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Bound For iOS Plays All Your Audiobooks Out Of Dropbox

iOS: The DRM-free audiobook business isn’t exactly booming (though sites like Downpour and LibriVox are out there to help you find some), but that doesn’t mean you might not have audiobook files sitting in your Dropbox account. If you do, Bound is a great player.


I Still Use Plain Text For Everything, And I Love It

Plain text has long been a favourite here at Lifehacker, but over the years most people have moved away from it in favour of specialised to-do apps, notes apps, writing apps or whatever else. I still use plain text for just about everything, but never thought much about why I do. The more I thought about it, the more I realised that snazzy features aside, plain text is still king for portability and simplicity.


You Don't Need More Time, You Just Need To Spend It Doing What Matters

There’s a common misconception that everything in life comes down to time. Every day I find myself slipping into these same statements: If only I had more time. I just need a few extra minutes. A couple hours of work. Yet it feels like we’re all working longer hours without getting more done.


10 Ways To Improve Your Daily Routine With The Power Of Science

Science is awesome. It explains how birds can fly, why the sky is blue, and how gravity works. However, you can also use science to perfect the tiny details of your everyday life — from sleeping better to working smarter and even cooking better food. Here are 10 ways sciences can help improve your daily life.


iDisplay Updates With Speed Improvements, Lower Latency, And More

iOS/Android/Mac/Windows: iDisplay, a utility that turns your tablet into a fully-functional second screen for your computer, just updated with a big speed boost, much lower latency over Wi-Fi, and support for Android tablets and OS X El Capitan.


Torrents Time Streams Torrents In Your Browser From Sites Like The Pirate Bay

Popcorn Time may be dead, but its spirit lives on. Torrents Time is a browser plugin developed by the team behind a fork of Popcorn Time that allows you to stream torrents directly in your browser.


How To Take Your Timeline Back From All Of Twitter's Weird Changes, Ads And Promoted Tweets

Twitter has been on a tear making a ton of changes that its users never asked for. From today’s new “best of” module, to promoted tweets and “while you were away”, it’s all cruft to someone who just wants a clean stream to read. Here’s how to take your timeline back.


Twitter Begins Rolling Out Algorithmic Timeline, Will Be Opt-In At First

Today, Twitter is beginning the biggest change to its service in years. Users will begin to see an algorithmic timeline over the next few weeks, as an alternative to the pure chronological view we have now.


App Directory: The Best Recipe Manager For Android

If you’re emailing recipes to yourself, printing them out or still keeping index cards, there’s a better way. Grab your Android phone, there are a ton of great recipe apps out there, but we have one we think is the right blend of features for the right price. Paprika is the app for you.


David Allen Explains The Power Of Taking Action

You may have heard the saying, “you eat an elephant one bite at a time.” Even if the metaphor makes you a little queasy, the point is a valid one: to tackle something big, you just have to start. Productivity guru David Allen makes a similar point about how powerful taking action is.


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