Listen to John Frusciante's Latest Album Right Now via Satellite

With the traditional music industry floundering, some acts have embraced the rapidly changing musical landscape more than others. While the Wu-Tang Clan is hawking just a single copy of its upcoming double album, John Frusciante is letting anyone on Earth listen to his for free—at least for as long as the satellite… » 3/31/14 12:40pm 3/31/14 12:40pm

The 50 Free Apps We're Most Thankful For

It's the time of year where we all give thanks, and among many other things, we here at Lifehacker are thankful for all the free apps out there that improve our lives (and the developers that make them!). Here are 50 of our favorites. » 11/28/13 2:31pm 11/28/13 2:31pm

How to Overclock Your Video Card and Boost Your Gaming Performance

Overclocking—or running your hardware at higher speeds than it was designed to run—is one of the best ways to boost your gaming performance. Here's how to overclock your video card and get faster, smoother games without spending a dime. » 6/11/13 4:52pm 6/11/13 4:52pm

How to Get Practically Free Wi-Fi Practically Anywhere

Your Nexus 7 is Wi-Fi-only, but if Verizon thinks that you're ponying up $10 a month just for the privilege of tethering it to your phone, they've got another thing coming. Fact is, wireless Internet access is increasingly like potable water or pornography; with so much available for free, there's no reason to pay.… » 6/08/13 12:00pm 6/08/13 12:00pm

Holy Crap, This Crazy New Wireless Plan Is Totally Free

We've been seeing a whole bunch of hungry little alternative service providers trying to cut into the big boys with low, low prices, but how about free? FreedomPop, the folks behind hotspots and routers that come with free data, just announced the first free wireless service plan. No, really. Free minutes, free texts, … » 6/05/13 6:00am 6/05/13 6:00am

Stream TV Glasses-Free 3D 4K Hands-On: OMG This Works! But...

CES 2013: The year Ultra HD turned into the pipe dream of the future to the present reality you can't afford. Now that UHD TVs are about to hit the market, manufacturers are, of course, showing off 4K concepts like this glasses-free 3D 4K panel from Stream TV Networks, which you will be able to drool and dream about… » 1/11/13 3:38pm 1/11/13 3:38pm

Get a Liberal Arts Education for Free on the Internet

Just getting a job in this economy is difficult enough. Getting one with a liberal arts degree is simply masochistic. Don't spend half a decade and thousands of dollars only to join the rest of the English majors busking in a subway. Instead, educate yourself with these valuable, respectable, and totally free online… » 10/20/12 11:00am 10/20/12 11:00am

How to Get 4.5 GB of Dropbox Storage for Free

The more Dropbox storage space you have, the happier your computer will be. It's true! And the more free Dropbox storage space you get, the happier your wallet will be. And right now, you can get 4.5 GB of Dropbox space FOR FREE. Win freaking win. Here's how. » 2/02/12 3:30pm 2/02/12 3:30pm

The First Free iPhone Is a F*cking Rip Off

Even though Apple just announced the brand new old iPhone 4S, Apple will still be selling the iPhone 4 for $99 (expected) and the iPhone 3GS for...FREE. Cool! That's the first time an iPhone has ever been free. Too bad it's a complete rip off. » 10/04/11 3:05pm 10/04/11 3:05pm