Andy D

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Wacom's Bamboo Tip is a fine-tip capacitive stylus for Android devices

You can get a cheap capacitive stylus that works with your phone, but they're not much more precise than your finger. Wacom says the new Bamboo Tip …

You can now control your Sonos speakers with Google Home through Yonomi

Sonos products are praised for a lot of good reasons, but integration with other smart home ecosystems isn't one of them. Until recently, you'd have …

Snowden-Backed Android App Turns A Phone Into A Guard Dog

Digital privacy has been a major concern ever since NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed just how deep U.S. government surveillance goes, but …

The best toaster oven

<i>By Brendan Nystedt</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After more than 50 hours of research and …

Zello tops US app store as the walkie-talkie for hurricane volunteers

With Hurricane Irma hitting Florida’s southern islands as a category four storm, and more than 6.3 million being told to evacuate Florida, being able to stay in contact with the outside world is a high priority. As a result, smartphone apps which can help coordinate rescues and responses have …

James Damore has sued Google. His infamous memo on women in tech is still nonsense.

Don’t be taken in by the document’s faux-reasonable tone.<p><i>James Damore, the man fired by Google last year after he wrote a memo arguing that there may be biological reasons why women are underrepresented at Google and other tech companies,</i> <i>has sued</i> <i>his former employer. The suit alleges that Google</i> …

Feminism

10 ways you can speed up your Samsung Galaxy S8

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is already a blazing fast smartphone, but there is nothing time doesn’t wear down. Even the best devices start showing a little performance deterioration after months of usage. We can assure you it’s not just tech gremlins messing with your phone, and you can do some things to …

Samsung Galaxy

Linguist George Lakoff Explains How the Democrats Helped Elect Trump

For example. Trump said we’re going to get rid of regulation, when there’s a new regulation we’re going to get rid of two for every new one that …

Pocket Casts picks up major update with Nougat features, shareable lists, and much more

Pocket Casts is a great podcast app loaded with features. You can easily subscribe to your favorite podcasts, and a sync option allows you to pick up …

Apps

Parallel Space allows you to run 2 Android app accounts at once (review)

For a lot of us, our smartphones live a double-sided life. For some, it’s one life as a business tool (and often provided to us by our employer), and …

Apps

The Serious Relationship of Art and Technology

July 25, 2017<p>Deeply invested in contemporary art, Widewalls magazine aims to provide a unique experience for its readers in form of in-depth and …

Art

4 Browsers That Might Break Your Chrome Addiction

Look, Chrome is a great browser. It's feature-packed, overstuffed with fun extensions, and keeps your digital life organized across multiple devices. …

Amazon's screenwriting tool lets you easily share scripts

We all have at least one great story to tell, and Amazon's free screenplay writing software is intended to help you spin that tale. Like other screenwriting tools, Amazon Storywriter auto-formats your work to the required industry standard, with the added benefit of letting you submit your script …

A 10 day program to create your first Android app

Building your first Android app doesn’t have to be hard. If you aren’t overly ambitious, then you can break the process down into some simple steps and avoid overwhelming yourself in one go. The trick is to make your first app relatively simple and to focus on creating <i>something</i>. Don’t try and …

Apps

Android Studio 2.0 Brings Faster Emulator & Instant Run

After releasing a very early preview version of Android Studio 2.1, Google has released the official and stable build of Android Studio 2.0 for …

Neverware turns your tired laptop into a speedy Chromebook

When your old laptop takes five minutes to boot Windows, you may start to think about giving it away or worse, tossing it. A company called Neverware has a better idea -- why not convert it to run Google's Chrome OS? Using the company's free Cloud Ready software, you can convert it into a dual-boot …

Three fitness apps you can use without a gym

These apps are stocked with workout you can do when you're at home or traveling.

Apps

10 genius ways to make microwaved food better

This Startup Can Help Run Your Airbnb Rental Like a Hotel

Several startups now offer tools that bring "dynamic pricing" to Airbnb rentals. When renting out rooms over online services like Airbnb, property …

BitLit - Indie app of the day

Pros<p>Helps you turn your actual book collection into a digital book collection.<br>Will help you find free versions of the books you already own or, at least, help you find it as cheaply as possible.<br>You can scan in your books one shelf at a time and the app will create a catalog of your content for …

Books

[New App] Nutrisystem's NuMi Is Out For Android With Fitbit/Jawbone Integration And A Surprisingly Good UI

Nutrisystem's NuMi is an online program that caters itself to a person's lifestyle in order to help them lose weight. The site logs a person's meals, …

Liberio Launches New eBook Publishing Platform Based On Google Drive

Liberio is a new platform (launching today out of private beta) for simple eBook creation and publishing straight from Google Drive. Liberio could be used to create anything form a eBook, magazine, school project, you name it, and from publishing to distributing the finished product.<p>Its competitors …

Turn your Android into a monitor for your DSLR with a cheap accessory and an app

Instead of an expensive monitor use your Android phone or tablet<p>A little while ago we looked at using an Android phone with a DSLR and how the …

YouTube Is Naming And Shaming Australian ISPs For Poor Speeds

Netflix has spent the last few months shaming slow ISPs for their terrible service and speeds, and now Google is out to do the same, expanding its …

It's time to give the artists more control

By giving artists more power, politicians and arts leaders can help ground-breaking work reach wider, more diverse audiences<p>Shadow culture secretary Harriet Harman recently called for arts organisations to do better in engaging a wider public and younger people in what they do. This follows her …

A new way to embed Picasa Web Albums into WordPress

Friends, I have found a new way to embed my Picasa Web Albums into WordPress.<p>You know, the web albums that I’ve meticulously built to include 12,597 …

Giz Explains: What Your Poo Is Trying To Tell You

What the hell is that? Seriously, did that just come out of you, or did it crawl up the pipe? If you've just exorcised a poo that looks nothing like …