Tim Woolley

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20 Mini Money Hacks To Save You A Lot

Do you want to find a fun and low-cost hobby? A good hobby is entertaining, fulfilling and will enhance your life. There’re in fact many mental …

How to Live a Rich Modern Life Without Much Debt

My single biggest regret in my adult life is that I used debt to finance my life choices after college.That’s about as simple as I can make it. Debt …

Personal Finance

How Getting Loud in Bed — Like, Really Loud — Changed My Sex Life Forever

I love that there's this incredibly intimate, wordless language that we use only during sex.<p><i>"Cosmo Labs" is a series in which writers and sexperts try out the wackiest old</i> Cosmopolitan <i>sex tips and re-review them for you.</i><p>This week's hot tip and/or possible travesty comes courtesy <i>Cosmo</i>'s 20 Favorite …

How One Family Lives Well (And Even Owns a Home) on Just $11 an Hour

Budgeting is a tough skill for anyone to master, but the difficulty increases for those living on a low income. Without any wiggle room for financial …

Live a Rich Life Without Spending Lots of Money

How to spend less on life's biggest luxuries, so you can afford more and more of them<p>Rich guys don't stay that way by buying bling. Spotting value—whether you're a bloodthirsty corporate raider or just a guy with a few bucks in his pocket and a yen for the finer things in life—ultimately makes any …

That elusive 500 GB Nvidia Shield Pro Android TV console? It’s (probably) real

Outed by mistake already on Nvidia’s website, then quickly filed under developer-oriented products never to go out to consumers, the set-top box …

Are 4K Televisions Worth Buying Yet?

Over the past holiday season, 4K televisions were among the hottest gadgets to fly off the shelves. But here we are, nearly six months later, and you …

Apple doesn’t play nicely with Sonos… and that could be bad news next month

For example, Sonos speakers are a great way to listen to music in your home from streaming services<p>The speakers connect to your home's WiFi network, and you use an app on your phone, tablet or computer to control what you hear. If you have multiple speakers in your home, you can listen to different …

Oppo R1x Review

Flagship smartphones continue to impress with their incredible specifications, performance, and features across various aspects of the smartphone experience, but there is always going to be a need for devices that aren’t as demanding on the wallet. The increased focus on the mid-range segment has …

Ahead of tomorrow’s U.S. launch, Amazon is now selling the ZenFone 2 starting at $199

Earlier today we learned that the Asus ZenFone 2 would be making its way to the U.S. and Canada starting May 19th, via select retailers. Apparently Amazon isn’t willing to wait until tomorrow and has now set its listing page live. For those that are excited by the ZenFone 2 and want to get it as …

Super small Light Phone promises to be your “phone away from phone”

In a world where our phones are getting smarter and smarter, a new Kickstarter project hopes to entice us with the promise of simplicity. Bearing the motto “your phone away from phone”, the Light Phone has all the functionality of a mid-1990s era analog phone — meaning it can call people, and …

Microsoft bypassing carriers to update Windows 10 phones

Microsoft is giving phone buyers an added incentive to consider one running its Windows 10 operating system: timely updates. Current latest trending …

New Apple TV Launching At WWDC Next Month

Back in March we heard that the new Apple TV would be getting a range of new features and now it looks like the device will be unveiled at WWDC 2015 …

Using Netflix on your hotel TV sounds pretty painless

Surprise! Netflix built into hotel-room TVs doesn't seem awful. When Mariott announced that it'd add streaming apps including the <i>House of Cards</i> outfit, Crackle, Hulu Plus, and YouTube into its in-room entertainment options, there was reason for concern. Would it require any separate fees? What …

Smart TV

Apple and Google push Obama to prevent encryption backdoors

Apple, Google and other major tech companies have urged President Obama not to give the FBI backdoor access to smartphone data, according to the <i>Washington Post</i>. The publication obtained a letter signed by no less than 140 major tech players, security specialists and privacy groups stating that …

Privacy

WSJ: Apple shelved its HDTV plans last year

Ever wondered what happened to that Apple HDTV we've been hearing rumors about for years ? According to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, those rumors weren't baseless speculation, as the company did work on a television set for nearly a decade. Unfortunately, you won't be seeing one anytime soon: the …

Report: Next Apple TV will support Apple Watch, more third-party apps

Your Apple Watch could be your next Apple TV remote.<p>The long-awaited next generation of Apple's set-top box will will ship with Apple Watch support, …

Smart TV

Dell Inspiron Micro Windows PC Launches From $180

Dell has launched a new range of micro Windows PC desktop systems this month with the availability of the Dell Inspiron Micro, that has launched …

Spotify is not ending its free service (Updated)

<i>Update: We’ve gotten word from a Spotify spokesperson that the Free model isn’t going anywhere. Director of Communications at</i> <i>Spotify</i> Graham James told me “<b>This is totally false. Our model is working.”</b><p><i>Digital Music News</i> is claiming that Spotify is coming under pressure from music labels to end its …

Meet Nuimo, a Universal Remote for Your Home's Connected Devices

Gadgets<p>In the smart home of the future, you'll be able to control everything from the lights to the shower temperature with your phone — but what fun is that? Nuimo is a device that connects to your other devices, allowing you to control them with natural gestures and a smoothly spinning dial. It's …

Apple's new music streaming service is launching at the perfect time

This week, Warner Music Group said in the past quarter for the first time, its music streaming revenue surpassed sales of the company's music downloads, and that revenue from streaming was up 33% year over year.<p>On the earnings call, Warner Music CEO Stephen Cooper said, "The rate of this growth has …

Warner Music

Sony put a Bluetooth speaker in an LED light bulb

Lights and music are a time-tested combination, and now Sony finally offers them in one product. (The Rolly doesn't count.) Sony has just announced the LED Light Bulb Speaker in Japan, a Bluetooth speaker that screws into a light fitting to give your living space the gift of simultaneous sight and …

Microsoft Backtracks on Free Windows 10 Upgrade for Pirated Versions

When Microsoft in March promised free Windows 10 upgrade for all users including those on non-genuine Windows 7 and higher operating systems, the …

Windows 10

The gorgeous blue and green versions of the Galaxy S6/Edge are finally available

Fans of the Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge can finally get their hands on the two color options that are exclusive to each device.<p>Samsung announced today that the Blue Topaz Galaxy S6 and the Green Emerald Galaxy S6 Edge are now available to consumers. Blue and green are the color options that are exclusive …

Samsung

Apple bought a company focused on super-accurate GPS

Apple has snapped up more than a few companies that know how to deal with your location data, but it now appears to be focused on improving the accuracy of that data from the get-go. <i>MacRumors</i> has discovered evidence that Apple recently acquired Coherent Navigation, a company specializing in very …

Apple

LG kicks off G4 global rollout starting this week

Announced at the end of April, the LG G4 will soon be available in the first markets.<p>LG announced today that 180 carriers and retailers have signed up to sell the G4 around the world, with the first market set to receive it being Hong Kong. The leather-bound device will go on sale there this week, …

To Take On HBO And Netflix, YouTube Had To Rewire Itself

To become a “destination” and keep mobile viewers hooked, YouTube realized it had to fix itself, from its development platform to its AI.<p>The war over our eyeballs is heating up, and that’s mostly a good thing for people who like to look at screens. Just as Meerkat, Periscope, and Snapchat elbow …

LG’s G4 Flagship Smartphone Begins To Go On Sale Worldwide

LG revealed the G4, its newest flagship device, in April, and now the 5.5-inch screen device is rolling out for sale across the world.<p>Already on sale in its native Korea first, of course, the G4 will land in Hong Kong, before coming to Turkey, Russia and Singapore. Thereafter, LG said the phone …

Productivity Apps

Windows 10 to come with Candy Crush Saga preinstalled

Good news for Windows users who are also Candy Crush Saga addicts! Although, it’s bad news for Windows users who value their productivity. Microsoft …

Google's Homemade Self-Driving Cars to Hit Roads This Summer

As its very own self-driving cars prepare to hit the pavement, Google shares more about its secrets.<p>Here’s something that irks Chris Urmson: Sometimes people will get in self-driving cars, the spectacularly complex piece of technology he runs at Google and to which he has devoted most of his …