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Devin’s workspace is packed with beautiful, color-changing LED strips, and the effect looks great. He has three displays, a gorgeous framed, illuminated view of the Carina nebula, and an aquarium in his workspace, and we’re jealous.Read more...

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Google Drive is making finding your documents a lot easier and faster by unleashing the full power of the Google search engine. You can now search the way you talk, get spelling corrected, and more.Read more...

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Google is hosting an event just a couple weeks from now on October 4th, where they’re expected to announce two new smartphones that probably won’t carry the Nexus brand. That and more in today’s news.Read more...

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If you just upgraded to macOS Sierra and your Dropbox app is acting up, you’re not alone. Even with the latest version of the app, some users are experiencing strange behavior—error messages, confusing syncing icons, etc. Here’s what you can do to mitigate the annoyances.Read more...

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There’s an insidious quirk to your brain that, if you let it, can drive you absolutely batty. Tell me if this sounds familiar to you: You get anxious about confronting somebody in your life. That anxiety cripples you and you start wondering why you’re so anxious. Now you’re becoming anxious about being anxious. Oh no! Doubly anxious! Now you’re anxious about your anxiety, which is causing more anxiety. Quick, where’s the whiskey?Read more...

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Windows/macOS Sierra: With the launch of macOS Sierra , Postbox, one of our favorite desktop email clients, just got a huge update as well. Postbox 5 features custom placeholders for your canned responses, anti-tracking alerts, and the ability to instantly forward important messages to Evernote, Slack, Zapier, and more.Read more...

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Siri is one of the landmark features in Sierra , but while you can call it up in three different ways, a keyboard shortcut is probably the most useful.Read more...

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If you want to do a clean install of macOS Sierra , or you have multiple Macs to install it on, then a bootable flash drive is your best bet. Here’s how to make one.Read more...

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Dear Lifehacker,Sierra is out today and some of the new features, like Siri, look pretty great. Of course, it seems like a small enough upgrade, but that doesn’t mean things won’t go bad. You’ve been using it, what do you think? Should I upgrade, or wait?Read more...

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Tamagoyaki—those sweet little Japanese omelets—are traditionally made by rolling thin layers of egg on top of each other into dense stacks. They’re delicious, but challenging, and Yuji Haraguchi of Okonomi has developed a way to make the tasty yellow squares in an oven.Read more...

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Everyone remembers the first time they played a really good video game. The constant surprises of Half-Life, or the drama of Final Fantasy VI, or the stress and catharsis of Far Cry 2. As good as those games were the first time around, they’d almost certainly be better the second. Or the third. Or the fourth.Read more...

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If you’re looking for a career in technology, where you live matters, but you don’t have to try to survive in Silicon Valley to find a great gig. US News put together this report that highlights ten cities around the country that are great for tech workers, if you’re thinking about a change.Read more...

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Apple’s just released macOS Sierra, and while it’s a minor update, it does include Siri, a universal clipboard, and a handful of other new features. Let’s take a quick look at all the new stuff.Read more...

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There’s a lot to appreciate in a heaping bowl of your favorite soup. All great soups are concocted from a laborious process of tasting, strengthening or correcting the soup’s flavor throughout the cooking process, and properly utilizing fat, acid, salty, and sweet (FASS) components to contribute to a fantastic soup.Read more...

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So far, self-driving cars have a safer driving track record than most humans. This seems impressive, but part of the reason is because we suck at driving. We’re in a hurry, we get angry, and we take unnecessary risks. In those areas, self-driving cars have a few things they could teach us.Read more...

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This jump starter for your car is also an emergency hammer, 11000mAh external battery pack, and LED flashlight. It’s also only $30 today with code AVJ9ZMGD, which is one of the best prices we’ve ever seen on any portable jump starter.Read more...

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Messages can take up a lot of space on your iPhone. It’s simple enough to go in and delete old messages (and the photos that came with them) to free up space. However, there’s another option: lower your image quality and size to begin with.Read more...

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If you have a couple large metal cans in your recycling bin maybe from beans, soup, or canned tomatoes, wash them out and turn them into a wine rack. You’ll have a new place to store your wine with just a few minutes of work, and while the look isn’t for everyone, it’s definitely easy to make.Read more...

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Gap clothes, a popular vacuum, and a $35 electric shaver lead off Tuesday’s best deals. Read more...

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Like any meal, the key to a good packed lunch is balance. A school lunch should be healthy, tasty, and easy enough that you (the parent) actually has time to pack it, and “thinking in threes” can help make this a reality.Read more...

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The popular, athlete-endorsed sports drink company Gatorade recently released a line of “Organic” sports drinks called G Organic. Reimagined name aside, the now healthy-sounding sports drink boasts a shorter list of ingredients, including “organic cane sugar”, but the drink is really little more than glorified, colored sugar water.Read more...

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Tekton’s Everybit Tech Rescue Kit includes just about everything you need to pry open modern electronics, including pentalobe screws, triangle bits, spudgers, a suction cup, and more. There are 45 pieces in all, and they can all be yours for $19 today.Read more...

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Philips’ Norelco 3500 is a popular entry-level electric shaver at its usual $60. But at $35, it’s an absolute steal. That gets you a 45 minute battery, the ability to charge it enough for one shave session in just three minutes, and even a pop-up trimmer for sideburns and mustaches.Read more...

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Saving money often feels like a sacrifice you have to make to benefit your future self. It’s true, saving now means more security when you need it later, but there are some present benefits to saving. For one, it offers some freedom and confidence when it comes to your career.Read more...

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Amazon only allows merchants to give free samples of products to users if they disclose this fact in their review. Usually, these reviewers claim they were asked to give an “honest” review. Despite this, these still end up biased towards being more favorable than other reviews.Read more...

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