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BMW M3 Owner Test Drives / Reviews Tesla Model 3

This BMW M3 owner shared his insight on <i>Reddit</i>. He gives us some nice background and assures that he’s not a professional reviewer and had no …

Here's 5 tips for spring cleaning your digital footprint

Keeping track of multiple devices and digital accounts can be exhausting. Every piece of information shared online contributes to a user's growing …

How to Turn Your Old iPhone Into a Cute Minimalistic Feature Phone

If you still own an iPhone 4, chances are it’s sitting in a drawer somewhere gathering dust. You’ve probably thought about throwing it out, but now …

Apps

10 products from CES 2018 I would buy today

LAS VEGAS—What happens in Vegas doesn't always stay in Vegas — at least hopefully not for a bunch of the products showcased here last week.<p>Some of the technology that debuts at CES, the annual consumer electronics show, turns out to be “vaporware,” that is, it will never make a commercial debut for …

Gear & Gadgets

CES products you can buy now, exclusive 1More headphones sale, and the week’s best tech deals

The 1More Quad Drivers and Triple Drivers are some of our favorite in-ear headphones, and today you can get 30 percent off<p>Vox Media has affiliate partnerships. These do not influence editorial content, though Vox Media may earn commissions for products purchased via affiliate links. For more …

Consumer Tech

This Circuit Practically Guarantees a Ripped Upper-Body | Men’s Health

Maximus' 50 QR—or quality reps—workout will make you a master of some of the most important, foundational upper-body moves.<p><b>Directions:</b> Perform the exercises below in the order listed.<p>1. <b>Pushups: 5 Reps</b><br>Pushups are one of the benchmarks of fitness that every guy should master. Make sure your chest …

Book Review: You Need a Budget

Shares 1<p><b>In a nutshell:</b> <i>By diligently applying four simple rules, you can move from being at the mercy of money to being a master of money.</i><p>In 2004, …

My 25 Favorite Money-Saving ‘Life Hacks’

My 11-year-old son loves “life hacks.” It’s become something of a hobby for him as he’s found lists of preteen-appropriate “life hacks” and has been …

Personal Finance

Fit in my 40s: ‘I have the forward hunch of a sedentary worker’

I am back at Nyambe’s personal training studio. “Everybody is in training for the life that they lead,” he says. “If you and Mo Farah had a sitting-down-for-eight-hours competition, you would win.”<p>In case you’ve forgotten; my anterior chain (the front) is tight, my posterior chain is weak, and this …

Exercise

Find ideas for learning with technology in our back-to-school guide!

<b>Start the year with a new classroom project, concept, skill or strategy. We double-dog dare you!</b><p>For many educators, the school year has already begun …

Everything you need to know about Hey Siri

When it comes to hands-free assistance, these days Alexa seems to be getting all the fanfare. In fact, your iPhone can be useful there, too. With the …

How to Teach Your Kids the Value of Money From an Early Age

As back-to-school shopping season kicks into high gear, it may seem like money is on everyone's mind — but that doesn't mean our kids have a grasp on it.<p>According to the 9th Annual T. Rowe Price Parents, Kids and Money Survey, more than two-thirds of parents still have some reluctance to talk about …

Personal Finance

After almost 10 years as a financial planner, I've found the best way to keep track of my money is still a simple spreadsheet

But in order to reach your goals, you have to control the chaos. One of the easiest ways to keep track of your financial progress is to monitor your net worth: everything you own minus everything you owe.<p>Think of it like taking a photo of yourself every day for years— eventually, you'll be able to …

Personal Finance

The best gear for building a home theater in your dorm

To the extent that your shoebox of a dorm will be your home for the next nine months, you should do whatever you can to make it feel cozy and inviting. To that end, we've included some home-theater items in our back-to-school guide, and we've ensured everything is reasonably compact (you can hold …

How to use a password manager (and why you really should)

If for some cruel reason I was forced to rewrite that mid-‘90s viral essay / hit single “Wear Sunscreen,” I would replace the titular advice with a simple plea: use a password manager. Like sunscreen, it can be a hassle to apply, but it’s an easy way to stop yourself from getting burned.<p>The reasons …

Information Systems

Google launches Interland online game to teach kids how to be ‘internet awesome’

Google has created a new web-based game designed to teach the fundamentals of internet safety to children.<p>Interland represents part of a broader program that launches today called Be Internet Awesome, developed in conjunction with online safety bodies such as ConnectSafely, the Internet Keep Safe …

Fake News

10 Hacks to Make The Most Of Your Netflix Experience

Sometimes all you want to do is curl up, relax, and dive into a great Netflix binge. However, there are ways to make Netflix’s already great and …

5 reasons to use Google Photos on your iPhone

Google rolled out new features to Google Photos at its annual I/O developers conference. Is it time for iPhone owners to switch photo apps?<p>At Google I/O 2017, the company unveiled a number of improvements for its photo app, putting more distance between Google Photos and the stock iOS Photos app. …

Google Photos

How to Do Pigeon Pose: Master This Stretch for Tight Hips

Pigeon pose is amazing for runners, cyclists or anyone with tight hips, but many people simply don't understand proper alignment and find all kinds of ways to compromise their knees.<p>Simple padding with a yoga block, pillow or rolled up towel and a few placement tweaks of the knees and ankles can …

Yoga

What Percentage of Your Income Should You Save Each Month?

How Much Money Should You Save Each Month?<p>How to Save for Your Financial Goals Successfully<p>Updated June 26, 2017<p>How much money should you save every …

Our Favorite Learning Apps for Tablets and Smartphones

We spent over 25 hours researching and testing more than 35 educational and learning apps recommended by educators, experts, parents, and kids. We …

Kids

Top 10 Free Alternatives to Expensive Software

Unless you have a company buying licenses for you, tools like Photoshop, Pro Tools, Maya, or even Windows can be a serious bite out of your wallet. …

Digital Maintenance: 5 Ways to Spruce Up and Protect Your Gear

It's time to treat your online accounts, laptops, and phones the way you handle a garage or a closet. Digital accounts and electronics need regular …

Work Out Videos On Netflix: 10 Titles To Motivate Your 2017 New Year’s Resolution

If you’re looking for a straight work out video, you may not want to turn to Netflix. While there appears to be a shortage of exercise tutorials on …

The 3 Key Tips for Budgeting Your Money | Investopedia

It's almost a truism that budgeting is a critical step for anyone looking to get serious about money management. After all, you have to know where …

Personal Finance

7 New Year's tech resolutions

Fast and easy ways to make tech work smarter, not harder, in 2017.<p>New Year's resolutions typically cover the basics: eat better, exercise more, maybe learn a new skill or banish a bad habit.<p>But what about other areas of your life that could use a little, er, tweaking? I'm talking about the tech …

Google Photos

Use This Rule to Set Up Undo Send in Outlook

Gmail makes it easy to undo sending an email, but the feature is less intuitive in Outlook. The good news is, it’s possible, it just requires a …

Apps

Here's 17 Examples Of Cars Hitting Jumps That Prove It's OK To Try It At Home

We’ve all heard “don’t try this at home” many, many times. Usually, the first thing you consider is trying it at home. Here’s 17 clips of people …

6 Moves To Master A Pull-Up In 8 Weeks

There are two exercises that, together, will target and tone every muscle in your upper body: push-ups and pull-ups. Push-ups strengthen the chest, shoulders, triceps, abs, and lower back, while pull-ups strengthen the lats, traps, rhomboids, abs, and biceps. This plan strengthens each muscle group …

3 Push-Up Modifications To Try If You Can’t Do A Full One

Even though push-ups are an incredibly effective arms exercise, they're notoriously tough AF. Enter push-up modifications! Just because they're a …