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Apple’s GarageBand, iMovie, and iWork apps are now completely free

No Mac or iPhone purchase required<p>Apple is making its GarageBand, iMovie, and iWork (Pages, Keynote, and Numbers) apps totally free for all Mac OS and iOS customers as of today. In late 2013, Apple began offering the software for free to anyone that purchased a new Apple device — either a Mac or …

Virtualization Security: Hacking VMware with VASTO

With the advancement of the technology in the field of computers, requirement for hybrid setups has also escalated. Nowadays every company is using a …

7 Christmas songs that are unintentionally depressing

<b>My Morning Jacket (AP/Vince Bucci)</b><p>Sometimes music that’s supposedly joyous is decidedly not. These holiday downers will bring out the Grinch in you<p>Patrick Wensink<p>December 24, 2013 12:00am (UTC)<p>Christmas time is supposed to be packed with joy. But let’s face it: Sometimes we are left with emotional …

Inuit Families Photographed At The End Of The Earth

Imagine a world far far away from the bright lights and hustle and bustle of the world's major cities, a place so harsh and isolated that only a few …

Nest Protect review: a smoke detector for the smartphone generation

Back in 2011, Nest did the impossible: It made thermostats sexy. Apple veterans Tony Fadell and Matt Rogers applied their iPod-designing expertise to the largely utilitarian world of home-climate control, creating the Learning Thermostat, an appliance aimed squarely at the gadget-obsessed citizens …

Learning to code? EngineHere can connect you with devs in a virtual classroom

Want to learn to code? You’ll have plenty of options to choose from, with dozens of providers promising to teach you computer programming skills in no time.<p>But Benjamin Plesser, founder of EngineHere, believes he’s found the optimal “learn to code” model. Plesser is a software developer who …

15 best eBook reader apps for Android

Finding the right eBook reader apps (also called eReaders) can be difficult. There are a variety of eBook types, plenty of file formats to deal with, and then there are different kinds of books (novels, comics, etc) that make the whole experience a little complicated. However, with the right app, …

Former Windows Leader Steven Sinofsky Presents 10 Mega Trends In Tech For 2014

Sinofsky is one of the smartest people in tech. He's currently working a partner with venture firm Andreessen Horowitz, and as an executive in residence at Harvard Business School.

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Super Short, Intense Workouts Won't Help You Lose Weight

Super short workouts sound fantastic. Who wouldn't want to pack 60 minutes worth of exercise into 20—or sometimes even less? We've discussed quite a …

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Where were you when Kennedy for iPhone was released?

A minimalist journal that helps you contextualize your memories<p>There's no shortage of apps that want to help you document your life, but there are none quite like Kennedy. The critically acclaimed app Day One has carved out a niche for itself as the go-to journalling app for iOS users, offering a …

HuffPost on Twitter: "What the world would look like if cell phone radiation were visible, according to one artist http://t.co/E6P1ixMQlR http://t.co/tLpaYce8ul"

Replying to @<b>HuffPost</b><p>“@<b>HuffingtonPost</b>: What the world would look like if cell phone radiation were visable http://huff.to/1fohbT5 …

Updated: Twitter tries to improve its block feature, but critics say it has done the exact opposite

<i>This story was updated at 8 p.m. PT after Twitter reversed the changes to its blocking policy.</i><p>After an outpouring of criticism from those who have …

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If You Like Your Xbox 360, You Should Keep Your Xbox 360

I’ve been an Xbox customer since day one of the first version and I’m what you might consider a “Power User” on the Xbox 360. I pre-ordered the Xbox One, received it on day one, and have been really pissed off ever since.<p>Simply put, the Xbox One (XB1) doesn’t do anything the Xbox 360 does. I call …

The End Of Subsidized Phones Could Be Near

For almost a decade and a half, mobile customers – and Americans in particular – have enjoyed a certain economic perk: phone subsidies from the major carriers. This meant you could, on sign-up, get a very expensive phone for at most a few hundred dollars and, as an incentive to hang around, upgrade …

A New Alliance Will Let “Internet Of Things” Devices Talk To Each Other

The Internet of Things has huge potential to shape the world we live in, but as more “smart” devices make their way into our homes, pockets, cars, and workplaces, what good are they if they can’t talk to one another?<p>The AllSeen Alliance is a new effort led by The Linux Foundation to bring about a …

Celebrating the Ethernet Cable

Not everyone enjoys routing a cable through their house. But everyone does love the speed of the internet through an ethernet cable. To celebrate the 40th anniversary of ethernet and the IEEE 802.3 standard for ethernet, the IEEE is holding a contest to celebrate and show the versatility and …

Google Drive for iOS Now Lets You Sort Your Files

Google today updated Google Drive for iOS with support for file sorting, a feature the company says has been highly requested. You can download the new version now directly from Apple’s App Store.<p>You can now arrange your files by their title or by when you last opened an item with the “Sort” button …

Google’s Play Store adds Google+ integration to show app recommendations

The world called for another aspect of our Google lives to be invaded by Google+ and voila…Google+ inside Google Play. Google just announced via…where else…Google+ that a new version of the Play Store is rolling out to “make it easier for you to find and share recommendations with your friends and …

Netflix open sources its data traffic cop, Suro

Netflix is open sourcing a tool called Suro that the company uses to direct data from its source to its destination in real time. More than just …

Lack Of Rural Broadband Access Creating Divide Among Canadians

A boat, nets, traps, hooks and lines: This is the gear the fishermen of Newfoundland’s sleepy hamlets have relied on for centuries. The last tool …

Cordcutter gift guide: Best TV streaming boxes for Canada

Apple<p>Best streaming media player: Apple TV (Third Generation)<p>I’m not going to lie to you: There’s more sophisticated streaming media hardware out there, and we’re going to talk about it later in this guide. But here’s the thing: When you plug a streaming device into your television, you expect it …

Xbox owners tricked into destroying consoles

Online trolls tricked Xbox One owners into “bricking” their new consoles with instructions promising to unlock new features but actually sending devices into an endless loop of reboots that renders them useless<p>Online trolls have convinced Xbox One owners to “brick” their brand new consoles with a …

Palm Scanners To Pay For School Lunch At Moss Bluff Elementary Has Parents Up In Arms, Call It 'Mark Of The Beast'

KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana<p>Moss Bluff Elementary School in Louisiana is looking to streamline lunch payments by implementing a palm vein scanner program, but some parents aren't pleased.<p>A letter to parents this week informed them of the new scanner that will allow the school's nearly 1,000 …

Download Administrative Templates (.admx) for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 from Official Microsoft Download Center

Smartphone Signal Generator

A signal generator is handy to have around the lab. It’s perfect for testing inputs on a new hardware design; use it with an oscilloscope to verify the behavior of your circuit. Turn a smartphone into one for less than $15!<p>Step #1: Wire the adapter.<p>NextPrev<p>Unscrew the cap from the 3.5mm plug. Strip …