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How a 34-year-old turned $200 into a company he sold for over $10 million in a matter of months

Thirteen years ago as a broke college student, Trevor Chapman took a job selling pest control door-to-door to make extra money. Eventually, he …

eCommerce

Guide: How to make your own personal VPN in under 30 minutes

Article Contents<p>1 Should I host my own VPN?<p>2 Step one: Setting up a Linode VPS<p>3 Step two: Logging into the VPS<p>4 Step three: Setting up the VPN<p>5 Step …

Linux

Photoshop Basics for Nature Photographers

Description<p>Is Photoshop really necessary to get the best quality from our photos with the power of today’s RAW Converters such as Adobe Lightroom? Do …

Tutorials

10 apps parents warned to look out for on their children's phones

Police have urged parents to check their children's phones in a warning about 10 apps that should be "off-limits".<p>The list was created by an American …

Apps

6 Reasons You Must Write A Book (And How To Write It In 48 Hours Or Less)

Your book is the perfect billboard, business card, and elevator speech which people can get "at a glance," and immediately.<p>Mike Koenigs was on a flight from to South by South West when he heard an interesting conversation happening one row ahead of him.<p><i>"Do you know who that is a few rows ahead?"</i> …

Writing

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

Hacking Windows 10: How to Break into Somebody's Computer Without a Password (Exploiting the System)

After a hacker has configured Metasploit on a remote private server, created a resource script for automation, and created a simple payload, he or …

Cybersecurity

This App Aims To Help Keep Your Kids Safe Online Without Helicopter Parenting

If you have kids, you will most likely run into a time when they ask for their first Smartphone. And when that day arrives, it is best to be prepared to keep an eye on their social media accounts.<p>Whether teens use technology for school, communication or research, there are many times when they can …

Machine Learning

SQLite Forensic Toolkit

The Forensic Toolkit for SQLite includes three comprehensive software applications, <i>The Forensic Browser for SQLite</i>, <i>Forensic Recovery for SQLite</i> and</i> …

What is USB OTG? Here’s how to use USB drives and more on your Galaxy S9

So you’ve bought a brand new shiny Galaxy S9. You’ve just finished setting it up, using Samsung’s Smart Switch to transfer all the data from your old …

Gear & Gadgets

The Breathing Technique a Navy SEAL Uses to Stay Calm and Focused

Breathing is a unique process in the human body. Unlike, for example, digestion, breathing has both an involuntary control mechanism as well as …

Meditation

How to Become a Self-Employed Photographer Infographic

Like many photographers, you’ve probably dreamed of quitting your job and going pro. But what does that really take? And how do you get started? This …

Employment

Scratch Game Design Curriculum and Professional Development

Happy to share this 25-hour game design curriculum originally developed for middle school teachers during Boston STEM Week.<p><b>Original Author:</b> Derek …

John Carpenter: How to Master Single Location Filmmaking

What can cash-starved filmmakers do to make their locations look a lot better than they are? Here are some solid ideas from the master of single …

John Carpenter

Lightroom Tips: Here’s How to Correct Photographs with Lens Distortion and Skewed Perspective (VIDEO)

It’s been awhile since we’ve featured the work of French landscape pro Serge Ramelli, and this new tutorial is a good one. In just 12 minutes Ramelli …

Tutorials

Forget Photoshop, Edit Your Photos With These Top Free Photo Editors

13 Free Photo Editors<p>The Best Free Photo Editors Out There<p>Updated April 03, 2018<p>These free photo editors are the best of the best and will get you …

Tutorials

Here's what every Chrome user should do in the wake of #Spectre

The new year kicked off with a bang on Jan. 3 when security researchers revealed two major software vulnerabilities that affect, to some extent, most …

IT security

How to Upgrade Your Network to 10 Gb/s and Speed Up Your Workflow

We've finally done it: Fstoppers has moved over to a new 10 Gb/second network and server and it is incredibly fast. Let me show you what we did and …

Hobbyist developers will make $30 million via 'Roblox' this year

<i>Roblox</i> has exploded over the past two years. It's not quite a game and not quite a development platform, allowing players to boot up millions of user-made projects, or create their own games and immediately publish them across all supported platforms. In September 2015, Roblox Corporation was happy …

Dive into Game Development with 9 Courses and 83 Hours of Tutorials for $49

Fancy making games for a living? The 2017 Zero to Hero Game Developer Bundle gives you the skills and experience to start your own studio. You can currently get all nine courses and 83 hours of training for <b>$49</b> (Orig. $1,477) at 9to5Toys Specials.<p>Whether you want to find indie success or work at the …

7 Secret time-saving Lightroom tips you should start using today

A few weeks ago, photographer Colin Smith showed us some useful Photoshop tricks hiding right before our eyes. Now he presents us with seven tricks …

Tutorials

The best free and paid Android app development courses

Start Building Your Android App Today!<p><b>Android Authority</b> is proud to present the <b>DGiT Academy</b>: the most detailed and comprehensive course covering every aspect of Android app development, run by our own Gary Sims. Whether you are an absolute beginner with zero coding knowledge or a veteran …

Android News

Want to Create Your Own Apps? Apple Will Teach You How to Code--for Free | Inc.com

Maybe you have a cool app in mind that you would like to develop, but you don't know whom to hire to code it, much less have the money. No problem: For DIY types of people, Apple has released a free app development curriculum in the iBooks Store.<p>While the curriculum is designed for high school and …

Apps

I’m here to help you through the hardest parts of your coding journey

Starting today, I’m collaborating with freeCodeCamp on a YouTube series called <b>Ask Preethi</b>. You can write me with your coding questions, doubts, …

Barack Obama

How to edit raw images in 5 simple steps

<b>James Paterson gives his top tips for editing raw photographs</b><p>Camera makers expect the raw photographer to want to make their own choices when it …

Tutorials

PSA: Deleting Old Lightroom Data Can Clear Up a TON of Space

Photos take up a lot of storage space. That’s just something that us photographers have to deal with. That said, there’s no reason to <i>waste</i> space on …

Tutorials

Build software like Lego with this smart new developer tool

The cardinal rule in programming is “<i>Don’t repeat yourself</i>,” or DRY. It says that developers should only implement a particular functionality within a project once. Doing otherwise is bad, because it introduces technical debt and potential inconsistencies.<p>But it only really applies within the scope …

Everything You Need to Pass Your Part 107 Test for Commercial Drone Work

If you're looking to use your drone for commercial work, you're going to need a Part 107 certificate. This great set of videos will help you learn …

Sea Level

How to Get Rich From Your Photography Passion

The biggest lie you’re told: you cannot get rich off your passion. 1. Luck + Hustle = Success Honestly, I got rich off my passion (I earn 200,000+ …

Street Photography