Six Questions To Ask Yourself Before Telling A Lie

Not every lie is bad. Some lies keep people happy and keep our relationships strong. Whether you’re keeping a close friend’s secret or telling our mother we love the sweater she knitted us, some lies are necessary — even helpful. Before you lie, though, ask yourself a few questions to see if a lie is really worth telling.


How iOS 8.1.1 Affects Performance On Older Devices

Apple released an update to iOS 8 earlier this week that promised performance increases on older devices, such as the iPhone 4S, iPad 2, iPad Mini and iPod Touch. Ars Technica took a look at the numbers and found some disappointing results.


Ask LH: Can I Upgrade The Processor In My Phone Or Tablet?

Hi Lifehacker, My tablet’s screen and battery are still great, but the dual-core processor is getting long in the tooth. Is there any way I can either upgrade the processor, or get it to draw on the much more powerful processor in my phone?


When Windows 10 Will Be Released (And How To Plan For It)

The Window 10 technical preview continues to chug along, and while we don’t have an official release date for the finished software, it’s widely assumed that it will appear before the end of 2015. What milestones can we expect along the way, how can businesses begin planning to make the shift, and what traps should they avoid?


Evernote For Mac Updated With Sleeker Design And Performance Features

Mac: Evernote released a major update for its OS X desktop app today that includes a new Yosemite-inspired design, entirely redesigned interface, and several performance upgrades, including sharing notes without leaving the app.


Make The Fluffiest Mashed Potatoes With Starchier Spuds

Whether you’re gearing up for the ultimate Christmas meal — or mashed potatoes are just a staple in your home — the fluffier your spuds are, the better. The secret to the perfect consistency is all in the main ingredient.


I Love This Philips Beard Trimmer Because Of The Built-In Vacuum

Something I didn’t realise when I decided to grow a beard was the horrendous effect this would have on my bathroom. When you clip your beard with a trimmer, stubble ends up everywhere. It’s as if someone took a cheese grater to a Yeti.


Evernote For Android Gets Business Card Scanning

Android: Today, Evernote added the slick business card scanning feature from the iOS version to Android. Simply take a picture of a business card and Evernote will parse the data and create a new contact for you.


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

Today’s best deals include Rayman Jungle Run on iOS, DSLR Camera Pro on Android and Mirror’s Edge on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


Weekly Wallpaper: Live The Legend With These Mythological Images

Nothing spurs the imagination quite like a good myth. Today’s wallpapers invoke the power of history’s greatest stories to bring the myths of yore to your desktop.