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5 hidden PlayStation 4 features only power users know about

The PlayStation 4 is an incredible console, but its countless menus can be confusing, especially when all you really want to do is get in there and start playing some games.<p>Here are five hidden features that will make using your PS4 a heck of a lot easier.

PlayStation

The best apps for your new Windows 10 PC

New PC? Start here<p>Congratulations! You just unwrapped a new Windows 10 PC for the holidays! Now you're wondering what the best apps are to install on your new machine. Fortunately, we're here to help, with some of our top picks to try out on your new PC.<p><i>We've rounded up our favorite and most-used</i> …

10 best new web design tools for November

This month we’ve got a bunch of tools that will help you code more efficiently in various ways, whether that’s by offloading complex calculations to …

Meet These 12 Gorgeous Open-String Chords

1<p>SHARES<p>Including open strings in the chords you play is a quick way to expand your sound and stretch out over a wide sonic space. Ringing open …

Guitar

How to download and install the Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Edge extensions, here you come!<p>The first major update to Windows 10 -- the Windows 10 Anniversary Update -- started rolling out to all users on August 2. This update brings several changes to the operating system, including visual modifications, improvements to the Edge browser and new features …

Windows 10

Why CVTs Are Awesome Transmissions

You may hate them, but CVTs are actually excellent. Here's why.<p>If there is one transmission that has the most detractors, it's the continuously variable transmission, or CVT.<p>It's criticized for how it sounds, how it operates, and how it feels. The main criticism is that it feels unnatural compared …

jQuery & CSS3 Button Hover Effects Tutorials

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co<p>CSS Animated Buttons With Icons<p>Css border tricks to make the triangle arrows and box shadows to …

How To Adjust A Motorcycle Chain

Walk around at any motorcycle gathering and count the bikes with limp, sagging chains. Often, the worst examples also are bone dry with rust and/or …

Watch This DIY Compound Crossbow Come to Life

Crossbows are very cool weapons that require a bit of ingenuity to build. This do-it-yourself crossbow is powerful, accurate, and can be built in your garage.<p>Crossbows have been in existence for thousands of years, which means that the basic mechanical properties of crossbow are pretty much nailed …

Woodworking

10 great new web design tools for June

Productivity is the theme this month: below you'll find tools that will speed up your website; make cloud storage go faster and help you to create …

This analog mechanical keyboard could change the way you play PC games

Keyboard and mouse is the dominant input mechanism for PC gamers, and not for no reason — it's fast and accurate, all the better for pulling off those split-second headshots. But there is one way in which the control scheme falls short next to consoles: character movement. On a PlayStation or Xbox …

Retro Gaming Console Plays Games From 11 Systems

It's too good to be true, right? Not in Japan.<p>Old video games are big business. Websites like Steam and GOG sell them alongside modern games, as do Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft. But now a Japanese company has created a device that can play most of your favorite titles in one handy console. Of …

The 2016 Popular Mechanics Automotive Excellence Awards

Welcome to our annual compendium of the year's vehicular triumphs.<p>Welcome to our annual compendium of the year's vehicular triumphs.

How Men And Women Differ In Their Approach To Online Privacy And Security

Pew Research estimates that 84% of American adults use the internet, a place where privacy and security are in short supply. What do internet users want in terms of security and privacy? What do they do to protect their own privacy and security when they use the internet? Hide My Ass! (HMA) …

Social Media

Why Yes, Mr. GM Service Advisor, I Was Racing When My Camaro SS Grenaded

Good news for owners of sixth-gen Camaros: Tracking your car won’t void your warranty. According to an interview with Camaro chief engineer Al Oppenheiser on the <i>Motor Authority</i> website, Chevrolet will honor the warranty of track-driven SS model Camaros and above (that means ZL1, 1LE, and the future …

Sports Cars

Texas and California Have Too Much Renewable Energy - MIT Technology Review

Solar and wind power are coming online at rates unforeseen only a few years ago. That’s a good thing if your goal is to decarbonize the energy …

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Wind and solar are crushing fossil fuels worldwide

Wind and solar have grown seemingly unstoppable.While two years of crashing prices for oil, natural gas and coal triggered dramatic downsizing in …

Natural Gas

First transistors made entirely of nanocrystal 'inks'

Engineers have shown a new approach for making transistors and other electrical devices: sequentially depositing their components in the form of …

Sales of desktop 3D printers are soaring, additive manufacturing now a $5.1B industry

One of the less talked about topics in technology these days is 3D printing, but as Wohlers Associates notes in its latest report on the state of the …

Prototyping

3D printed heart model helps save 5-day-old baby

Apr 11, 2016 | By Kira<p>A 5-day-old baby boy was rushed to the St. Petersburg State Paediatric University Hospital in Russia with a life-threatening …

Why Transit Agencies Are Finally Embracing Uber

Increasingly, public transit is viewing mobility startups as partners, not competition.<p>It didn’t look like they were here to make friends.<p>When ride-hailing apps like Uber and Lyft burst onto the scene, they were talking about disrupting the decades-old mobility networks that preceded them. Their …

Transportation

Japan wants tourists to pay using only their fingerprints

The next time you travel to Japan, you might not have to stock up on yen (or bring your credit card) to go shopping. As of the summer, the country's government is testing a system that will let you use two fingerprints to make purchases at key tourist locations, such as hotels and restaurants. …

Uncle Sam wants you… to hack the Pentagon

Christopher Lynch Contributor<p>Chris Lynch is a director of the U.S. Digital Service's program with the Department of Defense.<p>The name, I was told, was a non-starter. There was simply no way we would call it Hack the Pentagon. None. You simply can’t call it that. Here’s a tall glass of Nope.<p>So …

Smart spray can turns photos into large-scale street art

Don't worry about needing artistic sensibilities to produce street art -- if researchers have their way, all you'd need is a good photo and the right tools. They've developed a robotic spray can that produce large murals based on pre-supplied images. By tracking the can using a PC, two webcams and …

Streetwear

7 Ways Driverless Cars Could Fail

In my last post, 7 Wonders of the Driverless Future, I listed seven magical societal benefits that driverless cars might deliver.<p>While I am optimistic about driverless cars, skepticism abounds about whether driverless cars can actually work and, even if they are technically possible, whether they …

Autonomous Cars

Ford Begins Lights Out Nighttime Autonomous Vehicle Testing

If humans had the night vision capabilities of cats, driving would surely be a lot safer than it is. However, we are not creatures evolved to move about without light so Ford has begun a new phase of its testing of autonomous vehicles. Recently a prototype self-driving Fusion sedan made its way …

Ford Motor Company

​Linux founder Torvalds on the Internet of Things: Security plays second fiddle

For the first time, Linus Torvalds speaks at an embedded Linux conference: "Many changes have been invisible. Even I don't see all the uses of Linux."<p>…

Hub vs Switch: Comparison And Difference Between Networking Devices

Hub was very popular before the arrival of a Switch. So, what was something special inside a Switch which made Switch so popular? We will take a look …