This Week’s Most Popular Posts [Highlights]

December 19, 2009 at 1:57 am (Uncategorized)

This week we looked back at 2009 in software and DIY, demystified the Windows pagefile, and figured out a simple trick to keep food from sticking to our skillet.

  • Most Popular Free Windows Downloads of 2009
    We’ve featured hundreds of free Windows applications over the course of 2009 that we hoped might bolster your productivity, workflow, or your PC usefulness in one form or another.
  • Most Popular Photography Hacks of 2009
    Whether making your own lens hood to create custom bokeh, breathing like a sniper to get a blur-free photo, or angling your body to look the best in pictures, we shared some great photography hacks this year.
  • Most Popular Free Mac Downloads of 2009
    Nothing beats finding just the right application to fill a common need, fix a problem, or boost your productivity. Give yourself an early present this holiday season with 15 of the most popular Mac downloads of 2009.
  • Most Popular DIY Projects of 2009
    We love DIY projects here at Lifehacker. Whether we’re building computers, backyard projects, or turning office supplies into artillery, we’re always tinkering. Today we’re taking a peek at the most popular DIY projects of 2009.
  • Wallpaper Roundup: Holiday Cheer and Happy Snowmen
    Christmas is less than two weeks away, and if you’re inclined to celebrate the holiday season-Christmas or otherwise—it’s time to swap out your winter wallpaper for a holiday-themed one.
  • Five Best Startup Management Tools
    You boot up your computer and you wait, and wait… and wait, as all sorts of programs, helper apps, widgets, and remnants of forgotten installations load. Grab one of these five popular startup managers and beat back the startup clutter.
  • T3Desk Brings 3D Eye-Candy to Your Windows Desktop
    Windows only: If you want a little extra eye-candy in your Windows management, T3Desk is an alt-tab alternative that gives you 3D windows arrangement and more.
  • Top 10 Homemade Versions of Things We Love
    Making your own versions of great food and clever gadgets is already rewarding, and if you play your cards right, the homemade route also comes with serious bragging rights.
  • Understanding the Windows Pagefile and Why You Shouldn’t Disable It
    As a tech writer, I regularly cringe at all the bad tweaking advice out there, and disabling the system pagefile is often a source of contention among geeks. Let’s examine some of the pagefile myths and debunk them once and for all.
  • Keep Food from Sticking to Your Skillet with a Simple Trick
    One of the biggest downers of cooking meat on a skillet is scraping off the aftermath. Cooking weblog Houseboat Eats highlights a simple water trick that helps you find the ideal temperature for cooking without sticking using the power of science.

Send an email to Adam Pash, the author of this post, at gvcf+nqnz@yvsrunpxre.pbz

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