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8 Netflix Tricks You Just Can't Live Without

One of the main reasons Netflix is so popular is because of its simplicity. It’s painfully easy to queue up a movie on your laptop, video game …

Web TV Arrives. Over The Top TV Is Here This Time.

If you have been thinking about cutting the cable cord, you had to look down a long dark alley of missing content and a lonely flatscreen TV. But a number of new services are now showing up to fill that gap and provide a true TV experience that could herald the arrival of the OTT - Over The Top - …

Sell Your Crap, Pay Off Your Debt, And Do What You Love! This Makes It All Possible!

There’s something strange happening around the globe… but it’s awesome!<p>Lifestyles and needs are changing, and consequently, our houses are shrinking. …

What does it mean to 'Powerwash' a Chromebook?

As a new or potential Chromebook owner, odds are you've come across the term "Powerwash" a time or two. But what does it mean?<p>A Chromebook running Google Chrome OS isn't a traditional computer, although it has a lot of characteristics we've come to expect from a PC. Yet part of the territory that …

'Bong With Friends'? Stoner dating site offers budding romance

No, dating app Bang With Friends hasn't been rebranded again. My420mate.com is its own animal, allegedly the ideal place to meet someone with the same, um, lifestyle as you.<p>There's too much angst in online dating.<p>Will she reply? Will he swipe left, rather than right? Is he married with four kids, …

Relationships

Coming Soon: An Amazon.com For Social Services

Need a college loan? Or unemployment benefits? Just add it to the shopping cart and Single Stop makes it simple to see which government programs you qualify for.<p>For every person who takes advantage of government programs such as federal aid for college or food stamps, there are many who need them …

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Slow-Cooked Green Beans with Salt Pork

Why spend 90 minutes making green beans? That long cooking time infuses the beans with porky goodness and makes them silky-soft.<p>Ingredients<p>4 oz. sliced salt pork<p>1 pound green beans, trimmed<p>Freshly ground black pepper<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Place salt pork and green beans in a large saucepan and add water …

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dSLR tips for beginners: How to use Shutter-priority mode

Your dSLR's (or ILC's, or enthusiast compact's) Shutter-priority mode is perfect when you care about shutter speed beyond all else. Here's what you need to know to use it.<p>What it is<p>It probably sounds obvious, but you use shutter-priority mode when you need to control shutter speed and don't care …

Samsung Galaxy Gear update switches it from Android to Tizen

When Samsung debuted its new line of Tizen-powered wearables, it looked like the original Galaxy Gear had been put on notice. Instead of leaving early adopters in the cold, the Korean smartphone maker has decided to make good on its promise to bring the wearable up to date -- by switching it from …

Chrome extension lets you copy text from images

A Chrome extension called Project Naptha allows you to highlight and copy text from an image, with more features on the way.<p><b>A Chrome extension called</b> …

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Beyond basic TV settings

Once you’ve got the basics (contrast, brightness, color, etc.) set, there are still dozens of adjustments on your TV. What do they mean, and what’s the right setting? I’m glad you asked.<p>When we talk about TV setup, most of the time we're just discussing the basics. The first page of the TV settings …

How to run both Chrome OS and Ubuntu on a Chromebook

Google's low-cost computers are capable of doing more than you think. Here's how you can transform a Chromebook into a full-blown Linux laptop.<p>You've probably heard a lot about Chromebooks. These affordable computers are manufactured by companies like HP, Acer, Toshiba, and Samsung, among others, …

How To Learn A Foreign Language In 3 Months

"French and Spanish, English, German, and Brazilian Portuguese..." he ticks them off for me. "And Esperanto."<p>That last one is a made-up language, or a "constructed international auxiliary language," meaning it was designed to help people from different nations without a common tongue …

Language Learning

Toshiba Chromebook review

MSRP: $279.99<p><b>The Good</b> The 13-inch <b>Toshiba Chromebook</b> has a bigger screen and better keyboard than smaller 11-inch models, and battery life is excellent for a sub-$300 system. Ports include HDMI-out and dual USB 3.0.<p><b>The Bad</b> This Chromebook suffers from the same limitations as other Chrome OS …

How to deauthorize Google Play Music devices

If you've reached your 10-device limit on Google Play Music, you'll need to deauthorize a device in order to allow a new one to access the service.<p>Google allows you to use the Google Play Music service on up to 10 different devices with your account. If you've reached your device limit and want to …

Five steps for a better-looking TV

New TVs ship with settings to make them look good in the store, not in your living room. Here are some some easy ways to get your picture looking the way you want it.<p>TV factory settings are generally designed to look good in bright, fluorescent retail stores -- not your living room. To get the best …

11 Things You Didn't Know About Costco

Is it truly the "anti-Walmart?"<p>Often much less maligned than its retail warehouse counterparts, Costco has developed a sort of cult following among thrifty shoppers and supporters of workers' rights alike. But if you're one of these wholesale superfans, how much do you truly know about the …

How to deauthorize Amazon Cloud Player devices

If you've hit the limit of 10 PCs and/or mobile devices, here's how to remove the ones you're no longer using.<p>Amazon Cloud Player can stream and download your music library to as many as 10 PCs and mobile devices, which for some users is more than enough. But if you're a tech junkie and/or you …

How to factory reset a Chromebook if you don’t have the password

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>One of the maintenance benefits of using a Chromebook(s goog) is how quick and easy it is to restore the device to its initial …

Moving from Windows or OS X to a Chromebook

These tips will help you get started on one of Google's affordable cloud-based computers.<p>Chromebooks are becoming increasingly popular. The affordable computers currently account for four of the top five best-selling laptops on Amazon, ranking higher than Apple's MacBooks and various Windows 8 …

Aussie-made Zelda fan film is a slice of genius

A group of Australian Legend of Zelda fans have taken to the bush for a glorious reinterpretation of the Lost Woods.<p>There are fan films by the hundreds out there, but our favorites are those that do something different -- that show a new side to our favorite characters and worlds, that tell new …

How to check memory usage of Chrome extensions

If your Chrome Web browser is dragging, it's probably due to an extension hogging all of your memory. Read on to learn how to see which extensions are memory-hogging culprits and how to find alternatives.<p>The Chrome Web Store is both awesome and horrible. While you can find many new extensions to …

Dropcam Pro: A Burlier Webcam to Keep Watch Over Your Home

Dropcam, the worldwide leader in nanny cams, is following up its popular cloud-powered remote monitoring system with a greatly improved piece of …

Galaxy S4 Accessories : your complete buying guide!

Samsung’s Galaxy S4 is one of the most desirable smartphones of the year, and there’s a plethora of accessories to go with it. Sometimes it can be difficult to find just the right one, though. We’ve taken the time so you don’t have to, and have put together a guide to help you find the perfect …

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