Have you ever read about an interesting app, only to click the link and find yourself on a GitHub page? If you're a coder, then you will be happy about it, but if you're like me, you will scratch your head for a while, open the readme file, and start copying and pasting linux commands into a terminal window with fingers crossed. Even after watching this video I will keep doing this, but at least I know what GitHub is now.
Inflation and market growth hide from us the true prices of old things, and software is no exception. Rob Griffiths charts the high cost of software in the 1980s. Want to play Ultima, an open-world fantasy role-playing game? Its graphics are just as stunning as those of Missile Defense. A reviewer notes the cost, and… READ THE REST
Flash is dead, finally taken out back by Adobe after many years of increasingly insecure and obsolete service. As disliked as Flash was as a technology and advertising medium, though, it was loved as an accessible and expressive platform for game development and animation. If it was inevitable, then, that Flash aficionados would develop continuing… READ THE REST
SerenityOS (github) is "a love letter to '90s user interfaces with a custom Unix-like core", wedding the simplicity and style of Windows 9x with all the features (and security) you'd expect from a modern distribution. It's not intended to be accessible to normals ("this project does not cater to non-technical users") and I wouldn't hold… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Email. We need it to function in modern society, right? So why didn't anyone teach us how to manage our inboxes in school? Now that our own kitchen appliances are sending us… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. No matter how much you stay on top of cleaning, laundry, and whatever else, stinky odors can reak havoc in your home. From icky kitty litter stink to that leftover spinach… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Life has its great moments, but lately, it feels like all you've been doing is the hard, boring stuff, like long hours at work, grueling sessions at the gym, and having to… READ THE REST