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How Google Is About to Shake Up the Digital Advertising Industry

The company's Chrome browser will now block Adobe Flash ads, favoring HTML5 ads instead.<p>From today (September 1,) Google's Chrome browser will begin blocking Adobe Flash ads, favoring HTML5 ads instead.<p>More than 90% of rich media ads (ads that are animated, or change when a user's mouse pointer …

Digital Advertising

Swipes productivity app now available for Android

Users looking to improve their productivity have a new tool available on the Android platform to help them get to work on tackling their to-do list.</i> …

Soon you'll be able to launch Chrome apps by saying 'OK Google'

Those who've gotten used to saying "OK Google" to their Moto X and KitKat-endowed handsets might wish that every device they have could be so obedient. Well, it appears that soon your Chromebook will be able to respond to that same voice command as well, if a new experimental App Launcher in …

Transporter Sync turns your external hard drive into a personal, secure cloud locker

The folks at Connected Data made a splash back in May with Transporter v2.0, and they've just announced their second foray into the wonderful world of cloud storage with the Transporter Sync. Like its slightly larger predecessor, Sync offers Dropbox-like functionality without users having to …

How Google+ affects your Google account

When the service first launched, Google+ was described by its creators as a social layer for all of Google's products. This meant you could invite …

This Tool Turns Your Mind Maps Into Agile Projects

Mind mapping – and then?Mind mapping is a fantastic technique when it comes to brainstorming ideas, taking notes, outlining strategies and planning …

Project Management

Fresh Meat: 10 new Android apps worth checking out

New apps need lovin’ too, right? Every day there are thousands of additions to the Google Play store, but many go unnoticed and never receive the …

Microsoft is killing off the Internet Explorer brand

IE will live on, but only as plumbing for Windows<p>While Microsoft has dropped hints that the Internet Explorer brand is going away, the software maker has now confirmed that it will use a new name for its upcoming browser successor, codenamed Project Spartan. Speaking at Microsoft Convergence …

Invent your own smart home with new LittleBits kit

Your old appliances can now learn new tricks.<p>Looking to gain a foothold in the fast-expanding smart-home market -- and potentially save a bunch of old and unloved coffeemakers and refrigerators from the junkyard -- New York startup LittleBits on Tuesday came out with its new Smart Home Kit. The …

Download over $100 worth of paid Android apps for free right now from Amazon

If there’s a better way for Amazon to celebrate its Android app store’s birthday than by offering a bunch of solid paid apps for free, we don’t know …

These Top 30 Android apps will make you more productive

When you take your mobile phone along everywhere, why not make it your personal assistance andproductivity manager, to make the most of your day? …

Outdated Practices with Google Docs

It is a relief to find a few digital tools that continuously serve learners despite the accelerated nature of change in technology. Google Docs …

Education Technology

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Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

It's been a big week for apps, as is usually the case during SXSW—though arguably the biggest news came from Nintendo announcing its long-awaited …

27 Free Apps That Will Save You So Much Money

*the sound of coins falling into your bank account*

Articles about 9 modern dwellings midwest on Dwell.com - Dwell

Traditionally used by nomads in Central Asia, the circular, tent-like yurt has become part of the current zeitgeist, as travelers...<p>From small workshops to home studios, we herald a group of American makers.<p>Today is the final day to venture through this well-received survey of the phenomenon that …

Sonoma County

DIY Cork Notice Strip

Having a place to store your notes, bills and little pieces of inspiration is one way of keeping yourself organised and motivated. A full sized pin …

The Sneaky Ways Your House Is Making You Cranky (And How To Fix It!)

Feeling a bit off lately? The way you've decorated your home might be the culprit.<p><b>1. There's not a potted plant in sight.</b>Bright green leaves breathe life (literally) into your home — houseplants can purify the air indoors, which can be five times more polluted that outdoor air, reports the EPA. …

Dining Rooms

Extō Extension Cord

What, you think you know all about the normcore trend last year? Well, I challenge you to a duel. I present the Extō Extension Cord, which is my …

6 Quick Ways to Organize Your Living Room This Spring

From rearranging furniture to rethinking multipurpose pieces, here are a few things you can do in a day.<p><b>1. Rearrange Your Furniture</b>Your space might be prone to messiness because of the layout. Recruit your partner, family members, or roommates to move around some furniture to make your living room …

We need a new constitution: Here’s how we save American democracy from charlatans, loudmouths and the 1 percent

<b>"Signing of the Constitution" by Howard Chandler Christy (Architect of the Capitol)</b><p>Washington is drowning in lobbyist money and it has swamped the public good. It’s time to start over from scratch<p>Andrew Burstein<p>September 27, 2014 1:30pm (UTC)<p>This is the first of a two-part series; the second will …

Free State Income Tax E-File Options For All 50 States (Updated 2017)

<b>Links checked and updated for 2017 (Tax Year 2016).</b> With commercial tax prep software, it is always wise to note the cost of your state return and …

Retirement

9 Things No One Ever Tells You About Conditioner

This is going to save your hair, big time.<p><i>This article was written by Samantha Freeman and repurposed with permission from Beauty High.</i><p>Conditioners have always been one of those tricky hair products to master—like does using it daily actually help or hurt your hair? And though it really depends on …

5 Ways to Make Your Hair Instantly Shinier

Gorgeous locks, coming right up<p>The fastest way to make your hair look healthier and just all-round more gorgeous? Shine. To step yours up, follow these tips from stylists across the country.<p><b>Ban Towel Drying</b>“Skip the towel drying because it strips the hair of moisture [and causes frizz],” says …

6 Makeup Tricks for Getting Fuller Lips

How to get full lips without injections or fillers.<p>Even if you absolutely Kannot stand the Kardashian-Jenner clan, you have to admit that if they …

6 Brow Mistakes You're Probably Making

We basically just saved your face.<p><i>This article was written by Gyan Yankovich and repurposed with permission from Refinery29.</i><p>In today's beauty world, it's hard to imagine a time when we wanted anything other than the biggest, baddest, boldest brows in town à la Cara Delevingne and Lily Collins. So …

9 Beauty Habits That Give You Wrinkles

Cut them out now to save your skin later.<p><i>By Aly Walansky for</i> Daily Makeover<p>Wrinkles are a part of aging—and life. While we know to expect wrinkles as we get older, some of the battle has nothing to do with age. Your beauty routines and habits can impact wrinkling as well. See the bad habits that …