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Settlers of Catan is coming to virtual reality this year

Iconic board game <i>Settlers of Catan</i> is coming to virtual reality. A new version is being developed by game studio Experiment7 — which previously created a pair of VR takes on chess — with feedback from the original minds behind <i>Catan</i>. The VR game, which is coming to both Oculus Rift and Gear VR and …

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Donald Trump

All the Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts you need to know

Never use your mouse again.<p>Windows 10 was designed with touchscreens in mind, but Microsoft hasn't forgotten more traditional PC users. The operating system comes with plenty of built-in keyboard shortcuts -- including new shortcuts for the Command Prompt -- for those who prefer a physical keyboard.<p>…

Software

7 hidden features of Google Drive

Learn Drive's secrets to get the most out of Google's cloud service.<p>I use Google Drive every day. I use it for work. I wrote this blog post in Google Docs, in fact. I use it at home, whether using Sheets to map out the summer schedule for my kids, or adding to my ever-expanding folder of recipes -- …

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15 tips for Gboard, Google's supersmart Android keyboard

These pro tips make texting with Gboard even easier.<p>If you already use Gboard on Android (or iOS), you probably already know the basics. There are some great features you may not be taking advantage of, but totally should.<p>1. Type and translate<p>If you have a friend who speaks another language -- or …

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5 Android shortcuts you'll wish you knew all along

​While Android doesn't have keyboard shortcuts, these time-saving tips are the next best thing.<p>Whether you're just getting started with Android, or a seasoned user, these are the five shortcuts you should be using right now.<p>Bypass unlocking your phone (when it's safe)<p>This feature in the <b>Lock screen</b> …

Android News

Wyclef Jean to anti-Trump celebs: ‘Be very careful’

‘I feel that we’re at a time now where your voice should be louder than it’s ever been,’ the music star tells POLITICO.<p>Wyclef Jean’s advice for celebrities who want to get political: Don’t be like Kathy Griffin.<p>Read up, said the musician of Fugees fame, and one-time aspiring …

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Yes, you need to clean your dishwasher. Here's how

Get your dishwasher sparkling clean with these tips.<p>Your dishwasher may be used to clean things, but it also needs to be cleaned every now and then. Giving it a little TLC can make it wash better, smell better and can prevent overflows. Luckily, cleaning your dishwasher is pretty simple.<p><b>Clean the</b> …

Particles

New Teacher Survival Guide: Differentiating Instruction

• Why is assessment a key part of differentiation? What kinds of assessments could/should these be?<br>• What aspects of your lesson can be tiered to meet …

5 things to do with your old phone (other than sell it)

That old phone could be doing so much more than just collecting dust.<p>If you love having the latest phone, then you probably have a couple of perfectly good phones sitting in a desk drawer or in a closet. They aren't really worth enough to sell, but they still work, so throwing them away isn't an …

Apps

The Pokémon Go influence on new tech

Dr. Roger Smith Contributor<p>Dr. Roger Smith is the CTO for Florida Hospital's Nicholson Center.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Research In Lag Time Set To Determine The Future Of Telesurgery<p>Pokémon Go has changed the trajectory of the world on a scale just slightly smaller than Google Search and …

Augmented Reality

This is how a vinyl record is made

Vinyl Records

Google gives iPad users split-screen multitasking for Docs, Sheets, Slides

Users of recent iPad models running iOS 9 can edit a doc while running another app at the same time on the other side of the screen.<p>iPad users will finally get split-screen multitasking on iOS versions of Docs, Sheets and Slides, thanks to an update Google released Wednesday.<p>The update allows users …

Apps

12 best commencement speeches of all time

Great news, graduates! The job outlook is looking a lot better than it has in the past few years.<p>The U.S. economy has added, on average, 238,000 jobs in the past few months, according to the Labor Department. And, job listings targeted at new grads are up slightly from a year ago on job-listing …

The Complete Winners List - 58th Grammy Awards

The 58th edition of the Grammy awards held yesterday and here is the complete winners list of the 58th Grammy Awards 2016.<p><b>BEST POP VOCAL ALBUM</b><p>Kelly …

11 Confessions of a Car Dealer

Buying a car requires trust. Trust requires honesty. And to get honesty, well, sometimes you need anonymity. We spoke with a veteran salesman in the Midwest, who shared some of the wisdom—and a few tricks—he's picked up.<p>• It's not like it was in the eighties. Car manufacturers can't get away with …

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8 American habits I lost in Japan

1. Babbling or general uncensored speaking<p>I’ll admit it, I speak Japanese like a drunk baby.<p>While I can certainly get by in most commercial …

A quick fix for your slow Chrome browser

Has Chrome turned all sluggish on you? This tweak might help, and it's not the one you think.<p>Calling all Chrome users: Does your browser seem slow of late? I may have a solution for you.<p>First, a little back-story. I run a Samsung Series 9 Ultrabook with a Core i5 processor and Windows 8.1. I've had …

Software

8 Netflix Tricks You Just Can't Live Without

One of the main reasons Netflix is so popular is because of its simplicity. It’s painfully easy to queue up a movie on your laptop, video game …

Televisions

9 Spotify tools for hardcore music fans

What more could music fans want from an app that contains more than 20 million songs? Quite a bit, it turns out.<p>There are several tools you can use …

How to delete old iPhone backups

Manually backing up your iPhone or iPad, or taking advantage of iCloud automatic backups, is the best way to guarantee that you will be able to get …

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Pancho the Pelican an urban celebrity in Havana

He’s become well known on 23rd Street, a busy thoroughfare in the Cuban capital<p>HAVANA (AP) — Pancho the Pelican apparently prefers the company of humans to his own kind, and the grit of the big city to a life spent soaring through the breeze above the Caribbean Sea.<p>The wayward seabird has become …

Wirelessly migrate data between Samsung Galaxy devices

Migrating data between Samsung Galaxy devices is simple and doesn't even require cables.<p>Transferring contacts and personal data from your old phone to a new one used to be a cumbersome ordeal. These days, it's a much simpler process and in some cases, you don't even need cables or wires to copy …

Gear & Gadgets

The Rise Of The Renting And Sharing Economy Could Have Catastrophic Ripple Effects

Now, "rent" is becoming the new "own," according to market strategists at ConvergEx Group, who warn that the ripple effects of such a trend could be "catastrophic."<p>"Americans of every demographic are flocking to services like Airbnb, Taskrabbit, and Bag Borrow or Steal for one overwhelming reason: …

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