I encountered a quirky problem the other day when I was trying to clean up one of my hard drives before copying its contents to another drive: I couldn't delete a folder.
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No longer must we tolerate being driven into forests and left there. No longer will we be in two minds about the route Apple has chosen for us. No. Longer. Why? Because the long-rumoured Google Maps app for iPhone exists. Here's how to download it right now.
Good security software does more than protect your personal data -- it also detects emerging and unknown threats. That’s where Kaspersky’s new 2013 Internet Security and Anti-Virus products come in.
We know Lifehacker readers love a good bargain, so here’s how to get up to $20 off our latest software plus have the chance to win one of four
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Almost three years ago now, Senator Stephen Conroy stepped up to the plate to deliver a bold new vision. A vision of a filtered, "safer" internet. The plan was met by hostility from internet rights activists, poiticians, internet users, internet service providers and interest groups alike. Tonight, however, the Labor government's proposed mandatory internet filter is dead.
An international operation four years in the making between Australian, North American and Canadian authorities has taken down one of the world's largest -- and coincidentally most annoying -- fraud groups: the infamous phone scammers posing as Microsoft tech support employees. Here's how it all went down.
Every PC user and IT admin needs a backup strategy, and CrashPlan is one of the best tools around. It backs up to other computers and attached hard drives at no cost, whether you’re on a Windows, Mac or Linux machine. In addition, CrashPlan excels at online backup, and a new data centre in Sydney means even faster cloud backup performance across the entire Asia-Pacific region.
Yesterday was International Beer Day, and to celebrate, we'd like to introduce you to Andy Mitchell, a Master Brewer who works with the Australian-owned company Casella. Andy has been in the brewing business for 32 years, has started five microbreweries in three different countries, and everything he touches turns to delicious amber-gold. If you're brewing in your shed and want to know how to get your name out there, or have ever thought about drinking beer for a living, you'll want to hear what Andy has to say.
Good luck painting without back splash. Even if you're careful, stray droplets will land somewhere. And there's a good chance that somewhere is your hair. But how to wash it out without destroying those lovely locks? The DIY experts at Stack Exchange chime in...
Crayon marks are often a challenge to get rid of, but what do you do when your toddler has run wild with the colours on your brand new TV?
My struggles to get Windows 7 RC to install were eventually resolved with a slightly unusual solution: abandoning the 32-bit release in favour of the 64-bit package.
This week is National E-Security Awareness Week. We suspect most Lifehacker readers rank relatively highly on the security awareness scale, but if you're looking to make sure your PC is as secure as possible, here's five key articles from the archives to help you (or your friends and family) stay secure.
We've featured plenty of IKEA hacks here at Lifehacker, but it's worth bearing in mind that repurposing an object designed to be constructed a very particular way can be a nerve-shredding process.