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How to make your life easier with ChatGPT?

We have already written several articles about the artificial intelligence that is revolutionising the world, but this time we will talk about how it can help you with everyday tasks and thus save you time and even increase your productivity or discover new things. I personally love to keep my life…

Category : Technology   03-07-2023   by Laura Celis Ballesta

The best and most amazing Alexa Hacks you should know about

The best and most amazing Alexa Hacks you should know about Alexa, Amazon's talking Artificial Intelligence contained in the Echo, can entertain you and your family if you know the right words. Alexa is a versatile assistant, but Alexa's fun tricks can be the best form of entertainment at home. From playing…

Category : Operating systems   30-06-2023   by Janeth Kent

How to Use ChatGPT to automatically create Spotify playlists

We will explain, step by step, how you can create Spotify playlists using ChatGPT. The arrival of ChatGPT, the chatbot based on OpenAI's natural language model, has revolutionized the world of technology. Thanks to this powerful tool, any user can access all the functions of this AI from any of their…

Category : Technology   23-06-2023   by Janeth Kent

How to upload files to the server using JavaScript

In this tutorial we are going to see how you can upload files to a server using Node.js using JavaScript, which is very common. For example, you might want to upload an avatar, a thumbnail, a PDF file or any other image or file in various formats. We are going to…

Category : Javascript   14-06-2023   by Janeth Kent

How to combine multiple objects in JavaScript

In JavaScript you can merge multiple objects in a variety of ways. The most commonly used methods are the spread operator ... and the Object.assign() function.   How to copy objects with the spread operator   To begin with, we will use the spread operator for this task, as it is the most efficient…

Category : Javascript   12-06-2023   by Janeth Kent

How to record TV programs using VLC

VLC is much more than a simple media player. Behind its simple appearance, there are a lot of features, such as the ability to convert videos to audio format, repair corrupt or damaged MP4 videos, or even stream content from other devices over the local Wi-Fi network. Another useful but little-known…

Category : Software   08-06-2023   by Janeth Kent

Teaching ChatGPT to mimic your writing style

InChatGPT is an impressive conversational AI tool that showcases remarkable capabilities in various tasks. However, it also has limitations, such as occasional inaccuracies and a somewhat robotic and generic writing style. If you wish to train ChatGPT to imitate your writing style, there is a simple method you can follow.…

Category : Technology   08-06-2023   by Janeth Kent

Google Play Games on PC: Transforming Your Gaming Experience

Do you want to play your favorite Android games directly on your computer? If your answer is yes, you've come to the right place! In today's guide, I will explain how to install Google Play Games on PC, so you can move your gaming experience from mobile to a larger…

Category : Videogames   06-06-2023   by Janeth Kent

Top best AI Image Generators: unlocking creativity with Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing not just business and healthcare, but also the creative industries by introducing a new era of AI-generated art. The accessibility of AI technologies and tools has paved the way for a whole new generation of artists. Contrary to the common misconception that AI will replace human…

Category : Technology   05-06-2023   by Janeth Kent

The Payment Request API: Revolutionizing Online Payments (Part 2)

In the first part of this series, we explored the fundamentals of the Payment Request API and how it simplifies the payment experience. Now, let's delve deeper into advanced features and best practices to further optimize the integration of this powerful API. We start by making a modification of supportedMethods by…

Category : Javascript   08-06-2023   by Silvia Mazzetta

The Payment Request API: Revolutionizing Online Payments (Part 1)

The Payment Request API has emerged as the new standard for online payments, transforming the way transactions are conducted on the internet. In this two-part series, we will delve into the intricacies of this powerful API and explore how it simplifies the payment experience for both users and merchants. Part 1:…

Category : Javascript   12-06-2023   by Silvia Mazzetta

The demise of Third-Party Cookies could decrease marketing effectiveness by up to 30%

In recent years, the digital advertising industry has been undergoing significant transformations. One of the most impactful changes is the impending demise of third-party cookies, which could potentially diminish marketing effectiveness by as much as 30%, according to Accenture's analysis. The use of third-party cookies has long been a cornerstone of…

Category :   04-06-2023   by Silvia Mazzetta

Android Hidden Codes: unveiling custom dialer codes and their functionality

In the world of Android smartphones, there exist numerous hidden codes that can unlock a treasure trove of functionalities and features. These codes, known as custom dialer codes, provide access to various settings, diagnostics, and information that are not readily available through regular menus. In this article, we will explore…

Category : Mobile   02-06-2023   by Janeth Kent

Marketing Trends in Technology 2023: Spotlight on Inflation

Inflation, the general rise in prices of goods and services, is a significant economic concern that impacts various industries, including technology. As we delve into 2023, marketing professionals in the technology sector are facing unique challenges and opportunities due to the rising inflationary pressures. This article aims to shed light…

Category : Web marketing   01-06-2023   by Janeth Kent

How do you stop JavaScript execution for a while: sleep()

A sleep()function is a function that allows you to stop the execution of code for a certain amount of time. Using a function similar to this can be interesting for many reasons: from waiting for some condition to be met before continuing with the code, to simulating during development an…

Category : Javascript   31-05-2023   by Janeth Kent

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Existential Threat to Humanity: Expert Perspectives

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become an increasingly prevalent force in our modern world, revolutionizing industries and enhancing numerous aspects of our lives. However, alongside the promises and potential benefits, concerns have emerged about the potential risks associated with advanced AI systems. One of the most alarming worries is the possibility…

Category : Technology   31-05-2023   by Silvia Mazzetta

Mastering array sorting in JavaScript: a guide to the sort() function

In this article, I will explain the usage and potential of the sort() function in JavaScript.   What does the sort() function do?   The sort() function allows you to sort the elements of an array object. It can sort the elements in either the default ascending order or according to a custom sorting…

Category : Javascript   29-05-2023   by Janeth Kent

Is AI sexist? A gender perspective in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence

In her article, Maria Antonia Huertas Sánchez of the UOC - Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, provides an explanation of why we should incorporate a gender vision in robotics and artificial intelligence by combining the concept of epistemology with the definition of artificial intelligence. Epistemology refers to the "theory of the foundations…

Category : News and events   22-05-2023   by Silvia Mazzetta

Should Your Social Media Strategy Always Be Ready for a Crisis?

Social media can offer modern businesses so many incredible opportunities. It can be used to reach new customers, build reputation, advertise new products, and connect with industry peers and partners. However, for all its benefits, social media can also be a treacherous landscape. There are numerous traps and pitfalls that must…

Category : Social networks   01-06-2023   by Janeth Kent

How to download an email in PDF format in Gmail for Android

You will see how easy it is to save an email you have received or sent yourself from Gmail in PDF format, all with your Android smartphone. Here's how it's done. Gmail is one of the most used email applications in the world, not only for its good design, good organization…

Category : Technology   16-05-2023   by Janeth Kent

Infinite scrolling with native JavaScript using the Fetch API

I have long wanted to talk about how infinite scroll functionality can be implemented in a list of items that might be on any Web page. Infinite scroll is a technique that allows the user to interact with the mouse by scrolling down to load new dynamic content. In this way, the…

Category : Javascript   15-05-2023   by Janeth Kent

What is a JWT token and how does it work?

JWT tokens are a standard used to create application access tokens, enabling user authentication in web applications. Specifically, it follows the RFC 7519 standard. What is a JWT token A JWT token is a token that gives the user access to an application by certifying their identity. This token is returned to…

Category : Programming   10-05-2023   by Janeth Kent

Why shouldn't we use black?

Nowadays it is becoming more and more common for web pages to have the option to set them in dark mode, or to base their aesthetics directly on black or high contrast colors, but the vast majority of people still use pure colors to implement this type of style to…

Category : Css   12-05-2023   by Laura Celis Ballesta

A Step-by-Step Process to Using Artificial Intelligence as a Startup

Unsurprisingly, artificial intelligence is an industry buzzword that continues to grow in popularity as the months go by. The reason is there´s always an advancement in AI that company owners can use to elevate their business endeavors. One of the fantastic things about AI is its exponential growth, where each…

Category : Technology   14-03-2023   by Janeth Kent

What is Gzip compression and what is it used for?

GZIP compression allows you to compress the resources of a web page before they are served to the users' browsers so that the web page loads faster and thus improves your WPO. This type of compression has become very popular in recent times among WPO consultants thanks to tools such as…

Category : Programming   22-12-2022   by Janeth Kent

How to create PDF with JavaScript and jsPDF

Creating dynamic PDF files directly in the browser is possible thanks to the jsPDF JavaScript library. In the last part of this article we have prepared a practical tutorial where I show you how to implement the library. Below you can see the completed exercise. The client side is gaining ground over…

Category : Javascript   04-12-2022   by Janeth Kent

How to recognise cyber-violence

Cyber-violence, i.e. the digital dimension of violence that mainly affects women and is closely linked to the violence that occurs in the 'real world', is a growing phenomenon that is often neither recognised nor addressed. While it is true that several institutions have started to deal with it specifically, it is…

Category : News and events   04-12-2022   by Janeth Kent

How artificial intelligence design the world

The image you see above was drawn especially for this article, but did not require any artistic skills or vein from its author. It was created by DALL-E, an artificial intelligence that can be asked to draw anything. To visually illustrate the point, the author of this article's lack of…

Category : Technology   17-05-2023   by Janeth Kent

The history of video games: from entertainment to virtual reality

The release of Return to Monkey Island (September 2022) has jogged video game fans' memories back to 1990, when The Secret of Monkey Island debuted, a graphic adventure based on the vicissitudes of Guybrush Threepwood, a somewhat awkward would-be pirate whose story inspired the film Pirates of the Caribbean. While…

Category : Videogames   28-11-2022   by Janeth Kent

Sick of Video Games? Here are Some Other Pastimes to Try

Online gaming and video games is one of the most popular ways in which people choose to spend their free time. Given the quality of the recent releases, this isn't something that comes at a surprise either. There are so many different options for people to indulge in. When it…

Category : Technology   29-11-2022   by Janeth Kent

The first videogame tournaments: the origin of eSports

The first video videogame tournaments: the origin of "eSports". Electronic sports or "eSports" are video game competitions that have been increasing in popularity over the years, being a lucrative sector that currently moves hundreds of millions of euros. Its origins date back to the first video game tournaments in history, which were…

Category : Videogames   19-10-2022   by Janeth Kent

AI predicts crimes in the US like Minority Report

As in Spielberg's film based on Philip K. Dick's novel, an AI model was able to predict crimes in some American cities before they happened. However, it also revealed the racism that exists in the police. Once again, a science fiction bestseller has (almost) anticipated the future: in 1956, Philp K.…

Category : Technology   19-09-2022   by Janeth Kent

China dives into deep learning

China plans to diversify the application areas of deep learning. Moreover, this system, which allows computers to be trained to perform tasks like those performed by humans, such as speech recognition, image identification or the formulation of predictions, will be driven by open-source platforms. Similarly, the forecast is that, in…

Category : News and events   18-07-2022   by Janeth Kent

Open source web design tools alternatives

There are many prototyping tools, user interface design tools or vector graphics applications. But most of them are paid or closed source. So here I will show you several open source options for you to try and use the one you like the most.   Penpot    Penpot is the first open source design…

Category : Web design   03-06-2022   by Nadal Vicens

How to Start a Web Design Agency in 2022

If the last two years have shown us anything, it’s that a good online presence is paramount to success in the modern world of business. Once they have a robust web-based reputation in place, companies have the capacity to disrupt their sectors in an engaging, intuitive, and ultimately profitable fashion.…

Category : Web marketing   25-01-2022   by Janeth Kent

Node.js and npm: introductory tutorial

In this tutorial we will see how to install and use both Node.js and the npm package manager. In addition, we will also create a small sample application. If you have ever used or thought about using a JavaScript-based development tool, you have probably noticed that you need to install…

Category : Javascript   05-11-2021   by Silvia Mazzetta

JavaScript Programming Styles: Best Practices

When programming with JavaScript there are certain conventions that you should apply, especially when working in a team environment. In fact, it is common to have meetings to discuss standards to follow. The reason is that code is much more readable when certain standards are followed. We have already seen…

Category : Javascript   28-10-2021   by Janeth Kent

Difference between arrow and normal functions in JavaScript

In this tutorial we are going to see how arrow functions differ from normal JavaScript functions. We will also see when you should use one and when you should use the other.   Normal functions   JavaScript's standard functions, those we call normal or standard functions, have been included in JavaScript since its inception.…

Category : Javascript   30-08-2021   by Janeth Kent

JavaScript Arrow functions: What they are and how to use them

In this article we are going to see what they are and how to use JavaScript Arrow Functions, a new feature introduced with the ES6 standard (ECMAScript 6). What are Arrow Functions Arrow Functions are a new syntax for defining anonymous functions in JavaScript in a more concise way. Being an abbreviated…

Category : Javascript   30-08-2021   by Janeth Kent

How to insert an element into an array with JavaScript

In this brief tutorial you will learn how to insert one or more elements into an array with JavaScript. For this we will use the splice function. The splice function will not create a new array when used, but will modify the existing array. The syntax of the splice function, included in…

Category : Javascript   20-08-2021   by Janeth Kent

What is the difference between primitives types and objects in JavaScript?

In this short tutorial we are going to look at the differences between primitive types and objects in JavaScript. To start with, we're going to look at what primitive types are. Then we will see what objects are and how they differ.  Introduction   The primitive types in JavaScript are as follows:   Boolean: 'boolean String:…

Category : Javascript   26-05-2023   by Silvia Mazzetta

Strings in JavaScript: What they are and how to use them

In this tutorial we are going to explain what strings are and how they are used in JavaScript. The tutorial is intended for people who are learning to program in JavaScript. You will learn how to create strings, how to display the content of strings, how to concatenate strings and…

Category : Javascript   22-06-2021   by Janeth Kent

Why E-Commerce Businesses Should be Using Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is the on-demand delivery of computer system resources via the internet. The resources offered in a cloud computing solution include data storage applications, servers, databases, software, and networking tools. Cloud computing seems like it’s been created specifically for businesses like e-commerce stores, as it offers increased flexibility and…

Category : Web marketing   01-06-2021   by Silvia Mazzetta

What are React Hooks and what problems they solve

Working with React, - and before the release of Hooks in version 16.8 -  there was always the possibility to create components in three different ways based on a number of suspects and needs: 1. Elementary components - These components are the simplest ones, they are characterized by being mere variables that…

Category : Javascript   13-05-2021   by Janeth Kent

Advanced Android tutorial: discover all your phone's secrets

It is highly probable that you are not taking advantage of even half of the potential that your Android device has to offer. These small pocket computers, which we call smartphones, have increasingly advanced and powerful hardware that, together with the possibilities offered by an operating system as flexible as…

Category : Mobile   06-05-2021   by Janeth Kent

Top Javascript Libraries and Frameworks Part 2

What are JavaScript frameworks?   JavaScript frameworks are application frameworks that allow developers to manipulate code to meet their particular needs. Web application development is like building a house. You have the option of creating everything from scratch with construction materials. But it will take a long time and can incur high costs. But…

Category : Javascript   06-05-2021   by Janeth Kent

How to Send Email from an HTML Contact Form

In today’s article we will write about how to make a working form that upon hitting that submit button will be functional and send the email (to you as a web creator and to the user or customer as well). If you’re a PHP developer, there's a high probability that you…

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Top JavaScript libraries and frameworks part 1

JavaScript libraries and frameworks make it easy to develop websites and applications with a wide variety of features and functionality, all with dynamic, flexible and engaging features. According to a 2020 StackOverflow survey, JavaScript remains the most widely used programming language (for the eighth year), with 67.7% of respondents using it. Its…

Category : Javascript   06-05-2021   by Janeth Kent

Network attacks and how to avoid them

Nowadays it is impossible to list all the different types of attacks that can be carried out on a network, as in the world of security this varies continuously. We bring you the most common ones according to the network attack databases, so that we can keep up to date…

Category : Security   03-05-2021   by Silvia Mazzetta

How to set up your Android phone: learn how to get your new phone up and running

If you've just bought a great new Android phone, you'll want to start using it as soon as possible. You'll see that it's not hard to get the initial set-up and configuration to get it ready to use, and we'll guide you every step of the way. From connecting your Google account,…

Category : Mobile   28-04-2021   by Janeth Kent

5 Terrific iOS-Friendly Canva Alternatives to Upgrade Your Marketing Visuals

Sometimes you want to use your iPhone to create compelling, engaging marketing visuals, and as awesome as Canva is, many of us are interested in seeing what other options are out there.   As all marketers know, consistent branding is a must for any company (or even individual) who wants to stand…

Category : Web marketing   05-05-2021   by Janeth Kent

How to improve customer experience through speech recognition

Voice of the Customer (VoC) is essential to a successful customer experience (CX) programme. However, VoC data is often disparate, making it difficult to use. Service organisations looking to make more informed decisions about customer experience (CX) investments and improvements should implement a consistent voice of the user (VoC) strategy,…

Category : Technology   27-04-2021   by Janeth Kent

How To Use Varnish As A Highly Available Load Balancer On Ubuntu 20.04 With SSL

Load balancing with high availability can be tough to set up. Fortunately, Varnish HTTP Cache server provides a dead simple highly available load balancer that will also work as a caching server. The modern use of SSL/TLS for all traffic has made this a little harder as Vanish has to handle…

Category : Servers   25-04-2021   by Janeth Kent

How to make a multilingual website without redirect

Today, we're going to talk about how to implement a simple language selector on the basic static website, without the need of any backend or database calls or redirection to another page. We will be using only JavaScript, no PHP or other programming languages. Serving HTML content in multiple languages is…

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The best free tools to Transcribe audio to text

With this article we bring you a list of the best tools for transcribing audio to text, offering you some that simply do it with dictated audio, but also others capable of loading audio files. The collection is varied, and we have mobile applications, web pages, and computer programs capable…

Category : Software   15-04-2021   by Janeth Kent

6 Best Alternative Privacy Focused Browsers in 2021

In today's article we take a look at free private browsers which are relevant in 2021. We will compare their advantages and disadvantages, specs, etc. Let's get into it. What are alternative browsers? Alternative browsers are mostly trying to increase browser security, by various methods, such as browser hardening, sandboxing, encryption forcing, etc. When…

Category : Software   22-04-2021   by

Starting with Bootstrap-Vue step by step

Today we will show you how to use BootstrapVue, describe the installation process and show basic functionality. The project’s based on the world's most popular CSS framework - Bootstrap, for building responsive mobile-first landing page and combines it with Vue.js. Bootstrap-Vue does not yet support Vue 3. So if you want to…

Category : Javascript   13-04-2021   by

How to hide the you are typing text in a WhatsApp group

With WhatsApp groups there is usually no middle ground: either you like them or you hate them from the first moment you are put -sometimes 'dragged' reflects better- into one. And with the current pandemic situation we live in, groups have exploded in use in the work and family environment. Does…

Category : Social networks   25-03-2021   by Janeth Kent

Bootstrap 5 beta2. What offers?

Since the release of the Bootstrap 4 is three years, in this article we will present what is new in the world’s most popular framework for building responsive, mobile-first sites. If you want to know what are the significant changes that come with the next version 5 which is in…

Category : Css   05-04-2021   by

Top Graphic Design e-Books & How to Get them on Your iDevice

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Category : Ui/ux design   03-03-2021   by Luigi Nori

htaccess Rules to Help Protect from SQL Injections and XSS

This list of rules by no means is a sure bet to secure your web services, but it will help in preventing script-kiddings from doing some basic browsing around. MySQL injection attempts are one of the most common hacking attacks against PHP websites. If your website is hosted on a dedicated…

Category : Security   01-03-2021   by Janeth Kent

Interesting and Helpful Google Search Features You’ll Want to Start Using

Google – THE search engine for many internet users. It has been with us since its launch back in 1998 and thanks to its simplicity of use and genius algorithms, it grew so popular, that most of us cannot imagine our day-to-day life without it. Many petty arguments between friends…

Category : Software   31-01-2021   by Iveta Karailievova

Creating simple CSS spinner-loader

In today's article we will show you how to animate a basic loader that spins when some predefined action is defined, such as loading an image. That can be used on a website for example when there is a request running and the result is not yet retrieved. What are they? Loading…

Category : Css   05-04-2021   by

Deepfakes Detection – An Emerging Technological Challenge

It is highly probable that while browsing the Internet, everyone of us has at some point stumbled upon a deepfake video. Deepfakes usually depict well-known people doing really improbable things – like the queen of England dancing on her table or Ron Swanson from Parks and Recreations starring as every…

Category : Technology   27-01-2021   by Iveta Karailievova

Cumulative Layout Shift, what is and How to optimize CLS

Cumulative Layout Shift, one of the new Core Web Vitals metrics,  is the first metric that focuses on user experience beyond performance. Unexpected movement of web page content is a major source of irritation for users on the web. The new cumulative design change metric helps developers understand the impact of…

Category : Seo & sem   14-01-2021   by Luigi Nori

Understanding LCP, CLS, FID. All about Core Web Vitals in Google Search Console

A few months ago we talked about certain Google metrics that were displayed in Search Console. The reason for writing another post on this topic is that Google has changed this again, giving priority to other metrics. Interestingly, we thought in that previous study that the FCP and FID were not…

Category : Seo & sem   14-01-2021   by Laura Celis Ballesta

7 Astonishing New Uses of Machine Learning

Recently a strange video published on YouTube caused a controversy – it was a funny take on Queen Elizabeth’s traditional Christmas message created by Channel 4, a British public-service television broadcaster. They used AI to produce a fake video of the Queen making it look very realistic and if the message itself…

Category : Technology   31-12-2020   by Iveta Karailievova

Validating HTML forms using BULMA and vanilla JavaScript

Today we are going to write about contact forms and how to validate them using JavaScript. The contact form seems to be one of the top features of every basic home page. It is a great way to encourage your visitors to make contact with you, by adding a form which…

Category : Javascript   31-12-2020   by

The State of PHP 8: new features and changes

PHP 8.0 has been released last November 26: let's discover together the main innovations that the new version introduces in this language. PHP is one of the most popular programming languages in the world. Precisely its wide diffusion, has led many programmers to use it, especially for the development of server-side…

Category : Php   29-12-2020   by Janeth Kent

A FULFILLED PROMISE - Using the FETCH API to make AJAX calls

In this article we talked about what AJAX calls are and how to use them in a traditional way, by using the XMLHttpRequest (XHR) object. In short, thanks to AJAX calls a web page can be partially updated without having to reload the whole content. This leads to better loading…

Category : Javascript   26-12-2020   by Iveta Karailievova

Read comics online: best websites and apps to download and read digital comics

Comic book lovers (like us), today we're going to give you a special tribute: a small collection of websites and applications to download and read digital comics, both on your computer and on your mobile devices. You'll be able to access a wide collection of free and paid digital comics, and…

Category : News and events   26-05-2023   by Silvia Mazzetta

What is Django and what is it used for

When we talk about Django, we refer to that framework that is used for any totally free and open source web application which is written in Python. Basically, it's a group of elements that will help you create web pages much more easily and quickly. At the moment you are going…

Category : Programming   26-12-2020   by Janeth Kent

How to use your browser as a file browser, in Chrome or Microsoft Edge

We're going to explain how to use the Chrome browser as a file browser, both on Android and on your computer. This is a hidden feature of Chromium that will allow you to browse through the internal folders of your PC or mobile phone without needing any specific application to…

Category : Technology   26-12-2020   by Janeth Kent

Django vs. Laravel: Market Share Comparison

There are two leading frameworks in the web development segment: Django and Laravel. In this article, we prepared a Django and Laravel comparison focusing on their market share so that you can figure out which framework is better for your project. Selecting the appropriate framework is crucial for coping with…

Category : Programming   23-12-2020   by Janeth Kent

How to make the website's dark mode persistent with Local Storage, CSS and JS

Recently we wrote about how to do a switchable alternative color mode or theme, a very useful and popular feature to websites. Today’s article is going to be about how to store a user’s settings on your website, specifically, how to save dark mode settings and restore it when a…

Category : Css   22-12-2020   by

Cross cultural challenges in web design, an overview

The user experience design of a product essentially lies between the intentions of the product and the characteristics of your user. - David Kadavy - The task of building a culturally appropriate website for a new market can be challenging: in this article we are going to talk about the impact of national…

Category : Web design   21-12-2020   by Maria Antonietta Marino

Some Neat Ways to Improve Your Internet Browsing Experience?

Not everyone has the best time when they are surfing the net. There are multiple reasons why an internet browser struggles, but that does not mean the situation is out of your hands. Relying on the internet is inevitable these days. We use it for work, entertainment, and socializing with friends…

Category : News and events   21-12-2020   by Janeth Kent

Python or Swift: Revealing Benefits and Drawbacks of Each Language and Their Differences

Programming languages constantly evolve to improve software performance and simplify developers’ lives. That’s why the programming languages’ ranking is so unstable. Popular languages change every year. While some become outdated and uninterested due to poor features, others get ahead of the ranking because of frequent updates and outstanding performance. There…

Category : Programming   04-03-2021   by

Install MacOS on PC - the Ultimate Guide (Hackintosh)

There has always been a belief that the Apple MacOS Operating System could only be installed on computers sold directly by Apple. But on the Internet there is a large community dedicated to Hackintosh. And in this guide we are going to show you today all you need to know…

Category : Operating systems   10-12-2020   by

A Java approach: While loop

Hello everyone and welcome back! After having made a short, but full-bodied, introduction about cycles, today we are finally going to see the first implementations that use what we have called preconditional cycle. In Java, as in many other programming languages, this type of cycle is translated with the term while, which…

Category : Java   25-10-2020   by Alessio Mungelli

Making AJAX requests to a REST API using vanilla JavaScript and XHR

Imagine you just build your first static web page and you would like to add some functionality to make it more attractive and generally more usable. Perhaps you would like to entertain your web page visitor with randomly generated cat facts, jokes, or, (preferably not randomly generated) weather forecasts or…

Category : Javascript   25-11-2020   by Iveta Karailievova

A beginner’s guide to software vulnerabilities

What are software vulnerabilities The number of devices connected to the Internet is growing every day. And among those devices we find not only computers and smartphones, but also an ever-rising number of cameras, smoke detectors, motion sensors, smart door locks, and let’s not forget that even plant pots. Many households…

Category : Security   17-11-2020   by Iveta Karailievova

The easiest way to align items using flexbox

With the release of flexbox in CSS, it has become an essential tool when placing elements next to each other, since, by default, the children of a display: flexare stacked on the left side taking up the minimum space according to their content. If we want to modify the behavior of…

Category : Css   17-11-2020   by Janeth Kent

Dark Mode on website using CSS and JavaScript

In today’s article we are going to learn how to build pretty much standard these days on the web pages and that is the alternative color mode and switching between them. This is very useful when during night you want the user to be able to NOT suffer by staring…

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The BleedingTooth vulnerability and other Bluetooth security risks

Have you ever heard of BleedingTooth? And we do not mean the really disturbing looking mushroom which goes by this name and is totally real (we double checked) but one of the lately discovered vulnerabilities in Linux systems. It had hit the tech news recently, when Andy Nguyen, a Google security…

Category : Security   10-11-2020   by Iveta Karailievova

A Java Approach: Selection Structures - Use Cases

Hello everyone and welcome back! Up to now we have been concerned to make as complete an overview as possible of the fundamental concepts we need to approach the use of conditional structures. We have therefore introduced the concept of conditional structures, outlining the various situations that could arise. We…

Category : Java   20-10-2020   by Alessio Mungelli

The best tricks and features to master your Android Smart TV

We bring you a collection of the best tricks to squeeze Android TV, the Google operating system designed for televisions. You can find it on smart televisions of some brands, but also on devices that you will connect to the TV. With all of them, you can use different types…

Category : Networking   05-11-2020   by Luigi Nori

What's the Difference between Google TV and Android TV?

At the end of September, Google launched the renewal of its classic dongle. The new Google Chromecast didn't arrive alone, but added two very important innovations compared to the devices of previous generations that have been turning normal televisions into smart TVs since 2013. The first of these novelties is the…

Category : Software   27-10-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

GAN Generated Images

Let’s play a game - can you guess what these portraits have in common?  They all depict non-existent people. All these images were created by artificial intelligence. We could say, that AI “dreamed” those people up.  How can a machine make up people’s faces? The genius idea came from Ian Goodfellow, who was…

Category : Technology   28-10-2020   by Iveta Karailievova

3 awesome ways technology is helping us combat the COVID pandemic

Times are hard now, that humanity once more stumbled into a terrible pandemic. But in comparison to the poor folks back in 1918 when the Spanish flu was on wreaking havoc, nowadays we have the advantage of cutting edge technology on our side. Here’s a quick list of top three ways…

Category : Technology   28-10-2020   by Iveta Karailievova

How to Deal with Unnatural Inbound Links

A website that has a good rank on search engines, especially Google is a big task. Backlinks or Inbound links are one of the best ways to achieve this ranking. Sometimes in a haste to achieve this goal, websites indulge in underhanded behaviour like unnatural inbound links. These are considered…

Category : Seo & sem   25-10-2020   by Janeth Kent

Hashmap: hashing, collisions and first functions

Today we are going to study some concepts closely related to hashmaps. The concepts we are going to see are hashing and collisions. Hashing The idea of hashing with chaining is to create a sort of array of lists, into which the elements are somehow inserted. We need to map the keys to…

Category : C language   28-06-2020   by Alessio Mungelli

Introduction to REGEX - Regular Expression

Today we are going to write about Regular Expressions known as regex or shortened  regexp, a very useful concept of using search patterns. Surely you were in a situation when you need to replace some word for another or character for some else. This and more you can handle with Regular…

Category : Programming   23-10-2020   by

MAME Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator: How to download and configure this arcade emulator for Windows

Despite the fact that new state-of-the-art computer games are coming out every so often, the whole retro theme is very appealing to users who are looking to relive the long hours spent in front of a console, such as the NES or SNES, and even in arcades playing arcade machines.…

Category : Software   14-10-2020   by Luigi Nori

How to turn an Android device into a retro game console

If you like retro games and you want to set up your own system at home, a good way to do it is using Android. From emulators for Mega Drive, N64, GBA, PS1 or Super Nintendo, to other systems such as MAME, all of them are available in Android app…

Category : Software   14-10-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

How to change the arrow icon on Google Maps to a 3D car

When you follow a navigation route on Google Maps, your position is represented by an arrow except on specific occasions such as anniversaries. However, it is possible to change the navigation arrow for cars in 3D, with three designs to choose from. The functionality is not entirely new - in Google…

Category : News and events   17-05-2023   by Silvia Mazzetta

Network and port scanning with Zenmap

This article goes out to all the computer nerds who are, when it comes to networking, more on the noob-side of the crowd. It does not have to be complicated and everyone with patience and eagerness to learn something new can relatively quickly gain the knowledge necessary to feel more…

Category : Security   08-10-2020   by Iveta Karailievova

HTTP Cookies: how they work and how to use them

Today we are going to write about the way to store data in a browser, why websites use cookies and how they work in detail. Continue reading to find out how to implement and manage them - if you're looking for code! Understanding HTTP COOKIES - What are they? Cookies and other types…

Category : Programming   27-11-2020   by

How to Unlock Secret Games in Chrome, Edge and Firefox

Your web browser is full of secrets. I usually spend a lot of time studying new features that I can unlock through pages like chrome://flags and about:config in the browser, but sometimes it's also fair and necessary to take a break and play the games that popular browsers hide. Yes, your…

Category : Videogames   07-10-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

Google Dorks: How to find interesting data and search like hacker

Go the words Google and Hacking together? Well if you thought that we will learn how to use hack Google, you might be wrong. But we can Use Google search engine to find interesting data accidentally exposed to the Internet. Such a simple search bar has the potential to help you also…

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