A 404 page is a familiar way to indicate that someone is trying to access a non-existent page, but if you want to keep people on your site, there's a lot you can do to make your 404 page more useful.
Android: We all have files on our phones that we'd rather others didn't see for one reason or another. Andrognito protects your privacy by hiding files of your choice, even if your device is not rooted.
There are not many methods of organizing drill bits that could legitimately be described as sexy, but this Instructables project falls into that category. If you're handy with wood, this is a great weekend project to help tidy up your workshop.
You can breathe new life into all manner of old things you have lying around the house, and Handimania shows how you can transform an unused metal colander into a pendant lamp.
We're used to being told "you can do it", "never give up", and "you can do whatever you want to do". But there are limits. If you spend time chasing impossible goals, you are just wasting energy that could be used more productively.
Android: You might not think about coding from your phone, but that could just be because you haven't yet found the right app. Turbo Editor is a free file editor for Android that includes syntax highlighting for a number of languages.
Next time you need to break off from a game of Scrabble, chess, or cards, forget spending time carefully moving the game out of the way. Just take a photo and you can easily pick up from where you left off.
Android: Google has released an update to its Google+ app, and it brings support for casting your stream to your Chromecast. If you like the idea of lying back on the sofa while your stream rolls by on the big screen, now you can.
HouseTrip is a service rather likes Airbnb, that puts holiday home owners in contact with people looking to rent a house for vacation. The new iOS app includes a messaging tool so you can speak to the home owner, alerts you to attractions in the area, and helps you to plan your itinerary.
Everyone criticizes themselves from time to time—it's entirely natural. To stop it from ruling your life, give your inner critic form and you might find it easier to fight.
Android: Just as with Windows, OS X and other operating systems, you probably have multiple apps on your Android device that can open the same types of file. Better Open With gives you a new way to choose which apps should be used, and when.
Few people feel they have enough time to get everything done. Even if you can't imagine making more time at the moment, try drawing up your ideal schedule—you might find that the next steps are a little easier.
There is a general move toward 64-bit software these days, but if you have an Office 365 subscription, you might think there's only a 32-bit version available. In fact, there is a 64-bit version if you look in the right place.
Space in the kitchen can be at a premium, especially in condos and apartments. If you would rather use your worktop for food preparation than storing fruit, a hanging fruit bowl is a great option.
Android: Hand your phone to a friend to let them see a photo and you may find they swipe through your other images. Focus blocks access to photos other than those you select to protect your privacy.
One of the hardest parts of any project is simply getting started. Set your sights incredibly low and you will find it's easy to build up momentum.
Taking a sabbatical to travel the world may be rewarding, but that gap in your resume will catch the eye of future employers. Girls Just Wanna Have Funds suggests that you try to keep your hand in to some extent.
The idea of multitasking sounds great, but it's actually highly inefficient. Try putting your phone down between certain hours, ignore those work emails, and you'll actually give yourself less work.
Jet lag can be completely debilitating and it may take you days to recover. Rather than struggling with fatigue, you might find you can reset your body clock just by missing out on a meal or two.
Some food preparation tasks just take too long. If you find peeling shallots fiddly and time-consuming, blanch them in hot water first and the skins will just slip off.