Jerry Peters

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Hacking your Chromebook is fun and easier than you think

It's easy to make your Chromebook more than the sum of its parts.<p><b>Update April 26:</b> This post was updated to make sure the information is current and …

The Final, ‘Impossible’ To Collect Coin In ‘Mario 64’ Has Been Collected

Over a decade ago zealous <i>Super Mario 64</i> fans discovered a coin embedded in one of the ramps on Tiny-Huge Island. If you placed the camera at a certain angle, the environment would tear apart and you could <i>see</i> the coin, but it was impossible to collect.<p>No other game in history has been as thoroughly …

Zelda speedrunner explains how it's possible to beat Ocarina of Time in 18 minutes

Last month, speedrunner Cosmo Wright broadcast a world record-setting run of Nintendo 64 game <i>The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time</i> on his Twitch channel. He beat the game in 18 minutes and 10 seconds, and called it, naturally, "the best speed run I have ever done."<p>Today, he explains, in some …

What does it really cost to open an indie studio? All your money, most of your life

It is common to hear about game companies having crushing financial woes in the games press.<p>It can be observed in companies of all sizes, from THQ going under to 38 Studios defaulting on millions of debts to the recent <i>Yogsventure</i> project fiasco.<p>I've seen the people behind these projects judged very …

What to expect from smartphone hardware in late 2014 and into 2015

Smartwatches, software, and Android L may have been grabbing all the headlines recently, but smartphone hardware is also poised for its own shakeup in the not-too-distant future.<p>Handset manufacturers have been attempting to keep stagnation at bay with water resistance devices, new build materials, …

Cellular Networks

Carbon nanotube chips could bring us pocket-sized super computers

Think Progress<p>Think today’s quad and octa-core mobile devices are impressive? You haven’t seen anything yet. Speaking at a talk at Semicon West, H.S. Philip Wong, Stanford University’s Professor of Electrical Engineering, talked a bit about the future of computing power, focusing on a theoretical …

Nanotech

Comics fans, here’s the best boot animation you could ask for

British graphic designer Christian Tailor created this awesome animation of stylized Marvel and DC Comics heroes and villains, and now you can use it as the boot animation on your Android device.<p>Christian works as a motion Graphic Designer specializing in information graphics, and his current …

Graphic Design

5 Applications For Graphene, The 'Wonder Material,' That Could Change The Way We Live

Graphene, the pure carbon material that's just one atom thick and nearly transparent when laid out in sheets, manages to be roughly 200 times stronger than steel, even though it's 60,000 times thinner than Saran Wrap.<p>Graphene is also an excellent conductor of energy, can be synthesized from unique …

Nanotech

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

Decades Later, Someone's Discovered a New Super Mario Bros. Glitch

Online petition asks Nintendo to change Link to a young black female in the next Zelda Wii U game

A new petition on Change.org is calling for Nintendo to change Link to a young black female in the upcoming <i>Legend of Zelda</i> game on Wii U.<p>Anton Watabe …

Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …

Digital Advertising

HP’s The Machine project could one day bring us smartphones with 100TB of memory

Memristor based wafer<p>HP Android devices, such as the Slate 7 tablet or the Slate 21 PC, aren’t exactly known for their good looks and amazing specifications. But HP could still secure a place for itself in the history of Android if it manages to turn The Machine into reality.<p>The Machine project is …

Computer Science

I want to develop Android Apps – What languages should I learn?

So, you’ve decided you’d like to learn how to develop Android apps? Great! That is definitely the first step on your journey to becoming a fully-fledged developer. Unfortunately, that’s as far as a lot of people get. Learning to code can be complicated and sometimes that includes even knowing where …

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

Android customization - Using Tasker and Zooper Widget to build a custom control panel

Over the last couple weeks we’ve shown you how to work with the design elements that make Zooper Widget so unique. The final piece to the Zooper Widget arsenal is the advanced parameters and integration with Tasker.<p>Last week, we issued the challenge for you to build your own system control panel …

Tutorials

Gameloft teases more details about Modern Combat 5: Blackout

Gameloft has unveiled more details about its upcoming military shooter, Modern Combat 5: Blackout. The title and certain story details were revealed …

InterAct

Watch Dogs Isn't Out, But It's Already Getting The Minecraft Treatment

The entire country of Denmark has been recreated in Minecraft

Denmark has been totally recreated in sandbox game <i>Minecraft</i>, making it the first country able to be explored in the game "in the ratio 1:1," the Danish Broadcasting Corporation reports.<p>The map is the work of Simon Kokkendorf and Thorbjørn Nielsen of Geodatastyrelsen, the Danish Geodata Agency, who …

Someone Beat Super Mario 64 In Record Time

How 20 popular websites looked when they launched

From Google to youtube, from craigslist to flickr - how some of today's biggest sites looked back in the early days of their existence.<p>Remember the days when the word Google was not interchangeable with internet? Or when every site seemed to have a Netscape icon on it? Or when Flash was still …

Internet

Age of Empires: World Domination coming to Android this summer

Summer is about to get a lot better now that we know of a new mobile game coming to Windows Phone, Android and iOS. Fans of the Age of Empires series …

Minecraft: Pocket Edition surpasses 21M copies sold

<i>Minecraft</i> has reached a new sales milestone on mobile devices: Mojang has now sold more than 21 million copies of the game's <i>Pocket Edition</i>, announced Mojang's Jens Bergensten on Twitter today.<p>"[<i>Minecraft: Pocket Edition</i>] has sold over 20 million copies (actually, over 21M)," said Bergensten, the …

[Facepalm] Moron Uses Hammer Against Galaxy S5, Galaxy S5 Counters With Battery Gas, It's Super Effective!

I don't know about you, but I <i>always</i> carry hammers in my pockets. So, clearly it's important I know how a smartphone will stand up to a hammer. Enter …

5-Year-Old Boy Discovers Microsoft Xbox One Security Flaw

Microsoft has a new security researcher and he's a five-year-old boy from San Diego, Calif.<p>Kristoffer Von Hassel discovered a security flaw with …

Hands-On With Samsung Milk: Music Made Refreshingly Simple... And Creamy [Video]

Samsung Milk is probably the most straightforward music streaming app I've ever used - and that's exactly the kind of response Samsung is looking to …

Add special effects to your smartphone movies

Free app FxGuru, now available for both Android and iOS, comes with a dozen dazzling effects. Here's how to kickstart your moviemaking career.<p>In my youth, I wanted nothing more than to make movies. But the tools just weren't available -- not on my budget, anyway. And even if I'd had a movie camera, …

Plague Inc. Mutation 8 update coming next month

Update promises a plethora of new features and has something for everyone<p>Plague, Inc. has grown to over 25 million players, and a big reason why is …