Android/Chrome: When you're at your desk, you don't want to constantly fiddle with your phone. Join helps you control your phone without picking it up, and now you can even use voice commands to do so.
There's nothing inherently wrong with reading Facebook, unless you'd rather be reading a good book instead (and that whole fake news problem.) Luckily, the habit loop, which David Kadavy describes as the "habit hook" in his post, holds the key to breaking that Facebook habit and replacing it with a reading one.
Lifehacker is all about improving your productivity, but it doesn't matter how many tricks you read about or advice you take on-board, ultimately, its up to you to get more out of yourself. So what makes it hard to immediately integrate productivity tips into your routine? Well, we're just not built that way.
Last month we covered a browser extension called "BS Detector", designed to flag links to certain news sites as "unreliable". According to creator Daniel Sieradski, the plugin's website was banned by Facebook today, before being allowed through again a few hours later.
Coursera is an online education platform through which you can take courses from some of top educational institutions in the world, covering topics that range from the humanities and arts to computer science and coding. It takes a lot of work behind the scenes, though, to keep Coursera's catalogue up and running for their 22 million users while also innovating for the future.
Even if you're a night owl, you can still have more productive mornings if you put in a little effort to make getting up easier. Of course, it still won't be easy, but if you like the idea of a more relaxing start to the day, here are some suggestions to get you started.
One of the great things about Google Chrome is that it offers thousands of third-party extensions that developers have come up with to add features, boost performance, and fix problems. Here are 17 Chrome extensions that we'd have a difficult time living without.
There's something to be said for saying "yes" to things. You never know what potential opportunities there are in saying "yes" to an extra project at work or volunteering your time somewhere. However, there's a problem with this too: You can stretch yourself too thin.
Mac: If you haven't updated to macOS Sierra, you're probably pretty annoyed by the giant banner that appears in the updates tab in the App Store. Thankfully, OS X Daily points out that you can get rid of it.
Taking great photos of the outdoors requires more than a nice set of camera equipment. If you really want your vacation photos to pop, it's all in the timing.