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Former Opera CEO launches a feature-packed browser called Vivaldi

John S. Von Tetzchner, founder and former CEO of the popular Opera browser, has just announced a new way to browse the web. It’s called Vivaldi, and it’s aimed at power users. When von Tetzchner created Opera back in 1994, the startup browser began gaining some traction and soon became one of the …

Software

Nuance Voice Recognition Added To Vuzix M100 Smart Glasses

Vuzix and Nuance have announced partnership this month to bring voice recognition support to the Vuzix M100 smart glasses which now incorporates …

Android News

DOGECOIN: How A Thing That Started As A Joke Became The Hottest Digital Currency In The World

This is the most 2013 thing of the year.<p>An Australian brand and marketing specialist and a programmer in Portland, Ore. who have never actually met have successfully combined the year's two greatest phenomena: Bitcoin, and doge. The result: Dogecoin. And people are actually using it.<p>If you're not …

Cryptocurrency

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‘New’ Tolkien novel The Fall of Gondolin to be released later this year<p>Derrek Leigh18 minutes ago<p>The story is among the earliest written by …

Overstock.com Reportedly Plans To Accept Bitcoin In 2014

Overstock.com is moving to accept Bitcoin as payment in 2014, the CEO told The Financial Times. Apparently the retailer has the ambition to become the first major online retailer to accept the digital currency. And it very well could be. No other major retailer has announced a similar plan yet. …

What the arrival of Bitcoin means for society, politics and you

We are moving to a world that uses currencies secured by cryptographical systems. It's time our social and political institutions seriously consider …

Bitcoin’s Biggest Bet: Andreessen Horowitz Leads $25 Million Investment in Coinbase

Coinbase co-founders Brian Armstrong (l) and Fred Ehrsam, sporting we-got-money grins.<p>If you’re a bitcoin doubter, you might want to turn away. The …

Say cheese: Google Glass app lets you frame a camera image before snapping it

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Image courtesy of Google.<p>If there’s one key activity Google(s goog) Glass excels at, it’s taking pictures. Either …

10 Surprising New Twitter Stats To Help You Reach More Followers

<i>This post was originally published on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Since social media is changing so often, it can be hard to keep up with stats and trends that affect how you use it. I quite often forget the facts that I’ve read, or I use Twitter based on stats that are outdated now.<p>In fact, when I recently …

I want to dip everything in this magic hydrocoating water paint

Everything I own, everything I will buy, every fiber of my body, everything in this world should be dipped into water paint. The hydrocoating process …

10 Excellent Platforms for Building Mobile Apps

If you've ever wanted to build an app for your business, blog, product or service, but the heavy investment of both time and money put you off, …

Microsoft's Project Spark starts to glimmer

The app that turns gamers into developers will be available in beta on Tuesday for Windows 8.1 users, according to a new report. The full launch will be next year.<p>Microsoft's Project Spark, an ambitious attempt on the company's part to turn gamers into developers, is making its debut on Windows 8.1 …

Software

Smart Power Strip Lets You Control Appliances Remotely

With its built-in Wi-Fi, the Smart Power Strip allows users to remotely control their plugged-in home appliances via a smartphone app. From the iOS …

This Is Not a Photograph of Morgan Freeman

This incredibly realistic painting of Morgan Freeman was created with just one finger on an iPad Air, all in one layer.<p>Artist Kyle Lambert is a …

The Rubber Band Macro Lens Is Now Stackable For Greater Magnification

When the original version was first revealed, we were amazed at how brilliantly easy the rubber band Easy-Macro made adding an extra lens to any …

Faulty connectors push Retron 5 game console into early 2014 launch

Everyone who wants to snag Hyperkin's Retron 5 this holiday season may want to look elsewhere for now, because the retro gaming console won't arrive in time for Santa's visit. Unfortunately, Hyperkin scrubbed the (already delayed) December 10th launch date after discovering faulty cartridge …

Micro UFO Quadcopter: A Quad for a Newbie

I’ve already got one of my son’s Christmas presents picked out: the Micro UFO Quadcopter.<p>But the truth is the copter isn’t just for him. It’s for me, too.<p>In my 14 months here at MAKE it’s been exciting to watch drones, er, take off. But I’ve yet to put my hands on one. And I know enough about …

Apps

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All Time Favorites<p>We put Shark Tank's bizarre and amazing products to the test<p>4:02<p>The tech 'Back to the Future' predicted for 2015 -- and what it missed<p>5:50<p>Emoji dos and don'ts<p>2:49<p>Super-creepy 3D-printed cape responds to onlookers (Tomorrow Daily 248)<p>7:53<p>Behind-the-scenes of Disneyland's 60th …

Back to the Future

Sugar Rockets in Philly

In MAKE Volume 35, we explored the dangerous side of making. Among the projects we featured was the Homemade Sugar Rocket, a classic build where you make your own rocket engine from scratch, using granulated sugar and potassium nitrate.<p>MAKE reader <b>Ian Kimball</b> of Philadelphia shared his sugar rocket …

How To Fix Your PC, The Right Way

It’s happened to us all. You get home from a long day at work and you want to blow off some steam with an hour of gaming or maybe browsing the web, …

Palette embraces the buttons, dials and sliders that touchscreens forgot

Gone are the days of buttons, switches and dials. We're all touchscreen and trackpad now. If you're among those that miss the tactile sensation and precision that switches and toggles offer and have $100 or so burning a hole in your pocket, however, you're right in the pitching sweet spot for …

Amazon Black Friday 2013 deals

In the frantic leadup to Black Friday, every retailer is looking for a way to differentiate its sale from the competition. Amazon's trick is to go all out with daily deals. Starting Sunday November 24th, the retail giant will begin offering deals with deep discounts. They'll come thick and fast — …

Got a Galaxy Note 3? Get your $50 to Google Play

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Credit: Samsung<p>The Galaxy Note 3’s $300 price tag might be a bit hard to swallow, but Samsung is slipping buyers something to …

Wild day for Bitcoin: currency cracks $700, feds say no new laws are needed

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Guardian/Guy Grandjean, James Ball<p>Don’t expect the Bitcoin hype to die down anytime soon. On Monday, the virtual …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Style<p>The mega-retailer is moving beyond the basics—with some surprisingly tropical shirts.<p>By Cam Wolf2 days agoView More<p>Q&A<p>The actor talks to us …

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