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Oops. Burger King gave Her Bag of Cash Instead Of Sandwich

<b>New York:</b> A woman in the US after going through the take-away counter at a Burger King joint discovered that instead of her order of sweet tea and …

Samsung’s Metal-Edged Galaxy Alpha Is Its Most iPhone-A-Like Handset Ever

[gallery ids="1043093,1043092,1043085,1043086,1043087,1043088,1043090,1043089,1043091"]<p>Samsung has announced a new metal-edged flagship smartphone that takes its design language a step closer to the iPhone — and gives it something to fend off competition from surefooted Android startup Xiaomi.<p>The …

S.T.R.I.K.E. M Bluetooth Keyboard Review: Mad Catz's Qwerty Controller For The Smartphone Gamer

Mad Catz has a long history of designing and manufacturing gaming peripherals. The S.T.R.I.K.E. M keyboard joins their range of desk-based gaming keyboard to provide mobile users with an interface device both for gaming and more prosaic computing needs, while on the move.<p>Powered by a sealed battery …

T-Mobile undercuts AT&T on 4-line, 10GB family plan

Just last month, T-Mobile started offering its customers more streaming music. Now -- just in time for the back-to-school shopping season -- the wireless carrier is following up with more data.<p>The company said starting Wednesday, customers can sign up for its four-line Simple Choice plan at $100 …

The Fastest Way To Crack A 4-Digit PIN Number [Infographic]

Good ol' 1234 accounts for about 10 percent of passwords. That's more than the bottom 4,200 combinations put together.<p>We know people default to bad passwords, whether for their computers or banking PINs. But, we have to stress this here, people are <i>really</i> bad at picking passwords. This infographic …

20 of the Best WordPress Plugins For a More Powerful Blog

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>There’s a saying you’ll often hear around Buffer’s content team: “There’s probably a plugin for that!”<p>We’re often chasing new ways to work smarter, faster and more productively—and the same is true of our Buffer blog.<p>We’re quick to grab any and all …

Google Offers Free Udacity Course for Android Development

Google today debuted a new resource for learning to develop Android apps: a Udacity course called “Developing Android Apps: Android Fundamentals.” The online class is aimed at those who know programming but have no experience with building for Google’s mobile operating system.<p>Google Developer …

10 Time-Saving Social Media Tools for a Productive Summer

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Imagine you’ve got a week’s vacation planned this summer (lucky you!), and you’d love nothing more than for your social media efforts to keep humming right along while you’re gone.<p>No problem. There are a handful of social media tools that can assist …

Your Android Wear smartwatch can now trigger an Android camera from afar

Android(s goog) Wear’s Google Now-powered(s goog) contextual notifications might get most of the attention, but the platform’s second killer feature …

CheckiO Launches Coding Game for Python Devs

Now the platform turns to crowdsourcing in three different ways. First of all, starting from today everyone can create a new coding puzzle and suggest it to CheckiO through GitHub, while the team’s responsibility is to choose ones that make sense and pull them into the game.<p>In addition to that, …

Spice Smart Pulse M9010 Smartwatch Unveiled For $67

Spice has launched a new smartwatch in India this month called the Spice Smart Pulse M9010 which has been launched for around Rs 3,999 or $67 and is …

Gear & Gadgets

Google Just Released A New Map Trivia Game And It's Really Fun

In this case, they've made a fun little trivia game that I could probably waste an entire weekend playing.<p>It's called "Smarty Pins," and works inside of Google Maps. The basic premise is that you answer a series of questions based on geography, dropping your pin on the location of your answer.<p>It's …

15 common Android problems and how to fix them

13 natural solutions for killing and deterring ants

Ants are making their way into homes this time of year. Natural pest control methods can help you cope with and eliminate the problem.<p>Little tiny …

5 Applications For Graphene, The 'Wonder Material,' That Could Change The Way We Live

Graphene, the pure carbon material that's just one atom thick and nearly transparent when laid out in sheets, manages to be roughly 200 times stronger than steel, even though it's 60,000 times thinner than Saran Wrap.<p>Graphene is also an excellent conductor of energy, can be synthesized from unique …

How to go completely paperless with iOS

There are some obvious first steps one can take to cut down on the amount of paper used on a day-to-day basis if you’re an iOS user, like switching …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

The DIY Guide to Launching a Successful eBay Store

From this search for “leather jacket” above, multiple products appear on the search results page on eBay displaying the image, name, and price of each product best matched to the search. When reviewing the products that appear in the search results, it’s clear which photos are professional and …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

PlayCanvas Takes its WebGL Game Engine Open Source

Video game creators will be pleased to hear that the WebGL PlayCanvas Engine has been open-sourced. Mozilla announced the move today on its developer blog and you can access the entire engine sourcebase right now over on GitHub.<p>The engine includes a full Javascript library tailored for video game …

Sony’s SmartBand Activity Tracker Is Now Available In The US For $99

Announced eons ago at CES 2014, the waterproof Sony SmartBand is finally available in the U.S. It’s $99 from Sony’s online store and offers a feature set slightly more loaded than that of the Jawbone UP24 and FitBit Flex but only those on Android should apply.<p>Sony has said from the start that the …

Hyper launches the first Made-for-iPhone/iPad USB flash drive w/ built-in Lightning connector

Hyper— we’ve reviewed some of its MacBook batteries and iPhone accessories in the past— is today announcing the first Made-For-iPhone/iPad/iPod touch (MFi) flash drive that includes a built-in Lightning connector. Unfortunately you can’t get your hands on one just yet, but you can preorder through …

LG teases new G Pad tablet in 7-, 8- and 10-inch sizes

Not content with having just one tablet (the G Pad 8.3 ) compared with its rival Samsung, Korean manufacturer LG will be announcing three new tablets -- the G Pad 7.0, 8.0 and 10.1 -- and they will be making their official debut in Monaco on May 13 at the MedPI tradeshow.<p>The three Android tablets …

Galaxy Tab S leaks in all its 10.5-inch AMOLED glory

Samsung’s line of AMOLED tablets has been rumored for months, but now the leaks are gathering steam, possibly pointing to a release in the close future.<p><i>Sam Mobile</i> first provided us details of the upcoming Galaxy Tab S devices a few days ago, and now the website ups the ante with the first images of …

TheQ Camera

TheQ may be the most convenient travel cam we’ve ever seen. Available in nine colors, it’s waterproof, free of distracting knobs and menus, and capable of uploading photos to Twitter, Facebook, and other social-media sites instantly via AT&T’s 3G network (new or existing data plan required). Plus, …

Google just revealed the incredibly simple formula for killer résumés

It’s not exactly E=mc².<p>But for would-be job hunters, it’s probably a lot more useful.<p>In a Q&A-style interview with Google’s senior vice president of people operations Laszlo Bock, The New York Times’s Tom Friedman fished a few seriously helpful words of wisdom out of the search giant’s human …

The 5-Minute Warmup That Makes You Run Faster

Do this quick routine before any race so your body is at its peak to perform<p>Before any local road race, you're bound to see hundreds of runners milling around, lightly stretching out their calves, hamstrings, and quads. But traditional "static stretching"—tugging on a muscle with constant tension …

NYC’s Flatiron School Raises $5.5 Million To Teach People To Code For A Living

Can you teach someone to code well enough to do it for a living in just 12 weeks?<p>NYC’s Flatiron School thinks so — and with around 98% of their students finding paid development gigs after the program, they might just be right. They’ve just raised $5.5M to keep the ball rolling.<p>Like many a …

Design & Development News | The Next Web

Imagine you are trying to buy something online -- plane tickets, an app subscription, a pair of sneakers. If you are an English speaker with an email address ending in .com, .org, .edu or .net, that process probably goes pretty smoothly for you. But if your email address ends ...<p>To the layman UX …

ScratchJr coding-for-kids project hits $25k Kickstarter goal in two days

The latest crowdfunding project hoping to get children interested in computer programming has surpassed its $25,000 goal within two days of launching.<p>ScratchJr is an "introductory programming language" inspired by the Scratch language developed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), …