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Ikea is working on smart blinds, according to FCC filing of new remote controls

Ikea is ramping up its Tradfri line of smart home products, based on leaks of its $10 smart plug coming in October and the news of its upcoming smart blinds. Tech journalist Dave Zatz discovered the FCC filing yesterday for an open / close remote control that can be used to operate motorized smart …

Home Automation

Paul McCartney will play a YouTube concert on September 7th

Watch a legend without leaving home.<p>Paul McCartney is no stranger to embracing technology, and you're about to get further proof of it. The iconic musician is performing an "intimate" YouTube concert on September 7th at 8PM Eastern as part of a YouTube Original production. It's a plug for his new …

Paul McCartney

How to Migrate to a Solid-State Drive Without Reinstalling Windows

Installing a solid-state drive is one of the best upgrades you can make for your desktop computer. And the easiest way to get one into your system is …

Operating Systems

The folks behind Glenfiddich are launching a new bourbon

Fistful of Bourbon hits Texas early next month.<p>Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>The single malt experts at William Grant & Sons, who's known for brands like …

Scotch Whisky

You can now get a fully cooked brisket delivered overnight from Texas A&M's barbecue experts

To properly smoke a brisket takes a lot of time. If you're running short on time, or perhaps you don't have any extra 15 or 20 hours in you day to …

BBQ

Harley-Davidson unveils new range of electric motorbikes and an electric bicycle

Harley-Davidson unveiled on Monday its first ever electric motorcycles and an electric bicycle, in what is being seen as the most radical shakeup of the struggling company in its 115-year-history.<p>Matt Levatich, CEO of the Milwaukee-based company, said the new products were designed in response to …

Add 10,000 sq ft of coverage to any Wi-Fi network and save $110 in the process

If you’ve been living with spotty Wi-Fi coverage in your home because you think you have to shell out hundreds of dollars for a mesh wireless system …

The International Pizza Expo: This Annual Vegas Blowout Helps Entrepreneurs Make More Dough

The International Pizza Expo is a celebration of pizza and the pizza business on a massive scale that takes over the Las Vegas Convention Center every spring. Its singular focus leads to some quirkiness you won’t find on display anywhere else in the world. Consider the World Pizza Games, held on a …

Donald Trump just said something truly terrifying

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you blinked, you might have missed it.<p>At a speech in Kansas City to the VFW annual convention on Tuesday, President Donald Trump -- amid one of his trademark anti-media rants -- said this (emphasis mine):<p><i>"Stick with us. Don't believe the crap you see from these people, the fake news. ...</i> …

Donald Trump

This Cult Classic Pocket Knife Is Back. And We’re Impressed.

If you’re unfamiliar with Ferrum Forge, it’s about time you got acquainted. The LA-based company is the project of knifemaking brothers Elliot and …

New Scanner Aims to Protect Home Networks

Software pinpoint vulnerabilities and offers suggestions for remediation.

Tempow turns any old Bluetooth speakers into a surround sound system

It's aiming to be the Dolby for Bluetooth.<p>One of the most distinctive features in the Moto X4 -- its ability to stream music to multiple Bluetooth speakers at once -- came from Tempow, a small Paris-based startup. That's particularly useful for those of us who've collected several Bluetooth …

Audiophile

Mad Jack’s Mountaintop Barbecue Offers Texas-Style Brisket in New Mexico

Kirk Jackson didn’t like banks. Unbeknownst to his family, he stuffed cash into tackle boxes, jars, and toolboxes and hid them in the trunk of a …

ROGAN USA Independence Day Sale!

Head over to RoganUSA.com this Independence Day weekend for discounts on many products including our new R.E.X and RHINO bar tools! All Rogan …

Kel-Tec PMR-30: Most Deadly Handgun on Planet Earth?

We have all the info. <i>The PMR-30 is is light enough to be packed in and forgotten, then punch holes in soda cans in a friendly shooting contest. It is</i> …

Shale country is out of workers. That means $140,000 for a truck driver and 100% pay hikes

Jerry Morales, the mayor of Midland, Texas, and a local restaurateur, is being whipsawed by the latest Permian Basin shale-oil boom.<p>It’s fueling the region and starving it at the same time. Sales-tax revenue is hitting a record high, allowing the city to get around to fixing busted roads. But the …

New from SHOT 2018: Kershaw Bareknuckle Knife | RECOIL OFFGRID

The Kershaw Bareknuckle features a Sandvik 14C28N steel blade, anodized aluminum handles, and the company's patented Sub-Frame Lock.

Off-grid

Atmos to announce the touchscreen that Alexa and Google Assistant have been missing

With some API magic and a few strategic partnerships, Atmos combines touch and voice in a way that goes beyond solutions from Amazon, Google, Apple, …

Hurricane Center: Harvey's 'overwhelming' rains were likely nation's most extreme ever

By Jason Samenow<p>Jason Samenow<p>Editor and writer covering weather and climate<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Hurricane Harvey unleashed a tropical deluge probably unsurpassed in U.S. history, the National Hurricane Center says. In an in-depth meteorological review of the storm released Thursday, the center said it …

Tropical Cyclones

IWI US Introduces the TAVOR TS12, Their First Bullpup Shotgun

Middletown, Pa. (January 2018) – IWI US, Inc., a subsidiary of Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) Ltd., brings innovation to the tactical shotgun market …

Ford launches a new 'Bullitt' Mustang -- and finds the original

DETROIT – Ford is going to bite the Bullitt again.<p>The Mustang that Steve McQueen drove into Hollywood history for the 1968 movie <i>Bullitt</i> emerged for the first time in 40 years Sunday at the Detroit auto show in tandem with the debut of a new, limited-edition 2019 Mustang Bullitt.<p>The special model, …

Extracarry: Camouflage for your Spare Mag

We all enjoy single-stacks in the summer time. Thinner, lighter, and easier to conceal under light-weight clothing. Recently we learned of some good …

The Official Cocktail of Winter: The Hot Toddy

Like the Martini, which exists to decapitate the day and fertilize the evening with its blood, the Hot Toddy has a specific function in this world: …

Martinis

Ruger Announces Security-9 Double-Stack Pistol

Watch out G19. Ruger has announced the new Security-9 pistol, a mid-sized center-fire pistol chambered in 9 mm Luger that holds 15 rounds.

WATCH: Veteran-Owned Coffee Company Offers Christmas Carols By Shooting Steel Bells With Silenced Firearms

The veteran-owned Black Rifle Coffee Company has offered a celebration for Christmas in a video in which two sharpshooters play Christmas carols by …

Drinking for a Cause: Warrior Whiskey

Given that we’ve now approaching the traditional time to make New Year’s resolutions, I’m excited to announce the launch of a new column we’ll be …

Veterans

High Sierra ‘Content Caching’ turns your Mac into a local iCloud server

When iOS update time rolls round, you probably run through all the devices in your home, downloading those multi-gigabyte updates over and over. If you have a few iPhones, plus a couple of iPads, it all adds to a lot of data, and a lot of waiting. New in macOS 10.13 High Sierra is <i>Content Caching</i>, …

High Sierra

Streamlight debuts rechargeable Microstream USB light

The MicroStream USB boasts a rechargeable lithium ion battery and micro USB port. <i>(Photo: Streamlight)</i><p>Streamlight lightens the load with a new …

Scientists Glimpse Houston's Flooded Future In Updated Rainfall Data

After Hurricane Harvey, some Texas residents, politicians and scientists are wondering whether the whole U.S. system for predicting floods is any good.<p>The storm's deluge flooded parts of southeast Texas that had rarely, or never, been underwater before. Some areas got more than 50 inches of rain in …

Floods

Congress passes spending bill that includes selling milsurp 1911s through CMP

The measure will speed up the now two-year saga of transferring surplus M1911 .45ACP handguns from Anniston Army Depot to the Civilian Marksmanship …