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Make an Android Experiment, win a free ticket to Google I/O 2016 & $5,000 for travel

If you’re a developer and either 1) didn’t have the cash to put down for a trip to Mountain View or 2) didn’t get very lucky in the lottery, then you might want to listen up. There may not be a fun Easter egg hunt like in years past, but this is still a great opportunity to win a trip to I/O — and …

Android News

Guide: Which Nintendo 3DS or 2DS System Should I Buy?

Though we have a new generation of Nintendo hardware set to be revealed this year, there's life yet in the current generation. With the 3DS family of …

MERN: Isomorphic JavaScript Apps

JavaScript Frameworks (88 submissions)<p>Collections<p>JavaScript Framework for HTML<p>Stimulus is a JavaScript framework with modest ambitions. It doesn't t …

28 CSS Effects & Tutorials All Designers Must Know About

CSS effects will add a special touch to any website. This type of coding language can be used to create cool visual effects and layouts for your …

Tutorials

Infinite Scrolling, Pagination Or “Load More” Buttons? Usability Findings In eCommerce

What is the best UX pattern to display products on an e-commerce website: pagination, a “Load more” button or infinite scrolling? At Baymard …

eCommerce

Why I love Visual Studio Code for CSS / HTML development

Visual Studio Code is the new kid on the block in text editor circles. It’s raison d’etre is to provide a keyboard focused lightweight editor that …

Web Development

30 JavaScript frameworks and libraries to check out in 2017

JavaScript frameworks and libraries are incredibly useful tools for any designer or developer to be familiar with. They can add some super powerful …

You Can Now Stream Torrents In Your Web Browser

Torrents-Time lets you watch torrent files without downloading them<p>There are a multitude of ways to consume video content online. Netflix, Hulu, HBO Go and more have offered more ways than ever to binge shows and movies over the internet in legal fashion. For those looking to watch shows online …

Anti-piracy software forces pirate group to give up on cracking games

Notorious China-based pirate group/forum, 3DM, recently announced its partial withdrawal from the cracking game in order to measure how this will effect sales in the gaming industry.<p>Following an internal meeting earlier in 2016, group leader Bird Sister informed that “starting at the Chinese New …

Chinese New Year

Amazon's new free game engine comes with Twitch baked in

While Amazon might be known for selling you things, its cloud services now have just as much of an impact. It already powers many of the most popular apps and websites on the planet, but it's easy to forget that the company has an impressive online gaming presence thanks to Twitch. With its latest …

Nintendo Just Revealed Fresh Details About its Smartphone App

Nintendo just sharpened the focus slightly on plans for its first smartphone app, which was supposed to launch late last year, but delayed last …

Firefox OS For Smartphones Version 2.6 Will Be The Last Released Announces Mozilla

Mozilla has today sent out an email to developers announcing that they will no longer be developing Firefox OS for smartphones after version 2.6 has …

Luxembourg Hopes To Rocket To Front Of Asteroid-Mining Space Race

The government of Luxembourg announced Wednesday that the country will be investing in the as-yet-unrealized industry of asteroid mining.<p>The tiny European country will be funding research into the extraction of minerals from objects in space, working on legal and regulatory frameworks to govern …

Space Exploration

8 habits of awesome UX designers

One of the fables that floats around UX teams is that of the US space program and its quest for a pen that could be used in anti-gravity.<p>They reportedly spent million dollars developing a high-tech writing utensil with ink that remained solid until the flow of writing and a pressurized chamber that …

The 20 most visited cities in the world

Euromonitor International recently released its Top City Destinations Ranking, which selects the top 100 cities in the world based in terms of international tourist arrivals in 2014.<p>Of the top 20, Asia dominated the list, with three different destinations coming from Thailand alone.<p>The most-visited …

The Witness is getting pirated big time — creator Jonathan Blow warns it’ll impact future projects

A lot of people are playing the The Witness, but they’re not all paying for the privilege.<p>Celebrated indie developer Jonathan Blow took to Twitter to point out that his new PlayStation 4 and PC first-person puzzler is currently the most popular game on a “certain popular Torrent site.” …

DRM

Satya Nadella explains how Microsoft can beat the shrinking PC market

Windows OEM revenue, or the cash it generates by selling the Windows operating system wholesale to PC manufacturers, was down 5% in constant currency from the previous quarter.<p>That 5% dip is better than the overall drop in the slowing PC market over the same time period, Microsoft says, but that's …

Skype founder on speed dial for start-ups as part of new Tech City initiative

The Upscale scheme will give 30 companies access to mentoring from the world's top entrepreneurs<p>Some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs, including Skype co-founder Niklas Zennström, Lovefilm's Simon Calver and venture capitalist Saul Klein, will be mentoring up-and-coming UK start-ups as …

Startups

Firefox just got the ability to send push notifications

Chrome has been able to send push notifications for what feels like years, but now Firefox is officially getting them too.<p>As of Firefox 44, websites are able to send push notifications to visitors without keeping the site open, provided users opt in. Notifications look and feel like their native …

Software

25 JavaScript Libraries for Cool Scrolling Effects

A website design comes to life with well-executed animation. If you’re looking for the proper libraries to add effects to your project, here I’ve …

This site crashes Chrome, Firefox, and Safari, resets your iPhone and iPad

Browsers are complicated pieces of software designed to open websites. But sometimes those websites are designed to cause problems for browsers. That’s exactly what crashsafari.com was created for.<p>A simple script keeps adding characters into the browser’s address bar, overloading the app’s memory, …

Software

How London might have looked: five masterplans after the great fire of 1666

The day the great fire began on 2 September 1666, the diarist Samuel Pepys took to the safety of the south side of the river Thames and watched the flames gradually consume London’s medieval city. “It made me weep to see it … a horrid noise the flames made, and the cracking of houses at their ruin.”<p>…

Urbanism

Wolfram Language gets its own online programming lab to cater to a new generation of coders

Wolfram Language, a language of mathematical computation program Mathematica, now has its very own online hub for budding programmers and computer scientists.<p>Announced yesterday by renowned mathematician and computer scientist Stephen Wolfram, the Wolfram Programming Lab is described as an …

Computer Science

How IBM Innovates

Last week, IBM announced that it lead the list of companies receiving US patents for the 23rd consecutive year. IBM’s patent leadership is extreme. It not only consistently tops the list, but outpaces the number two company on the list, Samsung, by 50%. That’s pretty impressive.<p>IBM’s commitment to …

Innovation

'Pokémon' meets 'Rick and Morty' in an Adult Swim mobile game

The news arrived quietly in a Tweet -- there's a new, free mobile game coming from Adult Swim. But this isn't just any game. It's a <i>Rick and Morty</i> adventure game that appears to be styled after <i>Pokémon</i>. Yes, this could be fairly incredible for fans of outlandish, time-bending, raunchy, animated …

Forget resolutions—use these nerdy lifehacks to make life a little better in a lot of ways

It’s New Year’s. You want to set goals, and achieve them. But, realistically, you’re probably not going to. Researchers find that anywhere from 40% to 8% of Americans who set New Year’s resolutions successfully stick to them.<p>The problem is that people often aim to completely overhaul their lives, …

Nutrition

This 'homeless' guy flies first class for free and says anyone could do it — here's how

And he's homeless, because he spends most of his time in the sky, flying first class — for free.<p>He says anybody could get free first-class tickets, if you play it smart.<p>"It sounds cliché, but I'm living my dream," Schlappig told Business Insider.<p>We spoke to Schlappig to hear his story:

Firefox OS may live on in a TV stick and Pi-powered keyboard

Shortly after Mozilla said that it was done with Firefox OS smartphones, it confirmed that the OS would live on in connected devices. We might now have a better idea of what that means, thanks to a leak from <i>Hipertextual</i>. The Spanish site unearthed several internal Mozilla documents showing a …

11 great resources to learn and work in Python

<i>Roger Huang is an entrepreneur who is working on his next venture, and advising several others on growth. This post originally appeared on Code(Love).</i><p>Python is one of our favorite languages. Versatile, and yet easy to grasp, it’s one of the best languages at expressing the logic behind code with a …

Ello Again

If you’re wondering what happened to nascent social network Ello, you’re not alone. And founder Paul Budnitz has (some) answers.<p>Depending on who you talk to, mentioning Ello—the famously ad-free disruptor to the existing massive social networks—can result in fawning admiration, or a curious “Huh, …