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Security Showdown: Smart Locks vs. “Dumb” Locks

A proper lock is a crucial component to home security, keeping unwanted intruders from four-legged pests to would-be burglars at bay. And while we certainly can’t knock the classic deadbolt, some locks have a few more tricks up their sleeves than others. The new kid on the block, the smart lock, has enough cool…Read more… […]

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Amazon’s Running an Insanely Good Deal On Sony’s Premium Noise-Cancelling Headphones

Sony’s MDR line of Bluetooth headphones sold like gangbusters during Black Friday, but if you were holding out for noise cancelling models, Amazon’s rewarding your patience today with a $170 discount on the top-of the line MDR1000x.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Use Your iPhone’s Battery To Learn Where Your Time Goes

We’ve all done it. Thrown ourselves onto the couch, phone in hand, determined to like only a few Instagram pictures of dogs in backpacks and inspirational calligraphy work. Three hours later, you realize you’ve done nothing but make yourself feel a little bit sadder (your calligraphy work is just fine, by the way).…Read more… Continue […]

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The Easiest, Dreamiest Banana Pudding

Hello friends, and welcome back to Will It Sous Vide?, the column where I usually make whatever you want me to with my immersion circulator. Given that our last sous-vide adventure was a little—shall we say—intense, I thought I’d dedicate this week to something a little easier and a lot less meaty: banana freaking…Read more… […]

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How to Stop Your Sonos From Collecting (As Much) Personal Data

Bad news, Sonos customers: to lay the groundwork for its upcoming voice assistant support, the company is asking users to agree to an updated privacy policy, one that includes both mandatory data collection rules and a mention about future device functionality. Should you disagree with said policy update, your…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Reduce Travel Stress by Sending Yourself a Checklist

Travel should be fun and exciting, but that nagging feeling that you’re forgetting something can add undue stress to your preparations. If you want to banish that feeling from the time you start packing to when you walk out the door with your suitcase, you’re going to need this checklist. Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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