AndroidTool Takes One-Click Screencasts And Screenshots From Your Phone

Android/Mac: If you want to take screencasts or screenshots of your Android phone and instantly have them saved to your computer, AndroidTool makes the process as simple as a single click for Mac users.

Saying 'Just This Once' Is A Sign You're About To Do Something Stupid

“Just this once” is a dangerous phrase to think or say to yourself. Often it serves as an excuse to do something you know you shouldn’t.

Reduce Your Email Workload With The 'Three-Email Rule'

You can be a lot more productive when you have to spend less time explaining things over email. By setting a limit on how many times you’re willing to discuss something over email, you can reduce your workload and avoid any miscommunication.

Briefly: Pac-Man Meets Crossy Road, Samsung T1 Portable SSD

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including Crossy Road’s developers tackling Pac-Man and Samsung’s new portable SSD.

Hide Valuables In A Hollow LED Candle

We’ve shown you lots of ways to hide things in plain sight. Most LED candles are hollow, so they’re just begging to be filled with goodies, and are definitely not a hiding place people are likely to stumble across.

The Slim, Black And White Workspace

Monochromatic colour schemes are simple and easy on the eyes. This minimalist workspace looks neat and sleek thanks to the limited colour and lack of clutter.

Use The ABCD Method To Deal With Frustration

We get frustrated by a lot of things. Some make sense like our car breaking down. Others, less so, like everyday traffic. To deal with everyday frustrations like these, employ the ABCD method.

Last Week's 10 Biggest Posts

You wanted the low-down on encryption, Chrome’s RAM usage, Star Trek’s data usage and the best clients for Bittorrent. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:

The Most Effective Way To Take Notes

If it feels like you forget new information almost as quickly as you hear it, even if you write it down, that’s because we tend to lose almost 40% of new information within the first 24 hours of first reading or hearing it. If we take notes effectively, however, we can retain and retrieve almost 100% of the information we receive.

Why 'Wellness' Isn't The Answer To Overwork

Many of the people who visit me in my therapy practice spend time talking about work. How much work there is, how they never seem to be able to get it all done, how many hours they spend at work, how tired they are all the time and how fearful they are about losing their jobs. They’ve read articles telling them how they can improve their work/life balance. They’ve delegated and relegated, meditated and ruminated.