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No sun? No problem — this solar panel harvests energy from raindrops, too

We are used to solar panels which can harvest power from sunlight during the day. But how about a new type of solar cell that is able to generate …

Clean Energy

5 Best 4k TVs Of 2018

We buy our own products and put them under the same testing methodology so that you can easily compare them. Unlike most websites, we do not get our products directly from the manufacturers, which means our units aren’t handpicked and actually represent what you would buy yourself. We spend a lot …


Apple launches new privacy portal, users can download a copy of everything Apple knows about them

Apple has today launched its new Data and Privacy website, allowing Apple users to download everything that Apple personally associates with your account, from Apple ID info, App Store activity, AppleCare history to data stored in iCloud like photos and documents. This is currently only available …

App Store

Education Department Launches 'Top-To-Bottom' Review Of Teachers' Grant Program

<b>Updated at 1:05 p.m. ET</b><p>It's a financial nightmare for public school teachers across the country: Federal grants they received to work in low-income schools were converted to thousands of dollars in loans that they now must pay back.<p>NPR revealed these problems in a series of recent stories. The …


15 Cleaning Secrets Only Car Detailers Know

Home › Automotive › 15 Cleaning Secrets Only Car Detailers Know<p>Save $200 and detail your car yourself in half a day. Get professional results using …


All the live TV streaming services compared: Which has the best channel lineup?

Sling TV, DirecTV Now, YouTube TV, Hulu and PlayStation Vue are all vying for your cord-cutting dollar. Here's how the top 100 channels stack up.<p>With the runaway popularity of on-demand streaming video services like Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Video and Hulu, more people are deciding to stop paying …


A Ton of Our Favorite Stuff Is On Sale Right Now

Fashion, like Ferris Bueller’s life, moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it. So today, we’re taking a moment to breathe. Rather than inundate you with yet another new trend you gotta stay up on, we’re looking back at a bunch of the ones we’ve …

Men's Fashion

Street smart: 10 of the best casual trainers - in pictures

Office to evening, these trainers are suitable for any occasion. Keep it simple with classic white or jazz it up with some colour

18 iPhone Tips That'll Make You Seem Like A Phone Wizard

Holy shit! These are legit.

IPhone 8

Feeling stuck in life? How to take your life from stuck to awesome

It sucks to feel stuck.<p>You’re in a rut, and you can’t get unstuck.<p>You’re convinced that something must change, whether in your work or personal life. …


For only $9 shipped, you can have Spigen’s R12E Bluetooth headphones

Spigen Inc via Amazon offers its R12E In-Ear Headphones Bluetooth Headphones with Mic for <b>$8.99 Prime shipped</b>. Normally $15+, this beats our last mention by $1 and is the best available. Whether working out or doing yard chores, you can’t go wrong with $9 Bluetooth earbuds. Rated 3.6/5 stars.<p>Spigen …

Tech Trends

Amazon Anker Accessory Sale from $7: PowerLine II USB-C Cables, Chargers, more

We are back again this week with another fresh batch of discounted Anker accessories including wall chargers, USB-C cables, Qi-charging power solutions and much more. Everything listed below is at the lowest we can find and you’re looking at solid ratings across the board. Head below for all the …

Gear & Gadgets

The world’s smallest portable charger is big on convenience

What a time to live in when your charger, that brick and wire duo that give life to your phone but are either too bulky or too entangle-prone to …

Industrial Design

SPY Guide: The 5 Best Smart TVs Under $200

It’s 2018, have you upgraded your old TV yet? Smart TVs not only offer video and sound quality, they come packed with a ton of built-in features. …

Gear & Gadgets

This Portable Charger Can Keep Your Devices Powered For Days

For times when you're traveling, or just on the move all day, it's good to have a portable battery on hand like the ZeroLemon JuiceBox. It helps keep …

Gear & Gadgets

The soda can-sized portable home theater everyone loves is Amazon’s deal of the day

We get lots of feedback from our readers about the products we cover, and the Nebula Capsule Smart Mini Projector by Anker is one of those devices …

Tech Trends

The best camping and hiking apparel under $30: sunglasses, shirts, backpacks, more

Now that the weather has started to warm up, campers and hikers are ready to hit the trail for some great outdoor fun. However, before you pack up, be certain that you have the best gear. Wearing the right hiking and camping clothes can keep you cool and comfortable when the warmer temperatures …


Turn a single-bulb garage or basement light socket into a motion-activated light - The Gadgeteer

My previous house had those old-style ceramic, single-bulb ceiling light fixtures in the basement. There were three of them in about a 1000 ft² area, …

Home Automation

Arlo Pro 2 is the best wireless home camera system out there, and it’s never been cheaper

One might think things couldn’t get any better than the Arlo Pro home security camera system, but then Netgear went ahead and released Arlo Pro 2. …

Smart Homes

Sonos debuts discounted speaker bundles to expand your home audio setup

Sonos is the cornerstone of many people’s home audio systems. With multi-room audio, stereo support and a robust list of other features, Sonos covers a wide range of use cases making the speakers ideal for adding high-quality sound to just your dorm room or even a whole-home setup. Today the …


HomeScan helps find signal weak spots for your Bluetooth HomeKit smart home accessories

Aaron Pearce, maker of the HomeCam and HomePass apps, has today expanded his HomeKit utility suite with HomeScan, a simple app to show the current signal strength of all the Bluetooth HomeKit accessories in your home. You can quickly identify weak spots and find a better placement for your …

Home Automation

Sonos bundles offer audio options for home theater, vinyl and more

As we head towards Sonos' home theater event on June 6th, the company has just revealed new speaker bundles that will help you save on a Sonos-based home sound system.<p>There are several speaker sets on offer. One deal offers two Sonos One speakers for $379, three of them for $549 and four Ones for …


John Oliver Shines a Light on the Unregulated Rehab Industry on Last Week Tonight

On Sunday night’s episode of <i>Last Week Tonight</i>, John Oliver looked at rehab, a.k.a., “the most common place to go after hitting rock bottom other than …


These innovative earbuds are designed to help you sleep

popsci shop<p>Shut out the noise and listen to your favorite lullaby.<p>ATECH Sleeping Buds<p>While some people can sleep standing up, many of us can be jolted into consciousness by the smallest sound. The brand new ATECH Sleeping Buds are designed to solve this problem once and for all. They are shaped to …

Consumer Tech

How to find the right vehicle if you’re really tall or have long legs

Here’s how to choose the right vehicle that’ll fit you right.<p>Don't be the guy in the image above. If you're just plain tall, or have really long legs, we feel your pain – and you should be driving a car that fits you right. A few <i>Autoblog</i> editors fall into the long camp, and despite vehicles …


48 Ways To Get Out Of Your Own Way And Start Making Real, Lasting Change In Your Life

So often in life, our greatest obstacle is ourselves.<p>It’s not that we can’t force ourselves to grit our teeth and push through another four hours of work. It’s not that we don’t <i>know</i> what we should be doing, or how we could better apply ourselves. Self-sabotage happens in small, almost undetectable …


Keep drinks, food cold in this 20 can Homitt cooler for $80 shipped (Reg. $110)

Today only, as part of its Gold Box Deals of the Day, Homitt Direct (99% positive feedback lifetime) via Amazon offers its Insulated Soft-Sided Cooler with Hard Liner and Heavy Duty Waterproof Material for <b>$79.99 shipped</b>. Regularly closer to $110, this is a match for the lowest we’ve tracked and the …


Upgrade your home network w/ D-Link’s EXO 802.11ac 2.6Gbps Wi-Fi router: $100 (Reg. $120)

Amazon offers the D-Link EXO 802.11ac 2.6Gbps MU MIMO Wi-Fi Router for <b>$99.99 shipped</b>. Normally $120, this is a match for its all-time low and the best available. If your Wi-Fi network is struggling to keep up with everyday tasks, this is a fantastic upgrade with its high bandwidth and quality …


Top 5 foldable phones to expect in 2019: Samsung Galaxy X plus handsets from Apple, Motorola, and more

By Robert Jones<p>The age of folding smartphones is coming. We know as patents for foldable phones are being filed in an ever increasing number, with …


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Home Automation