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March 31, 2016 – 08:20 am

If your iTunes library has gotten a bit too big for your regular hard drive, it may be time to move it. If you don t want to lose your playlists, play counts, ratings, and other stuff that iTunes keeps in its databases, here s the easiest way to move it to a new home. We ve shared other ways to do this in the past, but these days it s much simpler. All it takes is a few simple steps, whether you re looking to move your library to a new folder, a new …

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Life Hacks burned cookies bottom
March 31, 2016 – 12:15 am
Life Hacks burned cookies bottom

ShutterstockIt s the happiest time of the year — cookie-baking season. Due to sheer amount of office holiday parties, family meals, and last-minute homemade gifts for friends, chances are you ve spent at least one chilly night indoors whipping up batch after batch of cookies. But just because two people make chocolate chip cookies …

Lifehacker after effects
March 30, 2016 – 09:37 am
Lifehacker after effects

Around 10 million women in the U.S. take some form of birth control pill, and with good reason: the Pill is one of the most effective birth control methods. But messing with your hormones can alter your sex life in positive and negative ways. Here’s what you need to know, as a pill-taker or as the partner of one. How the Pill Works …

Life hack How To Open Jars?
March 29, 2016 – 11:39 am
Life hack How To Open Jars?

Stop popping veins and making constipated faces just to get to those delicious pickles, strawberry jelly, or whatever you ve got packed away in a stuck jar. Instead do what Instructables user fungus amungus does: use a tennis ball. This trick may seem cute, but knives are involved. If you ve never dissected a tennis ball before …

Lifehacker virus malware
March 28, 2016 – 07:22 pm
Lifehacker virus malware

With the growth of malware threats on Android, it definitely makes sense to use an antivirus app, but unfortunately, a new study reveals many security apps have miserable detection rates, so you need to choose wisely. Here are the ones that performed best. AV-Test inspected 41 Android virus scanners against 618 types of malware …

Lifehacker upgrade hard drive
March 27, 2016 – 09:09 pm
Lifehacker upgrade hard drive

It s a sad fact of life that over time, all of our computers get a little bit slower. Before you start shelling out for a new machine, take some time this weekend to perform some maintenance tasks, upgrade a single piece of hardware, or even overclock your machine for a little speed boost. Do Some Maintenance Before you start mucking …

30 more Life Hacks Debunked
March 27, 2016 – 03:56 pm
30 more Life Hacks Debunked

If you ve seen some of the tips and hacks we ve posted (and some others we wouldn t dare post, but make their way to other sites anyway) and wondered if they actually work, check out this video from Mental Floss. John Green put 30 different life hacks to the test with some surprising results. It might look like he s out to debunk …

Lifehacker Android apps pack
March 26, 2016 – 04:32 pm
Lifehacker Android apps pack

We recently put together our list of the best Android apps, but college students need a different type of mobile toolkit. To that end, we’ve gathered up the best Android apps to track your schedule, assignments, and more. Productivity You have a ton of options for different to-do apps, but we like a few that stand above the rest …

Life Hacks fresh eggs
March 26, 2016 – 02:06 am
Life Hacks fresh eggs

The baking soda is optional, but if you choose not to use it, be sure to move the eggs to cold water (use ice) immediately after boiling. Blow from the tip to the broader base for faster de-shelling. My preferred eggs are Gold Circle Farms cage-free DHA Omega 3 eggs, which contain 150 mg of DHA (Docosahexaenoic acid) per whole egg …

Lifehacker watch TV online
March 25, 2016 – 01:53 pm
Lifehacker watch TV online

One of the more annoying things about Netflix, Hulu Plus, and Amazon s television streaming libraries is the vast difference between the selection available. It would be almost impossible to get a thorough idea of who has the better library without searching for hundreds of TV shows on each service and comparing them manually. So …

Lifehacker Facebook Android app
March 24, 2016 – 05:19 pm
Lifehacker Facebook Android app

Android: One of the biggest complaints about the Facebook app is that it can take up too many resources, particularly on older phones. Which is probably why Facebook released Facebook Lite, a super lightweight version of its app directed at developing markets. Currently, the app is only available officially in a few countries—Bangladesh …

Lifehacker Android apps 2014
March 24, 2016 – 04:34 am
Lifehacker Android apps 2014

The new Slides app works offline and allows you to create, edit, or view slideshows with or without an internet connection. The app is available for Android today, with the iOS counterpart coming soon. Google Docs also now has the ability to natively edit and save Microsoft Office files without converting. Previously, you could upload …

Lifehacker Top 10 DVD Ripper
March 23, 2016 – 02:50 pm
Lifehacker Top 10 DVD Ripper

There s nothing quite like the feel of a new book, the smell of an old record, or the joy of heading to the comic book store every Wednesday. Sometimes, though, those physical collections can be a burden—like when you re starved for space or want something more portable for traveling. Here are 10 forms of media you can take into …

Food Life Hacks you Need to Know
March 22, 2016 – 09:50 pm
Food Life Hacks you Need to Know

The holidays are right around the corner and with the hectic shopping season, meal preparation, and celebrations that will be taking place, we have a few tips and lifehacks that you may want to consider as you prepare for winter. 1. Want to avoid the cold and boredom during holiday seasons? If so, your family should consider traveling …

Lifehacker Wii USB hard drive
March 22, 2016 – 12:33 am
Lifehacker Wii USB hard drive

Last week we shared a great hack to let you back up and play your Wii games from an external hard drive. That hack has been made easier by eliminating the need for a Wii downgrade. Why would you want to play your games off a hard disk? Wii games cost anywhere from $20-50, while an external hard drive that can hold all your Wii games—assuming …

Lifehacker Self watering planter
March 21, 2016 – 01:19 am
Lifehacker Self watering planter

If you d like to have delicious home-grown tomatoes but lack a garden to grow them in, you ll definitely want to check out this ingenious and inexpensive self-watering system. Ray Newstead, silicon valley executive by day and gardening aficionado by night, wanted a more efficient way to grow tomatoes. He was tired of the wastefulness …

Life Hacks broken nail
March 20, 2016 – 02:25 am
Life Hacks broken nail

We live for the weekends, and what better time than Sunday to relax, rejuvenate and get your beauty game on point? These are the best easy beauty hacks to help you look—and feel—your best in the week to come. How many times has this happened to you: you spend weeks nurturing your nails until they’re long, strong and looking totally …

Summer Life Hacks
March 19, 2016 – 03:03 pm
Summer Life Hacks

Summer sorted (Picture: Lifehacker UK) Because who has the time or money to do things the long way? Summer is (apparently) on its way, and although we can’t help guarantee good weather, with a little help from our friends at Life Hacker UK and Amex offers, we can totally help you out with some hacks that’ll give you more time and …

Life Hacks Packing Suitcase
March 18, 2016 – 11:43 pm
Life Hacks Packing Suitcase

Packing for a trip can be a daunting task, this we know. Whether you re concerned about saving space in your bag or the size restrictions on the liquid toiletries, organizing all of your belongings into one spot seems like an impossible feat. What better way to hack your way to a more efficient suitcase than using the best tips and …