Brian Whitehead

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Bumprz: Minimalist Corners Only iPhone "Case"

How minimalist can an iPhone case get? Bumprz takes it to the extreme with a “case” that covers just the most vulnerable part of your iPhone- the …

Bluetooth Enabled Dice

Does everything in today’s world need to be virtually connected? Yes it does. Even the most ancient of games- dice, can be updated with the latest …

Pistol Grip iPhone Case: Shoot me a Text

Stick ’em iUp! This Gun Grip iPhone Case lets you wield your iPhone 5 like a dangerous weapon. Since information is the most powerful weapon and your …

OCD Chef Cutting Board

For the kitchen perfectionist! The Obsessive Chef Cutting Board is ideal for the cook who wants all their cuts to be exact. It has a measured grid …

Rooted vs. Unrooted Android: Your Best Arguments

Android. Is it better with root access, or is it just fine without it? Can anyone be truly happy on Verizon, or does freedom demand sacrifice? We …

Batteries

Here are Seven Restaurants and Retailers That Pay a Livable Wage

If you're shopping around for a new job with a decent starting pay, G.E. Miller at 20somethingfinance has compiled a list of business chains that …

Most Popular Budget Computer Mouse: Logitech M510

A good computer mouse doesn’t have to cost a ton of money, especially if you need it to travel, or you’re on a budget. This week we’re looking at …

"Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable"

The U.S. Navy SEALs have a saying: "Get comfortable being uncomfortable." If you can be comfortable being uncomfortable, you'll be prepared to handle …

Navy SEALs

Craft a "Problem Statement" for Successful Cold Calls

When you have to talk to someone you don't know about a job, it matters what you say at the start. Copywriter and marketer Johnson Kee shares his …

Your Cable Box Is Wasting Absurd Amounts of Energy and Money

Electricity bill got you down? Blame your cable box or PlayStation or printer or refrigerator or any of your smart, networked devices that have a …

Renewable Energy

This Video Explains the Pros and Cons of Different Display Connectors

If you're looking to buy a new video card or monitor, Linus at TechQuickie explains the differences between display connectors like DisplayPort, DVI, …

Soak Unpopped Popcorn Kernels to Give Them a Second Chance

No matter what method you use to make popcorn, you always seem to end up with a few kernels that didn't pop. Soaking the kernels overnight in water …

Food

Clean Your Garbage Disposal With Used Coffee Grounds

Just like your kitchen trash can, a garbage disposal starts to stink if you don't clean it regularly. After all, it's got garbage in it. Used coffee …

Sometimes, Canned Beer Is Actually Cheaper Than a Keg

During your next party, you may consider buy a keg to serve beer to a large group. Think again! Buying a keg isn't always the best value.<p>Clever Dude …

Make Your Own Natural Bug Repellent at Home

If you've ever been outdoors in the summer, you know bugs are annoying. Commercial repellents have DEET, a chemical some people want to avoid. Try …

Check Out the Best From This Week's Open Thread

How can I trick Google Play into allowing me to install an app that isn't intended for my region?

Google

How to Go Beyond Business Cards and Get Into Anyone's Contacts List

Handing someone your business card does not mean you will be added to their contacts. After all, digital contacts are available on every device, …

Use Trade Shows to Network Your Way Into a New Job

Often, trade shows are seen as showcases, where companies put their products on display for potential customers and media. What you may not know is …

Employment

Commandr Adds Custom Google Now Voice Commands with Tasker Integration

Android: You can already use Google Now to do tons of cool things with just your voice, but it doesn't have everything. Commandr not only adds …

Make a 1-3-5 List for a Faster, Instantly-Prioritized To-Do List

Struggling with a sprawling to-do list is no fun. The folks at WorkAwesome suggest tweaking your to-do list into a "1-3-5 list," or one big thing you …

Avoid Doing Everything and Focus on One Task When Motivated

When you're motivated, the energy makes you run through your task list and do everything. Instead, do one difficult task that will make your life …

Study Shows that 10,000 Hours of Practice Isn't the Magic Number

The 10,000 hours of practice rule suggests that it takes about 10,000 hours of practice to master any skill. It's often cited as a guideline for the …

Ask an Expert: All About Acing the Job Interview

It can be tough just to get your foot in the door when searching for a job, and once you do, there's a lot of pressure to ace the interview. How do …

Hidden Perks of AAA You May Not Know About

When you think of AAA, you probably think of towing. Turns out, a AAA membership also gets you discounts, financial services, and other perks. Here's …

​Keep Mosquitoes at Bay with This Plastic Bottle Bug Trap

No one wants to be eaten alive by mosquitoes, but there's no need to resort to harsh chemicals to keep them at arm's length. Instructables user …

Beer Koozie with a Thermometer

The foam insulator has gone digital with this Kickstarter project, the Koolernaut. The Koolernaut is a Koozie-like sleeve (apparently the term …

Solar Powered Lounge Chair

Bring on those lazy hazy crazy days of Summer. Just don’t make me get up from my lounge chair. You won’t have to get up with the ultimate in …

Buddha Car Charger is the Road Rage Antidote

Serenity now! Put a calm end to phone battery life anxiety in your car with the Buddha Car Charger. This digital Buddha is coming for you, with a big …

iPhone 6 Front Panel Subjected to Scratch Test, Significant Bending

Earlier today, we shared a video of what appeared to be the front panel of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 subjected to a limited bending stress test, but YouTube user Marques Brownlee has now acquired the same front panel and subjected it to additional stress tests, including more significant bending and …

Intel, Samsung and others create new Qualcomm-free internet of things consortium

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: S. Higginbotham<p>Like grains of sand on a beach, there are a seemingly infinite number of standards and protocols …