Once a week, we round up the cream of the Lifehacker crop in the Highlights feed. If you want to snack of the best we've got on a daily basis, try our top stories feed. This week's best posts include:
- Geek to Live: Encrypt your web browsing session (with an SSH SOCKS proxy)
"Using a simple SSH command, you can encrypt all your web browsing traffic and redirect it through a trusted computer when you're on someone else's network."
- Hack Attack: Add music and movies to your iPod from any computer without iTunes
"When you're done here, you'll be able to add music and movies to your iPod from any computer - and retain almost every other useful feature iTunes brings to your iPod."
- DIY under-desk gadget mount
"Organized gadget owner Van Mardian cleared his desktop by mounting all his peripherals... under his desk with pegboard and wire."
- Ask the Readers: How do you organize your Gmail?
"Gmail's labels let you slice and dice your email messages and "file" them under as many keywords as you'd like. But how many labels do you actually use?"
- Todoist online task manager
"...task management webapps have become as common and similar as geeks at a Star Trek convention; but I was pleasantly surprised by [Todoist's] usability and features."
- UltraNewb: How to move your iTunes library to an external drive
"iTunes 7 makes relocating an existing media library pretty painless - that is, with a little know-how. Here's how to get it done."
- Screenshot Tour: Manage and organize your virtual desktop with Dexpot
"Today I'm going to walk through... Dexpot and highlight the features that make it the best, most feature-rich virtual desktop manager for Windows I've seen."
- 10 great web tools for college students
"Education-fi nance site NextPath serves up 10 sites designed to help college students work smarter and cheaper."
- The most annoying aspects of Windows Vista
"PC World publishes a laundry list of irritants in Windows Vista..."
- Download of the Day: Woot Watcher (Firefox)
"The Woot Watcher Firefox extension keeps you up-to-date with the latest item for sale on the popular electronics liquidator, Woot."
- Update your PC for the new Daylight Saving Time
"Daylight Saving Time in the U.S. begins earlier and ends later starting this year - which means your PC might not set its clock correctly when the time comes."