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5 Ways to Deal With Projects for Friends & Family
August 18, 2018

It always starts as an innocent conversation. Whether it’s an email, an SMS conversation, or face-to-face, it starts simply enough: “Hey, how are you doing? How are the cats? Did you see the new Netflix show that we all insist must be watched?” You know,...

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Owl Car Cam review: 24-hour surveillance redefines the dash cam
August 18, 2018

Owl’s Car Cam is ground-breaking and uniquely capable, and it sports a wonderfully slick design that cherry-picks the best bits from the competition—and adds some soon-to-be-copied tricks of its own. But at $349, it’s also one of the most expensive dash cams I’ve ever tested, and it has some caveats. It currently depends upon the iPhone (6 or greater, iOS 11), as well as, to some extent, proximity to your vehicle. It’s also...

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MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2018) and Blackmagic eGPU review
August 18, 2018

Portability or power? For decades, we’ve been wrestling with the same problem: portable computers can’t be powerful, and powerful computers can’t be portable. Well, the MacBook Pro (13-inch, mid 2018) is one attempt at squaring that circle: a small, light, slim computer for use on the road or in ‘third spaces’ such as coffee shops, which you can pair with an external graphics card (eGPU) to dramatically boost its power when you’re at...

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Java and MongoDB 4.0 Support for Multi-document ACID Transactions — SitePoint
August 18, 2018

This article was created in partnership with MongoDB. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. MongoDB 4.0 adds support for multi-document ACID transactions. But wait… Does that mean MongoDB did not support transactions until now?No, actually MongoDB has always supported transactions in the form of single document transactions. MongoDB 4.0 extends these transactional guarantees across multiple documents, multiple...

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Intel teases discrete graphics card for 2020
August 18, 2018

A new official Intel Twitter account posted its first Tweet yesterday evening. @IntelGraphics's first Tweet was an embedded video and was timed to coincide with SIGGRAPH 2018 in Vancouver. The video is pretty long for a 'teaser', at over 1 minute 20s, but it takes the time to underline Intel's past graphics achievements and firsts - before going on to promise to deliver a discrete GPU in 2020. We will set our graphics free....

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Ailsa Johnson’s illustrations draw on the everyday magic of Japanese culture
August 18, 2018

Ailsa Johnson has been living in Japan for a couple of years now, and the culture has seeped into her illustrations. Hints of exotic foods, prawns and street vendors, rice and chopsticks, oriental reds and greens, dragons, birds and temples permeate her work. They have strong Asian influences, not only in content but also in style. Like the Ukiyo-e the illustrations are kept flat, with unusual cropping creating unsettling narratives. Recently the...

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Russian Hackers Have Invaded Hundreds of US Utilities: Report | Hacking
August 18, 2018

By John P. Mello Jr. Jul 25, 2018 10:17 AM PT Build a Bot webinar series: Uncover Genesys AI and bots in action!Global Webinar: September 12 @ 11AM PT / 2PM ET. Join this webinar to see how chatbots connect your brand with customers at any time—across all platforms—to keep the conversations going. Register Now! Hundreds of U.S. utilities were penetrated by Russian hackers who could have disrupted the nation's power grid. The attacks were...

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3 Android Pie features you can get on your older phone right now
August 18, 2018

By Andy Walker on 14 August, 2018 Google’s Android 9 Pie went live this week and is now available on a few phones. With it comes a slew of new enhancements to manage your time on your device, monitor your usage habits, and to wean yourself off your device. The latter phrase may sound counter-intuitive. How to monitor your smartphone usage Known for its excellent...

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Raw Fury To Showcase a Commuter's Twisted Life With Mosaic - Hardcore Gamer
August 18, 2018

Raw Fury have been extremely proactive this past year, scooping up choice title after choice title to publish. So what would be their next game to lend a hand to? Well, that honor goes to Mosaic, a narrative adventure from Norwegian developers Krillbite Studio. The announcement for the game was made today, accompanied by a brand new trailer that you can check out below as always. However, expect things to be a bit…cryptic, as you can...

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Microsoft releases Windows 10 Insider Build 18219 (19H1) for Skip Ahead users with Narrator improvements and more - MSPoweruser
August 18, 2018

Microsoft today released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18219 (19H1) to Windows Insiders in the Skip Ahead. This build comes with narrator improvements and several bug fixes. Find the full change log below.What’s new in Build 18219:Narrator Improvements:Reliability: We have made improvements in Narrator reliability.Scan Mode: Reading and navigating while in Scan Mode has been improved. Selecting text in Scan Mode has also been improved....

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