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  • Lifehacker
  • How Can I Find Out If Someone?s Stealing My Wi-Fi?

    How Can I Find Out If Someone?s Stealing My Wi-Fi?

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  • Top 10 Ways to Boost Your Home Wi-Fi

    Top 10 Ways to Boost Your Home Wi-Fi

    WiFi is one of the most important developments in the evolution of the internet?no one wants to be chained to a desktop?but it?s also one of the most frustrating. If you?re plagued by slow speeds, bad reception, and other WiFi issues, here are 10 ways you can power up the WiFi in your home.

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  • How to Protest Safely and Legally

    How to Protest Safely and Legally

    Hitting the streets to make your voice heard is a fundamental right in the United States, and it?s part of our country?s lifeblood. Whether you?re headed out in support or dissent, you should know what you?re getting into before you go. Even if you think the event is purely peaceful, someone else, another protest?

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  • How to Create an Attractive, Customized Desktop HUD with Rainmeter

    How to Create an Attractive, Customized Desktop HUD with Rainmeter

    Rainmeter is a powerful tool that lets you create a beautiful, information-rich heads-up display that keeps track of your system status, RSS feeds, and tons of other info. Here?s how to use it to make an awesome, Iron Man-like HUD for your Windows desktop.

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  • The Best Time to Buy Anything During the Year

    The Best Time to Buy Anything During the Year

    A bit of planning can save you a ton of money when it comes to buying throughout the year. Here?s your comprehensive, always up-to-date guide on the best times to buy everything this year.

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  • Electronista | Gadgets for Geeks
  • So long, and thanks for everything!

    So long, and thanks for everything!
    It's been a pretty good run over here at Electronista, but changing times call for refocusing of efforts. Starting very shortly, Electronista will redirect to MacNN. Don't worry -- we're still going to bring you every piece of news from the Mac side of the fence, as well as selected tidbits from the industry as a whole relevant to our favorite fruit-branded computer manufacturer. Thanks for the last decade!...








  • So long, and thanks for everything!

    So long, and thanks for everything!
    It's been a pretty good run over here at Electronista, but changing times call for refocusing of efforts. Starting very shortly, Electronista will redirect to MacNN. Don't worry -- we're still going to bring you every piece of news from the Mac side of the fence, as well as selected tidbits from the industry as a whole relevant to our favorite fruit-branded computer manufacturer. Thanks for the last decade!...








  • NewerTech rolls out Kitchen Kit iPad stand, stylus for older iPads

    NewerTech rolls out Kitchen Kit iPad stand, stylus for older iPads
    Accessory manufacturer NewerTech has introduced the NewerTech Kitchen Kit iPad stand and stylus bundle that lets users safely use an iPad in the kitchen while maintaining the cleanliness and safety of the tablet while cooking. The Kitchen Kit includes the NewerTech NuStand 360 iPad holder that rotates 360 degrees and pivots up and down and the NewerTech NuScribe Stylus, a combination digital and traditional writing tool that functions as both a capacitive stylus and twist-barrel ballpoint pen....








  • NewerTech rolls out Kitchen Kit iPad stand, stylus for older iPads

    NewerTech rolls out Kitchen Kit iPad stand, stylus for older iPads
    Accessory manufacturer NewerTech has introduced the NewerTech Kitchen Kit iPad stand and stylus bundle that lets users safely use an iPad in the kitchen while maintaining the cleanliness and safety of the tablet while cooking. The Kitchen Kit includes the NewerTech NuStand 360 iPad holder that rotates 360 degrees and pivots up and down and the NewerTech NuScribe Stylus, a combination digital and traditional writing tool that functions as both a capacitive stylus and twist-barrel ballpoint pen....








  • MacNN Deals: Three ways to keep your devices at full power

    MacNN Deals: Three ways to keep your devices at full power
    Every day, alongside our regular Daily Deals post, we are showcasing some of the sales available on our own MacNN Deals page. Today's three offers are all related to power, including two battery packs for your smartphone or tablet, and a bundle that will keep you stocked with rechargeable batteries for other small devices....








 
 
  • Geekologie - Gadgets, Gizmos, and Awesome
  • Jumpy Cat Playing With A Bunch Of Plastic Bags

    Jumpy Cat Playing With A Bunch Of Plastic Bags
    cat-vs-bags.jpg This is a video of Taylor the wiry leaping cat doing what cats do best and playing with a bunch of cheap plastic bags and ignoring all the expensive toys that have been bought for him. Plastic bags are like a Chuck E. Cheese ball pit to a cat, and it looks like he's having a great time. And I can relate -- I used to love playing with plastic bags. "Didn't you wear one as a space helmet until your mom yelled at you?" FACT. It's crazy too because the longer I'd wear it the more I'd feel like I was actually in space. "Yeah, you were breathing carbon dioxide." Like a tree?! "Like an idiot." Space isn't for everyone. Keep going for the video.
  • Maybe Don't Do That: Video Of A Replacement iPhone Battery Exploding After A Guy Bites It

    Maybe Don't Do That: Video Of A Replacement iPhone Battery Exploding After A Guy Bites It
    This is some security cam footage from an electronics store in China of a man biting a replacement iPhone battery, and it exploding VERY shortly afterwards. Why the hell did he bite it? Presumably for the same reason my dog bites things -- she's hungry and willing to take a chance.
    Apple Insider speculates that the man was testing the authenticity of the battery, though it's not clear how you could tell a knock-off Apple product from a real one by biting it. As Taiwan News suggests, it's common for people to test the authenticity of gold by biting it, but iPhone batteries are not made of pure gold.
    Ahahahahhaha -- I'd like to meet the person who can actually identify a real iPhone battery versus a fake one just by biting it. And that is a blind taste-test I would like to see televised. Man, the toxic fumes could not have been good for those people. No word if they're all Decepticons now, but I did just text Optimus Prime to find out. Keep going for the whole video in case you were curious about the aftermath (SPOILER: it's uneventful).
  • Um, What?: World Record For Longest Distance Walked With Running Lawnmower Balanced On Chin

    Um, What?: World Record For Longest Distance Walked With Running Lawnmower Balanced On Chin
    lawnmower-chin-balance-record.jpg Because if you're the only person willing to do something you're already the best at it, this is a video of longtime world record hunter Ashrita Furman setting a new record for the longest distance walked while balancing a running lawnmower on your chin. I just don't know anymore.
    Walking a distance of 71.50 m (234ft 6.96 in) in Jamaica, New York, USA, Ashrita beat his previous record by more than 50 m with the lawnmower, placed handle down, plugged into a generator being pushed behind him. At no point during the 2 min 13 sec walk did Ashrita's hands or arms touch the 7.5 kg lawnmower as he used his balance alone to keep it perfectly weighted on his chin.
    First of all, an electric lawnmower? Come on. Secondly, who even comes up with these ridiculous records? And, lastly and most importantly, has anybody set a walking while balancing a weed-whacker record yet? Because I think I can do it. Regardless, when reached for comment about Ashrita's latest feat, one outspoken neighbor had this to say: "He needs to stop dicking around and just mow his damn lawn already." I'd be pissed too. Keep going for the video.
  • Impressive: A One Minute Side-Scrolling Cartoon Recap Of All Of Breaking Bad

    Impressive: A One Minute Side-Scrolling Cartoon Recap Of All Of Breaking Bad
    To celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the series (has it really been that long?), this is a one-minute side-scrolling cartoon recap of the entirety of Breaking Bad. It made me want to watch it all over again. Unfortunately, I already have a long list of shows to watch, which was created entirely by my girlfriend without any input from me whatsoever. What's Outlander -- is it any good? "You're gonna love it." I was asking them, dear. "Tell him he's gonna love it." See? This is what I have to live with. "You do all realize I only exist inside GW's head, right?" JESUS -- I'll watch your shows, okay?! Just please stop making me look bad in front of my friends. Keep going for the video.
  • A 3-D Printed Measuring Cube For All Your Kitchen Measuring Needs

    A 3-D Printed Measuring Cube For All Your Kitchen Measuring Needs
    measuring-cube-1.jpg This is the Measuring Cube designed by Thingiverse user iomaa. It can replace pretty much all your measuring cups and spoons thanks to its unpatented six-sided design (available in imperial and metric measurements or both combined). The printer files are free for download HERE if you have a 3-D printer and want to print one yourself. I wouldn't mind one, but I don't have a 3-D printer, plus I generally just eyeball all my cooking measurements anyways. "And the last time you cooked everyone got sick." Okay, so I may have eyeballed a little too much E. coli. Keep going for a couple more shots while I gleam the cube.
  • Coolest Gadgets
  • AIcorrect Translator makes communication a snap

    AIcorrect Translator makes communication a snap
    If there was one particular superpower that I would love to have, it would be the ability to be able to decipher and understand all languages. It makes communication far easier, and it will certainly be a bridge among different people groups and tribes. While the science fiction utopia of having a form of AI (Artificial Intelligence) handle all of our different languages and dialect nuances remains just that, the ...
  • FIFISH P3 underwater drone

    FIFISH P3 underwater drone
    Most of us would think of drones as something that ends up as a luxury purchase of sorts. It is not really necessary, but it is still nice to own one. After all, snapping a sweeping, panoramic shot of a particular area from the skies always evokes a majestic feeling in the viewer if it is done right. The free flying drones in the air have certainly made their mark ...
  • iQIYI QIYU VR II head mounted display

    iQIYI QIYU VR II head mounted display
    The QIYU VR II is a head mounted display (HMD) from iQIYI which recently debuted at CES earlier this month, wowing all those who took a look at it. There is one very good reason for this: the QIYU VR II happens to be the first of its kind in the world, being the only VR HMD that supports panoramic 8K (4320p, 7680 x 4320) video playback. This is an ...
  • ILIFE reveals the A8 robotic vacuum

    ILIFE reveals the A8 robotic vacuum
    When it comes to maintaining the cleanliness of a home or office, there is plenty of work to be done. In fact, if the amount of space in the area is huge, it can feel as though the task has amplified. ILIFE figured out that homemakers and virtually anyone else who is too busy to clean the home can always receive a little bit of additional assistance in the form ...
  • Nautiz X9 rugged PDA is one tough nut

    Nautiz X9 rugged PDA is one tough nut
    Nautiz X9 is an Android-powered PDA (personal digital assistant) that is more or less capable taking just about any kind of punishment that you throw in its direction, shrugging off knocks, drops, and even submersion without missing a beat. This enterprise handheld was specially built to function in areas of fieldwork that occur in the most challenging outdoor or industrial environments, while offering a performance that would not seem out ...