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Orbital ATK to launch first resupply mission since 2014 rocket explosion

The flight is scheduled for this Thursday afternoon<p>This week, Orbital ATK is scheduled to launch its first spacecraft since its rocket exploded on the launch pad last October. On Thursday the private company plans to send up more than 7,000 pounds of food, water, and supplies for the crew members …

9to5Toys Last Call: Monument Valley (iOS) goes free, TextExpander 5 (Mac) $22, Apple TV mounts, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by <i>signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter</i>. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications.<p>TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:<p><i>Last Call Updates:</i><p>MoKo Apple Watch charging stand in black <b>$5</b> or dual iPhone/Watch …

Turn an Old Computer into a Networked Backup, Streaming, or Torrenting Machine with NAS4Free

At its most basic, Network attached storage, or NAS, is a great way to share files on your local network. But it's also a perfect solution for …

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Android users defect to iPhone 6s at unprecedented rate

Apple’s iPhone family becomes even more successful every year, and the latest models aren’t just a hit with faithful fans. According to new research, …

Logitech Create Review: Excellent Keyboard, but Makes iPad Pro Bulky and Heavy

Logitech's Create Keyboard Case for the iPad Pro was one of the first third-party keyboards available for the device, because Logitech created it with help from Apple. Because Logitech partnered with Apple for the accessory, it's also the only third-party keyboard that's currently able to take …

Fresh Resources for Web Developer – December 2015

Web Development scene has been progressing at the speed of light this year. CSS3 has been well adopted and we are less dependent on <i>polyfill</i> since the …

Satya Nadella made every Microsoft employee take a class on 'unconscious bias'

In the last year, all Microsoft employees took a mandatory class in how to overcome "unconscious bias" and listen to their colleagues so they can "bring their best ideas to the table."<p>Unconscious bias is the idea that people are more likely to make snap judgments based on appearances. While this …

Satya Nadella

Samsung Galaxy S6 Active ultimate drop test: gets used as a hockey puck

Towards the tail-end of 2015 we’ve seen both Motorola and LG introduce highly ruggedized devices that have seen a great deal of positive praise. Yes, we’re talking about Moto’s Droid Turbo 2 and LG’s V10. Both handsets are more than capable of taking a great beating, and both companies are heavily …

Bankruptcy Looms For Spain's Green Energy Giant

Talk about awkward timing.<p>At the Paris climate summit earlier this week, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy pledged to "de-carbonize" his economy. But back home, Spain's biggest renewable energy company is on the verge of becoming the country's biggest-ever bankruptcy.<p>Abengoa S.A. was founded …

Colas Paves Future Roads With Solar

It would be an understatement to say that the company’s executives were surprised when all of France’s major media showed up at the Colas trade show booth in mid-October.<p>“It was incredible,” said Christophe Lienard, Colas’ Innovation Group Director. “Our work in road construction and maintenance …

Roads

A Peruvian farmer is suing an energy giant over climate change

A Peruvian farmer and mountain guide will be the subject of much debate in Paris this week.<p>In a legal challenge well timed to coincide with the Paris climate talks, the guide, Saul Luciano Lliuya, filed a lawsuit last Tuesday against German energy giant RWE for its contribution to climate change. …

Amazon unveils new Prime Air drone

• The new drone still takes off and lands vertically (like a helicopter), but then once in the air it switches to a horizontal flight mode (like an airplane). This allows the drone to cover over 15 miles of land and fly over 55 mph.<br>• They also include sensors that help it avoid obstructions and land in …

Hound Checks JavaScript Code Style

Over one year ago, we announced Hound support for JavaScript. Behind the scenes, Hound linted JavaScript code with JSHint.In the past year, JSHint …

Steve’s Picks: Unique Products of the Year from Cameras to Gadgets to Audio

The Future of Brain-Based Medicine

Anna Judd, Woodrow W. Clark II with John Nguyen (*)<p>According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 58 million adult Americans suffer from mental illness in any given year, and that number is growing. In 2013, an estimated 15.7 million adults had at least one major depressive episode (ranging …

Amazon's Latest Idea Could Totally Transform Your Living Room

One of the main reasons Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said he’s interested in virtual reality is because the technology can make you feel like you’re …

Amazon's Fire tablets now have a blue light filter to help you sleep after nighttime reading

Amazon is bringing some updates to its tablets today that could make late-night reading a lot more pleasant, as well as adding tools for parents to keep tabs on their kids.<p>First up is a new feature called Blue Shade, which filters out blue light in order to help you sleep better; much like popular …

Apple’s App Store has a copyright infringement problem, business owner claims

Software on Apple’s App Store may be reviewed by human editors and approved before distribution, but one business owner claims the iPhone maker is not doing enough to prevent copyright infringement. <i>The Roanoke Times</i> published a piece this week highlighting the issue of paid iOS apps scraping …

Someone made a playable XCOM game in Microsoft Excel

Never underestimate the power of spreadsheets. While trying to learn Visual Basic for work, Reddit user crruzi created a top-down version of XCOM playable in Microsoft Excel. This version, dubbed EXLCOM, manages to retain some of the more iconic gameplay mechanics of the turn-based tactics series, …

The Formlabs Form 2 Brings The 3D-Printing Magic (Again)

Home 3D printing has grown by leaps and bounds over the past half decade. While some of the fluff and excitement has gone out of the technology, it is still the closest thing to magic we have in our world. The idea that we can apparate objects out of thin air, that we can convert bits to atoms is …

Microsoft's 'Surface Phone' allegedly releasing in 2016

Microsoft's rumored 'Surface Phone' may be a reality, according to a recent report. The handset is allegedly designed by the Surface team, and set to …

New T-Mobile app for Android and iOS said to be debuting December 10

December started out with a bang for T-Mobile thanks to the addition of 11 new streaming services to Music Freedom, but according to a new report, …

Apple vs Google: The battle of the beacons

Smartphones don't just connect to nearby cell phone towers. Proximity beacon technology has been around a few years in the form of Apple's iBeacon, …

Java 9 Delayed By 6 Months?

Java's Chief Architect, Mark Reinhold (Oracle) has proposed a delay to the Java 9 release schedule.<p>The current schedule has Java 9 being feature …

Daylite 6 Ships

Marketcircle is definitely one of the “wise men” in Mac productivity circles. For a long time, Daylite was the application that just about everybody …

U.K. Spy Agency Does Not Require Individual Warrants To Hack

More details about U.K. intelligence agency GCHQ’s use of hacking — aka: ‘computer network interference’ in euphemistic official parlance — and the oversight regime governing its hacking activities have emerged via an ongoing legal challenge filed by civil liberties group Privacy International and …

Stuff a Raspberry Pi Zero Into an Xbox Controller for On-Demand Emulation Anywhere

The Raspberry Pi Zero is absurdly small. So small, in fact, that DIYer Terence Eden decided to stuff it inside an Xbox controller and make a little …

Python List Comprehensions: Explained Visually

Sometimes a programming design pattern becomes common enough to warrant its own special syntax. Python’s list comprehensions are a prime example of …

Mr. Robot’s Rami Malek Asked His Agents to Clear His Schedule Because Season Two Is So Intense

Even before the first season of USA's psychological summer smash hit <i>Mr. Robot</i> aired, fans knew that a second season had been green lit. So when …

Samsung launches web browser for its Gear VR headset

Samsung's Gear VR virtual reality headset, which launched in November, provides a solid way to watch a video or show off a demo, but stumbles where …

Virtual Reality