Windows 10 Launch Day: Everything You Need To Know

It’s finally Windows 10 launch day. Here’s what you need to know before you make the plunge with Microsoft’s latest operating system.


Ask LH: How Can I Sync My Various Macs?

Dear Lifehacker, We live in a world with multiple computers for one person, but I am having one issue. How can we keep everything in sync? I would like to work on my Mac at home. Close it, go to work and open my (different) Mac at work. I want the same configuration (yes, I do have some tendencies…), same files, same everything where I left off at home. Any suggestions?


How Desktop Apps Can Be Transformed Into Great Touchscreen Apps

A 2 in 1 gives you the ability to access both desktop and tablet apps, but how can developers build apps that take advantage of both platforms? Here are some of the tricks that they use.


Boxer For Android And IOS Adds A Calendar And Contact Manager

We like Boxer when it initially launched because it’s an email app that includes all kinds of features, including integrated to-dos, quick archiving and Dropbox/Evernote integration. Now it also comes packed with a calendar and contact manager.


Arrow Launcher Is An Action-Based Android Launcher From Microsoft

The variety of alternative launchers is one of the best advantages of Android. Although we might not have expected one from Microsoft, the company has recently released a beta launcher. It comes with a built-in to-do list, quick shortcuts to contacts, and other handy features.


Focus On Doing A Few Tasks Well, Rather Than Filling Up Your To-Do List

The more items you mark off of your to-do list, the more productive you’re being, right? Actually, that may not be the case. If you’ve packed your schedule full of things that only get part of your attention, you may be wasting effort. Instead, do a few things well.


Keep Cables Organised With Drinking Straws

We’ve shown you many different ways of getting your cables tidy. Most of them are about keeping your rat’s nest of wires organised, but when you’ve got a lot of similar cables running to a location, labelling them is a big help. That’s where drinking straws come in.


Edward R. Murrow's Best Life Lessons

Edward R. Murrow was a giant in broadcasting and helped push the move to television as a broadcast medium for the news. He was unrelenting in his pursuit of the truth and managed to handle himself in the face of adversity. Let’s look at how he did it.


Mail Pilot 2, The Mac Email Client, Enters Free Beta

Mail Pilot is an admirable email app for iOS that turns your emails into to-dos, and if you want to check it out on OS X, you can do so now for free.


Keyboard Maestro Adds New Macro Controls, Palette Design And More

Mac: Keyboard Maestro is a fantastic tool for automating your Mac, but it’s also a bit hard to use. A new update solves some of that with some interface changes that make it a lot easier to use.