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How to Hack Your Brain Chemicals to Be More Productive

Brought to you by Entrepreneur Network<p>Happy people get more work done. You might not have a money tree, but you can have the next best thing: a happiness tree. Dopamine, serotonin, oxytocin and endorphins are the quartet responsible for your motivation, productivity and happiness. Many situations …

Angel of Chaos

• <b>Author:</b> Debra Dunbar<p>Samantha Martin didn't want the title of Iblis and all the hellish responsibility that comes with it. She sure as heck didn't want these feathery angel wings permanently affixed to her back, although those have their perks. She especially doesn't want all the extra projects the …

Dolphin 5.0 is here, and brings with it awesome improvements

If you have ever wanted to play <i>Metroid Prime</i> in stereoscopic 3D, now is your chance. The Dolphin development team released the long-awaited 5.0 …

RANKED: The 20 best Nintendo 64 games of all time

One of the world's best video game consoles just turned 20 years old.<p>On June 23, 1996, a little console called the Nintendo 64 was released in Japan, forever altering the way we think about video games. Whether you loved it for your first glimpses at 3D gaming in "Super Mario 64" or your first …

Run an Android desktop on almost any computer

Remix OS is a desktop-optimized port of Android-x86 that can be installed on a flash drive and booted on almost any computer.<p>Last month, it was rumored that official Android support would be coming to the Raspberry Pi after an empty directory for the $35 computer was discovered in Google's Android …

Raspberry Pi

Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge

• <b>Author:</b> Paul Krueger<p><b>In this sharp and funny urban fantasy novel, booze is magic, demons are real, and millennial Bailey Chen joins a band of monster-fighting Chicago bartenders instead of finding a “real” post-college job.</b> <b></b><br>Bailey Chen is fresh out of college with all the usual new-adult demons: no …

Apple’s stock apps suck: Here’s what you should replace them with

When you get a new iPhone, it comes with more than a dozen apps pre-installed for all of your basic needs. These default apps include Calendar, Mail, …

Microsoft’s claim that Surface Book is twice as fast as 13-inch MacBook Pro misleading, show benchmarks

When Microsoft launched its first full-on laptop, the Surface Book, it made a big point of claiming that the machine was twice as fast as a 13-inch MacBook Pro. Benchmark tests by <i>PCWorld</i> show that this claiming is misleading, though the dedicated graphics card available in certain models does pay …

MacBook Pro

Samsung shamelessly imitates Apple. Again.

The same day that Engadget posted, without irony or reference to the Apple Watch, images of the new Samsung Gear S2, the U.S. Federal Circuit Court …

Useful tips for setting up a virtual private network

The websites you visit often track where you came from and watch where you head off to next.<p>A VPN - or virtual private network - helps you browse the internet more anonymously by routing your traffic through a server that is not your point of origin.<p>Many companies offer VPN services - with varying …

Raspberry Pi

The first 10 apps to install on your brand-new Mac

It used to be all the rage to photograph in excruciating detail the “unboxing” of a new piece of gear, especially hardware that few people (or no one …

University of Miami's hurricane tank simulates storms for scientists

Researchers from the University of Miami have started looking more closely into category five hurricanes this month. No, not by chasing them around -- they're thankfully quite rare -- but by simulating their effects inside a huge indoor tank. Oceanographers from the institute built the 66 x 20 foot …

'3D printing' used to test a 'cure' for type-1 diabetes

Researchers are one step closer to reducing the effects of type-1 diabetes after developing a way to implant insulin-generating cells into the pancreas. According to publisher <i>IOP</i>, this method was previously unsuccessful, but has begun to work now that scientists can "3D-print" a structure to …

Google announces Android M, available later this year

Google has just made the next version of Android official. During the Google I/O 2015 keynote address, Google unveiled that Android M will succeed Android Lollipop this year. Google says that Android M, which is debuting as a prerelease version today with a full release later this year, brings a …

Android News

How to ‘Connect’ Apple Watch to 5GHz WiFi Networks

In an official support article about the Bluetooth and WiFi capabilities of the Apple Watch, Apple clearly states that the Watch won’t be able to …

The Slow Regard of Silent Things

• <b>Author:</b> Patrick Rothfuss<p>Deep below the University, there is a dark place. Few people know of it: a broken web of ancient passageways and abandoned rooms. A young woman lives there, tucked among the sprawling tunnels of the Underthing, snug in the heart of this forgotten place.<br>Her name is Auri, and …

Is your ISP throttling your internet speed? Here's how to find out

While the Title II classification of ISPs as common carriers was a victory for all, there is growing concern that ISPs could go on with business as usual with clever tricks designed to skirt the rules of the classification.<p>While knowingly stepping outside the boundaries of the Title II …

Net Neutrality

How-To: Clean your iOS device with free downloads, recovering lost space

When Apple was designing the Mac app iDVD, then-CEO Steve Jobs directed his development team to build a dead-simple DVD-burning application: instead of a mess of options and windows, Jobs wanted one window with one button marked “Burn,” which would be pressed once the desired video file was …

Operating Systems

How to Configure Gmail with OS X Yosemite Mail – MacStories

My friend Amy is having her first experience with using Gmail, and, it, <i>um</i>, isn’t going as well as she’d like. The good news is that although Apple's Mail.app and Gmail have had a rocky relationship in the past, Mail.app in Yosemite works pretty well with Gmail, but there <i>are</i> some things that you …

Apps

Bill Cosby accused of sexual assault by three more women

Three more women have accused Bill Cosby of sexually abusing them decades ago, as the veteran comedian gets ready for the final show in his US comedy tour. Janice Baker Kinney, Marcella Tate and Autumn Burns said at a press conference hosted by celebrity attorney Gloria Allred that Cosby, 77, …

Comedy

How not to get burned when you trade up for iPhone 6

Upgrading to the iPhone every year is costly, but if you keep your iPhone in great condition, you can always sell it right before the next iPhone comes out and use that to supplement the cost of upgrading.<p>Knowing the best place to sell your iPhone can be the tricky part because there are dozens of …

iPhone

The buried Mac setting that can save your inkjet's color ink

The grayscale print option is hidden in Preview. I'll show you where to find it for Canon printers.<p>It feels like my Canon Pixma inkjet is perpetually low on ink -- color ink, in particular. One of the three color ink tanks seems to be always low or out of ink.<p>I often print a document in color when …

3D Printing

The Italian government collapses. Again.

It's hard to imagine a democratic political system as different to America's as the one in Italy. The government there collapsed Thursday and a new administration should be installed in a day or two. Voters will not have a say in it.<p>The administration of Enrico Letta lost the support of the …

14 Common Computer Terms And What They Mean (list)

Is the above image confusing? We can’t blame you. When you look on the side of a computer’s box, there’s a lot of technical jargon. And more of us …