Peter Gerov

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PiTunnel connects your Raspberry Pi to the world

Raspberry Pis are usually very lonely. These tiny, single-board computers sit quietly under desks or inside 3D printed cases, staring wistfully into the far distance while waiting for a little attention. Now, thanks to a side project by a programmer named Dimitri Raftopoulos, an app called PiTunnel …

Raspberry Pi

Apple Shares Fix for File Sharing Issues Following macOS High Sierra Security Update

Apple this afternoon published a new support document that walks users through repairing their file sharing options on their Macs after installing the 2017-001 Security Update for macOS High Sierra 10.13.1, which was released this morning.<p>Shortly after the security fix was released and users began …

Hands-on: Akitio Thunder3 Quad X – a four bay drive enclosure with classic Mac Pro-inspired design [Video]

When it comes to Thunderbolt 3 support, there are a handful of companies that immediately come to mind. Akitio, a California-based innovator, is definitely one of those companies.<p>One of its first big Thunderbolt 3-equipped products, the Akitio Node, made headlines for its inclusion of a …

This kit could keep you alive in the wilderness

Review: 25 items to help you survive 72 hours away from civilization.<p><i>This story was originally published on</i> FieldandStream.com.<p>You’re going to die someday, but not today—not if you have the Seventy2 survival system. That’s the promise Uncharted Supply Co. is making with its new go bag, which is …

Amazon Echo Plus review: smart home 101

Smart home starter kit<p>Amazon’s Echo line of smart speakers are great for listening to music, but they are also extremely useful for controlling smart home gadgets with just your voice. So it’s no surprise then that Amazon’s new Echo Plus leans into smart home control with the ability to directly …

A New Cancer Treatment Could Be More Effective Than Chemotherapy

by Karla Lant August 30, 2017 Health & Medicine 39548<p>Caspase Independent Cell Death (CICD)<p>Scientists have discovered a new process to kill cancer …

Cancer

How to find things online even Google doesn't know

Research like an expert.<p>The internet is a big place overflowing with information—which makes it a great place to do research. However, as good as your Google skills might be, even the most well-known search engine doesn't always cut it. Sometimes, you just don't get the results you want—or any …

Social Media

Best-Ever Algorithm Found for Huge Streams of Data

It’s hard to measure water from a fire hose while it’s hitting you in the face. In a sense, that’s the challenge of analyzing streaming data, which …

$40 keychain-size detector quickly alerts you of allergens in food

If you’re someone with a horrible allergy that’s not often accommodated at restaurants or food producers, taking a bite means taking your life into your hands — or mouth, I suppose. A new device developed at Harvard Medical School may soon let you test food for common allergens instead of using …

Allergies

How to create an SMS app part 1 - sending & receiving msgs

Remember when phones were just phones? While you might use your Android device for pretty much anything <i>but</i> sending and receiving text messages most of the time (even to the point of preferring WhatsApp and other tools for written communication); SMS is still technically one of your phone’s primary …

Home 2.0 brings iOS 10 features and a new design to the best HomeKit app for power users

Before Apple built its Home app for HomeKit in iOS 10, Matthias Hochgatterer created the best HomeKit app around with the original Home app. Apple’s Home app on iOS 10 is built-in, free, and has its own panel on Control, but the third-party Home app is still the best solution if you’re in deep with …

Coding Confessional is the place to go if you hate your programming job

Software development jobs can be awesome. I’ve interned at startups where the environment is relaxed, and I worked on projects that excited me with cutting-edge technologies. Then there are the jobs that are, frankly, soul-suckingly horrible. There’s very seldom any middle ground.<p>I must confess, I …

Test Your Mobile Website Speed and Performance

Test your mobile speed.<p>Most sites lose half their visitors while loading.<p>Powered by WebPageTest.org| Experienced developer? Go here<p>0%<p>Your site may …

ASUS' ZenBook 3 is thinner, lighter and faster than the MacBook

How much more can ASUS shave off of the ZenBook, its flagship ultraportable? Apparently, quite a bit. The company's new ZenBook 3, announced today at Computex, clocks in at just two pounds and 11.9mm (0.46 inches) thick. In comparison, the previous ZenBook UX305 weighed 2.64 pounds and measured …

Acer's new 4K monitor has almost no bezels

Unless you're a diving watch aficionado, you probably hate the word "bezel." And by extension, you probably love the idea of this 4K monitor from Acer, which looks like it might be the best implementation yet of the company's "ZeroFrame" branding. Designed for video and graphics professionals, the …

Device that makes surfaces smart reaches funding in an hour

The Knocki team's Kickstarter campaign was a huge success: they managed to raise $35,000 in just over an hour. They've even reached $136,000 as of this writing. What enticed people to put their faith in Knocki's creator (Texas-based Swan Solutions) is the promise of a device that can turn any …

Better Interface Design: Logins, Menus, Toggles And Other Fancy Modules

CodePen has become the playground for developers. The sandbox where you can build whatever your imagination fancies. Practical things, experimental …

Smart-home technology must work harder to create smarter consumers

Attendees of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this year were confronted with a head-spinning volume of smart-home devices. From $5,000 refrigerators that can communicate when you’re running low on milk and eggs, to the ability to control lights, locks and thermostats from your mobile app …

Internet of Things

Google's own interpretation of Amazon's Echo is coming soon

All of a sudden, it's as if everyone is working on voice-controlled personal assistants, and reports suggest that Google's version of something similar to Amazon's Echo could land as soon as the Google I/O event next week -- which would make sense. According to sources at <i>Recode</i>, it's currently …

Cancer Therapy: An Evolved Approach

About six years ago, Alberto Bardelli fell into a scientific slump. A cancer biologist at the University of Turin in Italy, he had been studying …

Cancer

43 Apps and Extensions Making Google Chrome the Best Small Business Browser

From collaboration to productivity, Google Chrome does it all for business users. In honor of National Small Business Week, here are 43 add-ons that …

Meizu says Pro 6 is the world's first 10-core smartphone

Have you heard of Meizu? It's another Chinese company that makes cheap smartphones. And while those used to come with the caveat of dubious build …

Phones

Lifetime SkyHub Cloud 2TB backup for only $50

The perfect balance of space, access and security can be an elusive quality in the cloud storage world. Though some services are great, prices tend to rise after a set period of time, and the cheaper services are rarely secure.<p>The most well-known services (Google Drive, Dropbox, etc.) sell monthly …