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What is Android Things? - Gary explains

Recently Google announced its new Internet of Things initiative based on Android, the aptly named Android Things. It was back in May 2015 that Google announced Project Brillo as its IoT operating system, but having looked at the feedback it received from developers about Brillo, Google decided to …

Raspberry Pi

How to Get Google Play on a Kindle Fire and Install Any Android App You Want

Kindle Fire tablets are some of the best, cheapest Android tablets around, but they’re limited to Amazon’s app store, which is more than lacking …

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 …

Raspberry Pi

Can't buy a NES Classic Mini? How to build your own retro console for just £50

Like vinyl records, Robot Wars and football hooliganism, retro gaming is in the middle of a resurgence. There are reimagined consoles coming based on …

Alexa gives voice control to Logitech's Harmony Hub remote

Alexa now (officially) works with Logitech's Harmony Hub, meaning it's a lot easier to get voice control over your home entertainment and automation devices. After you enable the Alexa skill on an Amazon Echo, Dot or other supported device, you'll be able to start and stop Harmony Activities, …

Surface Studio name emerges ahead of Microsoft’s PC event

Microsoft is expected to unveil a Surface-branded all-in-one PC on Wednesday at an event in New York City. While a PC is expected, we haven't heard rumors of possible names for the device until today. Trademark attorney Brian Conroy may have uncovered potential names for Microsoft's Surface PC, or …

New York City

5 Surefire Ways to Increase Your iPhone's Battery Life in iOS 10

Apple’s iOS 10 may be many things but for some users, a battery saver it is not. Whether you’re experiencing battery issues post-iOS 10 launch or …

Start building your home cinema: 7 products THX recommends for every home theater

You could spend days parsing product specs, reading reviews from industry insiders and taking trip after trip to the local stereo store to find the …

Audiophile

TECH TIPS: Soldering Basics for the Absolute Beginner

Soldering is a method of using a conductive material (solder) to connect a wire with another device, such as another wire, a 1/4 inch plug, a guitar …

How to build a bed frame with drawers | HowToSpecialist - How to Build, Step by Step DIY Plans

This step by step project is about <b>how to build a bed frame with drawers</b>. Building a bed with drawers will create a significant storage space for your …

Modulus M1 Media Hub Almost Too Good to Be True

Moulus Media Systems announced a “revolutionary media hub” that’s almost too good to be true. Imagine putting a Kaleidescape server with a Roku 4, …

Televisions

Every Backyard Deserves a Solid DIY Shed

YouTube's mad scientist walks us through his personal build.<p>Every backyard deserves a good shed to give you loads of room to store a bunch of supplies. But buying a shed can be pricey. Moreover, it's a cop-out. It's much better if you build your own.<p>If you haven't already built your own shed from …

AT&T boosting data plans, dropping overage charges ahead of iPhone 7 launch

Carriers often try to attract switchers and new subscribers during new iPhone season, and AT&T is doing its part today by upgrading its mobile plans with some modest data upgrades at reduced costs. AT&T is also announcing that its new plans no longer include overage charges for exceeding data caps. …

No iPhone 7 headphone jack? Here's how to switch to Android

If Apple really does eliminate the headphone jack, you may decide it's time to jump ship. Here's how to make the move.<p>Save for the battery, the headphone jack is probably the single most ubiquitous feature in all mobile electronics. You find them in iPods, iPads and iPhones; Android devices of all …

Apps

16 Tools to Get You Started Working on Your Own Car

Wrenching on your own car can be satisfying and cost-saving, but you'll need these basic tools to get started.<p>Whether you're restoring an old Jeep or you've got brand new Prius, you can eschew the dealer or auto shop for some tasks and start doing your own car maintenance. You'll find working on …

25 Cheap And Easy DIYs That Will Vastly Improve Your Home

It's the sacred place where you hang out in your pajamas and binge-watch TV shows. Doesn't it deserve better?

How to control your computer from anywhere in the world with your phone

If you use the Chrome web browser, you can control your computer with your smartphone or tablet with Google's Chrome Remote Desktop app from anywhere …

How to Make Simple Wooden Drawers - woodworkweb

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Kangaroo Mobile Desktop Review: Tiny Computer, Huge Potential

Consumer tech has always been on a steady march towards the minuscule, and the most well-known anecdote is the PC. Computers once filled entire …

Take the same finance class the NFL gives its players

Slide 1 of 49<p>The NFL held its second annual Personal Finance Camp for players from April 4 to 7 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The first session, “Funding …

NFL

How to Build a Hidden TV Lift Cabinet

Hide your television when not in use by building this TV lift cabinet.<p>Some people consider a television an eyesore and feel that it detracts from the design of their home. If that describes you, or you simply want to regain some space, try building this hidden TV lift cabinet.<p>You can purchase a …

Traeger vs. Big Green Egg: Which Is Better for Grilling Meat?

Both propane and charcoal briquets pollute the taste of your meat. That’s why serious barbecuers use either pellets made from select hardwoods or natural lump charcoal, containing only hardwood. Those two approaches are epitomized by Traeger and Big Green Egg, respectively. But, is one better than …

Cooking

How to Reheat a Steak Without Ruining It

Yesterday, ChefSteps — the mad kitchen scientists formerly of the Modernist Cuisine lab — introduced a shiny new piece of hardware: Joule is an immersion circulator that the ChefSteps team touts as the best of its kind on the market. In a new episode of "The Meat Show" with Eater's Nick Solares, …

Food

Better Than Sex Brisket Recipe - GrillGirl: healthy grilling recipes, big green egg recipes, pellet cooker recipes, paleo recipes, low carb recipes, tailgating recipes, cast iron recipes, BBQ recipes

I named this “Better Than Sex Brisket” because I’ve never seen my husband go back for “fourths” for anything, ever, until I made this brisket. A …

Upgrade 16GB iPhone To 128GB For $60 And In 30 Minutes Only

Can you manage with a measly 16GB on your iPhone? Are you willing to pay more for higher storage? If not you can swing by China’s Shenzhen market …

A MILLENNIAL'S GUIDE TO CORD-CUTTING: How to ditch your $100 monthly cable bill forever and still watch everything you want

The last time I actually had cable was when I lived in a dorm at college in 2011. But I still watch everything you watch, when you watch it. I just don't pay the $100 monthly cable bill.<p>I don't pay for cable because it's expensive, and if you move every year (like a lot of young people in New York …

Televisions

Take a Video Crash Course in Beginner Electronics

In 2008 and 2009, <i>Make:</i> produced a wonderful series of videos, called <i>MAKE Presents</i>, done by the inimitable Collin Cunningham. The idea was to create a series of highly entertaining, user-friendly, and informative videos that would explain the rudiments of electronics — the basic components, tools, …

Radiant Floor Heating 101

Radiant floor heating, popular in new construction, has become a viable retrofit option.<p>Photo: Sun Climate<p>Radiant floor heating is arguably the ideal …