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Wimoweh Keeps Your Mac Awake When Certain Apps Are Running (Lifehacker)

Posted by Thorin Klosowski at Lifehacker

Mac: Chances are you have at least a few programs that when you’re running them, you never want your computer to sleep. Wimoweh is a menubar app that lets you designate certain programs to keep you computer awake all the time. More »

PhoneClean Scans Your iOS Device to Reclaim Storage Space (Lifehacker)

Posted by Thorin Klosowski at Lifehacker

Windows/Mac: Your iOS device has a limited amount of storage. It can store a lot of junk you don’t need over time like temp files, scripts, and failed sync files. PhoneClean is an app that deletes all that junk for you. More »

Build Your Own Adobe Creative Suite with Free and Cheap Software (Lifehacker)

Posted by Thorin Klosowski at Lifehacker

Adobe’s Creative Suite is one of the best software packs out there for professionals, but the suite is prohibitively expensive for most people. If you can’t drop the cash, you can still get a similar experience with free or cheap software. Here’s how to build your own Creative Suite. More »

How to Commit Internet Suicide and Disappear from the Web Forever (Lifehacker)

Posted by Thorin Klosowski at Lifehacker

Sick of horribly embarrassing things showing up when potential employers Google your name? Tired of everyone knowing you live in a garden level dungeon apartment? Perhaps you just don’t like the fact the internet makes you easy to find. Thankfully, it’s not that hard to delete yourself entirely. Here’s how to do it. More »

The Psychology of Why You Suck at Managing Email (and What You Can Do About) (Lifehacker)

Posted by Thorin Klosowski at Lifehacker

Inbox zero, spam filters, priority inboxes; we use countless tricks to manage email, but for many it’s a never ending cycle of stress. The BBC suggests it’s just as much a psychological problem as it is a technical one. More »

Build Your Own Arduino Powered Automatic Blinds [DIY] (Lifehacker)

Posted by Thorin Klosowski at Lifehacker

One of the easiest tricks to keeping a house warm (or cool), is to open and close the blinds in time with the sun. Of course, that’s only helpful if you’re home all the time to do that. Instructables user FreedomToCreate has made an Arduino powered system that opens and closes the blinds on a schedule, based on room temperature, or outdoor light. More »


Get Mountain Lion Hacker-Friendly with This Huge List of Command Line Tricks [Os X Mountain Lion] (Lifehacker)

Posted by Thorin Klosowski at Lifehacker

OS X Mountain Lion changes a lot of small things with the way the operating system works. It also locks down a lot of default behaviors that many people were used to in OS X Lion. Thankfully, a group over at Github has compiled a huge list of the command line tricks that still work in Mountain Lion. More »


How to Get Rid of Mountain Lion’s Biggest Annoyances [Os X Mountain Lion] (Lifehacker)

Posted by Thorin Klosowski at Lifehacker

With the release of any new operating system comes a list of annoyances for veteran users. OS X Mountain Lion is no different, and while a number of its new features are great, a few annoyances have popped up that are pretty easy to fix. Here’s how to do it. More »


Lifehacker Pack for Mac: Our List of the Best Free Mac Apps [Downloads] (Lifehacker)

Posted by Thorin Klosowski at Lifehacker

Finding excellent free software for your Mac is increasingly tough. In our fourth annual Lifehacker Pack for Mac, we’re highlighting the best free downloads for better productivity, communication, media management, and more. More »


Watch It Is a Queue Manager for All Your Movie Services [Webapps] (Lifehacker)

Posted by Thorin Klosowski at Lifehacker

If you’re using a lot of different services Amazon, Netflix, Vudu, iTunes, or Hulu to get movies then you know that keeping track of what’s available where and when can get difficult. Watch It is a webapp that allows you to manage one single queue and find movies on all the different services at once. More »


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