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Facebook just fired another big shot at Cisco — and dissed it a little, too

Facebook is in the midst of a huge project that should be worrying Cisco.<p>Facebook is building an entirely new kind of network, using it to support its own massive operations, and — this is the scary part for Cisco — giving the software and designs for the hardware away for free.<p>This project has …

Networking

13 Things to Never, Ever Throw Out When You're Downsizing

That landline phone is more important than you think.<p>Ditching clutter can be tough, but deciding what stays and what goes gets a little easier when there's a set of rules to follow. We tapped three organizing experts to tell us what items in your home are worth finding space for.<p>1. Important …

10 Habits of a Highly Organized Person: How Pro Organizer Fay Wolf Keeps Her Life Under Control

Meet Fay Wolf: professional organizer, musician, and actor. Since how truly organized minds work are still a mystery to many of us, I set out to ask …

Productivity Apps

Egg-Shaped HemLoft Treehouse is Nestled in the Forests of Whistler

Few tree houses have as much of a back story as the beautiful egg-shaped HemLoft designed in part by Joel Allen on a discreet patch of land in …

Google said to be testing a point-of-sale system called Plaso

Google Wallet may not have been the hit Google had hoped, but according to a news report, the Silicon Valley giant may try to breath new life into …

Eero May Be the Next Nest, But For Wi-Fi

Wireless routers have come a long way since those first trickling slow connection 802.11 protocol, 2 Mbit/second speed models. They’ve become …

Samsung's Troubles Prove Smart TVs Are Dumb

The big problem with smart TVs isn’t that they interrupt your viewing with ads or listen to your private conversations like a horrible corporate-branded take on <i>Nineteen Eighty-Four’s</i> telescreens. It’s that they’re unnecessary. They’re the product of companies jostling to remain relevant and …

Why Ignoring Your Update Alerts Is Worse Than You Think

The icon glares at you from your phone screen like a red badge of shame:<p>“UPDATE YOUR APPS,” it warns. “You are a negligent phone owner.” (Full disclosure: Yes, this is my phone, and no, I am not exceptionally proud of this.)<p>Clearly, some people are more conscientious than others when it comes to …

The Deckstop: Desktops Made From Trashed Skateboard Decks

Just when I thought making this tabletop out of pallet wood was laborious, these guys might have topped it.<p>Your average skateboard deck is made out …