Make Fun A Workplace Priority For Happier Staff And Clients

We all have to grow up, but holding on to your inner child can help your business more than you think. Makenna Johnston at Tiny Buddha says the end result of fun in the workplace isn’t just happier employees, but happier clients.


Lifehacker's $13,000 Dell Workstation PC Giveaway: Tell Us How You Work To Win!

Do you use a high-performance PC for work? Tell us how you use it, and thanks to Dell and Intel, Lifehacker has almost $13,000 of Precision workstations up for grabs. You could win a Precision M3800 performance laptop with Core i7 quad-core processor (valued at $4,000) or a Precision T3610 workstation PC. With six-core Intel Xeon CPU and Nvidia Quadro graphics, this desktop is worth $8872. Ready to boost your computational power and maximise work efficiency? Enter to win here.


Google News And Weather Brings Glanceable Updates To Your Home Screen

Android: Hop in your wayback machine. Google has updated its already-sweet News and Weather widget and released it to the Play Store. Yes, the one that was last seen with the Galaxy Nexus.


All The Ways You Can Add Special Characters In Google Drive

Need to type a special character (such as a symbol or something from a non-Latin alphabet) in a Google Drive document? Turns out there are several ways to do that.


The Freelancer's Guide To Time Management

Time management is a challenge for all of us, but we freelancers face a unique set of issues when it comes to making the most of our time. Not only are we juggling projects, we’re juggling several clients and simultaneously trying to find new work. Here are some time management strategies freelancers and small business owners should have in their arsenal.


Add Any Application To The Windows Context Menu

If you’re looking for a way to help clean up your Windows desktop icons and taskbar, you can make any application accessible in the desktop context menu. The How-To Geek has a simple method for adding any application to the context menu, and it just takes a few registry edits.


Ask LH: How Can I Give Away Old PC Parts?

Hey Lifehacker, Just wondering if there are any good Australian institutions that would take old PC parts as donations or for recycling? I’m not interested in DIY re-purposing hacks, I just want this junk out of my house!


Use Google Ventures' 'Note And Vote' Method To Make Group Decisions

People’s opinions can quickly derail a meeting and stop the group from making a decision. Google Ventures has a technique to get to good decisions in 15 minutes, which they call the “Note and Vote” method.


I'm Angelo Sotira, Co-Founder Of DeviantArt, And This Is How I Work

In the context of contemporary internet companies, DeviantArt is venerably ancient. The site began in 2000 as a means of sharing media player skins, and it has grown into a hotbed of creativity and collaboration for artists of all sorts. And behind the site is Angelo Sotira.


How To Handle A Toxic Work Environment

It’s one thing to dislike your job, but it’s another to feel physically ill walking in to work. If your job just doesn’t have redeeming qualities, your work environment may be toxic in more ways than one. Here’s how to handle it, especially when quitting is not an option.