Rudy Reyes

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Find your pals in a crowd with this flashing phone app

We've likely all been there: you're at a concert or some other crowded public space and maybe it's too loud to talk on the phone or you don't have cell reception to send a text. How're your friends supposed to find you? Well, if you use LookFor, all they'd have to, erm, look for, would be your …

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Are You Making The Most Of Your Attic? Incredible Tips To Convert The Space

Could you do with some extra room in your home? Of course, you could. Everybody needs more space than they have, and so you need to create it. If you …

10 tips and tricks to get the most out of your new Chromecast

Advertisement<p>36 Comments<p>Credit: Robert Fruehauf/Shutterstock<p>Someone put a new Chromecast for you under the tree, or maybe you just bought one for …

The Surprising Link Between Gut Bacteria And Anxiety

In recent years, neuroscientists have become increasingly interested in the idea that there may be a powerful link between the human brain and gut bacteria. And while a growing body of research has provided evidence of the brain-gut connection, most of these studies so far have been conducted on …

How To Discover Everything Facebook Knows About You

You can't opt out of ads on Facebook without opting out of Facebook itself. But you can do a lot to control the ads you see.<p>Facebook shows you ads based on what it knows about you and what it thinks you like. It has two ways to figure this out:<p>1. What you tell it directly ( name, age, marital …

How to use Screen Pinning in Android 5.0 (and why you might want to)

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Kevin C. Tofel / Gigaom<p>Nexus 6 carrier pre-orders start this week and many existing Android phones will be receiving …

Where to find silent mode in Android Lollipop

Advertisement<p>60 Comments<p>If you’re lucky enough to have Android 5.0 Lollipop on your phone or tablet, you might be wondering where to find silent …

Scientists Have Mapped Out A 'Mind-Blowing' Tree Of Avian Evolution

More than 200 scientists from around the world have collaborated to map "the avian tree of life" — an undertaking that one evolutionary biologist has …

5 smartphone innovations coming in 2015

Think that brand-new smartphone in your pocket is pretty cool? In just a few short months it’ll be officially obsolete. In early 2015, the first …

5 Ways Chromecast Grew Up This Year

Google’s cheap Chromecast TV stick was a hot item from the moment it launched last year. Before then, no major tech maker had ever offered a living-room streaming device for a measly $35.<p>For Black Friday, some retailers slashed the price even further, to an absurd $24. But even at the original …

6 Mistakes You're Making When Hanging Curtains

What you need to know before you hang your window treatments. This article originally appeared on housebeautiful.com.<p><b>1. Not Measuring Correctly</b>The first thing you should do is measure your windows and make adjustments depending on how you want to hang the window treatments. It will save you another …

SkyBell’s internet doorbell gets faster with always-on Wi-Fi

Second-generation model improves nearly every feature<p>Raising more than half a million dollars on Indiegogo is no small feat. Just 56 projects have done it since the crowdfunding site launched six years ago, and one of those is SkyBell. It turned the complex video intercom systems aimed at offices …

Google's trusted places just made my life so much easier

I never have to unlock my Android phone at home again<p>I don't make a habit of counting how many times I unlock my phone, but I'm willing to believe the stats that say the average user does it hundreds of times each day. That can be an unnecessary chore when using a device in a place safe from …

Android 5.0 Lollipop Review: Smartphone Edition

Google’s new Nexus 6 is officially available, and along with that comes Android 5.0 Lollipop. The latest version of Google’s mobile OS has already been accessible to those who’ve had a chance to experience the Nexus 9 tablet by HTC, but the Motorola-made Nexus 6 is the first smartphone to ship with …

How to Make Perfect Coffee

The science of what makes coffee great<p><i>Coffee has become recognized as a human necessity. It is no longer a luxury or an indulgence; it is a corollary of human energy and human efficiency.</i><p><i>-</i> William H. Ukers, <i>All About Coffee</i> (1922)<p>It was November 23, 2010. We were in Surf City, North Carolina, …

Google Launches Google Cast SDK For iOS, Android and Chrome, Lets Developers Stream Their Apps To Chromecast

Google launched its $35 Chromecast device today that allows users to stream their Chrome tabs and videos to their TVs from virtually every popular platform. In addition, Google is also launching the Google Cast SDK for developers on iOS, Android and Chrome, which will allow them to enable their …

How do you design fitness trackers for the people who really need them?

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Look at ads for the leading fitness tracking gadgets and you’ll see a bunch of people who don’t look the least bit like they …

Hoopla wants to be a free Netflix for library users

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Hoopla wants to make borrowing material from a library as convenient as streaming content on the web. The company, launching …

Google’s Chromecast Offers Another Way to Get Content From Mobile to TV

Google on Wednesday announced plans for Chromecast, which the company says is an easier way to get video and other content from a mobile device to a …