Pete Pedersen

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Gmail’s biggest redesign is now live

Snoozing, nudging, hover actions, and a new sidebar — it’s a mobile app on the web!<p>The world’s most popular email service is getting a big overhaul today. Google is making official the changes we saw leaked earlier this month, with email snoozing, nudging, and confidential mode making their debut …

Apps

This is the ultimate Super Bowl smart home setup

Do you like to watch football? How about the biggest game of the year — which happens on February 4 (aka this Sunday)? If yes to either of these, then you’re in luck: I can tell you how to get the most out of the experience via connected smart home tech, gadgets and AV equipment. Set “indulge” mode …

Smart Homes

Slow Cooker Kielbasa and Sauerkraut with Beer & Brown Sugar

<i>This slow cooker kielbasa and sauerkraut is flavorful and made with just the addition of beer and brown sugar – easy, delicious and perfect for</i> …

Grilled Potato, Onion and Bacon Skewers - The Washington Post

Prepare a grill for direct heat. If using a gas grill, preheat to medium-high (450 degrees). If using a charcoal grill, light the charcoal or wood briquettes; when the briquettes are ready, distribute them under the cooking area for direct heat. For a medium-hot fire, you should be able to hold …

Mascarpone Fruit Dip

Ingredients<p>8 oz. <b>BelGioioso Mascarpone</b> cheese<br>1/4 cup pure maple syrup<p>Directions<p>Combine BelGioioso Mascarpone and maple syrup until smooth. Serve with …

Recipes

Mascarpone Tomato Sauce

Ingredients<p>4 garlic cloves, minced<br>Extra virgin olive oil<br>1 - 28 oz. can imported Italian tomatoes<br>3 fresh basil leaves, torn in pieces<br>1/2 tsp. black …

Sony STR-ZA5000ES 9.2-Channel AV Receiver Reviewed

Dennis Burger explores Sony's flagship STR-ZA5000ES AV receiver--a feature-rich 9.2-channel receiver that boasts a highly intuitive user interface. …

Sony

Sony's PS-HX500 Hi-Res Audio-Ripping Turntable Now Available for $599.99

The turntable has an A/D converter that can support Hi-Res digital transfers in either native DSD or WAV files.

Audiophile

B&W Purchased by Silicon Valley Startup: Cheers or Tears?

It's one of the most lopsided company acquisitions in recent history. An historic hi-fi speaker manufacturer Bowers & Wilkins with over 1000 …

Silicon Valley

Google's OnHub Router Adds Support for IFTTT

Google’s OnHub router is pricey, but it’s still a handy smart router. It’s getting even smarter with integration with the automation service, If This …

The best wireless routers for streaming Netflix, Hulu, and more

Do you love streaming your favorite shows, but run into a certain amount competition and lag around the household? Our modern lives are filled with …

Wi-Fi

Is the World Ready for a Guaranteed Basic Income?

(photo: Lars Strandberg/ Familjen Helsingborg)<b>Season 5, Episode 27</b>On this week’s<i> Freakonomics Radio:</i> a lot of full-time jobs in the modern economy …

Bang and Olufsen Brings Signature Sound and Design to Small Package with Beoplay A1 Bluetooth Speaker

The company’s smallest Bluetooth speaker to date promises tons of big sound -- up to 24 hours’ worth on a single charge.

Audiophile

National Review to Endorse Hillary?

<i>- Satire -</i><p>Word is out that the <i>National Review</i>, known as the soul of intellectual conservatism since its founding 60 years ago by conservative icon …

TBT Review: ELAC Debut F5 Floorstanding Speaker

Sound-wise (finally Steven gets to the point!) they are one of the most welcome-sounding speakers this side of the Audio Note AN-J/SPx with pure …

Audiophile

Sony PS-HX500 Turntable Reviewed

Wouldn't it be nice if every time you played an LP on your turntable you could also make a digital recording to play on your computer? If your answer …

Audiophile

Lemon Chicken

Overheard at the market, “I’m a breast girl.” “Really? I’m definitely a thigh girl,” pause…”dark meat, so much more flavor.”Had to laugh, I’m so so …

Crosley’s First Direct Drive Turntable Doesn’t Disappoint

Crosley’s turntables don’t have the best reputation among vinyl heads. Almost all of the record players the company makes are designed for first-time buyers. They’re cheap, both in terms of price and design.<p>The first turntable I owned was a Crosley. Most of the parts were plastic, and it didn’t …

Eero

Designed by one of the designers behind Nest, Eero is a tiny white box that fixes all your WiFi issues, it will deliver a mesh network that blankets …

Eero is the home WiFi solution I've been waiting for

Let's face it: Your home WiFi network probably sucks. Or at least, it sucks enough that you'd much prefer to plug in directly to your router every time you get online. Except, of course, you probably can't. Like a lot of people, you likely have smartphones or tablets that depend on wireless …

Cream Cheese Spread for Sandwiches

So many holidays this time of the year and of course lots of leftover meat. This Cream Cheese Spread for Sandwiches is just that - a base, instead of …

Recipes

Bacon, Egg & Cheese Quiche Recipe

08/09/2018<p>Matsons<p>One of the best quiches we have ever tried!<p>04/23/2018<p>Deborah from North Carolina<p>This recipe has good flavor but I believe there are …

KEF MUO Portable Bluetooth Speaker Review

Looking for a great sounding portable Bluetooth speaker? The KEF MUO might be for you. We were impressed with the ability to link two MUO speakers …

Portable

The Six Hottest Houseplants to Bring Home Now

<i>When not writing stories on Martha Stewart-y things like crafting, china and cakes, you can find Jaime Buerger hanging in the park with her corgi and her husband — most likely with a few craft brews on hand.</i><p>Chances are, even if you’ve never really thought about it, you’ve already seen a few …

Plants

Homemade French Onion Dip

<i>This homemade French onion dip features deeply caramelized onions, balsamic vinegar, sour cream and mayonnaise. Easy and SO delicious!</i>In my house …

Onions

The Ultimate Baked Macaroni and Cheese

<i>This is the ULTIMATE Baked Macaroni and Cheese recipe – A homemade sauce with tons of cheese plus bacon!</i>I have been making some variation of the same …

Recipes