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How The 'Free' Website Approach Makes Life Harder For Everyone

You are right to worry about what internet companies do with your digital identity. There is reason to fear for online privacy.


Visual Studio Community 2013 ls A Free Version Of Microsoft's Popular Developer Suite

Good news for aspiring developers on tight budgets: Microsoft has launched a free version of Visual Studio.


The Internet Arcade Has 900 Classic Arcade Games You Can Play For Free

If you need to take a break and have some fun, the Internet Archive has gathered over 900 classic arcade games from the 1970s through the 1990s and made them all playable in your browser.


Free Slurpee Day 2014 At 7-Eleven Is Disappointing

It’s November, which means only one thing for cheapskates with a sweet tooth: it will soon be 7-Eleven Day, when the convenience store chain traditionally gives away a free Slurpee. The bad news? This year’s day (which happens, natch, on Friday 7 November) isn’t as generous as past offers.


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?