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Google is selling a tiny camera for $249 that apparently only takes perfect pictures

Have a spare $249 and a desire to never think about when you <i>should</i> be snapping a photo? Then Google has something special for you.<p>Google Clips …

24 hidden Android settings you should know about

Master your Android phone.<p>Android phones come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, but within, they all run the same basic operating system. That Android code includes settings that let you tailor your smartphone to your needs. In this guide, we collected 24 lesser-known customizations for you to …

Apps

The Galaxy S9 wants to be an even better desktop computer than its predecessor

When the Galaxy S8 was unveiled earlier this year, Samsung announced a clever accessory that lets you turn the smartphone into an Android desktop. …

How to check if your Airbnb host is secretly filming you

It's straight out of a nightmare. You're staying in an Airbnb with your partner on a romantic getaway, and discover as you're packing up to leave …

Vaux transforms your Echo Dot into a portable Alexa smart speaker with killer sound

Amazon’s Echo Dot is one of the best and least expensive ways to fill your home with Alexa-enabled smart speakers, especially thanks to all of the …

How Trump's Laptop Travel Ban Can Be Good for Business

Back in April, I was facilitating a leadership program for a global oil field services company. One of the executives at that company was attending …

How to back up and protect all your data

No excuses.<p>When you sit down at the computer, you probably don't want to spend your time backing up your files and data. It may not be as entertaining as Netflix or Facebook, but it just might be the most important job you can do on your desktop or laptop machine.<p>Having a comprehensive backup …

9 Ways to Get Your Company Out of a Bad Situation

Mistakes are easy to make and hard to cure. These steps will help you make lemonade from your self-inflicted lemons.<p>Recent weeks have featured a number of highly publicized train wrecks, haven't they? The Academy Awards, Secretary Sessions's "forgotten" conversations, that awkward dashcam video of …

Management

Windows 7: Microsoft Says ‘Early Goodbye,’ Users Should Update To ‘Modern’ System

Microsoft Windows 7 users should be looking to upgrade the operating systems for their computers, as the software company has announced that support …

Milanote is the Evernote for creatives

The late Steve Jobs once said:<p>Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That’s because they were able to connect experiences …

Creativity

Turn an old laptop into a Chromebook-Linux hybrid

Common scenario: You buy a new laptop, thinking you'll sell, donate or hand down the old one... but it never happens. Maybe you don't want to deal with the hassles of Craigslist or Ebay, not to mention wiping all your data, reinstalling Windows and so on.<p>Whatever the case, now it's just taking up …

What I Wish I'd Known About Blogging Before I Started My Business

When I look back at my early days of blogging—or rather, “article marketing,” because when I started there were no blogs—I have to laugh at my naïveté. But hey: none of us knew what we were doing with content 10 years ago. We’ve learned and perfected our craft along the way. Still, if I could give …

Entrepreneurship

10 Quick Tips On Search Engine Optimization

Google has created programmed calculations that determine the ranking of a certain site. They convey spiders in crawling a specific site and check it …

Web Design

How to get started on LinkedIn: Do this, not that

I am a bit of a social media-phobe in that I am a reluctant member of Facebook and rarely post updates on what I had for lunch and other <i>important</i> aspects of my life. While not being a "social sharer," I do really value LinkedIn as a professional tool, not just a portable Rolodex, but also as a way …

7 counterintuitive secrets to being insanely productive

In fact, there are plenty of proven strategies for getting more done while staying happy and healthy.<p>To find out what those strategies are, we checked out the Quora thread "What is the secret to insane productivity?" as well as some other research, and picked out our favorite techniques.<p>Quora user …

7 clever tricks that make your iPhone or iPad easier to use

Using an iPhone or an iPad isn't rocket science. One of the things that die-hard Apple users love most about them is their combination of powerful computing with simple, easy-to-use functionality. That's even more pronounced with Apple's new iOS 9 operating system.<p>In fact, hundreds of thousands of …

Meet the guy who's going to protect your email from prying eyes

Will Ackerly is a former National Security Agency tech whiz who’s now in the business of protecting your digital information from hackers’–and even …