Friday, 30 January 2015

Papyros Is a Linux OS That Follows Google's Material Design and It Looks Stunning


Papyros is a new Linux distribution in the making that will use the Material Design style from Google. There is nothing to test so far, but the progress made by the developers is impressive and it's very likely that this will become one of the most interesting distros available.


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Thursday, 29 January 2015

Samsung reportedly rushing to dismantle TouchWiz

TouchWiz has long been known as being far too full of bloat and unnecessary software, but the real problem with Samsung's version of Android is that these added features come with a hard hit on performance. According to a report this morning from SamMobile, the Korean company might be going as far as to remove all features from the OS that can possibly be downloaded - and this just so happens to coincide with today's market share numbers showing that Apple and Samsung were neck-and-neck in Q4. Isn't competition lovely?



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Microsoft to invest in Cyanogen, hopes to “take Android away from Google”

Report says Microsoft will invest $70 million in the Android ROM builder.



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Four short links: 29 January 2015

ShmooCon 2015 Videos — videos to security talks from ShmooCon 2015. Comcast (Github) — Comcast is a tool designed to simulate common network problems like latency, bandwidth restrictions, and dropped/reordered/corrupted packets. On BSD-derived systems such as OSX, we use tools …



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Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Dell XPS 13 review (2015): Meet the world's smallest 13-inch laptop

CES has come and gone; the holidays are long past; and now all we're left with are a few months of dreary weather. No fun, right? Right. Except if you're a tech writer. Now that most major companies have revealed their new lineups, we have the exciti...



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Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Responsive Frontend Framework for Material Design

Created and designed by Google, Material Design is a design language that combines the classic principles of successful design along with innovation and technology. Google’s goal is to develop a system of design that allows for a unified user experience across all their products on any platform. Materialize is a modern responsive front-end framework based [...]


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How a former Rockstar developer is leading a revolution in gaming

When Navid Khonsari left Rockstar Games after working as the cinematic director on several Grand Theft Auto titles, he was sure he wouldn't make another video game. Instead, he returned to his first love, documentary filmmaking and, in the process, s...



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Ra is a Chrome text editor and file manager for your local storage

Chrome apps are sometimes criticized as being strictly internet-only, virtually useless if you need to work offline. There’s some truth in that, but it’s not always the case. Ra is a Chrome-based text editor which not only works with local text files, but can double as a simple file manager. The add-on supports plain text files only, and is clearly aimed at developers. Files are initially displayed with line numbers; there are 100+ syntax highlighting schemes, and you can opt to use emacs or vim key bindings. Ra can be used by anyone, though, and if your needs are less… [Continue Reading]



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Four short links: 27 January 2015

Decentralised Autonomous Corporations — Charlie Stross’s near-future fiction of Accelerando comes closer to reality: Malice – revenge for waking him up – sharpens Manfred’s voice. “The president of agalmic.holdings.root.184.97.AB5 is agalmic.holdings.root.184.97.201. The secretary is agalmic.holdings.root.184.D5, and the chair is agalmic.holdings.root.184.E8.FF. …



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Weighing SVG Animation Techniques (with Benchmarks)

The following is a guest post by Sarah Drasner (@sarah_edo). Sarah has been researching and giving talks about animation lately. I jumped at the chance to have her share some of that research here, this time focusing on SVG animation and the different tech choices you can make to do it.


After working with a number of SVG animation techniques for a few months now, I can give you a basic overview so you can compare them yourself. …




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Kythe: a new approach to making developer tools

This apartment built in Unreal Engine 4 is nicer than any I will ever live in

Matter.js – A 2D Physics Engine for the Web

Matter.js is a JavaScript 2D rigid body physics engine for the web. The Matter.Engine module contains methods for creating and manipulating engines. An engine is a controller that manages updating and rendering the simulation of the world. Matter.js is currently only alpha status, meaning the API is still in development and may change occasionally. The [...]


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Monday, 26 January 2015

Using oauth for a simple command line script to access Google's data

Four short links: 26 January 2015

How Might We Code in VR? — caught my eye because I’m looking for ideas on how to think about interaction design in the holoculus world. Git Workflows for Pros — non-developers don’t understand how important this is to productivity. …



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US Recommends Emergency Braking Tech on All New Cars

The Federal government's auto regulator is recommending auto makers to consider installing crash imminent braking and dynamic brake support as standard equipment on all new cars produced. The recommendations are the first step in getting needed technology in as a mandatory regulation. Crash imminent braking, as the name implies, uses on-board sensors to detect when a crash is about to happen and then deploy the brakes if the driver has not already done so. Comments



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Miha: "Morganella, era gol Sì alla tecnologia in campo"

Miha: "Morganella, era gol Sì alla tecnologia in campo"

Il tecnico blucerchiato: "Samuel deve calarsi in fretta nel mondo Samp, se tutto va come deve andare può darci una grossa mano. L'1-1 con il Palermo? Nella ripresa noi bruttissimi"





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Cadence Interview Experience | Set 2

I applied through cadence home -> careers ->. I uploaded my linkedin link as resume. I got a call within a week and was asked to give a telephonic round. Round 1 – Telephonic 1. Tell me about yourself 2. What is the difference between C and C++ 3. Is a C program faster than […]


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Porte aperte per la Fiat 500X, folla di pubblico nelle conessionarie

In Italia il listino prezzi partirà da 17.500 euro - FOTO












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[non-Blender] The theory of Physically-Based Rendering and Shading

Allegorithmic presents a in-depth article on the interaction of light and matter and the basics of Physically-based rendering in this article. Light is a complex phenomenon as it can exhibit properties of both a wave and a particle. As a result, different models have been created to describe the behavior of light. As texture artists, [...]



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