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Learning To Code On The Street

It’s 7:33 AM. Leo is leaning over his laptop writing some practice lines of code while I sit nearby on leftover sandbags from Hurricane Sandy. It’s cold, but it is a great morning.<p>A little less than three months ago, Leo became an Internet icon when he declined my offer of $100 in cash in favor of …

11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

How an Engineer Earned 1.25 Million Air Miles By Buying Pudding

Air Miles are awesome, they can be used to score free flights, hotel stays and if you’re really lucky, the scorn and hatred of everyone you come in …

American Airlines

The truth IS out there… CIA finally admits to existence of Area 51 after years of silence

Conspiracy theorists across the globe may be jumping with elation today and proclaiming ‘we told you so’, after US officials confirmed that Area 51 …

His and Hers Apartment Interior Design by Angelina Alexeeva [Visualized]

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>A neutral color palette dominated by grays, whites, and black lend a sleek edge to the space, while interesting shapes, like a curvy light …

10 Gorgeous Stained Glass Ideas for Your Home

We know, we know. The first thing you think of when you see “stained glass” is probably a church, and you’re probably wondering what this might have to do with your home. Well, the art of playing with light is definitely one that historic structures the world over have mastered, but you can also …

Stained Glass

The 14 Most Innovative Gadgets Of All Time

Wireless high-speed Internet everywhere? We're getting close thanks to LTE.<p>Cars that drive themselves? Google is working on it. Appliances that sync with your smartphone? Thanks, Nest.<p>We put together what we think are the best examples of gadgets that brought us into the future or are now showing …

Gear & Gadgets

Samsung tips: 10 Galaxy S4 “hidden” features and tricks

In a new blog post, Samsung describes ten “hidden” or “semi-secret” features of the Galaxy S4, which some of you may not be aware of.<p>Coincidentally or not, the Samsung post went live on the same day Verizon and Motorola unveiled new Droid smartphones, and a day ahead of the upcoming Nexus 7 …

Gear & Gadgets

Apple refunds dad $6,000 iPad bill racked up by 8-year-old

Incredibly, there are still some 8-year-olds who don't know that in-game purchases involve real money. As Lily Neale's aerospace designer dad discovers when his bank account is frozen.<p>Dear parents,<p>You wouldn't trust your kids with your money, so why do you trust them with your iPad? It can amount …

iPad

Latest leak suggests Nokia EOS to pack 41MP camera, possible metallic variant also spotted (updated)

We gotta say, originally we weren't very confident in the above alleged spy shots of the rumored Nokia EOS smartphone, but after talking to the leakster from Sina Weibo, we think we got this figured out. First of all, there are two parts here: the paint-less camera cover plate that now says "41 …

iOS 7 is the Frankenstein's monster of the smartphone world

Hey Apple fans, what's new? No, seriously: what <i>is</i> new with iOS 7?<p>In the absence of a new iPhone Cupertino had to give us all something to drool over …

If you believe the FCC (and I do), a new Nexus 7 is coming soon

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>In the market for a 7-inch Android tablet? The Nexus 7(s GOOG) is now 11 months old and we’ve seen bits of evidence that …

Here are 10 apps all new Android owners should have (video)

So you’ve got a new Android device! Congratulations, and welcome to the Android world! Now you need some good apps to put on that bad boy, and we’ve got a list of the 10 ten best apps you should be installing on your Android device first. As per the norm, if you’d rather watch the video just head …

Apps

Make Android look like iOS 7 with this Nova-compatible package: jbOS7

It’s been almost a week since iOS 7 was announced by Apple and among its “new and innovative” features, the system also comes with a completely changed design that may appeal even to some Android users. Thanks to Google’s customizable mobile platform, those interested can now tweak Android’s …

Widgets

How Samsung Got Big

The cellphones were stacked up high in the Gumi factory yard and more were coming out every minute. Phones, TVs, fax machines, and other gear shattered as it hit the concrete and Samsung CEO Kun-hee Lee and his board cracked the screens and cases with heavy hammers. Then they lit a bonfire and …

I/Overload?

Did Google’s conference succeed? It launched dozens of products and services in its 205-minute keynote, but did the world understand them? I saw some of the smartest journalists in technology struggling to handle the information density. But what’s the alternative? Break it up across multiple days, …