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There's an absurd amount of sugar hiding in most of the food you eat — and Silicon Valley has a new way to reveal it

Sugar lurks in countless unsuspecting foods, including ketchup, granola bars, salad dressings, and yogurt. A glass of orange juice has roughly the same amount of sugar as a can of Sprite. Foods like white rice, white bread, and bagels may as well be sugar given the effect they have on your body.<p>"If …

I’ve run my laptop all week off this giant external battery

Technically, I could have spent all of this past week living off-grid. For the past week, I’ve charged every electronic gadget I own off a giant …

Smigin Is a Foreign Language Tool That Doesn’t Make You Sound Like A Tourist

If you’ve ever tried to learn a foreign language, you probably know that most existing methods focus on aspects of the language that aren’t very helpful in everyday life. For example, newcomers to a language are often first taught the names of animals or colors, words that aren’t normally …

30 hours in Unity

Recently I was tasked with creating a Hololens prototype in Unity. The only experience I had with Unity was a tutorial 3 years ago where every <i>single</i> …

This Coding School Will Pay YOU to Attend

Here's what you have to do.<p>Don’t want to borrow to get the education you need to land a high-paying job? A coding bootcamp is now paying students to …

10 Life Lessons I Wish I Knew in My 20s | Inc.com

Time speeds up the older I get. I'm in my late 30s and looking back, there are a lot of things I may have done differently had I known what I know now. With experience comes wisdom, and I could have used some of that wisdom when I was in my 20s.<p>But I have to put the "coulda, woulda, shoulda" in the …

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10 Best Vue.js based UI Frameworks for Building Mobile Apps

If you are looking forward to building mobile apps with Vue.js, then you have many available UI frameworks to choose from. In this article, we will …

The Skills You Need to Be a Backend Developer

What is back end development?<p>Updated March 26, 2018<p>Thinking about moving into the flourishing field of web development?<p>As you may already know, there …

This game takes you through the madness of founding your own startup

Do you dream of one day being your own boss, or growing your germ of an idea into a billion-dollar business? Before you take the plunge, you might want to spend a few hours with <i>The Founder</i>.<p>Developed and crowdfunded by researcher Francis Tseng, this browser game puts you in the shoes of a startup …

How to Use the JavaScript Fetch API to Get Data

We all remember the dreaded XMLHttpRequest we used back in the day to make requests, it involved some really messy code, it didn't give us promises …

Quirky font magically adjusts to what you're writing

With its geometric angles and art-deco aesthetic, Futuracha has become one of the most popular free fonts used by designers all over the world. …

13 Roku tricks you should try right now

Your Roku streamer can do a lot more than you might think. These are some of the coolest tips we've tried.<p>Is there a more widely beloved tech product than the Roku streamer? Whether yours is a stick or box, it delivers virtually unparalleled video goodness to your TV: Netflix, Hulu, HBO and so …

2017's best Linux laptop: The latest Dell XPS 13

Dell continues to build the best out-of-the-box Linux and open-source laptops. Check out the latest Dell XPS 13 developer edition and you'll see what …

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10 Graphic Design Software Alternatives to Photoshop

There are more reasons than ever for you to gain some graphic design skills in 2017.<p>Many postings for jobs in fields like marketing, publishing, …

8 free apps for picking a colour scheme

As a visual creative, colour is one of the most important tools at your disposal. But how do you go about creating the perfect colour scheme for your …

$89 Pinebook Linux Laptop Expected to Launch in February

An 11.6-inch ARM laptop for $89 is a bargain, but there's also a 14-inch model for $99.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

I Am Lusting Over Sony's New Paper-Thin E Ink Watch

Despite the added functionality that manufacturers keep trying to cram inside them, watches have always been, and will always be, a fashion accessory …

This VR device promises to make both Oculus Rift and HTC Vive wireless

The virtual reality smorgasbord set to hit CES is just a few days away, but standout companies are already popping up, including one with a unique …

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The cord-cutter's guide to the best indoor antennas

Indoor antennas are pretty cheap, but our tests of six popular models did reveal some differences. Here's how they stack up.<p>You don't need to spend much money to get free TV. Indoor antennas cost as little as $10 and let you watch free TV programs over the air with your current television.<p>That's …

VRMark will tell you if your PC is ready for Virtual Reality

Oculus and Valve's own virtual reality compatibility tests will tell you if your PC is VR-ready, but how ready is a bit of a specification guessing game. Will you be able to run games at their maximum settings, or are you just going to scrape past virtual reality's minimum requirements? …

Virtual Reality

These wireless earbuds transform the sounds around you and preview a future of in-ear computers — here's what they're like

"Just as Microsoft put a computer on every desk, and Apple put one in every pocket, we want to put a computer in every ear," he says.<p>The "we" there is Doppler Labs, the four-year-old, New York-based company that Kraft co-founded. It's been interested in your ears since its inception — first with a …

This AI Librarian Organizes Your Bookmarks With Machine Learning

Stash is a great new service that automatically categorizes all the links you save.<p>The internet bookmark aspires to be the digital equivalent of the sticky note you paste on an important page in a college textbook. But that’s where the metaphor falls apart. If the internet is a college textbook, …

Build A Real-Life Remembrall

A DIY tool for your to-do list<p>When you’re heading out on an expedition, it’s important to be prepared. To make sure she remembers everything on her checklist, designer Allie Fauer built a magical reminder—a Remembrall inspired by her love of <i>Harry Potter</i>.<p>At Hogwarts, a Remembrall is a …

A DIY Multifunctional Toilet Lid, Everything You Need to Know About Buying Chisels, a Folding Brass Key Set and More

Part 2 of this week's Makers Roundup<p><b>Kreg Automaxx Clamps Demo</b><p>Steve Ramsey does a sponsored video for Kreg, running down their Automaxx clamping …

Video game that trains you to become a better coder

Coding becomes easier playing this video game<p>4 Shares<p>Understanding machine language is the most popular language of the 21st century. In other words, …

The Perfect Sun-Matching Lightbulb Only Costs $9

It is, perhaps, the greatest of all first-world problems. Do you buy tungsten bulbs that make your home look bathed in candlelight, but too yellow during the day? Or do you buy daylight bulbs that reproduce colors in a cool blue, but feel cold and off at night (maybe even keeping you awake in the …

This startup incubator has one of the most gorgeous offices we've ever seen

But now, Washington, D.C.-based startup incubator 1776 is doing its part to revive the historic space.<p>1776 is setting up shop in the navy yard as the anchor tenant, opening the doors of a "beta" space as it continues work on its 32,000-square-foot campus nearby. The company is rehabbing part of a …

The 10 contract commandments every designer should know

A solid contract is your best defence against the unscrupulous, and it aligns expectations and answers critical questions. But while you might be an …

Linux BASH Programming Cookbook (PDF Guide)

Delve into the world of Linux BASH Programming with this compact cookbook that introduces common recipes for the BASH command line!Bash is a Unix …

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$12 USB flash drive works with your PC and any Android phone

Why should moving files on and off your Android phone be any more complicated than it is with your Windows or Mac PC? It shouldn’t be, and now it …

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