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Google’s changes to its search engine leave everyone unhappy

Shutterstock<p>Google is bringing some significant changes to how it displays search results in Europe, but it looks like nobody is fully satisfied.<p>You may remember the hefty fine that Google was charged with back in June: at $2.7 billion, it was the largest fine ever issued by the European …

These Six Clever Gmail Add-Ons Will Make You Infinitely More Productive

Feel like your inbox could use an upgrade? Give Gmail new productivity powers with practical, efficiency-enhancing add-ons.<p>Gmail may be the de facto standard for web-based email—but sometimes, the service can start to feel a teensy bit stale.<p>After all, Google’s younger Inbox app is the where the …

Why we moved from Angular 2 to Vue.js (and why we didn’t choose React)

By Luis Elizondo<p>At Rever (www.reverscore.com) we just released a new version of our web client using Vue.js. After 641 commits and 16 weeks of …

Introduction to HTML5 Desktop Apps With Node-Webkit

Using Node.js, we can create web applications easily. Now, thanks to the node-webkit we can also create desktop apps with it, using a unique …

Promise Anti-patterns

Promises are very simple once you get your head around them, but there are a few gotchas that can leave you with your head scratching. Here are a few …

Apple Loop: New iPhone 7S Leaks, MacBook Pro's Touch Bar Problems, Tim Cook's Embarrassing Admission

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes the wireless potential of the new iPhone 7S, a 3D printed model of Apple’s next smartphone, Apple’s latest quarterly results, the new Osborne Effect, the obsolete MacBooks, the iPad and the tablet market, …

This is the Secret Why Italians Don’t Get Fat!

<i>Italians don’t get fat</i> is a popular saying used to describe Italian food and lifestyle. Italian are famously devoted to their great food, yet their …

Microsoft just delayed a key part of its secret weapon in the cloud wars with Amazon and Google

One year ago, Microsoft announced an important weapon in the cloud technology wars: Special software that allowed business customers to create their own mini-clouds, running on their own hardware.<p>With Amazon and Google both aggressively expanding their cloud empires, the idea was that Microsoft's …

Amazon Web Services

How to supercharge your iPhone apps like a pro

From calendar to email, here’s what to replace the iOS defaults with to work better, harder and hopefully less<p>Face it: the best thing about iOS is the App Store. The iPhone has come a long way since version one, but the ability to add to the fifteen built-in apps has been the biggest …

How Uber secretly investigated its legal foes — and got caught

A month later, those same lawyers called back to admit that wasn’t strictly true. Schmidt and his client were being investigated by a secretive research firm, staffed by veterans from the CIA and the National Security Council, on behalf of Uber’s top executives. As soon as the lawsuit was filed, …

Here's Literally 16 Animated DC Movies You Should Just Go Watch Right Now

In the lead-up to the release of The Killing Joke, we take a look at some highlights of the lesser-known DC movies.

Adam Savage’s Model Of ‘The Shining’s’ Overlook Hotel Maze Is Kubrick-Level Detailed

Perhaps no one movie has inspired such pure devotion and careful study as Stanley Kubrick’s classic <i>The Shining.</i> Based off of the Stephen King novel of the same name, <i>The Shining</i> has gone down as one of the most iconic films in history, featuring a career-defining performance by Jack Nicholson and …

HP Spectre 13 review: The most beautiful, thinnest laptop in the world

Whether you’re a fan of Apple’s MacBooks or not, there’s no denying the brand’s aesthetic appeal. They’re easily the most attractive notebooks you …

An early look at macOS Sierra

macOS Sierra is Apple’s latest version of its operating system for the Mac. While the final version will only be available in the fall, I’ve been playing around with the first beta for the past few days. In addition to changing the operating system’s name from OS X to macOS, Apple is introducing a …

GitMarket is a Git-powered marketplace for buying and selling code

<i>BetaList features the newest startups. Today, we take a closer look at GitMarket, a marketplace for code. Submit your startup to get featured too.</i><p><b>What is GitMarket?</b><p>GitMarket is the world’s first platform for buying and selling code using private Git repositories. Developers can monetize any code …

The top 10 frustrations and challenges that every Android developer will face

Developing for Android is awesome. It’s a completely open platform with tons of support and a massive community to help you. It’s installed on countless devices and has a brilliant distribution platform that allows anyone to create a potential hit… <i>blah blah blah!</i><p>Nothing is perfect and …

Android News

Satya Nadella just fixed a massive problem at Microsoft

Last week, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella – only the third person to have the job in over 40 years – announced in a press release that the company …

Having reinvigorated the superhero genre with the Dark Knight trilogy and then surprised and delighted with Interstellar, Christopher Nolan's next …

‘Captain America: Civil War’ hurtles toward becoming the year’s first billion-dollar film

By Michael Cavna<p>, Writer/artist<p><b>SORRY,</b> Clark Kent and Bruce Wayne. A fellow comic-book character also born in the World War II era is winning the tale of the tape.<p>That’s because right where “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” began to grow slack six weeks ago — during the film’s second weekend in …

Film Industry

Apple's banned an iPhone app that let you know if you were being spied on

Apple has removed an app from its store that informed users if a third-party was spying on communications or had access to your data on your iPhone.<p>While Apple’s approval process for the App Store can be a notoriously fickle beast to tame, it seems that Stefan Esser’s ‘System and Security Info‘ is …

Apple iOS 9.3.2 Has A Nasty Surprise

Today Apple released iOS 9.3.2. On the surface it appears to be a minor update and its arrival was met with little ceremony. But beware, just hours after launch, it turns out iOS 9.3.2 is hiding a very nasty surprise indeed…<p>Apple iOS 9.3.2 is bricking iPad Pros.<p><i>‘Great Features’ and ‘Nasty</i> …

IPad Pro

Ten of the Coolest Audis Ever Made

As great as BMW and Mercedes are, you can't forget about Audi.<p>Audi's built some pretty cool cars over the years, but these ten stand out in our minds.

Why the great 'Captain America: Civil War' might save the superhero movie

With a rating of 92% on the review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes as of Friday, "Civil War," the first acclaimed blockbuster of the summer season, isn't just being called a great movie. It's being called one of the greatest superhero movies ever made — at a time when some people seem to be tiring of …

Years too late, Microsoft has made a killer Windows Phone feature

Hey, remember Windows Phone? You probably don’t and for a long time it seems like Microsoft hasn’t remembered it either. Behind the scenes, however, …

The best action movie out now cost just $5 million and is more intense than anything by Marvel or Disney

The big summer blockbusters are starting to roll out, but the best action movie you can see in theaters has gotten a lot less hype than "The Jungle Book" and "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice."<p>"Green Room," directed by Jeremy Saulnier, was shot on a budget of just $5 million, according to Vox. …

Action Movies

Facebook has found a best friend in Microsoft

It's a big step forward for Windows 10 — these apps, available from the Windows Store, will work on any Windows 10 device, including PCs, tablets, and even Microsoft's struggling Windows 10 Mobile phones.<p>More popular apps like Facebook on Windows 10 means more people willing to give Windows 10 a …

Virtual Reality

Why Apple needs to buy Dropbox

But CEO Tim Cook has signaled this is set to change this year as Apple puts more of an emphasis on its online services like iCloud, iMessage, and Apple Music.<p>There's just one problem: Apple doesn't seem to be very good at online services. At the very least, it does appear as if rivals like Google …

Online Life

Microsoft’s mobile problem may not be a problem at all

When Microsoft announced its Windows 10 strategy last year, the thinking was that the unified platform would drive Windows Mobile and finally bring the Windows phone out of the doldrums where it’s been virtually forever.<p>The idea was you could develop once for Windows 10 desktop and easily share …

Satya Nadella has reinvented Microsoft against the odds

When Steve Ballmer, Microsoft’s burly, brash and charismatic chief executive, announced he was stepping down from the post in 2013, the company had to begin looking for only the third boss in its 38-year history.<p>While it had brought personal computing to the masses over the preceding decades, at …

Satya Nadella

23 Free Design Goodies You Will Want To Download

We have another awesome freebies post for you! This time we selected 23 <i>free design goodies</i> that you’ll be eager to download! They include …

Graphic Design