Sometimes, slow internet is the universe’s way of telling you to go play outside. Other times, it’s the universe’s cruel joke to destroy your productivity. Here are 10 ways to troubleshoot, fix, or just survive a slow internet connection.
Yesterday, the House of Representatives approved a measure that killed an upcoming FCC ruling that would have required internet providers to ask your permission to sell your browsing data. Now, everyone’s trying to find a way around this, and virtual private networks (VPNs) are the most popular means of doing so. But…
Netflix is about to rain down on April with some nerd-friendly original content, but that’s coming at the cost of some of the best nerd-friendly classic TV.
Whether it’s poorly reported stories of hacked Samsung TVs, sadly hilarious tales of hacked teddy bears, or even more bizarre claims about wiretapped microwaves, real, fake, and overblown accounts of all the things that can happen with the devices we choose to connect to the internet dominate the news. We’ve brought…
“I don’t like scary stuff,” you tell people—as if it’s an allergy of some kind. You won’t go to haunted houses, you wouldn’t dream of playing the new Resident Evil, and your fingers are perpetually crossed in the hope your moviegoing friends won’t pick a horror flick. Well, what if I told you scaring yourself is…
Spring is in the air and daylight saving time is about to start, which means those carefree lazy nights of binge watching Netflix will now come with a side of guilt as you look off into the late evening sunset. Good thing there’s some good stuff arriving this month in the U.S. to keep you occupied.
At the beginning of January, I happened upon a video you may have seen: a young woman doing pushups for 100 days. She starts out “scrawny,” but gets stronger. I wanted to do that. So I did, and you can too.
2017 is now in full swing, and Netflix is yet again bringing a ton of new original movies and TV shows alongside some decent stuff from other networks. That includes some real winners this month, like Finding Dory and The People v. O.J. Simpson.
Whether you’re playing retro games through an emulator on Windows, Mac, or a custom-built Raspberry Pi console, you need a controller. We tested some of the most popular options, from simple Xbox controllers to retro replicas and expensive Bluetooth-enabled gamepads, to figure out which are worth your money.
It’s been a tough year for some of us, but its been a fantastic year for film. These incredible dramas, musicals, documentaries, and sci-fi thrillers will help you forget this year’s struggles so you can look ahead. These are the best movies of 2016.
You’ve unwrapped your presents and received everything you’d hoped you’d get. But now what? We’ve got you covered this holiday season with several guides to help you get acquainted with your brand new gadgets.
It’s no secret that turning a Raspberry Pi into a retro game console is hands-down the most popular, easy, and fun project you can do with a Pi. That initial guide is just the beginning though, and if you really want to get more out your little DIY console, you’ll want to dig in with some advanced tips.
Every week, we highlight awesome workstations, battlestations, office spaces, and other tech’d out spots where people work, play, relax, and get stuff done. Here’s a look back at your favorites from the past year.
We’re not even halfway through December and Netflix is already letting us know what’s on the way next month. That’s partially because the end of December holds a few surprises, and January’s looking pretty solid too.
Rejoice, you can download Netflix movies and TV shows to watch offline. Unfortunately, it only downloads to your built-in storage by default, which can lead to some slow, cluttered phones. If you’d rather use the extra space on your SD card for all those Stranger Things episodes, here’s how.
We’ve walked you through building your own computer before. In this post—which we’ll update periodically as prices and components change—we’ll walk you through the hardware we’ll need for three different system builds: a budget workstation, a powerful all-purpose PC, and an enthusiast’s system for gamers and…
When an app claims to be powered by “artificial intelligence” it feels like you’re in the future. What does that really mean, though? We’re taking a look at what buzzwords like AI, machine learning, and neural networks really mean and whether they actually help improve your apps.
We’ve discussed how much sleep you need (at least seven hours, for most people), but often our real question is the flip side: Can you get away with less than the optimal amount, or even replace your night’s sleep with a series of round-the-clock naps?
As winter starts to dig its way in, Netflix cycles through another set of movies. This time around, you’ll see the return of the Gilmore Girls, a couple of Stephen King classics, and more.
When your kid shows interest in a popular phenomenon, usually there’s not much to understand—you just help them turn on the videos, and put the toys on their birthday wish list. But it’s a little trickier when your kid comes home and insists that they need to play Minecraft. You have some learning to do.