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Build your first basic Android game in just 7 minutes (with Unity)

Making a fully working game for Android is much easier than you might think. The key to successful Android development— or any kind of development— is to know what you want to achieve and find the necessary tools and skills to do it. Take the path of least resistance and have a clear goal in …

Game Development

10 apps for enhancing iPhone photos

One of my favorite observations by a now-forgotten sage explained the difference between writing and photography like this: <i>A bad sentence can be massaged, but nothing helps a bad photo</i>.<p>So true. However, I’ve experienced for myself how a good photo-editing app can salvage sloppy composition or bad …

8 Microsoft Word features that will take you to the next level

We’ve all used Microsoft Word, whether for writing papers in school, drafting up memos at work or creating fliers speckled with Word Art.<p>If your list …

Writing

Google Provides A Glimpse Into The Future Of Cloud Computing

Google hosted over 2,000 people in San Francisco this week at the much anticipated Google NEXT conference. One of Google’s goals for this conference was to show how serious the company is in winning over enterprise customers. It spent a large amount of time in the Day Two keynote talking about the …

Machine Learning

Startup gains FDA nod for wearable EKG cardiac arrhythmia monitor | FierceBiotech

<i>MoMe Kardia--Courtesy of InfoBionic</i><p>The FDA has cleared the MoMe Kardia electrocardiogram device from startup InfoBionic to diagnose cardiac …

Microsoft Health App gets activity tracking sorted out with new bug squashing update | On MSFT

A new update to the Microsoft Health app for Windows phones is out and it’s here to potentially fix issues some Windows Insiders are having with …

AliveCor's new Kardia Band for Apple Watch allows people to capture medical-grade EKG anytime, anywhere

Video Game Fashion, Reviewed By People Who Know Fashion

Today we’re doing something weird. We’ve asked a team of fashion experts to judge the outfits of video game characters. Think of this as Video …

Publish Brand Hers Debuts With 2015 "Sprinter" Collection

Publish Brand unveils its jogger pant for women.<p>Streetwear staple and pioneer of the jogger pant Publish Brand unveils its womenswear debut with the “Sprinter” collection, which mixes the forms of sport, comfort and fashion. The “Sprinter” comes in five colors and is the women’s equivalent to the …

9 all-purpose, super-easy online Web builders let you tell a story or sell your stuff

With all the Facebooking, Tumblring and tweeting, it’s a wonder personal Websites still get built at all. For most people, short bursts of communication with friends and family seem to be enough to satisfy most common messaging impulses.<p>Nonetheless, business and personal Websites are still going …

Turing Phone gets over 10,000 reservations - are you getting one?

Turing Robotics Industries doesn’t expect to cater to millions of customers, but they sure aren’t going to be having much down time once the Turing Phone is released. Their niche market seems to have a remarkable interest in the security-focused smartphone, as the company has just announced the …

The 100 Richest Tech Billionaires From Around The Globe

<i>Edited by Kerry A. Dolan and Luisa Kroll</i><p>American billionaires dominate FORBES’ first ever list of the 100 Richest People In Tech. Just over half, or 51 people, are from the U.S. Tech barons from Asia made a strong showing as well, with 33 people hailing from that region. Eight people from Europe …

British Homeowners Are Installing Star Trek-Like Elevators

Check out the future of staircases.<p>Say goodbye to traditional staircases because homeowners now have an affordable option of installing pods that easily take you floor-to-floor. Designed by the UK’s Terry Lifts, this impossibly clever home contraption will help older folks who may have trouble …

Thinking About Giving Up? Read This First | Inc.com

What do J.K. Rowling, Walt Disney, Albert Einstein, Vincent van Gogh, Thomas Edison, and Dr. Seuss have in common? They all failed miserably before they became successful.<p>Edison once said, "I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work. I am not discouraged because every wrong …

Here’s What You Should Do For A First Date Based On Your Myers-Briggs Personality Type

Everyone looks the most attractive when they’re in their element. And for many of the sixteen Myers-Briggs personality types, dinner and a movie just …

300+ Top Inspirational Quotes & Quote Pictures | Quote Catalog

<b>339 Inspirational Quotes</b> organized by Most Popular<p>Accomplishing goals is not success. How much you expand in the process is.<p><b>— Brianna Wiest</b><i>, brought</i> …

The more you know: How do microwaves work?

During World War II, workers at technology company Raytheon were designing and creating the magnetron tubes used in U.S. and British radars. Standing …

Microwaves

How to answer 'What other companies are you interviewing with?'

This question always throws people for a loop. Why are they asking, and how much do they actually need to know?<p>Well, hiring managers are curious …

Employment

15 words you should eliminate from your vocabulary to sound smarter

Newsprint is on life support, emoji are multiplying faster than hungry Gremlins, and 300 million people worldwide strive to make their point in 140 …

The pros and cons of renting vs. owning a home

When making the decision to buy or rent, there are many things to consider. Many of us have been renters our entire lives, but are ready to make the …

Real Estate

This Video Shows You How to Escape Handcuffs Using Only a Paperclip

If you’ve been kidnapped, held hostage, or you’re just looking to become a magician, this video demonstrates how you can break out of a pair of …

8 Strategies To Help Students Ask Great Questions

<b>8 Strategies To Help Students Ask Great Questions</b>by <b>Terry Heick</b>Questions can be extraordinary learning tools.A good question can open minds, shift …

Educational Robot Toys : teaching coding

If you were wondering about teaching coding to kids, this robotic toy is the answer. Currently engaged in a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter, …

Essentials: Atiba Jefferson

Hailing from Colorado Springs, renowned photographer Atiba Jefferson first made his way on the<p>Hailing from Colorado Springs, renowned photographer Atiba Jefferson first made his way on the public scene pursuing his passion for skateboarding and photography. Acquiring a staff position at …

Sony's new compact cameras put a superzoom lens in your pocket

We know your smartphone is pretty good at taking pictures. Still, sometimes you may find yourself in a situation where, perhaps, there's the need to snap a subject that isn't exactly nearby. This is where Sony could help. The company has announced the Cyber-shot HX90V and WX500, two small …

The Promise Of Outsourcing To Vietnam

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Josh Lieberman is president of KMS Technology, a provider of IT services across the software development life cycle with offices in Atlanta and Ho Chi Minh City.</i><p>It’s no surprise that Vietnam is being talked about as an alternative, amid rising costs and attrition rates in popular …

How to Develop a Jack of All Trades Mindset and Never Be Bored Again

Being a jack of all trades means never being bored again. It also means building confidence, being adaptable, and being a good leader—but it requires …

Self-improvement

How I Got Over Being Shy and Embraced Talking to People I Don’t Know

I once showed up to a party alone, before any of my friends arrived. Instead of mingling, I hid in the bathroom to kill time and avoid talking to …

Self-help