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The Enough Already Mutes Your TV When Overexposed Celebrities Come On [Video]

Sick of hearing about Charlie Sheen’s tiger blood or the political gaffe du jour? This simple DIY project will mute your TV whenever it starts talking about a celebrity or subject you’ve heard enough of. More »







The Enough Already Mutes Your TV When Overexposed Celebrities Come On [Video]

Sick of hearing about Charlie Sheen’s tiger blood or the political gaffe du jour? This simple DIY project will mute your TV whenever it starts talking about a celebrity or subject you’ve heard enough of. More »







FlashCam Puts a Camera Shortcut, Flashlight Button on Your iOS Lock Screen [IPhone Downloads]

iOS (Jailbroken): FlashCam sticks two extra buttons on your iOS lock screen that give you quick access to your camera and an LED flashlight. More »







FlashCam Puts a Camera Shortcut, Flashlight Button on Your iOS Lock Screen [IPhone Downloads]

iOS (Jailbroken): FlashCam sticks two extra buttons on your iOS lock screen that give you quick access to your camera and an LED flashlight. More »







Control Your Garage Door Opener with Your Smartphone [Video]

If you’re tired of using a big, separate box to open your garage door, DIYer Lou Pradio shows us how to mod your garage door to open with your smartphone, with only a Bluetooth headset and a $1 transistor from RadioShack. More »







Mega Button Puts Shortcuts to Chrome’s Most Used Settings Right In Your Toolbar [Video]

You can access most of Chrome’s settings from the Wrench menu, but it’s a bit cluttered and hard to navigate quickly. Free extension Mega Button puts shortcuts to some of Chrome’s most accessed settings right in your toolbar. More »







What Should I Do with My Phone Before I Sell It? [Ask Lifehacker]

Dear Lifehacker,
I’m upgrading my phone and selling my old one on eBay. How do I make sure all my personal data is off of the phone before I sell it off to someone else? More »







Google Adds Superstars, Nested Labels, and Advanced IMAP Controls to Gmail’s Settings [In Brief]

Three of our favorite Gmail Labs features have graduated and moved on to out-of-the-box Gmail. Superstars lets you assign different levels of stars to an email, making a killer to-do list based on priority; nested labels creates labels within labels, so you can organize your mail by sub-categories; and if you use a desktop mail client, you can now adjust which labels show up in your client and which don’t. The Google Search Box lab has been removed altogether, since there’s already a “Search the Web” button in Gmail. All features are available from Gmails’ Settings page. Hit the link to read more. [Official Gmail Blog] More »







MPlayerX Is a Powerful, Intuitive Video Player for Mac that Almost Puts VLC to Shame [Download Of The Day]

Mac OS X only: If you’re tired of QuickTime X’s minimal approach to features or VLC’s clunky, not-so-pretty interface, free app MPlayerX brings a smooth, easy-to-use player to OS X with support for multiple video formats. More »







Texty Sends Text Messages from Google Chrome Using Your Phone Number (and We’ve Got Beta Invites) [Downloads]

Android/Chrome: No one likes texting on small, autocorrect-prone phone keyboards. Texty connects your phone to Google Chrome, letting you send and receive SMS messages right from the extension bar. More »







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