Every Technical Special Section That We Have Published so Far
We’ve posted tons of stories on Lifehacker, no questions asked. And while I always appreciate those who have a strong Google game , you don’t have to give up your computer search engine skills to find the most important articles on your favorite technical topics.
This is why I have been hard at work creating tons of new Lifehacker “specials” as we call them. These digital sites are home to all of our most important (and most interesting) articles on broader topics that concern you: your smartphone platform, your online privacy, your desire to build your own computer, and so on.
Each article in these dedicated sections is hand-selected (by me) and I plan to update these giant guides regularly. If you like a specific article or have a suggestion for one that you think we should include in a special section, let me know in the comments! Otherwise, without further ado on my part, let’s move on to the list of special sections.
New: The Ultimate Lifehacker Guide to macOS
A lot of people turn to Macs because they are incredibly easy to use, although Windows users will certainly say the same. That said, while macOS may not be terribly tedious, there is still a lot to know before you can really get to grips with your desktop or laptop operating system. Take a few minutes to read this guide and we’ll help you improve your macOS skills.
This is a scary world. Companies want to know everything you do to show you interesting ads. Cybercriminals want to boost your credit card account, take your identity and steal all of your passwords. Here are the basic steps you can take to keep your data more private and secure, and what to do if a service you love puts your data at risk.
Wireless networking is difficult, but not necessary. In this special series, we’ll show you everything you need to know to get a great connection at home – whether you want to buy a new router, use old hardware to expand your Wi-Fi bubble, or have absolutely no reason why you Can it seems like there will never be a great connection from a favorite place in your home.
Don’t be intimidated by the many (many!) Android settings and apps. Control your Android phone or tablet with our extensive collection of guides, tips and tricks on Google’s powerful operating system. All Android device owners are invited.
Apple’s iPhone is easy to learn but hard to master. Instead of spending hours navigating the settings yourself, check out our huge collection of how-to guides and hot examples for Apple’s mobile operating system. And if you’re adventurous, join us and try the beta!
Building your own desktop PC is one of life’s most exciting pleasures. In this special series, we’ll show you how to do it – not an easy task for a beginner – and everything you need to know to keep your system up and running. Yes, you need to clean up your cute desktop too.
Everyone needs a tiny computer that can do anything, but where do you start? Use this guide to get started with your new Raspberry Pi – and find out everything it can do for you.
Every week, Lifehacker’s Senior Technology Editor answers your toughest technical questions. Here’s an overview of your most pressing problems (and favorite answers).
This article was updated on November 18, 2019 to include a new macOS dedicated section.