Darren Wogan

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Google Pixel's HDR+ trick makes almost any Android camera better

The Google Pixel is often considered to have the very best camera around thanks to some truly effective software processing. Now you can get that same processing on almost any recent Android flagship.<p>While you’ve been able to sideload Google’s Camera app for some time, the actual processing that …

Google Voice Kit review

Google recently launched its Assistant API for the Raspberry Pi, and a couple of weeks ago I wrote about how to build your own digital assistant with a Raspberry Pi. My instructions were based in part on the “Voice Kit”, a hardware and software solution which demonstrates how to get a natural …

Raspberry Pi

Introduction To Touch Events In Xamarin Android Applications

<b>Introduction</b><p>In this article, you will learn about touch events in Android applications. The main objective is to detect and respond to a touch event …

How To Show Alert Dialog In Android Using Xamarin

We will see two types of alerts in this article. Simple alert, which has a message, title, and single button; and a complex alert, which will have a …

How to Get Google Play on a Kindle Fire and Install Any Android App You Want

Kindle Fire tablets are some of the best, cheapest Android tablets around, but they’re limited to Amazon’s app store, which is more than lacking …

Xamarin with Visual Studio Mobile Center – continuous integration

<b>Short introduction</b><p>Great times for mobile developers! Xamarin is becoming more and more popular but I will not write about it in this post. I rather …

Deleted Scenes from Star Wars Rogue One Trailers & Clips

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is excellent (something you’ll already know if you’ve watched it orread our 5* review), but for a while there, it really …

Star Wars: Rogue One

Gareth Edwards discusses the original ending to Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

<i>Warning. Major spoilers for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story follow. You have been warned…</i><p>Those of us who’ve ventured to the cinema to see <b>Rogue One: A</b> …

Star Wars

Watch the full Superhero Fight Club 2.0 promo featuring Supergirl, Arrow, The Flash and DC's Legends of Tomorrow

Last week The CW released its Superhero Fight Club 2.0 promo, which sees the heroes of <b>Arrow</b>, <b>The Flash</b> and <b>DC’s Legends of Tomorrow</b> inducting <b>Supergirl</b> …

Digit, a simple app to help you save, launches Android app

Whether you’re working out of a dorm room or running a billion-dollar company, a little pivot can go a long way. At their worst, pivots can derail a company’s success, but at their best, they demonstrate a company is still attuned to its user base — no matter how big it gets.<p>Digit, a fintech …

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 …

Intricate Illustrations of Star Wars Spacecraft Cutouts Reveal Their Inner Mechanics

Hans Jenssen has been working as a technical illustrator for decades, and it shows. With painstaking detail and accuracy, he creates cutaway paintings that expose the interior structures of complex vehicles and buildings, down to every last tiny piece of machinery.<p>Jenssen is best known for his <i>Star</i> …

Tasker on your Android Wear smartwatch - Android customization

Continuing our coverage of Android Wear on our Android customization series, we are excited to be talking Tasker this week. That’s right, we’re looking to give you the power of our favorite customization app right on your Android Wear smartwatch.<p>We are keeping things simple for now, providing just …

10 Silly Fun Science Experiments You Can Easily Do at Home

Other than youth and recess and summer vacation and nap time and candy and junk food and energy and fast metabolism and hope and excitement and …

Building a platform for serverless data-driven applications with Node.js and microservices

I would imagine that it’s a dream of every developer — to be able to write pure logic and to be able push it live with a touch of a button. No …

JavaScript

Angular 2 in Plain JS

<b>Updated June 5, 2016 — rc 0</b><br>Angular 2 hit Release Candidate 0 in the beginning of May, which brought some changes. The sub-modules of Angular 2 need …

Demystifying JavaScript Closures, Callbacks and IIFEs

We’ve already taken a close look at variable scope and hoisting, so today we’ll finish our exploration by examining three of the most important and …

AngularJS Shopping Cart Using MVC and WCF Rest Service

Note: You can download the Source Code from the link <b>Source Code Download Link</b><p>Introduction<p>This article will explain in detail how to create a simple …

The Cicret Bracelet puts a smartphone display on your arm with full touchscreen functionality

When Android Wear and Apple Watch launched, each device touted the ability to bring the functionality of a phone to your wrist. This has been executed with varying degrees of success. While I am able to check my notifications and carry out certain tasks on my Apple Watch, an iPhone it is not.<p>That’s …

10 Ways to Give to Charity When You're Short on Cash

Give your time, stuff, and talents.<p>The holidays are hard on everyone’s budget, so don’t feel bad if you can’t write a big check to your favorite …

Circle with Disney lets you rule your household Internet with an iron fist

The NSA may make it look easy, but any parent knows monitoring your kids online time is practically impossible. Ever try setting up parental controls …

App Store

Turn an old laptop into a Chromebook

For as long as I can remember, the go-to option for resurrecting an old PC was to install Linux. The open-source operating system has lower system requirements than Windows, so it's better suited to older hardware.<p>However, could it also be overkill? If you're not looking to run sophisticated …

Linux

7 ways to reduce data usage and save money on Android Phone

Cellular data used to be something we took for granted, until carriers switched to tiered plans. Even the so-called unlimited options throttle you after using a certain amount of gigabytes, making data a resource we hold very dear. Are you trying to make the best out of your precious megabytes? Let …

How can I get into my PC without an admin password?

Stephen has been using a standard user account in Windows 8, but he’s forgotten the admin password. Now he needs admin access in order to install Windows 10<p>I have an HP laptop running Microsoft Windows 8. As recommended by many sources, I created separate user accounts for my wife and myself, and I …

Linux

Use IF by IFTTT to automate your Android device

IF by IFTTT is a must have app for anyone who wants to take control of their phone and technology driven life. With a simple UI and a plethora of options, IF is the easiest way to make your device do just about whatever you want, without being complicated. Unlike Tasker, IF as easy as it’s name, IF …

The undoing of Ed Miliband – and how Labour lost the election

On 23 September 2014, Ed Miliband prepared to take the stage at the Labour party conference in Manchester to deliver the most important speech of his career. But instead of rehearsing the speech he had memorised, he was being forced to concentrate on a new opening section, endorsing the proposal …

Great Britain

If You Leave Open A Million Tabs, 'The Great Suspender' Chrome Extension Is For You

Google Chrome is by far the most popular web browser in the world. But it's not perfect.<p>If you have a lot of tabs open, you may notice your computer's performance slow to a crawl. Many people have complained about it. A just-updated browser extension may help silence them, though.<p>The Great …

It makes me sad to think of the pain my meltdowns caused before I was diagnosed. But my mum didn’t give up hope – and she’s been proved right<p>My first few years on this beautiful Earth were somewhat less than beautiful. I had been diagnosed with autism. One of the common misconceptions surrounding …

Autism

A look inside Dolphin Browser

Web browsers are so much more than just portals to the Internet nowadays. In many ways they are platforms all on their own, complete with features …