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Build A Compact 1080p Gaming PC For $400 (Benchmarks Included)

<b>[UPDATE: This has proven to be a popular build, but what if you want to stretch your budget to $800? Check out this newer mini-ITX, 1440p gaming build!]</b><p>There’s a widespread misconception floating around that says building a decent gaming PC is an expensive endeavor. But what if you could assemble …

Branding

What Really Happens When You Delete Something from Your PC

If you want to sell or get rid of your computer, it's important to make sure there isn't any leftover data that someone could get to. When it comes …

15 Android Apps That Will Make Your iPhone Friends Jealous

Today, most apps launch on both Android and iOS, but the most interesting Android apps are exclusive to Android because they do something Apple wouldn't allow.<p>From an app that lets you message your friends while still watching Netflix to an app that lets you hack your smartphone's LED lights for …

Apps

How to Change Your Mind to Change Your Life: Why You Need a New Personality to Make a New Personal Reality

That's why I have to share the best of what I've learned here, (and included Dr. Joe on my online interview series with the top personal growth and wellness experts that changed my life -- this stuff is truly transformative.<p>I'm admittedly a personal growth junkie. I've read all the books, and I …

Seven Tests of True Strength

What The Greatest Self-Help Books Of The Last Decades Can Teach You In 7 Minutes

As a writer, I’m fortunate to connect with authors and experts all over the globe who have vitally important messages to share. While each of these experts sees the world in his or her own very unique way, and shares a special filter or perspective on life, progress and success, when you peel the …

The 5-Minute Warmup That Makes You Run Faster

Do this quick routine before any race so your body is at its peak to perform<p>Before any local road race, you're bound to see hundreds of runners milling around, lightly stretching out their calves, hamstrings, and quads. But traditional "static stretching"—tugging on a muscle with constant tension …

4 Motivating TED Talks to Help You Bounce Back From Failure

We’ve all heard the preachy platitude “Failure isn’t an option.” And, generally speaking, it’s not. At least not an option most would purposely choose. But failing is inevitable. Everyone eats humble pie in some way at some point, especially in the cutthroat startup race, where half of all of all …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Some KitKat features exclusive to Nexus 5

<b>There are a couple of cool features of Android 4.4 KitKat that you won't see unless you have the Google Nexus 5 smartphone.</b><p>It would make sense that Android 4.4 KitKat runs excellently on the Google Nexus 5 smartphone — after all, the Nexus phone hardware and vanilla Android software are designed to …

Google Nexus 5: Effective Tips to Conserve Battery Life - IBTimes India

Several critics and fans heaped praises on the pure Android stock OS that powered Google Nexus 5 but the phone had one nagging complaint - fast …

The Build Muscle, Stay Lean Meal Plan

Matthew Leete / Getty Images<p>Bulking up: It’s a scary thought for many guys at the gym because it seems like there’s always a string attached. …

5 ways to work out without weights

With all the knowledge that’s out there now about exercise, there’s really no excuse for not achieving your fitness goals. You can’t argue that you …

Bodyweight Workout For Your Morning Routine | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Chad Howse.</i><p>Have you ever intended to work out in the afternoon or evening but didn’t get a chance to and …

Win 8 App Remover Eliminates Pre-installed Junk Apps from Windows 8

Windows: Microsoft's operating system usually comes with a bundle of pre-installed apps, but Windows 8 took it to a whole new level. If you want to …

Apps

The Best Ways to Remove a Stripped Screw, In Video Form

We've shared many ways to remove a stripped screw over the years, but Household Hacker has rounded some of the best up into one, easy to follow video.<p>…

Woodworking

Synchronize Your iTunes Library with Spotify with a Click

Spotify recently introduced a new "My Music" section that allows you to save albums and tracks you find in Spotify to your own personal library. …

Book review – Learn to Program with Scratch

This newly released book from No Starch Press ups the ante on Scratch programming for kids and adults. When Scratch first came out a few years ago, Scratch books used examples that were fairly easy. Now that Scratch has an enthusiastic following, books that delve deeper into Scratch are appearing …

The Complete Guide to Making Animated GIFs

Animated GIFs are something of an internet art form, shared by all. Yet, they are created by a comparatively small slice of the internet. There's no …

Videography

How to Jailbreak Your iPhone: The Always Up-to-Date Guide [iOS 9]

Jailbreaking is a process that changes little by little with each iOS upgrade. Rather than always publishing new guides, we’re simply going to keep …

How to Optimize Your PC Games' Graphics Settings in One Click

Most PC games have a plethora of graphics settings that let you strike the perfect balance between quality and performance. If you don't enjoy …

Build a New PC (Or Upgrade Your Current One) Today on Amazon

If you've been itching to start work on a new PC, or just want to replace a few bits and pieces on one you already own, Amazon's Gold Box is full of …

Routers

Build Your Own Fold-Out Set of Mini Solar Panels

Solar panels can be a handy way to get a little extra juice, particularly if you're out camping or away from an outlet. These mini solar panels fold …

Add a Sternum Strap to Any Backpack for Better Support

There are plenty of well designed backpacks out there, with excellent padding and wide shoulder straps—but many don't have sternum straps. Luckily, …

Backpacking

The Best Apps for Automatically Cleaning Up Your Music Library

Your music library is precious. It's full of hard-to-find tracks, ripped CDs, and rare downloads. It might also be a mess. It can be easier to look …

Be a Better Negotiator with These Three Rules

Negotiations are tough, but even if the idea of negotiating scares you a bit, you don't have to be a pro to get what you want. Scientific American …

Chromebleed Notifies You if a Visited Site was Hit by Heartbleed Bug

Chrome: The Heartbleed bug is among the major security vulnerabilities we have seen in recent times. It's one of those cases where precaution is the …

Information Security

Roll Your Own VPN with a Raspberry Pi and OpenVPN

A VPN or Virtual Private Network secures your internet connection from prying eyes and is critical for many of us (especially when traveling or using …

Raspberry Pi

BitTorrent Sync Now Works With Network Storage

BitTorrent Sync is basically explicitly designed for people who need to move huge amounts of data back and forth between different devices. Now the …

BitTorrent