Kano moves beyond Pi with code-your-own device kits for kids

Advertisement. It’s been 16 months since Kano took to the stage at TC Disrupt New York 2015 to announce a $15M Series A, and to talk up its big ambition to build a creative computing brand. And 10 months since, flush with that VC cash, it started work on its next big product reveal. Today it’s re…

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Take the Plunge: Smart Ways to use Snapchat for Business

When businesses acknowledge the importance of new social networks like Snapchat, they’re taking a valuable first step towards connecting with their audience. But it’s usually only that—they’re dipping a toe in. That approach often leaves newer networks, which can offer huge opportunities,…

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4 Mobile Image Apps That Create Amazing Visuals

Do you use your smartphone or tablet to post images to social media? Looking for mobile image apps to enhance your visuals? In this article, you’ll discover four mobile apps to help you create and publish outstanding social media images on the go. Discover four mobile apps to create beautiful…

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You can use encrypted chat app Signal on desktop now

Signal, the encrypted chat app powered by Open Whisper Systems, is finally available as a desktop app. The free app, which has earned praise from Edward Snowden and security experts like Matt Green and Bruce Schneier for its tough encryption, has long been available for iPhone and Android users. …

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Xiaomi’s Mi 5s and Mi 5s Plus laugh at your flagship’s specs

The company just launched two new phones in China: The Mi 5s and the Mi 5s Plus. The phones are an obvious answer to the iPhone — both are very, very powerful devices, but the 5s Plus is bigger and has a dual camera. . As you might imagine, the specs on these things are top notch. The Xiaomi Mi 5…

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6 open source fitness apps for Android

A key part of developing a good fitness routine is creating a solid workout plan and tracking your progress. Mobile apps can help by providing readily accessible programs specifically designed to support the user’s fitness goals. In a world of fitness wearable devices like FitBit, there are…

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10 Cool Android Apps You Do Not Know About

Android has evolved to become a juggernaut mobile platform, both in terms of market share and in terms of number of apps. The Google Play Store boasts of more than 2.2 million apps, which is a massive number. This means, a number of new apps arrive on the Play Store almost everyday. While not all…

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