lifehacker 101

How To Stop Wasting Money On In-App Purchases

If you don’t manage them, In-App Purchases (IAP) can add up fast. Here’s how to keep them under control.


How To Manage Your Money, For Those Who Never Learned

How you manage, spend, and invest your money can have a profound impact on your life, yet very few schools teach these important skills. Learning financial savvy can take a while, but the basics are fairly simple and never change. Here’s where to get started.


How To Use Private Browsing Mode On Every Platform

Private Browsing limits the amount that your online browsing habits are tracked and recorded. Here’s how to enable it for every major platform.


What Evidence Does Using BitTorrent Leave Behind?

The Dallas Buyers Club LLC v iiNet Limited piracy court case raises many questions about what sort of trail people leave when they use technology to make illegal copies of movies and other copyrighted material.


Lifehacker 101: What Are The Benefits Of USB-C?

We’ll first see USB-C on Apple’s upcoming pricey MacBook line, but it won’t be unique to Apple laptops. Just what is USB-C, anyway, and why would we want to use it?


Online Safety Is Ultimately Our Own Responsibility

Going online without understanding the basics of how the internet works is like getting behind the wheel without knowing the road rules: you might still get where you’re going, but you could be a danger to yourself and those around you.


All The Mobile Phone Frequencies Used In Australia (2015 Edition)

If you’re looking at buying a new mobile device, especially one that’s an import, it’s worth knowing which Australian networks it will support. These are all the frequencies currently used in Australia.


How To Install Free, Effective Antivirus Software (For Beginners)

Anyone running a Windows computer knows how important it is to have good anti-virus software — but you don’t need to pay for good protection! If someone you know still doesn’t have anti-virus software running, here’s a quick guide you can send them to help them set it up.


Ten Clever Uses For Plain Text Files That Can Increase Your Productivity

When it comes to keeping track of all your text and to-do lists, there’s no shortage of apps to choose from, but sometimes the ease and simplicity of working with plain text files can actually be more productive. Here are ten clever plain text files that you might want to keep on hand.


Misunderstood Money Maths: Why Interest Matters More Than You Think

Interest is quite possibly the most complex bit of maths that the average person has to use every day. Like the Force, it can be used for good or for evil, and it binds the galaxy together.