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The way you pay for your iPhone is about to change

Despite what Apple and your carrier may tell you, your iPhone doesn't cost $199.<p>That price, which you'll see all over the ads and other marketing …

10 DIY Home Improvements for $20 or Less

Give your home a facelift without making a dent in your pocketbook.<p>If you have an extra weekend and $20 burning a hole in your pocket, then a DIY …

9 Clever DIY Ways to Organize Your Desk

1<p>Painted Storage Box<p>If none of the storage box options at the office supply store appeal to you, make your own. With a plain wooden box, use tape to …

Latest Fashion Trends & Celebrity Style

How to Make Cheap DIY Reflectors From Silver Bead Foam Boards

Whether you are shooting outside or in a studio, reflectors help you make sure that light is hitting your subject exactly how you want it. Typically, …

DIY
iPhone

Gold mining jobs on the rise in WA - Australian Mining

The Hays Quarterly employment report has shown subdued activity in the mining sector, with the only hope to be seen in gold exploration and …

Mobile Marketing for Small Business - Ideas, How To's, Software & More!

All Mobile Marketing Articles<p>Are you starting a mobile marketing campaign, or do you plan to increase your budget? If yes, we have the stats to show …

3 Powerful iPad Apps for Creating Diagrams and Flowcharts

September 6, 2015<br>Looking for some good iPad apps to visualize data on your iPad, the apps below have you covered. These are some handy applications …

8 ways schools can become truly Future Ready

Advice for districts seeking to become better at digital teaching and learning<p>Being Future Ready is about more than just signing a pledge or …

This Robot Tutor Will Make Personalizing Education Easy

Personalizing education can change a kid's life. It can keep the advanced ones from getting bored and the struggling ones from falling behind, …

The 5 best wearables from IFA 2015

Wearables playing a big role at major trade shows isn't a surprise, and neither is the fact that most of the ones we've seen at IFA 2015 are smartwatches. Samsung, Motorola and TomTom all introduced new timepieces this week, while Huawei finally revealed pricing details for the Watch it announced …

First 3D map of Earth's interior shows where volcanoes come from

It's no secret that Earth's volcanoes are the result of magma rising through the planet's mantle, but have you wondered just where those 'roots' run? UC Berkeley can provide an answer. It just created the first-ever detailed 3D map of the Earth's interior by studying the path of seismic waves. The …

Top Apple Watch features in watchOS 2 (Video)

Along with the announcement and beta release of iOS 9 at WWDC 2015, Apple has unveiled watchOS 2.0. This software is currently in beta, but brings along some cool changes you should know about. Check out our watchOS 2 feature video to find out if these changes make your Apple Watch experience …

How to unlock your front door with an Apple Watch

The Apple Watch is a great way to unlock all sorts of aspects of your life, from better health to your bank account. Heck, it’ll even unlock your Mac. But will it unlock your door? It can now.<p><i>Make</i> posted great instructions on how a DIY-minded individual — or, in their case, a DIY-minded magazine — …

How Coding Can Improve Your Child’s Writing Abilities

How Coding Can Improve Your Child’s Writing Abilities Developing strong writing skills—especially when paired with technical abilities like …

Writing

Handy new app turns Notification Center into messaging machine

“I’m leaving” is a message I probably send way too often, but not as often as “I’m here.” It’s just become routine whenever I’m making plans or picking someone up. It’s not necessarily a burden, but it’d be a nice luxury to be able to quickly send friends these repeat messages automatically to save …

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 …

Mobile Technology

R2-D2 In-Car Phone Charger

“There it is, Artoo. Our new home. The cupholder.”<p>Star Wars eclipses almost any other film franchise in the weird and wonderful merchandise stakes, so it comes as no surprise to find another utilitarian and on-brand addition in the form of this phones charger. The R2-D2 in-car phone charger brings …

Natural Disasters

One of the best new Android phones might have an overheating issue

The HTC One M9 may have an overheating issue, according to a new report from Dutch website Tweakers.net (via 9to5Google).<p>The phone's surface registered at 133 degrees Fahrenheit during the website's testing, which was significantly higher than the temperatures reached by the iPhone 6 Plus, HTC One …

Phones

This App Will Have the Kids 'Beg' for More Chores

Here's how to keep the kids busy this summer, and teach them a thing or two about money and responsibility.<p>Any website that promises “your kids will …

Amazon opens up Alexa voice technology: Army of third-party devices incoming

A little over a week ago, Amazon announced it was opening up its Alexa voice assistant – the technology behind the Echo – for use by third parties for free. Now developers can finally start integrating the technology into their own software and devices with a preview of the Alexa Voice Service.<p>AVS …

5G, one wireless technology to rule them all?

If you look down the specification sheet of any modern day smartphone you will see that it supports a growing number of wireless technologies, 2G GSM, 3G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. The 2G, 3G and 4G technologies are about making phone calls and sending/receiving data via cell towers. Wi-Fi is …

Internet of Things

Over $572 Million in Excess Obamacare Tax Credits Paid Out

The Internal Revenue Service paid out over $572 million in excess Obamacare tax credits and sent incorrect forms to over half a million individuals …

Amazon gold rush destroying huge swaths of rainforest

Greenpeace, University of Maryland, World Resources Institute and Transparent World. 2014. Intact Forest Landscapes: update and degradation from …

Conservation

The inside story of the biggest hack in history

Three years ago, the world witnessed the worst hack ever seen.<p>And for the first time, we're now learning new details about the monstrous cyberattack on Saudi Aramco, one of the world's largest oil companies.<p>In a matter of hours, 35,000 computers were partially wiped or totally destroyed. Without a …

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10 big events on the architecture landscape for fall

The coming architecture season promises to bring the world — and a world of ideas — to Chicago.<p>The headliner is the Chicago Architecture Biennial, which will make its much-anticipated debut Oct. 3 and run through Jan. 3. Billed as North America's largest survey of contemporary architecture and …