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Outdoors

Enjoy ample sleeping and storage space in REI’s newest Quarter Dome tent

REI is now selling the fourth and most recent version of its popular Quarter Dome tent. The updated model adds 28 percent more living space without increasing the weight, a feature REI calls “lightweight livability.”
Outdoors

CityConnect is creating a ‘Pokemon Go’-style augmented reality app for cyclists

By creating an augmented reality app for cyclists, CityConnect's aim is to enhance the cycling experience with elements of game playing. Players will be rewarded for following traffic laws and acting responsibly.
Mobile

The pen is mightier than the finger: The best styli for all your needs

The stylus is currently undergoing a resurgence, namely due to the popularity of tablets. Here are some of our favorites models for doodlers and note-takers alike, from the Adonit Pixel to the Apple Pencil.
Cars

Koenigsegg buyers can wait five years for delivery, so get your order in now

Swedish supercar Koenigsegg's limited edition models are incredibly fast, cost $2 million-plus, and take 4-5 years to deliver. The company founder says they're focused on getting delivery times down to 2 to 2.5 years.
Music

5 songs you need to stream this week: Kendrick Lamar, Angel Olsen, and more

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what new tracks and albums dropping this week are worthy of your attention. Up this week: Kendrick Lamar, Angel Olsen, and more.
Outdoors

Say goodbye to the grid: Here’s what you need for your first backpacking adventure

Backpacking is a fun and increasingly popular activity but if you don't prep well, you may have a bad (and even dangerous) time. Check out our guide for all the gear you need to make your trip a success.
Home

Roundup of cool coffee devices from the International Home and Housewares Show

Tons of small appliances were on display at the 2017 International Home and Housewares Show, and that means coffee machines. In addition to espresso makers and frothers, there were lots of devices for making cold brew coffee.
Computing

Google releases Chrome OS 57 to stable channel, adds features for tablet mode

Chrome OS hasn't been the most tablet-friendly operating system, but the latest stable version, Chrome OS 57, introduces a couple of features that will make the growing number of touchscreen devices more attractive.
Gaming

Play the role of a cheapskate with these 5 free RPGs

Just because you want to play a premium RPG, doesn't mean you have to a pay a premium price. These five role-playing titles will allow you to explore distant galaxies and familiar worlds without dropping a dime.
Social Media

How to use Facebook Messenger’s secret conversations in iOS and Android

In recent years, encryption and the privacy it affords has become a very important issue. Follow this step-by-step tutorial to learn how to enable so-called "secret conversations" in Facebook Messenger.
Computing

This is how OneDrive works in Windows 10 1:33

In Windows 10, OneDrive is turning into a central sync and storage hub that offers robust compatibility across apps, devices, and platforms. Here's how to make the most of the feature on your Windows-based machine.
Computing

Tempted by the dark side? Here's what you need to know about the Dark Web

There's more to the Dark Web than Silk Road. Here, we talk about what the term entails, the risks involved with exploring it, and how to navigate it should you decide to do so.