Andre Byrro

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How to Get Started with 3D Printing (Without Spending a Fortune)

If you've heard the hype around 3D printing, you may think that we're in for a new boom in high-tech manufacturing, or that <i>Star Trek</i>-style …

Remove Bad Smells from Shoes, Refrigerators with Newspaper

If you don't have any baking soda in the house, you can still get rid of those bad smells with a bit of crumpled up newspaper.<p>Home-centric weblog …

How Widgets Can Actually Make Your Phone More Productive

Widgets have been around since the early days of Android, but it took what felt like a lifetime for them to get any good. Today, not having any …

All the Financial Investment Advice You'll Ever Need on One Index Card

We often like to think that taking care of our finances is an incredibly complicated affair. However, when it boils down to it, it's supposed to be …

Keep Your Garbage Disposal Clean with Ice and Salt

If you have a garbage disposal, you know it's indispensable appliance in the kitchen, but you need to take care of it. Keeping it in good condition …

Save Money on Overage Charges by Backdating Your Mobile Plan

It's all too easy to go over your allotment for mobile data and voice (especially true when traveling overseas). One way you could possibly save a …

Avoid a Stinky and Inefficient Air Conditioner with Bleach and Water

Air conditioners can grow mold and start to blow smelly, unhealthy air into your home if not cleaned properly. Fortunately, a windowed unit doesn't …

Five Annoying Life Problems You Can Solve for $5 with Fiverr

Life comes with a lot of work we don’t want to do or just don’t have the skillset to accomplish. Maybe you need to craft a good resume and business …

How Can I Save Money Shipping Things to Other People?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I've been doing a lot of eBay and Amazon selling lately, and I'm tired of losing so much of the money I make on items by paying to …

Plan Your Free Online Education at Lifehacker U: Fall Semester 2013

Your education doesn't have to stop once you leave school—freedom from the classroom just means you have more control over what you learn and when …

One Bank or Many: Where Should I Keep My Accounts?

What’s your banking strategy: One bank, many accounts—or do you like to, literally, spread the wealth? Believe it or not, how you bank not only helps …

"Read Later" Apps Compared: Pocket vs. Instapaper vs. Readability

Chances are, you stumble upon a lot of articles during the day that look interesting, but that you don't have time to read right now. Lots of …

Google Says Local Content Could Come Back to Chromecast

Yesterday, Google upset lots of folks by pulling the plug on the most awesome aspect of Chromecast, the ability to play local content through a …

Which Store Brands Are Just As Good As Name Brands?

Sometimes name brands at the grocery store are popular for a reason, but more often than not, a store brand tastes just as good. So, we want to know, …

How to Prepare For a Car Accident Before it Happens

You know the drill: Crash, heart-stopping panic, and then—especially if major damage or injuries were avoided—exchange names, addresses and insurance …

Freeze Fruit on a Baking Pan First to Keep It From Sticking Together

Freezing fruit is a great way to keep it fresh if you're heading out on vacation, or if you just want to stockpile some that's going out of season. …

This Interactive Tool Shows the Cheapest Wireless Plans for Your Needs

If you've ever tried to compare cell phone plan prices, you know it's an exercise in frustration. This calculator from The Wall Street Journal …

Get Rid of Private Mortgage Insurance by Making Home Improvements

You don't have to refinance or wait until you've made enough mortgage payments to get rid of private mortgage insurance (PMI). Upgrades that improve …

Five Things I Wish I Had Known Before I Bought a House

Like many other homeowners, I researched the heck out of buying my first home: what to look for in a house and location, what kind of mortgage to …

This DIY Bed Bug Trap Is Cheap, Shows Signs of an Infestation Early

Most bed bug traps and tests can cost $50 or more, but this DIY trap is so simple and cheap that the researchers that came up with it want people to …

This DIY HD Antenna Offers Great Reception for Less than $10 in Parts

If you live in an area where free, over-the-air HD channels are plentiful, a good antenna can make cutting the cable worthwhile. You can buy them, …

SwiftKey Adds Cloud Backup and Sync In Case You Reinstall or Upgrade

Android: SwiftKey unveiled SwiftKey Cloud today, a service that automatically backs up your personal dictionary, predictions, and other …

How Much Money Should I Spend on Gifts for Different Occasions?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I never know how much I should spend on gifts, particularly ones for odd, special occasions such as weddings or baby showers. I don’t …

Are Rechargeable Batteries Really Cost Effective?

At my house, we use a lot of AA batteries. I did a count recently and found that there are 36 AA batteries in use around our home. Some of these are …

Know the Secret Price Codes at Major Retailers to Save More Money

Several popular retailers use "secret" price codes that can clue you in on whether an item is the best deal at the store or not. Here's a handy chart …

The Financial Moves You Should Make in August

Last month, the financial experts at LearnVest recommended taking advantage of Independence Day sales and upping your retirement contributions. This …

How to Fix 11 of the Most Common Household Appliance Problems

<i>At least a quarter of all appliance repair calls are resolved with no-brainer solutions like pushing a button or flipping a circuit breaker. The team</i> …

Weekend Dealhacker: Breathe the Fresh Air from a Vornado Purifier

When it comes to air purifiers, you need to spend some money to get a unit that's worth your time. Today only though, Groupon is offering up the …

Clean Your Windows with Black Tea for Streak-Free Glass

Whether you're out of Windex, or just don't like using harsh chemicals around the house, black tea is surprisingly adept at cleaning windows.<p>We …

Boost Your Credit Card Rewards by Learning Merchant Category Codes

One perk of using credit is that you can accumulate rewards like airline miles and cash back. However, those points vary by where you go, and the …