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This app doesn't just do your homework for you, it shows you how

A little confession from me. I was homeschooled (that's not the confession part), and in 8th grade my algebra textbook had the answers to half the problems in the back. And when I was stumped, I would cheat.<p>Sorry, mom!<p>Of course, cheating at math is a terrible way to learn, because the whole point …

The Easiest Oreo Microwave Mug Cake Ever!

Throw out what you know about baking. This Oreo mug cake is so simple, you don't need to be an expert baker to make this rich and chocolaty dessert. Plus, this recipe only requires five ingredients — four if you want to skip the extra calories in the whipped cream. Quick, easy, and sure to satisfy …

Dessert

The 11 Most Mesmerizing GIFs of 2016

Our favorite loops of the year are so hypnotic you might fall in.<p>Nothing calms the nerves like a perfectly looping GIF, except maybe a shot of good whiskey. You shouldn't drink 11 shots of whiskey in five minutes, but you can definitely get lost in these 11 GIFs. Hell, take 10 minutes. We read the …

Snapchat is selling its Spectacles via these crazy-looking vending machines

A little less than six weeks after their official announcement, Snap’s Spectacles are now available to purchase in the United States. However, you won’t be able to stroll into your local Best Buy store to pick up a pair of the video-camera glasses.<p>The product is, instead, only being sold through …

Selling

This Giant Cookie Is Covered in Cookies

This recipe is mini cookies within a giant cookie. Yep, we've gone meta. Spelled out a little more clearly, it calls for a crunchy chocolate chip cookie base baked in a giant paella pan that's topped with sprinkles and a bunch of mini versions of all your favorite cookies: Oreos, Chips Ahoy!, and …

Dessert

What do you see in Samsung's crazy new cylinder?

Samsung's latest gadget is a Rorschach test.<p><b>What does it look like to you?</b><p>Here are some CNET answers:<p>"<b>A futuristic ashtray</b> from a movie made in the 1960's." -- Eric<p>"I see a <b>bad coldbrew coffee maker</b>...actually, it's that thing that had those poison balls from 'The Rock.'" -- Morgan<p>"I guess it looks …

Air Purifiers

Swartberg House / Openstudio Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This passive solar new-build house on the edge of the Great Karoo desert in South Africa acts as a …

Snapchat reveals its $130 Spectacles and rebrands as Snap Inc.

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel has finally taken the wraps off the company’s long-rumored glasses project, Spectacles.<p>Corroborating everything we’ve previously heard, Spiegel revealed that Spectacles are a set of $130 sunglasses that sport an integrated video camera with a 115-degree lens.<p>“It's both …

Wall Street

Apple end four-day winning streak

Apple Inc. shares broke their four-day streak of gains Friday, closing down 0.6% while continuing to show an 11% gain on the week.<p>Friday’s move came …

What went wrong on Suicide Squad: competing edits, rushed production and more

So if you’ve read my review and the countless others like it online, you would probably have heard that <i>Suicide Squad</i> is not the second (or is that …

A one-armed Australian robot can build a house four times quicker than a human

The Hadrian 105 robot, named after the Roman emperor who built a wall in ancient Britain, has hit a bricklaying speed of 225 standard brick equivalents per hour, or about half a day's work for a top human bricklayer.<p>To prove it, the company released a time lapse video, showing the robot at work. …

Robotics

The Polaroid Swing app lets you move your phone to move your photos

Although it's Polaroid in name only<p>A new photo-sharing app that's licensed the ailing Polaroid brand purely for name-recognition doesn't sound like a promising prospect. But Polaroid Swing — backed by Twitter co-founder Biz Stone — is a surprisingly fun and easy to use. Whether or not it'll be able …

Hands-on: ‘Evie’ launcher brings iOS-like search to the Android homescreen, and it’s pretty great

Customization is at the heart of Android and one of the easiest ways to change up your device is with a custom launcher. With just a few taps, you can easily change the look and feel of your device. Over the past few years we’ve seen dozens of great options, but lately I’ve been trying out a …

Apps

Microsoft’s Sprightly app lets you create professional designs from your smartphone

Microsoft is taking on Adobe Spark Post and startups like Canva with its new app Sprightly, available today on iOS. Similar to its competitors, the app promises an easy way for smaller businesses to quickly create and design content like fliers, coupons, catalogs, price lists, e-cards and more, as …

A look at Apple’s insanely ambitious tree-planting plans for its new spaceship campus

While construction crews work furiously to finish Apple’s mammoth new headquarters in Cupertino this year, another critical piece of the campus’ design is taking shape 100 miles to the east.<p>In a cluster of East Bay nurseries, Apple has been growing more than 4,600 trees, which are nestled in large, …

New Mexico

Upgrading To A New 3DS XL Was 24 Hours Of Hell

This past weekend, I purchased a New 3DS XL - my third 3DS I've owned. My original 3DS was a launch model; unfortunately, its tiny size cramped my …

The Cheapest Day To Buy A Plane Ticket, Depending On Where You're Going

Stick this puppy on your fridge.<p>We all know the magic time to buy a plane ticket is precisely 54 days in advance, for domestic travel.<p>But what if you're flying beyond the U.S.?<p>The experts at CheapAir recently researched the cheapest day to buy plane tickets for a whole host of international …

Beaches

The 26 best comedy movies you can stream on Netflix right now

And thankfully, Netflix has some great comedies that you can watch right now to brighten up your day.<p>Whether it is a classic like "Groundhog Day" or an under-the-radar gem like "Sleepwalk with Me," there's something to stream for all comedy tastes.<p>Here are 26 we highly recommend.

The "dirty" versions of Disney movies are hilarious

Turning G-rated Disney movies into R-rated Disney movies is apparently a lot simpler than we ever could have imagined. The Vine account Disney Ruined …

Your Android phone is too damn nosy

If given the choice, people say they would deny nearly one-third of all permissions currently required to download apps to their Android phones.<p>Where are you right now? Can I see a list of everyone you know? Can I look through your photos?<p>Those are impertinent questions from any source, including …

Android News

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7 clever tricks that make your iPhone or iPad easier to use

Using an iPhone or an iPad isn't rocket science. One of the things that die-hard Apple users love most about them is their combination of powerful computing with simple, easy-to-use functionality. That's even more pronounced with Apple's new iOS 9 operating system.<p>In fact, hundreds of thousands of …

Articles about futuristic apartment glass enclosed bedroom on Dwell.com - Dwell

Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>Batiik Studio fashions a minimalist black box that integrates the bedroom, bathroom, and storage to save space in this small...<p>The Decatur, Georgia, residence belonging to two book authors is an angular exercise in …

Architecture

9 of the best smartphones from 2015

With 2016 knocking on the door, there’s just about enough time to look at some of the best smartphones of the year. While we saw lots of new devices across the premium and mid-range categories, only the most notable make it into our year end roundup.<p>So, in no particular order, these are some of the …

Mobile Technology

5 Things to Watch For in 3D Printing in 2016

What is 3D printing good for?<p>That’s a question that’s become increasingly relevant in 2015, as the majesty of showing off 3D-printed trinkets has …

Accelerate Mobile App Development with Over 500 Components

It’s been a very productive year for the components team, and today we’re proud to announce that we now have over 500 components in the Xamarin …

The 25 best Android apps and games of 2015

Apps<p>Arrow Launcher<p>Microsoft has been on something of a mobile app drive in 2015 and its Arrow Launcher is one of the best. The app replaces the …

The first 14 apps you should download on your new Android phone

You can do anything with your new Android phone. So many apps. So many possibilities. But where to begin?<p>Here's a list of 15 apps that should get you started:

Tres consejos para mejorar el rendimiento de tu Android

Todo acaba sucumbiendo al paso del tiempo, especialmente tu teléfono móvil. Con el paso del tiempo, nuestro terminal acaba reduciendo su rendimiento …