Five Best Ways to Send Money to Other People Online

Sending money online, whether you’re splitting the check at lunch, paying your share of the bills, or buying something via Craigslist, is easier now than it’s ever been. There are tons of services that make it easy to transfer money with a phone number or email address. This week we’re looking at five of the best,… » 6/01/15 6:42am 6/01/15 6:42am

Use the Palm Test to Figure Out If Your Grill Is the Right Temperature

Knowing when to put the food on the grill and when to wait or turn down the heat makes all the difference between a perfectly cooked burger and the under-cooked or hockey puck kind. Here’s a quick test to get the timing right. » 5/31/15 8:31am 5/31/15 8:31am

Household Repairs You Can Totally Handle Yourself

Ah, the joys of owning a home: wonky doors, stuck windows, and cracks in the drywall. These projects are annoying, but all too easy to ignore in favor of the big stuff—but you can probably handle them yourself in a single weekend. Here are nine common household repairs and how to fix them, no experience nece. » 5/27/15 6:10pm 5/27/15 6:10pm

Why Chrome Uses So Much Freaking RAM

Chrome may be the best browser around, but it eats up your PC’s RAM like turkey on Thanksgiving. If you’ve ever looked at your task manager, you’ve probably flipped out at the sheer number of Chrome processes and the memory they hog. Here’s why Chrome uses so much RAM, and how to curb its gluttony. » 5/27/15 10:24am 5/27/15 10:24am

Jumping Ship from Photoshop to Pixelmator: A Switcher's Guide

Pixelmator is now our favorite image editing app for Mac because it's incredibly cheap ($29.99) and almost as powerful as the far more expensive Adobe Photoshop. But if you're coming over from Photoshop, you'll notice that things work a bit differently. Let's take a look at how to do some of the most common Photoshop… » 3/14/15 8:33pm 3/14/15 8:33pm

How to Pick Your Next Android Phone: 2015 Edition

Fun fact: there are roughly seven different model Android phones per human on the planet. While that statement isn't actually true, it seems close. Since you've got things to do, here's what matters when buying a new Android phone. » 3/12/15 5:03pm 3/12/15 5:03pm

How to Manage Your Tolerance for Physical Pain

Physical pain can be intimidating. Whether it's a soreness after waking up, a sports injury, or an unexpected twinge, pain can be scary if you aren't mentally prepared to deal with it. We spoke to a few experts to learn how you can deal with—and prepare for—physical pain without feeling overwhelmed or freaked out. » 3/10/15 7:23pm 3/10/15 7:23pm

How to Be Braver In Your Everyday Life

We all wish we could be a little braver, but fear can still permeate into our day to day activities. It keeps us from taking action, progressing at work, and even causes us to procrastinate. Here are a few ways to boost your bravery and take every day on with courage. » 3/10/15 7:22pm 3/10/15 7:22pm

How to Set Prices For Your Stuff When Selling Online

When you sell your stuff on sites like eBay or Craigslist, setting a price can be a deer-in-the-headlights moment. If you're not careful, you might undercut yourself and lose money. Here's how to figure out what your stuff is worth and get as much money back as you can. » 3/10/15 7:21pm 3/10/15 7:21pm

uBlock, the Memory-Friendly Ad-Blocker, Is Now Available for Firefox

Firefox: The last time we highlighted uBlock, a fast and lightweight alternative to AdBlock Plus, it was Chrome only. Now the add-on is available for Firefox as well, and it works well, even though it's still in beta. » 2/01/15 3:13pm 2/01/15 3:13pm

How To Protect Your Information From The Internet

Do you know how much of your personal information is floating around? It's more than you think and very easy to find. Phone numbers, home addresses, email accounts. As my recent story about gamers who got swatted showed, anybody can become a target. You don't have to be someone with a million followers. Social… » 2/01/15 3:10pm 2/01/15 3:10pm

Top 10 Ways to Improve Your Monitor, the Screen You Stare at All Day

Many of us are stuck behind our desk and computer all day long, which makes the hardware we use quite important. Let's give some more thought to our monitors, with these ten tips for getting the most out of those screens. » 1/31/15 3:49pm 1/31/15 3:49pm