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iOS/Android: The Maplets app allows you offline access to public transportation, city, park, and other maps on your mobile device. The app costs $2.99, but you can use it to find downloadable maps for almost any trip location.Read more...

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Being motivated isn't something that always comes naturally, but many of us respond pretty positively to mandatory obligations. Turn that to your advantage by creating a one-day, binding agreement with yourself.Read more...

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Android: While some people are naturally outdoors-y types, many of us have to be reminded that a world outside the home or office exists. Daylight helps by keeping track of how long you leave the house and reminding you to get off the couch.Read more...

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It's important to keep tabs on your credit score. And more companies are starting to offer free access to it, making it easy to keep up with. Here are a handful of options for getting free access to your credit score.Read more...

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Dusting is my least favorite household chore. Here's a tip to get more bang for your dusting buck: If you're away for any significant period, like a vacation, dust as soon as you get back. The air has settled, you'll pick up more dust, and you'll get a longer-lasting clean before you have to dust again. Read more...

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There are plenty of benefits to journaling , whether you take time to write out your full thoughts or just spend a few minutes jotting down the things you're most grateful for every day or lessons you've learned. Five Minute Journal for the iPhone makes this process easy enough to do on the go. Read more...

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Yosemite's here today and as seems to always be the case with Apple's new operating systems, it comes with a handful of annoyances alongside its new features . Don't worry though, most of the common annoyances can get fixed up with a few clicks.Read more...

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Windows: With the release of Yosemite , even the most diehard fans of Microsoft's OS at least once thought about moving to Mac OS X. Reasons may be different, but in case they are the appearance and style, then there is a nice solution that you can try out.Read more...

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Let's be honest. While it was a bit late to the multimedia party, the Zune product family was doing the minimalist, authentically digital thing before it was cool . If you fancy a bit of nostalgia for those days, this Zune-inspired home screen (dubbed Xune) is for you.Read more...

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Twitter announced today on their blog that users will be able to stream audio directly from tweets within their mobile apps on iOS and Android via SoundCloud.Read more...

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You can upgrade to OS X Yosemite from the App Store, but that isn't ideal for installing on multiple Macs, doing a clean install, or building a Hackintosh. Here's how to burn Yosemite to a USB drive instead.Read more...

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If you tend to make pungent meals—or just forgot about one in the fridge—you probably have to deal with smelly containers. Adding a pinch of salt to your container after washing it can help keep the leftover odors at bay.Read more...

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As promised, Apple's released OS X Yosemite. You can download the free operating system here and catch all our coverage here.Read more...

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Authenticity can be tough to develop in a world of quick meetings and email, but one way to help you get better at coming across more authentic is journaling about your encounters.Read more...

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Handoff is Apple's new feature that integrates Yosemite and your iOS 8 device so you can start working on one device and then continue it on another. For example, you can start writing an email on your phone, then flip it over to your Mac when you realize you'd prefer a keyboard. Here's how to set it up and use it. Read more...

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We all fail but sometimes it's hard to recover from it. Consultant Ashley Good suggests looking inward after a failure and doing a "deep tissue post-mortem."Read more...

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Hello, Internet! Welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column that knows how to fix things when your love-life gets the Blue Screen of Death.Read more...

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If This Then That added some new Twitter triggers to its automation service that make monitoring Twitter a little easier.Read more...

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Chrome: Sometimes, you just need a new tab page that's as simple as possible. Humble New Tab Page lives up to its name and is a simple, list based new tab page.Read more...

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As we hunch over our computers and phones, lean forward to cook and wash dishes, and generally just continue aging, we develop this forward head look that's not only unattractive but possibly damaging to our health. This video offers ways to reverse it.Read more...

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The Vitamix 5200 blended all the right features and price to take 28% of your vote and secure the best blender title. Add in the votes from 750 model and the Vitamix brand took 46%.Read more...

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Dear Lifehacker, So Yosemite is coming out today. It looks like it has some great features, but it's still an upgrade, and any upgrade has a chance of going bad. You guys have been using it; what do you think? Is it ready for prime time, or should I wait for the next patch to fix the bugs people will inevitably find? Read more...

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Boiling a bunch of eggs at once is risky business. To keep the eggs from bumping into each other and cracking prematurely, all you need is a towel.Read more...

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It's iPad day , and Apple just announced the successor to last years svelte new iPad Air. This is the iPad Air 2 (aka the iPad 6), a familiar and thinner body, with updated guts and a few more features around the edges.Read more...

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