Some upgrades are subjective—like moving from pen and paper to a digital note-taker. Other upgrades, however, change the way you use technology, and make it impossible to go back to something inferior. Here are 10 of those things.
If you’re camping or have guests over, inflatable mattresses are handy. If you can’t find a pump, you’ll tire quickly inflating it yourself. A trash bag inflates your mattress and saves your lungs.
We’ve known for a while that your smartphone is a better PC than your PC ever was. It can’t replace everything your computer does, but there are some things that are actually better to do on your phone, rather than your computer.
Web: Over the years, you have probably clicked the Like button on several Facebook pages in which you are no longer interested. Facebook Cleanser performs a quick sweep to clean up your news feed.
You have a lot of options for cooking oils. Some are better at certain temperatures, others are best with certain types of food. The folks over at MyFitnessPal have created a chart that helps you pick which oils are best for what kind of cooking you want to do.
The Kitchn tested four different ways to shape a burger to see which method produced a beautifully shaped, evenly grilled burger.
If you feel like you’re always being taken advantage of, and it seems like you’re on the losing end of every situation, it’s time to turn things around. Here’s a few ways you can change your mindset and become the strong, assertive person you want to be.
When you move to a new apartment or house, you’ll probably find that some light switches control outlets rather than built-in light fixtures. Here’s a quick way to (possibly) see which outlets are switch-controlled.
Being a student is tough enough as it is and when you’re getting your PhD, you require a whole different set of tools. Case in point, PhD student, Samuel shares his bag over on Everyday Carry.
Most of us use Gmail as our main email service, but it’s so much more. Gmail can act as your to-do list, your notes board, your reminders, your list maker, and all the other things you need to be productive.
Tablets are great for apps, email, games, and more, but they can also be useful for note taking, annotations, or even drawing. When you start doing those things though, a good stylus is extremely useful to have. This week we’re looking at five of the best tablet styli, based on your nominations.
Every year we put together a list of our Lifehacker App packs for each operating system. In the spirit of those lists we figured it was time to put together a list for students getting ready for school. Whether you’re on Windows, Mac, Android, or iPhone, we’ve got you covered.
One of Android’s biggest downsides is the speed at which you receive updates: some phones will take months to get the latest version of Android. Ars Technica runs down the best (and worst) manufacturers and carriers for quick updates.