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Writing Clean Code

I recently started a new job. With every new job comes a new codebase. This is probably my twentieth job. So I've seen a lot of …

AIRS

The Weird And Wonderful Deep Web As is implicit in its very name, the deep web can best be described as a labyrinth of sorts, complete with …

What will happen when AI outsmarts humans?

<i>(Originally published on</i> <i>my newsletter</i><i> — here are</i> <i>previous ones</i><i>)</i><p>I decided to spend some time learning more about the state of Artificial Intelligence. …

Artificial Intelligence

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II Hits Mac and Linux

Good news for Mac gamers: Feral Interactive announced the release of Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II for Mac and Linux. This real-time strategy …

Deal: Learn to build Android and iOS apps with 75% overlap for $19

Udemy has currently been running a string of promotions that wannabe Android developers can use to get their ideas off the ground. Today they’re launching a new deal that knocks <b>62 percent off</b> a course that aims to teach students how to build Android and iOS apps with C#.<p>This is an excellent …

Android-x86 releases first stable Android Marshmallow build

Android-x86 (Left), Remix OS (Right)<p>Android-x86, a project that is working to bring Android to your laptop and desktop, has just released its first stable build of Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. The project is now sitting on version 6.0-r1, and incorporates the latest security patches from Google, …

How to Take Scrolling Screenshots on Any Android Phone (Guide)

Since Xiaomi introduced creative scrolling screenshot function with MIUI 8, every other smartphone maker has started to integrate the feature on …

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Remix OS now available as a virtual machine for Windows PCs

Jide's Remix OS has turned a lot of heads in the last couple of years, thanks to an interesting initial tablet offering and subsequent …

Google Play

Cherry, apple and chocolate mug crumble

SERVES<p>1<p>TOTAL TIME<p>5 minutes<p>INGREDIENTS<p><b>For the fruit</b><p>1 apple, peeled, cored and diced<br>• 1 tbsp caster sugar<br>• knob of butter<br>• 60g pitted cherries<p><b>For the crumble</b><p>15g butter (1 slice 5mm thick)<br>• 1 tbsp soft brown sugar<br>• 2 heaped tbsp plain flour<br>• 2 tsp unsweetened cocoa powder<br>• pinch of salt<p>METHOD<p>In a mug, mix the apple …

Dessert

Amazingly Useful HTML, CSS and JavaScript Tools and Libraries

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co<p>Front-end development is tricky: it’s not difficult to learn, but it’s quite difficult to master. …

Quadrilateral Cowboy review

Many games aim for immersion, but few achieve it as naturally as <i>Quadrilateral Cowboy</i>.<p>In a way, it's a bit of a cheat, isn't it? There is a wide mental gap between pushing and plunging a sword into a dragon's belly or catching a touchdown and running it into the endzone. But in <i>Quadrilateral Cowboy</i>, …

Reality TV

The Edge of the World Desktop

This OS X desktop is simple, elegant, and combines a few simple widgets with a gorgeous wallpaper to great effect. If you like what you see, here’s …

MacTrast Deals: iOS Coding Mastery Bundle – 104 Hours of Top-Rated Training

- May 27, 2016<p>If you’ve ever dreamed of developing your own iOS apps, this is the bundle for you! The iOS Coding Mastery Bundle offers 104 hours of …

Apps

Scotch pancakes recipe

Serve these speedy Scotch pancakes with a knob of butter or a spoonful of jam<p>SERVES<p>Makes 12<p>INGREDIENTS<p>110g (4oz) plain flour<br>• 2 tsp baking-powder<br>• 1 tbsp golden caster sugar<br>• 1 medium egg, separated<br>• 150ml (5fl oz) milk<br>• 15g (½oz) butter, melted, plus extra for frying<p>METHOD<p>Sift the flour, baking-powder, …

Breakfast

Wallpaper Weekends: For the First Time Ever – Apple Watch Wallpapers

- Nov 14, 2015<p>Wallpaper Weekends is a series that works to bring you stunning, high quality wallpapers for your iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Mac, and …

Apple Watch

Best smartphone cameras: Galaxy S7 vs. iPhone 6s vs. Nexus 6P vs. Lumia 950

Samsung vs. iPhone, Nexus vs. Lumia. It's time to find out who makes <i>the best</i> smartphone camera.Recently a new smartphone waltzed onto the scene, …

Review: Xistwear's Stretchy Bands Look Great With the Stainless Steel Apple Watch

Six months after the Apple Watch launched, there are dozens if not hundreds of different third-party band options on the market, allowing users to customize their watches with looks beyond what Apple offers. Xistwear has created a line of stretchy stainless steel Apple Watch bands in a range of …

iOS 9.0.2 Now Available

After a week of discovering more bugs, Apple released iOS 9.0.2 today. With this update comes another round of small fixes. We expect iOS 9.1 with its taco and burrito emojis to debut in the next couple weeks. In the meantime, let’s review the improvements Apple launched today.<p>Remember that …

13 awesome tricks your Mac just learned with El Capitan

OS X El Capitan promises to redefine the Mac experience with a host of new improvements that make working (and playing) smoother than ever.<p>There’s a lot to learn about all the new goodies in El Capitan, which finally became available to the public for free today. Everything from Notes to Safari, …

Chocolate blackout cake recipe

The ultimate chocoholic's dessert: a rich three-layer cake with chocolate-custard icing<p><b>SERVES</b><p>10-12<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>For the custard:</b><p>175g (6oz) granulated sugar<br>• 4½ tbsp cornflour<br>• 450ml (16fl oz) single cream<br>• 270ml (9¾fl oz) full-fat milk<br>• 150g (5½oz) dark chocolate (100 per cent cocoa), finely chopped<br>• 2 tsp …

Giveaway: Win an OCDock or OCGlass for iPhone from OCDesk

Looking for an iPhone dock that fits in with your other Apple products and keeps your desk clear of clutter? We’ve got one <b>OCDock</b> or <b>OCDock mini</b> to give away to a lucky <i>9to5Mac</i> reader.<p>The OCDock mounts fits beneath your iMac or Cinema Display and attaches to the stand, keeping it in place right in …

Apple Asks Developers to Prepare for New 'Safari Push Notification' Feature in Mavericks

Apple has asked developers to prepare for Safari Push Notifications, a new feature included in OS X Mavericks, according to <i>Cult of Mac</i>.<p>Safari Push Notifications allow websites to send push notifications to website users even when Safari is not running.<p>OS X Mavericks introduces a powerful new way to …

Clipping Magic Brings Photo Background Removal To Your Mac’s Browser

One of the coolest features of Photoshop for iOS is the "Scribble Select" tool. You draw a fat green line around any object you want to keep, and scribble some red into the parts you want to delete. Hit "OK" and a few moments later you have your subject, neatly cut out from the background, better …

How to Limit The Size of a Time Machine Backup

- May 27, 2013<p>There are a lot of cool things you can do with Apple’s Time Machine backup service in OS X – which has a lot of power tools that most …

How to Transfer Your Time Machine Backup To a New Hard Drive

- Apr 25, 2013<p>As someone who has used Apple’s Time Machine backup feature (along with CarbonCopyCloner) for many years, I’ve grown to trust and rely …

Tweak Lets You Use Facebook Chat Heads System-Wide, Just Like On Android [Jailbreak]

Facebook brought its new Chat Heads feature to iPhone earlier this week, but it doesn’t offer quite the same experience as the Android version. The feature is designed to make your Facebook Messenger conversations easy to access from anywhere, but on iOS, it only works when you’re within the …

Apple Continues to Claim Lion’s Share of App Revenue

Apple Inc. continues to claim the vast majority of revenue generated fom app sales, despite the company's minority share of the smartphone market. …

How To Remove Multiple ‘Open With’ Entries in OS X

- Apr 10, 2013<p>If you’re like me, you right-click or control-click files multiple times during the day to use the “Open With” menu option. This saves …

IconFinder Launches a Marketplace for Buying and Selling Icons

IconFinder, a search engine for, yes, icons – has just launched a marketplace that will allow designers to sell their work, capitalizing on demand for one of the most common, but hardest to get right, elements of Web and app design.<p>IconFinder Marketplace integrates with the existing search engine, …