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Kickstart Your iPhone App Development with This Swift Programming class

I just learned of (and backed) a Kickstarter campaign to learn Swift and iOS 8 programming. It's being run by a friend and colleague of mine, named Paul Solt. He's an award-winning app developer and a great instructor. I've had the opportunity to attend live training from him, and he's offered …

Apps

First Smartphone Turns 20: Fun Facts About Simon

A tip of the hat to Simon, long referenced as the first smartphone. It went on sale to the public on August 16, 1994 and packed a touchscreen, email …

Gear & Gadgets

A 3D-printed house is being built right now in Amsterdam

Architects in Amsterdam have begun construction on what they're calling the first full-sized 3D-printed house. Using what's essentially a large-scale version of a desktop 3D printer, Dus Architects is building what will eventually be a 13-room Dutch canal house made of interlocking plastic parts. …

The evolution of Bollywood music from Rafi to 'Badtameez Dil' in five minutes, four seconds

The new video from US college group Penn Masala.<p>Ever since a group of South Asian students at the University of Pennsylvania came together in 1996 to …

Bollywood Music

Sony's first original TV series for PlayStation will be 'Powers'

Sony announced that it would bring original television programming to the PlayStation 4 last year, but it's kept quiet on what those shows would be. Now <i>Deadline</i> and <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> are reporting that the first one-hour drama for the PlayStation will be <i>Powers</i>, an adaptation of the graphic …

13 Wonderful Old English Words We Should Still Be Using Today

As the years pass, language evolves.<p>Since the days of Chaucer and Shakespeare, we can all agree English has become less flowery.<p>Some fantastic …

Language

Kerry hails Chinese North Korea pledge

<b>US Secretary of State John Kerry says China is "very serious" about a pledge to help resolve tensions over North Korea's nuclear programme.</b><p>The US and China earlier said they were committed to the "denuclearisation" of the Korean peninsula and would hold further meetings on how to do so.<p>Mr Kerry is …

North Korea

Apple Agrees to Pay $53M to Settle iPhone Warranty Lawsuit

Author: David Kravets. David Kravets Gear<p>Date of Publication: 04.11.13.<p>Time of Publication: 8:40 pm. 8:40 pm<p>Apple is agreeing to pay $53 million to …

State broadcaster CCTV slams anti-Japanese war dramas

A Chinese peasant brutally “karate chops” the enemy in half with one swipe of his “iron palm”.<p>Out on the battlefield, a Chinese soldier destroys an …