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This DIY Wooden Phone Charging Dock Looks Great On Your Desk

Smartphone docks can be pretty pricey and many of them only really work with a few devices, or they’re built so the manufacturer can sell different models for different phones. This DIY version looks elegant and simple, uses cables you already own, and can charge whatever phone you need it to.

Smartphone Battery Myths, Explained

Over just a few years, the batteries in our smartphones have changed a lot. That means those old tips to stretch out your battery life just aren’t as true as they once were, yet we still share them like they’re gospel. Before telling someone to disable Bluetooth or Wi-Fi, let’s shed some light on those old myths.

Simply Piano Teaches You Piano, Listens And Corrects Your Mistakes

iOS: Learning to play the piano can be difficult, and even moreso if you don’t have someone there to help you fix your errors and learn good tempo. Simply Piano can do both of those things, and all it takes is your iPhone or iPad. Best of all, it’s free.

Temporarily Disable 'Hey Siri' By Putting Your IPhone Screen Down

The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus allow you to trigger Siri by saying “Hey Siri” anytime (even if the phone’s not plugged in, like with previous phones). But sometimes, you might want that feature disabled. Over on Six Colours, they point out you can simply put your phone screen down.

Ask LH: How Should I Track Tax Receipts On My Phone?

Hey Lifehacker, What is the best way to keep track of tax claims and receipts? Do I need to hold onto my paper receipts or can I just use my smartphone? If I decide to go fully digital, what are the best mobile tools and apps?

Planhacker: Every iPhone 6s And 6s Plus Plan From Australia's Major Telcos

Apple’s shiny new iPhones officially launched in Australia today with all major telcos offering a range of new plans. If you’re contemplating a new phone contract and have your heart set on the iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus, this complete breakdown will help you to make the right decision.

Tweak Your Video Recording Settings In iOS 9 To Save Space

Among iOS 9’s best new hidden features is a new option to change the default video recording settings, which should help you save a little space when needed.

The Holidayers Guide To Editing Photos [Infographic]

When you’re on holidays with your friends or family, the last thing you want to do is lug around a DSLR. But that doesn’t mean you should be uploading pics directly from your smartphone. This infographic provides a range of editing tips for travellers who really want to make their photos pop.

Selling Your iPhone Today Could Net You An Extra $200

The iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will go on sale in Australia next Friday (25 September). If you’re planning to ugrade your existing iPhone, you’d be well advised to act before the market becomes saturated with second-hand models. According to Gumtree’s latest findings, you could make an extra $200 by selling sooner rather than later.

How Using A Smartphone Before Bed Affects Your Brain And Body

As we’ve explained time and time again, using your smartphone before bed can be detrimental to the sleeping process — even if you switch off at a reasonable hour. Well, it turns out that the potential side-effects are a lot worse than previously thought.

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