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Google Drive is changing—here's how to prepare

New apps for the cloud-storage service.<p>File storage service Google Drive is ending support for its desktop apps in March. But what exactly is changing, what will happen to your data, and most important, what do you need to do to get ready? We'll answer all those questions and more. Here's a rundown …

Google Drive

Useful hacks for iPhone users

Hidden tricks you didn’t know your iPhone could do

10 features to keep in mind.<p>Both iPhones and Android devices have their pros and cons, but the general consensus is that iOS is a little easier to pick up and use, while Android offers more in the way of customization and configuration. Still, simple as Apple's operating system seems, you can find …

Mobile Photography

This powerful, pocket-sized Windows 10 PC can be yours for under $200 right now

As nifty as they are, smartphones still can’t do all the hardcore computing you expect from a desktop or laptop. And even carting around a laptop can get pretty cumbersome after a while. But if you move now and get the Ockel Sirius B Windows 10 Pocket PC, you’ll have the full processing power of a …

Get a Monoprice Select Mini 3D Printer for $169.99

<i>CNET's Cheapskate scours the web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page. And find more great buys on the</i> <i>CNET Deals page.</i><p>The universe is weird sometimes. Yesterday I was searching the interwebs for a part I needed …

How to free up iPhone & iPad storage

If you're a long-time iPhone or iPad user, you've likely run into a storage problem at some point. Short of upgrading to a larger device, here are …

Apps

21 Easter eggs hidden within your Google search bar

It's also pretty nerdy. Or at least, that's the impression it gives off whenever it adds to the enormous collection of Easter eggs snuck within its services.<p>Google's search engine, in particular, holds many of these in-jokes. If you're not familiar with them, though, we've rounded up a handful of …

Robots

Raspberry Pi’s Pixel for PC and Mac breathes new life into old computers

Pixel is a lightweight operating system with a clean desktop UI released by the foundation behind the affordable, tinker-friendly Raspberry Pi $35 computer in September, and now it’s available for PC or Mac users who might want to throw old hardware into renewed service. The lightweight Linux-based …

This amazing flash drive adds 128GB to your iPhone and latches to your keychain

Running out of device space is a huge annoyance, especially when you’re shooting pictures or video that you suddenly realize you don’t have room to keep. You can solve that storage frustration once and for all with the iKlips DUO, a flash drive designed with Apple mobile devices.<p>Right now, you can …

Cuisinart recall: How to return your food processor's faulty blades

Some 8 million food processors are subject to a voluntary recall from Cuisinart's parent company, Conair, after blades started falling apart and ending up in food.<p>Nobody wants that, so here's how to find out if your unit is affected and what to do if it is.<p>Check your model number<p>First, flip your …

Product Recalls

Great Furniture Projects You Can Build in a Weekend

Easy enough for a beginner. All you need are the right tools and attitude.<p>Building your own furniture can be tough. Especially when you're starting out. Your first couple chairs might be a little wobbly, and your bookshelves may crumble under anything more than a few paperbacks. But you'll get …

These tiny batteries charge phones in seconds and last for a week

Battery anxiety is an all-to-familiar, modern-day problem for many of us, and with phones becoming thinner there needs to be a trade-off between …

Defy The Cable Company With A DIY HDTV Antenna

Stick it to the man<p>Frustrated by years of expensive cable bills, Norm Sutaria ditched his set-top box and used online instructions to build a homemade HDTV antenna. Then the education specialist shared his newfound expertise with a class at Brooklyn Brainery, a crowd-sourced education space in New …

Set-Top Boxes

The Absurd Acrobatics of a Space Shuttle Landing

Although NASA's space shuttle is five years retired, it doesn't make its engineering or flying skills any less impressive.<p>Today NASA's space shuttles only collect dust in museums across the U.S., but in their prime they were the man-made behemoths of space. But perhaps as impressive as their …

Here's How to Turn Any Old Garage Into the Car Space of Your Dreams

Expert detailer Larry Kosilla takes us through the two-month long process of turning his two-car garage into a haven for his obsession.<p>All of us hope to create our own dream garage. Such a place is a sanctuary for gearheads to store and work on their cars, and make memories with friends and family. …

Israel firm wants super-efficient engine to power car revolution

An Israeli firm says a super-efficient engine it has created could drastically reduce fuel consumption and help power an auto industry revolution as …

This Device Uses The Power Of Waves To Make Ocean Water Drinkable

Justin Sonnett and Chris Matthews first came up with the SAROS desalination buoy while at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. They’ve …

North Carolina

Mini quadruped robot may bound its way into your heart

Although people are fascinated by quadruped robots such as those made by Boston Dynamics, it's unlikely that they'll ever be able to afford such …

iOS 10's Best New Features: Here's How To Use Them

Make the most of Apple's biggest free update ever for your iPhone and iPad<p>If you have an iPhone or iPad, you can now update it for free to iOS 10, the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system. You'll need 1.1 GB of free space available to complete the download. First, make sure you're on …

Apple

Think California’s current drought is bad? Past incarnations have lasted hundreds of years

California is now five years deep into one of its most severe droughts on record, and scientists are continually probing the different factors that affect the state’s climate, and how much those are related to the overall warming of the globe. Increasingly, this means looking back into the past for …

Climate Change

Read our full guide to using iOS 10

Stickers, games, digital touch, new emoji, and more...<p>Here's our guide on how to use the new iMessages app for the iPhone and iPad in iOS 10. For our complete guide to iOS 10, head over here.<p>iMessage, Apple's default messaging app -- the green one with the word bubble labeled "Messages" on your …

The solar panels and inverter we'd buy

<i>By Mark Smirniotis</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a buyer's guide to the best things for your home. Read the full article here.</i><p>With solar power, there's no one-size-fits-all solution. If buying a home is the largest financial investment most people will make, installing solar …

How to Back Up Your iPhone to iCloud

It's important to keep your iPhone or iPad backed up. It’s especially important to back it up before you install the latest iOS update. Having a full and recent backup is the fastest way to restore your iPhone should something happen to it. Plus, the iCloud backup will restore all your settings as …

ASUS shows off a portable 15-inch display for laptop owners

The ZenScreen is a strange, but intriguing duck. It’s not a tablet or a convertible notebook, it’s a 15.6-inch portable screen. That mean it’s not a standalone device so much as it is an extra display designed to offer laptop users additional real estate on the go, connect to a primary device via …

This flying car is real and it can fly 430 miles on a full tank

AeroMobil could be the name we will associate with flying cars. This invention , created by a Slovakian startup, flies up to 430 miles on a single tank of regular gas. These vehicles could hit the road as early as 2017, so get your pilot's license now.<p><b>Follow TI:</b> On Facebook

Flying Car

‘We are better than these tragedies’: A Minnesota chief’s powerful call for national police reform

By Peter Holley<p>, Reporter<p>There are many powerful voices calling for reconciliation and reform after a historically violent week in which Americans witnessed police killing black men in Minnesota and Louisiana, followed by a mass shooting that killed five officers in Dallas.<p>Amid the outpouring of …

Baton Rouge

The New Milwaukee Tool Mobile Workstation is a DIYers Dream

This 60-inch mobile workstation from Milwaukee Tool has everything you need to get organized and start building stuff.<p>Milwaukee Tool entered the tool storage market last year with its 46-inch heavy duty rolling tool chest and cabinet. It hasn't slowed down as now it's expanded the line to include a …

Woodworking

How to turn an old Wi-Fi router into an access point

CNET Dong Ngo shows how you can turn that old Wi-Fi router into an external access point and make Wi-Fi sexy. Really sexy.

Speed Up iPhone: How to Clear RAM on iPhone to Make It Faster

How do you clear RAM on iPhone and what does clearing RAM do? Resetting RAM on your iPhone makes it perform faster. Memory on iPhone is about how many various activities are going on at once. Clearing RAM allows iPhone to clear out any processing it doesn’t need to currently do. When you clear RAM …

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