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Optoma pressures competitors with its new Alexa-enabled UHD projector

Optoma released its UHD51A projector today. It offers many of the things that you would expect in a modern projector like 4K and HDR, but what sets it apart is the integration with Amazon Alexa. Optoma proudly stated that this is world’s first projector to bake in the popular virtual …

4K Ultra HD

5 Apps That Should Terrify Every Parent, According To Experts

If you see these on your teen's phone, it's time for a talk.<p>The internet can be a cesspool of danger for some teenagers, says Sedgrid Lewis, an internet safety expert who blogs under the moniker Spy Parent. Some of the apps that teens favor can expose them to predators and encourage them to engage …

Social Media

13 Signs of High Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

In 1995, psychologist and science journalist Daniel Goleman published a book introducing most of the world to the nascent concept of emotional intelligence. The idea--that an ability to understand and manage emotions greatly increases our chances of success--quickly took off, and it went on to …

Emotional Intelligence

Why I switched from 1Password to Dashlane [Review]

Late last year, I switched password managers. I traded in trusty old 1Password for relative newcomer Dashlane, and I haven’t looked back.<p>Dashlane is a well-designed, fully functional and easy-to-use password manager that tops 1Password in one key respect: a Security Dashboard that makes it dead …

With over 70 million sold, the PS4 is the most popular game console in the world — these are its 29 best games

There are <i>too many</i> good games on the PlayStation 4. If you're one of the over 70 million PS4 owners, it's hard to know where to start.<p>That's why we put together the list below, full of only the greatest bangers worth spending your time and money on.<p><b>Of note:</b><b>The list is not ranked</b>. There is one …

Monster Hunter World Guide: How To Get The Secret Palico Gadgets

In Monster Hunter World, you can always use some extra help in taking down the big marks. Throughout your many adventures when not partnered up with other hunters, it'll just be you and your Palico companion at your side, who's ready to help out when you need it. While their cat-like looks and …

Monster Hunter

The Division | Patch 1.8 Gear Set Tier List | What to Farm/Play in 1.8

The gut microbes of modern hunter-gatherers reveal one big problem with your diet

More fiber might mean more bacteria—and that's a good thing.<p>When we eat, we're not just feeding ourselves. The multitude of microbes that reside inside our guts get fed, too. These microscopic beings are crucial to our survival, yet we still know very little about how they keep us thriving. …

Biology

How To Wax Your Skis At Home

Waxing skis is something pretty much every skier should do more often. Before I began waxing my own skis, I would only send mine off to get waxed …

The Division | Weekly Vendor Reset | Item of the Week | December 1, 2017 | Perfect Your Build

The easiest way to trick an airline into charging you less for your flight

Scott Keyes of Scott's Cheap Flights has traveled around the world. Here's his trick for paying what the locals pay when flying out of the country. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Scott Keyes:</b> My name is Scott Keyes. I'm the CEO and co-founder of Scott's Cheap Flights.<p>Let's say you're …

Two Floor Kids Tree House Design, Inspiring DIY Backyard Ideas

Share:<p>Tree house design with lots of large windows<p>The two floor kids tree house design is an excellent inspiration for DIY projects that will add …

Minecraft: Education Edition reaches milestone of 2 million users and releases new Hour of Code tutorial

Three years ago, Minecraft became a part of the Microsoft family and my team began our work to extend Minecraft’s potential in classrooms around the …

3 tips for being a successful vegetarian cyclist

<b>Have you been considering a meat-free diet, but are unsure what to consider and how to get your nutritional balance right? Follow in the footsteps of</b> …

Nutrition

Best accessories to keep your garage organized

Cleaning out your garage can sometimes be difficult due to having to store so many items in one place. From toys, tools, gym equipment, holiday decorations and more, how does one keep all of it organized? Today we are sharing a few tips and accessories to help declutter your space.<p>While your garage …

Christmas Trees

These secret Netflix codes uncover a list of 'hidden' films and TV shows — and it's easy to use them

To access the extra content, all you need to do is add the code for the desired genre or sub genre to the end of the usual Netflix URL.<p>For example, to access the list for "action & adventure," you would add the code 1365, making your URL become: http://www.netflix.com/browse/genre/1365.<p>Niche sub …

Entertainment

This Nintendo Switch dock has a built-in projector

By Spencer Hart<p>We love the Nintendo Switch for its portability, but multiplayer gaming isn't ideal on its small 6.2-inch screen. Enter the OJO …

Gear & Gadgets

The Best Racing Wheels

<i>Be sure to visit IGN Tech for all the latest comprehensive hands-on reviews and best-of roundups. Note that if you click on one of these links to buy</i> …

How-to: Build a $35 retro game console, Part 2 – Top 7 add-ons

Yesterday, part 1 of <b>h</b><b>ow-to: build a $35 retro video game console with Raspberry Pi 3 + RetroPie</b> discussed the “must-haves” – the Raspberry Pi 3 board, the free RetroPie emulation software, and a handful of necessary additional components you might well already have at home.<p>Today, we’re looking at …

Raspberry Pi

How-to: Build a $35 retro video game console with Raspberry Pi 3 + RetroPie

The word “revolutionary” is used too casually these days. Real revolutions aren’t fast or frequent; they’re the product of many small changes slowly coming together to make a gigantic shift possible.<p>But thanks to declining prices and ever-shrinking mobile processors, computers are on the edge of an …

Raspberry Pi

The Boston Outdoor Dining Guide

As soon as the snow disappears for the year, Bostonians rush to shed extra layers, plan beach trips, and huddle on the first few restaurant patios to open for the season. Sure, those early patio days might necessitate a blanket or a heater, but there’s something special about eating outdoors, even …

New England

The 7 Most Unique Restaurants in the World

Dining out can be fun and all (<i>Ooh</i>, look honey. They have a fish tank!), but we pretty much always know what to expect. That is, until we heard you …

France

Where to Dine Gluten-Free in Boston

Finding places to eat gluten-free meals around the city can be a challenge, but it's gotten a lot easier over the past few years. Plenty of local restaurants have a surplus of options, if not entire menus, that cater to the gluten-free diet. Whether you are looking for snacks, pastries, or for a …

Gluten-Free

5 best Kodi apps for Android

Kodi is probably the most popular media center app out there. It was once known as XBMC. There are two types of things you can do on Kodi. The first method involves installing Kodi on your computer as a home theater PC (HTPC). Then you use Android apps to control it. Alternatively, you can install …

Apps

YouTube

Valve Confirms New Vive Base Station Coming This Year

Late last year at Steam Dev Days, Valve talked about a new and improved design for the SteamVR Tracking / Lighthouse base stations, a core component …

There’s finally a box that lets you control any TV with Amazon Alexa

Amazon Alexa is taking over the world, and you don’t even need an Amazon device to use Alexa anymore. Just recently we showed you 5 hot Alexa-enabled …

Tech Trends

How To Turn Your Old Smartphone Into A Smart Mirror

A reflective dashboard for your morning routine<p>Ditch your Post-it notes for reminders built right into a mirror. Software engineer Hannah Mittelstaedt programmed an old Android tablet to show time, weather, and other information in bright letters on a dark background. Place the device behind a …

Android News

The Ultimate Boston Dessert Guide

Maps<p><i>Where to find excellent renditions of specific dishes around town:</i><p>A Baker's Dozen Boston-Area Doughnuts That Expand Waistlines, Not Debt: Cheap, classic morning treats.<br>• Boston's Best Baked Goods and Pastries, According to Local Pastry Chefs: When you're on the go but need something sweet, check …

New England