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3D-printed design | Dezeen

A lightweight concrete ceiling with formwork 3D-printed from sand is among the innovations to feature in an experimental robot-made house built by …

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

iCloud or iMessage? AirDrop or email? Chart maps best ways to share iPhone photography

Sharing photos and videos that you shoot on your iPhone isn’t always totally straightforward. There are lots of common edge cases when formatting and quality just isn’t preserved, and it can be difficult to master what works and where without lots of experience. That’s why Johann Werk put together …

Tutorials

16 Windows 10 tricks you'll wish you knew sooner

In homes and offices across America, you can’t throw a stone without hitting a Windows PC. You’ll find Microsoft running on monitors in almost every school and library, in businesses big and small, and in living rooms, bedrooms, and dorms from coast to coast.<p>Windows is so commonplace, many of us …

5 Must-Have Apps for Students Struggling with Productivity

Debt is never a fun thing to be in. But, there are many actions that you can take that will help you rid yourself of the burden of debt once and for …

Google Hangouts adds GIF keyboard for Android 7.1 Nougat users

Fans of Google’s Hangouts chat client can expect to see a new 15.0 version of the app to roll out this week. The new version’s major addition is just for the very few smartphone owners who have Android 7.1 Nougat installed, as it adds the GIF keyboard to the app.<p>The GIF keyboard made its debut in …

This Startup Will Make You Unbelievably Happy at Work

Butterfly's scientifically-backed software helps businesses track the happiness of their teams to increase productivity.<p>Shows like <i>Silicon Valley</i> lampoon the cult-like workplaces that tech startups create. But no matter how well intended, even in these workplace utopias business remains hyper …

9 Time Management Apps to Organize Your Life and Keep You on Track

Do you need more time?No matter who you are, you probably don’t have enough of it.Time is a limited resource and it’s constantly running on empty. …

Review: Apple's New MacBook Is a Gorgeous Laptop With 1 Drawback

<b>The good</b>: Super thin and light; Beautiful screen; Comfortable keyboard<p><b>The bad</b>: Only includes one port; Expensive<p><b>Who should buy:</b> Apple fans looking …

35 Outstanding Podcast Picks From Entrepreneurs Like You

These favorite podcasts were chosen by the real experts (a.k.a. the entrepreneurs who love to listen).<p>I thought it would be fun to create a list of popular podcasts, but download numbers can be skewed so who's to say what's popular? With that in mind I reached out to my list of peers, clients, and …

The Best Way to Organize Your Email

<i>Regain your time, attention, and energy from the email machine.</i><p>I've been studying the problem of email overload and compulsive email checking for a couple of years now. The problem is massive, but totally solvable.<p>Fortunately, over the years I've devised a way to organize email that works. I've …

How to Master Microsoft Office Outlook

Microsoft Outlook is the de facto email and calendaring client in most offices—and it can help manage your tasks and notes as well. Beyond just …

Software

Amazon has filed a patent to develop drone propellers that could tell people to 'watch out'

The ecommerce giant is interested in using drones to deliver parcels to people's homes and offices, cutting out delivery companies like FedEx and DHL.<p>Spotted by The Register on Thursday, the patent filing has two elements to it.<p>One involves using drone propellers to alert people on the ground of …

Amazon working on an education platform for course materials

Next on the e-commerce giant's to-do list: schools and classrooms.<p>Following in the footsteps of Apple and Google, Amazon's another tech company with sights set on education. As <i>TechCrunch</i> reports, earlier this month the e-commerce giant quietly opened the floodgates to its Amazon Education Wait …

Education

Sony video teases new wearable wireless audio device

In an apparent attempt to regain some of the innovation cachet it enjoyed in decades past, Japan's Sony has announced its Future Lab …

Wearable Tech

Password Boss secures your logins with bank-grade encryption

There are just too many passwords to remember in our daily routine. Computers, phones, email, bank details, social logins – the list goes on and on, and staying secure while attempting to remember them all is tricky at best.<p>Help has arrived from <b>Password Boss</b>, which securely helps manage your logins …

How to Organize Where it Matters

We are working through a series on Unlocking 5 Tips on Organizing Like a Pro. Last week, we went over Making an Organizing Plan. And this week, we are talking all about organizing where it matters.<p>Here is an example of what I mean by <b>Organizing Where it Matters.</b><p>Every morning you spend 10 minutes …