Netflix vs Hulu vs Prime – The Best Streaming Service in 2019

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Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime are almost more prevalent than cable these days. In fact, a news story from late 2017 showed that Netflix had nearly as many customers as traditional cable services did. The service has only grown since then. Streaming services win out because they offer more on-demand options at a lower price […]

Battle of the Smart Home Hubs – SmartThings vs Wink

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Smart home hubs are the lifeblood of any fully connected home. These devices act as a “translator” between protocols. For example, if a device that uses only Zigbee needs to communicate with a device that only uses Z-Wave, then a smart home hub can be used as an intermediary between the two. There are two […]

The Best Chrome Extensions for Productivity

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We all want to get more done in the limited time we have. Procrastinations, distractions, and a host of other obstacles must be climbed and surmounted day by day in order to complete the tasks you set out to do. There are plenty of tools for productivity that we’ve covered before (like the Pomodoro Technique), […]

Best Outdoor Wifi Security Cameras for 2019

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Everyone wants to feel secure in their own home, but not everyone wants to invest in a security system. Maybe you are bound by a renter’s contract to make no permanent changes, or maybe you don’t trust a third party with your home. Whatever your reasons, there are a lot of options for outdoor Wi-Fi […]

The Best Apps for Finding Travel Deals

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A great trip away from home is about more than racking up frequent flyer miles or going somewhere you haven’t been before. Travel broadens our horizons, lowers blood pressure, and expands the mind in ways that just reading about exotic locales could never do. Almost everyone wants to travel more, but the same obstacles keep […]

The 3 Best Online Pomodoro Applications

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When it comes to productivity, few methods are as simple or effective as the Pomodoro Technique. Never heard of it? Never fear. The name for the technique comes from the word pomodoro, which is Italian for tomato. When Francesco Cirillo developed the technique in the 80s, he thought the 25-minute intervals set by a standard […]