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Notel Media Player Helps North Koreans Skirt Censorship

An anonymous reader writes A small portable media device, costing roughly $50, is allowing North Koreans to access and view foreign media despite tight government censorship, according to a Reuters re

in Six Revisions

Disable Text Selection with CSS

A short guide on how to use the non-standard user-select CSS property to prevent users from selecting text and other HTML elements.

in magCulture

Overmatter: 26.03. 15

The Editoral Design Organisation returns, look out for plans.

in magCulture

Magazine of the Week: MC1R #2

MC1R is a magazine for red-heads, and its huge scope of content and imagery makes it hard to believe that no one has ever thought of the concept before.

in Wired

NASA’s Plan to Give the Moon a Moon

NASA’s Plan to Give the Moon a Moon

It sounds almost like a late '90s sci-fi flick: NASA sends a sp

in Wired

Pilot Was Locked Out of Germanwings Cockpit Before Crash

Pilot Was Locked Out of Germanwings Cockpit Before Crash

"You can hear [the pilot] is trying to smash th

in Dezeen

Ikea faces legal action over alleged copyright infringement


in Dezeen

Morphosis unveils plans for "Minimalist" skyscraper next to Zumthor's Therme Vals


in NETTUTS

Create a Simple CRM in WordPress: Adding Columns to WP_List_Table

We’ve been looking at how to create a simple CRM system in WordPress. In the last part of this series, we used Advanced Custom Fields to add custom fields to our Contacts custom post type.

in Dexigner Design Portal

Buster + Punch LED Bulb

Buster and Punch LED BulbBuster + Punch has launched Buster Bulb, a

in Boagworld

What charities can learn from good Kickstarter campaigns

Looking to your competitors for inspiration is a big mistake. To innovate in digital you need to look outside your sector.

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Apple Doubles MacBook Pro R/W Performance

Lucas123 writes Benchmark tests performed on the 2015 MacBook Pro revealed it does have twice the read/write performance as the mid-2014 model.

in Slashdot

First Prototype of a Working Tricorder Unveiled At SXSW

the_newsbeagle writes The $10 million Tricorder X-prize is getting to the "put up or shut up" stage: The 10 finalists must turn in their working devices on June 1st for consumer testing.

in Slashdot

Boeing Patents Star Wars Style Force Field Technology

An anonymous reader was one of many to point out that Boeing doesn't want to rely on a sad devotion to an ancient religion to protect aircraft and conjure up the stolen data tapes, but plans on using

in Slashdot

World's Largest Asteroid Impacts Found In Central Australia

schwit1 writes Scientists doing geothermal research in Australia have discovered evidence of what they think is the largest known impact zone from an meteorite on Earth.

in Slashdot

Modern PHP: New Features and Good Practices

Michael Ross writes In recent years, JavaScript has enjoyed a dramatic renaissance as it has been transformed from a browser scripting tool primarily used for special effects and form validation on we

in Slashdot

NASA's Abandoned Launch Facilities

trazom28 writes I ran across an interesting slideshow of NASA's abandoned launch facilities. It's an interesting piece of scientific history.

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Finland To Fly "Open Skies" Surveillance Flight Over Russia

jones_supa writes Inspectors from Finland will conduct an observation flight on March 23-27 over the Russian territory within the framework of the Treaty on Open Skies.

in Slashdot

Interviews: SMBC's Zach Weiner Answers Your Questions

Last week you had a chance to ask Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal (SMBC) creator and monocle enthusiast Zach Weiner about his comics, reading classy, and his other projects.

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RMS Talks Net Neutrality, Patents, and More

alphadogg writes "According to Richard Stallman, godfather of the free software movement, Facebook is a "monstrous surveillance engine," tech companies working for patent reform aren't going nearly fa

in Slashdot

The First Billion-Pixel Mosaic of Mars

StartsWithABang writes In 2012, Mars Science Laboratory performed the first robotically-controlled soft landing of a vehicle of such incredible mass: nearly half a tonne.

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"Google Glass Isn't Dead!" Says Google's CEO Eric Schmidt

lord_rob the only on writes "After Google stopped selling its wearable Glass device in January this year, many people speculated that the controversial gadget was on its way out for good.

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Bring On the Boring Robots

malachiorion writes: After a successful 6-month pilot, Savioke's 'butler bots' are heading to hotels around the country. These are not sexy, scary, or even technically impressive machines.

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First Lawsuits Challenging FCC's New Net Neutrality Rules Arrive

An anonymous reader writes: A small ISP based in Texas and an industry trade group have become the first to file lawsuits challenging the FCC's recent net neutrality rules.

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Microsoft Releases Windows 10 SDK

An anonymous reader writes: Microsoft today launched developer tools for the Windows 10 Technical Preview, including a software development kit (SDK).

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Nobody Is Sure What Should Count As a Cyber Incident

chicksdaddy writes: Despite a lot of attention to the problem of cyber attacks against the nation's critical infrastructure, The Christian Science Monitor notes that there is still a lot of confusion

in You the Designer

The 7 Original Godzilla Posters by Noriyoshi Ohrai

Godzilla is one monster, or kaiju, we all recognize from childhood.

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From here to eternity

Our calendar will last forever, literally: Each day of the week has its own page and its own typeface.

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March poster is done

The poster for March 2015 is, as always, 50×70cm in size (approx 20×28in), printed 2 colours on 160gsm Meta­Pa­per Rough.

in Dezeen

Barcelona bridge to be upgraded with smog-eating concrete and luminous pavements


in NETTUTS

Your First WatchKit Application: User Interface

Last week, Apple announced the release date for Apple Watch. The company also released Xcode 6.2, which includes support for Apple Watch.

in NETTUTS

Node.js Succinctly: Arrays

Node.js provides an Array object for collection manipulation. In general, a Node.js Array object
has the same behavior as a JavaScript Array object.

in NETTUTS

Getting Started With Advanced Custom Fields

In this tutorial, I'm going to show you the basics of using the Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) plugin.

in NETTUTS

Learn to Build a Chrome Extension in Our New Course

Learn how to create extensions for Google's Chrome browser. In 

in NETTUTS

Windows Phone 8 Succinctly: Data Access—Network

Checking the Internet Connection

All Windows Phone devices have a built-in network connection but, for the same reason we learned how to locally store data, we need to be ready to m

in NETTUTS

Social Authentication for Node.js Apps With Passport

It's already a well-established fact that passwords are inherently weak in natu

in NETTUTS

Learn on the Go, With the New Tuts+ Courses Android App

If you want the flexibility to learn new skills wherever you are, then take a look at our Tuts+ Cours

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Google 'Experts' To Screen Android Apps For Banned Content

An anonymous reader writes Google has announced that it will start an official human-based screening process for all of the apps featured in its Google Play store, in a bid to "better protect the comm

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Die einzige richtige Richtung für Älter/Neuer-Pfeile (update)

sieht natürlich so aus wie bei uns im Blog und dies ist das mentale Modell dazu:

in magCulture

Overmatter: 18.03.15

Hear Gail Bichler, design director of NYTimes Magazine, discuss the recent redesign in the latest MagHeroes podcast from Magpile… …while NYTimes graphics editor Jennifer Daniel reveals she’d lik

in magCulture

Port goes biannual

The new issue of men’s independent Port lands next week, with a new format and redesign based around their move from quarterly to biannual.

in Dezeen

Perforated screens cover the facade of São Paulo apartment block by Studio MK27


in Design Observer: Main Posts

Debbie Millman: Louise Sandhaus

On this episode of Design Matters, Debbie Millman speaks with Louise Sandhaus about her macrobiotic past, her new book, and her struggles to get it published.

in NETTUTS

Add Charts to Your Android App Using MPAndroidChart

If your app deals with a lot of data, using charts instead of tables to display that data could lead to a vastly better user experience.