Ian Cameron

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Google launches Search app for Android TV

Starting today, Android TV users can download and install a dedicated version of Google’s Search app directly from the Play Store. This application, …

27 People Share The One Cool Internet Or Computer Trick They Know

By Charlie Shaw,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1kPgDXD<p>Found on AskReddit.<p>1. A shortcut to any website.<p>Whatever you type into the URL bar can be …

21 Problems You Can Solve With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …

10 Totally Unexpected Ways to Cook with Pumpkin

Put down the pie and pick up the waffles: This nutritional powerhouse and quintessential fall and winter ingredient can be a star at breakfast, …

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13 must-own apps for transforming your phone into the ultimate toolkit

The best utility apps are designed to make your hectic life a little bit easier, and maybe even more enjoyable.<p>From apps that makes budgeting beautiful to ones that let you know the exact minute it’s going to rain, there’s something for every lifestyle.<p>We’ve collected the best of the best in this …

6 common problems with the Samsung Galaxy S5 and how to fix them

The Samsung Galaxy S5 was one of the most anticipated phones this year. Designed to be powerful and professional, it’s as feature-packed as ever, and certainly has a lot to offer. However, just like any other smartphone, the Galaxy S5 is not without its issues. With that in mind, we take a look at …

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7 things you didn’t know your Web browser could do

The most-used program on your computer is your Web browser, but there's a good chance you don't know much about it besides how to visit your favorite sites. There are a lot of myths about browsers, some of which I've dispelled in the past, but today I want to help you get the most out of your …

16 Calming Paint Colors That Give a Room a Relaxing Vibe

The $149 Chane A1rx-c speaker is almost too good to be true

Budget speakers are getting really good -- Audioengine, Dayton Audio, Emotiva, Monoprice, and Andrew Jones Pioneer models are all exceptional -- and now I'm adding Chane Music & Cinema's speakers to the list. The model I'm reviewing here, the A1rx-c bookshelf speaker, is their least expensive; it …

Game changer: A sound bar an audiophile can love

It came as a total surprise to me, but when the Paradigm Soundscape sound bar appeared in the CNET office I thought why not give it a spin? Unpacking the super solid 'bar it was easy to see Paradigm's build quality shames the more typical plastic or lightweight wood sound bars, the Soundscape metal …

10 Genius New Uses for Dish Soap

It helps with so much more than just cleaning greasy pots and pans.<p>Dish detergent might be a sink-side staple, but its cleaning power is incredibly helpful all over the house. Because the liquid is mild, it's often a great choice over harsher chemicals (plus, we bet you've got an ever-ready …

The Rise Of The Crypto Phone

Cell phones just got a whole lot more secure.<p>Between revelations of NSA spying and a sense that marketers and hackers are picking our digital pockets, we’re all getting a little edgy about cellular security. Hence the rapid growth of the cryptophone industry. Most of the handsets run on “hardened” …

Peggo Online DVR Puts YouTube and SoundCloud On your Desktop

It’s safe to say that most people have favorite YouTube audio or video content that they’d like to save for viewing offline — over and over again — and there’s a host of apps and even browser extensions that will help you do that.<p>Peggo is an easy-to-use digital video recorder (DVR) that records MP3 …

5 apps that will make you say 'Wow!'

If you can dream it, there is an app for that. There are approximately 1.2 million apps in the Apple store and, interestingly, just about the same number in the Google Play store that powers Android gadgets.<p>Much like any other crowd, there are certain ones that stand out. They challenge the norm. …

The best science and technology podcasts

The best science and technology podcasts, from astronomy for beginners to consumer advice, selected and updated by Pete Naughton<p><b>SCIENCE</b><p><b>Hubblecast</b><br>Galactic mergers, the Monkey Head Nebula and an operational time machine are just a few of the stranger-than-science-fiction topics touched upon in this …

10 best TV technologies

Last week when I listed my 10 least favorite TV technologies, I promised to follow up with the 10 I actually like. The list below comprises the display technologies and extras I consider most worthwhile, improving the viewing experience, picture quality or convenience.<p>Presented in no particular …

10 Earth Landscapes That Look Like They're From Another Planet

Believe it or not, these photos were all taken right here on Earth.<p>The Earth is filled with amazing natural wonders, but some of them are so extraordinary you'd think you landed on another world.

15 common Android problems and how to fix them

Domestic Science: A Magic Fly Repeller

An old-fashioned summer staple in the Napa Valley, where I live, is a plastic bag filled with water and hung from the backdoor of a farmhouse. It …

Voyager 1 is officially the first man-made object to enter interstellar space

Hedging controversy, NASA also announced that the probe is still in the solar system<p>In 2012, NASA's Voyager 1 probe became the first man-made object to leave the solar system, catapulting itself into the farthest reaches of the universe ever touched by humans — or, it didn't. Determining the exact …

5 Amazing Cachaça Cocktails to Celebrate the World Cup!

The <b>FIFA World Cup 2014</b> in Brazil is well underway, and what better way to honor the host country than by drinking their signature spirit, <b>cachaça</b>! Like rum, cachaça is a spirit made from distilled sugarcane that comes in white and aged varieties. But don’t get it confused, these two sweet sips have …

30 Patio Ideas to Make Your Backyard Look Incredible

Kick back under the sun with these stylish designer ideas for outdoor spaces.<p>Whether you have a porch, pool, or patio, our guide to creating a luxurious outside area will help you take full advantage of warm weather. Oh, and don't miss our top swimming pool designs and outdoor kitchens!

Beyond the Board Game: 5 Creative Party Background Activities

Got some parties coming up? Want to have some fun activities for guests to do (in case the conversation is slow to start) but aren't really a board …

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The Photoshop Tool You Thought You Knew & How To Really Use It

It’s the ubiquitous photo editing tool that we all know and love or hate. Since inception in 1988 Photoshop has moved from basic grayscale displaying …

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Windows 8.1 update aims to win over mouse-and-keyboard users, arrives April 8th as an automatic download

The whole point of Windows 8 was to make Microsoft's aging OS easier to use on touchscreen devices. Mission accomplished, we'd say (more or less). But now the folks in Redmond have a new challenge afoot: Make Windows 8 equally easy to use on tablets and traditional PCs. The company's already made …

Ciabatta Bread Recipe

1. Make the Sponge: Combine the flour, yeast and water in a medium bowl and stir with a wooden spoon until a uniform mass forms. Cover the bowl …

Mango Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Recipe

In this twist on the classic upside down cake, the pineapple is put <i>in</i> the batter, which adds extra moisture, texture, and a fruity flavor to the crumb. The top of the cake is sliced mango, which enhances the dish's tropical flavors.<p><b>Read more: Wake and Bake: Mango Pineapple Upside-Down …

Japanese Girl Shreds Guitar, Gender Stereotypes, With Face-Melting Metal Solo

Just because she's nearly the same size as her instrument doesn't mean this Japanese girl's metal solo won't melt your face clean off.<p>Known on YouTube only as Li-sa-x, the 8-year-old shared this video last December in which she covers "Scarified" by Racer X. Despite her diminutive stature, she …

How to Make Bakery-Style Apple Danish at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Heather Hands from Flourishing Foodie is sharing a recipe for a delicious -- and jaw-dropping -- danish braid that will give you a reason to get</i> …