Software

MacTrast Deals: Tenorshare Video Converter Pro for Mac: Lifetime License

Tenorshare Video Converter Pro for Mac can convert all your videos to a variety of media formats, import DVDs, edit and share video and …

Top 5 open-source tools for machine learning

Machine learning is going through something of a renaissance these days. It seems like there are new moves forward with this technology every day, …

Open Source Software

29 Hidden Chrome Features That Will Make Your Life Easier

Chrome has a ton of hidden little tricks that you may not know about.<p>Browsers have evolved far beyond their original mission of providing one-way …

Google

The best free HD YouTube downloader 2017

HD YouTube videos are on tap whenever you have an internet connection available, but there are plenty of occasions – such as when travelling – when …

Videography

Book Writing Software: Top 10 Pieces of Software for Writers

Writing a book is hard. I’ve written seven books and at some point during each one I had the thought, “There has to be a tool, a piece of book …

Writing

Microsoft's Office 365 Revenues Pass Office - That GDP Problem Isn't Going To Go Away

As I’ve mentioned before there’s an interesting little problem arising from the way that Microsoft has changed the way that it charges for Office. It’s not so much this specific change as the manner in which this indicates something more basic about how we measure the wider computing world in our …

SaaS

MS Excel: 4 Creative Power Query Data Source Approaches to Consider (Part 1)

Once You Start, The Application Ideas Flow<p>Power Query is awesome for it’s ability to extract, transform and load (the “ETL” of ETLR — “R” is …

Microsoft Excel

PDFs can be as easy to edit as a Word file [Deals]

PDFs. If you work in a digital workplace, you’re dealing with this ubiquitous document format. It’s no wonder why: in addition to making written content look great, they’re flexible and convenient. That is, until you try to edit one.<p>If you find yourself wanting to zap that typo or rebuild an entire …

Apps

Apple fanboys reveal their most controversial opinions on Apple products

Apple fans have a reputation for being — how can we put this kindly? — very, very loyal. Samsung built its massive smartphone empire almost entirely …

Mac Software

Utility Settlement Coin Creator to Open-Source Modular Blockchain Software

The company behind the Utility Settlement Coin project, one of the first designed to enable central banks to utilize distributed ledger tech, is …

Bitcoin

Look out Facebook, Snap just bought a startup that makes it harder to copy software

Snap has acquired the Swiss startup Strong.Codes, <i>Bloomberg</i> reports. <b>Strong.Codes made software tools that obscures code so competitors find it harder to reverse engineer it.</b> Snap's Snapchat app has seen strong competition from Facebook's Instagram, which has copied many of its most popular features …

Startups

Windows Template Studio 1.2 released!

We’re extremely excited to announce the Windows Template Studio 1.2. What makes this release even more special is we’ve been accepted into the .NET …

Microsoft Windows

Microsoft Rolls Out AI-based Security Risk Detection Tool

Microsoft Security Risk Detection leverages artificial intelligence to root out bugs in software before it's released.<p>Microsoft is rolling out …

Information Security

Microsoft's Record Cloud Quarter In Two Charts

Microsoft beat earnings expectations yesterday, a win that was partially-predicated on its cloud results.<p>Why do we care? Because the earnings of …

SaaS

Plethora of storage services

<b>I recently wrote about how GooglePhotos offers to back up users’ photos online at no charge, along with providing a number of impressive</b> …

San Diego

FossHub Forced to Pull Google Ads From qBitTorrent Downloads

There are no shortage of sites on the Internet that promise free software downloads but few do so with no strings attached. Thousands bundle adware …

BitTorrent

Dustin Kirkland

Back in March, we asked the HackerNews community, “What do you want to see in Ubuntu 17.10?”: https://ubu.one/AskHN<p>A passionate discussion ensued, …

Linux

Slidebean picks up $850K and launches a new version of its presentation-building tool

Slidebean, the app that wants to take on Prezi and PowerPoint, is launching version 3.0 of the service on the heels of an $850K seed round from CaraoV.<p>The idea behind Slidebean is relatively simple. Presentations/decks are a fact of life for many professionals, but creating those presentations …

Startups

Growth Guide: How to Set Up, Staff and Scale a Growth Program

<i>with special contributions from Gustaf Alstromer</i><b>Advice from 25 preeminent growth experts at top startups</b>“Growth hacks,” like Hotmail’s inclusion of a …

SaaS

You can't DevOps everything, kids. Off the shelf kit especially

<b>Comment</b> Hey, psst. Come over here, I have a secret to tell you. My fellow DevOps hoodwinkers would cement-shoe me for saying so, but you don't always …

SaaS

Chromium to Get MP3 Support After MP3 Becomes Patent-Free

Chromium, the skeletal open-source browser at the core of Chrome, Opera, Vivaldi, Brave and a few other browsers will receive support for the …

How to Unclutter Your Windows 10 Start Menu

Frustrated with your cluttered Windows 10 Start menu? We can help.<p>The Start menu made its triumphant return in Windows 10 after being jettisoned in …

Microsoft

Installing Visual Studio 2017 Made Easy

Visual Studio has evolved quite significantly since its introduction ten years ago, from IDE features to the integration of various DevOps scenarios. …

Software Development

Firefox 8.0 for iOS Brings New Tab Experience, Night Mode, and QR Code Reader

Mozilla has released Firefox 8.0 for iOS with several notable new features including a Night Mode, a built-in QR code reader, and a redesigned tab experience.<p>Changes to the web browser's tabs mean users now see recently visited sites whenever they open up a new one, combined with highlights from …

Apple

GMO Internet Launches Blockchain OSS to Enable Widespread DLT Adoption

Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) is one of the hottest technology platforms these days. Businesses across various industries are currently …

Open Source Software

10 Ways to Preserve Cash as a Bootstrapped Startup

A guide to staying alive for early stage companies short of money.<p>As a startup founder, the term “runway” has an entirely different meaning than what most people think of when they hear the term. For those unfamiliar, runway refers to the amount of capital on hand before a startup goes bankrupt. …

SaaS

hacks.mozilla.org: WebAssembly for Native Games on the Web

The biggest improvement this year to web performance has been the introduction of WebAssembly. Now available in Firefox and Chrome, and coming soon …

Programming

YouTube kills the video editing tools you never used

Unless you're a YouTube power user, you may not have known that the site had the Video Editor and Photo slideshow tools to create finished video projects. Now that you've learned that, I'm afraid to say that those tools are about to get the axe. If you're currently cutting a project, you have until …

Video Editing

SQL Server Management Studio add-ins

Complete list of useful and must have add-ins for SQL Server Management Studio - 30 SSMS add-ins<p>Name<p>Download page<p>Release Date<p>Support SSMS …

Software Development

Terraform a Consul cluster with docker on EC2

The goal of this post is to teach you how to configure and launch a production quality, self-healing, Consul cluster using terraform and docker on …

Open Source Software