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Place A Reminder Of Your Long-Term Financial Goals On Your Credit Card

Many of our tricks to save money are designed less to solve maths problems and more to trick our brains. In that vein, financial blog And Then We Saved suggests placing a picture or reminder of your long-term savings goals directly on your credit card to discourage frivolous purchases.


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How Survivorship Bias Skews Your Perceptions And Decisions

We all make decisions based on available information. It’s hard to blame us! That’s all we have. However, selective presentation of successes can make us believe that things like investments, business plans or opportunities are better than they are. This is called survivorship bias.


TagSpaces Is A Cross-Platform, Tag-Oriented File Manager

Windows/OS X/Linux/Android/iOS/Chrome/Firefox: Each platform has its own file manager, and they all come with a unique set of features. TagSpaces offers a single manager for everything, with a focus on tagging your files.


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Why It's Better To Fail As Quickly As Possible

Most of us don’t like to admit when we’ve failed, so we tend to put it off for as long as possible. Google X’s Rapid Evaluation head Rich DeVaul explains why this costs money and time, and how it ultimately hinders progress.


'The Goal Isn't To Be Frugal Forever'

Being frugal is good. Saving money is such an obvious benefit to our lives that it drives our whole economy. However, as finance blog The College Investor points out, we aren’t meant to stay frugal forever.


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Do Not Disturb Disables An Assortment Of Annoyances Around The Web

Chrome: Ad blockers are popular, but they don’t cover everything. Do Not Disturb ups the ante by blocking content widgets, data miners and a bunch of other things that might annoy you.


Flickr Redesign Brings Instagram-Like Photo Filters, New Interface

Android/iOS: Today, Flickr received a brand new interface for its mobile app that aims to replicate a lot of the functionality of Instagram, because that’s what photo apps do now.


Weekly Wallpaper: Show Your Apple Pride

OK Windows guys, move over. It’s time for the Apple camp to get some love. Show your affection for your Macbook on your Macbook while you Macbook on your Macbook with these Apple wallpapers.


Android's Camera Gets A UI Overhaul, New Features, Play Store Release

Android: Google’s built-in camera app for Android has been one of the few remaining outliers in the deluge of stock Android apps released on the Play Store. That ends today, and we get a bunch of new features to boot.


Ask LH: When Will My Phone Get A Software Update?

Dear Lifehacker, I have an [insert Android or iPhone of choice] and I’m still running [some older OS version]. When am I going to get an update to [X new operating system version]?