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The cofounder of $1.3 billion startup Robinhood explains a 'logical fallacy' in investing

When Baiju Bhatt and Vladimir Tenev founded their online brokerage, Robinhood, in 2013, they did so with the intention to give ordinary people a platform with which they could tap into the wealth of Wall Street.<p>Hence the company's name, an homage to the English folk hero who stole from the rich to …

Investing

Your next computer will be nearly twice as fast as existing PCs

Computers may no longer be tech darlings now that everyone uses their smartphones to do basically everything, but they're about to get really …

D&D's revamped RPG companion site is live

Back in March, Wizards of the Coast announced a new digital toolset for <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> that would eliminate the agony of paperwork in the pen-and-paper game. Players can still gather around a table and roll their own dice, but the web-based D&D Beyond will handle all their characters' stats, …

Ghost, the open source blogging system, is ready for prime time

Four long years ago John O’Nolan released a content management system for bloggers that was as elegant as it was spooky. Called Ghost, the original app was a promising Kickstarter product with little pizzazz. Now the app is ready to take on your toughest blogs.<p>O’Nolan just released version 1.0 of …

The Core-Shredding Abs Exercise You’re Probably Not Doing

And if you are, you’re most likely doing it wrong<p>The key move that gymnasts do to forge a rock-solid core isn’t the situp, crunch, or even the plank. In fact, it’s a move you might not have ever seen in the gym.<p>The hollow hold is one of the first movements that gymnasts learn. It’s a simple yet …

Microsoft Paint to be killed off after 32 years

Long-standing basic graphics editing program, used throughout childhoods since the 1980s, has been marked for death<p>Microsoft’s next Windows 10 update, called the Autumn (or Fall in the US) Creators Update, will bring a variety of new features. But one long-standing stalwart of the Windows …

Windows 10

How to put your financial (and emotional) life together after a money catastrophe

Janet Lombardi is the first to say there were red flags about her and her husband's finances.<p>She knew her attorney husband of 25 years was moving money around to cover some debts. It had dawned on her that they probably shouldn't have refinanced their house with a $440,000 subprime mortgage.<p>But …

The Number One Reason You Should Quit Your Job

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​5 Easy Ways to Boost Your Focus When You’re Super Distracted

​Embrace the task at hand with these simple tips<p>Thanks to work overload, always-pinging digital devices, and packed schedules, it seems like multi-tasking has become a default mode for most of us.<p>But attempting to keep that up can lead to distraction and stress—not to mention a decline in quality …

Powerful automation tricks and hacks for Android using Tasker, IFTTT, QPython and more

One of the coolest things about Android is undoubtedly just how much it lets you do without needing to root your device or otherwise modify it. Out of the box an Android phone is yours to customize, tweak and hack to your heart’s desires. If you want to use it as-is then you can, but if you’re more …

Apps

​15 Reasons Lifting Is Better Than Cardio

​Running and cycling are fine. But there can only be one king.<p>Many of you may not realize this, but the same company that publishes <i>Men's Health</i> (Rodale) also publishes <i>Bicycling</i> and <i>Runner's World</i>, among other leading health and wellness brands. We share the same offices and are basically siblings in …

You Can Do This 5-Move Total-Body Workout Anywhere

​Do 100 reps of each of these classic exercises to burn fat and sculpt an athletic physique<p>This workout designed by Cam Byrnes from <i>Men's Health</i> Australia is a simple, no-fuss, but effective and fun total-body workout. It can be done almost anywhere: at home, the park, at a track, or at the …

Try This Productivity Hack Before Going to Sleep

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Toolbox for Google Play Store, our Chrome extension for enhancing the Play Store, is now available on Opera

Back in December, we announced Toolbox for Google Play Store, a Chrome extension designed to improve the Play Store desktop site. It adds integration …

littleBits Announces New Code Kit For Makers and Educators

Community<p>littleBits Announces New Code Kit For Makers and Educators<p>Mar 7, 2017<p><b>BIG UPDATES FOR LITTLEBITS:</b> littleBits, a New York-based hardware …

WikiLeaks reveals CIA files describing hacking tools

WASHINGTON (AP) — WikiLeaks published thousands of documents Tuesday described as secret files about CIA hacking tools the government employs to …

Security

Google gives everyone machine learning superpowers with TensorFlow 1.0 - ExtremeTech

By on February 17, 2017 at 10:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>It wasn’t that long ago that …

This device fixes the worst thing about the new MacBook Pro

'HyperDrive' is a compact adapter for the ports lost in the recent MacBook Pro upgrade, turning the two Thunderbolt 3 slots into various HDMI, USB-C, …

How the Internet of Things is changing the face of business

With the adoption of Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa, the Internet of Things (IoT) is already part of our home lives.<p>Many of us also use a smart thermostat to monitor the temperature of our living rooms, and maybe even a smart doorbell to keep an eye on the front porch.

Internet of Things

PlayStation 4's YouTube app is slowly gaining PSVR support

We're over two months out from the PlayStation VR's launch and, well, new stuff is a bit sparse at this point. But hey, an update is rolling out that'll put 360 degree YouTube videos on Sony's headset. Before you get too excited, though, Reddit users (spotted by <i>UploadVR</i>) are commenting that the …

Why Smartphone Virtual Assistants Will Be Taking Over for Your Apps Soon

Right now, smartphone owners use Siri, Cortana, and Google Now at least sporadically to verbally request directions, send texts, get information, or …

​VR buying guide: Almost 2017 edition

When I look back to December 2015, VR was all about mysteries and promise. Oculus Rift ($399 at Amazon.com), HTC Vive ($740 at Amazon.com) and PlayStation VR ($191 at Amazon.com) were all unreleased, and still shrouded in some mystery. I'd tried them, but they weren't yet available.<p>Now, all the VR …

Meet Microsoft's new chatbot, Zo: Now with (hopefully) 100% less Nazism - ExtremeTech

Meet Microsoft’s new chatbot, Zo: Now with (hopefully) 100% less Nazism<p>By on December 15, 2016 at 10:45 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions …

Evaluating 1Password for Families

I’ve been a 1Password user for a few years now, but it was only recently that I decided to look into their subscription service. 1Password for Families is a $60/year subscription service that provides access for five users on a single Family account. The perks of this plan include:<p>1 GB of storage …

Web Applications

Nintendo sold almost as many NES Classics in 3 weeks as it did Wii Us in 6 months

Nintendo sold an eye-watering 196,000 units of its retro NES Classic Edition game console to customers in the US during its less than three weeks on the market in November, revealed industry-tracking firm The NPD Group on Thursday.<p>For comparison, the number of NES Classics the company sold in a …

Here's How Much You'll Have to Pay If You Lose Just One Apple AirPod

As Apple (aapl) finally began selling the wireless AirPods earphones after a rare, prolonged delay, one burning question remained unanswered. Would …

AMD unveils Ryzen brand for Zen processors, base clocks, and additional performance details - ExtremeTech

By on December 13, 2016 at 4:05 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Last week in Sonoma, AMD …

AirPods now available to buy from Apple Online Store, delivers as soon as Monday 19

<b>Update</b>: As expected, AirPods stock is limited. An hour later, the product is no longer available for Christmas delivery. In the US, delivery estimates are now quoting December 29th availability. eBay is already flooded with scalpers selling AirPods at inflated prices.<p>The AirPods are now available …

How To Create a Professional Calendar in Photoshop

December 9, 2016, Adobe Photoshop Tutorials, 614 views<p>In this tutorial, we’ll see how to create a professional calendar using Adobe Photoshop CC …

Oculus releases developer preview of Carmel WebVR product

Many in the industry believe the next frontier for VR is web-based experiences that can be visited and absorbed across platforms.<p>There are still quite a lot of unknowns when it comes to WebVR, but Oculus is looking to start shedding some of the mystery through its own browser. Today, the company …

Virtual Reality