tweaks

Rebar Tweaker Hides The Up Button And Search Box In Windows Explorer

Windows 8 brought a few handy improvements to Windows Explorer, including the “one folder up” button from previous incarnations of Windows. Explorer Rebar Tweaker is a small program that lets you customise the Windows Explorer address bar.


Enable A Resizable YouTube Player With This Simple Command

A dynamically resizable YouTube player is nothing new. However, Google has added a hidden YouTube experiment that allows you to enable a resizable player without downloading or installing anything.


Your Quarterly Jailbreak Roundup, April 2014

We’re well into the lifecycle of the iOS 7 jailbreak, and that means jailbreakers can enjoy many more advanced tweaks and apps. We’ve already covered the first and second waves of apps, but here are some more of our favourites.


How To Hide Your Google+ View Count

Google+ recently turned on a feature that displays the total number of times your Google+ profile and content have been viewed by others. If you don’t want this to be visible to everyone, you can hide it.


Enable AirDrop On Older, Unsupported Macs

AirDrop is an easy way to transfer files between Macs on a network, but older hardware doesn’t support the feature. Thankfully, all you need is a Terminal command to turn it on.


Improve Your iPhone's Fingerprint Scanner With These Tweaks

The iPhone 5s fingerprint scanner, aka Touch ID, is a handy little feature that lets you unlock your phone with just a touch of your finger. Unfortunately, that’s about all it does. Fortunately, you can make it more useful with these jailbreak tweaks.


How To Optimise Your PC Games' Graphics Settings In One Click

Most PC games have a plethora of graphics settings that let you strike the perfect balance between quality and performance. If you don’t enjoy digging into these settings, though, both NVIDIA and AMD have apps that will do all the heavy lifting for you — with just one click.


Get Better Sound From Your Headphones With These DIY Mods

Finding the perfect pair of headphones is a challenge, because often there is no “perfect” headphone for you. Fortunately, you can tweak any headphone to fit your tastes with a little DIY magic. Welcome to the exciting world of headphone mods.


Ask LH: Are Android ROMs Still Worthwhile, Or Is Xposed A Better Choice?

Dear Lifehacker, I’ve been reading a lot about Android tweaking lately. With tweaks like GravityBox available, is there any advantage to flashing a custom ROM? Wouldn’t it be better to just add the features I want with Xposed?


The Best Jailbreak Apps And Tweaks For iOS 7, Part II

iOS 7 was jailbroken just a few weeks ago. We covered the first wave of excellent apps and tweaks, but plenty more tweaks have popped up since then. Here are more of our favourites.