Hassan Shifaz

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Emulate a WeMo device with ESP8266

My daughters love to talk to (or with) my <b>Amazon Dot</b> [Amazon US] in their funny English: “Alexa, hello!”, “Alexa, li-on!” (actually “light on”). It’s …

Microcontroller

Geolocation using ESP8266 | Location without GPS Module

Yes it’s possible to get the location with just our tiny little ESP8266 board. We don’t need anything other then ESP board not even GPS module to get …

Finding Your Motorbike Using Wi-Fi

An urban planner once told me that every car requires at least four times as much space as they actually occupy. Each needs a spot on the roads, and …

Microcontroller

If You Work at a Desk, Your Tight Lower Back Needs This 4-Minute Stretch Session

You've been sitting hunched over your computer for hours and just realized that your lower back is so tight, it even hurts to straighten up your torso. Your lower back needs some love! Slowly move onto the floor and do this four-minute stretching routine. It not only targets the lower back, but it …

Yoga

Google Assistant

24 Great Wireless Headphones You Can Buy Right Now

Wireless headphones aren’t perfect. They rely on battery power, thus requiring diligent charging, and they occasionally suffer from Bluetooth …

Headphones

Create the smart home gadget of the future with Alexa and Arduino

We’re excited to announce a new challenge with Amazon Alexa and Hackster.io, which invites the Arduino community to design the smart home gadgets of …

Arduino

Creating Desktop Apps with Electron Tutorial

Electron is a framework that allows you to build native desktop apps for Windows, Mac and Linux, while using web technologies such as HTML, CSS and …

Dangerous flaw in macOS High Sierra leaves your Mac vulnerable: Here’s how to fix it

A critical security flaw in Apple’s latest version of macOS grants intruders access to your computer’s settings and data without needing a …

Raspberry Pi Google Assistant With Sleek Wood Box

In this instructable I’ll show how to build a DIY Google AI Assistant using a Raspberry Pi, USB Speaker and USB microphone. I’ll also show how to …

Microcontroller

Fujifilm’s New Instax Share SP-3 Is Its First Square-Format Photo Printer

Fujifilm just announced its first square-format Instax printer, the Instax Share SP-3. The printer is aimed at users wanting to print smartphone …

Wink announces Lookout, a $199 home security system without monthly fees

Following the recent onslaught of home security systems from Nest, SmartThings, and Ring, Wink is throwing its name into the game and announcing Wink …

These are the best smart home products to use with Google Home Mini

Now that you've got a Google Home Mini, it's time to connected it to some things. Need some things? Here's where to start.<p>So you've got a new Google …

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• 1080p Full HD: Live streaming, recording, and playback are all available in clear and sharp 1080p HD resolution. Toggle between SD and HD to fit your …

Gear & Gadgets

Exploring the Beauty of 10 Photography Genres

I love portraiture. Taking photos of expressions, movements, and spontaneous reactions fills me with childlike excitement. This was the only genre I …

Photography

This case for Apple's new MacBook laptops will give you all the ports Apple took away

The Dockcase looks like a regular, handsome protective case for your MacBook Pro.<p><i>Dockcase</i><p>The case's exterior is made of 'microfiber leather,' a …

The Nine Principles Of Design Implementation

Recently, I was leading a training session for one of our clients on best practices for implementing designs using HTML and CSS. Part of our time …

Web Design

Astrophotography: How to Shoot Long Exposures at Night

In this video, Mango Street will go over some tips to shooting a starry night sky. Post your long exposures to Instagram with #MangoStreetNight.<p><b>THE</b> …

Want to Be A Better Leader? Then Adopt These 9 Habits!

Great leadership works everywhere and with teams of all sizes<p>Over the course of my career, I must have spent over 3000 hours reading leadership books, attending training sessions, and studying leadership. From this I learned a lot of things which have worked, many that didn't and several I should …

Leadership

ASUS ZenScreen is the slickest USB monitor I've ever seen

ASUS is known for its design chops, so much so that it could turn even a router into an eye candy. The same goes for its latest USB monitor, the ZenScreen (MB16AC), which turned up on the show floor here at Computex in Taipei. This 15.6-inch, 1080p IPS device is the slickest of its kind I've ever …

Fearing Shadow Brokers leak, NSA reported critical flaw to Microsoft | Ars Technica

WaPo confirms long-held suspicions as NSA cyberweapons crisis threatens to grow worse.<p>After learning that one of its most prized hacking tools was …

Swimming Workouts: The 40 Ultimate Practices for Swimmers

<i>Here are 40 swimming workouts for sprinters, distance swimmers, butterfliers, IM’ers, and everyone in between courtesy of some of the top programs,</i> …

Swimming

A cognitive scientist has devised a drug-free sleep trick for your restless mind

A cognitive scientist may have solved a familiar sleep riddle: If you struggle to fall asleep, you’re likely to keep thinking about how you can’t fall asleep, which makes it harder to fall asleep. So how do you stop thinking about your struggle to sleep?<p>Luc Beaudoin of Simon Fraser University in …

Mind

Android TV builds based on Nougat are now available for the Raspberry Pi 3

Android TV is my favorite pick for putting content up on the big screen, but there aren’t a lot of options available when it comes to hardware. The best bang for your buck option is probably the Xiaomi Mi Box, but since this is Android, there are always some crazy ways to build on new hardware. …

Raspberry Pi

NASA releases free software for the public: Here's why you need to download

US space agency NASA has <b>released</b> its 2017-2018 software catalogue, absolutely free of cost for the public, without any royalty or copyright fees as …

Space Exploration

The Best Sublime Text Plugins for Front End Developers

Every developer has their own tooling and special setup, I know I do. It’s that tooling that can help you become a faster, stronger, and more …

Web Development

20 Free Material Design Resources | UI Kits, Backgrounds, Vectors, Icons

If you are looking for high-quality, <i>free Material design resources</i>, you are in the right place.We selected some useful, free Material resource that …

Graphic Design

10 Fonts to Follow in 2017

You're reading 10 Fonts to Follow in 2017, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, Facebook, …

Typography

Infographic: How To Improve Your Résumé According To Science

<b>Is your résumé</b> not landing you any job interviews? Learn how to improve your chances of getting noticed with the following infographic by Net</b> …

This incredible tool lets you see how Facebook tracks you online

A browser extension shows you how Facebook infers what content you want to see based on your social media habits and behaviors.<p>Data Selfie is a free …