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Weekend Workshop: Tear up your driveway with this Raspberry Pi-powered RC car

<i>Need something to keep you busy this weekend? Look no further. The Weekend Workshop is our weekly column where we showcase a badass DIY project that</i> …

Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi projects: 20 of the best projects to try on the Raspberry Pi 3 microcomputer

Got a Raspberry Pi 3? Here are 20 imaginative Raspberry Pi projects to get started on<p><b>8. Raspberry Pi projects: Build a download hub</b><p>With the internet …

Raspberry Pi

Leap Motion's Augmented-Reality Computing Looks Stupid Cool

We have a habit of filling new technologies with old ideas. Television borrowed from vaudeville in its early days. Personal computers were built …

Augmented Reality

5 Incredible Trends That Will Shape Our 3D Printed Future

Self-repairing pipes. Printed organs. Bulletproof t-shirts. <i>Seriously?</i><p>In April I was asked to speak at the annual TED conference in Vancouver (following Bill Gates…<i>gulp</i>) on the topic of 3D printing production and its implications. I have detailed my thoughts on why the shift to 3D printing …

3D Printing

9 Puzzle Websites to Sharpen Your Programming Skills - I am programmer

<b>Solving programming puzzles</b> is a fun way to develop your logical and problem solving abilities. Also, when you’re familiarizing yourself with a new …

Programming

12 Insanely Clever Gardening Hacks

Gardening can be both fun and annoying, but with the right tips and tricks you will only notice the fun and pleasant moments. If gardening is your …

Gardening

Security Hacking and Developer Courses

Our latest round-up of courses will empower you with a range of skills to protect your systems and Web projects like a pro.<p>Start with your own Wi-Fi network, then move on to basic techniques for hacking and securing larger clusters, delve into security measures for OS X, and prepare for important …

Information Security

Chapter 2. Your First Python Program

Here is a complete, working Python program.<p>It probably makes absolutely no sense to you. Don't worry about that, because you're going to dissect it …

Python Programming

20 Projects To Celebrate Arduino Day

In the spirit and celebration of Arduino Day, we’ve compiled a list of some great past projects for your enjoyment.<p>While the Arduino UNO and older Duemilanove are two of the most common Arduino boards, the MEGA and the Yún should not be avoided. The MEGA is much like the UNO, however, it has an …

Arduino

Have A Happy Pi Day with this Baker’s Dozen of Raspberry Pi Projects

The Raspberry Pi is a great platform to rapidly build fun electronics projects. And since it’s Pi Day here in the States —yes, we really do order the date by month/day/year, 3/14/15— we thought it’s a great time to share thirteen of our favorite Pi projects.<p>This collection of projects —hyperlink in …

15 Gmail Tips Every Teacher Should Know About

February 20, 2015<br>Over the past few months Gmail has witnessed the addition of a lot of interesting features and functionalities that enhanced its …

Apps

100 Terrific Tools for Coders & Developers

Coding… the world runs on it these days. Want job security? Become a developer. Want fame and fortune? Learn to code!<p><i>This post is #26 in DailyTekk’s</i> …

Mobile Development

5 Excellent New Twitter Tools for Teachers

February 9, 2015<br>Twitter is one of the best platforms for creating and growing your personal/professional learning network (PLN). The strength of this …

technosensations.com

How I Built an Electricity Producing Wind Turbine

Introduction: How I Built an Electricity Producing Wind Turbine<p>Several years ago I bought some remote property in Arizona. I am an astronomer and …

6 Clever Uses For Your Old Spare iPhone

Traditionally, old and unused mobile phones would reside at the very back of the drawer along with unwanted candles and loose paperclips – only ever …

15 best designed Android apps of 2014

Every year, developers and designers take bold moves to see what they can do and the winners are us, the users. It was a wild year in terms of Android apps design as we saw a number of great apps that challenged the best of the best when it comes to design. Let’s take a look at the 15 best designed …

Apps

3D printing created this drone, complete with circuitry

3D printing has been described as a force for revolutionary change, but with all the tchotchkes, jewelry and, lately, food, people are printing, it …

8 Actionable Online Courses. Donate to Charity. Code Like a Champ.

<b>Become a Web Developer from Scratch! (Complete Course)</b><p>Learn All The Programming Languages Needed To Be Your Own Developer<p><b>Responsive Web Design …

The 12 Best Android Apps of 2014

Our weekly round-ups of all the newest and best apps are as much a part of Giz UK's furniture as Mr. T extolling the virtues of PlayStation 4s in …

By Engineers, For Everyone

Did you know you can customize your E4C experience? Find more of your favorite articles, webinars, events and courses when you sign up for a FREE …

60 of the Best Android Apps Launched in 2014

Android really came into its own in 2014, with the Material Design language, several great devices, and most importantly, scores of brilliant apps for the platform.<p>Here are our favorites that launched this year. You can view all 60 on one (very long) page here.<p>Photos and Video<p>Dropbox’s clever …

Alex's favorite Android apps of 2014

My favorite Android apps of the past year<p>In 2014 Android expanded its reach considerably. Phones like the Moto G and Android One pushed the OS into …

40 Free Resources Every Designer Should Know

<i>Jennifer Cirpici is a Dutch graphic designer and blogger. This post originally appeared on OtherFocus.</i><p>Ever wondered where designers get their resources to help them succeed with a project? Here is a list of great resources including sites, PSD. files, actions, UI elements, mock ups, et cetera. Best …

How to code in schools: a teacher and student's guide

The UK is, according to Codecademy's founder Zach Sims, well ahead of the pack when it comes to teaching the next generation to code.<p>This year we …

Teaching

Top 10 Food Staples You Can Make Better and Cheaper at Home

Many simple foods are not only easy to make at home, they'll likely be cheaper, healthier, and much tastier than the store-bought varieties. From …

It’s easy to say the words – but actually putting down the first line of code, in what could very well become a future App Store hit, might just see you change the world. Arriving in sync with the company holding a number of programming-focused events at its retail locations dotted around the globe, this […]

It’s easy to say the words – but actually putting down the first line of code, in what could very well become a future App Store hit, might just see …

How to Hack Wifi or Wireless Password

Identify your victim<p>Enter the Backtrack Linux CD into your CD drive and start it. Once it starts, click on the black box in the lower left corner to …

Cybersecurity

7 Ways Your Kids Could Learn More with Augmented Reality | About Verizon

<b>Bring the teacher home</b><p>Homework help is probably the most powerful way I used augmented reality as a teacher. I would take a picture of the homework assignment, and then use an app named Explain Everything to attach a mini-lesson. When the student puts the device over the homework, it looks like I …