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Give Your Users A Top-Notch Web Experience With The UI Design Bundle [Deals]

If you’ve been looking for a bundle of UI assets that will empower designers at any level to create professional looking sites with a world-class interface, then this offer from <b>Cult of Mac Deals</b> will do the trick. From frequently used UI elements to iPhone App templates & email newsletter …

Web Design

The Always Up-to-Date Guide to Building a Hackintosh (macOS Sierra)

Building a hackintosh—that is, installing macOS on non-Apple hardware—used to require extremely restricted hardware choices and quite a bit of …

Operating Systems

TweetDeck for web and Chrome updated with new UI

Twitter has updated its web-based and Chrome TweetDeck apps with a brand new user interface. The redesign includes a left-mounted sidebar that offers access to multiple timelines, as well as providing an easy way to view lists and settings. Previously, these features were located at the top of the …

Google Will Soon Launch Google Web Designer, A Free HTML5 Development Tool For Creating Web Apps, Sites And Ads

Google will soon launch Google Web Designer, an HTML5 development tool for “creative professionals.” The service, Google says, will launch within “the coming months” and is meant to “empower creative professionals to create cutting-edge advertising as well as engaging web content like sites and …

Google Launches Cloud SQL API To Allow Developers To Manage Their Databases Programmatically

Google’s Cloud Platform has long featured Cloud SQL, a zero-maintenance MySQL database that’s hosted on Google’s cloud platform. What it didn’t offer was an API to easily manage these databases without having to use Google’s admin interface. Today, however, Google is launching the Cloud SQL API. …

YouTube Pause Silences All Open YouTube Tabs

Chrome: YouTube Pause allows you to solve one of the most first-world problems around: figuring out which YouTube tab you need to pause. This …

Google

Hell Yes, Razer Made the World's Most Powerful Small Windows Laptop

Yep, this might be incredible. The new Razer blade is a 14-inch monster... ultrabook. With a discrete Nvidia GTX graphics card. Basically, this is …

Airmail Is A Gorgeous New Mail App For Your Mac, And It’s Just $1.99

If you’ve been looking for that perfect mail client for Mac since Sparrow sold itself to Google, then now’s the time to stop and check out Airmail, a gorgeous new mail client that just hit the Mac App Store.<p>It actually looks a lot like Sparrow, and it’s designed to provide you with a “modern and …

Apps

Quick Review: Lightning/30-pin/Micro-USB 4-in-1 Charging cable does the job it’s paid to do

<i>Charging/Synching iPhone 4, iPhone 5 and Nexus 4 simultaneously from one USB port</i><p><i>Update: now available at Amazon</i><p>We see a lot of cool stuff on <i>9to5Toys</i> every day but one particular item seemed worth sharing today. I bought the Lightning/30-pin/MicroUSB 4-in-1 USB cable adapter last time it made the …

Turn an Old Computer Into a Do-Anything Home Server with FreeNAS 8

You've heard the word "server" thrown around a lot, but usually in the context of web sites or big companies that have a lot of data to store. In …

Toothbrush Subscriptions Sends You Fresh Toothbrushes on a Schedule

We've already covered one tip for remembering when to buy a new toothbrush, but if you still worry about forgetting, Toothbrush Subscriptions was …

Let's Drive a Snowmobile Off a Cliff

What's it like to drive a snowmobile off a cliff? Thanks to B.A.S.E. (Buildings, Antennas, Spans and Earth) jumper Erik Roner and his trusty trio of …

A Steeping Scooping Tea Strainer That Cuts Down On Dirty Dishes

If your kitchen lacks a dishwasher, you'll do everything you can to reduce the amount of dishes you dirty. From eating directly off the counter, to …

Clear for iPhone and Mac gains list sharing via email, multi task pasting, coming soon to iPad

Realmac Software is on the brink of launching its fun new camera app Analog Camera for iPhone, but it has one more major task to mark off its list before we all get our hands on it. With its latest update to Clear, that item can now be swiped right off the list.<p>Clear on the iPhone and Mac both were …

Sennheiser's HDVD 800 digital headphone amp now available in the US for $2,000

Analog may be king for audiophiles, but digital is the future, friends, and Sennheiser knows it. That's why it built the HDVD 800 digital headphone amplifier to improve the sound of your digital tunes, and now stateside listeners can finally get their mitts on the thing. That's right, folks, a year …

Jays to launch a-JAYS Five earbuds with dedicated iOS, Windows and Android versions

Does your Android sound different from your iOS or WP? Perhaps a little, but each has their own quirks when it comes to audio output and hands-free kits. To that end, Jays will launch the a-JAYS Five earphones this summer with a separate version for each. The new buds will draw from the company's …

Google Wallet now lets you send money as an attachment in Gmail

Email attachments have been limited to files forever, but now Google is rolling out a feature in Gmail that lets you attach money. Using Google Wallet, a new button ($) in the Gmail compose window will allow you to easily send money as a gift or repayment. On the back end its the same as the money …

How to Create a Windows 8 Installation DVD or USB Drive

Microsoft has made upgrading to Windows 8 really easy with their upgrade tool, but if you have special needs and need a more traditional installation …

Linux

Insert Coin: $250 Casetop turns your smartphone into a laptop (video)

<i>In Insert Coin, we look at an exciting new tech project that requires funding before it can hit production. If you'd like to pitch a project, please send us a tip with "Insert Coin" as the subject line.</i><p>We keep hearing about how handheld devices are replacing laptops, so how about doing it …

47 Top Typography Tools and Resources

Typography is the foundation of design on the web. Back in 2006, designer and founder of iA Oliver Reichenstein even went so far as to proclaim "web …

Evomail for iPad set to enter the fray for control of your Gmail inbox

Finally got off the reservation list for Mailbox? Now there's another app trying to sway your Gmail loyalty that's just arrived for iPad: Evomail. It brings "frictionless" support for Google's mail client, including quick access to labels, trash and archives, full Gmail search, push notifications …

MasterFX Photo App Claims To Make You A Michelangelo Not An Instagram Sheep

Photo and video apps have rocketed up the app store charts driven by apps like Instagram and Vine, becoming the third largest category in iOS downloads. Most contain casual photo filters and simple editing tools. In contrast with this trend, others are feeding the desire for photo editing with more …

Teaching TCP/IP headers with legos

A Hal Pomeranz from 2010 suggests a great way to teach TCP/IP header structure to students: he builds header diagrams out of legos, then mixes them …

Google Glass review (Explorer Edition)

Stand in a line of people in just about any major metropolitan area in the world and you'll see the same thing: slouched shoulders and down-turned faces staring glumly at smartphone screens. Some people never look away, completely immersed in whatever is happening in the palm of their hands, while …

Coding Is the Must-Have Job Skill of the Future

Fast forward to 2020. What job skill must you have? Coding.<p>Well, we may be getting ahead of ourselves slightly. It's uncertain that HTML and CSS in …

Living with Google Glass, Day Two: Around the House

"You look ridiculous." This was not exactly the reaction I was hoping to receive from my wife the first time she saw me wearing Glass. She was long-since asleep when I arrived late the night before, and so had missed my triumphant, technologically augmented homecoming. I confess Google Glass is a …

BetterDesktopTool Brings Exposé- and Spaces-Like Shortcuts to Windows

Windows: If all your open windows are giving you a hard time, BetterDesktopTool adds a number of incredibly useful shortcuts—similar to OS X's Exposé …

HP's Slate 7 tablet goes on sale, brings on the Beats for $170

After a false alarm, HP is keeping to its initial promise of delivering its Slate 7 Android tablet this month -- and with a few days to spare, no less. The seven-inch device, which first popped up at MWC back in February, is now on sale in the US through the company's retail site, for the low, low …

Everything Wrong With Iron Man 2

Hot on the heels of pointing out everything wrong with the original <i>Iron Man</i> film, the folks at CinemaSins have passed their fine toothed combs over …

HTC One vs. Samsung Galaxy S4: Which Android Phone Wins?

There are two smartphones that are bringing a lot of excitement to the Android community: the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the HTC One. Each phone brings …