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How to Trick Out Your Android Home Screen Like an iPhone

Android power users already know that you’ve been able to customize your home screens for, well, ever. But that level of personalization is often overlooked by many Android owners. I don’t know a single Android user—and I know many!—who actually deck out their home screens with custom icons, skins, or launchers. But no…Read more...
Tags: Android, Video, Science, Quick Fix, Ios 14


How to Block Spam Calls on iPhones and Android

Who among us does not love receiving call after call that looks like it’s coming from somewhere important but is actually just spam about an extended car warranty? So fun! Dealing with spam calls is kind of like playing whack-a-mole, but until we figure out how to put the companies behind them out of business, there…Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Android, Science, Quick Fix, Spam Calls


How to Customize Your iPhone Home Screen

At long last, iPhone owners can finally customize their home screens with widgets. (Android users, feel free to skip—y’all have had this feature for years.) After you install iOS 14, you can deck out your iPhone with fresh icons, wallpaper, and widgets for a fully personalized look. Here’s how to get started.Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Science, Consumer Tech, Quick Fix, Ios 14


How to Use All the New Messages Features in iOS 14

iOS 14 rolled out in September with a completely new look: For the first time, you can customize everything about your home screen, app icons, and much more. With all of the changes, you’d be forgiven for missing some smaller tweaks, including a ton of new Messages features that make it easier to wrangle your…Read more...
Tags: Science, Quick Fix, Ios 14


How to Take the Best Photos On Your iPhone

Taking a photo on your iPhone is easy, right? Just open up the camera and tap the shutter.Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Video, Science, Quick Fix


How to Get SMS Text Messages on Your Mac

If you have an iPhone and a Mac and use Messages on both devices, you’re probably used to seeing iMessages come through on the desktop or laptop without any issue. But texts from your Android friends? They never pop up.Read more...
Tags: Ios, Science, Texts, Quick Fix


How to Use Instagram Reels

Let’s admit it: Instagram Reels is no TikTok. But should a major tech corporation buy TikTok and promptly ruin it—anything could happen!—then Instagram Reels is a fun alternative with the same basic features, once you figure out how to use it.Read more...
Tags: Science, Instagram, Quick Fix, Instagram Reels


The Best Videos by Abu Zafar, King of Tech Hacks

For the past year and a half, our intrepid video producer Abu Zafar has written, hosted, and edited some wonderful segments for Lifehacker. In order to wish him well on his new endeavors, we assembled some of his best videos for you to enjoy.Read more...
Tags: Video, Lifehacks, Best Of, Quick Fix, Abu Zafar


How to Use Shortcuts in iOS

The Shortcuts app is a powerful automation tool that could help you optimize your life and save a lot of time on everyday tasks. In the video above, I share some ways I use Shortcuts and the resources I used to learn more about them.Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Lifehacks, Shortcuts, Quick Fix


How to Delete Your Old Tweets

Everything on the internet is forever, but that doesn’t mean your tweets need to be. There’s almost no reason to keep your old tweets public, so in the video above, I share a few ways to clean up your Twitter timeline.Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Privacy, Social Media, Lifehacks, Quick Fix


These Are the Cheapest iPhones You Can Buy Right Now

Buying a new iPhone doesn’t have to mean breaking the bank, and I firmly believe that most people don’t need to spend $1000 or more on the latest and greatest model. In the video above, I compare the three cheapest iPhones that Apple currently sells.Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Lifehacks, iPhone SE, Quick Fix, iPhone X


Haptic Touch Is the Most Underrated Feature in iOS

We should all be using haptic touch on our iPhones. It’s simply the easiest way to quickly access common tasks, from creating a reminder to switching between Bluetooth devices. In the video above, I share some of the ways I use haptic touch every single day.Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Feature, Lifehacks, Shortcuts, Quick Fix


The iOS Keyboard Features You Might Have Missed

The default iOS keyboard in iOS 13 is full of useful features that you might have missed. In the video above, I share three features I use all the time.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Messaging, Keyboard, Texting, Lifehacks, Quick Fix, Ios 13


Wash Your Hands to Your Favorite Song Instead of 'Happy Birthday'

I can’t do it anymore. If I sing the words “happy birthday” to myself one more time as I wash my hands, I might combust. It’s actually my birthday today, and the last thing I want to hear is that song. In the video above, I found a solution.Read more...
Tags: Health, Lifehacks, Handwashing, Quick Fix, Coronavirus


How to Redownload Old Apps You Purchased From the App Store

Setting up a new phone is always a pain. But it can be especially annoying trying to search for and re-download all of your apps. In the video above, I show you how to easily find all the apps you’ve ever downloaded or purchased.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Apps, Lifehacks, App Store, Quick Fix


Yes, You Can Use AirPods on Android Devices (But You'll Lose Some Features)

Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should. In the video above, I go over how to pair AirPods with an Android device and why it’s maybe not the best idea.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Android, Bluetooth Headphones, Lifehacks, Quick Fix, AirPods, AirPods Pro


How to Take a Screenshot on iPhone X, XS and 11

If you’ve finally upgraded that old iPhone 6 to a brand new iPhone X or 11, you might be wondering how to take a screenshot. Previously, all it took was a simultaneous press of the side button and home button. But with the loss of the home button in the iPhone X redesign in 2017, the button combination has changed. In…Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Screenshots, Lifehacks, Quick Fix, iPhone X, iPhone 11


How to Actually #DeleteFacebook

At this point, it almost feels like tradition. Every couple of months, Facebook will find itself embroiled in one scandal or another. Inevitably, #DeleteFacebook will start trending across various social media. So if you’re finally ready to go through with it and cut ties with Facebook, watch our step-by-step guide…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Privacy, Lifehacks, Quick Fix


How to Stop Staring at Your Phone All Day

What’s the longest amount of time you’ve gone recently without looking at a screen? I’d wager, for most people, the answer is just a few minutes or even seconds.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Google, Android, Screen, Lifehacks, Tech Support, Screen Time, Quick Fix, Ios 13


What's the Big Deal About Dark Mode?

Embrace your dark side.Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Android, Lifehacks, Battery Life, Screen Time, Quick Fix, Dark Mode, Eye Strain, Ios 13


Those Cheap Charging Cables Aren't Worth It

We’ve all been tempted by those too-cheap-to-believe $10 packs of charging cables. Cables feel like a thing that should be cheap, and the prices charged by first-party manufacturers like Apple and Samsung can be hard to justify. But be warned: those cheap charging cables aren’t worth the trouble.Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Google, Android, Samsung, Cables, Chargers, Lifehacks, Charging, Anker, Tech Support, Belkin, Quick Fix


To Refresh Your Bathroom, Make This One Change

I love spruce-up shortcuts. Company coming to your messy home? Just clean your bathroom. Look like shit today? Slap on some red lipstick. Here’s mine: Replace your shower curtain, and you’ll feel like you have a whole new bathroom.Read more...
Tags: Household, Lifehacks, Bathroom, Shower, Home Decorating, Quick Fix


Let's Stop Selling to the Quick Fix Need

A great fiend and colleague, Dan Waldschmidt, wrote an outstanding blog about the charlatans who provide success advice and are liars. What Dan was addressing was those in sales who sell to the quick fix need. Read Dan’s blog posting – Why Most Success Advice Is Bullshit and What to Do About It. These salespeople be them executive coaches, organizational consultants to even instructional designers, look to the quick fix need of a sales lead.  They usually know their sales solution is not effec...
Tags: Sales, Executive Coaching, Dan, Sales Training, Sales Coaching, Quick Fix, Dan Waldschmidt, Sales Opportunities, Sales Solution, Be Better Leader, Improve Communications, Success Advice


Need a Fast Beauty Fix? LA-Story Gives You a Handful of Product Fixes FAST!

Whether you had a late night, a long week at the office or just simply need a quick refresher to rejuvenate – I think we can all agree that turning to some rescue beauty products can be a lifesaver. From 10-minute hair masks to products that whiten teeth in as little as 60 seconds – […]
Tags: Eyes, Featured, Diy, La, Women, Lifestyle, Seo, Beauty, Tips, Hair, Expert, Focus, Teeth, Skincare, Skin, Unisex


Confusing Sales Tools with Sales Answers Are You?

Each day I receive announcements about new sales tools from CRMs, sales training software, books on sales, etc. Most suggest by purchasing these tools, they will be the answer to your sales problems.  Unfortunately, the purchasing of some of these so called answers only further intensify your sales problems. Possibly what is driving these purchases is the “quick fix virus.” This virus appears to gain momentum especially towards the end of a calendar or annual business year. SMB owners and sales...
Tags: Sales, Sales Problems, Fail-Safe Leadership, Executive Leadership, Increase Sales, Quick Fix, Sales Tools


Executive Coaching, Sales Coaching, Coaching Is Not Transactional

Over in a LinkedIn discussion group, there were several comments about the necessity for online executive coaching, sales coaching or business coaching.  The argument was to justify additional income.  My observation was simply this: Coaching, be it executive, sales or business is not transactional. My fear is by focusing on the online courses, this will take a proven performance process that is not based on dollars and cents and turn it into one that is all about dollar and cents.  Of co...
Tags: Sales, Executive Coaching, Blended Learning, Leanne, Business Coaching, Quick Fix


The Quick & Easy Sales Fix Flops

Believe it or not, many in sales especially those sole proprietors engage in quick and easy sales fixes. Possibly this is everything from just mailing postcards to writing content on various social media sites to just continuing to churn salespeople. Several times within past blog postings,  I have referenced the soliloquy from the movie The Executive Suite. The main character portrayed by William Holden delivers a 10 minute exceptional speech on leadership, on sales and on the ramifications of...
Tags: Sales, Business Growth, Sales Growth, Peter Drucker, William Holden, SMB, Tibor Shanto, Increase Sales, SMB owners, Quick Fix


Happiness in a Bottle?

Popular commercials depict mental health consumers gleefully picking daisies on a sun-splashed day. Happiness is achievable, if only you insert this pill, embrace this diet regimen, or add this supplement. The sterile blueness — or is it an overcast Seattle grey? — is a temporary inconvenience. Daisies, mimosas, and sun-kissed days in your future? Not so fast, my friend. In our instant gratification society, we expect to feel good. We glance at loved ones, colleagues, and friends and assume they...
Tags: Psychology, General, Happiness, Stress, Personal, Depression, Treatment, Therapy, Resilience, Optimism, Psychotherapy, Mind, Seattle, Thought, Mental Health And Wellness, Medications


Retreating to the Quick Fix Leadership Challenge

Effective business leaders have a different attitude when it comes to fixing a leadership challenge. They do not retreat with the desire for the “grabbing for the quick and easy fix.” Credit www.gratisography.com The quick and easy fix tasks are usually more easily solved and they contribute very little to growth and innovation, to the future of the SMB. These tasks give a false sense of accomplishment, a sense of improved self-worth much like looking into a cracked and foggy mirror. Now the ...
Tags: Usa, Leadership, Kennedy, Leanne, Business Leadership, Personal Accountability, Executive Leadership, Forward Thinking, Leadership Challenge, Sales Culture, Leanne Hoagland Smith Leanne Hoagland Smith, Quick Fix