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Microsoft is rolling out a ton of new features for Outlook.com

Outlook.com is getting a big revamp today. Microsoft is slowly rolling out a huge preview update for the email service.<p>There are a ton of new features. First off, as we reported a few days ago, Microsoft’s Clutter tool that separates your non-essential email from your most important emails will now …

19 Ways To Unlock The True Power Of Dropbox

The blue box is hiding some mad tricks. Think Dropbox is just good for backups? Think again.<p>☁️ ☁️ ☁️ ☁️ ☁️ ☁️<p>Dropbox is one of the most popular cloud storage platforms on the web. It has a simple interface and syncs well across devices, which is probably why it's a crowd favorite.<p>But if you're only …

The Highest-Paying Jobs Of The Future Will Eat Your Life

In the future, highly skilled people will be bringing home fatter paychecks, but they’ll rarely be home long enough to spend them.<p>For a glimpse of the future of work, especially the high-paying kind, look at finance and high-tech companies. Some of the biggest offer high employee salaries combined …

City breaks for fitness fanatics: how to stay fit when you travel

Staying fit on the road needn't mean hitting the hotel gym or trying to find a decent running route on crowded city streets. Follow these tips and not only will you feel the burn, you’ll also get an alternative look at some of the planet’s coolest destinations.<p><b>Sydney</b><p><b>Take a surf class at Bondi …

Ballet dancers balance their art and being mothers in inspiring photo series

Most ballet dancers lead physically demanding lives and often have short careers, especially if they want to have families. However, there are a …

The Differences Between Northern & Southern Indian Food

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Chitra Agrawal teaches us about the differences between North and South Indian cuisine by way of</i> <i>two variations on a traditional Indian side: South</i> …

Want to get served first at the bar? Don't get your cash out

<b>Is there any thing more frustrating than a heaving pub? The experts reveal how to get a bartender's attention every time</b><p>Yes, the sun coming out to play is all well and good, but with the searing heat comes the searing pain of having to queue 10-deep down the local pub. But never give in to gin rage …

Hackers are draining bank accounts via the Starbucks app

Thieves are stealing money from people's credit cards, bank and PayPal accounts -- by first tapping into their Starbucks mobile app.<p>Starbucks (SBUX) on Wednesday acknowledged that criminals have been breaking into individual customer rewards accounts.<p>The Starbucks app lets you pay at checkout with …

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2 easy ways to child-proof your Android or iOS device

You know toddlers: The more expensive and precious an object is, the more likely they’ll grab it. My 15-month-old daughter loves nothing better than to get her drooly little hands on my iPad—and when she does, she (naturally) skips the PBS Kids and Barney apps and makes a beeline for Safari and my …

15 Tricks For Getting Way Better Smartphone Battery Life

In theory, modern smartphones can last hundreds of hours on a single charge.<p>Hundreds of hours, that is, until you actually start using the things. In …

Google Finally Goes All In On Cloud Internally

Google announced this week that it was going all in on the cloud. It doesn’t seem like a bold statement for a company that was one of its earliest proponents, but The Wall Street Journal reports today Google is moving almost all of its internal applications to the Internet.<p>Consider that as recently …

Microsoft details the many different versions of Windows 10

A new Windows release wouldn't be the same without many different versions of the OS to confuse the heck out of you. Microsoft finally gave us the skinny on Windows 10's upcoming versions today -- and they're all pretty familiar to Windows fans. There's the usual "Home" version for mainstream …

The Mechanics of Preventing Procrastination

A new study finds that thinking about far-off events in terms of days, rather than years, makes people get started sooner.<p>Procrastination is, in essence, stealing from yourself. The reason goals are so hard to reach, many psychologists think, is because each person believes they are really two …

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It seems there’s just no substitute for a proper workout

A growing body of advice suggests doing small amounts of moderate exercise can make a significant difference to your health. Academic research is being turned into headlines such as: “Spending two minutes an hour walking instead of sitting can help you live longer” and “Can’t be bothered to …

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Skype Translator Preview Now Available To All For Free

Late last year Microsoft unveiled their awesome real-time Skype Translator software making it available to interested Microsoft Windows 8.1 users via …

Google's making high-res video on Chrome suck less

Trying to make YouTube's new super-high-res 4K 60fps video work? Good luck with that! Not only does such video require very fast internet, but also a super-charged computer. Google's new VP9 video codec helps with the connection speed part, but to make 4K60p, regular 4K or 1080p60 videos play with …

Google's Android-for-all program comes to Europe

Google's bid to democratize Android just reached Europe. The internet giant has announced that Turkey will get its first Android One smartphone, the General Mobile 4G, on May 15th. The device is strictly middling given its 5-inch 720p display, Snapdragon 410 processor, 13-megapixel rear camera and …

Android Wear 5.1 review: simple, useful and the best – for now

Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian<p>The pairing process is simple and fast.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/5/12/1431425012746/a4a17de4-69d6-44b1-87a4-d6278dbaf9dd-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian<p>The pairing process is simple and …