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My most recent post on +CNET How To. Love this collection of apps, Wunderlist and Keep have been my go-to for a while now.
Getting stuff done isn’t always easy. Whether you’re procrastinating a bit too much, or forgetting about tasks altogether, it might be time to try out a productivity app on your Android or iOS device.
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forget the bank, just pick bell peppers
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Who's going to help Google clean out their warehouse today for new Glass models?
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+Renaud Lepage yeah, I could justify it then, too. But the email already said full price. 
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Is there a way to turn off the red flag on friend suggestions in the Google+ app? 
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Oh.. And: No. 
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Anyone have an idea as to why my Note 3's gallery is deleting itself? New pictures save for about 1 minute, but otherwise everything gets wiped from Camera directory. 
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Are you saving it to internal memory or an external microSD?
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Make room for more stuff like apps and music!


#android   #spring   #optimization  
Whether you bought your Android device last year -- or last month -- you can benefit from a little spring cleaning.
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Thanks! Clean master is really nice
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Bacon-flavored Ritz crackers. 
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Salty bacon.... Seems like they might be worth a try.
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Here's to another year writing content for +CNET How To. :)
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Does the Hangouts window NEED to start off so large each time?
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Just a few tips, especially if you're a new Android user. 
When you’re done removing junk from your Android storage, it’s time to do some organizing. Here are some tips to help you regain that new, uncluttered Android experience.
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Google+ showing some crazy behavior for anyone else? 
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+Nicole Cozma yeah I got it this morning, may be because of timezone, ~9am PST is ~noon for you, A Google engineer woke up this morning with a joke in mind.
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I write guides on how to use technology that mostly cover Android, Google, social media, and Windows.

Developers and Public Relations: please contact me via e-mail. I do not cover B2B stuff.

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    I write How To guides for things like Android devices, Google services, Chrome, Windows, and all other tech that I fancy. http://howto.cnet.com
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    Android op-eds and application reviews for both DroidDog.com and PhoneDog.com.
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    Copy editing and organizational duties for the Mobile Apps Showdown website when the company was operating under the NetShelter name.
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6oz steak with two sides for $10.99 is a deal, but the steak is never cooked to the correct temperature. Coconut shrimp appetizer can be order as an entree, and the burgers are pretty great.
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Staff during day is friendly and helpful. At night the always-open lobby smells like wet dog. Not sure why.
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I tried this place (Pinellas Park location) after hearing and reading many good things about the food. Unfortunately, I think the amazing parts are reserved for their pork dishes (or so I hope), because my food was definitely not amazing. I tried the Arroz con Pollo ($8.77) with Plantanos Fritos on the side. The chicken was moist but under-seasoned, the rice was very dry with little flavor and had many undercooked bits that were rock hard between my teeth. After ordering, my entire meal took about 2 minutes to arrive. I understand baking a chicken and cooking rice takes time and is probably done earlier in the day, but it was all heat lamp temperature. The specials were only $0.50 or $0.75 off the normal prices, and most choices were pork-based. This may not be a problem for some. Overall I am really disappointed that a dish without pork was not as stellar as reviewers claim the rest of their food is. Perhaps the location in Tampa has better quality food.
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Over 8 years ago, Colonial Corner was picked best cheesesteak outside of Philadelphia by Philly Magazine. A lot can happen in 8 years -- for this restaurant, the food quality and cleanliness standards disappeared. Sandwiches now have much less meat than before, and several surfaces in the restaurant are caked with enough dust/grease that it can be scraped off in layers. I've seen some reviews across the Web pass this off as "greasy spoon" charm, but that doesn't fly for me. Unfortunately, dropping these important standards doesn't stop the owners from keeping a copy of the aforementioned magazine article taped to the counter where you order and pay -- making sure that you will see it. For the price and lack of cleanliness, you're better off driving 5 minutes up the road (70th Avenue) to Jersey Mikes at Hwy US19.
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Loved the fresh made ravioli, and thought the sauce went very well with them. I have only been here a couple of times, but I thought the owner/Chef was very polite and interested in feedback on his food. As for the comment about him being from Canada, I'm not sure if it's true, but it shouldn't even be relevant. You don't have to be from Italy to make delicious Italian food! My biggest criticism (so far) is that they don't open until 4pm on Saturday, whereas I wish they were open for lunch.
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Everyone can handle different (scoville) levels of spicy food, so I don't agree with some of the other reviews that the food is very bland. However, if you do order your dish without a particular vegetable or sauce, you will need to triple check it before consuming it/ leaving the restaurant (if you ordered To Go). I asked for a vegetable to be left out due to allergy reasons and it has made it into my dish 3 out of 5 times. Other tips: 1) Their BOGO offers via e-mail are a very good deal, provided you enjoy the food. 2) Don't bother with the small version of the dishes, it's only $2 less and half the food -- unless you hate leftovers from the regular-sized dish. 3) Crab Wontons are much better than expected, and can be a bit spicy. Get extra sauce if you order them to go. 4) Arrive early when ordering to go food, or your order may be "dying in the window" by the time you get there. I realize that only an estimate can be given, but it's usually too long and things like the wontons can get soggy in their fully-closed to go boxes. 5) If you are going to eat in their restaurant, be prepared for a much cooler air temperature than you will find at other local dining establishments (with the exception of Panera).
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The line system is very efficient, and the people at the counters have been courteous to me each time. Their hours could use some adjusting, since I know many people have issues getting there during the week. Maybe just being open on Saturday would help fix this issue.
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