your computer remotely from Android.Read more...
  • Read Your Digital Comics on a Kindle

    16 April 2014, 1:30 pm by: Whitson Gordon

    Reading comics on your computer or tablet is awesome , but if you'd rather read them on a more eye-friendly screen—like your Kindle—Know Your Mobile has some instructions on how to make that happen.Read more...
  • 16 April 2014, 1:15 pm by: DrThil on Lifehacker, shared by Whitson Gordon to Lifehacker

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  • When Will My Phone Get a Software Update?

    16 April 2014, 1:00 pm by: Eric Ravenscraft

    Dear Lifehacker,I have an [insert Android or iPhone of choice] and I'm still running [some older OS version]. When am I going to get an update to [X new operating system version]?Read more...
  • Avoid Memory Card Corruption with Proper Formatting and Camera Usage

    16 April 2014, 12:30 pm by: Melanie Pinola

    It's every photo-taker's nightmare: After taking loads of precious pictures, your memory card is completely toasted. Digital Photography School offers several tips for reducing the likelihood of memory card corruption.Read more...
  • Make Dishes You Eat in a Bowl Better with a Dash of Sour Flavors

    16 April 2014, 12:00 pm by: Melanie Pinola

    Peanut butter and jelly. Strawberries and chocolate. Bacon and anything. Some food combinations are just meant to be. Esteemed chef Thomas Keller offers six tips for food synergy, including adding sourness to "bowl foods."Read more...
  • Samsung Gear Fit Review: A Beautiful Wristable Gone to Waste

    16 April 2014, 11:39 am by: Brent Rose on Gizmodo, shared by Whitson Gordon to Lifehacker

    Samsung's Gear Fit had every chance to be by far the best activity tracker you could own. It isn't. Not by a long shot. And there's nothing sadder than unrealized potential. Read more...
  • How to Contact Executive Customer Service and Get Your Problem Solved

    16 April 2014, 11:00 am by: Alan Henry

    We've all been there: You call customer service, get bounced around, transferred, and dropped. Or worse, your issue never gets resolved even after you talk to someone. You probably know you can escalate to a manager, or even higher, to "executive" support. But…

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