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How to wipe your Mac and restore to default

Feel like you need a clean slate? Whenever you want to, you can restore the factory settings on your Mac. This means erasing all your data, everything you've done on the computer, and reverting it back to like-new status.

Computing

Google adding personalized hurricane warnings to its search results

The search giant has added some extra personalization features to its platform, giving you more accurate advice and up-to-the-minute forecasts whenever you run a search for a storm.

Web

Popcorn Time says Hollywood is far too greedy

Internet users are turning to illegal means for their movie and television fixes because the authorized alternatives are hampered by restrictions and high prices, say some of the Popcorn Time team.

Web

Arro is the latest cab-hailing app to try and topple Uber

Watch out, Uber, the competitors are coming. Arro just launched in New York City with a promise not to rely on surge pricing during busy periods, and the app is coming to more cities soon.

Mobile

Buzz Aldrin opens Florida institute dedicated to colonizing Mars

The race to reach Mars is heating up with Buzz Aldrin launching the new Buzz Aldrin Space Institute, whose primary goal is to encourage research that leads to the future settlement of Mars.

Cool Tech

Stealing Apollo’s chariot: the inner workings of solar panels

Solar panels are one of the brightest methods of obtaining clean energy — especially given their energy source — but how exactly do they work in the real world? Here's a brief rundown.

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10 of the best Netflix originals to binge away your day

Looking for a new show to binge watch on your day off? Check out our roundup of the best Netflix Original Series currently streaming on the platform, whether you're in the mood for a gritty crime drama or a dysfunctional comedy.

Movies & TV

Top 17-inch laptop bags for gamers, professionals and photographers

Having trouble with your brick of a laptop? We've rustled up the best 17-inch bags, packs and cases around to store your desktop-replacement for every type of travel.

Computing

Tired of posters falling off your wall? Try Voltaglue, the voltage-dependent adhesive

A new glue is making its debut, and it even works underwater. This is because Voltaglue only hardens when an electrical charge is applied. This allows for it to remain effective even in conditions that generally render adhesives ineffective

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Want to share your mood? Do it with the wearable-first app Vibes

Enter Magic Vibes Corporation, the company that is finally paying wearables the attention they deserve when it comes to applications, and for now, its primary offering is a mood app it calls Vibes.

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Jesse Owens biopic Race sprints to the box-office with early release

You'll be seeing Focus Features' Jesse Owens biopic sooner rather than later, as the studio has decided to release the film almost two months before it was originally scheduled to hit theaters.

Movies & TV