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. » 11/27/14 8:35am 11/27/14 8:35am

Use PRISM Break To Reduce Your NSA-Related Paranoia

Okay PRISM. It's enough already. Erosion of privacy! Whatever. Apathy is setting in. But actually we should probably all be putting some thought into what we're doing with our private information. Maybe you're already trying to. But it can feel like the walls have eyes no matter where you go. Prism Break is a guide… » 6/18/13 7:16pm 6/18/13 7:16pm

Please Do Not Buy Richard Stallman a Parrot And Other Rules

Richard Stallman is leader of the free software movement and father of GNU. Naturally, he's in demand as a speaker. And so NATURALLY he has a completely ride-the-orangutan insane tour rider. » 10/26/11 9:00pm 10/26/11 9:00pm

Strange, Misguided Man "Glad" Steve Jobs Not Around Anymore

Richard Stallman is an eccentric, odd person who just went sour. In one fell, misguided swoop, he has compared the late Steve Jobs—an admittedly imperfect man, like us all—to corrupt mayors and other "evils" visited upon society: » 10/08/11 10:10am 10/08/11 10:10am

Coolness Roundup: Free Software, Clueless Clerks

Charlie White and Stephen Schleicher present their definitive list of free software you can't live without—download them all and start using them today on this week's Coolness Roundup netcast. Then, get a hands-on evaluation of the good and bad points of the eStarling Wi-Fi digital picture frame, and hear Stephen's… » 12/24/07 12:00pm 12/24/07 12:00pm