Dear Lifehacker, My Asus U36sg is a nice, light notebook with good features, but the screen is 1366 by 768 and nothing to write home about. Assuming I could afford the $150 hardware cost, I would like to try putting something like a B133HAN03 1600 by 900 screen in its place. Show More Summary
Dear Lifehacker, Is it ever OK to buy replica/bootleg products? I’ll probably never spend $200 on sunglasses, $500 on headphones, $1500 on a handbag (or manbag), or $5000 on a watch. While I admire the aesthetics, I simply can’t justify the expense. Show More Summary
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Dear Lifehacker, I’m a mid-twenties IT professional who works at an Australian IT startup, and I have really enjoyed my time there. I’ve been involved in everything from designing hardware, reviewing and recommending server farm infrastructure,...Show More Summary
Dear Lifehacker, How might I go about making a ‘bucket-list’? I know it should have all the things I want to do/see/experience. But what about the things I’m not aware of? I don’t know what I don’t know, after all. Should it be 50 things?...Show More Summary
Dear Lifehacker, I am interested in hosting my own LAN party at my place with about 20 friends but I have no idea on how to set it up and how to allow everyone to have the same game to play. Any quick tips? Thanks, Aspiring Gamer More »
Dear Lifehacker, Every week after work we have informal drinks with the boss. I am the resident nerd and I want to find what topics of conversation are appropriate without pretending to like things that I don’t like or having to be false. Show More Summary
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Dear Lifehacker, How do you deal with bad neighbours when living in a unit? We are renting but they own theirs, so can we take our grievances to the body corporate or our agent, or do we just have to grin and bear it? Thanks, Fed U More »
Dear Lifehacker, I am an Honours student and I have applied for several graduate positions for 2014. One graduate program in particular was essentially my dream job, which I have had my eye upon for several years; I even geared my studies and work to meet the desired selection criteria. Show More Summary
Hi Lifehacker, I’m a first-time father to be. While my wife has been able to find numerous websites to help her through the pregnancy, I’m having a much more difficult time finding places where expectant fathers can learn more about what’s going on. Can you help? Thanks, Stressed-Out Sire More »
Hello, fellow Lifehackers! Time for another MacGyver Challenge. What's a MacGyver Challenge, you ask? Simple. We give you an object and you show us what cool things you can do with it. Our editors pick the best submissions and our favorite will win a copy of the Lifehacker book! Read more...
Dear Lifehacker, I’d like to get all of my papers, bills and receipts under control, but hate the idea of having a big scanner on my desk. I’ve been looking at duplex document scanners (the bar- shaped sort), but I can’t really find much information, or a scanner within a reasonable price range ($300 is too much in my opinion). Show More Summary
In a recent Lifehacker thread, some college students asked me: should I focus on paying down debt or should I start investing? As the CEO of growth stage investing service Betterment, I’m a huge advocate for getting invested early. Time in the market is one of the biggest factors in building long-term wealth. But it’s not as simple as it sounds. Read more...
Dear Lifehacker, The current fad of writing web page text in pale grey is making it difficult for those of us with grey hair. Is there any way around this problem? Thanks, Grey Days More »
Dear Lifehacker, I am currently looking for a new job and have been applying for positions that I know I won’t get as I don’t have the experience or knowledge for that particular product or area. Does this damage my chances with the same company or recruiter for when a job turns up that I am qualified for? Thanks, Eager Beaver More »
Dear Lifehacker, I’m still using a dumbphone — I love it because if it’s dropped/lost/cracked/whatever then ‘meh’. I love not having to react like my heart’s been cut out of my chest, as my friends do when their ‘precious’ is harmed or lost. But am I going to eventually be left behind if I don’t keep up? More bluntly: Will I become my parents? More »
Dear Lifehacker, What is the best way to digitise payslips? My employer is still sending giving me hard copies of my payslips and I thought it would be easier to keep track of them on the computer. It would be helpful if it were easy...Show More Summary
Dear Lifehacker, My home is crying out for a renovation. I’d love to try my hand at doing some of the upgrades myself and save money in the process, but I’m sure some projects are better left to the professionals. What do I need to know before I get started? Thanks, Worried Weekend Warrior More »
Dear Lifehacker, I use an iPad constantly while I am out of the office, but because everything I do with it syncs with my desktop computer, when I am at my desk, it just sits there. I have been searching for an app that will just give me information while it is in ‘desktop’ mode (connected to power). More »