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by Frank - 1 week ago

After bashing Amazon deals, Trump orders investigation of U.S. Postal Service

The president issued an executive order after hours last night, aimed at evaluating the U.S. Postal Service. Citing the mail service’s “unsustainable financial path,” Trump’s order demands a “thorough” task force evaluation of the USPS’s finances and operations. The service has been a long time tal...

by Frank - 1 week ago

The Roadie 2 tuner ups your guitar game

The first Roadie tuner was a modern marvel. An automatic guitar tuning system, the little device connected to your phone to listen to your guitar strings and then set them to the proper tuning using an internal motor. The new model, the $129 Roadie 2, is even cooler. I’ve been using the Roadie 2 fo...

by Frank - 1 week ago

Comcast will start bundling Netflix into its cable subscriptions

Today’s development in weird potential frenemy relationships is an interesting one with Comcast now planning to bundle Netflix into its cable subscriptions, the companies announced today. Known as the original cord-cutting service, Netflix serves as a hub for not only a ton of original content, but...

by Frank - 1 week ago

Podcasting app Anchor can now find you a cohost

Fresh off its relaunch as an app offering a suite of tools for podcasters, Anchor today is rolling a new feature that will make it easier for people to find someone to podcast with: Cohosts. As the name implies, the app will now connect you – sometimes immediately, if people are available – with an...

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Google is testing self-destructing emails in new Gmail

Google is working on a brand new design for the web version of Gmail. Yesterday, I published screenshots of the new design. TechCrunch’s tipster Chaim also discovered an interesting new feature in the new Gmail. You’ll soon be able to send expiring emails. Working on an email service is hard as you...

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IDG Contributor Network: Containers are eating the world

Containers are fast becoming the unit of packaging and deployment for enterprise applications. Many in IT still see containers as merely the next step in the logical progression that began with the move physical servers to virtual machines, bringing with it another order-of-magnitude increase in co...

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Laser Light Security Alarm

The aim of this article to make a laser light security alarm and it can also be used as a home security system. The essence of this project is that anyone can make it at home to save their home from thefts. TOOLS REQUIRED Soldering iron Soldering flux Solder wire Small hand drill machine Compon...

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Dreaming Big- Students’ Startup Launchpad

Being a student its not easy to realise dreams of starting a company of your own just because of lack of guidance and resources. For all those who are having ideas to resolve the problems that we face in daily life or any other pathbreaking solution can now get a chance to showcase it to top ment...

by Frank - 1 week ago

Stdlib roadmap: JavaScript will finally get a standard library

Known for its lack of a large standard library, JavaScript is set to gain a much more functional and larger standard library, under a third-party initiative happening outside the JavaScript standardization process. The library also will serve the Node.js server-side JavaScript runtime. Called Stdli...

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3 enterprise GitHub projects from Microsoft

Open source is everywhere, and is quickly becoming the new norm for how companies approach software development. We take a look at some of the open source projects on GitHub created by Microsoft that can help make life easier for IT teams in organizations. Git Virtual File System (GVFS) Find it at...

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What Facebook and the CLOUD Act mean for cloud privacy

Enterprises have enough to worry about with the data breaches that seem to occur each week, but now you're learning that social networking systems are gathering and using all sorts of data about everyone. Not only information about you, your friends, and your family, but your peers and employees. S...

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Best Sony Lenses

115 Shares Following my recent switch to Sony for wedding photography work, I thought it fitting to write a roundup of the best Sony lenses available in 2018. I’ve been fortunate enough to have access to the entire range of native Sony e mount lenses (thanks Sony Japan), and have selected...

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Thuraya X5-Touch is first satellite smartphone in the world

by Edwin - on April 12th, 2018 When it comes to mobile devices, we have certainly come a long way in our love affair with gadgets that allow us to communicate in better and more efficient ways than before. The smartphone is one of them, now coming with dual cameras and being the all-round por...