Why Tablets And Phones Can Be Bad For Really Young Kids

A recent New York Times article points to a glaring inconsistency between the amount of “screen time” toddlers have using tablets, phones and computers – and the advice of many early years specialists.


Give Yosemite A Classic, Pre-OS X Look By Tweaking These Settings

If you find yourself yearning for the old days of OS 9, WonderHowTo shows you how to give Yosemite a classic black-and-white look by tweaking just a handful of settings.


Universal Media Server Streams Music And Movies To Almost Any Device

Windows/Mac/Linux: Streaming music or movies from a computer to a set-top box, TV, receiver or any other device in your home entertainment system isn’t difficult, but finding a media server with great features that’s also easy to use can be tricky. Universal Media Server gets the balance right.


Form Burger Patties As Gently As Possible For A More Satisfying Crust

By “as gently as possible”, America’s Test Kitchen means packing the ground meat as if you’re “cradling a newborn baby”. Here’s what that means.


The Essential Tools You'll Need For DIY Plumbing

It never hurts to be prepared by having the tools on hand to deal with any basic updates or repairs around the house. Here are the tools you should consider owning for basic plumbing work.


Get The Scientific 7-Minute Workout On Any Device With This Web App

When you’re strapped for time, getting your sweat on is sometimes a luxury that goes by the wayside. That’s where the Scientific 7-Minute Workout comes in. This newly-launched web app can easily guide you through the research-based workout via a browser web app on PC, smartphone or tablet.


Earth View From Google Maps Puts Stunning Photos In The New Tab Page

Chrome: Do you enjoy maps and satellite photos of Earth? Then this Chrome extension from Google Maps is for you. It delivers a unique satellite photo every time you open a new tab page.


Ten Simple Tips To Make Food Taste Better

Sometimes it’s the small touches that make the biggest difference when you’re in the kitchen. Here are some simple tips from America’s Test Kitchen for prepping, cooking and seasoning designed to boost flavour in everyday cooking.


The Right Kind Of Risky Behaviour May Actually Make You More Attractive

How attracted we are to others is based on a lot of different factors, but a recent study suggests there may be an evolutionary connection to why taking risks is an attractive behaviour. It just has to be the right kind of risk.


Apps That Work Without Paying For In-Flight Wi-Fi

In-flight Wi-Fi is a very handy option when you’re travelling overseas, but it doesn’t come cheap. Erica Ho at Map Happy found that many Google apps, as well as a few others, work on your smartphone without paying once you’re connected to the Wi-Fi network on the plane.