Duet Display Mirrors Your Mac's Screen On Your iPad Without Lag

iOS/Mac: We’ve seen plenty of options for display mirroring between a Mac and an iPad, but they tend to be laggy because they work over Wi-Fi. Duet Display fixes that problem by only working over a wired connection.


NBN Co Will Start Offering Cable Broadband In 2016

A key element of the multi-technology mix (MTM) approach to the National Broadband Network is making use of the existing pay TV cable (HFC) network. With the agreements to acquire those networks from Telstra and Optus finalised earlier this week, NBN Co has now set a somewhat firmer timetable for when it will start offering services on that network.


Amaysim Will Finally Go 4G In 2015

Amaysim is one of the most popular prepaid carriers for Lifehacker readers, but there has always been one big complaint: it uses Optus’ older 3G network. That’s all set to change around April next year, when Amaysim finally introduces 4G plans.


Calendar Events Notifier Nags You About Your Important Meetings

Android: Calendars may be helpful for keeping track of what’s going on when, but they’re not always the best at making sure you remember when you need to do something. Calendar Events Notifier beefs up those notifications.


How To Automatically Back Up And Purge Your Gmail Every 30 Days

If the Sony hack has taught us anything, it’s that keeping incriminating emails in your inbox is a terrible idea. If someone gets into your email, everything you’ve ever said could be out in the open. Here’s how to make sure that doesn’t happen by automatically backing up and deleting everything in your Gmail account on a schedule.


Solve Tough Problems By Inverting Them

Often, we have so many options that it’s tough to choose among them (this is also known as the paradox of choice). If you’re at a crossroads and need to make a tough decision, it can help to understand what you want by examining what you don’t want first.


Conquer An Unfinished Task By Dedicating Only Two Minutes To It

We all have those tasks we haven’t completed that seem to nag at us every day. It may seem like it will never get done, but you might just end up finding the rest of the time to complete it if you dedicate just a couple of minutes to it.


Most Popular Mac Posts Of 2014

The arrival of Yosemite saw plenty of activity in the Mac universe. These are the 10 most popular Mac posts from Lifehacker in 2014.


Briefly: Top Ten Job Skills, 20% Off All Tigerair Flights, Chocolate Science

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: The ten most employable skills of 2014, get 20% off entire Tigerair network, the impending death of the last-gen gamer.


The Difference Between Wi-Fi Security Protocols: WPA2-AES Vs WPA2-TKIP

Setting up encryption on your wireless router is one of the most important things you can do for your network security, but your router probably offers various different options — WPA2-PSK (TKIP), WPA2-PSK (AES), and WPA2-PSK (TKIP/AES) among the alphabet soup. How-To Geek explains which one to choose for a faster, more secure home network.