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[Update: Final day, closing in on $3 million] The Eufy EverCam wireless security camera promises a year of battery life, and is now funded on Kickstarter

Most home security cameras need to be plugged into power, but there are a few that made do with batteries. Even the best wireless cameras currently …

New Water-Based Battery Could Help Store Solar and Wind Energy

A new type of battery is cheaper and longer lasting, creating new possibilities for use with renewable energy generation.<p>A group of researchers at Stanford University have developed a new type of battery using water and salt that they hope could be used to store energy produced from wind and solar …

6 Amazing Structures Built by Surprising Creatures

Without a blueprint to speak of, organisms big and small can build air-conditioning systems, massive walls, and even islands.<p>Life on Earth is constantly shaped by our ever-changing planet. Mountain ranges and sea barriers cut species off from one another, causing new species to emerge or older ones …

Introducing Progressive Web Apps: The No-Store App Solution

For developers, the Web has been in a constant state of change. Starting with static Web pages, developers quickly started building dynamic websites …

This Robotic Parking Garage Swallows Cars Into the Earth

Giken's mantra is "Culture Aboveground, Function Underground."<p>There’s no denying it: parking garages are <i>very</i> ugly, and take up a lot of space in the …

5 Wireless Earbuds That Ship Faster Than AirPods and Cost Less Than $50

If you’re looking for a more accessible (and budget-friendly) alternative to Apple’s AirPods look no further. Find out more from <i>Boy Genius Report</i> and …

25 Most Useful Websites And Apps For Students That Will Make You Smarter

You have dreams, aspirations and goals. And as a savvy hacker, you know that what you do day-to-day is directly tied to your future success. So you …

Time Management

15 Free Online Resources That Will Make You Smarter

Learning the new skills necessary to start a new business can be expensive, but fortunately the initiative for free, high-quality, educational resources online has only continued to grow in the past few years.<p>Below are some of the resources available to learn more about marketing, entrepreneurship, …

Small Business

Google and Microsoft Can Use AI to Extract Many More Ad Dollars from Our Clicks

When Google and Microsoft boast of their deep investments in artificial intelligence and machine learning, they highlight flashy ideas like …

Machine Learning

Yes, Google Uses Its Power to Quash Ideas It Doesn’t Like—I Know Because It Happened to Me [Updated]

The story in the <i>New York Times</i> this week was unsettling: The New America Foundation, a major think tank, was getting rid of one of its teams of …

​Turnkey Linux 14: Small business server Linux made easy

The new Turnkey release enables small businesses to easily set up a wide-variety of Linux-based business servers on your local hardware, the Amazon …

Kotlin: the Upstart Coding Language Conquering Silicon Valley

You'll find millions of apps in the Google Play store, many of them written using the powerful, stable, workhorse programming language Java. If it …

8 Paid iPhone Apps On Sale For Free Today

1) iCarConnect<p>iOS in the Car is here in your hands!<p>With iCarConnect driving has never been so safe and pleasant! <br>Optimized for iOS7 is the perfect …

'Echelon' AR Board Game is Like Star Wars 'HoloChess' for HoloLens

Created by Helios Interactive, <i>Echelon</i> is a multiplayer board game played on Microsoft’s HoloLens that, as an proof of concept, gives us a look into …

Google Spreadsheets and PHP

Have you ever needed to pull some data from a Google Spreadsheet? My default in the past would be to export the data and upload it to the app …

Procedurally Generated Game Terrain with React, PHP, and WebSockets

<b>Last time, I began telling you the story of how I wanted to make a game. I described how I set up the async PHP server, the Laravel Mix build chain,</b> …

Working With PHP Arrays in the Right Way

In this tutorial, I am going to make a list of common PHP array functions with examples of usage and best practices. Every PHP developer must know …

JavaScript

These Terrifying Alien Worlds Actually Exist

Of the exoplanets we've discovered, there are a couple dozen that scientists believe have the conditions necessary to harbor life. Then...there are …

The Latest Solution For Cleaning Up Oil Spills? It’s A Sponge

But you won’t find this in your average kitchen.<p>Oil spills are catastrophic for marine environments, especially if they’re not cleaned up quickly. That can be difficult when a spill occurs in the middle of the ocean and crews can’t reach the area until hours after the oil has started to spread and …

Cleaning Up Your Linux Startup Process

The average general-purpose Linux distribution launches all kinds of stuff at startup, including a lot of services that don't need to be running. …

'Forbidden Desert' Review - A Beautiful Desert Filled With Stories and Deaths

In a way, cooperative board games like Matt Leacock's <i>Forbidden Island</i> and <i>Forbidden Desert</i> [$6.99 (HD)] are peculiar animals because for most players, …

Board Games

Sir Clive Sinclair announces handheld ZX Spectrum for retro gaming on the go

Retro gaming fans rejoice, Sir Clive Sinclair has launched an Indiegogo campaign for his new handheld gaming console based on the classic Spectrum computers from the early 1980s.<p>The Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega + is a handheld update to the original Vega, which allowed you to play Spectrum games on …

12 Months Later, How's Cities: Skylines Going?

This time last year, I reviewed <i>Cities: Skylines</i>. I played it, I loved it, I tried some early mods and then I moved onto other games, never to return. …

13 classic video games you can play right now in your web browser

Archive.org is an incredible resource that has saved countless pieces of media from being lost to time. Essentially a library of the old internet, the website has made wide collections of art, movies, and music available to anyone with access to a computer and internet connection.<p>Last year, over …

Sega Is Giving Away Free Games on Steam

<b>[UPDATE 2]</b> New free games are now available. They are Gunstar Heroes, Viking: Battle for Asgard, and Renegade Ops. You can visit Sega's website here to obtain a free Steam code.<p><b>[UPDATE]</b> Sega has replaced the first three games with three new ones. The new free games are Binary Domain, Condemned: …

SEGA

This Tiny Glass Disc Can Store 360TB of Data For 13.8 Billion Years

Our knowledge will live on.<p>It's estimated that humans are producing the equivalent of 10 million Blu-ray discs' worth of data every single day - and …

Human Rights

Remix OS for PC Puts Android on Virtually Any Old Computer for Free

Got an ageing computer taking up space in a closet? Well, from mid-January you’ll be able to give it a new lease of life with Remix OS for PC, which …

How to reinstall Linux

Reinstall Linux<p>The time has come when you need to wipe your machine and reinstall the operating system so that it is like brand new. However, you …

Fans Begin Project To Remake Star Wars: KOTOR

<i>Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic</i> is one of the most beloved <i>Star Wars</i> games ever made. Soon, it might also be one of the most beloved <i>Star Wars</i> …