You already know that if you want to lock down your Wi-Fi network, you should opt for WPA encryption because WEP is easy to crack. But did you know how easy? Take a look.
There's no better feeling than checking something off your to-do list. Done! Finished! Mission accomplished! Yet it's so easy to let a whole day or week go by without knocking one task off your list. How does that happen? Well, your to-do list can be a tool that guides you through your work, or it can be a big fat…
If your PC's been humming along under your desk for more than a year or two, I've got news for you: Chances are inside that case, half a dozen dust bunnies are dancing around your hard drive, leeching onto your CPU fan and fluttering about your motherboard having a grand old time. This is not good. Today we'll go over…
When you have lots of ideas for things to make, how do you choose which projects to actually work on?
The perennial question we always get from obsessive Lifehacker readers: How are you actually more productive if you spend all your time looking for new ways to get stuff done?
I've traveled to nine different cities already this year and I've got four different major work projects going on, so keeping on top of everything on the go is something I've had to get good at out of necessity. Here's how.
Yesterday, Google announced that they are halting development on Wave. The webapp will be available till the end of the year—with mechanisms to export your current wave data—and the code will remain open source.
Update 2: Google Voice product manager Craig Walker confirms that the Apps transfer is NOT supported right now, and that it was only done for a small group of testers. Sorry, all. The good news? He says there will be a way to transfer your Voice account to Google Apps once the new GApps features that are being tested…
Copies of The Complete Guide to Google Wave have been selling like hotcakes, and unsurprisingly, the ebook has moved a lot faster than the print version. We've still got a stack of full-color, hold-in-your-hand paperback books just dying for a home, so we've got a special deal: If you buy the paperback book for $25,…
Good news for Google Apps users who want access to the same products regular Google Accounts have: An anonymous tipster tells me a Google Trusted Tester program is underway that "transitions" Google Apps accounts to full access to all GOOG products, including Voice, Reader, Analytics, and more.
OpenID is an open standard for logging onto various web services with a single digital identity. The tool puts your online identity back in your hands—and as it turns out, OpenID on your own domain is surprisingly easy.
Yesterday's live wave coverage of the Google I/O keynote was so much fun we're doing it again today. The Day 2 keynote starts at 8:30am (in less than 20 minutes), and Adam Pash, Kevin Marks and I will be live-waving it.
Mozilla just approved my latest update to the Better Gmail 2 Firefox extension, which now includes the ability to hide your unread Buzz count, and enable an audible notification when you receive new mail.
It's been awhile since I've had to deal with a malware-laden PC, but my long streak of luck ran out this weekend when a family friend—who describes himself as computer illiterate—called.