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Get Inspired to Redecorate or Remodel Your Kitchen with Four Free Apps

Can you guess what room of the home you spend most of our waking time in? It’s the kitchen. For many, it’s not just for cooking and dining — it’s …

Kitchens

Next-gen routers are here with Netgear's Nighthawk

My router was beaten soundly up close — from a distance, the Nighthawk savaged it<p>Netgear's Nighthawk router is aimed specifically at me (and maybe you).<p>My home/home office situation is a wireless nightmare scenario. I live in an apartment building in the Bay Area bombarded from every angle by …

How German Sounds Compared to Other Languages

In this video people pronounce words in French, English, Italian, Spanish and German to illustrate the contrast between the languages. A word like …

Be Quiet Silences All But One Audio Feed in Your Browser

Firefox: There are few things more grating than having music playing in one browser tab while you try to watch a YouTube video in the other. Luckily, …

We Can Drink the Rest Tomorrow: 5 Wine Preservation Systems Tested | WIRED

In the world of wine, air is the enemy. Or more specifically, oxygen is the enemy.<p>Let me step back a second. Air serves a very important purpose when …

How Can I Get Started with Home Automation?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I want to set up some basic home automation tasks but I've never done anything like this before. How do I get started? For that …

Raspberry Pi

Why Canned Produce Has Just as Many Nutrients as Fresh Produce

Canned fruits and vegetables have a reputation for not being as packed with nutrients as their fresh counterparts, but as The New York Times points …

Use Exact Numbers When Negotiating Your Salary

Negotiating your salary, whether it's a raise or a new salary for a new position, is never the easiest conversation to have. That said, once you've …

The Biggest Interview Mistakes HR Experts See (and How to Avoid Them)

They meet more people in an afternoon than most of us do in a year. But what faux pas do human resources pros see again and again during the …

Employment

PlexConnect Brings Plex to Your Apple TV, No Jailbreak Required

Until now, the only way to run a Plex media server to your Apple TV was to jailbreak it. However, a clever workaround called PlexConnect gives you …

How Can I Ease the Transition When My Significant Other Moves In?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>My boyfriend is going to be moving in to my apartment soon. I've been living the single life for many years and I don't have much …

Are Smart Locks Secure, or Just Dumb?

Keys have been around for hundreds, if not, thousands of years. We've all used them. We generally understand how they work and how vulnerable they …

Mophie Juice Pack Plus: 2.100 mAh extra für das iPhone 5 - Engadget Deutschland

Mophie legt schon wieder ein Akku-Case für das iPhone 5 vor. Mit dem Juice Pack Plus soll sich die Laufzeit der Smartphone-Batterie mehr als verdoppeln: Der Hersteller verspricht 120 Prozent Leistung. Dafür werden exakt die gleiche Anzahl an US-Dollar fällig, das Juice Pack Plus gibt es in mattem …

Windows 8 Shortcuts: Immer den richtigen Drücker - CHIP

Jeder der schon mit Windows 8 in Berührung kam, weiß, dass das neue Betriebssystem gewöhnungsbedürftig ist - vor allem an einem PC ohne Touchdisplay. …

Top-Klang für unterwegs: Musik-Kopfhörer für Handy und Tablet im Test

Mobilgeräte eignen sich prima zum Abspielen von Musik. Aber die Kopfhörer, die Hersteller mit Smartphones ausliefern, sind nicht die besten. Wir …

Five Best Exercise Headphones

The best headphones for sitting at your computer or in your home listening to music may not be the best headphones to put in your ears while you're …

Razer Blade Pro: der angeblich dünnste Gaming-Laptop - Engadget Deutschland

Der neue Gaming-Laptop Razer Blade Pro ist mit 2,24 cm Dicke vielleicht eines der dünnsten auf dem Markt. Für einen Gaming-Rechner üblich, hat der Blade Pro natürlich viel Performance im Angebot. Neben neuesten Intel-Core-Prozessoren (Haswell) ist auch NVIDIAs aktuellste GeForce GTX-Grafikkarte im …

Smartes Designer-Türschloss "August" von Yves Behar (Video) - Engadget Deutschland

Die Idee, das Smartphone als Wohnungsschlüssel zu verwenden, ist zwar nicht neu, dennoch unterscheidet sich das "August Smart Lock" schon auf den ersten Blick, denn hier war der umtriebige Designer Yves Behar mit von der Partie. Das schlaue Schloss, das im Laufe dieses Jahres für 200 Dollar in den …

Myo Wristband Reads Muscle Activity for Gesture-Controlled Computer Use

We’ve talked a lot about the kind of gesture control we saw in “Minority Report” and that are promised by the Leap Motion Controller and now there’s …

A 75-Year Harvard Study Finds What It Takes To Live A Happy Life

The project, which began in 1938, has followed 268 Harvard undergraduate men for 75 years, measuring an astonishing range of psychological, anthropological, and physical traits — from personality type to IQ to drinking habits to family relationships to "hanging length of his scrotum"—in an effort …

Psychology

How Can I Make My PowerPoint Presentations Amazing?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I have been tasked to make a slideshow for an event at work. I don’t want to make a generic PowerPoint with just boring text or …

Public Speaking

This Smart Rifle Tracks the Target, Fires Automatically (video)

The line between video games and real life have long been debated by the experts. Do video games actually further drive people’s desire to perform …

Best apps for iPhone photographers

Complex and advanced controls are great, but sometimes you want something quick and easy, yet awesome -- like VSCO CAM. This gem features a sleek …

Five More Ways To Master Siri On Your iPhone And iPad [Feature]

When Siri was updated along with iOS 6, we showed you a bunch of ways to use Apple’s personal digital assistant the right way, like using punctuation and finding out the weather.<p>Yet time marches ever onward, and we’ve compiled yet another five tips and tricks to help you master Siri, whether you’re …

My Passport Ultra Portable HDD Announced By Western Digital

If you are looking for a small portable hard disk drive, the new My Passport Ultra Portable HDD announced by Western Digital this week might be worth …

How to Speed Up Windows Boot Time

One of the questions I am often asked is how to speed up the time it takes Windows to load or boot. There are a variety of factors (both hardware and …

Black Viper's Windows 7 Service Pack 1 Service Configurations | Black Viper | www.blackviper.com

Introduction<p>To continue my fine tradition of optimizing MS’s latest OS, I have here my findings to date. If you are looking for Windows 7 Retail …

This Color-Coded Chart Helps You Pick the Most Nutritious Produce

If you're looking to get more of a specific vitamin or mineral in your diet, or you're wondering what types of produce will help you get which types …