Sameh Zankalony

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12 Incredibly Useful Things You Didn’t Know Google Maps Could Do

Some of the best features of Google’s mapping app are among the hardest to find—until you know where to look.<p>Google Maps is great for just getting around. But don’t be fooled: The app is much more than a glorified Garmin. Maps has all sorts of powerful features and time-saving shortcuts that aren’t …

These secret Netflix codes uncover a list of 'hidden' films and TV shows — and it's easy to use them

To access the extra content, all you need to do is add the code for the desired genre or sub genre to the end of the usual Netflix URL.<p>For example, to access the list for "action & adventure," you would add the code 1365, making your URL become: http://www.netflix.com/browse/genre/1365.<p>Niche sub …

Donald Trump Jr. Just Shared The Weirdest Picture Of His Dad

"Alt-right porn is so weird."<p>Twitter users are gleefully poking fun at Donald Trump Jr. after he posted a bizarre image of his father as a superhero online.<p>President Donald Trump’s eldest son shared this fake Time magazine cover to Instagram on Friday night:<p>It showed a bearded Trump wearing a …

Donald Trump Jr

Street spirit: two centuries of spontaneous photography – in pictures

Bringing together candid scenes captured in the 1900s, selfie-stick snaps and the entire evolution of street photography in between – Colin Westerbeck and Joel Meyerowitz’s book Bystander chronicles the art of the moment

Street Photography

13 new things you can do with your Android Wear smartwatch

If you have one of the many Android Wear watches compatible with Android Wear 2.0 (full list in link), you're in for a treat.<p>With Android Wear 2.0, and the more recent Android Wear update bringing the platform in sync with Android Oreo, Google redesigned the interface and added new features that …

Netflix's Secret Codes Unlock More Movies Than You Can Imagine

Access this hidden list of hyper-specific Netflix genres with our help.<p>How many movies do you think are currently available on Netflix? Well, you’re …

10 books you absolutely need to read before they come out in theaters

Hey, book lovers! (That’s all of us, right?)<p>There’s nothing quite like seeing one of our favorite reads hit the big screen. We’re still recovering …

Books

11 DIY Projects to Turn Your House Into a Smart Home

The smart home revolution definitely isn’t happening overnight. Even with a flood of new devices and platforms available, most of us are still only …

Raspberry Pi

You can still upgrade to Windows 10 for free

For a year after its launch, Microsoft allowed users of previous versions of its desktop OS to upgrade to Windows 10 for free. That offer ended last week on July 29.<p>If you’ve missed the boat, you’ll be interested to learn that the company’s free upgrade offer is still available to those who use …

10 Best Beaches in Europe

There’s certainly no shortage of beautiful beaches in Europe, but some are simply more beautiful than others. You'll see familiar sites like Italy, but fresher ones like Iceland (yes, you read correctly), too, in our picks for the ten best beaches across the continent. This gallery was originally …

This Mom's Food Prep for Her Son Is Crazy Impressive

Sorry, but you may feel pretty inadequate about serving your kiddo a PB & J at lunchtime after seeing one mom's incredible mealtime creations.<p>Mom Laleh Mohmedi is on a mission. No, not to make other moms feel inferior with her meal prep prowess, but to serve her son Jacob healthy, yet fun meals. …

Moment’s new app unveils a ‘Phone Bootcamp’ to help you break your mobile addictions

Spending too much time on your phone? Moment can help. The mobile application that’s designed – ironically – to help you battle your smartphone addiction, can now train you over the course of a couple of weeks to change your habits and spend less time staring at your tiny screen. Launching today, …

IBM launches quantum computing for the rest of us

Soon Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won’t be the only semi-average person who can talk a good quantum computing game.<p>On Wednesday, IBM …

The complete list of 'OK, Google' commands

With Google Now, you can use voice commands to create reminders, get help with trivia questions, and, yes, even find out "what does the fox say?"<p>And, with the recent update from Google, the voice assistant's reponse will sound more natural than ever. (Though, of all the voice assistants, Google Now …

Google’s Nik Collection of photo tools is now free (previously $149)

Nik Collection, a package of seven photography tools, is now completely free. Previously, Google sold the plugins for a steep $149.<p>Google acquired Nik Collection with the 2012 purchase of Nik Software, the German company that is better known for the Snapseed apps for Android and iOS. While Snapseed …

Sands of time: a century of Egyptian photography – in pictures

Photography,Art and design,Culture,Egypt,Exhibitions,Dubai,Middle East and North Africa,Africa,World news<p>These images of everyone from presidents to paupers show the tourist’s view of Egypt that we know – and the backstreets we don’t

Jaw-dropping aerial shots of New Zealand will make you want to visit

In the latest in stunning drone photography, one man has taken to the coasts of New Zealand and showed the country's natural beauty.<p>These aerial …

How To Run High-End Games Without Graphics Card

My tutorial on how to run games without <b>graphics card</b> is here. Applying this tutorial you will able to run high-end games on <b>low-end …

Scott Kelly snaps photos of Earth and the galaxy from space – in pictures

Nasa astronaut Scott Kelly is the only American to have spent 340 days in space. In addition to his research and experimentation, he captured his unique view of the Earth

Space

Meticulously-Stitched Embroideries Sculpt Fuzzy Woodland Creatures with Thread

Illustrator Chloe Giordano embroiders miniaturized animals that are so thickly sewn, they take on a sculptural appearance. Her compositions consist of layers of fine, thin threads and, together, these meticulously-stitched marks visually blend color together like a pointillist painting. At the same …

What NOT to do with your Android device

We read a lot about what we <i>should</i> do with our Android devices to get the most out of them. From increasing battery life to managing our data better, there’s no shortage of solid advice around to make our favorite smartphones and tablets faster, more efficient, and more <i>us</i>. What we don’t see very …

13 Of The Best Movies To Watch When You're In A Bad Mood

Go on, escape reality.<p>Feeling blue? Flip on your favorite films.<p>Not only do they trigger a feeling of nostalgia, they can also make you feel pretty joyful. Research shows your most beloved movies are irresistible to your brain. In other words, it's human nature to have the urge to re-watch films …

Best of CES 2016: the most impressive products from the show

If there’s one event which is guaranteed to signal the start of a new year in tech, it’s the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which took place this year between January 6th and January 9th in Las Vegas.<p>Spread across a sprawling 2.4 million square foot space, with more than 3,600 exhibitors and over …

Google's new YouTube video shows you more stuff as you move your phone around

It's the first of Google's new "Spotlight Stories" which showcases new kinds of interactive 3D videos. While anyone can view the short YouTube cartoon on any PC or device, this video comes to life by viewing it on the YouTube app on a smartphone or tablet.<p>That's because it's full of "Easter Eggs," …

Best of 2015: #7 It's incredible to see what goes into capturing that perfect #surf shot. #GoProAwards recipient @sf_photos_hawaii nailed this over-under of @billykemper on the North Shore of #Oahu and took BTS photography to a new level. Share your awe-inspiring photos with us at GoPro.com/awards. #GoPro #SurfCulture

The Most Astonishing Photos That Won Awards In 2015

It's been another year of awe-inspiring and goosebump-inducing photography. Take a look at the best of the best.<p><i>National Geographic Traveler</i> Photo Contest 2015<p>The travel arm of the National Geographic Society received more than 17,000 entries, with one image making it to the top spot: a spectacular …

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16 Emma Watson-Approved Books to Add to Your Reading List

Because who better to get a rec from than Belle/Hermione?<p>As we all know by now, Emma Watson is playing Belle in the live-action remake of <i>Beauty in the Beast</i>. As we also know (from our<p>childhoodlifelong obsession with Disney princesses), Belle is the ultimate bookworm. Therefore, by the transitive …

ASUS Chromebit review – the little Chrome OS dongle that could

Current Google CEO Sundar Pichai once said he wanted to see Chrome and Android in every screen available, a goal that is now looking more real than ever. Android is obviously all over the spectrum, but there is a whole other beast Google has been very good at taking over the market with – Chrome OS.<p>…