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TurtleStitch Programmable Embroidery Platform

Makers and needlework specialists looking for a way to add extra creativity through their embroidery, may be interested in a new programmable …

Gear & Gadgets

IllumiBowl 2.0 | Cult of Mac Deals

Let there be light in the bathroom. Now you can add any color of LED light to your toilet bowl and see it glow. That means no more stumbling around when you have to go at night. Simply snap it onto the rim and let it shine: it will automatically turn on when someone walks into the bathroom. There …

Reclaimed Wood Lighting

Split Grain is an LA-based studio owned by designer Paul Freckler, he makes these exquisite lights with reclaimed wood. The beautiful collection of …

Sculpture

Google Ignores Windows and Releases its VR Video Editing Tool for Linux and Mac

Google has launched a new Virtual Reality video editor called VR180 Creator. Surprisingly, it is available for Linux and macOS, not Windows.Source

Virtual Reality

Top 15 Easiest Life Hacks of All Time

veryone is searching for ways to simplify their lives, and these <b>life hacks</b> do just the trick! Not only are these hacks super helpful for day to day …

Lifehacks

Adobe Scan now now automatically turn business cards into phone contacts

Artificial intelligence could soon make manually typing up information off a business card a thing of the past. Adobe Scan, the smartphone scanning …

Software

I can’t afford to upgrade my Vista PC. What can I do?

I read your article about Windows 10 updates and that most PCs with Vista should be tossed in the trash bin. I really don’t want to do that. I bought my computer with a disability settlement, and I simply don’t have the money for upgrades. It is an HP Model m8530f with an AMD Phenom 9550 quad-core …

Windows 10

Saturday Morning Workshop: How To Build An Adjustable Sawhorse

Add this ingenious, handy, adjustable sawhorse to your jobsite arsenal.<p>Every workshop needs a couple of sawhorses, and this design is especially …

Woodworking

Masonry Nailing Trick

If you’ve always had trouble driving masonry nails into concrete to mount furring strips or boards, try this trick. Drill a hole with a masonry bit …

How to fix a Windows 10 laptop that's plugged in but not charging

After updating to Windows 10 Spring 2018 Update, my laptop's battery stopped charging. (This situation was neither one of the update's best new features nor its hidden gems.) My laptop would show it was plugged in, but then at the same time it would tell me it was also not charging.<p>Thankfully, I …

Windows 10

Best free email backup tools

A look at some of the easiest to use tools for saving your essential data.

Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller

<b>Pros</b><p>Easy to install. Weather-based watering. Integrates with other smart home platforms. Works with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant voice</b> …

7 ways to finally end robocalls

Robocalls are the worst. That phony voice. The unstoppable message. At least you can get sassy with a telemarketer. Some robocalls are so convincing that you think you’re talking with an actual person, and they’re even programmed to respond to your voice.<p>Thanks in large part to advancing …

Azulle’s Access3 Pocket PC Turns Any HDMI Display Into A PC

Sponsored :<p>We have featured number of Azulle PCs previously on Geeky Gadgets. The company is well known for making quality PCs at an affordable …

Urban dwellers will like the sound of these noise-canceling windows

One of the joys of living in the countryside must surely be pushing open the windows each morning to allow the soothing sounds of birdsong to float …

Consumer Tech

Mailstore Home 11 offers more robust protection for your email, speeds up archive searches

German email back-up company MailStore Software GmbH has released MailStore Home 11.0 for PCs running Windows 7, 8.1 and 10. The tool makes it easy …

Tablo is a DVR for cord cutters that works with OTA TV, and it even lets you skip commercials

Losing your DVR is the worst thing about cutting the cord, but there are a number of different DVR boxes that work with OTA TV. In fact, here’s one …

Linux Mint announces Mintbox Mini 2 tiny desktop PC with Intel inside

Due in June, the new Mintbox moves from an AMD CPU to a rival Celeron processor, which should provide a performance boost while maintaining a similar …

40 Essential Instant Pot Links

Because I've been experimenting with the Instant Pot quite a bit lately, I've been getting a lot of questions. Many times my answer is a link. A link …

Cooking

The World’s Smallest Cat is Impossibly Adorable

Earlier this month, BBC debuted its new documentary series, <i>Big Cats</i>, which follows several different cat species from all across the globe. But the …

Set Ubuntu Derivatives Back to Default with Resetter

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How to Use Firefox’s Killer New Screenshot Tool

If you’re not taking screenshots of your computer screen much, remembering which key combos to hit might be more confusing than convenient. If you …

After fiancé's death, Michigan bride poses for powerful wedding photos alone

A Michigan woman who lost her future husband in the line of duty chose to pose for her wedding photos alone — to honor their love and leave the pain behind.<p>Nikki Salgot of Saint Clair Shores, Mich., said on Facebook she wanted the photos as a reminder that her fiancé's death could not break her. …

A former AT&T employee is changing the way engineers find work online

The Field Engineer platform helps companies delivering telecommunications services, including communications service providers (CSPs), hardware manufacturers, value-added resellers (VARs), managed service providers (MSPs) and retail chains, to find the right field engineer when they need it and …

Classic Apple Pie with All-Butter Crust

Make the dough: Cut the butter sticks into 1⁄2–inch cubes. Set in the freezer while you mix the dry ingredients. Place ½ cup water in the freezer, …

Wintergatan - Marble Machine (music instrument using 2000 marbles)

YouTube

Alexa has new Thanksgiving skills, and here’s how to put her to the test

This Thanksgiving, you can put the tattered old cookbook away, because Alexa knows exactly how long you should cook your turkey—among other things. …

Forget Windows 10! Dell launches five new computers with Ubuntu Linux pre-installed

Over the years, many people have bought Windows machines only to wipe the storage drive and install their favorite Linux-based operating system. For …

Linux

Passive-Aggressive Phrases to Get Your Coworkers to Deliver

We’ve all had at least one coworker who was difficult, whether it was a personality clash or a case of chronic missed deadlines. The next time you …

SAML explained: What it is, what it's used for, how it works

The Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML), is an open standard that allows security credentials to be shared by multiple computers across a …