Nathan Mickinac

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Google’s killer Android L feature: Up to 36% more battery life thanks to Project Volta

When the next version of Android arrives, don’t be surprised if your phone can run longer on a single charge. Project Volta, part of Android L, is …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

iPad: $1.50 per year

If you fully drain and charge your iPad every other day it will use about 12 kWh of electricity per year. Source: Electric Power Research Institute

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Tiny Wireless Earbuds Could Be Damn Near Invisible When In Use

Two tiny, cylindrical earbuds that could be great–if you don’t lose them.<p>Earin, currently attracting tons of money on Kickstarter, is a tiny wireless earbud product that’s a bit different from anything currently on the market–and by doing things so differently, it might be the first pair of …

Consumer Tech

5 Ways to Text From Your Laptop

Image: Mashable<p>Misplace or break your phone? No cell signal? Have no fear: You can still text away with a computer via Wi-Fi.<p>Texting from a laptop …

Parallels Access 2.0: Windows and Mac Apps Land on Android, iPhone

Parallels has made a name for itself by running apps in unexpected places. Its virtualization software first brought Windows apps to the Mac, then it …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

10 Awesome 'Handsomeness Hacks' for Looking Your Best Right Now

<i>This article was written by Farah Averill and was originally published on AskMen.</i><p>Being concerned with your external appearance doesn't necessarily make you superficial -- the desire to look good is deeply ingrained in our nature as humans. After all, a potential mate's attractiveness ranks as one …

Back to Basics: Short Walkthrough Covers the Exposure Triangle for Beginners

When you’re first learning the basics of photography, one of the first things you find out about after dropping out of ‘auto’ is the exposure …

38 Nutrition Experts Reveal Their Favorite Things To Eat For Breakfast

Mom always said breakfast was the most important meal of the day — and the research agrees. Study after study shows that breakfast boosts brainpower and helps to control cravings later in the day.<p>To see what a healthy breakfast looks like, we asked dozens of nutrition experts what they ate for …

The 5 Best Ways To Learn How To Code

Photo: Courtesy of Skillcrush.<p>It’s no secret that the world of tech has a serious diversity problem. From bro-y CEOs and founders behaving badly on …

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Neil Patrick Harris Seduces Orlando Bloom, Samuel L. Jackson At The Tonys

Photo: Theo Wargo/Getty Images.<p>If there was any doubt that Neil Patrick Harris deserved to win Best Actor for his fearless performance in the …

How To Rescue Your Old Yellowed Pillows

It’s just a reality of life: over time the natural oils from your body will seep into your pillow. However, that doesn’t change the fact that …