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Create a Bootable Windows or Linux USB Drive From Your ISO Image

Introduction: Create a Bootable Windows or Linux USB Drive From Your ISO Image<p>Need to make a bootable USB drive and use it as an operating system …

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by Matt Hocking<p>For all sorts of cross- and angle-cutting tasks, a miter saw is a woodworker's friend. But, to really maximize its potential, you need …

Acorns Micro-Invests Your Spare Change

There’s a growing arsenal of apps that integrate with your daily spending habits to deliver smart tips on how to make the most of your money. BillGuard, for example, helps you combat credit card fraud and hidden merchant fees. But a new entrant to the personal finance space is looking to go the …

Building a Basic Arcade Cabinet

The debate between what the better gaming platform is between consoles and PCs can add a third contender to the mix in the form of arcade machines. Sure, both consoles and PCs can play retro games but they can’t match the ‘feel’ you get fist-smashing those big coin-sized buttons while listening to …

Copycat Zax Sauce Recipe

Shares 930.5K<p>Have you ever heard of Zaxby’s? Chances are if you don’t live in the South, you probably haven’t heard of it (though, judging by their …

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The Rise of Nintendo: A Story in 8 Bits

From ‘Donkey Kong’ to the NES — how a Japanese company took over the American living room. An exclusive first serial from ‘Console Wars.’<p><i>The</i> …

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How IBM is using big data to fix Beijing’s pollution crisis

Of China’s major cities, Beijing’s pollution problem is probably the worst, causing thousands of premature deaths every year. Its residents are fed up. The growing outrage has forced leaders to declare a “war on pollution,” including the goal of slashing Beijing’s PM2.5— the concentration of the …

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Facebook has built its own switch. And it looks a lot like a server

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Not content to remake the server, Facebook’s(s fb) engineers have taken on the humble switch, building their own version of …

HP calls in the cavalry for OpenStack cloud confederation

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: HP<p>Hewlett-Packard(s hpq) is filling in more of the check boxes on its cloud to-do list, lining up an array of service …

Medicine's Big Problem with Big Data: Information Hoarding

Information that may offer medical insights has been locked away in the filing cabinets of doctors' offices.<p>Researchers at IBM, Berg Pharma, Memorial Sloan Kettering, UC Berkeley and other institutions are exploring how artificial intelligence and big data can be used to develop better treatments …

Amazon pokes a hole in VMware with this new plugin

In case you didn’t believe Amazon is hungry for public cloud revenue from the biggest businesses, get this:<p>Today Amazon announced a new plugin for VMware’s popular vCenter software for managing data center infrastructure.<p>Admins of VMware-based on-premises data centers can now set up and manage …

Still running Windows XP? That's the way Bill Gates planned it

Bill Gates's vision was of 'a computer on every desk, each one running Microsoft software'. Now the true cost is emerging<p>One evening a few years ago, I found myself at a Christmas party in London. The event took place on the eighth floor of a building in the heart of the City and, at one point, …

Microsoft adds Amazon to its hit list

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr / DIAC Images<p>Amazon(s amzn) and Microsoft(s msft) are definitely partners — users can run a bunch of Microsoft …

This Inflatable Car Seat Blows Up In Just 40 Seconds

Child seats have traditionally been a hassle for parents: bulky, difficult to maneuver, hard to get into place. They’re one of the more tedious things you have to cope with before getting the family on the road.<p>But Volvo’s new child seat concept isn’t bulky, and it isn’t hard to fix to the …

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More evidence that scale is the name of the game in cloud computing

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Google<p>Resistance to cloud computing might not be futile, but it’s at least beginning to look foolish — especially as …

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 …

The dream office of the future: No email!

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Android device owners, now you can control your desktop from across the room — or the world

Google released its Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android yesterday, enabling the Android crowd to access their Mac or PC from afar. The app is a mobile extension of Chrome’s remote desktop screen-sharing service, which has enabled machine control from Chromebooks and Chrome browsers since it …

8 Insane Lionel Messi Stats No One Talks About

Link to Media<p>Everyone knows about the ability of Lionel Messi. Even the most casual of football fans will be able to tell you how good a player he is, and how he can't fail to score goals.<p>Along with his astonishing strike rate, he seemingly sets new records every time he sets foot on the pitch.<p>The …

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Windows XP is dead. Long live Windows 8

It's time to let go Windows XP and embrace the new era of computing, says Matt Warman<p>You could be forgiven for not noticing, but it has been a momentous week in technology. Not because of the first indications that that technology bubble on the Nasdaq is bursting, taking Twitter, Google and …

6 Smashingly Good Smashed Burgers

If you're looking for a tasty <b>smashed burger</b> and don't want to do the cooking yourself, we've got you covered with five worthy picks from across the country (plus one spot north of the border) that will set you up with the thin, crust-covered patty—or patties—you crave. Scroll down for a closer look …

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Microsoft’s stock has stagnated as investors have lost faith in the company’s plans for its future. After peaking at just under $60 a share in early 2000, Microsoft’s stock fell to about $22 later that year and has traded mostly between $25 and $40 a share in the 14 years since then. While revenue …

Crittercism scores $30M in funding from VMware, others to boost mobile app performance

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Crittercism<p>We all love our mobile apps and want them to run fast. And now that more people are running mobile apps for …

Glowdeck Preview: 3-in-1 Wireless Charger, Speaker, Notifications

Notification centers, Bluetooth speakers, and wireless charging docks are nothing new – but the concepts find a common place in the Glowdeck, a Kickstarter project that combines all three functionalities in one package – and a single price tag.<p>Until now, we’ve seen these three types of gadgets …

Facebook Is Killing Your iPhone Battery. These Are The Easy Steps To Fix It

Paranoia strikes most smartphone owners when their battery runs low. What caused that? Of course it can be a myriad of factors, but for iPhone owners a major culprit has emerged which will affect almost everyone: Facebook. That’s the bad news. The good news is it can be easily fixed.<p>For Facebook, a …

Israeli startup\’s battery can charge a smartphone in 30 seconds

Princeton Whiz Kids Create Open-Source API For Voice Control Assistant, Runs On Raspberry Pi

Charlie Marsh and Shubhro Saha are a couple of undergrads from Princeton University that could have a major league opportunities in front of them and I’m betting there are a few talent scouts looking to draft these boys in the first round. While Apple may be planning big things for Siri and …