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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 …

Turn your smartphone into a hologram projector using everyday items

Using cheap items you may already have in your home, you can build your own 3D smartphone projector.<p>Technically, this simple DIY project doesn’t …

Augmented Reality

Video: Celebrate 8 Years of iPhone With This Hilarious Blast From Steve Ballmer’s Past

It’s iPhone day today, so we thought we’d celebrate it with a video from the past that’ll never go out of style. Before you ask, no, it’s not the …

Easy DIY Campfire Starters from Common Household Items

Have dryer lint or sawdust lurking around in your home or workshop? Turn that trash into easy DIY campfire starters that’ll keep you s’more-ready all summer long!<p>As many beginner campers, and some skilled outdoorsmen/women, have experienced sometimes wood fires just don’t want to light. Maybe the …

Pizza Compass Is The One Android (And Android Wear) App That Every College Student Needs

It's entirely possible to find the nearest pizza restaurant using Google Maps. Or Yelp. Or even just searching in the browser of your choice. But why …

How to build a computer

Building a computer used to be a complicated process, where careful selection of delicate parts was a necessity. When that collection of components …

Boston Dynamics frees its four-legged sprinting robot: Cheetah becomes WildCat (video)

The last time we saw the sprinting "Cheetah" robot, our fear for the future of humanity was soothed slightly by the knowledge that it remained tethered to the offboard hydraulic pumps it relied on for power. Now, Boston Dynamics is taking the chains off of its world record holder and letting the …

How to set up a Chromecast

To hear Google tell it, you'd think its<p>Chromecastpractically installed itself. I can tell you from experience that this is not the case.<p>To Google's credit, Chromecast setup is a breeze compared with some of the hair-pulling experiences I've had involving the<p>Apple TV, for which I suspect Apple …

Google

The Week In Numbers: A Planet That Rains Glass, NASA's New Hunt For Life, And More

<b>63 light-years</b>: the distance from Earth to the blue exoplanet HD 189773b, which looks like a cozy place to live—except its surface temperature is 1,000 degrees Celsius and it rains glass. Sideways.<p><b>5.5 million square feet</b>: the floor space of the new world's largest building, which could fit 20 …