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Want the Home of the Future, on a Budget? Here's How...

You dream of having a smart home the way others dream of having a closet full of designer shoes. The only problem? You're on a budget, and smart home …

Home Automation

21 Hidden Roku Tricks for Streaming Success

We help you discover hidden features in your favorite streaming device.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions …

10 Business Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in 2017

Bill Gates recently released his favorite books of 2016. Claiming he averages about one book a week, the billionaire business magnate says reading is …

How to Replace Dead Battery Pack Cells

Did you know that you can fairly easily replace the individual dead cells in rechargeable battery packs like the NiMH and NiCad kind found on cordless power tools? The process can be a little fussy, but if you want to save some bucks and have a few minutes to spare, you can bring a dead or dying …

Batteries

You should always check these two websites before buying anything on Amazon

It's the holiday season, which means it's time for retailers to bombard you with sales, special offers, and other attempts to sell you things.<p>For …

9 Basic Mac Hacks To Make Your Life Super Easy

Have you always been a Windows person and now have recently switched to a MacBook Pro?Do you find the Apple interface confusing?Are you a Mac user, …

MacBook Pro

This trick makes a cheap bottle taste like premium vodka

Everyone would love to be able to go to the store and pick up a premium vodka, but not everyone's budgets will allow for such an indulgence.<p>But there's good news for those who want to stock up on booze for the holidays. The lowest quality vodka can apparently be improved with something you probably …

20 Motivational Posters to Get You Through a Slump [with Free Templates]

<i>Dream big. Success. Walk the talk. Challenge yourself.</i> When it comes to designing a motivational poster, the slogan is key. If you’ve spent any of …

Graphic Design

Comic Con: a Cash Cow For Small Businesses

At New York Comic Con, it’s not just the big studios raking in all the money. On The Block, artists can display their products and have a selling platform of close to 200,000 people. Artists come from near and far to sell a variety of goods including sculptures, prints and toys.<p>Will Pigg, an artist …

Here are 5 DIY smart home projects that you can complete in an afternoon

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Do you wish your Wi-Fi was better? Or maybe that you could check in on your place when you're not there?<p>Renovations like those used to …

Smart Homes

Designer Turns Her Ordinary Bathroom Into an Extraordinary Work of Art Inspired by Nature

Fashion designer Roza Khamitova had a dilemma. She had gathered so many sketches of potential scarf designs for her clothing line, Shovava, that they no longer fit in the boxes and bins under her bed. Instead of moving them to a bigger closet or a space inside her desk, she decided to use them for …

This android app turn your Android Phone into a Full functional computer like Windows and Linux

This android app turn your Android Phone into a Full Desktop like Windows and Linux<p>This android app turn your Android Phone into a Full functional …

How to patch a hole in drywall | HowToSpecialist - How to Build, Step by Step DIY Plans

This article is about <b>how to patch a hole in drywall</b>. Patching holes in drywall is not difficult if you use the right tools and techniques. If the …

XD Essentials: How Functional Animation Helps Improve UX

Since humans are visually driven creatures, the impact of imagery only increases with the help of animation. Our eyes innately pay attention to …

Gazebox

Like an exoskeleton shell for your favorite automobile, the Gazebox can keep it protected from the elements without the need for a bulky dedicated …

10 Useful Tools to Craft Beautiful Graphics for Social Media

Visuals are the <i>currency</i> of sharing on social media. Text-only updates can only convey so much and get so far. Here are 3 stats that prove the worth …

Infographics

Google Nik Collection review

<b>Update:</b> The free version of Google Nik Collection is no longer available to download. We'll be reviewing the new, premium version of the package soon.<p>…

Tutorials

Home Automation Using Raspberry Pi 2 And Windows 10 IoT

In today's era, technology can enhance human life. Technology is evolving decade by decade. Automation was a science fiction earlier but not today. …

Omega2 is a $5 Raspberry Pi rival, with built-in Wi-Fi and storage

The Raspberry Pi is a fantastic low-cost computer, available in a choice of versions. The Raspberry Pi Zero is the cheapest of the bunch, priced at …

Improve Your Fitness Fast with This 30-Day Dumbbell Plan

If you’re looking to get strong and lean — or, much more simply, move well and feel better — all you need is one month, a few dumbbells and …

Exercise

Microsoft Flow, the company’s IFTTT competitor, comes to Android

Microsoft Flow, the company’s workflow management tool, has now arrived on Android. The app, a competitor of sorts of IFTTT and Zapier, offers an interface where you can mash up two or more services in order to create workflows – like getting a text when you receive an important email, or copying …

Apps

Mastering Pasta: How To Make It Perfect And Delicious, Every Single Time

Dejan Kvrgic<p>Blogger, Writer Read full profile<p>Boy, do I love pasta. I’m capable of eating it every day for the rest of my life. Thank you, Italians, …

Beginner’s Guide to Fertile Soil and Raised Garden Beds

Healthy soil is a critical component of any successful garden. By establishing a permanent garden layout in which beds and walking paths remain in …

Gardening

20 Essential Items You Should Buy On Amazon Right Now For Less Than $20

What can $20 get you these days? If you’re chilling at a Starbucks, you can enjoy approximately one designer drink and a ham-stuffed baguette; If you’re at a 7-11, you can buy a week’s supply of nachos. But what if you want to make your dollar stretch farther and wider than it ever has before? How …

The Pirate Bay now uses Torrents Time to let you stream all its movies and TV shows

On Tuesday, a new simple solution for streaming torrents directly in your browser showed up on the Web. By Friday, infamous torrent site The Pirate Bay had already adopted it.<p>Torrents Time provides an embedded torrent client that lets users download and play the files inside torrents with one …

TV shows

Raspberry Pi projects: 20 of the best projects to try on the Raspberry Pi 3 microcomputer

Got a Raspberry Pi 3? Here are 20 imaginative Raspberry Pi projects to get started on<p><b>Raspberry Pi projects: Build a download hub</b><p>With the internet …

The first 14 apps you should download on your new Android phone

1/<p>Yahoo Weather is a gorgeous weather app.<p>Google Play Store<p>Yahoo Weather is one of the best weather apps for Android.<p>It shows you the weather …

Apps

Raspberry Pi or Arduino Uno? One Simple Rule to Choose the Right Board

Here at <i>Make:</i> we see new, ingenious projects from our community every day. Many of these are made possible by the use of development boards. However, if you’re new to the subject, it can be confusing to parse out the differences between boards and the advantages of using one over another.<p>We’ve …