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This iOS Trick Can Free Up Storage Space On Your iPhone Or iPad Without Jailbreak

It’s probably fair to say that at one time or another we’ve all been in a situation with our iOS devices where we have been running low on storage …

iPhone SE review: Turns out, good things do come in small packages

Modern smartphones are all about screen size. For the last five years, we've seen our phones get bigger and bigger. Sometimes, even too big.<p>Still, …

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Report: Apple Is Slowing iPhone Production

The iPhone is Apple’s cash cow, pumping out over 60 percent of its revenue every year. So if Apple’s putting the brakes on iPhone production, …

Pros and Cons of Indexed Universal Life Insurance

According to LIMRA, indexed universal life insurance policy premiums increased 23% in 2014. But financial experts warn this product, which was first introduced in 1997, is not for everyone.<p>Robert Quinlan, the managing member of Quinlan Care LLC, an insurance agency/brokerage firm based in New York, …

How to Build This DIY Workbench

Smart design. Solid construction. On this workbench, you can build anything.<p>A DIY workbench can be utilitarian and thrown together or it can be beautifully handcrafted. Both can function about the same, but it's more likely the latter example will be a pleasure to use and to own.<p>When <i>Popular</i> …

Home Idea & Gardening

Build This Rustic Farmhouse Table

Farmhouse furniture is meant to be a little imperfect. That makes it hard to screw up<p>(Photo by Alison Gootee)<p><b>There's no better way to give thanks than to gather</b> family and friends around an enormous table to share a feast. A farmhouse table would be the perfect spot. You could make one out of …

Make Your Own Wood Patio Furniture

Introduction: Make Your Own Wood Patio Furniture<p>A few months back I featured an article on making your own designer patio furniture. I did mention …

Outdoor Bench

Introduction: Outdoor Bench<p>I wanted to make a nice outdoor bench using as much reclaimed wood as possible. Ideally it would have been 100% reclaimed …

Here's what the future of life insurance distribution might look like | ThinkAdvisor

<i>After spending several hours online researching the amount and type of life insurance that fits her needs, the prospective buyer is ready to shop.</i> …

Here\'s why cash value life insurance is a superior product | ThinkAdvisor

The product's tax, legal and financial advantages make it an asset that should be a component of virtually every client portfolio.<p>Whether your client …

Retirement

News and Analysis of the Life and Health Insurance Industry | ThinkAdvisor

Jared S Hopkins and Andrew Martin | April 06, 2018<p>A Chicago-based duo is selling a simple strategy — and companies they’ve worked with have raised …

Health Care

Branch Metrics Raises $15 Million For Its Smarter Mobile Deep Linking Technology

Palo Alto-based Branch Metrics, one of the many companies focused on developing better mobile deep linking technology – that is, links that point users to specific pages within mobile applications themselves – is announcing today the close of its $15 million Series A round of funding, led by …

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Build DIY Solar Panels - Power of Solar Thermal

Solar energy usage is stil very limited, although it is possible to build DIY solar panels practically free of charge. The following videos are …

Best Cricket Wireless Phones as of March 2018

• Best overall<br>• Best for less<br>• Best for note-takers and doodlers<br>• Best if you already have a phone<p>The Galaxy S9 has just been announced and it will be …

Apple wants you to help you find quality iOS games, not pay-to-win freemium scams

You know what really suck? Free-to-play games that are actually miserable to play unless you fork over money for in-app purchases. Thankfully, Apple …

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Tool Test: These are the 3 Best Stud Finders

We tested three on the same wall to see how accurately they could differentiate the stud frame from the hazards lurking around it. All of them would preserve your pipes, floors, and pride from the effects of a poorly located drill hole. They're also helpf

Amnesty backs Detekt tool to scan for state spyware on computers

Human rights group says software represents ‘a strike back against governments’ over covert surveillance<p>Human rights experts and technology groups have launched a new tool allowing members of the public to scan their computers for surveillance spyware used by governments.<p>Amnesty says Detekt is the …

Nifty Zipper Tubes That'll Cure Your Cable Clutter

It takes a special kind of design savvy to make a mundane thing like a cable-management system desirable, but Bluelounge has cracked the code. The …

Logitech's K480 Keyboard Questions the Laptop's Premise

0<p>SHARES<p>Tablets and phones are finally smart enough to serve as full-fledged laptop replacements. For most tasks, at least. The thing is? Pecking away …

Gear & Gadgets

StoneTether Water Resistant Tracking Device Supports iOS And Android (video)

Anyone looking for a small tracking device to help keep their possessions secure might be interested in a new tiny tracking device which is being …

Crowd Funding

11 free tools to protect your online activity from surveillance

The documentary <i>Citizenfour</i>, which debuted to a limited release on Friday, offers the closest look yet at Edward Snowden, the whistleblower who …

Automatic launches a ‘driver’s ed’ mode that will evaluate your kid’s highway skills

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Automatic<p>Ever since I’ve written about Automatic Labs plug-in car device, I’ve heard a common refrain “This would be …

Anonabox could be the everyman's answer to internet privacy

Unfortunately, the Kickstarter project could be an overpriced scam<p>On the internet, everyone is susceptible to invasions of privacy. But, a group of developers is hoping to change this by kickstarting a one-stop solution for anyone looking to peruse the internet without having their personal …

iLoud review: Bluetooth speaker by day, amp by night

The problem with Bluetooth speakers is that they’re typically underpowered, and not very dynamic. You get small-ish speakers pushing out varying …

Inside the Koch Brothers' Toxic Empire

Together, Charles and David Koch control one of the world's largest fortunes, which they are using to buy up our political system. But what they …

Misfit's new activity tracker is a cheaper, plastic version of its first

This week, Misfit announced its second wearable activity tracker... or did it? It's called the Flash, and essentially, it's a clone of a product the company already makes: the Shine. Both are small tokens capable of recording steps and sleep, as well as figuring out when you're doing more vigorous …

Scrobby the autonomous solar panel-scrubbing robot

Designed to wash and scrub solar panels positioned at angles of up to 75 degrees, just one Scrobby is purported to be able to clean a solar array …

Solar Power

Android customization - save battery life and data usage with Secure Settings

Last week on our Android customization series we walked through a few simple ways to put Tasker to work on saving you some battery life. I’ll admit that turning off WiFi, Bluetooth and Background Sync only does so much for your device, so let’s dive a little deeper.<p>Secure Settings operates as a …

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