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From apps that manage your subscriptions to ways to keep your phone alive when the battery has seen better days, the tips and tricks you can use to get the most out of the technology you use on a daily basis are all right here, and 2017 was chock full of 'em. Start 2018 on the right foot with some of Lifehacker's best tech posts of the year.

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Infographic: It's 2017. It's supposed to be the future. Flying cars, hoverboards (not that kind) and robot maids should be the norm by now.

Does it feel like the future for you already? I mean, our own Amanda Yeo predicted a bunch of stuff that exists today. Or are you still waiting for that elusive advancement in technology?

When do you think we will get the technology that makes it feel like we are truly living in the future?

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This afternoon, I'll be presenting at the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees' Ideas Exchange conference. It's an interesting gig as my job will be to help a bunch of non-IT people navigate the rapidly changing world of technology. With so much happening, I decided that the best way to help them was to strip away the minutiae of seemingly daily updates and get to the big trends influencing the way businesses work today.

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Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: The biggest tech announcements from Computex 2017, bleak Australian economy forecasts, Street Fighter 5 tournament gets gate crashed.

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2017 might go down in history as the year those boxy speakers your dad still uses finally started to go extinct. Following the development of a heat-powered graphene chip that could replace the speaker in your phone, scientists at Michigan State University have developed a paper-thin, flexible electronic panel that could turn fabrics into speakers -- among other applications.

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We have some bad news for 3D TV aficionados (all three of you). LG and Sony have both confirmed they will be abandoning 3D TV support in 2017. These two companies were the final holdouts. In other words, it will soon be impossible to buy a 3D TV from a major manufacturer in Australia - and 3D Blu-rays are sure to follow suit.

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As a researcher of nanomaterials, I am often asked: “When are we finally going to start seeing nanotechnology products on the market?” This is a simple question to answer because the average home is already filled with products enhanced or reliant upon nanotechnology.

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TEDx is an annual technology and lifestyle conference that's all about sharing concepts, spreading ideas and sparking conversations in the community. This year's programme included a diverse and eclectic array of speakers, ranging from quantum physicist Michael J. Biercuk to Mongolian folk singer Bukhchuluun Ganburged. Here are ten things we learned during the event.

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Last week, more than 3600 technology vendors converged on the Las Vegas Convention Center to show off their latest wares for CES 2016. There was an enormous amount of product on the labyrinthine showroom floor covering every category imaginable. Some of these gadgets were incredibly impressive. Others were laughably terrible. Here are our Best & Worst picks from the show.

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If you're a regular Lifehacker reader, there's a strong chance that you and many of your friends are on the "techy" side. With that in mind, here are six gift ideas that programmers and technology addicts will love tinkering with on Christmas morning.

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We’ve all been there. The presenter is about to begin, but then disaster strikes: the computer technology fails. Perhaps the computer has fallen asleep, the data projector is using the wrong input, or the mouse clicker has run out of juice.