TinyBlu Reminds You To Keep In Touch With Important People

Part of building a good network involves regularly touching base with certain people, and it doesn’t hurt to extend that idea to your personal life. TinyBlu is a simple web app that reminds you when it’s been too long since you last spoke to someone.


Resolve Conflicts Quickly By Deciding If They're Hot Or Cold First

Conflict resolution isn’t an exact science. However, over on Harvard Business Review, author Mark Gerzon suggests that if you can differentiate between a hot and cold conflict, you can resolve them a lot quicker.


Twibble Automatically Tweets Blog Posts Or RSS Feeds On A Schedule

Whether you own a blog or subscribe to RSS feeds, you probably share your favourite articles on Twitter. Twibble is a service that can take care of this for you by automatically tweeting articles.


Skype For Android Will Connect To Your Address Book To Find Contacts

The latest version of Skype for Android has one new major feature: you can connect it to your phone’s address book, so Skype can match your contacts with your Skype buddy list.


FossaMail Is A 64-Bit Optimised Thunderbird Clone For Windows

Windows: Mozilla’s Thunderbird is a solid email client, but it still doesn’t support 64-bit processors. FossaMail is a free clone optimised for 64-bit systems, all while supporting the same extensions.


Ask LH: Are Vaya's Plans Worth It?

Dear Lifehacker, I’ve seen a lot of advertising for Vaya recently. The plans seem good value, but from what I’ve read the company has rubbish customer service. Do you think they’re any good?


Why Your Phone Can't Get A Signal When You Get Off A Plane

Ever lost a call the second you walked off a plane? Or noticed that your phone can’t seem to find anything to connect to in the first place? Wired took a look at why that is.


Which Cheap Smartphone Should You Buy?

A flagship smartphone usually costs somewhere in the region of $800, with some models creeping closer to one grand. That’s just silly money! If you’re willing to forgo the latest wizz-bang features — most of which are useless gimmicks — it’s possible to snag a cutting-edge phone for well under $400. Here are five of the best cheapskate-friendly models on the market.


How To Virtualise Android On Your PC So You Can Try Before You Buy

You probably know that you can run a desktop operating system in a virtual machine for testing. You can do the same thing for Android, and it’s a great way to test out a phone before you buy it. Here’s how to set it up.


How To Say What You Really Mean At Work (And Be Heard)

Navigating conversations in the work place can often leave you dealing with “fake talk” and useless jargon to avoid conflicts and difficult topics, but sometimes you need to speak up and be heard.