posted 2 days ago on lifehacker
One of the Pixel 2's most interesting features is Active Edge, which lets you launch Google Assistant by simply squeezing your smartphone. Unfortunately, Google made the annoying decision to lock this function to its AI assistant, but one developer has already found a way to get around the company’s restrictions.Read more...

Read More...
posted 2 days ago on lifehacker
Greetings, fellow humans! It’s me, Patrick Lucas Austin, Lifehacker Staff Writer and resident tech expert. I’ll be here on the interwebz from 3-4pm ET (that’s 12-1pm on the west coast), answering any questions (tech-related or otherwise) you geniuses can whip up.Read more...

Read More...
posted 2 days ago on lifehacker
Hello all you freakazoids d’amour, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column that’s been lootbox-free since 2013.Read more...

Read More...
posted 2 days ago on lifehacker
TwitchCon 2017 kicked off today, and Amazon’s celebrating the best way they know how: With a sale. Save 20% on any of the gaming peripherals you see on this page with promo code TWITCHCON20, including popular gear from Logitech, Razer, Corsair, and more.Read more...

Read More...
posted 2 days ago on lifehacker
Welcome to the final episode of How to Fake Playing Piano, our video series on learning piano without getting bored. Previously, composer and pianist Jason Oberholtzer taught you about octaves and fifths, notes, chords and keys, and making your own music. Today he’ll show you how to explore almost any kind of music on…Read more...

Read More...
posted 2 days ago on lifehacker
Your browser might be doing someone else’s dirty work behind your back, mining cryptocurrency for malicious individuals using your desktop or laptops to create the digital currency, which can potentially be exchanged for real cash. According to Wired, hackers have found a way to inject Javascript-based cryptocurrency…Read more...

Read More...
posted 2 days ago on lifehacker
Let’s say you have your sights set on a new city and you’re ready to pack your bags, get out of dodge, and start a new life in another part of the country. (Or even the world!) Getting out of dodge is expensive, but it’s easy to get a ballpark idea of cost.Read more...

Read More...
posted 2 days ago on lifehacker
Happy weekend, everyone, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week was kind of tough, and it left me craving something abundantly easy, and what could be easier than something chugged by pirates?Read more...

Read More...
posted 2 days ago on lifehacker
More and more schools are adding mindfulness into students’ days, often as a quick meditation break. They seem to help some kids to relieve stress, but the science behind whether they work is mixed.Read more...

Read More...
posted 2 days ago on lifehacker
Samsung’s quantum dot-powered Q7 TV isn’t exactly easy on the bank account, but it would be a stunning upgrade to your home theater, and you can once again save $1000 on the 65" Q7F today, if you missed the deal last month.Read more...

Read More...
posted 2 days ago on lifehacker
You know that creepy urban legend you heard about that thing in your town? Yeah, someone is probably telling that very same story in another part of the country right now. Here’s why everybody seems to know the same spooky stories, no matter where they are.Read more...

Read More...
posted 2 days ago on lifehacker
It must be nice to roll into a car dealership, point to something cool and say “I’ll take that one,” without any care about cost. It’s a luxury many of us don’t have. I’ve found that some luxury car dealers may get a little too use to this devil-may-care attitude. They work with so many big spenders they may not be…Read more...

Read More...
posted 2 days ago on lifehacker
Friday’s top deals kick off with an Eero home Wi-Fi system , a Nest thermostat, a Remington beard and stubble trimmer, and a lot more.Read more...

Read More...
posted 2 days ago on lifehacker
Jezebel Amber Tamblyn on Charlyne Yi’s Accusations Against Her Husband David Cross: ‘I Believe Her’ | Deadspin Of Course Patrick Beverley Shut Down Lonzo Ball | The Root Donald Trump is Delusional, Continues to Deny He Said What Even John Kelly Has Confirmed He Said | Earther Firefighting Goats Devour Fuel Across the…Read more...

Read More...
posted 2 days ago on lifehacker
If you’ve enjoyed Lifehacker’s featured bag posts, you’ll be seeing a little more variety in the future. You’ll continue to see great backpacks, bags, and briefcases filled with the gadgets, cameras, notebooks, and other cultural ephemera that help define us every day. Instead of pulling them from just Flickr…Read more...

Read More...
posted 2 days ago on lifehacker
You’ve heard of Automatic’s smart driving assistant, but if $80 is too rich for your blood, this cheap OBD2 dongle connects to any iPhone or Android device over Wi-Fi, and can fulfill many of the same functions using various third party apps.Read more...

Read More...
posted 2 days ago on lifehacker
I rely on one song to be my psych-up music before job interviews: the theme from the 2011 video game Skyrim. The only place I’ve found the right version of this song is on YouTube—the midi and orchestral arrangements just don’t cut it. But every time I’m in one of these high-stakes moments, I inevitably navigate away…Read more...

Read More...
posted 2 days ago on lifehacker
Most people think of sex as a nighttime activity—but it can be even more enjoyable first thing in the morning. You were going to hit the snooze button a few times anyway, so why not do something fun instead? Here’s how to have fantastic morning sex. Read more...

Read More...
posted 2 days ago on lifehacker
Boomerang, the email add-on that lets you control when to send email, is now a free full-featured email app on iOS. We’ve included the Android version in our Android download pack for years, and the app started in 2010 as a Gmail add-on, so this has been a long time coming. The iOS version is in beta, according to a…Read more...

Read More...
posted 2 days ago on lifehacker
Eero basically invented the mesh router market, and their new wireless system is a marked improvement from the already impressive original.Read more...

Read More...
posted 3 days ago on lifehacker
Deadspin D.C. Deserves Better | Jezebel I’m 29 and I’ve Never Had a Girlfriend | Splinter The Dangerous Myth of ‘Taxpayer Money’ | Earther The World’s First Floating Wind Farm Just Started Producing Electricity | The Root School Apologizes for Photo That Seems to Show Black Student on Leashes |Read more...

Read More...
posted 3 days ago on lifehacker
Streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime Video have tons of great horror movies for your viewing pleasure, but sometimes you just want the classics. These are all the old school favorites available right now.Read more...

Read More...
posted 3 days ago on lifehacker
No one goes into pet ownership expecting to have to give up their animal companion, but sometimes, unexpected life changes make the decision unavoidable. As someone who was forced to relinquish a dog in the past, the emotions of loss, guilt, and heartbreak are overwhelming. That, combined with the implied time…Read more...

Read More...
posted 3 days ago on lifehacker
This year, I will write my tenth terrible novel. I do this every November; it’s part of the NaNoWriMo tradition. I’ve never published these novels, but I grow as a writer and as a human being every time I write one. Let me tell you why it’s worthwhile.Read more...

Read More...
posted 3 days ago on lifehacker
We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today.Read more...

Read More...