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Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education

How To Scan A Document Using Notes on iOS

- Jan 29, 2018<p>Apple Notes received an overhaul in iOS 11 adding great features for users like enhanced text formatting, pinned notes and tables.<p>One …

How To: It's Really No Contest — LastPass Is the Best Password Manager for iPhone & Android

When traversing the web, you'll regularly come across websites that require you to create an account. With the majority of these accounts, protection …

How to use OneDrive: Our guide to Microsoft’s free cloud storage service

11 tips for using the app on your PC and phone including how to share files, access previous file versions and more<p>Formerly known as SkyDrive, …

This App Will Turn You Into a Grammar Wizard

Be a more productive writer in 2018 with Grammarly.<p>Save yourself from grammar-induced embarrassment and invest in a tool that will serve as your personal editor. Developed by linguists and language lovers, Grammarly Premium is an innovative writing app that examines and corrects hundreds of …

6 Great Business Books to Read in 2018

Want to know what to read in the new year? Here are six books that will help you gain new skills, build better teams... and become an even better you.<p>Want to know about some of the great business books coming out in 2018? I receive tons of advance copies from publishers and authors, and here are …

Stephen King

Free for all: How to find free (and legal) books and movies

Since the days of dial-up modems, the internet has been a never-ending source of movies, music, electronic books and television programs. The problem is that most of that content is actually owned by someone, and downloading it without paying for it makes you a pirate.<p>Besides being illegal -- …

Public Domain

7 Business Books That Will Set You Apart In 2018

What are your goals for 2018?<p>Most of these books were published in 2017. One was published in 2016, but I just recently discovered it a few months back. And two of these books won't be released until 2018, but I got my paws on them early.<p>1. Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the …

Self-improvement

Guidemaster: Everything Amazon’s Alexa can do, plus the best skills to enable

Make the most out of Alexa by using these features and skills each day.<p>If you've just introduced one of Amazon's Echo devices into your home and feel …

What Amazon Echo and Google Home Do With Your Voice Data

Amazon Echo and Google Home—and other devices that have Alexa and Google Assistant built in—are some of the most promising new technologies to come …

Dominate the galaxy with our ‘Star Wars: Battlefront II’ multiplayer guide

Dice and Electronic Arts‘ <i>Star Wars: Battlefront II</i> takes players through some of the biggest, most iconic battles in <i>Star Wars</i> history. But like in …

31 ways to optimize your smartphone

Be ready for anything life throws your way.<p>Studies show that we're spending half our waking hours with our smartphones, and it's clear that the devices have changed how we interact with our world. So why not optimize your device to get yourself a easier, more productive, more relaxing life? Below, …

Apps

This impressive 55-inch LG OLED TV is the lowest price we've ever seen

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>TVs are the #1 product …

OLEDs

Eight Gmail add-ons you didn’t know you needed

Upgrade your inbox.<p>Gmail is one of the strongest email clients currently available. But you won't unlock its true potential until you start installing some of its add-ons: free third-party plug-ins that integrate neatly into the Gmail interface and help you do more with your messages. And with the …

Google

Amazon updates Alexa with important new smart home powers

Alexa has long been a favorite of ours in the smart home. Over the weekend, Amazon rolled out an update to the company's popular digital assistant, which makes the Alexa app a more intuitive tool for controlling your connected devices.<p>Alexa is a voice assistant built into smart speakers such as the …

Smart Homes

Everything we know about Sucker Punch’s ‘Ghost of Tsushima’

Sony led its Paris Games Week 2017 press conference with a heavy-hitter. Sucker Punch, the internal Sony’s team behind the Infamous series, revealed …

Ghost of Tsushima

How To Retire At 63 With Only Half A Million

How to retire is one of the most pressing issues of the day. Countless readers have turned to Seeking Alpha to handle the challenges that face …

Insurer offers latest Apple Watch for $25 – if you exercise

Signing up for life insurance might just be one of the cheapest ways to get a new Apple Watch Series 3 now.<p>John Hancock revealed today that it is offering all of its new and existing life insurance customers the opportunity to earn an Apple Watch Series 3 for $25. All you have to do is put in the …

Try These Resume Templates For Every Stage Of Your Career

Try these eight tips to highlight your strengths right at the top of your resume, no matter where in your career you might be.<p>You know you’re supposed to tailor your resume for every job you apply to. But while that’s true, there are a few changes you can make to your resume depending on your …

Employment

Apple WWDC 2017 live blog

The Worldwide Developers Conference is where Apple outlines new features for the iPhone, Mac, iPad, Apple Watch and Apple TV. And we may even see some new hardware, too.<p><i>Carrie Mihalcik</i> 6/5/2017 4:07:35 PM<p>HomePod, iOS 11 and iMac Pro: All the news from Apple WWDC 2017<br>• Apple’s new HomePod smart …

Can't get to CES 2017? We'll take you on a 360-degree tour

If you can't make it to CES 2017, CNET's Brian Tong has got you covered. He's bringing the Vegas tech show right to you with our 360-degree video tours of the show floor. His first stop is the LG booth where he checks one of the biggest hits of CES, the amazingly ultra-thin W7 OLED TV.<p>Sony's booth …

Smart home experts hope 'magic' moments will convert nonbelievers

What will it take to convince smart home newbies that the tech is for them?<p>In a panel at CES in Las Vegas on Thursday some of the biggest names in the smart home industry joined CNET Editor in Chief Lindsey Turrentine and Editor at Large Brian Cooley to look at what it will take for the smart home …

MORGAN STANLEY: Argentina's stock market could rocket as much as 258% in 5 years

Investors betting on Argentina's stock market could make a return of 258% in five years, according to analysts at Morgan Stanley.<p>The country is returning to economic and political normality after years in the capital markets wilderness following its 2002 debt default and financial collapse, Morgan …

Every Game Release Date in 2017

This year is packed with some of the biggest new games to play, including heavy hitters like Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, Mass Effect: Andromeda, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Wildlands, Persona 5, and much more. To help you keep track of everything coming out, we've compiled the release dates of all …

Elder Scrolls 6 is ‘a very long ways off’

“Release date for TE6 will be 22/22/22”<p><i>Skyrim</i> may be getting an updated Special Edition, but the next full Elder Scrolls game — the sixth in the series — is still "a very long ways off," according to Bethesda Game Studios designer Todd Howard.<p>"I think that’s kind of the elephant in the room, …

10 Great New Guns for 2016

Over the last few years, new black guns have been big business at the annual Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trades Show in Vegas, but the 2016 class …

Fujifilm's X-Pro2 is finally here

The X-Pro2 is the first X-Series camera to move beyond 16 megapixels, with the first new X-Trans sensor since the X-Trans CMOS II chip introduced on the X100S. The X-Trans CMOS III sensor used this time around is 24 megapixels and, together with the new X-Processor Pro, is capable of shooting with …

Cameras

Bruce Dickinson Outlines Massive Iron Maiden 2016 Tour

Iron Maiden‘s Bruce Dickinson will take the helm onstage and in the air next year when the metal outfit embarks on a six-continent world tour, flying …

Iron Maiden

This new app lets you control your Android phone from your computer

If you’ve ever gotten tired of picking up your Android phone while you’re sitting in front of your computer, well, you’re not the only one. A new Chrome app allows you to use your Android phone right from any computer that can run Chrome. It works on Windows, Mac OS X, and Chromebooks.<p>The new Vysor …