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Best 10 Linux Apps of 2018

If you’re new to Linux, you might be wondering, “What apps are the best to use?” Here is our list of the best of the best Linux desktop apps that …

These Are 15 Free Excel Templates You Can Use to Make More Money

Use them...and profit.<p>In these days of cloud-based systems, mobile applications, and web-based services, why use a spreadsheet for any other purpose than analysis?<p>Three reasons: ease, customization, and cost. A spreadsheet can be easily saved, updated, and reused again and again. A good template …

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Barnes & Noble

The 7 Best Open-Source Software to Download in 2018

Track time, recover lost data, burn disks and more<p>Updated June 12, 2018<p>Computers are part of our daily lives: From households to offices, and from …

Getting started with Docker and Kubernetes on Windows 10

Getting started with Docker and Kubernetes on Windows can be daunting when you don’t know where to begin.<p>And it doesn’t help that installing the …

How to install nextCloud 13 on Ubuntu 18.04

Jack Wallen walks you through the process of installing nextCloud 13 on the Ubuntu 18.04 server platform.<p>We've covered nextCloud plenty of times here …

How To: Bypass Locked Windows Computers to Run Kali Linux from a Live USB

It's easy to run Kali Linux from a live USB on nearly any available computer, but many publicly accessible laptops and desktops will be locked down …

Linux

How to Install, Update, and Use Kodi

Kodi is a powerful, open-source media-streaming application, but it can be difficult to set up and maintain. Read our guide to get started.<p>PCMag …

A Doctor Lays Out the Perfect 12-Week Diet Plan to Lose Weight and Feel Amazing

For pretty much anyone on the planet, the hardest part about losing weight is changing your diet. There are so many different paths to cleaning up what you eat, and there's no one-size-fits-all rule. To help you navigate the weight-loss waters, we spoke to Dr. Luiza Petre, a weight-loss and …

Weight Loss

Scaleway launches updated cloud servers for $2.40 per month

French cloud hosting company Scaleway announced new servers for its cloud offering. While the company’s offering was already quite cheap, Scaleway is going one step further with prices starting at €1.99 per month (around $2.40 per month).<p>For this price, you get an x86 server with 1 core, 1GB of …

Plover lets you share files between any devices over Wi-Fi, AirDrop-style

Apple’s AirDrop service is great for beaming files between your iOS and Mac devices over Wi-Fi – but it sadly doesn’t work with other platforms. Thankfully, a bunch of young developers have built a handy tool to make it just as easy to transfer files over your local network, using anything that has …

Google Cloud releases Dialogflow Enterprise Edition for building chat apps

Building conversational interfaces is a hot new area for developers. Chatbots can be a way to reduce friction in websites and apps and to give customers quick answers to commonly asked questions in a conversational framework. Today, Google announced it was making Dialogflow Enterprise Edition …

Nikon versus Canon: A Story Of Technology Change

Nikon losing the leadership position to Canon in the market for professional photography is a story involving technology transitions over a period of …

Cameras

How To Get Android Apps Running On Your Laptop

It makes more sense than ever to put some Android apps on you laptop. As well as giving you access to apps that have no desktop or web equivalent …

Cloudflare launches 1.1.1.1 DNS service that will speed up your internet

Not an April Fools’ prank<p>Cloudflare is launching its own consumer DNS service today, on April Fools’ Day, that promises to speed up your internet connection and help keep it private. The service is using https://1.1.1.1, and it’s not a joke but an actual DNS resolver that anyone can use. Cloudflare …

Introducing pydbgen: A random dataframe/database table generator

Introducing pydbgen which is a lightweight, pure-python library to generate random useful entries (e.g. name, address, credit card number, date, …

Machine Learning

Study shows social media users want to leave their echo chambers

A recurring complaint about social media is that it fosters “echo chambers,” where people are encouraged to consume only content that reflects views they already hold. These bubbles of positive affirmation have been blamed for the spread of fake news, and are the subject of serious concern for …

Social Media

Designed for enterprise, PullString Converse lets anyone create Alexa apps

PullString, the voice technology company that began its life as ToyTalk, and counts among its customers brands like Mattel, Activision, and Samsung, is today publicly launching software that allows non-technical creative professionals the ability to design, prototype and publish voice apps for …

Microsoft releases PowerShell script to check if your PC is vulnerable to Meltdown and Spectre

In the wake of the Meltdown and Spectre chip bug revelations, people around the world are wondering whether or not they are affected. Bearing in mind …

Photography Tutorials For Beginners: Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO, & Light

In upcoming days, we are going to share interesting Video Tutorials for beginners in photography. Here is the first video, clearly explained about …

Microsoft just made the ultimate mouse

It's taken three and a half decades, but Microsoft has finally made the ultimate mouse.<p>The Bluetooth-enabled Surface Precision Mouse, which Microsoft …

Microsoft Offering Free Windows 10 Development Environment VM for a Limited Time

Microsoft is providing a free virtual machine that comes preloaded with Windows 10 Enterprise, Visual Studio 2017, and various utilities in order to …

Protect your PC with Windows 10's antiransomware tool

Wait, the global ransomware epidemic is just getting started? Ransomware attacks such as WannaCry and Petya that lock down a computer and demand a ransom in order to unlock your files are getting smarter and more lucrative. Such attacks are expected to become more frequent and widespread.<p>Here are …

HTC U11+ combines U11 camera specs with large 6-inch display

HTC has launched the HTC U11+ which shares many characteristics with its smaller cousin U11. Both phones are powered by a Snapdragon 835 chipset and …

Yes, You Can Still Clean Install Windows 10 with a Windows 7/8.x Key

Readers routinely ask me whether it’s still possible to clean install Windows 10 with an unused Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 product key. Over two years …

Movies Anywhere: Everything you need to know (FAQ)

There's a new streaming movie service called Movies Anywhere, and it almost sounds too good to true. It doesn't only put most of your online movies in one place, it puts them <i>everyplace</i>.<p>Think of it like a digital bridge between the big four online video vendors: iTunes, Amazon, Google Play and Vudu. …

Amazon Fire TV

How to download music from YouTube and transfer it to your Android device

A lot of people who aren’t subscribed to a music streaming service like Google Play Music or Spotify like listening and discovering new tracks on YouTube. In a way this is a great option but it’s far from ideal. For one, the screen of your device has to be turned on all the time for the audio to …

Windows Template Studio 1.3 Released!

We’re extremely excited to announce the Windows Template Studio 1.3.In this release, we added in app scheme launch, finalized our work for …

Social media users claim Taylor Swift ripped off Beyoncé

The backlash has been swift.<p>After Taylor Swift posted a sneak preview of the music video for her new song “Look What You Made Me Do” on Twitter …