Most Viewed Posts This Week: Feb 19 to Feb 26

This week we taught old dogs new tricks, breathing life into aging game consoles, learned why squats are the best exercise for building strength for your legs, predicted the coming year in new Android phones, and more. Here’s a look back.

10 best ways to breathe new life into your old game console

If you’ve played video games for a while, chances are good that your entertainment center has at least one console that doesn’t do anything, and that sucks. Don’t let your old friend sit and pick up a rough film of dust and dirt, give him a new lease on life – or find someone to do it. Here’s how.

PC Stick Showdown: Intel Compute Stick vs. Google Chromebit

Imagine that your computer is in your pocket and you can carry it with you wherever there is a screen with which you can do your job. Sure, the laptop works, but a USB stick gives you some serious freedom and flexibility, and the Google Chromebit and Intel Compute Stick make that dream come true pretty much. We took both for a test drive.

Why squats are the best exercise for building leg strength

The squat story is confusing. Some say “squat every day” while others warn that “squats are bad for your knees!” Truth in the middle: Squats are great for developing lower body strength, but at the same time, they can cause problems for the uninitiated. Let’s get down to the heart of the barbell back squat and find out why it’s worth your attention.

How to overcome fear of negotiation and ask for more

My uncle Danny once helped me buy a new Corolla while I watched in awe. He was a ruthless bargaining beast. He threatened. He acted offended. He sat in silence and looked at the seller. In the end, I paid almost $ 5,000 less than I expected. Negotiation is a powerful tool. As a timid person, this is not easy for me, and it may not be easy for you. Here are some of the best ways to do it, even if you’re afraid of it.

How to choose the next Android phone: 2016 version

The Mobile World Congress , the largest smartphone trade show of the year, is taking place this week, with companies like Samsung and LG showcasing the hot new phones they want you to buy. All of this gives us an idea of ​​how Android phones will evolve in 2016 and what you should look out for before you go shopping for your next smartphone.

Use the 50/20/30 Rule to Set Your Budget for Any Occasion

The best way to keep your budget balanced is to define your financial boundaries before you start spending. The 50/20/30 Rule will help you allocate all your expenses correctly.

Foursquare’s Best Ramen in Every State

Even the ramen in the dorm room tastes pretty good , but nothing beats a truly savory, spicy plate of perfectly cooked ramen. Based on user ratings, Foursquare has compiled a travel guide to America’s best ramen for each state.

Can i cook in the microwave?

The humble microwave is like a dream of the atomic age that has actually come true: in the kitchen of the future, you will be preparing completely prepared meals in minutes! And the versatile device can not only heat the leftover food. Today we’re testing out a few cooking tips to help you use your microwave beyond reheating yesterday’s pizza.

Windows 10 shows ads on your lock screen, here’s how to turn them off

Windows 10’s new Spotlight feature typically shows neat photos and fun facts the first time you start your computer. Now he started showing ads. Here’s how to turn it off.

How to make sure your VPN is honest about its international exit servers

One of the best reasons to use a VPN is to bypass pesky location restrictions for streaming movies and other content, but before you spend money on a VPN that promises servers in dozens of countries, make sure they are telling the truth about them. … Trust but verify.

All the best movies to hit and leave Netflix in March 2016

Spring is just around the corner, and as we’re all counting down the days until we can get the clock back to “not stupid time,” Netflix is ​​releasing a ton of original content, including the next season of House of Cards, Daredevil. , and the original film, Big Pee-Wee Celebration .

How to catch up with all this year’s Oscar nominees ahead of the awards ceremony

This Sunday, Hollywood’s biggest names will gather for the 88th Annual Academy Awards . Whether you are looking to win an Oscar this year or just want to watch some of the most famous films of the year, you can watch all of this year’s Oscar nominees here.

The Advisor: The Best Way to Fill Your Own Gin

Like all infused spirits, gin can be infused on its own. If the predominant aroma of your infusion is juniper, then by definition you have made gin. But just because you can do something yourself doesn’t mean you have to do it, so we decided to test three different gin recipes with your own hands, no bath required.

Kodi 16 brings long press support for TV remotes, an improved add-on manager, and more

Kodi, one of our two favorite home theater apps , has been updated to version 16 with a few useful new features. This includes a very comfortable long press on the TV remote control.


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