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The 24 best colleges for future entrepreneurs

In The Princeton Review's 2014 college rankings, it named the top 24 entrepreneurial programs in the country.<p>To compile the list, The Princeton Review relied on institutional data provided by each of the colleges included in its ranking of the top schools in the country.<p>Read on to see which schools …

College & University

Help a stranger return your lost Android device, place contact info on your lock screen

If you’ve ever lost something, something important like a wallet or, say, a smartphone, there is nothing better than that feeling when a stranger calls you up and returns your lost property. In terms of a lost Android device, seeing your gear returned safely is much more likely if you help that …

Technology

10 best Android learning apps

Using your smartphone or tablet to learn from just makes sense. It’s a device that is almost always with you which means you can take your learning everywhere and there are a metric ton of resources to teach you what you need to know. Some learning apps are better than others but they all achieve …

Apps

These Are the Top Six Books That Will Make You More Creative

If you read <i>What are the four principles that will lead you to breakthrough creativity?</i> and want more information, look no further.<p>Six of the best …

Fail Better: Design Smart Mistakes and Succeed Sooner

Publication Date: <b>November 04, 2014</b><p>If you're aiming to innovate, failure along the way is a given. But can you fail better? Whether you're rolling out a new product from a city-view office or rolling up your sleeves to deliver a social service in the field, learning why and how to embrace failure …

How to fix Facebook's News Feed

Facebook’s News Feed is broken! Facebook is only showing me stupid stuff! My News Feed is boring! Facebook is lame! The News Feed is useless!<p>If any of those exclamations sound familiar, this quick guide is for you and your friends. Most articles about “fixing” and “improving” the News Feed focus on …

Concentrate! How to tame a wandering mind

Procrastinate often? Caroline Williams does, so decided to find out if brain training could tackle her wandering mind. What she discovered could help everyone.<p>I am about to be zapped in the head with an electromagnet, once a second, for eight minutes. I fidget, trying to get comfortable in a huge …

The Brain

What Happened When Ideo Tried To Teach Us How To Be Better Listeners

Is it possible to listen like an Ideo researcher? We find out.<p>“I think our world has gotten less and less good at listening.”<p>Much of your life is trying to tune out the world as much as possible. That’s a lost design opportunity.<p>That’s Fred Dust, a partner at Ideo, talking, and he’s walking us …

6 problems with the Samsung Galaxy S5 and how to fix them

The Samsung Galaxy S5 was one of the most anticipated phones this year. Designed to be powerful and professional, it’s as feature-packed as ever, and certainly has a lot to offer. However, just like any other smartphone, the Galaxy S5 is not without its issues. With that in mind, we take a look at …

Gear & Gadgets

The Top LinkedIn Tricks for Outfoxing your Competition

Most professionals I run into consider LinkedIn to be a place to connect with other humans, not companies. But, as my friend Mitt used to say: corporations are people, too.<p>Go to the Interests tab, click on Companies, and you’ll see a list of companies you’re already following. If you want to add …

Reminisce Lock Screen Photos - Indie app of the day

Pros<p>Very simple to use. <br>Pulls from a couple of the popular places like Facebook, Picasa, and Instagram.<br>During our testing, it worked without any bugs or weird crashes.<br>Free with no in app purchases.<p>Cons<p>Maybe a little too simple. We would've liked to have seen more features like opening apps from the …

Apps

11 Android Apps to Make Notifications More Interesting

I love Android as much as the next non-Apple owning guy, but there are times when I get bored of using the same old operating system, and seeing the same boring old Android notifications.<p>Thankfully, there’s no shortage of different ways to liven things up without having to root your phone, or in …

Guided by Chromecast: The Power to Shape Viewing Habits

Launching initially in the US back in July 2013, Google finally took Chromecast global in March, arriving in Canada, the UK and nine other European countries.<p>The HDMI TV streaming dongle has been a revelation on many fronts, chiefly because it makes it insanely easy to consume mobile and Web-based …

Deals: X-Presenter Smart Mobile Presenter: Run Your Presentation Right from Your Smartphone – at 50% Off

Today’s featured deal is a very slick looking presentation add-on to use with an iPhone or Android smartphone – the <b>Satechi X-Presenter Smart Mobile Presenter</b> at 52% off. So its on offer for just $23.99, rather than its standard price of $50.<p>Here’s some detail on the X-Presenter and its top features:<p>…

Online Teaching is the New Blogging

<i>A.J. O’Connell is an author, teacher and journalist with 10 years of experience covering education and culture for local newspapers. This article is excerpted from “The Blogging Entrepreneurs Using Online Classes To Engage Audiences” on the SkilledUp blog.</i><p>These days, new services make almost as …

This university's library doesn't have a single paper book

Bookless libraries aren't quite so far-fetched as they used to be. Florida Polytechnic University, opening for the first time this fall, features a $60 million, Santiago Calatrava-designed main building with a library that doesn't hold a single paper book within its walls. Instead, the library has …