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How to save your home WiFi from weak signals and evil hackers

Everybody seems to love Wi-Fi. So do I. After all, who doesn’t want to have seamless internet access, across different devices, while roaming around their house? But this apparent ease of installation and usefulness can make your Wi-Fi network slow and vulnerable to attacks. To help you out, here’s …

Wi-Fi

Figure Out Where You Are With Nothing But a Watch and Protractor

In a recent episode of MacGyver, Angus (yes, that's his first name) finds his location in the desert using only a string, a protractor, and a watch. …

Astronomy

This Company will Sell You a Brand New 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429

A Boss 302 and Mach 1 are also available<p>If you walk into a Ford dealer today, you can pick up a 2018 Mustang GT that makes 460 hp, hits 60 mph in 4.4 seconds, and includes an optional magnetic suspension for less than $45,000. It will be comfortable and refined enough to take on a road trip, while …

Sports Cars

Floating Rice Bottle - SICK Science | Science Experiments | Steve Spangler Science

Floating Rice Bottle – SICK Science<p><b>Investigate these mysterious bottles of rice.</b><p>Although this effect is presented with modern containers like plastic …

Hit the boat w/ a wireless smart bobber this summer for $64 (Reg. $90)

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 offers the ReelSonar iBobber Wireless Smart Fish Finder for <b>$63.57 shipped</b>. Regularly $90 at most online retailers like …

Raspberry Pi CoderDojo Teaches You To Code With Free Online Training

The official Raspberry Pi Foundation has today published details about signing up for their latest free online course “Start a CoderDojo” to learn …

Scientists Discover Biophotons In The Brain That Could Hint Our Consciousness is Directly Linked to Light!

Scientists found that neurons in mammalian brains were capable of producing photons of light, or “Biophotons”!<p>The photons, strangely enough, appear …

Water Behaves Differently From All Other Liquids, And We Finally Know Why

The Universe is so amazing.<p>You might not think about it much, but water is super weird. It doesn't behave like any other liquid. Now, by thinking …

Cloudflare 1.1.1.1 privacy DNS is real: here’s how to use it

Privacy has always been an important topic but, of late, it has become an increasingly troubling one. From smartphones to social media to plain …

Facebook knows literally everything about you

Cambridge Analytica may have used Facebook’s data to influence your political opinions. But why does least-liked tech company Facebook have all this data about its users in the first place?<p>Let’s put aside Instagram, WhatsApp and other Facebook products for a minute. Facebook has built the world’s …

Social Media

We tested popular VPNs to see which was fastest. Here's what we found.

A VPN, or Virtual Private Network, is a way to add a layer of anonymity or privacy to your internet browsing.<p>But, it doesn't come for free.<p>VPN …

Wi-Fi

This $650 TV should cost more than it does – and I'd recommend it to absolutely everyone

It's a 55-inch TV with ultra-sharp 4K resolution, HDR10 for great picture color, and it even has Dolby Vision for content that supports it, which is an even better version of HDR10.<p>It also has Roku built in, which handily outclasses the built-in software that most smart TVs come with.<p>The TCL P607 …

Forget batteries: this tiny, wriggly robot runs on moisture

Like a worm or snake<p>Forget batteries and electricity — the tiny robots of the future could run on moisture.<p>Researchers at Seoul National University in South Korea, have created robots that can “inchworm” forward by absorbing humidity from their surrounding environment. The so-called hygrobots, …

Windows 10's new app: Microsoft's Ink to Code turns sketches into working code

Microsoft offers Windows and Android developers a new Garage Project app to prototype software faster.<p>Microsoft's latest app from the Garage Project …

Microsoft Visual Studio

11 Ways to Stay Motivated, According to Highly Successful Business People

Self-discipline is a prerequisite for success. Conquer it once and for all.<p>Building a successful business and a life you love takes enormous …

This Is What The Entire Known Universe Looks Like in a Single Image

Whoa.<p>Isn't it beautiful? This is an illustrated logarithmic scale conception of the observable Universe with the Solar System at the …

Universe

This Needle-Covered Patch Dissolves Excess Body Fat Wherever You Stick It

Would you try it?<p>A skin patch that effectively melts excess body fat wherever you decide to apply it sounds too good to be true, but this thing …

How the plus sign can save your Gmail inbox from becoming a pit of doom

Everyone — with the exception of old people still clinging to their AOL addresses decades after their 500 free hours have expired — uses Gmail. At this point, it’s almost a byword for email, with individuals and workplaces embracing it enthusiastically.<p>That’s because it’s really good, and offers a …

Online Life

How to Share Your Calendars From iPhone and iPad

You can share the calendars on Apple iOS devices with other people, privately and publicly.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

InnSpire builds a computer into an Ethernet cable

Plug one end of InnSpire's InnCable into an Ethernet socket, the other end into a TV set's HDMI port, and you have a very neat Android set-top box. …

For Windows Pros, The WannaCry Ransomware Mess Was All Too Predictable

The outbreak of attacks involving data being held hostage was a shock to the system. But the vulnerabilities that made it possible were anything but new.<p>The security flaw that caused last week’s devastating worldwide “WannaCry” ransomware attack was the worst of all types of bugs. A so-called …

The Best Ways to Learn to Code for Free

New skills at no cost.<p>The web and our phones are playing an increasingly vital part in our lives, and that isn't going to stop any time soon. That means we're more and more at the mercy of the people who design and code on these platforms.<p>If you want to be a creator rather than a consumer of apps …

Learn any of these 16 programming languages and you'll always have a job

Someone has to write that software. Why not you?<p>There are thousands of programming languages, but some are far more popular than others.<p>When a company goes out to find new programming talent, they're looking for people familiar with the languages and systems they already use — even as relatively …

2017 predictions for Big Data, IoT, and AI

There’s no doubt that there are currently three big trends in business models: Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data and artificial intelligence (AI). From the still-fragmented internet of things to rapid fluctuations in computing paradigms to how AI is reshaping how we live, everybody’s talking about …

Artificial Intelligence