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Top Five Tech Highlights From IFA 2015

IFA, or “Internationale Funkausstellung” to give it its native title, is one of the biggest consumer technology trade shows in the world. Each year, the tech industry’s most important brands converge on Berlin to show off their latest and greatest products. Here’s what you need to know from this year’s show.


Ask LH: How Do You Complete A Project When You're Afraid Of Failure?

Dear Lifehacker, I have a habit of coming up with an idea, and then not actually following through with it. I have a specific project that I have really wanted to do for a long time, but I have never actually made an effort to make it happen. I think my main reasons for not doing this are fear of failure and a general sense of being easily distracted. What are some good ways to force yourself to see a project through to completion, despite fear of failure? Thanks, Long Deferred


Gluru Shows You Files And Emails Right When You Need ThemĀ 

Web/Android: One of the best things about Google Now is that it floats useful information right when you need it. Gluru is a new app and web service that wants to do the same, just for your productive life, by pulling from Dropbox, Google Drive, Evernote, Google Calendar and more.


NetNewsWire Returns With Modern Features

Mac/iOS: Long ago, NetNewsWire was the default pick for RSS reader on the Mac. Then it disappeared for a while. Now it’s back with all the trimmings (and price) of a modern RSS reader. That includes a new iOS app.


Plan Your Free Online Education At Lifehacker U: September 2015 Edition

Your education doesn’t have to stop once you leave school. We’ve put together a curriculum of some of the best free online classes available on the web for the latest term of Lifehacker U, our regularly updating guide to improving your life with free, online university-level classes. Let’s get started.


Google Docs Adds An In-App Research Mode, Dictation And More

Google Docs is rolling out a slew of updates today, including a new research mode for the Android app, voice typing in Chrome and more.


Feedly Adds Shared Collections For Pro Users, Lets Teams Share Sources

Feedly has become one of the best ways to keep up with your RSS feeds. One key feature that’s been missing, however, is the ability to bulk share a collection of sources. Now, Feedly is adding this feature to Feedly Pro.


Google Docs Brings In New Tools To Woo Students

Google has added some handy tools to its Docs productivity suite aimed squarely at students. Here’s a rundown of what’s new.


Chromebooks Have Come A Long Way

Chromebooks have come a long way since they were first introduced. While they used to be laptop-shaped browser machines, they have grown capable enough to actually stand up to other laptops. I didn’t expect to love my Chromebook, but it’s replaced my laptop for most of my work.


Google Now Update Brings Better Card Organisation, Smarter News Suggesions

Yesterday, Google announced a new logo. While that wasn’t a big deal, the company also started rolling out a new version of Google Now last night. This one is a lot different. For the better.


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