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Why does Google show mysterious art when searching two random 4-letter words!

WHY DOES GOOGLE SHOW MYSTERIOUS ART WHEN SEARCHING TWO RANDOM 4-LETTER WORDS!

The internet is an inherently strange place. I mean, the fact we call it a place at all shows how we lack the vocabulary to really...

Use databases like a pro with this $10 MySQL training

USE DATABASES LIKE A PRO WITH THIS $10 MYSQL TRAINING

You can fill out your knowledge base on one of the most fundamental of web disciplines with The Complete MySQL Bootcamp from TNW Deals.

 
 
 
Why aren't tablets our daily work machines?

WHY AREN'T TABLETS OUR DAILY WORK MACHINES?

Boris is the wise ol' CEO of TNW who writes a weekly column on everything about being an entrepreneur - from managing stress to embracing...

We have to save the bees, here's how we can do it

WE HAVE TO SAVE THE BEES, HERE'S HOW WE CAN DO IT

Planting bee-friendly plants seems to be the new fad in many cities around the globe. In the UK, amateur gardeners regularly try to...

 
 
 
Here's an explainer about soft forks you'll actually understand

HERE'S AN EXPLAINER ABOUT SOFT FORKS YOU'LL ACTUALLY UNDERSTAND

Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and advice to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain...

Google's head of account security has fix for cryptocurrency SIM-swapping

GOOGLE'S HEAD OF ACCOUNT SECURITY HAS FIX FOR CRYPTOCURRENCY SIM-SWAPPING

SIM-swapping has plagued cryptocurrency holders for close to a year, and now Google's head of account security has had enough. He wants...

 
 
 
Viral images of the Nairobi terror attack victims failed journalism

VIRAL IMAGES OF THE NAIROBI TERROR ATTACK VICTIMS FAILED JOURNALISM

An article by the New York Times on the Riverside terrorist attacks in Nairobi has provoked fury and consternation in Kenya. The article...

Lorian Synaro of Anonymous explains the motive behind OpSudan and OpZimbabwe

LORIAN SYNARO OF ANONYMOUS EXPLAINS THE MOTIVE BEHIND OPSUDAN AND OPZIMBABWE

Over the past week, Zimbabwe has experienced citizens protesting over raised fuel prices and high living costs. While in Sudan protests...

 
 
 
Phone makers are going all-in on foldables, but I'm skeptical

PHONE MAKERS ARE GOING ALL-IN ON FOLDABLES, BUT I'M SKEPTICAL

We're less than a month away from Samsung‘s next big hardware event, where it's expected to reveal - if not officially launch - its...

You'd be surprised how many VPN's are owned by the same company

YOU'D BE SURPRISED HOW MANY VPN'S ARE OWNED BY THE SAME COMPANY

The VPN industry has exploded over the past few years. Fuelled by a greater awareness of online security, a desire to watch geo-restricted...

 
 
 
Why the next innovative leap in shaving tech looks like a step backward

WHY THE NEXT INNOVATIVE LEAP IN SHAVING TECH LOOKS LIKE A STEP BACKWARD

Advances in technology aren't always what they seem. Take, for example, Gillette's latest “breakthrough” in shaving tech - a heating...

GOP pushes porn as the answer to border wall funding

GOP PUSHES PORN AS THE ANSWER TO BORDER WALL FUNDING

An Arizona Congresswoman introduced a bill to the House yesterday that, if passed, would fund President Trump‘s border wall - at least...

 
 
 
Review: A Fisherman's Tale is the best way to play with yourself in VR

REVIEW: A FISHERMAN'S TALE IS THE BEST WAY TO PLAY WITH YOURSELF IN VR

Vertigo Games today released its VR puzzler A Fisherman's Tale, a game in which you play with yourself to solve a puppet's problems....

You can now share your Netflix faves to Instagram Stories - if you have an iPhone

YOU CAN NOW SHARE YOUR NETFLIX FAVES TO INSTAGRAM STORIES - IF YOU HAVE AN IPHONE

When streaming first took off it felt like the period of shared viewership had ended. How could anyone gather around the water cooler...

 
 
 
Microsoft doubles down on education with cheap laptops and a $40 Surface pen

MICROSOFT DOUBLES DOWN ON EDUCATION WITH CHEAP LAPTOPS AND A $40 SURFACE PEN

Microsoft may be king when it comes to mainstream PCs, but it's no secret Google has built a commanding lead selling devices meant...

How to select, copy, and paste multiple snippets of text in macOS

HOW TO SELECT, COPY, AND PASTE MULTIPLE SNIPPETS OF TEXT IN MACOS

When copying and pasting text, most users grab a selection at a time, paste it into their app of choice, and then return to grab more...

 
 
 
Announcing 5 new TNW2019 speakers: Dogecoin's founder, Ford's UX lead, and IBM's Angel Diaz

ANNOUNCING 5 NEW TNW2019 SPEAKERS: DOGECOIN'S FOUNDER, FORD'S UX LEAD, AND IBM'S ANGEL DIAZ

Our very own TNW Conference in May is an all-encompassing exploration of technology's future. From machine learning to design, thought...

Resident Evil 2 raises the bar for video game remakes

RESIDENT EVIL 2 RAISES THE BAR FOR VIDEO GAME REMAKES

Want to feel old? Consider the fact that Resident Evil 2 is now officially old enough to legally drink and vote in the US. With nearly...

 
 
 
For $10, Biff 2 for Mac will help you use and create vector graphics

FOR $10, BIFF 2 FOR MAC WILL HELP YOU USE AND CREATE VECTOR GRAPHICS

If you're creating images that may need to show up in a variety of locations and formats, like a brand logo, vector is the way to go....

Major Dutch bank bets on NY blockchain firm with 5-year deal

MAJOR DUTCH BANK BETS ON NY BLOCKCHAIN FIRM WITH 5-YEAR DEAL

Dutch multi-national banking giant ING has signed a five-year deal with a blockchain services firm to roll out distributed ledger tech...

 
 
 



Wireless charging explained: Power your iPhone or Android phone wire-free

Wireless charging explained: Power your iPhone or Android phone wire-free

Wireless charging has been around for a good while now, but it's only in the last couple of years that it's started to take off. More and more manufacturers have been getting... Read more ...

Meizu Zero debuts with no physical buttons, speaker or charging port

Meizu Zero debuts with no physical buttons, speaker or charging port

The Meizu Zero is here - the world's first phone without physical buttons, speaker cutout and even without a USB port for conventional wired charging. The Meizu Zero uses touch... Read more ...

YouTube TV finally goes nationwide almost two years after launch

YouTube TV finally goes nationwide almost two years after launch

YouTube TV is finally nearing nationwide availability. The streaming TV service was announced in February 2017, and it has been gradually rolling out to additional markets... Read more ...

Xiaomi Dual Flex foldable phone folds both sides

Xiaomi Dual Flex foldable phone folds both sides

The boss of Chinese tech firm Xiaomi has shown the company's foldable phone concept in a short video teaser and, unlike Samsung's Galaxy F , it folds both sides. Along with the... Read more ...

The Meizu Zero is the world's first phone without a charging port

The Meizu Zero is the world's first phone without a charging port

There's also no speaker grill, SIM card slot, or physical buttons. Chinese smartphone brand Meizu releases a lot of phones throughout the year that often go unnoticed by... Read more ...

LG teases gesture control announcement at MWC 2019

LG teases gesture control announcement at MWC 2019

LG is teasing the launch of a new gesture-controlled device in a 13-second video with the tagline “goodbye touch.” The video shows a hand waving messages in and out of... Read more ...

Netgear's Arlo Pro 2-camera kit is more affordable than ever

Netgear's Arlo Pro 2-camera kit is more affordable than ever

This versatile and expandable home security system is down to its best price yet. The Netgear Arlo Pro 2-camera home security system is down to $224.42 on Amazon. This is the... Read more ...

Xiaomi Mijia laser 4K projection TV goes on sale for 14999 Yuan

Xiaomi Mijia laser 4K projection TV goes on sale for 14999 Yuan

On January 14th, Chinese manufacturing giant, Xiaomi, released the 4K laser projection TV which supports 4K resolution, 5000 lumens light source brightness, and can cast up to... Read more ...

Samsung's 970 Evo Plus looks determined to bottom out SSD prices

Samsung's 970 Evo Plus looks determined to bottom out SSD prices

Upgrade your PC for less than a London night out Read more ...

Xiaomi's Double Folding Phone Looks Pretty Amazing

Xiaomi's Double Folding Phone Looks Pretty Amazing

Rather than a single fold, Xiaomi's flexible phone uses two folds to shrink to a pretty compact size. Read more ...