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Guidemaster: Everything Amazon’s Alexa can do, plus the best skills to enable

Make the most out of Alexa by using these features and skills each day.<p>If you've just introduced one of Amazon's Echo devices into your home and feel …

Wealthfront now helps users save up for their kids’ college tuition

Robo-advisor Wealthfront originally came to market with a product to automate retirement savings, but over time has expanded to provide other financial tools. Today, the company is announcing a new product aimed at helping parents save for their children’s college education.<p>Wealthfront’s college …

How my new daughter totally justified blowing $1,000 on smart home tech

This is June Elise Hollister. She's two months old, and she's the love of my life.<p>She's also the reason my home -- my lights, thermostat, TV and video-streaming gadgets -- now responds to my voice.<p>I don't have to set June down and risk waking her up if I want to dim the lights, pause a movie or …

Home Automation

Deal: Klikr Universal Remote

Control all the things with these tiny Bluetooth to infrared converters, which let you use your smartphone as universal remote control. You can stick …

Get to Know Everything About Using a Multimeter With This Guide

Multimeters seem simple enough to use. You turn it on, connect the leads, then start poking things. Really though, there’s a quite a bit going on in …

Open As App turns boring business data into a mobile app instantly

Cloud computing has made collaboration across coworkers easier than ever, but that doesn’t mean that workers are as productive as possible when they’re on the go. Open As App aims to change all that.<p>Launching today in the Startup Battlefield at TC Disrupt London, Open As App offers a platform that …

Apps

Here's How Much Power You'd Actually Get from Solar Panels on Your Roof

Or from a wind turbine in your backyard.<p>One of the problems with setting up renewable power sources—like solar panels or wind turbines—is that it can be difficult to predict just how much power they will generate once they're built.<p>Say you're considering installing some solar panels on the roof of …

5 busts who will destroy your fantasy football team this season

<i>It’s fantasy football draft season, and For the Win is here to help you avoid drafting any duds. Here are five players we think are being over-valued heading into the 2016 season…</i><p>1. Devonta Freeman, RB Falcons<p>The biggest concern with Freeman is the potential emergence of Tevin Coleman. The …

Fantasy Football

Fantasy football cheat sheet: Position rankings

Your position-by-position cheat sheet for 2016 PPR fantasy football rankings, courtesy of FantasySharks.com.<p>For more in-depth position rankings, as well as strategy columns, player capsules, stats and projections, check out the Aug. 24 Fantasy Extra issue of USA TODAY Sports Weekly.<p>(Rankings …

I built a Wi-Fi paradise and all I needed was one device

I have a confession to make. Despite all the fantastic routers we cover here on BGR that offer cutting-edge technology and long range, I have used …

Meet MowBot: Husqvarna's Automower Robotic Lawnmower

I’ll be honest, when I first heard about Husqvarna’s Automower robotic lawnmower, my first thought was, “Well, that’s stupid.” I mean, why would …

Why landscape architects are the urban designers of tomorrow

At a recent Landscape Architecture Foundation summit, it became clear the profession has a big role in shaping the future of our cities<p>For landscape architects, the ground has shifted in serious ways over the last few decades. Earlier this summer in Philadelphia, at a mid-June summit organized by …

25 Cheap And Easy DIYs That Will Vastly Improve Your Home

It's the sacred place where you hang out in your pajamas and binge-watch TV shows. Doesn't it deserve better?

Watch How Easy It Is to Build a Jet Propane Torch

A jet propane torch can be assembled with a few fittings and parts borrowed from a welder and gas grill.<p>Setting up your own metal foundry starts with a propane torch. Using gas fittings and a few pipes, you can build your own high temperature torch that's supplied by a basic propane tank.<p>The Make …

15 incredible space-saving gadgets under $60 that every kitchen needs

If you have limited kitchen space, it's often easy to give up on cooking — especially if you don’t have enough room to store the tools and gadgets …

12 Ways To Improve Work Life Balance Beginning Today

The concept of work/life balance has struck a sensitive nerve.While clinical work addictions may be rare, lack of work/life balance is a pervasive issue that to some degree perhaps applies to us all. As someone who has been an entrepreneur through multiple companies and for nearly all of my life, I …

How 15 Minutes a Week on LinkedIn Can Boost Your Personal Brand

How to be productive on the social networking site without having to spend much time.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>July is here and I bet your dance card's pretty full. Barbecues, weddings, camping trips--who has …

Networking

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How an innocent Facebook post turned into a viral cheating scandal

Social media has been the crux of some seriously adorable love stories. Take, for example, the time a log-in glitch on Facebook that led to the …

See the Heart-Tugging Moment Between an Ex-Convict and a Texas Cop That’s Captivating the Internet

A photo of a Texas police officer and an ex-convict is going viral for all the right reasons.<p>Edward “Doc” Amey has been to prison three times. He has a rap sheet that’s several pages long, including six felonies and a number misdemeanors. But while just a few years ago Amey was running from the …

Law Enforcement

The 18 best 'Shark Tank' pitches of all time

While each Shark may have their own method for evaluating whether a company is worth an investment, they all agree on the fundamentals of a great pitch.<p>In the best pitches, entrepreneurs sell themselves as much as the product and are prepared to answer any question. The pitches are concise and …

How to pick the right iOS 9 content blocker for you

Figuring out which content-blocking apps you want is going to be tough with so many of them vying for your attention. Which one should you choose?<p>A day after iOS 9 made content blockers possible, we’ve got Purify, Peace, Crystal, Silentium, Blockr, Freedom, Blockr and 1Blocker, just to name a …

Digital Advertising

The 40 Best To-Do List Apps in 2018

What was once the simple choice between a notebook, legal pad, or stack of Post-it notes to manage personal tasks is now a mind-numbing decision …

Zolt Laptop Charger

Like the Dart, Zolt is an extremely compact laptop charger at just 3″ long. But it can also charge two other USB-powered devices all at the same …

Dubs Ear Plugs

Dubs Acoustic Filters are stylish ear plugs. They sit flush against the ear and come in four colorways. Dubs claims that the ear plugs have a 12dB …

MonkeyOh Black Red

You do it all on your own, but sometimes you need a hand. And sometimes you need two. Like when you’re being an i-warrior, reading your texts and typing on your laptop. Or when you’d like to look at that recipe head on. Give your iPhone or Galaxy the lift it needs with Felix’s <b>MonkeyDo.</b> This</b> …

Logitech Wireless Touch Keyboard K400 with Built-In Multi-Touch Touchpad

This fits your .<p>to make sure this fits.<p>Easy and comfortable typing on quiet keys with bold, easy-to-read characters<p>Large (3.5-inch) touch-pad with …

I liked this design on #Fab. Pivot Power Mini

<b>Pivot Power Mini</b> is a portable power solution that turns a single three-pronged socket into four fabulous features. Unfold it to reveal <b>two grounded outlets and two USB ports</b>—perfect for powering laptops, charging smartphones, or replenishing digital cameras. This compact, collapsible device …

Home Automation

How to turn your old iPhone into your kid's dream device

If you have an old iPhone lying around, chances are you're not getting much use out of it. I still have my iPhone kicking around here somewhere, but …