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15 Outdoor DIY Projects for a Summer-Ready Yard

Summer will be here before we know it and the best part of summer (and our favorite part of our house!) is lounging and playing in the yard. So to …

Landscaping

The Best Dovetail Saw for Beginners

I get asked all the time about which dovetail saw is best for a beginner. It’s a difficult question because saws now come in a crazy variety of …

Woodworking

HP takes on the iPad Pro with its way cheaper Chromebook x2 convertible

If you’re in the market for a large tablet, you couldn’t do much better than Apple’s excellent – if ridiculously expensive – 12.9-inch iPad Pro. But now, HP has a new contender in the game, in the form of its $599 Chromebook x2.<p>The 12.3-inch convertible device is the second Chrome OS-powered tablet …

IPad Pro

China’s great leap forward in science

Chinese investment is paying off with serious advances in biotech, computing and space. Are they edging ahead of the west?<p>I first met Xiaogang Peng in the summer of 1992 at Jilin University in Changchun, in the remote north-east of China, where he was a postgraduate student in the department of …

China

ASUS Chromebook Flip C302 review: King of the Chromebooks

It's been years in the making, but Chromebooks are escaping "second computer" or "cheap netbook" status. Google thinks these machines can be your main computing device, and they're finally getting better build quality, nicer screens and quality keyboards. But they're also getting higher …

The Incredibly Thin Case Your iPhone, Pixel or Galaxy S8 Deserves

Peel’s ultra thin line of cases for the iPhone 7/7+, Google Pixel, and now the Samsung S8/S8+, eliminate the compromise most of us make between …

Google Pixel

CrossOver for Android Alpha 4 is now available, supports Android Nougat and fixes bugs

If you're not familiar with it, CrossOver is a program for Mac and Linux that allows you to run Windows programs through a compatibility layer …

Android News

The 50 Largest Stashes of Cash Companies Keep Overseas

Circles sized by total cash & marketable securities ($B)<p>Percent held overseas<p>Percent held in the U.S.<p>98.6%<p>$41.9B<p>Johnson & Johnson<p>97.0%<p>$126.0B<p>Microsoft<p>…

Investing

Blockstack's decentralized internet browser uses bitcoin tech

Blockchains used to be exclusively associated with bitcoins until other industries saw how useful the digital distributed ledger can be. Walmart used it to identify expired food that needed to be pulled from its shelves, and at least one shipping company used it to track cargo as it made its way …

Android News

BlackBerry's clever new Android app keeps people from peeping at your screen

There are lots of times when people around us can see what’s on our phone screens, and that can make it tricky to read confidential texts or emails. Thankfully, BlackBerry has a smart solution to that problem for Android users.<p>Its new Privacy Shade app lets you black out your screen, save for a …

Top 8 Things to do with a new Windows 10 System

A fresh installed Windows 10 operating system, regardless of whether it is store-bought, an upgrade from an earlier version of Windows, or a reset of …

Windows 10

6 Methods of Plugging Pocket Holes

Over on Fix This Build That, Brad runs through six different methods for either filling or plugging pocket holes. I had no idea there were that many options.<p>The six methods he experiments with are:<p>* Using traditional wood filler<br>* Using a homemade filler paste of sawdust and glue<br>* Using Bondo (auto …

Woodworking

Details: Installing Hinges in Mortises

Installing traditional mortise hinges makes some woodworkers want to turn their electric drill on themselves to just end it all.<p>While practice is the …

Woodworking

How To: Set Up a Headless Raspberry Pi Hacking Platform Running Kali Linux

The Raspberry Pi is a credit card-sized computer that can crack Wi-Fi, clone key cards, break into laptops, and even clone an existing Wi-Fi network …

Raspberry Pi

You Can Now Easily Connect to Your Raspberry Pi From Anywhere In World With VNC Connect

Real VNC is an excellent, easy way to remotely connect to your Raspberry Pi from your home network, but it’s a little confusing for beginners. VNC …

Raspberry Pi

Tablo Droid turns your Android TV into a DVR

Tablo has announced an antenna streaming dongle and software that turns your Nvidia Shield into a DVR.<p>After a few years without new hardware, the maker of the Tablo streaming DVR, Nuvyyo, is back with some new products for 2017 -- a "smart" antenna dongle with cloud storage, and a USB DVR for …

Smart TV

Etcher Is the Easiest Way to Make a Raspberry Pi SD Card

Windows/Mac/Linux: While it’s gotten easier over the years to make a Raspberry Pi SD card, it’s still a little confusing for people new to the idea …

Net neutrality advocates brace for fight with Trump

Donald Trump hasn't even been sworn in yet, but net neutrality advocates are already bracing for a fight to save the Internet -- again.<p>On Tuesday, President-elect Trump named Roslyn Layton as the third adviser on a "landing team" to handle the transition process at the Federal Communications …

Net Neutrality
T-Mobile

Stick PC: Pi Zero USB Dongle - The MagPi Magazine

Stick PC computers are popular at the moment. These computers are the size of a USB dongle that you pop into a monitor. Novaspirit has started a …

Raspberry Pi Zero as a USB Stick

The Raspberry Pi Zero is small enough that it could almost be mistaken for a USB gadget, rather than a standalone computer. Maybe that was the …

Raspberry Pi

Cops' facial recognition database has half of US adults on file

American law enforcement agencies have created a massive facial recognition database. If you're an adult in the US, you might already be in it. According to a comprehensive report by the Center for Privacy & Technology at Georgetown Law, the law enforcement's database has 117 million American …

The best ergonomic keyboard

<i>By Melanie Pinola</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a list of the best technology to buy. Read the full article here.</i><p>Of the dozen ergonomic keyboards we've tested since 2014, the Microsoft Sculpt Ergo is the most comfortable model for most people. It's the only one to meet all …

Remix OS now available as a virtual machine for Windows PCs

Jide's Remix OS has turned a lot of heads in the last couple of years, thanks to an interesting initial tablet offering and subsequent …

How to tell if your Galaxy Note 7 might explode

In case you haven’t heard, Samsung issued a global recall of the Galaxy Note 7. As many as 2.5 million units will be replaced in the coming weeks …

CrossOver Preview runs Windows apps on Android and Chromebooks, even Photoshop

Article Contents<p>1 First impressions<br>• 2 Games<br>• 3 Other software<br>• 4 Holy Photoshop, Batman<br>• 5 Android/Chromebook integration<br>• 6 Final thoughts<p>Last week, …

4 Best Linux Boot Loaders

When you turn on your machine, immediately after POST (Power On Self Test) is completed successfully, the BIOS locates the configured bootable media, …

Linux