Ask LH: How Can I Delete A Single Message In iOS 8?

Hey Lifehacker, I updated to iOS 8 — now how do I delete only one message from a conversation? On iOS 7 I just hit trash, and I didn’t erase the whole conversation by doing that. Any tips?


The Features That Matter On Your Next Router (And The Ones That Don't)

Shopping for a router used to be as simple as buying the thing everyone said was good. These days, you have to understand heaps of technical terms, from “beamforming” to “MIMO” and “dual band”. Some of these are useful, but others are marketing fluff. Let’s dive in and separate the useful from the rest.


Nexus 6 Is Official, Australian Pre-Orders In November [Updated]

Google’s much-rumoured Nexus 6 Android phone is now official. The 5.96-inch phone, produced by Motorola, will be one of the first devices to run Android Lollipop (Android 5.0, previously known as Android L). The big question is: when will Australians see it?


Train Torture Test: Melbourne To Adelaide

Phone companies love to boast about how broad their coverage is. We put those claims to the test by measuring mobile broadband performance for Optus, Telstra and Vodafone on a cross-country train trip between Melbourne and Adelaide.


Deal With The Elephant In The Room First To Become A Better Leader

When you’re a leader, your job is (in part) to deal with the issues that everyone who follows you is worried about. If you know there’s an elephant in the room, be the first one to speak up about it.


Give Better Feedback By Using 'And' Instead Of 'But'

When you’re trying to give good feedback, you can often negate your efforts by adding a “but” after a positive statement. By using “and” instead, you can avoid someone getting defensive or vulnerable.


How Apple's Launch Strategy Makes Your iPhone More Expensive

Apple’s release of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus felt like its biggest launch in years. But just how big was it — and how does its launch strategy mean you potentially end up paying more for your phone?


How To (Almost Always) Pick The Right Handshake

The awkward handshake. It happens all the time. From Snoop Dogg and Bill Mayer to Yao Ming and his whole family, it seems no one is immune. Even President Obama can’t escape it. Why does something seemingly so simple feel so complex?


Potato Scallop, Cake Or Fritter? Actually, It Depends

Twitter has flared up recently over the oft-argued question of whether a flat circular disc of battered and deep-fried potato should be called a potato scallop, potato cake or potato fritter in Australia. The correct answer? It depends on where you live.


Five Best iPhone 6 And 6 Plus Cases

If you’ve recently picked up a shiny new iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, you’ll want something to protect it from drops, falls, scratches and dings. There are lots of cases available, from the super-expensive to the slim and cheap. This week we’re looking at five of the best, based on your nominations.