Paul Hiep

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Simple, Effective DIY Mosquito Trap Made with a Box Fan

This just catches 'em, it's up to you to kill 'em<p>Summer's almost over, but mosquitoes still have at least another month to feast on your flesh. Is …

Why Unsplash is Hurting Photographers

Launched back in 2013, Unsplash is a site which posts ten handpicked photos every ten days and these photos are absolutely free. By “free” I don’t …

The Photoshop Playbook: 50 Short Video Tutorials on Fundamental Skills in Photoshop

Back in 2013, Adobe began posting a series of short video tutorials on YouTube called the “Photoshop Playbook.” The series has since grown to contain …

Tutorials

Opinion: Tony Robbins tells you how to make money like a billionaire

After watching the global financial system almost melt down, I began an amazing journey several years ago to find a way for individual investors to …

Code School launches iOS app to teach programming on the go

Code School, the popular elearning site for developers of all skill levels, now has an iOS app that lets users watch over 300 instructional videos while on-the-move.<p>While Code School’s website features both videos and interactive coding challenges to teach students, the app only allows access to …

A new kind of travel site takes off after sudden U-turn

Seven years after starting development on travel site Hopper, founder and chief executive officer Frederic Lalonde realized people weren’t really interested in the initial product. But the development process included parsing through masses of data, and it was this burgeoning field of Big Data that …

SAP To Acquire Expense Software-Maker Concur For $129 Per Share

Enterprise software company SAP just announced that it has agreed to acquire Concur Technologies, maker of expense and travel management tools that are used by 23,000 businesses (including TechCrunch and its parent company AOL).<p>The deal is for $129 per share, which is 20 percent higher than …

Let family track you in traffic with Google Maps creator’s app PlaceUs

A new app from one of the chief creators of Google Maps, Sam Liang Ph.D, is appearing this week to allow your family to track you at all times. …

Apps

Sony RX100 III review: a fantastic point-and-shoot, but it'll cost you

There are good cameras that look cute, take passable pictures and don't cost an arm and a leg. And then there are incredible cameras that can really <i>do it all</i>, but come along with comparatively astronomical price tags. The Sony RX100 is the latter -- the original model, which cost $650 and first …

Google Offers Free Udacity Course for Android Development

Google today debuted a new resource for learning to develop Android apps: a Udacity course called “Developing Android Apps: Android Fundamentals.” The online class is aimed at those who know programming but have no experience with building for Google’s mobile operating system.<p>Google Developer …

Reonomy Lands $3.7M From SoftBank To Tame The Wild West Of Commercial Real Estate Data

New York’s commercial real estate industry is about as close as you can get to the Wild West these days.<p>Investors and lenders are spending far too much time researching properties and still coming up short on the information they really want. Reonomy aims to change all that.<p>The NY-based company …

HereO's GPS kid's watch isn't the first of its kind, it's just cuter and cheaper

GPS leashes trackers for kids are hardly new, but damn if this isn't the cutest we've seen so far. Like other trackers of this sort, the HereO watch allows parents to create so-called safe zones around schools, et cetera, and then receive alerts should the child leave or enter the area. …

Zero-Commission Stock Trading App RobinHood Kicks Off Private Beta

RobinHood is about to let anyone buy and sell stocks for free instead of having to pay E*Trade or Scottrade $7 per transaction. Today RobinHood begins inviting the 160,000 people who’ve signed up to download its glossy new app where you can efficiently track and trade stocks. “It’s by far the most …

Imagine, Program, Share

Scratch is a free programming language and online community where you can create your own interactive stories, games, and animations.

For Kids

Codacy: Automated Code-Checking for Coders

Codacy launched in private beta back in November, offering developers a code review tool that automatically monitors patterns to unearth potentially problematic code further down the line. And today, Codacy is shedding its beta tags and launching to the public.<p>Since launch, more than 1,300 …

Hitlist, A Smart Flight Finder That Saves You Money By Telling You When To Fly, Exits Beta

Thanks to Google Now, other virtual assistants, and mobile applications that can tap into our location to feed us information at will, consumers are being conditioned to think of information-gathering as more of a passive process, these days. One company tapping into that larger trend is Hitlist, a …

4 Steps to Starting a Web Business Without Knowing Coding

<i>Eddy Lee, Ph.D, is a venture capitalist investing in Silicon Valley and Singapore. He is also a Consulting Assistant Professor at Stanford University.</i><p>So you have a great idea for a new mobile app or Web service—but you don’t know anything about coding or developing. You might have started searching …