Daily Archives: September 4, 2012

Is it Bad to Shutdown My Computer Regularly or Leave It On All the Time?

Dear Lifehacker, I’ve heard it’s bad to shut down your computer every night. Is it really better to leave it on all the time? I have a high-end machine and want to take care of it but I don’t know … Continue reading

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The President Will Be Able to Order Strikes Against Hurricanes One Day

We are in the middle of hurricane season. Isaac hit the south of the United States last week, inundating acres of land, wreaking homes and disrupting oil and gas production—a stark reminder of the Katrina disaster and yet another warning … Continue reading

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Apple iPhone 5 launch September 12th

Apple AAPL on Tuesday sent out invitations for a press conference scheduled to take place on September 12th at 1:00 p.m. EDT, 10:00 a.m. PDT. The invitation doesn’t reveal the nature of the event, but it doesn’t have to — … Continue reading

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Better Names for The Everyday Thingamajigs In Your Life

We can all thank Youtube funny person PleatedJeans for recording this ultimate video catalog of the true names for those every day doodads and wotsists and thingabobs we know so well. It’s funny, because it’s true. And it’s so true, … Continue reading

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What People in 1899 Thought the Year 2000 Would Look Like

If you asked me back in the year 2000, what 2012 was going to be like, I’m not sure I could have gave you a good answer. So you could imagine how wrong people back in 1899 were about the … Continue reading

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AntiSec Leaks 1 Million Apple Device IDs Obtained During FBI Breach

Antisec has released 1 million Apple Unique Device Identifiers UDIDs, claiming that it obtained them after breaching an FBI computer. It also claims to have over 12 million IDs in total, along with user names, device names, cell phone numbers … Continue reading

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