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Google location tracking: Turn it off for real

Google is watching you. That's what everyone says half-jokingly about the search giant, which has often been accused of Big Brother-style monitoring of your searches, voice activity and location.<p>Now it appears that even if you manually disable Google Location History, Google Maps and other apps may …

Maps

Snoopware installed by 11 million+ iOS, Android, Chrome, and Firefox users

All of the apps appear to have been recently acquired by a little-known company.<p>People often use ad blockers, disk-cleaners, and similar utilities to …

Apps

9 Foods Thyroid Experts Avoid—and You Should Too

Some foods touted as nutritional superstars—like kale and millet—might not be the best choices for the health of your thyroid gland.<p>The main job of …

Wellness

Computer monitor buying guide

Whether your old monitor has died or you finally decided you need to upgrade for the latest movies or games, buying a new computer monitor is a big …

4K resolution

Study: Doctors give patients only seconds to explain reason for visit before interrupting

Have you ever felt rushed during a doctor’s visit? Most physicians don’t give their patients adequate time to explain the reason for their visit, …

University of Florida

How to Get Your Favorite Protein Bars for Cheaper

These bars are eating my money!<p>Protein bars have recently become a staple for foodies and a large majority of society alike. They're the best fit …

Best exercises for women by age: What to focus on in your 30s, 40s and beyond

Women’s fitness often tends to focus on cardio, yoga or even conditioning, but any personal trailer will tell you, this isn’t enough.<p>Fitness expert …

When It Comes To Personal Finance, Don't Believe Everything You Read

One of the most valuable concepts I learned in studying economics is the importance of factoring in all the consequences of an action, especially ones that aren’t always apparent upfront. I was reminded of that lesson when I recently read three different financial planning articles that came to …

Retirement

Find the Right Replacement Nut or Bolt via Photo Using Amazon's Part Finder

I moved late last year, which involved taking apart and later putting back together a decent amount of furniture. Consequently, that also led to a …

iOS Apps

We Paid Off $147,000 in Debt in 3 Years. Here’s How We Became Financially Free

"It became like a game to us."<p>Jessie and Josh Boyce had secured the best-paying, most stable careers they’d ever had when they moved to Florida in …

Personal Finance

Ninth Circuit Upholds Block of California Gun Magazine Ban

SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – A Ninth Circuit panel on Tuesday affirmed a federal judge’s order preliminarily barring California from enforcing a …

Secrets (good and bad) no one is telling about motherhood

Way, way back in 2002 I wrote a book about the domino effect that occurs when women try to raise children, babies and toddlers in particular, and pursue full-time career simultaneously. The subtitle of the book (which has since been re-released as “The Two-Income Trap: Why Parents Are Choosing to …

Scientists Discover Hottest, Most Improbable Way to Steal Your Passwords

Scientists have discovered a new way to capture people’s passwords, though the circumstances needed for the attack to work make the odds of it being …

Millionaires Flee California After Tax Hike

According to new research released by Charles Varner, associate director of the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality, California lost an estimated 138 high-income individuals following passage of the Proposition 30 income tax increase championed by Gov. Jerry Brown (D) and approved by Golden …

Income Tax

When do sugar, flour and other baking supplies go bad? Here's your guide

Knowing when to throw out food can be tricky, especially dry goods. Products come labeled with a dates like use-by, sell-by and best-by. When it comes to baking, you might have more time to bake those cookies than you thought.<p>The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service alongside the Food …

Outsiders may be reading your Gmail: Here's how to stop them

Do you know who is reading your Gmail? Do you know how to stop those who shouldn’t have access to such messages?<p>A report published this week in the "Wall Street Journal" found that while Google itself indicated more than a year ago that it would stop reading your mail to target ads, hundreds of …

How much you have to exercise and what kind of workout to do to get different types of benefits

There are a lot of good reasons to fit in a workout today.<p>Whether you want to lose weight, combat anxiety and depression, improve memory, build endurance, or strengthen bones and muscles, exercise can help.<p>But depending on your goals, some types of exercise work better than others.<p>If you want to …

Exercise

8 things you should never do at hotel checkout

For most hotel guests, checking out is an afterthought. It’s the last thing you have to do before heading home. But knowing what not to do at …

Here's How To Tell If You’re Dehydrated

And what to do to stay healthy in the heat.<p>It’s not even officially summer yet, and we’re already sweating up a storm. And the worst part? It only gets more uncomfortable from here. But as you stock up on sunscreen and scope out your neighborhood’s nearest pools, it’s important to keep in mind that …

How To Create A Financial Plan Without Paying For An Advisor

A financial planner serves as a guide and a coach. Some people need that and some don't. Here's how to create a financial plan without the fees.How …

Android Messages will let you send texts from your computer starting today

Text, images, and stickers all work in the web version of Android Messages<p>Google is beginning to roll out desktop browser support for Android Messages, allowing people to use their PC for sending messages and viewing those that have been received on their Android smartphone. Google says the feature …

Android News

Use this Chrome extension to know if you're reading fake or biased news

Have you ever clicked a link on Facebook, been taken to a site you've never heard of and wondered whether what you were reading was real, fake news or satire? Of course, you have. It's 2018 and the lines between all three are blurred more by the day. Even to a trained eye, some sites require a …

Planning a move? By 2021, these 8 states will have no income tax

Hate paying tax? These states will let you keep more of your hard-earned income.<p>Without beating around the bush, let me just say what's on all of our minds when it comes to taxes: They stink! No one likes preparing their taxes or handing over their hard-earned money to Uncle Sam. It is, however, a …

Retirement

The Massage Tool That Will Make Recovery Easier Than Ever

Got some next-level soreness that can't be foam-rollered away? GQ's Best Stuff has the teched-out muscle relaxer for you.<p>Hyperice HyperVolt vibration massage device<p>> $349, Buy now at Hyperice<p>I ran sprints in college. I was mediocre in every facet except for getting injured, in which I was …

5 secret money drains that are keeping that vacation out of range

Are you wondering whether you have enough to pay for that vacation next year? Or are you trying to figure out how to pay for a new bicycle you’ve …

Silk Road creator's alleged ally extradited to the US

Key Silk Road figure Roger Thomas Clark, better known by his Variety Jones alias, is now facing trial in the US. The alleged mentor to creator Ross Ulbricht (aka Dread Pirate Roberts) has been extradited to the States after spending well over two years in custody in Thailand. He now faces an …

The Nix Mini Sensor lets you capture colors from the real world

popsci shop<p>This useful design tool is now 30 percent off.<p>Color makes a big difference in our lives—whether it's for a work project or designing your living room. When you find the perfect shade for your project, the Nix Mini Color Sensor will let you capture the color so you never forget it. This …

Training is Nothing without Recovery

<b>Fitness is built by introducing stress (training) to your body. <br>Your body initially freaks out (why running feels so difficult at the beginning of training), but it learns to adapt. The adaptation is a result of the stress+recovery=fitness equation. Without a proper recovery, your body cannot gain</b> …

Gold / Silver / Copper Prices - Weekly Outlook: June 18 - 22

© Reuters. Gold likely to remain vulernable to dollar strength<p>Investing.com - Federal Reserve tightening looks likely to remain a strong headwind for …

How to save money on food

You don't have to eat less to spend less on food. Tweaking your spending could help you save.<p>Trying to save money on food can be kind of like going …