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Why Google wants to give you 101 alternatives to .com

Hundreds of new top-level domain names (the last bit of a web address, like .com) will hit the web this year. Of nearly 2,000 proposed domains, 101 belong to Google, one of the largest single applicants. That’s odd, for Google has worked hard to make domain names as irrelevant as possible.<p>Google’s …

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Phonebloks: Modular, upgradeable smartphones - ExtremeTech

By on September 14, 2013 at 10:12 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>In an odd quirk of fate, a …

Mophie Juice Pack Powerstation Duo: All day charger for mobile gadgets

I bought this USB charging unit because I have a lousy sense of direction. I get lost in buildings and in cities, even ones I’m familiar with. My …

Try This Time-Saving Microsoft Word Hack

MS Word will allow you to create a macro (short for macroinstruction)—a shortcut for creating a sequence of commands that will save you time on repetitive tasks.<p>I'm constantly writing letters in Microsoft Word in which I have to italicize, indent, and adjust the font size of certain parts of the …

Arduino for the Rest of Us: How to Get Started

Could Arduino be the next tool in your home DIY toolbox?<p><b>You don't have to be a programmer</b> or an electrician to make your do-it-yourself projects smarter and more interactive. Arduino, the open-source microcontroller platform, was originally designed with creative laypeople in mind, and it may be …

Ricoh Theta: The first camera that can take spherical 360-degree panoramas - ExtremeTech

By on September 6, 2013 at 1:30 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Ricoh has announced the world’s …

5 Cool Ways to Become a Citizen Scientist

The rise of modern hacker culture is putting science back in the hands of curious laypeople.<p><b>It's easier than ever for creative types to perform serious science as a hobby.</b> You don't need a doctorate or the backing of a federal agency to ask a novel, worthwhile scientific question. You just need …

12 Counterintuitive Practices For Long-Term Success

Life is a complex combination of interactions, events, and relationships. We all chase “success,” but we struggle to define it. We all want true happiness, but we usually settle for the appearance of it. We all seek meaning, but we often succumb to doubt.<p>So how do we navigate this often-challenging …

Chinese physicists create first single-photon quantum memory, leading to quantum internet - ExtremeTech

By on May 15, 2013 at 8:20 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>A lab in China is reporting that it …

Nasa buys into 'quantum' computer

<b>A $15m computer that uses "quantum physics" effects to boost its speed is to be installed at a Nasa facility.</b><p>It will be shared by Google, Nasa, and other scientists, providing access to a machine said to be up to 3,600 times faster than conventional computers.<p>Unlike standard machines, the D-Wave …

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