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Whether you need to edit code, take or make quick notes, or you prefer a bare-bones, distraction-free writing tool, a good text editor can be your best friend. This week we want to know which text editors you think are the best of the bunch—and there are plenty to go around. Read more...

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If you're flexible about your travel, you can score the biggest discounts on your trip. That's not new, but Extreme Hotel Deals offers great rooms—sometimes at posh resorts—for serious discounts. We're talking $10, $20, or $50 a night for incredible rooms—if you act fast and have a bit of luck, that is.Read more...

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A good cup of coffee starts with the right beans , but from there you also need the right tools to get the best possible result. Sure, we have our favorite coffeemakers , but we want to build a solid list of the best coffee-making gear you could have at home. Let's get started. Read more...

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Dark home offices don't appeal to everyone, but if you're building a man cave for both music and work, this is an inspiring setup.Read more...

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If you use cloud storage not just for your files, but also for music, movies, and other content, Streem is a new service that specializes in both, and is offering unlimited storage for all of your files and media for $20/month. They even have desktop and mobile apps and play nice across platforms. Read more...

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Deadspin Man Who Left Bag At Marathon Finish Line: "It's Symbolism" | io9 Can You Control Your Metabolism With Your Mind? | Jalopnik The Ten Worst Transportation Social Media Fails | Kotaku Why Fanboys Act Like Jerks | Kinja Popular Posts Read more...

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Most of us weren't born orators and could use a little practice to make speaking in public more natural and presentations less sucky . Andrew Ng, Coursera co-founder and Stanford professor, suggests doing deliberate practice sessions to get better at these highly useful skills.Read more...

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Mac: One of iTunes' nicer features is the MiniPlayer that shrinks the interface down so it gets out of your way. MiniPlayer for Mac adds a similar function to Spotify and Rdio. Read more...

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Getting your finances in order and sticking to a budget can be tricky business. Thankfully, there are plenty of great, powerful tools to help you manage your money. Last week we asked you for your picks , then looked at the five best personal finance tools . Now we're back to highlight the winner of our poll.Read more...

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Even the most motivated people can get stuck, frustrated, and lose hope during the process of behavioral change. Why can't you force yourself to go to the gym before work? Or get high-priority tasks done before checking email? We become so fixated on specific tactics that we lose sight of the fact that many methods could lead to achieving their larger strategic goals.Read more...

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iOS/Android: Zombies, Run! is one of the more entertaining ways to get into a running routine because it attaches a story to your workout and today the app was updated with even more stuff. That includes a brand new look, a whole new set of stories, and more. Read more...

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Alright Windows guys , move over. It's time for the Apple camp to get some love. Show your affection for your Macbook on your Macbook while you Macbook on your Macbook with these Apple wallpapers.Read more...

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Facebook recently introduced auto-playing video ads on desktop and mobile, but thankfully there's now a switch to opt out. Here's what you have to do.Read more...

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Even before the days of iPhones and Androids, the team at Lookout has been protecting smartphones from security flaws and developing tools to deal with stolen phones. We caught up with co-founder and CTO Kevin Mahaffey to learn what led to the founding of the company and the development of the present-day app.Read more...

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Android: Google's built-in camera app for Android has been one of the few remaining outliers in the deluge of stock Android apps released on the Play Store . Today that ends, and we get a bunch of new features to boot.Read more...

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You'll never lose a screw or bolt again with this magnetic wristband. It's only $6 today, with fantastic user reviews. Read more...

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Standing. It's just something you do, right (like breathing )? The truth is, there's a perfectly aligned and balanced way to stand...and the imbalanced way many of us do.Read more...

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Android: Google's finally released an Android counterpart to its Chrome-based remote desktop application. Install the Chrome Remote Desktop extension for Chrome and now you can log in to your computer remotely from Android.Read more...

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Reading comics on your computer or tablet is awesome , but if you'd rather read them on a more eye-friendly screen—like your Kindle—Know Your Mobile has some instructions on how to make that happen.Read more...

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Dear Lifehacker,I have an [insert Android or iPhone of choice] and I'm still running [some older OS version]. When am I going to get an update to [X new operating system version]?Read more...

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It's every photo-taker's nightmare: After taking loads of precious pictures, your memory card is completely toasted. Digital Photography School offers several tips for reducing the likelihood of memory card corruption.Read more...

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Peanut butter and jelly. Strawberries and chocolate. Bacon and anything. Some food combinations are just meant to be. Esteemed chef Thomas Keller offers six tips for food synergy, including adding sourness to "bowl foods."Read more...

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Samsung's Gear Fit had every chance to be by far the best activity tracker you could own. It isn't. Not by a long shot. And there's nothing sadder than unrealized potential. Read more...

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We've all been there: You call customer service, get bounced around, transferred, and dropped. Or worse, your issue never gets resolved even after you talk to someone. You probably know you can escalate to a manager, or even higher, to "executive" support. But at that level, there's an art to getting what you want. Here's what you need to know.Read more...

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