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10 Ago/10

Best Mobile Fitness App: Runkeeper [Hive Five Followup]

Best Mobile Fitness App: Runkeeper [Hive Five Followup]

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Last week we asked you to share your favorite mobile fitness app, then we rounded up the five most popular picks for a vote. More » (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Continua a leggere – Original Link: Best Mobile Fitness App: Runkeeper [Hive Five Followup] Technorati Tags: cellphones, exercise, followup, health, ios, none-solid,...

17 Nov/09

FavBackup Updates, Backs Up Multiple Firefox Profiles [Downloads]

FavBackup Updates, Backs Up Multiple Firefox Profiles [Downloads]

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Windows only: Portable browser backup utility FavBackup updates with loads of changes, including single-file backups, multiple profile support, and a new Ribbon interface. Using the utility, which we’ve mentioned before, is extremely simple—just unzip and launch the application, select your browser and profile, and run through the steps to backup your browser. The updated FavBackup outputs the backups to...

17 Nov/09

Would (or Do You) You Pay for Online Content? [Reader Poll]

Would (or Do You) You Pay for Online Content? [Reader Poll]

According to a survey conducted by market research company Forrester, 80 percent of U.S. consumers won’t pony up if the web sites they currently read for free decided to go behind a pay wall. Would you? While Lifehacker has no designs of putting up any sort of pay wall, news sites and various other sites around the web are struggling to keep their businesses afloat, and the pay wall is a common attempt at a solution. So we’re wondering: Would You Pay for Online Content?(polls) You...




17 Nov/09

Remains of the Day: Breaking EULAs Is Surprisingly Illegal Edition [For What It’s Worth]

Remains of the Day: Breaking EULAs Is Surprisingly Illegal Edition [For What It’s Worth]

Apple wins a court battle against a would-be hackintosh start-up, the internet gets a 40-year overview, and Cry Translator proves there isn’t an app for everything (wearing diapers). Apple Scores Massive Win in Psystar Case California judge hands down a fairly complete victory for Apple against a noted hackintosh maker. Summation: Apple has every right to limit where and how OS X gets installed. [OS News] Why You Can’t Use Personal Technology at the Office The writer asks...

16 Nov/09

VHD Attach Adds Virtual Hard Drive Mounting to Your Right-Click Menu [Downloads]

VHD Attach Adds Virtual Hard Drive Mounting to Your Right-Click Menu [Downloads]

Windows 7/Windows Server 2008: If you’re a fan of the virtual hard drive system available in newer versions of Windows but you’re not a fan digging in the control panel for clunky mounting and unmounting, check out VHD Attach. The default method for mounting and unmounting a VHD is either to drill down through several layers of windows or bust out a command at the command prompt. VHD Attach simply adds a right-click “Attach” and “Detach” entry when you...

16 Nov/09

Make Easy, Less Messy Bacon in a Waffle Iron [Clever Uses]

Make Easy, Less Messy Bacon in a Waffle Iron [Clever Uses]

You love bacon, but cooking it in a pan is tough to time and leaves you with scalding-hot grease to dispose of. The microwave? Please. Food science miracle worker Alton Brown shows how a waffle iron makes the best bacon. We’ve customized the above video embed to skip right to the waffle iron goodness. Watch the whole clip, however, and Alton explains not only what kind of bacon to buy at the grocery store, but why the waffle iron wins out as a cooking platform. In a pan, the fat...

16 Nov/09

An Early Look at Chrome’s Extensions System [Extensions]

An Early Look at Chrome’s Extensions System [Extensions]

It’s not officially released, but a gallery-like site for extensions has made itself known into the latest development builds of Google Chrome for Windows and Linux. Take a peek at what’s coming, presumably very soon, in these development screenshots. The Download Squad blog was the first to notice the new new thing in Chrome—namely, a jigsaw-like page corner in Chrome’s new tab page, next to a message at the bottom that reads “New! Chrome now has bookmark...

16 Nov/09

The Treehaus Workspace [Featured Workspace]

The Treehaus Workspace [Featured Workspace]

You won’t find a law that says a workspace has to be in a gray fabric-covered box or a white-walled room. Today’s workspace proves that with the beautiful, airy openness of childhood tree house. One industrious Lifehacker reader decided his backyard, and his workflow, could use a tree-house-like escape. Built on a small addition and incorporating a beautiful tree, it’s a sweet little getaway with everything—ample sunshine, a comfy and compact workstation tucked...

15 Nov/09

Replace Your Mac Mini’s IR Receiver for Non-Apple Remotes [Remote Control]

Replace Your Mac Mini’s IR Receiver for Non-Apple Remotes [Remote Control]

If you’re using a Mac Mini as a media center and want to use a non-Apple remote control with it, this tutorial can help you keep your Mini’s sleek form factor and avoid ugly IR receiver dongles. This hack involves a tiny bit of soldering and a very small modification to the metal shielding on the inside of your Mini. Other than that, it’s extremely simple to perform this tweak, and well within the realm of an electronics beginner. When you’re done with the mod,...

15 Nov/09

Build a Water-Powered Bottle Rocket [Fun]

Build a Water-Powered Bottle Rocket [Fun]

No, not the kind of bottle rockets you used to light with a match and fire recklessly at your cousins. This rocket is made out discarded soda bottles and fueled with pressurized water. You may recall toy rockets from your childhood that worked on a similar principle. Saturday morning commercials would show an excited kid pumping up the rocket and watching it blast off into the lower stratosphere. In reality, it would barely blast off to the lower limbs of a sycamore tree. Now, however,...

15 Nov/09

Drive a Car with Your iPhone [DIY]

Drive a Car with Your iPhone [DIY]

A lot of people have been impressed with how you can find an app for everything. What about driving your car? With this (very) ambitious DIY project you can drive a car with your iPhone. Why use your iPhone as merely an accessory to your car? You can flat out control it with this crazy DIY modification. Check out the video below to see how the mad scientists at Waterloo Labs modified a car—definitely not their daily mode of transport—to be controlled by an iPhone. Check...

14 Nov/09

Increase the Quality of Cheap Vodka with a Water Filter [Alcohol]

Increase the Quality of Cheap Vodka with a Water Filter [Alcohol]

Save yourself some money and improve the quality of a bottle of cheap vodka with a little at-home filtration. Photo by Edwin Land. Vodka is not a complicated alcohol, and government standards on what constitutes vodka ensures that from the absolute bottom-shelf swill to the top-shelf ultra-premium bottles, what you end up with is, well, vodka. Marketing tactics and slick advertising aside, the real difference between the bottom and top shelf is the amount of filtration and refinement the...

14 Nov/09

DIY Sliding Chandelier Stays Clear of Projectors [DIY]

DIY Sliding Chandelier Stays Clear of Projectors [DIY]

So you bought yourself a brand new projector, but there’s one not-so-tiny problem—your ceiling-mounted lighting is in the way. Check out the DIY, sliding solution that Swedish designer Linus Ã…kesson has implemented in his own living room. Although some of us might have taken the chandelier in question out of the room and headed to our local big box store for a few extra lamps, Linus, who can be found at his blog linusakesson, went a different direction. Determined not...

13 Nov/09

DVD Knife Quickly Extracts Any Clip from DVDs [Downloads]

DVD Knife Quickly Extracts Any Clip from DVDs [Downloads]

Trying to extract clips from a DVD is usually a roundabout process that involves a lot of waiting. Free utility DVD Knife makes it easy to extract clips from any part of your DVD. Generally, in order to extract a small clip from a DVD, you’ve got to rip and convert the entire movie—or at least a specific chapter—before you can work with it. DVD Knife does away with this lengthy process with a quick, four-click solution. When you start it up, you just open the disc, navigate...

13 Nov/09

The Gingerbread Announcer Desktop [Featured Desktop]

The Gingerbread Announcer Desktop [Featured Desktop]

Reader andykashyap85’s Mac desktop proves that sometimes simplicity is all you really need for an awesome desktop that helps keep you motivated. The simple OS X desktop consists of nothing more than: Wallpaper: Announcement Geektool Quote of the Day Geektool Time: date +%D VLC Icon See Andy’s full post for more details. Want to create your own OS X desktop customization? Check out our guide to monitoring your Mac and more with GeekTool to add basic system stats and information,...

13 Nov/09

Temporarily Magnetize Your Screwdriver for Fumble-Free Repairs [MacGyver Tip]

Temporarily Magnetize Your Screwdriver for Fumble-Free Repairs [MacGyver Tip]

When you’re tinkering, especially on a project with tiny screws, it can be intensely frustrating to have a screw disappear into the carpet or inside your project. Temporarily magnetize your screwdriver with this simple trick. Instructables user Larry SDonald found that magnetized screw drivers were handy but they have the downside of being unsuitable for working around magnetically-sensitive equipment. His solution to the problem—rather than buying duplicates of all his tools...

13 Nov/09

Best Online Backup Tool? [Hive Five Call For Contenders]

Best Online Backup Tool? [Hive Five Call For Contenders]

On-site data backup is better than no backup at all, but if your on-site backups go up in flames or otherwise end up inoperable, then you’re out of luck—unless of course you’ve got a backup online, that is. Photo by NeoSpire. Your backup solution can be as simple as a small application that syncs the few files you consider critical with off-site storage or as comprehensive as full-service backups of your entire computer for full future restoration. Whether your solution...

13 Nov/09

Remains of the Day: Google Voice, Emphasis on the Voice Edition [For What It’s Worth]

Remains of the Day: Google Voice, Emphasis on the  Voice  Edition [For What It’s Worth]

Google officially announces their acquisition of VoIP service Gizmo5, cheap, modded Xbox 360s flood Craigslist, and Black Friday is coming early to many big retailers this year. Google welcomes Gizmo5 We heard the rumors earlier this week, and now it’s official: Google bought VoIP service Gizmo5, and they’re planning to integrate it with Google Voice. [Google Voice Blog] A 2x Faster Web Google’s got a research project underway called SPDY (pronounced Speedy) with goals...

12 Nov/09

Clicker Is a One-Stop Shop for Streaming Television [Streaming Television]

Clicker Is a One-Stop Shop for Streaming Television [Streaming Television]

Web site Clicker aggregates streaming television from all corners of the internet into one clean, simple-to-search interface designed to help you find any show you want to watch online, no matter who’s hosting it. Between Hulu and the various network-specific streaming television sites, you’ve got plenty of destinations you could check when you want to see if a show you’d like to watch is available online. By pulling all of those various sources into one easy-to-search...

12 Nov/09

SaveEveryWay Sends Daily Reminders to Save Money [Saving]

SaveEveryWay Sends Daily Reminders to Save Money [Saving]

A recent study showed that daily SMS reminders have real impact on saving. The folks behind SaveEveryWay were inspired, and now offer free daily quotes and reminders to save, delivered by SMS, RSS, email, or Twitter feed. It’s only been up and running for a few days, but SaveEveryWay intends to continue delivering inspirational quotes, reminders, and other thoughts about savings for free. The updates are delivered at 8:11 Pacific every day, and they’re just a way to keep a...