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7 cool ways to reuse an old laptop

Breathe new life into your dusty relic of a portable PC.<p>Everything old is new again. That applies not just to bell-bottoms and cassette tapes (seriously, tapes are staging a comeback), but also your old tech.<p>You've already learned how to repurpose an old tablet; now let's focus on that laptop …

Linux

Kanex Announces GoPower Watch Stand and Mini Keychain Battery for Apple Watch

Kanex today announced two additional devices to its line of GoPower Apple Watch accessories: the GoPower Watch Stand and GoPower Watch Mini. The two new accessories join the GoPower Watch Portable Battery, which debuted this past August for $99.95.<p>The magnetic GoPower Watch Stand charges and …

8 Things Exceptional Bosses Constantly Tell Their Employees | Inc.com

Whether you're managing an intern or running an entire business, your employees' success (and your own skin) depends on your leadership.<p>Thankfully, the solution for motivating your team and squashing any issues is right at the tip of your tongue. It all starts with communication -- the skill …

Leadership

Top 10 DIY Projects That Will Teach You A Ton About Tech

DIY isn’t always the easiest way to do something, but it’s usually the most informative and educational one. This week, let’s check out some great …

Raspberry Pi

This résumé landed me interviews at Google, BuzzFeed, and more than 20 top startups

I also crafted, revised, rewrote, and continuously edited my résumé.<p>This résumé landed me interviews at Google, BuzzFeed, Oscar, and nearly two dozen other top startups.<p>I also got interviews for full-time jobs at a major political campaign, a huge government contractor, and a billion-dollar …

Employment

Graphic, Novel: 8 Horror Comics to Keep You Up All Night

Cullen Bunn cut his horror comic teeth with the occult western <i>The Sixth Gun</i> (also well worth your time), but <i>Harrow County</i> is where his twisted …

100+ Best Web Design Tools of 2018

Web Design Tools<p>Featured<p>Logo Design<p>Designevo (Free)<p>Create awesome looking logos with ease<p>Random generation of logos for your company<p>Logo Makr …

Why Red Dead Redemption Was, and Still Is, Such a Damn Good Game

If you aren't thrilled for the sequel, you should be.<p>Rockstar Games recently set the internet ablaze with an announcement that gamers have been dreaming of for years. After a weekend of teasing, the company came right out and announced it: <i>Red Dead Redemption 2</i> is coming.<p>Those words alone are enough …

‘Prey’ Lays Out Its Insane Alternate History In A New Trailer

<i>Prey</i> looks to be a fun, creepy survival horror shooter, coming next year, but aside from an unnerving trailer it’s not really clear why precisely you’re trapped on a luxury space station with a bunch of gross shape-shifting aliens. Fortunately, a new trailer has arrived to explain why the …

Historical Fiction

Spend 48 Hours With HTML, CSS, & JavaScript to Become an In-Demand Front End Engineer

<b>Complete Guide to Front-End Web Development & Design</b><p>Learn Primary Web Programming Languages & Watch Your Job Prospects & Income Soar<p>The information …

JavaScript

10 best new web design tools for October 2016

These days many of us are working on sites that involve a complex tangle of dependencies; if that’s you, this month there are a few tools that might …

BEST Free and Open-Source Software for Game Developers

Play Over 400 Game Boy Games That Never Existed

Latest Game Boy Jam delivers big time.<p>Released in 1989, the Game Boy racked up a significant amount of games for a handheld system with four AA batteries, eight bits, no backlight, and an olive green screen that looked like a regular Nintendo game had experienced copper oxidation. It has well over …

Retrogaming

Five Great Apps That Will Teach You How to Code

A few years ago, if you wanted to learn coding you had to buy a 20-pound paperback with some cute animal on the cover and then navigate through …

Programming

I Pushed 'All You Can Eat' Restaurants to Their Absolute Limits

In a time of great austerity, how can I exploit the free food to keep me alive?<p>I've always been obsessed with the "all you can eat" buffet. Growing up as the youngest of six, we raced through dinner to see if we could beat one another to seconds while there was enough left. This has given me …

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Learn to code in one of the most productive, versatile, and beginner-friendly programming languages

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Flickr/nyuhuhuu<p>Coding continues to be a highly in-demand skill in today's job market, one that flies over the heads of most but can …

Programming

Start a game development career with this bundle

We all know what mobile game addiction is like, but what if you could spend that time creating games of your own? Learn how to do just that with the Game Developer Bundle, on sale now for just $29.99 from TNW Deals.<p>Learn the game dev ropes in no time as you work through15 games – an in-depth tour …

6 Essential Cocktails Everyone Should Know How to Make

If you're serious about your home bar, you should know how to make these six classic cocktails.<p>In a perfect world, we’d all move to London and live in the Chiltern Firehouse hotel. After a long day, we’d breeze home, where a white-jacketed bartender would slide us a deftly mixed Vesper (or …

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5 Ways You Might Not Be Using Your Salt -- and Why You Should Start

<i>This article is brought to you by our friends at</i> <i>Electrolux</i> <i>as part of an ongoing series focusing on seasonal ingredients. This month we're talking salt.</i><p><i>Today: If your salt intake is limited to a few taps from the dining room shaker, you might be missing out on its full potential -- here are 5</i> …

Raspberry Pi 2 announced with substantial hardware upgrades

While Raspberry Pi fans were told to expect a brand new board somewhere around 2017, it turns out that wasn't quite true. This is the Raspberry Pi 2 Model B: a substantial upgrade from the Model B+ that will go on sale later today for $35/£25. The new board has some fundamental upgrades that could …

To be a star programmer in 2016, learn Javascript and move to Utah

Coding is the hot job of the near future, and the word is out. It's becoming more competitive and employers are raising the bar for jobs.<p>While there …

If you want a high-paying job as a back-end developer, now's your chance to learn to code Python and PHP for cheap

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Flickr/nyuhuhuuFor those considering a career in web development, it's important to figure out whether you want to work in front-end or …

Programming

10 hard-core coding tips for faster Python

By and large, people use Python because it’s convenient and programmer-friendly, not because it’s fast. The plethora of third-party libraries and the …

Python Programming

Build a Raspberry Pi-Powered Linux Laptop That Fits in Your Pocket

I made this little Nintendo DS sized computer using a Raspberry Pi and a bunch of off-the-shelf parts. It is a fully functional linux computer that can do most things a full system can (games, web stuff, videos, music etc).<p>You can also output the video to an external monitor, transforming it into a …

Getting Started With the Terminal, Git, and Node

Most JavaScript developers make heavy use of the bash terminal, git, and Node. Chances are, you won’t get far on your JavaScript journey without them.<p>…

Make This DIY Camping Grill Using Just a Log

This makeshift camping grill is called a Swedish Torch, and will burn at an even temperature long enough to cook your meal.<p>Cooking while camping typically requires a burner and grill, but if you've forgotten your gas grill or just don't want to pack it, you have an alternative to cooking over the …

Portable BBQ Grill That Looks Like Classic Red Toolbox

This is the BBQ Toolbox from SUCK UK, a portable barbecue grill in the form of a classic red toolbox. "You're a BBQ toolbox." Damn right I am, I love …

PicoBrew Unveils ’3-D Printer for Beer’ With Recipes From Top Micro-Brewers

By<p>Wilson Rothman<p>Wilson Rothman<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@wjrothman<p>wilson.rothman@wsj.com<p>You’ll soon be able to buy a machine designed to help people with “no brewing experience” make beer—brand-name beer—on their kitchen counter.<p>If you’ve ever brewed, or just watched someone slog through the …

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