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Apple computers are expensive — here’s how to build your own superfast Mac at a fraction of the price

So what's the solution if you want a super-powerful Mac computer without paying that high price tag? Build your own, of course!<p>Do-it-yourself Mac computers are called "Hackintosh" computers by the people who build them. And you can absolutely build your own.<p>Jesse Guardiani from the createthis …

20 Things Smart People Don't Do

The first question that merits an answer is what makes an individual smart. Is it the abundance of facts that one can memorize? Is it the above …

Most Popular iOS Downloads and Posts of 2015

iOS had a big year with iOS 9, new iPhones, and a fancy new iPad Pro. Let’s take a look back on the year with some of our biggest, most popular posts …

Apps

DIY Foot Reflexology For Your Best Sleep Ever

What could be sweeter than a night of peaceful, restful sleep? That's time for your mind and body to restore and heal. Through your dreams, your …

This cheap device lets hackers steal your encryption keys over the air

As encryption becomes increasingly popular, decryption keys are growing into highly valuable targets for hackers who want to break into even the most …

Tel Aviv

Six surprising habits that accelerate fat loss

If you want to lose weight, you need to eat less and exercise more. No question about that. But what if losing a pound a month isn’t enough for you? …

How to sideload apps on your iPhone using Xcode 7

Open Xcode 7, open preferences and login to your Apple Account.<p>Download the source code of the app you want to install and follow any setup …

Apps

Xcode 7 lets everyone install pirated apps and emulators on iPhone

For years, Apple’s software engineers have played a cat-and-mouse game, closing loopholes that let non-developers install unsigned apps on their devices. But it looks like they’re finally giving up and will let any user install anything on any Apple device — as long as they’re using Xcode 7 to do …

The Only Way to Stop Stressing About a Task Is to Finally Start It

Everyone struggles with procrastination now and then, sometimes because the stress about starting a task keeps us from acting. David Cain points out …

The most important thing you need to get started with Google’s unlimited free photo storage

Google’s unveiled its new Google Photos service during its annual Google I/O keynote last week, and the web has been buzzing ever since. Why? …

How Force Touch unlocks the power of your Apple Watch

Early adopters of the Apple Watch are still exploring the new wearable to discover all its hidden functionality. The least obvious feature in Apple’s newest device is Force Touch, which lets you change some settings by pressing firmly on the screen.<p>It’s a weird thing to get used to, and sometimes …

The 101 Ultimate Bruce Lee Quotes

Bruce Lee on Life, Love, Relationships, Conflict, Training, Defeat, Spirit, Growth and Achieving Your Goals.

Opinion: Google’s new Photos may just have won my library away from Apple

My relationship with Apple’s hardware is simple: I’m happily locked in, and not changing platforms any time soon. But my relationship with Apple’s software is complex: I want to love it, but every time Apple decides to “throw everything away” and “start over” with an app, it’s disruptive — and for …

Top 10 Ways to Improve Your Messy Photo Collection

Our photo collections have a way of growing and multiplying like weeds, and tidying all the photos up can be a daunting task. With the right tools …

Mobile Photography

30-Minute Workout You Can Do At Home Every Day

Everybody is busy getting their summer-body ready, but do you have no idea where to start? No worries!<p>With this 30-minute workout, you can break a …

Sitting

10 Valuable Lessons for First-Time Home Buyers

In the summer of 2007, my wife and I purchased our first home. As a first-time home buyer, I knew we needed to spend a considerable amount of time …

30 lessons I’ve learned on reaching 30

Life teaches you lessons until you learn them. Here are 30 lessons from a 30 year old to provide valuable insights of life.

Self-improvement

Lily is the World’s First Throw-and-Shoot Camera

Lily is a new robotic camera drone that aims to shake up not only the drone industry, but the camera industry as a whole. It’s the world’s first …

Drones

How-To: Safely shrink your Mac’s giant photo library, deleting duplicate images to save space

I’ve focused a lot over the last few months on helping readers to speed up and optimize Apple’s Macs — everything from adding RAM to recovering hard drive space and upgrading old hard drives to faster SSDs. Today’s How-To is focused on something very specific but with a lot of optimization …

The Five Best Password Managers

A while ago, all it took to be a great password manager was to keep your passwords in an encrypted vault. Now the best password managers give you the …

40 Free Resources Every Designer Should Know

<i>Jennifer Cirpici is a Dutch graphic designer and blogger. This post originally appeared on OtherFocus.</i><p>Ever wondered where designers get their resources to help them succeed with a project? Here is a list of great resources including sites, PSD. files, actions, UI elements, mock ups, et cetera. Best …

The Best Resources for Free Online Classes

We already round up some of the best free online classes in our Lifehacker U series, but the classes we highlight come from a variety of sources …

Nonprofits

How To Wisely Use The Font Combinations into A Logo

A considerable part of the total created logos contains letters or words. It means that a logo designer should be able to wisely play with letters. …

Typography

Why There Are Some Clients You Need to Fire

“I’m sorry, but we have to let you go. You’re fired.”<p>I’m pretty sure that a lot us, freelancers, dream of wanting to be a real badass and say those …

Employment

11 unwritten rules of design

From grid theory to the Golden Ratio, there are a set of fundamental principles that are passed down from generation to generation of designers. …

UX Design

Online Learning: A Bachelor's Level Computer Science Program Curriculum (Updated)

<b>Introduction</b> <br>[<b>Update</b>: See also the follow-up post to this piece, An Intensive Bachelor's Level Computer Science Curriculum Program.]<p>A few months back …