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Just a few years ago, there weren’t a lot of options for buying new phones. You could either buy them outright, or sign a contract. Now there are more options than ever, so we want to know, how do you buy your new phones?Read more...

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Vinyl records are still a small part of music sales, but they are on the rise. For those of us who have always loved them, that’s welcome news. Whether you have old records you treasure, you’ve always been into vinyl, or you’re just starting, this week we want to talk record players. Read more...

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Chrome: Windows 10 brings a ton of sweet new features . Among them, you can now search the web directly from the Start menu. However, it will always use Bing. The Bing2Google extension for Chrome will redirect your searches to Google instead.Read more...

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Windows 10 resolves a lot of the annoyances left over from Windows 8, but it also comes with a few of its own—little as most of them may be. Here’s how to tweak a few of the OS’s new features and fix its little quirks.Read more...

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Orbmiser put together this dual monitor desktop in Windows using a great-looking wallpaper taken by MSL Curiosity, some smart use of virtual desktops, and a few desktop widgets.Read more...

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Being a good party host is a ton of work, and it includes dealing with unsavory scenarios. When one of your guests has a bit too much to drink, think about how you’ll handle it ahead of time so you don’t panic when it eventually happens.http://lifehacker.com/how-to-host-an... Read more...

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If you have a porcelain bathtub or sink, you know how dingy they can get over time. You can keep them looking their best with a simple mixture of baking soda and ammonia.Read more...

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The Windows 10 update saves files from your previous installation so that you can revert back to it if you need to. Deleting those files can get you back up to 20 GB of disk space.Read more...

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Logitech is currently offering a $20 off vouchers in celebration of back to school season, and you don’t even need a .edu email address to get it. Just head over here to claim your unique code, and then apply it to any order on their site of $49 or more. Read more...

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If you’re the kind of person that takes pleasure in building a computer—choosing the case, finding the best processor (and cooling system so that you can overclock it), doting over all of the components to maximize your rig and topping it off with LED lighting—then you should probably know Linus Sebastian.Read more...

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Windows 10: While Microsoft brought back the Start menu in Windows 8.1 and now in Windows 10, it’s still not quite what it used to be. If you’re not enjoying the new look, bring back the Windows 7-style Start menu with Start10.Read more...

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iOS: Fantastical is one of our favorite calendars on iOS and today it gets a handy new drafts feature that allows you save events as drafts so you can dig through your appointments to reference other items. Read more...

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You might be missing out on some immune-system superpowers that are yours for the asking at your local pharmacy. Besides protecting yourself—who wants chicken pox and tetanus?—staying up-to-date on shots helps to keep dangerous germs out of circulation and away from others.Read more...

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Mac: If you’re making the jump from Spotify or Rdio over to Apple Music, you have to leave your playlists behind. We’ve seen hacky solution before for solving this problem, but Move to Apple Music does a much better job.Read more...

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We have quite a few types of stores to buy groceries from: specialty markets, big box stores like Costco, and your conventional supermarket among them. While it’s more convenient to get all your food from one place, you can save a bunch on your grocery bill by shopping around.Read more...

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If you’re nervous about making the big jump to freelancing or self-employment, consider this: You might already have a client who’s a fan of your work and willing to pay you for it.Read more...

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When frying foods, your oil’s temperature can mean the difference between perfectly crisp foods and soggy ones. Although you can use a grain of rice or a wooden spoon to see if the oil is ready, you’ll likely have one ingredient already out to test the oil: Breadcrumbs.Read more...

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Android tablets are finally starting to develop a mature ecosystem. While there are still some key holdouts (looking at you Facebook), there are plenty of great apps you can install right now. In the follow up to our sixth annual Android pack from last week, we’re taking a look at the best apps for bigger screens.http://lifehacker.com/lifehacker-pac... Read more...

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Microsoft has brought back and revamped the Start menu for Windows 10. If you still prefer, say, the Windows 7 classic Start menu, good news. Start menu replacement apps we used to tweak Windows 8 should work in Windows 10.Read more...

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If you’ve reserved a copy of Windows 10 but haven’t gotten the upgrade prompt yet, here’s a secret: you can skip the line and upgrade right now.Read more...

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Reclaimed wood can be great, but there can be nails stuck inside that are tough to locate and remove. Here’s a trick using rare earth magnets to locate the hidden buggers before they destroy your saw blade.Read more...

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Windows 10 is finally here. You’ve seen some of its best new features , even heard what it’s like to use every day. But you might be wondering if you should upgrade. For some, it’s free, a great update, and a foregone conclusion. For others it’s better to wait, or think about other options. Let’s see where you fall.http://lifehacker.com/the-best-new-f... Read more...

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It’s important to pull yourself away from work every now and then. Breaks are one thing, but distractions are another. Breaks are focused and deliberate. Distractions catch you off guard and derail your task entirely. In fact, one study shows it takes about 25 minutes to get back into the swing of things after you’ve been interrupted.Read more...

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