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Every book Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has recommended online

J.K. Rowling may be an acclaimed author, the queen of taking down trolls on Twitter, a screenwriter, and a philanthropist, but she’s also …

The best apps for your new Windows 10 PC

New PC? Start here<p>Congratulations! You just unwrapped a new Windows 10 PC for the holidays! Now you're wondering what the best apps are to install on your new machine. Fortunately, we're here to help, with some of our top picks to try out on your new PC.<p><i>We've rounded up our favorite and most-used</i> …

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18 science fiction and fantasy books to pick up this November

It’s November, which means it’s getting colder outside: the perfect excuse to curl up with a good book. Fortunately, there’s a whole pile of new books coming out this month for you to check out and add to your to-read list.<p>Here's what you should load up your bookshelves with this November:<p>November …

33 Authors Gave Us Their Best Advice On Writing

"Write the book that you're desperate to read. Fall in love with your characters. Finish the day's writing at a point where you want to know what happens next. And keep writing every day."<p><b>01.</b> As Kandinsky says, "Everything starts with a dot." Sometimes the hardest thing in writing a story is where …

9 Ways to Become Incredibly Successful: the Ultimate Guide to Accomplishing All Your Goals

Tips, strategies, practical steps, links....<p>It's fairly easy to be modestly successful; you just have to work hard. (Seriously: that is all it takes.) It's harder to be very successful; you have to work hard, and smart, and catch a few breaks along the way.<p>It's extremely difficult to be incredibly …

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Learn any of these 16 programming languages and you'll always have a job

Someone has to write that software. Why not you?<p>There are thousands of programming languages, but some are far more popular than others.<p>When a company goes out to find new programming talent, they're looking for people familiar with the languages and systems they already use — even as newer …

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Windows 10: Microsoft told to pay out compensation to users over problems by consumer watchdog Which

Microsoft should give payouts to people who downloaded Windows 10, according to the consumer charity Which.<p>The watchdog has called on the company to …

Artist Who Lost A Friend Creates A Comic Tribute That’ll Inspire You To Drop Everything And Start Living

Ever feel trapped by life? Ever wanted to quit your job, sell your car, and hit the open road with nothing but what you can carry on your back? Well …

The Man Booker Prize For Fiction Shortlist Has Been Announced

The authors shortlisted for the 2016 Man Booker Prize for Fiction, one of the most prestigious literary honors in the English-speaking world, have …

Books

How to force Windows 10 to save data on tethered or weak networks

Windows 10 can use a lot data in the background. That’s a problem if you’re on the go a lot, and frequently need to tether your laptop to your phone’s network often. Or maybe you just don’t want Windows 10 constantly downloading huge updates in the background, even if Microsoft says it tries to …

Grand Theft Auto 4 PC Game Free Download - Updated!!!

GTA 4 PC Game Free Download. This is an open world activity enterprise computer game created by Rockstar North and distributed by Rockstar Games.<p>GTA …

Apple Innovation Rules: Steve Jobs's Secrets

For most of us, the idea that innovation moves ahead through the efforts of one great man — say, Steve Jobs — is easy to hold onto. We like the idea of the brave, lonely inventor.<p>But innovation is rarely about one person working alone. Others contribute to a unique formula of success.<p>Walter …

Expert Helped Los Angeles Police Hack Apple iPhone

(Reuters) – A cellphone expert overrode the lock function on an Apple iPhone to help Los Angeles police in a homicide investigation around the time …

Self-driving taxis from General Motors and Lyft will hit the road within a year

General Motors and Lyft plan to begin testing self-driving taxis within the year, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.<p>The autonomous fleet will be made up of Chevrolet Bolts and will hit public roads in a currently undisclosed city. Initially, the self-driving cars being dispatched will still …

General Motors

Millions of users are going to miss out on a free Windows 10 upgrade

Microsoft announced today that the end of its Windows 10 upgrade offer is in sight, with the free option to be replaced with a $119 fee for a new copy of the OS.<p>In a blog post, the company confirmed that the free upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 7 or 8.1 would end July 29. It also says that …

The Marvel Movies You Need to Watch Before Captain America: Civil War—And the Ones You Don't

The reviews are in, and critics are calling <i>Captain America: Civil War</i> Marvel’s best film yet. Sounds like a movie you want to check out—but what if …

Marvel Universe

Apple Goes All Out On Rival Microsoft

Apple stepped up in its never-ending battle with rival Microsoft.<p>The Cupertino, Calif.-based company rolled out a smaller version of its iPad Pro …

U.S. says it may not need Apple to open San Bernardino iPhone

(Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors said Monday that a “third party” had presented a possible method for opening an encrypted iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters, a development that could bring an abrupt end to the high-stakes legal showdown between the government and Apple Inc (AAPL.O).<p>3D …

Privacy

Watch Movies and TV Shows Online for Free

Watch TV Shows & Watch Movies Online Free<br>Sites Similar to Cartoon HD<p>Watch movies online and TV shows at one of the streaming sites below. Both are …

Smart TV

Zack Snyder Explained Why He Didn’t Want Grant Gustin’s TV Flash In ‘Batman V Superman’

<i>Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice</i> is just around the corner, and there’s several things that we know: Ben Affleck is buff; The Riddler and The Joker were almost in the film; Doomsday and Lex Luthor are the primary heavies. Thanks to director Zack Snyder, we also now know why there won’t be a Grant …

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Camera Shootout: The iPhone 6S Plus vs. the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

Want to see how two of the best smartphone cameras on the market stack up? <i>The Verge</i> posted this 9-minute camera shootout video pitting the iPhone 6S …

Here's everything you need to know about 'Batman v Superman' going into the movie

Yet the blockbuster is still shrouded in secrecy.<p>The latest multi-superhero epic has yet to screen for critics, even while stars Ben Affleck (Batman), Henry Cavill (Superman), and Gal Gadot (Wonder Woman) have done rounds of press.<p>But Warner Bros. has just released a huge batch of new photos that …

David Solomons wins Waterstones Children's Book Prize with debut

<b>Screenwriter David Solomons has won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize with his debut about an 11-year-old boy obsessed with comics.</b><p>My Brother is a Superhero is focused on Luke - named after Solomons' own son - whose brother Zack is given special powers to help save two universes.<p>Winning …

Google AI Wins Final Go Match

It’s a good day for the programmers on Google’s DeepMind team.<p>In the final matchup pitting their artificial intelligence against a real, live …

Killer robots and digital doctors: how can we protect society from AI?

As AlphaGo and driverless cars make headlines, what will technological breakthroughs and the rise of the robots really mean for human beings?<p>Elon Musk, founder of SpaceX, Tesla and PayPal, is worried about killer robots. “You know those stories where there’s the guy with the pentagram and the holy …

Meet the Woman Who's Hacking Coding

Claire Shorall thinks one simple change can close the gender gap in computer science: Make everyone do it.<p>On her first day of college, Claire Shorall mentally prepared to introduce herself to the room of strangers in her Intro to Engineering Computation class. The professor suggested that everyone …

Samsung’s Galaxy S7 makes it a design leader

Finally filling Nokia’s big shoes while trying to avoid its missteps<p>When Nokia’s cellphone star faded, it was Samsung that stepped into the role of the world’s biggest phone vendor while others took over the mantle of being design leaders. The most copied designs today still come from Apple, but …

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