Adam Cancel Jr.

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Mindfulness Tips for Web Developers

Early in my tech career, as a web developer, I was constantly stressed out. Every time somebody needed something from me, I felt I had to drop …

Mindfulness

Pokemon GO Fest attendees in Chicago refunded after technical glitch

The first-ever Pokemon GO Fest was held Saturday in Chicago's Grant Park, but thousands of players left disappointed after the popular app …

Pokémon

Editorial: Nintendo, Somehow, Has Gone Backwards With Voice Chat on the Switch

We basically have no voice chat options with Nintendo. I'll still be using discord.<p>To mimick what was said here by Dang69, please give the app a 1 …

Terms of Service; Didn't Read

• <i>-</i> Google keeps your searches and other identifiable user information for an undefined period of time• <i><br>-</i> This service tracks you on other websites• <i><br>-</i> …

Privacy

Privacy Mythbusting #5: I own my personal information. (Not as much as you think.)

When you sign up for a website, you’re often presented with a “Terms of Service” that outlines how your data is collected and used. But, did you know …

Apple is still selling very old and expensive computers – these are the ones you shouldn't buy

While these computers will work fine, they have outdated specs that don't warrant their high price tags. You should steer your wallet well clear of them.<p>I've listed the Apple computers you shouldn't touch with a 10-foot pole, and added suggestions of computers you should consider instead.<p>Some of …

Microsoft’s Seeing AI app for the blind arrives on iPhone

Back in March 2016, Microsoft introduced an app called Seeing AI designed to help the blind using a combination of artificial intelligence and …

Privacy Mythbusting #4: I can’t be identified just by browsing a website. (If only!)

When we first released our study on private browsing modes, a lot of people were shocked to see that websites could <i>still track them</i> even when they …

Final Fantasy 12: The Zodiac Age review

<i>Final Fantasy</i> <i>12</i><i>: The Zodiac Age</i> showed me that change can be good.<p>In the years since <i>Final Fantasy 12</i><i>’</i>s 2006 release, I've put around 300 hours of playtime into it over the course of multiple playthroughs. It's one of my all-time favorite games, one I know inside and out. I've found every secret, …

Because Browser Diversity Is Good For The Web

“Just ask Microsoft to stop working on Edge and we would be fine! Adopt Google Chrome!”<p>Seeing this tweet yesterday reminded me that a lot of …

The Ultimate Slack Cheat Sheet | Inc.com

If you work in an office, there's a good chance you've heard of Slack. Even if you don't use it yourself, you've surely heard from a friend how great the business-chat platform is. By offering companies an alternative to endless email chains and time-consuming meetings, Slack helped usher in an era …

Apps

July Free Xbox Games With Gold Announced

July's line-up of free Xbox One and Xbox 360 games for Gold subscribers has been announced.<p>The full lineup, plus when they'll be available, is:<p>Grow …

Privacy Mythbusting #2: My password keeps me safe. (Not necessarily!)

If you’ve ever used the same password on more than one website, then your accounts may be compromised due to data leaks. Once a hacker gets your …

People Don’t Buy Products, They Buy Better Versions of Themselves

There is the famous story about Steve Jobs when he invented the iPod and everyone in the news and the rest of the tech industry scratched their head …

Massive Evolution Of Nintendo Gaming Consoles

Nintendo is the company that single-handedly saved the whole gaming industry in 1983 video game crash. Nintendo is the console that every mother …

Celebrate the web by using another browser than Google’s Chrome

I like Chrome. It’s a great browser. But it’s not so good that it deserves to be the <i>only</i> browser. And that’s the unfortunate opportunity we, people …

Software

The 34 Best Mac Menu Bar Apps

A few months ago, we launched <b>Ask Product Hunt</b>, a community-powered product search engine. The idea was simple: Ask your product discovery questions …

New data on the types of ads internet users hate the most

You know that feeling when you’re scrolling through a blog post and then — BAM! — one of those “Sign up for our newsletter” modals pops up?<p>This is …

90+ new features shipping with iOS 11 this Fall

Apple spent a lot of time demoing iOS 11 at the WWDC 2017 keynote, but in the interest of time, they were only able to show off some of the top …

Apps

Ex-Apple designer & former Twitter engineer launch Halide, a premium iPhone camera app

An ex-Apple designer and former Twitter engineer have teamed up for a new take on iPhone photography, with today’s launch of their iOS camera app called Halide. The idea is to offer a variety of high-end tools for taking quality photographs, but packaged in a way where accessing those controls via …

The 20 Best Atom Packages for Front End Developers

We all know . With this in mind, a few months ago, I asked front end developers here at Shopify what packages and plugins they couldn’t live …

Software Development

The original 'Crazy Taxi' is free to play on your smartphone

If you've ever wanted to understand the fuss over <i>Crazy Taxi</i> but didn't want to spend money on a piece of gaming history, you now have your chance. Sega has made it free to play both the Android and iOS versions of the original title, giving you a solid excuse to check out its classic mix of …

Feature: Nintendo Life eShop Selects - May 2017

Games you might want to download...

Nintendo

Linux crontab examples (every X minutes or hours)

Linux crontab examples (every X minutes or hours)Table of Contents • Linux crontab: How to run a command every minute <br>• Meaning of the crontab date/time …

Linux

An Instagram travel star exposed the secret 'Instagram mafia' people use to inflate their numbers and earn money

From the look of Sara Melotti's Instagram account, you'd think her wanderings through lush fields, scenic roads, and quaint shoreside towns around the world are driven purely by wanderlust and a thirst for adventure. But beneath the pristine sunsets and artsy lens flares, a toxic culture obsessed …

AIRS

The Weird And Wonderful Deep Web As is implicit in its very name, the deep web can best be described as a labyrinth of sorts, complete with …

Engines

GitHub introduces a brand-new desktop app built on Electron

GitHub is introducing a brand-new desktop app. The company today launched the new desktop app as a beta for Windows and macOS. The new desktop app …

The dank memes and questionable science behind fidget spinners

Fidget spinners, those fiddly little toys with a disc at the center, have become an unstoppable craze. Kids can’t stop spinning them at home or in …

Easy steps to encrypt your phone and computer to keep your data safe.

When data is encrypted, it turns into a seemingly random collection of characters, unless of course you have the decryption key! The ability to …

Information Systems