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Wix Launches WixEd, A Free Online School For Website Design

DIY website creator Wix wants to make starting a career in web design as easy as it’s made building your own site.<p>Today, the company is launching WixEd, a free online education program that teaches Wix users everything they need to know to launch their own website design business.<p>The course …

Want Google’s Cardboard VR Headset? OnePlus Is Giving Them Away For Free, If You Pay Shipping

Since about 10 seconds after Google launched its do-it-yourself Cardboard virtual reality headset, other companies have been selling pre-made clones — and Google is totally fine with that.<p>(Wondering WTF “Cardboard” is? The short version: it’s a virtual reality headset that uses your phone as the …

Sales Techniques and Training Secrets app review: comprehensive video lessons from top sales gurus

Introduction<p>Sales Techniques and Training Secrets is an educational reference app that offers 27 content-rich video interviews of top notch sales …

Microsoft Windows 10 Bombshell: It's Free For Everyone

<b>Edit:</b> Since publishing this article, Microsoft has since altered its original blog post and has more recently added a statement from Microsoft’s Gabe Aul, who has apologized for the confusion caused by the original post in relation to the supposed ‘free’ Insider copies of Windows 10 referred to in …

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The art and science of animating life

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Try the Microsoft Hyperlapse beta on Android

<b>Update (07/17/2015):</b> <i>The Microsoft Hyperlapse app is now out of beta and available for download from the Google Play Store.</i><p>Microsoft has released a new app for Android devices that will let you turn any video into a smooth hyperlapse.<p>If you're interested in creating super-smooth hyperlapse videos on …

Periscope the big winner for Mayweather-Pacquiao pay-per-view dodgers

Manny Pacquiao isn't the only one questioning Floyd Mayweather's unanimously-judged welterweight boxing win Saturday night. According to Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, that title goes to Periscope, the company's tool for live video broadcasting.<p>Shortly after the boxing decision, Costolo turned to his …

Physicists Figure Out Why Honey Falls In Twists

A delicious physics problem<p>A stream of honey falls onto a freshly baked buttermilk biscuit. Before you devour this breakfast treat, you might notice that the honey you poured formed a wavy pattern on the biscuit's surface, an unintentional decoration for your morning snack.<p>Most people might think …

5 ways to make money with your phone

You don't like to think about it, but between the up-front cost and the monthly contract payments, your phone costs you a fair bit of money. What you might not realize is that it can make you money, too.<p>You won’t get rich, but you can pay for a few trips to Starbucks. Here’s how to get started.<p><b>1.</b> …

Zynga shoots for blockbuster hit with Dawn of Titans mobile game

Upcoming war game is epic in scope but still accessible: ‘Anyone who goes to a big Hollywood movie should also like this kind of game’<p>“There are about 7,000 characters on screen, all moving in real-time with real-time lighting, real-time shadows, and all controllable by tapping on them and saying …

Crowfall is an MMO that mixes Game of Thrones with Eve Online

A trio of MMO veterans is pulling together a game in which strategy, not grinding, is paramount.<p>Todd Coleman likes to tell a story that, he says, illustrates how his MMO <i>Crowfall</i> differs from most multiplayer worlds.<p>"Imagine you visit your family, once a year for Thanksgiving," he says. "And, every …

Apple Offers Extended Coverage For 2011-2013 MacBook Pros With Video Issues

Apple is offering a new repair program that extends coverage for certain MacBook Pro models made between 2011 and 2013 that are exhibiting problems related to video. The program offers either free repairs on affected models, or reimbursement for repairs already paid for by users. To check if your …

Atari's new Asteroids game is nothing like Asteroids — it's a sandbox survival game

Atari announced <i>Asteroids: Outpost</i> today, calling the new take on the 35-year-old <i>Asteroids</i> a "bold re-imagining" of the brand. That's a pretty accurate statement, since <i>Asteroids: Outpost</i> is not an arcade space shooter, but an open-world, sandbox-style survival game.<p>Players will mine, build and …

No excuses: Apps to get you in shape in no time

New year, new you, right? Well, at least until life gets in the way. Don't let your busy schedule stymie your goals to get moving with these apps.<p>The hot new fitness trend is getting in a workout in a short amount of time, from as little as seven minutes. These apps can help you fit in a workout …

Avengers: Age of Ultron gets a brand-new trailer, come watch!

Marvel is turning every trailer for its upcoming blockbusters into an event, and we've known this trailer was coming for the past week. The <i>Ant-Man</i> trailer, a piece of marketing for a film with much less instant appeal, was watched a stunning 29 million times globally. And now there's a new <i>Avengers …

The Top Video Games Of 2015

It’s very difficult to pick a top 10 list for upcoming video games.<p>2015 is filled with interesting and exciting titles, from PC and new-gen exclusives, to cross-platform entries, and from sequels to brand-new IPs.<p>In this post we’ll take a look at a bunch of these, and we’ll do so in alphabetical …

Watch The Navy Destroy A Drone With Lasers

Zap!<p>With a flick of a videogame-like controller, the sailor locks the laser onto the drone in mid-air. Within seconds, there’s a flash of light and sparks, and the drone nosedives straight into the ocean, the latest victim of the U.S. Navy’s new Laser Weapon System (or LaWS). The laser, mounted on …

How to use Screen Pinning in Android 5.0 (and why you might want to)

Nexus 6 carrier pre-orders start this week and many existing Android phones will be receiving the Lollipop software upgrade in the near future, so …

Exploit lets attackers replace your iPhone's apps with malware (update: Apple response)

Apparently, it's the season for novel iOS security exploits. Researchers at FireEye say they've discovered a vulnerability, nicknamed "Masque Attack," that lets malicious websites replace legitimate apps with malware. If ne'er-do-wells have an enterprise developer account or your device's universal …

This everlasting battery is made from recycled vanadium and ready to plug in

After a decade of development, a $100 million in funding, and some twists and turns (including a name change), Silicon Valley startup Imergy Power …

Physicists Observe New Particle That's Also Its Own 'Antiparticle'

After decades of searching, physicists at Princeton University say they've observed an elusive particle that behaves both like matter and antimatter.<p>Yes, the discovery is an exciting step forward for particle physics, but it may also help advance the creation of powerful quantum computers.<p>In the …

Weird Crystal Can Absorb All The Oxygen In A Room -- And Then Release It Later

This could potentially make fuel cells, space travel, and scuba diving a lot more efficient.<p>Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark say they’ve invented a crystal that pulls oxygen out of the air and even water. Apparently, just a spoonful of the stuff can suck up all the oxygen in a …

Elon Musk: We Need a Million People to Colonize Mars

Space<p>It would take at least a million people to create a healthy civilization on Mars, Elon Musk, the billionaire behind SpaceX and Tesla, said in an interview with Aeon Magazine. Of course, there are not exactly buses leaving for Mars every half hour. The largest crew ever to fly into space was …

11 Android Apps to Make Notifications More Interesting

I love Android as much as the next non-Apple owning guy, but there are times when I get bored of using the same old operating system, and seeing the same boring old Android notifications.<p>Thankfully, there’s no shortage of different ways to liven things up without having to root your phone, or in …

Scientists make an invisibility cloak using off-the-shelf optical lenses

Most invisibility cloaks require fairly exotic technology to work, such as fiber optics or light-altering metamaterials. That's not very practical, especially since the illusion still tends to break when you move. The University of Rochester may have a far more realistic solution, however -- it has …

GoPro's Hero4 cameras offer 30 fps 4K shooting or touchscreen controls

GoPro started life as a home-brew wrist-mounted 35mm camera, but it's come a long way since. Today we're getting a look at the next installment of that story: The Hero4. The latest cameras from the action sports behemoth bring some anticipated features, along with a few surprises. Most notably, …

Cloud in a Bottle - Cool Science Experiment

SanDisk unveils world's first 512 GB SD memory card

You can never have enough storage. This is true both of the homes we choose to live in, and in the digital realm where we keep memories and content …

MIT's electric Cheetah robot silently bounds across campus

We've seen MIT's super-fast four-legged Cheetah bot sprint on a treadmill many times, but it seems that the team at MIT is finally ready to let the thing outside. Now, quadrupedal bots traversing hill and dale are nothing new, but the Cheetah's doing so using a new algorithm and without the benefit …

Outtakes #3: Crash Course Psychology