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If you're looking to find what events are coming up in various categories, this website is a good way to keep track. With events posted by users, split into "subkasts", you can see what major events are coming your way. Events are crowdsourced, and you can add them to iCal or Google Calendar, or have the option to get an email reminder for a specific event. You an also get "The Weekly Forekast" which will give you a summary of upcoming...
Let the speculation begin. Apple will be holding a press event on October 27th, with invites sent out with the title "hello again". Many are saying this is for a Macbook refresh, this time potentially with a touchscreen OLED Bar, which will replace the function keys at the top of the keyboard (?!). The press event will be held at the Apple Campus in Cupertino. To see exactly when this event will be in your timezone, check out the...
Formerly called Xenocode, which I featured back in 2009, Turbo allows you to run an application directly from the web in a Virtual Machine container. This means that no files from the program are created on your machine, which is great for running self contained development environments or testing software without fully installing them. The software will look like its running from your...
Those of you waiting for a "Nintendo NX" can back down, Nintendo has posted a promotional video of a new console, the Nintendo Switch: [See Full Post For Video] The Nintendo Switch can be used as a portable console with detachabe controllers, and docked to run on a Home Television. We don't know the specs of the console just yet. What do you think, will the Nintendo Switch go the way of the Nintendo Wii U?
With the complete discontinuation of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, but that's not going to stop the jokes coming in about its exploding device. Uniqfind have created an iPhone 7 Case that can look like an exploding Galaxy Note 7: I can imagine this will be a hot selling case. Yours for $24.99 here:
RemixOS is an Operating System designed to bridge the gap between Android and Desktop. While there are many ways that this happen on a Windows PC, such as "Windroy" or "Bluestacks", RemixOS provides multitasking within the Operating System. As this is a complete OS, you would normally need to either create your own Virtual Machine, dual-boot your system, or find compatible hardware to run it. Fortunately, the folks at Jide have...
If you've heard of "apt-get" for Linux, you'll know how simple it is to install a program and its dependencies without the need for clicking "Next next" or downloading a bunch of files to get the thing to run. Chocolatey bridges the gap between that functionality and the Windows Command Prompt, by allowing simple commands to install and upgrade software from a repository. For example, if you want to install Winrar it's simply:...
Google Assistant was touted to run only on Google Pixel phones, but it didn't take long for the rooting and mod community to get the software to run on a bunch of Android Nougat devices. The supported devices include Google Nexus 4+, Moto G 2013 and 2015 and OnePlus One. ...
Samsung looks to be going all out with their Chromebook series, this time with the Chromebook Pro. They're expected to announce a laptop with a stylus with a sub $500 (£410) price-tag. Specifications include:
  • 2GB Hexa-Core Processor (2 Cortex-A72 and 4 Cortex-A54 cores
  • 32GB Onboard Storage
  • 4GB RAM
  • 12.3" Touchscreen Display (2400x1600 resolution)
  • 360 Degree Hinge
  • 2 USB Type-C Ports & SD Card Slot
  • Built in...
Wikipedia is a massive project that pretty much covers everything you need to know... ever, which is an excellent resource to access, except when you have no internet connection, or live in an area where content is censored. Kiwix, who has recently turned 10 years old, acts as a bridge to getting you the content you need offline, and works for a variety of Operating Systems, including your mobile devices. The program can open "Zim"...