Taste Test: McDonald's UK Crisscut Fries

It has become something of a Lifehacker tradition to sample unique McDonald’s food items whenever we travel abroad. From the “McLobster” in Canada to the Parmigiano cheese bar in Italy, there’s certainly been a lot of weird stuff to choose from. As you’d expect, McDonald’s in the UK serves more traditional fare — with the exception of a bizarre alternative to fries called Crisscuts. Here’s what they tasted like.


Boomerang Now Allows Location-Based Reminders For Your Email

Android: Boomerang has been one of our favourite email clients for a while. Now it’s learning a new trick: location-based reminders for your email.


Five Work-From Home Tips That Apply To Office Life

Most people don’t get to work from home. Those that do find it can be a double-edged sword. More freedom means more responsibility, after all. Even if you don’t work from home, here are some lessons learned from the other side that everyone can apply to their daily habits.


App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone Apps

Today’s best deals include Multiponk on iOS, Ships ‘n Battles HD on Android, and Alien Rain on Windows Phone. end without warning, so be quick!


I'm Bre Pettis, Co-Founder Of MakerBot, And This Is How I Work

The past few years have seen 3D printing go from a niche hobby to a mainstream manufacturing solution, and Bre Pettis deserves much of the credit. Bre co-founded MakerBot Industries, a pioneering force in bringing simple and affordable 3D printers to the masses.


The Biggest Sign You're Following The Wrong Career Path

You study hard and it lands you a steady, decent paying job. But when someone asks you what you do for a living, you cringe. If you find yourself constantly dreading that question, it could be time to look for a new profession.


Here's What Windows 10 Looks And Feels Like

The Windows 10 technical preview is out and offers a peek at some new upcoming features. If you don’t feel like installing it yourself, this video walkthrough should give you a brief idea of what it looks and feels like.


Tweetbot Adds Interactive Notifications And Extension Support

iOS: Tweetbot, our favourite Twitter client for the iPhone, has been updated with some great new iOS 8 features today, including extension support and interactive notifications.


Replace Your Impulse To Spend With A More Productive Task

Spending temptations are everywhere. If you’re on a budget and you find yourself feeling spendy, distract yourself with a more productive task. Ready For Zero’s Claire Murdough suggests getting rid of junk next time you feel an impulse to spend.


Utilise The 'Old Faithful' Method To Build Your Reputation

Old Faithful, the famous geyser in Yellowstone National Park, is a landmark that earns its name. According to business blog Entrepreneur, it can also teach us a thing or two about being a better employee with a simple tenet: be reliable first, impressive second.