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How One Entrepreneur Found Lasting Success By Focusing on 3 Basic Business Principles

A single-minded focus on revenue can blind you to how badly your business is really doing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From the outside, a successful entrepreneur’s career is often made to look like lightning in a bottle. Hopeful leaders and young professionals with …

Entrepreneurship

25 Top Podcasts That Will Spark Your Entrepreneurial Vision

Listening to a podcast while going to and from work is a rare example of successful multitasking.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever heard anyone say that the trend is your friend? Sure, if something is getting a lot of attention, you probably should examine it …

Entrepreneurship

This Is One Seriously Cool Garage-Door Opener. Seriously.

No one's asked for a Nest-like overhaul of a garage-door opener, but Ryobi did it anyway. The Ryobi Ultra-Quiet Garage Door Opener opens a door to …

Beginner's guide to Plex

Plex is one of those services that has been around for some time but many of us might have passed over for some reason, be it a lack of understanding …

Televisions

Everything you need to know about Apple TV and HomeKit

Now, if you're doing this on LTE sitting in front of your lights, you're going to see a slight delay between giving Siri the command and the command …

The first products for Apple’s HomeKit are available today

Siri is starting to take over the smart home. The first products that can be controlled by iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watches through HomeKit — Apple's smart home platform — are going on sale today, with others being announced for July. The products include light dimmers, air monitors, a thermostat, …

Home Automation

Do You Need A Sleep Test? - Consumer Reports

If you’re experiencing ongoing sleep problems, an overnight, noninvasive sleep test (known as polysomnography) might tell you what's causing the …

Sleep

How to set up a paperless office using your Mac or iPhone

Sick of the mountains of paper stacking up in your inbox? You’ve probably heard about the joys of having a paperless office, maybe even thought about setting one up, but didn’t know how.<p>Well, here’s how. Not only is it easy to set to do, it can totally change your life.<p>Here’s how to use your Mac …

How to download apps to your iPad purchased by someone else in your iCloud Family Sharing plan

When Apple introduced iCloud Family Sharing with iOS 8 they finally provided us with a method to monitor purchases made with our Apple ID from other devices _before_ they are actually purchased. These “other” devices were typically used by our children. With Family Sharing we can manipulate …

Apps

Flyp Lets You Add Multiple Numbers To Your Smartphone

Flyp is a new iOS/Android app that lets you have up to six different phone numbers simultaneously active on your smartphone. The first number is free and each additional “premium” phone number (a maximum of five) costs $2.99 per month (or $29.99 per year) to maintain. The Flyp app manages all the …

Apps

Touchscreen-enabled routers double as home automation hubs

If at all possible, we like to keep our router and hub count down to a nice round number of "one." That's the idea behind a pair of new models from Almond which eliminate the need to have both a smarthome hub and router by combing them into one device. The Almond+ and Almond 2015 both support …

For homeowners craving energy efficiency, going green needn’t cost lots of it

Brad Burgess and his wife prodded friends and family members, in between visits to home shows, to find out how to fix the double-digit temperature …

Home Improvement

When going solar, should you lease vs buy? - Consumer Reports

As the cost of solar technology drops, more and more homeowners are considering buying or leasing rooftop solar panels. In fact, the U.S. Department …

Solar Power

Beautiful laundry room plans for houses big and small - Consumer Reports

The family room had its day, so did the great room. But if ever there was a room that needs rebranding, it’s the laundry room. The very words conjure …

Laundry Rooms

Trends in Backyard Entertaining | Gas Grill Reviews - Consumer Reports

The recent Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Expo was a feast for the eyes. On display were high-end grills, wood-fired pizza ovens, and upscale fire pits, …

BBQ

5 Dishwashers for $500 or Less | Dishwasher Reviews - Consumer Reports

The two top-scoring dishwashers in Consumer Reports’ tests—the KitchenAid KDTM354DSS and the Kenmore Elite 12793—each earned 85 out of a possible 100 …

Best Washers for $800 or Less

How much should you spend on a washer? You don’t have to pay $1,000 or more to get a washer that cleans well. Consumer Reports' tests found …

Best and Worst Pro-Style Ranges

The stakes are high when shopping for a pro-style range, not only because of their prices—some cost upward of $7,000—but also because they’re often …

Kitchens

Everything You Need to Know About Smart Home Networking

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Virtual Reality

5 top home remodeling trends to watch for in 2015 - Consumer Reports

The improving housing market made for a robust and energetic 2015 Design and Construction Week, as 125,000 builders, designers, media professionals, …

Sous

Washers and Dryers Get More Efficient - Consumer Reports

Get the most from your washer<p>Here’s how to improve the performance of your high-­efficiency top- or front-loader.<p><b>Sort.</b> Washer capacities have gotten …

Home Improvement

Sonos Blue Note Play:1 Debuts - Consumer Reports

Sonos is in the business of making all music lovers happy, and its latest wireless speaker, the Blue Note Play:1, is aimed at jazz aficionados.<p>The …

Blue Note

How We Test: Treadmills | Consumer Reports

New and Improved Tankless Water Heaters - Consumer Reports News

Problem: Installation was often complicated—and costly<p><b>Solution</b>: Improved designs promise to make it easier to switch from a conventional tanked unit …

Home Improvement

Special report: How the rise of a mega solar panel farm shows us the future of energy

Advertisement<p>34 Comments<p>Credit: First Solar<p>After about an hour of weaving up and down the winding, mountainous, two-lane highway that is route 58, …

Keyfree App Replaces Conventional Keys with Your Smartphone | CES 2015 – Consumer Reports

The company claims the digital security backing this system is military grade. Users can “share” digital keys with family or friends using the app. …

CES

Schlage's Electronic Door Locks Outwit Burglars- Consumer Reports

Also at CES 2015 comes a fresh update to the Kwikset Kevo 925, the first Bluetooth-enabled deadbolt lock we tested. We liked the feature that lets …

Home Automation

Best Large Refrigerators for Big Families

Refrigerators keep getting bigger and bigger. “The trend of making refrigerators taller and deeper to increase capacity while still maintaining a …

Home Improvement