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Android 6.0 Shows When You Used Flashlight Or Camera In Battery Stats

Figuring out what’s using your phone’s battery life is helpful in figuring out how to make it last longer. Now, in Android M, you can see when your camera or flashlight was in use.

The Best Apps Updated With 3D Touch Support

The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus come with a cool new “3D touch” feature that allows you to push a little harder on the screen to get a second set of menus. Apps needed updating before they could use this feature though, so lets take a look at some of the best implementations so far.

The Holo Remastered Home Screen

Android may have left Holo behind for brighter pastures, but not everyone has forgotten. This design remixes the old Holo blue in a classic dark background for a slick, modern look.

The Long Arm Of The Galaxy Desktop

Like we’ve said before, sometimes less customisation is more, and this beautiful desktop from reader Mackenzie is another great example of how just a couple of skins — not too many — make all the difference. Here’s how she set it up.

Five Best Action Cameras

Whether you’re looking for a sturdy camera you can strap to yourself while you go biking or climbing, or one you can attach to your car to capture the craziness of the road or protect yourself from fraud, a good action camera is a must. Long battery life, durability, ease of use, accessible storage — this week we’re looking at five cameras that have it all, based on reader nominations.

This DIY Wooden Phone Charging Dock Looks Great On Your Desk

Smartphone docks can be pretty pricey and many of them only really work with a few devices, or they’re built so the manufacturer can sell different models for different phones. This DIY version looks elegant and simple, uses cables you already own, and can charge whatever phone you need it to.

Build A Kid-Friendly Video Player With A Raspberry Pi

Sometimes, the kids just want to watch some videos, but you don’t want to give them full control over your expensive devices. Over on Instructables, craighissett shows you how to build a kid-friendly video player using a Raspberry Pi.

Learn To Tie The Versatile 'Handcuff Knot' With This Instructional Video

If you’re ever in the unfortunate position of needing to restrain someone, the “handcuff knot” does exactly what it sounds like. This versatile knot can do a few other helpful things too.

The LittleBits Gizmos & Gadgets Kit Includes Electronics Projects You Can Do With Your Kids

We’ve always been big fans of littleBits, but while they have long made electronics projects easy, they have never been great for younger kids. The recently released Gizmos & Gadgets kit changes that.

Form Your Best Ideas With A Monthly Idea Rundown

Sometimes ideas seem useless until they’re connected with other ideas. Revisiting all of the idea notes every month gives you a chance to connect the dots and turn average ideas into great ones.

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