Ask LH: Can I Upgrade The Processor In My Phone Or Tablet?

Hi Lifehacker, My tablet’s screen and battery are still great, but the dual-core processor is getting long in the tooth. Is there any way I can either upgrade the processor, or get it to draw on the much more powerful processor in my phone?


Evernote For Mac Updated With Sleeker Design And Performance Features

Mac: Evernote released a major update for its OS X desktop app today that includes a new Yosemite-inspired design, entirely redesigned interface, and several performance upgrades, including sharing notes without leaving the app.


How To Run Your Favourite Windows Programs On OS X With Wineskin

A lot of software comes out for both Mac and Windows these days, but there are always a few games or apps that don’t make it to OS X. Thankfully, you can easily port many Windows programs to OS X with a free app called Wineskin.


Glasswire Monitors Your Bandwidth And Identifies Resource Hogs

Windows: Your internet connection handles a variety of traffic every day. When there’s a problem, it’s not always easy to find out which app or site is causing it. Glasswire simplifies this process in an easy, user-friendly package.


Dilbert's Scott Adams On Willpower: Have Systems, Not Goals

We tend to look at willpower as this magical force inside of us that we either have or we don’t. In a recent interview, Scott Adams — Dilbert creator and frequent advice giver — explains that willpower is actually a finite resource, and there’s a way to get what you need done without draining it all.


NoteDash Puts Your Notes Into Notification Center

iOS: Sometimes, you need to make a note that’s easily accessible from anywhere. NoteDash gives you just that. Type out a note, and it shows up in Notification Center.


Access Google Inbox From Any Browser With A User Agent Switch

Google’s new Inbox service is great, but it only works on Android, iOS and Chrome. If none of those are your preferred method for accessing your email, The Zinx shows you how to change your browser’s user agent to access Inbox anywhere.


Data-Shrinking Opera Max Now Available In Australia

Android: Opera rolled out its Opera Max data management tool earlier this year, but used a waitlist model to restrict sign-ups. Now the browser is generally available to Australian and New Zealand Android users.


I'm Hank Driskill, Tech Supervisor Of Big Hero 6, And This Is How I Work

It takes an army to make a film — especially an animated film in which every aspect is made from scratch. And contemporary animation is often tied to the technology behind it. Walt Disney Animation’s most recent movie, Big Hero 6, is a prime example of the symbiotic relationship between story and technology.


Reduce Your Wardrobe Choices To Avoid Decision Fatigue

Anyone who has seen Steve Jobs or Mark Zuckerberg give presentations has probably asked why these wealthy, successful people wear the same clothes all the time. Here’s one good reason: avoiding decision fatigue.