James Yi

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Three of the Most Underrated Rolexes of the Last 30 Years

The last few years have seen a distinct rise in the hype levels of Rolex sport models, both old and new. Some of it well deserved, some of it, well, …

Watches

According to Hiring Managers, When Asked, "What Makes You Unique?", Don't Say This

Employers share what NOT to say about what makes you unique.<p>It's not uncommon in a job interview to be asked, <i>"What makes you unique?"</i> Most job seekers naturally feel the need to say something witty or unexpected. And, that's where things go wrong. I recently asked a group of professional recruiters …

Employment

Data Sheet—Zillow's Audacious House Flipping Plan Scares Wall Street

Experiments are fun and interesting. The real estate advertising company Zillow should know. It’s running a real-time experiment with its business …

Real Estate

Microsoft’s new Windows 10 app mirrors your phone’s features to your PC

Microsoft is unveiling a new “Your Phone” app for Windows 10 today at its Build developer conference. The app is designed to provide a mirror of a phone straight to a desktop PC, and it will let Windows 10 users access texts, photos, and notifications from their machines.<p>Features will vary …

Windows 10

How to find your eyeglass prescription without getting an exam

Need your vision specs so you can order new specs? This magical new tool can give you the numbers.<p>Want to freshen your face with a new pair of eyeglass frames? As you probably know, you can save a small fortune by ordering glasses online.<p>Just one wrinkle: You need to know your prescription. Sure, …

Eyeglasses

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education

5 Ways You’re Killing Your Smartphone Battery (Without Even Realizing it)

And here's the thing: It means your phone is going from fully charged to having no battery power left at all incredibly quickly.<p>Updating your …

8 Secrets Only Real Estate Agents Know

Tips they might not have always been able (or willing) to share with their clients.<p>Staging Changes From Season to Season<p>The concept of staging was …

How to Edit PDF Files for Free

Not everyone can afford the steep subscription fee that Adobe charges for its Adobe Acrobat DC PDF editor (Rs. 12,168 per year). The app is the best …

NFL closes overtime rule loophole

Getty Images<p>The NFL has closed an odd loophole in the overtime rules, fixing a problem that had never come up — but would have caused major …

LetsGetChecked raises $12M for its personal health tests

LetsGetChecked, an Irish startup that offers a health test kit service so that you can take various common laboratory tests from the comfort of your home, has picked up $12 million in Series A funding.<p>Leading the round is Optum Ventures, the independent venture fund of health services provider …

Social Security 101: How to File for Benefits

Nothing worth doing is ever easy, and so it goes with Social Security. When the time comes to file for your benefits, be prepared. Here are the nuts …

New Medicare Cards Are Coming. Here's Everything You Should Know About Them

Find out the benefits -- and potential pitfalls -- from the newly minted cards.<p>Medicare provides essential support for millions of older Americans in …

House Flipping: Learn How to Buy and Rehab a House

The popularity of the TV show Flip This House among the American audience has somehow persuaded us that flipping homes are a lucrative way of making …

Houston's Hot Properties: The Best Places To Lease

Every Houston area community has quality leasing and home rental options. Check out the hottest locations in the Patch Real Estate Guide.<p>HOUSTON, TX …

CoStar Group, Inc. Bookings Soar 47%

The real estate information company achieved a $1 billion revenue run rate.<p><b>CoStar Group</b> (NASDAQ:CSGP) reported fourth-quarter results on Feb. 21. The …

What are ETFs? A beginner’s guide to exchange-traded funds

<b>Pop the champagne! Exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, recently celebrated a milestone birthday: January marked 25 years since the world’s largest ETF</b> …

Learn to use your tablet like an ace with these eight iPad Pro tips and tricks

Jessica Lee Star/Digital Trends<p>When the original iPad launched in 2010, it was in many ways a glorified iPhone with a significantly larger screen. …

IPad Pro

4 Staple Wardrobe Pieces Every Guy Needs

There are a few staple wardrobe pieces that every guy needs, and that can make any outfit you wear. Whether you are going out for dinner with the …

What Every Real Estate Investor Needs To Know About Apartment Property Managers

If you are looking for a way to diversify your portfolio while building wealth for the future, buying an apartment building could help you achieve both goals. There are enormous advantages to owning rental property, and investing in a fully-rented apartment building could bring you a steady stream …

Real Estate

This is Google Chrome’s built-in ad blocker and how it works, launching February 15

Google announced last year that Chrome would incorporate an ad blocker in order to improve the browsing experience on the web. Ahead of its launch tomorrow, the company has shared some of its technical details, as well as the UI ends users will see.<p>Ads will be blocked according to the Better Ads …

A foodie tour of South Korea

With the Winter Olympics shining a spotlight on this hi-tech country, a new culinary trip introduces visitors to zingy rice dishes and the world’s best bibimbap – all with a pleasingly messy disregard for formality<p>I’m not particularly hungover, having stuck to local Hite beer the evening before, …

South Korea

The Chrome Extensions We Can't Live Without

Nearly two-thirds of internet users turn to Chrome for their browsing needs, but far fewer take full advantage of its available extensions, the …

How to Save $1 Million for Retirement -- When You Have Nothing Saved by Age 50

Believe it or not, it can be done.<p>It's no secret that Americans on a whole are mostly unprepared for retirement -- but sadly, that includes those who …

Can You Pass This Social Security Quiz? 72% of Americans Failed, and It Will Cost Them

Social Security provides the majority of retirement income for millions of retirees. Be sure you really understand how it works, lest you end up …

Retirement

How to send large files for free

For bigger file transfer, email is a no-go. So what are your options?<p>E-mail is creaking under the demands of the internet, and nowhere is that more …

Apps

Apple iOS 11.2.5 Release: It's A Big One

So far Apple iOS 11.2.5 is a mystery. Why Apple has jumped four version numbers (from iOS 11.2.1) is a mystery. What it contains is a mystery. But following the last week of iPhone power throttling revelations (and a fully deserved backlash), the upcoming iOS 11.2.5 just became the biggest and most …

iOS

Start Saving Now For Spring’s Big Rolex Daytona Auction

One of the world’s most coveted Rolex models is taking the focus of a special auction set for this spring.<p>In May 2018, Phillips auction house is …

INTERVIEW: SJX

There are very few people who, at such a young age, have amassed such a breadth of knowledge and experience as SJX, the founder and editor of SJX …

REVIEW: Nest's new $499 home security system is simple to install and made me feel a lot safer

As an extremely neurotic homeowner, I am always looking for new ways to keep my home safe and spy on my dog, to make sure he's not getting into mischief.<p>So I was extremely excited to try out the Nest Secure, the smart-home company's new $499 security system. Nest, one of Google's corporate …