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Eat And Drink For Free All Day By Pretending It's Your Birthday

A lot of restaurants will give you something for free on your birthday, and with the right approach so will a lot of bars. The thing is, your birthday only comes around once a year, so this video shares some social engineering manoeuvres to ensure you have a very happy un-birthday.


Plan Your Free Online Education At Lifehacker U (September 2014 Edition)

Your education doesn’t have to stop once you leave school — freedom from the classroom just means you have more control over what you learn and when you learn it. We’ve put together a curriculum of some of the best free online classes available on the web for the latest edition of Lifehacker U, our regularly updating guide to improving your life with free, online university-level classes. Let’s get started.


Ask LH: How Can I Score A Free Email Alias For Gmail?

Hey Lifehacker, I’m trying to figure out how to get a free email alias that I can automatically forward to my personal Gmail. I love Gmail and its integration with other Google services, but for business purposes my Gmail handle is a little unprofessional.


How To Choose The Right Tech For Your Business: Lifehacker's Free New Ebook

Should you let staff choose their own devices? What hardware specs matter most? How can you take advantage of the benefits mobile technology offers while minimising the security risks? Lifehacker has answered these questions and more in a free new ebook that you can download right here.


Grab Over 40 Free Photography Ebooks And Improve Your Camera Skills

Professional photographers and casual photo snappers can both find a new free book of interest in this collection of photography eBooks.


My Device Doesn't Support A Key App: What Can I Do?

So there’s an app which users are demanding on a particular device or platform, but it either doesn’t exist or the costs of porting it would be prohibitive. What’s the best strategy to pursue next?


Make Mobile Tech Work For Your Business With Our Free 'Making Mobility Real' Ebook

How can you make mobile technology work for your business, rather than just causing you hassles? Find out in our free ebook Making Mobility Real.


Why Mobile Devices Are So Hard To Secure

IT security is difficult no matter what the platform — because software is imperfect, complex and constantly changing. However, there are three key factors which make securing mobile devices even more challenging.


Why You Don't Always Need An App

As soon as mobile phones and tablets begin rolling out in an enterprise, you know it’s only a matter of time before someone says “We should introduce an app”. Is that a sensible idea? It very much depends on the circumstances, and it certainly isn’t the case that moving to supporting mobile devices means you also have to roll out newly-developed mobile apps for your workforce.


How Can You Justify Mobile Security Expenditure?

One of the challenges with any security implementation is justifying the expenditure. Security technology costs money, but it doesn’t produce a direct business return. So how can you convince your management to spend that money? These guidelines and suggestions can help.