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You might think it's too late to save a buck or two for those last minute gifts, or maybe that it's too late to find cash to treat yourself while you're buying for everyone else. Well, here are some ways to find some extra scratch to make the yuletide that much brighter.

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The scorching summer heat is hard on our bodies, our moods, and our electric bills. Don't let the temperature get you down, though. These ten tips will help you keep cool even if it feels like the sun is out to get you.

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Hidden in the Android Settings app is a secret menu called Developer Options that gives you access to all kinds of useful tools and tweaks. If you know how to uncover it, you can take advantage, and there are a handful of helpful things you can do. For example, you can transform the look of your phone and even fake your GPS location.

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DIY isn't always the easiest way to do something, but it's usually the most informative and educational one. This week, let's check out some great DIY tech projects that will teach you a ton about the tools you probably use every day — and protect your privacy and give you control over your own data in the process.

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Every day is filled with tiny annoyances: from bottle tops that won't open to shoelaces that keep coming undone. Thanks to the internet, someone's out solving most of those problems for us. If you want to remove the tiny frustrations that plague you day to day, here are ten great solutions to get you started.

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Everyone has a Gmail account. We're all used to archiving, labelling and marking bad senders as spam, but you probably still spend a lot of time in your inbox, especially if your work uses Gmail. Here are ten tips that will save you time and make getting to Inbox Zero a little easier.

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The web is rife with annoyances. Pop-over ads when you visit a page that you have to dismiss, sites that auto-play audio even in background tabs, pages that reload and take all the text you entered with it, they all suck. Here are some browser add-ons that make the web a better place for everyone.

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TED talks are great, but there's a point where they all seem too similar, or are just taxing to muddle through. If you'd still like to enjoy a smart, engaging talk now and again but you've had enough of TED, here are some alternative to boost your brain.

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Your daily commute, whether you get behind the wheel and drive or hop on a bus or train and wait, doesn't have to be sunk, wasted time. Whether you use it productively or just use it for a little solace, here are some great ways to make use of the downtime.

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The temperature is rising and the Sun is coming out, and our minds drift to a fantastic getaway that let's be honest — none of us have the time or money to take. Not all is lost though. You can get away, even a little, and even on a budget. Here are some tips to help you get started.

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Whether you love taking pictures with a DSLR, your smartphone, or something in between, now's a great time to get that perfect shot. If you need accessories, some lighting, a studio, or other tools to help you get it, here are some great projects that take a little time, energy and some DIY spirit.

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I watch YouTube like a lot of people watch television. I also love cooking shows, so this week I'm putting both together to share some great YouTube channels that will help you get into the kitchen and make something delicious.

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Vegetable peels, coffee grounds, corn cobs, dryer lint — they're all waste for sure, but there's treasure in that trash. You could compost them, that's obvious, but let's talk about some more clever ways to reuse those kitchen scraps before they make it to the bin.

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Wi-Fi is one of the most useful and important parts of using a computer and yet it's also one of the most frustrating. If you're plagued by slow speeds, bad reception, and other Wi-Fi issues, here are 10 ways you can power up the Wi-Fi in your home.