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INFOGRAPHIC: 7 Excel tricks everyone should know

Lifehacker AU is never one to shy away from doling out handy Microsoft Excel spreadsheet tips.<p>Chances are you’ve had to deal in spreadsheets for as …

How to switch on the awesome new Gmail interface

Gmail’s sweet new interface is rolling out to users. It offers the familiar simple text-based interface from the Gmail you all know and “love,” but it manages to be both less messy, and more useful. If you want to take it for a spin, then switching it on is easy.<p>Why bother? What’s new in Gmail?<p>Our …

Ginger Page is the 24/7 writing tutor you need on any device

Ever fielded a text or email so chock full of typos and grammar errors that it felt less like reading and more like code breaking? The sad fact is that the advent of quick, on-the-fly digital communication has done its fair share of damage to the English language.<p>Unfortunately, if you suffer from a …

Want to Fall in Love With Your Partner Again? Science Says to Ask Them These 36 Questions

Love is more than a feeling; it's a choice.<p>Relationships are hard. They can bring out the best in us, yes, but also the worst. They test the very essence of our beings: our capacity for forgiveness; our ability to trust (both ourselves and another); the true extent of our self-love; the strength of …

Relationships

A Dark Web marketplace is down and users suspect foul play

AlphaBay Market, one of the dark web’s largest markets for drugs, guns, and other illegal paraphernalia, has been shut down since midnight Tuesday night. Although the site is sometimes down for maintenance, the site’s admins have yet to comment on the downtime, leading some to speculate that the …

How to Get Your Luggage First at Baggage Claim

What you should know about check-in times, baggage handling, elite status, and more.<p>If you're trying to breeze through the airport, then don't check a bag. That's simple. But sometimes, you can't help it, and even the savviest travelers are left waiting for their suitcases to flop onto the carousel …

All you need to know about Slide Over, Split View in iOS 11

Slide Over and Split View have been overhauled in iOS 11, making them more powerful but also more complex. Both have been available since iOS 9, but — without drag-and-drop — they were little more than a convenient way to view two apps at once. Now, Slide Over and Split View are essential, allowing …

18 Killer Tips On How To Find Cheap Accommodation

Where you sleep at night is one of your major fixed travel expenses, so learning how to find cheap accommodation will help you to keep more money in …

5 Amazing Landscape Photography Tricks in 3 Minutes from Pro Benjamin Jaworskyj (VIDEO)

Benjamin Jaworskyj is a self-taught professional adventure photographer with a teaching style all his own. In the exuberant three-minute video below …

How to Check in for a Flight and Skip the Lines

If you're waiting in line at the airport, you're doing it wrong.<p>Thanks to technological advances from airlines and startups, breezing through the airport and finding your gate takes less effort than ever—you can zoom past the counter, through security, and to your gate, all without speaking to a …

The 9 best apps for exploring cities

How to get around—and see—the city with fresh eyes<p>There might be an app for everything these days, but the sheer volume of choices means that it can be hard to decipher which apps are actually useful. To help you figure out the must-download apps for urbanites, we’ve researched a slew of options …

The Top 10 Places to Visit on Your Own, According to Airbnb

Here's where to go for an adventure of a lifetime.<p>The amount of people choosing to travel the world by themselves has steadily grown over the past few years.<p>Last year, a survey by BookYogaRetreats.com found that more than half of respondents (51%) said they will be heading off on their next holiday …

You Don’t Have to Stay in a Luxury Hotel to Sneak Into Their Pool

You just have to be extremely smooth.<p>Having done most of our travel in the era of Airbnb, my partner and I rarely stay at hotels. It’s not that we don’t like them. It’s just that the money we’d put toward nicer, more upscale accommodations would be better spent on, say, a lavish meal. The …

Apple releases iOS 11 public beta

The future of iOS is here — sort of.<p>After sharing early builds with developers, Apple has deemed the next big iOS update (iOS 11) ready for the broader beta-testing public. If you want to risk putting the unfinished software on your device, you can do just that by heading to Apple’s beta tester …

Apple

Eat your way around the world - as the top ten food destinations are revealed

If you love food and travelling, you will be watering at the mouth over a new list of top food destinations around the world. The top ten list was compiled by accommodation booking site, Booking.com, which says that the destinations endorsed for food were chosen by its global travellers. It has …

14 Luxury Camping Trips Around the World

We all love camping...at least in theory we all love camping. In practice, some people take pleasure in the exhaustive prep work, set up, and break …

These Birds Have Picked Up a Nasty Cigarette Habit to Fight Off Parasites

There is a downside.<p>Like most animals adapted to urban living, the house finches in Mexico City make good use of what we humans commonly throw …

How to get the cheapest flights according to an expert

Jack Sheldon is the 29-year-old brain behind Jack’s Flight Club – a newsletter sending its 89,000 subscribers breathtakingly low deals on flights …

How-To: Install iOS 11 public beta on your eligible iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

As we just noted, the iOS 11 public beta has been released for anyone who is interested in trying iOS 11 before it is officially released later this fall. That means that you don’t have to be a registered Apple developer in order to install iOS 11, as the public beta process affords a …

Beta Testing

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

How, When, & Why to reset the PRAM & SMC on your Mac

Is your Mac acting just…<i>odd</i>? Stuff like drives not appearing, screens not adjusting correctly, Bluetooth problems, AirPort non connecting? Maybe your fan is running non-stop or your battery has said that it is 50% charged…for two days…and your MacBook is <i>plugged in</i>. Yeah, these aren’t problems that …

7 Great Podcasts That Will Teach You Something About Money

On-demand financial advice that's smart and entertaining.<p>How well do you know your own money? According to a 2017 survey from finance site …

Sweden Has Listed The Entire Country On Airbnb

In Sweden there’s a constitutional right they call <i>allemansrätten</i>. It’s a national concept of “freedom to roam” that allows anyone the right to access, walk, cycle, or camp on any land (the only exceptions being private residences, as well as gardens and lands under cultivation). To get the rest of …

The 20 Best Podcasts of 2017

Whether you want to make sense of Trump's America or pretend it's not happening entirely, online broadcasting's got your back.<p>We're now nearing the end of 2017, and trying to make sense of the daily news has become a skill unto itself. The post-<i>Serial</i> transformation of podcasting from niche to …

Container Ship Converted to Superyacht

The nautical version of building a home out of shipping containers<p>For the nouveau riche, nothing is worse than that sinking feeling when you realize …

What S-Town’s success says about the state of podcasting

It’s still pretty early.<p>S-Town, the hit podcast from the producers of Serial and This American Life, continues to set new audience records.<p>In its first month, the seven-episode series — a non-fiction narrative about a fascinating guy in Alabama and his supposedly shitty town — was downloaded more …

23-year-old Singaporean dies after falling from hotel room in Bali: Report

SINGAPORE: A 23-year-old Singaporean tourist died after falling from his hotel room in Bali, Indonesia.<p>The undergraduate identified as Ong Chee Seng …

Asia

The Most Amazing Villas With Infinity Pools In The World

There is nothing better than swimming in your own private space or marvelling at how the blue of the infinity pool merges with the blue of the sky. …

Eco Stay Package for 2 at Tri Luxury Hotel in Sri Lanka

Tri is a stunning meeting of geometric ingenuity and awe-inspiring beauty – Sri Lanka’s first truly contemporary, sustainable luxury hotel. For a …

There's an intense new way to travel the world with this new Google Earth tool

Whether you’d rather dive into shark-filled waters off the coast of Fiji or hover above the frigid Mirny Airport in Siberia, Google Earth’s new …