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TOP 10 Things To Know About Tesla Batteries

Unfortunately, there is no such thing as a power generation method that does not rely on batteries to produce stable current and store excess …

Tesla

HomeKit Weekly: Home app debuts on Mac in macOS Mojave

<i>HomeKit Weekly is a series focused on smart home accessories, automation tips and tricks, and everything to do with Apple’s smart home framework.</i><p>Fresh off of WWDC 2018, this week we’re looking at HomeKit’s debut on the Mac through macOS Mojave. Coming later this fall, macOS 10.14 includes a version …

Home Automation

Apple HomeKit: Everything you need to know

"Siri, open my bedroom shades."<p>You might not know it, but you're using Apple HomeKit every time you issue a smart-home-related voice command on your iPhone, HomePod -- or other Siri-compatible device.<p>HomeKit is to Apple what Alexa skills are to Amazon, or what actions are to Google. It's that …

Smart Homes

Hands off my data! 15 default privacy settings you should change right now

On the Internet, the devil’s in the defaults.<p>You’re not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably haven’t even looked for your privacy settings. And that’s exactly what Facebook, Google and other tech giants are counting on.<p>They tout we’re “in control” of our …

Privacy

Video: BMW xDrive vs Audi quattro All-Wheel Drive Systems Compared

When it comes to the three German premium manufacturers – BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz – they all share similarities and deep differences in a wide …

Audi

Alan Titchmarsh: A foolproof guide to growing wisteria

Alan Titchmarsh gives advice for growing this most glorious of horticultural spectacles.<p>There’s a lot to be said for a slow start to spring. Yes, …

Lawn Mowing

AWD vs 4WD | Edmunds

How To: 14 Safari Privacy Settings You Need to Check on Your iPhone

Facebook, Equifax, even Twitter — thanks to recent security breaches and data scandals, our privacy and how it's managed is in the public eye more …

How to protect your router and Wi-Fi from Russian hackers

A few weeks ago, the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) issued an alert about state-supported Russian hackers carrying out attacks against a large number of home routers in the U.S. These hackers are organized, motivated and well-funded.<p>They’re not a bunch of misanthropic …

Wi-Fi

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries are not only delicious snack but they are also very healthy fruit too. Whether you eat them raw, squeezed in your juice, added to your …

Tesla Solar Roof: 8 Things You Don't Realize Until You Own One

You will become internet-famous.<p>In April, Amanda Tobler took a risk. She switched on her newly-installed Tesla Solar Roof on her house San Jose, …

Tesla

100 Essential Skills Every Backpacker Should Know

Before the TripMake a firestarterEasy Dryer lint and candle wax in a cardboard egg carton compartment (poke a bit of lint out of the wax for a wick). …

Philips Hue 3.0 is the smart light update you've been waiting for [Update]

Updated 5/29/2018 — As expected, the big 3.0 update for the Philips Hue app is rolling out now. The new version is available on the Play Store now, …

Home Automation

Protec expanding motorhome pops its flanks for a roomy stay

Protec calls its Class B+ motorhome the world's first motorhome with full-length slide-outs on both sides, and while we've seen plenty of sectional …

Make your house smarter w/ the HomeKit-compatible Wemo Bridge for $30 (Reg. $40)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Amazon is currently offering the Wemo Bridge for <b>$29.99 shipped</b>. That’s $10 off the going rate found at other retailers like …

The best wireless security cameras on the market

Do you worry about what’s going on at home when you’re not there? Maybe you worry about intruders breaking in, fret that the dog is chewing up the …

Home Security

How to Successfully Grow Cherry Trees: A Field Guide to Planting, Care, and Design on Gardenista

Trees<p>Gardening 101: Cherry Trees<p>by Marie Viljoen<p>Spring<p>April in New York: Visit the NY Botanical Garden in Bloom<p>by Marie Viljoen<p>Prunus<p>Cherry Blossoms: …

The Tipoon Travel Machine reimagines camping w/ room for four on-the-road

Last week we told you about the latest release from Airstream, which dropped the iconic aluminum build for a more budget-friendly price point. Airstream is largely reacting to a market that has seen prices continue to drop as younger generations, mainly millenials, have taken a keen interest in …

Japanese gardens – design ideas that will transform your outdoor space

Use the principles of Japanese gardening - and a careful selection of plants - to bring a little magic to your own outdoor space<p>Japanese gardens are …

I Wish I had Known This Before Backpacking Japan on the Cheap

I thought backpacking Japan would go just as smoothly as travelling New Zealand: Just going with the flow and basically winging the entire trip. …

Watch: The TED Talk that people at TED were talking about

“I can’t call these things social networks anymore — I call them behavior modification empires.”<p>This year’s TED conference — this past week in Vancouver — kicked off with a series of talks lamenting the state of society, from sexual harassment to school shootings.<p>The talk from the bunch that seemed …

The One Router Setting Everyone Should Change (But No One Does)

The vast majority of home Wi-Fi users don't know the first thing about keeping their routers secure, a new survey finds.<p>Eighty-two percent of 2,205 …

How to remove your Facebook data from macOS

Whether you’re planning on keeping your Facebook account, are debating deleting it, or already have, you may have Facebook data stored on your Mac. Here’s how to remove it from macOS.<p>macOS allows users to log in to social media accounts at the system level, offering the option to easily post …

Unicat's latest 4x4 expedition truck escapes civilization without losing the comforts of home

The MD57 isn't a brand-new creation, as Unicat also offers MD57 packages on base trucks from Volvo and Mercedes. This latest version combines a …

Deleting a Facebook account is almost impossible, says expert

The Cambridge Analytica scandal that has plagued Facebook for weeks has pushed a number of platform users to consider closing down their accounts.<p>However, even if people choose to delete their Facebook profiles, it is almost impossible to do so without leaving a digital footprint.<p>Juan Carlos Lara, …

HomeKit Weekly: Automating outdoor lights on and off based on sunset/sunrise and time

<i>HomeKit Weekly is a new series focused on smart home accessories, automation tips and tricks, and everything to do with Apple’s smart home framework.</i><p>As a HomeKit enthusiast, I find myself playing around with a lot of different automations. Some stick because they’re actually useful while others are …

Cybersecurity: How to devise a winning strategy

Cybersecurity incidents and breaches can seriously damage a company, making it imperative that security risk management is integral to corporate …

How to change your DNS to see if Cloudflare can speed up your internet

A couple days ago, Cloudflare launched its own DNS service at 1.1.1.1, promising that consumers would enjoy greater privacy and potentially faster internet if they switched over from their ISP’s default. Now, those speed differences might not be significant or noticeable enough to the point of …

How to grow magnolias with top tips from William Dyson

William Dyson gives a brief history and provides top tips on how to grow magnolias.<i>How to grow magnolias</i>The Magnolia has a long and diverse history …

How to ghost your internet provider with a secret IP address

Two new projects just launched that could hinder internet-service providers’ ability to eavesdrop on their customers, helping internet users protect …