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Sling TV expands cloud DVR service to a bunch of new devices

Dish’s Sling TV service is expanding its Cloud DVR to a wide variety of new devices.<p>Chrome browser, Chromecast, Xbox One, LG Smart TVs, and more recent models of Samsung Smart TVs (2016 and 2017 models) will all now support Sling TV’s Cloud DVR service.<p>For those of you who don’t know, Sling TV DVR …

8 Signs Your Partner Is Tolerating You Rather Than Accepting You

There's nothing worse than feeling like you're with someone who just "tolerates" you, rather than fully loves you for who you are. Everyone deserves …

Self-help

Samsung DeX Pad turns the Galaxy S9 into a touchpad PC

A study of the world's richest 100 people reveals the common first job of billionaires

British recruiting firm Aaron Wallis broke down the backgrounds of the world's 100 richest people, and found that 10% of them started out hawking goods and services.<p>"It could be that people who are familiar with business deals at an early point in their career will take this forward to be …

Best Compact Camera 2018: The top go-anywhere cameras | Trusted Reviews

<i>This is why you should trust our list of the best compact cameras:</i><p>best overall compact camera<p>Sony RX100 V<p>The Sony RX100 V is our pick for the overall …

Cameras

The best home security apps you can download

One of the most useful things about a smartphone is the peace of mind it can offer when you go out of town. When you leave the house, no longer do …

Ten Words Never, Ever To Use To Describe Yourself

It is tough to describe yourself in words, and that’s why so many people don’t even try.<p>They brand themselves exactly the same everybody else does: “Results-oriented professional with a bottom-line orientation!” That idiotic descriptor has nothing to do with you.<p>You are a vibrant, unique person. …

Employment

Lithium-ion batteries finally have a rechargeable competitor

Last week, Sun Microsystems co-founder Bill Joy and the company he currently backs, Ionic Materials, unveiled a solid-state alkaline battery design that they claim would be cheaper and safer than the lithium-ion battery.<p>"What people didn't really realize is that alkaline batteries could be made …

These Products and Services Work with Google Home

Google first introduced Google Home to the world back in May at Google I/O 2016, later revealing the final product alongside the Pixel in October. …

11 Top Positive Psychology Books That Will Improve Your Work and Life | Inc.com

The "positive psychology" field has been around for decades, but in the past several years, thanks to some notable research, we recognize its profound impact on society.<p>What scientists of the movement have discovered is that practices like compassion, gratitude, positive thinking, resilience, …

Positive Thinking

I'm a financial adviser — here are the 15 biggest retirement saving mistakes I see people make

In this article, I would like to share my experience and guide you through some of the major mistakes in personal retirement planning.<p>1. Complacency<p>Complacency is one of the worst enemies when planning for retirement. Feeling that you are all set and do not need to change anything can cause you …

“Personal kanban”: a life-changing time-management system that explodes the myth of multitasking

Multitasking is probably the single most overrated skill in modern life. It drains your brain of oxygenated glucose that could be put toward paying more focused attention, makes it difficult for a person to switch between tasks, and is generally an illusion anyway. Only 3% of the population are …

3 Exercises That Build Mental Strength In Just 5 Minutes A Day

Whether you’re tempted to give in to that craving for a cupcake, or you’re about to give up on your goals, perseverance isn’t easy. But before you blame your lack of God-given willpower and before you make an excuse for your less than stellar performance, consider this; it only takes a few minutes …

Mindfulness

Watts is a huge battery that powers your home

Like Tesla’s Powerwall, Watts is a big battery that can power your home. One Watts cell can support a few small appliances including computers and refrigerators and a few units can power TVs and electric washers. The units can charge via the grid or with solar panels and the Watts units include an …

Paying off my mortgage early let me retire by age 52 — here are 5 strategies for doing the same

In addition, there are a whole host of associated costs — insurance, maintenance, taxes, furnishings, and on and on that make this a gigantic financial issue for all but the wealthiest of us. The impact buying a home can have on a family's finances is enormous, so it's imperative that we get it …

7 Worthwhile Uses For Your Old Phone or Tablet

No need for it to be sitting useless in a drawer.<p>When it's time to upgrade to a new phone or tablet, the question comes up: What do you do with the old one?<p>You've got a few options to pick from. You could pass it on to a friend or family member, if you're feeling generous, or you could take …

Batteries

55 Freelance Businesses You Can Start For Free Tomorrow Morning

Thinking about becoming a freelancer? You’re not alone.<p>Many people around the world are sidestepping their fears, ditching the 9-to-5 lifestyle, and setting out to make money on their own off of their skills and passions. Now’s the perfect time to do so – the demand for creative freelancers has …

5 Ancient Buddhist Practices That Will Change the Way You Live Your Life

If you want to look for a place to start finding your inner peace, look to Buddhism. Zen Buddhism will guide you to find the road to happiness and …

Sony's SSDs can withstand the torture of capturing 4K

Aspiring 4K filmmakers who want the best quality can buy pro-level RAW video cameras on the cheap, or use a DSLR with an external 4K recorder like the Atomos Ninja 2. However, the SSDs on such devices often record and dump out high bit-rate 4K video multiple times a week, so they need to be much …

Bye, Twitter. All the cool kids are migrating to Mastodon.

In the battle between a massive prehistoric beast and a fluttering bird, we all know what's destined to come out on top.<p>But in the case of Mastodon, …

Social Media

This former top Microsoft exec just raised $100 million from Mark Zuckerberg's favorite fund to take on Oracle, Google, and Amazon

In a recent interview with GeekWire, Muglia said that the departure was amid a disagreement with then-CEO Steve Ballmer and Bill Gates over the company's hesitance around open source — the booming ecosystem of developers sharing code with each other for free, which, at the time, Microsoft saw as a …

This One Fundraising Mistake Could Cost You Control of Your Startup | Inc.com

<i>What are the less understood ramifications of taking too much or too little money from investors/VCs/etc? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Kevin Hu, Venture & Growth Investor, on</b> …

Venture Capital

ASUS TinkerBoard 4K Mini PC To Compete Against Raspberry Pi And Intel Edison

ASUS has this week launched a new mini PC in the form of the TinkerBoard which has been created to compete with the likes of the Raspberry Pi and …

Here is the Future of Videography | Inc.com

People hire someone to film an event, such as a wedding, family get-together, or commercial for a number of reasons.<p>However, it's not enough anymore to have a family video or a well-filmed commercial. Marketing and how people consume information has changed. People increasingly want authentic and …

Videography

How to Use an Ancient Photo Trick to Create Surreal Digital Photos

I recently rediscovered an old photography technique that allows you to add surreal color to photos that show movement in the frame. The technique …

The One Mindfulness Technique That Will Improve Your Conversations Forever

Listening seems like a natural skill that we all can do, however not everyone remains present the whole time someone is talking. In fact, our minds …

Top 100 Hip Hop Songs Of The 1980s

The eighties: the decade in which Hip Hop grew from a local phenomenon into a major worldwide musical and cultural force. Pioneered in New York City …

These 3 profound lessons from a Japanese Zen Master will blow your mind

It can be hard to find meaning and purpose sometimes. We spend so much time working and being busy that we forget to stop and look inside ourselves …

3 Ways to Build A Mobile App With No Tech Skills

The challenge may sound insurmountable, but here are paths forward for even the least tech savvy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With mobile being one of the most lucrative industries today, many startups are launching their own applications despite having no background …

This is how millennials are saving money

There are a lot of misconceptions about millennials. Some people have pushed the false belief that millennials are lazy and self-centered — and like …

Personal Finance