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Get All Your Web Apps in One Place with Taco

It’s all to easy for your digital life to become a sprawling, unmanageable mess as you keep tasks, notes, photos and files across multiple accounts—a …

The software behind Futurama is going open source

Toonz creates software you’ve probably never heard of but you’ve likely seen countless TV shows and movies made using its products.<p>The company’s main product is a piece of enterprise animation software that helps with scanning and cleanup of drawings, editing, animation and compositing.<p>Toonz was …

Introduction to the Math of Computer Graphics

Three-dimensional computer graphics is an exciting aspect of computing because of the amazing visual effects that can be created for display. All of …

Mozilla makes it easy to create VR websites with 'A-Frame'

With the launch of A-Frame today, Mozilla is trying to make it easier for developers to craft virtual-reality websites. Mozilla's VR research team, MozVR, created A-Frame as an open-source framework that allows developers to use familiar HTML markup in their designs, rather than the complex WebGL …

Virtual Reality

Vivaldi Browser Hits Beta After More Than 2M Downloads

Earlier this year, Opera’s former CEO Jon von Tetzchner launched Vivaldi, a new desktop browser for power users (and those who were unhappy with Opera’s direction after that company’s switch to Google’s rendering engine after von Tetzchner left). Vivaldi has now been downloaded more than 2 million …

Air Button adds shortcut buttons to the back of your phone

These small stick-ons can be programmed to perform any of over 30 tasks. And they don't require power.<p>When you think about it, there's a lot of unused space on the back of your phone. So why not put something useful on that empty slab of case, like a couple buttons that can instantly perform common …

Pixolor Is a Floating Tool That Identifies Any Color On Your Screen

Android: If you’re a designer, you know how important it is to be able to identify specific color palettes. Pixolor allows you to quickly identify …

The Miix 700 is Lenovo's Surface killer

Lenovo has arguably done more than any other PC maker to blur the line between tablets and laptops, but its new Ideapad Miix 700 convertible tablet is clearly aimed at one competitor in particular: Microsoft's Surface. Like that machine, the Miix 700 sports a kickstand with a high-tech hinge; it's …

Windows 10

The Opa Language

Top 10 Reasons to Develop with Opa<p>1. One Language to Rule Them All<p>Write simultaneously the <b>frontend and backend code</b>, in the same language, within the …

JavaScript

Popular Steam Game Offers $100 To Anyone Who Finds An Exploit

Have you encountered a bug, glitch, or hack while playing Steam’s hottest new dinosaur game? You might be sitting on $100.<p><i>ARK: Survival Evolved</i>, a …

The Smaller, Cheaper, FLIR ONE Thermal Camera Now Works With Other Apps

Thermal cameras that can see a person’s body heat were once expensive tools that only police and the military used. But now they’re small and cheap …

Gear & Gadgets

Jabra SOLEMATE Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker in black $60 shipped (Reg. $86+)

5 Star Buy via Amazon is offering the Jabra SOLEMATE Wireless Bluetooth Portable Speaker in black for <b>$59.99</b> shipped. That’s as much as $90 under the original listing, $17+ below the next best prices, matching our previous mention and the best we can find.<p>Features:<p>3 front facing speakers and a …

Couchmaster Lap Desk: Reverse Sofa - Technabob

German company Nerdytec caters to PC gamers who prefer to play on their TVs. Its Couchmaster series consists of lap desks that have a pair of large …

The Space Artist Who Perfectly Painted All Our Cosmic Dreams

John Conrad Berkey (August 13, 1932 – April 29, 2008) was probably the best known and loved space artist who ever lived on this planet. You may have …

Auctions

Here's Attack on Titan's first trailer

The first trailer for <i>Attack on Titan</i> shows a frustratingly short glimpse of the human-eating titans, but at least we get a sense of the story's set-up.<p>One hundred years ago, titans appeared on Earth and gobbled up most of civilization. Those that remained built a massive wall to defend themselves, …

Anime

D&D now on Steam, complete with dice and a Dungeon Master

<i>Fantasy Grounds</i>, one of the leading virtual tabletop platforms, now offers officially licensed Dungeons & Dragons content from Wizards of the Coast. Available through Steam, the software can allow players to virtually recreate the 5th edition D&D tabletop experience complete with dice rolling, 2D …

Board Games

If You Try the HTML5 Drum Machine, It's All You'll Do for the Next Hour

This dead simple drum machine that runs in your browser is so much fun.<p>The HTML5 Drum Machine borrows its aesthetics from classic beat boxes like the …

Music Production

You won't miss camera cables with Eyefi's latest wireless SD card

Eyefi's always had an intriguing hook: Wouldn't it be easier if you could just transfer photos from your cameras over Wi-Fi, instead of manually plugging into your computer? Its wireless SD cards haven't always worked flawlessly, and they're a lot more than standard SD cards, but they're still …

MacBook Air

Treeline Wants To Take The Coding Out Of Building A Backend

Building the backend to power your dream app is one of the walls that stops front-end developers from even attempting to prototype their own app designs.<p>It’s got to run fast but efficiently on whatever infrastructure you decide to use. It has to work with any platform you might build a client for. …

The Only 5 Exercises You'll Ever Need

By Michael Beck, DETAILS<p>It sounds like a bad infomercial: Get ripped in less time! We're conditioned to believe that jaw-dropping, body-transforming results are achieved only by putting in the hours. But if you've been adhering to the muscle-isolating back-and-bi, chest-and-tri gospel, the truth …

Report: Mysterious Russian Malware Is Infecting 100,000+ Wordpress Sites

A Russian malware called SoakSoak has infected over 100,000 Wordpress sites since this Sunday, turning blogs into attack platforms. It's a potential …

WordPress themes

An Experiment Mimicking Perpetual Motion Using an Escalator and a Series of Brightly Colored Balls

En Was Not Here performed a science experiment of sorts by releasing a bag full of colorful plastic balls at the bottom and top of an up escalator, …

IBM’s Watson Analytics platform is now open to everyone

IBM’s Watson Analytics service is now in open beta. The natural language-based system, born of the same programme that developed the company’s Jeopardy-playing super computer, offers predictive and visual analytics tools for businesses.<p>https://vine.co/v/Ov6uvi1m7lT<p>Early this summer, IBM announced …

Subway Etiquette Posters From 1970s Japan Are Just as Relevant Today

Don't smoke in the train station. Don't spit your gum on the floor. And please, god, don't splay your legs out like no one else is around you. These …

Japan

Create your own smart home with littleBits' house-friendly kit

Ever since littleBits' snap-together circuits got the ability to speak to the internet, they were crying out to be used for home-automation. Today, littleBits itself is making that a dead cert, by launching a "Smart Home Kit." The pack contains 14 magnetic "bits" to get your inventions started, …

The Koss BTS1 Is an Affordable, Portable, Powerful Bluetooth Speaker

There's no shortage of portable Bluetooth speakers on the market, but only a handful of them are really good. We've highlighted some of our …

Gear & Gadgets

Millions of websites hit by Drupal hack attack

<b>Up to 12 million websites may have been compromised by attackers who took advantage of a bug in the widely used Drupal software.</b><p>The sites use Drupal to manage web content and images, text and video.<p>Drupal has issued a security warning saying users who did not apply a patch for a recently discovered …

Information Security

Review: Garmin Vivosmart

Author: Christina Bonnington. Christina Bonnington Gear<p>Date of Publication: 10.22.14.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Sub Title: Good …

Breakup Splits Walls of Text into Paragraphs

Chrome: It's frustrating when you run across pages of text written by someone who never learned the virtues of the paragraph. The dreaded wall of …

The Tah Bluetooth stick lets you control (almost) anything with a smartphone

We've seen plenty of development boards, but this might be the first that comes with both Bluetooth LE and built-in USB. Tah is the creation of India's Revealing Hour and has been designed to both lower the cost of adding Bluetooth to Arduino projects, but also to connect your smartphone to other …