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5 Android shortcuts you'll wish you knew all along

Whether you're just getting started with Android, or a seasoned user, these are the five shortcuts you should be using right now.<p>Bypass unlocking your phone (when it's safe)<p>This feature in the <b>Lock screen and Security</b> menu will let your device know when it's safe to stay conveniently unlocked. Once …

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14 Niche Netflix Alternatives

For TV shows and <i>some</i> movies, there’s Netflix or Amazon Prime Instant Video. For the latest release blockbusters, there’s Google Play Movies & TV, Amazon Instant Video or Blinkbox, depending on where you live in the world. But the video-on-demand (VoD) realm extends far beyond the well-established, …

25+ apps to make your everyday life easier

At our small, fast-moving nonprofit company, everyone does a couple of jobs — and productivity apps help us manage roles that shift between coding, …

5 tips for Google Voice in Hangouts on Android

<b>Update, January 29, 2016:</b> <i>Added new information about the Hangouts Dialer app.</i><p>The recent integration of Google Voice into the Hangouts application lets users call phone numbers and send texts, acting a second phone line. These new features are really useful if you have a limited number of minutes or …

A System to Cut City Traffic That Just Might Work

Traffic sucks. Congestion is bad for the environment, health (see: Beijing), and maybe most importantly, our sanity. One solution gaining in …

How to get the Xperia Z3’s coolest feature on any Android phone

Sony is about to be very unhappy with the XDA Developers community. It seems that an XDA forum member who goes by the name of XperiaPlaystation has …

An All-Liquid Battery For Storing Solar And Wind Energy

Making alternative energy cheaper and more reliable<p>You could call it a rainy-day fund. A team of MIT researchers has built an all-liquid battery prototype that's designed to store excess energy from solar and wind power plants. When the sun isn't shining, or the wind isn't blowing, future versions …

Clean Energy

23 of The Best Typefaces from August 2014

<i>Sean Mitchell is an interactive designer based in Vancouver, British Columbia, and the editor of Type Release.</i><p>As always, we bring you another month of gorgeous typefaces you simply must check out. How do these fare against last month’s?<p>Brix Sans works perfectly for corporate and editorial design. …

Turn A Shoe Box Into A Phone Projector [Video]

Buy some new crocs, gain a mini movie theater.<p>Don’t watch that YouTube clip on a tiny screen—project it onto the wall instead! The picture may not be movie-theater quality, but it improves if the phone is very bright and the room is very dark.<p>Time: 20 minutes<p>Cost: $2<p>Difficulty: Easy<p>Materials<p>• Shoe …

Gear & Gadgets

7 Apps to Help You Regain Control of Your Inbox | Inc.com

Crystal histories and mysteries revealed

A new and multifaceted gem of a film produced by one of Britain’s flashiest scientific facilities, the Diamond Light Source, explores the histories and mysteries of X-ray crystallography. The technique emerged from early 20th century physics but its power to reveal the inner atomic and molecular …

This Magical Inkless Pen Never Needs a Refill

<b>Italian design firm</b> Pininfarina—famous for shaping such iconic Ferraris as the Daytona and the F40—is now applying its automotive eye to the world of …

7 Life-Changing Habits That Will Bring You Success | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Want to be successful? If you do, then this will be the right article for you. Do you know that success starts from your habits?<p>It is what you do …

34 Ways to Encourage Positive Thinking | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The brain is a powerful organ; it controls the entire body. But your thought process is much more influential. Your thoughts dictate who you become, …

The 7 Habits of Highly Efficient People | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

People who win in the workplace, school, family life, or any other area of their life have a superb grip on productive living. Time is literally …

How To Change Your Life With Mini Habits | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win.”<p>~ Sun Tzu<p>Imagine you’re at a New …

5 Common Mistakes That Kill Your Motivation | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Motivation is the driving force behind our actions. More motivation to do the right things is therefore one of the most common desires people have. …

7 Effective Questions That Will Kick You Into Taking Action Right Away

The difference between extraordinary people and ordinary people is the little “extra” that extraordinary people do more than normal people. And you …