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10 Smart Home Products You Can Install in 10 Minutes or Less
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We’ve previously shown that building a smart home can be done on a tight budget and still make a huge difference in your day-to-day lifestyle. And while cost is sometimes a major factor in smart home decisions, there is another issue: installation time. While we’d all love to have a handyman on call or to […]

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5 Easy Ways You Can Travel More for Cheap Starting Now
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It’s no secret that travel can be harsh on the wallet. The cost of hotels, flights, meals, drinks, and days out can quickly lead to a hefty credit card bill in just a few days. But with a few travel tricks up your sleeve, and some resources on hand, it’s not too hard to save […]

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The 5 Toughest, Most Durable Portable Hard Drives and SSDs
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Hard disk drives (HDDs) can get damaged when dropped. Solid state drives (SSDs) have limited read and write cycles. So what should you buy when you want a portable drive that’s tough and will store your data safely? The 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Slim is the overall best portable drive today, but it’s not rugged. […]

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The Best SMS App for Android is made by Microsoft
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Looking for good SMS app for Android? The Google Play Store lists a gazillion texting apps that can do SMS, MMS, and so much more. The most popular options include Facebook Messenger that has texting as a side feature, TrueCaller that can identify senders and then there’s Android Messages, Google’s own SMS app that also includes […]

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How to Back Up Your Windows Computer to the Cloud
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If you aren’t backing up your data, you need to start right now. With data loss horror stories as common as they are, the no-data-backups lifestyle just isn’t worth the risk. Don’t wait until you lose an entire thesis paper or promotion-worthy work presentation — start backing up today. There are many ways to back […]

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10 Solid Deals You Can Get On Amazon Right Now [US]
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Today, you can save big on travel chargers, Bluetooth receivers, Overwatch loot, and much more. Rather than just list the deals (Amazon already does that), we analyze the value of the discount and the quality of the product. Here’s how we rate the deals to make it quick and easy for you to decide if […]

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5 Intelligent iPhone Email Apps to Sort & Organize Your Inbox
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It’s a good time to say goodbye to the Apple Mail app, especially if you use a Google account. Mail.app, while a reliable client, doesn’t offer anything more than the traditional inbox experience. In this day and age, where so much of your work, personal and travel life revolves around email, that’s just not enough. Intelligent Email? […]

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Ditch That DSLR Camera! Why Hobbyists and Travelers Need to Go Mirrorless
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For so long it has been thought that anyone who is serious about photography needs a DSLR. But that’s no longer true. The latest mirrorless cameras match — and even surpass — DSLRs in almost every important way. From their smaller size, to their features, to their all round performance, mirrorless cameras are the perfect […]

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How to Trace a Mobile Phone Location from an Android Device
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Ever since smartphones have existed, people have wanted to know how to trace a mobile phone location. The reasons vary. Some people want to keep a close watch on their children or a spouse. Others want to travel with friends and make sure no one gets separated. And some are just looking to find a lost […]

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