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The Secret to Juicy Shrimp

Step 1. Soak shrimp in brine.<p>Soak quickly in brine to keep lean seafood moist as it cooks and season it throughout. A solution of 1 tablespoon kosher …

Cooking

This $6 electronics screwdriver repair kit belongs in your toolbox

<b>Update:</b> This deal has expired.<p>The Intey Magnetical Precision 58-piece Electronics Repair Tool Set falls to just $5.52 when you use code <b>JM7NB3HC</b> at …

Repairs

Here’s the Trump Tax Loophole Your Accountant Can Blow Wide Open

If exploiting a tax loophole is as much an art as a science, then the tax planning profession is poised for a creative renaissance.<p>The inspiration is …

Finance

The Mi Robot vacuum is my favorite Xiaomi product, and now there's a new one

The successor to the Mi Robot vacuum is here, and it brings a host of upgrades.<p>Xiaomi's primarily known for its phones, but the Chinese manufacturer …

20 handy things you didn't know Google Photos can do

Most people think of Google Photos like a dusty old album on the shelf. Every once in a while, you flip through those old snapshots with a friend. Remember that trip to the beach? That was so nice.<p>Like most Google services, Photos is overflowing with helpful features, which can manipulate, …

Apps

24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Dig deeper into iOS.<p>Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity—you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, you'll find dozens of lesser-known settings and options. Here are 24 you can use …

An easy first project for Android development noobs: Math Game

You can read about Android development until you’re blue in the face, but eventually you actually have to build something if you want to get a true grasp on how it all works.<p>In fact, I think this is a scenario where the very best way to learn is by doing. Until you actually dive into Android Studio …

How to get started with Google Play Music

There is more music at your fingertips than there are stars in the sky.<p>While there are many apps that stream music, and stream it well, Google Play …

7 great Google Play Music holiday playlists to make the season even better

Is it really Christmas until the music starts?<p>It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and you know what that means: break out the Christmas …

ProtonMail Bridge offers encryption for your go-to email client

ProtonMail's encrypted email app went live for everyone a year or so ago. The company offered a free VPN service just this past June and an encrypted contacts system just before Thanksgiving of this year. Now ProtonMail is enabling mainstream email app users safely send and receive email, …

Information Systems

How to get the most out of Google Play Music

Nine ways to upgrade your listening experience.<p>Google's streaming music service doesn't get the same attention as some of its other offerings, like Gmail or Maps, but this Spotify competitor is a powerful app, especially when you know how to use it optimally. Below, tips that'll help you get the …

Google Calendar gets a fresh new look

One of Google’s most-used (but least updated) apps just got a new coat of paint. Launched over a decade ago, Google Calendar, aka GCal, has coasted through existence with a series of mostly iterative updates. 2015 brought “reminders,” 2016 saw the launch of “goals” and AI-driven “smart …

Recipe: Apple-Cinnamon French Toast Casserole

Apple-Cinnamon French Toast Casserole<p>Serves 10 to 12<p><i>For the French toast casserole:</i> <br>4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted <br>6 large eggs <br>2 cups …

Destiny 2 review

It’s Destiny, with much less bullshit<p>The evolution of <i>Destiny</i>, like that of many long-term online service games, has been a veritable saga. Three years ago, Bungie launched <i>Destiny</i> amid staggering levels of hype, and the massive canyon between expectations and reality led many people to write off the …

Destiny 2

Elevate your commute on the new Mosaic Cycles CT-1

Bespoke Colorado framebuilders Mosaic have just unveiled a new urban commuter bike that will stand out in a crowd. The new CT-1 blends aesthetics …

The Completely Addictive Method of Making Pasta Sauce

The idea of making homemade pasta sauce might sound intimidating, but it's a lot less complicated than you'd think. And I'm not talking about a more involved project like a beef bolognese. My go-to way to prepare pasta is with a lemony, garlicky, buttery sauce that comes together in minutes — and …

The 9 Best Talenti Gelato Flavors, Ranked

Talenti takes gelato to another level.<p>August 16, 2017<p>If you didn't already know, I am an ice cream enthusiast. However, after I spent the beginning …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

How to Cut Back on Playing Video Games

As you get older and assume more responsibility in your life, your gaming time might need to adjust. It doesn’t have to be game over, but if gaming …

World of Warcraft

Meal Prep Carnitas Burrito Bowls | Recipe

Why prep meals every day when you can prep them once a week? Chock-full of veggies, whole grains, protein and healthy fats these flavorful burritos …

Cooking

Crispy Pork Carnitas (Mexican Slow Cooked Pulled Pork)

Instructions<p>TO CRISP IN THE OVEN:<p>Transfer the pork to a baking sheet lightly sprayed with cooking oil spray (or lined with aluminium foil or …

Cooking

Samsung discontinues My Knox, urges users to switch to Secure Folder

Samsung is discontinuing My Knox in favor of the newer Secure Folder app. In an email sent to users, the company announced that My Knox will no longer be available on new Samsung devices this year. You can still use it until its end-of-service date, which will be announced soon. However, the tech …

Electronics Industry

Amazon launches new training and certification portal to lure talent to AWS

As cloud services continue to pick up steam, Amazon wants to make sure there is no shortage of talent to maintain your cloud computing operations and take care of your AWS needs.<p>Yesterday, the e-commerce giant announced it is launching its own dedicated training and certification portal to offer …

Cloud Computing

Hidden Tricks Inside Windows 10

Even if you think you know it all, you don't.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this …

Software

Secret settings that make any Android phone feel twice as fast

The annual Mobile World Congress trade show is less than a week away, which means we’re about to be introduced to some of the most exciting new …

Mobile World Congress

Latest Android Studio Canary offers Android Wear developers a digital crown emulator

Android Studio, a Google-built tool for developers to use when making Android applications, is focused on making it easy for developers to quickly visualize their apps in action. To further improve the Android Wear developer experience, Google is introducing a new tool that emulates the rotating …

Android News

Learn Android development by build 14 full-functioning apps

Numbers don’t lie. Over 80 percent of the world’s mobile devices run on Android. Those devices account for about 40 percent of the entire globe’s web traffic. That’s a huge market for developers. Start connecting — and creating — for the Android community now with the Complete Android Developer …

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I read 15 books this year on happiness, productivity, and success — here are the most meaningful insights I've taken away

The bad thing is that one time a stack of said books collapsed on my desk neighbor.<p>Without a doubt, the books that moved me most this year focused on psychology and behavioral science — and as 2016 draws to a close, I'm reflecting on everything I learned.<p>Below, I've rounded up the most meaningful …

Self-improvement

Smartphone Privacy Settings You Need To Activate Today

Default settings are a blessing and a curse. If you haven’t started customizing your devices, it’s great to have the creator-recommended settings to …

Information Systems