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Seven utilities to make your Windows PC more powerful

Microsoft is building some of these features right into Windows 10<p>Last week on Processor we covered a bunch of utilities for the Mac and, as promised, here’s the Windows 10 side of things. As with the last piece, I wanted to focus in on <i>utilities</i> instead of apps — little tools that improve how you …

12 Useful And Cool Gadgets You Can Make Yourself

Off-the-shelf gadgets are all well and good — easy to set up, reliable in operation, powerful and smart — but where's the adventure? We're living in …

5 Staple Vegetarian Meals I Make Even Though I Now Eat Meat

I've been thinking about my life a few years ago, when the worries were fewer and the tofu was plentiful. After eating at a slew of wonderful …

Cooking

Full Steam Ahead: Japanese Capsule Hotel Offers Saunas, Showers & Sleep

[ By SA Rogers in Boutique & Art Hotels & Travel. ]Pronounced ‘do-shi,’ the °C Sauna + Sleep Ebisu capsule hotel in Tokyo might be light on sleeping …

Urbanism

You Can Make These Vegetarian Meatballs in 30 Minutes

Turning meat-dominate meals into hearty vegetarian options is nothing new. I mean, it's 2018, after all. You can get a veggie burger that looks like …

Vegan

This Hearty Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili Will Keep You Full

Despite what some Texans believe, the best chili is one where beans take center stage and vegetables get some of the spotlight. So for this number, …

These Sweet Potato-Chickpea Fritters Make Lunch Exciting

For the patties:<p>Place the garbanzo beans in a large bowl and mash with a potato masher until all the garbanzo beans are smashed and not whole …

Recipes

How To Make Crispy Roasted Chickpeas in the Oven — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Those cans of chickpeas sitting in your cupboard have been hiding an amazing secret. Roasted in the oven, chickpeas transform into a crispy, salty, …

A 1950s Micro Apartment Is Renovated for Modern Times

George is among several identical studio apartments that once housed nurses in the 1950s in Fitzroy, Melbourne, Australia. With just 28 square …

Tankless Tetra: Portable Dishwasher for Small Homes Saves Time & Water

[ By WebUrbanist in Design & Fixtures & Interiors. ]A dish-washing machine is often the first thing to go when space needs saving in a tiny home, …

You Can Make Scones Without an Oven

Preheat the pan over low heat on the stove for about 10 minutes. The best way to tell if the pan is hot enough is to sprinkle the pan with a bit of …

Learn How to Build a Robot For Less Than $20

Now you can live the premise of your very own sci-fi horror movie.<p>Ever wanted to build a robot? Trick question. Everybody wants to build a robot. …

How to solve 90% of NLP problems: a step-by-step guide

<b>This post is accompanied by</b> <b>an interactive notebook</b> <b>demonstrating and applying all these techniques. Feel free to run the code and follow along!</b><p>Step 1: …

Machine Learning

How to use third-party Actions on Google Home

Earlier this month, Google unveiled Actions for Google Assistant. Actions are a lot like Skills for Amazon's Alexa speakers in that they allow third-party developers to easily integrate their apps and services with the brains of the Google Home ($129 at Dell Home) speakers.<p>This means that if you …

Smart Homes

The complete list of Google Home commands so far

The Google Home is a $130 (£130 or AU$199) smart home speaker that showcases the artificially intelligent, voice-activated Google Assistant. It lets you set timers, control lights and thermostats, play trivia games, watch YouTube or Netflix and more -- all with simple voice commands.<p>Google has …

Custom Alexa Skill in a Few Minutes Using Glitch

As hackers, we like to think of ourselves as a logical bunch. But the truth is, we are as subject to fads as the general public. There was a time …

Smart Homes

Project Fi creates its own version of an unlimited plan

Bill Protection<p>Google’s Project Fi has tweaked its plans to make the service more attractive to heavy data users. The MVNO has launched a new feature called Bill Protection that will cap your $10 per GB data bill at $60 a month, while still allowing you to use as much data as you want, essentially …

Android News

Building a Poor Man’s Deep Learning Camera in Python

Building a Deep Learning Camera with a Raspberry Pi and YOLO<p>Amazon has just announced DeepLens, a smart webcam that uses machine learning to detect …

Top 10 Uses of USB OTG Cable That Will Blow Your Mind

<b>10 USES OF USB OTG Cable:</b><p>You all know the importance of USB in our Tech life. Once, OTG Cable was only used to connect your android device to Pen …

Raspberry Pi Steampunk Radio Jukebox

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts looking for inspiration for their next project may be interested in a new steam punk Raspberry Pi radio jukebox which is …

How To: Log into Your Raspberry Pi Using a USB-to-TTL Serial Cable

Connecting to your headless Raspberry Pi on the go typically requires a network connection or carrying around bulky peripheral hardware like a screen …

Raspberry Pi projects: 20 of the best projects to try on the Raspberry Pi 3 microcomputer

Got a Raspberry Pi 3? Here are 20 imaginative Raspberry Pi projects to get started on<p>It’s something of an understatement to say that there are plenty …

4 awesome robotics kits for DIY enthusiasts

popsci shop<p>Make a nerd happy this holiday season with these DIY deals.<p>Forget making a snowman—every tech lover wants to build a robot this holiday season. These DIY kits at the Popular Science Shop should keep your favorite nerd happy, and you can currently take an extra 15 percent off with code</b> …

Raspberry Pi

Google’s AIY Vision Kit Augments Pi With Vision Processor

Google has announced their soon to be available Vision Kit, their next easy to assemble Artificial Intelligence Yourself (AIY) product. You’ll have …

Keras and deep learning on the Raspberry Pi

Today’s blog post is the <i>most fun</i> I’ve <i>EVER</i> had writing a PyImageSearch tutorial.It has everything we have been discussing the past few weeks, …

Raspberry Pi Internet of Things Introduction

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts or those looking to learn the basics of Internet of Things integration with the Raspberry Pi mini PC. May be interested in a …