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The Best Way To Clean Your AirPods

The Best Way To Clean Your AirPods

In a recent issue of the Recomendo newsletter, Mark Frauenfelder suggested a three-tool kit for cleaning earwax out of the mesh screen of your AirPods. My AirPods were in dire need of a deep clean, and the cleaning method we once recommended on Lifehacker is just gross, so I ran…

Is It Ever Acceptable To FaceTime In Public?

Is It Ever Acceptable To FaceTime In Public?

Everyone’s got an opinion about everyone else’s terrible tech manners: how you should behave online, when and where it’s ok to use your phone, which emoji are acceptable at work, whether that email was rude or just terse. We’re looking to put these divisive issues to rest, or at least…

You Need To Deal With Your Digital Legacy Right Now

You Need To Deal With Your Digital Legacy Right Now

It used to be that when someone died, their executor would follow a standard roadmap to settle their estate: clean out the house, go through the file cabinets, and file a tax return at the end of the year. Now this wasn’t exactly easy – handling the administration after a…