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Review: Is this the budget Windows tablet you've been looking for?

Image: TheJournal.ie<p>Image: TheJournal.ie<p>IF YOU’RE IN the market for a budget tablet, you don’t have to look far. While the top end is dominated by …

Gear & Gadgets

Facebook releases a new stickers app for iOS

Facebook has just released yet another in its seeming interminable series of single serving apps of dubious utility. It’s called Stickers for Messenger, and surprise! It lets you slap virtual stickers on your photos before sending them to your friends through Messenger.<p>First released on Android …

Google wants to turn browser signals of Web encryption upside down

Chrome security engineers have proposed that all websites that don't encrypt traffic be marked as insecure by browsers.<p>The proposal, which was …

IT security

Surface Pro 3 Long-Term Review: Microsoft Proves It's Third Time Lucky

Launched in May 2014, the Surface Pro 3 is Microsoft’s third incarnation of the slate-like Windows 8 device. Following on from the Surface Pro and Surface Pro 2 designs, the Surface Pro 3 takes on board many of the criticisms of the first two designs to build a better machine and adds in some brand …

Google now shows song lyrics with search results

But currently only for a handful of tracks<p>Google is making the process of singing along to your favorite songs easier. The search engine will now provide users in North America with full lyrics for songs above their search results — assuming the lyrics are recorded in the Google Play store. Append …

Google And Microsoft Want Hotels To Stop Blocking Your Wi-Fi

Re/Code is reporting that the two tech giants are arguing against a proposal by hotel groups including Marriott International to use blocking hardware to prevent their customers using cell phones to create personal Wi-Fi hotspots for their laptops or tablets.<p>Hotel groups don't like people creating …

Minecraft creator's new mansion recreated in Minecraft

When Minecraft creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson bought a gigantic mansion in Beverly Hills, it would only be a matter of time before his purchase wound up in his game<p>It’s possibly the most achingly zeitgeist story of the year: a rich coder buys a huge mansion in Beverly Hills (reportedly outbidding …

Song lyrics arrive on Google search results and link to Google Play

Lyric sites, once the saviour of every impromptu at-home karaoke party, may soon see some fierce competition from the very hand that feeds them. …

Race dirt bikes, solve murders, and slay monsters in January’s Xbox Games with Gold

Just when you might have caught up on the deluge of major games that came out over the last few months, Microsoft has announced another round of free …

London Luton Airport Typeface and Icons

Custom signage typeface and icon set for London Luton Airport.<p>Gijon, Spain based graphic design studio Atipo was commissioned by Icodesign to create …

Why Computers Haven't Replaced Programmers

When I first started my college education to become a Computer Scientist (Programmer), an ignorant acquaintance of mine told me with some …

Artificial Intelligence

Which Chromebooks are worth buying?

Seven years ago, netbooks were all the rage with consumers, providing a cheap and easy way to get online and carry out other basic computing tasks. They died out as cellphones and tablets became popular, with some companies even forecasting the death of the laptop entirely. But it turns out that …

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 Review - Who Should Buy the Tablet?

Earlier this year, Samsung released two premium tablets which are Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 and Tab S 10.5. In this review, we are going to check out …

Gear & Gadgets

Creating an animated gif in Illustrator & Photoshop

Creating the illustration in Illustrator<p>This article will give you some insight on how you can create an animated gif starting from a static …

Graphics

Locky HD app review: customized themes and backgrounds

Introduction<p>Locky HD - Customize the themes and backgrounds of your lock screen with beautiful wallpapers customizes your lock screen with many …

TechSpot: 5 Generations of GeForce Graphics Compared

Back when we first reviewed Nvidia's Fermi flagship in March 2010, only three of the dozen games we benchmarked offered DX11 graphics. Later that …

500 High-Quality Images Bundle Deal

A big images bundle of 500 high-quality photos for web design and any kind of creative project.<p>This is a special offer by Ivo Ruijters, a designer …

Graphic Design

5 Reasons That 2014 Was Actually An Awesome Year In The Game Industry

This week the virtual pages of the gaming press are rife with negativity, denouncing the industry at large for an embarrassing, critically subpar, or culturally tone-deaf year. Those observations aren’t unjustified, but there are two sides to every story. And <i>this</i> side is all about shining a bright, …

Infinity Blade III now available for just $1 (Reg. $7)

ChAIR Entertainment has dropped the latest entry in its popular sword-fighting action game, Infinity Blade III, down to just <b>$1</b> for the holidays. Typically listed at $6.99, this is the lowest we have seen the game go for by $2. At $10 for the entire Trilogy, today’s deal is still a better value than …

Eight reasons to get excited about video games in 2015

The Witcher 3, Oculus Rift, No Man's Sky and the Wii U<p>2014 has not been a great one for the video game industry. Major games were shipped in broken …

The Top UX Predictions for 2015

<b>As we mentioned last week when we gave you the top UX trends of 2014, it's been a big year for experience design.</b> 2015 shows all signs of being an …

Google Has Buried Some Little-Known Tricks In Hangouts That Will Liven Up Your Chats

There are a few fun tricks hidden inside Hangouts, Google's chat product.<p>Everyone using Hangouts has access to a bunch of emoji, but you can shock your friends my making a few unlisted animations appear if you know the secrets:<p>Try typing "LMAO," "happy birthday," or "woot:"<p>Here's one to break out …

Best Gifts For Digital Drawing: Pencil, Ink, Bamboo, Moleskine And Surface Pro 3

2014 has been a watershed year for touch-sensitive pen devices. The pen, the pencil, the stylus, all have a long history in human creativity. Technologists have been intent on capturing that output for more than a century. Xerox, Wang, IBM and Microsoft all tried their hand at “pen computing,” as …

Snapchat alternatives (and their users) vanish from Windows Phone

Snapchat warned that it was clamping down on third-party apps to prevent sketchier examples from compromising your security, and it appears to be making good on its word -- much to the chagrin of Windows Phone users, who haven't had an official Snapchat option so far. <i>Windows Central</i> notes that …

Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

Hello all you lovers of smartphone apps and happy holidays. Many of us are ready to travel to relatives abroad or even wait out Christmas alone. …

What's Next For Wi-Fi, After 15 Years Of Existence?

This year marks the 15th anniversary of the appearance of the Wi-Fi technology in our everyday life. It has been quite a ride: back in 1999 Wi-Fi was operating at 11 Mb per second, and then, in 2003, came an amendment to the IEEE 802.11 specification that extended throughput to 54 Mb per second. …

Free hotel Wi-Fi coming, with strings attached

Another major hotel chain is planning to eliminate wireless Internet charges, but only for guests who join its loyalty rewards program.<p>Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc., with more than 1,200 properties including the brands W, Westin, Sheraton, Four Points and St. Regis, announced last week …

13-Year-Old Son of Fallen NYPD Officer Posts Heartbreaking Goodbye to Father on Facebook

December 21, 2014 10:24 am<p>TeaParty.org Exclusive<p>(Daily Signal) – The son of fallen NYPD officer Rafael Ramos, who was executed Saturday afternoon in …