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Here's Why Anyone Will Be Able to Develop a Computer Program 5 Years from Now

We are almost there.<p>These days, while our grandparents struggle endearingly to send a text message or compose an email, we struggle to remember that the use of computers and smartphones wasn't always intuitive.<p>Though we understand on an intellectual level that such objects are foreign to them, it's …

Breaking: Google acquires HTC's Pixel talent for $1.1 billion

It’s happening, folks. Following reports from as late as yesterday, HTC has announced that Google is acquiring talent from the Taiwanese phone maker to further its product development efforts, in a $1.1 billion deal. Many of the the employees from HTC who are joining Google have already been …

HTC

Report: iPhone 8 will be available in 3 different colors and will only feature a black front

In a bizarre turn of events, the shipping version of iOS 11 was leaked to a handful of tech blogs over the weekend and, in the process, developers …

IPhone 8

'Is my smart meter charging me for the energy generated by my solar panels?'

Smart meters and solar panels are incompatible and can even cause householders to pay for electricity generated by solar panels rather than receiving money for it, customers and researchers have said.<p>The latest generation of utility meters, which come with an in-home display that shows your energy …

Why Spending 20 Hours a Day Playing Competitive Video Games Gave Me a Better Education Than School

Everyone said all those hours in front of a screen was an immeasurable waste of time. Oh, how they were wrong.<p>I am going to preface what I am about to say with the fact that I know I'm not the majority. I know this isn't for the masses, and honestly it's not supposed to be. I grew up under the …

E3's here, and it’s got something to prove

For a week or so at the beginning of every June, about 65,000 people -- including me -- travel to Los Angeles to find out what's coming up next in the world of video games.<p>The reason I've trekked to the Electronic Entertainment Expo, the biggest game event in the world, for the past six years is …

Unreal Engine 4.16 includes fully-featured Switch support

There's a new version of Unreal Engine landing today, and it comes with a smorgasbord of new features designed to make life easier for game devs.<p>For …

Revealed: Facebook's internal rulebook on sex, terrorism and violence

Leaked policies guiding moderators on what content to allow are likely to fuel debate about social media giant’s ethics<p>Facebook’s secret rules and guidelines for deciding what its 2 billion users can post on the site are revealed for the first time in a Guardian investigation that will fuel the …

Social Media

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

Vim

Kova Coming to Nintendo Switch, PS4, and Xbox One

Late last month, developer Black Hive <i></i>took to Kickstarter seeking $28,000 USD for the development of its side-scrolling action RPG <i>Kova.</i><p>At the time, …

The Privacy Screen on This Laptop is Making Hackers Nervous

The HP EliteBook 1040 G3 is not 100% impenetrable (is anything these days?). But it will give hackers something to worry about.<p>It has come to this.<p>The HP EliteBook 1040 G3 is a new 14-inch business-grade laptop (yes, you can drop it at the airport and it will probably survive) with a cool new …

Lost in space: A confusing 90 minutes with Mass Effect: Andromeda

Too much galaxy and not enough time<p><i>Mass Effect: Andromeda</i> is a game featuring a complicated story of intergalactic exploration, conflict and discovery, its cast composed of dozens of characters with complicated, interwoven backstories and interactions, both between each other and with the player, …

Daily Deals: Nintendo Switch With The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

See the first Nintendo Switch Bundle which includes The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild below.<p>IGN Deals Facebook<p>Help us get to 2000 likes! Like …

Breath of the Wild

Build a Realtime CRUD App with Vue & deepstream

Vue is the JavaScript UI tool that parades itself as progressive because it is approachable so one can get started in just a day. On the other hand, …

PlayStation 4 Pro Boost Mode Tested And Demonstrated By Digital Foundry (video)

Earlier this week Sony made available then new and highly anticipated PlayStation 4 update 4.5 available for beta testers with a number of …

Facebook removes VR demo stations from hundreds of Best Buy stores

Ask any expert: You've gotta try virtual reality before you can understand its true potential.<p>So it wouldn't be a particularly good sign if, say, Facebook was having a hard time getting people to try in-store demos of its Oculus Rift VR headset.<p>Business Insider reported Wednesday that Facebook is …

Understanding Nioh: A guide (update)

Like Dark Souls, but faster and more confusing<p><i>Nioh</i> is a complex and rich and brutal and huge action role-playing game. An example: It took us more than eight hours just to unlock <i>Nioh</i>’s core mission selection screen. That’s intensity by design, and although <i>Nioh</i> doles out its inherent complexity bit …

3 Unexpected Ways Reading Personal Development Books Changed My Life

Open your mind to the opportunities all around you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Reading was never something I was interested in while attending school. Nor was it something I thought I would ever do again once I graduated. My choices in life after school seemed to …

From drones to AKs, high technology to low politics.

Anti-Muslim activists in the United States were operating in a “post-truth era” and putting out “alternative facts” long before...<p>On July 8, 2018, …

Run hard, breathe easy: Heated balaclava helps athletes in cold weather

Balaclavas may carry connotations of crime and concealment, but they are practical for anyone braving a frigid climate. And they just got warmer …

Weather

Introduction to Node & Express

This post series has companion videos and exercises for members of “Learn JavaScript with Eric Elliott”. For members, the video lessons are here: …

CMRA - The Camera Band for Apple Watch

Apple Watch

This $5 device can hack password-protected computers in just 30 seconds

Even the strongest passwords are fallible, and as Samy Kamkar demonstrates, sometimes it doesn’t take much.<p>Kamkar’s new exploit, PoisonTap, uses free software and a $5 Raspberry Pi Zero microcomputer. After attaching the Raspberry Pi to a USB adapter and plugging it in, the device goes to work. In …

Photographer's Review - iPad Pro

<b>Holy crap</b>. I caved. I really bought an iPad. Not just any iPad, the newest 9.7″ iPad Pro! I’m not new to the iPad world. I deal with them every day I …

A top Silicon Valley 'budtender' says these bite-sized chocolates are the future of marijuana

Less than 10 years ago, unlabeled, Saran-wrapped pot brownies dominated shelves at marijuana dispensaries. Patients rarely knew how much of the drug they were eating until the high hit.<p>"Every one of us has a story about taking too many edibles," says Brandon Siddall, head budtender at Caliva, a top …

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ISPs

Should I Buy Property Under My Name or Through an LLC?

Every week, Mansion Global poses a tax question to real estate tax attorneys. Here is this week’s question.<p><b>Q: Should I buy property under my own name</b> …

Real Estate

At the touch of an app, the Gate smart lock allows you to open your doors

Two former Google Glass engineers have teamed up to create Gate, a smart lock which they are claiming to be the first all-in-one-solution to home …

Google Glass

Online tool takes the guesswork out of CSS media queries

If you're struggling with your website layout or just lacking in web design inspiration, here's a simple online tool that will make your day-to-day …