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A Decade of Lessons in Parenting

When her oldest child turns 10, one mother reflects on what she's learned<p>The day my older son, Zander, turned, as he called it, the big one-oh, I hit …

Is Perfectionism Holding You Back?

You’re ambitious. Of course it’s important to do the best job that you can–but is your perfectionism preventing you from ever getting that pet project done?<p><i>Is your obsession with perfection keeping you from achieving your goals? Share your woes–and your solutions–in the comments section below.</i><p>I had …

Self-confidence

How Smule Chief Product Officer Prerna Gupta Turned iPhones Into Mics, The App Store Into A Stage

In 2013, Apple’s app store hit 50 billion downloads, and total app sales across all platforms may surpass $25 billion. Some all-stars on how they helped build the boom.<p>Prerna Gupta<p><i>Chief product officer, Smule<br>Smule boasts more than 90 million downloads of its music-creation apps, including Songify</i> …

Apps

How Insufficient Sleep Makes You Fat, Stupid, And Dead

If you need a reason to shut off your screens for a night, consider your waistline, your working life, and beyond.<p>Need a reason to #unplug? How about four: Exxon Valdex, Chernobyl, Three Mile Island, Challenger. As we continue to look into these man-made disasters, we discover they’re increasingly …

Sleep

Downgrading Your Airport Firmware Is Dead Easy — And May Help Fix Connectivity Troubles

According to the denizens of the Internet, the Airport Extreme you have sitting in your hallway or – nerd! – in your bedroom might be experiencing dropout. According to Marco “I just sold [x]” Arment of Instapaper fame, this problem might have something to do with the latest 7.6.3 firmware. The …

How to Record AirPlay Mirroring Sessions with the Reflector App

AirPlay Mirroring is easily one of the coolest features of iOS. Mirroring everything that happens on your iPad (or iPhone) to an HDTV or to your Mac is awesome and can also be incredibly useful for screencasts and demos.<p>I’ve written before about the excellent Reflector app that enables AirPlay …

AirPlay

5 Negotiation Tips From Steve Jobs

An old e-mail exchange between Steve Jobs and James Murdoch illustrates how savvy negotiation works.<p>A series of emails about ebook prices between Apple and HarperCollins, including ones written by Steve Jobs, were recently released as part of the Department of Justice price-fixing suit against …

U.S. Department of Justice

Smart Cargo: On-Board Magnetic Storage for the iPad

The <b>Smart Cargo</b> is a very interesting looking new iPad companion that’s the first to offer on-board magnetic storage for iPad accessories. There’s a Kickstarter project for the Smart Cargo due to go live next Monday (6/10) and we’ve got details on some early bird project backer options that will get …

Crowd Funding

IBM: US$83 Billion Lost Yearly in Marketing Due to Poor Customer Experience

Maintaining a good customer experience is the ultimate goal of any marketer, but according to a new report from IBM, many marketers aren't doing well …

Grow Anything: 18 Ways to Plant the Seeds for a Happier Life

Want to generate brain cells, cultivate friendships, strengthen your body, or just pick gorgeous roses in your own backyard? Read on to plant the …

Happiness

Top 10 Apps Banned in the Office

Increasingly, business owners are putting the kibosh on certain applications at work. Here are the apps they blacklist most often--and why.<p>Business owners are cracking down on certain apps in the workplace. Fiberlink, a communications company behind the mobile device management platform Maas360, …

Apps

Q&A: Game of Thrones' Nikolaj Coster-Waldau on the Evolution of Jaime Lannister

<i>[Warning: Spoilers from the most recent episode below.]</i><p><b>Should you still be</b> reeling from Sunday night's blood-soaked <i>Game of Thrones</i> episode, fear not: There are still some good characters left, right? Take Jaime Lannister, for example. He's certainly come along way since his days of pushing kids out …

TV Series

App directory News, Videos, Reviews and Gossip - Lifehacker

iOS: If you’re like me, you’ve experienced the sting of an unwanted subscription draining money from your checking account, long after you forgot to …

Amazon launches ‘Kindle Unlimited’ subscription option

Amazon.com on Friday launched an e-book and audiobook subscription service, “Kindle Unlimited,” that could make it the Netflix of e-books.<p>The largest …

eBooks