Sometimes It's Worth Finishing Your Worst Work To Move On To Your Best

We all have one of those projects sitting around unfinished that we know isn’t that great. It’s easy to abandon it, but as writer Steven Pressfield points out in Entrepreneur, sometimes, you just need to finish it to prove you can.


Stop Chrome From Running In The Background After You Close It

Some Google Chrome extensions may keep your browser awake even when the browser is closed or minimised. This could slow down your computer, increase memory usage and eat up your battery. Here’s how to stop this from happening.


Lifehacker Pack For Firefox 2014: Our List Of The Essential Extensions

Firefox may not be as popular as Google Chrome these days, but it still has one of the best extension libraries around. Here are the essential Firefox extensions you need to bend the web to your will.


Speed-Optimised Browser Pale Moon Is Now On Android

Android: Pale Moon is a speed-optimised version of Firefox that we love on the desktop. Now you can get it — and all of its performance improvements — on your Android phone or tablet.


Wear Internet Browser Lets You Surf From Android Wear

Have you ever thought that that what you really wanted to do with a smartwatch was browse the web? If so, today’s your lucky day, as Wear Internet Browser lets you do just that.


Ask LH: Is It Worth Repairing My Broken Tablet?

Hi Lifehacker, I recently put a crack in the screen in my Sony Xperia Z tablet rendering a third of the screen unusable. According to Sony this would cost $450 to repair, nearly the value of the tablet itself. I could not find anywhere in Melbourne that would repair a Sony tablet but I was able to keep using it, albeit with much reduced functionality. However, a recent software update has made the tablet completely unusable as I cannot get past the language selection screen (as pictured).


How To Safely Install The OS X Yosemite Beta

The OS X Yosemite public beta is out, and since it’s beta software, you need to exercise some caution before you install it. That doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all the fun. Here’s how to install the beta without messing up your whole system.


Maria Popova's Advice On The Hardest Part Of Succeeding

Money, reach, size and other statistics tell you a lot about your job, but that’s not where the real work lies, says blogger Maria Popova. The real effort is in not equating those with your own sense of success or achievement.


Finding Balance Between High Productivity And Burnout

You have no problem keeping busy. No problem crossing things off your to-do list. You multitask like it’s going out of style. But the weeks continue to fly by and you can’t help but be dissatisfied with what you’ve actually accomplished. I got sick of this pattern. So I changed it.


Stop Your Tasks Right Before They Get Fun Each Day

When you’re working on a big project that’s going to take multiple sessions, it might feel intuitive to work until you aren’t enjoying it anymore. You might be better off, however, stopping right when you’re starting to have fun.