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This $25 device will double the internet speed on your computer

If you use a modern home Wi-Fi solution like the Google Wifi or our favorite mesh system, the AmpliFi HD, you’re undoubtedly enjoying lightning fast …

California to get more than $5 million from USDA for agricultural innovation

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will steer more than $5 million to California agriculture and conservation projects as part of a $26.6-million national campaign to bring innovation to the sector.<p>The funds are to be matched by the recipients, largely public agencies, educational institutions and …

8 Facts That Will Make You Realise How Strange Animal Sex Really Is

Two words: disposable penis.<p>It's a fact of human nature that we are all titillated on some level by the mere notion of sex, and chances are many of …

Dubai's upcoming Rosemont Hotel to feature an indoor rainforest | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Just when we thought the world's largest indoor theme park was hard to top, Dubai proves us wrong yet again.<p>Its latest jaw-dropping megaproject of interest to the travel set is a tropical rainforest in a skyscraper hotel -- another world-first for the emirate.<p>The 7,000-square-meter …

Hermine Drifts Past Northeast, Threatening Storm Surge and 70 MPH Winds

Storm warnings were in effect Monday from Long Island to Nantucket as post-Tropical Cyclone Hermine drifted slowly up the Atlantic, promising near hurricane-strength winds, floods and beach erosion.<p>The National Weather Service said large waves will pound the East Coast from the mid-Atlantic states …

Android 7.0 Nougat source code released

Are you hoping to get your Android 7.0 Nougat update? Nexus owners are already getting the sweet treat, but the rest of us will have to wait in line. In fact, some of you will be lucky to get it in a few months! Regardless, Android 7.0 Nougat is not out of your reach. Those of you who don’t like …

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How to: Update Nexus devices to Android 7.0 Nougat manually using OTA downloads

Google announced several days ago that Android 7.0 Nougat is coming over-the-air to several Nexus devices in the coming days and weeks, but if you’re a die-hard that likes to always have the latest from Google, you know that could mean a pretty decent wait depending on your device. Thankfully, you …

Android News

Here's How You Should Be Charging Your Phone, According to Science

We've been doing it wrong.<p>Yes, we know. Our smartphone batteries are bad because they barely last a day.<p>But it's partially our fault because we've …

World’s smallest hard disk can write information atom by atom

Dutch scientists have created the world's smallest hard disk by developing a new rewritable storage technology capable of writing information atom by …

Step-by-Step Guide to Building Your Own Apple Computer on The Cheap

Meet your new ‘hackintosh’.<p>Apple computers are great, but they're often very expensive. So what's the solution if you want a super-powerful Mac …

Computer Hardware

Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe's specs will put your phone to shame

Asus may not be the first name on your mind when you think of "smartphone manufacturer," but the company has been consistently producing solid, …

Mononoki is a free easy-to-read font for programmers

If you’ve been looking for a way to make your favorite IDE or text editor easier to work with, you might want to start with the font you use for coding.<p>Mononoki is a beautiful new monospace font by designer Matthias Tellen. It’s available for free in four weights (regular, italic, bold and bold …

Typography

You can now open a Goldman Sachs account with $1

One of Wall Street's biggest banks is now open to Main Street.<p>Goldman Sachs has entered the online banking game, offering bank accounts that don't require a minimum deposit to open and have a 1.04% interest rate.<p>The accounts don't have any transaction fees, but customers are limited to six …

Goldman Sachs

Eero bathes your home in super-charged Wi-Fi

If you have cable, then it’s a good bet your Wi-Fi comes courtesy of the cable producer’s incredibly average modem. Most of them are one or two …

New Ways to Teach Young Children to Code

Even parents who don’t know programming are using games, apps to teach basic skills<p>Filip Icev, 10, writes code on his laptop at his home in Kirkland, Wash., using a visual-programming language called Scratch.<p>Annabel Clark for the Wall Street Journal<p>1 of 9<p>•••••<p>By<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>The …

Kids