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How would you change Blackberry's Z10?

4 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

With the advent of touchscreen smartphones, BlackBerry lost its position as king of the mobile world. In response, the company bought QNX and hibernated, plotting a reinvention centered around BlackBerry 10. When the business emerged with the Z10,...

The battle for exclusive games has come to smartphones

4 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

It's like Sega and Sony all over again. We don't mean the hardware arms race (although that's certainly happening), but how the smartphone world's two top players are now fighting over the most popular games... and their sequels. Gaming is one of the...

Viral Video Recap: Easter Eggs, Peeps and Fake Drake

In the spirit of Easter and springtime, this week’s viral video recap brings us two experiments with eggs, a Parkour dog enjoying the outdoors, car roof basketball tricks and rap artist Drake on a secret mission If you’ve ever wondered...Show More Summary

The Ten Commandments of Typography

Ideally, the first commandment should be: never use Comic Sans. Alas, it’s not the first, but the last. Mocking aside, this list of 10 typography tips is actually quite useful and includes several basic font selection guides. Click to enlarge. via DesignMantic.com Read the full article: The Ten Commandments of Typography

Fake it ’til you make it: Episode 3 of HBO’s Silicon Valley, reviewed

4 hours agoTechnology : Pando Daily

Tonight's episode of "Silicon Valley" is all about the fuzzy line between brilliance and bullshit. When tech founders use jargon like "cloud-based data solutions" and "world-beating compression algorithms," to outsiders it may sound pretty revolutionary.

Leverage the .Net framework classes from VBA

Introduction Following my previous article on a similar subject, Extend your VBA code with C#, VB.Net or C++/CLI, I’ve received an interesting feedback from a VBA developer who wanted to leverage the advanced support of the.Net framework for regular … Continue reading ?

This is How the Vatican Will Digitize Millions of its Documents

Digitizing the Vatican's 40 million pages of library archives will take 50 experts, five scanners and many, many years before the process comes to a close. The Vatican Library was founded in 1451 and has around 82,000 manuscripts, some of which date back about 1,800 years. Show More Summary

Verizon Releases LG Lucid 3

Verizon Wireless has announced the availability of LG’s latest quad-core Android 4.4 smartphone ‘Lucid 3? on their network. The handset can be yours for $300 outright. This mid-range handset packs a 4.7-inch 960 x 540 IPS capacitive touchscreen display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3, a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, a 1GB RAM, an 8GB of internal […]

The Raspberry Eye Sees All

[Roman Rolinsky] wanted to try to do something interesting with his Raspberry Pi and a 2.8? LCD he had laying about… So he made a rather bulky version of Google Glass. We’ve seen a few examples of home brew Google Glass before, or even...Show More Summary

South Korean Ferry Death Toll Rises to 64, Disaster Zones Declared

Five days into the South Korean ferry disaster and the death toll continues to rise –– 64 bodies have now been found, according to the South Korean Ministry of Security and Public Administration. The Sewol ferry, carrying 476 passengers,...Show More Summary

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