The Best Tech Advice We Gave in 2019

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52 weeks, 52 Tech 911 columns—minus one or two weeks when I was on vacation and simply couldn’t answer your wild and crazy technology questions from afar. Though Lifehacker is all about service and productivity, I find a special joy in our weekly Tech 911 tech-advice column. That’s not because I write it. Well, not

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How to Avoid a Tax Audit in 2020

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The Internal Revenue Service is getting more funding in 2020. That’s pretty exciting for taxpayers, as it means more staff to process tax returns and more staff to answer the phone when you have a question. But it could mean that your risk of getting audited will go up too, at least, a little bit. The Motley Fool says…

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Your Kid’s School Is Probably Collecting Tons of Data on Them

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We’re living in a time when cyber-bulling, self-harm, suicide and school shootings are all things that parents and educators need to worry about. And as technology became more prevalent in the classroom, an obvious solution was born—monitor what our kids are searching, reading, viewing and writing to look for red…

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