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Build A Compact, Mini-ITX 1440p Gaming PC For $800

It’s the weekend, which means School of Tech is back in session! Today I’m tackling a question that’s been asked frequently. It seems you all enjoyed my budget-conscious $400 Gaming PC build, but you want to know what can be accomplished with a mini-ITX form factor for roughly double the cash. Ask …

Valar Morghulis: An illustrated guide to all 1,243 deaths in “Game of Thrones”

The importance level of a character is determined by his/her/its significance to the plot. This is why Lady has a less important rank than Grey Wind, even though they are both Stark direwolves.<p>For cases in which the character’s appearance isn’t known before his/her death (e.g. if disfigured upon …

This DIY kit seeks to safeguard your Abode

Abode's customizable kit with optional monitoring claims to blend the very best of do-it-yourself and contract-based home security solutions.<p>You can organize most of today's home security offerings into two groups -- do-it-yourself kits like Scout and Viper Home and contract-based professional …

With Jellynote, Learning To Play An Instrument Is Like Playing Guitar Hero

Meet Jellynote, a French startup that provides a new yet familiar experience for learning music. With Jellynote, you can find scores and see YouTube covers at the same time, create a songbook and suggest different versions. But the killer feature is a Guitar Hero-like mode that takes advantage of …

Swifty Teaches Apple’s New Programming Language On Your iPhone

Last summer, Apple surprised almost everyone at WWDC with the announcement of Swift, a new programming language for iOS and Mac development.<p>The language feels like something Apple would invent. Like several of the languages currently popular in web development, it has a concise, readable syntax …

Play Star Citizen for Free This Weekend

You've probably heard a lot about Star Citizen at this point, but unless you backed the first-person universe game's crowdfunding campaign, you haven't been able to play it. Until now.<p>Star Citizen developer Cloud Imperium Games was at the PAX East convention last weekend, where it handed out codes …

Everything You Need To Know About Building Your Email List

<i>This post originally appeared on the Mention blog.</i><p>In both his election campaigns, President Obama’s team relied heavily on email marketing to raise funds. In 2012 for instance, email fundraising was responsible for nearly $690 million in donations.<p>To raise this kind of money through email …

8 Ways to Delight and Reward Your Email Subscribers

In this example, Williams-Sonoma knows that its subscribers signed up to receive weekly discounts and new product announcements. These emails are a great resource for the right subscriber, but they tend to be light promotions only applicable to online purchases delivered on a regular basis.<p>Now that …

Adobe report finds massive 43% growth in online video watching

<i>Updated 8:45 p.m. Pacific with Adobe comment.</i><p>We’re wasting more time than ever watching video, and we’re increasingly doing it online, a new Adobe report has found.<p>What’s more, “online” no longer means “on a computer” — it increasingly means on a smartphone, a game console, or a set-top box like a …

Is there room for comedy in B2B ?

A funny thing happened at a conference. I learned things. And I remembered stuff. And I am still thinking about how I could apply those things to my work. Oh, and I laughed. When talking about B2B technology, I laughed.<p>I’ve worked in B2B technology-focused marketing for 15 years, and while there …

Slow-Cooker Pho With Eye of Round Recipe

<b>Read more: Sunday Supper: Slow Cooker Pho With Eye of Round</b><p>Ingredients<b>For the Soup:</b>2 1/2 pounds oxtails1/2 white onion3” piece fresh ginger, peeled2 cinnamon sticks2 teaspoons coriander seeds1 teaspoon fennel seeds5 whole star anise5 whole cloves1 whole cardamom pod9 cups of water1 1/2 tablespoons …

Nine Amazing Outdoor Hotel Suites (Photos)

Sleep Under the Stars<p>Quilts and pillows may seem strange out in the open air, but not at one of these nine spectacular hotel suites. See …