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The Best Action Camera: Q2 2014 Edition

You can’t just do something dangerous and insane these days without filming it for posterity. And while action cameras let us relieve these life-highlights over and over, they aren’t all created equal. We decided to see for ourselves which one could handle your extreme adventures best.


Earth 2.0: What We Know About The First Earth-Sized Planet In A Habitable Zone

When you’re looking for alien life, the best place to look is somewhere like Earth; the only place we know of that life exists. Kepler-186f, the first Earth-sized planet to be found in the habitable zone of a star, is the best bet we’ve ever found.


How To Make Browsing The Web On Your Phone Suck Less

No matter how big the screen or how effective the software, web browsing on your smartphone just doesn’t match the ease of browsing on a computer. It’s never going to be perfect, but it can be a lot better. Here’s how to make browsing on your smartphone suck less.


What Can I Do With A Smartwatch And Should I Get One?

Just as a smartphone did with the telephone, a smartwatch provides live access to certain kinds of information and intelligent features in an attempt to add more convenience to your life. While most smartphones take a similar app-based approach, they’re all a little different.


How To Get The Best Features Of Mac OS X Mavericks Right Now

Apple won’t release Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks until later this year. Impatient? You can get many of the best features announced for the next version of the desktop operating system through third party apps and plug-ins right now.


Don't Want Your Phone Stolen? Stop Using It To Check The Time

Smartphones are obvious targets for thieves. The devices are expensive, they’re small, and they’re easy to steal. No Handcuffs — a blog centered around keeping you out of trouble — notes that one of the easiest ways to fall victim to having your phone stolen is to use it to check for the time when someone asks.


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Top 10 Secret Features Of iOS 6

Apple released iOS 6 this week, bringing a handful of new features to iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches. While they defined many of the flagship features, several were left unsaid. These are our 10 favourite secret features in iOS 6.


Under The Hood: The Complete Guide To Hackintosh Upgrading

You didn’t want to settle for Apple’s underpowered hardware, so you built yourself a hackintosh. A few years later it’s feeling slow and you want to upgrade. Because you created the machine yourself, you don’t need to shell out tons of cash for a new one. You can upgrade for a fraction of the price of your original build. But upgrading your hackintosh involves a bit of work and some new challenges — unless you take the right approach.


Under The Hood: Complete Guide To Building A Hackintosh [OS X 10.8.1]

Building a hackintosh — that is, installing Mac OS X on non-Apple hardware — used to require extremely restricted hardware choices and quite a bit of know-how. Now your options are vast and the installation process is fairly simple. With that in mind, here is our complete guide to building a hackintosh that will walk you through purchasing compatible parts, building your machine and installing OS X all on your own.


Under The Hood: The Complete Guide To Solid-State Drives

Adding a solid-state drive (SSD) is one of the best upgrade options for your computer, offering impressive performance improvements for all kinds of tasks. A good SSD is now cheaper than ever, so upgrading makes sense. Here’s everything you should know about your SSD, whether you’re interested in upgrading or just want to learn the ins and outs of your hardware.


Top 10 Things You Can Do With Old Gadgets

If you’re a fan of technology, chances are you’ve retired a few gadgets over the years and they’re sitting in a box in your cupboard. Today’s the day to dig out your leftovers and start thinking about what you can do to let them live and breathe again. Here are 10 of our favourite ideas to get you started.


Can I Hackintosh My Laptop?

I have a Sorny Inspironbookmate 2564300iP00. Can I make Hackintosh? But seriously, I know a lot of people ask if they can hackintosh their obscure laptop that nobody has ever heard of and I understand it’s very unlikely that they can, but when is it possible? When can Mac OS X be installed on a out-of-the-box laptop and run just like it would on a real Mac?