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Google Pixel Watch rumors and leaks: Everything we know so far

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The company is tipped to release its first own-brand smartwatch later this year. Unless you are completely clued-up on the ins and outs of the smartwatch …

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17 Things You Didn’t Know About Left-Handed People

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Left-handed people, who account for roughly 10 percent of the world’s population, experience distinct challenges, benefits, and quirks of daily life that most right-handed people usually …

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The perfect noodle recipe when it’s too hot for anything else

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During the warmer months, our bodies certainly crave cold dishes that can be enjoyed alongside a juicy burger. While potato salad is always a crowd pleaser, …

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Amazon Alexa can now wake up with music. Here’s how

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“Alexa, wake me up before you go-go.” Amazon Alexa can add an alarm clock to her list of tricks, able to wake people up with music …

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Adulting isn’t easy — but these 12 things can help

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Millennials get a bad rap (full disclosure: I am one). In fact, we get dragged for a lot. We’re apparently ruining the housing market, living at …

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How to play music in several rooms at once with Amazon Alexa

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As we explained in our recent Alexa guide, there are several reasons why two Amazon Echo smart speakers are better than one. For this feature, we …

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8 Ways the wealthy think differently

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LeBron James is obviously a great basketball player, but it turns out he’s savvy about business and understands how to build wealth, too. For example, he’s …

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The $2 secret to make your salads zing all season

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The best summer meals make the most of fresh veggies and seem to always include a salad, whether starring as the main course with fresh greens, …

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What ‘smart dust’ may mean for your home and health

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Chips are meant to be thin and small — but rarely can they be sprayed from an aerosol can. Yet that’s exactly the size of new …

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25 ways you can start saving money right now

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It’s easy to say you want to save more money. It’s harder to know where exactly to start. But it’s easier than you think. Here are …

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Celebrate National Root Beer Float Day with these adult variations

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Root beer floats are delicious treats all by themselves, but with National Root Beer Float Day falling on a Monday this year, we thought that some …

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Does good bacon have to be expensive bacon?

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I’ve been cooking a ton of bacon professionally for nearly eight years. Actually, some months I do cook a literal ton of bacon. That’s a lot …

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Installing automated smart blinds in your home: 5 options to consider

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It’s one thing to have your lights, music, and television switch on with voice commands or the tap of a smartphone app, but to give your …

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These 10 companies are racing to make the flying car a reality

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Not long ago, the idea of traveling by flying car was pure science fiction. The Jetsons made the concept famous, but turning such a machine into …

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Alexa Drop In: How to turn your Amazon Echo speakers into a home intercom system

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You probably know how Amazon Echo’s microphone and speakers communicate with Alexa, the virtual assistant. But that same hardware — and the Echo’s always-on internet connection …

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The most popular living U.S. Presidents

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These days presidential popularity is frequently in the news. President Trump’s numbers rise and fall (his overall popularity recently dipped below 40%, though his popularity among …

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Amazon Echo Spot, Dot & Show: Here’s how they stack up

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On Dec. 19, the latest member of the Amazon Echo smart speaker range goes on sale. Called the Echo Spot, the device has a circular 2.5-inch …

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8 ways Google will supercharge your smart home with new Home and Assistant features

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Google is about to make your smart home even more intelligent, with a whole range of updates set to hit Assistant, Android phones, and Google Home …

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How to use Google Assistant to turn your TV on and off

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As you will surely know by now, the Google Home and Home Mini smart speakers can do much more than play music, look up things on …

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The simple thing that could destroy your credit

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You’ve got your credit report, you’ve reviewed all your accounts, and you now know that nothing is amiss on your payment history. That’s it, right? You’re …

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Protect your home with these smart security systems

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As fun as smart home technology can be, there is a more serious side: Security systems. These can start off as simple as a single camera …

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Half of US adults think smart home devices record their conversations

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Almost half of smart home device owners believe their private conversations are being recorded so they can be sent targeted advertisements. This is the result of …

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These 6 companies are making the self-driving truck a reality

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It is easy to be distracted by the autonomous car industry as shiny, self-driving vehicles from Waymo, Tesla, GM, and others navigate without (much) human guidance. …

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The must-visit farmers market in each state

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As COVID-19 restrictions relax and summer approaches, more and more farmers markets are resuming normal or close-to-normal operations. If you’re ready to break out your canvas …

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Amazon Echo 2 vs. Echo Plus: What’s the difference?

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The Echo Plus is now the flagship of Amazon’s smart speaker range. The new device boasts a shiny silver finish, a larger design than the Echo …

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11 summer getaways that don’t feel cheap (but are)

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Traveling even short distances can be expensive during peak vacation months like July and August. But with creativity and planning, having a holiday on the cheap …

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This 45-cent multi-cooker meal is delicious & nutritious

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If you’re looking for cheap, but healthy meal options to toss into your Instant Pot and cook in under 30 minutes, we’re here for you. While …

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The Amazon Echo starter kit: 6 Alexa devices to kickstart your smart home

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The Amazon Echo and Echo Dot smart speakers are fun, useful and entertaining devices in their own right. They play music, answer questions, read the news, …

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5 best places to shop for smart devices

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If you’ve never bought a smart home device — or if you just don’t know where to look — the search can get pretty frustrating. You …

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Having a hard week? Here, have some puppies

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In this, the golden age of digital media, few things have the power of the puppy when it comes to attracting eyeballs. One need only poke …

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Best smart security camera options for renters

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Home security cameras have been around for a long time, but the recent boom in the smart home market means they are simpler and smarter than …

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What’s the Cheapest Way to Transport a Car Cross-Country?

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Retired “snowbirds” who go south for the winter and people moving across the country have a range of options for safely relocating their cars, from door-to-door …

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Best road-trip gadgets: Don’t leave home without this car-friendly tech

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With summer here, it’s time to start planning your next road trip. And, whether it’s to see family in the next state, explore somewhere new with …

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How to buy a car with bad credit

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When you need a new car, it can sometimes feel like you needed it yesterday. Sure, there are times when our cars become predictably unreliable, and …

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Travel hacks: 6 ways to save on Airbnb

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If your heart is set on seeing the world, you’ve probably spent some time browsing through Airbnb. The short-term rental marketplace was founded in 2008 as …

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7 of the best Android AR apps to download today

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Augmented reality, as tech giants like Apple boss Tim Cook keeps saying, is the next big thing in consumer technology. Just as virtual reality (VR) feels …

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This summer side dish costs less than 50 cents per barbecue guest

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It’s fun getting together with friends during the summer for backyard barbecues, pool parties and picnics in the park. But it can also get expensive when …

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These are the best beaches in every state

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Nothing says “perfect summer day” like relaxing by the water or cruising around on a boat. And as someone who grew up in a landlocked state, …

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7 of the best augmented reality apps for iPhone you should download right now

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Augmented reality (AR) apps for smartphones can be as useful as they are fun. The technology allows developers to blur the lines between fiction and reality …

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10 ‘castles’ that are for sale right now

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Would you have ever thought that you could live in a castle in the United States? Well, you can. So, if you’re looking for some much-needed inspiration …

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8 simple ways to stop procrastinating at work

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We’ve all procrastinated on annoying tasks because there are more exciting or important things we’d rather focus on.  Right now you might have a backlog filled …

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The best smart devices to give your kitchen a high-tech makeover

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Gone are the days that the height of kitchen technology meant a shiny new microwave and an ice dispenser. In 2018, the smart kitchen is a …

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How to protect yourself from illicit cryptocurrency mining

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The cryptocurrency craze rages on, and one unintended consequence is the dramatic rise of illicit cryptocurrency mining. It takes computing power to transform digital calculations into cryptocash, whether …

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7 ways to experience July 4th fireworks in virtual reality

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The Fourth of July will be here before you know it, and part of any Independence Day delight is watching beautifully colorful and mind blowing fireworks …

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Want to wow your barbecue guests? Make this $1.50 burger

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I’ve been accused of being a purist, especially when it comes to food. It’s not that I like plain or boring, it’s just that sometimes simple …

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Music therapy: Listen to these 10 albums to reduce stress at work

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Listening to music is a great way to reduce your stress. That is, if you listen to right type of music. We’re talking about New Age music: This …

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How to protect your credit when buying a new home

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If you’re in the market for a new home, then you’ve probably already thought about the implications of obtaining a 15- or 30-year mortgage — specifically, …

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8 technologies that are changing the future of health care

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Computing power, tech, and science are all advancing at a breakneck pace — but innovation also breeds uncertainty. For example: It’s possible to genetically engineer babies, but …

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7 ways to save money at a farmers market

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Farmers markets have a reputation for being expensive. A lot of the items for sale are typically organic and local, meaning vendors can demand a premium …

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Some of the most opulent homes for sale in every state

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Is a new home on your financial wishlist? Even if your budget doesn’t allow it, it’s always fun to take a look at luxury homes on …