PhotoMath Calculates Equations Using Your Phone's Camera

iPhone/Windows Phone: You have a lot of options for calculators on your phone, but Photomath does things differently. Just point your phone’s camera at an equation, and PhotoMath automatically comes up with the solution.


Fantastical Adds Interactive Notifications, Today Widget

iOS: Fantastical 2 for iPad and iPhone were both updated today to include a bunch of new iOS 8-specific features. It now comes with interactive notifications and a today widget.


Smart Network Saves Battery By Switching To 2G When Your Screen Is Off

Android (rooted): LTE is pretty handy when you’re browsing the web or downloading files, but when you aren’t actively using your phone, it draws a lot of battery without being useful. Smart Network switches your phone to 2G when your screen is off to save battery while keeping you connected.


ALDI Mobile Is Slightly Increasing Its Data Allowances

The history of ALDI Mobile has been one in which data allowances for customers have been steadily reduced. So we’re somewhat surprised to learn that some plans are actually going to become a tiny bit more generous from November.


What Do NBN Customers Complain About?

Anyone who’s not in an area which has current National Broadband Network (NBN) rollout plans is complaining about the fact they have no prospect of high-speed connections in the near future. But what are actual customers who can get on the NBN complaining about?


Inbox Is A Google Tool For Conquering Your Email Clutter

Web/Android/iOS: Gmail has plenty of tools for categorising and managing your email, but that doesn’t mean Gmail users feel free of email anxiety. Inbox is a new tool from Google which provides a different way of managing your mail.


Why You Should Teach What You Know, Even If You Aren't An Expert

By teaching what you already know about your profession or hobby, you’ll learn more, potentially gain some notoriety as an up-and-coming expert, make new connections with people, and find new opportunities. And you’ll have some fun.


Remind Yourself 'It Must Not Be Easy' When Dealing With Difficult People

We all have to deal with difficult people we can’t avoid. Seeing things from their perspective helps create empathy and understand their perspective. Use the phrase “It must not be easy” to help you see the other side before you react.


The CIA Escape And Evasion Survival Bag

CIA agents need to be prepared for everything, and sometimes that means surviving on limited resources. Their survival kit is tiny, but it includes everything needed to get out of town and live for a while.


Briefly: Glowing Toilets, CliffyB's Man Cave, iPad Durability

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Glow-in-the-dark toilets, Menulog teases Bitcoin users, are iPads built to last forever?