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Ask LH: What Does The IPv6 Transition Mean To Me?

Ask LH: What Does The IPv6 Transition Mean To Me?

Dear Lifehacker, I’ve heard that we’re running out of IP addresses and we need to switch to a new system called IPv6, but I don’t understand any of it. What does this all mean for the internet and for me? Signed, Infinitely Perplexed

Get the Most Out of GCal, Thunderbird, and Lightning

Get the Most Out of GCal, Thunderbird, and Lightning

A few extensions, hacks and a little elbow grease can turn your vanilla installation of Thunderbird into a powerful productivity app. Mark Shuttleworth recently professed to us that he uses Thunderbird for email and Evolution for calendar management. While Mark’s confession was enough to push me away from Gmail’s web…