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The watch that knows if you’re having a heart attack

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The Apple Watch Series 4 takes smartwatches in a new, potentially life-saving direction. In addition to a larger display, a more powerful processor and the other features …

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The best smart tech for your college dorm room

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Connected devices aren’t just for the rich and the tech savvy anymore. Smart gadgets have become more accessible and more affordable, which is great news for …

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7 ways to be frugal & eco-friendly

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A beginner’s guide to finding the right homeowners insurance policy

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Your mortgage lender will require that you buy a specified amount of homeowners insurance before letting you close on your home. When looking into homeowners insurance …

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26 free tools that will make your life easier

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We get it: The daily grind is real. In the interest of making life’s more tedious tasks easier, we put together a list of 25 free …

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Why charging your phone will soon be like jumping on Wi-Fi

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Imagine being able to charge your smartphone without plugging it in. Imagine a world in which you can sit in a restaurant or wander through an …

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Alexa Auto offers drivers navigation, weather updates & more

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Drivers can now bring Amazon Alexa along for the ride. Instead of battling with their car’s default, oftentimes tedious voice command system, drivers can now ask Alexa …

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Is AppleCare smartphone insurance worth buying?

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You can cover a lost or stolen iPhone with a new insurance policy — but it will cost you. Apple has quietly launched a new product …

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5 smart devices to help you navigate New York City

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New York City is unlike any other metropolis in the world. It’s crowded with skyscrapers, bursting with traffic and inhabited by folks who always seem to …

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One simple trick to cut your life insurance costs

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For many people, the amount of life insurance protection they need throughout their lives varies. Many life insurance policies allow you to adjust your death benefit …

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All in the wrist: This tech bracelet can measure your blood count

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Researchers at Rutgers University built a bracelet that can send crucial data directly to your doctor. The wearable consists of a circuit board that wraps around the wrist …

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Why baby boomers still need this important financial protection tool

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All the generations do money differently. Millennials are budgeting far differently than those in Gen X, for example. But we all have something new to learn and …

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How to file a homeowners insurance claim after a natural disaster

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If you live in an area susceptible to natural disasters, chances are you’re going to need to file a homeowners insurance claim at some point. Filing …

FeaturedFood & DrinkTech

7 ways your phone can turn you into a great bartender

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Having someone mix a cocktail for you is part of any bar’s allure. Relaxing at home with an aperitif can be nice as well. There are …

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BMW unveils its first smart motorcycle

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It’s unnerving to watch a motorcycle drive itself around a track, lean into corners and even deploy its own kickstand. That’s exactly what BMW has created. …

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6 things airlines don’t want you to know

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Americans are taking to the skies in record numbers. In 2017, nearly 50 percent of Americans flew. By comparison, in 1977, just 25 percent of Americans …

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They may share love, but many couples don’t share money

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Some couples share everything, from homes, to clothes to pets. But there’s one thing many don’t mingle: finances. In fact, one-in-five people keep and manage their …

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8 ways to save on prescription drugs

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With health insurance coverage, prescription copays and out of pocket costs fluctuate based on the type of drug and the plan itself. Without coverage, you’re 100 …

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Walmart taps VR to help train employees

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Walmart’s favorite way to use virtual reality does not involve shooting at space aliens, or flying like an eagle over buildings. Instead, the company is using …

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The best tech gadgets to help you sleep

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It is easy to say that technology is bad for your sleep. With their latest mobile software, Apple and Google both incorporate features that reduce the …

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8 hidden moving expenses to watch out for

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Whether you’re moving across the country or just across town, one of the first things you should do before loading up your boxes is create a …

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The best local breweries in each state

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Looking for an excuse to head to the nearest bar after work? Look no further: September 28 is Drink Beer Day. Celebrate this important national holiday …

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Awesome themed restaurants in every state

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Dining out has as much to do with atmosphere as food, which is why many restaurants strive to present settings more exciting than a table with …

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Is brewing your own beer worth the investment?

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I recently popped into my local homebrew store, SoCo Homebrew in Austin, Texas, because I wanted to learn more about homebrewing options and the associated costs. …

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Want to be a star home cook? Stock your kitchen first

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Often, when I’m at a cocktail party meeting new people, the conversation usually comes around to the fact that I cook for a living. Many people are …

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How the iPhone XS and Apple updates will jazz up your smart home

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Apple’s launch of its newest iPhones, the XS, XS Max and XR, plus upcoming OS updates, are set to bring some more excitement to the way …

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What you can’t miss on the newest cruise ships

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I’m a millennial and I love cruising. It’s not hard to find articles out there reporting cruise lines are attracting my generation by offering fancy cabins …

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A beginners guide to reading (& understanding) a hospital bill

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Whether it was a planned procedure or an unplanned emergency, a hospital visit is often a disorienting and stressful experience — and that’s before you receive …

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Want to track your iPhone use? This app makes it possible

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By 8:30 a.m. last Monday, I had already used my iPhone X nearly 60 times — or once a minute since I started working — according …

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Win every fall potluck with this easy $12 chili recipe

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Fall is finally in the air and for me, it means pulling out my slow cooker and making some hearty chili. Chili is great for many …