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Use Sealed Wood Or Metal Bookshelves To Protect Your Book Collection

For those of us who still own dead tree books, storing them properly is more challenging than it sounds. Sure, you could buy cheap bookshelves, but long-term storage and preservation requires the right type of materials


Ask LH: How Can I Permanently Tag Names Onto Digital Photos?

Dear Lifehacker, I’m organising my family photos digitally and have a burning question — how can I tag people’s names for posterity? Picasa, iPhoto and the like can recognise faces and record names, but the names are stored in a separate database, not attached to the photo. How can I store this data for posterity, guarding against different programs and different operating systems for the next 50 years? What is the digital equivalent of writing a person’s name on the back of a photo?


Store Pizza Peels Up High With A Guitar Mount

If you like to make your own pizza at home, pizza peels make it easy to set and retrieve your pie. They can be large and awkwardly shaped, but a simple guitar mount gives you easy, out of the way storage.


iOS 8 Bug Causes 'Reset All Settings' To Erase iCloud Drive Documents

It looks like there’s another bug in iOS 8. This one was found by MacRumors forum members and causes you to lose all your documents in iCloud Drive.


OneBox Auto-Organises Email Attachments In Your Cloud Storage

Web: OneBox saves all the attachments you have received from multiple email accounts in your favourite cloud storage. Plus, it neatly categorises them by file type.


Build A Face-Recognising Safe With A Raspberry Pi

Having a safe is a great way to store your valuables. Now, you can lock them away in a DIY, face-recognising setup with a some free software, a Raspberry Pi and a Pi camera.


Do Not Enable iCloud Drive In iOS 8

Mac: iOS 8 is here and it comes with a heap of awesome features. One of those features is a new, better version of iCloud dubbed iCloud Drive. But don’t enable it yet.


Why Australia's Museums Must Get Better At Digital Archiving

Australian’s museums, galleries and other cultural institutions must adopt more of a digital strategy with their collections if they are to remain relevant with audiences. Only about a quarter of the collections held by the sector have been digitised so far and a study out this week says more needs to be done to protect and preserve the material, and make it available to people online.


The Start-To-Finish Guide To Securing Your Cloud Storage

Whether your files are stored on Dropbox, iCloud or Mega, they could do with a little more security. It’s impossible to make them “hack proof”, but there are a few steps you can take to make your data as secure as possible — and still convenient to access. Let’s walk through those steps.


Disk App Simplifies Cleaning Up Your Mac's Hard Drive

Mac: There are quite a few handy tools for analysing your Mac’s disk space, but they’re all pretty complex. Disk App simplifies things to make it easy to clear up space on your hard drive.