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What's the Point of YouTube Music Key?

Recently, Google launched a new music service called YouTube Music Key. But wait, doesn't Google already have a music service ? Well, yes. And Music Key makes it better. Read more...

Black Friday Pricing Arrives Early on Dozens of Items, and More Deals

Samsung's 64GB MicroSD card has fantastic reviews, and early Black Friday pricing today on Amazon. This is the best deal we've ever seen on this card, save for a short-lived price mistake which allowed a few of our lucky Twitter followers to score one for $1. [ Samsung 64GB EVO Class 10 Micro SDXC with Adapter, $25] Read more...

Get Lollipop's Incoming Call Banner On KitKat and Earlier

Android: Lollipop's new incoming call banner slides in from the top of the screen when you get a call, instead of kicking the current app to the background. You can get it now, even without Lollipop. Read more...

What Free Apps Are You Most Thankful For This Year?

Nothing against paid apps—which can be great—but there's something particularly glorious about finding a free app that does exactly what you want. We want to know your favorites. Read more...

Don't Try to Warm Frostbite with Friction

Although winter and snow sports can be great fun, they also bring the risk of frostbite. Trying to warm frostbitten skin or hands by rubbing them together can actually do more damage. Instead, your first priority should be to get out of the elements. Read more...

How to Motivate Yourself by Living Your Life Like a Movie

Everyone loves movies, and a lot of people wish their life was just like one. Movies excite us, give us a chance to think, and can even motivate us to live better lives. Well you're the main character in your life and you're filming your story right now. With the right mindset, you can use that philosophy to tackle whatever scene comes your way. Read more...

Make Your Chores Suck Less with the LEGO Principle

Chores can be frustrating because your results disappear so quickly. Dishes get dirty again, toilet paper needs to get replenished, and laundry needs to be done. Make chores more satisfying by ending them with a task that bares more permanent results. Read more...

Get Extra Airline Miles by Buying Flowers, Satellite TV, and More

Many people are airline mile enthusiasts, but even if you aren't, you can still earn miles on things you may purchase anyways—like flowers through FTD. Read more...

Put Clutter in a Box with An Expiration Date

If you're on the fence about donating some of your clutter, put them in a unlabeled box. Write down an "expiration date" for the box. If the box remains unopened by that date, donate it or throw it away. Read more...

Subtract Savings from Your Salary Before Expenses to Save Better

The typical formula for budgets is to take your salary, subtract your expenses, and then save whatever you can from the leftovers. If you want to get serious about saving, though, flip that order around. Read more...

Do You Participate in Black Friday or Cyber Monday?

The hoopla may be slowing down, but Black Friday and Cyber Monday are still very much around. Plenty of retailers still promote Black Friday deals, and many consumers are happy to participate. Are you one of them? Read more...

Clippit Creates Clips of Live TV As It Airs

Android: Grabbing video clips from the internet is pretty easy. Getting it from live TV is harder. Clippit helps solve this by allowing you to create up to 30 second clips from live television. Read more...

Live the Look Finds Women's Clothing Based on Your Style

Earlier this year, we featured Cladwell, a service that helps you find clothing based on your existing wardrobe. However, the service was geared specifically towards men, which left readers wondering where the version was for women. Here it is: Live the Look. Read more...

How to Prevent People from Knowing When You've Seen a Message In Apps

It seems like every messaging app these days, from iMessage to Facebook, insists on sending "read receipts" letting people know that you've seen their message. This can be annoying. Here's how to turn off the feature in some of the most popular apps. Read more...

Manage Someone You Don’t Like By Working Closely With Them

If you've been in a management position, you've possibly had to supervise someone who just rubs you the wrong way. Instead of avoiding them, try working with that person directly and they might annoy you less. Read more...

Skipping COBRA for Health Insurance Can Save You Money, But Not Always

When you leave your job, federal law requires your employer to let you stay on your existing health insurance. You'll pay full price for that insurance without an employer subsidy. You might consider buying your own insurance on the marketplace instead. Read more...

Check Out the Best From This Week's Open Thread

How can I open up a striped screw on an Apple Trackpad? Where can I find a good lock screen widget for Android Lollipop? What advice can you give someone trying a completely new career field? How can I run Orange Box on a Hackintosh? Read more...

Make a Crispy Pie Crust With a Hot Baking Sheet

Pie tastes great any time of year, but the holiday season is prime time for pies of all flavors. A soggy pie crust can ruin an otherwise great pie, If you preheat your baking sheet, you'll end up with a better crust. Read more...

Find Your Drinks in a Dark Cooler with Glow Sticks

If you've been at a party at night, you might have trouble finding a drink in a cooler. Is that can bobbing in the ice water beer or soda pop? Put a glow stick in the water and light up the entire container. Read more...

Set AirDrop to “Contacts Only” to Protect Your Privacy (and Your Eyes)

AirDrop lets you transfer files between iOS devices with a swipe of your finger. It also lets you transfer the files to devices nearby. If you don't set it to "contacts only,' anyone near you can send files. Read more...

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