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QTIP: Computer Clutter Trashes More Than Your PC

Posted on January 7th, 2019

Leaving files all over a Mac and PC Desktop is like leaving dishes on the table overnight after a meal. How do computer files and dirty dishes have anything to do with one another, you ask? Stick with me. Frat boys know there’s no rush to clear t...

LIFEHACKER: Here Are the Major New Features Google Added to Gmail Today (and What It Didn't)

Posted on April 25th, 2018

by David Murphy 04-25-2018 9:40am Illustration: Pixabay It’s been speculated for some time that Google has been working on some updates for the web-based version of Gmail, and the company is officially moving from tease to truth with its early-mo...

Lifehacker: How Spammers Spoof Your Email Address (and How to Protect Yourself)

Posted on November 8th, 2017

Most of us know spam when we see it, but seeing a strange email from a friend—or worse, from ourselves—in our inbox is pretty disconcerting. If you've seen an email that looks like it's from a friend, it doesn't mean they've been hacked. Spammers ...

Lifehacker: How to Set Up and Use Apple’s New Photos App in OS X Yosemite

Posted on April 14th, 2015

By Thorin Klosowski, Lifehacker Last week, Apple released an update to Yosemite that includes a new Photos app . This app is a working replacement for iPhoto, and does much better job of organizing your photos without hogging system resources. He...

LIFEHACKER: How to Stay Safe on Public Wi-Fi Networks

Posted on November 14th, 2014

This article originally appeared on Lifehacker in November 2014 Public Wi-Fi networks—like those in coffee shops or hotels—are not nearly as safe as you think. Even if they have a password, you're sharing a network with tons of other people, whic...

LIFEHACKER: Why You Should Start Using a VPN (and How to Choose the Best One for Your Needs)

Posted on September 5th, 2012

Samara Lynn is Lead Analyst, Networking and Small Business at PCMag.com contributed this article to Lifehacker.com You may know what a VPN, or Virtual Private Network, is; you probably don't use one. You really should be using a VPN, and even if ...