11 of the best life hacks ever

Use the space bar to scroll down on any webpage. You can even hold the shift key and the space bar at the same time to scroll up. (image credit: Pixabay | Hans)
Need a microphone but don't have one nearby? Plug your headphones into the microphone port as a cheap and temporary alternative. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
This professor has shared some neat nuggets for those looking to save money on interesting reading.  (image credit: @hwitteman)
Grammarly is a superb tool for helping with spelling, grammar and more online. (image credit: Grammarly)
If you're finding your home WiFi is a bit flakey you can use apps like Wifi Analyzer to scan your signals and help you optimise your home network. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
Want to call back the last number you dialled or received a call from? Just hit the call button on your phone. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
Lego characters are the perfect thing to hold onto your cables for you. A nice way to cable tidy without loads of expense. (image credit: Modernisticdesign | Blogspot)
Got loads of spare cables? Organise them with used toilet rolls. Keeps things neat and tidy with ease. (image credit: Instructables)
Use this trick to cook two meals at once. Pop one bowl on top of a mug to make maximum use of space in the microwave. (image credit: Reddit)
If your smartphone's speakers aren't up to scratch just pop your phone in a cup and that'll act to enhance the sound giving you the impression of more volume. (image credit: Twitpic)
Use a spare baby monitor to keep an eye on your BBQ smoker and the cooking temperature from afar. (image credit: of_james)