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This is Your New Favorite—But Intelligent—Way to Waste Time at Work

It’s important to work when you’re at work. But even the most productive individuals in the world will tell you: you have to take a break sometimes. And this, ladies and gentleman, is your new break go-to. Smarty Pins is the latest Google creation, and it utilizes their Google Maps (for iOS and Android) technology. [...]

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Up to $50 Off Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD and HDX Tablets for ‘Back to School’ Promo

Whether you’re heading back to the classroom this Fall or just looking for a tablet for personal use, Amazon’s “Back to School” promotion is in full swing, and gives you up to $50 off the price of their Kindle Fire tablets. You’ll notice a $15 difference between the models that ship with Amazon’s “Special Offers” [...]

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Save Time, Money, And Energy With Smart Appliances

Home appliances are getting a lot smarter. Our refrigerator can update our grocery list and the house can call us when a fire alarm goes off. Smart appliances are useful and fun, but can also be a hassle. You could have 5 or 6 different apps with different controls, settings, and notifications. At some point, [...]

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Sharing Music Playlists With Friends Is Easier Than Ever With This Site

With lots of choices on the Internet for listening to and sharing music with friends, generating and sharing playlists isn’t the most elegant process. Between YouTube, Spotify, Google Music, Songza, Rdio, and any number of other music services, even if you do find all the songs you want on one single service to build a [...]

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Fact: Facebook is Better at Facial Recognition Than the FBI

It’s a strange world we live in when a social network is better at identifying criminals than the most powerful law enforcement agency in the country. Not just a little bit better, either. Here’s what’s going on. This summer, the FBI is launching its new facial recognition technology, which it calls NGI (Next Generation Identification). [...]

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One Of The Most Annoying Things About Dining Out Will Go Away Forever With This App

We all love dining out. The experience of going to a nice restaurant, having someone cook delicious meals for us, having those meals served by a professional wait staff, and being able to really enjoy food and conversation without the preparation work is one of the great pleasures in life. But if there’s a consistently [...]

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The New App That Will Help Keep Your Child Safe

Kars4Kids is a charity that raises money for kids from people donating their cars. Their catchy little jingle: Funds from these donations go to educational services, youth mentorship and development, community and family outreach and cultural events. There are also summer camps, extracurricular activities, and holiday retreats. The whole organization is based around children, their [...]

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This App Could Make You WAY More Productive Right Now

Concentration in today’s world is a scarce commodity. With distractions everywhere—and with blogs being no exception—it’s difficult to focus on the tasks at hand, whether at work or in your personal life. Focus@will wants to change that with music specifically designed to soothe the brain’s limbic system—you know, that ancient part of you that’s always [...]

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Apple’s “Back to School” Promo in Full Swing: Extra $100 off Macs, $50 off iPhone and iPad

Apple has always been a little extra friendly towards education customers. Students, teachers, faculty, and administrators of K-12 schools, as well as public and private universities are all able to get discounted pricing on new Apple gear, any time of the year. Around July though, they kick those deals up a little more with the [...]

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This Browser Extension Shows You Your Politicians’ Pocketbooks

Money talks. This is something to consider when evaluating the words of your favorite (or least favorite) politician. With the Greenhouse browser extension, free for Chrome, Firefox, and Safari, you can now see all the main supporters (aka investors) of every member of the House of Representatives and Senate with a simple hover of your [...]

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