jason w

33 Added | 1 Magazine | 1 Like | @jasonw6td1 | Keep up with jason w on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “jason w”

24 hidden Windows settings to help you compute better

Take over Microsoft's operating system.<p>Windows has been with us since the mid-1980s. In that time, the operating system has amassed a huge number of features, functions, and settings. But some of them are easy to overlook. So we're shining a light on 24 hidden ways, from improving security to …

Microsoft Edge

You've been charging your smartphone wrong

Do you know how to keep your smartphone's battery healthy?<p>Probably not. In fact, you may have been hastening the death of your phone's battery with your charging habits.<p>Charging to 100%, or overnight? Fully discharging before plugging in? These common practices can shorten the usable life of your …

Tech Trends

Mill Valley midcentury masterpiece by Daniel Liebermann sold

One of Marin County’s finest homes has a lucky new owner<p>The stunner of an abode in Mill Valley, which listed for $2.79 in March, sold this week. And how could it have not? The 1961 midcentury design, conceived by noted architect Daniel Liebermann (he of the Radius House), proved a huge hit with …

Shifting the Squish: Infiniti Takes Recent History’s Biggest Step in Engine Design

From the November 2016 issue<p>For ages, automakers have been searching for a practical means of varying an engine’s compression ratio on the fly. How hard the air—and sometimes the fuel—is squeezed before ignition plays a crucial role in overall efficiency: Compressing the mixture as much as possible …

Engineering

We want walls: the future of office design - and the demise of open plan

It was supposed to herald a new age of modern, collaborative co-working - but is it all over for the open-plan office?<p>Increasingly, open plan, wall-free working spaces, still used by the vast majority of UK businesses, are being supplanted by flexible layouts, with spaces for concentration as well …

Photographers

Adblock Plus has already defeated Facebook's new ad blocking restrictions

Facebook's plan to stop ad blockers has already been foiled. Adblock Plus has found a way to strip ads from Facebook, even when they're served up in Facebook's new ad blocker-proof format. Anyone with a fully updated version of Adblock Plus should once again be able to avoid ads in Facebook's …

Digital Advertising

11 signs you're a stellar employee — even if it doesn't feel like it

Of course, you don't want to be arrogant, but it's also important to know your worth. Requesting feedback is a good idea, but, depending on your circumstances and your boss' managerial style, this can sometimes be difficult to do.<p>How, then, can you tell if you're just doing OK, or killing it at …

Flickr

11 basic Excel tricks that will change your life

Microsoft Excel is an amazing piece of software, and even regular users might not be getting as much out of it as they can. Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.<p>Of course you can move from cell to cell with …

Microsoft Excel
Android News

Cognitive assessment in the palm of your hand

Gaining access to tools that could provide insights into an individual's cognitive functions like memory and decision-making have typically been …

Quick Tips: Mastering Turns on an Adventure Motorcycle

Off-road training pros, the Adventure Brothers, share their top tips for proper turning technique on an Adventure Motorcycle.<p>Easily the hardest …

Off-roading

24 Ways Your Desk Job Is Ruining Your Health

Yes, sitting in front of a computer all day is bad for you--but there are other ways that your daily work routine could be detrimental to your physical and mental well-being.<p>The stress, long hours, and sedentary nature of your modern office job are sucking the life out of you-- literally.<p>And it's …

2017 Audi S3 Sedan Official Photos and Info

Thick in the midst of overhauling its sedan lineup, Audi has already released the all-new A4 sedan, and a new A8 flagship isn’t far behind. That leaves the mid-size A6 and the compact A3 as the next in line for updates, and Audi has unveiled its mid-cycle refresh for the latter model, the smaller …

What are gravitational waves, and where does physics go from here now that we've found them? - ExtremeTech

What are gravitational waves, and where does physics go from here now that we’ve found them?<p>By on February 12, 2016 at 8:27 am<p>This site may earn …

witness the excellence of the two-man Sherp ATV

You’ll have to forgive our Russian translation, but TG thinks that the two-man Sherp is probably worth your attention. It’s a new Saint-Petersburg …

Why sitting is the new smoking (and my $25 solution)

Disclosure: The author is the CEO of Hootsuite. Oristand is Holmes’ side venture.<p>Maybe it’s time for a Surgeon General’s Warning: “Using this product …

The brain's 'on-off switch' for human consciousness is even more intriguing than we thought - ExtremeTech

The brain’s ‘on-off switch’ for human consciousness is even more intriguing than we thought<p>By on December 2, 2015 at 7:50 am<p>This site may earn …

The Brain

The more we learn about memory, the weirder it gets - ExtremeTech

By on December 2, 2015 at 2:11 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>For much of the history of brain …

Wunderlich adds electric 2WD system and reverse gear to a standard BMW R1200GS

Most people who've tested them agree on the advantages offered by two-wheel-drive motorcycles over regular rear wheel drive bikes, particularly …

Motorcycles

Monitor your data usage in Windows 10

How to track and limit the amount of data you use on your Windows 10 device.<p>Because Windows 10 is a universal operating system, Microsoft has built in some data-monitoring tools for users with a limited data connection.<p>Desktop users probably don't need to concern themselves with network data usage, …

5 urgent questions about Windows 10 answered

It's about a month since Windows 10 launched and the early reviews are mostly positive. On my site, Komando.com, I've had readers report everything from smooth sailing to minor annoyances to serious problems that made them go back to Windows 7 or 8.1. With major new software that's to be …

Microsoft Windows

A secret option in your Android phone can help make it work faster

It involves enabling a secret menu reserved for developers and changing some settings.<p>But don't worry, it's extremely easy to do and completely reversible, harmless to your device, and it should take all of two minutes.<p>This will work with most Android phones running the latest version of Android …

Android Lollipop

10 Ways Your Boss Lied and Cheated to Get to Where He Is Now

These slightly weasel-y moves could supercharge your career ascent<p>Nice guys finish . . . well, maybe not <i>last</i>. But probably several rungs below C-level executives.<p>That doesn’t mean most CEOs are bad people. But when you approach the peak of any corporate mountain, the competition grows fierce and …