Robin A Greer

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How To: Password Protect Your Android (Only) When Away From Home

Everyone has heard the advice to always use a PIN, password, or pattern lock on your phone. This is hugely important in today's day and age. If …

Which Programming Language Should I Learn First?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>With all the buzz about learning to code, I've decided to give it a try. The problem is, I'm not sure where to start. What's the best …

CyanogenMod Installer Guides You Through Installing CM on Your Phone

Android: Today, CyanogenMod Inc., the newly formed corporation behind the popular custom ROM of the same name, released an Android app that will …

How Can I Take Control and Host My Own Photos Online?

Dear Lifehacker, I want to share my photos with friends, but I'd rather create my own portfolio and gallery rather than trust the Facebooks and …

APK Downloader Pulls APK Files Directly From Google Play

Being unable to install an app on your device from the Play Store is a pain. Fortunately, a developer has created a tool that lets you pull an APK …

Cheap Amazon Goods, Great Headphones, and Too Much Apple

This week we’re talking about everything Apple did, whether or not you should buy all your stuff on Amazon, and how to donate to charity without …

Top 10 Ways to Take Your Media Collections Digital

There's nothing quite like the feel of a new book, the smell of an old record, or the joy of heading to the comic book store every Wednesday. …

Learn All the GIMP Keyboard Shortcuts with This Cheat Sheet

Like Photoshop, GIMP comes packed with a ton of keyboard shortcuts so you can work in the image editing tool more quickly and efficiently. This cheat …

We've Updated Our Favorite Web Browser for Android

There’s no shortage of great web browsers for Android, and which one you use is largely up to personal preference. If we had to pick one however, we …

Build Your Own Portable Photo Studio from a Cardboard Box and LEDs

If you're into photography, or just want nice clean shots of things you plan to sell, a lightbox is a great investment. You could spend a lot of …

Embed Video on a Web Page with Google Drive

YouTube makes embedding videos easy, but if you haven't uploaded something to YouTube, you can actually embed a video on a web page using Google …

Turn Your Home Into a High-Tech Haven This Weekend

Unless you buy all your appliances from Sharper Image, chances are your home doesn't integrate seamlessly with all your fancy new technology. Turn …

Dealhacker: Fix Your Old Smartphone, Cheap SSD Storage, and More

What do you do if your phone starts giving up the ghost, but you aren't due for an upgrade? Turns out, there are a ton of minor repairs you can do …

Disa Organizes Your IMs, Texts, and Photos in One Unified App

Android: Disa is a messaging app that aims to pull all of your IMs, texts, picture and video messages, and other chats into one good-looking …

The Complete Guide to Making Money in Your Spare Time

We all could do with a few extra dollars in our pocket, but unless your boss is a fan of giving you free money, you’ll probably have to work for it. …

Three Ways to Improve Your Android's Lock Screen Security

Sure, Android users don't have fingerprint scanners (well, maybe one), but that doesn't mean you're stuck when it comes to security. Here are some of …

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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 …

Full Throttle Cranks Up Your Laptop's Performance For Certain Apps

Windows: Most laptops have power management profiles set up to conserve energy when off the charger. If you need that extra kick on certain apps, …

How Can I Write a Successful Blog and Get More People to Read It?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>As a side project/experiment, I’ve started my own blog. The problem is, now that I have one, how can get people to actually visit it? …

How to Take Better Photos When Selling Things Online

When you're selling stuff online—be it via eBay, Craigslist, or just on Facebook—the right photo can make all the difference. Before you take a …

Boost Your Photography Skills This Weekend

Photographs can tell a story in an instant, create lasting memories, and end up as the one thing you're so glad you kept years later. Don't settle …

CloudConvert Converts Almost Any File Type Between Formats

Converting files between formats is never a fun thing to do. When you're working on different systems, it's a pain to do, and you often need a ton of …

Five Best Video Converters

If you're getting your movie and TV show library in order, it helps to have all of your video in one format that you know every device you own can …

eBay My Gadgets Collects, Organizes, and Helps You Sell Your Old Gear

It's hard to find a good tool to organize your stuff, and even harder to find one that tells you in real terms how much that stuff is worth, but …