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12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

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Mozilla's $25 Smartphone Is a Brilliant Gamechanger

Mozilla plans to roll out a $25 smartphone by the end of the year, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reported Wednesday.<p>$25? For a smartphone? Sounds crazy, …

Mobile

Stuck in the iMessage abyss? Here’s how to get your texts back

Advertisement<p>17 Comments<p>About a month ago I switched from an iPhone(s appl) to a Nexus(s goog) 5. It was easy: I swapped the SIM card and synced my …

Photo Blur App – Add Motion Blur & Tilt Shift Lens Effects with Focus | Skylum (ex

Focus<p>Professional filters & lens effects.<br>Highlight the most important subject on your photo<p>Easily focus on what’s really important Professional lens …

Canon's new Rebel T5 DSLR camera is unapologetically for beginners (hands-on)

If you're angling to upgrade from your smartphone or your point-and-shoot to something a little more serious, you're probably not going to jump for the top model out -- unless you have that kind of money. That's where Canon's new entry-level DLSR comes in, with 18-55mm kit lens, for $550. The EOS …

Bolt for Android offers free calling without messing up your routine

Could this be the iMessage of calling?<p>Free calling apps, such as Viber, Skype, and others, are quite common, but they all suffer from the same fatal flaw: they require you to remember to use their special apps when you’re calling someone on their networks and use the standard phone app when you’re …

Facebook unveils radical new Paper iOS app design

Facebook will launch a new app called Paper which radically overhauls how users view status updates, photographs and videos posted by contacts and also brings streams of curated news content from a range of partner publications<p>Facebook will launch a new iOS app in the US on Monday which radically …

Your iPhone Has a Secret Button That Will Save Your Life

Or does it?! Think you know everything there is to know about that little Apple of your eye? Well, you might, or we might show you something that’s going to change life as you know it forever… or at least until the next iOS update.<p>The folks over at Slate GIF-ed out how to use the iPhone’s secret …

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Nest reviewed: The connected home experience done right

Phil Nickinson has done a Nest review. Yes, post Google ergo propter Google. After tearing out his already "perfectly good programmable" gear, and …

Can These iPad Apps Teach Your Kid to Code?

The pillars of elementary education in the U.S. — reading, writing, math — have remained the same for a long time. Now another skill set is …

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Imagine, Program, Share

Scratch is a free programming language and online community where you can create your own interactive stories, games, and animations.

For Kids

Following Kickstarter, Preorders Launch For Secret Compartment iPhone Case Push

Following a successful Kickstarter campaign, Push - the secret compartment case for the iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, and iPhone 5 - is now available to …

The first-ever botwall could change the economics of hacking forever

For companies with data to protect, their primary problem is how cheap hacking can be.<p>While “hacking” encompasses a wide variety of activities, one company is specifically tackling the botnet problem: The ability to use a network of linked computers to overwhelm a website or break into user …

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Adblock Plus<p>Surf the web without annoying ads!<p>Blocks banners, pop-ups, tracking, malware and more<p>By default, nonintrusive ads aren't blocked in order …

Apps to Get Your Kids Coding on the iPad Part 1

In the past, coding was a pretty niche affair, those of us with our Acorns, Spectrums and Commodore 64s experimenting with lines and lines of code. I remember as an 8 year old, spending ages typing out lines of code on my beige Acorn Electron to draw….a line on the screen. To add insult to injury …

Apps

Apple Now Replacing Damaged iPhone 5c Screens in Retail Stores

As reported last week, Apple is now offering in-store repairs for iPhone 5c displays.<p>Users with a cracked or damaged iPhone 5c display that do not have AppleCare+ can pay a $149 fee to get the screen repaired. Prior to the in-store repairs, that fee was $229 as Apple was forced to send damaged …

AT&T starts forgiving contracts to lure customers to its Next upgrade plans

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Credit: AT&T<p>You would figure once AT&T(s t) has you locked down to a contract it would want to keep you there, but that turns …

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Nikon D3300 vs D3200 vs D3100: which camera should you choose?

<i>How do you choose between Nikon's high-spec, affordable entry-level DSLRs? Find out in our Nikon D3300 vs D3200 vs D3100 comparison.</i><p>Nikon has used …

Stylish screensaver recreates the iOS 7 lock screen experience on your Mac

Want to bring iOS and OS X even closer together than they already are? Christian Heudens has recreated the iOS 7 lock screen to your Mac as a free downloadable screensaver. The thin fonts look great on a Retina Display. It’s a neat way to give your Mac a bit of individuality and make your …

Fitbit Apologizes To Customers Who've Experienced Skin Reactions

Fitbit, the company that makes wearable activity trackers, has apologized following widespread reports that its latest wrist-worn device has caused severe skin irritation for some owners.<p>In a statement sent to The Huffington Post on Tuesday evening, Fitbit said that the company is "sorry that even …

Fitbit tries to make peace after Force band causes rashes

Some Fitbit Force wearers are taking off their fitness bands after experiencing a nasty irritation.<p>The company which created fitness-tracking bracelets released a statement today acknowledging the issue and offering a few reasons as to why the bands sent some customers to the doctor:<p>We are aware …