Rocco Maiolo

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Getting the Most Out of Your Old iPhone

As the weeks pass since the debut of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, there are less opportunities to get significant money from your old devices.<p>For those of you who are now using a newest model iPhone, there is no reason to sell your older one for peanuts or shove it into a drawer. Get creative, …

101 Bike Maintenance Tips Every Cyclist Should Know

Your guide to a longer cycling life—for your bicycle, your gear, even a few friendships<p>Your bicycle doesn’t run on leg power alone. It also needs a little lube, a lotta­ love, and a good ­listen. You may not know every remedy your bike needs to live a long life, but you can gain enough wisdom along …

How to make mid-ride shifting adjustments

How to control your Facebook privacy

Facebook offers several tools and settings through which you can safeguard your privacy. But it's still up to you to control your own socially networked destiny.<p>On Thursday, Facebook tweaked the default option for new members so that updates are shared only with friends and not with the public. In …

Social Media

Annoy the Masses With These 12 Infuriating Tech Behaviors

Technology has given us more freedom than we’ve ever had before. We can book flights, pay our bills, share vacation photos and order food in just a few taps on our smartphones or tablets. But now that practically everyone owns a mobile device of some kind, we’re using them much more often — and …

TOTD: How Does the 2015 Subaru Legacy Compare?

The redesigned 2015 Subaru Legacy wasn’t available during our 2014-2015 Midsize Sedan Big Test, but since then we’ve driven the updated car with the 2.5-liter flat-four and 3.6-liter flat-six engines. More importantly, we’ve tested the base engine, which matches the powertrains from its competitors …

Heico jacks up Volvo V40 Cross Country to create XC40

Because life isn't fair, we don't get the stylish wagon known as the Volvo V40 in the United States. That means we don't get its soft-roading cousin, the V40 Cross Country. So, naturally, if Volvo tuner Heico Sportiv ever produces this ruggedized, XC-styled V40 Cross Country, it most certainly …

Smash Lab: Bike Locks Broken

We busted some locks to find out which ones you can trust<p>Which locks best frustrate a thief? We decided to find out by asking an expert, Hal Ruzal, a longtime mechanic at Bicycle Habitat in New York City, to hack through a batch. To make the test realistic, we requested that he use only the tools …

Best 4G Data speed | Verizon Adds XLTE Network - Consumer Reports News

First cities with Verizon XLTE coverage<p><b>Alabama</b><p><b>Iowa</b><p><b>Ohio</b><p>Birmingham<p>Cedar Rapids<p>Canton<p>Decatur<p>Des Moines<p>Cincinnati<p>Florence<p>Sioux …

3 Reasons Your Coffee Tastes Like Crap

You're doing a lot to ruin your regular morning cup<p>It's obvious that across the country people are becoming ever obsessed with their java. If a large metropolitan city doesn't have a Starbucks on every other corner, you start to wonder what's wrong with the place. But just imagine how much more …

4 Mistakes Guaranteed to Get You Friend-Zoned

Follow our expert tips to avoid being banished to relationship purgatory.<p>I’m chatting with my friend Patrick, and he’s telling me about a girl he recently went to dinner with. He says she’s hot, and that she’s been texting him a lot—but what should he text back?<p>I ask him about the content of her …

Relationships

This Infographic Will Help You Soundtrack Your Work Week

For many of us, listening to music is an essential part of getting through the slog of the work week. This writer relies on iconic movie soundtracks …

3 Sneaky Ways Your Vacay Is Costing You $$$

Illustrated by Emily Turner.<p>Nothing can ruin your vacation more than getting charged excessive fees that drain your bank account — or worse, losing …

Personal Finance

Kill the News Feed and use Facebook like its 2005

Do you miss the old Facebook? The one without all those profile pic updates and Upworthy headlines?<p>Facebook may be the perfect communication tool, but the News Feed is a distraction machine — it zaps productivity and gives users little more than a lingering fear of missing out (FOMO).<p>If you’ve felt …

How the iPhone 6 might compare to its predecessors

While mockups of Apple’s eagerly awaited iPhone 6 have been popping up for a while now, it’s still pretty amazing to see just how far we’ve come since the first generation iPhone made it to our sweaty palms back in the good old days of 2007.<p>That comparison is made clearer in a new video put …

How Stiff is that Carbon? Fairwheel Bikes Tests Road Handlebars

Fairwheels bikes has designated 2014 as the year of testing. As a retailer, importer, and builder of some incredibly light components and bikes, the …

'Swoop and Squat': Staged car accidents, insurance fraud rise in L.A.

Staged car accidents and insurance fraud are on the rise in Southern California, and the National Insurance Crime Bureau and the Los Angeles Police Department are fighting back.<p>They made a movie.<p>Together they have produced four new high-definition videos presenting reenactments of typical car …