Schedule To-Dos In Advance Only When You're Certain To Complete Them

Although skipping a task deadline that you’d set for yourself might seem harmless, the small failures can slowly drain you of motivation to stick with your original plan. Don’t bite off more than you can chew in a single day.


Briefly: World's Longest Zipline, Cheap Casio Watch, 50% Off Arctic Travel

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Get $200 off Casio’s limited-edition F1 EFR-537RB-1A wristwatch, the world’s longest zipline roller-coaster launches in Australia, get 50% off Arctic travel.


Create Your Own Music Sleep Timer Or Alarm With Tasker

Android: You might wish your favourite music app had a sleep timer option to turn the music off after a set amount of time, or you may resent having an extra alarm clock app on your phone just so you can wake to your favourite music. There’s no reason to download special apps for these features when you can just set them up with Tasker.


Productive People Are Never 'Free'

Being truly productive is about more than just getting the things you need done each day. To be at your most productive you need to use all of your time to the fullest, and in that way you never really have a time when you’re “free”.


Avoid Being Late For Meetings By Scheduling Your Time Backwards

It’s OK to be late every once in a while, but when it regularly impacts you and others around you, it’s time to fix it. When you know you have to be somewhere at a certain time, count backwards from that point and plan your schedule as honestly as possible.


Briefly: ABC Job Cuts, New Pokemon Strategy Guide, Bingle Beauty Tips

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: ABC to shed 10 per cent of workforce, Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire playing tips, Lara Bingle’s Summer beauty guide.


Last Week's 10 Biggest Posts

Last Week’s 10 Biggest Posts

You wanted the best-paying jobs, the best mobile office suites and the inside track on Netflix down under. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:


Google Search Can Convert Between Time Zones

Chances are you know that typing “time [city name]” into Google will give you the local time there. Turns out Google’s search can also handle conversions between different time zones by name.


Video Briefly: Squirrel Burglar, Dragon Age Nooky, Iceberg Collapse

Brief video items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Squirrel nabs GoPro camera, Dragon Age Inquisition gets frisky, TV wall mounting explained.


Evernote For Android Gets Business Card Scanning

Android: Today, Evernote added the slick business card scanning feature from the iOS version to Android. Simply take a picture of a business card and Evernote will parse the data and create a new contact for you.