calculators

This Calculator Tells You If a 'Discount' Is Worth It

This Calculator Tells You If a 'Discount' Is Worth It

It certainly feels like everything is on sale all the time these days. But not all sales are created equal. It’s especially important to recognize this during the holidays, when shopping holidays
Using Virtual Reality to Plan Your Actual Retirement

Using Virtual Reality to Plan Your Actual Retirement

V.R. and online visual aids are giving workers a better idea of how much they need to save.
If You Can See It, You Can Save It (That’s the Idea, Anyway)

If You Can See It, You Can Save It (That’s the Idea, Anyway)

Virtual reality and other new online visualization tools are giving savers and investors a stronger sense of how they are doing.
The Right Answer? 8,186,699,633,530,061 (An Abacus Makes It Look Almost Easy)

The Right Answer? 8,186,699,633,530,061 (An Abacus Makes It Look Almost Easy)

The abacus is still taught in Japanese schools, although not as intensively as it once was. But the centuries-old tool is still popular, and national tournaments attract elite competitors.
The Right Answer? 8,186,699,633,530,061 (An Abacus Makes It Look Almost Easy)

The Right Answer? 8,186,699,633,530,061 (An Abacus Makes It Look Almost Easy)

The abacus is still taught in Japanese schools, although not as intensively as it once was. But the centuries-old tool is still popular, and national tournaments attract elite competitors.
Engineers Will Love this Dead Calculator Hacked Into a Wireless Keyboard

Engineers Will Love this Dead Calculator Hacked Into a Wireless Keyboard

On the surface, hacking a broken calculator to serve as a Bluetooth ‘keyboard’ for a calculator app on a smartphone seems like hacking for hacking’s sake. But we all know how frustrating a touchscreen
Not The Dog This Time

Not The Dog This Time

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How to Solve Any Math Problem With an App

How to Solve Any Math Problem With an App

iOS/Android/Desktop: Default calculator apps suck. They work like a traditional handheld calculator, which only displays one value at a time and can only do basic math. If you want to do anything more
Learn How Your Income—and Your Tax Burden—Compares to Others

Learn How Your Income—and Your Tax Burden—Compares to Others

Earlier this year, Kiplinger released a tax burden calculator designed to show each of us how we compare to other Americans, in terms of our adjusted gross income and the amount of taxes we pay.

'Pirates of Caribbean' theme song on a calculator

Genius! You're gonna want to unmute, and turn your sound up. Pirates of Caribbean Theme From TheStrongestBrain on IMGUR.
Jerry Merryman, Co-Inventor of the Pocket Calculator, Dies at 86

Jerry Merryman, Co-Inventor of the Pocket Calculator, Dies at 86

Jerry Merryman, right, with a fellow co-inventor of the pocket calculator, Jack Kilby, at the American Computer Museum in Bozeman, Mont., in 1997. The third inventor was James Van Tassel. Mr. Kilby
Jerry Merryman, Co-Inventor of the Pocket Calculator, Dies at 86

Jerry Merryman, Co-Inventor of the Pocket Calculator, Dies at 86

Jerry Merryman, right, with a fellow co-inventor of the pocket calculator, Jack Kilby, at the American Computer Museum in Bozeman, Mont., in 1997. The third inventor was James Van Tassel. Mr. Kilby
Jerry Merryman, Co-Inventor of the Pocket Calculator, Dies at 86

Jerry Merryman, Co-Inventor of the Pocket Calculator, Dies at 86

Jerry Merryman, right, with a fellow co-inventor of the pocket calculator, Jack Kilby, at the American Computer Museum in Bozeman, Mont., in 1997. The third inventor was James Van Tassel. Mr. Kilby
Co-Inventor of the World's First Handheld Electronic Calculator Dies at 86

Co-Inventor of the World's First Handheld Electronic Calculator Dies at 86

Jerry Merryman, one of three people at Texas Instruments credited with inventing the world’s first handheld electronic calculator in the 1960s, died at a Dallas hospital on February 27. Merryman was
Phys Ed: We Slow as We Age, but May Not Need to Slow Too Much

Phys Ed: We Slow as We Age, but May Not Need to Slow Too Much

Bernard Lagat crosses the finish line in Atlanta on July 4, 2018.
Are You Middle Class? This Calculator Claims to Tell You

Are You Middle Class? This Calculator Claims to Tell You

A calculator built by the Pew Research Center groups people into lower-, middle- and upper-income categories depending on where they live and the size of their household.
Are You Middle Class? This Calculator Claims to Tell You

Are You Middle Class? This Calculator Claims to Tell You

A calculator built by the Pew Research Center groups people into lower-, middle- and upper-income categories depending on where they live and the size of their household.
And now, a brief history of novelty pocket calculators

And now, a brief history of novelty pocket calculators

Most people take calculators for granted, especially now that they’re built into our phones. But the noble pocket calculator has a long, surprisingly colorful history. The Twitter account Pulp

Tech Tip: How to Get a Weekly View in Apple’s Calendar

A few iOS apps show different screens when you rotate a phone to a horizontal position.
Making chiptunes with a calculator

Making chiptunes with a calculator

HoustonTracker2 is free software that turns your still-overpriced Texas Instruments graphing calculator into a synth. Demo above. Now, you will not only be the nerdiest kid in algebra class, but the