Patrick H. Mullins

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DIY Raspberry Pi 3 Wireless Router

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts and makers looking for a quick project to keep them busy for an hour over the weekend may be interested in this new …

Raspberry Pi

No Man’s Sky NEXT Finally Delivers the Game Everyone Wanted

Hello Games is set to release a huge <i>No Man’s Sky</i> update next week. Dubbed <i>No Man’s Sky NEXT</i>, this update will deliver a host of features fans believed …

No Man's Sky

The Best Audiophile Headphones of 2018

If you take sound quality seriously, check out the best high-fidelity headphones and earphones we've reviewed. You might be in for some sticker …

Shure's New Electrostatic Earphones Bring Audiophile Performance At A Breakthrough Price

In the world of headphones there is most definitely a hierarchy of technologies. The overwhelming majority of headphones on the market use dynamic drivers with moving coils. These are efficient and mostly inexpensive. They work well and can range from a few dollars all the way to $4,000 or more for …

It's easy to build better, cheaper Philips Hue LED strips yourself

If you own any Philips Hue lightbulbs, at some point you've probably considered getting the company's Lightstrip Plus LED strip, which works with the …

3D-printed smartphone microscope is good enough for scientists

Your smartphone could soon be a fully functional microscope capable of examining samples as small as 1/200th of a millimeter. Australian researchers have developed a clip-on device that requires no external light or power sources to produce a clear picture of microscopic organisms and cells from …

Blue Pill: A 72MHz 32-Bit Computer for $2!

Some people love tiny houses, but I’m fascinated by tiny computers. My house is littered with Raspberry Pi’s, but recently my friend Andy Selle …

Microcontroller

Scrivener 3 for macOS: the Release is Nigh

Scrivener 3 for macOS will be released on Monday, 20th November 2017. Scrivener 3 is a major—and paid—update to Scrivener featuring a beautiful, …

The ultimate, 3500-word, plain English guide to blockchain

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, I’m sure you’ve heard of Bitcoin and blockchain. After all, they are one of the most trending topics these days  —  the ultimate buzzwords of the year. Even people who’ve never mined cryptocurrency or understand how it works, are talking about it.<p>My …

Linksys finally 'unlocks' Velop's web-based interface for all owners to use

Linksys first introduced its Velop whole-home networking solution in January. Now the company is enhancing the kit with a firmware update that adds a …

Dexcom CEO talks ‘game changer’ diabetes management coming to Apple Watch

With the upcoming watchOS 4 update for Apple Watch slated to bring new features for diabetes management devices, we took some time to speak with Dexcom’s CEO Kevin Sayer this week about what it means for users. When Apple revealed watchOS 4 at its Worldwide Developers Conference this month, it …

Apple Watch

Audeze iSine 10 Headphones

<b>PRICE</b> $399<p><b>AT A GLANCE</b> <b><br>Plus</b><br>High-resolution sound<br>Planar magnetic drivers<br>Comes with Apple Lightning and standard cables <b><br>Minus</b><br>Little or no isolation from …

How to Run MacOS Sierra in a Virtual Machine for Free, the Easy Way

Advanced Mac users may find it useful to run macOS or Mac OS X in a virtual machine atop their existing Mac operating system. Creating a virtual …

Operating Systems

The Simplest Way to Build A Raspberry Pi-Powered Amazon Echo

A while back we detailed how to make your own Amazon Echo device using a Raspberry Pi, but if anything went wrong with it, you’d have to manually …

Raspberry Pi

So what’s this GraphQL thing I keep hearing about?

One more JavaScript library?! Just use jQuery already!<p>Hmm, maybe I <b>should</b> check out this new library I keep hearing about…<p>Help! I need to learn this …

Windows 10 Creators Update: Now Cortana can turn your Raspberry Pi into a virtual assistant

Build your own home assistant with a $35 Raspberry Pi running Windows 10 IoT Core, linked to a speaker and mic.<p>With the latest Windows 10 IoT Core …

Tiny Core 8.0 Is A Mini 16MB Linux Distro

Anyone searching for a super small Linux Distro might be interested to know that this week Tiny Core version 8.0 has been released and takes up just …

This incredible tool lets you see how Facebook tracks you online

A browser extension shows you how Facebook infers what content you want to see based on your social media habits and behaviors.<p>Data Selfie is a free …

How to List All of the Available Mac Terminal Commands

- Feb 10, 2017<p>In addition to a great graphical user interface, macOS offers a very capable command line environment via the Terminal program. …

Combo Cleaner takes Mac antivirus protection to the next level

<i>This post is brought to you by RCS LT, maker of Combo Cleaner.</i><p>The vast majority of apps offering antivirus protection run on an open-source engine called Clam AV. It offers a convenient module that app developers can plug into their products for free and get passable antivirus …

2 Slack replacements that can keep your group messages private

With their expanding integration and customization capabilities, collaboration-messaging apps such as Slack and HipChat have carved themselves a nice …

Linux hardening: a 15-step checklist for a secure Linux server

Most people assume Linux is secure, and that’s a false assumption. Imagine your laptop is stolen without first being hardened. A thief would probably …

How To Find And Remove Unused Packages In Linux

Running out of low disk space? You may need to check for unused packages (<b>orphaned packages</b>) filled in your hard drive. Orphaned (unused) packages …

Linux

Amazon ramps up AWS Educate with free e-learning and job ads

Amazon’s ambitions to go deeper into the education market are crossing over into another interesting opportunity for the tech giant: online recruitment and job hunting.<p>Today, the e-commerce company’s AWS cloud services division announced that AWS Educate — originally launched last year as a …

Programming principles from the early days of id Software

When it comes to game developers, id co-founder John Romero is among the most influential. At GDC Europe in Cologne, Germany today, Romero ran down …

Procedural Cave Generator

0. Introduction<p>This is a highly customizable system for generating randomized 3D cave terrain in Unity. The project is complete, and in maintenance …

Forget Farmville, Facebook's new game platform offers real, triple-A games

Facebook as a gaming platform just leveled up. The service that once hosted ephemeral favorites as Farmville, Candy Crush and Bejeweled will now host …

GameDev Protips: How To Break Into The Game Development Industry As A Newcomer

Start building right away as soon as you have you first idea. When you have chosen your idea, it is best to get started right away. Don’t wait. …