Tyler Davis

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This $17 gadget is the best thing that ever happened to your HDTV

Regardless of how impressive you think your current HDTV is right now, a single $17 purchase will have an immediate and dramatic impact on your …

Healthy Breakfast Burritos

Breakfast doesn’t have to be complicated. Make these freezer friendly breakfast burritos before your work week begins to ensure your success at …

21 Problems You Can Solve With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …

Cleaning

How to Make Macaroni and Cheese Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Macaroni and cheese expert Catherine Lamb is showing you how to make this American classic -- and a top</i> …

Cooking

28 Colorful Kitchens That Will Inspire You

From classic pastels to offbeat colors.<p>Bored with your pure white kitchen? Try adding a dose of light — or bright — color to liven up your favorite room.

Kitchens

Men's Shaved Hairstyles: 40 Ideas & Inspirations

Men’s shaved hairstyles have been knocking about since the days soldiers were fighting it out on the battlefield but came into modern fashion when …

Belkin NetCam HD+ Smart WiFi Camera

Belkin has released NetCam HD+, its latest smart <b>WiFi camera</b>. If you need a handy way to monitor your home, the <b>surveillance camera</b> may be a nice …

Why You Can Blame Genetics for Your Small Arms—and What You Should Do about It

Your body's limitations are your secret weapon for packing on muscle mass<p>We all understand that genes determine basic features like our height or eye color. If you and your wife have blue eyes, and your baby's eyes are brown, you know it's time to contact the divorce lawyer. And if someone offered …

Exercise

100+ Essential Books Every Man Should Read

Amazon is offering $5 off on print book purchases of $15 or more until 11:59 pm December 14, 2017. Use the promo code <b>BOOKGIFT17</b> at checkout to …

Guide to Life: Treat Your Boots Like Royalty

You’ve finally done it — you beat the living shit out of your beautiful new boots. Yes, it was painful at first (the initial scuff caused a minor …

How to Iron a Dress Shirt [VIDEO] | The Art of Manliness

Your video guide to ironing a dress shirt properly. For a detailed text guide, read our post on how to iron a dress shirt.<p>Be sure to subscribe to our …

That Secret App Is Becoming Silicon Valley’s New Blind Item

“I work at Evernote and we’re about to get acquired… Watch this space”<p>That could be the first big acquisition rumor to have found its way onto Secret, the new “anonymish” sharing app launched late last week. But it won’t be the last.<p>(FWIW, Evernote CEO Phil Libin says it’s not true. And Dustin …

There’s something rotten in the state of online video streaming, and the data is starting to emerge

Advertisement<p>38 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock/Bastian Weltjen<p>If you’ve been having trouble with your Netflix streams lately, or maybe like David Rafael, …

Sony quits the PC business to focus on mobile

Confirming reports from earlier in the week, Sony has announced plans to sell off its VAIO computer division to a Japanese investment fund. Japan Industrial Partners (JIP) will take control of the operation for an undisclosed fee, and Sony will "cease planning, design and development of PC …

How Top-Selling Genius Keyboard SwiftKey Got So Smart

Launching an app is hard to do: SwiftKey mastered it on Android. Now cofounders Jon Reynolds and Ben Medlock head into iOS. Here are the lessons they’re bringing with them.<p>Using SwiftKey is like having a psychic best friend who is also a keyboard. With a debut on iOS, the Android-topping app is in …

Cash-Based Payments Network PayNearMe Raises $20M Series E, Expands Via Family Dollar Partnership

Cash-based payments platform PayNearMe, which allows consumers to pay their rent, utility bills and loans, buy tickets online and more, is today expanding its footprint significantly in the U.S., thanks to a partnership with Family Dollar. The deal will allow consumers to use the service in the …

HTML5 Catches Up To Apple

As Apple’s market share slips to Google’s surging little green robot, developers are increasingly turning to HTML5 as a way to embrace both iOS and Android.<p>According to Vision Mobile’s latest Developer Economics report, Apple’s developer mindshare has slipped to 52% (from 56% in January 2013) while …

MemSQL throws a curve, adds column store on flash

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Semisatch<p>Database startup MemSQL has been doing just fine lately with its row-based in-memory database, …

Codacy: Automated Code-Checking for Coders

Codacy launched in private beta back in November, offering developers a code review tool that automatically monitors patterns to unearth potentially problematic code further down the line. And today, Codacy is shedding its beta tags and launching to the public.<p>Since launch, more than 1,300 …

Twitter shares plummet on hits to user growth, usage

The good news was that total monthly active users jumped to 241 million. The bad news: the growth ain't what it used to be, and Twitter's design is partly to blame.<p>Twitter shares have slid more than 22 percent in early trading Thursday as shareholders take a step back on word of a disappointing …

Apple eyes quantum dots for next phase of Retina display development

The Retina display, found in Apple's iPhones, iPads, iPod Touch, and MacBook Pro, might soon look a bit better, thanks to quantum dots.<p>The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on Thursday published four patent applications from Apple, noticed earlier by Patently Apple, on technology that would …

Nanotech

Klout Adds Content Sharing Recommendations To Help Improve Your Score

Think your Klout score’s too low? Well, the social influence measurement startup is launching a revamped version of its website today that includes tools for improving your score.<p>The main addition is a “create” section that shows a stream of content based on the topics that you’re interested in and …

Y Combinator’s BloomThat takes a tech-savvy approach to sending flowers

Flowers aren’t just about looking pretty. Americans spend $27.8 billion a year buying flowers, and BloomThat is trying to change the way they do it.<p>This Y Combinator-backed startup has raised a $2 million seed round from a bouquet of well-known angel investors and launched a free mobile …

LinkedIn to buy job site Bright for $120M

Professional social network LinkedIn said Thursday that it will purchase Bright, a 3-year-old service that connects job seekers with employers, for approximately $120 million in cash and stock.<p>Bright is said to be especially adept at using data to make its job matches, and LinkedIn plans to use the …

Employment

Pinterest targets international users with revamped mobile site

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Within the last year, Pinterest has been keeping an eye on global expansion, primarily by translating its platform into a …

Dropbox Alternative HubiC Now Offers 10TB For $13.50 Per Month

French hosting company OVH just updated its product offering for its Dropbox-like service called HubiC. Now, you get 25GB of storage for free, 100GB for $1.35 per month (€1), and you can opt for a whopping 10TB plan for $13.50 per month (€10).<p>Launched two years ago, HubiC has slowly but surely …

Google's Secret Weapon Against Amazon: Blistering Fast Networks

It’s easy to assume the public cloud war is over and Amazon has won. Gartner highlights Amazon Web Services offers five times the utilized compute capacity of the other 14 cloud providers in the Gartner Magic Quadrant. Combined.<p>However impressive this lead may seem, Gartner’s analysis didn’t …

Y Combinator-Backed Sendwithus Offers A/B Testing And Analytics Tools For Email Marketers

Sendwithus aims to bring optimization and A/B testing to marketers and anyone else sending out targeted promotional emails.<p>The company, which is part of the current class of Y Combinator-incubated startups, was founded by Matt Harris and Brad Van Vugt. Harris told me that Sendwithus emerged from …

Facebook Now Lets You Edit Your “Look Back” Movie

Earlier this week, we learned that Facebook would soon let you edit the automatically-generated “Look Back” videos the company had made to celebrate Facebook’s 10th anniversary.<p>Sure enough: they just launched the editor.<p>Almost immediately after launch, many users were complaining about the photos …