Perform Calculations And Converstions Right From The Chromebook App Launcher

Chromebook’s browser-based operating system may be focused on the web, but its built-in app launcher has a few tricks up its sleeve — including performing calculations and conversions without ever opening up a web page.


Briefly: Best Contact-Storing Apps, Aussie Robot Wars, 360-Degree Oculus Rift

Brief news items for Lifehacker readers, including: The best apps for storing all your contacts, download the original Syndicate strategy game for free.


Pick Makes Scheduling Times To Meet Easy

Whether you’re planning a meeting with a colleague or you just want to grab dinner with a friend, it can be tough to find a time that suits everyone. Pick is a web service that makes it easy. You can use it on your own or with other people to pick the best times for all of you to get together, automatically.


Google Contacts Gets A New Look And Brings Your Contacts Together

Google is offering up a preview of the new version of Google Contacts today. Contacts is getting a big visual overhaul to make it easier to manage your contacts and see everything you’ve been talking about.


Briefly: Quaint Quantum Computing, Arp Odyssey Synth Riffs

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: $30 Australian airfares from Tigerair, take a tour of Bristol’s Quantum Photonics lab, 50% off Black & Decker tools.


Briefly: Cosplay Cops, Liquid Ballet, Get $25 Uber Credit

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Cosplayers launch police squad to combat anti-social behavior at cons, get $25 of free travel credit with Uber, the best “dancing liquid” video you will see today.


Last Week's 10 Biggest Posts

You wanted . Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:


Focus On Your Personal Values Instead Of Your Incomplete To-Do List

You may try to get through your to-do list each day, and often things slip through — but that doesn’t mean you’ve failed. On those days, look to see if you met your personal values checklist.


Video Briefly: Game Of Thrones Bloopers, Octopus Attack, Frozen Returns

Brief video items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Dragon Ball Z fan film, Disney’s Frozen Fever trailer, 10 years of YouTube distilled into 16 minutes.


Avoid Over-Committing Your Time With This Simple Formula

Time management can be tough, but it often comes down to not being truly aware of how you spend your time. This formula forces you to examine your time usage while making it plain and clear what you can and cannot do in the time you have.