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20 Ott/09

Best Software Update Tool: APT/Synaptic [Hive Five Followup]

Best Software Update Tool: APT/Synaptic [Hive Five Followup]

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Last week we asked you to share your favorite software update tools, then we rounded up the five favorites and you voted for the utility you liked best. Thousands of votes later, here are the results: The default package management and software update tools for many Linux distributions, APT/Synaptic won the title of most popular software update tool with 37% of the vote. Windows users chose FileHippo Update Checker as...

16 Ott/09

Best Software Update Tools? [Hive Five Call For Contenders]

Best Software Update Tools? [Hive Five Call For Contenders]

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Lots of applications alert you when an update is available—but what about those apps that don’t, or the ones you just don’t run all the time? This week we want to find the best software update tools available. For this week’s Hive Five, we want you to tell us all there is to know about the tool you use to make sure your system is up and running with the latest updates for all your important (and...

1 Set/09

Best Disk Defragmenter: Defraggler [Hive Five Followup]

Best Disk Defragmenter: Defraggler [Hive Five Followup]

Last week we asked you to share your favorite disk defragmenter, and after we rounded up the top contenders, you cast your votes to crown the most popular of the bunch. Now we’re back to share the results of the rather tight race. At the top of the heap is Defraggler, followed by a neck-and-neck—less than a percentage point difference—race for second and third place for Auslogics Disk Defrag and MyDefrag, respectively. For more information about the top five contenders,...


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14 Ago/09

Best Apartment Search Tool? [Hive Five Call For Contenders]

Best Apartment Search Tool? [Hive Five Call For Contenders]

Long gone are the days of huffing it around town with the housing section of the newspaper stuffed under your arm. These days you can check out your potential new pad from a thousand miles away, poolside view and all. Photo by Georgio. Searching for a new place to live can be a rather stressful endeavor. Thankfully there are some fantastic apartment search tools that sport a myriad of features, including things like virtual tours, price comparison engines, detailed information about amenities,...

14 Ago/09

Best Apartment Search Tool? [Hive Five Call For Contenders]

Best Apartment Search Tool? [Hive Five Call For Contenders]

Long gone are the days of huffing it around town with the housing section of the newspaper stuffed under your arm. These days you can check out your potential new pad from a thousand miles away, poolside view and all. Photo by Georgio. Searching for a new place to live can be a rather stressful endeavor. Thankfully there are some fantastic apartment search tools that sport a myriad of features, including things like virtual tours, price comparison engines, detailed information about amenities,...

24 Lug/09

Best Instant Messenger? [Hive Five Call For Contenders]

Best Instant Messenger? [Hive Five Call For Contenders]

Instant messaging is a staple of the modern communication toolkit. Once you were locked into using the client provided by the service you preferred, but these days a variety of excellent cross-platform, cross-protocol tools are available for the job. Photo by kwanz. We visited the topic of instant messaging once before in our Hive Five series, but so much has changed in the interim that we’re returning to get more feedback from the well-versed Lifehacker readership. Since then, Trillian...

17 Lug/09

Best GPS Device? [Hive Five Call For Contenders]

Best GPS Device? [Hive Five Call For Contenders]

GPS Devices are the sextants of the modern age, allowing us to pinpoint our locations with accuracy and navigate without fear of getting lost. Photo by Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the BPL. This week we want to hear about what device you use to chart your travels. Whether you use the GPS chip in your cellphone or a dedicated GPS device, tell us about it in the comments below. Bonus points for sharing your reason—Easy to read screen? Portability? Soothing audio directions?—for...

8 Lug/09

Best Online Image Editor: Aviary Phoenix [Hive Five Followup]

Best Online Image Editor: Aviary Phoenix [Hive Five Followup]

Online image editors have rapidly become very sophisticated. Last week we asked you to share your favorite online editors, then we rounded up the top five. Now we’re back to share the results and announce Aviary Phoenix as the winner. Following behind Aviary Phoenix: Adobe Photoshop Express and Sumo Paint. For more information on the winner and the runners up, check out the full Hive Five. All of the online editors are available without registration, so you can jump right in and...

19 Giu/09

Best Clipboard Manager? [Hive Five Call For Contenders]

Best Clipboard Manager? [Hive Five Call For Contenders]

Your computer’s clipboard is an invisible workhorse, carting your text clippings to and fro. This week we want to hear how you enhance the clipboard’s functionality beyond the basic cut and paste. Photo by Eric__I_E. There are a variety of programs that help you do everything from expand your clipboards carrying capacity to enabling hot key pasting and text substitutions, all in an effort to make the text slinging power of the basic clipboard even greater. We want to hear which...

9 Giu/09

Hive Five Winner for Best Alternative File Copier: TeraCopy [Hive Five Followup]

Hive Five Winner for Best Alternative File Copier: TeraCopy [Hive Five Followup]

Thanks to its easy shell integration and a set of features and user interface that are just complicated enough to get the job done without becoming a dashboard of options and toggles, TeraCopy swept the Hive Five for best alternatives to the default Windows copy handler. Following behind TeraCopy was FastCopy a spartan but feature rich file copier and the thumb-drive friendly SuperCopier. For more information about the these and other candidates check out the Hive Five and call for contenders. ...

10 Mag/09

Five Best Journaling Tools [Hive Five]

Five Best Journaling Tools [Hive Five]

Public declarations and diatribes have their place, but sometimes you need a private space for your thoughts, dreams, and ramblings. Whether you crave a digital or analog tool, you’ll find it in this Hive Five. Photo by Barnaby. Earlier this week we asked you to share your favorite journaling tool. We’ve tallied the nominations and now we’re back to share the top five journaling tools. This week’s Hive Five is a mix of online and off, digital and analog, and a rather...

29 Apr/09

Hive Five Winner for Best Malware Removal Tool: Spybot Search & Destroy [Hive Five Followup]

Hive Five Winner for Best Malware Removal Tool: Spybot Search & Destroy [Hive Five Followup]

Nothing rains on your digital parade like getting your computer hijacked by malware. Last week we asked you to share your favorite tools for malware removal and now we’re back with the results. The title of best malware slayer goes to Spybot Search & Destroy. Following Spybot Search & Destroy was Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware. For more information about the winner and other great malware removal tools, check out the full Hive Five Best Malware Removal Tools. ...

26 Apr/09

Five Best Malware Removal Tools [Hive Five]

Five Best Malware Removal Tools [Hive Five]

On Thursday we asked you to share your favorite tool for purging malware from your computer. We’ve tallied the votes and we’re back with the top five contenders for best malware removal tool. Photo by Anonymous9000. The internet—unfortunately—isn’t a never-ending buffet of secure open-source software and Bollywood-style musicals starring LOLCats. There are people and organizations that delight in stealing your personal data, hijacking your computer, and making...

12 Apr/09

Six Best Portable Operating Systems [Hive Five]

Six Best Portable Operating Systems [Hive Five]

Why restrict yourself to merely carrying around your data on a thumb drive? Take your entire operating system on your flash drive with the excellent portable operating systems you’ll find inside this week’s Hive Five . Photo by Marcin Wichary . Earlier this week we asked you to share your favorite portable operating system and to tell us what makes it dear to your heart. You responded with hundreds of nominations, and we’re back with the top six contenders for the title...

10 Apr/09

Best Portable Operating System? [Hive Five Call For Contenders]

Best Portable Operating System? [Hive Five Call For Contenders]

Why limit yourself to your documents or a few portable applications on your thumb drive? Portable operating systems allow you to take everything, system settings and all. Photo by Marcin Wichary . This week we want to hear about your favorite portable operating system and how it won you over. We’ve talked about portable operating systems before here at Lifehacker, like how to put Fedora on a USB flash drive and saving your user profiles to a flash drive with Puppy Linux , but now...

16 Mar/09

This Week’s Top Downloads [Download Roundup]

This Week’s Top Downloads [Download Roundup]

Ten Must-Have Gmail Filters Available for Download (GMail) Now that you can export and import email filters with Gmail, we’ve decided to compile some of our favorite filters for organizing your inbox into a single, handy download. Come and get it! Four Experimental Firefox Extensions We’re Into (Firefox) Every so often, Lifehacker rounds up Firefox add-ons that are too new for official approval, but seriously neat-looking. This batch can automate download management and image...

16 Mar/09

This Week’s Most Popular Posts [Highlights]

This Week’s Most Popular Posts [Highlights]

Got an abundance of unread items in your Lifehacker feed? Try out our top stories feed, or customize your own feed, for a more manageable intake of your productivity porn. This week’s most popular posts include: Six Best Video Editing Applications You want to be the supreme ruler of your own virtual cutting room? Better break out the checkbook-your film-chopping powers aren’t going to come cheaply. Top 10 Happy Hour Hacks The work week’s (finally) over-now’s your...

16 Mar/09

Best Linux Distribution? [Hive Five Call For Contenders]

Best Linux Distribution? [Hive Five Call For Contenders]

Calling all open-source aficionados, it’s time to caste your vote for your favorite flavor of Linux—that titan of open-source and champion of free computing. Photo by wollance3. We want to hear which Linux distribution you love. Which distro puts a smile on your face and leaves extra money in your wallet? If you want to make your votes extra helpful to your fellow readers, especially the less Linux saavy among them, make sure to include a comment or two regarding why you favor...

18 Feb/09

Hive Five Winner for Best Movie Cataloging Tool: Delicious Library [Hive Five Followup]

Hive Five Winner for Best Movie Cataloging Tool: Delicious Library [Hive Five Followup]

Delicious Library—against the odds of being both commercial software and Mac only—took home the first place medal in this weekend’s Hive Five Best Movie Cataloging Tools vote. Ease of use, beautiful interface, and the ability to catalog much more than just movies definitely weigh heavily in Delicious Library’s favor. Following closely behind Delicious Library was its Windows clone, Libra. A significant number of readers just aren’t happy with the available...

23 Gen/09

Best People-Search Engines? [Hive Five Call For Contenders]

Best People-Search Engines? [Hive Five Call For Contenders]

It’s a great big world, and it’s too easy to lose track of the people in it. Lucky for us, the internet’s full of tools that make finding just about anyone a breeze. For this week’s Hive Five, we want to hear which search engines you use when hunting down old associates, newer friends, and people you’ve just lost tabs on. We’ve covered tons of search engines over the years designed to help you find people by name, old email addresses, old street addresses,...