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Stream video to any TV from your iPhone or Android with this $16 gadget

Rarely do you come across products that bridge the gap between iOS and Android. After all, Apple uses proprietary software and Google uses all sorts …

Tech Trends

The Best USB-C Hubs and Docks

After spending 20 hours testing 22 USB-C hubs and five USB-C docks, we think Vava’s VA-UC006 USB-C Hub is the best option for connecting older …

Computer Hardware

GE launches more HomeKit window A/C units to cover larger rooms

GE launched its first Siri enabled, HomeKit window air conditioner back in April. That model was for small rooms and was exclusively available at Lowe’s. Now, the company has released some larger models with the same smart home capabilities that will cover up to 550 square feet.<p>Announced in a press …

Home Automation

Work Remotely? This Little-Known Tax Provision Could Save You Thousands

The IRS will give you up to $16,000 to explore the world. Here's how.<p>In the digital age, it is no longer unique to work remotely. Many jobs can be done from home with little more than a computer, a VPN, and a stable internet connection. This can be an excellent option for both employers who can …

Retirement

How to create a bootable macOS Mojave 10.14 USB install drive [Video]

Creating a <b>bootable macOS Mojave USB install drive</b> is a great way to facilitate a clean install of macOS. This tutorial will work with the current developer beta and will also work once with the public beta and final version of macOS Mojave once released. Watch our step-by-step video for the details.<p>…

Operating Systems

Want To Learn How To Fly? Start Here

When I was eight years old, my parents rewarded me with my first flight on a commercial airline. I remember every single detail of each leg. In fact, …

These smart plugs are the secret to a seamless smart home

Smart plugs aren't the sexiest tech in the smart home, but they pull a lot of weight when it comes to automating dumb devices. In fact, if you use a lot of lamps, fans or small appliances, smart plugs can be the secret to a smart home that feels seamless and synchronized. Nearly any device you'd …

Home Automation

These Rarely Seen Images Show What The Internet Actually Looks Like

More than 550,000 miles of underwater cables.<p>Every second, millions of emails, clicks, and searches happen via the world wide web with such fluidity …

Hacking macOS: How to Use One Python Command to Bypass Antivirus Software in 5 Seconds

The misconception that macOS is more secure than the Windows operating system is far from the truth. With just one small command, a hacker can …

Cybersecurity

Hacking macOS: How to Break into a MacBook Encrypted with FileVault

Don't think because your MacBook is using FileVault disk encryption your device is secure or immune to hackers. Here's how to find out if that …

Hacking macOS: How to Secretly Livestream Someone's MacBook Screen Remotely

It's possible to stream a MacBook's entire computer screen without using Apple's Screen Sharing application and without opening any ports on the …

Linux

Hacking macOS: How to Install a Persistent Empire Backdoor on a MacBook

After backdooring a MacBook not protected by FileVault or using a fake PDF to gain remote access, an attacker may wish to upgrade their Netcat shell …

How to access the Dark Web

The Dark Web is an infamous digital hive of scum and villainy, where people around the world visit their black markets and conduct encrypted business …

Dark Web

Github's Learning Lab will teach you how to collaborate with code

Github isn’t just where most major open source projects are borne and improved; it’s also a commonly-used tool within commercial software development teams. Now, to help more coders get to speed with Github, the company has launched a “learning lab” which offers an interactive guide to the …

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

The Milky Way’s Center Is a Cornucopia of Black Holes

Astronomers have detected evidence of a handful of the likely thousands of light-gobbling objects in the middle of the galaxy.<p>For the last few years, Chuck Hailey has had the center of the Milky Way hanging in his office at Columbia University. The picture, pinned above his desk, shows a bright …

Violence in Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Los Cabos threaten Mexico's tourism industry

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico — Tourists taking the ferry from this tourist town to the island of Cozumel now walk down a wharf lined with police, heavily armed soldiers and bomb-sniffing dogs.<p>Those safeguards came after a Feb. 21 explosion ripped through one of the ferries, injuring 24 people, …

Mexico

Vigan Tourist Spots You Can Visit In A Day – Exploring The Philippine's World Heritage City

The first leg of our Ilocos Tour started with a day trip in Vigan, Ilocos Sur.<p><b>Vigan is a component city and capital of the province of Ilocos Sur</b>. …

European Travel

7 popular online courses in STEM and gaming that are taught by female leaders in their fields

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Introduction to Complex Analysis is a Coursera and Wesleyan University course taught by math professor Dr. Petra Bonfert-Taylor Coursera …

MacTrast Deals: Atech Micro Bluetooth Receiver

- Mar 16, 2018<p>The Atech Micro Bluetooth Receiver quickly turns your old-school wired headphones into Bluetooth-powered sound machines!<p>Atech Micro …

Inteliscope

While you won't see Seal Team Six storming walled compounds with iPhones strapped to their rifles, it doesn't mean yours isn't welcome at the range. …

I still hate email, but I love Canary

For Mac users, there exist no shortage of great email applications. If you’re keeping score, Newton, Spark, Polymail, and Airmail all deserve high marks. As a bit of a perpetual email client switcher, I’ve used all at one point or another and I think it’s really a preference at this point — so many …

A new tool uses legal loopholes to get you cheaper flights by checking prices 17,000 times a day

A new service is trying to exploit legal loopholes to get people cheaper plane tickets by automatically checking flight prices 17,000 times a day.<p>DoNotPay, an automated legal tool, is branching out into helping users book airline tickets, it announced on Monday. It says its services have previously …

Wreckage found of World War Two aircraft carrier USS Lexington after 76 years

The wreck of a United States aircraft carrier which helped to stop the Japanese advance across the Pacific in World War II has been discovered in deep waters 500 miles off Australia’s north-east coast.<p>The USS Lexington, or “Lady Lex”, one of America’s first aircraft carriers, was found about 1.7 …

Military

10 Actually Cool Uses For A USB Drive

The humble USB drive - supplanted by the download and the cloud sync, but still useful in all kinds of ways. If you've got an old drive lying around, …

Raspberry Pi

How to easily change the color of individual folders in macOS [Video]

From time to time I like to make certain folders on my macOS desktop stand out. For example, I use automation to move screenshots saved to my desktop directly to a special Screenshots folder. Since I’m always looking for the screenshots that I take, I decided to tint the folder purple to make it …

Tutorials

The Ultimate Backpacking Guide to Vietnam

Vietnam is a pivotal length of the Southeast Asia backpacker loop, and thanks to its shape, the route pretty well draws itself. This is a land of …

How To: Hack Anyone's Wi-Fi Password Using a Birthday Card, Part 1 (Creating the Payload)

With an ordinary birthday card, we can introduce a physical device which contains malicious files into someone's home and deceive them into inserting …

Earbuds blamed for hearing loss in young adults

A wave of hearing loss in young people is being predicted as we spend more time listening to devices through headphones and earbuds.<p>More than a …

World Health Organization