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How to convert a DVD to MP4 files in Windows or MacOS

These days, we live in a world where we want every movie and TV show we own to be available at our fingertips on every electronic device in our …

Tech Trends

Google's Classroom is open to anyone with an urge to teach

Forget those pesky teaching qualifications, because Google has now found a way to make educators out of us all. Starting today, any Google Classroom user will be able to create their own classes. Working as an app or via desktop, what started as merely a service to organize coursework now lets …

Don't use email unsubscription services that sell your data - try this instead

A report from The New York Times on newly uncovered malpractice at Uber pointed to the company buying data about people’s Lyft ride usage through Unroll.me, a free service that helps you unsubscribe from email lists and newsletters.<p>Unroll.me isn’t the only one; you’ll find others like Unsubscriber …

How to see all the terrifying things Google knows about you

We have come to accept that the technology we interact with on a daily basis is tracking and recording our every move.<p>Your iPhone knows everywhere …

Chrome extension speeds up in-flight browsing

Airline passengers browsing the web using in-flight Wi-Fi might be forgiven for thinking they've stepped back in time. Despite the premium prices …

Computer Science

Understanding the differences between AI, machine learning, and deep learning

Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning have become integral for many businesses. But, the terms are often used interchangeably. …

Feed your entire neighborhood with this new garden idea from Ikea

Come for a salad, stay for the opportunity to provide meals for others. That appears to be the new mantra from Ikea and Space10, described as “a …

Rio De Janeiro

Fueling the Gold Rush: The Greatest Public Datasets for AI

It has never been easier to build AI or machine learning-based systems than it is today. The ubiquity of cutting edge open-source tools such as …

12 Tricks That Make You The Master Of Google Search

There’s a hidden side of Google that only a select few people take advantage of. When you discover the amazing things you can do with Google, you’ll …

How to improve your product photography for less than $10

Whether you’re selling something on eBay or taking your first step into product photography, one of the most useful pieces of equipment you can have …

iPhone Apps

Top 10 Free Alternatives to Expensive Software

Unless you have a company buying licenses for you, tools like Photoshop, Pro Tools, Maya, or even Windows can be a serious bite out of your wallet. …

Software

5 Google Chrome tricks that will save you a ton of time

There are a ton of reasons that Chrome is the most widely used web browser— mostly for its speed, features, and ease of use. If you use Chrome every day, you'll love these five time-saving tips to get the most web-browsing experience.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

Google Chrome

The best Chrome experiments to show off your browsing power

Back in 2009, Google began what it called “Chrome Experiments,” where software developers could experiment using all the available Chrome browser …

Arcade Fire

How to Create a Professional App with no Coding Knowledge?

Every Individual, Celebrity, Politician, Business owner, etc now a days requires an application (Android & iOS) for running their business smoothly. …

Here’s Your Chance To Understand 3-D Printing Once and For All

A full look at the societal impact—from medical to creative to economic—of 3D-printing technology.<p>With its amazing ability to replicate handmade crafts, collapse the development timeline of health initiatives, and, inexplicably bringing modern society closer to understanding its own humanity —3D …

3D Printing

Ontology & Linked Data

Ontology - Linked Data<p><b>What is Linked Data?</b><br>The Web enables us to link related documents. Similarly it enables us to link related data. The term Linked …

Big Data's Unexplored Frontier: Recorded Music

The open-source Digital Music Lab aims to fill a hole in the Big Data frontier.<p>While still a vast field, a huge part of machine learning exists for what may seem to be a relatively narrow subset of problems. These are problems involving visual processing: character recognition, facial recognition, …

Machine Learning

How to Create an Attractive, Customized Desktop HUD with Rainmeter

Rainmeter is a powerful tool that lets you create a beautiful, information-rich heads-up display that keeps track of your system status, RSS feeds, …

From Zero to 45 Days in a Row: How I Built a Habit of Daily Exercise

This year I’m focusing on habits to help me build new skills and look after my health. One of these habits is to do push-ups every morning. I went …

21 wild uses for your old Android smartphone

If you have a shiny new smartphone and are wondering what to do with your old one, you're not alone.<p>People upgrade their smartphone once every two years, on average. So what to do with the old device?<p>Bin it? Sell it? Give it to a friend?<p>There are tons of creative uses for an old Android smartphone …

Apps

Raspberry Pi News, Videos, Reviews and Gossip - Lifehacker

There are a lot of reasons to own a Raspberry Pi, but anecdotally, I think somewhere north of 90% of people buy them to build retro game consoles. …

You Can Use This Operating System and USB Drive to Revive Derelict Laptops

We’ve all got an older computer or laptop laying around the house that we just can’t be bothered to fix. Maybe it’s riddled with malware because Aunt …

The Always-Up-to-Date Guide to Setting Up Your Raspberry Pi

GIF<p>So, you finally picked up a Raspberry Pi and it’s sitting on your desk, waiting for you to do something awesome with it. Good news, setting it up …

Top 10 DIY Projects That Will Teach You A Ton About Tech

DIY isn’t always the easiest way to do something, but it’s usually the most informative and educational one. This week, let’s check out some great …

Raspberry Pi

The Toshiba FlashAir Makes Adding Wi-Fi to Your Camera Dead Simple

Wi-Fi SD cards have been around for quite a long time, but they didn’t really work that well. After digging around, I decided to try out Toshiba’s 32 …

Most Popular DIY Projects of 2016

Whether you’re building your own computer or making repairs on your house, the do it yourself attitude is always prevalent here at Lifehacker. Here …

Raspberry Pi

Most Popular Featured Playlists of 2016

This year, we started a new Lifehacker tradition, featuring a playlist every week. It’s been a much-needed musical journey in 2016. Here’s a look …

Playlist

Where to stream every Christmas classic

It’s the holidays at last! I don’t want there to be any impositions on your time right now other than merriment so I went ahead and figured out where you can stream every single classic Christmas movie you could possibly want (no sequels). All you have to do is scroll down this alphabetical list. I …

Entertainment

Amazon, Google offer 99-cent movie rental deal

Amazon and Google Play are offering up a few thousand possible distractions for those seeking cheap entertainment for the holidays.<p>The retailers have unveiled promotions that allow users to rent movies for as low as 99 cents.<p>The offer is redeemable on Amazon using a promotional code -- …

Die Hard

Most Popular How-To Guides of 2016

Step-by-step guides are our bread and butter here at Lifehacker, and you seem to enjoy reading them as much as we enjoy writing them. From start to …