Boost Your Charisma By Being More Attentive

We all understand the importance of social skills, but charisma can be a tough one to adopt. Lifehack.org recommends focusing on presence.


Ask LH: If I've Dropped My Phone, Does That Void Subsequent Warranty Repairs?

Hey Lifehacker, I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 Active with a cracked screen and its earphone jack recently broke. I’ve been told that because the screen is broken the warranty is void and they refuse to repair the earphone jack. Is the warranty really void?


Avoid 'Global' Labels In Arguments That Undermine Conflict Resolution

In a relationship, arguments are normal. The goal, however, should be to finish the argument and solve your problems. Using “global” statements that describe a problem with a person’s character (as opposed to actions) undermine resolution.


Everywhere In Australia Opening Early To Sell You An iPhone 6 Or iPhone 6 Plus

If you want an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus and haven’t already pre-ordered one, the only way to get your hands on one on launch day, Friday 19 September, will be to hit an Apple store or a phone retailer. Here’s a complete list and map of all the stores that are opening early to sell the device.


How To Use All Of Messages' New Features In iOS 8

One of the surprising overhauls in iOS 8 is Messages. Apple changed a lot of stuff and added some new features to Messages that make it much more pleasant to use. Here’s everything you need to know.


Turn A Deaf Ear To Silly Remarks To Avoid Damaging Relationships

We’ve all had our fair share of less than remarkable comments. The Fast Track tells us to learn how to respond to these situations in a way that avoids damaging relationships.


Which Phone Companies And ISPs Had The Most Complaints?

Annual figures for complaints to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) show that the number of complaints were down, but almost 140,000 of us still had problems bad enough to make involving the TIO necessary. Which providers received the most complaints?


Mobile Phone Plans Are Still Way Too Hard To Compare

Anyone who wanted to pre-order an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus ahead of last week’s launch didn’t just have to grapple with sites that constantly crashed, a shortage of models and a sense of unhelpful panic. They also had to deal with phone plans that are confusing, inconsistent and constantly changing.


60 Aussies Complained To The TIO About $10,000+ Excess Data Bills

The good news? Overall complaints to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) have fallen over the past year. The bad news? Too many people are still being shafted for excess data charges.


Do You Still Jailbreak Your iPhone?

Jailbreaking iPhones has been a popular route for people trying to get more out of their iOS devices for a long while. However, Apple keeps adding features previous only available to jailbreakers to iOS when new versions emerge. So we want to know: do you still care about jailbreaking?