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The UE Roll 2 is this summer’s best Bluetooth speaker, but we don’t recommend you buy it

The Ultimate Ears (UE) division of Logitech has been making some of the best Bluetooth speakers out there for quite some time. When I reviewed the waterproof UE Roll last year, it became the no-brainer summer music purchase, especially as 9to5toys caught it dipping down to $50 a few times in the …

Tesla Model S Gets Hacked by Professionals

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<b>Version 3.1.0</b>, synced to MPAndroidChart #f6a398b<p>Just a heads up: Charts 3.0 has some breaking changes. Please read the release/migration …

[FRC Blog] The Palmetto Regional

#<b>1</b><p>07-13-2015, 04:18 PM<p>Hallry<p>2017 World Champions<p>AKA: Ryan Hall<p>FRC #1676 (Pascack Pi-oneers)<p>Team Role: College Student<p>Join Date: Sep 2009<p>Rookie Year: …

Understanding Kim Jong Un, The World’s Most Enigmatic and Unpredictable Dictator

Everyone knows that North Korea’s leader is a bloodthirsty madman and buffoon—or is he really? Mark Bowden digs into the hard facts for an unusual portrait.<p>Does anyone make an easier target than Kim Jong Un? He’s Fatboy Kim the Third, the North Korean tyrant with a Fred Flintstone haircut—the …

Absolutely Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Airplane Controls

<i>All</i> of them? If you're talking about a commercial airliner, then there's hundreds and hundreds. There are big, fat manuals describing what they all …

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Free 50-minute video tutorial video shows you how to make an Apple Watch app

If you want to get quickly up to speed on the basics of creating an Apple Watch app following the release of WatchKit, developer Nick Walter has put a free 50-minute video tutorial online. You can also sign up for a full online course for just $39 on Kickstarter – saving $161 on the likely launch …

Meet Microsoft Band, Microsoft's $200, fitness-focused wrist wearable

Wednesday night Microsoft confirmed what we all expected—that it, too, has an activity tracker that it wants you to wear 24/7, for work and for play. It's called the Microsoft Band.<p>Looking as much like a hospital bracelet as anything else, the $200 Microsoft Band features a rectangular, 320x106 TFT …

Tesla Will Announce Something Called “The D” On October 9th

Elon Musk has just tweeted about his plans to announce two things next week: one thing called “the D”, and “something else” that is left shrouded in mystery for now.<p>He did this by saying that it was “time to unveil the D”, later claiming to have no idea that the phrase “unveil the D” would make …

The 50 Best Colleges In America

For the first time in years, <b>Stanford University took the top spot on our list</b>. In fact, schools with strong tech and engineering programs reigned over our list, with Caltech rounding out the top 3 schools.<p>For our sixth annual ranking of the Best Colleges In America, we surveyed over 1,500 people …

Raw: Anti-war Protesters Disrupt Senate Hearing

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Wyliodrin Cloud Programming Supports Pi and Galileo

Wyliodrin is an online service that allows you to visually create applications for Linux development boards and control them from your browser. You can use their service to program a Raspberry Pi and they’ve recently partnered with Intel to allow you to program second generation Galileo boards. …

Building an epic space game with $50 million in crowdfunded cash

Chris Roberts wants to be Han Solo. But since he can’t be an intergalactic smuggler in real life, he’s spent his career building video games that turn you into a space scoundrel.<p>That includes the 1990 space-combat sim <i>Wing Commander</i> and its galaxy-hopping spin-off <i>Privateer</i>. He got the closest to his …

Much of Tesla’s UI design team comes from Apple (Video)

Javier Verdura, Director of Product Design and Project Management for Tesla Motors pulls back the curtain on Tesla design during a recent RKS Sessions design talk. While the talk and Q&A is mostly focused on the physical design of the vehicles,Verdura answers a question about the GUI design briefly …

KGI: 5.5-inch iPhone 6 likely to be delayed until after October, possibly until 2015

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has provided accurate Apple product information in the past (timing aside), has released a new research note predicting that supply constraints on key components may result in a serious delay in the release of the larger iPhone 6 model with a 5.5-inch …

OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 Will Now Let You Record Your Screen

117<p>SHARES<p>App developers and downloaders rejoice! Apple will at last let you record your iOS device screen just by plugging it in via your Lightning …

Here’s a quick look and how to enable an early version of OS X Yosemite’s new dark mode

Although the dark mode for OS X Yosemite that Apple previewed onstage at WWDC two weeks ago hasn’t officially made it into any build of Yosemite as of today, developer Hamza Sood has figured out a Terminal command which will let you get a taste of OS X’s dark mode now:<p>Just paste the line below into …

Apple seeds update to OS X Yosemite Developer Preview

Alongside the second beta of iOS 8, Apple has provided an update to the OS X Yosemite Developer Preview. Yosemite brings many new features to the Mac, including a new design, Continuity features, and enhanced applications. We’ll update this post with new discoveries in the new preview as they are …

New iPad Air with same design, 8MP rear camera, and more efficient A8 chip enters production this month

Apple is reportedly set to begin production of its next-generation iPad Air this month with display components going into mass production in the middle of this month and components such as the processor and camera sensors going into production next month. The design of the sixth-generation full …

Apple opens stunning new (and more private) Caffè Macs employee cafeteria in Cupertino

<i>Photo via Foursquare</i><p>According to employee tweets and photos, Apple opened a stunning new Caffè Macs employee cafeteria at the corner of Bandley and Alves Dr. in Cupertino this past Tuesday. Located close to the company’s first campus building, Apple received approval to build at this location in …

Apple giving out $25 App Store gift cards, jackets to WWDC 2014 attendees

Apple is giving out $25 App Store gift cards to WWDC 2014 attendees. The gift card is given to each attendee when picking up their badge. The $25 amount ties into the “25 years and coding” tagline printed beneath the WWDC logo. Check out Harrison Weinerman’s tweet below.<p>Also this:<p>Also, photo of the …

Apple adds WWDC channel to Apple TV for live streaming the keynote

As promised, Apple has added a WWDC channel to Apple TV for viewing the live stream of the conference’s keynote today. The keynote can also be streamed from Apple’s website using Safari on OS X or iOS or QuickTime 7 on Windows. We’ll be live blogging the keynote and posting major news as it is …

Apple displaying colorful banners at Moscone West ahead of WWDC 2014

(<i>Thanks iOSVlog Daily</i>)<p>Apple revealed today that it will indeed be streaming video of the anticipated opening keynote from WWDC next week, and now banners are beginning to be displayed through Moscone West in San Francisco where Apple’s developer conference will be held. The banners so far reflect …

How-to: Conserve battery power on your iOS devices

Since the introduction of smart devices, battery power has been and still remains a precious commodity. In this article we will review many of the features and settings of iOS devices that impact battery life, and make recommendations about how to conserve power.<p>One important thing to keep in mind …

Elon Musk blames bribery for Air Force awarding rocket contract to a competitor

Remember that Air Force rocket contract Elon Musk was so peeved about? If you don't, let's recap: without accepting other bids, the Air Force awarded an exclusive deal to a company called United Launch Alliance that covers some 36 rocket launches -- launches Musk and his company SpaceX believed …

League of Legends - Stick Figure Spotlight

League of Legends

Don't worry, the Pentagon's got a plan to deal with a zombie apocalypse

What would happen if the plot of <i>The Walking Dead</i>, or any other TV show with "Dead" in the title, came true? It turns out that the Department of Defense already has a plan for that, in a folder marked CONOP 8888 Counter-Zombie Defense. The document explains what to do should regular zombies, space …

Logic Pro X updated with improvements for 12-core Mac Pros, bug fixes, and more

Logic Pro X has been updated today with a number of bug fixes and improvements. First on the list of changes is better support for 12-core Mac Pros, which can now utilize up to 24 threads at once. Fixes to step sequencer issues when using Low Latency Mode and alignment guides have been implemented, …

Facebook Really Is Building The Metaverse

Facebook paid $2 billion for a virtual-reality headset maker. Now we learn why: The social network wants to build the first billion-person game.<p>A few months ago, jaws dropped as Facebook shelled out $2 billion to purchase Oculus VR, a virtual-reality headset company started on Kickstarter. Nobody …

Spurious Correlations finds the hidden, totally pointless connections between everything

Spurious Correlations is the virtual embodiment of a useful rhetorical cudgel: correlation does not equal causation. Sift through its data sets, and you'll find all sorts of statistics that can be mapped onto each other — margarine consumption and the divorce rate, crude oil imports and number of …