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How to install the Android M developer preview

Want to test out the next version of Android? If you own a Google Nexus device, you're in luck.<p>Google on Thursday unveiled Android M, the next version of its popular mobile operating system. The update will revamp app permissions, improve battery life, and make the Google Now personal assistant …

This smart knob upgrades your stove with automatic temperature controls

From old-fashioned slow cookers to newfangled sous vide machines, there seems to be a never ending array of appliances aimed to take the guesswork out of cooking. But they're often limited in functionality -- you can't really deep fry something in a sous vide machine, for example -- and they take …

Kitchens

Hands on with AutoMate Beta — Android Auto for your phone

There's no denying how cool Android Auto is. As a concept, it's everything we've wanted out of car stereos since everyone figured out Google Maps was …

March to martial law? Undercover Special Forces to sweep US Southwest

As elite branches of the US military prepare to hold military training in seven southwest states, with some troops operating incognito among …

Study shows humans are evolving faster than previously thought

Humans are evolving more rapidly than previously thought, according to the largest ever genetics study of a single population.<p>Scientists reached the conclusion after showing that almost every man alive can trace his origins to one common male ancestor who lived about 250,000 years ago. The …

Anthropology

Xiaomi launches new 40-inch 1080p Mi TV 2, costs $322

It has been almost a year since Xiaomi unveiled its Android powered, 49-inch, 4K smart TV for a quite reasonable $645. This year, the company has released a new entry in the range, a 40-inch, 1080p version of the Mi 2 TV at an even more affordable price point – just $322.<p>The TV is based around a …

How to Create a Custom Google Now Command for Anything on Android

Google Now already has a ton of useful voice commands built in. Thanks to a recent update to Tasker plugin AutoVoice, though, you can now create your …

Lenovo's Pocket Projector is an affordable way to pump videos to your wall (or ceiling)

[custom:mwc15]It used to be the only folks who carried around those little pocket projectors were those who got paid to do it — road warriors who …

Woolet aims to be the wallet you'll never lose

Wouldn’t it be nice if you never lost your wallet ever again? There might just be a way to make that happen. The Woolet is a smart wallet that attaches to your mobile device via Bluetooth, and will send you a notification if you move too far away from it. You can manage your wallet connection by …

Ikea's new furniture can charge your phone, no wires necessary

Are you interested in tying down your furniture to a technology "standard" that's far from standard? Then you might be interested in some new products that will be on sale at Ikea in North America and Europe this spring. The Swedish furniture company has partnered with the Wireless Power …

These 3D-printed snacks grow their own fillings

3D-printed edible shells are embedded with seeds to grow their own fillings of tasty sprouts and mushrooms.<p>3D-printed food has some pretty hefty limitations at the moment -- the biggest of which is that it can only create dishes out of anything that can be reduced to a paste -- which effectively …

Before and After: A Colorful Budget-Friendly Kitchen Update

This makeover might inspire you to take a colorful plunge in your own kitchen. This article originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.<p><i>This DIY project is courtesy of Hometalk and Dans le Lakehouse blogger, Tanya.</i><p>"When my husband and I finally found our dream home on Lake Superior, we had a very …

These Tiny Homes Can Be Built in a Day

Get in on the small space movement — without the wait.<p>As popular as it may seem, tiny house living is simply not for everyone. But for those who are brave enough to ditch the extra square footage and downsize, there's a new, appealing option on the market.<p>Designed by the Dutch architecture firm …

What you need to know about installing your Nest Thermostat

If you can do some basic wiring, you can hook up a Nest — but there still are some important instructions to follow<p>One of the first things you will …

Windows Phone sales decline as share shrinks to just 2.5 percent

Microsoft faces fresh smartphone challenges<p>Windows Phone sales have been consistently increasing year-over-year each quarter for the last year, but new figures show that growth has significantly stalled recently. IDC reports that Windows Phone sales dropped by 9.4 percent in Q2 2014 compared to the …