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7 Gadgets That Will Help Your Kids Have a Free-Range, '80s-Style Summer

Remember Summer when you were a kid? Your mom served you some prebaked, toaster-cooked breakfast and a glass of orange juice made from concentrate, then shoved you out the back door to "go play," without an ounce of nervousness in her voice. Maybe you rounded up some neighborhood kids and played in …

The Shortest Route to the Most Beautiful Place in Every State

There's a song they play during the seventh-inning stretch at baseball games, and it isn't called "America the Mediocre." The wonders of this country …

US Navy tests aerial drones for real-time mine detection

With so much focus on the dangers of landmines that linger long after a conflict has ended, it's easy to forget the main reason these devices are …

Fancy living off-the-grid in a super stylish customised camper van?

Colorado-based company Native Campervans now offers the chance to live fully off-the-grid in nature in an uber-stylish converted van.<p>Dillon Hansen and Jon Moran came up with the idea of a customised van rental business after travelling around New Zealand in a sleeper van for a month. “We fell in …

Top 5 Affordable Quadcopter Kits for Newbies

Drones have become so popular that lately it seems everyone has one. Why wouldn’t they? Today’s models are practically flying on their own, creating breathtaking images and videos, and offering a fun way to get away from your daily tasks and problems.<p>However, since you are reading this, I guess you …

This might be the tiniest laptop in the world right now

The GPD Pocket is an absolutely tiny laptop that runs the full version of Windows 10, and it fits in your pocket.<p>It might sound like a netbook, but its premium build and decent specs differentiates it from traditional netbooks that felt cheap and were incredibly underpowered.<p>The GPD Pocket went …

Windows 10

ArcGIS Pro from the Cloud: Azure NV-Series

The use of virtualization technologies is wide spread in companies of all sizes and nearly all industries. Cloud-based desktop virtualization that …

How GIS and Drones Have Aided Hurricane Matthew Recovery Work

In emergency management and disaster response work, decision-makers and frontline staff rely on geographic information systems to help inform their …

The Farming of the Future: Agriculture Drones Take to the Skies

Already on the rise, the use of unmanned aircrafts, or drones, on farms is likely to get (legally) more ubiquitous thanks to new federal laws that …

Agriculture Drones Are Finally Cleared for Takeoff

New U.S. rules for commercial drones will benefit farmers and the drone industry

Drones are playing a new role in the recovery efforts after Hurricane Matthew

Insurance and telecom companies are using drones to inspect where floodwater is too high to drive.<p>In some towns along the United States’ Carolina coast, floodwaters from Hurricane Matthew remain too deep for cars to pass. And many of the buildings hit by the storm are too damaged to safely …

Unmanned Aircraft

High Precision WiFi Indoor Positioning Framework: FIND

<b>The Framework for Internal Navigation and Discovery</b> (<i>FIND</i>) allows you to use your (Android) smartphone or WiFi-enabled computer (laptop or Raspberry …

Machine Learning

Run IIS + ASP.NET on Windows 10 with Docker

In this tutorial we will create a WebAPI application with the full version of ASP.NET. We will then host it with IIS in a Windows Server Core …

DevOps

Windows Containers – Getting started – A step by step guide

The world of containerization has seen some pretty incredible innovation over the past couple of years. Yet there has been a whole class of …

Drone operators seek permission to fly out of direct sight

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — As thousands of commercial drones take to the skies under new Federal Aviation Administration rules, some small operators are …

Drones

Flying Parrot's Disco Drone: An Enormous Amount of Almost-Affordable Fun

Parrot's Disco drone is incredibly easy to fly and comes with an impressive autopilot and FPV included Photo: Brian Craig/ParrotParrot's Disco drone …

Link a Microsoft Account to a Windows 10 license

You may link a Microsoft account to a Windows 10 license on a device on Windows 10 version 1607 and later (Anniversary Update).The main benefit of …

Windows 10

This Data Scientist Has Mapped the Ultimate National Parks Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

The Most Important IRA Chart You'll Ever See

You may be surprised at what an IRA could do for your retirement.<p>There are plenty of IRA facts I could share with you that could help make the case …

Retirement

Personal Finance Basics: 7 Essential Habits for Saving and Investing

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Investors<p>These are the basics of running your financial life.<p>By Suzanne Woolley | June 20, 2016 | Updated on May 3, …

Eclipse:- Fully Autonomous Fixed-Wing UAV - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

Robota, LLC is eager to announce the release of the Eclipse UAV mapping system. This fully automated vehicle leverages the versatility of the Goose, …

Windows Container on Windows 10

Windows Containers on Windows 10<p>3 minutes to read<p>Contributors<p>The exercise will walk through basic deployment and use of the Windows container feature …

Top drone startups find venture capital flying their way

With unmanned aerial vehicles (i.e., drones) here to stay, entrepreneurs are pouncing on the opportunity to safeguard people from having these flying …

How many funds do you need for a diversified portfolio?

<i>My retirement portfolio currently consists of two mutual funds. Is that enough? Or do I need more funds to be properly diversified --E.F.</i><p>When it comes to building a diversified portfolio for retirement -- or any other goal -- the issue isn't so much the number of funds. It's the type of funds you …

Everything You Need to Do to Secure Your Raspberry Pi Home Automation Projects

When you’re working with connected devices or home automation projects on the Raspberry Pi, it’s important to lock down your Raspberry Pi so it’s …

Custom ArcGIS Vector Tile Styles

With the introduction of Esri Vector Tile maps and their use in both the 3.x and 4.0beta, more and more people are going to be creating applications …

ArcGIS