Rebecca Adamski

1,406 Flips | 32 Magazines | 29 Following | 265 Followers | @RebeccaAdamski | Keep up with Rebecca Adamski on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Rebecca Adamski”

This New Web Browser Made Me Give Up Google Chrome

Vivaldi’s inventive new features help get things done on the web.<p>I used to love Google Chrome for its speed and minimalism, but lately our relationship has deteriorated.<p>Lately, Google’s web browser has seemed sluggish–not just in terms of performance, but in its willingness to try new ideas. While …

What Americans Really Think About Virtual Reality

A new consumer study finds that minorities are more interested in VR, and Oculus is not No. 1.<p>Minorities are more likely than whites to be passionate about virtual reality. And despite the attention paid to Facebook-owned Oculus in the media, Sony’s PlayStation VR is the most recognized brand.<p>These …

Google is trying to fix the biggest problem with Android

The fragmentation of Android is a real issue for Google, phone makers, and users, who sometimes have to deal with outdated hardware, poor security, and a substandard experience. According to one estimate, there are more than 18,700 distinct versions of Android compared with just five or six for …

This Android malware is so bad, you might be better off buying a new phone

We've seen Android malware that takes your photos and videos for ransom, and there's one that can mimic your phone's shutdown process and spy on you …

6 Lies Your Depression Wants You to Believe (& How to Not Fall Into the Trap)

“The world we have created is a product of our thinking; it cannot be changed without <i>changing</i> our thinking.” – Albert Camus<p>When depression hits, it …

Logitech Debuts New 'Logi Circle' Home Monitoring Camera

Logitech today announced its entry into the home security and monitoring market with the Circle Portable Home Connection Camera, which is debuting under its new Logi brand. The palm-sized Circle is a connected camera that's designed to let users monitor and interact with pets, children, and people …

Home Automation

How People Treat Mental Illness Vs. How They Treat Physical Illness

Just because you can't see the pain, doesn't mean it doesn't exist.

Mental Health

House Painting Mistakes Almost Everyone Makes (and How to Avoid Them)

To help you avoid mistakes on your next paint job, we put together this list gathered from painting experts, The Family Handyman editors and our …

Home Improvement

Electricity from the air - Drayson's big idea

<b>Free energy from the air. It sounds like a fantasy but that is what the entrepreneur and former science minister Lord Drayson has just unveiled at London's Royal Institution.</b><p>He claims that a technology called Freevolt can be the power source for the "internet of things", allowing low energy devices …

Internet of Things

Google employees confess all the worst things about working at Google

A job at Google.<p>It's career heaven, right? How could a gig at the biggest, most ambitious tech company on the planet possibly be bad?<p>Well, take a look at this Quora thread, which is being used by current and former Google employees to dish the dirt on working for the search giant.<p>Turns out that …

I'm a financial planner, and here's why I'm willing to bet your retirement plan is majorly flawed

We're supposed to be professionals versed in the knowledge of investments, financial markets, retirement planning, and the mathematical fundamentals behind that subject matter.<p>We are regulated up the you-know-what. Yet, we are still allowed to provide you guidance and information that we know (or …

Retirement

8 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

The 25 best jobs in America right now

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports these professionals — who typically practice medicine in collaboration with physicians and other healthcare professionals — make over $97,000 a year, on average.<p>And thanks to the growing need for healthcare services, combined with a shortage of physicians, PAs …

26 tips to help you survive a long haul flight

Being trapped in an airborne metal tube for hours on end will take a toll on even the most frequent flyer.<p>But long haul travel doesn't have to be an uncomfortable experience. Here are here are some helpful tricks that'll make economy feel like first class — or in the very least, more enjoyable.<p>One …

How to fly like a pro

Traveling to far away places is exciting, but getting there is often anything but exciting.<p>Even for the most seasoned of travelers, long haul flights can be tough. Luckily there are some small things you can do to make a long flight seem a little less long.<p>Take a look at the infographic below to …

Long Haul

21 signs you're mentally stronger than average

It is the daily practice of pushing yourself to grow stronger, maintaining realistic optimism, and setting healthy boundaries. Mentally strong people don't do things like waste time feeling sorry for themselves or give away their power to other people.<p>How do you know where you fall on the spectrum? …

New smartphone tool kills apps to save Android battery life

Hush, a new tool invented by researchers, can save Android phone battery by killing unpopular apps that wake your phone up<p>No matter how many times a day you kill tasks to save your smartphone battery, you can't beat the battery-guzzlers.<p>And it's even worse when your phone is asleep, because you …

Season 4, Episode 11: Escape Perfectionism Once and for All [Podcast]

<i>3 Steps for Defeating Procrastination and Finally Launching</i>Welcome to Season 4, Episode 11 of the <i>This Is Your Life</i> podcast. Stu McLaren is filling in …

Productivity

Sony adds new tricks to its smartwatch-like fitness tracker

Sony just unveiled the second generation of its fitness-tracking wearable, which stands to be a solid compromise between a fitness tracker and …

Scientists have found a way to connect quantum electronics together

Scientists have found a way to connect quantum devices together, transmitting entanglement — and crucially the quantum properties that could deliver the next-generation of electronics. Sounds boring and complicated (it's not <i>too</i> complicated), but it's important, we promise. It all involves the …

How To Increase Dopamine Levels

Share<p>Pin<p>Reddit<p>Stumble<p>Email<p>Shares 737<p>Dopamine is a popular neurotransmitter that is believed to play a primary role in motivation, pleasure, and mood. …

Everything You Can Ask Cortana to Do in Windows 10

Cortana is easily one of the coolest new features of Windows 10. You’re probably already familiar with personal assistants like Google Now and Siri, …

Five Awesome Features of the Google Play Store You Might Not Be Using

The Google Play Store is a handy way to get new apps for your phone, but there are some great features that you might not have noticed if you haven’t …

Roadtrippers

curated guides to 200+ cities

Guides x Samsung Gear S3<p>Guides is now available as a companion app on the Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch. Designed for optimal 'glanceability' on the …

Question of the Day: Thoughts on Hangouts 4.0?

Now that you have spent a solid 24 hours with the new <b>Hangouts 4.0</b>, we want to know if it is all that you ever dreamed of in a messaging application. …

Google Launches Android Experiments, a Showcase of Inspiring...

Today, Google launched a new initiative called <b>Android Experiments</b>. The goal with Android Experiments is to showcase many of the “inspiring projects …

Android News

Modders Can Now Boot Custom ROMs From The SD Card Reader On Pioneer Android Auto Head Units

You knew this was coming sooner or later. Android Auto has been viewed as a mostly closed system, if not by nature of the software itself (which is …

Android Auto