Stana Smith

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Now you can get Gmail’s best features even if you don’t have a Gmail account

Are you a longtime Outlook or Yahoo user who regularly feels envy over some of the cool features you can get in Gmail? Well worry not, because Google …

‎Thirty One by Jana Kramer on Apple Music

11 Songs, 35 Minutes<p>Preview<p>EDITORS’ NOTES<p>Thirty-one might seem young for taking stock of one's life, but Jana Kramer attacks this pop-country …

10 fuel-saving tips and tricks

It used to be a bit square to worry about your fuel economy – it was something only your dad would talk about – but in these days of rising energy …

Why Sonos thinks you're ready for a $500 speaker in your home

Sonos faces a unique challenge on the eve of launching the most important products it has developed in years. The company's mission statement is simple to sum up: It wants to make it easy to listen to high-quality music anywhere in your home. And it believes its new products, the flagship Play:5 …

Logitech's latest mechanical gaming keyboard is also pretty light

Mechanical keyboards aren't just for old school PC users anymore -- they've also become fairly popular among the PC gaming crowd. The downside for all that glorious, mechanical keyboard feedback? They're usually pretty hefty. Logitech aims to solve that problem with the G410 Atlas Spectrum TKL …

Google brings increasingly precise ads to Gmail and YouTube

Organizing a trip to New York, but getting distracted by wobbly recordings of the supermoon on YouTube? Fear not, as the planning will come to you via Google's newest advertising features: 'Customer Match' and 'Universal App Campaigns.' These new tools (similar to Facebook's ad service) are …

Microsoft promises that Windows 10 doesn't violate your privacy

Microsoft famously accused Google of "Scroogling" users by selling their private data to advertisers. But when it launched Windows 10, Microsoft was itself roundly criticized for over-zealous personal data collection. Critics say it does things like send parents reports of their kids' PC use, …

Netflix streams on airplanes too, starting with Virgin America

One problem with Netflix has always been that it doesn't work when you're on a plane. Starting this month however, the service's entire catalog will be available for Virgin America flights on new Airbus A320 airplanes. Virgin claimed its new ViaSat-powered WiFi is strong enough to stream video, and …

LG is making another Nexus: meet the Nexus 5X

The rumors are true: LG is back to build Google's 5.2-inch Nexus 5X. Leaked repeatedly over the last few weeks, the specs aren't much of a surprise -- or outpacing the also just-announced Nexus 6P -- but it's still packing quite a bit of power, featuring a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 CPU, 2GB of RAM …

Google Photos gets updated with improved sharing features

Google is adding three new features to its Photos platform that are designed to make sharing pictures easier. The first is to tackle the problem of wanting to share a cool image with your friends in a living room setting. Currently, you'd be forced to pass your smartphone from person to person, but …

Twitter will reportedly nix the 140-character limit with a new product

Do you find yourself needing more than 140 characters to get your point across on Twitter? Well, you might soon have an option that allows you to be a bit more verbose. <i>Re/code</i> reports that the social network is prepping "a new product" that will allow users to compose and share longer tweets. …

Google launches the Chromecast App to help you find content

So you just bought a shiny new Chromecast 2.0 for $35. Now what? Google is trying to help folks do more with their purchase with the new Chromecast App. The idea is to help you discover new content so that you have more to cast than just your desktop and YouTube videos. Under "What's On," you can …

Spotify will finally beam songs to Chromecast

If you've been itchin' to use Spotify alongside Google's streaming dongle, you'll soon get that chance. The music-streaming service will finally be available for use on Chromecast. As you might expect, Spotify will play nice with the new version of the streaming accessory and you can also play …

Chromecast Audio competes with Sonos for a tenth of the price

The Chromecast Audio is pretty smart. Here's the elevator pitch: You plug the little hockey puck in the image above into a power outlet, and then connect it to your speakers using the provided 3.5mm-to-3.5mm cable, or a third-party 3.5mm-to-optical cable or the equivalent RCA converter. Then, …

‎The Complete Season 8 Collection (The Voice Performance) by Sawyer Fredericks on Apple Music

14 Songs, 44 Minutes<p>Preview<p>Preview<p>TITLE<p>TIME<p>1<p>3:19<p>2<p>2:23<p>3<p>3:39<p>4<p>3:38<p>5<p>3:10<p>6<p>3:09<p>7<p>3:19<p>8<p>3:11<p>9<p>2:34<p>10<p>2:49<p>11<p>3:15<p>12<p>3:04<p>13<p>3:09<p>14<p>3:50<p>14 Songs, 44 Minutes<br>• Released: …

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18 Tips for Positioning IP-based Home Security Cameras

The use of network-based technology for signal transport has made all the difference in ease of installation and advances in system functionality.<p>In …

6 things to watch at GOP debate

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump loves the spotlight and the camera.<p>But when he takes center stage Thursday night, it won't be as the star of a reality TV show -- it will be as the Republican Party's front-runner presidential candidate.<p>Trump and nine of his GOP rivals will battle it out in the 2016 cycle's …

Government

'107 feet of fire-breathing titanium': A US Air Force major describes flying the fastest plane in history

The answer was the SR-71.<p>The Lockheed Martin SR-71, or the "Blackbird" as it is commonly known, flew at the upper 1% of earth's atmosphere at altitudes of 80,000 feet and speeds of over 2,000 mph— much faster and higher than any plane before it.<p>And every inch of the aircraft was meticulously …

Military Aircraft

Opinion: Some patients should be encouraged to taper off antidepressant use

According to recent statistics, nearly 10 per cent of Canadians use Prozac or one of its cousins, placing Canada among the world’s leading countries …

6 Things You Can Say to Support Someone Who's Depressed

My recent blog post focused on what <i>not</i> to say to a depressed person. I presented common statements that people tell friends and loved ones in an …

Mental Health

iPhone as therapist? Apps claiming to boost mental health flood market

Hundreds of apps designed to help you improve your physical health already exist. Now, apps that purport to improve mental health are emerging, …

Mental Health

Free online therapy for depression offered as part of exciting new research trial

Researchers from the University of Exeter have launched a large-scale research study to improve understanding of treatments that are currently …

What Everyone Needs To Know About Depression

More people are talking openly about their depression, but is public perception changing?<p>I<p>am always encouraged when people publicly share their …