Overcome Procrastination By Writing Down All Of Its Side Effects

It’s important to find the cause of your procrastination, but it’s equally important to identify all of the aspects of your life it affects. Writing down and analysing your procrastination habits can help you see how it could be negatively affecting your life in ways far beyond your work.


Boost Your Morale By Exercising Your Willpower

If you’re in a bad mood, it can be tough to see a way out of a low. Try taking on a goal that requires a lot of willpower; accomplishing it will boost your sense of self-control and morale.


Deluminate Dims Or Inverts Web Pages To Protect Your Eyes

Chrome: Many websites are almost blindingly bright, with glaringly white backgrounds that could cause eyestrain. Deluminate is an extension that lets you dim or invert the luminance of pages in your browser so they’re easier to read.


How iOS 8.1.1 Affects Performance On Older Devices

Apple released an update to iOS 8 earlier this week that promised performance increases on older devices, such as the iPhone 4S, iPad 2, iPad Mini and iPod Touch. Ars Technica took a look at the numbers and found some disappointing results.


Ask LH: Can I Upgrade The Processor In My Phone Or Tablet?

Hi Lifehacker, My tablet’s screen and battery are still great, but the dual-core processor is getting long in the tooth. Is there any way I can either upgrade the processor, or get it to draw on the much more powerful processor in my phone?


Evernote For Mac Updated With Sleeker Design And Performance Features

Mac: Evernote released a major update for its OS X desktop app today that includes a new Yosemite-inspired design, entirely redesigned interface, and several performance upgrades, including sharing notes without leaving the app.


How To Run Your Favourite Windows Programs On OS X With Wineskin

A lot of software comes out for both Mac and Windows these days, but there are always a few games or apps that don’t make it to OS X. Thankfully, you can easily port many Windows programs to OS X with a free app called Wineskin.


Glasswire Monitors Your Bandwidth And Identifies Resource Hogs

Windows: Your internet connection handles a variety of traffic every day. When there’s a problem, it’s not always easy to find out which app or site is causing it. Glasswire simplifies this process in an easy, user-friendly package.


Dilbert's Scott Adams On Willpower: Have Systems, Not Goals

We tend to look at willpower as this magical force inside of us that we either have or we don’t. In a recent interview, Scott Adams — Dilbert creator and frequent advice giver — explains that willpower is actually a finite resource, and there’s a way to get what you need done without draining it all.


NoteDash Puts Your Notes Into Notification Center

iOS: Sometimes, you need to make a note that’s easily accessible from anywhere. NoteDash gives you just that. Type out a note, and it shows up in Notification Center.