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How to get the latest Kodi updates for Xbox One before they're released

<b>Kodi has committed to rolling out regular updates for its Xbox client. Here’s how to register to ensure you receive them before they’re pushed to the</b> …

Software

With batteries that last 2 years, Blink’s Video Doorbell has no need for wires

Editors' Recommendations<p>Blink Video Doorbell brings simple, cost-effective security to your doorstep<br>• Here are the best video doorbells to help you …

Home Security

The iPad as a Laptop Replacement- Part One

This is certainly ground that has been covered in MANY articles, both before and after the release of the new 10.5” and 12.9” iPad Pros, and for plenty of reason. Apple’s marketing has placed the iPad Pro squarely in the conversation as a primary computing device, and encouraged this kind of …

iPad Mini

Apple Clips (for iPhone)

<b>Pros</b><p>Live voice-generated text captions. Prisma-like video effects. Soundtracks. Clip trimming. Easy sharing.<p><b>Cons</b><p>Only square videos, no widescreen. …

Apps

Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus hands-on: The Moto G just went premium

Motorola’s Moto G phones have been some of the most popular mid-range Android handsets we’ve ever seen. Year after year, Motorola kept upgrading the …

Apple is moving beyond smartphones by creating a world where you never take off your headphones

There are lots of extremely cynical theories over why this might be, not least because driving demand for Lightning-based headphones would be a very good thing for Beats, an Apple subsidiary.<p>Regardless, Apple insists that removing the headphone jack was an act of "courage;" a bold willingness to …

Tech Trends

How to Build a Perfect Tool Drawer For Your Pickup or SUV

This custom sliding-drawer toolbox is perfect for keeping your tools and gear safe, secure, and organized.<p>Tools, emergency supplies, recovery gear—the stuff you need to take with you can quickly become the stuff that makes a huge mess out of the back of your SUV. This DIY tool cabinet will …

Woodworking

15 Phone Hacks Every Traveler Needs To Know

How to plan for the worst, prevent insane fees, and make the MOST out of your device.<p>You're going to want to keep these three goals in mind:<p>* Have a plan if your phone gets stolen or lost.<p>* Prevent insane roaming fees.<p>* Make the most of your phone's capabilities with offline maps, translators, etc. …

Woman’s Epic Climbing Journey Captured in Spectacular iPhone Film

RYOT, in association with Apple, has captured one of the most captivating, moving, stunning short documentaries you will see this year, or possibly …

This Game of Thrones Porn Parody Is The Best Thing You’ll See All Day

Winter is cumming.<p>3.8K<p>SHARES<p>Hold the door – there’s now a <i>Game of Thrones</i> porn parody.<p>Brazzers, the Luxembourg-based adult-film studio, and the …

Why the 4’’ iPhone SE Will Revolutionize Photography

One of the big things that inspires me in photography, life, and technology is the ability to “democratize”, to add “access”, and to make things …

Street Photography

Chipolo vs. TrackR vs. Tile vs. Wuvo: The ultimate tracking device showdown

I lose things. Often.Actually, I don’t so much lose things as misplace them, whether under a couch cushion, in a jacket pocket, or deep in a backpack …

Gear & Gadgets

Apple Music streaming is coming to Sonos speakers on December 15th

Sonos users rejoice: Apple Music support now has a date, December 15th. Sonos support for Apple Music fulfills a promise made by Apple in June to bring the subscription service to the connected speakers by the end of the year. Opening the Apple Music catalog for subscribers and free trial members …

Turn your old phone into a home security camera you can watch from anywhere

If you have one or more old phones laying around, here's a way to turn them into security cameras you can log into from anywhere.<p>If you've recently upgraded phones and you aren't sure what to do with your old one, you might want to consider turning it into a security camera. As long as your old …

Apps

John McAfee is running for president in 2016

Oddball anti-virus software pioneer and self-described "eccentric millionaire" Joh McAfee is throwing his hat into the increasingly crowded field of candidates for the 2016 presidential election. <i>The Hill</i> reports that McAfee filed paperwork to run for president with the Federal Election Commission …

Family Sharing: The ultimate guide

Family Sharing lets you share your iTunes, App Store, and iBooks purchases with everyone in your group. You can create child accounts so that kids …

How to make the most of Apple's HealthKit in iOS 8 with compatible apps and accessories

Tips<p>After a rocky start, Apple's built-in Health app now integrates with numerous activity tracking services and hardware to bring all your fitness …

Apps

Make A Custom Wallet With Scrap Leather

Quality leather wallets can be expensive. Instead of purchasing one, grab some scrap leather and use this guide to make your own.<p>Inspire to Make …

25 Ideas for Getting Started with #Evernote

[Visit http://www.developgoodhabits.com/ss-free to grab your free copy of "77 Good Habits to Live a Better Life" and get instant notifications when I run special deals on my Kindle books!]<p>The beauty of Evernote goes beyond “what it can do.” It’s actually not that hard to set up notes, tags, …

iMessage in iOS 8: Explained

Messages is the most popular app on the iPhone and iPad, according to Apple. Given the enormous demand for instant messaging, and the integration …

MacTrast Deals: The Icon Bluetooth Speaker

Thursday’s MacTrast Deal is especially for those music lovers out there – You know who you are.<p>SOUND YOU CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT<p>Now you can wirelessly …

StormTag brings weather station to your pocket with Bluetooth

As far as wearables go, the ability to tell barometric pressure hasn’t exactly been high up on the priority list for many companies as of yet. …

Batteries

Butterfleye Smart Surveillance Camera

We can easily search out lots of home surveillance cameras, but if you want to monitor your home via your smartphone, the Butterfleye <b>smart camera</b> may …

How to add and delete calendars on your iPhone and iPad

How to create calendars on your iPhone and iPad<p>Launch the <b>Calendars app</b> from your Home screen.<p>Tap on <b>Calendars</b> at the bottom.<p>Tap on <b>Edit</b> at the top.<p>Tap …

Apps

Everything you need to know about Host Card Emulation

This week Visa and MasterCard announced new specifications for NFC mobile payments using host card emulation (HCE) . Until now mobile payment systems needed a special piece of hardware, normally in the SIM card, known as the secure element. It is used by the mobile payment system to perform certain …

FinTech

Using BBM Voice on iOS

BBM voice works over data, so you can call any of your BBM contacts, anywhere around the world for free. This works on both 3G/4G as well as Wi-Fi so …

BlackBerry