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Lifehacker curates tips, tricks, and technology for living better in the digital age.

Lifehacker curates tips, tricks, and technology for living better in the digital age.
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Lifehacker curates tips, tricks, and technology for living better in the digital age.

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English


Episodes

Episode 5: How to Start a New Job

3/6/2017
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This week on The Upgrade we're starting fresh and discussing what you should and shouldn't do when you begin working at a new job. It's an exciting but daunting prospect when you set foot in a brand new office--there's room to grow, along with plenty of opportunities to embarrass yourself. We talk with Adrian Granzella Larssen, editor-in-chief of The Muse, to learn the dos and don'ts of starting a new job. You can find the show notes and all episodes at http://lifehacker.com/theshow

Duration: 00:39:42


Episode 4: Which is Better, Mac or Windows?

2/27/2017
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This week on The Upgrade we're taking a look at the latest iterations of the two major operating systems on the market: Windows 10 and macOS. Mac versus Windows is an old rivalry that goes back a couple of decades, with each OS offering unique advantages--and disadvantages. You can find the show notes and all episodes at http://lifehacker.com/theshow

Duration: 00:56:29


Episode 3: How to Make Your Voice Heard in Politics

2/20/2017
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This week on The Upgrade we're learning how we can get involved with politics and make our voices heard even when it's not an election year. We discuss the best ways to reach out to your representatives, the efficacy of marches and demonstrations, and more. You can find the show notes and all episodes at http://lifehacker.com/theshow

Duration: 00:33:43


Episode 2: How to Find Love on the Internet

2/6/2017
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This week on The Upgrade we’re looking for love online and learning about the world of online dating, including the dos and don’ts of crafting the perfect dating profile. Looking for the show notes? You can find the show notes and all episodes at http://lifehacker.com/theshow

Duration: 00:25:47


Episode 1: How to Find, Buy, and Upgrade the Perfect HDTV for You

1/30/2017
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This week on The Upgrade, we show you how to shop for, buy, and set up a good HDTV for the big game--or for any game, movie night, or Netflix binge session. Looking for the show notes? You can find the show notes and all episodes at http://lifehacker.com/theshow

Duration: 00:30:11


Introducing: The Upgrade

1/26/2017
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Welcome (back)! We're relaunching our podcast with a new name, new logo, new tips and tricks for getting things done.

Duration: 00:01:21


Selling Stuff Online, Android Phones, and Podcast Goodbyes

4/3/2014
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This week on the podcast we're answering your questions about prepaid cellphone carriers, selling stuff online, and choosing Android phones—plus an announcement about the future of the Lifehacker podcast. Looking for the show notes? You can find this episode at http://lifehacker.com/1557701694 (after 1:00 PM PT) and all episodes at http://lifehacker.com/theshow (anytime).

Duration: 01:12:36


Ban Telemarketers, Get a Job You Love, and (Don't) Speed Read

3/13/2014
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This week on the podcast we're talking about the scam that is speed reading, taking a pay cut to work the job you really want, and getting rid of telemarketers. We're also answering your questions about anonymity online, streaming video from your home to your hotel, and starting a podcast. Looking for the show notes? You can find this episode at http://lifehacker.com/1543211654 (after 1:00 PM PT) and all episodes at http://lifehacker.com/theshow (anytime).

Comcast Fiascos, Eating Healthy on a Budget, and Multi-Monitor Gaming

2/13/2014
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This week on the podcast, we're talking about Comcast getting hacked and merging with Time Warner, how to start exercising when you're already overweight, and modding headphones for better sound. We're also answering your questions about eating healthy on a budget, gaming with multiple monitors, and what Windows' "Power Saver" features really do. Looking for the show notes? You can find this episode at http://lifehacker.com/1522328715 (after 1:00 PM PT) and all episodes at...

Winamp Closes Down, Laptop Manufacturers Ranked, and iOS Controllers

11/21/2013
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This week on the podcast we're talking about Winamp shutting down, laptop reliability, and training Google Now for better suggestions. We're also answering your questions about Factory resets on Android, video game controllers on iOS, and whether you should build a NAS. Looking for the show notes? You can find this episode at http://lifehacker.com/1469261262 (after 5:00 PM PT) and all episodes at http://lifehacker.com/theshow (anytime).

Duration: 01:13:50


Cheap Amazon Goods, Great Headphones, and Too Much Apple

10/24/2013
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This week we’re talking about everything Apple did, whether or not you should buy all your stuff on Amazon, and how to donate to charity without giving money. We’re also answering your questions about making iOS 7’s Calendar app suck less, picking great headphones, and whether or not Flickr’s free storage is too good to be true. Looking for the show notes? You can find this episode at http://lifehacker.com/1451780260 (after 5:00 PM PT) and all episodes at http://lifehacker.com/theshow...

Duration: 01:16:02


Windows and Ubuntu Updates, Android Security, and Health Myths Galore

10/17/2013
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This week on the podcast we’re talking about all the new stuff in Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 13.10, Android security, and the truth behind 10 prolific health myths. We’re also answering your questions about waking up effectively in the morning, planning household chores, and if using the great email client Sparrow is worthwhile Looking for the show notes? You can find this episode at http://lifehacker.com/1447375369 (after 5:00 PM PT) and all episodes at http://lifehacker.com/theshow (anytime).

Duration: 01:16:30


Customized Androids, Prepaid Cellphone Plans, and Refurbished Laptops

10/3/2013
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This week on the podcast we're talking about how manufacturers cheat on smartphone benchmarks, creating your own customized version of Android, and awesome URL tricks for YouTube. We're also answering your questions about prepaid cellphone plans, buying refurbished laptops, and syncing your podcast feeds between Android and iOS. Looking for the show notes? You can find this episode at http://lifehacker.com/1440865980 (after 5:00 PM PT the day of the show) and all episodes at...

Duration: 01:22:51


Smartphone Upgrades, Office Productivity, and the Laptop Conundrum

9/26/2013
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This week on the podcast we’re talking about whether it’s worth upgrading your phone every six months, how to be productive at work when everything is blocked, and which build of XBMC you should use on your Raspberry Pi. We’re also answering your questions about making your own ringtones, a good video camera app for Android, and if you should replace your laptop-desktop combo with just one powerful laptop. Looking for the show notes? You can find this episode at...

Duration: 01:14:40


IOS 7 Madness, Android Widgets, and Quitting a Job You Hate

9/19/2013
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This week on the podcast we're talking about a little bit of iOS news, why you should take another look at widgets on Android, and how to survive inside of Apple's walled garden. We're also answering your questions about power line ethernet adapters, how to quit a job that you hate, and getting notifications for messages Facebook doesn't deem worthy. Looking for the show notes? You can always find them after 5:00 PM PT at http://lifehacker.com/theshow.

Duration: 00:58:29


IOS 7, Making Extra Money, and Awesome Hidden Google Features

9/12/2013
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This week on the podcast we're talking about iOS 7 and the new iPhones (briefly), making money in your spare time, and a few lesser-used Google services with awesome hidden features. We're also answering your questions about smartphone protection plans, using one keyboard with multiple computers, and power cycling electronics automatically. (Also, lots of immature humor. Sorry about that. Sort of.) You can find the show notes to this show and every show we've ever done after 5:00 PM PT on...

Duration: 01:14:56


Android KitKat, Netflix Hacks, and Laptop Docking Stations

9/5/2013
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This week on the podcast we’re talking about Android’s new KitKat obsession, speeding up your old iPhone or iPad, and turning your phone into the ultimate alarm clock. We’re also answering your questions about hacking Netflix, removing file duplicates, and docking your MacBook without spending a fortune. Looking for the show notes? You can find this episode at http://lifehacker.com/1259676130 (after 5:00 PM PT) and all episodes at http://lifehacker.com/theshow (anytime).

Duration: 01:08:21


Tiny Apartment Hacks, Selling Your Smartphone, and Productive Pooping

8/29/2013
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This week on the podcast we’re talking about hacking your tiny apartment, making the most on a smartphone sale, and buying parts for your custom PC. We’re also answering your questions about consolidating music libraries, putting speakers in the shower, and toggling the cellular radio on your Android. Looking for the show notes? You can find this episode at http://lifehacker.com/1223730631 (after 5:00 PM PT) and all episodes at http://lifehacker.com/theshow (anytime).

Duration: 01:02:17


YouTube Ads, BitTorrent Privacy, and the Best Ereaders

8/22/2013
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This week on the podcast we’re talking about blocking YouTube ads, the difference between antivirus and anti-malware, and app updates galore. We’re also answering your questions about international calling on the cheap, how to pick a Windows laptop, and BitTorrent privacy. Looking for the show notes? You can find this episode at LINK (after 5:00 PM PT) and all episodes at http://lifehacker.com/theshow (anytime).

Duration: 01:10:18


Encrypted Emails, Best College Laptops, and the Office Software Battle Roya

8/15/2013
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This week on the podcast we’re talking about encrypted email, whether Microsoft Office or LibreOffice deserves your download, and why you should ditch photo management software. We’re also answering your questions about making an awesome podcast, the best laptops for college, and which password manager you should use. Looking for the show notes? You can find this episode at http://lifehacker.com/1150817105 (after 5:00 PM PT) and all episodes at http://lifehacker.com/theshow (anytime).

Duration: 01:05:41

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