Chad Ellerbusch

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8 Ways to Patch Drywall

A lot of people understandably have a love/hate relationship with drywall. Take patching holes for example. When a fix comes out right, it’s hard not …

Home Improvement

Lived-In Review: Ab Crew’s 3-Step Plan For a Washboard Stomach

There are many reasons you might need to look better, fast. Perhaps you’re planning a winter escape on a sunny beach. You could be newly single and …

Fitness

Use IFTTT to Find Cheap and Free Video Games Online

If This Then That is great for everything from managing your savings to archiving your favorite songs on Spotify, but did you know you can also use …

Gaming

This app is the secret to never forgetting your passwords again

Making “password” your password just won’t cut it. You need strong combinations of numbers, letters, and weird characters to stay safe online. But …

Incredible new "super wood" is as strong as steel

It’s a twig, it’s a branch, it’s… Super Wood! Researchers at the University of Maryland have created a so-called “super wood” that is stronger than …

Engineering

The House That Spied on Me

<b>Kashmir</b><p>In December, I converted my one-bedroom apartment in San Francisco into a “smart home.” I connected as many of my appliances and belongings as …

Smart Homes

HomeKit Automation #001: how to create a toggle button

In this first entry into our new HomeKit Automation series, we walk you through fixing one of HomeKit’s biggest shortcomings: creating a true toggle …

Home Automation

30 Ways to Add Storage to Every Room in Your Home

OK, so you don’t really have enough storage space. (Join the club.) Time to stop wallowing and start strategizing, guys. Here are 30 snazzy ways to …

West Elm

Google Assistant learns a few new tricks for media lovers

Google Assistant is an always-growing product, and whether you’re using it on your phone or with one of Google’s smart speakers, that means you’re …

Google Home

Which Smart Appliances Work With Amazon Alexa, Google Home, and More

Within the next two years, most major appliance makers will offer extensive lineups of smart appliances, part of the ever-expanding "internet of …

Smart Homes

How to Build a PC in 2018: Choosing the Right Components - ExtremeTech

By on February 1, 2018 at 2:02 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>When we write about the PC market …

Computer Hardware

How to Make Money While Grocery Shopping

How I Make Money Grocery Shopping<p>"A simple fact that is hard to learn is that the time to save money is when you have some." - Joe Moore<p>February 01, …

Savemoney

Learn to build intelligent apps that listen, see, and talk

PopSci shop<p>This five-course learning bundle helps you work with Alexa.<p>Voice, Chat and Vision Automation Bundle<p>From smart speakers to facial recognition, machines are using their senses more than ever. The Voice, Chat and Vision Automation Bundle helps you understand the technology and create your …

How to deep clean your mattress

Your mattress is a mite magnet. Here's how to get it clean.<p>Your mattress is probably the last thing you think about cleaning, but chances are it's pretty gross. Humans shed around 1.5 grams of skin a day. That amount can feed about 1 million dust mites, and these bugs are huge contributors to …

Mattresses

At-Home Car Wash: 6 Ways to Keep Your Car Clean Inside and Out

Between dealing with the elements like rain, sun, snow and wind, your car’s daily (and inevitable) interaction with dust, food and other debris makes …

Penske Media Corporation

The Android Studio shortcuts which could boost your productivity upto 100%

So let me be very straight to the point. You didn’t end up here just to read my life story. Let’s get started.<p>There are several shortcuts which i …

Google

16 Home Improvement Hacks That'll Make You Say "Why Didn't I Know About These Sooner?"

Smart problem solvers, from drilling to decor.<p><i>Note: Responses have been lightly edited for length or clarity.</i>

DIY

SPY Guide: How to Clean Your Laundry Machine

It might not be something you’d thought about before reading this, but your washer and dryer should be cleaned at least once a month. It will make …

Penske Media Corporation

9 Powerful MS Excel Features That You May Not Be Aware Of

Do you use Excel often for work? These 9 tricks should help make your life a little bit easier…<p><i>The following is a guest post by</i> <i>Steven Correy</i><i>. Steven</i> …

Analytics

The best gear for building your home theater

<i>By Grant Clauser</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>Everyone loves watching a great movie on a …

Audiophile

How to create a full system backup in Windows 10

It's an oldie but goodie: Creating a system image of your Windows 10 PC in case your hard drive goes belly up and you need to recover your files, settings and apps.<p>It's been around since Windows 7 ($22.95 at Amazon.com), and Microsoft hasn't touched it since. You won't find it in the Settings app …

IFTTT adds 9 new channels for Nokia Sleep, TxHash, Moodo, OhmConnect, and more

IFTTT continues to expand the realm of automation possibilities at its users' disposal. Over the past month or so, nine new channels have been added …

Xbox One tips and tricks: Unlock the secrets of your Xbox One with these tips

Whether you’re an Xbox One beginner or an Xbox pro, these tips will make the most of your Xbox One<p>Microsoft’s Xbox One has had a tumultuous past. On …

Everything you need to know to improve your skiing or snowboarding this season

Nobody likes to be left behind on the slopes. Fortunately there are a number of ways to make sure your skiing or snowboarding is up to scratch this winter - from watching technique tutorials and following fitness regimes to practising at your local slope - so make this the season you become a …

CES 2018: Smart home tech trends you need to know

From app-monitored home deliveries to all things sleep tech<p>From massive TV displays to robots of all stripes, there’s no shortage of eye-popping moments at CES, the annual trade show for the latest and greatest in consumer tech, automotives, and beyond. But the most memorable moment for me at this …

A Beginner’s Guide to a Home Automation System

Home automation is a rapidly growing market in today’s technology-savvy world. It’s an appealing blend of technology and convenience (and a plain old …

Smart Homes

How to use your desktop in VR

You can use your entire desktop in VR.<p>The scene from the movie <i>Minority Report</i> in which Tom Cruise's character, John Anderton, is moving virtual …

Getting Started With Home Automation

Image: iStock<p>Over the coming weeks I'm going to be looking at a bunch of different home automation gear. I have several goals in this journey …

24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Dig deeper into iOS.<p>Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity—you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, you'll find dozens of lesser-known settings and options. Here are 24 you can use …

How Serverless Computing will Change the World in 2018

Serverless computing is a fairly new concept that has somewhat exploded in terms of popularity. This is in-part due to AWS’ Serverless offering, AWS …

Cloud Computing