Life360 Helps You Stay Connected With Your Travel Partners

iOS/Android/Windows: When you travel with friends or a partner, it’s important to have time apart so everyone can engage in the activities they want. However, this can make it difficult to meet up later on. Life360‘s app helps you easily see each others location.


Use Google Sheets As A Multilingual Chat Translator

Communicating with someone who speaks and writes in another language isn’t the easiest task. This Google Sheet incorporates Google Translate so you can have a real-time chat conversation with anybody in the world.


Don't Look For Perfect On A First Date

A lot of us go around trying to find that perfect somebody. Yet the person who completes you probably isn’t nearly as perfect as you might hope. Use your pessimism to set realistic expectations about the people you date.


Have More Meaningful Conversations To Avoid Burning Your Bridges

You’ve probably heard the saying “don’t burn your bridges before you cross them”. Usually, it’s a caution against doing things like suddenly quitting while telling your boss what you really think of him. Sales professional Tom Powers writes on LinkedIn that “burning bridges” is more often a slow burn that happens in small ways over time.


Learn To Read Emotions By Watching Micro Facial Expressions

Reading body language helps us understand when people are offended, enthralled or anything in between. An article on Inc only discusses the basic emotions, from happiness to contempt, with an illustrated guide to recognising them.


Telstra's Freedom Prepaid Plan Now Has More Data (But You Can Still Do Better)

We used to recommend the old version of Telstra’s prepaid Freedom plan as one of the best options for mobile phone users, until a change in the conditions earlier this year eliminated the ability to add extra data without having to pay a king’s ransom. Now Telstra has increased the available data on its Freedom plan, is it worth revisiting?


Facebook Launches Privacy Basics To Help You Learn How It Uses Your Data

Facebook has announced that it plans to update its terms of use and privacy policies at the start of next year. Coinciding with this change, the company has introduced Privacy Basics to help you understand how to stay private on the site and how Facebook uses your data.


Ask LH: Can I Switch My Phone To Another Network?

Dear Lifehacker, Last year, I received a Samsung Galaxy smartphone while on a Telstra contract. My question is, can I use it with an Optus SIM card, or do I have to buy a completely new phone?


Start Difficult Emails Off Right With These Templates

It can be tough putting together the perfect cover letter or following up on a job interview in the right way. Forbes has 27 pre-written email scripts to start you off on the right track. All you have to do is personalise it and fill in the details.