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Chances are, you’re not using everything in your drawers and cupboards to its full potential! These genius home hacks and do-it-yourself solutions will save you time, money and effort.

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8 Creepy Things Your Smartphone Knows About You

With codes, passwords and location tracking, smartphones collect hoards of data on users. Here’s what you should know about everything...


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12 Genius Cooking Spray Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

If you're only using cooking spray to prevent your baked goods from sticking to the pan, you're only tapping a...


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20+ Subtle Ways Your House Might Be Making You Sick

From off-gassing rugs to harsh chemical cleaners, your home could be harbouring a number of potential toxins. Find out how...


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12 Password Mistakes That Hackers Hope You’ll Make

Passwords are supposed to keep us safe, but they can be an open door for hackers to attack our finances...


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14 Things You Should Never Do When Using Public Wi-Fi

We've all grown used to being able to connect with the rest of the world at just the touch of...


9 Microwave Problems You’ll Regret Ignoring

Unless you want to damage your microwave beyond repair or start a fire in your home, take care of these...


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13 Handy Colander Uses You’ve Never Thought of Before

If you're only using your colander to drain pasta, you're tapping just a fraction of its potential.


What to Know About Signal, the Private Messaging App Even Cybersecurity Experts Use

Signal private messenger app is a favourite of government officials, tech giants, and cyber experts. Find out why.

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40 iPhone Tricks That Will Make Things So Much Easier

Want to help a friend find her missing phone? Need an activity tracker, tape measure, or magnifying glass? Look no...


iPhone Privacy Settings You Should Check Right Now

You may think you have nothing to hide but you should still be vigilant about your iPhone privacy settings. Here's...


23 PC Keyboard Shortcuts: A Cheat Sheet

Once you know these Windows keyboard shortcuts, you'll be able to get all of your tasks done in a snap.


How to Clear Cookies from Your Phone (and Why You Should)

Every website you ever visit takes up space on your phone in the form of cookies and cache.


How to Get Rid of Indoor Plant Bugs

Learn how to eliminate and prevent bugs on indoor plants, including aphids, mites, mealy bugs, scale, fungus gnats and more.


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20 Clever Uses for Bananas You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Next time you contemplate tossing an overripe banana in the compost, think again. It turns out even the banana peel...


14 Zoom Etiquette Rules You Need to Follow

Making eye contact is important—so look directly into the camera, not at the person you're talking to. (Oops.)


18 Brilliant Uses for Rubbing Alcohol You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Step away from the pricy cleaners and say hello to cost-effective rubbing alcohol.

The Average Life Span of the Appliances in Your Home

Learn how long you can expect your major household appliances to last.


How to Delete Everything on Your iPhone

Ready to upgrade your iPhone? Before selling or recycling your old one, take these steps to protect your personal data.


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How to Tell If Your Phone Has Been Hacked

Could cybercriminals be infiltrating your bank account or stealing your identity right now? Here’s how to find out if your...


Here’s How to Wrap Christmas Presents Like a Pro

Ho, ho, holy cow, that's a good-looking gift! Learn how to wrap Christmas presents like a pro in just a...


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10 Holiday Safety Mistakes You Probably Don’t Realize You’re Making

The most wonderful time of the year comes with its share of potential dangers. Here's how to reduce the risk...

9 Things You Should Never Do With Power Bars

Power bars are a smart way to turn a single electrical outlet into six (or more), but they can be...


How to Host a Virtual New Year’s Party

It's time to bid farewell to 2020, but the usual NYE bash is bound to change this year. Here's how...


Why You Should Never Call Back an Unknown Number

You could be opening the door to scammers.


How to Protect Your Food from Freezer Burn

Learn how to stop freezer burn in its tracks.


What Is Smishing?

Don't let the funny name confuse you. Smishing is a major scam.


How to Spot Apple ID Phishing Scams

Once you know what to look for, you won't take the bait of a fake Apple email.