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7 Cool Programming Tricks Inside Microsoft Notepad

No coding skills? No problem. Microsoft Notepad has you covered.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from …

Visual Studio for Mac, finally!

Last month, Microsoft announced the release of Visual Studio for Mac: a full-featured development environment to help developers on the Mac create apps, games, and services for mobile, cloud, and web. It’s natively designed for macOS, so both the design – from the toolbar to the file dialogs – and …

Apps

7 Yoga Poses to Undo the Damage of Sitting at a Desk All Day

Ah, there’s much to love about yoga. We know those brilliant yogis have secrets we could all benefit from, and your uber-cute colorful workout gear is fresh from a laundering. But sometimes, after a long day at the office, the last thing you want to do is trek all the way to a studio and then get …

This USB Stick Will Instantly Destroy Your Computer

Whatever you do, don’t mistake this USB stick for the one holding your Powerpoint.<p>When plugged into any device, The USB Killer, released earlier this …

Here's what the real Edward Snowden says at the end of the new 'Snowden' movie

Snowden makes a brief cameo at the end to put his mark on the film, delivering a passionate speech from the second home of his Russian lawyer, Anatoly Kucharena.<p>"I am incredibly fortunate," Snowden says.<p>Before Snowden comes on screen, the fictionalized Snowden character played by Joseph …

Surveillance

Ruby creator floats new concurrency model

Developers using the open source Ruby dynamic language are in for some big changes. The language is set to feature a new concurrency and parallelism …

2020techblog.com

This gadget will let you take phone calls with your finger like a secret agent

The project is currently on Kickstarter, and has already amassed $211,000, blasting through its $50,000 goal in a matter of days.<p>Innomdle Lab is planning on shipping early-bird units sold on Kickstarter starting February 2017. The $99 early-bird option is already sold out, but there are still some …

Wearable Tech

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is the phone all iPhone 6s Plus users will drool over

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is a device that grabs the attention of smartphone enthusiasts from around the globe. Even iPhone users, who are stuck in …

Intel explains how USB-C could be far better than the headphone jack

New specs pave the way for powerful features<p>The impending death of the 3.5mm audio port is one of the more contentious tech industry narratives this year. With Apple rumored to remove the jack with the iPhone 7 and devices like the Moto Z already having ditched the port altogether, consumers are …

New MIT Tool Quickly Roots Out Hidden Web App Security Bugs

In 50 Ruby on Rails web apps it quickly busted 23 previously undiagnosed vulnerabilities.<p>It's a funny time for software testing. As more and more software is replaced by web applications—the cloud, that is—software bugs have more and more come to mean security holes. That is, interacting with …

Programming

10 Programming Languages That Will Keep You Employed

Here's a look at 10 programming languages that will make you rich, popular, and incredibly attractive. Or they might just help you get or keep a job …

Business Technology

50+ fresh resources for designers, February 2016

Hey there! This month’s roundup comes with some amazing freebies for you to download and try out; including line icons, material design assets, …

Google’s algorithms created all the art for an exhibit in San Francisco

If you're a starving artist who at least finds consolation in the fact that a computer will never take your job, you may need to think again.<p>As reported by the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>, last weekend Google held an art auction in San Francisco for works created by its algorithms. The most expensive image …

Functional Programming is not weird: you just need some new patterns

How I learned to stop worrying and love immutability<p>[UPDATE: I gave a talk on this subject at the Empire Elixir Conference in May. You can watch it …

Coding Jarvis in Python in 2016

It’s tough for an erstwhile Iron Man to work on creating their personal AI assistant on the weekends. Like any other time-pressured inventor without …

Speech Recognition

GUI Tutorial :: Ultimate++

GUI Tutorial<p>Welcome in GUI Tutorial! Here you will learn how to write GUI applications using U++ library. All code mentions in this tutorial is multi …

iOS Programming

So what's wrong with HTML 5?

As it sits right now HTML 5 is quickly becoming used as a sick buzzword akin to "Web 2.0" - typically by people who don't know enough about what it …

Web Development

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headset Early Final Hardware Shipping To Developers

Oculus the company behind the awesome new Oculus Rift virtual reality headset have this week announced that the Rift SDK 1.0 is shipping now shipping …

Stockfighter Game Tests Your Programming Skills To The Limit

StockFighter is a free Capture The Flag (CTF) programming challenge that has been created by Thomas, Patrick, and Erin at Starfighter and has been …

Lazy or genius? Programmer writes code to send automatic texts to wife and make himself lattes

There's a hilarious project that's popular on GitHub, the website that hosts all kinds of software that programmers want to share with each other.<p>The …

Here's how the top iPhone apps are using 3D Touch

What's a polite word for 'least effort possible'?<p>When Apple introduced 3D Touch on the iPhone 6S this September, it described the technology as a revolutionary paradigm for interacting with touchscreen devices. And it really seems like 3D Touch — and pressure sensitivity in general — could become …

Apple filed a patent for waterproofed iPhone ports

Apple has requested a patent that might lead to future weatherproof devices. Although the company filed its paperwork back in June 2014, it only was revealed publicly this week. The paperwork centers on "self-healing elastomer" or rubber that can lose and regain its shape to keep the sensitive …

Google has gotten incredibly good at predicting traffic — here's how

The robotic voice played over the speakers in my car, directing me to take surface roads rather than get on the highway, which is typically the fastest way.<p>But Google somehow knew that there was a traffic jam ahead on the highway.<p>As I drove on the frontage road, I looked up at the interstate. It …

Maps

The complete guide to never quitting anything again

The truth is, most people can become good at almost anything.<p>However, most of us quit before we reach the finish line. Why?<p>Hate spammy ICOs and crappy cryptocurrencies?So do we.VISIT HARD FORK<p>Frustration and lack of persistency is one of the biggest reasons why we never master the skills we want to …

12 beautiful words describing love that don't have an English equivalent

LONDON — Have you ever had a strong feeling or emotion that you can't easily put into words? Although the English language might not be able to help, …

6 Amazing Websites to Learn a Language If You're Too Busy

If you’re reading this, chances are that you’re a busy person.<p>Either you’ve got a job you work hard at, a business you run yourself, or perhaps …

These 8 in-demand programming languages are the ones to have on your resume in 2016

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Tech Hub/flickrIn early 2015 Glassdoor.com made a list of the 25 highest paying in-demand jobs in the country. Of the 25 careers …

Programming

The Languages And Frameworks You Should Learn In 2016

A lot happened in the software development world in 2015. There were new releases of popular programming languages, new versions of important …

JavaScript

Inside the Code: What's New with Visual Studio

Lots of great stuff has been happening recently with Visual Studio. While I've quickly recapped all the goodness for you in an earlier post, you …