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The 12 Best Games on PC

PC gamers have got a pretty great thing going. Interesting, experimental indie games? Yup. Complex strategy simulations? Totally. The shiniest, …

Die Hard

Go Ahead, Mess With Texas Instruments

Why educational technologies should be more like graphing calculators and less like iPads. An Object Lesson.<p>Last year, while cleaning out the basement of my childhood home, I discovered a plastic storage bin marked "Calcusoft." Inside were piles of notebooks filled with sketches, storyboards, and …

How to remove old Android devices from the Play store

Just upgraded your phone or replaced your tablet? Here's how you can hide your old devices from appearing in the Google Play store.<p>Similar to how it keeps track of your downloaded and purchased applications, Google also keeps track of your Android devices. Each smartphone or tablet you register to …

Android News

How to fake an Instagram girlfriend using nail polish

A young Japanese photographer demonstrates how to make it look like you have an adoring girlfriend using little more than a smartphone and Instagram.<p>Japanese photographer Keisuke Jinushi appears to have a doting girlfriend. Check his Instagram stream and you'll see her manicured hand feeding him …

Nails

Yikes: This new app saves Snapchats without letting the sender know

What supposedly makes Snapchat enjoyable is that messages float away and disappear after one view. It’s ephemeral fun for sharing things that don’t matter too much.<p>After giving it a quick test, I can confirm the app works. First you log in with your Snapchat credentials, and then the app saves all …

Improve Concentration: 12 Exercises to Improve Your Concentration | The Art of Manliness

<i>Does your mind flit from one thing to another? Do you have trouble focusing on something for more than a few minutes? Do you consequently have a</i> …

Facebook reveals how its news feed works—again

People. They just don’t get it, do they? Facebook has been trying to explain for months now that no, it is not gaming its news feed and no, it’s not suppressing content that it hasn’t been paid to promote. The company says so clearly in the help pages, under a heading called “How News Feed Works“; …

Algorithms

What Is The Most Catastrophic Error Made By An Intern At A Tech Company?

When I was 21, I almost lost several hundred million dollars by threatening to mutilate one of our customers.<p>In my senior year in college, I worked full time as an intern PM at NetApp. I spent most of that time at work being groomed and prepared to be a full PM, and given that my background was in …

How Google accidentally uncovered a Chinese ring of car thieves

Looking for fraud on AdWords, the team found something more mysterious<p>AdWords is the core of the business of Google, delivering billions of data-targeted ads to browsers every year. Most of the ads are legitimate, but not all of them, and it’s Google’s job to tell which is which. Last year, that …

Done Deal: SoftBank Now Firmly in Control of Sprint

As expected, Sprint said on Wednesday that it has completed a deal to sell a controlling interest in the company to Japan’s SoftBank.<p>With the deal’s …

The Shoe Buff