NikoElRico

33 Flips | 4 Magazines | 7 Likes | 1 Following | 7 Followers | @NikoElRico | Keep up with NikoElRico on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “NikoElRico”

PlayStation 4 and Xbox One hardware comparisons: More meaningless than ever

Sony's PlayStation 4 console will need a healthy portion of its 8GB of memory simply to run the console's OS. That's inspired a new torrent of Xbox One and PS4 comparisons. But here's why they don't make sense.<p>The truth is that Sony's RAM requirements should come as no surprise.<p>If you wanted to …

PlayStation 4

Tom’s Planner Acquires Gantt Chart Service Competitor Gantto

Tom’s Planner, a web-based project management service, has acquired a competitor in providing Gantt charts to track projects: Y-Combinator-backed Gantto. The company plans to merge Gantto’s users and features into one platform under the existing brand.<p>Gantto launched its product in 2010, less than …

Can Google Really Crack The Game Console Market?

Look, we’ve all heard the rumors that Google is toiling away on a smartwatch, and the company has said the Nexus Q isn’t completely dead, so part of that recent report from the Wall Street Journal doesn’t completely out of the blue. That said, Google is reportedly also working on an Android-powered …

Linux Filesystem Hierarchy

This document outlines the set of requirements and guidelines for file and directory placement under the Linux operating system according to those of …

Linux

Is it too late to be awesome?

The dangers of comparing, perfectionism and being too hard on ourselves.<p>I was talking with a friend today about all the different blogs, websites and …

Beautiful Games: drag-racing fever

Five Brilliantly Colored Beaches

We all love warm, sandy beaches. But wouldn’t they be more fun if they came in purple, orange, and red?

Best Trips 2013

Got wanderlust? We’ve got your ticket. The National Geographic Traveler editors present the new year's 20 must-see places.

Rouleaux: Anastassia Elias’ Book of Toilet Paper Roll Sculptures | Colossal

<p>If you’ve visited any art or design blog over the last few years you’ve almost certainly run into the artwork of Anastassia Elias who made waves in …

10 Best Zombie Movie Scenes

Moments scary enough to cause nightmares – and keep them coming for weeks<p>Watching Brad Pitt take on the zombie apocalypse in <i>World War Z</i> reminds me of …

PRISM fears give private search engine DuckDuckGo its best week ever

If you want to know just how crazy fear over PRISM-like surveillance has made the Internet, take a look at DuckDuckGo.<p>Thanks to the National Security Agency leaks and some well-timed media appearances, the private search engine is having its best traffic week ever. Visitors to the site made a …

Flipboard for Travelers and Adventure Seekers (Even Just Armchair Ones)

Inside Flipboard / May 20, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

Best bundle websites for a gaming deal

Freebies

Any iOS device can be hacked within one minute with modified charger, say researchers

Security researchers have discovered a way to push software onto an iOS device using a modified charger. The team at Georgia Institute of Technology says its charger was able to upload arbitrary software to an iOS device within one minute of it being plugged in. According to the researchers, "all …

JamStar Is A Cool Free App That Teaches You To Play The Guitar

I’ve seen plenty of guitar apps in my lifetime – enough for two lifetimes, in fact – but JamStar, an app by an Israeli programming house, has almost won my heart.<p>The premise is simple – you tune your guitar and then play notes or chords. The app (which runs on a phone or your browser) senses your …

Google Launches Android Studio And New Features For Developer Console, Including Beta Releases And Staged Rollout

Today, during Google’s I/O developer conference, the company announced a group of tools for app developers, including a new developer suite called Android Studio. It’s an IDE based on IntelliJ.<p>This was a popular announcement, as the crowd “ooh’d” and “ahh’d” as screenshots were shown on stage.<p>This …

Indistinguishable From Magic — Figures: They Speak For Themselves (mildly NSFW)

How to hack apps into multi-window mode on Galaxy Note 2

Even better than the S Pen, and all its genius trickery, the option to have more than one app open at once on the Samsung Galaxy Note 2's gorgeous …

Apps

iSniff GPS

iSniff GPS passively sniffs for SSID probes, ARPs and MDNS (Bonjour) packets broadcast by nearby iPhones, iPads and other wireless devices. The aim …

Wi-Fi

Infographic: A Timeline Of The 100 Most Important Cameras Ever Made

Over a century of photographic history on one poster.<p>Time travel back to 1950 with a Best Buy circular and you basically blow minds with every page. Flatscreen TVs? Crazy. Computers? Crazy. Smartphones? Double crazy. And then you get to the cameras, and the fedora-wearing fellow with the I Like Ike …

Here's 100 self-portraits in the style of 100 different cartoons. How many can you recognize?

The Ultimate Wine-Pairing Infographic

I’ve never understood brussel sprouts. Oh, they’re delicious, roasted in a cast iron pan with big hunks of garlic. But I’ve tried reds, and I’ve tried whites. Neither seems to pair all that well. And wouldn’t you know it? Brussel sprouts are a footnote on this incredible infographic: Foods that …

What Famous Bands Eat & Drink Backstage Visualized

Henry Hargreavesthe talented conceptual photographer responsible for recreating the Last Meals Of Inmates On Death Row is back with another …

Google Glass Has Already Been Hacked By Jailbreakers

With a name like Glass, it was just asking to be cracked.<p>Just days after its release to developers, Google’s Glass headset has already been hacked to give users full control of its Android operating system, according to Jay Freeman, a well-known Android and iOS developer who tested a known exploit …

66 Behind the Scenes Pics from THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK

[clockwise from up left] Producer Gary Kurtz, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Director Irvin Kershner<p>[from left] Harrison Ford, Carrie …

Star Wars: Mega Models Makes Papercraft Easy as 1-2-3

Reading Time: 2 minutes<p>I have to admit a great admiration for the hobby of papercraft, that pursuit that’s part origami, part model building. Some of …

How to Discover and Create Content That Your Audience Craves (and Grow Your Following)

Tips / How To<p>How to Schedule Instagram Posts: The Complete Guide<p>As Instagram has grown it’s become an integral marketing channel for more than 5 …

Thanko glasses give you HD POV video on the cheap

For just $91, you can take full HD video with these specs. The frames may look a little clunky, but the camera is barely noticeable.<p>If you long for high-tech eyewear but can't afford, or wait, for Google Glass, these Japanese glasses let you record in HD for less than $100.<p>Mitamanma Megane from …

Google Glass

The Best Amendment Indie Game Takes On the NRA

In the weeks after the shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut last December, National Rifle Association vice president …