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The Smartest $15 I Spent This Year Helped Me Feel Less Lonely While I Lived AloneLiving
Bluetooth speakers don't have to be high tech to get the job done.
Dec 22, 2020
Seniors Are Embracing This Millennial and Gen Z Pastime In QuarantineLiving
Don't rule out a Netflix watch party with your grandparents.
Dec 20, 2020
6 Habits That'll Protect Your Mental Health If You Can't Log OffLiving
According to a political reporter.
Dec 19, 2020
Apartment Therapy Made Holiday Zoom Backgrounds So You Can Pretend You DecoratedLiving
If you’re staring down a December calendar filled with virtual-only social events, and therefore hoping to upgrade the holiday decor within the confines of your computer camera’s view, we hear you.
Dec 10, 2020
Google Play’s Best Apps of 2020 Reflect a Year of Personal GrowthLiving
Physical and mental wellness apps reigned supreme this year.
Dec 6, 2020
This Is the Cheap, Easy Gift Your Friends and Family Probably Don’t Already HaveStyle
Buy this for the people on your list and you're really gifting a good night's sleep.
Dec 4, 2020
Attention, Plant Parents & Techies: This Tiny Garden is Powered By WiFiLiving
A smart garden powered by technology? What a time to be alive.
Nov 29, 2020
This Smart Device Will Make Sure You Never Lose Your Keys Again—And It’s 20% Off Right NowNews
It's the perfect gift for your scatter-brained friend.
Nov 27, 2020
I Haven't Seen My Family in a Year—This Is the One Rule We Follow to Stay CloseLiving
Thankfully technology makes it easier than ever.
Nov 25, 2020
We Just Found the Best Black Friday Deals on iPads, Airpods, Macbook Pros, and More Apple ProductsNews
Score some new gear for yourself or your loved ones.
Nov 24, 2020
Amazon Just Launched Black Friday Tech Deals on TVs, Tablets, Fitness Trackers, and MoreNews
Gift shopping just got so much easier.
Nov 23, 2020
The New iOS Emojis Include a Potted Plant, Gold Mirror, and More Home GoodsNews
Homebodies will love the new offerings.
Nov 21, 2020
One Thing You Can Clean to Make Your Relaxing Nights In More Enjoyable
Holiday Cure
Even if there are fewer events to attend and fewer gifts to buy this holiday season, I know we could all get behind the idea of enjoying a relaxing night in.
Nov 19, 2020
One Sure Way to Make Time for The Things You Love About the Holidays
Holiday Cure
It's fine if you want to play it by ear and enjoy your traditions more spontaneously. But I find it's hard to make time for them without a plan.
Nov 18, 2020
Zoom Just Made It Easier (and More Affordable) To Celebrate Thanksgiving OnlineLiving
The company announced it's waving the time limit on its group sessions.
Nov 17, 2020
Two Very Different Ways to Update Your Address Book, Depending on Your Personality Type
Holiday Cure
Take something you dread doing and turn it into something you're feeling challenged to finish.
Nov 13, 2020
Yes, Cleaning Content Has Taken Over Your TikTok—And Here’s WhyOrganize & Clean
As of October, there were close to 4 billion uses of the hashtag “#cleaning,” with “#cleanup,” “#cleaninghack,” and “#cleanthatup” trailing closely behind with a few hundred million tags each.
Nov 11, 2020
10 Noise-Cancelling Headphones That Will Make WFH a Thousand Times BetterLiving
The perfect solution for blocking out those annoying sounds and distractions.
Oct 26, 2020
I Finally Got a Robot Vacuum and It Was Worth the HypeOrganize & Clean
I could never bring myself to spend hundreds of dollars for something I was skeptical of. But I discovered robot vacuums are not too good to be true, they're totally worth the hype.
Oct 25, 2020
The $11 Office Product That Will Solve All Your Annoying Cord ProblemsOrganize & Clean
There's nothing quite like visible, long cords to make a space appear more cluttered than it actually is. This super affordable product can help.
Oct 10, 2020
I Turned My WiFi Off at 7 p.m. Every Night for a Week—Here’s What HappenedLiving
Five stars. Would recommend.
Oct 6, 2020
The 5 Best Phone Games, According To a Board Game ExpertLiving
If you’re looking to transfer your love of traditional board games to the handheld convenience (and long-distance playability) of your phone, this pro has a few suggestions to get you started.
Oct 2, 2020
8 Keyboards That Will Actually Look Nice in Your WFH SpaceLiving
You've probably thought about your desk and chair, but what about your keyboard?
Sep 26, 2020
The Free App That Finally Made Me Enjoy Grocery ShoppingLiving
It helps me simplify my entire shopping experience, from taking stock of the pantry to checking out at the store.
Sep 19, 2020
The Best Phone Games, According To 14 People With Stressful JobsLiving
For people with particularly stressful jobs, sometimes there’s nothing better than letting your mind turn off for a few minutes and instead playing a mindless game on your phone.
Sep 6, 2020
This Decluttering Project Is Long Overdue—And You Can Tackle it From the Sofa
Weekend Projects
Here are some ways to take care of that distracting visual clutter, from simply doing what they ask you to do to other solutions that are a bit more under the hood.
Sep 4, 2020
Here’s Where to Find Great Tech & Appliance Deals Over Labor Day WeekendNews
This weekend is one of the best times of the year to upgrade your entire home—and we mean your *entire* home.
Sep 3, 2020
This Easy $8 Hack Eliminates the Most Frustrating Thing About EarbudsLiving
This is the tiniest of tiny problems—a mildly annoying blip over the course of any given day. But it’s completely avoidable!
Jul 23, 2020
Pantone’s New Mobile App Makes Creating Color Palettes Easier Than EverNews
Pantone is giving unlimited digital access to their color collection for free.
Jun 30, 2020
IKEA’s Latest Project Uses Technology to Help You Redecorate Without Moving Any FurnitureNews
You may never look at your home the same way again.
Jun 29, 2020
Etsy’s New Tool Lets You See How Art Looks on Your Walls Before Buying ItNews
Try it virtually before you buy it.
Jun 23, 2020
This Artificial Window Can Mimic Natural SunlightNews
Goodbye, dark rooms.
Jun 1, 2020
Notes You Need: Here’s a “Happy Plant” Checklist You Can Copy/Paste to Your PhoneLiving
You’ll never forget to dust your plant’s leaves or rotate its position again.
May 27, 2020
6 Apps That Will Make Cleaning Easy (Or At Least More Bearable)Organize & Clean
Whether you're trying to delegate chores to your family, demystify the laundry process, or find the best non-toxic cleaners, there's an app for that!
May 26, 2020
This Sustainable 290-Square-Foot Tiny House Can Be Configured Over 1,000 WaysNews
There's a built-in rainwater collection system, too!
May 25, 2020
The Self-Proclaimed “Craigslist King” Has One Genius Search Tip for Scoring Great Deals
Small/Cool Experience at Home
Designer Mikel Welch showed Apartment Therapy readers around his Queens apartment, full of clever DIYs and bargain finds.
May 15, 2020
Notes You Need: Here’s a Closet Decluttering Checklist You Can Copy/Paste to Your PhoneOrganize & Clean
Use your note to keep track of exactly how you should declutter your closet, and it will make all the difference in staying on top of clutter in a way that feels sustainable.
May 6, 2020
One Small Way to Regain Control of Your Life, in Just 10 Minutes
Weekend Projects
It's easier than you think, and it's a small but impactful way to enjoy the sense of calm and control we're craving.
Apr 17, 2020
76 (Mostly Free) Virtual Things To Do at Home Right NowNews
Bookmark and browse whenever boredom strikes.
Apr 15, 2020
3 Ways a Quarantine Google Calendar Helped Me Take Control of My Home LifeLiving
Without the end of shelter-in-place visible on the horizon, this calendar is helping me adapt to a situation I can’t control and create a little more calm in my household.
Apr 13, 2020
5 Tiny Tweaks to Make Before Calling Into a Zoom MeetingLiving
Here's how to virtually look your best.
Mar 30, 2020
From Dance Parties to Book Clubs, Here Are the Best Video Apps for Each Home ActivityNews
Not all video apps are created equal!
Mar 27, 2020
From Tokyo to Washington D.C., This Virtual Tour Lets You Visit Famous Cherry Blossom Sites Around the WorldNews
The destinations were picked by local guides, so you're in good hands.
Mar 23, 2020
You Can Experience Your Favorite Amusement Park Rides from the Comfort of Your CouchNews
Experience your favorite rides right at home.
Mar 22, 2020
The Free “Video Voicemail” App That Helps Me Stay in Touch With My Long-Distance Best FriendLiving
Marco Polo has given me a way to hold special people close in my life regardless of our physical distance.
Mar 18, 2020
I Tried the Charlie App for Just One Month and Saved Hundreds on AmazonLiving
It’s nice to have someone—even a robot penguin—looking out for me.
Mar 2, 2020
These Apple Deals on Amazon are Black Friday-Level LowNews
Here's what to spend your Amazon gift cards on.
Feb 26, 2020
This Reusable Bottle Purifies Water Using UV Light
Never drink water that smells like a fish tank again.
Feb 18, 2020
Find Out the Color Of Your Name—Then Buy a Portrait of It on Etsy
There's a tool that generates your name's unique color combination.
Feb 13, 2020
This Solar Panel-Like Device Can Collect and Filter Drinking Water from the Air
The average setup can replace one-to-two 12-packs of water bottles per day.
Feb 2, 2020
I Tried a Viral Hack for Finding Kids Toys—and It Saved Us from a Meltdown on Day One
This hack saved me a good 10 minutes of tearing apart our house, and even better, saved my ears from 10 minutes of toddler tantrum sounds.
Feb 2, 2020
This One-Step Daily TV Cleaning Routine Couldn't Be Easier
Protect your investment!
Feb 1, 2020
Plant Parents, Rejoice: There’s Finally a Houseplant Emoji (See Ya Later, Seedling and Herb)
The tech gods have heard our green cries!
Jan 30, 2020
This Etsy Find Is a Minimalist Planter and Docking Station All In One
Dock stations are great for keeping wires and devices in place without invading the surrounding space, but not all of them are design-forward like this—and anything that involves plants is worth investing in in itself.
Jan 23, 2020
Hallelujah, Even the Sims Can Have Tiny Houses Now
We can’t wait to move our virtual characters in.
Jan 9, 2020
The $20 Item That Keeps My Phone Charged While Giving Me a Better Night’s Sleep
I woke up every morning with my phone near my head—until this charger came into my life.
Jan 6, 2020
This Robotic Cat Is Like a Super-Advanced Furby
The more you play with it, the friendlier it becomes.
Jan 6, 2020
Everything You Need to Know About Cleaning AirPods (And What to Do About that Gross Earwax)
After countless commutes, you might wonder: Do I need to clean something that sits so close to my ear drum? The short answer is yes. The long answer is yeeesssssssssss.
Jan 4, 2020
5 Outdated Household Features That Will Soon Be Extinct
Watch out! These are on the endangered species list.
Dec 27, 2019
All the Black Friday Tech Deals You Don’t Want to Miss
Time to invest in that new TV you've been eyeing for months.
Nov 27, 2019
10 Hulu Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts Everyone Should Know
To help take your streaming game to the next level, we did our research and rounded up some of the smartest hacks that Hulu has to offer.
Sep 26, 2019
5 Default TV Settings You Need to Change Right Out of the Box
Whether you’re in the market for a new television or want to make sure your current TV is set up *just right,* here are a few of the most important settings to adjust right off the bat.
Sep 25, 2019
12 Netflix Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts Everyone Should Know
The beloved streaming service provides a slew of tricks, shortcuts, and add-ons to improve your viewing experience.
Sep 24, 2019
You Can Turn Off Those Annoying iPhone Pop-ups With One Click
Screen time is already distracting enough; who needs a distraction within a distraction?
Aug 5, 2019
Turn On the “Dinner Party” iPhone Setting to Be a Better Guest
We call it the “Dinner Party” setting, but this trick could come in handy anytime you want alerts without potentially disruptive sound or vibrating, or if you're in a loud place.
Jul 17, 2019
Make Your Home Smarter Thanks to These Prime Day Deals
Time for an upgrade.
Jul 15, 2019
A 2-Minute, Feel-Good Decluttering Project You Can Finish From Anywhere (Even a Beach Chair!)
You can do this weekend project from the comfort of a swinging hammock in less than a minute and it will make a small but measured difference in the way your phone makes you feel.
Jul 5, 2019
Amazon Has a Hidden Feature That Will Add Up Every Cent You’ve Spent on There To Date
They don't make it exactly obvious or easy, but Amazon does let you review your spending totals. Just in case you're not into combing through credit card statements or digging through email receipts.
Jul 2, 2019
You Have a Cord Problem (Who Doesn’t!)—Here’s How to Fix It in 5 Steps
It sounds daunting, but organizing your cord clutter shouldn't take more than a half hour or so. To get your wired life in order once and for all, follow these five steps.
Jun 28, 2019