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Rule your own solar system with models from the Little Planet Factory - The Gadgeteer

Usually, I write about a specific product in my news stories and reviews for The Gadgeteer. But recently I came across a website that blew me away …

Nintendo is releasing a miniature NES with 30 built-in games

Launches in November for $59.99<p>Nintendo is bringing back the NES — only a little smaller.<p>Today the company announced what it's calling the Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition. It looks just like a NES, only a lot tinier, and it comes with 30 games built in. You can connect it to your …

Kangaroo is an amazing $99 Windows 10 portable PC

InFocus today debuted the Kangaroo, a $99 Windows 10 portable PC that “goes anywhere and works with any screen.” The term “mobile desktop” may seem like an oxymoron, but that really is the best description: Picture your typical desktop PC tower shrunk down to the size of a phablet sans screen; just …

Liking Windows 10 so far? Here's how to make it even better

Windows 10 is great; if you’re on a Windows 7 or 8 PC, there’s virtually no reason not to upgrade.<p>That said, there are so many new features and settings that sorting through them all can become overwhelming, and you could be missing out on making the most of your Windows 10 experience.<p>Don’t worry …

How to download and install Windows 10 without using Windows Update

Windows 10 launched today (read our review), but because Microsoft is releasing its new OS in waves, not everyone can get it right away. Furthermore, some users are having trouble with Windows Update (on one of my PCs, I got an error last night, and this morning it simply got stuck on “Checking for …

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Earth-sized virtual telescope to study supermassive black hole at center of Milky Way

In astronomy, much like many other other aspects of life, bigger is better. Taking this adage to heart, astronomers at the University of Arizona are …

Universe

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.

Cooking

Windows 10 Release Date Revealed: How To Upgrade For Free

If you’re eagerly awaiting Microsoft’s new operating system, Windows 10, then it looks like you don’t have long to wait. Late July looks set to be the launch period for the new OS, with hardware partner AMD accidentally spilling the beans. This means we have less than 15 weeks to go before the new …

Software

Church Of Scientology Calls New HBO Documentary 'Bigoted'

The Church of Scientology is famous for its efforts to silence its critics, but it has not blocked an upcoming HBO film that turns a harsh light on the powerful organization and its leadership.<p><i>Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief,</i> directed by Academy Award-winning documentarian Alex …

'Sid Meier's Starships' Launches Today on iPad and Steam

First announced back in January as an interstellar continuation of <i>Civilization: Beyond Earth</i>, Firaxis' <i>Sid Meier's Starships</i> today launches for iPad, PC, and Mac (via <i>iMore</i>).<p>Developed by Firaxis in conjunction with 2K Games and Meier himself, <i>Starships</i> places players at the helm of a fleet of …

You can already buy cheap Apple Watch knockoffs from Chinese websites

The Apple Watch won't go on sale until late April, but there are already cheap fakes available for purchase on Chinese websites.<p>With such monikers as …

Naim Audio rides wave of hi-fi fans searching for better sound

Photograph: PhilYeomans/BNPS<p>Paul Stephenson at Naim Audio.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/3/6/1425658921902/86c368ea-50bc-45d7-8bad-96d37c46af8c-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: PhilYeomans/BNPS<p>Paul Stephenson at Naim …

Amid brazen, deadly attacks, gay Syrians tell of fear of ISIS persecution

<b>(CNN) —</b> The photographs released by ISIS in its stronghold of Raqqa are dated March 2015. The first ones show a large crowd, mostly men, but also among them a handful of women and children, all looking up.<p>Three men on top of a building, faces covered in black balaclavas, stand on either side of …

SONDORS Electric Bike

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I made 2 tweaks to my sister's 2009 iMac and now it runs like a brand new machine

I replaced the old hard drive that came with the computer with a snazzy new SSD, or solid state drive. Solid state drives are much faster — and that tweak alone will completely change your computing experience.<p>Right after I went through that process, my sister reached out to me with an obvious …

Podo - The First Stick and Shoot Camera

한국어 • Français • Italiano • Español • 中文 • Deutsch • 日本語 • Nederlands • Svenska<p>WE DID IT!<p>Thank you to all of our supporters and fans! We've had an …

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Sesame. Your key, reinvented.

Less is More<p><b>Leave your keys behind:</b> Just lock and unlock your door using the Sesame app on your phone. Better yet, open Sesame with a custom knock on …

Sesame Offers The Latest, And Perhaps Cheapest, Take On The Smart Lock

The latest variation on the “smart lock”—one that secures your front door until you open it with your smartphone—is here. Candy House’s Sesame adds a few new twists, including an inexpensive starting price (though only for those who snap up the few remaining offers in its Kickstarter), simple …

Home Automation

Neptune - Expect Change

Neptune Hub allows you to send short messages in a simplified way. With Contact Slide, a pressure sensor strip on the side of the Hub, you may access …

Here's an Easy Trick to Get More Free Google Drive Storage Space

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Google Drive

What Billions of Smartphone Photos Do to Your Memory

New Year’s Eve, the Super Bowl, next up Valentine’s Day—these events are burnished to a luster by the media. We are inundated with special public …

Santa Monica

This Is the Best Blu-ray Drive You Can Buy Right Now

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Gear & Gadgets

Reflector Mirrors Your iOS Screen To A Mac, PC Or Android Device

Windows/Mac/Android: If you want to show off your iPhone or iPad screen, typically you need an Apple TV. Reflector puts your iOS screen on a Mac, PC …

AirPlay

How to Throw a Chinese New Year Dumpling Party

From wrappers and fillings to dipping sauces, all you need to know to make dumplings for Chinese New Year, courtesy of Beijing's Black Sesame Kitchen<p>Even before the metaphorical Chinese New Year's ball drops this Saturday night, families across China (and around the world) will already be stuffed …