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3 Simple, Free Apps For Accessing Your Home Computer From Anywhere

You're at work, or on the other side of the world, or both, and you need something from your computer at home - in years gone by, you would need an …

Raspberry Pi

900 Free Audio Books: Download Great Books for Free

<b>Barrie, JM</b> - Peter Pan - Free iTunes - Free MP3<p><b>Barrodale, Amie</b> - "William Wei" (read by James Franco) - Free MP3<p><b>Barthelme, Donald</b> - “Chablis” (read …

Literature

The 11 Steamiest International Movies on Netflix

One of the best things about Netflix is its superb collection of international shows and movies. Not only do subscribers have access to some of the …

Streaming

How to Edit PDF Files for Free

Not everyone can afford the steep subscription fee that Adobe charges for its Adobe Acrobat DC PDF editor (Rs. 12,168 per year). The app is the best …

Apps

Cloudflare launches 1.1.1.1 DNS service that will speed up your internet

Not an April Fools’ prank<p>Cloudflare is launching its own consumer DNS service today, on April Fools’ Day, that promises to speed up your internet connection and help keep it private. The service is using https://1.1.1.1, and it’s not a joke but an actual DNS resolver that anyone can use. Cloudflare …

Information Security

100 Things Everyone Should Do In London

If you're visiting London, you can't afford to miss these sights.

England

The Perils of NOT Using Royalty Free Music

So, you’ve been told time and time again that royalty free music is the way to go when it comes to selecting beats for your videos. But part of you …

Royalty-Free Music

Setting up an iPad for coding is my greatest feat as a computer user

A few months ago, I detailed my process for setting up a Pixelbook to code on. It wasn’t easy or simple or straightforward, but it worked in the end: I had all the power and flexibility of Linux, access to my favorite code editor (VS Code), and, of course, the slick web browsing experience that …

Web Development

Alphabet's Outline lets you run your own self-hosted VPN for free

Jigsaw, an incubator that’s part of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, has launched Outline, an open-source virtual private network (VPN) that you can host on your own server at no charge.<p>As an initiative from the human-rights-focused Jigsaw, Outline is being billed as a tool to help journalists …

VPNs

This app makes your headphones sound like a pro recording studio

Spend some time shopping for headphones, and you’ll quickly grow tired of devices claiming to present music “as the artist intended,” despite sporting vastly different sound. But what if your favorite cans actually <i>could</i> sound like the recording studio where your favorite music was mixed?<p>Enter …

Audiophile

39 of the best secret categories on Netflix and how to find them

Netflix has an insane amount of content, but it's not always easy to find what you want.<p>The categories Netflix gives you access to are broad, which is made more frustrating by the knowledge that Netflix splits movies and TV shows into incredibly specific micro-categories.<p>Luckily, it's pretty easy …

Entertainment

8 gripping British detective shows to watch on Netflix

Nobody does detective shows quite like the Brits.<p>Sure, America has Columbo, Castle and all those tenacious CSI sleuths, but they’re no match for …

SD Memory Cards: Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About SD Cards But Were Afraid to Ask

If your digital camera is fairly new, odds are it stores images on SD cards. SD stands for Secure Digital but it may seem more like Strange & …

How to open iPhone HEIC images on Windows

After the iOS 11 update, iPhones now use HEIC images by default. The new standard isn't widely supported yet. Here's how to deal with HEIC images on your Windows machine.<p>One of the larger changes in iOS 11 was Apple's adoption of the new High Efficiency Image Format (HEIF) standard for photos. …

Software

How To: Properly Calibrate the Battery on Any Android Phone

After Apple's recent fiasco, it's now common knowledge that smartphone batteries degrade over time. But aside from causing terrible battery life, a …

Sex Flicks And Chill: The 10 Sexiest Movies On Netflix

There's a lot of sexy content available to stream, but here are the 10 steamiest movies on Netflix!<p>Photos: NETFLIX ; Photo Illustration: Dillen Phelps<p>…

This app tells you if your PC is vulnerable to the Spectre and Meltdown CPU flaws | Trusted Reviews

<b>The furore around the Meltdown and Spectre processors security flaws can be confusing, but the InSpectre app is here to help.</b><p>Developed by data …

Spectre (Security Bug)

iPad Diaries: Transmit Replacements and FTP Clients

<i>iPad Diaries is a regular series about using the iPad as a primary computer. You can find more installments here and subscribe to the dedicated RSS feed.</i><p><i>You can download my wallpaper here.</i><p>Even though I never depended on Transmit for my daily iPad file management needs, I was sad to read that Panic …

Apps

How To Get Medium Format Colors With Full Frame

Over the last few months, I have been in contact with Phase One to test their latest medium format camera, the IQ3 100MP Trichromatic. The standard …

Cameras

16 Creepy Incest Movies We Can't Help but Be Fascinated By

Admit it, you just can't look away from these taboo onscreen relationships. Incest — be it between siblings, cousins, step family members, or parents …

Relationships

darktable Brings Its Free, Open Source Lightroom Alternative to Windows

If you’re looking for a cheaper alternative to Lightroom for managing and processing your raw photos, there’s some good news: the free and open …

Software

Here Are Rotten Tomatoes' Best Reviewed Movies of 2017

If you’re looking to close out 2017 by watching the best reviewed movies released this year, Rotten Tomatoes has more than 100 options to choose from.<p>…

Rotten Tomatoes

The ultimate, 3500-word, plain English guide to blockchain

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, I’m sure you’ve heard of Bitcoin and blockchain. After all, they are one of the most trending topics these days  —  the ultimate buzzwords of the year. Even people who’ve never mined cryptocurrency or understand how it works, are talking about it.<p>My …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces …

Heretics welcome! Economics needs a new Reformation

Neoclassical economics has become an unquestioned belief system and treats those challenging the creed as dangerous<p>In October 1517, an unknown Augustinian monk by the name of Martin Luther changed the world when he grabbed a hammer and nailed his 95 theses to the door of the Castle Church in …

Economics

How to Run Nik Collection Standalone Without Photoshop or Lightroom

DxO recently announced that it has acquired the Nik Collection suite of popular photo tools after Google abandoned development in May. The Collection …

Tutorials

Want to really understand how bitcoin works? Here’s a gentle primer | Ars Technica

Ars goes deep on the breakthrough online payment network.<p>The soaring price of bitcoin—the virtual currency is now worth more than $250 billion—has …

Bitcoin

Here’s How to Use Your Camera’s Histogram and Never Miss an Exposure Again (VIDEO)

Achieving a correct exposure is the first step toward capturing a great image, and on Monday we explained how to do that by bracketing your shots. In …

Sony Cameras

The best DNA ancestry test

<i>By Amadou Diallo</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After more than 80 hours of research and …