Solve Tough Problems By Inverting Them

Often, we have so many options that it’s tough to choose among them (this is also known as the paradox of choice). If you’re at a crossroads and need to make a tough decision, it can help to understand what you want by examining what you don’t want first.


Conquer An Unfinished Task By Dedicating Only Two Minutes To It

We all have those tasks we haven’t completed that seem to nag at us every day. It may seem like it will never get done, but you might just end up finding the rest of the time to complete it if you dedicate just a couple of minutes to it.


Most Popular Mac Posts Of 2014

The arrival of Yosemite saw plenty of activity in the Mac universe. These are the 10 most popular Mac posts from Lifehacker in 2014.


The Difference Between Wi-Fi Security Protocols: WPA2-AES Vs WPA2-TKIP

Setting up encryption on your wireless router is one of the most important things you can do for your network security, but your router probably offers various different options — WPA2-PSK (TKIP), WPA2-PSK (AES), and WPA2-PSK (TKIP/AES) among the alphabet soup. How-To Geek explains which one to choose for a faster, more secure home network.


Ask Lifehacker A Question And Win A Magic: The Gathering Prize Pack Worth $1015!

Attention card game fanatics! Wizards of the Coast is offering one lucky Lifehacker reader a “Summer of Magic” prize pack worth more than $1000. The prize pack includes a treasure-trove of Magic: The Gathering expansion goodies that are suitable for both newcomers and established players. Read on to find out how to enter!


Top 10 Reasons To Choose A 2 In 1 Laptop/Tablet

2 in 1 laptops that flip into tablet mode aren’t just a novelty — they offer a flexibility that standalone devices can’t. Here are 10 useful things you can do with a 2 in 1.


DisplayFusion 7.0 Further Improves Multi-Monitor Wallpapers In Windows

A new version of DisplayFusion is out, with heaps of new online wallpaper sources (including Astronomy Picture of the Day, Google+, Facebook and Imgur), along with improvements for monitor splitting. The update is free for DisplayFusion Pro users, and new licences are 40 per cent off through the holidays.


I'm Aaron Blaise, Animator And Illustrator, And This Is How I Work

You may not know his name, but you’ve seen his work — for over 20 years Aaron Blaise worked as an animator with Disney to help create some of their most memorable characters. From Beauty and the Beast to Aladdin, The Lion King and more, Aaron’s pencil has overflowed with life.


IFTTT For Android Gets New Look And More Channels

Android: IFTTT for Android is just as awesome as its web-based counterpart. Today it gets even better with an updated design, plus a couple dozen new channels.


Get Better At Getting Better: The Kaizen Productivity Philosophy

Most productivity methods give you tools to tackle specific projects or to-dos in an organised way. Kaizen, which translates roughly to “good change”, is a Japanese productivity philosophy that helps you organise everything you do. In short, it means “constant, continuous improvement”, and it’s a mindset you can apply anywhere, at any job.