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Nobel prize in physics awarded for discovery of gravitational waves

Three American physicists have won the Nobel prize in physics for the first observations of gravitational waves, ripples in the fabric of spacetime that were anticipated by Albert Einstein a century ago.<p>Rainer Weiss has been awarded one half of the 9m Swedish kronor (£825,000) prize, announced by …

Physics

An AI god will emerge by 2042 and write its own bible. Will you worship it?

In the next 25 years, AI will evolve to the point where it will know more on an intellectual level than any human. In the next 50 or 100 years, an AI might know more than the entire population of the planet put together. At that point, there are serious questions to ask about whether this AI — …

America’s unique gun violence problem, explained in 17 maps and charts

In the developed world, these levels of gun violence are a uniquely American problem. Here’s why.<p>America is an exceptional country when it comes to guns. It’s one of the few countries in which the right to bear arms is constitutionally protected. But America’s relationship with guns is unique in …

Guns

Here's what quantum computing is and why it matters

Researchers for IBM, Google, Intel, and others are in a fantastic scientific arms race to build a commercially viable quantum computer. They already exist in laboratories, and we’re only a few years away from the beginning of what may turn out to be an entire shift in how we think about computing.<p>A …

Create gorgeous graphics in minutes with this 2017 Creative Design Bundle (91% off)

Coming up with the perfect design is easier said than done — especially when you’re trying to create a truly gorgeous, eye-popping website or flyer. One way to cut down on all those hours of creation? Our handy 2017 Creative Design Bundle. This web creator’s dream package is on sale now for over 90 …

CSSReference.io is a gorgeous visual guide to CSS

The best way to learn CSS is through trial-and-error. <i>You’ve got to write code in order to learn to be a coder</i>. That’s the simple truth of the matter. But it’s always nice to have a helping hand guide you through the often confusing and contradictory technology used to style and illustrate webpages, …

Liar, Liar, iPhone on Fire? Report Says Android Users More Honest

A new study out of the UK finds that Android users are more likely to be male, older, more honest and agreeable.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, …

Android News

iPhone users more dishonest, says study

Technically Incorrect: A comparison study of Android and iPhone users shows some startling differences between the two.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Do you believe your phone says something about you?<p>If so, what does it say? That you're …

Psychology

This comprehensive Android development bundle teaches everything you need to build stunning apps

As you tick down your Christmas gift list, there’s guaranteed to be at least one person on there who’s dreaming of making their own app . What to get that person? Give that person this Comprehensive Android Development Bundle, and they’ll soon be able to create their own immersive Android apps — …

Apps crash more on iPhone than Android: Report

Trying to decide between an iPhone or Android device? A research firm says you're likely to get a more stable experience on a phone powered by Google's operating system.<p>New data from the Blancco Technology Group (BTG) says that 62 percent of all iOS devices suffered from software failures, compared …

Apps

Microsoft releases first preview build of Visual Studio for macOS developers

As expected, Microsoft today made its Visual Studio developer environment available on macOS. The first preview of Visual Studio for Mac is live now, with Microsoft hoping that the cross-platform availability will push more developers to build for Windows.<p>Previously, developers interested in …

This Is Where You Should Keep Your Stuff When You're Wearing a Suit

When you’re wearing a suit, you don’t want all the junk in your pockets to create unsightly bulges. This diagram shows you the perfect spots to keep …

10 web designers’ business cards you'll want to keep

In this interconnected social media age, it’s perhaps surprising that old fashioned paper-based ways to keep in touch and spread your network are …

AppChecker Tells You Which Version of Android Your Apps Are Designed For

Android: When you get an Android update on your phone, your apps may not already be ready for the new version. AppChecker helps you find out which …

50 Android Studio Tips, Tricks & Resources you should be familiar with, as an Android Developer

The reason of this article, is to list helpful tips, tricks, shortcuts and resources for Android Studio that will improve your overall efficiency <br>and …

13 design tools and websites that are godsends for UI/UX designers

The continuous improvement of design tools has had a positive impact on usability and user experience. This has provided great convenience not only …

UX Design

DDoS attack that disrupted internet was largest of its kind in history, experts say

The cyber-attack that brought down much of America’s internet last week was caused by a new weapon called the Mirai botnet and was likely the largest of its kind in history, experts said.<p>The victim was the servers of Dyn, a company that controls much of the internet’s domain name system (DNS) …

Cybersecurity

Google is making it easier for anyone to design beautiful apps

New collaboration tools for designers embrace the Material Design philosophy<p>Google is launching a new suite of tools meant to make it easier for designers and app makers to collaborate. It’s partially an expansion of Google’s Material Design efforts, which launched two years ago as a way to rethink …

Apps

5 portable power packs under $25 that will make sure your phone never dies on you

Some day, somehow, our smartphones will feature batteries that last for days on end without having to be recharged. Today however, you’re lucky if …

Tech Trends

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DDoS Attacks That Caused Chaos on Web Were 'Sophisticated': Dyn

The denial of service attack that crippled servers across the U.S. East Coast on Friday was the result of a "sophisticated, highly distributed" assault that involved millions of internet addresses and a malicious source code, according to Dyn.<p>The internet traffic company released a blog post in …

New Hampshire

Siri and Pixel's Google Assistant Compete Side-by-Side in New Video

Google's Pixel phones are the first official devices with Google Assistant, its machine learning AI and assistant, built directly into it. The company wants Google Assistant to be "your own personal Google," performing basic tasks for a user, carrying on conversations, and performing search …

How games make money: an interview with Noodlecake Studios, publishers of Alto's Adventure

With The Bug Butcher recently released on Android, Noodlecake Studios may well have another hit on their hands, following the immense popularity of Alto’s Adventure. With several mobile games achieving stratospheric success in the last couple of years, we sat down with Noodlecake’s Ryan Holowaty to …

Android TV

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The CIA is reportedly preparing for a major cyber attack against Russia

The Obama administration is considering a major retaliatory cyber attack against Russia,NBC Newsreports<i>.</i> The move is in response to allegations of the country’s involvement in recent hacks against the Democratic National Committee earlier this summer.<p>NBC reported on Friday that the CIA is preparing …

Russia

How to Use Android’s Wi-Fi Assistant to Safely Connect to Public Wi-Fi Networks (and Save Data)

If you aren’t using Android’s “Wi-Fi Assistant”, you should. It automatically connects to known open Wi-Fi networks, and secures them with a Google …

The AI disruption wave

Information technology evolves through disruption waves. First the computer, then the web and eventually social networks and smartphones all had the power to revolutionize how people live and how businesses operate. They destroyed companies that weren’t able to adapt, while creating new winners in …

Artificial Intelligence

Serious security: Three changes that could turn the tide on hackers

We're all guilty of making security an afterthought. We need to change that attitude, and fast.<p>It's all gone. All the passwords, all the user names, …

3tags.org

Create a Watch Face for Android Wear. Part 1 : Setup

I recently built my first Android Wear Watch Face, Foto (Pronounced Photo) . Foto is a very easy to configure watch face that let users express their …