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The Best Cheap Cell Phone Plans You've Never Heard Of

There are a lot of options beyond the big four phone carriers in the US. If you're looking to save money, these lesser-known plans might be the …

Cellular Networks

Expect home values to rise in these 10 states

<b>The housing market in the U.S. has experienced a major uptick over the past two years. In 2016, existing home sales were the strongest they’ve been</b> …

Real Estate

The 8 best cheap Android smartphones, ranked

There’s never been a better time to get cheap Android phones.<p>Despite receiving only minor upgrades each year, flagship phones continue to grow in …

Mobile Technology

Blockchain Explained: How It Works, Who Cares and What Its Future May Hold article Photo Gallery - TechSpot

View 4 detailed pictures from our Blockchain Explained: How It Works, Who Cares and What Its Future May Hold article, close-up photos in high …

Blockchain

Ranking Programming Languages by GitHub Users

Ranking Programming Languages by GitHub Users I've recently become obsessed with the sheer amount of development activity happening on sites like …

Programming Languages

9 Powerful MS Excel Features That You May Not Be Aware Of

Do you use Excel often for work? These 9 tricks should help make your life a little bit easier…<p><i>The following is a guest post by</i> <i>Steven Correy</i><i>. Steven</i> …

Analytics

Our 10 Healthiest Vegetarian Dinners

What does eating healthy as a vegetarian look like? We think it's about loading your plate with as many veggies as you can fit, while also ensuring …

Cooking

10 Smallest & Fastest Frontend Web Dev Frameworks

You're reading 10 Smallest & Fastest Frontend Web Dev Frameworks, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on …

Handy

A Trip to the John Muir Trail - Environment

The John Muir trail might appear to be an undeveloped and wild stretch of land, but is actually strictly regulated by the National Park Service and …

One Man’s Stand Against Junk Food as Diabetes Climbs Across India

NEW DELHI — Rahul Verma’s son was born gravely ill with digestive problems, but over years of visits to the boy’s endocrinologist, Mr. Verma saw the doctor grow increasingly alarmed about a different problem, one threatening healthy children. Junk food, the doctor warned, was especially dangerous …

Home Safe: 6 Best Security Monitors Under $100

Planning on traveling over the holidays? You may want to make sure you have a good security system. As most break-ins and robberies tend to occur …

Yuck! How To Deliver Sensitive Feedback To Your Employees

It may feel like one of the most uncomfortable aspects of your job but your employees will thank you for it<p>From that guy you avoid sitting next to in meetings to the inappropriate dresser to the chatterbox who always gives "TMI" - too much information - the office can be a challenging environment …

Does the End of Net Neutrality Mean I Need a VPN?

The end of net neutrality means that ISPs may start preferring some websites and services over others. If you don't like that idea, get a VPN.<p>PCMag …

The Best Mini Desktop PCs

Mini PCs are great for people who do most of their work in the same place, want to use a full-size monitor, keyboard, and mouse, and just don’t need …

Laptops

This 31-year-old mortgage broker has made millions flipping homes — see the before and after photos

Flipping houses is riveting reality television for some. For others, it's a living.<p>Thomas Bayles joined the real-estate business at the tail end of the financial crisis to become a full-time flipper. He buys the ugliest houses in desirable neighborhoods in and around Los Angeles, pours money into …

Real Estate

These Will Be the Best 10 Housing Markets in 2018

This year was a competitive one for those looking to buy homes. We saw rising home prices and low inventory—especially in coveted, popular cities …

Want to Be a Better Leader? Give Employees The 1 Thing Most Bosses Miss Entirely

One study revealed that 34 percent of employees plan to leave their company within 12 months. This rare strategy may stop the bleeding.<p>Employee turnover is an expensive habit, with some estimates for total costs associated with turnover ranging from 90 to 200 percent of someone's annual …

6 open source home automation tools

<i>Editor's note: This article was originally published in March 2016 and has been updated to include additional options and information.</i> <br>read more

Raspberry Pi

The best laptop brands

When looking for a new laptop, you want a machine that you won’t have to drag back in for repairs for at least several years. Reliability and …

Laptops

U.S. Coal Industry Shows No Sign of Comeback

Despite Trump's promises to revive the industry, the global market is evaporating.<p>President Donald Trump has made clear his intention of “bringing back coal.” He has rolled back environmental regulations and moved to repeal the previous administration's curbs on carbon emissions from power plants. …

Markets

ProtonMail launches an encrypted contacts manager to protect journalists' sources

ProtonMail, a secure email service, is launching an encrypted contacts manager today for its users. The manager provides "zero access" to contacts, ProtonMail says, meaning the company can't view what users have saved. It also features a digital signature that should prevent anyone from …

Encryption

Bike across the water’s surface on the Manta5 Hydrofoiler

When it comes to getting exercise, people swear by bicycles. But in the warm summer months, something in the water would be nice, right? A New …

Cycling

Blockchain could ‘change everything’ for real estate

“This changes everything.” That’s how Apple introduced the original iPhone in 2007. But it could just as easily apply here and now to the blockchain and its potential to enable transformative innovation in a variety of industries.<p>The most mature proposals for blockchain-led innovation are in the …

Blockchain

Microsoft launches Visual Studio Live Share, aimed at pair programming

Ask any software developer about their thoughts on pair programming and you're likely to get a wide range of answers. The idea is having two people …

Software

How should busy cyclists strength train?

When you're both busy and a cyclist, most of your limited free time is dedicated to riding - but that doesn't mean you have to sacrifice strength …

Western Riding

Link About It: An Eco-Friendly Paper Bike Helmet

Brooklyn-based inventor Isis Shiffer has just taken home the prestigious International James Dyson Foundation Award (given to students with groundbreaking design proposals) for her EcoHelmet. The helmet has been constructed from radial, honeycomb designed paper making it as sturdy as the plastic …

Who Is Gwen Jorgensen?

Gwen Jorgensen at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, where she became the first American woman to win the gold in triathlon. Photo by Delly Carr / …

Swimming

Master the entire Microsoft Office Suite for less than $40

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>Ok, let’s all just admit it. We’ve all had …

Want Your Boss to Be a Better Leader? Persuade Them to Try Any of These Top 5 Habits of Smart Leaders

Here's the bottom line for why employees quit their managers.<p>Years ago, Gallup estimated quite shockingly that 75 percent of the reasons people quit comes down to their managers.<p>In my own research pouring over mountains of literature as well as my own client data to get to the bottom line of the …

Employee Engagement