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This cheap online course will teach you how to build Android apps, so you can finally quit your day job

Sure, it seemed like the whole world was buzzing for a hot minute around the release of the iPhone X and iOS 11 — but don't sleep on Android. Not …

All You Need to Know About Bitcoin’s Rise, From $0.01 to $15,000

The initial price of bitcoin, set in 2010, was less than 1 cent. Now it’s crossed $16,000. Once seen as the province of nerds, libertarians and drug …

How to Easily Build Android Apps From Scratch

If you’ve ever wanted to build an app for the Google Play Store for fun, business or to explore your next big idea, but don’t know how, then this</b> …

Apps

Flux 350R wheelset review

Flux is a new brand that aims to bring quality, “podium ready” carbon wheels to the market at a highly competitive price.<p>Since my first look back in …

This guy’s Super Mario breakdowns are the best way to learn the basics of computer science

In 1982, a 20-something programmer named Shigeru Miyamoto designed his very first game. Called <i>Donkey Kong</i>, its most significant contribution to …

SNES

Framebuilding Bicycles. Tubing, Parts, and Tools

<b>Welcome to our Site We stock Europe's widest selection of Bicycle Tubing, Components and Parts for the established Framebuilder, the hobbyist wanting</b> …

How-To: Find your MacBook’s battery cycle count and learn what it means about its battery life

Recently I noticed that my Late 2013 MacBook Pro with Retina Display seemed to be dying at a faster clip. Naturally, I assumed that the battery might be going bad.<p>After checking the battery cycle count, I learned that I was probably wrong about the battery being bad, as the cycle count was still …

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 …

The best Black Friday 2017 deals for cyclists — from Chain Reaction, Amazon, Evans, Halfords...

<i>Ladies and gentlemen, Black Friday is now over for another year but head on across to our Cyber Monday deals page for further impressive deals on</i> …

Turn your old laptop into a Chromebook with Neverware’s CloudReady

If you have ever wanted to turn your old laptop into a Chromebook, that is now possible with Neverware’s CloudReady. In a partnership with Google, …

The “Swiftest” Way From No Programming Experience To Being An iOS App Developer [Sponsor]

There is literally a world of opportunity waiting for anyone with the skills to build for iOS. But like any journey to success, there is a path you have to take, and the question is, what’s the quickest (or shall we say “Swiftest?”) way from Point A to Point B? To answer that, let’s consider the …

10 best VR apps for Google Cardboard

VR is starting to become a big deal. The proliferation of headsets like the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, PlayStation VR, and others have solidified the platform’s popularity. However, none of them can even come close to the affordability of Google Cardboard. Anyone who has managed to pick one up over the …

Virtual Reality

Writing your first Android app – everything you need to know

There are lots of reasons why you might want to write an Android app. Maybe you have a great idea and you want to build a prototype, maybe you just want to learn to program for Android, maybe it is part of a school or college course, or maybe you are just curious. Whatever the motivation, building …

Retina MacBook Pro battery life sucks? Here's how to fix it!

The first of these, is to clear the PRAM and NVRAM settings. This seems to be a favorite of Apple support staff, as I recall being told to try this …

Teach yourself BMW, for free! Up to 2008!

We all love picking up free stuff. Whether it’s the last spoonful of an abandoned dessert left on your restaurant table, or a flyer for a distant …

The 5 Coolest Car Stunts of the Last 5 Years

We may no longer live in the golden age of the stuntman, with names like Evel Knievel attempting death-defying stunts. But don't believe that everything that can be done with a car or motorcycle has been done. These five recent stunts prove there is no en<p>We may no longer live in the golden age of …

Five ways to boost your Android phone's battery life right now

If you've ever caught yourself scanning a room for outlets, or worrying about how long you can eke out a charge on your phone, then this collection of battery-saving Android apps is for you.<p>These apps are helpful even if you've got a built-in battery-saving feature to help you in a dire situation, …

How to replace a cracked or broken Nexus 7 screen and digitizer

Sometimes the inevitable happens — you’re walking along using your Nexus 7, and right before your eyes your favorite Android tablet has a run-in with the sidewalk. As you pick it up you realize that you have cracked the screen, it won’t respond to touches either.<p>When both of these symptoms occur, …