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Meet the Bristol man who quit his job to play computer games at home - and he's earning a living

Quitting your job to play computer games is a huge risk.<p>But it's what Matt Glanfield, 33, of Ashley Down, has done. And he's making money.<p>His …

This tip will save you hours of color matching in photoshop

Here is a quick little tip that can save you hours and hours of color matching in photoshop. Surprisingly, it does not involve reviewing real colors …

Tutorials

Long-Term Marijuana Use Changes Brain at the Cellular Level, Say Scientists

Chronic use leads to chronic problems.<p>In March, long-term marijuana smoker Woody Harrelson surprised fans by announcing he was giving up his chronic …

Neuroscience

20 essential Mac keyboard shortcuts to save you a click

Power to your fingertips.<p>The right keyboard shortcuts can save you a huge amount of time. Whether you're browsing the web or editing a document, these commands will cut the precious moments you spend reaching for the mouse and sifting through menus. Over hours, days, and weeks, that saved time …

Watch: How to Make Flavor Spheres With Science

Molecular gastronomy may not be the hot new trend that it was a few years ago (deep fried water has taught us that), but that doesn't mean the processes of reconstituting and reshaping our favorite foods with science aren't still cool. In this video, Wired and Seattle-based food wizards ChefSteps …

Atoms

14 Hidden Storage Ideas for Small Spaces

If you live in a small space, storage hacks are your best friend. Anyone can save room by bringing in small furniture or putting up shelfie-worthy shelves, but even with the usual tricks, there never seems to be enough room for all your stuff. Instead of vacuum sealing, squeezing or stuffing your …

Small Spaces

7 Chrome Extensions That Will Change Your (Internet) Life

Chrome extensions are like internet unicorn glitter: one little button can make your entire web experience magical. Whether you’ve got terrible …

The Air Conditioner That Makes Electricity

The energy startup scene is awash with companies claiming their new widget or software platform will fundamentally change the way we use energy. Too …

Clean Energy

14 Brilliant Hacks to Improve Your Internet Experience

Simple tricks make your life so much more pleasant, and what could be simpler than learning new ways to navigate the internet that you use every day

12 Travel Map Apps That Beat Google Maps Whether or Not You Have WiFi

Chunky GPS units are a thing of the past. These days, everyone is finding their way by using their smartphones. Although we’ll be the first to admit that we love the industry standard, Google Maps (especially with the new pit stop function), there are a few things that GM just can’t account for. …

Apps

Pixel by Pixel, This Design Team Constructs a Futuristic Wonderland of 3D Levels

Immersing a viewer into their ‘Land of Pixels,’ Atelier Olschinsky keeps with the motion in an ocean of complex designs.<p>Overlapping layer after textured layer within a never-ending staircase of bite-sizes cubes, the latest pixelated wonders from Atelier Olschinsky come off like wire-circuit M.C. …

Wireframing

How To Make Your DIY Smartphone Projector With A Shoebox

This article looks at how to make a DIY smartphone projector and offers some practical advice to readers.

45+ Creative Uses Of PVC Pipes In Your Home And Garden

PVC pipe is one of those ordinary construction materials that is cheap to buy, readily available and easy to work with. You can cut it, paint it, …

DIY

Can’t Program? Now There’s A WYSIWYG For Designing With Code

A new tool from Framer makes it easy to design with JavaScript–even if you don’t know a lick of code.<p>Gone are the days when designers did all their UI/UX concepts in Photoshop. Now, they’re being called on to code their mockups.<p>But how do you introduce designers to code if they’ve never programmed …

Prototypes

What is a VPN - Gary explains

A VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. It is a term you may have heard, especially in the context of privacy, as well as geolocation. But what is a VPN, and what can it do for you? Let’s take a look.<p>Before we jump into explaing what a VPN is, let’s explain a bit about how the Internet works.<p>How …

Information Systems

4 lessons to learn from these epic tech project failures

How many projects have you been involved in that have ended up exactly as you’d expected? 80 percent? 90 percent? Well, according to research it’s not even close.<p>Stephen Carver, a lecturer in Project Management of Cranfield School of Management stated that up to 68 percent projects are failing. …

Volvo is the latest to add phone-free Spotify to its rides

Volvo has been involved with a fair bit of high-tech stuff as of late, but the latest announcement from the company is a little less fantastical than garbage-collecting robots. The Swedish car manufacturer is partnering with Stockholm-based Spotify for a native streaming app in its XC90 SUV, S90 …

75 Apps That Will Save You Time as a Busy Professional | Inc.com

When you're constantly multitasking and putting in long days--and who isn't?--the right apps can be a lifesaver. Once you hit on the combination that works for you, your personal and professional lives run more effectively. Suddenly you're less stressed and more productive.<p>Here are some top apps …

Apps

Microsoft's speedy Chakra JavaScript engine is now open source

Following Microsoft announcing it would open-source its Chakra JavaScript engine late last year, the company has done exactly that, uploading it to GitHub today.<p>ChakraCore is a self-contained JavaScript virtual machine, also used in Microsoft Edge, that the company now allows developers to …

10 Trickiest Questions Asked In Google Interviews which you Must Give a Try

Google is the software giant which is mostly known for being one of the most challenging and exhilarating places to work. As we all know, probably it …

Employment

The 9 startups that secretly run the Internet

But they can't be everywhere. And there are plenty of startups that help the web run smoothly, behind the scenes, in ways you don't even realize.<p>Here are the nine startups that keep the web running smoothly — and they're doing such a good job you don't even realize you're using them.

Startups

Google Is Gearing Up To Kill Your Email Password

Imagine, to paraphrase one of the Beatles, a world with no more email passwords. Fine, John Lennon never said that–but if the legendary songwriter were still alive, he would be 75 years old, and the last thing he would want to think about is email or passwords of any kind.<p>Truth be told, few of us …

Authentication

Motorola Moto X Force review: great phone with a screen you simply can't break

The Moto X Force (known as the Droid Turbo 2 in the US) is the third in Motorola’s new Moto X smartphone line and claims to have a screen that will not break, no matter how many times you drop it. So we tested it to destruction.<p>The Force follows the good, mid-range Moto X Play and the excellent …

Phones

Today We Show You How To Use Glow Sticks To Make These Out Of World Jars

Advertisement<p>Glow sticks can light up in the dark and make kids’ parties fun-filled. However, check out the following DIY that will make you use of …

Crafting

Puzzlephone's simple modular smartphone hits Indiegogo

Modular design has a brain, spine, and a heart — but is missing a wallet<p>We've seen and heard a lot about modular smartphones in the last couple of years, but we're finally getting a little bit closer to testing them in the wild. The Puzzlephone is one of the simplest modular designs we've seen, …

Mobile Technology

How Facebook plans to more or less build a teleporter

"Facebook wants to build a device that allows you to be anywhere you want, with anyone, regardless of geographic boundaries," Schroepfer added at a press event on Tuesday morning before his appearance at the Dublin Web Summit.<p>The company is already heading toward that with the Oculus Rift virtual …

Virtual Reality

The Worst Place to Sit on a Plane

<b>More from MensHealth.com:</b> The Safest Seat On a Plane<p>“When you sit still for long periods of time, gravity causes your blood to pool in your legs, making it easier for clots to form. When you walk around, each step causes contractions in your calf returning blood to the heart,” says Susan Kahn, …

How To Design Websites That Mirror How Our Eyes Work

Site layout affects conversions, so it’s important to know the value of your on-screen real estate. Take <b>Freespee</b> as an example. After redesigning their site into the above version, subsequent A/B testing revealed that they could increase their phone conversation rate by 30 percent for the same ad …

UI Design