Andy Tran

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Quickly Improve a Smartphone Portrait in Photoshop with a Simple Depth of Field Effect

A portrait is often defined with a little depth of field of effect that makes the person in focus really pop. Most smartphones can’t produce this …

Tutorials

Learn the Basics of Good Web Design in Four Minutes with This Tool

Let’s say you’re new to web design, but you’re intent on learning how to build a site from start to finish. It can be a lot of info to take in, but …

The Cardio Playlist

When you’ve got to get your cardio in for the day, nothing gets you ready for it like a high-energy playlist. Today’s playlist is perfect to take on …

Bob Marley

Microsoft Build 2016 – What to expect and what you need to know

Starting on Wednesday, March 30 and running through Friday, April 1 Microsoft is throwing their annual conference for developers in San Francisco.</i> …

How to Master Microsoft Office Word

Microsoft Word is easily the biggest, most popular word processing program available, but it does a lot more than just edit text and TPS reports. If …

Software

Everything You Need to Do to Secure Your Raspberry Pi Home Automation Projects

When you’re working with connected devices or home automation projects on the Raspberry Pi, it’s important to lock down your Raspberry Pi so it’s …

Raspberry Pi

This Week's Top Downloads

Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.<p>Android/iOS: …

Apps

How to become a better gamer with improved posture and exercise

It might not be immediately obvious from watching esports stars in their professional performances, but the life of a pro gamer can actually be quite physically taxing. Sure, it's not intense physical labor, but sitting in one position for 12 to 18 hours a day and doing repetitive motions can be …

Make Foolproof Stir-Fry Dishes with This Simple Formula

Once you know the basics of stir-frying, an endless variety of quick and healthy dishes will await you. These infographics from Cook Smarts tell you …

Food

The Essential Cyberpunk Reading List

It’s now been over three decades since cyberpunk first exploded, and in that time we’ve seen gorgeous movies, read fascinating books, and seen dozens …

Avoid These Traps When Shopping for Health Insurance

Health insurance is tricky to shop for. You pay a ton of money just to <i>try</i> to stay healthy, and if you get seriously sick or injured, you could still …

Build a Retro Gaming Console with Raspberry Pi

Nostalgic for Atari, Nintendo, Sega Genesis, and arcade games? With RetroPie, a software that organizes all your games into one easy-to-navigate place, a Raspberry Pi, and a USB gaming controller you can be playing the classics in less than an hour.<p>The RetroPie software builds off of the Emulation …

America’s Test Kitchen’s Kitchen Hacks Is Cooking For Productivity Nerds

In their new book <i>Kitchen Hacks: How Clever Cooks Get Things Done</i>, Kimball (farewell, sweet prince) and company aim to show you how to prep, cook, and …

Kitchens

13 Exercises That Are Better Than Burpees For Fat Loss

These moves are the ULTIMATE fat torchers for most people<p>Clearly, we’re believers in burpees here at <i>Men’s Health</i>. In fact, here are my favorite ways to do them: 25 Badass Burpees You Must See to Believe.<p>Burpees involve quickly moving from a standing position to a pushup position and back</b> …

How to Find the Best Woodworking Plans Online for Any Project

Woodworking is a skill that you can take as far as you want. The more you learn, the more complex projects you’ll be able to tackle. But no matter …

NPR's earbud.fm Is Your Friendly Guide To Great Podcasts

• Picks From The Pros<br>• Celebrity Picks<br>• Audience Picks<br>• Tell Me A Story<br>• Interviews & Conversations<br>• Hanging Out<br>• Fiction<p>Advice<br>• A Feast For Your Ears<br>• Big …

Podcasting

This Graphic Guide to Salad Dressing Make Sure You'll Never Buy Bottled Again

Buying salad dressing at the store is unusually expensive, especially considering you can make better at home. You don’t have to just settle for oil …

Flavors