Get Lollipop's Incoming Call Banner On KitKat And Earlier Versions Of Android

Android: Lollipop’s new incoming call banner slides in from the top of the screen when you get a call, instead of kicking the current app to the background. You can get it now, even without Lollipop.


Put Clutter In A Box With An Expiration Date

If you’re on the fence about getting rid of some of your clutter, put it in a box and write down an “expiration date” for the box. If the box remains unopened by that date, donate its contents to charity or throw it away.


Live The Look Finds Women's Clothing Based On Your Style

Earlier this year, we featured Cladwell, a service that helps you find clothing based on your existing wardrobe. However, the service was geared specifically towards men, which left readers wondering where the version was for women. Here it is: Live the Look.


The Theory Of Cumulative Stress: How To Recover When Stress Builds Up

For most people, stress is simply a fact of life, and you need to learn how to manage it. Simply ignoring the stress in your life can cause it to snowball and take a physical toll. Here’s how to deal with your stress when it starts to build up.


Productive People Are Never 'Free'

Being truly productive is about more than just getting the things you need done each day. To be at your most productive you need to use all of your time to the fullest, and in that way you never really have a time when you’re “free”.


Set AirDrop To 'Contacts Only' To Protect Your Privacy (And Your Eyes)

iOS: AirDrop lets you transfer files between iOS devices with a swipe of your finger. It also lets you transfer the files to devices nearby. If you don’t set it to “contacts only”, anyone near you can send files.


The Streets Of NY Home Screen

Android: Anyone who has ever walked the streets of New York City has felt the movement and energy of the city. Today’s home screen aims to capture a bit of that with some stark contrast and intense angles.


What 'Nobody Has Lost Their Job' Actually Means

In Question Time at Parliament today, Government senate leader Senator Eric Abetz was asked if the government would apologise for imposing cuts on the ABC that will result in 400 people losing their jobs, thereby breaking an entirely unambiguous pre-election promise that no cuts will be made. His response? “Nobody has lost their job.” Huh?


Avoid Being Late For Meetings By Scheduling Your Time Backwards

It’s OK to be late every once in a while, but when it regularly impacts you and others around you, it’s time to fix it. When you know you have to be somewhere at a certain time, count backwards from that point and plan your schedule as honestly as possible.


Briefly: ABC Job Cuts, New Pokemon Strategy Guide, Bingle Beauty Tips

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: ABC to shed 10 per cent of workforce, Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire playing tips, Lara Bingle’s Summer beauty guide.