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Learn to Program With Move the Turtle

I have very fond memories of Karel the Robot from my computer science days in high school. We used Karel, a little shape on the screen, to complete …

Would You Save the Titanic?

Author: James Floyd Kelly. James Floyd Kelly<p>Date of Publication: 04.06.12.<p>Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>If someone were to give you a time …

MokaFive debuts iOS version of enterprise admin software - (Apr 18)

Now AAPL Stock: The symbol you provided (<b>"AAPL"</b>) doesn't appear to be registered<p>Cirrus creates Lightning-headphone dev kit<p>Apple supplier Cirrus Logic …

Apple vs. Google: Lessons from Bill Gates’ playbook

Advertisement<p>43 Comments<p><i>“There are three sides to every story: Your side, my side, and the truth.” —Robert Evans, “The Kid Stays in the …

Chateau Vert: Building Character Through Craftsmanship

Earlier this week, I met an amazing man who runs an amazing program, and I thought you should know about it. First some background:<p>Every year, about …

Nano Drones, Ethical Algorithms: Inside Israel's Secret Plan for Its Future Air Force

TEL AVIV, Israel – Nano drones that an infantryman can pull out of his pocket; helicopters piloted by robots who extract wounded soldiers from the …

How many Apple IDs should your family have?

Advertisement<p>25 Comments<p>If your family owns multiple Apple devices and you have several different Apple IDs among you, it can become overwhelming or …

Apple's Passbook strategy ignores NFC technology to power iOS 6 retail apps

Feature<p>Apple's new Passbook feature in iOS 6 isn't just a coupon app; it's a framework that enables retailers to develop smart apps for transactions, …

DoubleDutch Looks To Ace Mobile CRM With New Hive App

Enterprise mobile software provider DoubleDutch today announced the release of its newest product, a mobile customer relationship management tool called Hive. Mobile CRM is a tricky needle to try and thread – for the most part, effective CRM is all about context, and providing the right amount on a …

Briefly: Owncloud Mac setup guide, Pinnacle Studio 16 - (Aug 29)

Now AAPL Stock: The symbol you provided (<b>"AAPL"</b>) doesn't appear to be registered<p>Cirrus creates Lightning-headphone dev kit<p>Apple supplier Cirrus Logic …

Learn To Code, Get A Job: Treehouse Offers Free Courses To 2,500 College Students

Treehouse launched last November with an admirable (or terrifying) goal: To teach the world how to design and develop for the Web, iOS, and now Android. Essentially the lovechild of Lynda.com and Codecademy, Treehouse is building an educational platform that employs video, quizzes, and a little …

Unpublished Photos of Steve Jobs and Silicon Valley’s Early Days Finally Surface | WIRED

Steve Jobs rallies the troops. Redwood City, California, 1988.<p>Menuez: "Steve gives a rousing pep talk to his employees shortly before the launch of …

Nokia Politely Points Out Why the Lumia 920 is Better than the iPhone 5 with a Cute Graph

Aliqudsi | September 20, 2012 | 151 Replies<p><b>Advertisements</b><p>Nokia UK just posted the graph above on FB along with the caption “Good things come to those …

One year after his death, Apple shares video tribute to Steve Jobs [u]

Friday marks one year since the death of Steve Jobs, and Apple marked the occasion by posting a video tribute to its late co-founder and a letter …

Rare Jobs documentary highlights early days of NeXT

A documentary from the 1980s focusing on the early days of NeXT shows late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs at work behind the scenes at his second …

Learnable Programming

Designing a programming system for understanding programming.

Steve Jobs' Yacht 'Venus' Launched in the Netherlands

Earlier this year, it was revealed that French designer Philippe Starck was working with Dutch shipbuilder Feadship on a new yacht for the family of Steve Jobs. The yacht had been mentioned in Walter Isaacson's biography of Jobs as a project he had been working on since 2009, but the ship was not …

Philips to Sell iOS-Controlled LED Light Bulbs Exclusively Through Apple Stores

Philips has announced a new iOS-controlled LED lighting system that can emulate nearly any color, as well as personalize the lighting experience with a wide array of dimmer and scheduling options. The company believes the new bulbs could reinvent "the way we think about and experience light in our …

Closing In On 30M Users, Waze Goes Big On Social: Adds Facebook Connect, Pickup Requests, Location Sharing & More

Apple’s launch of its new mapping service, the ensuing backlash and management shakeup, have been anything but its proudest moments. Adding insult to injury, as Kim-Mai reported two weeks ago, Apple’s pain quickly turned into a gain for other map makers. However, for most, this was only a temporary …

Urine-powered generator produces six hours of electricity per bathroom break

We've all heard the expression "haste makes waste," but how about waste making energy? At the fourth annual Maker Faire Africa in Lagos, Nigeria, a quartet of teenage girls ages 14 through 15 have created a urine-powered generator. This eco-friendly energy source cranks out six hours of electricity …

Tower - The most powerful Git client for Mac and Windows

Productivity<p>Clone & create repos with a click<p>Manage your GitHub, Bitbucket, GitLab, Visual Studio & Beanstalk accounts from within Tower<p>Open repos …

App for turning iPhone pics into cash adds 10% commission

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Swedish iPhone-based stock photography marketplace Foap launched in late July, and it wasn’t too long before its founders …

Why Spree Killers Kill Themselves

With the Sandy Hook shooter dead, we may never fully understand why he gunned down 26 random strangers at a public school. Even when such killers …

Enterprise Apps Are Moving To Single-Page Design

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Alexander Aghassipour is chief product officer and co-founder of Zendesk. Shajith Chacko is lead software engineer at Zendesk. Both contributed to the development of the new Zendesk product.</i><p>The Web is a far different place than it was when Zendesk launched six years ago. As more and …

Linksys reveals a trio of 802.11ac WiFi routers with beamforming, and a USB adapter to match

Like most of its peers, Cisco's Linksys badge started off modestly in the 802.11ac WiFi world last year, offering just one router and one bridge for early adopters. It's taking the complete plunge in 2013 with three new routers and a USB adapter. The AC 1200 (EA6300), AC 1600 (EA6400) and AC 1750 …