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How to Win 2016 with Calendars, Checklists, and Note Links

You’re already using Evernote on every device (if not, you should be) and it’s a tool that is flexible and incredibly powerful to structure all your …

How to turn your TV on with Google Home

Google has made it so all its smart home products work nearly seamlessly together, and it all stems from the brains of the operation: Google Home ($129 at Dell Home). With one of Google's smart speakers, you can adjust the temperature of a Nest thermostat, control Nest security ($399 at Walmart) …

Speed up Windows 10 for free: Tips for a faster PC

It’s a common complaint: My Windows PC is running slow. Annoyingly slow. You can add RAM, or buy a faster SSD, but that costs money. No, your first order of business should be an attempt to wring free performance from Windows. In the following nine steps we show you how to speed up your Windows 10 …

Vivaldi Is Quickly Becoming The Alternative Browser To Beat

Opera’s former CEO Jón von Tetzchner launched the first preview of its new Chromium-based Vivaldi browser in January. Now in its second technical preview, which adds a boatload of new features, the browser is quickly shaping up to be a worthwhile alternative to Chrome, Firefox, Safari and IE — and …

How to get the most out of S Health on the Galaxy Note 4

It won't make you get off the couch, but S Health can be a useful tool<p>S Health has been around for some time on Samsung phones, but it was only with …

What I'd Do Differently If I Was Learning To Code Today

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>I’ve been learning to build iOS apps in Objective-C for the past few months and I’m finally starting to really get my head around it. It’s been a lot harder and taken a lot longer than I expected.<p>I often get stuck, get frustrated, and spend many more …

​10 Adult ADHD Symptoms Every Impulsive, Procrastinating Guy Must Know

It's not just a problem for kids​<p>Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common mental disorders diagnosed in kids. But while it's often considered a children's condition, it can affect adults, too.<p>According to the National Institute of Mental Health, more than 1 in 10 …

Android users continue to watch more porn than iOS users

Several months ago, we noted that Android smartphone users were leading the pack in terms of watching porn. Now, CNET alerts us to a new update that shows that Android users continue to outpace iOS users in porn viewing.<p>Courtesy again of PornHub, we now know that mobile viewing has over-taken …

100 Best Chromecast Apps For iPhone And iPad [LIST]

Here’s a mighty list of 100 best iPhone, iPad apps that are compatible with Google Chromecast dongle. The complete list of titles can be found after …

Best Productivity Apps: iPhone Apps and Android Apps for Organization

Technology is a funny thing in terms of productivity: It’s supposed to help you accomplish things faster – but sometimes when you’re glued to your …

Why play games alone online when you can join in at a board gaming cafe?

It’s Tuesday night in a cosy cafe in Oxford, and I’m sitting in what I can only describe as a library of fun. Stacked, floor to ceiling, are endless boxes of games I’ve never heard of. “Things have evolved since Monopoly and Scrabble,” explains John Morgan, a former social worker who decided he …

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25 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>CodeAcademy</b>— Learn programming languages like HTML, CSS, and Javascript with this free, interactive resource.<p><b>Coursera</b>— With more than 800 free courses on topics that range from internet history to financial engineering, the education …

12 board games to make you a better person

Tabletop titles are an easy sell for a quiet night in with friends, or for a lazy post-roast Sunday afternoon at the pub.<p>Board and card games can be social, relaxing, hilarious and nostalgia-inducing. They free groups from the hypnotic miasma that can emanate from a television, and rarely demand …

Here's Everything Google Knows About You

Google is extremely open about what data it stores and makes it very easy to delete that data, but many people still don't realize exactly what's being stored, whether that information is given freely or deduced based on your searches.<p>A recent survey by the company Survata actually showed that the …

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5 best find my phone apps and other find my phone methods too!

Losing your smartphone is one of the most frightening experiences in the modern age. You have your contact information, your personal information, your personal pictures, and possibly even financial data on there. It’s a treasure trove for thieves and other malcontents. Thankfully, there are some …

Android customization – how to connect a USB flash drive to your Android device

Last week on our Android customization series, we rounded out a string of Tasker and Zooper Widget tutorials that made it possible to rock your Homescreen with custom widgets. With the software customizations we’ve been working with, perhaps it is time to look at something a little more physical, …

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Android customization – notification counts from any app with Tasker and Zooper Widget

If you’ve been following along the last couple Android customization tutorials, you’ve seen how to collect incoming notifications and pop them up as a simple flash over your screen using Tasker. You’ve also seen how to put a custom Gmail and SMS count/indicator on your Homescreen through Zooper …