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Facebook Finally Lets You Edit Posts After Publishing

One of the worst things about posting to Facebook is that once you hit publish, all of your typos and any other errors are set in stone. Your only option—before today—was to delete the post and repost it. Now, Facebook is rolling out the ability to edit your posts after they’ve been published.Read more…    

Raspberry Pi XBMC Solutions Compared: Raspbmc vs OpenELEC vs XBian

XBMC is one of our favorite media center solutions, and the Raspberry Pi makes a dandy XBMC machine for $35. With three different builds for the Pi, though, which one should you use? They’re all a little different and have various strengths and weaknesses. Here’s how to pick the right one.Read more…    

Know the “Sister Bra Sizes” to Quickly Find a Bra That Fits

Ladies, can we talk about how frustrating it is to shop for a bra? Between the insane lack of standard bra sizing and our breasts naturally changing in size and shape every so often, getting the right fit isn’t easy. This graphic offers a few pointers to help.Read more…    

TODAY

Smartphone Upgrades, Office Productivity, and the Laptop Conundrum

This week on the podcast we’re talking about whether it’s worth upgrading your phone every six months, how to be productive at work when everything is blocked, and which build of XBMC you should use on your Raspberry Pi. We’re also answering your questions about making your own ringtones, a good video camera app for Android, and if you should replace your laptop-desktop combo with just one powerf
Pour Grease into Eggshells When Frying Bacon and Eggs for Easy Cleanup

Like making a hearty breakfast filled with bacon and eggs? You’ve got to do something with that bacon grease when you’re done. Redditor photolouis suggests using the empty eggshells for cleanup.Read more…    
Gizmodo NASA’s Curiosity Rover Just Found Water in Martian Soil | Gawker Girl Who Lost It Over Break

Gizmodo NASA’s Curiosity Rover Just Found Water in Martian Soil | Gawker Girl Who Lost It Over Breakup Text: ‘He Knew What He Was Getting Into’ | Kotaku Every Sci-Fi Starship Ever*, In One Mindblowing Comparison Chart | Deadspin Risk And Romance Among NBA Groupies: An Embed’s ReportRead more…    
Why should I keep old credit card accounts open?

Great discussions are par for the course here on Lifehacker. Each day, we highlight a discussion that is particularly helpful or insightful, along with other great discussions and reader questions you may have missed. Check out these discussions and add your own thoughts to make them even more wonderful!Read more…    

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DiMeCard Stores Multiple SD and microSD Cards Safely in Your Wallet

Need a place to store your multiple SD and/or microSD cards? Most options include thick pouches that let cards slip out easily when not zipped up. DiMeCard acts like a credit card-shaped device that you can insert your flash memory into.Read more…    
What “Business Casual” Really Means: Four Real Life Examples

For an older generation, “business casual” may have meant “no ties required on Friday.” But now that less-formal dress is more common in so many workplaces, business casual can be a cryptic term to crack.Read more…    
Everything You Need to Know About Managing Credit on One Post-It Note

Managing your credit may seem like a hassle, but you can distill the most important principals down to a strategy that fits squarely on a Post-It note.Read more…    
The Ask Lifehacker Podcast is live!

The Ask Lifehacker Podcast is live! Come join us for news, tips, and answers to all your burning questions.Read more…    
When Did You Get Your First Computer?

In the past, having a computer in your own home was a rarity. These days, computers are much more commonplace, but getting one of your very own is still kind of special. When did you get your first? Read more…    
Deals: Discounted NAS, Samsung SSD, and 7.1 Surround for Half Off

We know a lot of you run your own home server or NAS, but if you’re looking to get into the game, or just want to upgrade your current setup, today might be your lucky day. Tiger Direct is offering up a Lenovo Iomega four bay diskless NAS for $180 with free shipping today. That’s about $40 cheaper than you’d find elsewhere. Of course, you’ll need some disks to fill it, and you won’t do much bette
Here’s a Massive List of Stuff You Can Ask Siri to Do in iOS 7

Siri got a ton of improvements in iOS 7 and a bunch of new features as well. Now, you can ask it all sorts of things, from launching apps to getting sports scores. Redditor Cheeziz_Chrust put together a list of pretty much everything you can ask Siri these days. Read more…    
Two Ways to Avoid the Pains of Plastic Cling Wrap

Plastic wrap can be a pain in the butt. It often sticks to itself and comes off the roll poorly. Fortunately, you can make your life easier with two little tips to help you use it better.Read more…    
Google’s Comparison Tool Compares Two Things Quickly

Google has added a new comparison tool to its search results that allows you to compare two things with a simple search query. Read more…    
Switch Back to Chrome’s Old “New Tab” Page with a Quick Tweak

Google recently updated Chrome with a new “new tab” page that shows all your most visited pages every time you open a new tab, and needless to say not everyone’s excited to see their most viewed sites every time they open a tab. Thankfully, Computerworld shows you how to switch it back. Read more…    
What’s the Best USB Hub?

Smartphones, cameras, mice, keyboards, and other peripherals—they’re all fighting for the few USB ports we probably have in reach or on our laptops. A USB hub can help, but which ones are the best? This week, we want to know the ones you turn to above all others.Read more…    
Apple has released iOS 7.0.2, a small update addressing the security flaw that enabled users to bypa

Apple has released iOS 7.0.2, a small update addressing the security flaw that enabled users to bypass the lockscreen. Read more here.Read more…    
How Can I Remove Blemishes from My Credit Report?

Dear Lifehacker, I recently checked my credit report and found a couple late payments that brought my score down, and even a couple of errors that weren’t my fault! Is there a way to get these off my record?Read more…    
VLC Adds Better Porting to Mobile, A Dozen New Codecs, and More

Windows/Mac/Linux: VLC is one of our favorite video players out there. The release of version 2.1 packs in a ton of new features, including significant improvements to how it handles outputting videos to mobile devices like Android and iPhone, and more. Read more…    
Quickly Encrypt Files and Send Them to Dropbox from the Send To Menu

We’ve shown you before how you can protect any sensitive files stored on Dropbox using TrueCrypt or an encrypted zip file, but here’s an even quicker shortcut that encrypts (and decrypts) files or folders immediately from the “Send To” menu in Windows.Read more…    
Keep Cats Off the Furniture With a Spray of Vinegar

Whether it’s your nice furniture or the backyard garden, there are some places you just don’t want your (or the neighborhood) cats getting into. A little vinegar can help with that.Read more…    
Clipjump Manages Multiple Channels of Clipboard History

Windows: In the world of clipboard managers, there’s no shortage of options. Clipjump makes a strong argument with multiple channels you can swap between of clipboard history.Read more…    
Be a Networking “Matchmaker” to Build Your Contacts

When it comes to networking, you can never have too many friends. Everyone else is in the same boat, though. Make that work for you by being a matchmaker among your contacts.Read more…    
How to “Just Say No” to Peer Pressured Spending

There’s no getting around it—being on a budget is challenging. It’s particularly tough when you feel pressured to spend by friends or family. Whether it’s an invite to eat out, or a destination wedding that requires an expensive ticket, saying “no” to spending can feel daunting.Read more…    
Make Homestyle Butter (and Buttermilk) in Your Blender

If you like the idea of homemade butter—or want to try your hand at compound butter like herb butter or spiced butter—this quick method from the folks at CHOW is a little more effort than flipping a switch, but it works like a charm.Read more…    
Build a Mailbox Alarm that Sends You a Text Whenever You Get Mail

If you’ve ever checked the mail repeatedly only to find it empty, or your mailbox is a good hoof from your house, this project is for you. It’s a simple photo-sensitive alarm that will fire off an SMS message to your phone when the mailbox is opened and the sensor is triggered.Read more…    
How Hyper-Threading Works

Hyper-Threading has been in Intel’s processors for years. It’s the main difference between the Core i5 and i7, and that many games don’t use it explains why i5s power some serious gaming rigs. If you’ve been considering an upgrade but you’re not sure if you need Hyper Threading, this video from Techquickie will help.Read more…    
The Preventive Maintenance You Need to Do On Your Car

Regular preventive maintenance is probably the single thing you can do as a car owner to keep your ride happy and save money on repairs in the future. However, not everyone agrees on what preventive maintenance is, what you should do, and when you should do it. Let’s clear that up, and give you some tips that’ll apply to any vehicle.Read more…    
Syncing Podcasts, Zipped Attachments, and Start Pages

Readers offer their best tips for syncing podcasts between Android and the PC, accessing zipped attachments in Mail for iOS 7, and a handy browser start page.Read more…