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The Best Way to Take Notes

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Whether you’re at school or in business, taking notes at lectures and meetings is the best way to keep track of what’s happening. But traditional paper notes can turn into a disorganized mess. Pages may get mixed up or lost, and there’s no way to edit or organize them. Fortunately, technology offers plenty of solutions; it’s just about picking the ...

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How to Select the Best Window Air Conditioner

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There is no need to suffer through summer heat when inexpensive, energy-efficient air conditioners are widely available. Since October 26, 2015, all ENERGY STAR rated room air conditioners have been required to meet a new standard, ENERGY STAR 4.0, that sets maximum power use at 10% less than older models following the 2014 guidelines. And, when used to provide cooling ...

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Why Is My Email Disappearing?

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If you use two different devices (i.e. a phone and your computer) or different apps to access your email and your email messages seem to disappear sometimes, you’re not imagining things. They are being removed from your inbox. But you don’t need to worry. There’s an easy way to fix the disappearing email problem.  Why your email is disappearing from ...

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5 Tech Faux Pas You Don't Want to Make

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Summer is a time for weddings and graduation parties — celebrations that unite the generations and generate much joy, as well as a fair share of annoyance from the use and overuse of technology. Who hasn’t been bothered by someone snapping a selfie at an inappropriate moment or place, or a partner checking Facebook instead of conversing? With this in ...

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How to Make Your Phone Number Private

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Whether you’re getting quotes from car dealers, setting up an online dating account or returning a work call from your personal phone, there are times when keeping your number private makes sense. Fortunately there are options for short term “burner” numbers, virtual phone lines and caller ID blocking. Here’s what I recommend. Temporary “Burner” Numbers For a temporary disposable number, ...

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The Best Running Apps

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The sun is out and the joggers are following. If that’s not you, fret not. Motivating yourself to go for that run around the neighborhood—or your first half-marathon—is easier than ever thanks to running apps that track your progress and suggest new goals. Whether you’re gearing up to pass the 5k mark or need to revive your running mojo, there’s ...

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New eero Devices Plug in Anywhere to Expand Your Home WiFi Coverage

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Following the success of its home Wi-Fi system, eero announced this week the arrival of two new, intelligent products that make up its customizable and quick-setup home Wi-Fi system: the eero (2nd Generation) and the eero Beacon. eero’s Wi-Fi mesh system enables you to widen your home Wi-Fi coverage by using eero units to pass along service through one another ...

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Microsoft Xbox One X vs. PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch

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The Xbox One X, Microsoft’s newest gaming console, represents a huge leap forward for performance, both from Microsoft’s older Xboxes and Sony’s PlayStation 4 lineup. The One X has 40% more power than any other console, with a 2.3GHz processor, 12GB of memory and 6-teraflop graphics processor. While all of those numbers may read like gibberish, in computing higher numbers ...

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The Best Camera for Real Estate Photos?

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Q: I have been doing some research looking for the best P&S digital camera with wide angle range for shooting interior photos for my real estate business. It will be in low light situations, but would like to be able to incorporate as much of a room in one shot without having to sync photos together. Want to stay in ...

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