Over the past few months, Microsoft has aggressively stepped up its campaign to get people to upgrade to Windows 10. Last week, the company made a sneaky change to its pop-up reminder. Closing this window no longer dismisses the update; instead it automatically schedules an installation, often without the user realising what they agreed to. Show More Summary
No matter how brilliant your business idea or customer service may be, controlling costs will play a big role in your success or failure. Keeping your ongoing costs in check is vital to achieving profitability in the long run. More »
The ability to write creatively is a skill that not many people have. While typically linked to the arts, there’s a surprising amount of science contained in good writing — and knowing about it can help to take your prose to the next level. This infographic looks at seven scientific ways to improve your writing. More »
Dear Lifehacker, I nearly became road kill on the weekend when a bus zoomed past as I was crossing the road. This close brush with death got me thinking: should I make a will containing all my digital passwords? My loved ones will obviously need to access my bank account if I die uexpedtedly. Show More Summary
On ABC’s Q&A this week, Christopher Pyne said the Coalition’s multi-technology NBN was fast enough for households to watch “five movies simultaneously”. Disregarding the irony of an innovation minister apparently missing the point of the national broadband network, the position is optimistic at best. Here’s why. More »
Companies could improve their profits by 2-10% each year by saving energy. That’s just one of the findings of ClimateWorks Australia’s Energy Productivity Index, a world-first attempt to assess companies’ energy performance and help investors make better decisions. Here are the highlights that businesses need to know. More »
Regardless of your life circumstance, stress probably plays a role in some shape or form in your everyday life. Some... The post 5 Ways to Kill Off Stress in Any Situation appeared first on Lifehack.
Our lives are so busy, finding the time to exercise can be a challenging task. If you don’t have the time to... The post 7 Best Exercises To Lose Weight At Home Easily appeared first on Lifehack.
If you love cooking and spicy foods, then you came to the right place. Who doesn’t love a nice bowl... The post 15 Irresistible Chili Recipes To Spice Up Your Life appeared first on Lifehack.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), some 350 million people suffer from depression all over the world, making it... The post Natural Ways to Fight Depression appeared first on Lifehack.
We’ve all heard the phrase “practice makes perfect” and it’s a good motto to live by…most of the time. If... The post Don’t Try Harder, Try Different: 5 Ways To Interview Better appeared first on Lifehack.
Our modern lives strongly encourage the development night owl sleeping habits. There’s 24-hours services, bustling nightlife, artificial lighting and the... The post How To Wake Up Earlier: Science-Backed Tricks For Night Owls appeared first on Lifehack.
Career boredom plagues most people who either work in the same location and do routine work or remain in positions... The post Career Planning 101: 7 Ways to Ignite A Stagnant Career appeared first on Lifehack.
Are you a coffee addict? You’re not alone! If there’s one thing most of us couldn’t give up, it would... The post Top 8 Effective Ways To Quit Coffee Painlessly appeared first on Lifehack.
We often believe we would be happier if we are grateful enough. This might mean not pushing yourself too hard and... The post Study Finds People With Ambitious Goals Are Happier And More Satisfied appeared first on Lifehack.
We all love coffee, and many of us love tea as well, but the side effects of high caffeine consumption... The post 12 Terrible Side Effects Of High Caffeine Consumption appeared first on Lifehack.
There’s nothing better about living in the 21st Century than the ability to order, pay for and arrange delivery of food from the comfort of our own homes. Thanks to the internet, we don’t even have to talk to anyone to do it. ThoughShow More Summary
Foxtel and other rights holders have backed away from a proposed scheme that would have seen alleged pirates dragged to court after receiving three warning letters for copyright infringement. Once again, the fly in the ointment was money, with negotiations breaking down over who would foot the bill for the scheme — copyright holders or ISPs. Show More Summary
Today, Kogan switched on its 4G network, which will be provided to all pre-paid customers at no extra charge. Provided your phone is compatible, this should see improvements to speed and reliability across talk and data services. Hurrah! There’s also a new a new prepaid plan with a whopping 11GB data per month. More »
Remote working isn’t ideal for every team — some teams and people just work better face-to-face. But if you want to give it a shot, there are distinct benefits. For both employees and employers. More »