My Fish Just Sent Me A Text Message

The Internet of Things makes it easy for us to monitor our homes. Today I’m taking that concept one step further—getting our homes to report back to us.  In early March, I wrote about using Raspberry Pi to quantify my fish tank—in short, I taught the $35 single-board computer to monitor the temperature of my […]

HBO Is Coming To Amazon—And You Don’t Need To Be A HBO Subscriber

Amazon on Wednesday announced a licensing agreement with HBO, which will bring a number of premium shows to Amazon’s Prime Instant Video Service and bring the HBO Go mobile app to the company’s new Fire TV set-top streaming box, which was announced and released earlier this month. “As owners of our original programming, we have […]

Blur Wars: Google’s Camera App vs. The iPhone 5S And A Real Camera

You know when a photo has that fuzzy background thing going on and the subject is sharp while the rest looks all dreamy? That technique, usually achieved by setting a camera’s controls to a wide aperture—the smaller the f-stop number, the bigger the aperture—remains one of the easiest shortcuts to a photo that makes people […]

Blood Alcohol Finder Estimates Your BAC Over Time Based on Your Drinks

Android: Without a breathalyzer, it’s not exactly easy to gauge what your blood alcohol content is. Blood Alcohol Finder helps you get in the ballpark, though, by estimating your BAC levels based on your size, gender, and amount you’ve been drinking over time. The app requires a goodly amount of self-tracking, so it’s not exactly […]

The Pivotal Technique Cuts the Crap Out of Learning How to Change

Figuring out a plan for your life and where you want it to go is literally impossible. Even if you can decide what you want, mapping out all the steps is a gargantuan task that will necessarily change. Skip the superfluous stress by identifying two simple, key points: where you are and where you’re going. […]

How to Negotiate Your Salary

S One of the best ways to increase your income is through salary negotiations, either when you’re first offered the job or during a performance review. It may make you uncomfortable, but it’s extremely important. Here’s how to get what you want out of a negotiation. This is a guest post from J.D. Roth, who […]

Make Your Own Delicious Ramen That’s Even Cheaper Than Instant

Instant ramen is a poor shadow of the noodles you get at a ramen shop. Now you can make better-than-instant ramen at home for even less than those cheap packets you find at the grocery store. Not Quite Nigella’s Lorraine Elliott shows us how relatively simple this is. Besides flour, salt, and water, she recommends […]

Is Buying a Home Worth It?

Even with the recent housing crisis, many of us still consider buying a home part of the “American dream.” Meanwhile, naysayers point out all the downsides to homeownership, especially if you think of it as an investment. Where do you stand on this issue? There’s no right or wrong answer to this, because buying a […]

Here’s What To Look For In Apple’s Earnings

Later today, Apple will report its fiscal Q2 2014 earnings. Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer said in the previous earnings call that the company expected more or less a flat quarter in Q2. And analysts agree. Apple should report flat revenue, flat gross margin, flat net profit — flat everything. But there are a couple of […]

Microsoft’s Ad-Free “Bing In The Classroom” Program Exits Beta, Opens To All U.S. Schools

A year ago, Microsoft launched a beta of its ad-free “Bing For Schools” program, which promises to give K-12 students access to an ad-free search experience with additional content filters, privacy protections and a couple of specialized learning features to enhance digital literacy. Today, it’s taking this program — which is now called “Bing in the […]

Namo Media Upgrades Its Native Ad Platform With Ad Carousels

Native ad startup Namo Media has found a way to pack more ads into the content streams of its publishers. The company is launching version 3.0 of its software development kit, and co-founder and CEO Gabor Cselle said the biggest change is the addition of a carousel for ads. So instead of just seeing one […]

Facebook Receives U.S. Antitrust Approval For Oculus Deal

The U.S. government has approved Facebook’s $2 billion acquisition of Oculus VR, following the Federal Trade Commission’s examination of the deal. The FTC has determined – not all that surprisingly — that the deal would not violate U.S. antitrust laws. This will allow the two companies to move forward in combining forces, though Facebook previously promised […]

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