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14 of the Best Places You Can Learn Photoshop for Free by @LarryKim

These 14 places will let you learn everything you need to know about Photoshop for free.The post 14 of the Best Places You Can Learn Photoshop for …

Tutorials

This simple AirPods hack can dramatically improve the sound quality

And they still fit in the charging case<p>Apple’s AirPods have always struck me as peculiar. Not just because of the shape, which is definitely odd, but the fact that so many owners rave about their $159 earbuds, despite admitting to mediocre sound. Surely the most important feature of any headphones …

GoPro Music: Getting the Shot with Tony Royster Jr. - Mouthcam Drum Solo

GoPro

What's the Best Smart Thermostat for You? The Ultimate Guide

Smart thermostats are often one of the first smart home devices people consider getting, and for good reason. Unlike some smart home products with …

26 Google Maps Tricks You Need to Try

The mapping product that can do everything can actually do a whole lot more.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

Maps

This is what Google's new fact check feature in its search results looks like

The Californian tech giant announced on Friday that it is rolling out globally a feature in its search and news results that will assess the authenticity of information shown.<p>Google isn't doing this fact-checking itself: Instead, it's relying on respected independent fact-checking organisations …

Google News

Verizon tests a giant drone that provides cell service after disasters

Verizon launched drones with emergency LTE capabilities which could provide the answer to a simple-yet-serious problem after a natural disaster: reestablishing communication.<p>The drones were the product of a collaboration between Verizon and American Aerospace Technologies Inc. They’re <i>enormous</i>, with …

Reddit shuts down 'alt-right' subreddit

The community felt the full force of the banhammer, not for hate speech or inciting violence, but for posting personal and confidential information.<p>Online community Reddit has banned the "alt-right" subreddit, /r/altright. The ban came down on Wednesday, citing violation of Reddit's content policy. …

How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract and Never Buy Imitation Stuff Again

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Recipes

The cord-cutter's guide to the best indoor antennas

Indoor antennas are pretty cheap, but our tests of six popular models did reveal some differences. Here's how they stack up.<p>You don't need to spend much money to get free TV. Indoor antennas cost as little as $10 and let you watch free TV programs over the air with your current television.<p>That's …

Google, democracy and the truth about internet search

Tech-savvy rightwingers have been able to ‘game’ the algorithms of internet giants and create a new reality where Hitler is a good guy, Jews are evil and… Donald Trump becomes president<p>Here’s what you don’t want to do late on a Sunday night. You do not want to type seven letters into Google. That’s …

Cambridge Analytica

Best air-purifying houseplants, according to NASA

NASA recommends one air-purifying plant for every 100 square feet of space<p>While architects are raving about the benefits of plant-covered facades, you don’t need to entirely mask your building with greenery in order to get the same benefits. Starting in the 1980s, NASA scientists began to study the …

Meet RAW, The Best Photo Editing App Powered By Photographers

There’s a brand-new app in town that every photographer must add to their everyday essentials. Introducing RAW by 500px—it’s going to totally change …

Mobile Photography

Think Green: 20 Vertical Garden Ideas

There’s nothing like a <b>vertical garden</b> overflowing with lush plants! Vertical gardening is one of today’s top trends, and the good news for design …

Landscaping

Doctors issue warning about LED streetlights

The American Medical Association (AMA) has just adopted an official policy statement about street lighting: cool it and dim it.<p>The statement, adopted unanimously at the AMA's annual meeting in Chicago on June 14, comes in response to the rise of new LED street lighting sweeping the country. An AMA …

CNN

How can I ditch my carrier and just use Wi-Fi?

The dream: Keep your phone in airplane mode, forever.<p>When Steve Jobs unveiled the first iPhone in 2007, he famously teased it as "three devices": An iPod, a phone and an "internet communications device" — maybe the clunkiest three words ever uttered at an Apple keynote.<p>On this week's episode of <b>Too</b> …

Tech Trends

Let’s hope drone users all follow these 8 simple government guidelines

Don't be a jerk.<p>That's essentially what a new set of government guidelines boils down to when it comes to flying drones. The recommendations, which were published Thursday by a branch of the Commerce Department, are merely voluntary. But they offer a succinct summary for how not to violate other …

FAA

How to shoot a moving day to night timelapse (With a Canon body and a Nikon lens)

Time lapses that transition from day to night (or vice versa) are considered the Holy Grail of time lapses. Aside from the actual tactics of taking a …

Time-lapse Photography

Keep It Down! Build Noise Insulation Panels for Your Shop or Studio

If you use your garage as a home workshop, things can get noisy at times. This is generally acceptable, but if your child is sleeping and you’d like to use a miter saw, or you want to run your CNC router while others are watching TV, a little noise reduction can be quite helpful. Here’s one option …

Home Improvement

140+ Google Services & Tools You Should Know (And Bookmark)

Mention Google products and you’d probably think of Google Search, Gmail, Chrome, YouTube or Android but there are actually <b>more than a hundred Google</b> …

Google

Your guide to obeying the new drone laws

In the two days since the FAA launched its drone registration site, a whopping 45,000 people have registered their aircraft. Come Christmas day, that number could skyrocket.<p>Around 400,000 drones are expected to be purchased this holiday season, according to the Consumer Technology Association. …

CNN

Hobie is a Handy Time Lapse Tool for Your Smartphone

No battery and Bluetooth required, the Hobie time-lapse tool provides you a handy way to capture awesome time lapse videos with your smartphone. And …

Time-lapse Photography

DJI's adding autopilot features to Phantom 3 drones next week

DJI pleased Phantom owners recently when it announced that much-needed autopilot features would be coming to its most popular series of quadcopters, and the Inspire 1. Today, we learn when (September 7th) and how (via a good ole' firmware update). The new flight features include Waypoints (map out …

Polaroid’s Zip mobile printer channels instant photo heritage for new generation

As a consumer electronics company, the new Polaroid is plastering its name on everything from TVs to smartphones and tablets (Polaroid’s …

The Cop

Darren Wilson was not indicted for shooting Michael Brown. Many people question whether justice was done.<p>Darren Wilson, the former police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, an eighteen-year-old African-American, in Ferguson, Missouri, has been living for several months on a nondescript …