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How to Connect Your Laptop to Your TV

Sometimes your laptop screen just isn't big enough. Here are the best ways to put movies, music, and games from your PC on your TV.<p>PCMag reviews …

Wireless

The #1 Account All Wealthy People Have (That You Probably Don't)

Can you imagine your little old traditional or Roth IRA is worth millions of dollars?<p>It happens for some people.<p>According to the US Government Accountability Office (GAO), 791 individuals have IRA balances between $10 million and $25 million, while 314 are worth over $25 million.<p>That was in 2011. …

Retirement

6 reasons you need a smart sprinkler

For many smart home devices, deciding whether or not you need them is a matter of preference. I understand if you'd rather get up and flip off a light switch instead of pulling out your phone and doing the same thing with an app. But a handful of categories offer so many benefits, that they're …

Smart Homes

Why Cooking the Perfect Steak Starts With Frozen Beef, According to Science

Don't thaw that raw!<p>At the end of a long, hard day, few things satisfy meat eaters more than a juicy, tender cut of steak — as long as they don’t …

BBQ

Lawsuit alleges that every Apple Watch contains the same defect

Every Apple Watch that Apple has made is defective. At least, that’s the argument made by a new class action lawsuit, asking Apple to pay $5 million in damages for refusing to acknowledge an issue which affects its wearable devices.<p>According to Kenneth Sciacca of Colorado, who filed the suit, Apple …

Russian Router Malware Just Got Much Worse: What to Do

Remember that Russian router malware warning from last week? The situation is even worse than we originally thought, and a whole lot more router …

This hidden Apple Watch stat tells you whether to exercise or rest

Imagine if your Apple Watch could tell you which days were best for you to do a workout, and what kind of workout you should do. Well it can, sort of, thanks to a hidden feature that few people have yet discovered or know how to use.<p>Heart rate variability, or HRV, is a new metric that reveals your …

Automatically Remove People From Your Images in Photoshop

It is nearly impossible to take a photo in some locations without people or cars disrupting the image. Of course you can edit out these objects, but …

Tutorials

USA Study: Alkaline Water & Heartburn | Molecular Hydrogen Tablets, Water & Machines

<b>Dr. Jamie Kaufman M.D.</b> author of <b>“Dropping Acid: The Reflux Diet Cookbook and Cure”.</b><p>A recent scientific study performed in the USA by Dr. Jamie …

FBI: Reboot, reset your router immediately to prevent cyberattacks

Following reports that a type of malware has infected more than 700,000 routers used in homes and small businesses in more than 50 countries, the FBI …

Routers

How to Fish Topwater Poppers in Cover for Bass

Poppers are a favorite topwater bass fishing lure but many are scared to fish them around woody cover for fear of snagging. Professional bass …

Facebook is finally giving users the option to clear their history

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO, today announced the site would introduce a feature which will grant users a measure of control over their data — specifically, giving them control over how much information from their history is shared without third-party apps.<p>The feature, appropriately named “Clear …

Here’s how you can extend your current Prime membership for $99 before prices go up

Just last night we covered Amazon is raising its prices for Prime’s annual membership from $99 to $119. Well, if you want to keep that $99 price before it goes up, here’s how.<p>Though an increase of $20 isn’t the end of the world, it’s still something that came as a shock to many. To combat that, …

How to equip your car for emergencies

Summer road trip season is that liberating time when we actually leave the HOV lane and drive farther than Costco. It's also a time when you need to be ready for emergencies on the road in unfamiliar or remote places. Instead of using your car's trunk as a free storage unit, clear out the junk and …

What is relativity? Einstein's mind-bending theory explained

How our ideas about space and time changed forever.<p>When the theory of relativity appeared in the early 1900s, it upended centuries of science and gave physicists a new understanding of space and time. Isaac Newton saw space and time as fixed, but in the new picture provided by special relativity …

Physics

50 Affordable Wines You Can Always Trust

Sometimes wine is daunting, and the fact that vintages change every year is one of the reasons. Was 2014 better than 2015? Worse? How are you …

There's now even more evidence that one type of protein is best for your body

Chew more nuts, and chomp less red meat.<p>That's the lesson from a new massive, multiyear North American study that found the kind of protein you consume could affect your heart health.<p>The multiyear study, published this week in the International Journal of Epidemiology, looked at more than 81,000 …

Truly likable people all share the same trait — here are 9 ways to know if you're one of them

Everyone worries from time to time.<p>Maybe you walked into a roomful of coworkers whispering and assumed they were gossiping about you. Or maybe your friends forgot to include you on the email chain for an upcoming getaway.<p>Our advice? Relax. You're probably plenty well-liked.<p>But if you're really …

Self-improvement

How to ghost your internet provider with a secret IP address

Two new projects just launched that could hinder internet-service providers’ ability to eavesdrop on their customers, helping internet users protect …

Information Security

The new social networks you should join instead of Facebook, according to a Y Combinator partner

The past two weeks have been rough for Facebook. Some are deleting their accounts in protest of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, while others are decrying the death of social media, likening its effect on us to sugar or smoking.<p>But online socializing isn’t inherently bad for us, and just because …

Social Media

How to Get Your Mac's Dock to Show Running Apps Only

Last week we explained how you can use a simple Terminal command to insert spaces in your macOS Dock and visibly group together app icons. In this article, we're going to highlight another simple Terminal hack that turns the Dock into more of a straightforward app switcher by making it display only …

Apps

10 delicious caffeinated snacks to replace your morning cup of coffee

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Pictured: Verb Caffeinated Energy Bar (Oats and Cocoa, Box of 10), $23.99, available at Amazon Amazon<p>Coffee and espresso drinks are the …

How to get television to your Apple TV without using a streaming service

Tired of paying monthly fees for subscription streaming apps? AppleInsider shows you what you need to watch TV live on your Apple TV with a digital …

A new tool uses legal loopholes to get you cheaper flights by checking prices 17,000 times a day

A new service is trying to exploit legal loopholes to get people cheaper plane tickets by automatically checking flight prices 17,000 times a day.<p>DoNotPay, an automated legal tool, is branching out into helping users book airline tickets, it announced on Monday. It says its services have previously …

2018 vs. 2017 tax calculator: See how your tax bill will change

There are four weeks to go until your 2017 tax return is due. Whether you decide to e-file or mail in your tax return this year, there's an online tax prep tool that can help guide you through the process -- perhaps even for free, depending on your annual income.<p>Once you get this year's paperwork …

Tax Preparation

How To Switch Bluetooth Devices in the iOS 11 Control Center

- Mar 13, 2018<p>If you’re like me, you have multiple bluetooth devices paired to your iPhone and iPad. (I have multiple Apple TVs, my AirPods, and …

Seven automated smartphone commands you should try

Teach your old phone some new tricks.<p>Your smartphone is supposed to make life easier. Good news: You can step up its convenience by automating some of the ways you use it. With these seven automated commands, you get to spend less time fussing with your device and more time on the stuff that really …

10 incredibly useful online sites you didn't know about until now

If you had to guess, how many different websites do you think exist in the world today? From simple blogs to complex businesses, the Internet spans the gamut dispensing and gathering a myriad of information. Keep your answer in your head because, at the very end of this article, I’ll tell the …

Are You Socially Awkward? Use These 20 Tips To Help You Communicate with Confidence

Say goodbye to awkward and say hello to confident.<p>Not everyone has the ability to walk into any room, job interview, dinner party or public gathering and "own it."<p>If you struggle in social situations, here are 20 tips to help you become a more confident communicator.<p>Never forget, when in doubt, the …

Self-help

Top 10 Hidden Force Touch Features on Apple Watch

Force Touch is one of those Apple Watch features that's so discreet and unassuming it's easy for users to forget it even exists. That's a shame, because just like 3D Touch on iPhone, Apple has implemented the haptic feedback technology across the entire watchOS interface, putting additional hidden …