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'Raven' adds dash cams, remote monitoring, and a customizable dashboard to any car

There are plenty of ways to extend the 'smart' functionality in your car. You can buy a dashcam, buy a Bluetooth adapter for the AUX port, use an OBD …

From MySQL to PostgreSQL

In this article I will guide you through the steps I had to take to migrate Django projects from MySQL to PostgreSQL.<p>MySQL database has proven to be …

Introduction to firebase's real-time database

Firebase is a platform that provides us with a number of google cloud services that are exposed through simple SDKs. The main features provided are: …

How to create your first Microsoft Power BI dashboard

It takes just a few clicks of the mouse to create a dashboard report in Power BI. If you can handle a simple paint program, you already have all the …

10 Best Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) Programs I Found in 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, it is time to bring you the best 10 Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) programs I have come across during this year. Some …

Linux

Learn Python: A Free Online Course from Google

Google has created a free Python class designed for "people with a little bit of programming experience who want to learn Python." A fortunate thing …

Python Programming

WhatsApp for Android: The ultimate guide

WhatsApp has 1 billion users, and it's not hard to see why.<p>You can send text messages, photos, videos, contacts, and locations, make calls, receive …

Apps

Your battery status is being used to track you online

Battery status indicators are being used to track devices, say researchers from Princeton University – meaning warnings of privacy exposure have come to pass<p>A little-known web standard that lets site owners tell how much battery life a mobile device has left has been found to enable tracking …

Batteries

49 health 'facts' you've been told all your life that are totally wrong

Nope, nope, nope, and nope.<p>Who hasn't shared these and other amazing-sounding notions about about health and the human body, only to feel embarrassed later on — when you find out the information was inaccurate or flat-out wrong?<p>It's time to put an end to these alluring myths, misconceptions, and …

Wellness

101 of the Most Fantastic Interactive Infographics You’ll Love

If you have a ton of data and you want to tell a good story, interactive infographics are a fantastic tool. They entice your audience to explore the …

Data Visualization

How to Unlock Secret Settings in Windows 10

The Windows registry is a sprawling, usually impenetrable settings file covering just about every aspect of the operating system and applications …

How to Enable 2-Step Verification in Gmail

In light of the recent security issues surrounding Meltdown and Spectre, we refreshed this content in January 2018.<p>Security breaches happen. This one …

Opera just added a free VPN to its browser for anonymous internet access

Virtual private networks are popular with privacy-conscious computer users, but the best services cost while the free ones often have hidden costs. Web browser Opera, though, has integrated a free and unlimited VPN into the developer version of its software. "Now, you don’t have to download VPN …

The complete list of 'OK, Google' commands

With Google Now, you can use voice commands to create reminders, get help with trivia questions, and, yes, even find out "what does the fox say?"<p>And, with the recent update from Google, the voice assistant's reponse will sound more natural than ever. (Though, of all the voice assistants, Google Now …

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100 Windows 10 tips and tricks

Windows 10 is brimming with new and updated features for streamlining all your computing tasks. The new release combines the familiarity of Windows 7 …

Software

10 Top Programming Languages For Learning To Code

Everyone wants to learn how to code, but what is the best entry point? Here are 10 top ways to check "programming" off your skills life-list.<p>1 of …

Business Technology

This Algorithm Can Turn Any Image Into a Van Gogh

Thanks to an algorithm, any image can now look like it was painted by Vincent van Gogh—or any other painter, for that matter. Researchers from …

Here's the ultimate software list for PC fanatics

Introduction<p>For years, before the internet became truly mainstream, beta software was shrouded in a cloak of mystery. Copies of software would often …

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Coding by the Book: The 7 Books Every Software Developer Should Read

Just like programming trends and languages, programming books come and go. But these seven classics have stood the test of time. Some are newer than …

Essential Algorithms: A Practical Approach to Computer Algorithms

How do I support a loved one with an eating disorder?

Is an eating disorder interfering with your marriage?<p>Is an eating disorder disrupting your family?<p>Is an eating disorder infiltrating your friendships?<p>If someone you love has an eating disorder, then you do, too.<p>Though you may not be directly suffering from harmful food rituals and the accompanying …

Watch a plane get put together in a few minutes in our favorite time-lapse videos

Time-lapse videos are fun to watch. They turn a lengthy situation – say, a blooming flower or a skyscraper construction – into a short video that’s …

16 Essential Apps For Your New Android And iPhone 6

So you’ve unwrapped, unboxed and cuddled your new smartphone to death. Candy Crush? Check. Instagram? Check. Staring at the screen wide-eyed and full of excitement but have no idea what to do next? Check.<p>As the new toy honeymoon begins to fade, you’ll probably want to actually use your handset in …

The best document scanners for iPad

Document scanner apps have become an essential tool for businesses on the go. Additionally, they have become important for personal needs as well …

Apps

No iOS? No Problem: 9 Hot Android Apps from 2014

Whether you are rocking the Samsung Galaxy S5, Google Nexus 6 or another Android phone, these nine releases from 2014 should keep you busy for awhile.<p><b>Afterlight —</b> Instagram images not dreamy and old-fashioned enough for you? Afterlight, new this year to Android, features 59 filters and 128 frames …

25+ apps to make your everyday life easier

At our small, fast-moving nonprofit company, everyone does a couple of jobs — and productivity apps help us manage roles that shift between coding, …

50 Websites to Waste Your Time On

Bored with your usual digital stomping grounds?<p>Don't fret! There are plenty of sites other than Facebook or Tumblr for you to waste countless hours. …