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Google Drive vs OneDrive vs Dropbox: Which cloud service deserves your data?

Picking a cloud storage service is a difficult choice, thanks to the abundance of the service available. Gigabytes of free storage await anyone …

Apps

These are first 7 Alexa skills you should enable

After you take the time to set up your new Alexa speaker, explore some of its topical features, and find other ways it can help you through the day, digging into third-party skills is the next logical step.<p>But the world of Alexa skills can be daunting. There are so many to choose from, it can be …

Smart Homes

Netflix has tons of hidden categories — here's how to see them

Netflix hidden categories are the secret to better binging, friends.<p>The vast amount of content on Netflix can get pretty unwieldy. Luckily, there's a …

TV shows

Why did my credit score drop? Here are 6 reasons why your credit rating can dip

An airline credit card with an insane rewards program was released recently and you just have to have it. Or, the apartment of your dreams just popped up on Padmapper and you need your name on the callbox, like, yesterday. So –– naturally –– you use one of your free annual credit checks through …

Personal Finance

15 things on Amazon that lazy people absolutely need in their lives

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>We get it—life is …

Kitchens

Overlooked U.S. Routes That Make for Incredible Road Trips

The great American road trip has been a vacation idea for ages. Of course, Route 66 is an iconic choice; the Pacific Coast Highway and Blue Ridge Parkway are up there too. Yet there are many highways, routes, and byways across the United States that can also make this journey equally memorable. …

National Parks

How to Use Alexa With iPhone

Siri is generally a much-beloved personal assistant. However, it isn't the only assistant available to iPhone users; it's also possible to download …

Smart Homes

Google tracks your location even when you ask it not to – here's how to stop it | Trusted Reviews

<b>Google apps are following user’s movements even if they turn off the location tracking setting, according to a new investigation. The Associated</b> …

Apps

This Genius Hack Will Save You Money on Amazon — Every Time You Shop

Plus 10 more tips to find everyday deals.<p>Amazon has upended the retail world by offering shoppers the magical combination of nonstop deals, endless …

eCommerce

Onkyo’s AirPlay-enabled 7.2-Ch. AV Receiver falls to new low at $399 (Reg. $465)

Newegg offers the Onkyo TX-RZ720 AirPlay 7.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver for <b>$399 shipped</b> when checking out with Masterpass and using code <b>MPBTC18</b>. That’s good for a 15% discount from the going rate at Amazon, with today’s price drop being a new all-time. Boasting AirPlay compatibility, …

Dolby Atmos

Even cops say this new Alexa 'skill' might scare off potential burglars

SAN FRANCISCO – Homeowners have always come up with clever ways to scare away potential burglars. They leave the television on while they’re away, install dummy cameras or plant the classic “BEWARE OF DOG” sign in the front yard, even though it’s just a teacup poodle in the backyard.<p>A new “skill” …

Home Security

Harvard doctors say this neglected move is a better way to get strong abs than sit-ups

Sit-ups are so 2017.<p>If you're looking to tone your entire core and work your way to six-pack abs, the plank is the one move you should nail, the physicians at Harvard Medical School say. So the next time you get ready to roll out a yoga mat and lie on your back, take the reverse approach and hold …

Workouts

This $20 car charger is so much more than just a car charger

Everyone with a car obviously needs a car charger in order to ensure his or her phone is all juiced up once it’s time to get out of the car. What you …

Tech Trends

How to Customize Waze, Record Your Own Voice for Navigation

Here's how to banish Google Maps and Apple Maps in favor of Waze, and use the built-in Waze voice recorder to get driving directions from your own …

Maps

One Way to Raise the Value of Your Home Without Spending a Dime, According to The Deed Star Sidney Torres

There is plenty you can do without a big budget.<p>Every homeowner wants to boost the value of their investment — hopefully without spending tons of …

Real Estate

The fast wireless charger that should’ve come in the box with your phone is only $9

It’s so great that every new iPhone model and just about every popular Android smartphone come with wireless charging compatibility now. It’s easily …

Tech Trends

Review: Presto Nomad

In 2005, my friend Mike bought an old and unreliable Infiniti G20 sedan in England for the equivalent of $750, did some emergency repairs, then drove …

Slow Cookers

How to make free phone calls, even on your tablet

Some people still use their phones to talk, not just text and surf. If you're one, you can also cut costs when dialing.<p>So long as you’re on Wi-Fi – whether it’s your existing wireless network at home or a free Wi-Fi hot spot – you can take advantage of apps that let you make free “VoIP” calls …

Apps

Here's Exactly What You Need to Do to Launch a Mobile App

The future is mobile; isn't it time for your business to be part of it?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Recently, in <i>Entrepreneur,</i> I examined eight different ways your business could benefit from offering a mobile app. These included keeping up with your competitors, …

Apps

5 reasons to get a smart lock already

Smart locks are one of the smart home's star performers when it comes to combining style and automation. Locks designed to work with voice assistants, Wi-Fi or Bluetooth come in all shapes and sizes. No matter your doorstep dilemma, there's likely a smart lock out there for you. Here are just a few …

Home Automation

Kia Niro EV Now On Sale In Korea, Europe Next, Then U.S. In Early 2019

Kia recently started sales of Niro EV in South Korea – its second global all-electric car after the Soul EV.The Niro was already available as a …

Electric Vehicles

How to Install the Ring Video Doorbell

A video doorbell is a handy smart-home device that not only tells you when someone comes to your door, but also shows you who it is and lets you talk …

Home Security

This robot will draw and erase anything on your walls

Scribit is a drawing robot that can turn your walls into a work of art. The little bot raised over $1.6 million on Kickstarter, crushing the …

Robotics

Amazon’s best-selling air fryer cooks up crispy food without clogging your arteries

If you’re looking to spice things up in your kitchen, there’s no better way to do it than with a Cozyna SAF-32 Digital Air Fryer. This 3.7-quart air …

5 Pieces of Primo Meal-Prep Gear for the Campsite Gourmet

Here's some choice equipment for cooking like a pro in the wild. Toss the packets of dehydrated soup and make a real meal at the campsite instead.<p>1. …

Camping

People are reading your email. Here’s how to make them stop

<i>(in)Secure is a weekly column that dives into the rapidly escalating topic of cybersecurity.</i><p>“No one at Google reads your Gmail,” wrote Suzanne Frey, …

CooTek’s TouchPal AI-powered keyboard is a gamechanger

For a long time, the keyboard mobile app market has been dominated by fairly straightforward, serviceable interfaces. Keyboards are simple things, after all, and most attempts to reinvent the wheel by bringing along a bit of pizazz have resulted in clutter rather than increased functionality. But …

Leo is a new speaker that boasts contemporary design, 560W of power, AirPlay, more

When it comes to listening to audio, dedicated speakers are important. Sure, headphones exist, and your TV probably has decent built-in speakers, but for a proper listening experience, having a purpose-built set of drivers is a must. In those speakers, there are a number of technologies that we’ve …

This Crazy Fan Will Keep Your House Cool All Summer Long

It will cost you a mere fraction of what your air conditioner is costing you!<p>When the summer heat finally arrives, it seems like the only solution to …

This Adjustable Lap Stand Lets You Use Your iPad More Comfortably

It can help you avoid neck discomfort from hunching to see the screen.<p>While iPads are great for reading or watching movies or shows while lounging …