Gregory Brainard

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Electrolysis Rust Removal - DIY Tutorial

Carving a Giant Utility Knife (entirely Out of Wood)<p>Spot Weld Plastic<p>Restoring a 100 Year Old Vise!<p>PVC Class<p>cool project easy to do<p>I love this idea! …

10 hidden features and tricks for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is a cutting edge piece of kit in the hardware department and Samsung packs in plenty on the software side too. Arguably a little too much sometimes, resulting in features that can be easily overlooked. Thankfully, Samsung has put together a list of 10 hidden Note 4 tips …

Galaxy Note

New E-book! Our Best Twitter Tips: 33 Ways to Get the Most Value Out of Twitter

Twitter tips is one of our favorite topics on the blog.<p>We love learning how to get more followers, earn more clicks, and share better content. …

Social Media

Adobe Gives Aviary Its First Major Update Since the Acquisition, Adds Editing Features and CC Syncing

Today Adobe has given Aviary its first major update since it acquired the mobile photo editing platform a few months ago. The update is for both iOS …

Sony hopes you'll ditch cable for its Internet TV service PlayStation Vue

Sony is trying its hand broadcast television with a new cloud-based service called PlayStation Vue, the company announced Thursday. The platform will …

Majora's Mask 3D will 'differ' somehow on the New Nintendo 3DS

The Nintendo 3DS remake of <i>The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask</i> is going to play a little differently on the New Nintendo 3DS, series producer Eiji Aonuma teased in a Famitsu interview this week.<p>Visually, the game will look the same on both versions of the 3DS, Aonuma said, but added, "Please wait for …

Aviary updates its mobile photo editor with Creative Cloud syncing, new effects

Photo editing app and SDK maker Aviary today announced a major update to its standalone iOS and Android apps, introducing Creative Cloud-powered syncing; visual effects like highlights, shadows, overlays, and vignettes; and a “re-built” brush tool.<p>Aviary calls today’s update its “first significant …

Review: Kenu Stance is a must-have miniature iPhone tripod

The Stance compact tripod, Kenu’s latest accessory for iPhone, is one of my favorite gadgets I’ve tried out lately. It’s a tiny, pocketable stand for holding up your iPhone during video recording, FaceTime calling, and more. The Kenu Stance attaches to your iPhone or iPod touch by connecting to the …

Herb + Spice Homemade Glycerin Soap Recipe

My favorite gifts to receive are those made by hand, and they are also my favorite to give to others. Pretty homemade soap is the perfect little gift …

Essential Oils

16 Essential Tips And Tricks for Android 5.0 Lollipop

If you’re preparing yourself for your Android Lollipop update, or you’re just getting to grips with the OS on your new tablet or smartphone, there might be a few things you’re still unsure about. The new Google OS has a host of new features that add to, and improve, previous versions – but they …

Google Nexus 6 phone review roundup: massive, fast and pricey

Google released its latest flagship smartphone the Nexus 6 to the public in early November. Previous Nexus devices have been good phones let down by poor battery life and camera quality, but excusable by its low price. The Nexus 6, however, is a big phone with a 6in screen and promises much.<p>The …

12 design secrets spilled by Jony Ive

Jony Ive made a rare public appearance at the Design Museum in London yesterday, where he discussed a range of topics with museum director Deyan Sudjic. Everything from the future of design, to Jony’s work at Apple popped up in the conversation, but the most intriguing parts where the insights into …

Product Design

Cool Desk Accessories That Bring Fun Into The Office

Every time you have to take care of a task right after you’ve cleaned the room and organized the desk, the whole experience is a lot more pleasant …

DIY

Sony's PlayStation Vue Wants to Replace Your Cable Box

Sony has announced a new cloud-based TV service, which will offer a large selection of TV channels without a monthly contract and be available across …

Video: Super Mario Bros. edited into real life to ruin people's lives

I'm a horrible person who always laughs when people fail in YouTube videos. This collection of fails made me laugh even harder because it's been …

This gorgeous 4K timelapse video of the sun will take your breath away

It’s been an exciting year for incredible videos shot from outer space, as just this week we’re being treated to a live video of scientists’ first …

Best Tablets for Multitaskers, Butterfingers, and Technophobes

Not sure which slate to snag? Stroll through this slideshow, and ask yourself who you truly are

Google Nexus 6 review: Yes, smartphones can be too big

If there’s a word to describe the Google Nexus 6, it’s gargantuan. This is a seriously big phone. To paraphrase the late Douglas Adams, you just …

Apple iPhone 6 Plus vs Google Nexus 6 – Full comparison

It’s not always the easiest task to compare an iOS device with one running Android. Most people choose one platform or another as a personal preference or an investment into the ecosystem that provides what they need. Today we’re comparing the Motorola-made Google Nexus 6 to Apple’s iPhone 6 Plus. …

Pottery Barn Knockoff – Christmas Sign

We all love a good knockoff project, especially when it will save us a lot of money! This tutorial from Two It Yourself shows you EXACTLY how to make …

Decorations

Leaked Sony Sensor Has Potential to Supercharge Future Cameras

If a leaked document from the Chinese site Cnbeta holds true, within a couple of years consumer cameras could see a significant bump in quality and …

Swimming Manta Ray Looks Like a Spaceship

Robert Sorokanich of Gizmodo notices that this huge manta ray swimming straight at a diver's camera looks like a spaceship ready to swallow you …

Apple surprises with A8X GPU, uses exclusive ‘semi-custom’ 8 cluster design

New chip analysis of the A8X powering the iPad Air 2 has revealed that it is even more powerful than it initially appeared.<p>Further analysis by AnandTech showed that initial guesses as to the GPU specification of the Apple A8X chip, exclusively available in the iPad Air 2, were wrong. In fact, the …

Download these free iPhone apps right now to save money while shopping for the holidays

It’s that time of year again, when people get ready to get ready for the holidays by rushing out to stores and trying to beat their neighbors to the …

How to transfer photos from your Mac or PC to your iPhone and iPad

The Photos for Mac app and iCloud Photo Library are great options for those who want to rely on Apple to store their images. But if iCloud's not your …

Based on an early build, here’s what Android 5.0 brings to Android Wear

Android fans are waiting for Android 5.0 to start hitting handsets. In the meantime, Google has been working on the Android Wear software, both for …