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How programming will change over the next 10 years: 5 predictions

A universal language and AI-based systems could revolutionize developer work in the future.<p>Developers working in the field for even just a few years …

Software Development

Save the Tuition Payment — This 11-Course Bundle Will Give You the University Computer Science Education You Missed

<b>An Easy Introduction to Python</b><p>Become a Python Programmer in Just a Few Hours<p>Python is a general-purpose programming language which can be used to …

Data Science

Alexa and Cortana devices can control your Xbox One by voice

You'll need to be a test user to try it.<p>Microsoft's Alexa-Cortana love affair now extends to the console in your living room. As rumored in June, Xbox Insiders in the US can now use Alexa and Cortana voice commands to control Xbox One systems using a new skill that fills in most of the Kinect-sized …

Living Rooms

Transitioning from React Web to React Native Development

In the past few months I’ve been doing work with React Native, which is a change of pace from the React web apps I was more familiar with developing. …

Software Engineering

Logic Pros: Using Selection-Based Processing for easy audio repairs & precision editing

Selection-Based processing might not be the most exciting feature you’ll find inside of Logic Pro X, but it is certainly one of the unsung heroes of Apple’s flagship audio software. While much of our discussions on Logic Pros are in some degree centered around making music for various applications, …

IPhone 7

24 hidden settings that can maximize your Mac

We mean Mac-simize.<p>Apple prides itself on the polish and slickness of its software, and on the surface, macOS proves itself an intuitive and easy-to-navigate operating system. Dig deeper, however, and you'll find a heap of useful settings and options that let you customize your computing …

Apps

How to Use Fibonacci Retracement Levels When Day Trading

Moves in a trending direction are called impulses, and moves against a trend are called pullbacks. Fibonacci retracement levels highlight a few areas …

How To: 100+ Secret Dialer Codes for Your iPhone

The dialer screen on your iPhone has a lot more to it than just entering phone numbers and hitting the green call button. It's not very obvious, but …

A Bluetooth tracker that ‘keeps an eye’ on your specs

A company devoted to making sure you never lose anything ever, Orbit’s trackers integrate with wallets, keys, and other miscellaneous devices… and …

Understanding quantum computers: The basics

Theoretical physics isn’t the easiest field in science to translate into laymen’s terms. Until recently it’s solely been the domain of geniuses like the late Stephen Hawking and fictional characters such as <i>The Big Bang Theory’s</i> Sheldon Cooper. As companies like Google, IBM, and Intel work to build …

How To: Hack Anyone's Wi-Fi Password Using a Birthday Card, Part 1 (Creating the Payload)

With an ordinary birthday card, we can introduce a physical device which contains malicious files into someone's home and deceive them into inserting …

Linux

You can finally stream Xbox One games to your Mac

At least until Microsoft shuts it down or buys the company.<p>Before now, if you fancied playing console games on your Mac, you'd need to use PlayStation 4's Remote Play to do so. Windows 10 users have been able to stream Xbox One titles to their PCs since 2015, but macOS users have been out of luck. …

Hands-on: MobileMiner – how to mine cryptocurrency on an iPhone [Video]

When you think of a cryptocurrency mining rig, it’s easy to associate it with large rigs featuring multiple GPUs in some type of air-cooled room. While that may be true, not every cryptocurrency needs hulking GPUs and rigs designed specifically with mining in mind. In fact, thanks to a handy app …

Cryptocurrency

Logic Pros: What’s new in iOS & Mac music production this week

This is the place to catch up on all the biggest product announcements, hardware, apps, synths, Logic/GarageBand instruments and so much more in the world of iOS/Mac music production. This week, one of our favorite plug-in makers has released a massive new FM synth for Mac, IK takes its analog …

Synthesizers

How to find an iPhone X in Apple stores right now

You tried to order one on November 3rd, but you failed, and the iPhone X inventory in your local Apple store quickly disappeared. You don’t want to …

Mobile Technology

This upgraded Mac toolbar puts the original dock to shame

Not everyone is a fan of the Mac dock. It can be limiting when it comes to quickly accessing apps and files and doesn’t even allow for basic …

Logic Pros: What’s new in iOS & Mac music production this week

This is the place to catch up on all the biggest product announcements, hardware, apps, synths, Logic/GarageBand instruments and so much more in the world of iOS/Mac music production. This week, we have Audio Damage’s Axon 2 drum synth for iPad, a sub-$100 iOS/Mac interface, PreSonus gear, some …

Synthesizers

Seven stocks to watch during the iPhone launch

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - When Apple Inc unveils new iPhones on Tuesday at its Apple Park “spaceship” campus, there may be important clues for the watchers of seven semiconductor stocks.<p>FILE PHOTO: An Apple logo is seen at an Apple store in Pudong, the financial district of Shanghai, China February …

Structures vs Classes in Swift

You might have heard that some of the swift native types are being converted from classes to structures. In this article, we’ll explore structures …

How to be an awesome programmer.

You wake up one morning after having a revelation, you decide to do one good thing in your life, instead of your usual rant. You think, OK I’ve been …

How to Learn in 2 Days What Normally Takes 6 Months

Research has found that having clarity about your goals is essential to having motivation to achieve those goals.<p>Research has found that having clarity about your goals is essential to having motivation to achieve those goals.<p>If you're not clear on what you're doing, it's hard to be motivated. …

Swift Tutorial: Native Machine Learning and Machine Vision in iOS 11

It has arrived. With iOS 11, Apple finally introduced a native machine learning and machine vision framework. This opens up a whole host of new …

Logic Pros: What’s new in iOS & Mac music production this week

This is the place to catch up on all the biggest product announcements, hardware, apps, synths, Logic/GarageBand instruments and so much more in the world of iOS/Mac music production. This week, IK releases its new Syntronik analog synth beast, we get major price drops on the KORG iOS apps, new …

Music Production

Shure’s SE535 earphones are a little bit perfect

Asking me to tell you what the best headphones are is like asking WeRateDogs to pick its favorite canine. In both cases, there’s far too much variety, diversity, and idiosyncratic charm to crown just one specimen as the very finest. That being said, I do have a favorite pair (of headphones, not …

Free tool makes wirelessly backing up iOS devices a breeze

Backing up your iOS devices can be a pain — but not if you have iMazing Mini, a smart yet simple new tool from DigiDNA that makes backups a breeze.<p>It not only gives you more control over your data, but it can perform backups wirelessly on a schedule that suits you. It also has a whole bunch of …

Encryption

Logic Pros: Sequencing FX, re-triggs, filters and more with the powerful Looperator

Recently we reviewed the new iOS version of Unique from Sugar-Bytes. The company is among our favorite third-party instrument and effect makers. We have personally been purchasing and using its gear for many years with products like Effectrix and Artillery appearing regularly in our daily …

IPhone 7

Google is offering up to $10,000 to developers making Google Assistant actions

Actions on Google is the name for third-party services on Google Assistant, which was opened up to developers back in December. There is no shortage …

Stock up on $2 screen protectors for your iPhone 7 and 7 Plus with this Amazon sale

People who really want to protect the value of their smartphones know that doing so ensures they’ll get as much money as possible when it comes time …

IPhone 7

The 50 best computer science schools in the world

A computer science degree from a top university can help graduates land their dream job at companies like Apple, Google, and Facebook.<p>But which computer science courses are the best ones to try and to get onto if you want to impress employers?<p>Using the QS World University Rankings 2017, we took a …