Dig Yourself Out Of A Rut By Creating Something

If you’re feeling discouraged, getting started on something new can help. If you’re not sure what to do, just start creating something, anything.


Popular Tips Site gHacks Hits Patreon As Ad Revenue Dwindles

Martin Brinkmann’s gHacks is one of the best resources for Windows-related tips and includes articles covering everything from useful utilities and tools to the latest, experimental browser features. Unfortunately, gHacks has been hit hard by the increased use of adblockers and as a result, is turning to Patreon to survive.


Better Window Manager For OS X Saves Window States However You Want

Mac: We’ve seen a lot of apps that mimic Windows’ snapping feature where open windows are automatically opened in different positions. Better Window Manager manages to combine a lot of features into a small package. It allows you to save window states, manage shortcuts, and much more.


Identify Your Strengths And Weaknesses With The Superpower Exercise

Sometimes we’re more than willing to work on our weaknesses, but the problem is we haven’t taken the time to identify them properly. This exercise has you identify your traits and place them into three distinct categories.


TypeSnippets Is A Visual Text Expansion Keyboard For iOS

iOS: We all know text expansion is great, but sometimes it’s hard to remember the abbreviations you make. TypeSnippets solves this by making it a more visual experience.


When Experimenting With Productivity Tips, Try Just One At A Time

There are so many great productivity strategies out there, sometimes it’s tempting to try many of them at once. However, for more effective results, try one tip at a time.


Invert The 80/20 Rule To Identify The Causes Of Your Biggest Problems

We’ve all heard of the 80/20 rule (or Pareto Principle) that says 80 per cent of your success will come from 20 per cent of your effort. The inverse, however, is often true as well: 80 per cent of your problems will come from 20 per cent of your circumstances.


What Necessary Adult Skills Were You Never Taught Growing Up?

When you’re young, you spend most of your time getting an education to help prepare you for being an adult. And yet some things slip through the cracks. What weren’t you taught that you think you should have?


AutoWear Brings Tasker's Customised Voice Commands To Android Wear

Android: With Tasker, you can create a custom Google Now command for just about anything. Android Wear allows you to trigger regular Google Now commands from your wrist, and now Auto Wear allows you to do the same with those custom voice commands.


How We Work 2015: The Complete Series

Over the last fortnight, Lifehacker’s editors, writers and contributors have shared their favourite productivity tips and techniques. We’ve gathered them all together here in one handy location.