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Xposed Framework Finally Gets Full Release For Lollipop 5.0 And 5.1

Android (rooted): Xposed, the awesome framework that allows you to roll your own customised version of Android, has finally reached a full, stable version for the newest Android versions. If you weren’t willing to take the chance before, now’s your time.


Why It's Best To Avoid Washing Wool Normally (And What To Do Instead)

Wool is great at keeping you warm, but it’s not so great at surviving a ride in your washing machine. This video explains why shrinkage isn’t the only problem you have to worry about.


Four Scientific Ways To Stay Awake Without Caffeine

When your day is starting to drag, and you don’t want to drink any more coffee, there’s still a few things you can do to help you stay awake. This video explains four methods, supported by science, to keep the Z’s away.


Drivemode Uses Gestures And Your Voice To Control Your Phone While You Drive

Android: Controlling your phone while you drive isn’t very easy. Google Now and other voice assistants can do a lot, but Drivemode takes the idea a step further. It incorporates many of those voice commands with a simple, gesture and colour-based interface that’s powerful without being distracting.


Kadenze Offers Free Online Classes On Art Studies And Creative Technology

We love online courses here at Lifehacker, but you may not be interested in studying law or learning how to code. For the more artistically inclined, Kadenze has free online courses on modern art, sound production and careers in media technology from academic institutions like Stanford, UCLA, Princeton and CalArts.


Vysor Controls Your Android Phone From Chrome, No Android App Necessary

Chrome: There are a variety of ways to remotely control your Android phone. Vysor — from ClockworkMod, the developer behind other popular Android apps like AllCast, Helium and ROM Manager — may be one of the simplest solutions yet. All you need is a Chrome app.


Fall Asleep Faster By Sticking One Of Your Feet Outside Of Your Covers

Now matter how hard you try, sometimes you just can’t fall asleep when you want to. There are a lot of tricks for helping your brain head to sleepy town, but this scientifically supported method might be one of the simplest.


Throw Away Your Portable Power Tool Cases To Save Room In Your Workshop

Most power tools include a beautiful case that is moulded to the tool and keeps them stored safe and secure. But these cases can add two to three times the volume of the tool itself, and in a small workshop, size matters. Dispose of these space-hogging cases and free up room on your shelf.


10 Time-Saving Kitchen Tricks That Anyone Can Master

So you’ve started beefing up your cooking skills and got your head around some of those confusing cooking terms. However, the process can still be a little tedious and boring. Here are ten surprising kitchen techniques that will save you a bunch of time — not to mention wow your friends.


The Best Way To Truss A Chicken For Juicy Meat And Crispy Skin

In the world of kitchen tips and tricks, there seems to be an never-ending supply of “you’ve been doing it all wrong” type of articles. I’ve seen various websites and videos alike declare that their method of wrapping kitchen twine around a bird is the way to ensure a juicy, evenly-cooked meal, but it’s hard to know how (or who) to truss.


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