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Awesome 360-degree space battle game puts you right in the action [Reviews]

<i>Stellar Wanderer</i> gets right into the action with space battles from the very first mission, which takes place in the full 360 degrees of your spaceship viewport.<p>You’ll take to the vastness of interstellar space, populated by huge space stations, rugged traders, and (obviously) hordes of space …

Here Are the Netflix Codes for Categories Geeks Will Find Helpful

How Successful People Beat Stress

There are two kinds of people in this world: those who believe they can make things happen and those who believe things happen to <i>them</i>.<p>The first group are convinced that the outcome of their lives and careers is more or less in their own hands, and they wouldn't have it any other way.<p>The second …

15 underappreciated books: sci-fi, fantasy, horror fiction

Other people. What’s the point of them? They’re noisy and everywhere.<p>There is one thing they’re especially good at, however, and that’s recommending …

8.8.8.8: The four digits that could thwart Australia's anti-piracy, website-blocking regime

But the Turks were having none of it, and started graffiting the numbers "8.8.8.8" across anything they could find in the streets. These four simple …

DNS Server

9 Surprising Things You Can Cook in the Microwave

We know, we know: you're thinking fish sticks and hot pockets. But look below for nine surprisingly fancy foods you can cook from start to finish in …

Comfort Food

10 essential Finder tricks every Mac user should know

In Mac OS X, you’ll spend much of your time in the Finder, the part of your operating system that manages files and such. While you might think you know all there is to know about it, the Finder is a complex and wonderful app — with its own special tricks to master.<p>Here are 10 essential Finder tips …

Operating Systems

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Seven Ready-Made Raspberry Pi Projects You Can Install in a Few Clicks

The Raspberry Pi is a DIYers dream, but if you don't feel like fiddling with the command line and setting up a project from scratch, here are seven …

Cake Recipes

Honey Fruit Cake (00001)<p>8 oz Margarine<br>8 oz Honey<br>3 Eggs<br>12 oz Self Raising Flour<br>2 tsp cinnamon<br>8 oz mixed fruit<br>6 oz Glace Cherries<p>Cream margarine and …

9 hobbies anyone can master in 2015

Every time we roll into another new year, it's time for reinvention.<p>Some may want to lose 15 pounds, others are interested in getting through a …

Hobbies

How to reformat your Mac without a recovery drive or disk

There are tons of reasons why you might need to reformat your Mac: It’s slowing down, filling up with too many unneeded files to delete manually or suffering from major technical issues that can’t be fixed otherwise.<p>Or maybe you’re just selling it as you move on to a better, faster Mac and need to …

Selling

Designer Visit: Grow Outdoor Design’s Drought Tolerant Garden in Bel Air

There’s no lawn in this ranch home in Bel Air, and it’s not missed. From the front lines of LA’s drought-conscious, low-water garden movement, …

Landscaping

How to Build an Inexpensive Hoop-Style Greenhouse

One of the most valuable assets in my garden is my greenhouse. It has allowed me to grow plants that I normally would not be able to grow, produce …

7 podcasts for your inner detective

We get it, Internet — you love <i>Serial</i>.<p>Created as a spinoff of the wildly successful radio show and podcast <i>This American Life</i>, <i>Serial</i> tells the true …

Easy DIY Potting Mix Recipe

Do you want to learn how to make potting mix at home? Want a quality potting mix recipe? Look no further! My early experiences with bagged potting …

How to build a garden pond

Step 1<p>Dig a hole to 45cm deep. Knock in 60cm-long pegs around the edges and screw 2cm-thick retaining boards to them. Frame the edges with timber, …

Tap Water

27 Calm Japanese-Inspired Courtyard Ideas

Japanese décor is known not only for its rich history and traditions, not only for its stunning minimalism and a talent to show beauty in simple …

The Five Basic Rules for Cooking Meat

You can cook meat a number of different ways, from roasting to pan-searing to barbecuing. However, there are five basic principles that apply to the …

How to Enable Apple’s SMS Relay on your Mac or iPad

When Apple announced iOS 8 at WWDC one feature was met with great applause: SMS Relay. This allows users to send and receive Text Messages (i.e. the …

Schedule Quiet Times on Your Mac with These Automator Apps

Mac: Do Not Disturb is great on a Mac, but it doesn't really quiet down everything. If you want to set Do Not Disturb to run on a schedule alongside …

How to Downgrade from iTunes 12 Back to iTunes 11

Mac: Not a fan of the new version of iTunes? MacWorld shows you how to downgrade back to iTunes 11 using free software.<p>First off, download copies of …

How to Use AirDrop to Share Files Between Macs and iOS Devices

Apple's <b>AirDrop</b> file-sharing feature debuted with the release of OS X Lion and allowed users to transfer files from one Mac to another without using email or an external storage device. The feature made its way to iOS devices with the release of iOS 7, and offered a simple way for users to share …

How to AirDrop files between OS X Yosemite and iOS

In its previous iterations, AirDrop let you quickly and easily share files from one iOS device to another nearby, or between two Macs in close proximity. With OS X 10.10 Yosemite , you can can now use AirDrop to share files between iOS devices and Macs.<p>AirDrop is enabled by default on Yosemite. …

Yosemite & iOS 8 How-to: Set up and use SMS Relay

Now that iOS 8.1 is out, with iOS 8.1 running on your iPhone, you can set up SMS Relay. This is one of the features of Continuity, which further integrates and connects your Mac and iOS devices, running Yosemite and iOS 8.1. Continuity also includes Handoff, iPhone Cellular Calls, Instant Hotspot, …

Four Ways to Use Your Dark Side for Good (and Fight Evil in Others)

Everyone has a dark side, but that's not a bad thing–you just need to know how to use it for good. Think of it this way: Batman has more anger issues …

How to Do a Clean Install of OS X Yosemite

Apple released OS X Yosemite to the masses on Thursday as a free upgrade, so plenty of users are likely already busy preparing to install the new …

The Best PCs You Can Build for $300, $600, and $1200

We’ve walked you through building your own computer before. In this post—which we’ll update periodically as prices and components change—we’ll walk …

Computer Hardware