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How to stop your Android phone from sharing your location with Google

If you carry a cell phone — even a simple flip phone without any sort of real display — someone somewhere is tracking your location. Even if there is …

Apps

Windows 10 users can now try Microsoft’s Your Phone app to mirror phone content to a PC

Available for all Windows 10 users with Android devices<p>Microsoft started testing its Your Phone app with Windows 10 Insiders last month, and now the company is making it available to all Windows 10 users. If you’re running Windows 10 with the latest April 2018 Update, Your Phone is available to …

Windows 10

10 best photography apps for Android!

Photography is a broad topic. Tons of people dabble in it as a hobby. However, it’s a perfectly good career when you can find your niche. Most photographers use DSLR cameras and high tech gear for the best possible shots. However, there are many more who lean on their smartphones as well. Phone …

Apps

World's Ten Most Liveable Cities, Not One American

Of the top 10 most liveable cities in the world, not one of them is in these 50 states.<p>According to the Global Liveability Index, a measurement of the world’s best cities to call home, not a single U.S. city was good enough to make the cut. Canada had three cities, by comparison, including Calgary …

Top 10

The Salary You Need to Live Alone in Every Major U.S. City

Living in an exciting urban environment is a priority for a lot of people, but the prospect of swinging rent in a major city without the help of a …

Real Estate

7 Lightroom Secrets Photographer Pierre Lambert Says Will “Change Your Editing Life”

Here’s a great new video from photographer Pierre T. Lambert with his best Lightroom tips and tricks that he says will make a huge difference in how …

Tutorials

Forget Mykonos and Santorini. I found a little-known island in Greece that's twice as beautiful and half the price.

Most vacationers heading to the islands in Greece usually end up at one of two destinations: Mykonos or Santorini.<p>While both islands have their charms, they've undoubtedly become tourist traps, with overbooked hotels, overpriced restaurants, and beaches and sights packed with cruise-shippers and …

European Travel

The Best NYC Hotels Under $200 a Night

"New York" and "budget" are two words that just don't belong together in a sentence. Almost every activity in the city comes at a price. Between the …

Manhattan

How to Calculate the Thermal Transmittance (U-Value) in the Envelope of a Building

When designing the envelope of projects, we must pay special attention to each of the elements that comprise it, since each of these layers has …

Regulation

Terrains: Architecture in relation to nature, borders and more

Join us on Friday, July 27th from 5:30 to 7:30 @ GalleryAIA 1315 E 7th Ave Suite 105 for our Fourth Friday featured exhibit-- Terrains. A show …

10 companies hiring for remote jobs where you can literally work from anywhere

The majority of remote jobs require workers to live in specific regions or locations, but these 10 companies let you work remotely without geographic …

Remote Working

Single-family rental units have never been easier to buy

Online platforms like Roofstock, OwnAmerica bring institutional tools to mom and pop landlords<p>Roofstock CEO Gary Beasley was browsing through his company’s website while on a flight to New York when his neighbor leaned over and asked what he was looking at. Beasley explained that Roofstock is an …

Real Estate

These 25 Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix Will Blow Your Mind

Science fiction has the power to transport us to other dimensions, expand the boundaries of our imaginations, and teach us very important lessons about being leaders and adapting to change. Once you've read through all the best sci-fi classics, you might be ready to cozy up on the couch with a …

Science Fiction

What happens to your Social Security payments when one spouse dies

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> Journalist Philip Moeller is here to provide the answers you need on aging and retirement. His weekly column, “Ask Phil,” aims to help …

Moment’s Pro Camera App Gives Your Phone a ‘DSLR Shooting Experience’

Moment has just launched a major revamp to its smartphone camera app. Paired with the company’s cases and high-end lenses, the app aims to bring a …

'I was shocked it was so easy': ​meet the professor who says facial recognition ​​can tell if you're gay

Progress makes people uncomfortable. When the first monkeys walked, other monkeys probably said, 'This is outrageous!'<p>Kosinski received emails from people confused about their sexuality who hoped he'd run their photo through his algorithm<p>If you basically accept we’re just computers, then computers …

Artificial Intelligence

The One Reason Why You're Not Losing Weight is Simpler Than You'd Think

Just because you’re working your butt off in the gym, sweating profusely, gasping for oxygen, experiencing all the post-workout soreness and seeing your weight dramatically decrease, doesn’t mean you’re burning fat. Yes, the truth really hurts, even more than your muscles do after a week at the gym.<p>…

Body Fat

Warren Buffett: If you invest this way, 'you can't miss'

When Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett makes investing decisions, he focuses on one thing only: the facts.<p>"You have to be able to play out your …

When It Comes to Achievement, There's Good News and Bad News

It really doesn't matter if you have natural ability or not.<p>You want to dominate in your profession, perfect your skill as a performer, or impress the world with your writing, artwork, or athletic achievements. There's just one problem: You're not very good at whatever it is you seek to do.<p>Should …

Amazon launches an Alexa system for hotels

Alexa is coming to your hotel room. Amazon this morning is announcing a new program called Alexa for Hospitality, designed to bring its voice assistant technology to everything from chain hotels to vacation rentals. The system can be customized to include key guest information, like checkout time …

How to Install and Irrigation System in 11 Easy Steps

Expert advice from the job site.<p>Installing an irrigation system is a great way to keep a lawn green through even the doggiest days of summer. We …

10 Books on Architecture You Can Read Online For Free

There are few things in this world better than books on architecture, especially when they're available to download for free! Following on from our …

75 Types of Wood Ranked by Hardness

Ever wondered about the hardest and softest woods in the world? As architects, we're all pretty familiar with the softest: Balsa. Its material …

Undurraga Devés Arquitects designed a fully-structural framework for Chilean Pavilion - Expo Milano

all images © Filippo Poli<p><b>Undurraga Devés Arquitects designed a fully-wood structure for Chilean Pavilion - Expo Milano 2015-</b> the design is a very …

How To Cuts Gels and Mount Them on Light Modifiers

This is how our friend Felix Kunze uses gels to achieve subtle color effects in photography. He wanted to show how he cuts gels and mount them on …

Gogoro puts its hot-swappable batteries in two new speedy scooters

The Taiwanese company Gogoro is known for its electric scooters with hot-swappable batteries, which makes it easy to change them out in less than six seconds. Today, the company introduced two new electric scooter models: the Gogoro 2 Delight and the Gogoro S2.<p>The Gogoro 2 Delight has a maximum …

Your air conditioner is totally disgusting—here’s how to clean it

Sorry, Drake, but by the time June 1 rolls around there’s one thing in the world that I <i>do</i> love more than my bed and my mama: My air conditioner.<p>When …

Here Are the Benefits of Multiple LLCs or Corporations for Your Businesses

Entrepreneurs running several companies under one LLC may benefit from creating multiple corporations.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What kinds of traits do entrepreneurs share? They're driven to succeed. They're not afraid to try, experiment and fail. They love to …

Small Business

5 Legal Ways To Get Tax-Free Income For Retirement

No one likes paying taxes. Even with the supposed cuts of the Trump tax plan, I hear people complaining about how much taxes they are paying. But with a little help there are a few ways to get tax-free retirement income.<p>I help people work toward reaching financial independence. You know, the day …

Retirement

Walmart Quietly Launched the Midcentury-Modern Furniture of Our Dreams

If we had to pinpoint one trend that's reigned supreme for the last five years, it's midcentury modern design. We've spied Arne Jacobsen– and Hans …