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Use Ampere to ensure your Android device is charging properly

Ampere is a free app built for Android devices running Android 4.0.3 and up. WonderHowTo first brought the app to my attention last month, but I've just now been able to test it. The goal is to help you troubleshoot suspect wall-warts and USB cables.<p>After installing the free app, launch it and wait …

Eyes-on with the Acer CXI Chromebox

Prior to IFA 2014 actually kicking off, Acer announced the CXI, its latest Chrome OS device. In a break from the norm it's a Chromebox this time out …

Consumer Tech

The Exercise That Could Save Your Sex Life

That's right: There's a workout for your penis<p>You probably think of Kegel exercises as a chick-only thing. She squeezes her pelvic floor muscles to prep her for childbirth or make sex more intense. But it turns out, they're not just for women.<p>A new review in the journal <i>Urology</i> found that …

The 4-Move Fat Fryer

Skyrocket your metabolism and crush calories with this five-minute challenge<p>You don't have to spend hours at the gym to burn more fat. The key to igniting your metabolism is working as many muscles as possible, as hard as possible, says Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., author of <i>The IMPACT! Body Plan.</i><p>Take …

Carp Tip: Get That Fly Muddy

If you're still one of those anglers that think carp of dumb oafs swimming across the bottom sucking up any morsel they find, I promise you're way …

Secrets for Catching Bigger Trout on Local Streams

<i>Photo by Barry and Cathy Beck</i><p>If you live in the Rockies or Adirondacks, there's a good chance you've got wild trout and some true wilderness close …

Home networking explained, part 9: Access your home computer remotely

<b>Editors' note:</b><i>This post is part of an ongoing series. For the other parts, check out the related stories.</i><p>If you've been following this series, you'll know that I explained the LAN and WAN ports on a home router in part 1. And now, I need to tell you how you can use this information to remotely …

The Cable Industry is Imploding: What Providers Must Do to Stay Alive

Cable is dying of a slow, drawn out death.<p>It’s not at the hands of Netflix, nor at the hands of fiber optic technology. It’s not even at the hands of the Internet. Cable is strangling itself with its own wires.<p>Before we get to cable’s end, let’s start at its beginning. Cable companies thrive …

Master the S Pen on the Note 3: Feature Focus

The Galaxy Note 3 impresses through its size, but there are many other large phones on the market that are nowhere nearly as successful. What really makes the Note 3 stand out is the S Pen, the stylus that adds a lot of functionality to the phone, allowing you to <i>really</i> make use of that expansive …

Apps

NVIDIA Announces The Evolution Of The Kai Platform: Say Hello To 'Tegra Note'

Last year, NVIDIA announced a then-groundbreaking tablet design called <i>Kai.</i> It was essentially a reference – a blueprint, if you will – for …

An 8-Minute Fat Loss Workout

Most of us exercise more than we actually need to. Sure, if you want to finish an Ironman triathlon, do a marathon, or compete in some crazy competition such as the Crossfit Games, then you'll need either amazing genetics or a lot of time on your hands to exercise.<p>But if you just want to burn fat, …

Exercise

Broccoli slows arthritis, researchers think

<b>Eating lots of broccoli may slow down and even prevent osteoarthritis, UK researchers believe.</b><p>The University of East Anglia team is starting human trials following on from successful lab studies.<p>Tests on cells and mice showed that a broccoli compound - which humans can also get from Brussels …

Broccoli