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TimeAway Manages Kids' Device Time and App Usage, Tracks Location

Android: TimeAway gives parents control over their child's Android device. You can monitor and restrict time spent on the device, allow and block apps, and track the current location of the device. Read more...

Exchange Resumes with Colleagues to Improve Yours

Ask your colleagues for their resumes and show them yours in return. You'll learn how you can better describe your job or company, and get insights on the skill sets you need for your career. Read more...

Enable Copy-Paste in Web Pages That Disallow It with a Firefox Tweak

Firefox: Some web sites don't let users copy text or paste their own, like PayPal which won't let you paste a password. This Firefox settings tweak gives you copy-paste functionality when sites try to take it away. Read more...

Four Ways to Minimize Your Keychain

If you're not careful, your keychain gets out of control pretty fast. Before you know it, you'll have five keys for things you don't own anymore, a ton of rewards cards, and few tools you don't really need. You can handle this situation in a lot of ways. Let's look at a few of the best. Read more...

The Android L Home Screen

One of the best features of Android L is its slick new interface. Now, courtesy of My Color Screen user empol, you can get it on your home screen right now. No need to wait for an OTA update. Read more...

Save Packing Space by Folding Your Socks Like an Army Ranger

If you're looking for a way to save some more space in your travel bag, YouTuber CrazyRussianHacker shows you how to roll your socks Ranger-style. Read more...

VerticalResponse Button Builder Creates Easy-to-Press Links for Email

It seems like more people manage their email on their smartphones than on desktops. The VerticalResponse Button Builder can make your contact links easier to press on smartphone touchscreens. Read more...

Find a Legit Self-Help Program by Looking for These Signs

Self-help programs can range from intense (and dangerous) experiences like a sweat lodge to a more sit down affair like talk therapy. If you've ever been curious about checking one out, Scientific American breaks down what to look for to make sure a program isn't completely bogus. Read more...

Apply the 80/20 Rule to Clutter to Get Rid of Old Junk

Nobody likes clutter, but it's pretty hard to get rid of things sometimes. Speaking with The Wall Street Journal, author Jennifer Baumgartner suggests you apply the 80/20 rule to your stuff to help you get rid of it. Read more...

Four Methods to Create a Secure Password You'll Actually Remember

How do you balance the necessity of highly secure passwords with the utility of easily recalling them all? The only secure password is one that you can't remember, but there are times when you can't use a password manager and need to rely on your memory. Read more...

The HummingBoard Is a More Powerful, Upgradeable Raspberry Pi

We love the Raspberry Pi, but it's certainly not the only way to do things. The HummingBoard is a new, Raspberry Pi-like microcomputer that has a ton of options to make it a bit more powerful. Read more...

Use Your Phone or Tablet to Physically Separate Distracting Tasks

Chances are, in any given day, you work on some combination of a desktop, laptop, phone, or tablet. If you've got a smaller screen with you, it may actually help your productivity to use your smaller screens for distracting tasks. Read more...

Flash Just Patched a Huge Security Flaw, Go Update it Right Now

Adobe just patched up a gaping security flaw that could affect anyone who logs on to eBay, Tumblr, Instagram, or other popular sites. If you're a person who visits any of those domains (or really, any website out there that might use Flash), you really should update your stuff right now. Read more...

Google Rolling Out a New Web UI for Google Drive

Google already brought some substantial upgrades to Google Drive and its suite of productivity apps at I/O. Now, it's beginning to roll out the updated interface on the web. Read more...

Give Your Electric Garage Door a Safety Checkup with This Test

Your electric garage door is a something you need to check regularly, even if you use it every day. A couple of minutes is all it takes to check that your garage door's sensors work correctly and don't pose a danger to children or pets. Read more...

DIY.org Turns Kids into Makers, Is an Instructables for Children

Kids are crafty, natural tinkerers. Now they can join a community of like-minded other youths in sharing their creations, taking on new projects, and acquiring new skills at DIY.org. Read more...

The Top Programming Languages, Ranked by Job Demand, Popularity, More

If you're interested in learning to code, for fun or financial gain, this interactive chart from IEEE Spectrum can help you pick the first (or next) language to learn. Read more...

How Do You Stop People from Stealing Your Food from the Shared Fridge?

Lunch (and other food) thievery seems to be a rampant problem in many offices, dormitories, and other places with a communal fridge. You could use a thief-deterring fake moldy sandwich bag or lace your food with laxatives, but maybe there's a less extreme method. What's yours? Read more...

How to Make a Loved One's Time in the Hospital Easier for Everyone

A hospital stay—especially an unexpected one—his already hard on the person in the bed, but it's hard on everyone else too. If the patient is someone you love, you'll want to go the extra mile to make everything easier on them and on friends and family. Here's how. Read more...

?Focus on Production Rather Than Perfection When Overwhelmed With Ideas

While having too few ideas is what most people complain about, it can also be difficult to keep on track when you have too many ideas floating around. If you're losing focus, try thinking less about things and just executing an idea. Read more...

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