Joseph Fitts

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How Writing Regularly Changed My Life (and How You Can Get Started)

I’m not going to tell you that you should write every single day, nor am I going to list out reasons that would make my arguments general enough for …

Last.fm Founders Throw The Lights On Lumi, A Site That Uses Your Browsing History To Recommend New Content

Earlier this year Felix Miller and Martin Stiksel, the London-based co-founders of music streaming and discovery service Last.fm, launched a prototype of Lumi, a new service that applied a concept similar to Last.fm’s scrobbling to the wider internet, to help people find new things that might …

How to Ditch iTunes Forever and Keep Syncing Your iOS Devices

The iPhone and iPad are great devices, but unfortunately, Apple heavily tethers them to iTunes, which can be slow, not to mention feature-poor …

Being Too Generous Could Hurt Your Relationships. Here's Why

When my younger sister was in college, she needed help with the down payment for a new car. I wrote her a check—coincidentally, her birthday was just …

Producteev Goes Free, Unveils New Features for Group To-Dos

Android/iOS/OS X/Web: To-do service Producteev, one of your favorite group to-do management tools, unveiled a major overhaul to its webapp today …

Loader Droid Gives You Full Control Over Your Android Downloads

Android: Mobile devices aren't the best for downloading files—sometimes things get interrupted, things are a pain to move around, and so on. Loader …

Mobile Devices

Learn Anything in 20 Hours with This Four Step Method

With just 20 hours of focused, deliberate practice, you can go from knowing absolutely nothing to performing noticeably well. That's the message from …

Google Drive Gets OCR Scanning, File Downloads, and More on Android

Android: Google has updated its Drive mobile app with a cleaner, cards-style look and several awesome new features. Among them: the ability to …

Google Drive

How Can I Play My Old PC Games on a Modern Computer?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I have a couple old PC games from the Windows 95 days that I'd like to keep playing. However, I use Windows 7, which creates an …

Ask Yourself These Two Questions to Prioritize Your Tasks

Trying to determine which tasks need to be done and in what order can get complex. Productivity blog GTD Times recommends simplifying the process …

"Never Just Remember How to Do Something, Understand How It Works"

When you know how to do something, you have a skill. When you understand how something works, you can alter that knowledge and adapt it for your best …

Mind

Focus on Consequences, Not Intentions, If You've Made Someone Angry

When you've unintentionally angered someone, your first instinct may be to explain that making them mad wasn't your goal, and try to elaborate on …

Give Better Criticism with These Four Rules

Giving someone thoughtful, productive criticism is a lot harder than it seems. To keep things productive, cognitive scientist, author, and …

American Philosophy

Create Multiple "Tablet Stations" with Command Hooks

Pick up a few inexpensive command hooks and you've got an instant holder for your tablet in any (or every) room of your house.<p>This comes in very …

Living Rooms

How to get Free Official High-Res Icons

I found this out a little while ago, and I have always thought it was pretty awesome. You know when you save a web shortcut to the desktop, via …

How To Turn Your Android Phone Into A Gaming Powerhouse

Your Android phone isn't just for widgets, talking, Google Now and photos. It can also be one of the world's best gaming platforms, if you're willing …