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Researcher Grabs VPN Password With Tool From NSA Dump

An exploit included in the 'Shadow Brokers' dump targets a Cisco VPN appliance.<p>Cisco has already warned customers about two exploits found in the NSA-linked data recently dumped by hackers calling themselves The Shadow Brokers. Now, researchers have uncovered another attack included in the cache, …

Coding Jarvis in Python in 2016

It’s tough for an erstwhile Iron Man to work on creating their personal AI assistant on the weekends. Like any other time-pressured inventor without …

Speech Recognition

Want to be a hacker? Here's where to start

There's been a surge of high-profile cyber attacks recently: last year's Ashley Madison debacle, a number of attacks carried out by hacktivist group Anonymous, and the recent ransomware siege of a Hollywood hospital, to name a few. As a result, the demand (and salaries) for cybersecurity …

Top 10 Kickass Arduino Projects

The Arduino is a cheap electronics board that allows you to make your own electronics without a ton of coding experience. We love the Arduino, but …

Arduino

Qwilr Gets Seed Funding To Turn Business Documents Into Attractive Websites

Qwilr is a tool for anyone who has sent out a PowerPoint deck they spent hours creating, only to wonder if anyone is even going to bother downloading it. The platform makes it easy to turn business documents into webpages, which in turn gives users access to analytics and other helpful tools.<p>The …

Google Docs

16 Ways To Bond With Your Dog

'Cause everyone needs a best bud.

Pets

Web Design & Front End Development Blog

The design a company chooses impacts how a potential consumer perceives them. From color choice to style, different elements add up to create a first …

19 Next-Level Tips Every iPhone Owner Should Know

Get your Ph.D. in iOS.<p>Hold down the <b>home</b> and <b>lock button</b> at the same time.<p>If (for whatever reason) the power button isn't responsive, you can let the phone battery deplete completely. When your iPhone eventually turns off, charge it back up. It will turn on, while plugged in, in about four</i> …

Amazon Fire TV

Another Reason To Upgrade To Latest iOS - A $300 Device Can Pop Open Old iPhone PIN Locks

When Apple released iOS 8.1.1 in November, it closed off a glaring vulnerability that would have allowed criminals, police officers or anyone with physical access to an iPhone to break through the passcode protection. It was possible to make as many guesses as possible at that passcode, even though …

Bruteforce

CSS Web Animation Tools, Techniques, and Resources

Web design is an expansive subject with tons of little nooks and crannies to investigate. One such nook (or cranny) is CSS website animation. …

Arrange Your iPhone Icons Any Way You Want With Makeovr

One of the biggest gripes I have with the iPhone 6 Plus is that there’s no way to permanently bring my homescreen icons closer to the bottom of the giant screen. With Makeovr, a new web app, there’s finally a way.<p>Makeovr is fairly straightforward; take a screenshot of an empty page of your …

iPhone 5

Blippar App Overhaul Aims to Identify Everything Around You

Anyone who drinks Pepsi or reads a fashion magazine has come into contact with Blippar, the image recognition and augmented reality app that connects users with a huge number of products and services by serving a layer of brand-based interactive content.<p>Today at SXSW, Blippar’s CEO and founder …

Augmented Reality

25 iPhone tips and tricks for 2017

The designers over at Apple weren’t going to release Siri without inserting a few cute jokes. Ask her to sing you a song and she’ll respond, in her …

Mac Setup: The Dual-Screen Desk of a Software Engineer

It’s time for another featured Mac setup! This time around we’re sharing the dual-screen desk workstation of developer Carlos P., let’s dive right in …

Operating Systems

11 Tiny Design Features That Show Apple's Insane Attention To Detail

Many of these details go unnoticed by the average Apple user, or are only useful to a relative handful of people using the product.<p>Some features are handy while others are purely cosmetic, but Apple included them anyway.<p>Here are the best of these little design flourishes.

Smart home buying guide

Smart home automation puts remote control of your comfort, convenience, and safety at your fingertips, no matter where you are.<p>Good news: you can now …

9 basic principles of responsive web design

Responsive web design is a great solution to our multi-screen problem, but getting into it from the print perspective is difficult. No fixed page …

Best of 2014: TOP 10 Website Hosting Providers

Website hosting is an integral part of your business having a presence on the worldwide web. In making sure that your site is always online and is …

Gear of the Year 2014

Top Gear Innovations for Fall and Winter The brisk days of fall and cold nights of winter bring out the best in gear design and technology. When the mercury goes south with the birds, there’s little leeway for lapses in function and lots of room for flexing new ideas. Sometimes this means embracing …

Top Gear

RANKED: The Best Tablets In The World

Whether your preference is iOS, Android, or Windows, today's tablets come in all sizes and cater to specific interests.<p>Some tablets with large screens, for instance, can act as a temporary laptop replacement when paired with a keyboard, while others are small enough to toss in your purse.<p>There are …

Functional Programming

RightJS is a multi-paradigm framework and being such a tool it provides several standard functional programming features like binding, currying and …

12 Skills You Need to Develop a Website

1. Programming<p>The first skill one needs to master for being a web developer is programming. Many languages exist for different aims, but you need to …

20 All New Best Selling Fonts (With Web Fonts and Extended Licensing)

20 All New Best Selling Fonts (With Web Fonts and Extended Licensing) <b>Just $29</b><p><b>Deal Expired</b> $29<p>Who this deal is for:<p>Graphic designers …

Powder-ready gifts for ski lovers

Here in Northern California we’re still awaiting our first real snow dump of the year.<p>And while we have our fingers crossed and have been diligently doing our plyometric exercises, we’re still left with plenty of time to build up a big old lust for some new 2014 ski schwag.<p>Cult of Mac has put …

Skiing

Candlestick.js beautiful stock charts in HTML5 canvas, free and open source

Searching the web for a nice tool to display stock charts left me with the conclusion I need to start this myself.<p>The other libraries for this were …

Functional JavaScript

<i>Functional</i> is a JavaScript library for functional programming. It defines the standard higher-order functions (map, reduce, filter) that you can read …

Zano Is A Sky Selfie Micro-Drone That Flies Itself

Holy autonomous micro-drones batman! Wondering how you’re going to line up your next dronie? Aka a selfie taken from up high by a passing UAV so you don’t get a photo of yourself remote controlling a drone… Well, never fear: a U.K.-based firm is building a micro-drone that flies itself so you can …

The Black Friday Survival Guide

It wasn’t easy accumulating the research data displayed in the following guide. I saw horrific sights working retail for seven long years in both a big box electronic store and a major shopping center. I saw things that will haunt me the rest of my days. I watched two kids get trampled by what I …

The 6 best movies to see in theaters Thanksgiving weekend

There's a good chance you're headed to the movies this weekend. Thanksgiving and the days following it are supposed to be among the busiest each year for theaters, with plenty of families heading out to spend some time together. The good news this year is that there are some pretty great movies to …