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Most Popular Clever Uses and MacGyver Tips of 2016

We’re always finding ingenious workarounds to life’s problems, big or small. This year we treated pool noodles as all-purpose cushions, removed and …

13 handy car gadgets that cost less than $100

Fortunately, there are a number of gadgets on the market today that can help you be better prepared for whatever the road throws at you.<p>Here are 13 car gadgets that will not only improve your overall driving experience, but will also help you be ready for the unexpected.

3 Best Command Line Tool for Network Bandwidth Monitoring

<b>A quick look at three best tools for network bandwidth monitoring in Ubuntu, Linux.</b><p>These tools need the network interface name as argument in the …

7 Real-Life Reddit Horror Stories That Will Totally Freak You Out

It's that time of year again! Halloween is upon us, which means it's time for scary stories. Naturally, people have taken to Reddit to share their …

The Flying Freedom Desktop

Reader snovvcrash shared this customized desktop in our Desktop Showcase, and it makes us feel like flying too. Here’s how to get the same look on …

How to get Google Assistant on any Android Marshmallow smartphone in 9 steps

The all new and advanced Google Assistant is a core element of the company’s messaging app Allo, and the flagship Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones that …

Monday's best tech deals and discount codes; tons of wireless headphones and speakers

Happy Labor Day! Make sure you’re doing your best to respect those who earned Labor Day as a holiday and avoid work. Spend time with friends and …

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Lean To Shed Plans Free | Free Garden Plans - How to build garden projects

Building a lean to shed is a good choice if you like the simple but efficient designs. In addition, although it might look bulky to most of you, by …

How to build a barn shed | HowToSpecialist - How to Build, Step by Step DIY Plans

This step by step projects is about <b>how to build a barn shed</b>. Building a 8×12 shed is easy and it will help you increase the storage space in your …

How to turn your home into a smart home

Tech mavens from Nest, Amazon, and more share their tips and tricks for how to take your home into the 21st century<p>We’re on the cusp of a Cambrian explosion in smart home products. The speedy march of technology is churning out everything from connected bottle openers to automated window blinds, …

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North Korean athletes fall short of Kim Jong-un's medal target in Rio Olympics

North Korea's confident assertions that its athletes would leave Rio de Janeiro clutching a fistful of gold medals largely fell flat, leading to concerns that competitors will feel the wrath of Kim Jong-un when they return to Pyongyang.<p>Arriving in Rio on July 28, Yun Yong-bok, a senior official of …

The Secret to Solving a Rubik's Cube in Under Two Minutes

Hungarian professor of architecture Ernö Rubik invented his eponymous Rubik’s Cube in 1974. Since then, the toy has stymied puzzle-lovers across the …

Middle School

Chelsea transfer news: Antonio Conte eager to make another four signings ahead of the new season

Antonio Conte wants to add another four players to his Chelsea squad <b>before the end of the transfer window</b> that could take the club’s summer spending over the £150million mark.<p>Chelsea have already completed some shrewd business by spending over <b>£60m on striker Michy Batshuayi</b> and midfielder <b>N’Golo</b> …

These wireless over-ear headphones sound just as good as Beats for $29.99

We’re not exactly sure how you’re supposed to pronounce “Mixcder,” but we are sure of one thing: this company managed to make some killer headphones …

Tech Trends

$99 Superdock turns Android phones into laptops — but why?

Stop me if you've heard this idea before: Imagine turning your smartphone into a laptop just by plugging it into a laptop "shell."<p>Yeah... it's not a …

9to5Toys Last Call: Tweetbot 4 iOS/Mac $5, 6000mAh Power Bank $6, Laptop Backpacks from $25, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by <i>signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter</i>. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications.<p>TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:<p><i>Last Call Updates:</i><p>Short Lightning cables are more useful than you’d think, here are …

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Manchester United on the verge of two major signings

Reports from Italy last night claim that Manchester United are about to make a major splash in the summer transfer window, with two high-profile players on their way to Old Trafford.<p>Italian journalist and transfer guru, Gianluca Di Marzio, reported last night that Manchester United are on the verge …

Walt Disney Animation is Officially as Good as Pixar Now

For several years, Pixar’s animated films made Pixar’s parent company, Disney, look good. And meanwhile, Disney’s own in-house animation studio was …

A house made with only Pallets. And the plans for it cost $75

Amazing, but true. And you can actually order one now!<p>This fantastic pallet home, built by i-beam designs, and it’s plans costs only $75. But what is …

This 1982 JCPenney Catalog Is a Jackpot of '80s Toys and Electronics

How do you define a hero? It's easy. It's anyone who takes the time to scan all 636 pages of the 1982 JCPenney Christmas catalog and posts those …

J.C. Penney

CloudApp, Droplr both updated with new design, features on Mac

Popular (and competing) cloud sharing services CloudApp and Droplr both announced big updates to their Mac apps this week with new features and designs.<p>CloudApp 2.0 (seen above) now features thumbnail previews, the ability to share links before an upload is complete, Notification Center support, …

TeamLab, A Canvas-Based Document Editor, Wants To Send Microsoft Office 365 Back To The Drawing Board

Online document editors such as Google Docs, and Zoho Docs, have long-promised a browser-based alternative that will finally let you eradicate Microsoft Office from your desktop. But for more complex document editing and complete compatibility with Microsoft’s incumbent file formats, it’s fair to …