Overcome Procrastination By Writing Down All Of Its Side Effects

It’s important to find the cause of your procrastination, but it’s equally important to identify all of the aspects of your life it affects. Writing down and analysing your procrastination habits can help you see how it could be negatively affecting your life in ways far beyond your work.


Boost Your Morale By Exercising Your Willpower

If you’re in a bad mood, it can be tough to see a way out of a low. Try taking on a goal that requires a lot of willpower; accomplishing it will boost your sense of self-control and morale.


Video Briefly: Squirrel Burglar, Dragon Age Nooky, Iceberg Collapse

Brief video items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Squirrel nabs GoPro camera, Dragon Age Inquisition gets frisky, TV wall mounting explained.


Consider Upgrading To A Hotel's Club Floor To Save On Perks

Hotel upgrades can be difficult to justify, especially if you spend most of your time out and about during trips. But if you can make the most of the perks that come with upgrading to a hotel’s club floor, then the cost can be worth it.


Deluminate Dims Or Inverts Web Pages To Protect Your Eyes

Chrome: Many websites are almost blindingly bright, with glaringly white backgrounds that could cause eyestrain. Deluminate is an extension that lets you dim or invert the luminance of pages in your browser so they’re easier to read.


Six Questions To Ask Yourself Before Telling A Lie

Not every lie is bad. Some lies keep people happy and keep our relationships strong. Whether you’re keeping a close friend’s secret or telling our mother we love the sweater she knitted us, some lies are necessary — even helpful. Before you lie, though, ask yourself a few questions to see if a lie is really worth telling.


How iOS 8.1.1 Affects Performance On Older Devices

Apple released an update to iOS 8 earlier this week that promised performance increases on older devices, such as the iPhone 4S, iPad 2, iPad Mini and iPod Touch. Ars Technica took a look at the numbers and found some disappointing results.


Ask LH: Can I Upgrade The Processor In My Phone Or Tablet?

Hi Lifehacker, My tablet’s screen and battery are still great, but the dual-core processor is getting long in the tooth. Is there any way I can either upgrade the processor, or get it to draw on the much more powerful processor in my phone?


Evernote For Mac Updated With Sleeker Design And Performance Features

Mac: Evernote released a major update for its OS X desktop app today that includes a new Yosemite-inspired design, entirely redesigned interface, and several performance upgrades, including sharing notes without leaving the app.


Evernote For Android Gets Business Card Scanning

Android: Today, Evernote added the slick business card scanning feature from the iOS version to Android. Simply take a picture of a business card and Evernote will parse the data and create a new contact for you.