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A massive database now translates news in 65 languages in real time

I have written quite a bit about GDELT (the Global Database of Events, Languages and Tone) over the past year, because I think it’s a great example …

Natural Language Processing

Photoshop gets a new challenger on OS X, and it looks great

If you’re a creative director, designer, or just enjoy using your Mac for graphics editing, you may want to check out the new Photoshop rival, Affinity Photo.<p>Currently available as a public beta, this pro-level photo software and graphics editor boasts some pretty impressive features — with an …

Learn How to Build iOS Apps from Scratch

Have you always wanted to build an iOS app, but lacked the knowledge and skills? Have you ever signed up for an online course on creating iOS apps, only to feel frustrated because the content was out of date or not comprehensive enough? Are you dying to learn more about Swift and programming for …

Travel apps that don't use data roaming

“Travel apps are great, but watch out for roaming charges,” I wrote for the Telegraph in 2009. Five years on, little has changed. Data roaming remains too expensive for dawn-to-dusk app use in most countries. Fortunately, some apps work fine without an internet connection. So, even after you switch …

Top 10 teen movies

10. Blackboard Jungle<p>Billed as "a brass-knuckle punch in its startling revelation of teenage savages" and based on the book of the same name by Evan Hunter – aka crime writer Ed McBain – who drew on his own experiences as a teacher in the Bronx – Blackboard Jungle ushered in the age of the teenage …

The best ice cream maker 2018

Ice cream makers have long been one of those bits of kitchen tech you bought, then dispatched to the back of a cupboard, wedged between the pasta …

Best beard trimmer 2018: 8 to keep you neatly trimmed

By Duncan Bell<p>Beard trimmers and shapers are a modern essential, as the modern man increasingly tends to move away from the clean-shaven look.<p>The …

5 Amazing Apps That Every Photographer Should Have

Once upon a time photography was in large part about remembering complicated rules and equations and a fair amount of luck. The more you knew of the …