Keep Your Home Office Clean By Setting Up a Cleaning Schedule

Working from home is fantastic in a lot of ways. Working alone at home can make things like lunch breaks and what clothing you’re wearing pretty flexible. It can also something like cleaning up your space optional, in some cases so optional that you might not do it all. No one is going to see your home office, right?

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Source: LifeHacker – Keep Your Home Office Clean By Setting Up a Cleaning Schedule

Transform YouTube Into a Distraction-Free Audio Player With This Extension

YouTube can be a great place to find music to listen to. Since it’s a video site; however, often that music comes with a video that can be distracting when you’re really just looking for some tunes. Music Mode is a Chrome Extension that can help.

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Source: LifeHacker – Transform YouTube Into a Distraction-Free Audio Player With This Extension

Saturday's Best Deals: Jachs Polos, RAVPower Qi Charger, PowerBeats Pro, LG 4K Monitor, and More

A Chaps Gold Box, Simple Modern insulated bottles, smokeless grills, and a GameCube-style Switch controller lead off Saturday’s best deals from around the web.

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Source: LifeHacker – Saturday’s Best Deals: Jachs Polos, RAVPower Qi Charger, PowerBeats Pro, LG 4K Monitor, and More

Try These Steam Game Demos Before They Disappear Saturday

The Game Awards were last night. And while we do love a pretty trophy (and are sad The Outer Worlds didn’t take top honors), there’s more to the event than pixel pageantry. Coinciding with the big day, there’s also a PC “Game Festival” going on—all on Steam—that features some great time-locked demos you can play right…

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Source: LifeHacker – Try These Steam Game Demos Before They Disappear Saturday

How to Work Around the Android Bug That Disables Your PIN

An annoying lock screen bug has been bothering some unlucky Android users for months now, locking them out of their devices by way of a weird authentication loop. The bug has been present as far back as September, when it was originally spotted on Pixel XL devices. It remains unfixed and, worse, seems to be cropping…

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Source: LifeHacker – How to Work Around the Android Bug That Disables Your PIN

OK, So When Does Brexit Actually Happen?

With Boris Johnson winning the election in Britain, you’ve probably seen a bunch of headlines about how Brexit is sure to happen. But it’s not that simple. Let’s break down the event and what it means for the U.K.—and what it might (eventually) mean for us in the U.S.

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Source: LifeHacker – OK, So When Does Brexit Actually Happen?

How to Keep Kids From Bypassing iOS 13.3's Communication Limits

When we got all excited about Apple’s new Communication Limits that allow you to restrict who your kid can talk to (and when), we didn’t realize Apple left a big loophole that makes it very easy for your crafty child to bypass these restrictions.

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Source: LifeHacker – How to Keep Kids From Bypassing iOS 13.3’s Communication Limits

Advice for Parents of Kids With Autism, From Adults on the Spectrum

When Jenna Gensic’s son was diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, she began to do her research. She gathered advice from the usual experts—doctors and therapists. But she felt she was still missing an important perspective.

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Source: LifeHacker – Advice for Parents of Kids With Autism, From Adults on the Spectrum

How To Restore Any Google Photo 'Creations' You Accidentally Delete

Google Photos has a few AI-driven features that enhance your photos and build “automated creations” on your behalf—such as slideshow videos, collages, and animations of your shots. For example, the Google Photos AI might create a slideshow based on your hiking adventure last weekend, giving you a neat way to view your…

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Source: LifeHacker – How To Restore Any Google Photo ‘Creations’ You Accidentally Delete

These Are the Busiest Days to Fly During the Holidays

If you’re flying home for the holidays, get ready for lines of all kinds—according to a forecast by advocacy group Airlines for America, more than 47 million Americans will fly in the days leading up to Christmas and through January 5, 2020, representing roughly 2.6 million passengers a day.

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Source: LifeHacker – These Are the Busiest Days to Fly During the Holidays

What's Your Favorite Photoshop Trick?

God I love content-aware fill. At Lifehacker I frequently want to illustrate a post with an image that’s not wide enough (like above). So I throw it into Photoshop, I expand the canvas size, I select the new blank parts on the sides, and I hit my cmd+option+F—my custom shortcut for Edit > Content-Aware Fill.

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Source: LifeHacker – What’s Your Favorite Photoshop Trick?

To Maximize Credit Card Rewards, Transfer Your Limit Before Closing a Card

Closing a credit card isn’t always great for your credit score. If you’re closing your oldest credit card, for example, it might reduce your overall age of credit— and the credit bureaus often dole out a few extra credit score points for people who have maintained the same credit accounts for, like, decades.

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Source: LifeHacker – To Maximize Credit Card Rewards, Transfer Your Limit Before Closing a Card

Infuse Cocktails With Chai This Holiday Season

A holiday riff on a classic cocktail is a fine thing, but the “seasonal twist” always seems to start and stop with cinnamon. There isn’t anything inherently wrong with cinnamon—it’s accessible and uncontroversial, it reads as sweet without adding actual sweetness, and it is even purportedly good for your blood…

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Source: LifeHacker – Infuse Cocktails With Chai This Holiday Season