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Chrome Remote Desktop Arrives on iOS

iOS: Google just released the iOS app for its Chrome-based remote desktop application. With the app installed on your iOS device and the extension in …

Software

16 Things You Didn't Know Your New iPhone Could Do

Take advantage of all the (literally) bigger and better features right at your fingertips.

Salient Eye (Android) review: Salient Eye is the simplest of home security solutions - CNET

<b>The Good</b> Salient Eye is impressively easy to setup and use. Also, it's free.<p><b>The Bad</b> Salient Eye is for Android users only and about as bare bones as it gets -- you won't find many advanced security camera features here.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> As far as free theft-deterrent and motion-notification systems …

Home Security

The Murphy Bed Workspace

Here's a great idea if you have an office that also doubles as an occasional guest room: Use an integrated Murphy bed to camouflage the bed part.<p>When …

The Complete Guide to Avoiding (and Removing) Windows Crapware

Windows has a lot going for it, but it's also saddled with one of computing's biggest annoyances: crapware. Here's everything you need to know about …

Master the "Six U's" to Perfectly Pitch an Idea

Delivering an elevator pitch or even telling your boss about an idea can be nerve-wracking. Entrepreneur James Altucher has crafted "the six U's of …

Public Speaking

Share Reminders Lists with Other Users Over iCloud

Reminders are a handy feature in iCloud, especially when you tag locations. You may already know you can share these reminder lists with other iCloud …

50 Best iPhone Apps, 2014 Edition

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Apps

Five Best Home Printers

The best home printers come in different shapes and sizes. Some are fast printers, others are multifunction and can scan or copy, too. Still others …

Turn Gmail Into an RSS Reader With IFTTT

Whether you're still struggling to get over the loss of Google Reader or you want to try out RSS subscriptions for the first time, you can set up …

Productivity 101: A Primer to the Getting Things Done (GTD) Philosophy

Getting Things Done, or GTD, is a system for getting organized and staying productive. It may seem complicated on the outside, but the end goal is to …

Lifehacker Faceoff: OneNote vs. Evernote

Now that Microsoft OneNote is free for Mac and Windows, the price and cross-platform barriers to this much beloved note-taking tool are gone. But how …

Five Powerful, Built-In Windows Tools You Might Not Know About

Even if you live in Windows, you may be surprised to find that it includes some rather powerful built-in tools for helping you monitor your system …

Delete Old DRM Copies of iTunes Music and Download DRM-Free Versions

If you purchased any music from iTunes between 2003 and 2009, you downloaded tracks with DRM in them. Apple's long since removed the DRM, but you …

DRM

How to Calibrate Your HDTV for Better Video Quality in 30 Minutes

Most HDTVs ship with default settings that are meant to look good in store showrooms, but they're not ideal in your home. Thankfully, with the right …

Televisions

Breathe New Life Into Old Speakers by Re-foaming Them

Whether you have an ancient, but excellent pair of speakers sitting around your house, or you've scored a sweet set of vintage speakers from the …

Thrifting

How to Automate Your Discounts and Always Get the Best Price

Clipping coupons can save a lot of money, but it can also waste a lot of time. You don't have to join the ranks of extreme couponers to ensure you …

The Lifehacker App Directory: Windows

Lifehacker’s App Directory is a new and growing directory of the best applications and tools for various platforms. Scroll down to see our …

Reconsider the Vertical Order When Making Lists

Traditionally, any list we make usually starts at the top-left corner, going right and down. But given that we don’t think in sequence, our lists …

How to Never Miss a Deal with IFTTT

If This Then That is one of our favorite automation services because it can do almost anything you tell it to. One of the things you can do is set up …

8 Extensions That Make Google Drive More Powerful Than Dropbox

A little over a year ago, Google officially changed the name of its Docs app to Drive and gave users cloud storage to compete with Dropbox. While so …

Google

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 …

Apps