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Matthias Noback: Duck-typing in PHP

Matthias Noback: Duck-typing in PHP

In this new post to his site Matthias Noback talks about a topic not normally discussed outside of languages that support it natively – duck typing. For quite some time now the PHP community...

ShortCutter lets you Customize your Quick Setting Tiles on Android Nougat

ShortCutter lets you Customize your Quick Setting Tiles on Android Nougat

XDA Recognized Developer LeeDroid has created an application that allows you to perform various actions from your quick setting tiles as well as launch applications or websites. If you have root or send an ADB command,...

Is your mouse causing wrist pain? Try the Anker wireless vertical mouse ($16)

Is your mouse causing wrist pain? Try the Anker wireless vertical mouse ($16)

If traditional mouses are causing you discomfort, the Anker wireless vertical mouse might be the solution. Now 47 percent off on Amazon, this ergonomic mouse shifts your hand into a vertical grip for more...

Car companies are now coming to MWC too

Car companies are now coming to MWC too

 There are four automotive manufacturers at the Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona this year: Daimler, BMW, Ford, and Peugeot. And if CES is any indicator, expect more to follow in the next few...

Galaxy S8 será lançado no dia 28 de março

Galaxy S8 será lançado no dia 28 de março

Como já era esperado, a Samsung resolveu não apresentar o Galaxy S8 a MWC 2017, a companhia que enfrentou muitos problemas no ano passado com o Galaxy Note 7, resolveu reservar a apresentação do seu...

Windows 10 Creators Update will let you control which apps can be installed

Windows 10 Creators Update will let you control which apps can be installed

Microsoft will offer a Windows 10 “Cloud” edition that will lock down app installs to only the Windows Store. Now, it appears that the feature will work with all Windows 10 versions starting with...

Chegarão em breve: HTC anuncia valor dos novos acessórios para Vive

Chegarão em breve: HTC anuncia valor dos novos acessórios para Vive

A HTC anunciou uma dupla de novos periféricos para o seu dispositivo de realidade virtual no início do ano: o Tracker, um pequeno módulo que poderá levar acessórios físicos para dentro da VR, e...

GoPro’s Quik video editor is now a native app for Huawei P10 smartphones

GoPro’s Quik video editor is now a native app for Huawei P10 smartphones

GoPro’s video editing app will now come pre-installed on new Huawei smartphones, starting with the P10 and P10 Plus. Including the already-free app on the smartphone is part of GoPro’s efforts to expand internationally....

Audi Engineer Exposes Cheat Order

Audi Engineer Exposes Cheat Order

In an interesting turn of events last week in a German court, evidence has materialized that engineers were ordered to cheat emissions testing when developing automotive parts. Last Tuesday, Ulrich Weiß brought forward a document that alleges Audi...

Samsung jumps the shark with fake news

Samsung jumps the shark with fake news

 Samsung just released a press statement declaring its Galaxy S7 edge as winning the best smartphone award at Mobile World Congress 2017. That didn’t happen. This is what really happened, and Samsung should retract this press...

Alcatel anuncia novo smartphone; confira as especificações

Alcatel anuncia novo smartphone; confira as especificações

A Alcatel apresentou nesta segunda-feira, 27, durante a MWC, o Alcatel A5 LED, seu novo smartphone. O destaque do dispositivo fica por contra de sua traseira de LED, que permite ao usuário visualizar suas...

Alcatel anuncia novo smartphone; confira as especificações

Alcatel anuncia novo smartphone; confira as especificações

A Alcatel apresentou nesta segunda-feira, 27, durante a MWC, o Alcatel A5 LED, seu novo smartphone. O destaque do dispositivo fica por contra de sua traseira de LED, que permite ao usuário visualizar suas...

SD cards will transfer data at more than 600MB per second, thanks to the UHS-III

SD cards will transfer data at more than 600MB per second, thanks to the UHS-III

The UHS-III will double transfer rates over today’s fastest UHS-II cards, offering a theoretical peak performance of 624MB per second. UHS-III cards will retain the same physical design and pin layout as the UHS-II....

Intel is slashing CPU prices like a serial killer ahead of AMD’s Ryzen CPU launch

Intel is slashing CPU prices like a serial killer ahead of AMD’s Ryzen CPU launch

Intel has slashed the prices of a number of its desktop processors ahead of AMD’s Ryzen desktop CPU family launch just days away on March 2. The biggest price drop spotted thus far is...

You’ll soon be able to run Jolla’s Sailfish OS on Sony’s Xperia devices

You’ll soon be able to run Jolla’s Sailfish OS on Sony’s Xperia devices

Sony’s Open Devices Program is bringing the Xperia X into the lineup of Sailfish OS smartphones. Sailfish OS is an “independent” mobile OS that’s often marketed as an alternative to Android. The post You’ll...

Colorful, Abstract Rugs Inspired by a 1975 Film

I can’t help but love this collection of rugs from Brooklyn-based Cold Picnic. Even if you don’t know the story behind them, they’re beautiful abstract compositions that look like textured pieces of art for...

Here’s why Huawei is launching the P10 in Canada but not the U.S.

Here’s why Huawei is launching the P10 in Canada but not the U.S.

The Huawei P10 and P10 Plus are coming to Canada, but not the U.S. Here’s why. When Huawei announced the P10 and P10 Plus at Mobile World Congress this week, we assumed, like many...

ChatSim: Chip baratinho traz WhatsApp ilimitado em viagens nacionais e internacionais

ChatSim: Chip baratinho traz WhatsApp ilimitado em viagens nacionais e internacionais

Um dos principais 'perrengues' quando viajando para outro país fica por conta da obtenção de um serviço de internet para se comunicar com amigos e família, ou em alguns casos, até mesmo para trabalhar....

Agora vai? LG fará nova tentativa na realidade virtual em parceria com Valve

Agora vai? LG fará nova tentativa na realidade virtual em parceria com Valve

A Valve confirmou hoje que esteve trabalhando em conjunto com a LG para criar um novo dispositivo de realidade virtual. A LG não é a primeira a usar o SteamVR Tracking, uma vez que...