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Why aren't there more hybrid crossover utilities and SUVs?

It's one of the most frequent questions asked by shoppers interested in utility vehicles with better gas mileage: why aren't there more hybrid SUVs …

Electric Vehicles

Raspberry Pi Commands Cheat Sheet

Those just starting out with the Raspberry Pi mini PC, or anyone who would like a refresh and has been away from the hardware, may be interested in a …

Documentary: The Unfortunate History of the AMC Pacer

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>American<br>• Cars<br>• Films<p>The Unfortunate History of the AMC Pacer is a documentary about a quirky little car that people love to …

amcpacer

The Shrouded World Desktop

Reader Alec submitted this desktop to our Desktop Showcase, and aside from a stunning wallpaper, it’s a neatly customized Mac. Here’s how he set …

Inspiration

The MagPi Magazine

We love the Commodore Amiga. We’re also delighted with this video that shows how to turn a Raspberry Pi into an retro Amiga computer.<p>Dan Wood is a …

Add Extra Strength and Storage to Your Garage Shelves With These Simple Tips

Maximize your garage shelves to make the most of empty wall space.<p>Building garage shelves is a popular do-it-yourself project that anyone with a few basic tools can accomplish. And with some minor tweaks to basic shelves, you can add more strength and storage than you thought possible.<p>In the video …

Household waste recycling centres

Rushmoor has two recycling centres:<p>Eelmoor Road, Farnborough (GU14 7QN)<br>• Ivy Road, Aldershot (GU12 4UA)<p>Both centres are run by Hampshire County Council.<p>…

Perfecting Navigation Tools to Enable Autonomous Driving

According to telematics experts, high-definition maps are the foundation for all future driving experiences. Knowing exactly where the car is and where it’s heading and having accurate road information is what enables navigation, advanced driving assistance (such as automatic braking), and …

Make the $100 Smart Mirror Powered by Raspberry Pi by Yourself

The smart mirror powered by Raspberry Pi only costs you approx $100, but you need to make it by yourself. Like the idea? Let’s keep checking.<p>Carl …

FullPageOS Automatically Boots Your Raspberry Pi Into a Full Page Web Kiosk Mode

One of the common uses for a Raspberry Pi is a low-cost information display, powering something like a magic mirror or an animated GIF photo frame. …

An artist creates 3D paintings that will play tricks with your brain

Sometimes the eyes on an especially well-painted portrait will appear to follow you around the room, but Patrick Hughes' mind-boggling 3D art takes the concept to a whole other level.<p>Hughes uses a style he created called "reverspective," painting uncanny optical illusions of a rooms with an eerie …

GPS Told This Woman To Drive Into a Lake, So She Did

I have so many questions.<p>Everyone has ended up in some weird places thanks to a "recalculating" GPS, but one woman in Tobermory, Ontario might just take the cake for the worst final destination: the bottom of a lake.<p>According to the <i>Toronto Sun</i>, the 23-year-old — who, for obvious reasons, chose not …

Build a Truly Pocket-Sized Video Game Console with a Raspberry Pi Zero

Adafruit’s PiGRRL is one of the best little DIY portable game devices out there, and now they’ve put out a guide that shrinks it down even further …

Raspberry Pi

Can't buy a SNES Classic Mini? How to build your own retro console for just £50 - Pocket-lint

Like vinyl records, The Crystal Maze and seaside holidays, retro gaming is in the middle of a resurgence. There are reimagined machines based on both …

The 32 Smart Details You Should Know About The Tesla Model X

An electric crossover with more than 700hp has credit enough as it is, yet it’s not a one-trick pony. <br>Far from it: the Model X doesn’t just rest on …

Luxury SUV

How to use your Apple Watch to control your Apple TV

What a magical world we live in. We can lift our Apple Watch up to listen to music, talk to our friends, and (yes) even tell the time.<p>If you’re an Apple TV user, you can send your Apple Watch tunes to the big screen, and you can even control your Apple TV right from your wrist.<p>Simply magical. …

Rockwell Collins Has Its Apollo 13 Moment

“When MH370 disappeared [the Malaysian Airlines plane that was reported missing on March 8, 2014], we looked at ourselves and asked, ‘How is it possible that something like this could have happened?’” said Tim Ryan, director, Commercial Aviation Solutions for Rockwell Collins.<p>Rockwell Collins had …

Management

50 essential books every graphic designer should read

When it comes to seeking inspiration and learning, graphic designers are spoilt for choice. There is a wealth of literature at our fingertips, all …

North Korea Is Jamming GPS Signals

Ships and planes are reportedly affected while near the country's border.<p>In its latest provocation, North Korea is jamming signals from the Global Positioning System. The disruptions are affecting air and naval traffic near the demilitarized zone that separates North and South Korea, and are yet …

Google Makes $150 Photo Editing Software Free

The Nik Collection is a powerful tool in the arsenal of any professional-grade photographer.<p>The list of professional-grade tools available to young artists is growing rapidly. On Monday, the animation software Toonz, preferred by Studio Ghibli and Futurama, was repackaged with a free edition. …

Photo Editing

Apple confirms OS X update broke Ethernet port on some Macs, here’s how to fix

If Apple hasn’t yet made the Ethernet network port on your Mac obsolete by not including it, as is the case with most Macs sold today, then it may have accidentally broke the port last week in an OS X kernel extension update. Many users complained about the issue online: they had randomly found …

Military Daily News

Most Popular Military News<p>Military members on Guam with dogs banned by United Airlines may soon not be able to move their pets off the island.<p>Spc. …

This is How Camera Tripods Are Made

Here’s a recent episode from the Science Channel‘s show <i>How It’s Made</i> that shows how modern camera tripods are manufactured. We get a tour of a …

This Photoshop Trick Lets You Easily Fix Color Fringing

Photoshop and Lightroom both have built-in tools for dealing with chromatic aberration (AKA color fringing), but in some cases the features don’t …

How to Use Your Old Laptop Screen with Raspberry Pi or Your Computer

en_US<p>article<p>After reading an article on Liliputing about using Raspberry Pi Zero with Motorola Lapdock, I decided to look for clones for the device …

GPS error caused '12 hours of problems' for companies

<b>Several companies were hit by hours of system warnings after 15 GPS satellites broadcast the wrong time, according to time-monitoring company Chronos.</b><p>The company observed problems last week, after noticing some GPS time signals were 13 microseconds out.<p>Such a discrepancy is considered severe and …