Pears, like many other fruits, keep ripening after they have been picked. Here's a simple way to test a pear and make sure it hasn't gone too far.
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Whether you're playing retro games through an emulator on Windows, Mac or a custom-built Raspberry Pi console, you need a controller. We tested some of the most popular options, from simple Xbox controllers to retro replicas and expensive Bluetooth-enabled gamepads, to figure out which are worth your money.
I have a little note that I continuously update and save (using Evernote) that's full of little tips and strategies that I learn about or think about and want to include in a post at some point. Eventually, I wind up with a big collection of them. Here are eight of those ideas, little strategies for shopping so that you'll spend less money and wind up with fewer things that you don't really need.
Soy sauce is delicious, but choosing the best often comes down to "my brand versus your brand." Ditch brand loyalty and look at the label instead: If yours has been brewed or fermented, and proudly states it, it will be better than sauce made using methods like hydrolysis, often used to keep costs low.
Selling books and textbooks you don't need is a great way to declutter and make some extra cash. There are quite a few good sites to buy and sell books, and BookScouter shows you their offers all in one place.
This video, from the always-great LinusTechTips, is perfect if you're upgrading or building a gaming PC before the end of the year. The beginning is a straightforward rundown of which video card you should buy, and after the TLDR section is over, the nitty gritty of price-to-performance comes in.
Amazon shopping is coming to Australia - and it aims to have stores in every Australian state by 2017. If you have shares in Coles or Woolworths you should be worried. If you own an independent grocery store you should be very worried. Here's everything we know about Amazon's shopping strategy and how it will affect they way we buy goods in Australia.