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You Can Now Hack Together Your Own Amazon Echo with a Raspberry Pi

Voice-activated assistants are all the rage these days, and Apple’s Siri platform has been surpassed by the likes of Google and Amazon. On Amazon’s …

Top 10 best tutorials to start learning hacking with Kali Linux

Top 10 Best Kali Linux Hacking And Security Tutorials for Beginners<p>Kali Linux is one of the most loved distros by the hacking and security community …

How Hackers Make Money from DDoS Attacks

Yesterday’s attack on the internet domain directory Dyn, which took major sites like Twitter and Paypal offline, was historic in scale. But the …

40 Fantastic Freebies Every Designer MUST Download

Freebies are always loved by designers, whether we’re talking about tools, mockups, fonts, plugins, templates or others. The reason why they are so …

Web Design

This website shows how long it would take for a hacker to break your password

Using data benchmarks from Intel and the password cracking tool John the Ripper, the site gives an eye-opening view for average users wondering whether they may have a strong password.<p>Many people still resort to weak passwords, which hackers can easily guess using free software tools like John the …

76 Mindfulness Quotes From His Holiness The Dalai Lama

His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama (Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso) <b></b> was born on 6 July 1935 at Taktser village in the Republic of …

This one chart explains why cybersecurity is so important

New hacking threats have emerged in the past two years, and with it has come an large increase in worldwide concern about cybersecurity.<p>In 2014, 69% of executives expressed concerned about cyber threats, including a lack of data security, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers survey. In 2015, an …

An Animated Explanation of Marvel’s Deeply Confusing Civil War Story Arc | via Gizmodo – AF/S-World

Marvel’s <i>Civil War</i> arc is both legendary and insanely convoluted, involving just about every hero you’ve ever heard of (and a ton you haven’t) over 50 …

Marvel Universe

10 Top Tips on Creating Flat Design Graphics

In this article we’ll be talking about flat design. You’ve probably heard about it as it is one of the main trends in design for a few years already. …

33 Mind-Blowing Quotes From Thich Nhat Hanh

Did you ever felt that positive vibe, when someone’s writing just change the way you look at the world, Thich Nhat Hanh’s writings shall do that for …

Meditation

Lenovo quietly installed software on laptops, even if you wiped it

A recently uncovered feature – which had been swept under the rug – allowed new Lenovo laptops to use new Windows features to install the company’s software and tools even if the computer was wiped.<p>The oddity was first noted by Ars Technica forum user ‘ge814‘ and corroborated by Hacker News user …

Unorthodox Sprite drone tolerates abuse and actually flies

When you picture a consumer drone, something bulky with four or six props <i>à la</i> DJI probably pops to mind. But the folks behind a new model on Kickstarter think that such UAVs have two big problems -- namely, they're hard to carry and break easily if you mess up. They built The Sprite to overcome …

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Sapphire 4.7″ iPhone 6 display put through its paces with knife and keys in new scratch test video

Earlier today we got a quick look at a flexible iPhone 6 display, but a new video from YouTuber Marques Brownlee (embedded below) takes the supposed next-gen screen through a more complete durability test. In the video, Brownlee not only bends the flexible sapphire panel, but takes a set of keys …

Think The Cassette Tape Is Dead? Then Why Did Sony Just Squeeze 185TB Of Data Onto One?

Vinyl is making a comeback, but for all intents and purposes the reign of cassette tapes is long since over, right? Perhaps not, if Sony has anything to say about it. At today’s International Magnetics Conference (Intermag) in Europe, the company is presenting a method of data storage utilizing …

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 …

"Homeless" Man Does Incredible Breaking Bad Impressions

Livescribe 3 smartpen appears in FCC filing, can't wait to digitize your doodles

Now that we've got those naming suits out of the way, it's time to get down to brass tacks. With "brass tacks" involving a new smartpen, in this particular instance. The Livescribe 3 has just made itself known in a public FCC filing today, showcasing a svelte writing utensil whose main purpose in …

President Obama Earns Top Reviews for Comedic Relief

Photo Community 500px Announces New Professional Portfolios, Price Increase Giving Paid Accounts Unlimited Storage

Toronto-based photo-sharing service 500px is revamping its professional Portfolios product, the startup announced today. The new portfolios, which are currently in beta testing, will eventually function more like standalone e-commerce sites for selling photography, offering more customization …

15 More Tech Skills That Can Instantly Net You A $100,000+ Salary

Now we've got 15 more to add to the list, from a salary survey done by Global Knowledge and TechRepublic. The research was conducted in late 2012, based on a survey of 9,500 tech professionals.<p>This survey asked these folks how much they earned and which IT certifications they had. That's a little …

The Week in Tweaks: Automatic App Store updates, a new screen recorder, and more for your jailbroken iOS device

<i>Here’s a look at some of the most fun or useful jailbreak tweaks that came out this week. If you like these tweaks, but don’t have a jailbroken iOS device, you can check out</i> <i>jailbrea.kr</i> <i>to learn more about how to jailbreak your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad.</i><p><b>Auto App Updater – $2.99</b><p>Auto App Updater is …

Experts say Spamhaus attack is first of many to come

Earlier today, we reported on a cyber-battle between two groups that ended up dragging the entire internet along with it. The week-long battle …

Cyber-attacks

CHART OF THE DAY: How People Use Facebook On Smartphones

IDC conducted a survey in conjunction with Facebook to find out how people are using smartphones. It surveyed 4,446 people aged 18-44 who use iPhones or Android-based phones. In this chart you can see how people are using Facebook on smartphones.

We Did The Math, And It Turns Out The T-Mobile iPhone 5 Could Save You A Bunch Of Money

But T-Mobile's pricing plans for the iPhone are a bit different from the other three carriers. Instead of paying a flat $200 for the iPhone along with a two-year service contract, T-Mobile will charge you $100 up front for the phone plus an additional $20 per month over 24 months.<p>So is it worth …

Instagram Infographic Breaks Down Its User Types

Instagram to some has democratized photography, whereas to others (professional photographers) it’s bastardized the art form. Take it or leave it, 40 …

Digitimes says Apple is working on a 4K TV for either later this year or early next year

According to <i>Digitimes</i>, Apple is planning on launching a TV set either later this year or in early 2014. The site, which has a mixed track record, says that the display is of 4K resolution. Specifically, the report calls for a 3840 x 2160 panel in the TV. While the site says Apple could be working …