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Handoff is a great new feature of Apple's forthcoming operating system, Yosemite. Not all Macs will support it, though. Here's how to check if yours will.Read more...

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Your grill: it's the quintessential outdoor cooking vessel, and yet it can be so much more . From cleaning your grill to upgrading its features, here are some of the best tips and hacks we've seen to maintain your grill and take it to the next level.Read more...

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For many men, wearing a tie is a necessary evil of fashion. We aren't quite sure which tie to wear, but this infographic makes it easy to pick out the right one and try some different knots.Read more...

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Despite your best efforts to fix problems on your own, sometimes you just have to call for help—whether you've got broken gadgets, downed service, or just need to fix a company's mistake. Calling customer service can be a miserable experience, but when it comes time to bite the bullet and give them a ring, follow these tips to make it go as smoothly as possible.Read more...

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iOS: If you're on the road with man's best friend, the BringFido App can help you find a ton of pet friendly places to crash, play, and eat.Read more...

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We already know that eating out is expensive, but a recent study at Cornell University found a tactic restaurants use to get you to spend even more.Read more...

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Let's be real here: everyone should be washing their hands after they use the bathroom. To help remind the forgetful types, this setup lights up a sign if the sink wasn't used after the toilet was flushed.Read more...

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Not everyone needs to carry around a big toolbox. If you need something a bit simpler, Instructables user nomuse shows off how to make your own roll that's easy to carry everywhere. Read more...

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You may have prepared for a stressful situation like a job interview, an important meeting, or a presentation, but you're still likely to have some anxiety while you're in the situation. That's normal! Here are some things you can try to ease your anxiety.Read more...

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There are all kinds of different services that pull links from social media accounts and turn them into reading lists, but The New York Times' Vellum is one of the more elegant and easy to use to use. Read more...

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The login screen on your Mac is perfectly functional as it is, but if you want to spice it up a little bit, blogger Jacob Salmela shows you how to customize the login screen with a logo of your choosing. Read more...

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The many bristles of a hair brush might be great for detangling hair, but they can also trap all sorts of filth. The tool to clean a hairbrush? A toothbrush.Read more...

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This week we revamped our annual Lifehacker Packs , rounded up the stuff you're doing wrong every day , found the ideal salary in each state , and peeled a mango in under 10 seconds . Here's a look back.Read more...

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Take a second to hold down the "S" key and right-click on any image on the web. Whoa, right?Read more...

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It's no secret that many apps are terrible for your phone's performance. If you want to know which ones are the worst, take a look at this study from AVG, which highlights the Android apps that drain your battery most, take up the most storage space, and use up the most data.Read more...

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Rokus are, for most people, the best set top boxes you can buy, and today you can take advantage of a promotion that gives you two free months of Hulu+ with the purchase of a new streaming box or stick. That's a $16 value, and though it's only available to new subscribers, you could always create a new account for a couple of months to take advantage. [Buy a Roku, Get 2 Free Months of Hulu+]Read more...

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If you work with people in multiple time zones, it can be difficult figuring out what time it is where they live. If you need a hand, Windows has the tools you need built right in.Read more...

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I exercise a few times a week and sometimes when I'm at the gym I see people all tricked out in crazy looking clothing. Is there really a benefit to wearing anything beyond some shorts and a cotton t-shirt?Read more...

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We all like the idea of learning a new language, but the time and effort involved can be off-putting. Gabriel Wyner, who wrote our previous post on learning languages as quickly as possible, has revised his method to help you learn faster and better retain what you learn.Read more...

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With time to kill at the airport, getting online is a great—if potentially expensive—way to while away the hours. But there are a couple of tricks you can use to get free internet access and bypass those paywalls.Read more...

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Welcome to the always-recurring Friday open thread, where Lifehacker commenters can ask questions, share tips, or talk foolishly among themselves about anything.Read more...

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With so many flavors of Linux and the awesome apps in their repositories, finding the right app for getting things done can be tough. In our annual Lifehacker Pack for Linux, we're highlighting the must-have downloads for better productivity, communication, media management, and more.Read more...

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You want to work on your car yourself? Great. Here are ten tools you're going to need to wrench in your garage, driveway, parking lot, or wherever else you fix your car. Read more...

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We've talked before about how to use AutoVoice, the excellent Tasker plugin, to create a custom voice command for anything on Android . Now, the plugin allows you to tie those commands directly into Google Now, so you can trigger anything you want with a simple "Ok, Google."Read more...

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Amazon's Kindle service is easily the leader in digital book sales, and today Amazon's taking it to the next level. The company has announced Kindle Unlimited, which offers access to hundreds of thousands of books, and thousands of audiobooks for $9.99 a month.Read more...

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