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Samsung's new DRAM chip will make phones run faster and longer

Samsung has been busy improving its microSD range, introducing SSDs with faster write speeds, and opening the world's biggest mobile factory, but the electronics maker doesn't appear to be slowing down any time soon -- it's just completed tests on a 8Gb LPDDR5 DRAM prototype, a faster, low power …

Batteries

These 20 pictures will teach you more than reading 100 books

“Art isn’t only a painting. Art is anything that’s creative, passionate, and personal. An artists is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, …

Motivation

This crash course on UX/UI design can help you build beautiful websites and apps

So you have a million-dollar app idea? That's awesome! Oh, did you say you have kickass programming skills to turn it into a reality, too? Amazing! …

UX Design

Timely Scheduling of Checkrides is Still a Problem in Some Locations

The pilot shortage sweeping through the regional airline industry has also been partially responsible for a shortage of available flight instructors. …

Aviation

This Raspberry Pi rival offers a beefy CPU, 4K video, and more

• The Renegade Elite, from tech company Libre Computer, is a single-board computer that delivers more power than the Raspberry Pi.<br>• It isn’t the cheapest single board computer around, at $100, but you’re getting a lot for your cash.<br>• The Renegade Elite sports a hexacore processor, USB Type-C ports and 4K …

Raspberry Pi

How to Win Every Argument

In his 1936 work <i>How to Win Friends and Influence People</i>, now one of the bestselling books of all time, Dale Carnegie wrote: “I have come to the …

Critical Thinking

Gadgets to Help You Shoot Pro-Quality Movies on Your iPhone

As directors like Steven Soderbergh and Sean Baker have shown, you can conjure movie magic with an iPhone.<p>1. Apple iPhone X<p>The dual rear cameras on …

Gear & Gadgets

Best American Dive Sites

No matter where you are in the U.S., these 10 sites show you’re never far from an amazing dive.<p><i>Spiegel Grove</i> — Key Largo, Florida<p>Arguably the most …

Scuba Diving

Updated FAA Rule Adds Flexibility to Flight Training and Checkride Options

A final FAA rule published in the Federal Register has removed one more major roadblock to certifying more pilots. The updated Part 61 will soon …

Aviation

How to Set Up and Use a Network Drive

Running out of room on your computer? You can turn any external hard drive into a network drive to access your files, even when the computer is …

Software

Everything You Need to Know about Mode C Transponders

<i>Relevant Discussion: 91.215, 91.217, 91.135, 91.411, 91.413, 99.13, 121.345, 135.143, AIM 3-2-3, 3-2-4, 4-1-20, 5-6-4, 6-2-2, 6-4-2, FAA-H-8083-16,</i> …

Gliders

Ask DAN: What Are the Fundamentals of Assessing Vital Signs?

You’ll rarely get a warning before witnessing a medical emergency, and no matter what level of diver you are, it’s your responsibility to know how to …

Medicine

Cool a Raspberry Pi with an Old Computer Fan

The Raspberry Pi usually runs cool enough that you don’t need a fan, but if you’re overclocking it or running something particularly intense, it’s …

Raspberry Pi

What can VPNs do with your data?

A virtual private network (VPN) is one of the best and increasingly essential security tools to protect your data and your privacy.<p>Whether for accessing a streaming video, a webpage blocked in your country, or to use the web more securely while on public Wi-Fi, a VPN offers plenty of value.<p>But not …

Privacy

How to Avoid the Most Common Dive Injuries

Part of what makes diving so compelling is that it’s not always easy. In general we all agree that the benefits far outweigh the risks, but it’s …

Scuba Diving

What to Expect During Your Open Water Scuba Course

You tried scuba and loved it — or haven’t tried it yet, but know you will — and you’re ready to get fully certified so you can dive without …

Program an Arduino UNO with your Raspberry Pi

In this feature we look at to connect an Arduino UNO to a Raspberry Pi and program Arduino IDE in Raspbian. We’re using an Arduino UNO with a …

FAA Releases Updated Circular on Flight Reviews and IPCs

Pilots and flight instructors have a new FAA advisory circular, AC 61-98D, to guide them through both the flight reviews and instrument proficiency …

A kinder, gentler FAA

Over many years we have represented pilots, mechanics, aviation companies, and other aviation professionals faced with enforcement by the Federal …

Best Tips For Buying the Perfect Scuba Diving Mask

Need help finding a well-made scuba diving mask that's perfect for you? Consider these features when shopping for your next window on the underwater …

Flush Wall-Mounted Raspberry Pi Touchscreen

The Raspberry Pi 7" Touchscreen is an amazing, affordable piece of tech. I decided I wanted to mount one to my wall to use for home automation. But …

Raspberry Pi

FAA drops complex aircraft requirement for some flight tests

The FAA has discontinued the requirement that applicants for a commercial pilot certificate with an airplane single-engine rating or a flight …

How Do Pilots Entertain Themselves On Long Flights?

<i>What do pilots do to entertain themselves on a long flight? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Joe Shelton, Author, Pilot (Comm. MEL/SEL/MES/SES, Inst), Aircraft Owner, on Quora:</b><p>As a …

The most popular visitor attractions in the UK have been revealed, and there's no change at the top

For the 10th year in a row, the British Museum has been confirmed as the most popular UK attraction. The Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) has issued its members’ attendance figures for 2016, and they show that 6,420,395 people visited the museum last year.<p>There were 129,948,728 …

Growing length of U.S. freight trains in federal crosshairs after crashes: GAO | News Home | Reuters

SEATTLE (Reuters) - The investigative arm of the U.S. Congress is launching a probe into the safety of increasingly long freight trains being operated by CSX Corp (CSX.O), Union Pacific Corp (UNP.N) and other major U.S. railroads to boost profitability, the U.S. Government Accountability Office …

Financial infidelity: Why lying about money can ruin your relationship

How does your behavior — or your partner's — stack up?<p>On Valentine's Day, it's easy to pretend everything is well and good in your relationship. On every other day? Not so much. That's why it's so important to answer questions like these: Have you ever lied to your spouse or partner about how much …

Personal Finance

I had an affair with my friend’s husband, but he’s now betrayed me | Dear Mariella

You deceived a buddy and made a poor choice of lover – it’s time to confront the choices you have made<p><b>The dilemma</b> I have been in an unhappy, loveless marriage for a long time. As a result of this, a couple of years ago I had an affair with a friend’s husband. I had always felt there was a …

Relationships

Bitcoin and Ethereum have a hidden power structure, and it’s just been revealed - MIT Technology Review

In cryptocurrency circles, calling something “centralized” is an insult. The epithet stems from Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto’s revelation: a …

How to build an AirPlay receiver with Raspberry Pi Zero

AirPlay is great for wirelessly piping music through your home, but even basic AirPlay speakers come with a hefty price tag attached. You may already …

16 Apps You Need to Download Before Your Next Flight

Ask a traveler what they think about flying, and you’ll get wildly different opinions, from the geekily excited to the desperately terrified.Now, ask …