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Free Google Now Alternatives

Cortana is your personal assistant. She's there to help make things easier for you and keep you up to date on the things that matter to you.<p>Free …

RIP VHS: World's Last VCR Will Be Made This Month

Be warned, vintage videophiles: Japan’s Funai Electric, a company that claims to be the last manufacturer of videocassette recorders (VCRs), will manufacture its last VHS player this month.<p>Funai, which manufacturers the VCRs in China for Sanyo, says the decision comes after selling only 750,000 …

Beauty and the Beast

Most Dietary Supplements Are Useless, But Here Are The Ones You Should Take

So you want to feel healthier. It seems simple enough: Eat a balanced diet, get enough sleep and exercise, and maybe take a few supplements to speed …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Grab, Uber’s rival in Southeast Asia, is developing a mobile payments platform

It isn’t often that ride-sharing companies can introduce new services or products that really go much beyond what they already offer, i.e. trips in vehicles, but that’s what Grab, the company rivaling Uber in Southeast Asia, is aiming to do.<p>The Singapore-based firm said today it plans to allow its …

Unreal Engine 4 Now Free for Everyone

Effective immediately, Epic Games' Unreal Engine 4--one of the most widely-used development toolsets--is now available to developers everywhere for free. Epic Games founder Tim Sweeney announced the news Monday in a blog post titled "If you love something, set it free."<p>This follow's last year's …

Game Development

PC gaming expected to be worth $35 billion in 2018

<i>Click here for all of GameBeat’s 2015 Game Developers Conference coverage</i>.<p>Remember back when people thought PC gaming was dying? Those guys probably feel a bit like the people who built Y2K shelters — silly.<p>PC gaming is huge and growing, thanks to popular free-to-play games like League of Legends …

GDC

Google unveils a slew of new features for Android game developers

<i>Click here for all of GameBeat’s 2015 Game Developers Conference coverage.</i><p>Today is a big day for Google Play game developers. At least, that’s Google’s pitch, as it raises the curtain on a number of new features designed to boost confidence in the Google Play Games platform.<p>In an interview with …

Peer to Peer File Sharing Through WCF

In this article, you are going to learn about P2P Network and Windows Communication Foundation to share your files between peers through a P2P …

BitPay’s Bitcoin wallet Copay rolls out to Windows phones

BitPay is expanding its open source web and mobile Bitcoin wallet to Windows phones today. The app is already available on both Android and iOS.<p>This is the latest manifestation of BitPay’s relationship with Microsoft. In early December Microsoft started accepting Bitcoin as a form of payment for …

These Star Wars headphones are how you listen to music in a galaxy far, far away

Sure, consumer electronics products and movie tie-ins have long gone together like a fine steak and a glass of red wine — but with <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> finally scheduled to come out later this year, these SMS Audio headphones are more relevant than ever. They're based on the brand's existing …

Google's 'security princess' helped White House after hack

After hackers breached its internal network in late October, the White House got the help of a Google security engineer, Parisa Tabriz, the company's …

Digital downloads had a record-setting year, thanks in part to The Interview

It’s hard to say whether those who felt it was their patriotic duty to watch <i>The Interview</i> truly made an impact on international politics, but they …

Movies

Indiegogo Launches InDemand, A Way To Sell On The Site After Crowdfunding Stops

Indiegogo has just announced their InDemand feature, a sort of web shop for funded projects that allows creators to sell their wares after crowdfunding is complete. Essentially the platform allows users to sell pre-orders after crowdfunding and manage customers using the site’s platform.<p>The service …

Startups

At CES And Beyond, It's The End Of The Car As We Know It

Apologies to REM for borrowing the band’s song title, but I’ve never been more convinced that the car is undergoing a dramatic transformation courtesy of technology. The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this week in Las Vegas is the prime place to witness this metamorphosis of the …

The next MacBook Air is reportedly so small it needs a new USB port

Hey, Dell: you might not be the only one in town with an impossibly small laptop this year. Tipsters for <i>9to5Mac</i> claim that the long-rumored 12-inch MacBook Air is not only real, but uses a "radically new" body that's much thinner and narrower than the already tiny 11-inch system you see today, …

The Internet of Things 2014 [Slideshare]

<b>Internet of Things</b> from <b>Vala Afshar</b><p><i>Responding to her Friday morning alarm, Stacey gets out of bed. Simultaneously, items throughout her house begin preparing for the day. Although it is cloudy outside, the interior is lighted with tones of a beautiful sunrise, per Stacey's personalized lighting</i> …

AI is coming to IoT, and not all the brains will be in the cloud

Smart devices, appliances and the internet of things are dominating International CES this week, but we’re probably just getting a small taste of …

Windows 10 Features Poll

Later this month Microsoft will hold a full day event on their Redmond campus to reveal and release the latest build of the Windows 10 Technical …

Windows 10

9 GIFs That Explain Responsive Design Brilliantly

Can’t tell a responsive website from a merely adaptive one? These GIFs courtesy of Froont will turn you into a pedant in no time.<p>What is responsive design? Most people vaguely understand that it refers to websites that work just as well on desktops as they do on smartphones, but there’s a lot more …

These Were the 20 Most Popular Websites Every Year Since 1996

Webcrawler and AOL were the Google and Facebook of the 90s.<p><b>You could forgive Webcrawler,</b> Netscape, and Excite if they looked around in the mid-1990s and thought they would rule the internet forever. How quickly things change online.<p>The <i>Washington Post</i> just published this look back at web dominance …

The Extreme Productivity Philosophy that Created Facebook and PayPal

Back in 2005, long before they began approaching $10 billion in annual revenue, everyone thought that Facebook was a cool app, but no one thought …

Why Experimentation Is the Key to Sales

To become better at selling, you need to continually work on these three areas.<p>When it comes to selling, many of us focus on natural talent. While being friendly and confident are attributes of being a great salesperson, they are just part of the package.<p>Reading sales books is a helpful way to …

Selling

Sony exec fires back at President Obama

Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton, denying that the studio had "caved" by scrapping next week's opening of "The Interview," fired back Friday after President Obama said the studio had "made a mistake."<p>In an interview with CNN's Fareed Zakaria, Lynton also reopened the door to a future release …

Manchester United v Liverpool Live Commentary & Result, 14/12/2014, Premier League

Manchester United - Liverpool remains English football's No.1 rivalry

Gary Neville likened Sunday's fixture to "the Dog and Duck vs the Red Lion" although regardless of the lack of quality on the pitch, the match remains the Premier League's biggest<p><b>COMMENT</b><br>By Richard Jolly<p>As a boy, Steven Gerrard once donned a replica shirt bearing the name of one of his favourite …

Five questions in advance of Manchester United vs. Liverpool

<i>Nick Miller looks at five key talking points regarding Sunday's clash between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford.</i><p><b>1. Will Liverpool use</b> …

Manchester United - Liverpool Betting Special: Rooney to inspire the Red Devils once again

Two sides with one of the most fiercest rivalries in English football meet this Sunday, with our tipster backing the Red Devils danger man to strike yet again<p>Manchester United and Liverpool meet at Old Trafford this weekend, with Brendan Rodgers’ side looking to get over the devastation of exiting …