The Best Useful Tablet Accessories

Your tablet—whether it's an iPad, Android tablet, or a Microsoft Surface—is probably great on its own, but a few well-placed accessories can make it even better. There are a lot of useless ones out there, but let's make a list of the best ones that are actually useful at what they do. » 10/10/14 12:16am 10/10/14 12:16am

Most Popular Place to Buy Computer Parts: Newegg

When you're building a new computer, or shopping for upgrades to your current rig, you have plenty of places vying for your dollars. Earlier in the week we asked you for your favorite retailers, then looked at the five best places to buy computer parts. Now we're back to crown the community favorite. » 10/09/14 6:43pm 10/09/14 6:43pm

The Best Sound Bar

The SONOS PLAYBAR exemplifies what we look for in a sound bar, and you agree, having crowned it the best in the category after almost 5000 votes. The PLAYBAR isn't just a beautiful object, it's also easy to set up and easy on the ears, and brings with it an optional ecosystem of speakers and subwoofers to fill… » 10/06/14 3:00pm 10/06/14 3:00pm

The Best Subscription Gifts You Can Give

If you're looking for something original to give someone as a gift, consider giving them a subscription to something, preferably something they're interested in, would like to experiment with, or may not even ordinarily buy for themselves. You give the person a way to explore something they like without the risk of… » 10/03/14 1:45am 10/03/14 1:45am

Most Popular Gift Registry Site: CheckedTwice

If you're building a registry for a wedding, a shower, a graduation, or just holiday shopping, you have tons of choices. Last week we asked you for your favorites, then rounded up the five best gift registry sites and put them to a vote. Now it's time to crown our winner. » 10/02/14 2:02am 10/02/14 2:02am

What's the Best Sound Bar?

A sound bar is by far the easiest way to upgrade your living room audio, without all the potential complications that come with speaker installation. There are quite a few great models to choose from, so today we're calling on you to get in the comments and nominate your favorite. Tell us, which sound bar is the best? » 9/29/14 1:30pm 9/29/14 1:30pm

Most Popular Place to Buy Used Games and Consoles: Amazon

If you're looking to score great deals on used video games for all platforms, or specific consoles, you have tons of great choices. Last week we asked for your favorites, then looked at the five best places for used games and consoles. Now we're back to highlight your favorite. » 9/28/14 11:48am 9/28/14 11:48am

Most Popular Site to Buy Cheap Textbooks: Amazon

Spending a ton of money on books as soon as you get back to campus is no fun. Luckily, there are tons of places to buy or rent cheap books. Last week we asked you for your favorites, then looked at the five best sites for cheap textbooks. Now we're back to highlight your favorite overall. » 9/18/14 11:33pm 9/18/14 11:33pm

Most Popular Tablet Stylus: Adonit Jot Pro

If you're looking for a solid stylus that will work with any capacitive touch screen, on any phone or tablet, you have options. Last week, we asked for your favorites, then looked at the five best tablet styli. Now we're back to highlight the Lifehacker community favorite. » 9/18/14 11:31pm 9/18/14 11:31pm

Most Popular Investment Firm: Vanguard

If you're saving for specific financial goals or just for retirement, you'll need a solid investment broker to help your money work for you. Last week we asked you for the best, then looked at the five best investment firms. Now we're back to crown the community favorite. » 9/18/14 11:09pm 9/18/14 11:09pm

What Would You Like To See In A New PC Gamepad?

Back in 2013, Lifehacker asked its readers what the Best PC Gamepad was, and predictably, console controllers took over 80% of the vote, with the Xbox 360 Controller getting the lion's share. If we ran the same poll now, the DualShock 4 and Xbox One Controller would take a chunk of the votes, but the result… » 9/18/14 2:45pm 9/18/14 2:45pm

What's The Best Electric Toothbrush?

If you skimp on something, don't let it be a clean mouth. Most people don't brush their teeth well enough, or for long enough, and a good electric toothbrush can help you make up the difference. Lifehacker has put together some tips for getting a good brush, and Gizmodo and Lifehacker have both covered some of the … » 9/17/14 2:30pm 9/17/14 2:30pm

What's Your Favorite Mechanical Keyboard Switch?

We talk a lot about mechanical keyboards around here, and with good reason. They're the kind of life/work upgrade you never look back from, and a joy to type and game on. Today we want to know what your favorite mechanical switch is, and why. » 9/16/14 2:30pm 9/16/14 2:30pm