Tristan Ryan Linardos

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10 best music player apps for Android

A lot of folks these days have transferred to some sort of music streaming service like Pandora, Spotify, Google Play Music, or Apple Music. However, there are those of us left that hang on to our collection of media because streaming isn’t quite good enough yet. If you have your own music …

How to Virtualize Android on Your PC So You Can Try Before You Buy

You probably know that you can run a desktop operating system in a virtual machine for testing. You can do the same thing for Android, and it's a …

The Gadget Lovers Go Bag

Sometimes we love to see bags that pare down to just the essentials, but oftentimes, it's fun to see one that goes all in. Everday Carry spotlights …

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Lifehacker Pack for Android: Our List of the Essential Android Apps

With over two million apps in the Play Store, Android is home to one of the biggest app stores in the world. Soon they’ll even be on your favorite …

The System Admin's Everyday Bag

Being a systems administrator and programmer means you need to be prepared for just about anything on a whim. Reader Scott Buffington shares his bag …

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SwapFu Gives You a Place to Trade Games With Others for Free

We've shown you the best places to trade in your used games for real money, but SwapFu is site where you can literally trade video games with other …

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Stand Up To Tackle Abstract Problems, Sit to Work on Practical Matters

You may be able to work on abstract problems better if you stand up, but sit down when it's time to roll up your sleeves. A series of studies found …

Google’s Cardboard turns out to be an inexpensive VR headset

If you stuck around until the end of yesterday’s I/O keynote, you might have heard Sundar Pichai mention that, alongside a fancy smartwatch, attendees would also receive a nondescript cardboard package. Very secretive indeed.<p>It turns out that the cardboard box was actually a DIY virtual reality kit …

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The Cable Adapter-Packed Go Bag

Being prepared for everything is a different idea for everyone. For reader Daniel Gerjets preparation means being able to connect just about anything …

This Ex-Muslim Started a Tumblr for Women Who Have Abandoned the Hijab

I talked to Hiba Krisht about the 15 years she spent wearing the Muslim head covering against her will and how Islam can hypersexualize women.<p><i>Hiba Krisht. All screenshots courtesy of interview subject</i><p>A little over a year ago, Hiba Krisht started writing about her experiences as an ex-Muslim and …

Turn a Raspberry Pi Into a Wireless Router

If you don't feel like going out and buying a new router and want something that just fits in your pocket, blogger Jacob Salmela shows off how to …

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These Harvard And MIT Kids Say They've Made NSA-Proof Email

Those who worry that Gmail or the National Security Agency may be rifling through their emails now have a new alternative: ProtonMail, a super-secure email service created by students from Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.<p>"It was the Snowden leaks that got us started," …

Belfast Cathedral Quarter attack: Cyclist carried bomb on handlebars

<b>A cyclist carried a bomb into Belfast's Cathedral Quarter in December in a holdall on his handlebars, police have said.</b><p>The small device detonated as police were clearing the area. No-one was injured, but it caused severe disruption on a busy Friday night.<p>A pressure cooker was used as part of the …

Sherpa Next Wants to Be Your Siri and Google Now, Combined

The problem, though, is that Sherpa is made by a little startup, not built into one of the world's leading smartphone operating systems.<p>Apple’s Siri understands when you give it voice commands about what to do on your phone. Google’s Google Now anticipates what you might want to look up based on …

Remembering BASIC on its 50th birthday

Nowadays, "basic" has a very different and derogatory <i>Urban Dictionary</i>-style meaning. Fifty years ago on this very day, however, it was the name given to a new computer-programming language born in a Dartmouth College basement. Devised initially by a group of the school's undergraduates and …

FreedomPop Unveils New Free iPhone Voice, Text, and Data Plans

FreedomPop, makers of one of our favorite mobile hotspots and some seriously low-cost (or free) mobile data plans, announced today that they're …

The Most Common Google Play Store Errors and Their Solutions

Google Play Store errors can be frustrating, thanks to the cryptic error codes that provide no additional information. To help you resolve them, an …

The Tiny Tardis Desktop

Reader Karth is a Doctor Who fan, so he put together this Windows desktop to be part expression of his fandom and part set of tools to help him work. …

Download Full Firefox and Chrome Installers for Offline Installs

The default web-based installer for Firefox and Chrome download the necessary setup files during installation. If you want to install Firefox and …

Don't Worry About Screen Cleaning Solutions: Water Is All You Need

Cleaning kits for your laptop, TV and other electronics are nice, but the Wall Street Journal tested and found that water and a microfiber cloth are …

This Chrome add-on lets you copy and erase text inside any image on the web

What would you say if we told you that it's possible to copy, translate, edit and even erase the text inside any image you find on the internet? Well, you can, and it's a lot easier than you might think. All it requires is a new browser extension, called Project Naptha, made by developer Kevin …

So you want to buy a OnePlus One - 5 quick things to know

The brand new OnePlus One is impressive. An excellent smartphone starting at $299, less than half of the price that other phone makers demand for their top of the line devices. The Nexus line is the most competitive in this regard, but, in many ways, the OnePlus One is above it.<p>So, you checked out …

California runaway teen's plane escapade prompts security review

Airport authorities in San Jose, California were attempting to determine Monday how a runaway teenager made his way onto an airport tarmac before slipping into the wheel well of a Maui-bound plane.<p>The 16-year-old boy survived temperatures estimated to be around 80 degrees below zero at 38,000 feet, …

Nintendo's Original Game Boy Turns 25

On April 21, 1989, Nintendo released the original Game Boy in Japan. It was built like a brick and rendered a mixture of black and gray pixels on a muddy green background. The console wasn’t light, slender or powerful, but it was the trigger for a new culture around video games and changed people’s …

Ukraine: Pro-Russians storm offices in Donetsk, Luhansk, Kharkiv

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1067000/1067013_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524659129_4a311d28b07bedd08fd508032829dbfa<p><b>Pro-Russian protesters have stormed government buildings in three eastern Ukrainian cities.</b><p>In Donetsk, Luhansk and Kharkiv they clashed with police, …

Snowden: Big revelations to come, reporting them is not a crime

Edward Snowden made a surprise appearance on the TED stage in Vancouver today, by Beam telepresence robot from "somewhere in Russia".<p>Snowden, in his …

The Essentials Pouch

Not every go bag has to be a bag. If you can fit all you need into a pouch, why not do it? The folks over at Every Day Carry found such a situation. …

AMD's Dual 290x Graphics Card Is Just A Rumor, But Here's Why It Definitely Exists

The rumor mill is spinning once again, and this time the focus is on AMD and its Hawaii XT GPU used in their flagship Radeon 290x card. These rumors strongly suggest that “Vesuvius” — allegedly AMD’s codename for a dual-GPU graphics card — is real, and that its release is imminent.<p>Whispers of …

Tumblr goes retro by letting you post with a phone call (update: more feature revival than retro)

Forget trying to be retro-cool by replacing your digital music with vinyl -- that's so <i>2013</i>. Tumblr believes that this year's trendsetters will use its throwback dial-a-post service instead. You can now make an audio post on the social network by calling a toll-free number; all you have to do …