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These Are the 25 Highest-Paying Jobs in the U.S. Right Now

For the fourth consecutive year, the technology sector boasted the highest-paying jobs in the U.S., according to an annual report from …

Health Care

What you need to know before building a HiFi system

The process of building a stereo can be overwhelming. Should you buy new gear or trawl the local stereo shop for vintage equipment? Do you need a subwoofer for music? Are high-end speaker cables really going to make a difference in sound? It's no wonder, then, that smart speakers have become so …

How to water your plants while you’re away

You've worked hard to grow beautiful houseplants and a healthy vegetable garden with a consistent watering schedule. If you head out on vacation, you don't want your plants to suffer.<p>Here are four methods to keep your plants watered while you're away. They also work great for the forgetful gardener.<p>…

Verizon and T-Mobile launch ‘Back to School’ BOGO deals (it’s July!)

As the start of the Christmas season creeps ever closer to October, so too does the “Back to School” season creep ever closer to graduation day.<p>Case in point, today both T-Mobile and Verizon launched new Back to School deals, even though we’re not even halfway through July. I mean, most high school …

Mobile

The Budget Traveler's Guide to Disneyland

Want to make the Happiest Place on Earth even happier for you and your kids? Here, a Disneyland expert’s very best survive-and-thrive tips - from the …

12 Fabulously Free Things to Do in New York City This Summer

Sure, New York is the home of the $100+ hamburger and the $1,000+ baseball game. But there's also no other city in the world that offers more …

New York City

How To Tie The Perfect Windsor Knot In 5 Simple Steps

Named after the Duke of Windsor, tying your tie with the Windsor knot is a sure-fire way of proving you mean business in the boardroom while your tie …

Windsor

How to become a machine learning and AI specialist

<b>The rise of the machines is coming.</b><p>By that, I don’t mean that someone is about to break through a singularity and create a <b>rapidly self-teaching AI</b> that will <b>enslave all of humanity</b>. I mean, that’s probably on the cards too, but it’s not really what we’re talking about today.<p>We’re talking about</b> …

Machine Learning

How to Google Search the right way!

Google handles billions of searches per day, but how many of those searches actually help people find what they’re really looking for? It’s impossible to know for sure, but there are plenty of tools and tricks at any Googler’s disposal to help narrow down those millions of search results into …

Google Search

10 best clock apps and digital clock apps for Android

Clock apps were among the first apps available. After all, smartphones are excellent for telling time. You always have it on you. Phones have evolved a lot. Clock apps have too, but not nearly as much. They’re still great ways to just tell the time. Here are the best clock apps and clock widgets on …

Apps

Motorola to make mysterious ‘big announcement’ at its Chicago HQ in August

The official Motorola YouTube profile just posted a new video. The 11-seconds-long clip has no sound and simply shows text that says, “August 2, 2 PM, Motorola HQ Chicago.”<p>Check out the clip below:<p>The description of the video is a bit more helpful when it comes to figuring out what Motorola has …

Mobile Technology

How to read a privacy policy

We haven’t been able to avoid privacy policies in our post-GDPR world, but figuring out what these legal documents are trying to tell us isn’t easy. They’re typically filled with legalese and boring chatter about data and how it’s handled. I get why no one wants to spend time reading them.<p>So to …

Xiaomi's latest tablet offers LTE on the cheap

Save for the earlier false alarm of Google nixing the tablet section on its website, things have been a little quiet in the Android tablet world. But earlier today, Xiaomi updated its tablet lineup with the Mi Pad 4, an 8-inch, 0.76-pound metallic slate that starts from a mere 1,099 yuan or about …

Over 100 tools can be replaced with these two gadgets on Amazon, and they’re under $15 each

Whether you’re starting a new tool collection or paring down your rusty old gear and modernizing your setup, we’ve got two tools that you absolutely …

Laser Attacks Against U.S. Forces Spread to the Pacific

The laser strikes follow reported incidents in Djibouti by Chinese military personnel.<p>Laser attacks against U.S. forces have spread out of Africa into the Pacific. U.S. personnel operating in the East China Sea area have been the victim of blinding laser attacks similar to those that took place …

These stereo Bluetooth speakers beat Apple HomePod and Google Home Max

Pretty much everybody else is now happy with a single Bluetooth or sound bar speaker, but stereo speakers are still the choice for audiophiles.<p>I get it: One speaker takes up half the space of two and costs roughly half as much, but I'd be derelict in my duties if I failed to mention what's lost …

15 tech upgrades you can get for free

You’ve spent so much money already – on a laptop, tablet, computer, router, network extender, printer, and smartphone. You’ve signed up for the internet, and you’re paying monthly fees. You’ll be relieved to know that a lot of tech is free.<p>Open-source software is like the “generic” brands you find …

Best smart thermostats at every price point – Eco friendly way to cut costs

One of the most fundamental parts of a smart home is a thermostat. It keeps your home at the right temperature without wasting energy. (Why keep the heat on while you’re at work or running errands, right?)<p>However, there are so many options to choose from that it can be hard to know which one is …

Home Automation

18 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of Us Probably Don't)

People who accomplish the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else.<p>People who accomplish the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else. Generally, they wake early, are good at planning and take care of their physical and emotional health. Here are other good habits …

EarTrumpet is the Windows 10 volume control app Microsoft should have created

An awesome utility to improve audio in Windows 10<p>Microsoft has made some steady improvements to audio control in Windows over the years, but if you use multiple outputs, headsets, or digital-to-analogue converters then you probably already know that Windows 10 doesn’t handle them well. Thankfully, …

Google Translate is rolling out offline AI-based translations that you can download

Google has rolled out offline downloads for its AI-powered translator. So if you don’t have unlimited data or you have a plan that doesn’t work internationally, you can now download neural machine translation from Google’s Android and iOS apps.<p>Previously, you could download Google Translate’s …

Udacity and Google want to improve your chances of getting a job

• Udacity and Google announced 12 courses that aim to improve your chances of landing a job.<br>• The courses help you with your resume, cover letter, and more.<br>• The 12 courses are available for free.<p>Sites like Indeed and ZipRecruiter help you find and apply to jobs easier, but that is not what Udacity and …

The Xbox One X is getting discounted for the first time

A discount of $50<p>Microsoft has announced the first discount for the Xbox One X, as gaming companies gear up for E3. Starting on June 7th, the Xbox One X will cost $449.99, which is a $50 markdown. The Xbox One X has cost $499.99 since it launched last November, making it less than a year old. The …

The best 4K HDR TV to buy for under $1,000

Great picture, Roku’s software, and an improved design<p>For the second year in a row, TCL is making the best TV you can get for under $1,000. The company used 2017’s excellent P-Series 4K HDR TV as the foundation for the renamed 6-Series. It runs Roku’s simple, straightforward software and delivers a …

The best extension cords

<i>By Mark Smirniotis</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with</i> <i>Wirecutter</i><i>. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>After researching more than a dozen different options, reviewing …

Wirecutter's best deals: Save $90 on a Microsoft Xbox One X console

<i>This post was done in partnership with</i> <i>Wirecutter</i><i>. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read their continuously updated list of deals</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>Microsoft Xbox One X 1TB<p><b>Street price: $500; Deal price: $410</b><p>If …

21 essential WhatsApp tricks and tips you should know

WhatsApp is the world’s most popular instant messaging app, and for good reason — it gets a steady stream of updates, has a long list of features, and supports a wide range of devices. There’s little wonder why it’s hit the billion user mark. Want to get the most out of the platform? We’ve got a …

Apps

Best cheap VPNs of 2018 — what are your options?

You don’t need to spend an arm and a leg to get a great virtual private network (VPN). Lots of cheap services do the job just as well as their more expensive counterparts. However, getting a great deal often means paying up front for one, two, or even three years. Compared to a monthly …

All the live TV streaming services compared: Which has the best channel lineup?

With the runaway popularity of on-demand streaming video services like Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Video and Hulu, more people are deciding to stop paying for cable TV. But just because you cut the cord doesn't mean you have to give up live TV.<p>Right now seven major services offer live TV steamed over …

Sling TV

All the live TV streaming services compared: Which has the best channel lineup?

With the runaway popularity of on-demand streaming video services like Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Video and Hulu, more people are deciding to stop paying for cable TV. But just because you cut the cord doesn't mean you have to give up live TV.<p>Right now five major services offer live TV steamed over …