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Use AppCleaner To Reset Any Mac App Back To Its Default Settings

Mac: We’re fans of AppCleaner as an app uninstaller, but over on How-To Geek, they point out that the free software is also useful for resetting apps back to their default state.


HP Says 'Sorry' For Bricking Printers, Plans Software Update To Reverse Damage

Last week, we reported that HP had released firmware for some of its inkjet printers that blocked the use of replacement third-party replacement ink cartridges. Consumer advocacy group CHOICE even launched an investigation into whether HP broke Australian Consumer Laws with this move. Now HP has come out to apology to customers, not for making its printers unusable with unofficial cartridges, but for not being upfront about it. The company also plans to release firmware to remove the block on third-party catridges. Here are the details.


Silent Site Sound Blocker Only Lets Whitelisted Tabs Play Audio

Chrome: We’ve all been there — you open a site in a new tab, and it starts playing audio in the background. Or worse, you open it in the foreground and it starts a video in some random corner of the page while you read an article. Silent Site Sound Blocker puts an end to that nonsense for good.


The New Raspberry Pi OS Is Here, And It Looks Great

The Raspberry Pi’s main operating system, Raspbian, just got a brand new look from the Raspberry Pi Foundation. Dubbed PIXEL, it’s a skin for Raspbian that modernises the interface, adds some new programs and makes it much more pleasant to use. Let’s take a closer look at your Pi’s new appearance.


Twitter Now Lets Anyone Collect Tweets Into Moments, Embed Them In Web Pages

Twitter Moments isn’t necessarily one of Twitter’s most popular features (then again, it’s not the worst either), but they’re getting more interesting today. Now, any user can collect a group of related tweets and share it as a single Moment.


Briefly: Zombie Run, Toxic Facebook, Star Citizen Update

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Gizmodo goes to Zedtown to kill some zombies, Facebook is career poison, Star Citizen’s downward spiral.


Melbourne Launches A Free Wi-Fi Network

Today Victorian Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade Philip Dalidakis announced that Melbourne would be launching a free wi-fi network across the CBD.

Apparently it’s “unparalleled” and “world class”.


I'm Matt Eaton, Artist And Curator, And This Is How I Work

Matt Eaton is an artist in Detroit — but his own art is often a second priority. As director and curator of the Red Bull House of Art, Matt is an advocate for young, up-and-coming artists, helping to push their talents and promote their work.


iPhone 7 And 7 Plus Cases Promise To Resurrect The Headphone Jack

“Bring back the audio jack.” That’s the tagline used by a line of phone cases for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus that promises restores the 3.5mm headphone jack that Apple removed from the new handsets. The creators of the Fuze Cases also claim their product can double the phones’ battery life. Read on to find out more.


How To Totally Disable Widgets On The iOS 10 Lock Screen

iOS: iOS 10 is packed with its share of new features, but the lock screen is easily the biggest change. With that comes a new widget screen that has all kinds of potential to mess with your privacy. Here’s how to disable it completely.


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