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Bowers & Wilkins P9 Signature review: Beats deluxe

The Beats by Dre promise, the thing that’s driven millions of people to spend hundreds of dollars on headphones for the first time, is an intoxicating mix of premium design and bombastic sound. Style plus bass-soaked substance. But listen to any song with "promises" in the title and you’ll know …

Falsehoods Programmers Believe

I'm in love with these lists of "Falsehoods Programmers Believe About <i>X</i>." In case you haven't had pleasure, I've collected all the ones I know of …

Ten skills of highly effective software testers

Testing is essential in any software project. For software testing to be successful, however, you need talented...<p>testers. Unfortunately, you don't …

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4 of the most overlooked tax credits and deductions

Are you leaving money on the table come tax time?<p>For many taxpayers, tax preparation is both a curse and a blessing.<p>It's a curse because it's cumbersome to take a walk through our past year's worth of finances and what could be a sea of receipts. It's can also be extremely complicated without the …

What Are the Tax Benefits of Buying a Home?

Buying a home is a big undertaking, but your new home purchase might help you enjoy a world of tax breaks. If you're a new homeowner, you should know that there are several tax deductions available, some of which can put a fair amount of money back in your pocket. Here are a few tax benefits of …

CloudTot baby monitor will detect if your infant has wet the crib

DockATot has sold nearly $12 million worth of its well-designed baby lounger in the past year. Now the company has come up with CloudTot, a monitor that detects moisture and alerts the parent if the baby has wet the bed.<p>By adding a tech component, DockATot is joining the Internet of Things, or …

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Google acquires cloud commerce company Orbitera

Google today announced that it has acquired Orbitera, a company that provides tools that software makers can use to sell their products as cloud-based services.<p>“The current model for the deploying, managing and billing of cloud-based software does not easily fit the way today’s modern enterprises …

iOS 10 notifications look the same, but work a lot differently

At first glance, notifications on iOS 10 will look like they always have. But, as the saying goes, things aren't always as they appear. The ways you view, clear and interact with notifications work a lot differently in the new operating system.<p>Just how you interact with a notification depends on …

This GitHub repo teaches you basic Web design in 4 minutes

Web design sounds like a simple principle, but it’s not easy — and there’s a lot to it. There’s a GitHub repo that promises to get you up and running in as little as four minutes.<p>Really, its a base for a tutorial that seems to show how the website you end up on was built. It walks you through …

Web Design

How Google's new input tool will finally help me digitally communicate with my mother

I moved to America from Thailand when I was 9 years old – old enough to have learned how to read, speak, and write basic Thai words but not advanced enough to write a professional cover letter or blog post.<p>It’s somewhat of a difficult language – Thai has 44 consonants, 15 vowel characters, …

Five Things Marketers Need To Know about Apple's iMessage

At Apple’s developer conference this week, there were some major announcements about the future of mobile messaging on iOS 10, Apple’s latest mobile operating system. These updates are game changing for marketers who are interested in harnessing the massive audience power of mobile …

WWDC 2016 preview: How to watch & what to expect at Apple’s event on Monday

What will Apple unveil at its event this Monday, June 13 to kick off WWDC 2016? Below we roundup the latest reports along with some of our own information on what Apple is currently planning for the keynote.<p>Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference will kick off Monday with the company’s usual …

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What the new App Store changes mean for developers and users

Major changes are coming to the App Store. Later this fall, developers will be able to buy search ads for keywords in the App Store (similar to what …

How to back up your iPad using iCloud or iTunes

Backing up your iPad is the most important habit you should try to keep with regard to routine maintenance of your device. It’s the first step in your line of defense before ever attempting any trouble-shooting measures. Furthermore, it is a prudent operation you should take prior to updating to a …

'Minecraft' update takes cross-platform multiplayer online

After selling an incredible 100 million copies (and counting), the world of <i>Minecraft</i> continues to grow today with new functionality and features. Revealed at E3, the new "Friendly Update" lets <i>Minecraft</i> players on Windows 10, iOS and Android (including the Gear VR edition) game together online in …

iOS 10 fixes the most annoying thing about taking pics on iPhone 6s

Forget iMessage apps, the Siri SDK, QuickType AI suggestions and the Apple Music redesign.<p>There is one iOS 10 feature that I’m looking forward to more than any other: The ability to take pictures while listening to music.<p>Ever since getting an iPhone 6s with iOS 9, anytime I listen to music and open …

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iMessage will let you turn on read receipts on a per-person basis

New with iOS 10 this fall<p>Apple's iOS 10 update doesn't come out for another three months, but we've already started parsing the laundry list of new features the company is including its next big mobile refresh. One of the more useful ones that stands out is per-person read receipts for iMessage.<p>Up …

iMessage is about to get a ton of stickers

At WWDC, Apple detailed just how easy it will be to create some apps for iMessage. If you want to make a stickers app, there’s really no coding involved.<p>Via a live demo on-stage during the Platforms State of the Union, Apple demonstrated just how easy it would be to create iMessage apps.<p>It starts …

Apple is turning Siri into a next-level Artificial Intelligence

SAN FRANCISCO — Was Siri the secret star of the World Wide Developer's Conference Keynote?<p>At first blush, I'd say no. There was no moment where Apple …

Apple launches 'Home' on iOS to manage all your HomeKit devices

Apple is giving iOS 10 a single place to handle all your HomeKit devices, and it’s just simply called ‘Home.’<p>The app is preloaded onto iOS 10 and watchOS 3, and allows you to see all your HomeKit devices and perform actions on them. Furthermore, a feature called ‘Scenes’ lets you adjust multiple …

Apple announces Swift Playgrounds for iPad at WWDC, public release in fall

Apple announces Swift Playgrounds for iPad allowing iOS users to play with Swift code on their device for the first time. Apple wants to bring many more people into coding; this is their solution. The app incorporates lessons and challenges — it’s very much a teaching tool.<p>Swift Playgrounds will be …

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Hidden iOS 10 features Apple didn’t show us

Apple’s first preview of iOS 10 was jam-packed with new features and improvements, but there are plenty that we didn’t get to hear about during the WWDC keynote. Here’s a long list of new things you can look forward to using this fall.<p>Read receipts by conversation in iMessage<br>• iCloud Drive Desktop …

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Learn Python the Hard Way

The Hard Way Is Easier<p>With the help of this book, you will do the incredibly simple things that all programmers do to learn a programming language:<p>Go …

Switching careers in QA: From manual testing to automation development

Are you a manual tester? Are you attempting to switch careers in the software industry? Are you trying to break into automation development? In this …

Microsoft Outlook will clean up your email by default

If you saw Microsoft's Clutter feature and dreamed of a day when your email inbox was always under control, you're about to get your wish. The folks in Redmond have revealed that Outlook (both on the web and in the Office 2016 Preview) will turn on Clutter by default for new and existing mailboxes …

Name Your Own Price for a Plane Seat With This Brilliant New App

<i>by Barbara Peterson, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Around 30 international airlines, ranging from Austrian to Virgin Atlantic, have signed on with Plusgrade.<p>How much would you pay to upgrade your next flight? Online auction system Plusgrade lets you bid against other passengers for a better seat. But it's not …

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The World’s First $9 Computer Does Everything That Your Expensive Model Can Do

Chip can do anything that you might want from a normal computer, albeit a little slower. It runs a fully-functional desktop operating system, along …

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Use privacy software if you want to be safe from Facebook, warns watchdog

A Belgian watchdog has urged all internet users to download privacy software, specifically to shield themselves from Facebook's grasp.<p>The social …