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Hack junkmail, take power naps, and ring doorbells: there's an app for that

If you have a smartphone, do you use any apps for your home? I've loved the new Reminders feature iPhones got with the last major update — I have it set to remind me every day through April 20 to turn my grow lights on and off in my makeshift nursery.

Here are three apps you can use to make household life easier: one zaps junk mail, one programs power naps, and one is a magical doorbell.

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Spring clean your computer in 6 steps

Spring might be a ways off (especially in the Southern Hemisphere) but any time is good for a clean-up — for your computer as well as your home. This advice is for Windows XP, Vista or 7 (sorry Mac/Linux users but I wouldn't know where to start!) and should be super-easy for anyone to follow.