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Stephen has finally got fast broadband installed, but the Wi-Fi signal doesn’t reach his home office. What’s the solution?<p>I’ve just switched from slow ADSL broadband, where the router was outside my office, to fast Virgin broadband, where the router is on the other side of the house. Unfortunately, …

Wi-Fi

5 privacy settings you should change in Windows 10

With its Windows 10 Creators Update, Microsoft is attempting to be more transparent with its privacy settings. It may have simplified some of the language of its policies, but there is still work to be done.<p>Here are five privacy-related settings you can change for a less invasive and more secure …

How to Turn a Mile-High Torture Chamber Into a Comfy Cabin

Regardless of how an airplane’s cabin irks you—no legroom, garbage Wi-Fi, scant overhead bin space—most of the experience is dictated by the carrier …

Why Samsung’s stock price just hit an all-time high, even as the Galaxy Note 7 keeps exploding

You’d think things couldn’t get worse for Samsung Electronics. About one month ago the company issued a recall of 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 devices after consumers complained about devices exploding. Replacement phones with new batteries were supposed to fix the problem—but a recent accident on a …

This is the most plausible path for Donald Trump to win the election

And the path described is probably Trump's most plausible to the White House.<p>It centers on maintaining a lead in three states in which Trump holds an advantage but 2012 Republican nominee Mitt Romney lost; flipping three more states that are very tight; and making gains in one final state slightly …

Why Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 Battery Problem Is Deeply Troubling

Injured kids, smoked-filled apartments--why the biggest gadget recall in recent memory is such a problem.<p>The battery in your Samsung Note 7 phone might explode.<p>That's a serious problem, and one that has caused no small amount of consumer anxiety in recent weeks. One of the most comprehensive …

Should I Buy Property Under My Name or Through an LLC?

Many buyers prefer purchasing through an LLC to stay anonymous<p><i>Every week, Mansion Global poses a tax question to real estate tax attorneys. Here is</i> …

Real Estate

Climate Change Is Causing Earlier Springs in National Parks

Three-quarters of parks surveyed are experiencing warmer weather earlier in the year, which could hurt their ability to manage invasive species.<p>The National Park Service was created to protect and preserve the United States’ natural wonders. But what happens when climate change starts to alter …

National Parks

How Does the Nobel Peace Prize Work?

So how does somebody even win a Nobel Peace Prize? Ted-Ed delves into the history of the award (how it is one of the five prizes created by Alfred …

The British pound just went over a cliff

The pound has been hammered in trade today after French president François Hollande called for a hard Brexit for the UK.<p>Hollande didn't hold back in front of EU president Jean-Claude Juncker, according to a story that ran in the Financial Times, when he said "we must go all the way through the UK's …

The five biggest changes to media playback in Windows 10

Windows 10 is finally here, and with the most robust and fully featured version of Microsoft's PC operating system to date, it appears the company has finally atoned for its former Windows 8 sins. While some of the changes are obvious -- hello Start menu, my old friend -- some take a little …

Windows 10

Constitutional Rights in the Digital Age

The U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision in <i>Riley v. California</i> held that the police must obtain a warrant before searching the cell phone of someone who has been arrested. This decision applied the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution -- which prohibits "unreasonable searches and seizures" -- …