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The Best Basic Smoke Alarm

After more than 65 hours researching fire safety, interviewing five experts, and reading well over a hundred pages of smoke-alarm data, we recommend …

Grow Lights for Indoor Plants and Indoor Gardening: An Overview

By Brian Barth<p>Indoor growing offers many advantages. The biggest benefits are the most obvious: garden pests can't get at your plants, and you have …

New features for Tablo DVRs mean you won’t miss a second of your favorite show

There are some great options out there for cord cutters looking for a solid over-the-air (OTA) DVR choice, but Nuvyyo’s Tablo DVRs, like the Tablo …

Rise Of The Beerbots: Is Tech Taking The Craft Out Of Homebrewing?

In 2009, food writer Emma Christensen began brewing beer at home. She quickly grew to love each stage of the hours-long process, much of which is spent tending to a crock of boiling wort, or unfermented beer, and adding hops every few minutes. Over the course of making more than a hundred batches, …

This iOS app makes creating and editing guitar tabs a breeze

One of the more tedious tasks of playing in a cover band is managing lyric and chord sheets. When you play a typical four-hour gig in a local bar, memorizing all that music is not always going to happen. You've got to study each song and learn your particular parts, sure, but having a cheat sheet …

Apps

The Best Indoor Plants to Clear the Air, Literally

Aloe vera is a pretty magical little plant, and its medicinal properties are well known for treating minor cuts and burns. But there's another …

DJI Launches New Mavic Pro Drone, Coming to Apple Stores in November

DJI today announced the launch of the Mavic Pro, its latest and smallest drone. The DJI Mavic Pro is designed to be compact, folding down to be put in a bag so it can be used anywhere.<p>When its four arms are folded and the propellers tucked away against its body, the Mavic Pro is "practically the …

Drones

15 Homemade Pancakes That Will Make You Skip Diner Brunch

It may seem <i>totally</i> necessary to hit up brunch every Sunday, right when that mad pancake craving hits you like clockwork. But before you know it, you’ve had too many mimosas, your bill is up to $40 and somehow it’s 3PM and you’re wondering where the heck the day has gone. The simple solution to this …

Relay G10 billed as the easiest wireless guitar system ever

Wireless technology has been available for a good many years, but reliability, affordability and complexity issues mean that many players prefer to …

Your Must-Listen Podcast Playlist For 2016

Serial was just the beginning: here’s what you should listen to next—helpfully arranged by what you already like.<p>A recent study by the Pew Research Center revealed that less than half of Americans have ever heard of podcasts, and of those, 17 percent only listen to one show. That’s a shame, because …

Jet.com Takes On Amazon With The Promise Of Lower Prices

For years, online shoppers have used a number of tools to help them find the best deals, ranging from web browser add-ons that check for available coupon codes to standalone price comparison services. A new website called Jet.com, launching today, is offering another option for price-sensitive …

eCommerce

Jamstik+ is a backpack-friendly 'smart guitar'

The first time I encountered Jamstik, a guitar controller for Mac and iOS, was at CES 2013. Zivix -- the team behind the product -- came to our trailer and gave us a demo. That was a prototype, which eventually got crowdfunded and did pretty well as history tells it. Now there's Jamstik+ with a few …

Guitar

How Being a Worrywart Helps at Work

Pessimism and Anxiety Can Improve Performance<p>By<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>Google+<p>Sue.Shellenbarger@wsj.com<p>Most people seek to project an upbeat, confident attitude on the job. But sometimes it is better to be a worrywart.<p>While ample research has documented the …

With Jellynote, Learning To Play An Instrument Is Like Playing Guitar Hero

Meet Jellynote, a French startup that provides a new yet familiar experience for learning music. With Jellynote, you can find scores and see YouTube covers at the same time, create a songbook and suggest different versions. But the killer feature is a Guitar Hero-like mode that takes advantage of …

Eating This Wild Herb Can Allegedly Stave Off Hunger and Thirst for Several Days

A centuries-old slimming remedy is all set to make a comeback after evidence of its use was discovered in old manuscripts during an archaeological …

Rhino Shield Crash Guard allows iPhone to survive a 24-foot drop

While there are already iPhone cases that claim to protect against drops from up to 30 feet (9 m), most of those are actually more like housings that …

Running shoes made to fit the shapes of feet

As a kid, having no understanding of fashion, I never understood pointy shoes. After all, the human foot doesn't come to a point, which to me seems to explain the popularity in the early 1970s of Earth Shoes, which had a down-sloping negative heel and a foot-like shape with an almost-rectangular …

Phiaton’s new BT 220 NC wireless noise-canceling earphones put Bose in their sights

When Phiaton unveiled its Chord MS 530 Bluetooth headphones with active noise canceling, we were skeptical to say the least. But it didn’t take long …

Porch.com reveals it raised $27.6M last year, adds new features for homeowners

While some people take up knitting or watercolor painting as a hobby and creative outlet, others use their creative energy on their homes, with remodels and improvements.<p>Porch.com, which views itself as a “home improvement network” for those creative homebodies, turns one year old today. Now the …

Sennheiser Takes on Beats With New 'Urbanite' Headphones

When your company has a successful product on its hands, what do you do? You iterate and spin out different versions of it, hoping to strike gold …

Facebook Is Just a Place for Narcissists and Neurotics to Show Off

Everyone hates people who tend to seek attention and show off over-actively. However, I don't understand why it's well-tolerated on the Internet and why most of the people don't realize that social networks, especially Facebook, have become just a place to create a fake self-image, please the ego …

Garmin's Approach S6 Is Like Wearing a Golf Coach On Your Wrist

Slowly but steadily, Garmin has been updating its golf-specific Approach watches every year, taking them from a simple method of finding your way …

Full Steam Ahead: Picking the Right Rice Cooker

One of my best friends is from Manila. She says westerners are constantly asking her opinion on the best way to cook rice. Her answer is always the …

Klipsch R6i In-Ear Headphones review: Comfortable in-ear headphones that crank the bass - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The bass-rich Klipsch R6i In-Ear Headphones are comfortable to wear and offer a tight seal thanks to Klipsch's oval-shaped eartips. The flat-cord design is equipped with a three-button inline remote and microphone, and Klipsch's well-designed carrying case is included.<p><b>The Bad</b> The R6i …

Meet the next big thing in finance: Gautam Kaul - The Buzz - Investment and Stock Market News

Gautam Kaul hasn't won a Nobel Prize. But the Michigan finance professor is a bigger online phenom than Robert Shiller.<p>When Gautam Kaul speaks, hundreds of thousands of people listen.<p>Kaul, a professor of finance at the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business, has become an Internet …

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