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The 8 Best Real Estate Apps to Get in 2018

The 8 Best Real Estate Apps to Get in 2018<p>House hunting just got much easier<p>Updated April 06, 2018<p>Buying a home is likely the most expensive purchase …

Real Estate

These Spigen iPhone 8/7/Plus cases keep your phone protected from $3 shipped

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Spigen’s official eBay storefront has several iPhone 8/7/Plus cases on sale. Out top pick is the iPhone 8/7 Crystal Shell in Rose …

IPhone 8

How to Add Low Power Mode to Control Center with iOS 11 on iPhone

The people asked and Apple answered: you can now add Low Power Mode to your Control Center on the iPhone. This is helpful because it's an easy way to trigger the iPhone power saving mode before your battery charge reaches 20% or less. In previous operating systems, iPhone owners had to go into the …

iOS

By targeting the mid-market, Apple has struck gold with the $329 iPad

iPad sales have been declining for so long now that it was almost a jolt to finally see some good news for the tablet in Apple’s numbers. In the past quarter, iPad sales were not only up, but by a substantial margin: up 15% year-on-year. The stock market sent Apple shares soaring to new highs based …

Tesla Announced the Cost of Its Solar Roof

Just under six months after announcing its Solar Roof, Tesla has finally put a price tag on those eco-friendly solar tiles that look like the real …

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These beautiful tiny homes cost less than $20,000 to build — take a look inside

After more than a decade of designing, editing, and reworking, the students at Rural Studio— Auburn University 's architectural-design program — built two cottages in 2016 with raw materials that cost just $14,000 each. (The team calls them the "20K Homes.")<p>The goal was to create a model for …

Housing

Why Apple’s HomePod has a chance

I’m counting down the days on this one.<p>My primary phone is an iPhone 7 Plus, although I use Android phones all week as part of my job. In my house, I use the Apple TV and quite a few HomeKit devices, so I’m already using Siri to turn my lights on and off and even to activate a sprinkler system. (In …

When Your Doctor Prescribes A Vibrator For Your Aging Vagina

Doctors have been adding a new tool to the arsenal of how they restore the sex lives of menopausal and post-menopausal women: the humble vibrator.<p>With the onset of menopause, a decrease in the production of hormones causes vaginal tissue to get thinner and drier. Vaginal muscles can also atrophy, …

Women's Health

Apple's Siri/AirPlay Device Expected to Boast Premium Specs and Price

Just days ago, word first began circulating the web about Apple’s intent to release a Siri-based competitor to Amazon’s Echo, the Alexa-powered voice …

Hey, Siri! Apple finalizing designs for new smart speaker

Apple is currently finalizing designs for its Amazon Echo competitor, claims renowned Apple tipster Sonny Dickson.<p>According to Dickson, the Echo rival is likely be “marketed as an Siri/AirPlay device,” representing the next step in Siri’s evolution. It is also set to involve some form of Beats …

3 Mortgage Tricks Every Homeowner Should Know About

Whether you're new to homeownership or have been making mortgage payments for years, it never hurts to find ways to slash your costs. Here are three tips that can help you save thousands.<p>One major advantage to getting a 15-year mortgage, as opposed to a 30-year loan, is that you'll generally be …

Blokable plans to ship homes that are modular, stackable, and smart

When you work at Amazon, you learn about scaling your business in a hurry. Now, Aaron Holm, former Amazon product manager and burgeoning …

Housing

The 'Amazon of Cars' Has Filed For An IPO

Carvana, the online marketplace for buying used vehicles, filed for an initial public offering on Friday.<p>The Phoenix-based startup, a self-described …

Startups

The groundbreaking app turning millennials into stock traders is now said to be worth more than $1 billion

The new round of funding is reportedly led by Yuri Milner's investment arm, DST Global, and values the investing app at over $1 billion. That makes it a "unicorn" in Silicon Valley terms.<p>Robinhood declined to comment on the new funding round. Fortune previously reported that the startup was looking …

Venture Capital

10 Tips to Boost Credit Scores for Advisors and Clients | Investopedia

Credit scores play an important role in nearly everyone’s life. High credit scores make it easier to access loans and pay less in interest, which …

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Real Estate

How Do You Dispute Errors on Your Credit Report?

How to Dispute Credit Report Errors With the Credit Bureaus<p>Remove credit report errors with a credit report dispute<p>Updated February 25, 2018<p>Credit …

Identity Theft

How to pay off your mortgage fast

0<p>Becoming mortgage free has always been a huge goal for us, and I’m excited to say that we are almost there! These 5 tips on how to pay off your …

Baby Boomers Could Spark Affordable Housing Boom

They were the baby boomers at birth, and today as they “grow up” and eye retirement, some builders expect them to jumpstart an affordable housing boom.<p>According to a report by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing, by 2035 more than one in five people in the U.S. will be aged 65 and older, and one …

LG's 'blade-like' TV is as thin as four credit cards and hangs on the walls using just magnets

This year's CES in Las Vegas has seen a number of OLED televisions being launched. None, however, are as thin at this offering from LG.<p>Dubbed …

Gear & Gadgets

Digital challenger bank Atom launches online-only mortgages as it hits £100 million in deposits

Business Insider reported in September that the startup was close to launching mortgages and the startup confirmed the launch in an email on Tuesday.<p>CEO Mark Mullen told Business Insider: "What's different about our customer experience is that everything is controlled via the apps that we produce. …

FinTech

Dub Box makes a smaller, lighter VW Microbus caravan

Just last month, we watched caravan icon Airstream go small with the new Basecamp trailer, saying it finally felt the market right for the model, …

Camping

Tesla unveils residential ‘solar roof’ with updated battery storage system

Tesla will build and sell its own line of solar panels to combine with its battery storage system, the company announced at a press event at Universal Studios in LA, today. The system will allow residential homeowners to replace their entire roof with solar panels connected to an updated Powerwall …

Tesla

Surface Studio and Dial hands-on: Microsoft made desktops exciting again

The main attraction is the fancy hinge, which allows you to easily switch between a traditional all-in-one angle to a drawing-board-like 20 degrees. The hinge action is <i>very</i> smooth and extremely easy to activate with one hand. Once set at 20 degrees, it feels sturdy enough to support my weight …

Darkstore opens on-demand delivery fulfillment centers in New York and Phoenix

Darkstore is expanding its warehouse-as-a-service product into New York and Phoenix, following the launch of its San Francisco Darkstore in May. The decision to launch in additional markets is driven by the demand from Darkstore’s brand customers,” Darkstore CEO Lee Hnetinka told me via email. Tuft …

eCommerce

Virtual car keys coming in 2018

Add car keys and fobs to the endangered list.<p>Automotive industry supplier Continental is rolling out a smartphone-based digital key that can be used to unlock and start a vehicle.<p>The company tells Automotive News that it already has deals with several corporate customers to install adapters into …

Automotive Industry

LDS.net Rebrands as Mormon Hub

LDS.net began as a simple forum where Latter-day Saints and friends of other faiths could gather and discuss matters important to them. It then grew …

Mormonism

Snapchat heads for IPO that could value 'mega unicorn' at $25bn

The flotation of the five-year-old app, now used by more than 40% of young Americans, will be the largest social media IPO since Twitter in 2013<p>Snapchat is preparing for a “mega unicorn” flotation on the stock market that could value the five-year-old mobile app known for its disappearing photos at …

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Here's Why Phoenix Could Be the next Silicon Valley

It’s landlocked, in the middle of the dessert, and a near 10-hour drive from Silicon Valley. But that won’t stop Phoenix from becoming the next big …

Silicon Valley