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People are downloading their Facebook data and posting it to Twitter, and the results will terrify you

The Cambridge Analytica scandal continues to roll on. As it does, people are becoming more and more aware of just how much data Facebook has on them.<p>One easy (yet slightly horrifying) way to see it all in one place is to request all of your Facebook data as a zip file. A lot of people have been …

Social Media

Opinion: Apple’s AirPods are Pure Magic

<i>Editors note: a podcast version of this article is available at the bottom of the post.</i><p>When Apple announced the AirPods in September, I couldn’t have …

Tech Trends

The Best Habit Tracking App for iPhone

Tracking your habits is a great way to keep an eye on your progress for a variety of self-improvement goals, and you have an insane number of apps …

Every Marvel Game Currently in Development

"The world will always need heroes. We just need to re-assemble them."<p>So ends the dramatic teaser trailer for the new Avengers game revealed last …

The once-mocked iPhone Plus has proven to be Apple’s best bet in years

For the first seven-or-so years of its existence, the iPhone was a reasonably sized smartphone that fit relatively easily into most people’s hands. Then it started to get taller, and then wider, and finally Apple decided that there should be a second, larger, model called the Plus. Even before it …

Mobile Technology

A hidden 'Donkey Kong 64' coin is finally found after 17 years

We used to think there were 976 coins to collect in <i>Donkey Kong 64</i>. Thanks to a thorough speedrunner, we now know there are 977.<p>Speedrunner Isotarge …

Canonical Releases Important OpenSSL Updates for Ubuntu to Fix 6 Vulnerabilities

<b>Canonical's Marc Deslauriers announced earlier the availability of updated OpenSSL packages for all supported Ubuntu Linux operating systems, which</b> …

Nintendo Sells 1.5 Million NES Classics Worldwide

Nintendo has sold a lot of NES Classic Edition consoles.<p>The company announced it had sold 1.5 million NES Classics worldwide at its corporate …

Software

Sourcehunt 17.1: 7 Interesting PHP Packages to Keep an Eye On

If you're new to Sourcehunt, it's our monthly post for promoting open source projects that seem interesting or promising and could use help in terms …

Red Dead Redemption

Gamescom 2016: Battlefield 1: Why Dice Ignored Science-Fiction and Returned to the Past

In the grand scheme of things, Battlefield 1is a bold direction for developer DICE. While many modern shooters seem obsessed with science fiction--from the dystopian cityscapes of Overwatch to the spacefaring skirmishes of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare--Battlefield 1 seems content to bring us …

Laravel

Easily Integrate HTTP/2 Server Push with a Laravel Middleware

As we all know technology changes fast and if you don’t stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it. HTTP/2 is one area of our tech stack …

New Community Project: Laravel Notification Channels

Laravel 5.3 will ship with a notification system that includes a Nexmo SMS driver, a Mail driver, and the ability to include custom drivers. Now that …

All of the Laracon videos are now available for free

StreamACon has just published all of the videos from Laracon US and they are available for everyone to watch for free.Included with all the talks is …

Linux

LERN (Laravel Exception Recorder and Notifier)

<b>LERN from your mistakes</b><p>LERN is a Laravel 5 package that will record exceptions into a database and will send you a notification.<p>Currently supported …

Laravel

Add Laravel Unit Tests Directly From Chrome

Today Marcel Pociot launched a new Chrome Extension that allows you to visually create acceptance tests directly from the browser. Here is a quick …

Using Elasticsearch in Laravel

Elasticsearch is a lightning quick open source search server. It's java-based (but don't let that scare you) and can index and search documents. If …

Review: Top 5 Laravel-based CMSs

When talking about Frameworks vs CMSs, we usually compare one to another. But in fact there are quite a lot of CMSs that are built on top of …

It's Official, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Now Lets Users Move the Unity Launcher to Bottom

<b>We reported this as a rumor last month, but now it is official, and the packages needed to move the Unity Launcher of Ubuntu Linux to the bottom of</b> …

14 jQuery Modal Dialog Boxes

A great way to show quick information to your user is to use <b>jQuery modal dialog boxes</b> or windows. Dialog boxes can also be used to alert them to …

Ubuntu MATE 16.04 LTS to Ship with Full Support for CSD and Header Bar Apps

<b>The leader of the Ubuntu MATE project, Martin Wimpress, announced a few moments ago that the forthcoming Ubuntu MATE 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)</b> …

Laravel Mail Preview Driver

This package introduces a new preview mail driver for Laravel that when selected will render the content of the sent email and save it as both .html …

Laravel

A brand new look for future Kodi versions

A long, long time ago when Kodi was still called XBMC, a new skin came into life. It was on 21 November 2009 that the switch was made from PM3.HD to …

Top 7 Things You’ll Mostly Need to Do After Installing Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus

It is that time of the year where we are earnestly anticipating the release of the next LTS version of what is undoubtedly one of the world’s most …

Linux

8 Steps To Success With Laravel Events - Web Development Tutorials

If there is one thing I love, it’s automatic code generation. There’s nothing quite like having helpful commands and tools to scaffold out …