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Revive Your Old Laptop Without Spending a Dime

A whole new life awaits your old laptop with Neverware’s CloudReady Chrome-based software<p>Lenovo ThinkPad T400, beloved laptop, was laid to rest after its slowing hard drive and spinning hourglass became too much to bear. Born in 2008, in its youth it overcame Windows Vista and went on to a …

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2015’s Hottest Dance Crazes: The Dab, Hit the Quan and Beyond

Shmoney<p><b>Difficulty:</b> 2/5 stars<p>"It's only difficult if you're not lost in the moment," says Craft. "I think it's hard if you are trying to do too much …

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Where to place home security cameras, according to the data

In 2015, the total value of reported stolen property was more than $12 billion, according to the FBI. A well-placed camera can help identify intruders and potentially get your stuff back after a robbery.<p>If your security cameras are placed in the wrong areas, though, you may not be as protected as …

Home Automation

Chromecast Can Now Stream Live Television With Added Sling TV Support

Sling TV, Dish’s streaming live TV service that offers a variety of cable TV channels, including ESPN, is now available on Google’s Chromecast. The forthcoming addition of Sling TV support was first announced in September, when Google unveiled its updated Chromecast dongles which changed the design …

This new app lets you control your Android phone from your computer

If you’ve ever gotten tired of picking up your Android phone while you’re sitting in front of your computer, well, you’re not the only one. A new Chrome app allows you to use your Android phone right from any computer that can run Chrome. It works on Windows, Mac OS X, and Chromebooks.<p>The new Vysor …

You Can Now Run Windows 10 On Your Mac

Thanks to Apple updating Boot Camp, that is. If you have had a hankering to try out Microsoft’s latest operating system — and I can recommend at least taking it for a spin — now’s the time.<p>Apple’s full directions here are worth your time, but the broad strokes are simple: If you have a Mac no older …

How to create a HTML signature and add it to your email accounts on your iPad

File this one under something I’ve thought about many times, but never actually looked into how to complete. I came across this tutorial from our friends over at iDB from last week, and thought that it was such a useful feature, I wanted to share it with everyone here. I don’t know about you, but …

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The 5 Best Music Streaming Services

<b>Correction appended, May 15</b><p>Owning a library of music on physical media is rapidly becoming an anachronism. Physical album sales have been plummeting …

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26 Books From Around The World You Need To Read Before You Die

Next stop: your local bookstore.

3 ways to free up space on your smartphone or tablet

You're in the park with your family and one of the kids does something unbelievably cute. You quickly grab your smartphone to take a video and ... "Not enough room.”<p>A full smartphone or tablet can't take pictures, download music, add new apps or even install operating system updates that contain …

50 Must-Read Personal Development Bloggers That’ll Change Your Life

Tired of reading the same blogs over and over? Looking for fresh articles to read? A new angle on your favorite personal development topics? I got …

How to Back Up Your iPhone to iTunes on Your Computer

There are two ways to back up your iPhone. You can back up your iPhone to iCloud or back up your iPhone to iTunes. I like to have copies of both. An iCloud backup is kept in the cloud, while an iTunes backup is kept on your computer. You don’t need an internet connection to back up your iPhone to …

7 Ways to Save Money on Your New Photography Gear

Okay, so it’s time to upgrade your gear. You’re quite sure it’s not just another case of G.A.S.; this time isn’t about trying to keep up with market …

How to fix your cracked iPhone or Samsung phone without leaving the house

You can always take it into the store, but if you don't have a warranty or you're feeling lazy, a nifty startup called iCracked will come to you and repair your broken phone on the spot.<p>You can use iCracked if you have an iPhone, iPad, or Samsung smartphone. You can also choose to sell your phone …

The best iPhone cases & battery packs on show at CES 2015

There is a never ending supply of new iPhone cases at CES again this year, so we’ve decided to roundup the best of the best below. Some of the cases include backup batteries, others offer charging via built-in solar panels, and one includes a detachable Bluetooth speaker. One of the new cases even …

Chamberlain goes from the garage to the front door with Notifi

Chamberlain, a company that’s long been known for garage door openers and is the maker of one of my favorite connected products (the Chamberlain MyQ …

Home Automation

See Bruce Springsteen, Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars Honor Sting at Kennedy Center

Sting waved his fists victoriously in the air and grinned from ear to ear when Bruce Springsteen took the stage to pay tribute to the former …

Music

These Are The Best Fitness Trackers You Can Buy Today

On the surface, it seems like they all do the exact same thing: count your calories, measure how far you've run, and monitor your sleep. But there are a few areas where some fitness bands succeed over others.<p>Here's a look at some of the best ones you can buy today and how they compare.

5 digital tricks you'll use almost every day

Did you know that the quickest way to open a link on a Web page in a new window or tab is to click the link with the middle button on your mouse? If you're a keyboard person, in Windows, press the Control button and click the link. On a Mac, use the Command button and click the link.<p>There are …

Walmart Is Offering An iPhone 6 For Just $129

Walmart has slashed the prices on several models of the new iPhone.<p>The largest retailer in the world is offering the new iPhone 6 for just $129, a $50 discount from the usual Walmart price, Bloomberg reported on Thursday. The offer applies to the 16-gigabyte iPhone 6, but the store has also …

Tip of the Day: Unlock Your iPhone by Writing Your Passcode With Your Finger

Apple’s VoiceOver feature is designed for those who are visually impaired. When the feature is turned on, a voice will let users know what is on the screen and allow them to navigate their iDevice. However, VoiceOver can also be used by anyone to unlock their iPhones by drawing their passcodes with …

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What You Need to Know Before Buying Your First Serious Camera

The rise of cameraphones has had two significant effects on photography. First it has dramatically increased the number of images that we are taking …

5 more apps that make you say 'Wow!'

There are approximately 1.3 million apps available for our smartphones and tablets. Many are simply a bad idea. Most are average in use or scope. Fortunately, some very innovative developers have changed the way we used to do things for the better. Here are five mind-boggling apps that I know …

12 best iPhone apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, 2014 may have been one of the best years yet for iPhone users.<p>But killer updates from Apple aside, there was no …

The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …

Homeboy Review: A Motion-Detecting Home Security Camera

Cameras that clip to your body, cameras you strap to your face, cameras for your own personal flying machines, cameras for just about every occasion. Cameras are everywhere, and it seems you can’t do anything without your actions being captured for posterity.<p>While some may argue that the ubiquity …

22 Habits of Unhappy People

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