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How To: Add Your iCloud Email Account to Your Galaxy Note 3 or Other Android Device

Whether you've been fully converted or just want a little Apple with your Android, adding your iCloud email to your Galaxy Note 3 is a fairly simple …

Galaxy Note

Here's What's Draining Your Android Battery (and What You Can Do About It)

Tired of carrying your Android phone charger or backup battery to ensure a full day’s worth of use? Fortunately, Android has some of the best tools …

6 Simple Tips to Be More Mindful in Everyday Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

As a psychiatrist and meditation practitioner, I work with many people who have heard of the benefits of meditation, and want to commit to a daily …

Mindfulness

Be Like the Trees: 3 Steps in the Art of Mindfulness

<b>Learning to Listen</b><br>Learning how to listen to your body and trust in the information coming to you through sensations is so important. Over the last …

Mindfulness

The End Of The Library

A simple link. That’s all it took to unleash a hailstorm of angry emails, messages, tweets, and comments. Why? I dared wonder if libraries will continue to exist in the future.<p>I mean, it’s not that crazy a notion, right? (If you’re a librarian, you’re not allowed to answer that.)<p>Last Monday, I …

Let It Full-Bleed

<i>On the importance of images and layout in writing.</i><p>Load up your favorite tech blog. Or almost any blog, really. There’s a good chance it looks like shit. There’s a better chance that the reading experience is even worse. And we put up with it, day in and day out.<p>Why? Because that’s where the content …

Samsung's new Galaxy Tab Pro series comes in 12-, 10- and 8-inch sizes, but looks a little too familiar (hands-on)

Not stopping with its new productivity-centered Galaxy Note Pro, Samsung has <i>three</i> more tablets to launch this year. Say hello to the Galaxy Tab Pro, in 12.2-, 10.1- and 8.4-inch screen sizes. Curiously, the resolution is actually uniform across the three differently sized tablets: 2,560 x 1,600, …

Pebble Reveals The Pebble Steel For $249 Shipping Jan. 28; App Store Coming Soon

Smartwatch pioneer Pebble is introducing something everyone has been waiting for at CES this year: new hardware. But the hardware isn’t so new that it throws the baby out with the bath water – any software developed for the current Pebble will work with the new one, and vice versa. And there’s …

The 9 Paint Color Mistakes You Should Never Make

Case in point: This bedroom — it makes four of them.<p>If you ever spent more time agonizing over the difference between "Sunshine Yellow" and "Daylight Yellow" than you have with your family in a given week, we feel your pain. Choosing a color isn't a decision to take lightly, as it sets a room's …

7 Smart New Window Technologies

With the latest technologies, the windows in your house can offer more than a pretty view. Unfortunately, you'll still have to clean them yourself.<p><b>1. Save the Birds</b><br>Every year, millions of birds fly into glass windows. This patterned coating — visible to birds but not humans — prevents that. All …

Twitter and Square co-founder Jack Dorsey suggests you create a daily 'Do and Don't List'. This is his.

Square co-founder and Twitter chairman Jack Dorsey made an appearance at Y Combinator’s Startup School event where he spoke about acceptance and motivation in how you build a team and company. You can’t do something without a common share or purpose — you will wobble and not do anything that is …

Writing Great Headlines on Twitter, Facebook, and your Blog

<i>This post was originally published on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Ever since we started Buffer a little over two years ago, people have been asking us about one question very specifically:<p>How can I write great headlines for social networks and my blog?<p>“75% of European digital ecosystem is present at …

Super Yummy Pizza Cheese Dip (Recipe)!

Here’s another of my favorite recipes! I made it for the craft night last week – and it was so easy to make and yummy!<p>Here’s how to make this …

7 Ways To Better Use Your Time

7 Ways to Make Better Use of Your Time<p>Chris Bailey<p>Read full profile<p>You only get 24 hours every day, and while there are plenty of ways to wring more …

Success

7 Lessons From 50 Blog Posts That Send Me The Most Traffic

By: Michael Dunlop Topics: Get Web Traffic More posts about: Content Marketing, Creating Content<p>People ask me… “How do I get so much traffic to my …

The Food Lab Lite: Five Ingredient Smoked Salmon and Potato Salad

It's time for another round of The Food Lab. Got a suggestion for an upcoming topic? Email Kenji here, and he'll do his best to answer your queries in a future post. Become a fan of The Food Lab on Facebook or follow it on Twitter for play-by-plays on future kitchen tests and recipe …

Adblock Plus Now Blocks Facebook's Biggest Annoyances

Adblock Plus has updated with a new set of features to hide a bunch of Facebook's biggest annoyances, including cleaning up your news feed and …

Mini Spinach-Feta Pies

Store-bought puff pastry makes easy work of these adorable spinach-and-feta puffs. <b>Slideshow:</b> Savory Pies and Tarts

Sunday Brunch: Apple and Pear Hand Pies

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday morning we bring you a Sunday Brunch recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Sometimes the best part of spending an afternoon making pie is having a …

Fix Up Your Home In A Weekend With These 6 DIY Ideas (PHOTOS)

Now that summer is over, there's officially no excuse to ignore those fix-it projects -- and if the packed aisles at home improvement stores prove anything, everyone feels the same way. But if your list is so long that you don't really know where to start, here are a few DIY ideas to get you going. …