/nick [nickname]: The name others will see when you chat. /list: Lists the channels on the server you can join. /join [#channel]: Lets you join a channel. For example, you would type “/join #games” to join the #games channel. You can also use this command to create a channel if you specify one that isn’t already in use. /away [message]: Sets an away message others will see if they message you. /msg [nickname] [message]: Sends a private message to another person. /topic [#channel] [newtopic]: Sets the discussion topic of a particular channel. /whois [nickname]: Sends you information about another user. Keep in mind when you dive into a popular channel on a popular server, you’re joining an established community that might have been running for decades. Most of the people will likely know each other. … [Read more...] about Why 2020 Is the Perfect Time to Revisit IRC
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I know probably hundreds (or maybe thousands) of people have built similar chargers before. After all, 20,000 people attended the first San Francisco Maker Faire in 2006, and it's only grown since. Nationwide, there are tens or hundreds of thousands of makers out there. But there are probably plenty more would-be DIYers who are intrigued but haven't yet taken the plunge. I’m here to tell those people that for just $90 in parts and three hours of time, you too can keep your iPhone going, wherever you go. Seriously. … [Read more...] about Juiced: How a DIY newbie built a solar iPhone charger in 3 hours
Gen 5 improvements Pictured: Fossil Gen 5 Carlyle smartwatches There's a lot more to these new smartwatches than their stunning designs. Gen 5 has proven to be a significant upgrade over Gen 4. Fossil has finally incorporated the new Snapdragon Wear 3100 processor, which is said to improve battery life and overall performance. This has been a long awaited improvement, so it's nice to see that Fossil delivered. Battery life with these watches is now said to last 24 hours or more. Of course, battery life will vary depending on your usage. … [Read more...] about Fossil Gen 5 Carlyle vs. Julianna: What’s the difference and which should you buy?
Sarah Tew/CNET This is essentially a Chrome version of the first Microsoft Surface Go. Like the Go, the Duet is a 10-inch tablet with a detachable keyboard and touchpad. Unlike Microsoft, though, Lenovo includes the keyboard. It also costs much less than the Go (including the new Go 2), starting at $290 for a 64GB version or $299 for one with 128GB of storage. It's essentially a smaller, albeit less powerful, Pixel Slate that makes more sense for more people with a price that's more in line with what people expect a Chromebook to cost. … [Read more...] about Best laptop under $500 of 2020 in stock from HP, Lenovo, Dell and more
But Apple wasn’t alone, and subscription services that involve both buffet-style slates and ala carte marketplaces have begun popping up with cloud gaming technology tied at the hip. Now, coming on September 15th, is Microsoft’s xCloud, which marries two forward-thinking business models for game distribution into one elegant-seeming service. Microsoft is already an industry leader in subscription services with Xbox Game Pass, which it first launched back in 2017 that has grown to include more than 100 games, including past and future first-party Microsoft games like the upcoming Halo Infinite, that can be downloaded and kept for as long as you pay the monthly fee. Every game Microsoft announced for its next Xbox game console last month will come to Game Pass as well. … [Read more...] about Apple stumbled into a war with the gaming industry, and the future of iOS is at stake