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What’s your wifi? Nevermind, I got it.

<b>Prologue:</b> Capturing wifi is like bass fishing for some of us. Some of us just wardrive for fun. (and sometimes profit) About 3 years ago I build my …

How well do you know Canada's history?

Test your knowledge of Canada's past with our high school history quiz. All questions feature topics taught to students in high schools across the country. Find out if you pass or fail below.<p>1 Which of the following is <b>not</b> one of the original provinces that joined together in Confederation in …

Build Your Own Raspberry Pi Power Smart Home Alarm System For Just $50

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts or anyone interested in creating their very own smart home alarm system for less than $50. You may be interested in a new …

Thanks to Google, Shutterstock can stop automated watermark removal

Stock photos have watermarks to make sure that you don't use them without paying for them. Removing them used to take some Photoshop know-how, but Google found a way to remove them automatically. The team also explained how to counteract the strategy with slightly varied watermarks. According to …

Raspberry Pi add-on lets you build your own AI assistant powered by Amazon, Google and Microsoft

Capable of picking up voice commands from 30 feet away, the Matrix Voice board shares some of the features that helped propel Amazon's Echo smart …

Someone turned a 1986 Radio Shack intercom into a retro Google Home [Video]

For its first move into the world of AI smart speakers, Google did a commendable job with Google Home. The feature-set for Home was fairly packed at launch, and since then, helpful new features have either been added or been promised to debut at some point in the future. Google Home also looks …

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Turn an old monitor into a wall display with a Raspberry Pi

So you have an unused Raspberry Pi -- or five -- lying around and you don't know what to do with it. You're not alone, even if there are hundreds of projects at the ready.<p>You can turn it into a Minecraft machine, a music streamer for your living room, an Alexa speaker and many other things. But one …

Debt-free 38-year-old professional wants to invest. Where does she start?

Rachel is 38 and single with a professional job paying $67,500 a year. She has been working full-time for seven years.<p>"I was a mature student," Rachel writes in an e-mail, "and I'm concerned about having enough money for my retirement – and owning a place to live in Toronto!" Rachel has no work …

BackMap Raspberry Pi Powered Haptic Navigation System (video)

During this years TechCrunch Disrupt NY hackathon one team created BackMap a Raspberry Pi powered haptic navigation system which has been …

Was ‘dry drowning’ to blame? Four-year-old boy dies days after going swimming

The water was only knee deep, but Frankie Delgado III’s parents watched him closely as he splashed in the Texas City Dike on Memorial Day weekend. …

The 50 Scariest Movies of All Time

From classic jumps to psychological horror, these films might just keep you awake at night.<p>What makes a scary movie scary?<p>If you glanced at what's come out in the past 20 years, you might think it's the amount of diced body tissue flying around the screen. Horror has always depended on shock value …

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How to create playlists in Kodi

Kodi is a great way to organize and enjoy all your favorite media in one convenient place. Better yet, it's available on so many different devices, …

No More Unused Space: Fit More Storage in a Tiny Bathroom

When it comes to small space living, making the most of <i>all</i> of your available space is everything. Not everyone has sprawling bathrooms with expansive …

Raspberry Pi Desktop Case Kit launches June 5th For $53

A new case has been unveiled for the Raspberry Pi which is being created by Element14 and takes the form of the Pi Desktop, which converts your …

7 Inexpensive Alternatives to Subway Tile for Your Kitchen

White subway tile backsplashes are elegant, they're classic, and... they're everywhere. If you're a little tired of the look, or you just want …

10 tech gadgets you need if you live in a small home

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. Our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Want to deck out your apartment …

Build your own Google Home-style voice assistant for only $50 with a Raspberry Pi

Google’s Home speaker can do all kinds of cool things just by listening to your voice commands, such as describe the weather, play music and control your smart home devices. But what if you want a voice assistant that doesn’t cost over a hundred dollars?<p>You build your own, of course. The latest …

Samsung's Note 7 fiasco isn't hurting the Galaxy S8 one bit

The Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 launch and subsequent two recalls were arguably the most embarrassing consumer electronics mishap in recent memory, so you’d think users might be a bit more cautious buying Samsung gear just a few short months later. Nope: if Samsung’s S8 sales are any indication, …

Toronto residents unite to fight for their airspace

In 2012, Nav Canada shifted a key approach into Pearson airport and condensed flight traffic over a smaller area, changes which have been fought by local activist groups. (Photos by Fred Lum for The Globe and Mail)<p>Margaret Evans cherished the quiet in Davisville Village, a midtown Toronto …

Google Maps update brings much needed navigation sharing

It’s our favorite app update day of the week, what most of us call, Google’s Android app update Wednesday. It may have been a quiet one, but this Maps update is one that we are pretty excited about.<p>Google Maps for Android is rolling out version 9.3, look for the update on device, or head on over …

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