Lunchtime Wrap: Torrent Tips & Phone Charges

Didn't catch Lifehacker over the weekend? Here's the best posts you missed.

Five Ways To Download Torrents Anonymously With anti-piracy outfits and dubious law-firms policing BitTorrent swarms at an increasing rate, many Bittorrent users are looking for ways to hide their identities from the outside world. Here’s an overview of five widely used privacy services.

Top 10 Facebook Fixes Facebook may be the de facto social network of, frankly, almost everyone, but that doesn’t mean you have to use Facebook exactly the way its creators, or your Farmville-addicted friends, want you to. Here are 10 tweaks to make Facebook better.

Planhacker: Call, Text, Voicemail And MMS Charges Mobile phone plans are often sold on their total cap value and their general call rate, but the charges for texts, MMS messages and voicemail access can quickly mount up. Planhacker compares what’s on offer from the major providers.

Ask Lifehacker: What Should I Use My ExpressCard Slot For? Dear Lifehacker, I want to take advantage of my ExpressCard/34 slot on my laptop. I only have 2 USB ports and was thinking of getting a USB 3.0 Express Card adaptor. But are there any other cool uses for ExpressCard out there? (I know of the usual suspects, USB adaptor and wireless broadband.) Thanks, Dan


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