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Former Google and Apple employees prepare to launch Nextbit smartphone September 1st

Nextbit, a mobile developer run by former Google, Apple, Amazon, and HTC employees, plans to unveil its first Android smartphone on September 1st. In an interview with <i>CNET</i>, the company said the device will be priced in the "premium tier" of smartphones between $300 and $400 and will be, in the …

A Complete Guide to Flexbox

BackgroundThe Flexbox Layout (Flexible Box) module (currently a W3C Last Call Working Draft) aims at providing a more efficient way to lay out, align …

Web Development

THE ORIGINAL YOUTUBE STARS: How Smosh went from making a ridiculous Pokémon video to building a comedy empire

Teenagers Ian Hecox and Anthony Padilla were living at home in 2005, months after graduating from high school, when they began to unlock the secrets …

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Better Check Boxes with jQuery and CSS

In this short tutorial, we will be creating a replacement for the default browser checkboxes in the form of a simple jQuery plugin. It will …

The quick guide to speeding up your websites

Speed <i>is</i> usability.<p>To say it more accurately, website speed is a major part of usability. The most intuitive interface ever created by the mind of man …

Game over for Adam Sandler comedy Pixels at US box office

Critically-derided video game comedy underperforms as young adult adaptation Paper Towns disappoints and Jake Gyllenhaal’s Southpaw impresses<p>Pixels review – just another Adam Sandler movie, despite impressive CGI<p>Adam Sandler sci-fi romp Pixels failed to rack up the weekend’s highest score on its …

Film Industry

His Wife Finally Gave In And Let Him Build This. The Basement Will Never Be The Same Again.

"My wife won't let me do it" is a notorious line, sometimes based on truth, other times just an excuse. In the case of user skerley1979, it was …

15 Latest jQuery Media Plugins

Website technology has experienced a boom over the last five years with major enhancements including tools like jQuery which make web design easier …

Social Media

65 of the Best iOS Apps From 2014

Another year, another great set of new apps that hit the iOS store. As you unwrap your new iPhone or iPad, get these apps installed on your new device!<p>More of an Android person? Check out 60 of the best Android apps launched in 2014.<p>Productivity<p>Workflow<p>“Europe's leading digital technology …

How work requirements for social security programs impact people in need from PBS NewsHour - Segments

Listen to PBS NewsHour - Segments episodes free, on demand. President Donald Trump signed an executive order last month pushing certain work …

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Guitar Strings

News<p>For all the advice that I got about buying a guitar for my friends, I learned very little about guitar strings. I had always assumed that the …

21 questions to answer before you start that mobile app

You have an idea for a mobile app that will help extend your business and reach out to new and existing customers. Great! But before you send a development team to work on it, you’ll want to make sure you’ve answered these 21 questions:<p><b>1. Do you have a release schedule?</b> Will your app have multiple …

Apps

Take it from a software engineer: learning code can be a nightmare

I was just a guy in a suit in an office with a vague startup idea. Then I decided to learn to code.<p>I overheard some guy at a happy hour bragging about how easily he was able to automate his office workflows by using a language called Ruby. I thought, “huh, Ruby.” I went home, googled it, and within …

Startups

Apple's Siri is a better rapper than you

The virtual assistant for iPhone and iPad has unveiled a secret talent for rapping<p>Siri, Apple’s voice-controlled virtual assistant, is not just useful for hands-free texting, dictation and pizza place recommendations – it turns out she is also a skilled rapper.<p>Last month, Judith Newman wrote in the …

The 6 mobile games that will help get you through Thanksgiving

Ignore your family with these helpful games<p>Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year, a chance to spend a few days with family and friends and enjoy an amazing meal. But there's also a lot of downtime, whether it's due to travelling across the country or hiding to avoid your uncle droning on about …

Penguins take out Leafs in overtime thriller

This was a hockey riddle for the ages on Wednesday night, one that could only be solved by dropping the puck.<p>What happens when the NHL's most dangerous first period team meets the most dangerous second period team?<p>Whoever is better the rest of the way wins the game?<p>That wasn't exactly how it played …

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The Wearable Tech Canadians Want Under Their Tree This Christmas

<b>Presented by</b><p>Wearables are the not new thing and whether you think they’re just the fad or here to stay, at least someone on your list is going to be …