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Startup Eero wants to wipe out weak Wi-Fi

Eero thinks it's time for a new philosophy to tackle home Wi-Fi: strength in numbers.<p>You may think your home Wi-Fi is fine. But the San Francisco-based startup argues that trouble is coming for you soon, if isn't there already, as networks cope with more devices, more streaming video, the need to …

Wi-Fi

Home-Sale Mistakes That Cost You Money - Consumer Reports

Overpricing your home<p>This is the most costly mistake, cited by 43 percent of surveyed agents. “If you price it too high, it will just sit on the …

Top 5 Ways to Boost the Value of Your Home - Consumer Reports

This is a great time to be selling a house—or buying one. With housing prices at recent highs (in some neighborhoods they’re exceeding pre-2008 …

The Incredible 2-Minute Ab Workout

This super-hard superset will send your heart rate through the roof<p>Performing two exercises back-to-back without resting—in what's called a superset—is one of the best ways to squeeze a lot of muscle-building work into a short period of time. That's how Sean De Wispelaere, an expert trainer for</b> …

Pros and Cons of Tile Types | Kitchen Remodeling - Consumer Reports

Walking into a tile showroom can be as overwhelming as it is inspiring. The displays are spectacular, but there are so many options, at so many price …

Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …

The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …

Exercise

4 Things You Must Do to Get the Salary You Deserve

The top workplace question I get asked about from young women is, <i>"How do I negotiate the salary for a new job?"</i><p>Sorry, that's not quite right. What they usually ask me, all too apologetically, is <i>"Is it okay to ask for more money?"</i><p>In other words, will their would-be boss be put off by their demands? …

Employment

7 Secret House Cleaning Tips From the Pros

<i>Contribution by Andrea Davis</i><p>Cleaning your house is a chore that takes you hours to complete. So you call a cleaning professional to do the task for you and BAM! They zoom right through the task. Ever wonder how? Us too. So we got the inside scoop -- and some top-secret tricks -- on their process.<p>If …

Cleaning

5 Money Lies We Tell Ourselves

When trying to make ourselves feel better about our financial situation, we often tell ourselves little lies that ease our minds about things. The problem is, if we tell ourselves these lies enough, we tend to start believing them. A sound financial strategy is to recognize the lies we are telling …

The Strength Program That Will Get You the Best Results of Your Life

It's the simplest way to maximize your gains<p>Tamio "Tommy" Kono, the legendary Olympic weightlifting champion and Mr. Universe, has an interesting way of looking at training. Imagine you have a test tube filled with your workout ability, he says. Each time you train, you should spill out just a …

The Only 5 Exercises You'll Ever Need

If you're the type spending hours at the gym—chest fly, back row, biceps curl, repeat—it's time to reconsider your routine. Find out how to get …

All about your phone's developer options

There's more there than USB debugging<p>Hidden in the settings on your phone, (really, they are hidden by default) are settings used for debugging and …

Debugging

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Washington University in St. Louis

Tech maintenance tasks everyone forgets about, but really shouldn't

With so many tech devices in our lives these days, it's important to stay on top of maintenance that needs to be done periodically on your Windows …

Operating Systems

Six Good Reasons To Reject A Resume

The job market is not the friendliest. It’s still pretty brutal for a lot of people. Employers are quite delusional in the composition of their Help Wanted ads. The good news is that we know that underneath all that keyword-encrusted bluster, they actually need people to run their shops. They can’t …

The Beginner's Guide to Getting Better Sleep

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On February 13, 1972, Michel Siffre climbed into a cave in southwest Texas. It would be six months before he saw daylight again.<p>Siffre was a French scientist and a pioneer in chronobiology, which is the study of biological rhythms. The …

Immune System

10 best college apps for Android

College can be an important time in one’s life. You’ll be learning all kinds of new things. Or at least you’re supposed to. Most sites that do lists for college apps will tell you to do obvious things like join Twitter or subscribe to Spotify because of their college discount. However, we think you …

Apps

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

How to cheat at Flappy Bird for Android

Victory is just a root away — and anyone can cheat at Flappy Bird.<p>God I hate this game. Flappy Bird is simple, and you can easily cheat at Flappy …

Android News

5 apps that can earn you cold, hard cash (and other rewards)

That expensive smartphone in your pocket could pay for itself -- you just have to download the right apps. Both the Apple App Store and Google Play Store are littered with titles to help you rack up money, gift cards, and other perks, and all you have to do is give up a few minutes of your time to …

Entrepreneur finds remedy for water-damaged phones

Ever dropped your smartphone down the loo? Last year, 900,000 people did just that, according to gadget site Gizmodo. But water-damaged phones will soon be a thing of the past.<p>Oliver Murphy, a 20-year-old inventor turned entrepreneur has devised an ingenious system for bringing phones that have …

How to Pull an All-Nighter: Tips from the Special Forces | The Art of Manliness

The all-nighter. It’s kind of a rite of passage for college students, especially during finals. But even older adults sometimes need to pull one — …

You're a 21st Century Shopper, Stop Overpaying Online

From augmented reality shopping programs to Bitcon payments, technology is fueling shopping behavior like never before. These advancements are mostly useful -- finding products on Pinterest is fun and next day shipping is convenient -- but do we actively use the Internet and technology to our …

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

Although we may never know why we didn't get chosen for a job interview, a recent study is shedding some light on recruiters' decision-making behavior. According to TheLadders research, recruiters spend an average of "six seconds before they make the initial 'fit or no fit' decision" on …

Employment

Everything you wanted to know about disabling apps on your Android

Recent versions of the Android platform have enabled a pretty powerful little trick — the ability to put just about any app to sleep. It's one of …

Apps

Benefits of rooting your Android phone or tablet

Rooting… a world not every user dares venture into. We wouldn’t blame you if you are wary of doing this. It’s intimidating when manufacturers keep telling you tinkering with a phone can void your warranty and/or harm your device. And it’s true – you may be left on your own if something goes wrong …

Android Phones

10 Mistakes To Avoid When Purchasing a Laptop (list)

Whether it’s due to hardware failures, accidental spills or eventual obsolescence, every few years or so, we all need to shop around for a new …