Lifehacker

Lifehacker is a weblog about life hacks and software which launched on January 31, 2005. The site is owned by Gawker Media. The blog posts cover a wide range of topics including: Microsoft Windows, Mac, Linux programs, iOS and Android, as well as general life tips and tricks. The staff updates the site about 18 times each weekday, with reduced updates on weekends. The Lifehacker motto is "Tips and downloads for getting things done."In addition, Lifehacker has four international editions, Lifehacker Australia, Lifehacker Japan, Lifehacker India and the latest one - Lifehacker UK which feature most posts from the U.S. edition along with extra content specific to local readers.
Posts about Lifehacker
  • Popular Websites You Didn’t Know Started as Blogs

    … popular (and profitable) sites on the web are actually highly successful blogs. From pop news sites like Mashable to advice sites like LifeHacker, many of today’s most popular online destinations began life as simple blogs; the vision of one person transformed into businesses that rival well-established print and web magazines. Each one is a story…

    The Blog Herald- 11 readers -
  • Should You Let Other Sites Republish Your Content?

    So you’ve slaved away on a killer blog post, compiling hours of research, and carefully selected quotes to intersperse with compelling stories. Now you have a decision to make: Should you keep your masterpiece limited to your own website, drawing more traffic to your owned platform and earning more SEO juice? Or should you try to get it republished on some big-name sites to g ...

    Yael Grauer/ The Content Strategist- 28 readers -
  • Facebook Explains Auto-Enhancing of Photos Uploaded via iOS App

    …. The scene or real-life image often contains a very wide dynamic range of light from 10 Lux (dark bar scene) to 100,000 Lux (bright outdoor scene). This represents an 80-decibel dynamic range, whereas most smart phone cameras deliver around 9.25 bits or 55db of dynamic range — much less than we see. The net result is that digital images appear…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 8 readers -
  • Tech blog The Next Web doubles down on e-commerce

    …, TNW would typically take $15 of the sale. That said, Deals still accounts for less than 10 percent of the company’s total revenue. Affiliate deals are common for tech sites — take Lifehacker UK’s top Black Friday deals piece which included several partner links. But TNW Deals goes a little deeper, giving its readers a permanent destination…

    Chris Smith/ Digiday- 11 readers -
  • Inbound Marketing Highlights - HubSpot Smashes Earnings Expectations

    …. This Graphic Translates Web Design Feedback into Plain English - Lifehacker Jazz it up, make it look classy or sleek. All these client requests and more explained in this handy dandy graphic. Facebook Will Curtail Unpaid Ads by Brands - New York Times Organic reach continues to get harder on Facebook. The social network announced that starting…

    Inbound Marketing Blogin Social Facebook- 13 readers -
  • Writing Journal 62: Evernote Everywhere

    My writing journal for Monday, October 13, 2014. You can find all the writing journal entries here. A busy day today; I need to find time to work on my own new blog. I started with fiction. The mystery novel’s still going well. Just 1200 words; I need to plot several scenes. Mysteries are always a bear, because there’s a lot happening.

    Angela Booth/ Angela Booth's Creativity Factory- 9 readers -
  • Eight Methods for getting the Most out of Google Search

    … will often use random photos from the internet and you’ll quickly find the source of the image this way. Check out this Lifehacker article for many more tips on harnessing the power of Google’s reverse image search. 8. Google Alerts Last but certainly not least are Google Alerts. This feature could well become outdated in the near future…

    Joe Cox/ NoPassiveIncome.comin Social Google- 16 readers -
  • Correct Vertical YouTube Videos With This Nifty 2 Second Trick

    … Although it would be super-cool if everyone that filmed video on their mobile devices just shot the footage in landscape already, that's not always realistic. Rather than mutter and moan, you can be pro-active and use one of the little tricks that the Internet offers. By taking a couple of seconds to install the following bookmarklet, you can…

    Carla Marshall/ ReelSEOin Social SEO YouTube- 10 readers -
  • First Look: Apple Watch Puts Social Media On Your Wrist

    … powered Moto 360 and LG G. The Android watches currently mostly mimic the notifications users get on their phone home screens, with the added bonus of some voice commands. Lifehacker has a good explainer on the overall utility of the Android watches here. Since the Apple Watch isn’t expected to be released until early 2015, it’s too early to tell…

    Martin Beck/ Marketing Landin Social Facebook Twitter- 19 readers -
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