Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: 15 beauty hacks from Aussie models, NeoGAF pulled offline after sexual misconduct allegations, Google Home Mini reviewed.
Mac: Flexibits, creators of Lifehacker's favourite calendar app Fantastical, has released its command-line approach to contacts with Cardhop. This new contacts app is oriented around actions rather than your contacts database; you mainly use it by writing commands, kind of like talking to Siri. It's a potentially compelling interface -- if you can remember to use it.
In today's fast-paced world, staying on top of your daily to-dos is no easy feat. While tools like Google Calendar and Drive help organise your workload, having your tasks spread across multiple apps tends to make things slip through the cracks. That's where Moo.do Premium comes into play.
Google's adding some more security features to its Chrome browser, with the first changes rolling out to Windows users today. The update improves both Chrome and Google's Chrome Cleanup Tool, which monitors extensions attempting to modify user settings like default search engines, along with malware designed to insert additional ads in your browser window. Perfect timing, considering the recent spate of Chrome extensions found collecting user data, impersonating more popular Chrome extensions, and even mining cryptocurrency without user consent.
Over on the battlestations subreddit, Sarne shared this beautiful setup with a side-by-side computers in a custom desk with an open top and LEDs so you can see the inside. The whole thing is just beautiful.
You know that thing you do where you ask your partner/friend/family member to remind you to do something later? Yeah, well now Google Home can actually do that, and unlike that person you always ask, it won't forget. Last month, Google Home rolled out an update that finally enabled voice-activated reminders for the digital assistant.
Mount Panorama. The Great Race. The Bathurst 1000. On the Australian Supercar circuit, the track has developed a near-mythic quality with corners such as ‘The Dipper’ and ‘Hell Corner’ earning a reputation as some of the hardest that drivers face all year. If you want to catch all of the action this weekend, here's how to do it.
The headphone jack is an endangered species. Apple got rid of it when they released the iPhone 7, Google laughed at them, and then Google went and got rid of it with their second generation Pixel phones, the Pixel 2.
I’m certainly not laughing, as the headphone jack prepares for extinction. If you just want a great phone with a headphone jack, here’s what to look at.