Adam Andrews

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The 100 Greatest Singer-Songwriter Songs

In a time long ago – well sometime before the early 60s – songwriters wrote songs and singers sang them. It was less often that people did both. Of …

Music

Russians generously mint a $10,000 'Trump coin' in honor of his inauguration

Trump may have historically low approval ratings in his own country, but over in Russia, he's got a wildly enthusiastic fan base.<p>Art-Grani, a Russian …

Turn an old laptop into a Chromebook-Linux hybrid

Common scenario: You buy a new laptop, thinking you'll sell, donate or hand down the old one... but it never happens. Maybe you don't want to deal with the hassles of Craigslist or Ebay, not to mention wiping all your data, reinstalling Windows and so on.<p>Whatever the case, now it's just taking up …

What children need even more than presents this holiday season

By Merete Kropp<p>I had barely closed the door behind the last trick-or-treater when the first signs of the holiday season began to appear. My inbox is cluttered with emails shouting helpful suggestions for purchasing, decorating and hosting. Our mailbox is stuffed with catalogues. Holiday music …

Parenting

This $5 device can hack password-protected computers in just 30 seconds

Even the strongest passwords are fallible, and as Samy Kamkar demonstrates, sometimes it doesn’t take much.<p>Kamkar’s new exploit, PoisonTap, uses free software and a $5 Raspberry Pi Zero microcomputer. After attaching the Raspberry Pi to a USB adapter and plugging it in, the device goes to work. In …

Raspberry Pi

The Best Free Alternatives to Expensive Software

If you’re paying for premium software, chances are there’s a free alternative out there you could use instead, with features just as good as the ones …