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The Most Important Hardware Announcements from Today's Amazon Event

Amazon, wanting everything and anything you do to have Alexa integrated into it, announced a smorgasbord of new stuff today. Some of it is …

Smart Homes

You Can't Spot Treat Acne

Over-the-counter spot treatments seem downright miraculous, claiming to zap zits in a matter of hours. As it turns out, that’s not how anything …

How to (Really) Delete Your iPhone's Built-in Apps

The apps that Apple pre-installs on the iPhone are meant to be helpful. But if you don’t use them, they’re just taking up valuable storage space <i>and</i> a …

Apps

How to Impress the Robot Reading Your Résumé

While you’re perfecting your résumé and cover letter with the hiring manager of your dream company in mind, you may be interested to know that they …

Résumés

In Defense of White Vinegar

The world of vinegar is wide, wild, and a little aggressive. Between the health zealots touting the supposed healing properties of ACV, and the more …

Flavors

It's Official: Probiotics Are Not Harmless Cure-Alls

Probiotics are beloved by many health-conscious folks. They fit that sweet spot between natural (always good, right?) and medical (must have health …

How to Hide Gmail's 'Smart Replies' on Your Desktop or Laptop

Gmail’s Smart Replies feature, now cemented into the service’s latest design update for desktop clients, are a great way to send pithy responses when …

Firefox

What Is 'The Real Cost' of Vaping for Teens? 

The kids are still vaping. So many of them are doing it, in fact, that FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has put out a statement saying that …

Vaping

I'm Nick Douglas, Lifehacker Staff Writer, and This Is How I Work

Every week, we share the shortcuts, workspaces, and productivity tips of our favorite experts. This week, we’re going behind the scenes at …

MacBook Pro

Chop Your Chicken Salad With a Pastry Cutter

Poaching or roasting a whole chicken is basically Meal Prep 101. You can get a lot of meals out of one chicken, and at least one of those meals …

Recipes

Help Your Toddler Through a Tough Transition With a Farewell Ceremony

When it’s time for your toddler to let go of something <i>big</i>, the struggle is real. These tiny tyrants are routine fiends, and giving up longtime …

I'm Virginia K. Smith, Lifehacker Managing Editor, and This Is How I Work

Every week, we share the shortcuts, workspaces, and productivity tips of our favorite experts. This week, we’re going behind the scenes at …

MacBook Pro

Protect Your Frequent Flyer Miles from Hackers

Frequent flyer miles are a hot commodity on the dark web, according to a new report from Comparitech, a site that compares various tech products.<p>The …

Frequent-flyer Programs

I'm Alicia Adamczyk, Lifehacker Staff Writer, and This Is How I Work

Every week, we share the shortcuts, workspaces, and productivity tips of our favorite experts. This week, we’re going behind the scenes at …

MacBook Air

Check Out Our Favorite Reader-Submitted iOS 12 Shortcuts 

A mere two days ago—fresh off the official launch of iOS 12 and the grand<p>renamingdebut of Apple’s Shortcuts app—I asked Lifehacker readers for your …

iOS

The Best Singapore Travel Tips From Our Readers

Like Tom Waits, we sailed this week to Singapore. We asked for your best travel tips for the tropical island city-state, and you gave us dozens. …

Chilli

The Best Time of Day to Give Constructive Criticism

Constructive criticism is one of the necessary evils of the workplace: No one <i>likes</i> to give it and certainly no one revels in receiving it, and yet …

University of Toronto

This App Will Terrify You Into Wearing Sunscreen

Sunscreen isn’t just for preventing sunburns. The sun’s rays are responsible for much of the wrinkling, thickening, and brownish spots that show up …

Improve Homework Time With These Concentration Hacks for Kids 

For many families, homework time is a struggle. And in an era of digital distraction, it is only getting tougher. Here are some hacks to help your …

Hacking

How to Find Good Private Channels on Roku

One benefit of the streaming player Roku is that it allows users to create their own private channels, sort of like how people can make playlists on …

Free-to-air

The Secret to Great Bacon Is a Cold Pan

Crisp bacon and its byproduct, bacon grease, are both very good, and when cooking the strips of fatty pork, you want to make sure you maximize your …

Recipes

I'm Alice Bradley, Deputy Editor of Lifehacker, and This Is How I Work 

Every week, we share the shortcuts, workspaces, and productivity tips of our favorite experts. This week, we’re going behind the scenes at …

MacBook Air

The Best Tips for Using Google Maps with Apple's CarPlay

The world might feel like a mess right now, depending on your technological, financial, or political interests, but there’s one thing I think we can …

Maps

Avoid Updating to the iOS 12.1 Beta if You Pre-Ordered a New iPhone XS

If you pre-ordered an iPhone XS or XS Max and have been test-driving iOS 12 in beta form, you’ll want to avoid updating your device to iOS 12.1. Why …

iPhone

I'm David Murphy, Lifehacker Senior Technology Editor, and This Is How I Work

Every week, we share the shortcuts, workspaces, and productivity tips of our favorite experts. This week, we’re going behind the scenes at …

Should You Make That Viral Meat Stick Contraption?

There are good hacks, and there are bad hacks, and at this online publication, we like to give you the good ‘uns. A good hack should make one’s life …

Cotton Candy

How to Enable Safari Favicons on Mac and iOS

Apple launched the newest version of its Safari web browser, Safari 12, for macOS Sierra and High Sierra users on September 17, and it brings a bunch …

iOS

What 'Lift With Your Legs' Really Means

If the phrase “lift with your legs” never made any sense to you, you’re not alone. Trying to follow this advice can feel awkward, unnatural, and …

Prioritize Your To-Dos With a 'SUG' List

If you’re looking for a way to upgrade your standard to-do list to be more efficient, David Nour, founder of The Nour Group, Inc., writes about a …

I'm Melissa Kirsch, Lifehacker Editor-in-Chief, and This Is How I Work

Every week, we share the shortcuts, workspaces, and productivity tips of our favorite experts. This week, we’re going behind the scenes at …

Crossword Puzzles