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When planning retirement, can I contribute to both a Roth IRA and a 401(k)? Ask a Fool

The short answer is yes, but if you make too much money, the process could be more complicated.<p>Question: I have a 401(k) plan at work. Am I still able to contribute to a Roth IRA?<p><i>Answer:</i> Roth eligibility has nothing to do with whether you have access to an employer's retirement plan or not. This …

Retirement

Ring Alarm home security system is now available for pre-order

Ring Alarm is available for presales starting Wednesday, June 13. Ring will start shipping the DIY smart home security system to pre-order customers …

Smart Homes

When you write your will, don’t mess this up

Two chores that most people gladly put off: The first is writing a will—and the second is updating it to reflect changed circumstances. Either way, …

Income Tax

What's the Difference Between Gold and Silver Tequilas—And Which Should I Drink?

Some tequilas are made for sipping, not shooting. (A shocker, we know.)<p>There comes a time in every adult’s life when you realize tequila is for more …

Alcohol

Don't Touch! A Scientist's Advice For Spotting Poison Ivy Before It Ruins Your Summer

It was a close encounter in 2012 that made microbiologist John Jelesko take an interest in poison ivy.<p>The Virginia Tech professor was cutting up a downed tree with an electric chainsaw. What he didn't realize was that his power cable had been dragging through poison ivy. So at the end of the day, …

Virginia Tech

One $99 box can speed up your home internet and slash $120 off your cable bill

Want to make your cable company really angry while simultaneously making yourself really happy? One simple box can make both of those things happen. …

Wi-Fi

7 Reasons To Start A YouTube Channel Now (And First Steps To Take)

Have you considered starting a YouTube channel? YouTube stars are influencing generation Z’s buying habits and career ambitions on an astounding level, millennials check YouTube at least once a day on average, and even gen Xers and baby boomers are in on the action, watching videos at least …

Marketing

Cheap box brings HomeKit-powered sprinklers to the masses

Adding a smartphone-controlled sprinkler system to your house just became insanely affordable feature thanks to a little black box made by the folks at Elgato.<p>The Eve Aqua aims to turn dumb water faucets into smart water systems by adding Apple’s HomeKit technology to the scene. Watering your lawn …

Home Automation

You Are Probably Using the Wrong HDMI Cord

It’s not your fault, but it is very likely that you’re using the wrong HDMI cord to plug that 4K Apple TV or PS4 Pro into your new TV. While you …

Set-Top Boxes

GitHub gives us a glimpse into the collaborative future of work

Today, 10 years after its public launch, GitHub sits at the center of all developer workflows. But reflecting on this first decade in business, it’s not unrealistic to think that it’ll be at the center of <i>all</i> workflows in the years to come. In fact, because of GitHub’s roots in the developer …

Software Development

Surprise...Credit Freezes Will Now Be Free

There’s a silver lining to last fall’s Equifax credit hack.<p>Credit freezes will now be free, which can help protect you from identity theft.<p>On Tuesday, the U.S. House of Representatives included the credit freeze provision as part of a more comprehensive bill that rolled back parts of the Dodd-Frank …

Identity Theft

Looking for new investment? Owning rental home almost as lucrative as stock market

Millions of Americans who own rental homes count on the income they receive from rent but may not know how they stack up as investments.<p>A new study might change that.<p>Single-family homes in large U.S. cities have generated returns of about 9% annually on average, according to the study, which …

Real Estate

Did You Buy a MacBook in 2015 or Later? Here's How to Sue Apple Over the Keyboard

You can also join class action suits against Facebook and Google while you're at it.<p>A new class-action lawsuit claims that the keyboard used beginning in 2015 in the Apple MacBook and from 2016 on in the Apple MacBook Pro is faulty and fails too easily. Girard Gibbs LLC, the law firm initiating the …

Class Action

2019 Subaru Ascent first drive review: Finally, a proper 3-row SUV

You might remember the Tribeca, Subaru's first stab at a three-row crossover SUV. New for the 2006 model year, it stumbled out of the gates with its controversial looks, soldiering on as a slow seller until being axed in 2014. An uncharacteristic one-and-done dud for Subaru, few people lamented the …

Subaru

Netgear is releasing its Arlo security light to catch intruders on your lawn

If it wasn’t for those meddling smart lights...<p>Netgear’s Arlo security light has a release date, after being announced late last year alongside other products in the company’s Arlo home surveillance lineup.<p>It retains the IP-65 weather resistance and rechargeable battery seen in all other Arlo …

Smart Homes

Suntory Time: Hibiki Whisky Discontinued As Aged Japanese Whisky Runs Dry

The Hibiki 17-Year-Old, a famed Japanese whisky by Suntory that was featured in the 2003 movie <i>Lost In Translation</i>, will be officially discontinued. Just a few weeks prior, I wrote on the addition of the premium blend on the Japan Airlines in-flight menu, but as usual, things change quicker than …

Whiskey

There’s nowhere your smartphone can’t see with this awesome wireless camera accessory

If love cool new smartphone accessories, prepare to be wowed. The Depstech 1200P Semi-rigid Wireless Borescope Camera is a 16-foot borescope that …

Verizon stealthily launched a startup offering $40-per-month unlimited data, messaging and minutes

Earlier this year, Verizon quietly launched a new startup called Visible, offering unlimited data, minutes, and messaging services for the low, low price of $40.<p>To subscribe for the service, users simply download the Visible app (currently available only on iOS) and register. Right now, …

Spectacular 6-story-deep sinkhole opens on New Zealand farm

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A spectacular sinkhole the length of two football fields and the depth of a six-story building has opened up on a New Zealand farm.<p>A worker stumbled upon the chasm before dawn this week when he was rounding up cows for milking on the farm near the North Island town of …

New Zealand

How to free up disk space after updating to Windows 10 April 2018 Update

Feeling a bit constricted after upgrading to Windows 10 April 2018 Update? If you are on a laptop or Windows tablet with a smallish hard drive, then you might be running low on disk space after installing the latest version of Windows. And that's because Windows keeps previous versions around after …

Software

How Moore's Law Now Favors Nvidia Over Intel

In 1965 Gordon Moore, an Intel co-founder, predicted that the number of transistors that could be put on a chip would double each year. By making this prediction a reality, Intel has come to dominate the semiconductor industry with products that are smaller, cheaper, faster, more energy efficient, …

Moore's Law

Ginger Page is the 24/7 writing tutor you need on any device

Ever fielded a text or email so chock full of typos and grammar errors that it felt less like reading and more like code breaking? The sad fact is that the advent of quick, on-the-fly digital communication has done its fair share of damage to the English language.<p>Unfortunately, if you suffer from a …

Microsoft brings its antivirus protection to Google’s Chrome browser

Microsoft is releasing its Windows Defender antivirus scanner for Google Chrome this week. The software giant has released a Chrome extension, that includes a list of malicious URLs that will be blocked in Chrome. The extension is designed to stop malware being loaded onto PCs from malicious sites, …

Plover lets you share files between any devices over Wi-Fi, AirDrop-style

Apple’s AirDrop service is great for beaming files between your iOS and Mac devices over Wi-Fi – but it sadly doesn’t work with other platforms. Thankfully, a bunch of young developers have built a handy tool to make it just as easy to transfer files over your local network, using anything that has …

Russia wants Apple to pull Telegram from local App Store

Russia’s state telecommunications regulator wants Apple and Google to remove the Telegram messenger app service from their respective app stores.<p>This follows a recent court decision in which a Russian judge ruled that Telegram, the world’s ninth most popular mobile messaging app, should be blocked …

How to equip your car for emergencies

Summer road trip season is that liberating time when we actually leave the HOV lane and drive farther than Costco. It's also a time when you need to be ready for emergencies on the road in unfamiliar or remote places. Instead of using your car's trunk as a free storage unit, clear out the junk and …

2018 Lexus RX 350L first drive review: Longer isn't always better - Roadshow

<i>UPDATE: Following the initial publishing of this review, Lexus issued new cargo capacity ratings for the 2018 RX L. "It was clear that our cargo measurements for the new RX L were not reflecting its true capabilities versus the competition," a Lexus spokesperson said in an email. "This is due to</i> …

Lexus

How to use Files app with Dropbox, Google Drive, and OneDrive

The Files app can reach documents stored on more than just iCloud Drive. It gives access a whole range of cloud-storage solutions. A new video from Apple shows how to set this up, but it’s a simple process.<p>This is part of a series demonstrating ways to get more out of an iPad, but this guide …

New videos show off iPad’s best tricks

Apple wants to make sure iPad users know how to work with two apps at once, and also how an Apple Pencil can mark up screenshots. A couple of new videos walk users through each of these quickly and simply.<p>The video are likely timed to benefit people buying the new iPad, the first budget iOS tablet …

How to write a killer report with Pages for Mac and iPad

Today we’re going to use the new features in Pages 4.0 to create an amazing report. If you need to write a book report, or create a longer document for school or work, the new Master Pages feature in Apple’s free word processor will prove extremely handy.<p>With Pages, it’s now easier than ever to …