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Let Apple create some Memories for you - CNET

You make the memories, Apple gives them some structure.

How MacOS Sierra gives back gigs of storage space - CNET

Apple's latest desktop software leans on iCloud Drive to help you offload files from your Mac to the cloud.

Kick Off a Cleaning Spree With the "10 Things" Rule

When you’re scraping the bottom of the barrel for motivation, even simple things like cleaning the house can seem overwhelming. This mental trick can turn a quick tidying session into a full on cleaning frenzy. Read more...

What to Look For When Choosing a Fireproof Document Safe

You never know when disaster will strike, so it’s a good idea to store all of your important documents in a fireproof safe . If you’re looking to buy one for your home or office, here are the features you should keep an eye out for. Read more...

How Attentional Bias Makes You Obsess Over Buying Stuff You Don't Need

Every few days, my attention will be grabbed by some new thing (or, on occasion, some old thing that had slipped my mind). Maybe it’s a movie. Maybe it’s a board game. Maybe it’s a new gadget. Maybe it’s a book. Whatever that thing is, something about it sucks in my attention. Read more...

Use AppCleaner to Reset Any Mac App Back to Its Default Settings

We’re fans of AppCleaner as an app uninstaller , but over on How-To Geek, they point out that the free software is also useful for resetting apps back to their default state. Read more...

Google Maps for Android Gets Voice Search and Commands

Android: Google’s updated Google Maps to respond to voice commands. This means you can use “OK Google” to do all sorts of things, like alter your navigation path, find gas stations, and plenty more. Read more...

How to customize your Alexa speaker's Flash Briefing - CNET

The Flash Briefing is one of the more compelling features of Amazon's Alexa speakers. Use these tips for customizing and getting the most out of your Flash Briefing.

String light Jack-o-lantern: A creative twist without candles - CNET

Windy nights, toddlers and fire hazards can make lighting your Jack-o-lantern with candles seem like a bad idea. You can purchase LED lights to put inside your pumpkin, but there's a more creative solution: a string light pumpkin. This type of Jack-o-lantern puts a bright spin on the traditional carved pumpkin and will wow the neighborhood trick-or-treaters.

Silent Site Sound Blocker Only Lets Whitelisted Tabs Play Audio

Chrome: We’ve all been there—you open a site in a new tab, and it starts playing audio in the background. Or worse, you open it in the foreground and it starts a video in some random corner of the page while you read an article. Silent Site Sound Blocker puts an end to that nonsense for good. Read more...

The Retailers Who Offer Free 2-Day Shipping Like Amazon

Amazon Prime comes with a handful of benefits but chief among them is free 2-day shipping. If you’re not sure if Prime membership is worth it , keep in mind, they’re not the only retailer to offer this perk. Read more...

The Most Common Squat Mistakes and How to Fix Them

We love squats, but it’s another one of those exercises that’s more technical and prone to mistakes than it initially lets on. Even if your bodyweight squat is on point, everything changes when you pile on any appreciable amount of weight. You start to do things that your hips, ankles, knees, or lower back won’t like. Read more...

This Graphic Explains Unusual Pasta Shapes and How to Use Them

Ain’t nothin’ wrong with a little spaghetti, but the wide world of pasta has so many varieties to offer, and they are begging to be eaten. If you want to explore some of the more interesting shapes, but aren’t sure where to start, Real Simple has just the graphic for you. Read more...

Why Diet Studies Performed on Mice Are Often Unreliable

Mice are commonly used in diet- and disease-related research because they share a majority of their genes with us and are small and inexpensive. But there are plenty of subtle confounding factors in the mice themselves that, if not accounted and properly controlled for, can really muddy experimental results. Read more...

What are the best beans to use for cold brew coffee? - CNET

Cold brew coffee is becoming a summertime favorite for many. But what type of coffee should you use when brewing at home?

Use this hack to 'vacuum seal' any freezer bag - CNET

If you don't have a vacuum sealer on hand, the next best thing to seal your foods airtight is a container full of water.

4 little-known streaming music services you should try right now - CNET

Believe it or not, Pandora and Spotify aren't the Internet's only music sources. Like indie radio stations, these smaller services fly under the radar -- but often deliver something truly special.

Break Out of Your Dinner Rut With a Few Fancy Swaps

Having dependable recipes that you can make any night of the week is an important factor in eating at home, but it can get a little monotonous. To mix it up without creating too much work for yourself, swap out “standard” ingredients for those that feel just a bit fancier. Read more...

The Warning Signs Your Injury Is Serious Enough You Should See a Doctor

Obviously, if you break your leg, you’re going to head straight to the nearest emergency room. But it’s harder to know what to do when you’ve rolled your ankle, or have a nagging pain in your knee. Will you be fine with rest and ice, or do you need to get it checked out? Read more...

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