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The settings you should change immediately after buying a new TV

It's finally a good time to make the jump to a 4K TV. Prices have come down, HDR is up to snuff, and there are a bevy of great models to choose from. But once you bring your new TV home, you may want to take a trip through its settings and tweak a few in order to get the best possible picture.<p>If …

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Learn to Code: Harvard's Free Online Computer Science Course

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C, SQL, PHP, and More<p>Harvard’s “Introduction to Computer Science” course is widely regarded as the best computer science …

Online Education

Learn any of these 16 programming languages and you'll always have a job

Someone has to write that software. Why not you?<p>There are thousands of programming languages, but some are far more popular than others.<p>When a company goes out to find new programming talent, they're looking for people familiar with the languages and systems they already use — even as relatively …

The Impatient Programmer’s Guide to Learning

Most beginners find it easy to learn the basics of programming such as writing expressions, conditions, loops and object-oriented programming. Sites …

How to download the original StarCraft for free

Along with Command & Conquer, Blizzard's StarCraft ushered in the real-time strategy genre as we know it. Hard to believe that was almost 20 years ago.<p>Never played the game? Good news: It's now available for free.<p>Why the giveaway? Blizzard is no doubt hoping to create some buzz around StarCraft: …

Starcraft

Writing your first Android app - everything you need to know

There are lots of reasons why you might want to write an Android app. Maybe you have a great idea and you want to build a prototype, maybe you just want to learn to program for Android, maybe it is part of a school or college course, or maybe you are just curious. Whatever the motivation, building …

Android News

Save over 75% on the Wireless Bluetooth Cloud Buds

<i>This is a paid placement and if you buy something through this article or on the BGR Store we will receive compensation from retail partners.</i><p>Wireless …

This Mechanical Keyboard Is Secretly An Android Computer

Your keyboard is boring—it doesn't do anything special or unique. You could change that: some crazy bastards in China have built a keyboard that's …

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Letlive. barred from playing Florida venue - News - Alternative Press

<b>Letlive.</b> were recently barred from playing the April 3 date of their tour supporting Taking Back Sunday. According to a post on the band’s Facebook …

“What we started to build got out of our hands”—Underoath to release ‘Tired Violence’ farewell DVD - News - Alternative Press

Underoath have revealed that they will be releasing a farewell DVD, titled <i>Tired Violence</i>, but they need your help to make it happen.<p>Despite having …

Listen to Aaron Gillespie’s new song, “All He Says I Am” - News - Alternative Press

Aaron Gillespie is streaming the second single from his upcoming sophomore worship album, <i>Grace Through The Wandering</i>, titled "All He Says I Am." …

Our deepest darkest fears turned into terrifying cartoons

We all have deep dark fears that are almost always irrational and probably rooted from our childhood and most likely festered when we were alone and …

Animation

Brio promises a safer, smarter power outlet

Each Brio features two outlet points and fits into a wall like a standard power outlet. Brio's default state is off though, so no electricity will …

Creed singer thinks he’s a CIA agent on a mission to assassinate Obama: 911 call - News - Alternative Press

The troubles of Creed singer Scott Stapp continue. Last month, Stapp uploaded a truly bizarre video where he claimed to be homeless, completely broke …

Building a space elevator starts with a lunar elevator by 2020

Building an Earth-to-orbit elevator is beyond tricky at the moment due to the relative abundance of gravity, weather and water around our planet. …

The Crustiest, Creamiest, Most Delicious Roasted Potatoes You'll Ever Make

<b>Do you have a good recipe for roasted potatoes? Ours were dry this year, even though we used a ton of butter, and it just seems like they're always like that.</b><i>Al Parker, San Francisco</i><p>I feel you, Al! For years I was baffled and disappointed by the failure of my roasted potatoes to be sufficiently …

Potato chips recipe, how to make potato chips

Last updated on January 10th, 2018<p><b>Potato chips recipe with step by step photos</b>. Sharing an <b>easy recipe for potato chip</b>s, the way we get in shops. …

Creepy "Hologram" Invades London Railway Station - Technabob

Scott Beale over at Laughing Squid encountered something downright unsettling on a recent trip to London. No, it wasn’t a killer robot, but something …

Keyssa's "kiss connectivity" technology could make cords obsolete

A lot of time is often spent debating what the next big breakthrough in smartphones and computing will be, and while some ideas are certainly bold and ambitious, the fact remains that “breakthrough” technology often comes in the forms of “faster,” “bigger,” or “more power efficient” (i.e …

Chameleon Vision Goggles Let You See in Multiple Directions: They See Me Oglin'... - Technabob

Wanna stare discreetly? Check out Uncle Milton’s Chameleon Vision Goggles. Move its eyes and you’ll be able to see in two different directions at …

Robot Folds Itself into a Usable Form and Walks Away - Technabob

A group of researchers working together from Harvard and MIT have created a cool folding robot that can transform itself from a flat sheet to a …

Cat-worn Device Sniffs out Wi-Fi Access Points: WarKitteh - Technabob

Gene Bransfield will make you think about securing your wireless networks the next time you see a cat with a collar. The security engineer has become …

Two-headed Dolphin: They Called Him Flipper, Flipper, Flipper, Flipper - Technabob

Dolphins are cute if you ask me, just watch <i>Flipper</i> and you will see what I mean. What’s not very cute is this dead dolphin. It has two heads. Ewww. …

Google's modular phone gets cheaper thanks to a new processor

One of the biggest challenges behind Google's modular Project Ara phone platform has been getting processors to play nicely with the technology. How do you let someone swap out the very heart of their device as easily as they would a memory card? By creating a CPU for that very purpose, that's how. …

This face-tracking projection is the craziest thing you'll see today

We've seen a whole bunch of projection-mapping videos, but this demo raises the bar, training the projection to recognize a model's face and follow her as she moves it. The result is basically real-life CGI — a real-time layer of animated light that's inseparable from the object itself. People say …