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The One Thing You Should Never Do to Your Hamburgers

Before you put salt IN your hamburger mix, give this a read!<p>The best hamburgers are flavorful and juicy—whether you grill ’em, broil ’em or sear ’em …

Food

Prevent DNS Rebinding Attacks by Adjusting Your Router

Programmer (and artist) Brannon Dorsey wrote up a fascinating and fairly technical piece about the perils of DNS rebinding the other day. It’s worth …

Information Security

How to find your home on Pangea

Step through time, or to the opposite part of the globe<p>Before there were the continents, there was Pangea. Two hundred million years ago, the enormous land mass began to break apart and we’ve been separated ever since — but a map tool can help you find where a given town would have been on the …

Australasia

Microsoft Office is getting a redesign — check out the biggest changes in the apps

Change is scary.<p>And for a product that's used by more than one billion people, change can cause a lot of confusion and disruption.<p>That's why Microsoft is giving people plenty of time to prepare for the first redesign of its Office apps in three years.<p>The popular suite of productivity apps, which …

Software

10 jobs that pay over $100,000 with the least competition

It's no surprise that tech jobs can offer sky-high salaries. But to land a coveted job at a company like Facebook or Google, applicants have to …

Employment

35 Sleek Versions Of Useful Everyday Products On Amazon That Minimalists Will Love

The older I get, the more I find myself subscribing to the idea that less is more. I enjoy carrying a smaller purse and I avoid clutter in my …

Shopping

21 Free Product Key Finder Programs

A list of the best free product key finder software programs.<p>If you’re preparing to reinstall a program or an operating system (like a clean install …

Software

Stymied by browsers, attackers embed Flash 0-day inside MS Office document

As browsers get wise to the risks of Flash, attackers look to Office to fill void.<p>As browser makers make it increasingly hard to exploit …

Information Security

A Trainer Says These Are the 8 Best Exercises For Fat Loss

Whether your goal is to lose fat or you want to strengthen your muscles, you might think you need to do different exercises to achieve each. Personal trainer Rob Allen posted this photo to his Instagram account to show that whatever your goal, "Whether you want to lose fat or gain muscle, strength …

Workouts

Windows 10 tip: Quickly create a virtual machine to test new features

Beginning with Windows 10 version 1709, the Hyper-V Manager includes an option to create a new virtual machine from a single dialog box. Be sure to …

Windows 10

How to Fix the “driver being installed is not validated for this computer” Error on Windows 10

Intel’s GPU drivers, for some reason, refuse to install on some PCs running Windows 10 (and perhaps earlier version too). The error message -- “The …

Windows 10

Installing the Windows 10 April 2018 Update could wipe your entire desktop

User forums have been flooded with calls for help after recently updated PCs are rendered useless.<p>The Windows 10 April Update is causing more stress …

Windows 10

13 things to tweak when setting up a Windows 10 laptop

Get your new laptop set up just the way you want it. Here's a baker's dozen of settings to check or change. And when you are done here, be sure to check out the best new features of Windows 10 April 2018 Update, its hidden gems and the new privacy settings.<p>Check for updates<p>Microsoft releases a …

Windows 10

Windows 10 April 2018 update: everything you need to know

The next version of Windows 10 is finally ready to download as a free update that adds some potentially game-changing new features as well as some welcome features that bring it up to par with what you might expect from a smartphone.<p>Instead of adding tools for people creating media, as the previous …

Windows 10

5 Passive Wealth-Building Strategies to Add Three Days to Your Weekend

Buy back your time and invest like the super-rich.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people associate work with punching the clock, the 9-to-5 slog and saving for retirement. The trouble is, an hourly rate alone will never make you wealthy and drains your most …

How to use Excel's Data Model to turn related data into meaningful information

Excel's Data Model feature allows you to build relationships between data sets for easier reporting. Here's how to use it to make data analysis …

Databases

The 10 apps police are warning parents to look out for on their children's phones

Parents are being urged to check their children’s phones in an effort to keep them safe online.<p>One police force has posted a warning to parents …

What's the best way to keep Windows programs up to date?

Now that Flexera has announced end-of-life on Secunia Personal Software Inspector, do you have any recommendations for a replacement? <b>Laurence</b><p>In 1999, David Lee Smith – who was later jailed – named his PC virus after a stripper called Melissa, and it swept the world, forcing some large companies to …

Software

An Incredible World Map That Plots the Literal Translation of Every Country Name In the World

The Literal Translation of Country Names is a remarkably researched map created by Neomam for their client Credit Card Compare, which plots the …

I Had Ridiculous Acid Reflux for a Year: Here's How I Fixed It (Without Drugs)

About six years ago, seemingly overnight, I developed a case of acid reflux so unpleasant that I felt as though lava was perpetually bubbling up into …

How To: Hack WPA & WPA2 Wi-Fi Passwords with a Pixie-Dust Attack Using Airgeddon

Design flaws in many routers can allow hackers to steal Wi-Fi credentials, even if WPA or WPA2 encryption is used with a strong password. While this …

Your Smart Home Is Spying On You. Here's How To Spy Back.

After Gizmodo's investigation into the data smart homes expose about our lives, many of you asked how you could monitor the digital emissions from …

Logitech’s Multi-device Keyboard & Stand Combo hits $30 shipped (Reg. $50)

Staples is currently offering the Logitech K375s Multi-device Wireless keyboard and Stand Combo for <b>$29.99 shipped</b>. That’s good for $20 off the regular going rate direct from Logitech, matches our previous mention for the all-time low and the best discount we’re seeing. Rated 3.8/5 stars.<p>Logitech …

Logitech

$44 LED headlight conversion kit is the ultimate upgrade for any car

Those beautiful LED headlights you see on luxury cars look amazing, but there’s another reason they’re so great: safety. LED headlamps project light …

How To: This Samsung Galaxy Dialer Code Lets You Test Each Sensor on Your Phone

With the S9 and S9+ upon us, you maybe wondering if it's time to retire your aging Galaxy and either sell it or do a trade-in to get Samsung's latest …

Samsung Galaxy

30 Cleaning Products That'll Give You Immediate Results

Responsibilities are hard: these stain removers, carpet cleaners, and powerful sponges make cleaning go by FAST.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate</b> …

5 albums to get the most out of your headphones | Trusted Reviews

In the mobile age, we take our own little world wherever we go. Calendar, phone, work documents, cloud storage, spreadsheets, book collection, …

5 Helper Tools to Better Manage Your Windows 10 PC

Windows 10 comes with tons of features for you to customize your computer to your own preferences and liking. However, some of its options are really …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

Progate: learn to program online for free

Progate is a -- currently free- web service that teaches you various programming, scripting and other computer related skills.The service was …