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3D-printed smartphone microscope is good enough for scientists

Your smartphone could soon be a fully functional microscope capable of examining samples as small as 1/200th of a millimeter. Australian researchers have developed a clip-on device that requires no external light or power sources to produce a clear picture of microscopic organisms and cells from …

Microscopy

4 Ways Purpose Drives Performance

You wake up and start your day. You shower, groom and eat breakfast. You get dressed and commute to work. You habitually make it to the office 10 to …

Powerful automation tricks and hacks for Android using Tasker, IFTTT, QPython and more

One of the coolest things about Android is undoubtedly just how much it lets you do without needing to root your device or otherwise modify it. Out of the box an Android phone is yours to customize, tweak and hack to your heart’s desires. If you want to use it as-is then you can, but if you’re more …

Apps

Tesla shows off a new Panasonic-made low-profile residential solar panel

Tesla is still hoping to begin installations of its solar roof tile product later this year, but that’s not really a great option unless you’re building new or replacing your existing roof, so it makes sense that it would continue to also offer retrofit solar options, like the new Panasonic panels …

Tesla

Master the Six Qs to Make an Impression In Job Interviews

When you’re looking for a new job, you want to present yourself as a strong candidate. Showcase how you have mastered the “six Q’s”, basically six …

Android bug fear in 900 million phones

<b>Serious security flaws that could give attackers complete access to a phone's data have been found in software used on tens of millions of Android devices.</b><p>The bugs were uncovered by Checkpoint researchers looking at software running on chipsets made by US firm Qualcomm.<p>Qualcomm processors are found …

Samsung Galaxy S7

The Search and Rescue Pack

Working for search and rescue is no easy task, and when your job is to go out and save people, you need the right gear not just for yourself, but …

What Assembling Ikea Furniture Taught Me About User Experience

In an increasingly complex and unequal world, there is one experience that is almost universal, speaking to both the agony and the ecstasy of the human experience. I’m talking of course, about the assembly of Ikea furniture.<p>We all know the story. You spot an affordable, well-designed piece of …

UX Design

How to make big data work for you

Customer service can make or break any business; it will either help your business grow or bring it crashing down.<p>According to a study by the Wharton School: reducing customer attrition by five to 10 percent can increase annual profits by as much as 75 percent. Customer service not only includes a …

Customer Experience

An Angry Facebook Rant About Guns Like You've Never Read Before

Steve Elliott is a different kind of "responsible gun owner."<p>"I am a responsible gun owner," the post begins, and you probably think you know where it goes from there. But keep reading.<p>Elliott's story, since shared over 44,000 times, is a common one in the context of American gun culture—early …

Get a Garmin Head-Up Display for $67.49

When I first heard about the Garmin Head-Up Display a little over a year ago, I thought it sounded cool. Like, <i>really</i> cool. A gizmo that projects GPS driving directions right onto your windshield so you can keep your eyes on the road? Yes, please.<p>Ah, but a $150 price tag on the hardware and a …

Color Code Your Day to Make Sure You're Spending Your Time Right

Time for some coloring fun, folks. This might be the easiest way to see how you're really spending your time. Color in the "Wheel of Productivity" …

What's the Best Desktop Microphone?

Whether you're podcasting, video chatting with coworkers or friends, or a burgeoning YouTube celebrity, you'll need a good desktop microphone. We've …

Podcasting

Pebble Steel review: The first great smartwatch is still one of the best - CNET

<b>The Good</b> A classic, sharp-looking design; works with iPhones and Android phones; screen readable in bright daylight; swim- and shower-friendly; built-in pedometer for persistent fitness tracking; wide variety of quirky apps.<p><b>The Bad</b> Older technology compared to competition; onboard storage limited …