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How To: Keep Your Night Vision Sharp with the iPhone's Hidden Red Screen

There were a lot of cool new features introduced in iOS 10, but some were more hidden than others. One option called "Color Tint" snuck its way in, …

Tutorials

How to check if someone's secretly using your Netflix account

Your Netflix is a personal space. What you watch, when you watch it, and how often you watch it can reveal a lot about you. The last thing you want …

Don't Buy Anyone an Echo

Three years ago, we said the Echo was “the most innovative device Amazon’s made in years.” That’s still true. But you shouldn’t buy one. You …

Wet, Warm, Glorious: I Tried The Atomizing Shower That Wooed Tim Cook

Instead of a normal shower, imagine standing up every morning inside of a storm cloud: The shower curtain bucking and bellowing in the wind; the air, …

A microbiologist explains why he hasn't slept without this on his bed in 25 years

New York University microbiologist Philip Tierno hasn't slept a night in 25 years without something on his mattress that few people even think of buying.<p>It's a super-thin, largely invisible cover that slips over the mattress. And it protects him from what he calls a "zoologic park" of bacteria and …

Here Are 15 All-Time Best Photos From Cassini That You Absolutely Must See

Wow. Just, wow.<p>Cassini has been out there hard at work for a long time. The Saturn probe departed Earth in 1997 and spent seven years speeding across …

Apple is about to reveal its $5 billion campus to the public — here's what you need to know

Apple will unveil its new iPhones next week, but the biggest reveal may be the company's new headquarters.<p>Located in Cupertino, California, just down the freeway from its previous headquarters, the new building, dubbed Apple Park, is a single ring about a mile in circumference. It's set in a large …

The Most Beautiful Place In Jasper (Canada) That You’ve Never Heard Of!

One place I really wanted to visit once we arrived in Jasper was Maligne Canyon! Thing is, even up to a few days before we left the UK for Canada, …

How scientists managed to store information in a single atom

In the quest to shrink data storage down into tinier and tinier forms, scientists have scored a very, very small triumph.<p>They did it by creating what’s essentially an incredibly diminutive magnet: It’s just one atom in size, and while it’s not going to be holding birthday cards up on your …

IBM invented a way to store data on a single atom

Electronics get faster, smaller, and (hopefully) more reliable as time passes, but the march towards the miniature only has one logical place to end, …

4 things that will last in your pantry indefinitely

There are four pantry all-stars you should stock up on whenever you see a sale. You don't need to worry about them expiring before you get around to using them, because they stay good for years. A bargain hunter's dream, right?<p>Honey<p>Scientists have found perfectly good honey in Egyptian tombs that …

Kitchens

Apple Rolls Out New Version Of OS X El Capitan Security Update For Freezing Problem

Apple finally has an answer to the freezing problem of Mac devices running OS X El Capitan. The Cupertino giant is currently rolling out the …

‘Flip or Flop’: The phoenix-like rise and bizarre fall of HGTV’s second-favorite couple

https://www.instagram.com/p/BNevhZEh6DE/?taken-by=christinaelmoussa<p>At first, the couple’s phoenix-rising narrative was simple enough.<p>Christina and Tarek El Moussa, now of HGTV fame, were two recovering real estate agents who, amid the 2008 housing market crash, lost nearly everything. In an attempt …

5 Tech Tips for a Safer Online Dating Experience

The days of organically meeting potential love interests are nearly gone. The rise of dating apps, online dating services, and even social media …

Top 5 Free DVD Ripper for Mac (macOS High Sierra) in 2017

Date August 15, 2016 Author Catherine Category Review<p>Involuntarily, you might have collected 1000+ DVDs on your cupboard. Have you ever though that …

SanDisk introduces the world’s first ever 1TB SD card

SanDisk today announced the world’s first 1TB SDXC card at a trade show in Cologne, Germany. The company says in a press release that with the continued growth of high quality video recording and images, the need for a 1TB SD card is greater than ever.<p>SanDisk, a Western Digital Brand, introduced …

Why Your iPhone Could Have Cost $32 Million in 1985

If you adjusted prices to inflation and took all of the core hardware and software features in your smartphone into a device built in 1985, how much …

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 …

Windows 10 Worst Secret Spins Out Of Control [Updated]

<i>Update 15/02/2016: Microsoft has dismissed the data on the Voat thread as completely flawed. This supersedes the ‘no comment’ initially supplied for this story and all parties acknowledge this changes the context from which the original story was written.</i> <i>An apology from Microsoft UK press agency</i> …

Windows 10

Out with the air: Bridgestone shows off tires you never have to inflate

Bringing new meaning to the term flat tire, the Japanese company shows a second-generation prototype of its airless tires at the Paris Motor Show.<p>PARIS -- Maybe it's time to move beyond those donut-shaped balloons that connect our cars to the road.<p>At the Paris Motor Show here, Bridgestone showed …