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Buy Monochromatic Outfits to Dress Better on a Tight Budget

Dressing on a budget and looking good at the same time isn't an easy task, but it's not impossible either. Stretch your budget by focusing on some core, monochrome outfits. Read more...

This Illustrated Guide Shows You How to Properly Perform a J-Turn

Chances are if you haven't heard of a J-Turn, you've at least seen one in TV shows or movies. A J-Turn is when the driver pulls away from something in reverse, swings the car around, and then drives forward in the same direction. This guide explains how to do it. Read more...

The Most and Least Expensive Places in the U.S. to Get Married

Weddings don't have to be expensive, but they often are. In fact, the average cost of a wedding in the U.S. is now $30,000. But that number will vary depending on location. NerdWallet crunched some data and put together a list of the most and least expensive counties to tie the knot—plus, an interactive tool to help you compare costs. Read more...

HandyLock Locks Your Mac When You Walk Away, Unlocks When You Return

OS X: HandyLock is a utility that makes sure your Mac is locked and password protected every time you get up and wander away from it. It uses your phone—or any other Bluetooth device—as a "key" and when it's out of range, the app will lock your screen for you, automatically. Read more...

Disconnect Mobile Blocks Malicious Ads and Malware on Your Smartphone

Android/iOS: Disconnect, one of our favorite privacy-protecting browser tools, has a mobile app that keeps you safe on your smartphone as well. Disconnect Mobile blocks malicious ads that track your activities, blocks malware disguised as ads, and offers protection against suspected malware sites. Read more...

The Best Third Party Keyboards for iOS 8

Now that iOS 8 is here, it's brought with it a ton of third party keyboards that offer features that Apple's built-in keyboard doesn't. From better predictive text to cloud syncing and swipe-to-type, there are several to choose from, including some names you'll recognize. Let's take a look at the best of the best. Read more...

The Blurred L Home Screen

Android: While the styles have gotten closer together lately, Android and iOS are pretty distinct. This design bridges the gap, utilizing the frosted, layered themes of iOS, combined with Android's new material approach for a unique look. Read more...

The Three Most Important Factors to Maintaining Work Motivation

Work shouldn't always feel like a burden, but keeping your motivation can be a constant struggle. Here are three factors that can help you understand and upkeep your motivation. Read more...

Quickly De-Wrinkle Your Shirt with a Spray Bottle and a Fan

If you're a member of the "no iron" club, there are plenty of methods to keep wrinkle free. This trick speeds up the classic spray bottle technique. Read more...

Curb Specific Food Cravings with "Sensory Simulation"

If you find your constantly craving sweet or salty foods, a recent study showed that over-stimulating your brain with pictures of those foods may help kill your desire for them. Read more...

Talk Your Way to a Deal: How to Negotiate at These Major Retailers

You might feel a bit foolish trying to negotiate prices at major retailers, but more and more stores are offering price match policies and other guarantees that enable you to talk down prices. Here are six major retailers where you might be able to haggle and save a buck. Read more...

Transmit Manages Your FTP Server from iOS

iOS: Transmit is our favorite FTP app for the Mac, and now it's available on iOS. It sports pretty much the same feature set as the Mac app, and with deep iOS 8 integration, you can upload files from just about anywhere. Read more.....

Adafruit's Computer Add-On Pack for Raspberry Pi Gets You Started Fast

The Raspberry Pi is great, but it's also missing a few things you need to actually use it. Namely, a keyboard, mouse, and monitor. Adafruit solves that (with the exception of the monitor), with the Computer Add-On Pack. Read more...

All the iOS 8 Apps that Support Touch ID Integration (So Far)

One of iOS 8's minor new features is Touch ID integration with any app. This makes it so you can lock apps behind your fingerprint instead of a passcode. Here's a list of the apps that have updated to support it. Read more...

The Biggest Resume Mistakes, According to Google's Head of HR

Senior VP of People Operations at Google, Laszlo Bock, has reviewed over 20,000 resumes in his career. These are the mistakes he sees over and over. Read more...

Rack Up Hotel Points with These Loyalty Program Fall Promotions

If you're a point counter and plan to travel this fall, there are some fall promotions you'll want to check out. The lineup includes popular hotel chains Starwood, Hilton, Hyatt, Marriott, and IHG Rewards. Read more...

Help Children Avoid Depression by Teaching Them to Reframe Setbacks

Depression is a very real problem, not just for adults but for children as well. Psych Central points out one thing parents and teachers could do that might help prevent children from suffering from depression: teach a specific type of problem solving and thinking skill. Read more...

The Best Extensions and Widgets for iOS 8

iOS 8 is here and while Apple added a ton of stuff, some of the best additions are Share Sheets, Safari Extensions, photo editing extensions, and widgets. Finally, we can now customize iOS just a little bit more. Here are some of the best we've seen so far. Read more...

Hop on the Juice Train, Upgrade to 4K, Groom Your Entire Face [Deals]

Whether you've already caught onto the juice craze, or you just want to give it a try, few blenders make it as easy to pulverize your leftover fruits, vegetable, seeds, and even coffee beans as the NutriBullet. Read more...

Check an Email's Salutation to Avoid Phishing Scams

Sometimes the best way to avoid phishing is simply knowing what to look for. Ian Paul of PC World recommends checking the salutation if you're skeptical of an email. Read more...

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