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Are My AirPods Water Resistant?

Some models of Apple’s AirPods and Beats earphones are water resistant. So what does this mean, how is it different from being waterproof, and which models are best protected?

Robot Vacuums Are No Longer Bumbling Idiots

For years it’s been hard to take robot vacuums seriously, and they often come off like a boring, furless pet. We often picture them bumping into walls, leaving a trail of moon dust wherever they go, and running out of batteri…

10 Steam Features You Should Be Using

Steam is the most popular store and multiplayer platform for PC games, and it’s packed with features to make your gaming experience better. Here are ten Steam features you should be using that you might not have noticed….

Did You Know?

If you’ve ever dreamed about hiking to the end of the rainbow (in search of treasure or otherwise), we’ve got some bad news for you: you’d never get there. Rainbows are actually circular and have no end—they only appear as arches in our field of view due to the curvature of the Earth. If you ever have the good fortune to see a rainbow from an airplane or other very high location, you’ll see the whole circle.

The Best Smart Home Devices of 2022

Adding smart home devices to your home gives you more control over your environment. They make your home safer and more secure. They’re just fun to use, too. Here are our favorite smart devices.

How to Make an HDMI Cable Even Longer

Standard HDMI cables, also known as passive HDMI cables, have length limitations. They can only be a certain number of feet long before risking performance issues. So what can you do to extend the length of your HDMI connecti…

The Best Headphones of 2022

Everyone loves headphones for listening to music, movies, and phone calls. But with hundreds of options on the market, which one do you pick? Whether you need active noise cancellation (ANC), a wireless pair, or are just on a…

16 NASA Inventions We Use Every Day

You’d probably be shocked at just how many items we use every day started life in a NASA lab. Sometimes you’re trying to get astronauts home safely, and in the process, you invent something that belongs in every home or tool…
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