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How Microsoft Is Bringing Windows 10 Features, Including Cortana, To Android And iOS

When Windows 10 appears, it will run across both PCs and phones — but the majority of us aren’t about to dump our existing smartphones to use it. Microsoft’s newly-announced “phone companion” apps for Android and iOS will offer a subset of Windows 10 features, including its Cortana voice-powered assistant. More »      

Career Spotlight: What I Do as an "Ethical Hacker"

You occasionally hear about major security vulnerabilities being discovered before they’re exploited, like the notorious Heartbleed bug last year. Security researchers work hard to weed out those dangerous flaws before they’re found by hackers of more malicious intent. Show More Summary

Deadspin Cyclists’ Squirt-Gun Attack On PedalPub Cops Results In Six Arrests | Gizmodo Jony Ive’s Pr

Deadspin Cyclists’ Squirt-Gun Attack On PedalPub Cops Results In Six Arrests | Gizmodo Jony Ive’s Promotion Could Mean the Next Design Revolution at Apple | io9 Why Are You Still Washing Your Clothes In Warm Water? | Jezebel How to Teach an Ancient Rape Joke | Kinja Popular Posts Read more...

Do a Kitchen Walk Through at Rentals Before You Go Buy Groceries

Renting a place through services like Airbnb can actually save you a lot of money in the long run, especially if you cook your meals there instead of eating out. Before you head to the store, however, make sure you know what you have in the kitchen. Read more...

Revisions for Dropbox Makes Viewing Your Dropbox History Easy on Mac

Mac: Dropbox’s revision history is a great way to pull up older versions of files, but it’s not exactly easy to use in the web app. Revisions for Dropbox is a Mac app that lives in your menu bar and makes browsing file versions a breeze. Read more...

Easily Add a Shutdown Switch to a Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi doesn’t have a power switch, which means you have to remember to actually properly shut it down every time you want to turn it off. If you don’t feel like running those extra commands, Instructables user AndrewH7 shows you how to easily add a shutdown switch. Read more...

Run the True Race Distance by Following the Shortest Path

You probably ran more than five kilometers in your last 5K, and so did most of the runners who were out on the course with you. There’s a trick to running the shortest possible path in a race, and it’s not cheating. Read more...

Episode 31: Building Your Money Muscle with Joan Sotkin

Highlights of This Episode: Why Joan’s ostensibly successful business went under What’s behind many people’s financial problems Why business and marketing are really about connection Why it’s harder than ever to save money and to spend...Show More Summary

Latr.fm Saves Individual Podcasts Episodes to a Special Feed

Sometimes, you come across an episode of a podcast you want to hear, but you might not want to subscribe to the series as a whole. Latr.fm lets you add individual podcasts episodes to a single feed so you can remember to listen without subscribing. Essentially, it’s like Pocket for podcasts. Read more...

Episode 31: Building Your Money Muscle with Joan Sotkin

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Milez Calculates the Frequent Flyer Miles You'll Need for Free Flights

Have a bunch of frequent flyer miles accumulated but not sure where to go? Or want to make the most of those miles based on a trip you’re planning? Head over to Milez to see how far your miles can go. Read more...

This Graphic Shows How to Defeat Garden Pests with Other Insects

When it comes to gardening, not all insects are bad. For a natural pest control solution, consider welcoming beneficial insects or one of the other DIY pest control options in this infographic. Read more...

The Best "Second Screen" App for iPad

Using your iPad as a “second screen” is a great way to boost your productivity by adding in a little extra screen real estate. Our favorite way to do this on iOS is Duet Display because it’s lag-free, easy to set up, and has a good set of customization options. Read more...

Turn on Tracking Protection in Firefox to Make Pages Load 44% Faster

Even if you don’t care about the privacy implications of tracking cookies and other technologies sites use to identify us online, you might want to turn on Tracking Protection in Firefox anyway for a potential big speed boost. Read more...

Coil Your Extension Cords Like a Roadie with the Over-Under Method

No one understands the value of a properly wound cable more than concert roadies and TV crew professionals, who wrap and unwrap hundreds of feet of cord on a daily basis. Here’s the method they use to keep their shows running on time. Read more...

How to Craft a Better Online Dating Profile

The most daunting part about online dating (aside from, you know, talking to new people) is putting together a profile. It’s like writing a resume, but even more awkward. While those empty boxes can be intimidating, it’s not all that hard. Here’s how to craft a profile that will help improve your chances of finding a good match. Read more...

Add Work Samples to Your LinkedIn Profile for More Exposure

LinkedIn is a great way to show off your professional chops. And with so many online profiles, you want to make sure yours stands out when you’re looking for work. One easy way to do this? Add media to your profile. Read more...

Organize your smartphone for summer travel

You can make adjustments to the the apps on your home screen, the alerts your smartphone delivers, and more before departing for a trip to keep you organized and focused on fun. Post written by David Caolo Let Unclutterer help you get your home or office organized. Show More Summary

Have a Plan Z for Peace of Mind

We all have a plan A for life, and maybe even a plan B. But knowing what your “Plan Z”, or last resort option, can help motivate you to go after what you really want from life. Read more...

Count Macronutrients Instead of Calories for Better Diet Success

If you’ve ever read a fitness blog, forum, or even Instagram, you’ve probably heard the term macros thrown around. Short for “macronutrients,” it refers to carbs, fats, and proteins—the three basic components of every diet. If you get their proportions right, it makes dieting a lot more effective when simple calorie restriction fails. Read more...

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