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How to Make a Professional Printed Circuit Board: the Complete Guide

Hello everybody, today I will show you how to make professional PCB, to improve your electronic projects. Let's start ! What You Need to Buy Exposure …

Arduino

Windows 10 S is a gamble on the future of desktop apps

So what is Windows 10 S? Is it the perfect OS for school kids and teachers, or is it the OS that will make Microsoft's new Surface Laptop shine? Can it be both?<p>If you don't have 105 minutes to watch the presentation, Windows 10 S is a skew of Microsoft's OS that only runs Windows Store apps. …

The Windows 10 Creators Update is now live

After much beta testing and new feature additions, Microsoft's Windows 10 Creators Update is finally rolling out today. You can read more about all the new stuff in our preview, but if you want to get it as soon as possible, you have two options. You can either wait for it to hit your machine, …

27 Ways to Learn to Program Online

Whether you are looking to switch careers and become a full-time programmer, want to try to build a website or app on the side, or are just looking to round out your skill set, learning to code has certainly been something a lot of people have started to do lately. And while being a programmer …

Reinventing Git interface

I have a long love-hate relationship with Git. Despite solving all my problems with version control and having a technically excellent …

Watch SpaceX relaunch the first rocket it landed on a barge (update: it was a success)

SpaceX is getting ready for one historic flight. The private space corporation has announced on Twitter that all systems are ready for today's launch -- the weather seems to be cooperating, as well. In 60 minutes or so (around 6:30PM Eastern), we might see the company send the first rocket it …

Space Travel

Blynk Makes Creating Mobile Apps to Power Arduino or Raspberry Pi Projects a Little Easier

Android/iOS: If you want to control a Raspberry Pi or Arduino connected device from your phone, you’d usually need to know at least some programming. …

Raspberry Pi

Internet-enable your microcontroller projects for under $6 with ESP8266

To get started with IoT (the Internet of Things), your device needs, well, an Internet connection. Base Arduino microcontrollers don't have Internet …

A Quick Guide to Starting a Money-Generating Blog

Even with the rise of social media and other cutting-edge web 2.0 marketing platforms, blogging can still form the basis of a successful internet venture.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Even with the rise of social media and other cutting-edge web 2.0 marketing …

PlayBot Educational All-In-One Arduino Project Board (video)

Makers and hobbyists looking to learn more about the Arduino platform may be interested in a new educational Arduino development board which is being …

Arduino

This College Student Turned His Honda Civic Into a Self-Driving Car For $700

Using plans he found online.<p>Apparently you don't need to fork out for a brand new Tesla model if you want the benefits of a self-driving car, because …

Burger-flipping robot has its first day on the job in California

The next time you place an order at a fast food joint, you could see a robot behind the counter. Flippy is an AI-driven kitchen assistant that can flip burgers and place them on buns, and it debuted today at a CaliBurger restaurant in Pasadena, California.<p>Flippy was developed by Miso Robotics and …

Overview of Visual Studio 2017 - Visual Studio

Visual Studio IDE overview<p>15 minutes to read<p>Contributors<p>The Visual Studio interactive development environment (IDE) is a creative launching pad that …

Amazon Web Services to cut compute prices, continuing the decline in cloud costs

Amazon Web Services will cut the cost of its EC2 basic compute services among a limited number of regions by up to 25 percent starting Dec. 1, …

Visual Studio Development – Introducing Visual Studio for Mac

By Mikayla Hutchinson | Connect(); 2016<p>At Connect(); in November, Microsoft is launching a preview of Visual Studio for Mac. This is an exciting …

Samsung buys full-page apologies in US newspapers over Note 7 recall

Samsung took out full-page apology ads in the <i>Wall Street Journal, New York Times</i> and <i>The Washington Post</i> in an effort to reduce the damage done after its botched recall of the Galaxy Note 7. "An important tenet of our mission is to offer best-in-class safety and quality. Recently, we fell short on …

Arduino - ArduinoEthernetShieldV2

The Arduino Ethernet Shield 2 allows an Arduino Board to connect to the internet. It is based on the (Wiznet W5500 Ethernet chip). The Wiznet W5500 …

Microsoft makes its deep learning tools available to all

The same internal, deep learning tools that Microsoft engineers used to build its human-like speech recognition engine, as well as consumer products like Skype Translator and Cortana, are now available for public use. Redmond announced today that it is open-sourcing the Cognitive Toolkit that has …

The method behind Google's machine learning madness

First there was TensorFlow, Google’s machine learning framework. Then there was SyntaxNet, a neural network framework Google released to help …

Machine Learning

Great Programmers Avoid Bugs

How Great Programmers Avoid Bugs<p>Prologue<p>Some programmers are very good. What makes them so good? In this essay, we look at top programmers to see …

Major automakers test self-driving cars with NXP BlueBox computer

NXP announced its BlueBox computer, a mobile computing platform for building and testing self-driving cars that's already in the hands of four major automakers.<p>While automakers carefully test the technical, public and regulatory waters for future self-driving cars, technology suppliers are already …

Automotive Industry

Payments Ecosystem - Research & Business Opportunities

BI Intelligence<p>The modern smartphone is a remarkable device. A single device that fits in your pocket can do all the tasks that once required cameras, camcorders, GPS devices, watches, alarm clocks, calculators, and even TVs.<p>But the next change might be the most radical of all—it could eliminate …

I grew my business from my basement to the NASDAQ index — here's the best advice I have for aspiring entrepreneurs

Mario Tama/Getty Images<p>So, you think you want to start your own business? Good for you! People will tell you that 90% of all startups fail. That doesn’t mean yours will.<p>Starting a business can be one of the best decisions you will ever make. And I’ve found there are a few actions you can take that …

13 inexpensive online classes that can help you land a job

Now, I'll be honest and say that I'm old-fashioned, which is why I prefer using Post-its instead of Apple Calendars, holding a physical book rather than reading with a Kindle, or talking in person rather than through social media.<p>But like everyone else, I've had to adapt to life's changes — and …

Social Media Marketing

5 Great Examples of Minimum Viable Product in App Development

Building an app is a risky and expensive process. Even if you find a reliable outsourcing company and develop the simplest app ever, you’ll pay no …

Startups

Ben Heck's FPGA dev board tutorial

Thanks to a request from the element14 community, Ben chooses a DE0-Nano softcore microprocessor (FPGA) and gives us a tutorial on the basics of low-level digital programming, helping us to see that it's not as scary as it may sound. In particular, he explains concepts such as phased lock loop and …

What to do if your computer has a virus

It can be a gut punch to realize that your PC may be infected with malware (the catchall term for viruses, Trojans, worms, and other nasties). If you don't have antimalware software installed and ready to clean your system, the situation can deteriorate quickly. But we have tips for basic damage …

Linux

How to Double Your Traffic Without Paying Google or Facebook a Cent

I had just launched my blog.<p>The first post was published and it was there for all the world to see. But no one knew it existed. I had no budget for …

Microsoft is going to start pushing Windows 10 onto small businesses

Small business users who run either Windows 7 Pro or Windows 8.1 Pro will start to see promotional pop-ups for Windows 10 in an effort to encourage upgrades.<p>Microsoft describes this as "making it easier for small businesses to upgrade to Windows 10."<p>Users will start to see the Get Windows 10 app, …