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Trail Wallet For iPhone Helps You Stick To Your Travel Budget

iOS: Sticking to a travel budget isn’t always easy. Souvenirs, good food and breathtaking sights are all tempting, and after all, you’re on holiday, right? Trail Wallet can rein you in, and helps you track and stay within your trip budget.


Microsoft's Start Menu Repair Tool Fixes Common Windows 10 Start Menu Annoyances

Windows: The Start Menu in Windows 10 is useful, but it’s not perfect. Sometimes tiles go missing, or it won’t open at all when you click it or press the Windows key. Other times the tiles don’t refresh, or Cortana doesn’t respond. Thankfully, Microsoft’s Start Menu Repair Tool is here to help, and it’s free.


Apple Discontinued The Thunderbolt Display, Try These Four Great Alternatives

Apple recently discontinued its standalone Thunderbolt display, which sucks because it was one of our favourites. To soothe the wound, here are some of the best monitors we’ve found to replace Apple’s dearly departed display, most of which offer similar features without the price tag.


The Games To Get For A First Time PC Gamer

Late last week, a guest reader put forth a question. They’ve just joined the world of PC gaming, and they were quite looking forward to the upcoming Steam sale. Question is: what games should they buy?

And that can be a difficult question to broach. There are so many different genres. First-person shooters. Third-person shooters. Survival horror. Survival roguelike. Turn-based strategy. Real-time action strategy. MOBAs. Tower defence. Sports. Co-operative multiplayer. Competitive multiplayer. Simulations. Adventure puzzlers. Point-and-click puzzlers. The list goes on and on.

But we’re here to help. New to PC gaming? Look no further.


Should We All Be Having Two Sleeps Per Day?

Around a third of the population have trouble sleeping, including difficulties maintaining sleep throughout the night. While night time awakenings are distressing for most sufferers, there is some evidence from our recent past that suggests this period of wakefulness occurring between two separate sleep periods was the norm.


Make Crunchy 'Fried' Ice Cream Without Frying It At All

Fried ice cream is the perfect marriage of dichotomies. It’s crunchy and creamy, hot and cold, and utterly delicious, but it’s not really something I want to mess with at home. Luckily, you can get a crunchy outer shell around orbs of ice cream, no frying required.


Briefly: Entrepreneur Hacks, GeForce GTX 1080 Benchmarks, Steam Sale

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Best Steam Sale deals, Gigabyte G1 Gaming NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 benchmarks, how to start your own business.


Turn Your Fireplace Into A Meat-Roasting Fire Pit

It’s not the most practical thing in the world, but if you’ve never eaten meat cooked slowly, roasted over a fire, you’re missing out. This video from ChefSteps shows you how you can turn the fireplace you have at home into a roaring fire pit, perfect for roasting meat — or a whole pig.


Is It Legal To Add A Turbocharger Or Supercharger To Your Car?

The word “turbo” is synonymous with fast cars and street racing. While the latter isn’t legal, movies like Fast And The Furious have, in a way, glamourised the activity and driven the popularity of turbocharged and supercharged cars. These types of high performance cars aren’t illegal to purchase; they’re just pricey. There is an option to DIY it. But if you’re looking to turbocharge or supercharge your own vehicle, the legalities around that are not so clear cut. Here’s what you need to know.


This Video Explains When (And If) You Need To Wash Your Jeans

Jeans are shockingly resilient clothes that may not need to be washed as often as you think. With all the contradictory information out there, this video helps explain why you might not want to wash your jeans.


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