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Billed as the world's first liquid plastic welder, Bondic might look like a tube of super glue, but it's far easier to apply and use — without those loopy fumes. It's actually a liquid plastic that remains fluid when applied until you hit it with a blast of UV light for about four seconds. That hardens it into a rock-hard plastic that can be sanded and finished so your repairs don't stand out.

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I love my Galaxy Note 3. But the bigger they are, the harder they fall. And holy crap did I do a good job of shattering my screen when it fell from my feeble clutches recently. But from adversity comes opportunity — and I learned two key lessons that everyone should know when it comes to fixing a broken phone screen.

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There comes a time in every phone's life when its screen cracks. The are three ways to deal with it: you could live with it, to teach yourself a lesson, you could get in line for a replacement at the Apple Store, or you could call the on-demand screen repair service iCracked. You should probably call iCracked.

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Dust on your camera's sensor is a tormenting problem made worse by the fact that attempting to clean it is slightly risky. The Sensor Gel Stick could offer an easier and safer way to go about getting grime off the delicate surface.

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When I was 14, my stereo broke. Opening it up, I found a small piece of metal had been disconnected from the circuit board at the base. I grabbed a lighter and melted the piece back in place. I plugged the stereo back in and turned it on. It worked. It was the first time I actually got something I tried to fix working.

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Repairing cracks in roadways is a costly and time-consuming job. So researchers have come up with an automated system to fill cracks in asphalt, which covers more ground in less time and could save money by extending the life of a road.

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Despite everyone's assumptions, we geeks are not always privy to the latest and greatest technology. If you're stuck with an old, slow, crappy computer, there are a few things you can do to make the best of a bad situation. Here are our top 10 favourites.

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If your plastic unibody Macbook is having peeling rubber butt issues, you aren't alone. Apple's now actually fixing the problem for free - either through the Genius bar or a DIY kit. They'll even refund any money you've spent before.

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Doorknobs get loose, windows need unsticking, the tap always ends up dripping - and houses don't usually come with a super. Here's are the 10 tools that will get any homeowner through the most common projects around the house.

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Do you ever wonder just how paralysingly scary it is at the top of a 500m broadcast tower? Where you're closer to the clouds than you are to the ground? Let this guy do the climbing.