Author Archive | Lifehacker.com

Earther Apple’s E-Waste Problem Will Take More Than Robots to Solve | The A.V.

Earther Apple’s E-Waste Problem Will Take More Than Robots to Solve | The A.V. Club Please enjoy this excruciating video of a Westworld Q&A being shut down after a single question | The Takeout Asshole YouTuber may go to prison for feeding homeless man toothpaste-filled Oreos |Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

Continue Reading

Become a Better Cook by Keeping a Spoon in Your Salt Cellar

As an unapologetic craver of the glorious mineral that is sodium chloride, I firmly believe that anyone who’s serious about cooking needs an easily-accessible salt cellar. No other ingredient changes the way you perceive flavors like salt does; while it’s rarely the sole seasoning agent in a recipe, it’s the most…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

Continue Reading

How to Tell Legit Chrome Extensions From Malware

We all fall victim to the dangerous belief that if an app or extension is listed in an official repository—be it the App Store, Google Play, the Microsoft Store, Mozilla’s Add-Ons directory, et cetera—it must be legitimate. After all, the big tech companies surely use lots of automated systems (and real human beings)…Read more… Continue […]

Continue Reading

3-Ingredient Happy Hour: A Blackberry Jam Bramble

Happy weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. I’m in Oxford this week, so I thought we’d make a streamlined version of the very British blackberry bramble.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

Continue Reading

How to See the Real Prices for an Airbnb Listing

Airbnb, your UI sucks. I’m not talking about the pictures and presentation of the pretty homes and apartments I can rent for upcoming vacations; I’m talking about the prices. When I’m looking at listings, I want to see actual daily prices—with fees and everything included in the daily average, since I’m using Airbnb…Read more… Continue […]

Continue Reading

Give Steamed Foods a Chance

It’s hard to get excited about steamed vegetables. When done poorly, they range from totally unremarkable to actively disgusting—but done right, they’re absolutely transcendent. As we head, at long last, into peak spring and summer produce season, I think this underrated technique deserves another look.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

Continue Reading

MoviePass Is Struggling, so Use It While You Can

MoviePass has never really made sense on a financial level, but an independent audit (via Variety) suggests that the company could be in even worse shape than we thought. If you’re using the service—or thinking about signing up—you should probably get the most out of its too-good-to-be-true offer before it’s too late.Read more… Continue Reading […]

Continue Reading

Plug In All Of Your Stuff With This $25, 18-Outlet Power Tower

What were they thinking inventing this surge protector and not calling it the Power Tower? Missed marketing opportunities aside, it comes with a whopping 18 outlets, four USB ports, and its own 6.5' retractable power cord. Plus, it rotates for optimum space-saving. Get it for $25 today with promo code LTC9MR54.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

Continue Reading

7 Free Online Tools to Rescue Your Photos Without Photoshop

Whether you’re sharing photos on Instagram or working on an art project, the quality of the final image matters. Even if you don’t have something like Photoshop installed, you can get your pictures looking their best with the help of some free, simple-to-use web apps—and we’ve picked out seven of the best for your…Read more… […]

Continue Reading

How to Delete a Stubborn Folder in Windows

I encountered a quirky problem the other day when I was trying to clean up one of my hard drives before copying its contents to another drive: I couldn’t delete a folder. Technically, I was trying to get rid of a a folder within a folder within a folder by deleting the top-level folder—a mouthful, […]

Continue Reading