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Why Didn't The Space Shuttle Program Continue?

<i>If the space shuttle program was a success, why there is no new generation? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Jim Reich, recovering rocket scientist, on Quora:</b><p>The space shuttle was NOT …

Space Exploration

How to Bring Back Any Device From the Dead

Computer, tablet, or phone not starting, or seemingly frozen in time? Before you take it down to the local repair shop, or send it off to the …

Watch Eminem’s Coachella 2018 Set: Dr. Dre, 50 Cent, More

Eminem brought out Dr. Dre and 50 Cent for his Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival headline set last night. Watch clips of the show, which did not live-stream on Coachella’s YouTube channel, below.<p>Dre appeared for “Still D.R.E.” and stuck around to join Em for Dre and Snoop Dogg’s “Nothin’ but …

How to Reset Your HomePod

If you're having trouble with HomePod and need to return it to its factory settings, there are two simple methods for resetting the device and erasing all of your content.<p>You can either use the Home app on the iPhone, or manually reset the HomePod on the device itself. Here's how:<p>Resetting HomePod …

Gemini 2 is the Easiest Way to Find and Delete Duplicates on your Mac: $13 (Orig. $20)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Over time, we all build up a collection of duplicate files. Gemini 2 for Mac helps you clear out the clutter with ease and make …

Only One AirPod Working at a Time? Try These Fixes

How to Force Restart (aka Hard Reboot) iPhone X

A Hard Restart (aka Force Shutdown) on iPhone is a way to override everything and completely turn off iPhone so that it can restart with refreshed memory and fewer glitches. This isn’t something you want to do everyt time you turn off your iPhone; it’s more of a last resort when your iPhone is …

5 reasons everyone should own a multimeter

Home improvement addicts really get excited about their power tools. And in the shadow of drills and sanders, the multimeter doesn't get much love. Too bad, because multimeters are just as useful and have become something I recommend to every DIYer.<p>If you don't yet own one, this guide explains ways …

How to replace your old, outdated 3-way light switches

Archaic light switches might as well be from the stone age. All they do is turn a light on and off. They can't dim lighting gently or remember the brightness level you prefer. Outdated switches don't play nicely with LED bulbs either. The solution? Swap them for modern switches.<p>This guide will take …

Yale Assure Lock SL is sleek and slim, but smarts are optional - CNET

<b>The Good</b> Yale Assure SL is sleek and low-profile. It comes in three finishes and can be upgraded to work with most smart home platforms.<p><b>The Bad</b> In order to upgrade to the smart home platform, you must purchase a $50 network module.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> Yale's slimmed down touchscreen deadbolt looks much …

17 STEM-focused gifts to inspire kids to learn coding and love robotics

This is the third year we’ve run a STEM-focused gift guide — and if you’re intending to buy a child something fun and quasi-educational in holiday season 2017 it’s fair to say there has never been so many programmable bots and kits to choose from, all pledging to spark or sustain an interest in …

Kids

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

• Michael Johnson Jr.<br>• DUAL / 6-2.5 / 192<br>• NA<br>• Predicted by: Matt de Bear<p>John Metchie<br>• WR / 6-0 / 195<br>• NA<br>• Predicted by: Matt de Bear<p>Nick Malone<br>• OG / 6-5 / …

College Football

Bears' Zach Miller Suffers Dislocated Knee; Twitter Is Horrified (Video)

“Unfortunately, with this severe injury and his age of 33 years, this is considered career threatening,” Dr. David J. Chao writes<p>Chicago Bears tight …

Football (U.S.)

Yale’s Assure locks can now support Apple HomeKit for $50

Yale has been making smart locks for years now, but this week, it’s finally adding support for Apple’s HomeKit platform. Support starts out with just two locks, but they’re two of Yale’s more modern-looking models. They both unlock via PIN codes, and neither supports a traditional …

Home Automation

How to use Movies Anywhere to stream your film collection on every device

Your digital purchases now work across Amazon Video, Apple, Vudu, and more<p>Disney has created the buy once, watch everywhere movie service that consumers have always wanted. The company has managed to rally support from a number of major Hollywood film studios — Paramount and Lionsgate are the major …

Kodi: Having problems with Exodus? Here's how to install and use its replacement

Kodi is in the news a lot at the moment, and not for the best reasons. Although using the software itself isn’t illegal, third-party add-ons that …

Apple shares drop as new Apple Watch fails to reliably connect for some reviewers

Apple Inc. shares dropped Wednesday after the consumer electronics giant admitted that there were problems with wireless connectivity for its new …

Smartwatches

The best-selling Nest Cam Outdoor drops to $159 shipped (Reg. $200)

Amazon currently has the Nest Cam Outdoor Security Camera for <b>$158.95 shipped</b><b>.</b> That’s $47 off the list price and an all-time low. We previously had it for $160. The Nest Cam has a 4.5/5 star rating on Amazon from nearly 3,000 reviews.<p>The Nest Cam Outdoor offers full 1080p video quality with a …

The time to learn iOS 11 coding is now

iOS is one of the most popular platforms in the world, and you can learn how to create apps for it in the Complete iOS 11 Developer Bundle. Even if …

Boston Red Sox Used Apple Watch to Illicitly Steal Hand Signals From Opposing Teams [Updated]

Investigators for Major League Baseball believe the Boston Red Sox, currently in first place in the American League East, have used the Apple Watch to illicitly steal hand signals from opposing teams, reports <i>The New York Times</i>.<p>The Red Sox are believed to have stolen hand signals from opponents' …

Baseball

Smartphone Accessories: Aukey 150W Power Inverter with Cup Holder Design $15, more

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>AUKEY Direct via Amazon is offering its 150W Power Inverter with Cup Holder Design for $19.99, but if you checkout with code</b> …

Top 10 websites for Programmers to learn coding

Learn to Code: Harvard's Free Online Computer Science Course

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C, SQL, PHP, and More<p>Harvard’s “Introduction to Computer Science” course is widely regarded as the best computer science …

Ikea still on track to make its smart bulbs compatible with Google Home, Alexa, and HomeKit in the fall

<i>Correction 8/10, 12:45 PM ET:</i> <i>A previous version of this article stated that HomeKit, Alexa, and Google Home compatibility is already available for Ikea's TRÅDFRI smart lights. This was an error. Ikea wrote on its website that users should update their smart light app to use the various assistants,</i> …

This smartphone charging cable is practically bulletproof — because why not

Much fuss is made about the inspired design of Apple’s products, but the truth is, they’re not built to last forever. And if there's anything more …

Gear & Gadgets

Nintendo will offer SNES Classic pre-orders in the U.S. in late August

Nintendo’s next hot retro console, the SNES Classic, is going to be available for pre-order late in August at a number of retailers, the company confirmed today. It’s good news for people left wondering when the console pre-orders would arrive – including the many disappointed fans who thought …

Retrogaming

Get an 8-outlet, 6-USB-port surge protector for $30.99

<i>CNET's Cheapskate scours the web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page. Find more great buys on the CNET Deals page and follow the Cheapskate on Twitter!</i><p>As computer accessories go, surge protectors are probably …

Shopping

Build a portable computer on a USB stick

It's a PC that you can carry anywhere.<p>Linux, the free and open-source operating system, has fewer desktop users than Windows and macOS. But it's also far more flexible. In fact, you can install many of its versions (Linux comes in several different flavors, called distributions or distros) on a USB …

How to downgrade from the iOS 11 beta to iOS 10

Of the iOS public betas I've used the past number of years, the iOS 11 public beta feels particularly buggy. Animations are choppy. Graphic elements are often broken. Apps frequently crash.<p>In one frightening episode, my entire photo library disappeared after I took a video (thankfully, it began to …

17 hidden useful tricks and shortcuts for your new Apple TV

As opposed to older Apple TV models, the latest version can install apps and is a fairly sophisticated computer that hooks up to your TV. Apple calls it "the future of television."<p>You can tell if you have the latest Apple TV by looking at the remote: the new version's remote has a touchpad and six …