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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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Deadspin He Once Had A Baseball Empire | Gizmodo Listen to a Wiretap of Ukraine Rebels: "We Just Shot Down a Plane" | Jalopnik Here's What Happens When You Crash A Smart ForTwo Into An S-Class | Jezebel Why Would I Ever Want to Bring a Child Into This Fucked Up World? Read more...

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Balancing your checkbook is easy. Deciding which ETF has the highest ROI for your savings may be a little less obvious. While it's okay if you don't understand a particular financial term or concept, if you can't grasp it in under five minutes, wait before you make a decision.Read more...

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Chrome: Notes for Gmail is a Chrome extension that lets you add a note to a message as a reminder for the next time you look at it, or add a digest of everything important from a whole email thread. Think of it as post-it notes for your email.Read more...

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We've mentioned before that one of the best ways to save on airfare is to be flexible. If you're planning a vacation and know where you want to go and what you want to do, just not when you want to leave, the Hopper Flight Explorer can help you pin down the best time to vacate based on your budget.Read more...

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iOS: If you could use a little help relaxing or falling asleep, Free Sleep Sounds for iPhone offers a library of nature and other soothing sounds to help you relax after a long day, de-stress during a break, or fall asleep at night. You get long, real recordings too, not short loops, and a sleep timer so your phone isn't on all night.Read more...

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Windows is a big operating system that caters to a billion and a half people. As such, there are a lot of components built in that you might not necessarily need. There's actually a place where you can remove many components of Windows if you don't need them, to lighten your computer's load.Read more...

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Android: Google updated its Maps app with a bunch of new features today, including elevation for bicycle directions, voice actions in navigation mode, and a slide out menu for Your Places.Read more...

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Like many people, we're eagerly awaiting Bungie's newest title, Destiny. Flickr user Jacob Caughfield is especially excited, and customized his desktop in anticipation. If you like the look, here's how you can get it too. Read more...

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Ray Bradbury, author of Fahrenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles, was a highly productive man and no stranger to great quotes . In his book Zen in the Art of Writing, Bradbury explains why we find ourselves hating work and what leads to our desire to be productive all the time.Read more...

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If you've just painted a room, obviously, it's going to smell overwhelmingly like paint fumes. To help clear that smell out faster, just place a bucket of water in the center of the room.Read more...

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When you're packing for a long trip it's sometimes hard to determine how many pairs of underwear you need. This chart helps you determine the perfect amount by comparing how many pairs, how many days you're away, and how many washes will be required.Read more...

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Chances are that you think you know your shoe size and you buy the same size all the time. But according to The Wall Street Journal, it's actually worth measuring your foot about once a year.Read more...

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Building a gaming PC can be difficult and stressful. There are a thousand things that can go wrong, and any one of them could wind up costing hundreds of dollars. And yet we do it anyway. Why? Lord only knows.Read more...

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