Christmas is just two weeks away, which means your gift shopping days are starting to dwindle. We see a lot of great deals every day, but these were our 10 favorites from Monday.
Source: LifeHacker – The 10 Best Deals of December 11, 2017
You can buy a USB adapter for your car’s 12 volt cig lighter plug for a couple bucks. But if you spend just a tiny bit more time and money, you can have a charging port that looks clean enough to have come from the factory.
Source: LifeHacker – Here’s A Cheap And Easy Way To Give Your Old Car A USB Plug That Actually Looks Good
Apple’s one-size-fits-all AirPods design may work for most people, but if you have particularly large ears you may be struggling to keep your wireless earbuds secure. Don’t worry, you’re not alone—and one Apple fan found a clever way to fix the problem.
Source: LifeHacker – Keep Your AirPods in Your Ears With This Hack
Snapchat may have invented the Stories format, but it didn’t take long for the rest of the internet to steal the idea. Now even Imgur, the meme haven originally created as an image-hosting service for Reddit, is offering its own take on Stories with a new feature called Snacks.
Source: LifeHacker – How to Use Imgur Snacks, the App’s New Stories-Style Feature
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission put out its annual reminder that holiday decorations can turn your home into a deathtrap. So as we’ve told you before, remember to water your Christmas tree, don’t leave open flames unattended, and check that your lights were tested for safety (and that they haven’t gotten…
Source: LifeHacker – Good GIFs of the Holidays on Fire, From the Government
There are more words out there to describe how you feel besides sad, mad, and glad—in fact, there’s a whole world of words that can describe your emotions in incredibly specific ways.
Source: LifeHacker – Boost Your Emotional Vocabulary With These Precise Terms From Around the World
Smart devices are becoming more and more ubiquitous. Whether you’re the owner of a smart lightbulb, smart outlet, security camera, or all of the above, managing your devices can get tricky, especially if you’re amassing a collection. If you’re using a Google voice assistant, though, they’re making it easy to add new…
Source: LifeHacker – Google Home Syncs Your Smart Home Gadgets With One Phrase
Last week Google announced that Android Oreo was starting to roll out to Android Wear devices.
Source: LifeHacker – These Android Smartwatches Are Getting the Oreo Update
If you’re having guests over and you only have time to clean one room, make it the bathroom.
Source: LifeHacker – If You Only Have Time to Clean One Room Before Guests Arrive, Make It the Bathroom
Last week with the launch of iOS 11.2, Apple officially launched Apple Pay Cash.
Source: LifeHacker – PSA: If You Delete Apple Pay Cash You Can’t Reinstall It
Source: LifeHacker – What Fitness Classes and Experiences Are You Curious About?
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, when you have to attend at least one holiday party a week. If you’re very lucky, you also have the responsibility of hosting one! Maybe it feels like too much to fill your house with cheer while also guarding the safety of our planet, but just a few small changes can make your…
Source: LifeHacker – How to Host a Holiday Party That’s Less Awful for the Environment
If Congress doesn’t get it together in the next two weeks, millions of Americans could feel the affects of a government shutdown directly in their pocketbooks.
Source: LifeHacker – How a Government Shutdown Could Affect Your Finances
About five years ago, I got into some credit card debt. (About $14,000 worth, when all was said and done—and I have since paid it off in full.) At the time I wasn’t earning a lot of money; I was using credit, as many people do, to pay for both the necessities of life (groceries) and the…
Source: LifeHacker – How to Use Credit for Everything You Buy
Hello, and welcome back to What’s Cooking?, the open thread where you get to share your brilliant thoughts, advice, recipes, and opinions on all things food-related. This week I want to talk about cleaning, or rather, those things you don’t (or rarely) clean.
Source: LifeHacker – What Don’t You Clean in Your Kitchen?
If you’re going home (or staying home) for the holidays, all that downtime gives you enough hours to get a few rounds of Destiny 2 in with your buddies. It’s even easier to do if you actually know how to play with them. Sony gives you more than one way to add friends to your PlayStation 4 via services you probably…
Source: LifeHacker – How to Add Friends on Sony’s PlayStation 4
Whether you need a small card for a dash cam, or a ton of space for Nintendo Switch games and 4K GoPro footage, these Samsung microSD cards are cheaper than they’ve ever been, in all four of the capacities listed below.
If you’re looking for some bedtime reading to send you into a spiral of paranoia, check out the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s constantly-updating recall list. On a quick glance, I learned that the Totally Me! Clay Craft Kits may contain mold, this cute OshKosh baby jacket is a choking hazard, the motor…
Source: LifeHacker – This Free Service Alerts You When Your Kid’s Stuff Is Recalled