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7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

Happiness

Calendar App Sunrise Hits Android, Chrome and the Web

Much-praised iOS calendar app Sunrise has today opened up to a wider audience with the launch of an Android app and a version for desktop Web browsers.<p>The appeal of Sunrise over rival calendars is its clean, simple design and useful hooks into third-party services like Facebook, LinkedIn and …

Surface Pro 3: Microsoft finally makes a killer tablet — and it can replace your laptop (review)

It took several tries, but Microsoft has finally delivered a device that lives up to the bold promise of its Surface line.<p>The Surface Pro 3 is Microsoft’s third try since 2012 at unifying tablets and laptops — but with some key differences from its predecessors. Its screen is bigger, so you can …

6 Chrome Extensions to Help You Maximize Google Drive

Google Drive has unlimited potential.<p>The feature that lets users upload documents, images, spreadsheets and more has millions of neat little ways to …

8 Super-Specific Steps To Dealing With Gmail Overload

Next time you're checking your Gmail for new messages, ask yourself this: Is my inbox a free-for-all where Amazon daily deals are jumbled with important memos from my boss? If you answered yes, you're probably wasting valuable time sifting through junk to get to the information you really …

Five tips to get more out of your iPhone or iPad in the new year

Usually a New Year’s resolution happens when a person makes a promise to improve themselves. Despite our best intentions, studies have shown that as …

Dell Venue 11 Pro: The anti-iPad

My first impression of the Dell Venue 11 Pro is positive. It's very different from the iPad Air but that's OK.<p>The Venue 11 has a gorgeous 10.8-inch -- an unusual size -- 1,920x1,080 IPS display, and the model I'm using is powered by a quad-core Intel Atom Z3770 "Bay Trail" processor with 2GB of …

Online backup: Save it to the cloud

A look at your best options for keeping your cherished files safe.<p>Hard drives can fail at any time, and could take your priceless files with them — wedding photos, financial documents, the next great American novel just waiting to get published, whatever it is that you can't find anywhere else.<p>So, …

Talking Tech: 5 cool photo tools on Google+

There are a raft of cool photo features that make Google's Google+ social network worth checking out. Use it to store, edit and share your images.<p>VENICE BEACH, Calif. — More photos are shared every day on Facebook, the most-used social network, than anywhere else on the Web. So what do you do when …

10 tricks for using the Google Maps app

Do you use Google Maps on your phone or tablet? Of course you do. But if you're anything like me, you probably install the updates, skip over the details, and continue to use the app like nothing ever happened. That's bad. You see, Google Maps is constantly changing, and keeping up with the latest …

Revealed: 2014 Mazda 3

Today Mazda unveiled the 2014 Mazda 3 five-door to the American media. The best-selling and most important car in Mazda's lineup, the 3 receives updated exterior styling that brings it in line with the company's current design themes seen in the CX-5 and Mazda 6. Gone is the 3's smiley face, traded …

2013 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring Long-Term Update 3

Like the camera and simple TomTom navigation, the 40/20/40 split rear seat makes life a little easier<p>Moving sucks. No ifs, ands, or buts about it. But with an appropriate vehicle and some strong object organization skills, you can get a lot done very effectively.<p>At no other time have I really …

Fuel Efficiency

Musk: Mainstream Tesla Model 3-4 Years Out, Will Be 20 Percent Smaller Than Model S

While Tesla Motors has managed to deliver a lust-worthy electric car, it has yet to produce one that most people can afford.<p>But that isn’t too far …

Zucker and Diller on Aereo: Who Gets Paid and How?

Media mogul Barry Diller says all Americans are entitled to the free, over-the-air broadcasts that the IAC-backed, TV-over-the-Internet venture Aereo …

Mom, What’s a TV Network?

Let’s say you’re a kid who has grown up watching video on YouTube, Netflix, Hulu and on-demand. Would you have any idea a TV “network” is?<p>Kara …

Top Techies Weigh In on “Next Big Thing” at D11

What will emerge as the next big thing in tech over the next 12 to 18 months? I cornered top names in tech like Arianna Huffington, Tony Conrad and …

Fanhattan Debuts Pint-Size Fan TV Set-Top Box to Simplify the Living Room

Your home theater system can get pretty cluttered even if you have a relatively minimal setup of a cable box, DVR and streaming media device. But …

CEO Ben Silbermann Wants Pinterest to Become Your Platform for Discovery

Asa Mathat / AllThingsD.com<p>Discovery — the art of finding things you’re seeking and being presented with things you never knew you wanted — is one …

Like Speech Control? Nuance CEO Ricci Says You’re Going to Love What’s Coming Next.

If you’ve ever spoken to or been spoken to by a computer or a smartphone, there’s a pretty good chance that there’s technology from Nuance involved. …

Musk: You’ll Be Able to Drive Your Tesla Cross-Country by Year’s End With Supercharger Expansion

Tesla is in the process of “dramatically accelerating” its network of supercharger car-charging stations through the end of the year, Elon Musk …

With SmartThings, the Automated Home Suddenly Becomes More Accessible

The notion that one’s home appliances could all be connected in some way — and respond with a simple tap, swipe or voice command — was once only a …

Electric Cars, Wearable Computing and TV Disruption — 10 Things You Missed During the First Two Days of D11

Asa Mathat / D: All Things Digital<p>As always, <b>D11</b> is proving to be a diverse, star-studded tour through the “all things digital” that give this site …

Walgreens opens decked-out flagships

Walgreens is competing to be the newest one-stop-shop to offer urban customers what they can usually only get in the suburbs or at the mall.<p>Walgreens is competing to be the newest one-stop-shop to offer urban customers what they can usually only get in the suburbs or at the mall.<p>With 10 new …

Only Two Small SUVs Pass Latest Crash Test

Compact SUVs are among the hottest rides on the road these days, with four car-based crossover models currently among the industry’s 20 top selling vehicles. They’re popular among younger buyers and empty nesters alike as roomier and more practical alternatives to small sedans. Unfortunately for …

10. Buick Encore

This subcompact luxury crossover SUV is new for 2014 and competes in a fledgling market segment among models like the BMW X1, MINI Countryman and the upcoming Fiat 500L. We fear the Encore is an odd fit at Buick showrooms, but the experts at Kelley Blue Book say it's, “comfortable, maneuverable and …

Buyer Beware: Sears to Launch New Rent-To-Own Program

Hot off a minor PR flub in which it left a man hanging with a faulty dishwasher for 14 months, Sears announced this week it is entering the highly …

HTC One review: It’s now or never again

Its quad-core processor and "UltraPixel" camera could be HTC's return to greatness.<p>It’s been a hard year for HTC. The Taiwan-based phone manufacturer …