Willie Van Dyk

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Android 4.4 KitKat launch teased by mass Google apps update | Trusted Reviews

<b>A large number of Google apps have been updated in the Google Play Store, hinting that an Android 4.4 KitKat launch may be imminent.</b><p>Nearly all of the …

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ON JUNE 16th something very peculiar happened in Germany’s electricity market. The wholesale price of electricity fell to minus €100 per megawatt …

The Science Behind What Naps Do For Your Brain–And Why You Should Have One Today

Studies of napping have shown improvement in cognitive function, creative thinking, and memory performance. Ready, set . . . snooze.<p>I’m a big fan of afternoon naps.<p>In fact, I was super excited when I joined Buffer to hear that the team is pro-napping. It’s not every day you come across a company …

10 Paradoxical Traits Of Creative People

Creative people are humble and proud. Creative people tend to be both extroverted and introverted. Creative people are rebellious and conservative. How creative are you?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>I frequently find myself …

How Google Ventures does rapid prototyping ‘design sprints’ with its 170 startups

How do you avoid the Duke Nukem Forever nightmare scenario of never shipping? Or how do you avoid shipping crap?<p>Those are two of the problems that Google Ventures companies face every day. So the $1.2 billion investment fund hired two designers to work with its 170 portfolio companies. And today …

First test flight of 3D-printed surveillance drone

New MIT software makes it easier to design complex 3D printed objects

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab<p>Most consumer 3D printers print in hard plastic. That’s suitable …

3D printing will explode in 2014, thanks to the expiration of key patents

Here’s what’s holding back 3D printing, the technology that’s supposed to revolutionize manufacturing and countless other industries: patents. In February 2014, key patents that currently prevent competition in the market for the most advanced and functional 3D printers will expire, says Duann …

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Afrikaanse Grappe & Snaakse Prente

Miskien is ek verkeerd, maar sedert ek 10 dae gelede<br>opgehou rook het, doen mense goed wat die kak uit my irriteer. Soos wanneer iemand na sy arm wys …

Waiting stinks: How to redesign your product’s dead time

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Recently my family gathered in North Carolina to celebrate a milestone in my sister’s life, and we arrived 10 minutes early …

Losing precious hard drive space on your Mac? Here’s how to fix that.

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>As Apple(s AAPL) starts to make more and more Macs with solid state drives by default, like the new MacBook Airs, and not yet …

How to speed up your Mac in 30 minutes

You opened that beautiful Apple box to find your gleaming new Mac within ages ago! It booted up, and immediately the Mac seemed so much faster than …

iOS 7 vs Android Jelly Bean vs Windows Phone 8 vs BB10

The battle for dominance of the smartphone world is one that has been raging for a few years. With the migration of consumers from feature phones to …

8 web apps that are better than their desktop equivalents

Just a few years ago, even hinting that a web app could compete with a desktop equivalent would be ludicrous. There's no comparison in processing …

7 Ways to Play the Round of Your Life

Forty years ago I came from six shots back on Sunday to win the 1973 U.S. Open at Oakmont. My final-round 63 was not only the lowest score relative …

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Aruba buys indoor-location startup Meridian. Here’s why

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Meridian Apps<p>Aruba Networks(s arun) is already building a good deal of the world’s enterprise Wi-Fi networks, pumping …