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The 7 Best Open-Source Software to Download in 2018

Track time, recover lost data, burn disks and more<p>Updated June 12, 2018<p>Computers are part of our daily lives: From households to offices, and from …

Software

Alex Guarnaschelli's Mac and Cheese Recipe Is Out of This World

Food Network star Alex Guarnaschelli knows a thing or two about getting a delicious dinner on the table. But if you really want to wow your guests, …

Dick Olsher Dahlia speaker

| Jun 7, 2018 | First Published: Feb 1, 1986<p>Do-It-Yourself (DIY) loudspeaker projects are quite common in the UK, where details about several …

13 things to tweak when setting up a Windows 10 laptop

Get your new laptop set up just the way you want it. Here's a baker's dozen of settings to check or change. And when you are done here, be sure to check out the best new features of Windows 10 April 2018 Update, its hidden gems and the new privacy settings.<p>Check for updates<p>Microsoft releases a …

Sticky Spicy Pineapple Pork Belly

Sticky Spicy Pineapple Pork Belly.<p>I love pork belly and my latest stick and spicy pineapple pork belly recipe is a real special one. I firmly believe …

Chicken Tikka

Anyone who has ever eaten in an Indian restaurant will most likely have tried <i>chicken tikka</i>. Indian cuisine is hard to come by in Indonesia, but I …

Recipes

How to Search a Second Hard Drive in Windows 10

Windows 10 makes it easier than ever to find files, with a handy always-active search bar right next to the start menu. There’s only one problem: …

Torn Is The Twilight Zone Mixed With Black Mirror in Virtual Reality

Uncover the mysteries of an abandoned mansion.<p>Aspyr Studio's Torn is coming to all three virtual reality platforms, bringing a dark science fiction …

Virtual Reality

WATCH: How to Make Thai Beef Tapa

Here's another way to cook <b>beef tapa</b>: adding herbs such as lemongrass, coriander roots, and kaffir lime leaves give it a delicious Thai twist.<p><b>Thai</b> …

Bang & Olufsen will help you turn classic speakers into smart ones

A DIY option for audio nerds<p>Bang & Olufsen has partnered with HiFiBerry to launch a new DIY open-source product that’ll help you upgrade your vintage speakers and turn them into wireless ones. The Beocreate 4 Channel Amplifier is a combination board that’s designed for music playback with passive …

Audiophile

Schiit Magni 3 Affordable Headphone Amp and Preamp Page 2

Note: I have not been able to test the Magni 3 as a preamp and am only reviewing it as a headphone amplifier at this time. If you're in need of a …

Assassin's Creed Origins Discovery Mode Dated, Includes Guided Tours

The variety of historical settings of Assassin's Creed games has always been one of the highlights of the series, as it's fascinating to explore a dynamic, living recreation of Victorian England or Ancient Egypt. Previously, however, if you simply wanted to explore the cities and environments of …

Forget Photoshop—Edit Your Photos With These Top Free Photo Editors

13 Free Photo Editors<p>The Best Free Photo Editors Out There<p>Updated May 03, 2018<p>These free photo editors are the best of the best and will get you just …

darktable Brings Its Free, Open Source Lightroom Alternative to Windows

If you’re looking for a cheaper alternative to Lightroom for managing and processing your raw photos, there’s some good news: the free and open …

Lightroom

Yotam Ottolenghi’s recipes for light and easy post-Christmas relief

The last thing you need right now is more dishes to add to the groaning Christmas table, so instead here are a few platefuls of sanctuary for the days ahead<p>Half the challenge at this time of year is to plan what you’re going to eat on Christmas Day and to stick to it, so the last thing you need …

Standalone

Make-Ahead Christmas Morning Pancakes

Christmas Morning Pancakes<p>Serves 4 to 6; makes about 20 (3-inch pancakes) and 1/2 cup orange-honey butter<p><i>For the pancakes:</i> <br>2 cups milk, warm to the …

Old-Fashioned Chicken And Dumplings Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Place chicken, celery, and carrots in a Dutch oven; add water and 2 teaspoons of the salt. Bring to a boil over high; cover, …

5 Beautiful Video Games That You Can Complete In Sitting

The Chinese Room goes back to its roots of digital storytelling, in a slow-paced sci-fi story delightfully quiet and deep. Probably less original …

Best no-stress pie crust: The roll and fold method

The pastry investigator hews to scientific method. She formulates her hypothesis: Pastry perfection rests on the ratio of flour to fat to water.<p>She gets to work — years of false starts and soggy pies. Just as she is underlining her final formula — 2 cups flour, 2 sticks butter, 1/2 cup water — she …

Windows 10 tip: Move your default data folders to a different drive

If you have more than one physical drive, keep your system (C:) drive from getting overwhelmed by moving default folders (Music, Pictures, Documents, …

Windows 10

PC And Console Strategy Game Railway Empire Gets Release Date

While Kalypso is best known for publishing the Tropico series, the company works with a wide-array of strategy and adventure-focused games. And one of its upcoming titles has an interesting distinction. It's the first train simulation on current-gen consoles.<p>Railway Empire, a "tycoon simulation …

Here are the best free drawing software programs you can install right now

If you’re a struggling artist, “renting” Adobe Photoshop and/or Illustrator can make a huge impact on your wallet. Photoshop alone costs $240 per …

Stunning visual puzzler 'The Witness' arrives on iOS

After months of teases and rumour, striking 3D puzzle game <i>The Witness</i> has finally landed in the App Store, for both iPhone and iPad. Likened to a modern-day <i>Myst</i>, the open world game sees players wake up on a strange, colorful island with no memory of who they are or how they got there. Only by …

App Store

Arduino Radar with Processing

Project<p>I made this project for detecting intruders on the entrance of my room.<p>Step 1: Prepare Your Working Environment<p>Collect Materials<p>Arduino …

Arduino

Award-winning indie game ‘Walden’ rewards contemplation rather than conquest

A 19th-century book about building a cabin in the woods and spending a couple of years musing about the meaning of life may seem like an unlikely …

BBQ Pork Belly 豚バラ焼肉

<i>This perfectly charred, succulent BBQ Pork Belly would be the star of Asian BBQ food scene! You want to pick up bottles of wine and enjoy every</i> …

No Man’s Sky version 1.3 is live, adds “joint exploration,“ more [updated]

“Atlas Rises” follows seemingly endless ARG that included real-life escape rooms.<p><b>Update, Friday, August 11</b>: <i>No Man's Sky</i> version 1.3 is now live for …

Rez Infinite on PC is a better game—all because of mouse support

Now supports all PC VR headsets and controllers, plus added PC visual boosts.<p>When you see the phrases "classic Dreamcast game <i>Rez</i>" and "author Sam …

Paleo Char Siu (Chinese BBQ Pork)

When I first switched to eating Paleo in 2010, the foods I missed eating the most weren’t pizza, pasta, or cake. Even then (<i>waaaay</i> back in the …