James Pyle

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Pokémon GOnna Get Fit

With the launch of Pokémon GO, people are getting out of their houses in droves. Now, I’m the ultimate couch potato, but I decided to use Pokémon GO …

Families Can Now Share All Their Google Play Purchases

Google wants you to know that sharing means caring.<p>On Wednesday, the search giant debuted Family Library, a feature for its Google Play digital …

Codenames Wins Top Board Game Award And More You Should Play!

Earlier this month the winner of this year’s <i>Spiel Des Jahres,</i> Oscars of tabletop and essentially a kingmaker, was announced and it was the amazing</i> …

5 Fantastic Story-Driven Board Games

One of the joys of tabletop gaming is the sheer variety. There are any number of ways to design a game, which always keeps things interesting. …

The Technical Skills You Need to Have as a Software Developer

I’m a big supporter of helping software developers develop “soft skills” in addition to their technical skills — in fact, <b>I wrote a complete book</b> …

id Software Tech Interview: DX12, Vulkan, Mega-Textures, PBR, Global Illumination & more | DSOGaming | The Dark Side Of Gaming

A couple of weeks ago, we had the pleasure of interviewing id Software’s Tiago Sousa and Axel Gneiting. We talked with them about some of the key …

Game Development

Epic Games: Microsoft can't be allowed to control PC gaming

Tim Sweeney, co-founder of Epic Games (Unreal Engine, <i>Gears of War</i>), has written a scathing op-ed about Microsoft's Universal Windows Platform initiative for <i>The Guardian</i>. Sweeney argues that Microsoft is creating a closed platform for Windows 10 "the first apparent step" towards locking down a …

DC Releases the Trailers for Wonder Woman and Justice League at SDCC 2016

DC Comics has a really strong grasp of superhero television shows, but some would say they have struggled to find the same solid footing in the movie …

Adding Storage to a Bicycle, Improving Your Designs Mid-Project, How to Make Parts Fit Together, a Clever DIY Camera Dolly and More

<b>Router Bit Storage and Mid-Project Modification</b><p>This is a great example of designing on-the-fly and making adjustments when your first idea doesn't …

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild hands-on – Nintendo's Expansive, stunning and daring new RPG

Exploring Hyrule will be incredible but how well Nintendo can pull focus to tell its story is key<p>Nintendo focused on just one game at this year's E3 …

Making YouTube videos look sharp and professional on a budget

My team is doing some videos to show off some features in Visual Studio. Most of my videos or YouTubes are screencasts so the video quality of the …

Become an Ethical Hacker Bundle | Popular Science Shop

<b>Build an Advanced Keylogger Using C++ for Ethical Hacking</b><p>Add a Powerful Tool to Your Ethical Hacking Repertoire by Building an Advanced Keylogger<p>Keylogging is the action of recording keys struck on a keyboard and mouse clicks so that the user is unaware that their actions are being monitored. It's …

Pokémon Go CP meaning explained: How to get the highest CP values and create the most powerful team

Much like the main Pokémon games, alongside the standard combat modifiers like Type advantages and weaknesses, it turns out Pokémon Go has a whole …

Microsoft's AI Is Playing Minecraft to Learn How the World Works

Would you trust an AI with a diamond pickaxe?<p>Microsoft is using an experimental version of its game Minecraft to test the limits of artificial intelligence.<p>Called Project Malmo (named after a Swedish city, as Minecraft originates out of Sweden), the new version of the game allows …

The Things You Don't Remember Shape Who You Are

If the brain doesn’t get adequate stimulation during critical years, there may be everlasting consequences.<p>What is the earliest memory you have?<p>Most people can’t remember anything that happened to them or around them in their toddlerhood. The phenomenon, called childhood amnesia, has long puzzled …

The Brain

We showed Battlefield 1 to a World War I historian

In Battlefield 1’s alpha we’ve already run along the top of a blimp and leapt off to parachute into the battle below. We’ve mowed down our enemies …

Random: Speedrunner Sets New World Record For Blindfolded Run of Super Mario World

Speedrunning is an impressive feat in and of itself. Gamers spend countless hours of their lives memorizing games' structure and design to the point …

Retrogaming

Vehicle Breakdowns Hit Record High in U.S. Despite New Car Tech

New vehicles are loaded with advanced technology designed to keep drivers and passengers safe and on the road—not in the breakdown lane. A new study …

Nintendo Beats Sony on Pokémon Go Fever

[Image: A screenshot of the official Pokémon Go Twitter account (@PokemonGoApp)]<p>By <i>AsiaToday</i> reporter Kim Ye-jin - Pokémon Go is a new sensation. The incredibly popular augmented reality mobile game which even created a new word 'Pokemonomics', has given investors a reason to pay attention to …

Snowden designed an iPhone case: Guess what it does

Edward Snowden and noted hacker Andrew "Bunnie" Huang plan to present a design for a new personal security device at the MIT Media Lab on Thursday. According to Wired, the device is a case-like gadget that "wires into your iPhone's guts to monitor the electrical signals sent to its internal …

Music Theory Tutorial: Tips for Better Chord Progressions

<b>Learn the theory behind writing better chord progressions in this guideline that explores basic concepts and advice to help you make creative</b> …