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How Protein Conquered America

<b>My bodega is only a little bigger than my studio apartment</b>, and sells no fewer than 10 kinds of Muscle Milk. In the drink cases, crowded with bottled water, Snapple, and Arizona iced tea, Muscle Milk occupies prime, eye-level real estate, protein counts splashed across the front of the bottles in …

Nutrition

MacTrast Deals: HIFI MC Micro Portable Music System

- Jan 19, 2018<p>The HIFI MC Micro Portable Music System Features Bluetooth capability, A built-in FM radio, flash card slot, and an auxiliary …

Portable

Gorgeous glass touch controller replaces any normal light switch and works with Alexa

You’ve filled your house with all sorts of modern smart gadgets, and yet you still use the same boring old light switches that have been around for …

Wi-Fi

Court rules Zepp has to stop selling its baseball and softball sensors

Zepp and Blast Motion have settled their patent infringement lawsuit.<p>Zepp Labs' sensors let you analyze your performance across a number of sports, including baseball, softball, golf, tennis and soccer. But some of its performance-tracking products will soon be no more. In 2015, Blast Motion, a …

Selling

Atari plans to open preorders for its Ataribox home console this Thursday

Pricing is still believed to be between $250 and $300<p>Preorders for the Ataribox, the classic game company’s take on a NES Classic retro console, are slated to go live this Thursday, according to a report from <i>CNET</i> citing an email from Atari sent out today to interested consumers. The Ataribox was …

The Best House Plans Under 2,000 Square Feet

Because good things come in small packages.<p>When it comes to the perfect home size, we don’t subscribe to the ‘bigger is better’ mentality. In fact, …

Living Rooms

Google Home Mini resurrects touch play controls

The top touch functionality of the Google Home Mini looks to be permanently gone. Google disabled the feature this October after a privacy issue was reported in which the Mini was registering "phantom" touches and recording more often than intended. Starting Friday, Google's rolling out an update …

Samsung Galaxy Book review: Is the Surface Pro rival worth it?

Does Samsung’s latest 2-in-1 have what it takes to compete with Microsoft’s almighty Surface family?<p>Despite 2-in-1s losing their lustre of late, …

A Short History Of Bitcoin And Crypto Currency Everyone Should Read

Bitcoin hit news headlines this week as the price of one unit of the cryptocurrency passed $11,500 for the first time.<p>Although it’s often referred to as new, Bitcoin has existed since 2009 and the technology it is built on has roots going back even further. In fact if you had invested just $1,000 …

Cryptocurrency

18 outdoor cameras to secure your connected home

Outdoor home security cameras have changed a lot in recent years. A market that was once limited to a few manufacturers has since exploded into an industry full of options. That's great news for us as customers, but it can make the buying process a bit more complex. Below you'll find a list of …

How to Create an Anonymous Email Account

It's not easy to be anonymous on the internet. Here's how you can stay hidden even on email.<p>This story originally appeared on PCMag<p>Not long ago, the sharing economy seemed to take over. Privacy was dead, and no one cared. But that was a pre-Snowden era. Now, for some, the need to go truly anonymous …

Next-gen 9.7-inch iPad could hit stores in Q2 2018 with $259 starting price

Apple has always been playing a game of margins, not volume, in the computer, tablet, smartphone and smartwatch arenas, but over the past few years, …

Apple

Eve V flash sale starts December 4 with a $50 doorbuster discount

People funded it. We’ve tracked it. Yep, reviewed it, too. Will you buy it?<p>The Eve V convertible tablet PC running Windows 10 is still shipping out …

Intel Corporation

Too-high TVs and other measuring mistakes in decorating

By Elizabeth Mayhew<p>Hanging light fixtures, flat-screen televisions and art all require commitment — you've got to put holes in your walls or ceiling, which can be a scary proposition. Design clients and friends come to me all the time, paralyzed by the thought of getting it wrong. The right …

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Imagine your surprise if you pull up old carpeting in your home and discover hardwood floors underneath. You can recondition hardwood floors and make them look like new again even if they haven’t been under carpet for years. Rental agencies offer floor and edging sanders to help you recondition …

Sandpaper

Fossil watches heading for ‘an epic blow-up’

What’s in your wallet, Fossil Group?<p>The answer is, not much.<p>The watch and leather goods maker, which produces time pieces for Michael Kors, Karl …

Watches

YouTube update fixes battery drain on iOS

The latest version of the YouTube app finally addresses a frustrating battery drain issue on iOS. Version 12.45 is available to download now from the App Store, and we recommend you get yours hands on it as soon as possible.<p>Many iPhone and iPad users have been reporting significant battery drain …

App Store

Microsoft Office is finally on all Chromebooks (with a catch)

After a long wait time, Microsoft’s Office apps are now finally available on all Chromebooks — though it’ll be useless if you have a larger Chromebook.<p>Chrome Unboxed checked the Play Store for multiple models of Chromebook, and confirmed the Android app versions of the software appear to be …

Microsoft Office

HP quietly installs system-slowing spyware on its PCs

Customers say the driver is being installed without their permission.<p>Lenovo has only just settled a massive $3.5 million fine for preinstalling adware on laptops without users' consent, and now it seems HP is getting in on the stealth installation action, too. According to numerous reports gathered …

Customers

How to replace your laptop with a tablet

Make your computing even more portable.<p>Companies have been promoting tablets as serious computing devices for a long time—at least as far back as Microsoft's 2001 Tablet PC. And in the last few years, as both hardware and software become more powerful, they've started to look like genuine laptop …

Coffee Table Ideas That Are Sure to Be Instant Conversation Starters

In many ways, a coffee table is the centerpiece of your living room. It’s the focal point around which we gather, it serves as a conversation starter …

Living Rooms

What are the options for natural hair regrowth?

When it comes to preventing hair loss or improving the hair that someone already has, there are plenty of natural methods that help.<p>There are a …

hair loss

5 great ways to edit video on your Chromebook

One of the biggest criticisms of a Chromebook is the lack of good programs for content creation. Any time you read an article on the internet about …

Mazda Improves Gasoline Engine Efficiency By 25%, Challenging The Case For Electric Cars

In August 2017, Mazda (OTCPK:MZDAY) introduced to the world its radical engine innovation that it expects to bring to market in 2019. Mazda also …

Electric Vehicles

Google Pixel Buds: Everything you need to know!

Google's Pixel Buds were one of the under-the-radar announcements back at Google's late-2017 launch event. With the Pixel 2, Pixelbook, Home Mini, …

Consumer Tech

Study Shows How a Low Calorie Diet Can Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

We now know why it works.<p>New research reveals the mechanisms through which low calorie diets can reverse type 2 diabetes in animals, and if those …

Researchers discover aluminum foil actually does improve your wireless speed

Researchers at Dartmouth University have found that a 3D printed shape covered in aluminum foil can improve wireless range and increase Wi-Fi security. The project, which appeared on Eurekalert, involves placing a reflector on and around a Wi-Fi router’s antennae to shape the beam, increasing range …

Best Wireless Headphones for the Google Pixel 2

The Google Pixel 2 is a great phone, but you're going to need a quality pair of Bluetooth headphones thanks to the removal of the 3.5mm headphone …

A former Navy SEAL commander says you can transform your life with 5 simple choices in the next 24 hours

As commander of US Navy SEAL Team 3's "Task Unit Bruiser," the most highly decorated special-operations unit of the Iraq War, Jocko Willink learned what it takes to lead people in incredibly dangerous and complex situations.<p>The mantra that Willink instilled into his men was "Discipline Equals …

A Pill to Make Exercise Obsolete

What if a drug could give you all the benefits of a workout?<p>It was late summer, and the gray towers of the Salk Institute, in San Diego, shaded seamlessly into ocean fog. The austere, marble-paved central courtyard was silent and deserted. The south lawn, a peaceful retreat often used for Tai Chi …