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Matt Pollard's desktop has a color scheme after our own heart—green and black, and packed with tools as well as room to work. Here's how he set it all up, and how you can too.Read more...

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We've covered programs dedicated to analyzing what files are taking up the most space on your Mac, but if you want a quick and instant way to find those large files, Apple's Spotlight is the answer. Read more...

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Cleaning kits for your laptop, TV and other electronics are nice, but the Wall Street Journal tested and found that water and a microfiber cloth are just as effective at cleaning your screen.Read more...

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If one of your kids accidentally made an in-app purchase without your consent, you can get a refund from Apple pretty easily—but time is limited. Here's what you need to do. Read more...

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A good text editor comes in handy when you're making quick notes, doing checklists, programming, outlining, or doing just about anything else. Last week we asked you for your favorites , then looked at the five best text editors . Now we're back to crown the community favorite. Read more...

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Breastfeeding isn't as simple as "baby plus nipple." It can create a lot of unexpected biological quirks and emotional reactions, leaving many new parents blindsided. Here are some common breastfeeding experiences you may not have heard about, compiled by new moms and women's health experts.Read more...

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iPhone: RunKeeper is one of the most popular running apps on the iPhone and today it get's a new goal tracking feature called Goal Coach that helps keep you motivated.Read more...

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You've probably heard that you can get things like your cable, phone, and other bills discounted with a simple phone call . When that doesn't work, though, weblog Free From Broke recommends asking for a one-time credit.Read more...

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iPhone: You have a million choices for email apps on the iPhone, but Acompli sets itself apart by offering a few features right in the app. Included Acompli is an email client with all the bells and whistles, along with an integrated calendar, file browser, and more. Read more...

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What's up, Internet? Welcome to the latest installment of Ask Dr. NerdLove, the dating advice column that understands why Sir Isaac Newton is the deadliest son of a bitch in space. Read more...

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Getting bumped from your flight might sound like a terrible inconvenience, but volunteering for this is a strategy travelers can use to earn serious money for flights, as well as upgrades like first class seating and lounge access.Read more...

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Inundated with calls, texts, IMs and emails, entrepreneur Cyrus Stoller has set up rules for communicating with him, based on how urgently you need him to respond. It's a trick that might serve everyone well for people you communicate with regularly.Read more...

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At first glance, these shelves don't look like anything special, but it turns out they're actually designed to fit perfectly behind a door. Pretty genius! They're marked down to great low prices at The Home Depot, today only. Read more...

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The humble tin can is versatile enough to turn into a Wi-Fi extender or a portable camping stove . And it has got use in your crafts too, as Cupcakes & Crinoline shows how to turn a used tin can into a convenient ribbon organizer.Read more...

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Seeking a win-win outcome is one of the best ways to negotiate better , but it's not always easily achievable. Twoodo founder Denis Duvauchelle says one way to be prepared to reach that agreement is by preparing "alternative currency" in advance, which the other party will be more willing to accept than your current offer.Read more...

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We're pretty fond of IFTTT around these parts. Last year, the company released an iOS app and we got a ton of new recipes designed just for the iPhone. Now, it's Android's turn. Today the official Android app launched. Here's what you can do with it. Read more...

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Whether you've got a green thumb or not , you probably want your houseplants to thrive. Besides fixing the reasons they might be droopy , try watering them with club soda to make your plants grow beautifully.Read more...

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Amazon has introduced a new service for Amazon Prime members, designed to let them stock their pantry with the essentials...for an added delivery fee.Read more...

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Sometimes, a vacation plan is pretty obvious: hit the hotel, relax, and wander around. But other times, you want to push things to the next level. With that in mind, here's everything you'll need to make a solid itinerary, hit off-the-beaten path locations, and find interesting things to do on your next vacation.Read more...

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The best reminders are the ones that you don't have to go too far out of your way to set. To that end, ReminderBaba makes it dead simple to remind future you to do something. Simply add one of the service's many custom email addresses and automatically get a reminder later.Read more...

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On average, closing costs make up two to five percent of the purchase price of a home. Two percent doesn't seem like a high number, until you remember that houses are pretty expensive. With the average home price at $152,000, that means you can expect to pay an extra $3,000 to $7,600. And that's just on average. This can be quite a surprise to new homeowners, so here's a round-up of closing costs to watch out for.Read more...

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If you're in the UK, you're in for a treat today: the UK-specific version of Lifehacker is officially live.Read more...

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Most of us are familiar with the concept of "inbox zero," the state (and long-term goal) of having and keeping an empty inbox. Productivity blog Johnny Moneyseed explains why it's even more important to apply this concept to your mind.Read more...

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Deadspin We Should All Aspire To Have A LinkedIn Profile Like Shaq's | Gizmodo The FDA Is Coming For Your E-Cigs | io9 Summer Movie Preview: 33 Movies To Watch Out For! | Kotaku Nine Things You Might Not Know About Disney MoviesRead more...

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Windows: Microsoft's operating system usually comes with a bundle of pre-installed apps, but Windows 8 took it to a whole new level. If you want to clear out some of the crap, Win 8 App Remover can help.Read more...

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