Google today launched Android Studio 2.0, the latest version of its integrated development environment (IDE), with a long list of new features. You can download the new version for Windows, Mac, and Linux
SurveyMonkey has made a name for itself with cloud-based tools that let you build and analyze online surveys. Now the company wants to use its foothold in one area of market research to expand into another.
There are a lot of microSD cards to choose from, but not all of them will work with your Android phone or tablet. When you're choosing between SDHC and SDXC, or a Class 10 and UHS-I Class 1, here are few
There was a time in the early days of the internet when not every business had a website. Back then, you would often read articles attempting to convince business owners to invest in their ‘online presence’
Google Translate has arrived on Android Wear. Alongside a big update to watch faces today, Android Wear has been given support for Google Translate. The app is supposed to make it easy for two people speak
The Start menu returns The annoying hot corners in Windows 8 have been removed — thank god Edge may be new, but it sadly sticks to the past in a number of ways Best of all, Google Calendar is now supported
If you've wanted a laptop where all the software is free and open source (FOSS), you've usually had to settle for mediocre hardware. Even FOSS champion Richard Stallman is making do with a ThinkPad that's
With filing season just around the corner, the tax software wars are heating up. Earlier this week, MousePrint (sister site to ConsumerWorld.org) issued a “Warning for TurboTax Users.” According to the
The Good The oddly-shaped Philips SlimStyle is a value-priced LED that serves as a respectable incandescent replacement. The flat design helps it manage heat better than other LEDs. The Bad The SlimStyle
While fans wait patiently for the of on August 23 on BBC America in the US and BBC One in the UK, they should take a gander at this delightful animated tribute to the Doctor. Dublin-born, Seattle-based
In the BBC series "Doctor Who," The Pandorica is the ultimate prison designed to house the most dangerous man in the universe. In Beacon, N.Y., however, it's a charming restaurant with decor, artwork,
Get $50 off on select Android tablets at Staples – includes with Nexus 7, Nexus 10 and several Samsung devices
If you’re in the market for a tablet or thinking about picking one up for as a gift this holiday season, Staples has a promotion you might want to consider. Right now using the coupon code “24373” will
Man, no one lays it out like Collin Cunningham! This classic video has Collin describing power supplies and walking through building a dual linear regulated power supply from a kit, describing the individual
DIY bio fans love their gel electrophoresis systems, which use a constant electrical field to manipulate molecules suspended in a gel or liquid. Open source DIY Bio company IO Rodeo created an Instructable
Shapeoko was the little milling machine that could. It surpassed its Kickstarter goal and went into production with the goal of supplying CNC mill fans with an easy-to-use and inexpensive ($300) CNC machine.
Google has apparently included an Android screencast feature in the latest beta of its Chrome browser, which would let Android users connect their device to a computer mostly for development purposes.
The long-term appeal of Android micro-consoles might still be in question, but for now, there’s clearly a market for Android game systems. While devices like the Ouya and Gamestick go after the low-end
UPS Stores announced Wednesday that it will start offering 3D printing services in a select number of its retail stores, making it the first national U.S. retailer to do so. The first store is in San The
As usual, the PPPRS looks like a lot of fun! The world’s only $500 electric motorsport finished its second round of the season in Maker Faire Kansas City! We competed on June 29-30 at the Kansas City Station.
Maker Shed is front and center in Union Station, almost ready to go for the doors to open tomorrow morning at Maker Faire Kansas City 2013. Shedi Michael Castor and Eric Weinhoffer have brought a whole
DIY expert Mikey Sklar uses his Da Pimp battery desolator and charger to recover a totally dead and dry SLA battery. You know you’ve seen these big lugs floating around — next time, you’ll know how to
A knockout occurs at the 2009 RoboGames as the crowd looks on in fear and awe. The 10th annual RoboGames, the “Olympics of Robotics,” comes to the San Mateo County Expo Center April 19-21. What can you
The Monday Jolt is a new column about microcontrollers and electronics that appears in MAKE every Monday morning. This post was written by Roger Meike and appeared on the Digital Diner on October 24, It