Hermann Weder

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What are the most interesting, readable software books?

I'm in the mood for a good read. What books about software development are really well-written and enjoyable at a high level while still technical …

Computer Science

These upgrades can help you extend the life of your MacBook Pro or Air for years

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>But the truth is, unless you're doing very intense work — audio or video editing, graphics work, etc. — you may be able to extend the life …

MP3 is dead, long live AAC

MP3, the format that revolutionized the way we consume (and steal) music since the 90s, has been officially retired -- in a manner of speaking. The German research institution that created the format, The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits, announced that it had terminated licensing for …

Audiophile

20+ Free Books To Learn Linux For Free

<i>Brief: In this article, I’ll share you the best resource to learn Linux for free. This is a collection of websites, online video courses and free</i> …

Linux

10 of the best Windows 10 apps for 2016

After a few bumpy updates and a lot of spit and polish, Windows 10 has shaped up to be a pretty solid OS: fast, stable and delightful to use.<p>We’ve rounded up 10 great new and updated apps for 2016 that you can use to do things like enjoy your media collection, take notes, work on your photos and …

Apps

Meet the Flipboard Widget for iOS 10

Our latest update optimizes your daily iPhone and iPad routine for Apple’s iOS 10. One of the most exciting additions is the ability to customize widgets and your Lock Screen. The app refresh is available for iPhone 5, iPad 3, iPad mini 2, and iPod touch 6th generation or higher.<p>Now you can get the …

IPhone 7

Enable Hidden Library Folder On Mac In macOS Sierra, Here’s How

Here's how to enable the hidden Library folder on your Mac running macOS Sierra, OS X El Capitan or OS X Yosemite.<br>[ Continue reading this over at …

Retro Apple iOS game controller works with Apple II

The Apple II and IIc weren’t exactly known as gaming machines when they launched 40 years ago, but that’s not stopping 8bitdo from creating a new wireless gaming controller that comes with an adapter for the PC that put Apple on the map.<p>The new AP40 Bluetooth controller comes in the shape of a …

Turn any hard drive into networked storage with Raspberry Pi

Networked hard drives are super convenient. You can access files no matter what computer you're on -- and even remotely.<p>But they're expensive. Unless you use the Raspberry Pi.<p>If you happen to have a few of hard drives laying around you can put them to good use with a Raspberry Pi by creating your …

The first 13 years of Nintendo Power are available free online

Nintendo is continuing to give back to the gaming community — or at least the nostalgic members. As we get ready for the mini NES to drop this Fall, Nintendo has made the first 13 years of Nintendo Power available online for free.<p>Via Internet Archive, we get a page-by-page digital recreation of all …

Retrogaming

You can still get Windows 10 for free with this trick

Microsoft's free upgrade offer for Windows 10 ended last week, or did it? The software giant has introduced a "free upgrade offer extension" for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users who use assistive technologies. While, technically, the free upgrade offer for the general public has ended, Microsoft has …

The best PlayStation 3 games are now sold for cheap on PlayStation Store

Exclusives and more for $9.99 and up<p>It's been 10 years since the PlayStation 3 launched, and the PlayStation Store is now taking a look back at the console's best games. The storefront is doing more than recognizing the greatest PS3 titles from the past 10 years, though — Sony is now selling them …

For world’s biggest Apple museum, book a flight to Italy

For years, Apple has been under pressure to open an Apple museum. The company’s rich and storied past has its fans clamoring for a central repository of that history.<p>Word from the company: No. Apple’s leaders say they are more interested in the future than the past.<p>In fact, the most complete …

Apple turns 40: remembering the products that mattered to us

I don’t remember when the Apple II came into our home — and I barely remember getting the Apple ][+ and the Apple //e that followed it. I obviously knew nothing of their history or importance to computers, I just knew that we had an entire room — <i>the computer room</i> – dedicated to the Apple. There was …

Best smartphone cameras: Galaxy S7 vs. iPhone 6s vs. Nexus 6P vs. Lumia 950

Samsung vs. iPhone, Nexus vs. Lumia. It's time to find out who makes <i>the best</i> smartphone camera.Recently a new smartphone waltzed onto the scene, …

This awesome new Swift framework brings 3D Touch to older iPhones and iPads

Chances are, you don’t have an iPhone 6s or 6s Plus. That means you don’t get to take advantage of 3D Touch, but a new GitHub repository named PeekPop could bring all the peeking and popping fun of 3D Touch to older devices.<p>With Apple’s newest iPhones, a new screen assembly brought the ability to …

Apps

Woz reveals formative moment that turned him into a geek

Before Steve Wozniak co-founded Apple Computers, he was just a super-nerdy kid who loved to operate HAM radios. In a new video interview detailing the most formative moments in his totally geeky life, Woz explains how he went from tinkering with electronics to teaching himself binary by 5th grade, …

Silicon Valley

Microsoft discounts Dell’s XPS 13 by 31.4 percent to celebrate Pi Day

Today is Pi Day, and Microsoft is celebrating the mathematical constant with some impressive deals on Dell laptops. In keeping with the Pi theme, Microsoft is taking 31.4 percent off Dell's latest XPS 13, so it starts at just $685.31 instead of $999. Only the base Core i5 model receives the big …

Hundreds of 'lost' Apple II games saved by Internet Archive

The Internet Archive is at it again, offering up hundreds of classic video games, entirely playable in your web browser.<p>The latest cluster of titles …

A battle for the future of the App Store is brewing

Developers embraced the store because it meant that Apple took care of a lot of the most banal and difficult parts of the software business — including payments, piracy prevention, and software updates.<p>Plus, it gave inroads directly to Apple's iPhone customers, which even then was a lucrative and …