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12 Sites That Will Teach You Coding for Free

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There was a time when knowing how to program was for the geekiest of geeks. That’s not exactly the case today. As most entrepreneurs, freelancers and marketers will tell you, learning how to program can help you succeed. Over …

Online Education

Silky Smooth Web Animation with Velocity.js

Animation, when thoughtfully applied, can improve website interfaces and, ultimately, the user experience of a website. In this tutorial, we are …

5 Super-Useful Things You Can Do With Your Old iPhone

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Gear & Gadgets

The Alienware Area-51 Is Unapologetically Niche

An unearthed alien artifact? A leftover set piece from <i>Oblivion</i>? Futuristic air purifier? Codenamed ‘Triad’, Alienware’s newly unveiled Area-51 …

Portable robot prints documents by driving over paper

Israeli startup Zuta Labs has developed a little printing robot that connects with your mobile and then moves around a piece of paper to draw the …

17 Fixes To Common Internet Problems We All Know And Hate

If you're reading this, it means some part of you enjoys surfing the Internet. Maybe you even enjoy spending an enormous percentage of your day doing it.<p>But are you doing it correctly? Is your web browsing as efficient, productive and fun as it could be? If you're unsure, and you should be, follow …

Drag the princess to another castle: How to back up your PC game saves

Those who cannot retrieve their digital history are doomed to repeat it, and that’s why preserving your saved games should be a regular part of any gamer’s backup strategy. Few computer catastrophes cut as deeply as the pain you’ll feel if you lose your hard-earned level progress or that killer +20 …

PC gaming hardware: The coolest gear to look for in 2014

It's going to be a great year for PC gaming<p>2014 could be a renaissance year for PC gaming. From pristine graphics to compact designs to immersive gameplay, there's never been a better time to ditch your console and boot up a PC.<p>Check out some of the most exciting things due to arrive this year—some …

Intel Unveils 2014 Roadmap: 4 Fantastic New Processors For PC Enthusiasts

There is some exciting news for PC enthusiasts. Intel has just lifted the veils on its official 2014 roadmap and there are a few things PC enthusiasts can certainly get excited about.<p>In its press release to technology journalists, the company highlighted its plans to boost the enthusiast segment …

Razer's Project Christine is a modular desktop PC

<b>After its work redefining the gaming tablet and the gaming laptop, Razer is turning its focus to the desktop gaming PC.</b><p>Meet Project Christine: a …

Artist Paints A Stunning Portrait Of Morgan Freeman With Just His Finger (video)

Take a look at that photo, up there. Pretty good image of Morgan Freeman, right? But it’s not a photo; it’s a painting, done entirely digitally, on …

AIRTAME Makes Wireless HDMI Easy (video)

AIRTAME takes the hassle out of Wireless HDMI by removing all cables and converters, leaving users with one sleek and simple HDMI dongle for …

Gabe Newell promotes Hour of Code campaign, EA throws in support

Valve Corporation's managing director Gabe Newell and Electronic Arts recently threw their support behind CODE.org's Hour of Code campaign.<p>The campaign encourages students to spend an hour each day learning the basics of software coding via CODE.org's online tutorials. Newell lent his support to …

USB Key

I was looking for a new USB thumb drive and discovered this sleek one, which is a product of a collaboration between <b>Porsche Design</b> and <b>LaCie</b>. It …

Next-gen routers are here with Netgear's Nighthawk

My router was beaten soundly up close — from a distance, the Nighthawk savaged it<p>Netgear's Nighthawk router is aimed specifically at me (and maybe you).<p>My home/home office situation is a wireless nightmare scenario. I live in an apartment building in the Bay Area bombarded from every angle by …

How a Lone Coder Cloned Google Reader

When Google Reader announced it was shutting down a few months ago, most of us stamped our feet, panicked, and went running into the arms of another …

The Perfect Monitor For Normal People Is Your Deal Of The Day

If you need a new monitor, or a second monitor, or a monitor in your bathroom, then this Asus 24" LED is an excellent choice. It's sitting at its …