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Raspberry Pi Home Automation Hub Setup

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts or those looking to learn more about home automation may be interested in this new video created by YouTube channel Byte …

Build a Raspberry Pi Scanner that Tracks the Devices Connected to Your Local Network

We’re going to make use of a Raspberry Pi to build a network scanner to keep track of the hosts connecting to our local network. It’s actually pretty easy to do. And as we’re going to make use of ARP scans to do it, which are moderately stealthy unless you heavily hammer the network, it would be …

Turn an old monitor into a wall display with a Raspberry Pi

So you have an unused Raspberry Pi -- or five -- lying around and you don't know what to do with it. You're not alone, even if there are hundreds of projects at the ready.<p>You can turn it into a Minecraft machine, a music streamer for your living room, an Alexa speaker and many other things. But one …

2 Huge Benefits of Photographing in RAW

In the days of film, negatives were converted to photographs by 1) using chemical baths for dipping in the dark room or 2) sending to a photo …

Five Best Places to Buy Computer Parts

If you're building a new PC or shopping for upgrades, you need a trustworthy place to buy. Not all retailers are the same—some offer great discounts, …

Shopping

The Best Two-Factor Authentication App for iPhone

Two-factor authentication is one of the most important things you can do to protect yourself against getting your accounts hacked, and you should …

Apps

Review roundup: Intel's 8-core Haswell-E is the fastest desktop CPU ever

Since it was teased in March, enthusiasts have been itching to see how Intel's 8-core Haswell Extreme Edition processor (the i7-5960X) performs. It has now launched (along with two other Haswell-E models) and the reviews are in. Yes, it's the world's fastest desktop CPU -- but the general consensus …

Parallels Desktop 10 Makes Running Windows on a Mac Less Annoying

Being locked into one software ecosystem is the cruel fate that awaits anyone who loves technology. On our desktops and smartphones, we build prisons …

PS4 outselling the Xbox One 3-to-1 as total sales gap grows to 9 million vs. 5 million - ExtremeTech

By on August 1, 2014 at 9:06 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>According to its latest sales …

Xbox

Four Note-Taking Apps For The Tech-Forward College Student

As we head into the depths of August (the month where time stands still), there is <i>one</i> interesting thing that starts to happen. Kids head back to school.<p>That said, we decided to use some new data from CampusBooks to look at how college students are approaching their schoolwork. Perhaps the most …

The Best Grilling and BBQ Gadgets of 2018

The oldest form of cooking has moved well past the dark ages of kettle grills and charcoal briquettes. Here's all the gear you need to host the …

Cooking

Five Photoshop Tools to Take Your Images from Good to Great

We hear it all the time, “That photo has been Photoshopped”. Sometimes it sounds like the photo has caught a disease or that Photoshop is some …

A $35 Computer The Size Of A Credit Card Can Be Used For All Kinds Of Amazing Things

Originally conceived as an educational product for removing as many barriers as possible for teaching people to program, the Raspberry Pi has been popping up in various home-brewed tech creations, acting as the brain that makes all kinds of electronic doodads come to life.<p>Despite its low price and …