You Need More Than HTTPS to Stay Safe…

You shouldn’t be afraid of using public wifi anymore. Or, at least, you have much less to fear nowadays. While that doesn’t mean that you should blindly connect to “free internet,” “xfinity,” or other random,…

How Can I Tell if This Sextortion Email…

Tech 911Tech 911Do you have a tech question keeping you up at night? We'd love to answer it! Email david.murphy@lifehacker.com with "Tech 911" in the subject line. Spam is annoying, but you shouldn’t see much…

Reuters: UK Google users will lose GDPR protections

The US, on the other hand, recently enacted the CLOUD Act (PDF). And based on how it works, it might make it easier for foreign authorities (like British law enforcement) to compel US-based companies to…

EU backs away from proposed five-year facial recognition…

Instead, it seems the European Commission will encourage individual member states to set their own facial recognition rules. The latest draft suggests that independent groups assess each proposed public use of the technology. A source…

Ask Engadget: What tech can help me survive…

Chris VelazcoSenior Editor, Mobile Trade show life can be exhilarating, but it usually doesn't take long before something goes awry. I've been to CES something like nine times and MWC about seven, and a few…

Alex Garland’s new show wants you to be…

Devs, a limited series that premieres March 5th on Hulu, tells the story of fictional quantum computing company Amaya. It's a pretty typical tech giant, complete with shuttle buses taking employees to a campus deep…

Buy Yourself a Valentines Day Gift

Image: Shutterstock Loner WeekLoner WeekCalling all loners! Dining alone, gaming alone, traveling the world alone... there's a lot to be said for enjoying the finer things in life solo. It's Loner Week at Lifehacker, and…

Why Cant Windows 10 Find My Shared Network…

Tech 911Tech 911Do you have a tech question keeping you up at night? We'd love to answer it! Email david.murphy@lifehacker.com with "Tech 911" in the subject line. Sharing folders between two computers on your network…

Use an Air Fryer for Optimal Snacking

Photo: Shutterstock If you’ve given up valuable counter space for an air fryer, getting the most out your loud, boxy appliance becomes a priority the moment you unpack it. Luckily, it has many uses, from…