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Web Development & Technology Resources

LATEST ARTICLES<p>Web Development Prat - July 30, 2018<p>In recent years, open-source technology has revitalized our life. The technology has created a …

Startups

In-wall wiring guide for home A/V

Crutchfield advisor Norm has worked on hundreds of whole-house wiring jobs.<p>This guide will help you save money by doing your own small-scale in-wall …

Tesla Wants to Power Wal-Mart

Tesla Motors Inc. is signing up big customers like Wal-Mart and Cargill, accelerating efforts to become a leader in energy storage -- a new market …

JUICIES+ XS And XL iPhone And Android Premium Sync And Charge Cables

Anyone who is looking for a premium synchronisation and charge cable for their Android or iOS mobile device may be interested in a new cable created …

Python as a First Programming Language for Everyone

Dr. Toby Donaldson<br>Assistant Professor<br>Simon Fraser University <br>tjd@sfu.ca<p>Abstract<p>In this paper, the Python programming language is introduced, and …

Programming

Why a stronger U.S. dollar hurts shareholders, too

The U.S. dollar is enjoying its fastest rise in 40 years. It’s widely known that the strengthening greenback has crimped the earnings of U.S. …

The DEA's using powerful spyware for surveillance too

The war on drugs has a surprising soldier amongst its ranks: Italian spying software. As <i>Motherboard</i>'s sources tell it, the Drug Enforcement Administration's dropped $2.4 million on surveillance tools that are capable of intercepting phone calls, texts, social media messages, and can even take hold …

No Apple Watches in store until June, Ahrendts tells staff as April 24th date removed from website

Angela Ahrendts has told Apple Store staff that the Apple Watch is unlikely to be available for in-store purchases before June – but they should expect the usual ‘blockbuster launches’ in retail stores for future products.<p>In a memo to retail store staff, Apple’s retail head thanked staff for making …

Apple Watch

WWDC 2015; five things we expect to see from Apple

The last year or so has been an exciting one for Apple, with significant product refreshes made across the board. We’ve also seen two new products …

Microsoft Surface 3 review

Create a Bootable Windows or Linux USB Drive From Your ISO Image

Introduction: Create a Bootable Windows or Linux USB Drive From Your ISO Image<p>Need to make a bootable USB drive and use it as an operating system …

Linux

The $5 Billion Race to Build a Better Battery

Professor Donald Sadoway remembers chuckling at an e-mail in August 2009 from a woman claiming to represent Bill Gates. The world’s richest man had …

Once you’ve tried on an Apple Watch you’re very likely to buy it

The Apple Watch seems to be selling well so far, according to most estimates. Cowen and Company on Monday estimated Apple’s opening weekend Apple …

OS X 10.10.3 Now Supports Dell's Dual-Cable 5K Monitor on Retina iMac and Mac Pro

With the release of OS X 10.10.3 last Wednesday, Apple has expanded support for high-resolution 4K and even 5K external displays (via <i>9to5Mac</i>). Most notably, OS X 10.10.3 enables the Retina 5K iMac and 2013 Mac Pro to drive Dell's UP2715K 27-inch 5K display released late last year. The display …

Time Warner Cable makes its internet six times faster in Charlotte in response to Google Fiber

A little bit of competition can go a long way.<p>After Google announced it would bring its Fiber Gigabit internet service to Charlotte, NC, Time Warner Cable is fighting back by making its fastest internet service in the region <i>six</i> times faster for no extra cost.<p>The speed increases per plan tier are as …

You'll hate your basic wireless mouse after using the Logitech MX Master

Logitech MX Master review<p>Mighty mouse<p>Extreme comfort<p>Fast connectivity<p>Horizontal scroll wheel/Gesture control<p>Darkfield Laser sensor<p>Snazzy …

Samsung Galaxy S6 Review: The Best Android Phone Of All Time

There has been something very surprising about the levels of interest I’ve seen with the S6 and S6 Edge, namely that the interest seems to be focused now, as the phone goes on sale, on the S6 instead of the Edge.<p>This is the reverse of what I noticed when I published my initial hands-on reviews of …

Phones

Apple Watch Sales Figures Do Not Matter

After a strong weekend of online reservations, analysts are projecting over one million Apple Watches have been sold. Apple is not releasing any numbers just yet, but the focus on the immediate sales performance is not being driven by Cook. The Apple Watch, at least in this generation, should not …

Smartwatches

Sorry Apple, Microsoft is right: Windows is for people who get things done

The rise of mobile hardware put Microsoft on the defense. Long the master of the PC, the only computing platform that mattered in the 1990s and the …

How to get an Apple Watch near launch day, even if you missed out on preorders

As expected, Apple’s supply of Apple Watches is going to be severely constrained at launch. Several models had shipping estimates that extended into …

Apple MacBook Review: Redefining The Ultrathin Notebook Experience

As I have explained before, I’m an industry analyst, not a reviewer, but I do review important, new category products to better understand new usage models and the potential for category and/or vendor share shift. I had the chance to use the new Apple MacBook for the last week as my primary …

Google will soon unveil a new system for real-time voice translation

The move follows a similar program released from Skype<p>Last month, Microsoft's Skype unveiled a program for real-time translation of human speech. Now, it seems we'll soon be seeing Google's version.<p>Google has said it's working on a system for "near-perfect" translation<p><i>The New York Times</i> reports …

3 Ways to Access And Use Cloud Storage (SkyDrive etc.) In Linux

Advertisement<p>Personal cloud storage has become so useful as you never have to worry where your stuff is: it’s easily accessible, and it’s always …

How to build your first PC

<b>If you were a tech head, there was a time when you absolutely always built your own PC, and would never consider buying off the shelf.</b><p>This is the tl;dr video for what is an admittedly huge feature. If it looks interesting, there's significantly more detail over the ensuing pages.<p>Those were the …

AMD reveals its CPU & GPU roadmap for next five years

At the PC Cluster Consortium event held in Osaka, Japan, AMD shared its CPU and GPU roadmap for the next five years.<p>Next year, AMD plans to bring two …

Training future doctors: how does medical education need to adapt?

From teaching compassion to raising the standards of postgrad courses, experts from across the sector discuss how universities can improve training<p>In the run up to the general election, we’re profiling subject areas to see how they could be affected by a change of government and policy priorities. …

New Windows 10 Mail and Calendar apps appear in leaked build

While Microsoft’s Windows 10 preview program is starting to supply updates on a regular basis, the leakers are always one step ahead. A new Windows 10 build (10051) has surfaced on the internet today that includes some welcome changes. The most obvious additions are new Mail and Calendar apps that …

The NSA wants tech companies to give it 'front door' access to encrypted data

NSA director suggested tech companies could provide an encryption key in pieces<p>The National Security Agency is embroiled in a battle with tech companies over access to encrypted data that would allow it to spy (more easily) on millions of Americans and international citizens. Last month, companies …

Encryption

Apple Watch set to beat iPhone launch with 1 million-order weekend

An estimated 957,000 American shoppers ordered Apple Watches on Friday — a sign the tech giant’s newest gadget is already seeing more initial success …

Apple Watch