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17 Ways You're Sleeping Wrong

Correct these mistakes for a good night's rest.<p>Even if you eat kale, exercise, and somehow resist the office cupcakes, it still won't matter much if you don't get a decent amount of sleep. Your body and mind desperately needs rest to function properly.<p>If only it were as easy as shutting your eyes. …

How to quickly unsubscribe from 'liked' Facebook pages

Facebook Cleanser can help you scrub your feed clean, but you can accomplish much the same thing in Facebook's settings.<p>I think one reason people get so fed up with Facebook is that their feeds get so cluttered with junk, they rarely see the things they actually care about -- you know, baby …

Google Chrome

BYOD: Don't Let Your Employees Set the Agenda

Thinking about letting your employees use their own devices on your network? Before you agree to a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) scheme, protect your …

Salted Butter Caramels

Makes about 60 caramels<p>Put the evening over the top by setting out these easy, impressive caramels after dessert. Or set out wax-paper bags so friends can take them home for the next day.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>⅔ cup heavy cream<p>1 vanilla bean, halved lengthwise<p>2 cups …

Dessert

Florida theme parks' smartphone services give visitors perks

Folks don't leave their trusty smartphones at home when they go on vacation. They use them for work and play while traveling, and central Florida's theme parks and attractions are taking advantage of the growing trend.<p>Park visitors bringing along phones and tablets can monitor lines for popular …

Walt Disney Company

Make your Android Device Smarter with these Handy Apps

The leap from feature phones to smartphones didn’t happen overnight. Slowly but steadily, our phones grew smarter and smarter until they’d become capable enough that we could fulfil most of our computing needs on these pocket-sized devices. The onset of powerful third-party apps spurred that …

16 of the Best Android Apps From June

From ephemeral Facebook messaging apps, to ones that simply let you say ‘Yo!’ to your buddies, we covered a lot of ground with new Android apps in June. So by way of a quick recap and to help you filter through the debris, here’s our pick of the newbies from the past month.<p>MailWise<p>There’s already …

10 Great Summer Session Beers to Keep in Your Cooler

These flavorful, low-alcohol session beers are perfect for those long summer days that you want to go on forever.<p><b>Perhaps it’s the ample sunlight or the torrid temperatures</b>, but there’s something about summer that makes us want to drink beer. <i>Lots</i> of beer. It’s both a thirst-quencher and an …

New Jersey

How We Test Tablets

We test hundreds of tablets in the PC Labs. Here's how we put them through their paces to determine the top performers.<p>PCMag reviews products …

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 …

How-to: Conserve battery power on your iOS devices

Since the introduction of smart devices, battery power has been and still remains a precious commodity. In this article we will review many of the features and settings of iOS devices that impact battery life, and make recommendations about how to conserve power.<p>One important thing to keep in mind …

Any.do task manager for the web is here, launches today

Popular task manager breaks out its first full client for the browser and we take a quick look<p>Any.do has been around for some time now keeping our …

The Best Productivity Apps of 2018

Buckle down and get productive with these excellent apps for managing your work, organizing your life, collaborating with teams, and much more.<p>PCMag …

10 best Android file explorer apps, file manager apps, and file browser apps

File manager apps are among the most important apps on your device. With them, you can browse your files, find your downloads, manage your storage space, move things around, and a lot more. Not everyone is too keen on file organization because it can be pretty boring, but everyone still needs a …

Apps

The 100 Best Android Apps of 2018

The Google Play store is brimming with selection, but these are the Android apps you really need.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may …

Apps

[New App] PowerDVD Developer CyberLink Releases PhotoDirector Photo Editing App For Android Tablets

You've probably used a CyberLink product at some point in your life. Its PowerDVD software has long been one of the most common ways to get a DVD up …

Motorola plans to launch a smartwatch later this year

Motorola is planning to jump back into the wearables market later this year, according to senior vice president Rick Osterloh. The company will launch a smartwatch that Osterloh claims will address "consumer issues like style and battery life." The news was revealed at a panel discussion at Mobile …

First of 64-bit Windows 8.1 tablets arrives, this one from HP

Hewlett-Packard's latest tablet is described as the new "64-bit ElitePad" -- a sign that Windows 8.1 tablets running on Intel's Bay Trail chip will begin to go 64-bit.<p>Hewlett-Packard is one of the first to offer 64-bit compatibility on Windows 8.1 with a tablet using Intel's latest mobile …

IPad Air

Google Drive and Docs tips: 20 expert tricks and shortcuts

Google Drive and the Docs suite it incorporates have grown a lot more powerful over the last couple of years.<p>Desktop syncing, Gmail integration, …

By: Chris Hoffman

You should be able to just save the page in your browser (either click the File menu in your browser and select Save As or right-click the page and …

How does Verizon's 'More Everything' stack up to competitors' offers?

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon takes a deep dive into the price tweaks to Verizon's "More Everything" plan to see how it compares with plans from the US' other major wireless operators.<p>It's a good time to be shopping for mobile service in the US.<p>T-Mobile's '"UnCarrier" …

Telecoms

5 apps that can earn you cold, hard cash (and other rewards)

If you want to make a little cash on the side, these Android and iOS apps can help you out.<p>That expensive smartphone in your pocket could pay for itself -- you just have to download the right apps. Both the Apple App Store and Google Play Store are littered with titles to help you rack up money, …

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Droid Mini, Ultra and Maxx KitKat update expanded beyond soak test

Camera improvements, better power usage and the same visual styling as Jelly Bean<p>Following nearly a month after notice of an Android 4.4 KitKat soak …

Google Drive introduces activity streams to help you monitor your files

The Google Drive team said today that it is rolling out an activity stream to help you monitor changes to your files and folders. A new ⓘ button that appears at the top right corner of the screen gives you access to the stream, which notes actions taken on files and folders in your Drive, and who …

Rumored Windows ‘Threshold’ Update Could Recast Microsoft’s Key Platform

Microsoft mostly kept its head down during CES, but with its Build developer conference on the horizon and several platforms to unify, the company has a busy few months ahead of it.<p>Recently, both Paul Thurrott and Mary Jo Foley wrote on Microsoft’s future ‘Threshold’ Windows update. Threshold is …

Android Q&A - January 11, 2014

Welcome to this week’s edition of Android Q&A! As always, we try to answer as many of your great questions as possible. This week, we talk about how to remove data from your phone, how to stop annoying notifications, and more. Let’s get started!<p>Question 1<p>I want to sell my Android phone, and I have …

Android News

Lenovo’s new ThinkPad 8 is the best Windows alternative to the iPad mini Retina

Lenovo’s second 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet might just be the best one yet. While Lenovo only unveiled its 8-inch Miix 2 tablet back in October, the company is launching the 8.3-inch ThinkPad 8 today with a focus on power. Alongside the slight increase to the tablet's display size, Lenovo has opted …

The Best iOS And Android Apps Of 2013

Congratulations, Planet Earth! We made it another 365 days without crashing into the sun. Go team!<p>It’s the end of the year, and that means three things: booze, ridiculous sunglasses with numbers on them, and lists. Lots and lots of lists. You’ve seen our list of best/worst gadgets of the year. Up …