Rick Watson

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Hitch Hotel Turns Your Car Into An Instant RV Minus The Size

Can’t book a hotel? Well, you won’t need one with this car accessory.<p>Holidays can be such a drag for some people, as hotels, resorts, inns, and even …

RVs

How To: Remove Any Status Bar Icon on Your Galaxy S8, S9, or Note 8

Samsung reintroduced its well regarded Good Lock app, so now you can tweak parts of your Galaxy's interface without the need for root or other …

Put Android Oreo on your PC with Android-x86 8.1 RC1

There is no shortage of ways you can run Android apps on a PC, be it a Windows, Mac, or Linux computer. But, as we’ve learned recently, not all of …

Fender's excellent desktop app for learning to play songs is now free

Fender’s $35 Riffstation desktop app, which helps you break down songs to learn its chords and riffs at your own pace, is now available for free on macOS and Windows.<p>Fire it up, open an MP3 or CD track, and Riffstation will break it down to show you the chords for the entire song. You can also slow …

Have a Laugh at This Crazy Compilation of Fabulous Photographer FAILS (VIDEO)

Most of the how-to videos we share on Shutterbug are educational, but some are just plain fun…or funny, that is. The below video from FailsMark falls …

Schadenfreude

You've been charging your phone wrong your whole life - experts reveal how it's supposed to be done

There's nothing more annoying than your phone battery dying when you really need it not to.<p>Gone are the Nokia phones when our mobiles lasted for …

Raspberry Pi Weather Station With Internet Of Things Connectivity

Makers, hobbyists and Raspberry Pi enthusiasts that are interested in building their very own Raspberry Pi weather station complete with Internet of …

NRA Supporters Are Shooting Their Coolers to Own the Libs

YETI says gun owner rancor is all just a big misunderstanding<p>If you’ve spent any duration of time outside, you’ve likely heard of YETI. The Austin, …

How to buy glasses online and save hundreds of dollars

Sometimes we get so stuck in the old way of doing things, we don't bother to see if there's a better alternative.<p>Take eyeglasses. Old way: Go to your local optical shop, get an eye exam, choose frames and lenses, pay a small fortune (especially if you add options like Transitions and anti-glare …

How to get all of your data back from Google

When a company is interested in getting as much of your personal information as it can the most important thing you need to look into is how you can …

Google Search

Led Zeppelin’s ‘Houses of the Holy’: 10 Things You Didn’t Know

“The key to Led Zeppelin‘s longevity has always been change,” Jimmy Page proclaimed in 1975. This restless sprit enthralled some fans and infuriated …

Rare full-scale replica of a WWII Spitfire is taking shape in a Hobart shed

During World War Two they screamed through the skies defending the British Empire from Hitler's Luftwaffe.<p>And right now, in a boat shed on the edge …

How to Build a Car – The Autobiography of the World’s Greatest Formula 1 Designer

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>Books<br>• British<br>• Cars<br>• Formula 1<p><i>How to Build a Car – The Autobiography of the World’s Greatest Formula 1 Designer</i> is an …

This Android app just changed the desktop game: scrcpy

This week developer rom1v released an application for Mac, Windows, and Linux which makes Android appear on a desktop. The user has only to connect …

The Fad Toy Everyone Was Obsessed With the Year You Were Born

Remember Pogs?<p>You saw the commercial for that toy, and you needed it in your life immediately — or else. Your neighbor Ashley already had two, but your parents wouldn’t buy it for you outright, so you had to wait breathlessly until your birthday when you could rip open the present to reveal that …

2019 McLaren Senna By the Numbers

Nine of the the new Ultimate Series' most important stats<p>Whether or not you like the way it looks, or whether or not you’re into outrageously expensive supercars at all, automotive enthusiasts can appreciate the 2019 McLaren Senna as an impressive feat of engineering. Borrowing from the 720S’ core …

How to Build Your Own App If You Don't Know How to Code

<i>In our series</i> Getting It<i>, we’ll give you all you need to know to get started with and excel at a wide range of technology, both on and offline. Here,</i> …

Apps

How to Turn Your Old iPhone Into a Cute Minimalistic Feature Phone

If you still own an iPhone 4, chances are it’s sitting in a drawer somewhere gathering dust. You’ve probably thought about throwing it out, but now …

Gidget Retro Teardrop Campers heads to court owing $3.5m to customers, creditors

The travel dreams of dozens of Australians have been left in tatters after a retro camper-maker <b>went</b> into voluntary administration owing $3.5 million …

Quit sugar and booze, lose weight and keep it off

I sneered unpleasantly, and said it won't work Fatty Boomka, because you just don't get it any more than those tragic boneheads who buy wobble-boards …

Raspberry Pi Bitcoin Mining

If you are interested in taking advantage of the huge Bitcoin price surge recently which took the crypto currency passed the $12,000 mark, or would …

WTF is wrong with rich people?

<b>(Salon/Ilana Lidagoster)</b><p>The rich are greedy and selfish, and offshore schemes make them even richer<p>Lucian k. Truscott<p>November 11, 2017 1:00pm (UTC)<p>I live in Sag Harbor, New York, out on the East End of Long Island in the Hamptons. The village of Sag Harbor was founded in 1707, and the house I rent …

How do you know when it's time to leave Auckland?

On my first day in Auckland my jacket was stolen at the New Lynn train station. The kids who took it used the oldest trick in the book, one asking …

Male lions seen having sex ‘only did it after witnessing gay people have sex in park’

<b>A picture of two male lions having sex has upset a top Kenyan official who has put the blame on gay men going to the national parks and ‘behaving</b> …

Ford Performance Launches Drift Stick for Focus RS

Developed with help from Ken Block<p>Ford Performance and Ken Block want to help you drift like a pro with the first-ever electronically controlled performance handbrake. Called the “Drift Stick,” the new part applies the rear brakes to lock the wheels of a Forcus RS and induce a drift.<p>The Drift Stick …

How to get Android 8.0 Oreo on your Galaxy S8 right now

Just like it did last year with Android 7.0 Nougat, Samsung is launching a beta program for Galaxy S8 and S8+ owners to get a taste of Android 8.0 …

Android News

‘I Forgot My PIN’: An Epic Tale of Losing $30,000 in Bitcoin

<b>The Trezor: January 4, 2016: 7.4 BTC = $3,000</b><p>In January 2016, I spent $3,000 to buy 7.4 bitcoins. At the time, it seemed an entirely worthwhile thing …

Westpac just launched its own 'tap and go' wristband -- to stop people from stuffing cash into their undies

Westpac has become the first of the Big Four banks to release its own wearable.<p>PayWear, to become available in early December, is a waterproof …

Will Ferrell's funny videos to parents: Put your phones away

Will Ferrell, star of Daddy’s Home 2 (in theaters Nov. 10), captures with his usual hapless hilarity the role of parent with a smart phone at dinner …

Sandman V6 TT at Bathurst

The Red Bull Holden Sandman V6 TT cuts its highly-anticipated maiden laps of Mt Panorama ahead of this weekend Superchaep Auto Bathurst 1000.<p>The …

Motorsport