1Password For iOS Gets Extension Improvements For Faster Logins

iOS: 1Password for iOS got an update today that drastically improves the extension and makes it easier to use 1Password with other apps. It’s now about as feature-packed as the desktop extension.

Build A 'Fake TV' Burglar Deterrent For When You're On Holidays

Most burglars are only interested in a place when it’s obvious that there is nobody home. If you’re going on holidays, this build makes it look like there’s always someone home watching TV, without you having to actually run your TV the whole time.

Hide Valuables In Your Car With This Sneaky DIY Cup Holder Compartment

It’s always a good idea to keep the valuables in your car hidden from prying eyes. This simple DIY setup requires only an empty mint case and the bottom of an old mouse pad.

Those Phone Scammers Are Now Trying To Work Out If You're Faking It

Here at Lifehacker we’ve long maintained that scammers pretending to be from Microsoft/Telstra/Optus/Apple are pond scum, and that it’s a public service to keep them on the phone as long as possible to stop them from actually getting through to someone who might fall for their malware-installing ways. Annoyingly, it seems some of those charlatans are now alive to that tactic.

Ugly Mail Identifies Emails That Track You

Chrome: It’s possible for people to track whether you’ve seen an email using tracking pixels, and if that idea makes you cringe a bit, Ugly Mail warns you when an email you receive can track you.

How To Reduce Online Fraud And Cyber Crime

Online fraud is rampant, and many Australians end up duped into sending money overseas as a result of romance or business scams. But as Cassandra Cross from Queensland University of Technology explains, it is possible to stop these crimes before they send people broke.

Now Would Be A Good Time To Change Your iPhone's Passcode

Still using a four digit passcode to lock your iPhone? You should probably change that to a complex passcode, thanks to a new hardware hack.

Safari's Private Browsing Is Anything But Private

Usually, when you engage the private mode of your browser, you expect nothing to be saved. Unless, it turns out, you’re using Apple’s Safari browser on a Mac.

Online Safety Is Ultimately Our Own Responsibility

Going online without understanding the basics of how the internet works is like getting behind the wheel without knowing the road rules: you might still get where you’re going, but you could be a danger to yourself and those around you.

Tether Locks And Unlocks Your Mac Automatically With Your iPhone

iPhone/Mac: We’ve seen apps that unlock and lock your Mac from your iPhone before. Tether is not only one of the easiest to use tools out there, it’s also free.