Dan Wiens

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Does Your Smartphone Battery Die Way Too Fast?

Q. My smartphone battery dies quickly. What can I do to make it last longer?<p>A. There are a few strategies you can use to conserve a smartphone's …

Six to Seek: The Best Beers of the Week

(Photo by Jill McNamara)<b>NEW BELGIUM TRANSATLANTIQUE KRIEK</b> <br>New Belgium Brewing Co. <br>Fort Collins, Colorado and Asheville, North Carolina <i><br>6.2% | Oak-Aged</i> …

How to See Who's On Your Wi-Fi

Is your internet sluggish? If you suspect a neighbor is stealing your Wi-Fi, these two apps can help you identify devices using your connection and …

How to Block Robocalls and Spam Calls

Are you getting too many phone calls from spammers and telemarketers? You can take several steps to battle against those annoying, unknown …

Identity Theft

50 Genius Ways to Clean Up Your Garage

Cleaning up your garage doesn’t have to be a huge chore.<p>Drill 1-in. holes spaced every 4 in. in the PVC pipe. Use a utility knife to cut slits in the …

'Drink a cold beer and let somebody else figure it out': 22 of Anthony Bourdain’s wisest quotes about travel

Anthony Bourdain first rose to fame with his searingly honest memoir about life as a chef, <i>Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly</i>, but as his career progressed, it became evident that travel was a passion he held just as dear to his heart as food.<p>“If I am an advocate for …

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13 Things You Should Never Do To Your Lawn

Whether you have a green thumb or not, it’s easy to maintain a blissful, barefoot-worthy backyard. For starters, avoid these 13 no-nos.<p>Leaving grass …

How to Boost Your Router Security

When it comes to safeguarding your personal data, there may be no more important piece of tech than your humble router.<p>Because these devices transmit …

Google makes it easier to delete the search, browsing and viewing history it keeps on you

Google is making it easier to see the search, browsing and YouTube viewing history it keeps on you, to delete any items you don’t want included, and to stop the company from logging your activity in future …<p>It’s doing this to comply with new European privacy regulations, known as the General Data …

How to switch on the awesome new Gmail interface

Gmail’s sweet new interface is rolling out to users. It offers the familiar simple text-based interface from the Gmail you all know and “love,” but it manages to be both less messy, and more useful. If you want to take it for a spin, then switching it on is easy.<p>Why bother? What’s new in Gmail?<p>Our …

The One Router Setting Everyone Should Change (But No One Does)

The vast majority of home Wi-Fi users don't know the first thing about keeping their routers secure, a new survey finds.<p>Eighty-two percent of 2,205 …

Wi-Fi

Joe LaCava on dinners with Tiger Woods and why Fred Couples made him buy his first answering machine

Joe LaCava, who is Tiger Woods' caddie, is a lot more than just . . . well, Tiger Woods' caddie. LaCava's career started when he looped for his cousin, Ken Green, then spent 20 years on the bag for Fred Couples. After a six month tenure with Dustin Johnson, LaCava signed on with Woods in 2011. …

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The secret to Jim Clark's speed

<b>The method behind Jim Clark's talent</b>It’s a glimpse but a telling one.Just over nine minutes into the below film of the 1965 French Grand Prix is …

How to make sure Facebook isn't scraping your call data

An Ars Technica investigation discovered Sunday that Facebook has been gathering phone and message metadata from Android phones. Facebook claims it does not sell this data and that it was always an "opt-in" feature. Regardless, if you want to make sure Facebook <i>isn't</i> collecting this data, it's a …

Improve Your Iron Consistency with One of Butch Harmon's Favorite Drills

If you want your irons to fly with that nice, high trajectory you see from good players, Butch Harmon says you have to learn how to shift your weight back and through the ball. A proper weight shift will help you hit down on the ball, which is far more effective in creating good, consistent contact …

Golf

Are PXG Golf Clubs Worth The Money?

Golf Monthly Technical Editor Joel Tadman vlogs his recent custom fitting with PXG<p><b>Are PXG Golf Clubs Worth The Money?</b><p>Parsons Xtreme Golf were founded …

How Long to Cook (Pretty Much) Anything on the Grill

Poultry<p>The cooking times that follow refer to cooking without the grill cover, unless otherwise indicated.<p>Boneless Chicken Breasts<p><b>Cooking time:</b> …

BBQ

Pornhub age barrier may make you think twice about Incognito mode

<b>Accessing porn without the protection of Incognito mode just isn’t an option for many people. Unfortunately, the much loved browsing feature will be</b> …

Amazon has a $27 multi-color LED light strip that syncs to your music

When we first caught wind of the DotStone Music-Syncing LED Strip Lights, we thought they sounded kind of cheesy, to be honest. Then we actually …

How to find out if hackers leaked your passwords

Longtime favorite password manager 1Password just teamed up with Pwned Passwords, a new service that helps you find out if your passwords have been leaked online. The database boasts more than 500 million passwords collected from various breaches.<p>Here’s how to use it.<p>With hugely popular services …

How To Feel A Proper Release

A simple way to stop steering it<p>Many times in golf instruction, the easiest way to get a player to learn a skill or correct a mistake is to have them overemphasize the movement needed to execute the task, or do the opposite of what they're doing. I call this teaching philosophy the art of …

Golf

This site makes browsing Netflix simple again

We've all been there. You sit down for movie night, open Netflix and start looking for something to watch. And you keep looking. And keep looking. And you look until you reach the point of not wanting to watch anything anymore. This is the modern-day version of going to the movie rental store, …

How to cook delicious rice in your Instant Pot

Instant Pot multicookers are capable, time-saving gadgets. Right out the box though, they're not as convenient for prepping basic white rice. The printed manual and bundled recipe book give only vague instructions. Instant Pot's own guide clashes with many rice recipes on its website.<p>To settle the …

Learn Everything About the Most Legendary Race Class: Group B

Group B was where the world's fastest, most powerful rally cars shined.<p>Donut Media<p>Donut Media has been putting out consistent weekly content for its</i> …

Hear Guitar Pioneer Link Wray’s Unearthed Sequel to Rock Classic ‘Rumble’

A sequel to Link Wray’s rock classic “Rumble,” dubbed “Son of Rumble,” has been unearthed, with Black Keys singer Dan Auerbach’s Easy Eye Sound label …

“All-Weather” Tires Explained: Merging All-Seasons and Winter Tires

If you live somewhere north of the Mason-Dixon line, cold weather is an annual reality. And in places like our home state of Michigan, the beginning of fall often means thinking about getting one’s car (or in our case, our long-term test fleet) ready for snow, i.e., new winter tires. But not …

How to Develop the Perfect Pre-Shot Routine

<b>The Importance of Routine</b><p>Routine, we all have some sort of a routine in our daily lives to one degree or another. The underlying principle behind …