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This company made a $150 iPhone X ripoff and called it the S9

So you can’t afford the iPhone X – or the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S9; welcome to the club. Or, you know what, screw that. Just get the best of both worlds for $150, from Leagoo.<p>The oddball Chinese gadget maker unveiled its S9 handset at MWC 2018, complete with narrow bezels, a familiar name, and an …

The No. 1 TED Talk of All Time Teaches a Remarkably Important Lesson in Intelligence

It has close to 50 million views ... and infinite wisdom.<p>The most-viewed TED Talk of all time is more than a decade old. This is not just a testament to its popularity at the time, but the longevity of its relevance.<p>It's called "Do Schools Kill Creativity?" and it has been viewed over 49 million …

TED Talks

Car negotiating secrets for people who hate to haggle

A short stint as a car salesman taught me that dealers are pros who negotiate all day for a living — and they always have the home field advantage.<p>Later, while buying dozens of test vehicles for an automotive website, I was on the other side of negotiations, and experienced the tricks dealers use …

Personal Finance

When you *really* need an antibiotic—and when a natural remedy will work instead

When it comes to attacking a sickness head on, antibiotics are often the first course of action. And they truly can work wonders when used in the …

Wellness

How To: Use Remote Port Forwarding to Slip Past Firewall Restrictions Unnoticed

Local port forwarding is good when you want to use SSH to pivot into a non-routable network. But if you want to access services on a network when you …

Why I Sold Both of My Instant Pots (and What I Got Instead)

I admit it: I am a kitchen appliance junkie. I have been for more than a decade, since I fell in love with cooking. I want to buy nearly everything …

Why pay for Office and Photoshop when you can get these alternatives for free?

Top-quality software that costs nothing.<p>We rely on expensive computer programs to edit photos and video, deal with office work, and protect our computers from malware. But they're not our only options. Often, commercial studios will offer the most basic versions of their products free of charge. In …

Hacking Tools List for Hackers & Security Professionals

Penetration testing & Hacking Tools Tools are more often used by security industries to test the vulnerabilities in network and applications. Here …

Google offers up IT support certificates

The search engine giant has launched the Google IT Support Professional Certificate online program to prepare people for roles in IT support.<p>Google …

How DNA Testing Botched My Family's Heritage, and Probably Yours, Too

My grandfather was caramel-skinned with black eyes and thick, dark hair, and until he discovered that he was adopted, he had no reason to suspect …

Genealogy

How To: Enable the New Native SSH Client on Windows 10

For years, PuTTy has reigned supreme as the way to establish a Secure Shell (SSH) connection. However, those days are numbered with the addition of …

Linux

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

These truly wireless earbuds are like AirPods, but they cost $40 instead of $159

Apple’s AirPods weren’t the first truly wireless earbuds to hit the market, but they created a tidal wave of followers that now offer similar …

Everything we knew about the Big Bang could be wrong

The Big Bang theory has been the most widely accepted explanation about how our universe all began — but now experts are challenging the …

Extra-Easy Lasagna

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Cook beef in a large skillet over medium heat, stirring until it crumbles and is no longer pink; drain. Stir in pasta sauce.<p>Step 2<p>…

Is Your Organization Merely PCI-Compliant or Is It Actually Secure?

The Host Identity Protocol might be the answer to inadequate check-the-box security standards.<p>Can you hear the clock ticking? It's the countdown to …

Cybersecurity

Here’s the Right Way to Wrap Cords and Cables

There are few things in life more frustrating than tangled cords and rope, and you may run into both during a photo shoot. In under 5 minutes, this …

DIY

Google details how it clamped down on massive phishing scam

The internet was a flurry Wednesday over a sophisticated phishing scam that was circulating around to Google users.<p>With the aim to steal access to users' accounts, the attack was masked as an invitation to open a Google Doc. Victims were asked to open a document, which would unknowingly grant …

Google Cloud Platform

Making email safer with anti-phishing security checks in Gmail on Android

This week, we’re introducing a new security feature in Gmail on Android to help you keep your email safer.<br>When you click on a suspicious link in a …

Group items vertically in the new Google Sites

We’ve heard that you need to caption photos, arrange content in columns, and do more vertically in the new Google Sites. With your feedback in mind, …

9 Google Maps Features You Didn’t Know About

Google has rolled a new feature into its mapping software that makes it possible for mobile users to share their location with others in real …

Maps

Stop Hair Loss With 6 At-Home Cures

It's unfortunate that <b>hair loss in women</b> is such a common issue, because it has a way of affecting our self esteem, doesn't it? Every day is a bad …

Get to Know Everything About Using a Multimeter With This Guide

Multimeters seem simple enough to use. You turn it on, connect the leads, then start poking things. Really though, there’s a quite a bit going on in …

Dome’s Guardian Water Leak Protection System Installs Without Tools or Plumber’s Butt

Water, water everywhere, and not a drop in the sink—at least that’s what happens approximately 14,000 homeowners <i>every day</i>, according to Dome. The …

This magical remote can control everything in your home

The 'Smart Remote' from 'Sevenhugs' adapts to whatever you point at<br>using Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and infrared command.

This Tiny Camera Takes Pictures Of Space That Would Make NASA Blush

The Tiny1 is a point-and-shoot designed for astrophotography.<p>Ever been out under a beautiful night sky, and tried to take a picture of it with your smartphone or a handheld camera? If so, you know how bad the results usually are: the sky-filling moon in a sea of bright stars reduced to a smudge of …

Mobile Photography

How to record your browser window in Google Chrome

Here's how you can use Openvid to record your voice and video as you explore a site with Google Chrome.<p>Openvid allows you to record your browser …

Google

Digify can set Gmail attachments to self-destruct, Mission Impossible style

Digify is announcing a security technology that makes it possible to track, unsend, and even self-destruct email attachments sent through Google’s Gmail.<p>The Digify tracking allows Gmail users to see when and where their content is forwarded, and they can choose to unsend attachments at any time. …

Google's new tool helps test your website's speed and mobile-friendliness

Speed testing services seem to be the new thing tech companies are dabbing into on their free time – just weeks after Netflix launched Fast.com, Google has announced its own tool to help you measure your website’s speed and mobile-friendliness.<p>The site takes your URL and measures on a scale of …

Web Design

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