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Raspberry Pi 3 Complete LCD Display Kit | DT Shop

• Processor: Quad-Core 1.2 GHz<br>• 1 GB RAM<br>• On-board WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity<br>• SainSmart 7" LCD display touch screen<br>• HDMI VGA input driver<p>Raspberry Pi 3 …

Raspberry Pi

The Essential Phone 2 has reportedly been canceled

The company appears to be up for sale<p>Essential has canceled plans to develop a second phone and is exploring selling off the entire company, according to <i>Bloomberg</i>. Much of the details remain up in the air. Talks of a sale sound like they aren’t very far along, and the report says that Essential …

Mobile

12 Git tips for Git's 12th birthday

Git, the distributed revision-control system that's become the default tool for source code control in the open source world, turns 12 on April 7. …

Essential Phone PH-2 will come with an improved camera

<b>Californian smartphone startup Essential is aware that the rear-facing camera on the Essential Phone PH-1 missed the mark, and so it’s announced that</b> …

Alexa Meets Intercom: New Echo Feature Is Best Yet

In our two-story home we usually communicate in one of two ways if we're on different floors or just far apart from each other: 1) Yell or 2) Use the …

'Black Panther' is amazing. Why are its CG models so terrible?

<i>Black Panther</i> is a refreshing answer to the increasingly stale world of superhero cinema. But there's one glaring flaw throughout the film: its use of CG models to replace humans during action sequences. They're weightless, ugly and, worst of all, incredibly distracting. You'd think that in the …

Black Panther

Dropbox saved almost $75 million over two years by building its own tech infrastructure

After making the decision to roll its own infrastructure and reduce its dependence on Amazon Web Services, Dropbox reduced its operating costs by …

'Beast from the East' to plunge UK, rest of Europe into historic deep freeze

A bone-chilling, frigid air mass will soon stretch from Ireland to Siberia, as a record-shattering weather pattern establishes itself across the …

Global Warming

How to fix your AirPods after iOS 11.2.6 broke them

The latest iOS version 11.2.6 is making some users’ AirPods stream in mono, instead of stereo. That is, the same audio channel is coming out of both AirPods. If you only ever listen to podcasts, you may not have noticed this as most podcasts are recorded in mono, but if you listen to music it might …

Tech Trends

Hey Tim Cook, you’ve got a Siri problem

I’m not the only one asking why Siri is so bad.<p>I thought Siri would be better on the HomePod, with AC power and all those microphones. It isn’t. And …

Machine Learning

How To: Unlock the Secret Emoticon Keyboard on Your iPhone

Chances are you use the "Emoji" keyboard on your iPhone, but did you know that iOS also has an emoticon keyboard? Whenever you want to use an …

Hacking

Building a Web Server using Docker: A How To for MacOS

<i>Contributed by Dylan Aspden</i><p>For those unfamiliar, Docker is a software technology to create, deploy and run an application or group of applications in …

DevOps

The best portable SSD

<i>By Justin Krajeski</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After researching 28 external solid-state drives and testing the …

Five Essential Apps for Your Mac

Apps designed for the Mac often don't get as much attention as apps for iOS, even though there are dozens of super useful, must-have Mac apps out there.<p>In our latest YouTube video, we took a look at five of the most useful Mac apps that may have gone under your radar. If you don't already own these …

Waymo Launches Its Self-Driving Armada

It’s 2018, and Waymo is doing it live. Two months after the Alphabet self-driving car spinoff announced it would start running a truly driver-free …

How Apple Built a Chip Powerhouse to Threaten Qualcomm and Intel

How Apple Built a Chip Powerhouse to Threaten Qualcomm and Intel<p>The company already makes many of the chips for its iPhones, iPads, Macs and …

Google’s Android 8.0 Oreo: Samsung to Xiaomi phones, here is a status check on updates

Google Android Oreo 8.0 update: Samsung, Xiaomi, Motorola, Sony, OnePlus and list of other devices on the Android update status.<p>Written by | New …

Android News

Google’s revolutionary new “Codeless AI” lets non programmers build their own AI’s

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>AI will help revolutionise every corner of society and Google is helping democratise the technology so everyone, with any …

The Top 50 Developer Tools of 2017

It's the moment you've been waiting for! Well, it's the one we've been waiting for, anyway. It's the 4th annual StackShare Awards! 🎉<p>This is your …

Scientists Found a Way to Make Inexpensive, Solid-Looking 3D Holograms

Holograms are a mainstay of most any science fiction film set in the not-too-distant future and beyond. But the capabilities of our real-life …

Tupac Shakur

Learn all about Linux w/ this beginners Kindle eBook for free

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Amazon offers <i>Linux for Beginners</i> by Jason Canon as a <b>free</b> Kindle eBook download. For comparison, the paperpback version sells for …

Logitech’s Wireless Multi-device keyboard and Stand combo drops to $30 (Reg. $50)

Staples is offering the Logitech K375s Multi-Device Wireless keyboard and Stand Combo for <b>$29.99 shipped</b>. Normally selling for $50, that’s good for a discount of $20 and is the best offer we’re seeing. For comparison, the combo still fetches $50 direct from Logitech. Rated 3.8/5 stars.<p>Logitech …

Microsoft brings its core Office apps to the Microsoft Store

Microsoft finally is making the Desktop Bridge versions of its main Office apps available to Office 365 users from the Microsoft Store.<p>Last year, …

Apps

Wine 3.0 arrives on Android to let you run Windows apps on your phone

Wish you could do more with your phone than just run Android? Codeweavers is working to sort you out: it’s just released version 3.0 of the Wine compatibility layer for Linux-based systems, which can now be built into an APK package and installed on your Android device.<p>Once you grab the installer …

Kodi vs Plex — which one is right for you?

Kodi and Plex are competing media centers — they give you access to all your videos, images, and songs from one place. They also let you stream content to multiple devices and watch live TV channels. Although Kodi and Plex serve a similar purpose, they are different in many ways. Both offer unique …

Software

It’s official: no one is going to win the Google Lunar X Prize competition

And Google is taking its money back<p>No one is going to win the X Prize Foundation’s competition to send a spacecraft to the Moon, the foundation announced today. Only five finalists remained in the Google-sponsored Lunar X Prize competition, and in order to win any grand prize money, the teams had …

Design Your Own Games on Playable NES Cartridges, Promises NESmaker

Are you ready to NEStify?<p>NESmaker stopped by the IGN office with an NES development kit -- an unusual occurrence in 2018 -- and asked us to pitch a …

What is Google’s Fuchsia OS, anyway?

In 2016, we learned that Google was beginning work on a new operating system, with speculation at the time being that it could replace Android. Things were quiet until May of last year, when an innovative, but early home screen design was uncovered. Now that we’ve seen it up and running on a …

Amazon updates the Alexa app so you can actually use Alexa

Amazon's Alexa app is about to get a lot more useful.<p>That's because the company is finally bringing the full powers of its assistant to the Alexa …

Airbus partners with Rolls-Royce and Siemens to build an electric airplane

Battery technology improvements are expected to soon enable electric flight and companies in the field are preparing their powertrain technology to support it.<p>In a major move toward that goal, Airbus, Rolls-Royce and Siemens have announced a new partnership to gradually convert a plane to electric …

Aviation