Tim Tipton

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Top 10 Ways to Teach Yourself to Code

Programming is one of the most valuable skills you can pick up in these modern times, whether for career prospects or to stretch your brain and …

6 Basic PowerShell Commands to Get More out of Windows

Advertisement<p>PowerShell is what you get when you give steroids to the Windows Command Prompt. It’s loaded with more power and flexibility and it …

10+ Places To Watch Fun Educational Videos Online

The Internet is full of great videos, some of which can be quite educational. A while back, we rounded up a few choice websites with informative …

How to Build Kitchen Sink Storage Trays

In the most of kitchens, the <b>storage space</b> under the sink is unuseful because of the dark and dingy. Often, not being sure what is there becomes a …

Basic Guide to Flux Cored Arc Welding

Friendship Clock Build<p>Shiplap Wood Sign<p>Modern Inbox (Stackable Paper Trays)<p>PVC Class<p>If you have to grind your welds to make them look good, that …

Sony Xperia Z3 + Z3 Compact video walkthrough

Hands-on with Sony's latest<p>Sony's latest handsets, the Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact, landed in Europe recently, and at least one of them is expected to …

Silence Device On Time, Location, Event, Or Contact [Android]

The way you can automate tasks in Android is something you can’t do even half as well on other smartphone platforms (we’re looking at you iOS) and …

PowerDirector (Finally) Brings Decent Video Editing to Android

Android: Let's be honest. The list of robust video editors on Android has been meager to non-existent for a while. You can do okay casual stuff with …

MagicPlan Creates a Floor Plan with Your Phone’s Camera

iPhone/Android: Need a quick and dirty floor plan for your house? Free app MagicPlan can put one together using just your smartphone's camera.<p>A few …

This emergency flashlight can save your life in more ways than one – The Gadgeteer

With this flashlight in your car’s glove compartment or in an emergency preparedness kit, you’ll be ready for most any emergency. The Satechi …

Storm Spotting 101: How to Use Clouds to Predict the Weather

Is it possible to gauge what the weather is going to be like without checking your smartphone? By looking at the shape of clouds and how high they …

​How To Build Your Own Altoids Tin Survival Kit

Tiny, light and infinitely transportable, this affordable little kit might save your life in an emergency. Here's how to build your own mini survival …

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Your Pick For Best Solid State Drive For The Money

Samsung’s EVO line was basically built to be the best Solid State bang for your buck, so it’s no surprise that’s 250GB mid-size model took down the …

The Ultimate Beginners Guide To Charcoal Grills

We breakdown everything from how charcoal grills work, to the different fuel choices and configurations, plus some questions you should be asking.

Most Popular DIY Projects of 2013

We cover a ton of DIY projects here on Lifehacker and they're easy to miss or forget about unless you're working on a project right then and there. …

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How to find and delete duplicate photos in iPhoto

Duplicate photos always seem to find a way to creep into your iPhoto library, eating up precious storage space on your Mac. You could just let it go …

Android podcast apps worth a listen and a look

Podcasts are the perfect way to enjoy radio shows, news, and other broadcasts. And, in an age where a majority of us have smartphones, there's no shortage of apps to deliver our on-demand audio.<p>I've gathered a small handful of my favorite podcast apps for Android. While most of them are strictly …

Quick tip: Get 'OK, Google' everywhere right now

The new "OK, Google" hotword detection will let you start a Google Now search from any screen on your device, even the lockscreen. This change rolled out last week, but despite a couple of updates to the app from the Google Play store, many people are still reporting that they aren't seeing this …

The best mail client on mobile just got even better

CloudMagic, the best third-party email client for mobile, just got even better thanks to a major new update that’s available right now on Android and …

Listen to a song made from recording thousands of industrial machines

We've heard music made from bats' echolocation signals and the sounds of glaciers before, but what about tunes composed with something a little more, say, industrial? And no, we aren't talking about Nine Inch Nails' classic <i>The Downward Spiral.</i> Think more along the lines of a song comprised of …

Why The Pushup Is The World's Greatest Exercise

If I could only do one exercise for the rest of my life, it would be the pushup.<p>Maybe you hate them or you think you can't complete a single rep or you think being a runner (or a cyclist or a walker) means you only need to focus on your lower body. But it's time to stop considering the pushup an …

Your Twitter Password Was Safe From Heartbleed. Other Social Sites? TBD.

This is going to get worse before it gets better.<p>News of “Heartbleed,” one of the most catastrophic security vulnerabilities the Web has ever seen, broke earlier this week. In a nutshell, it’ll soon be time to change almost every website password you have.<p>Almost, but not all.<p>If you’ve got a Twitter …

Filson Duffle Backpack

When you're traveling — whether it be in the wilderness or the far more dangerous airport concourse — it's nice to have several ways to get to your …