Jason Turner

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Invoke Specific Notification Center Views with a Keyboard Shortcut

Notification Center is great, and it's easy enough to create a keyboard shortcut to pull it up by just hopping into the Keyboard Shortcuts menu in …

Get a PS1 Emulator Up and Running on a Raspberry Pi 2

The Raspberry Pi 2 is fast enough to run a bunch of new emulators, but the Playstation emulator is easily the one people are the most excited about. …

​Make a Custom Foam Inset to Organize your Tool Chest

Tool organization is an ongoing challenge. One way to battle the scourge of misplaced tools is to create a cozy bed for your most frequently used …

Five Best Online Presentation Creation Tools

You don't have to download an office suite to build great-looking presentations for work, a talk, or school. There are plenty of online options that …

A Bunch of New Microsoft Office Apps Are Coming This Year

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9 Overlooked Things to Consider Before Going Mobile-First

Having mobile presence is no longer an added bonus for businesses; it’s a necessity. When taking a mobile-first approach, it’s important to remember that mobile and desktop are vastly different. Many elements get overlooked when making this transition, which can easily have a negative impact on …

Mobile

Here’s How To Turn On Windows 10’s New, Hidden Calendar And Clock

I presume by now that if you are a Windows kid, you are using the newest build of the Windows 10 operating system, the recently released 9926 edition.<p>If you are, go ahead and select the clock in the lower right corner of your screen. It looks slightly mundane, does it not? I thought so. What if it …

Fitbay Helps You Find Clothes that Fit Your Body Type Online

One of the biggest problems with shopping for clothes online is that you can't try them on to see if they fit. Fitbay aims to alleviate this problem …

Dayboard Uses Chrome's New Tab Page To Keep You Focused on Your To-Dos

Chrome: Dayboard is a Chrome extension that turns every new tab page into a minimal to-do list that keeps you focused on the most important things on …

​Intelligent Ringer Adjusts Your Ringtone Volume Based on Ambient Noise

Android: You know the feeling: you're somewhere quiet and your ringtone is too loud, or you're in a crowd and it's too quiet. Intelligent Ringer …

Stop Facebook and Other Companies from Using Your Web History for Ads

We already knew that Facebook is tracking our every move on the web, just like everyone else is, but now the social network says it's going to use …

Budgeting App Level Updates with Goals, Helps You Save for Your Dreams

Android: Level, the budgeting app that keeps you from overspending, updated today with new savings goals that will help you stash money away for that …

This DIY Patio Table Sports a Built-in Drink Cooler

Spruce up your deck with a clever DIY patio table that also keeps drinks cool and within arms reach.<p>The project, detailed on Remodelaholic, requires …

Use a Kindle Fire as a Screen for a Raspberry Pi

If you're looking for a way to make the Raspberry Pi a bit more portable, programmer Jeff Ammons shows off how he uses his Kindle Fire as a screen …

Build an All-In-One Raspberry-Pi Powered Portable PC

Lifehacker reader rocky.colt.tumtum tipped us off that he was building a Pi-powered portable PC, complete with multiple USB ports and a 2TB drive, …

The Best Extensions to Make Amazon More Awesome

Amazon is the undisputed king of online retail, but that doesn't mean it's perfect. The site has a pretty utilitarian interface that can be clunky at …

AllCast Receiver Turns Your Phone or Tablet into an AllCast Host

Android: AllCast is already an excellent app for streaming content from one device to another, with support for but not limited to the Chromecast. …

The Playroom Workspace

Working at home with little children underfoot isn't always easy, but having a space where you can both work and keep an eye on your little one …

Build a Garage Door Opener Into Your Car

Got a garage door opener that you'd like to turn into a permanent fixture? DIY guru Kip Kay shows us how to do it simply and cheaply, with just a …

The Best Self-Hosted Alternatives to Popular Services

Most of us use services like Gmail, Feedly, and Instapaper to get through the day—but that means giving up privacy and locking into a service you …

Build a Collapsible Workbench for Easy Storage Anywhere

We don't all have the luxury of enough space to have a permanent workbench setup. To counter this problem, Instructables user schoonovermr made a …

Woodworking

Use NFC to Unlock Your Android Phone Just by Picking It Up

NFC, or Near-Field Communication, is great for lots of things, but you can also use it to automatically unlock your Android phone instantly, when you …

​Include Your Cover Letter In The Body of Your Email So It Gets Read

We've talked about writing an excellent cover letter before, but your letter could be ignored if you are attaching it to an email. Instead, write the …

Employment

Top 10 Ways to Defeat Distractions and Get Your Work Done

No matter how zen you are, it can be hard to focus on the work in front of you—especially when it's something you don't want to do. Unfortunately, …

Dress for the Job You Want, Even in Your LinkedIn Picture

We've talked about how LinkedIn can help on your job search before. Even if you have a great profile, your picture may not match your objective. Avid …

Replace Career Objectives With Qualifications for a Better Resume

The "career objectives" statement is dead so don't waste a recruiter's time by listing it at the start, says Ruben Quintero, Medicare Broker …

Employment

Start Is a Smart, Customizable Lock Screen for Android

Android: On most phones, the lock screen is just a step between you and what you want to do that adds a little security, but Start is a lock screen …

Shut Down Windows Remotely with an Outlook Filter

Forgot to turn off your computer before you left work? Guiding Tech has a guide to shutting down Windows remotely using Outlook.<p>Obviously, there are …

50 Ways to Get a Job Gives Advice for Every Stage of Your Job Search

Web: Looking for a new job can be an intimidating task with lots of things that you need to do, but the 50 Ways to Get a Job web site can make it not …

Turn a Raspberry Pi Into a Wireless Router

If you don't feel like going out and buying a new router and want something that just fits in your pocket, blogger Jacob Salmela shows off how to …