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How this 34-year-old dad made $1 million off a simple Fiverr side hustle

A little over five years ago, Joel Young found himself in a situation many American families are facing: He was deeply in debt with an unpredictable …

Here are the five things I learned installing a smart mirror

I recently received a review unit of the Embrace Smart Mirror. It’s essentially a 24-inch Android tablet mounted behind a roughly 40-inch mirror. It works well when third-party software is installed. Here’s what I learned.<p><b>It’s impossible to get a good photo of the smart mirror</b><p>I tried a tripod, a …

Android News

15 Tips For Sounding Much More Professional At The Office

A little bit of rephrasing goes a long way.<p>"Using positive language in a negative situation can have a big impact on how you're remembered." —yourmate155<p>"It'll make them respect you more." —Inebriatedclusterfuk<p>"The phrase 'I assumed...' has a very negative connotation, and people will view it as …

Extensive Data Shows Punishing Reach of Racism for Black Boys

A study of 20 million children shows the fragility of the American Dream.

This tiny USB adapter lets you use a PS4 controller with a Nintendo Switch

Nintendo’s Pro Controller for the Switch is a solid gamepad, but it’s also a pretty expensive add-on. If you already have a Dual Shock 4 laying around, this tiny USB adapter might be a better (and cheaper) alternative. 8bitdo — a company best known for its aftermarket retro-style controllers — has …

OpenAuto makes car smart with Raspberry Pi DIY hack

Android Auto can be installed on a Raspberry Pi unit with relative ease – and the results are pretty neat. Based on the DIY project we’re having a …

DJI Osmo Mobile 2

Available now for purchase in DJI´s new sought after smartphone gimbal. DJI Osmo Mobile 2 is lighter and cheaper than its predecessor, it includes a …

How to stop websites from using your computer to mine Bitcoin (and more)

Mining cryptocurrencies is a great way to earn small amounts of residual income (that could possibly be worth much more in the future). This is becoming an alternative revenue source some websites (and people with more nefarious intentions) are banking on.<p>Salon.com, for example, is giving readers …

Jake Paul Is A Terrifying Genius And We Should All Be Scared

The year is 2032. “President Paul, the nuclear codes are 4-2-0-6-9.”<p>I admit that I did not have a high opinion of Jake Paul when I paid $54 to watch his education video series on how to become a social media star. I found his brand of comedy childish and only appealing to the 11-year-olds that make …

Google starts certificate program to fill empty IT jobs

There are 150,000 open IT jobs in the U.S., and Google wants to make it easier to fill them. Today the company is announcing a certificate program on …

28-year-old's company makes millions buying from Walmart and selling on Amazon

It seems too easy to be true that you could make millions by raiding the clearance aisle at your local Walmart or Target and then selling your haul …

Building your own smart mirror is surprisingly easy

Take that, Snow White<p>Smart mirrors are straight from science fiction. They’re part of an optimistic vision of the future that imagines a world where screens and data are everywhere, ready to feed you whatever information you need at a moment’s notice.<p>But it turns out that building your own smart …

Raspberry Pi

One in three cybersecurity job openings go begging, survey finds

"The main problem of obtaining key talent in the realm of cyber security stems from a lack of qualified applicants."<p>If you're a hiring manager, you …

Etymotic and Grado are the masters of unsweetened music

Are you ready for a lean and clean audio diet?<p>Audio companies design their sound in much the same way that synthetic food producers design their flavor. As one group weighs up macronutrients, the other tries to balance frequencies. And just as adding sugar can make unpalatable things enticing, so …

How to Start a Smart Home

Smart ideas<p>In the last few years, the idea of a smart home has become less a lofty sci-fi idea and more an accessible reality. Speakers that control …

This Calculator Shows How Many Hours of Work That Big Purchase Costs

If you knew how many hours you’d have to work to buy that new TV, or a new car, how would that affect your decision to buy it? This calculator can …

Personal Finance

Buy-to-let nightmare: my battle to evict tenant from hell

When mega-landlord Fergus Wilson, who with his wife Judith owns hundreds of rental properties in Kent, drew up a list of the types of tenant he was no longer prepared to house, there was predictable outrage.<p>His list included single parents, those on zero-hours contracts and low earners – the type …

I'm The Father Of Dragons!: Hatching Dragon Candles

This is the Game Of Thrones inspired Hatching Dragon Candle available from Firebox (~$44). The candle egg melts to reveal a porcelain dragon inside, …

FDA warns that certain pacemakers are vulnerable to hacking

According to a cybersecurity notice from the Food and Drug Administration, certain pacemakers and cardiac devices are currently vulnerable to hacking. Although security researchers have warned about the security risks to medical devices for years now, this is the first time we've seen the …

40 of the best Android apps of 2016

This year saw a great crop of new and updated apps to make your Android device more useful, productive and entertaining.<p>We’ve rounded up 40 of the best ones we tested all through 2016 – flip through our list, find your favorites and be sure to let us know which ones you’re rocking on your own …

Delta emulator brings Nintendo games to your iPhone without a jailbreak

Moments after <i>Super Mario Run</i> launched on iOS devices last week, Nintendo fans began wondering if and when the company might bring the classic 2D <i>Mario</i> …

Here's how to protect your Yahoo account from hackers

The biggest data breach in history just tripled in size. Yahoo announced Tuesday that every single one of its 3 billion accounts were hacked from a 2013 breach. At the time of the attack, Yahoo claimed 1 billion accounts had been hacked, but after Verizon took over Yahoo, the company investigated …

AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint willing to kill off Galaxy Note 7

AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint are working with Samsung to kill off your Galaxy Note 7. But they're going to let you enjoy Christmas first.<p>The wireless carriers on Friday said they will issue software updates from Samsung that will prevent Note 7 devices from charging and will "eliminate their ability …

Pokemon Go Plus now available to preorder at Best Buy; ships in January

Much like the NES Classic Edition, the Pokemon Go Plus is going to be one of the most difficult gifts to get your hands on this holiday season. …

29 Gifts That Even The Most Heartless People Would Adore

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The true story of America’s sky-high prescription drug prices

Let’s say you’re at the doctor. And the doctor hands you a prescription.<p>The prescription is for Humira, an injectable medication used to treat a lot of common conditions like arthritis and psoriasis. Humira is an especially popular medication right now. In 2015, patients all around the world spent …

Touché lets you try the MacBook Pro's Touch Bar on any Mac

Whether you love or hate the idea of the Touch Bar – the most notable new hardware feature in Apple’s latest MacBook Pro – it’s probably best to judge it after trying it out.<p>That’s where Touché comes in. The app simulates Apple’s new touchscreen display for shortcuts by bringing up a row of Touch …

Microsoft's new app lets colorblind people see the world a little clearer

Colorblindness isn’t usually a debilitating condition, but it’s probably more common than you think, affecting some 8 percent of the population. In extreme cases, people might wear tinted glasses to shift the colors they see nearer to real life, but most don’t bother. Now, though, a new app from …

Apps

How an army of vulnerable gadgets took down the web today

Malware known as Mirai is targeting the smart home<p>At some point this morning, one of the US’s critical internet infrastructure players was hit with a staggering distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that has taken out huge swaths of the web. Sites like Twitter, Netflix, Spotify, Reddit, and …