Tanvir Ahmed

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Check out the hilarious Nicolas Cage / Game of Thrones mashup Cage of Thrones

If you’ve ever been watching Game of Thrones and thought to yourself, “this could really do with some Nicolas Cage”, then you’re going to be …

How Speed Up Your Front End Web Development Process

Web design is often lumped together with a lot of other ideas like UX design and web development. Although these areas do overlap, the skill sets are …

The Most Productive Ways To Waste Your Time

Whether you’re watching stand-up comedy on TV or cat videos on YouTube, studies have shown that laughing can do everything from relieve stress to boost your immune system.<p>One Oxford University study even found that laughing is an effective treatment against pain. Across a series of experiments …

You Asked: What Is 5G Wireless Data and Why Do I Want It?

Back in the 2000s, it seemed like new wireless data technologies were as much of a reason to upgrade our phones as new hardware. Since the launch of …

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Making GIFs Is Easier Than Ever With Imgur’s New Tool

The image-hosting site announces Video to GIF, a tool that will put the loops absolutely everywhere.

How-to Install and Setup Git and GitList

Introduction<p>When you are working on a Web or software project, alone or with a team of developers, tracking your changes over time is important. …

Leaked CIA documents show how to beat airport security like a spy

A Wikileaks gift for both holiday travelers and terrorists<p>WikiLeaks has published a pair of internal CIA documents briefing undercover agents on how to dupe security at airports. The two documents — both classified as "Secret/NOFORN" meaning not to be shared with allied security agencies — give …

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10 Awesome Gmail Hacks That Make Life Easier

These top-secret ninja moves will help you take control of your inbox and become a Gmail expert. I'll show you how to save time, avoid mistakes, and add a bit of style to your inbox. Read on, grasshopper.<p><b>GMAIL HACK #1 UNSEND</b><p>Have you ever pressed send only to regret it moments later because of a …

Estonia Is First Country In The World To Offer E-Residency

Estonia has become the first country in the world to offer E-Residency, a way of legitimising your online identity throughout the global internet.<p>The …

A Secret Message Hidden In A CIA Sculpture 25 Years Ago Might Finally Be Solved

The sculpture is 12 feet high, and stands on the grounds of the CIA complex in Langley, Virginia. American artist Jim Sanborn built it 25 years ago.<p>Kryptos contains four hidden messages, carved out of metal. Those four messages are the clues to a riddle. Sanborn has hinted that solving the riddle …

How to Cook Tacos Any Night of the Week, Without a Recipe

Tacos aren't just for Tuesday. Here's how to pull together the perfect taco, using pantry staples and a little weeknight savvy<p>Taco Tuesday is one of our favorite days. But you know what we like just as much? Taco Wednesday. And Thursday. By following a few simple guidelines and stocking your pantry …

Pirate Bay Founder Peter Sunde Released From Prison After Five Months

Peter Sunde, the former spokesperson and co-founder of file-sharing site The Pirate Bay, has been released from prison in Sweden after serving …

Here's How Hackers Could Be Stealing Data From Your Favorite Apps And Services

On Monday, hackers claimed to have stolen nearly 7 million usernames and passwords from popular cloud storage service Dropbox. A few days before that, hackers also claimed to have obtained about 100,000 photos from messaging app Snapchat.<p>Both companies have said these leaks are the result of …

How to Set Up a Remote Desktop and Control Your Computer from Anywhere

Desktop computers aren't <i>just</i> antiquated behemoths quietly gathering dust in your parent's house. They also offer an often overlooked processing …

33 Amazingly Useful Websites You Never Knew Existed

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The Sweet Irony Of Popcorn Time

So the big fun story of last week was this streaming movie app called Popcorn Time. Essentially, it aggregated torrent links and packaged them with artwork and a nice interface that allows one-click streaming of movies.<p>Popcorn Time is incredibly illegal almost anywhere, but it’s also almost …

Photographer's Girlfriend Continues to Lead Him Around the World

<b>Praktik Hotel – Madrid, Spain</b><p>Russian photographer Murad Osmann continues to be led around the world by his girlfriend Nataly Zakharova in his ongoing <i>Follow Me</i> project. With her back facing the camera, Zakharova eagerly holds the hand of her photographer boyfriend, guiding him through various …

Would your marriage survive the porn chat?

David Cameron wants couples to discuss whether to allow porn into the family home. How does one couple broach the subject?<p><b>Anna Maxted</b><p>If, occasionally, my husband wishes to indulge in a little DIY with X-rated material, he’s most welcome, and I’d be happy to discuss it in advance. After all, one …

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Engadget Giveaway: win an iMac and software package courtesy of Parallels!

The holidays are starting early this year for one lucky Engadget reader. Parallels, the well-known cross-platform enabler, has recently served up its new Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac and it's in the mood to celebrate. The winner will get a new 21.5-inch iMac (2.7GHz quad-core i5, 8GB RAM, 1TB hard …

Next gen NoSQL: The demise of eventual consistency?

The vast selection of NoSQL solutions today share qualities that have set them apart from their relational counterparts including shared-nothing, …

ODI: data literacy will help solve world's biggest challenges

The Open Data Institue think open data could be used to tackle issues such as social scaling and water scarcity<p>Open data is one of the most valuable assets that we have, and could be used to tackle some of the world's biggest challenges including social scaling, population growth, healthcare, …

How FreedomPop is separating voice from data on its new VoIP phone service

FreedomPop launched one of the country’s first all IP mobile services this month. Consequently, it has to deal with an interesting problem facing all …

Having set the standard for 'pixels per inch' (PPI) with the iPhone 4's 'retina' display in 2010, Apple has fallen behind rivals who can boast higher pixel densities. So what's next for the iPad and iPhone's screens? http://gu.com/p/3jm9g Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Balloon-powered internet for remote areas? Meet Google's Project Loon

Google believes a fleet of free-flying balloons 12 miles above the earth's surface could be the key to bringing mobile phone service and internet …

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62 Windows 8 secrets you need to know

Windows 8 has been with us for well over a year now, and if you're used to previous versions of Windows then you're going to notice that quite a bit …

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Google, CodeAcademy And Mozilla Back Launch Of Code Club World

CodeAcademy has been a huge story in the last couple of years. Now a new player is emerging with a complimentary real-world model. Code Club, a UK network of volunteer led after school coding clubs, is launching a new open source Code Club World framework to give every child in the world the chance …

Google launches Cube Slam, an open source pong clone, to show off the power of WebRTC and WebGL - http://tcrn.ch/19r6MFl