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How to Install Android Oreo on Your Phone

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This week Google started rolling out Android Oreo to devices. It’s been available as a public beta for some of the company’s more recent Pixel and Nexus devices since May, but now carrier testing is underway for some of those models, so the official version is likely headed to devices sooner rather than later. 269 more words

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Trim Your Toddler's Bangs With Nose-Hair Scissors

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You know you’ve earned a Parent Badge of Courage when you’ve experienced the sweaty, heart-stopping ordeal that is trimming the bangs of a squirmy toddler. 89 more words

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Make Your Facebook Feed More Attractive (If Not Less Irritating)


The last time we checked in for our staff’s Weekly Upgrades, our editors were embracing the joys of the radio, investing in gear for outdoor adventures, experimenting with lunch subscriptions, and slathering garlic honey on various foodstuffs. 41 more words

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Why Your Smartphone Seems to Slow Down as it Ages


Most of us slow down as we age. We’re similar to conventional machines, like old cars or hairdryers that run less efficiently as they get on in years. 101 more words

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Now Everyone Can Shoot and Share 360 Pics on Facebook

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I’m obsessed with 360 pictures. I’m that obnoxious person that likes to show my friends a huge slideshow of pictures of my latest trip. 233 more words

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How To Download All of Wikipedia Onto a USB Flash Drive

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Wikipedia might not always be the most accurate source of information out there, but it is one of those things that I’m constantly thankful is around. 93 more words

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How To Stop Working When You're Off The Clock

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A few weeks ago I ended up going camping in rural Idaho for a few days. Purely by accident, the trip ended up being the first time I’ve truly disconnected for any significant period of time from the internet in probably 10 years. 156 more words

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