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Monday: January 4, 2010

A list of the top ten mind hacks for making your resolutions stick.A list of the top ten mind hacks for making your resolutions stick.

Lifehacker covers a variety of methods in which you can attempt to try and keep to your brand new New Year's resolutions via some tips and tricks. Personally, I find that making no new resolutions at all is a great way to keep resolutions. Plus, there is a lot less disappointment that way.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 6:48 AM | Tags (11) | resolutions | lifehacker | newyear | 2010 | tips | tricks | mind | hacks | tech | reminders | mehtods |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 28 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: December 11, 2009

A list of Lifehacker's most popular tutorials of 2009.A list of Lifehacker's most popular tutorials of 2009.

An extensive list of tutorials that covers step-by-step guides on everything from installed homebrew on the Wii (without the need of Twilight Princess) all the way over to building your very own computer from scratch. Good luck.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 6:54 AM | Tags (11) | lifehacker | bestof | 2009 | electronics | gadgets | apple | microsoft | windows | leopard | fixes | hacks |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 45 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: November 30, 2009

Thirty-three tips for optimizing your beloved copy of Firefox.Thirty-three tips for optimizing your beloved copy of Firefox.

Covers a wide array of optimization tricks from blocking Flash to tweaking memory usage (of which I will take a deep look at as Firefox is a giant memory hog on my local machine).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:01 AM | Tags (7) | browser | faster | firefox | hacks | mozilla | optimize | tips |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 40 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: November 24, 2009

A list of a hundred of the all-time best ways to hack your workday.A list of a hundred of the all-time best ways to hack your workday.

Some great suggestions to those of you who may or may not be following one or more of these little gems already. Personally, I am lost with my morning to-do list. Let's see here, post morning links to GLM: check. See?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Life @ 7:00 AM | Tags (7) | best | career | hacks | job | list | suggestions | workday |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 57 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 15, 2009

A list of the top seven technology disasters of the decade.A list of the top seven technology disasters of the decade.

In what has been called the largest credit card crime of all time, earlier this year, Heartland Payment Systems announced that hackers had broken into the computers it uses to process about 100 million transactions each month for 175,000 merchants.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Security @ 7:49 AM | Tags (7) | breach | data | disasters | flaws | hacks | security | technology |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 37 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: October 14, 2009

Five fun gadget hacks to tackle on a rainy day.Five fun gadget hacks to tackle on a rainy day.

Article covers hacks and mods mostly of the Apple variety (jailbreak your iPhone, put OS X on a netbook, etc, etc). I have to admit that hacking the Mac Mini to be a full fledged entertainment center is very intriguing.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 4:27 PM | Tags (7) | boredom | gadgets | hacks | jailbreak | mods | rainy | wired |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 27 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 1, 2009

Palm decides to partner up with Amazon instead of hacking their way into iTunes.Palm decides to partner up with Amazon instead of hacking their way into iTunes.

But what Palm should really do is to make an iTunes rival, a media-playing, content-syncing, Amazon MP3-friendly application. And it should make it work not just with the Pre, but with any device you might own, including the iPhone.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 7:30 AM | Tags (13) | palm | pre | itunes | amazon | partner | team | hacks | usb | apple | music | downloads | gadgets | mobile |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 19, 2009

Some crosswalk sign hacks for your viewing pleasure.Some crosswalk sign hacks for your viewing pleasure.

DON'T PUSH THE BUTTON!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 2:42 PM | Tags (4) | signs | hacks | crosswalk | funny |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 50 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 13, 2009

Five hacks that you can explore with your kids.Five hacks that you can explore with your kids.

...because every child should learn how to pick a lock. Thanks Wired.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Fun @ 1:06 PM | Tags (5) | children | exploration | hacks | kids | wired |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 47 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 3, 2009

Low-tech hacks can still defeat very high-tech expensive locks.Low-tech hacks can still defeat very high-tech expensive locks.

...they use standard techniques for opening mechanical locks, similar to bumping — where an attacker places a specially-designed key in the keyway and “bumps” it repeatedly with a device until the lock releases.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Security @ 12:38 PM | Tags (6) | hacks | lock | locks | lofi | technology | wired |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 41 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 14, 2009

Fifteen useful iPhone hacks that will make your life easier.Fifteen useful iPhone hacks that will make your life easier.

Didn't know a couple of these hacks, some of these sound like they will be fun to try.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:34 AM | Tags (4) | apple | hacks | iphone | useful |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 50 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: June 15, 2009

Weak security makes for easier hacking of credit cards.Weak security makes for easier hacking of credit cards.

Who knew?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 7:32 AM | Tags (3) | security | hacking | hacks |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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