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Any.do 2.0 Adds New Tools to Collaborate, Plan Your Day, and More

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 08:00

iOS/Android/Web: Any.do is one of our favorite to-do apps , and Any.do 2.0 promises to make it even better. The new update includes tools to manage family and household to-dos, work and team projects, voice notes and attachments, and a premium tier that adds much-desired features like customizable recurring tasks.

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Download Over $100 In Premium Android Apps For Free Today

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 07:45

Amazon's Android Appstore is back with another terrific promotion for Halloween. From now until November 1, you can get 39 different paid Android apps absolutely free, with no strings attached.

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The Lesser-Known Factors That Determine Your Car Insurance Rate

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 07:30

In most states, auto insurance companies can use your credit score to set your rate. That's not surprising. But there are a handful of lesser-known reports they use, too. It helps to know what these are so you have a better idea of your monthly premium.

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What's The Best Burr Coffee Grinder?

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 07:00

There are a lot of things that go into brewing a great cup of coffee, but one of the most important (and often underrated) is the quality and evenness of your grind. A good burr grinder is a must for any coffee fan, but this week we want to know which ones are the best, and we need your help to find them.

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Pictacular Is a Powerful Instagram Photo Browser for iPad and the Web

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 06:30

iOS/Android/Web: Instagram is loads of fun, but doesn't provide the best interface on the web and doesn't provide one at all for the iPad. Pictacular fills this void with a powerful, Pinterest-like layout for your Instagram feed.

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The Best Microsoft Apps For...Android?

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 06:00

Ecosystem lock in is a rampant problem in the mobile industry, with every manufacturer preferring its own platform at the expense of others. Every so often there are exceptions, though. Like this collection of apps Microsoft made for Android, of all platforms.

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The Pretty Map Workspace

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 19:00

Maps aren't just functional objects, they're things of beauty and inspiration. Today's featured workspace highlights maps.

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Three Dos and Don'ts After You Get a Bad Performance Review

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 18:00

Performance reviews are already stressful, but when you get sat down and told that you're not doing so hot, it's even worse. Here are three things you should do after your assessment and three things you shouldn't.

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Your Least Favorite Airline: Spirit Airlines

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 17:15

When it comes to flying the unfriendly skies, there are tons of airlines you're better off avoiding, but some stand out more than others. Last week we asked for your least favorites , and then put the five worst airlines to a vote. Now, close to 14,000 votes later, we're back to highlight the one you disliked the most.

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Go "Leaf Peeping" with These Autumn Wallpapers

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 17:00

The weather may be getting colder, but it's totally worth it for the view. Keep autumn alive on your desktop with these wallpapers.

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Google Gives Bookmarks an Overhaul with Bookmark Manager for Chrome

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 16:30

Chrome: What was formerly known as Google Stars—before it was pulled from the Chrome Web Store —is now the Bookmark Manager extension, which makes bookmarks more powerful with improved search, bookmarks by topic, and the ability to share them anywhere.

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What to Do When You Have Nowhere to Sleep While Traveling

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 16:00

Sometimes your travel plans just don't work out and you're stuck in a city with no place to stay. Maybe the hotel was overbooked or your friends are unexpectedly out of town, and you need to find a last minute place to sleep. Here are a few options you can try when you need to take a rest.

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Clean Your Hardwood Floors and Hide Scratches with Black Tea

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 15:30

Black tea is a tasty, uplifting beverage, but it also has other uses around the house . If you've got hardwood flooring, you can put together a large batch of black tea to use for cleaning and disguising scratches.

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Schedule Quiet Times on Your Mac with These Automator Apps

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 15:00

Mac: Do Not Disturb is great on a Mac, but it doesn't really quiet down everything. If you want to set Do Not Disturb to run on a schedule alongside disabling your volume, WonderHowTo shows you how with an Automator app.

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How to Downgrade from iTunes 12 Back to iTunes 11

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 14:30

Mac: Not a fan of the new version of iTunes? MacWorld shows you how to downgrade back to iTunes 11 using free software.

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​Screen Size Is Not Phone Size

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 14:19

There's a handy little shortcut we all take when we talk about how big a phone is. Instead of talking about actual dimensions, we use the size of the display. It's useful short-hand, but now that phones are getting bigger and every tenth of an inch matters, it's time for a reminder: screen size and phone size aren't the same thing. In fact, they can be wildly different.

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I'm Slava Rubin, CEO of Indiegogo, and This Is How I Work

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 14:00

Over the past few years, crowdfunding has changed the ways both amateurs and professionals approach their passion projects. From art and cinema to prototyped tech products, there's no limit to range of projects that have found life on sites like Indiegogo.

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The Age Kids Have to Be Before You Can Legally Leave Them Home Alone

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 13:55

When is a child old enough to stay at home alone? While a kid's maturity level should definitely come into play, some states have age restrictions—or at least guidelines—for how old is old enough to be unsupervised.

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What Are Caffeine Jitters – And How Do You Get Rid Of Them?

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 13:30

Too much caffeine, whether from coffee, tea, or energy drink, can ruin your day. Here's why your daily jolt makes you jittery, and what you can do to get rid of an unwanted buzz.

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