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The $200 Uno synth crams a ton of features into a small package

You can mess with all the settings by hand, too.<p>IK Multimedia is known for its wide variety of music gear, including MIDI controllers, mixers and instrument interfaces. Now the company has just launched its first analog synth, a compact little machine named Uno.<p>The company's own Erik Norlander (one …

Mum's dementia was so bad she was kept in hospital for her own safety - but then we changed her diet

When his mum’s dementia became so severe she had to be kept in hospital for her own safety, Mark Hatzer thought he had lost another …

He Thought He Got A Guitar, Turns Out His Brother Is An Ultimate Troll

Some people wrap gifts quickly, but this guy put a little more thought into it in order to prank his brother.<p>“Brother gave me a guitar shaped package …

The Basslet wearable subwoofer delivers beats and basslines directly to your body

I first tried on a prototype of the Basslet wearable subwoofer at SXSW 2016. Built by a Berlin startup called Lofelt and headed by CEO/cofounder Daniel Büttner and CTO/cofounder Gwydion ap Dafydd (ex-Ableton and Native Instruments leaders respectively) the Basslet has a strange appeal that I didn’t …

Use this iPhone feature if you're dealing with a poor cell signal

There's a somewhat hidden feature in iOS called WiFi Calling, which lets you use WiFi to make and receive calls and text messages.<p>WiFi Calling is …

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The Software Developer’s Library: A Treasure Trove of Books for People Who Love Code

A treasure trove of books for people who love code. Curated by Eric Elliott.<p>Arranged by topic, loosely in learning order.<p>A Note to Beginners<p>I learned …

Here’s How To Activate The iOS9 Glitch That Can Make Your Phone Run Faster

The iPhone 6s is fast. In comparison to its predecessors, it runs a marathon in the time it takes them to lace up their shoes and start loading even the most lightweight of apps. But there’s no denying it could be faster. And if you can’t wait for the next iteration of phones to make your dreams of …

See the Largest Dinosaur in 360-Degree Virtual Reality With Sir David Attenborough

For decades the famed documentarian Sir David Attenborough has taken viewers to the farthest edges of the world. Now natural history enthusiasts can …

Big, Bold, Wild: We Re-Create Christmas Dinners Of Centuries Past

If you are eating turkey this Christmas out of some sense of tradition, food historian Ivan Day says, put down that drumstick. After studying English cookbooks hundreds of years old, Day says the giant bird isn't even that traditional. Besides, he says, "It's a dry wasteland of flavorless …

Mardi Gras

Super Mario Maker Contra Level Is Spot On

<b>By Jenni</b> . September 18, 2015 . 11:30am<p><i>Super Mario Maker</i> is proving itself to be quite the useful tool for creating not only original levels, but …

PullToBounce

Animated "Pull To Refresh" Library for UIScrollView.<p>You can add animated "pull to refresh" action to your UIScrollView, UITableView and …

Why 'Earth 2.0' is actually nothing like Earth

Nasa's discovery of Kepler-452b, a planet orbiting around a distant star in deep space, has predictably caused waves of excitement on the internet, …

Microsoft just blew everyone's minds with another incredible demonstration of its holographic headset

Microsoft invited Lydia Winters from Mojang, the creator of Minecraft, to demonstrate how gaming works with the Hololens. For those unfamiliar, Minecraft is pretty similar to Legos, but applied to a virtual world: You can create entire worlds and create little blocky players to explore those worlds …

This startup is bridging the gap between today's web and tomorrow's virtual reality

It's already a partner with Microsoft and Facebook<p>Onstage at Microsoft’s recent Build conference, the tech giant announced a handful of partners that would help it to create software for its newest and most exciting device, the HoloLens. Along with Autodesk, Disney, and NASA was a small New York …

DAQRI Acquires AR Pioneer ARToolworks

The augmented reality startup DAQRI, which is working on a HoloLens-style AR helmet and already offers a number of AR software tools, today announced that it has acquired ARToolworks, the company behind the popular open-source ARToolKit libraries. As part of this acquisition, DAQRI will now make …

Lighting, console level graphics & ARM – 5 things developers need to know

If you have ever seen a 1980s science fiction movie, or if you have ever played a 1980s computer game, then you will understand when I say that computer graphics have come a long way in the last few decades. At the dawn of the computer graphic age it was all about wireframes and simple texture …

I’ve been an Android user for 5 years – here’s why I’m very tempted to switch to iOS

Over the next couple of months, both Apple and Google will unveil major new software updates to their mobile platforms. iPhone users will be …

Material Design

15 Ideas That Will Make You Reconsider Virtual Reality

What can virtual reality be when you forget about video game cliches? These experimental apps ponder that question.<p>We’ve heard a lot of talk about virtual reality, but what will people actually do with it, other than make a more immersive <i>Call of Duty</i> sequel? Right now, Oculus and Samsung are …

How To Mix Electronic Dance Music - A Practical Guide

What You Will Learn In This Mixing Course<p>In this practical guide you’ll learn how to to mix music by watching and practicing with working examples, …

Microsoft helped me build a HoloLens app, and it was pretty easy

If you had told me years ago that Microsoft would come out with a futuristic augmented reality headset, I'd have said you were nuts. And yet, a few months ago, it did exactly that. The headset is called HoloLens, which, when worn, allows you to interact with holographic objects set in the real …

Augmented Reality

Export from Blender to Unity3D, Part 1

Gleb Alexandrov (Spelle) has started a new series of short tutorials, this time focusing on the integration of Blender and Unity3D in your production …

Touchy subject: a breakthrough for gaming and virtual reality

In a VR world Tom Carter hopes his Ultrahaptics will enable you to feel things that aren’t there<p><b>Virtual reality has a problem that’s hard to grasp</b><p>In the immersive virtual-reality experiences that game developers are currently building for hardware such as <i>Oculus Rift</i>, visual and aural perceptions …

Virtual Reality