Remotely Lock Your Mac With A Launch Center Pro Shortcut

Putting your Mac to sleep from your phone is handy when you leave the room and forget to secure your computer. Blogger Rick Stawarz shows that it’s easy to make this happen using the iPhone app, Launch Center Pro, then Dropbox and Hazel on your Mac.


The Biggest Problem With The Windows Store: Scams Everywhere

Windows 8′s “Windows Store” is a great idea, but it’s a disaster. It’s full of scams, designed to trick you into buying apps you don’t need.


Share Your Wisdom: Our Guide To Business Forums

Want to meet fellow business people, share war stories and enhance your skills? Lifehacker rounds up the top online and real-world forums for small business people to get together.


FrameBench Annotates Attachments Inside Gmail, No Downloading Required

Chrome: It’s not that difficult to download email attachments and add your notes to them, but wouldn’t it be nice to review the attachment, add your feedback in-line, and send it back right inside of Gmail without even downloading the file first? Framebench can do that.


OneNote For Android Adds Handwriting Input, Tablet Support

Microsoft has updated its awesome note-taking tool OneNote for Android, with handwriting support and more formatting options added to the Ribbon.


To-Do App Groupiful Adds Project Templates And A New Interface

Previously mentioned Groupiful makes it easy to collaborate with others on school projects, home renovations or family reunions. Now, the service has a sharp new interface, Dropbox integration and new features to make organising tasks easier.


Vodafone's New Zealand Roaming Is Now 4G

Vodafone’s $5 a day roaming deal is one of the better choices out there if you want to roam on your existing account. If you’re travelling to New Zealand, it’s now an even more appealing option, since you’ll be able to access Vodafone’s own 4G network while doing so.


Ask LH: Are Australian Businesses Breaking Spam Laws By Having The Opt-In Email Box Ticked?

Hi Lifehacker, When I was using Pizza Hut’s mobile ordering site, I noticed that it had the opt-in box for marketing emails already ticked. Isn’t being opted by default against the law in Australia?


The Daily Shower Review: My Method For Fixing My Repetitive Mistakes

Shower Review Update

We all make mistakes. It’s part of being human. Chances are most of us have repeated a mistake many times. To fix these recurrences, I came up with a method that I like to call the Daily Shower Review.


Mailbox Brings Its Email Client To The Mac, Invite-Only For Now

Mailbox, the popular iOS and Android email app, has started sending out invitations for its public beta for the Mac app.