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11 ways to speed your home’s WiFi without needing an engineering degree

When it comes to what works in your home – and what doesn’t – WiFi is no longer just an amenity.<p>It’s a real estate necessity, especially if you have …

Wi-Fi

It’s disturbingly easy to become a hacker millionaire

That's what Ziv Mador, VP of security from information-security company Trustwave, showed me. He gave me an exclusive look into his research about the criminal underbelly of the internet. And it turns out hackers stand to rake in quite a bit of money if they know how to operate and where to turn.<p>In …

Eastern Europe

Code school or university?

<i>Harsh Patel is CEO of MakerSquare.</i><p>By the time the calendar turns to 2020, there will be one million unfulfilled computer programming jobs in the United States. For anyone looking at their career path over the next decade, coding offers plenty of creatively fulfilling, high-paying, and secure …

Computer Science

Google killing support for Eclipse Android Developer Tools

Google’s Android Studio is all the hype in the app development community. This streamlined set of tools offers everything you need for developing Android apps, and it has been an amazing integrated development environment (IDE) since it was released last December.<p>Google has stabilized the IDE they …

Watch Conan Play Halo 5: Guardians Multiplayer With The Cast Of Silicon Valley

Conan got to play Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer before you did, and he played it with three of his own crew including Andy Richter, against three of the stars of Silicon Valley, including Thomas Middleditch, TJ Miller and Zach Woods. Basically everyone’s incompetent, but it still looks like a great …

Silicon Valley

New Scientific Study Shows That Playing Action Video Games Is Good For You

In a recent scientific study it was shown that expert action video game players had a marked improvement in their cognitive functions, motor control and overall perception.<p>The study involved 27 expert and 30 amateur gamers who had their insular cortex scanned by MRI. They found that the experts had …

Scientific Research

Google’s Dart language on Android aims for Java-free, 120 FPS apps

Google cooks up an experimental way to write Android apps with a focus on speed.<p>Non-game Android apps are normally written in Java, but a group …

Google Is Working On A High Performance, Java-Free App Framework For Android Based On Dart

Most of the standard (non-game) Android apps we use today are created with Java. Alternatives are available, like Apache Cordova and Mono for …

What is Samsung Quick connect on the Galaxy S6, and what can it do?

Whether you're familiar with Quick connect only because your carrier has decided to plant it permanently in your notification shade or because you've …

Best resources for Android Game Developers

Android game development can be fun albeit stressful. There are so many resources for game developers. Some resources cater to PC or console games, while others try to cover all game devices.<p>Some resources are therefore more useful to mobile game developers than others, while some resources are …

Game Development

(Update: reminders too) You can also set alarms and send notes to your phone from Google Search

<b>Update:</b> Google’s support page “Link your phone to Google” indicates that, in addition to the four commands mentioned below, you can also use the “set a reminder” command. We couldn’t get it to work on our devices, but it’s worth trying for yourself.<p>The page also clarifies the requirements for the …

Android News

Web Development & Technology Resources

LATEST ARTICLES<p>Web Development Prat - July 30, 2018<p>In recent years, open-source technology has revitalized our life. The technology has created a …

Startups

How do I learn Python from zero to web development?

I am looking into learning Python for web development.<p>Assuming I already have some basic web development experience with Java (JSP/Servlets), I'm …

Python Programming

Lessons from Someone Building Their First Mobile App

Building my first mobile app, <b>Willow</b>, has been a journey so far. What started as a spark and a drawing on a piece of paper has now become a growing …

60 Free CS College Courses to Take Online in 2015

Spoiler alert: computer science is in. Like, it’s really in – so far in, it’s reached the center of the Tootsie Roll pop. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Of all the things …

On screen buttons on a Samsung device

Read<p>Want on screen buttons on your device?? Want an onscreen screen capture button?? Well, You got it all built it into touchwiz then why download …

A Blueprint for Your Digital Afterlife

We're all going to die. But will our digital data die with us? Here's a guide to help you plan ahead.<p>We all know that we’re going to die someday. But what happens to our digital life after we’re gone?<p>A few months ago, a friend’s mother suddenly passed away. Her iPhone 5s was password protected, but …

Free-to-play EA Sports UFC launches on Android and iOS

A mobile version of <i>EA Sports UFC</i>, the first UFC video game from EA Sports, is now available worldwide on Android and iOS, publisher Electronic Arts announced today.<p>EA had previously soft-launched the game two months ago in Canada, Singapore, South Korea and Russia. Prior to today's global launch, …

Do this now: Set up all your passwords the Snowden way

A few weeks ago, <i>Last Week Tonight</i>’s John Oliver travelled all the way to Russia to interview Edward Snowden. Snowden, of course is responsible for …

Apple posts workaround for Macs that stop responding during setup

If your MacBook stops responding and shows a spinning wheel after you create a user account in Setup Assistant, simply allow setup to continue. The …

MoboMarket: The iTunes for Your Android Phone

While owning a smartphone is pretty common nowadays, keeping the resources on those phones managed might be the trickiest part for many of us. On …

Best Plays of the Week - Ep. 01

If you want Beats Music on your Mac, skip the Web client and install the Beats Android app

Tips<p>Apple's Beats Music service has been praised for its experience on mobile devices, but the same can't be said of its Web-based player. …

Here's what you can earn working at Microsoft (a LOT!)

Microsoft is also known for paying well. The company created about 10,000 millionaires out of its early employees, so the story goes.<p>Today, Microsoft employs about 123,000 people, and while not all of them are millionaires, they are paid well and often get generous raises, too.<p>Using data from …

Salaries & Wages

Do this now: A simple trick to improve the Retina MacBook’s battery life

Apple on Friday released its boldest MacBook yet, the 12-inch Retina model that only has a single USB-C port supporting both charging and other …

Some users reporting Nexus 7 brick issue on Android 5.0+ Lollipop

Can you think of anything worse than bricking your phone when flashing a new ROM? Well, how about your Android device turning into a fancy paperweight when the official OTA update is installing? That’s right, a good bunch of Nexus 7 owners, both 2012 and 2013, are reporting that Android 5.0+ …

Android News

4 Tips For Reducing Software Costs

Sometimes (oftentimes?) it seems like some software is just too expensive for its own good. If you are a startup still struggling to close the first …