This week’s 5 Meta Hacks of the Week doubles down on a lot of useful how-tos that I’ve come across and found interesting. I’d love to see some other how-tos from the community, so please feel free to submit yours here. Encourage any friends and family to participate as well, and have them sign up here.

Here’s my 5 hacks for this week.

Enjoy.

Daniel, Founder & CEO
Metadot / Das Keyboard / Mojo Helpdesk

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1. How to clean earbuds and headphones
Your headphones get filthy from sweat and dirt. Here’s the best way to clean them.

2. How to use your car’s AC recirculation button correctly
Do you know the optimum time to use your car’s AC recirculation versus the fresh air option? If you were ever curious, check this explanation out.

3. How to hear (and delete) every conversation your Amazon Alexa has recorded
Did you know that you can see all the conversations your Amazon Echo/Alexa has recorded? Find out how to delete them if you’re worried about privacy.

4. How to get your baseline reading speed
If you want to learn to read faster, use this free test to get a baseline of your reading speed and comprehension.

5. How to read faster
Once you have a baseline of your reading speed, check out this post to help improve your reading speed.