A new edition, packed with even more clever tricks and methods that make everyday life easier
Lifehackers redefine personal productivity with creative and clever methods for making life easier and more enjoyable. This new edition of a perennial bestseller boasts new and exciting tips, tricks, and methods that strike a perfect balance between current technology and common sense solutions for getting things done. Exploring the many ways technology has changed since the previous edition, this new edition has been updated to reflect the latest and greatest in technological and personal productivity.
The new "hacks" run the gamut of working with the latest Windows and Mac operating systems for both Windows and Apple, getting more done with smartphones and their operating systems, and dealing with the evolution of the web. Even the most tried-and-true hacks have been updated to reflect the contemporary tech world and the tools it provides us.
Technology is supposed to make our lives easier by helping us work more efficiently. Lifehacker: The Guide to Working Smarter, Faster, and Better, Third Edition is your guide to making that happen!
From the Back Cover
Start using technology to spend less time working and more time living
Isn't that what technology was supposed to give us—more time? If your tools and gizmos seem to be consuming your life instead of streamlining it, you need these 100+ shortcuts. Here are updated versions of tried-and-true techniques plus plenty of new tricks that take advantage of smartphone technology and the growing importance of the web. There are tips for everyone—from Windows, Mac, and Linux power users to those less tech-savvy—all designed to put hours back into your life.
A dozen ways to take back time
Hack 7: Future-Proof Your E-mail Address
Hack 12: Instantly Retrieve Files Stored on Your Computer
Hack 24: Design Your Own Planner
Hack 37: Set Up a Ubiquitous Note-Taking Inbox Across Devices
Hack 43: Build a No-Fly Zone
Hack 65: Make Google Search Results Automatically Come to You
Hack 71: Run a Home Web Server
Hack 80: Automate Android Functions with Tasker
Hack 84: Command Your Phone with Your Voice
Hack 93: Extend Your Web Browser
Hack 109: Firewall Your Mac
Hack 110: Speed Up Windows with a Thumb Drive
At www.lifehackerbook.com you'll find hack updates, additional information, and more tips and tricks.