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How to Install, Update, and Use Kodi

Kodi is a powerful, open-source media-streaming application, but it can be difficult to set up and maintain. Read our guide to get started.<p>PCMag …

Raspberry Pi

Roofing Guide: 26 Types of Tiles, Sheets and Membranes to Cover Architectural Projects

From ceramic tiles and metal sheets for roofs to wooden decks and floating cement tiles for roofing, roofing materials not only contribute to the …

This simple sleep trick will help you fall asleep in under a minute

It's quicker than counting sheep!<p>Even though we spend all day running around, sometimes the biggest task of the day is actually falling asleep at the …

Sleep

The ultimate guide to making cafe-style coffee in your own home

From pour-over brews to quality lattes at the touch of a button.<p>To brew a delicious cup of coffee, there are certain variables you need to master: the ratio of coffee to water, brew time, water temperature, and the grind size of your beans. All of these factors have to come together to create a …

Coffee

3D Printing Fuses Thai Craftsmanship to Create Habitable Concrete Structures

Siam Research and Innovation Company (SRI) is a Thailand-based cement manufacturer that has been developing innovations to push the limits of 3D …

Fabrication

Best Modern Examples of Ancient Courtyard Renovations in China

Chinese courtyard houses are one of the most common housing typologies spanning all the way from the northern capital of Beijing to the poetic …

China

The Best Healthy Plane Snacks to Pack for a Long Flight

This article originally appeared on Travel and Leisure. For more stories like this, visit travelandleisure.com.<p>This article originally appeared on …

The 9 biggest iPhone X annoyances and how to fix them

New iPhone, new problems. Here are solutions to some of the worst ones.<p>So, how are you liking that new iPhone X ($999.99 at T-Mobile USA)? If you're anything like me, you're digging the big screen and fancy camera -- and not digging certain other things.<p>Indeed, after a couple weeks with Apple's …

Mobile Technology

11 ways to improve iPhone battery life with iOS 11

Keep your iPhone running longer on a single charge with these battery-saving tips.<p>Hooray, a new iOS update is here! Oh no, my old iPhone is ripping through battery life at an alarming rate!<p>Updating to a new version of iOS can be a rollercoaster of emotions. If your iPhone doesn't hold a charge like …

iPhone X review: Still the best iPhone, but its successor is expected soon - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The iPhone X delivers a great blend of handheld comfort and a big, gorgeous 5.8-inch OLED screen. The rear-facing telephoto camera outshoots the iPhone 8 Plus in low light, and the front-facing camera snaps impressive portrait mode selfies. Face ID generally works fine.<p><b>The Bad</b> The iPhone X …

Phones

10 tips and tricks for your new iPhone X

After unboxing that shiny new iPhone X, try these tips to learn the ropes and get the most out of your new phone.<p>Apple's latest iPhone ($999.99 at T-Mobile USA) looks and works differently than any iPhone before it. It lacks home button, ditches the fingerprint sensor, and has a fancy new camera …

Mobile Technology

Sonos not working? How to fix the most common Sonos problems

<b>We’ve always scored Sonos multi-room speakers well in our reviews, but that doesn’t mean you won’t encounter any problems using one. Here’s a guide</b> …

11 iPhone email tips you'll wish you'd known all along

Use the iOS Mail app like a pro.<p>I can't quit the stock iOS Mail app. I've had brief dalliances with the Gmail app and a handful of other email apps that promise to improve my life, but I keep coming back to the Mail app. As a result, this long-time Mail app Gmailer has picked up a few tricks along …

Everything Architects Need to Know About Wood Siding

Wood siding is a uniquely beautiful thing. What really distinguishes it from other cladding options is that the material was once both living and breathing, which means that no matter what species of timber you select or how you choose to apply it, wood will eventually warp and weather. As delicate …

26 Handy Architecture Cheat Sheets

If you find yourself always looking up the same information, or if you're just starting out and you need to have the basics handy, this post is for …

7 tips and tricks for navigating the iPad on iOS 11

Apple's iPad is like a brand-new device after installing iOS 11.<p>After installing iOS 11 on an iPad, you're undoubtedly going to notice things are way different. For starters, there's a bona fide app dock now. Also, multitasking has been completely redone. Here are a few tips and tricks for …

How to declutter your mind

Because your brain could benefit from a good tidying just as much as your house.<p>A mind is a terrible thing to waste, right? Maybe that's why we tend …

U.S. Air Force

SketchUp Guide: The Top 10 Essential Tools to Master in SketchUp First

Michael LaValley is an NY-state registered architect, career strategist and the blogging entrepreneur behind Evolving Architect. Michael is launching a new SketchUp Training course for aspiring architects — click here for more information on how to sign up.<p>SketchUp is a multifaceted program that …

Lyon Residence

San Francisco, California<p>Historic mid-century residence reorganized around a new open stair, creating the hub for an active 21st-century family. Newly-designed backyard is roof garden above the completely-concealed underground addition.<p>Walnut and Steel stair connecting all floors<p>Walnut and Steel …

House 01 / ES Arquitetura

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The project was born from a different and very peculiar interview: - "I would like that the house has …

Air Purifiers

How to use Photos’ Shared Albums for team projects

The Photos app is where all your memories live, and the place you go to share photos. But did you also know that it can make a great professional tool? Any time you need a group of people to have access to the same pictures, you can use Photos, and Photo stream sharing, as a great, slick …

F Holiday House / bergmeisterwolf architekten

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The existing building, the extension and the garden come together as one. vertical sliding windows can …

A Miami Beach Home with a Swimmable Lagoon

Marcio Kogan, of Studio MK27, designed this jaw-dropping home in Miami Beach, Florida, with a heated saltwater pool, a swimmable lagoon, and a …

Architecture

Fluid Dynamics: 10 Rooftop Pools Making Waves

Architecture frames context. Shaping daily life, each building influences individual experience and perspective. In both residential and commercial design, rooftop pools are specified to provide additional amenity space and shift the expected perspective. As mirrors between expansive vistas and …

This Building Was Designed With A Jumble Of Uniquely Shaped Outdoor Spaces For Each Apartment

Sanjay Puri Architects have designed a 15 storey residential building in Ranchi, India, that features uniquely shaped private outdoor spaces for each …

How to Build an Oscar-Worthy Home Theater Experience

Ahead of the 89th Academy Awards, here’s what you’ll need to build an ideal in-home cinema<p>There comes a time in every luxury homeowner’s life when …

Tiny floating orbs let you sleep in the treetops

Treecations start at $175 per night<p>If you’re sick and tired of being boxed in by a 325-square-foot hotel room, look no further than these handcrafted spherical treehouses available for nightly rental on British Columbia’s Vancouver Island.<p>Called Free Spirit Spheres, the adults-only treehouse resort …

British Columbia

This modern mountain house is filled with industrial materials

Architecture firm Olson Kundig have designed this home in Ketchum, Idaho, for their clients that wanted a modern house that would ‘feel authentic to …

Highlanders: The architects redefining Scotland's north - CNN Style

Written by Francesca Street, CNN<p>On the northwestern tip of the Isle of Skye, where the island's rugged terrain meets the choppy seas, a corrugated metal house is glimpsed atop a cliff.<p>Stylistically, this eye-catching building lies somewhere between a 1960s Airstream caravan and a child's imagining …