​Keep Visitors On Your Site With A Truly Helpful 404 Page

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. » 8/15/14 10:30am 8/15/14 10:30am

​Andrognito Hides Files You'd Like to Keep Away From Prying Eyes

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. » 8/15/14 9:30am 8/15/14 9:30am

​Organize All Your Drill Bits With A Stylish, Modular Wooden Rack

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. » 8/15/14 9:00am 8/15/14 9:00am

​Create An Eye-Catching Pendant Lampshade With An Old Colander

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. » 8/15/14 8:30am 8/15/14 8:30am

Stop Trying to Please Everyone or Chase Impossible Goals

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. » 8/14/14 9:30am 8/14/14 9:30am

​Turbo Editor Is a Powerful File Editor With Syntax Highlighting

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. » 8/14/14 9:00am 8/14/14 9:00am

Take Photos of Your Half-Finished Board Games When You Take a Break

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. » 8/14/14 8:30am 8/14/14 8:30am

Google+ Android App Adds Chromecast Support

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. » 8/12/14 9:30am 8/12/14 9:30am

​HouseTrip For iOS Finds Things For You to Do On Vacation

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. » 8/12/14 9:00am 8/12/14 9:00am

​Visualize Your Inner Critic to Quell Negative Thinking

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. » 8/12/14 8:30am 8/12/14 8:30am

​Better Open With Expertly Manages Your Android File Associations

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. » 8/11/14 11:00am 8/11/14 11:00am

​Design Your Ideal Schedule to Take Control Of Your Time

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. » 8/11/14 10:30am 8/11/14 10:30am

Download And Install the 64-bit Version of Office 365

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. » 8/11/14 9:30am 8/11/14 9:30am

​Create a Hanging Fruit Bowl to Save Space In the Kitchen

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. » 8/11/14 9:00am 8/11/14 9:00am

​Focus Stops People Scrolling Through Photos You Don't Want to Share

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. » 8/08/14 10:30am 8/08/14 10:30am

​Set Yourself Absurdly Low Goals to Kickstart a Project

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. » 8/07/14 9:30am 8/07/14 9:30am

Consider Your Long-Term Career When Taking Extended Leave Off Work

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. » 8/07/14 9:00am 8/07/14 9:00am

Disconnect Completely During "Quiet Hours" to Boost Your Productivity

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. » 8/07/14 8:30am 8/07/14 8:30am

​Overcome Jet Lag By Skipping a Couple of Meals

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. » 8/05/14 9:30am 8/05/14 9:30am

Easily Peel Shallots By Blanching Them In Hot Water

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. » 8/05/14 9:00am 8/05/14 9:00am