TECHCRUNCH

  • Ant Financial: The Greatest Victory Is That Which Requires No Battle

    Ant Financial: The Greatest Victory Is That Which Requires No Battle

     Not long after the Alibaba IPO, eBay announced that it aims to spin off PayPal as a separately traded company. The rumors of PayPal as an acquisition target are already looming, and one of the contenders is Jack Ma’s Alipay, now called Ant Financ…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 1:00am -
  • Chicago And Big Data

    Chicago And Big Data

     As a civilization, we may not be getting smarter. However, the technologies we use certainly are. Since the introduction of the smartphone, we’ve witnessed the emergence of smart homes, smart power grids, and even smart football stadiums for help…
    - 5 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 11:00pm -
  • Tim Armstrong Doesn’t Say The Wrong Thing About Women In The Workplace

    Tim Armstrong Doesn’t Say The Wrong Thing About Women In The Workplace

     Tim Armstrong may have shown other CEOs how to speak with respect and admiration about women in the workplace during his comments onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt London. In the past few weeks and months, conversations have run the gamut from companie…
    - 6 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:55pm -
  • When Should Startups Hire A CFO?

    When Should Startups Hire A CFO?

     Many founders and CEOs of start-ups don’t spend a lot of time thinking about CFOs. When it comes to finance for a start-up, founders focus on more pressing needs: What’s my burn rate? How long is my runway? How does our annual recurring revenue…
    - 7 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 9:00pm -
  • SOSVentures Takes On Y Combinator With A Pure Biotech Accelerator

    SOSVentures Takes On Y Combinator With A Pure Biotech Accelerator

     International VC firm SOSVentures is capitalizing on the now buzz worthy biotech investment trend with the creation of IndieBio, the first accelerator to focus on just life sciences. Y Combinator raised a few eyebrows when it accepted five biotech…
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 8:33pm -
  • Vint Launches A Monthly Subscription Service Offering Unlimited On-Demand Fitness Training

    Vint Launches A Monthly Subscription Service Offering Unlimited On-Demand Fitness Training

     Two months after bringing its fitness marketplace to San Francisco, Vint is introducing a new way for users to set up 1-on-1 workout sessions with trainers in the form of a $120 monthly subscription that lets you arrange as many meetups as you’d…
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 8:31pm -
  • Apple Pay’s First TV Ad Is A World Series Spot From MasterCard And MLB

    Apple Pay’s First TV Ad Is A World Series Spot From MasterCard And MLB

     Apple’s new payment system is live, and Apple Pay has already garnered more attention than most mobile payment efforts to date. It also has a new ad, which aired yesterday during the opening game of the 2014 World Series, from payment partner Mas…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 7:45pm -
  • Hands On With Google Inbox: Useful Email Triage Tools For A Mobile Workflow

    Hands On With Google Inbox: Useful Email Triage Tools For A Mobile Workflow

     Google’s Inbox email app is now available, and we have access to the limited release, which is being distributed via Google’s tried-and-true invite system. While many will have to wait to check it out for themselves, our first impressions might…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 7:22pm -
  • Boostable Gets $3.2M, Its Ads Get More Sales For Your Event, Crowdfund, Or Online Store

    Boostable Gets $3.2M, Its Ads Get More Sales For Your Event, Crowdfund, Or Online Store

     Boostable doesn’t have to sell its ads. Marketplaces sell them for it. Ticket, crowdfunding, and ecommerce marketplaces make money when their users sell things, so they’re incentivized to route traffic to the listings they host, which is exactl…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 7:20pm -
  • Verizon Leads Flint Mobile’s $9.4M Round As Payment Service Comes To The Web

    Verizon Leads Flint Mobile’s $9.4M Round As Payment Service Comes To The Web

     Flint Mobile, a point-of-sale mobile payments solution originally built around snapping photos of your credit card instead of dongles or using other hardware to make payments, is today announcing that it has raised another $9.4 million in funding …
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 7:11pm -

REUTERS-TECH

  • 3D Systems cuts revenue forecast due to production issues

    3D Systems cuts revenue forecast due to production issues

    (Reuters) - 3D Systems Corp slashed its full-year revenue forecast that fell short of analysts' expectations as it struggles to capitalize on demand for 3D metal printers due to manufacturing constraints.
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 4:36pm -
  • EMC cuts profit forecast as bookings fall at VMware unit

    EMC cuts profit forecast as bookings fall at VMware unit

    (Reuters) - Data storage equipment maker EMC Corp cut its full-year profit and revenue forecast, hurt by lower bookings at its VMware Inc unit and a strong dollar.
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 3:53pm -
  • India's Wipro sees rosier end to year as U.S. clients spend

    India's Wipro sees rosier end to year as U.S. clients spend

    BANGALORE (Reuters) - India's third-biggest software services firm Wipro Ltd , under pressure to improve lackluster sales growth, said it saw a rosier end to the year as more confident U.S. clients increase spending.
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 3:13pm -
  • EMC to buy much of Cisco's stake in joint venture VCE

    EMC to buy much of Cisco's stake in joint venture VCE

    (Reuters) - Data storage products maker EMC Corp said it will buy much of Cisco System Inc's stake in their joint venture VCE for an undisclosed sum.
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 1:12pm -
  • Hungary plans new tax on Internet traffic, public calls for rally

    Hungary plans new tax on Internet traffic, public calls for rally

    BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary plans to impose a new tax on Internet data transfers, a draft 2015 tax bill submitted to parliament late on Tuesday showed, in a move that could hit Internet and telecoms providers and their customers hard.
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 12:47pm -
  • Lufthansa close to deal with IBM for IT infrastructure unit

    Lufthansa close to deal with IBM for IT infrastructure unit

    BERLIN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German airline Lufthansa is close to a deal to sell its IT infrastructure unit to IBM , including an outsourcing agreement for the services, as part of a shake-up of its technology activities, it said on Wednesday.
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 12:23pm -
  • Big Tech winning battle with 'patent trolls'

    Big Tech winning battle with 'patent trolls'

    (Reuters) - For two decades, companies that buy software patents to sue technology giants have been the scourge of Silicon Valley. Reviled as patent trolls, they have attacked everything from Google's online ads to Apple's iPhone features, sometimes…
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 12:05pm -
  • China's Baidu, Ping An invest in Israeli VC fund Carmel

    China's Baidu, Ping An invest in Israeli VC fund Carmel

    TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israeli venture capital firm Carmel Ventures said on Wednesday it raised $194 million for its Carmel Ventures IV fund with participation from new strategic investors in Asia that include Chinese Internet search engine Baidu.
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 12:03pm -
  • U.S. government probes medical devices for possible cyber flaws

    U.S. government probes medical devices for possible cyber flaws

    BOSTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is investigating about two dozen cases of suspected cybersecurity flaws in medical devices and hospital equipment that officials fear could be exploited by hackers, a senior official at the…
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 11:11am -
  • Apple CEO discusses security with top Chinese official amid hacking claims: Xinhua

    Apple CEO discusses security with top Chinese official amid hacking claims: Xinhua

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook discussed user data security at a meeting on Wednesday with a top Chinese government official in Beijing, the official Xinhua news agency reported.
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:25am -
  • SoftBank leads $100 million investment in Indonesian ecommerce firm Tokopedia

    SoftBank leads $100 million investment in Indonesian ecommerce firm Tokopedia

    TOKYO (Reuters) - SoftBank Corp announced Wednesday it will lead a $100 million investment round in Indonesian ecommerce giant PT Tokopedia, the Japanese mobile carrier's third investment overseas under Vice Chairman Nikesh Arora.
    - 19 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 8:59am -
  • Hitachi Maxell cuts profit forecast, reduces headcount in battery unit

    Hitachi Maxell cuts profit forecast, reduces headcount in battery unit

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Hitachi Maxell Ltd cut its annual operating profit forecast by 40 percent to 5.1 billion yen ($48 million) on Wednesday and said it would reduce headcount in its lithium ion battery business after high-end smartphone sales sagged.…
    - 21 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 7:47am -
  • Lufthansa to sell IT business, takes 240 million euro charge

    Lufthansa to sell IT business, takes 240 million euro charge

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German airline Lufthansa said on Wednesday it was close to selling its IT infrastructure division and completing an outsourcing deal with IBM , which will result in a 240 million euro ($305.57 million) pre-tax charge in 2014.…
    - 22 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 6:32am -
  • Yahoo ekes out third quarter revenue gain despite display ad weakness

    Yahoo ekes out third quarter revenue gain despite display ad weakness

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc reported a modest increase in revenue during the third quarter, exceeding lackluster Wall Street targets, as the Internet company's online display advertising business continued to struggle.
    - 1 day ago, 22 Oct 14, 3:59am -
  • New York financial regulator pushes banks to plug gaps in cybersecurity

    New York financial regulator pushes banks to plug gaps in cybersecurity

    (Reuters) - Following the massive cyber attack on the biggest U.S. bank JPMorgan Chase & Co disclosed in August, and other financial institutions, government authorities in United States are pushing financial institutions and brokerage houses to clos…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Oct 14, 1:17am -

TECHNICALLY PERSONAL

  • Google’s ‘Inbox’ App is a Fresh New Take on Email That Could Get You Hooked

    Google’s ‘Inbox’ App is a Fresh New Take on Email That Could Get You Hooked

    Gmail is an important part of my daily activities and I rely on it to communicate with my co-workers but also to send and receive emails from friends, family and anybody else. Personally, I find it to be the best free email service in the world. And…
    - 11 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 5:46pm -
  • Xiaomi Responds to Indian Air Force Circular Branding it a Security Threat

    Xiaomi Responds to Indian Air Force Circular Branding it a Security Threat

    Earlier today, a report from The Sunday Standard started making rounds on the Twitterverse citing Indian Air Force (IAF) circular branding Xiaomi a security threat. The circular was apparently sent by IAF to its personnel and their family members, wa…
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 4:54pm -
  • Smart Alert Nightlight Calls you if it Detects Dangerous Smoke Alarms

    Smart Alert Nightlight Calls you if it Detects Dangerous Smoke Alarms

    Smoke alarms are already some cool and helpful tools to have inside your home, but here’s a new product which wants to make them much smarter.  Leeo’s new smart alert Nightlight is priced at $99 and gizmo that lets you know if your house is on…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 1:35pm -
  • Nokia Brings HERE Maps App for Most Android Devices

    Nokia Brings HERE Maps App for Most Android Devices

    A few days ago, we were telling you that Nokia has brought its HERE Maps app to Samsung devices, and now it seems that the company is bringing the app to most Android devices. Nokia HERE for Android is still in beta though, and you can download it b…
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 12:09pm -
  • This New Intel-backed HDMI Stick Can Run 32-bit Windows 8.1 or Android

    This New Intel-backed HDMI Stick Can Run 32-bit Windows 8.1 or Android

    A bunch of new HDMI dongles have recently flooded the market, allowing users to run Android apps, stream video content and much more. Intel has now joined the race with a rather unusual product – a Bay Trail Atom powered HDMI stick that can be…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 2:51pm -
  • Bluesmart is a Really Cool ‘Connected Luggage’ That you can Control from your Phone

    Bluesmart is a Really Cool ‘Connected Luggage’ That you can Control from your Phone

    The world around us is getting more connected with each day, thanks to smartphones and tablets, but also thanks to the rise of wearable and Internet of Things devices. And this technological revolution isn’t getting pass your … luggage. A while a…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 2:09pm -
  • 10 Best Medical Software and Apps for Doctors

    10 Best Medical Software and Apps for Doctors

    There are over 10,000 applications under the Medical category in the iTunes store alone. If we sum up all the available apps for Android, Windows, iOS and BlackBerry, plus the software that is available on desktop computers, we get a huge database of…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 11:17am -
  • Best 10 Android Apps This Week

    Best 10 Android Apps This Week

    If you have already had a look over the last week’s with new Android apps and games, then it means you’re ready for another installment of our usual series. This time, we’ve got a set of awesome new games that have been made available on the Pl…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Oct 14, 4:59pm -
  • Octa(core)Pussy: If 007 was a Geek

    Octa(core)Pussy: If 007 was a Geek

    In an increasingly tech savvy world, the good old mix of sex and violence was not yielding the sort of spying results that the Secret Service was accustomed. So they decided to slip a geek into the shoes of Commander Bond after he botched up the last…
    - 4 days ago, 19 Oct 14, 11:16am -
  • HTC Launches Octa-core Desire 820 Priced at Rs.24,990 and Quad-core Desire 820q at Rs.22500

    HTC Launches Octa-core Desire 820 Priced at Rs.24,990 and Quad-core Desire 820q at Rs.22500

    More than a month ago, we told you about the official launch of the HTC Desire 820, HTC’s first 64-bit smartphone and their best in midrange class. Now, the smartphone is being released for Indian customers along with the quad-core HTC Desire 820q…
    - 6 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 3:23pm -

MASHABLE!

  • NewAir New Zealand Takes Passengers to Middle-earth With Hobbit Safety Video

    Air New Zealand Takes Passengers to Middle-earth With Hobbit Safety Video

    SYDNEY — Air New Zealand, the official airline of Middle-earth, is at it again.The creative airline is celebrating the launch of the third and final film in The Hobbit Trilogy with a new safety video.In what they dub "The Most Epic Safety Video…
    - 50 mins ago, 23 Oct 14, 3:38am -
  • NewCamera-Covered Jacket Is the Ultimate in Sartorial Surveillance

    Camera-Covered Jacket Is the Ultimate in Sartorial Surveillance

    City streets in London and New York are increasingly tracking crime through the use of public surveillance cameras. But what happens if you're attacked or robbed in an area that doesn't have any cameras? That's the question a pair of South Korea-bas…
    - 58 mins ago, 23 Oct 14, 3:30am -
  • NewThe Cloud, Schnitzels Boost Some of Australia's Fastest Growing Companies

    The Cloud, Schnitzels Boost Some of Australia's Fastest Growing Companies

    SYDNEY — An annual list of fast-growing companies in Australia has been released, with a cloud-based company scoring the coveted first place.The highly respected Business Review Weekly's Fast 100 list, is made up of companies with the fastest grow…
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Oct 14, 3:09am -
  • NewGoogle Inbox Hands On: An App With an Identity Crisis

    Google Inbox Hands On: An App With an Identity Crisis

    Google announced a brand new app for Gmail Wednesday morning, called Inbox. No, you're not imagining things; there is a Gmail app already. No, Inbox doesn't replace it; it's just another option for how to view your Gmail on your smartphone.So what p…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 2:39am -
  • NewPolitical Party Accused of 'Grave Robbing' For Using Dead Prime Minister's Photo

    Political Party Accused of 'Grave Robbing' For Using Dead Prime Minister's Photo

    MELBOURNE — The death of former prime minister Gough Whitlam was felt far and wide by Australia yesterday. Leading the Labor Party to victory in the 1972 after 23 years of conservative rule, Whitlam's legacy lives on in the mind of progressives, w…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 2:26am -
  • New27 Autumn Photos That Will Leaf You Wanting More

    27 Autumn Photos That Will Leaf You Wanting More

    Hold on to your cider donuts, because Autumn is in full swing. The change of season has officially hit with a flurry of flannel and fresh, fall airSee also: 10 Real-Life Haunted Locations Across the U.S.Last week, we asked Mashable readers to submi…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 2:19am -
  • NewFive Candidates to Follow on Twitter Ahead of Midterm Elections

    Five Candidates to Follow on Twitter Ahead of Midterm Elections

    A politician's social media presence matters just as much these days as their campaign ads, posters and public appearances. With so many ways to get things wrong, a handful of candidates seem to get the whole social media thing right. Below are five…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 2:06am -
  • NewPasties and Purrs: Internet Cat Inspires Burlesque Dancer

    Pasties and Purrs: Internet Cat Inspires Burlesque Dancer

    Internet cats have inspired a lot of things, including a burlesque routine.In a little more than two years of practicing the art, Melody Magpie, who requested to be addressed by her stage name, has incorporated strange, Internet-centric themes into…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 2:00am -
  • Photographer Captures the Old-Soul Beauty of Senior Dogs

    Photographer Captures the Old-Soul Beauty of Senior Dogs

    Pete Thorne is bored with cute puppy picturesThe Canadian photographer resolved his distaste by snapping a series of senior dogs who are just as cute as puppies in their own disheveled, snaggle-toothed waySee also: 19 Dogs That Don't Care About Soc…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 1:00am -
  • The Ottawa Parliament Shooting: As It Happened

    The Ottawa Parliament Shooting: As It Happened

    Wednesday morning in Ottawa, Canada, seemed like the start of any other October morning in the country's capital: Slightly chilly, a light breeze blew through the air and the sun was trying to peek through the clouds.Rachael Mounce, a tourist, took…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 12:38am -
  • Jawbone Drop Creates Tweet-Enabled Playlists for Your Jambox

    Jawbone Drop Creates Tweet-Enabled Playlists for Your Jambox

    Jawbone just made its Jambox speaker an even better party accessory.The company rolled out a new music app, Jawbone Drop, that allows users to manage group playlists with tweets.See also: Twitter Fabric Aims to Help Developers Build Better, More Lu…
    - 5 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 11:58pm -
  • Ebola No Longer Detected in Amber Joy Vinson's Body, Family Says

    Ebola No Longer Detected in Amber Joy Vinson's Body, Family Says

    Medical professionals can no longer detect Ebola in the body of Amber Joy Vinson, the second U.S. health care worker to contract the disease, her family said in a statement Wednesday"Amber and our family are ecstatic to receive this latest report on…
    - 5 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 11:38pm -
  • Going Through a Bad Breakup? Live in KFC for a Week

    Going Through a Bad Breakup? Live in KFC for a Week

    Spending a week in KFC is the new eating a pint of Ben and Jerry’s in one sitting.Whether it’s a Gilmore Girls marathon, staying in bed for 24 hours or even just devouring a full pumpkin pie by yourself, we all have different ways of dealing wit…
    - 6 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:30pm -
  • Of Course Mark Zuckerberg Speaks Fluent Mandarin

    Of Course Mark Zuckerberg Speaks Fluent Mandarin

    How's your week going? Been pretty good? Feeling like you're doing well at work and things are looking up?Well, Mark Zuckerberg is back again to make you feel inadequate.See also: Mark Zuckerberg vs. an Average 30-Year-Old ManThe Facebook CEO part…
    - 7 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 9:45pm -
  • National Weather Service Satellite Data Goes Dark, Forecasts May Suffer

    National Weather Service Satellite Data Goes Dark, Forecasts May Suffer

    The National Weather Service has stopped receiving a full complement of important weather data from the network of weather satellites orbiting the planet for at least a day, which may make the agency's forecasts less accurate with timeThis is the la…
    - 7 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 9:42pm -
  • Adrianne Palicki Looks Ready to Kick Butt as Mockingbird in 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'

    Adrianne Palicki Looks Ready to Kick Butt as Mockingbird in 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'

    Adrianne Palicki, this is the superhero you were meant to playAt least, that's how it appears from the first photos of the actress in full Mockingbird modeSee also: Go Behind the Set of CW's 'The Flash'On Tuesday's episode of Marvel's Agents of S.…
    - 7 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 9:36pm -
  • Miami Traveler Charged With Bomb Hoax, Causes Flight Delays

    Miami Traveler Charged With Bomb Hoax, Causes Flight Delays

    Reminder to airline passengers: A bomb is nothing to joke about.Sixty-year-old Manuel Alberto Alvarado learned that lesson the hard way Wednesday after joking about having explosives in his luggage when checking into his flight at Miami Internationa…
    - 7 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 9:32pm -
  • Brain-Sensor Wearable Headbands De-Stress You in Minutes

    Brain-Sensor Wearable Headbands De-Stress You in Minutes

    I'm staring at a beach and listening for seagulls in the distance. When a voice asks me to concentrate on my breathing, requesting I count in sequences of ten, I follow the command and my body starts to loosen.But then I get distracted by the sounds…
    - 7 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 9:26pm -
  • Some Genius Slowed Down Guy Fieri Eating and Set It to 'Killing Me Softly'

    Some Genius Slowed Down Guy Fieri Eating and Set It to 'Killing Me Softly'

    Guy Fieri has a tender relationship with food. He loves it, yearns for it and serves it at his one-star rated New York City restaurant.Now, see Fieri eat like you've never seen him eat before: in slow motion to the sensual sounds of Roberta Flack's…
    - 7 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 9:05pm -
  • 'Clash of Clans' iPad Game Almost Ruined the Royals' Season

    'Clash of Clans' iPad Game Almost Ruined the Royals' Season

    Despite a 7-1 shellacking by the San Francisco Giants in game 1 of the World Series Tuesday night, the Kansas City Royals' season is going very well. They've reached the playoffs for the first time since 1985, and made it all the way to the World Ser…
    - 7 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 9:02pm -
  • The Guardian Leapfrogs New York Times in Desktop Traffic

    The Guardian Leapfrogs New York Times in Desktop Traffic

    En garde, New York Times.The Guardian is now the second most popular English language newspaper website in terms of desktop traffic, according to comScore.The British daily logged 42.6 million worldwide desktop uniques in September, up 12.3% from t…
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 8:43pm -
  • Vine Challenge: Surprise Us With an Unexpected Twist

    Vine Challenge: Surprise Us With an Unexpected Twist

    Everyone loves a film with a good twist — and the Vine community isn't any different. But the good thing about plot twists on the video-sharing service is that it only takes six seconds to get to the good stuff.Mashable is collaborating with Unpop…
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 8:30pm -
  • A Look at the 'Hellish' Costumes of 'The 100' Ahead of its Season Premiere

    A Look at the 'Hellish' Costumes of 'The 100' Ahead of its Season Premiere

    VANCOUVER, CANADA — The sun shining through the blinds of costume designer Katia Stano's workshop illuminates every particle of dust and lint floating through the air. It makes the room seem cloudy and suffocating — fitting, though, considering t…
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 8:29pm -
  • MasterCard Advertises Apple Pay Using Baseball Stars

    MasterCard Advertises Apple Pay Using Baseball Stars

    The rollout of Apple Pay has reignited interest in mobile payments — but most consumers are still using plastic to payNow MasterCard, one of Apple's partners, aims to change that with a series of commercials highlighting how Apple Pay is easy to…
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 8:08pm -
  • Watch High Winds Reverse the Course of a 98-Foot Waterfall

    Watch High Winds Reverse the Course of a 98-Foot Waterfall

    At 98 feet tall, the Kinder Downfall is the tallest waterfall in the Peak District of England. When high winds hit the area, onlookers will notice a somewhat rare phenomenon: Updrafts force the water to blow back upstream.As the remnants of Hurrica…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 7:57pm -
  • Ebola Has Killed at Least 5,000 People

    Ebola Has Killed at Least 5,000 People

    There are 9,911 cases of the Ebola virus in West Africa as of Oct. 19, according to data released Wednesday. The latest figures paint a grim picture of a virus that is still running well ahead of the global community's efforts to slow its spreadTota…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 7:56pm -
  • Twitter Digits Replaces Your Passwords With Your Phone Number

    Twitter Digits Replaces Your Passwords With Your Phone Number

    App users will no longer have to remember passwords if Twitter has any say. A Twitter product for developers called Digits will let users log into apps with a phone number.While most apps require an email address to log in, Digits lets you register…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 7:41pm -
  • 'Lion King' Mixed With Taylor Swift's 'Out of the Woods' Moves Us All

    'Lion King' Mixed With Taylor Swift's 'Out of the Woods' Moves Us All

    It's the "Circle of Life" — combined with Taylor Swift's "Out of the Woods" — and it moves us all.Mashup maestro Chambaland has beautifully blended chants and beats from Disney's 1994 classic The Lion King with Swift's dramatic lyrics and poundi…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 7:40pm -
  • 'Doctor Who' Marriage Proposal Will Warm Your Whovian Heart

    'Doctor Who' Marriage Proposal Will Warm Your Whovian Heart

    Time lords love a good wedding.Doctor Who fan Bill Cindrich built a life-size replica of the T.A.R.D.I.S. to stage an amazing proposal to his girlfriend. After two months of meticulous planning, Cindrich finally got to pop the question by writing "w…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 7:33pm -
  • Man Convicted for Webcam Sex With Virtual 'Underage Girl'

    Man Convicted for Webcam Sex With Virtual 'Underage Girl'

    A 10-year-old girl from the Philippines, nicknamed Sweetie, has helped authorities convict one Australian on child pornography charges. But Sweetie isn't real — she's a virtual digital avatar created to lure predators as part of a global sting oper…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 7:22pm -

CNN-TECH

  • The next generation of hurricane hunters

    The next generation of hurricane hunters

    What will $35 million dollars do for the next generation of hurricane hunters? CNN's Rachel Crane explains.
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 12:21pm -
  • The next generation of hurricane hunters

    The next generation of hurricane hunters

    What will $35 million dollars do for the next generation of hurricane hunters? CNN's Rachel Crane explains.
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 12:21pm -
  • Watch car drive itself at 150 mph

    Watch car drive itself at 150 mph

    Audi raced its self-piloted car around a track with no one inside.
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 12:20pm -
  • Watch car drive itself at 150 mph

    Watch car drive itself at 150 mph

    Audi raced its self-piloted car around a track with no one inside.
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 12:20pm -
  • Prepaid smart meters outwit Africa's power thieves

    Prepaid smart meters outwit Africa's power thieves

    One company says smart meters may hold the answers to the power problems of the world's emerging markets, where slow payment and energy theft remains a powerful disincentive for new investment in the sector.
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 11:55am -
  • Prepaid smart meters outwit Africa's power thieves

    Prepaid smart meters outwit Africa's power thieves

    One company says smart meters may hold the answers to the power problems of the world's emerging markets, where slow payment and energy theft remains a powerful disincentive for new investment in the sector.
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 11:55am -
  • It's here! The hoverboard (Well, sort of)

    It's here! The hoverboard (Well, sort of)

    If you're looking for that cool gift to get your tech-savvy significant other this Christmas, here's a pretty attractive contender: a hoverboard.
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 8:23am -
  • Wearable tech to hack your brain

    Wearable tech to hack your brain

    The technology sounds simultaneously fake and dangerous: Strap on a headset and send targeted electrical currents into your brain for about 15 minutes to get more energy, improve your focus or calm down.
    - 24 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 4:56am -
  • Skype is about to become a 'universal translator'

    Skype is about to become a 'universal translator'

    Users of the video chat app will soon be able to conduct voice and video calls supported by a near-real time translation technology.
    - 2 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 9:01am -
  • Is this the end of the 9-5 working day?

    Is this the end of the 9-5 working day?

    Business Talent Group, founded by Jody Miller, seeks to help workers who are after a project-based career.
    - 3 days ago, 20 Oct 14, 3:05pm -
  • What is the mysterious Magic Leap?

    What is the mysterious Magic Leap?

    It may have more than a half-billion dollars in the bank and the backing of tech titans like Google, as well as the investors with some of Silicon Valley's deepest pockets.
    - 5 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 8:40pm -
  • Navy exoskeleton creates 'superworkers'

    Navy exoskeleton creates 'superworkers'

    The FORTIS makes physically demanding jobs a lot easier, by rendering heavy tools weightless.
    - 7 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 1:54pm -
  • Netiquette: Saying farewell

    Netiquette: Saying farewell

    So many folks manage to lose their netiquette heads when they scramble, legs flailing and akimbo, toward the denouement of events and life chapters. So here is the ultimate (get it?) digital-etiquette guide to a polite big finish.
    - 28 Dec 12, 10:03pm -
  • 10 smartphone habits to avoid

    10 smartphone habits to avoid

    How annoying and rude and antisocial have we all become with our smartphones? We're embarrassing ourselves all over the place. Please stop.
    - 8 Oct 12, 4:00pm -
  • Five texts you should never send

    Five texts you should never send

    We're texting more than ever, and, like society, the texts themselves are getting worse and worse. Read on to learn just how terrible silent cell phone users are these days.
    - 27 Aug 12, 7:53pm -
  • An open letter to texting-mad teenagers

    An open letter to texting-mad teenagers

    Put your phone down for a second, teen texters -- there are some things you've got to hear.
    - 3 Aug 12, 3:59pm -

LIFE HACKER

  • Learn to Pick Locks for Fun and an Increased Understanding of Security

    Learn to Pick Locks for Fun and an Increased Understanding of Security

    Learning to pick locks is a fun exercise in learning about locking mechanisms, honing a useful skill, and getting a better understanding of how locks work and protect—or fail to protect—you and your stuff.Read more...
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 12:30am -
  • The Sleek Scandinavian Workspace

    The Sleek Scandinavian Workspace

    This mostly white workspace with black and natural accents is refreshingly light and minimalist—without being boring.Read more...
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • The Money You Can Save by Cutting Back on Beer, TV, Soda, and Smoking

    The Money You Can Save by Cutting Back on Beer, TV, Soda, and Smoking

    Everyone has heard how drinking alcohol, smoking cigarettes, and indulging sugary sodas is unhealthy one way or another, but there are other costs involved. This video gives some examples of the money and time you could save if you cut back on these…
    - 5 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 11:00pm -
  • Play with Digital Paper with These Android 5.0 Wallpapers

    Play with Digital Paper with These Android 5.0 Wallpapers

    Google just released announced Android 5.0 last week and, along with it came a new developer preview. Included in that preview are a slew of pretty new wallpapers for your phone-decorating pleasure.Read more...
    - 6 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:00pm -
  • Watch Out for Suspicious Microsoft Office Files--It Could Be Malware

    Watch Out for Suspicious Microsoft Office Files--It Could Be Malware

    Microsoft recently announced a security advisory warning of specially crafted Microsoft Office files that can give an attacker the same user rights as the user that opens it. The vulnerability affects all supported releases of Microsoft Windows, exc…
    - 7 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 9:30pm -
  • Most Popular Linux Desktop Environment: GNOME Shell

    Most Popular Linux Desktop Environment: GNOME Shell

    Even after settling on a Linux distribution to use, you still have to decide on a desktop environment. There are tons to choose from, and last week we asked you for your favorites . Then we looked at the five best Linux desktop environments . Now we…
    - 7 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 9:15pm -
  • The Best Techniques for Negotiating with Car Dealerships

    The Best Techniques for Negotiating with Car Dealerships

    Car salespeople have a reputation for trying to squeeze every cent from their customers, and they're often very good at their jobs. They are experienced negotiators and you need to know how to find leverage to make a deal in your favor.Read more...
    - 7 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 9:00pm -
  • Gawker These Are the Creepy 4Chan Successors Behind Gamergate's Pathetic War | io9 10 Bizarre Theori

    Gawker These Are the Creepy 4Chan Successors Behind Gamergate's Pathetic War | io9 10 Bizarre Theori

    Gawker These Are the Creepy 4Chan Successors Behind Gamergate's Pathetic War | io9 10 Bizarre Theories About The Pyramids That DON'T Involve Aliens | Jalopnik The Man Who Turned Speedboats Full Of Weed Into Indy 500 Glory | Kotaku The Evil Within:…
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 8:50pm -
  • Prevent Clutter by Asking Yourself Where Items Will Go Before Buying

    Prevent Clutter by Asking Yourself Where Items Will Go Before Buying

    The best way to get rid of clutter is by preventing it from accumulating in the first place. The next time you're out shopping, ask yourself where the item you're considering buying is going to go, even if it's not an impulse buy.Read more...
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 8:30pm -
  • PhotoMath Calculates Equations Using Your Phone's Camera

    PhotoMath Calculates Equations Using Your Phone's Camera

    iPhone/Windows Phone: You have a ton of options for calculators on your phone, but Photomath does things differently. Just point your phone's camera at an equation and PhotoMath automatically comes up with the solution. Read more...
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 8:00pm -
  • Three Best Sets of Rechargeable Batteries

    Three Best Sets of Rechargeable Batteries

    You've charged up these top five nominees with your recommendations , and now it's time to vote for a winner.Read more...
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 7:30pm -
  • Fantastical Adds Interactive Notifications, Today Widget, and More

    Fantastical Adds Interactive Notifications, Today Widget, and More

    iOS: Fantastical 2 for iPad and iPhone were both updated today to include a bunch of new iOS 8 features, including interactive notifications, a today widget, and more. Read more...
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 7:30pm -
  • I'm Matthew Dornquast, CEO of Code42, and This Is How I Work

    I'm Matthew Dornquast, CEO of Code42, and This Is How I Work

    It may be our most repeated and most ignored advice: always back up your files . Just do it! All drives and discs eventually fail, and backup service CrashPlan is specifically designed with that in mind.Read more...
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 7:00pm -
  • Choose the Left Line Instead of the Right for a Possibly Shorter Wait

    Choose the Left Line Instead of the Right for a Possibly Shorter Wait

    No one likes waiting on line, especially when it seems like everyone else's line is moving faster . If you have to choose a direction—left or right—you might have better luck going to the left, where lines tend to be shorter.Read more...
    - 10 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 6:00pm -
  • Use a "One Month Ahead" Budget to Adjust for Irregular Income

    Use a "One Month Ahead" Budget to Adjust for Irregular Income

    Setting up a budget is pretty easy when you're making the same amount of money every month and your expenses are fairly regular. It's trickier when your income fluctuates. Get one month ahead on your bills and you'll have more control. Read more...
    - 11 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 5:30pm -
  • Inbox From Google Adds Reminders, Snooze, and Smart Info to Your Email

    Inbox From Google Adds Reminders, Snooze, and Smart Info to Your Email

    Android/iOS/Web: Today, Google took the wraps off a big new email application. Now, you can view important information directly in your inbox, set reminders or snooze emails, and even bundle related email together with better smart categories.Read m…
    - 11 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 5:23pm -
  • How Piracy Benefits Companies, Even If They Don't Admit it

    How Piracy Benefits Companies, Even If They Don't Admit it

    We've talked a lot about the legality of piracy a lot here at Lifehacker, but really, you're probably breaking the law everyday anyway . However, piracy can sometimes have its benefits. Even to the companies who own the copyrights.Read more...
    - 11 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 5:00pm -
  • A Kitchen Thermometer to Save You From Overcooked Meat, and More Deals

    A Kitchen Thermometer to Save You From Overcooked Meat, and More Deals

    Whether you're cooking on the grill or in the oven, this wireless meat thermometer will alert you as soon as your meal reaches the desired temperature. It's Amazon's #1 selling meat thermometer, and enjoys a 4.1 star review average to boot.Read mor…
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 4:45pm -
  • Treat All Linear Growth as Exponential Growth When You Save Money

    Treat All Linear Growth as Exponential Growth When You Save Money

    When we think of our savings, we tend to think in linear terms. If you save $20 every week for a year, you'll have $1,040 by the end of the year. However, when it comes to saving money (or anything else), linear growth becomes exponential growth the…
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 4:30pm -
  • This Graphic Shows How to Pair Ingredients for More Flavorful Salads

    This Graphic Shows How to Pair Ingredients for More Flavorful Salads

    Tired of the same old, boring salads? While there are nearly endless ingredient combinations you can try, this graphic suggests tried-and-true flavor pairings that balance primary tastes . Read more...
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 4:00pm -
  • ​How to Boot from a USB Drive in VirtualBox

    ​How to Boot from a USB Drive in VirtualBox

    VirtualBox is a lifesaver for anyone who wants to tinker and experiment with different operating systems. Using a CD or disc image is easy in VirtualBox, but it's handy to know how to boot from USB in VirtualBox on Windows as well.Read more...
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 3:30pm -
  • How to Tap Your Network and See Everything That Happens On It

    How to Tap Your Network and See Everything That Happens On It

    Your home network is your fortress. Inside it lies tons of valuable information—unencrypted files, personal, private data, and perhaps most importantly, computers that can be hijacked and used for any purpose. Let's talk about how you can, with th…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 3:00pm -
  • Go Camping For a Week to Learn Your Body's Natural Sleep Cycle

    Go Camping For a Week to Learn Your Body's Natural Sleep Cycle

    We know that our sleep schedules can shift to unnatural states in urban settings. To reset your body's clock and learn your natural sleep patterns, try going camping for a week to see how you sleep in the wilderness.Read more...
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 2:30pm -
  • Keep Kids Occupied During Travel By Spreading Out Activities

    Keep Kids Occupied During Travel By Spreading Out Activities

    Plan to take a trip with kids soon? Conde Nast Traveler suggests you keep them busy during the travel portion by only allowing them to start a new activity every 15 minutes. This makes the entertainment you brought last longer, and it teaches them p…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 2:00pm -
  • Draw a Perfect Circle with a Speed Square

    Draw a Perfect Circle with a Speed Square

    A speed square has many obvious uses for marking up your building materials. Here's a small hidden feature you may not know about: it can also draw perfect circles .Read more...
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 2:00pm -

MEMEBURN

  • 10 gorgeous iPhoneography snaps showcasing the beauty of South Africa

    10 gorgeous iPhoneography snaps showcasing the beauty of South Africa

    The iPhoneography exhibits in Cape Town and Johannesburg have come and gone, but the images taken have etched their pretty little hues and contrasts into our minds. Now the general public has a chance to vote on what it thinks is the best of the best…
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 11:03am -
  • Improving productivity goes beyond technology, but it’s a good place to start

    Improving productivity goes beyond technology, but it’s a good place to start

    With recent statistics showing that the South African workforce is at its most unproductive since 1967, companies are under pressure to turn the tide. Feature rich devices, multiple technology platforms, easy to access software, integrated enterprise…
    - 23 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 5:00am -
  • Inspire Mastery: Having the right mindset is key for entrepreneurs in SA

    Inspire Mastery: Having the right mindset is key for entrepreneurs in SA

    A successful entrepreneur knows how to master his / her environment. An idea can only take you so far. The skill lies in knowing how and when to execute. Inspire Mastery is a series that looks at some of the trends that are driving the journey of Sou…
    - 24 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 4:50am -
  • 5 fascinating ‘non-car’ vehicles built by Japanese automakers

    5 fascinating ‘non-car’ vehicles built by Japanese automakers

    Car-makers spend the vast majority of their time, well, making cars. If they didn’t, of course, they wouldn’t be considered car-makers at all. But some of these manufacturers have also tried their collective hands at building vehicles that certai…
    - 24 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 4:45am -
  • 5 games that broke our hearts

    5 games that broke our hearts

    Irving Stone once wrote “There is no love without pain.” Admittedly he probably didn’t have gaming in mind but it applies just as much, none the less. For all our love of gaming and the amazing experiences it has provided us with, there are jus…
    - 24 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 4:39am -
  • Lion’s Head, Devil’s Peak and Northcliff Hill spark SA’s latest Twitter war

    Lion’s Head, Devil’s Peak and Northcliff Hill spark SA’s latest Twitter war

    Twitter‘s a cavalcade of strange people with even stranger opinions. Take the #ThingsLongerThanOscarsSentence trending hashtag yesterday after the Oscar Pistorious verdict if you need a yardstick. But perhaps even more strange are inanimate yet fam…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Oct 14, 4:25am -
  • BurnCast #15: Social media on the Oscar Pistorius court case finale

    BurnCast #15: Social media on the Oscar Pistorius court case finale

    Welcome to BurnCast, our weekly podcast that discusses tech trends, innovation and news. This week saw paralympic icon Oscar Pistorius get sentenced five years imprisonment for killing his former girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. On this edition of BurnCas…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Oct 14, 4:24am -
  • Google Street View enables humans to hang out with their blood-related chimpanzees

    Google Street View enables humans to hang out with their blood-related chimpanzees

    There is not a place Google has not taken us human beings, be it for education or leisure. It appears that Google wants to take us from Angkor to some of the greatest art galleries in the world to the Pyramids of Giza and all around the world. And no…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Oct 14, 4:20am -
  • Airtel partners with UNESCO for IT youth training in Gabon

    Airtel partners with UNESCO for IT youth training in Gabon

    Bharti Airtel Limited, commonly known as Airtel — an Indian multinational telecommunications services company with its headquarters in New Delhi — has launched a training programme aimed at giving new technology skills to thousands of young peopl…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Oct 14, 4:20am -
  • 21 #ThingsLongerThanOscarsSentence, according to Twitter

    21 #ThingsLongerThanOscarsSentence, according to Twitter

    If you’ve been on Twitter today, chances are you haven’t managed to avoid the rage around the five-year prison sentence Oscar Pistorius today received for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The anger around what many perceived to be an alrea…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 8:40am -

Make Use Of

  • NewWow, There Are A Lot Of Superhero Movies Between Now And 2020

    Wow, There Are A Lot Of Superhero Movies Between Now And 2020

    If you’re a geek, there’s a good chance that you love superheroes. What better way to get your fill of heroes like Batman, The Avengers, Deadpool, and all of the others than through their upcoming movies? As it turns out, between now and 2020, th…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 2:30am -
  • NewWhat’s The Best Easter Egg You Have Ever Seen? [We Ask You]

    What’s The Best Easter Egg You Have Ever Seen? [We Ask You]

    If you have clicked on this article hoping to regale us with tales of chocolate, bunnies, and chocolate bunnies, then I’m afraid you’re out of luck. This week’s We Ask You is all about the kind of Easter eggs that are hidden in computer softwar…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 1:30am -
  • Add a Ghost to Your Facebook Profile Picture

    Add a Ghost to Your Facebook Profile Picture

    With Halloween coming up, now is the perfect time to freak out your friends by adding a ghost to your profile picture. While you can go all out and find a creepy location for staging your ghost photo, I prefer to make one with a normal selfie. Adding…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 7:30pm -
  • These Notification Centre Widgets Make Dashboard Irrelevant

    These Notification Centre Widgets Make Dashboard Irrelevant

    Replace all of your Mac’s Dashboard widgets using the new Today view in Yosemite. Here’s where to find Notification Centre widgets for sports scores, currency value, package tracking, and literally anything you can get by typing a Terminal comman…
    - 10 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 6:30pm -
  • What Does Continuity Mean for Yosemite & iOS 8?

    What Does Continuity Mean for Yosemite & iOS 8?

    OS X 10.10, better know as Yosemite, is a major Mac update that offers numerous features never seen before in an operating system. One of the most important is Continuity. While the name is slick and simple it actually represents a variety of interc…
    - 11 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 5:30pm -
  • Do More With The Web & Safari Actions For iOS 8

    Do More With The Web & Safari Actions For iOS 8

    iOS has long been known as a tightly controlled operating system, especially compared to Android and its easy app interactions. With the release of iOS 8, Apple loosened their grip just a little bit — enough to allow apps to talk to each other in…
    - 11 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 5:00pm -
  • Meet Hi-Fi, The Hashtag-Themed Social Network For iOS

    Meet Hi-Fi, The Hashtag-Themed Social Network For iOS

    Hashtags. What are they good for? When they were first invented in 2007, they were used by Twitter users to easily follow a chain of events, or to easily track posts that relate to a single theme. Now, they’re mostly used as glib statements of how…
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 4:30pm -
  • Smartphone Privacy Settings You Need To Activate Today

    Smartphone Privacy Settings You Need To Activate Today

    Default settings are a blessing and a curse. If you haven’t started customizing your devices, it’s great to have the creator-recommended settings to begin with, but these aren’t always in your best interest. Sometimes, they may value features a…
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 4:00pm -
  • How To Install OS X Yosemite & Save The Installer

    How To Install OS X Yosemite & Save The Installer

    Hot on the heels of iOS 8 and a couple of new iPhones comes Apple’s latest release of OS X 10.10, codename “Yosemite”. As if that wasn’t enough, the company has also rewritten Christmas lists around the world by refreshing its iPad a…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 3:30pm -
  • 10 Simple Office 2013 Tips That Will Make You More Productive

    10 Simple Office 2013 Tips That Will Make You More Productive

    Bring out a $20 bill the next time you launch Microsoft Office. Use the secret “rule of the $20 dollar bill” to ramp up your productivity. Not with a bribe. It’s in something as trivial as a font. Yes, just by using a large font size (3.6 mm) c…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 3:00pm -
  • Why Steam Music Won’t Replace My Music Player

    Why Steam Music Won’t Replace My Music Player

    It’s been almost a month since the launch of Steam Music and my verdict only swings one way: there’s no good reason for it to exist. Despite being a big fan of Steam, I can’t help but think that the music player falls flat and ends up being a b…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 2:00pm -
  • Powerful Hosting You Can Trust For Just $27 A Year

    Powerful Hosting You Can Trust For Just $27 A Year

    Just Host offers reliable and affordable web hosting so you can run your site worry-free. Whether you set up your site for a business or a blog, you’re going to need two things: a domain name, and web hosting. Just Host provides both. And if you si…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 1:30pm -
  • How To Turn Your Tumblr Blog Into A Beautiful Book

    How To Turn Your Tumblr Blog Into A Beautiful Book

    The content of your Tumblr shouldn’t be confined to an online site, when it can be printed, shared,  cherished as a book; to be viewed, and read for generations to come. Too often we take our blogs for granted, and we don’t realize how important…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 1:00pm -
  • Scares On The Cheap! Modern Horror Games Under $20

    Scares On The Cheap! Modern Horror Games Under $20

    October is upon us, and with Halloween approaching, it’s a great time to get your yearly dose of horror. From creepy websites to free classic horror movies, there’s spooky entertainment for every taste. If you’re in the market for brand new vid…
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 12:00pm -
  • iPad Air 2 Reviews, Microsoft Drops Nokia, Go HERE For Android… [Tech News Digest]

    iPad Air 2 Reviews, Microsoft Drops Nokia, Go HERE For Android… [Tech News Digest]

    Also, IllumiBowl loo lights, say Ello to ads again, I Am Bread and so are you, and Jimmy Kimmel explains how to use Apple Pay. iPad Air 2 Reviews Roundup Apple has updated its iPad range, with the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 now available. The iPad mi…
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 11:30am -

ALL THINGS DIGITAL

TECHSUPLEX

  • MTN suffers data outage following Data Bonanza. {Updated}

    MTN suffers data outage following Data Bonanza. {Updated}

    I said it. While writing the post about MTN’s 1GB gift, I casually mentioned that I hoped the network will hold up. It didn’t. As a result of the data gifting, MTN’s currently suffering a data outage on at least some lines. It’s unclear how w…
    - 44 days ago, 8 Sep 14, 5:57pm -
  • MTN is Gifting ALL its subscribers with 1GB data

    MTN is Gifting ALL its subscribers with 1GB data

    I know it sounds like link bait, but I assure you that it isn’t. MTN is gifting 1GB to all its subscribers to celebrate its 13th years of business in Nigeria. Again, even after explaining, the story still sounds like link bait, I got tipped from a…
    - 45 days ago, 8 Sep 14, 2:11pm -
  • New images of the upcoming BlackBerry Classic surface

    New images of the upcoming BlackBerry Classic surface

    BlackBerry has already announced that the BlackBerry Classic would be released around November, but it seems like the BlackBerry Passport’s announcement, sucked all the buzz about it off the internet. That’s not to say that the device isn’t the…
    - 46 days ago, 6 Sep 14, 6:08pm -
  • Here’s the iPhone 6: Images and details.

    Here’s the iPhone 6: Images and details.

    There have been a few leaks in the run up to the next iPhone’s official unveiling which is happening on the 9th of September but no one had posted images of a fully functional one…till today that is. Chinese site CNBeta have gotten their hands on…
    - 46 days ago, 6 Sep 14, 5:22pm -
  • Watch the TPL2 online here

    Watch the TPL2 online here

    The The Twitter Premiere League (TPL) 2 starts in a few minutes, and looks like it would be mighty fun. If like me you are many miles away from Lagos state, well, we have got you. The good guys behind The TPL have arranged for the games to be streame…
    - 47 days ago, 6 Sep 14, 10:30am -
  • University of Ilorin and Glo partner on e-Learning

    University of Ilorin and Glo partner on e-Learning

    Glo and University of Ilorin have entered into a partnership to build a platform where students can access their lectures and reach out to their lecturers over the internet from anywhere in the world. The deal which was reached after principal office…
    - 48 days ago, 5 Sep 14, 3:45pm -
  • TraveViz, a trade advisory startup launches in Nigeria

    TraveViz, a trade advisory startup launches in Nigeria

    With support from the Department of International Development (DFID), an advisory and data portal known as TradeViz has been launched to help importers, exporters and prospective investors simplify trade for Nigeria. The platform gives you easy acces…
    - 48 days ago, 5 Sep 14, 2:34pm -
  • Smartwatches and the Battery life Question

    Smartwatches and the Battery life Question

    The Moto 360 dropped today, and it’s no secret that I want one but even before I start putting my pennies in a piggybank, there are already opinions on why its battery life  and indeed the battery life on any smart watch right now makes it pointle…
    - 48 days ago, 5 Sep 14, 1:17pm -
  • The Moto 360 is now available for ~N40k

    The Moto 360 is now available for ~N40k

    The Moto 360, Motorola’s android wear running, first attempt at a smart watch is now officially available to the public to buy, if you have $250 (roughly N40,000) to spare that is. The Moto 360 which was announced about 5 months ago, features a 1.5…
    - 48 days ago, 5 Sep 14, 11:26am -
  • Meet the New Moto X (2014) and Moto G (2014): Still bang for buck

    Meet the New Moto X (2014) and Moto G (2014): Still bang for buck

    The Moto X and Moto G were two or the most interesting android smartphones that came out last year. Interesting in the sense that both offered users a pretty much premium experience on a budget device. The new Motorola (having been acquired by Lenovo…
    - 48 days ago, 5 Sep 14, 11:12am -

SEARCH ENGINE WATCH

TECHNOLOGY BEATS

FAST COMPANY

  • Google Wants To Organize Your Life With New Email App

    Google Wants To Organize Your Life With New Email App

    "Inbox" goes beyond just email: Google's Inbox wants to organize your life.Google released a new email app called Inbox, currently available only by invitation or request. But this app goes beyond just email: Google's Inbox wants to organize your lif…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 12:35am -
  • The Apple Pay Challenge: Hey, This Thing (Mostly) Works!

    The Apple Pay Challenge: Hey, This Thing (Mostly) Works!

    The credit-card authentication process can be a tad gnarly. But at the register, paying with an iPhone works as promised.When I resolved to leave my wallet at home and spend a week buying only those things I could pay for using my iPhone 6 and Apple'…
    - 7 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 9:57pm -
  • Google Reimagines Email With Its New "Inbox" App

    Google Reimagines Email With Its New "Inbox" App

    And you can sign up for the beta now.Google has released a new Gmail app called Inbox,which appears to combine the look and feel of Google services with the automated, bother-me-later philosophy of Mailbox.Read Full Story
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 7:12pm -
  • This Is How Facebook Is Secretly Trying To Make You A Nicer Person

    This Is How Facebook Is Secretly Trying To Make You A Nicer Person

    The social network is trying to replicate the social cues that make us better communicators in real life.It's a modern fact: People are meaner on the Internet than they are in real life. Academics call this the "online disinhibition effect," a term c…
    - 10 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 6:30pm -
  • Friends Don't Let Friends Share Fake News About Ebola

    Friends Don't Let Friends Share Fake News About Ebola

    Fake news spreading on social media is reaching "epidemic" proportions.This is a public service announcement about Ebola: If you see a story from a source called the National Report, ignore it. Do not--repeat, do not--pass it along on social media.Re…
    - 10 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 6:22pm -
  • Why Pandora Is Opening Its Big Data To Artists

    Why Pandora Is Opening Its Big Data To Artists

    Pandora's new artist analytics platform is genuinely useful, and it's also an olive branch in a bigger battle.For nine years, Pandora has been amassing a stockpile of data--and 45 billion "thumb" button clicks later, the Internet radio company knows…
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 4:35pm -
  • Jakarta's $40 Billion Plan To Stop Sinking Into The Ocean

    Jakarta's $40 Billion Plan To Stop Sinking Into The Ocean

    In which the Indonesian capital tries to spend its way out of falling victim to climate change.Jakarta, Indonesia, with a population already over 10 million, is one of the fastest-growing cities in the world. It's also one of the fastest-sinking citi…
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 4:17pm -
  • Google Says A New Chromecast Is On The Way

    Google Says A New Chromecast Is On The Way

    Not much is known, but it looks like Google has something in the works.Google's Chromecast, which allows about any phone, tablet, or laptop to stream Netflix and other rich media to your television, was a surprise hit for one big reason: It was cheap…
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 4:16pm -
  • Buyers Guide: The Best iPad Stylus

    Buyers Guide: The Best iPad Stylus

    The Wirecutter puts more than a dozen iPad styluses to the test--so you don't have to.The best iPad stylus for people who want to sketch or take handwritten notes is the redesigned Ten One Pogo Stylus. It handles and writes more like an actual pen th…
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 4:00pm -
  • Lulu Uses Men's Random, Lewd Questions To Educate Users

    Lulu Uses Men's Random, Lewd Questions To Educate Users

    The new anonymous advice column is already getting a lot of mileage.Because all men are irrevocably designed to be terrible at the Internet, a new feature released today in Lulu could one day become God's gift to the dating world.Read Full Story
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 3:30pm -
  • Is That You, KITT? Audi Claims To Have Set Driverless Car Speed Record

    Is That You, KITT? Audi Claims To Have Set Driverless Car Speed Record

    The driverless car completed the course five seconds faster than a human driver could.Audi claims to have set a driverless car speed record this past weekend when its RS7 model topped out at 149 miles per hour while completing a lap on a Grand Prix t…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 2:55pm -
  • Can Affordable Satellites For Farmers Help Solve The Food Crisis?

    Can Affordable Satellites For Farmers Help Solve The Food Crisis?

    As satellites become smaller and cheaper, they can help farmers get more precise data and squeeze more productivity from their lands.Traditional satellites are huge, weighing about three tons, and cost hundreds of millions of dollars. But, as with so…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 1:51pm -
  • Hundreds Of Uncharted Cities Will Get Maps Thanks To Crowdsourcing

    Hundreds Of Uncharted Cities Will Get Maps Thanks To Crowdsourcing

    A huge number of cities around the world remain unmapped. The Missing Maps Project wants to crowdsource digital maps of the entire globe.Despite massive advances in cartographic technology over the past decade, a huge number of large cities around th…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 1:00pm -
  • Inside The Crowdsourced Map Project That Is Helping Contain The Ebola Epidemic

    Inside The Crowdsourced Map Project That Is Helping Contain The Ebola Epidemic

    The "Wikipedia for maps," OpenStreetMaps has worked closely with humanitarian organizations to create maps for aid workers to use. This article contains interviews with Kate Chapman, executive director of the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team, and Andr…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 1:00pm -
  • The Next Data Goldmine: Paper

    The Next Data Goldmine: Paper

    Captricity uses a mix of image analysis and Mechanical Turk to turn paperwork into digital data with 99.98% accuracy.Data analysis is a runaway growth field these days--which is all fine and good when the data's digital to begin with. But what about…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 1:00pm -
  • Can Better Design Stop Ebola? How Creative Minds Can Help

    Can Better Design Stop Ebola? How Creative Minds Can Help

    There are no simple fixes to Ebola. But the government thinks better design--from protective gear to hospital beds--could help, and it's now crowdsourcing ideas.On just one day's notice, almost 200 people crowded an auditorium at Columbia University'…
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 12:03pm -
  • Can You Design Happiness?

    Can You Design Happiness?

    Enter the design equivalent of Lucy's psychiatrist's booth in Peanuts.Could there be a design solution to unhappiness? Silvia Neretti, an Italian designer who just graduated from the Design Academy Eindhoven, explores the relationship between psychol…
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 12:00pm -
  • 6 Lovely Vacation Homes For Dogs That Will Make You Wish You Were A Dog

    6 Lovely Vacation Homes For Dogs That Will Make You Wish You Were A Dog

    Just one more way the most pampered dogs probably have a better life than you do.Pets these days have probiotics, fitness trackers, spas, and careers. So it cannot possibly surprise you that they also have luxury vacation options.Read Full Story
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 12:00pm -
  • Your Dog Is Fat and Lazy: 3 Activity Trackers For The Quantified Pet

    Your Dog Is Fat and Lazy: 3 Activity Trackers For The Quantified Pet

    Big Data is coming to pets.The age of the quantified dog--and, if you're willing to go off-label, quantified cat, horse, bunny, etc.--is here.Read Full Story
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 12:00pm -
  • Tiny Mics, A Dog In A 3-D Printed Wheelchair, Emcee Who Barks: It's TED, For Pets

    Tiny Mics, A Dog In A 3-D Printed Wheelchair, Emcee Who Barks: It's TED, For Pets

    It was only a matter of time before we got innovation in the animal realm.Purina's Better with Pets Summit was nothing like I pictured.Read Full Story
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 12:00pm -
  • Pentagram's Michael Bierut Rebrands The MIT Media Lab

    Pentagram's Michael Bierut Rebrands The MIT Media Lab

    Media Lab's new identity merges two of MIT's most recognizable logos into one dynamic, adaptable design.The MIT Media Lab moves fast. From shapeshifting displays to technology that could 3-D print Eames chairs and self-lacing McFlys, the Media Lab re…
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 11:30am -
  • What Does Your Brand Sound Like?

    What Does Your Brand Sound Like?

    Because what consumers hear is more important than you think.As the elevator doors open on the sixth-floor offices of Man Made Music's Midtown office, you hear tight, snappy notes tumbling into thumping beats. There's no discernible rhythm yet--the u…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:06am -
  • Want To Learn, Remember, And Create Better? Science Says Dick Around A Bit More

    Want To Learn, Remember, And Create Better? Science Says Dick Around A Bit More

    A New York Times science writer explains why daydreaming, napping, and web surfing are the best ways to learn.From an early age, students are taught a series of study skills to enhance learning. Teachers extol the virtues of highlighters and flash ca…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:00am -
  • The (Fun, Violent) History Lesson Inside "Assassin's Creed Unity"

    The (Fun, Violent) History Lesson Inside "Assassin's Creed Unity"

    How Ubisoft researched and integrated real history and the French Revolution into its biggest franchise.You're running through the streets of Paris. The year is 1789 and you've just killed a guy with your bare hands. The question is, do you care if t…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:00am -
  • Silicon Valley Sexism: Is The Answer To Ditch Men Altogether?

    Silicon Valley Sexism: Is The Answer To Ditch Men Altogether?

    Some fed-up women are creating a new tech-startup infrastructure that supports female entrepreneurs--with no men allowed.Three days after an entrepreneur named TD Lowe arrived in Silicon Valley from Phenix City, Alabama, she approached a well-known v…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:00am -

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  • NewFord's next cars will brake by themselves to avoid collisions

    Ford's next cars will brake by themselves to avoid collisions

    Automakers like Subaru and Volvo have had automatic anti-collision braking for a while, but what if you're a Ford fan? You won't have to wait long. The Blue Oval has revealed that it's adding its own smart braking system (Pre-Collision Assist) as an…
    - 27 mins ago, 23 Oct 14, 4:01am -
  • NewSonos sues Denon for allegedly copying its wireless speaker tech

    Sonos sues Denon for allegedly copying its wireless speaker tech

    If you thought Denon's Heos wireless speakers were a little too similar in purpose to Sonos' range, you're not alone. Sonos has sued D&M Holdings (the company that owns Denon) for allegedly violating "at least" four patents. The audio gear maker...
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Oct 14, 3:12am -
  • NewHear the space age unfold on NASA's historic SoundCloud account

    Hear the space age unfold on NASA's historic SoundCloud account

    If you've ever wanted to cobble together a really wicked EDM track comprised mostly of sound bites from NASA's Mercury missions, well, now's your chance. Everyone's favorite beleaguered space agency has been posting a treasure trove of audio clips..…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 2:29am -
  • NewSee what makes the iPad Air 2 so skinny

    See what makes the iPad Air 2 so skinny

    It's safe to say that you don't buy most Apple devices these days with the expectation that you can open them up, and it looks like the iPad Air 2 is no exception. Do-it-yourself repair shop iFixit has torn down the new tablet and found that it's...
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 1:43am -
  • Tickets for Sony's PlayStation gaming show go on sale Friday

    Tickets for Sony's PlayStation gaming show go on sale Friday

    So, you put in for the time off from work to hit December's PlayStation Experience event in Las Vegas. The next logical step, of course, is buying tickets and come Friday you can do just that. As previously reported, a single day pass will set you..…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 1:04am -
  • Xbox Music ditches free desktop streaming on December 1st

    Xbox Music ditches free desktop streaming on December 1st

    If you're hooked on Xbox Music's free desktop-based listening, you're going to have make some backup plans very shortly. Microsoft has announced that it's dropping the no-cost web and Windows streaming option as of December 1st; after that, you'll..…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 12:12am -
  • Xiaomi is moving some of its users' data out of China

    Xiaomi is moving some of its users' data out of China

    Xiaomi's a force to be reckoned with in China -- its new phones routinely sell out online in seconds -- but its influence is steadily growing outside its native home. That's why the company's infrastructure has been quietly shifting these past few..…
    - 5 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 11:43pm -
  • It costs $50 to plug an Xbox One Kinect into your PC

    It costs $50 to plug an Xbox One Kinect into your PC

    What's stopping you from creating the first killer Kinect 2.0 hack? Well, now that Microsoft's released the do-all sensor's SDK to the public for free you don't have many more excuses. The software development kit is available without any fees and..…
    - 5 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 11:11pm -
  • Microsoft Android Wear app lets you search Bing by twisting your wrist

    Microsoft Android Wear app lets you search Bing by twisting your wrist

    Slightly irked that you have to say "OK Google" whenever you want to use voice search on your Android Wear smartwatch? Microsoft, of all companies, is coming to your rescue. The developer is leading a trio of experimental Android releases with...
    - 6 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:40pm -
  • AT&T's focus on connected cars is beginning to pay off

    AT&T's focus on connected cars is beginning to pay off

    It's no secret that the US wireless market is saturated, and that most people who want a mobile device have already purchased one by now. Naturally, this means that the national players in the industry are looking for other points of revenue to aid.…
    - 6 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:04pm -

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CONSUMER TECH NEWS

  • Intex Launches Its Mid-Range Aqua Amaze Smartphone At Rs 10,690

    Intex Launches Its Mid-Range Aqua Amaze Smartphone At Rs 10,690

    Intex has launched an all-new mid-range smartphone in India dubbed the Aqua Amaze, which is priced at Rs 10,690. The highlight of the device is its octa-core MediaTek processor, which is a rarity at the price point.The device features a 5-inch 720p…
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 12:08pm -
  • Update For Moto 360 Brings Further Improvements To Battery Life

    Update For Moto 360 Brings Further Improvements To Battery Life

    The Moto 360 was one of the most highly anticipated devices of this year, but soon after it was launched everyone realized there was a massive elephant in the room – Pathetic battery life. Motorola then soon rolled out a software update to fix the…
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 11:40am -
  • Microsoft Makes It Official: Nokia Phones Are Now History

    Microsoft Makes It Official: Nokia Phones Are Now History

    Microsoft has finally dropped the ball on its plans to kill the 'Nokia' and 'Windows Phone' brand names from its smartphone lineup. Future devices will carry the name Microsoft Lumia, officially putting an end to the Nokia name being featured on mob…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 9:59am -
  • Update For Google Play Music Brings Songza-Style Playlist Curation

    Update For Google Play Music Brings Songza-Style Playlist Curation

    Earlier this year, Google bought popular music streaming service Songza to take on the behemoth that was formed when Apple took over Beats. Now, for the first time, users of Google's Play Music service will have access to expertly curated playlists…
    - 21 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 7:26am -
  • Windows 10 Gets A Windows Phone Style Action Center

    Windows 10 Gets A Windows Phone Style Action Center

    Microsoft has rolled out its first major update for the Windows 10 Technical Preview, which brings the action center from Windows Phone to Windows PC. The latest addition is a major step towards unifying user experiences across devices ranging from…
    - 22 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 6:18am -
  • Android One Isn't No.1 When It Comes To Sales: Analysts

    Android One Isn't No.1 When It Comes To Sales: Analysts

    It's been just over a month since Google in collaboration with Micromax, Karbonn and Spice kicked off the Android One program in India. It is estimated that the Internet search giant will spend over Rs 100 crore to publicize its low-cost smartphone…
    - 24 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 4:46am -
  • Review: Nokia MD-12 (Portable Wireless Speaker)

    Review: Nokia MD-12 (Portable Wireless Speaker)

    Nokia MD-12Street Price: Rs 3900 Apart from phones, Nokia (Microsoft mobile) is also known for its funky accessories. The range of products include earphones, battery packs, wireless (induction) charging plates, and wireless speakers. The latest on…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 3:24pm -
  • #Upcoming: PLUGGED IN Consumer Electronics Show In Bangalore
    Come November, Bangalore will be host to PlUGGED IN, a consumer electronics event that will showcase some of the latest digital technologies and break through innovations. Show-goers will be treated to an experience in comparing, evaluating and will…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 12:36pm -
  • LG’s Odin-Powered Smartphone Launch Is Imminent

    LG’s Odin-Powered Smartphone Launch Is Imminent

    Samsung indeed seems to have its unique portfolio of smartphones after it went the Android-Exynos way, offering something different from the hordes of droids out there in the market. Now it seems that the long rumoured LG 'Odin' chipset, after year…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 12:08pm -
  • Mitashi PLAY Senior Friend Launched In India For Rs 4999

    Mitashi PLAY Senior Friend Launched In India For Rs 4999

    Mitashi has launched a phone design just for seniors called the PLAY Senior Friend. The handset comes with an easy to use UX (launcher) that makes it simple to navigate and use.While the UX looks pretty simple with large fonts, large icons and a lar…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 10:43am -
  • Demand In India Results In Higher-Than-Expected Asia Pacific PC Sales

    Demand In India Results In Higher-Than-Expected Asia Pacific PC Sales

    Consumer PC sales in the Asia Pacific region grew by 8% in the July-September period at 26.6 million units, boosted by higher-than-expected PC shipments in India and China. According to an IDC report, positive consumer sentiment after the Indian nat…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 10:25am -
  • Apple iPhone 6 Sales Soar While iPad Sales Continue To Stutter

    Apple iPhone 6 Sales Soar While iPad Sales Continue To Stutter

    Apple has announced that its earnings for the fourth quarter stood at $41.1 billion in revenues and a massive $8.5 billion in pure profits. The company added that it shipped a record 39.3 million iPhones, while its ailing iPad sales stood at 12.3 mi…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 9:36am -
  • HTC Announces The One M8 EYE With A 13 MP Camera In India

    HTC Announces The One M8 EYE With A 13 MP Camera In India

    HTC finally announced the unexpected HTC One (M8 EYE) smartphone for India. The smartphone that was earlier announced for China and comes with one important element that seemed to be nothing but a disappointment on the Original One M8 -- the camera.…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 9:30am -
  • HTC RE Camera To Retail For Rs 9990 Exclusively On Snapdeal

    HTC RE Camera To Retail For Rs 9990 Exclusively On Snapdeal

    HTC fans will indeed be delighted to know that the recently announced HTC RE action camera will be selling on Snapdeal at a discounted price. The standalone camera will be exclusive to Snapdeal and will retail for an introductory price of Rs 9990 ins…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 7:19am -
  • Chinese Smartphones Are Helping Grow Japan's Ailing Electronics Sector

    Chinese Smartphones Are Helping Grow Japan's Ailing Electronics Sector

    A new breed of Chinese smartphone manufacturers such as Xiaomi, Lenovo, Huawei, OnePlus and Oppo are increasingly taking over the space with their high-performance, low-cost handsets. While this could point at China soon becoming smartphone central,…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:37am -
  • OnePlus To Open Its Pre-Order Window On October 27 For An Hour Only

    OnePlus To Open Its Pre-Order Window On October 27 For An Hour Only

    Smartphone manufacturer OnePlus as announced earlier has set up a page for its OnePlus One pre-orders. The Chinese smartphone maker who earlier resisted a pre-order system seems to have given in and will be opening its shutters to the world on the 27…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:29am -
  • Nexus 6 To Include ‘Ambient Display’ Setting For Smarter Notifications

    Nexus 6 To Include ‘Ambient Display’ Setting For Smarter Notifications

    While the Android world simply cannot get enough of Google’s newest 6 inch Nexus 6, it seems that company may have missed out on some features during its soft launch. One of those has now surfaced ever since a leaked dump of the Nexus 6 has shown u…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 5:16am -
  • Apple Wants All New iOS Apps To Have 64-Bit Support Starting February

    Apple Wants All New iOS Apps To Have 64-Bit Support Starting February

    Apple made the jump to 64-bit mobile hardware with the iPhone 5s, but it'll take a few years before the performance and efficiency benefits of doing so are fully felt. The use of legacy 32-bit code to write software is to blame, but the company's la…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 5:13am -
  • Google’s Upcoming Android Gmail Revamp Will Turn It Into An Email Client

    Google’s Upcoming Android Gmail Revamp Will Turn It Into An Email Client

    You have to agree that not too many Android users actually use the ‘Email’ app that has existed on your Android smartphone’s app draw for years. Manufacturers like HTC, Samsung and Sony have also done their bit by customising it but somehow the…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:24am -
  • Review: Asus ZenFone 6

    Review: Asus ZenFone 6

    Asus ZenFone 6Price: Rs 17,000Unlike the Korean brands Samsung and LG, that fight each other in every price segment, Taiwanese compatriots HTC and Asus avoid direct competition. HTC mostly makes mid-range to premium devices, while Asus sticks to bud…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Oct 14, 3:07pm -

TECH DIGEST TV

  • Uber adds 6 and 8 seater cars to its fleet in London and Manchester

    Uber adds 6 and 8 seater cars to its fleet in London and Manchester

    Controversial taxi upstarts Uber has announced that bigger cars are now available in London and Manchester, in a service called “Uber XL”. In London this means you can get a car with up to six seats – and in Manchester, apparently up to 8 seats…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 3:00pm -
  • Think Apple’s sending SMS via a computer is new? Think again.

    Think Apple’s sending SMS via a computer is new? Think again.

    Over the last few days thousands, if not millions of people will have been discovering for the first time the joy of being able to send text messages through their computer. This was made possible by Apple’s iMessage service, has been around for a…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 1:32pm -
  • Android Lollipop will be coming to the Samsung Galaxy Note 4

    Android Lollipop will be coming to the Samsung Galaxy Note 4

    To the surprise of no one, it seems that the next iteration of Android, Lollipop, will be coming to Samsung’s latest phablet, the Galaxy Note 4. Other outlets have called the tweet below a “hint” – but let’s be honest, this isn’t a subtle…
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 12:24pm -
  • Is Twitter about to launch direct video uploads?

    Is Twitter about to launch direct video uploads?

    Warning: Let’s call this speculation. Actor and presenter Robert Llewellyn, who is known for playing Kryten in Red Dwarf and presenting several wildly successful YouTube series (like Carpool and Fully Charged) has just tweeted this intriguing thing…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:45am -
  • Apple patents car-unlocking idea – has it been reading TechDigest?

    Apple patents car-unlocking idea – has it been reading TechDigest?

    Could we soon be unlocking our cars with our phones? A new patent that Apple has sent to the US Patent Office suggests that it is working on tech that will let users simply walk up to their car and have it unlock as if by magic. The patent was spotte…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:28am -
  • The landline phone’s days appear to be numbered

    The landline phone’s days appear to be numbered

    Do you know the number of your landline phone off by heart? No, neither do I. Yes, I could tell you my mobile number in a second, but the landline? Nobody calls that number except those PPI marketers and computer scammers. And my mum. And it seems I…
    - 19 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 9:49am -
  • Sky now lets you beam your photos to the TV

    Sky now lets you beam your photos to the TV

    Sky has announced a new addition to its mobile app: The ability to beam up your photos to view on the TV. The update means that on either the new iPhone, iPad or Android app, you’ll be able to hit the camera icon, select which photos you want and h…
    - 19 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 9:29am -

Tech Eye

  • Microsoft waves goodbye to Nokia

    Microsoft waves goodbye to Nokia

    The Nokia brand name can’t be worth very much because Microsoft is going to ditch it from its line of phones.It originally planned to use the Nokia name for as long as 10 years but freshly fledged CEO Satya Nadella is obviously revisiting just abo…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 1:33pm -
  • Outsourcing is a fail

    Outsourcing is a fail

    While the services market grew in 2013, revenues failed to shine.That’s according to a report from market research company IDC, which said the whole service market grew from 12.3 percent in 2012 to 13.4 percent last year.But, as IBM and SAP resul…
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 8:54am -
  • The supply chain is the weakest IT link

    The supply chain is the weakest IT link

    The University of Maryland (UMD) said it has created counter measures to prevent the supply chain being targeted by hackers.A research team at the university’s School of Business said that hackers are targeting vendors and suppliers that have acce…
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 8:44am -
  • Medical gear hacked

    Medical gear hacked

    The US Department of Homeland Security is investigating two dozen cases of suspected cybersecurity flaws in medical devices and hospital equipment.Under investigation is an infusion pump from Hospira , implantable heart devices from Medtronic and St…
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 8:25am -
  • Chromebooks start to shine brightly

    Chromebooks start to shine brightly

    Notebooks using the conventional Wintel model seem to be past history, but Chromebooks are selling like there’s no tomorrow.That’s the conclusion of research by ABI Research, which said that shipments of Chromebooks soared by 67 percent in a qua…
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 8:23am -
  • Xerox Alto source code made public

    Xerox Alto source code made public

    The code that inspired generations of computer nerds has been made public by the Computer History Museum in Mountain View.The Xerox Alto computer was important because it was the first attempt and a making a machine that was visual rather than text…
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 8:15am -
  • Eat your heart out Dan Brown! Vatican puts archive online

    Eat your heart out Dan Brown! Vatican puts archive online

    The Vatican Apostolic Library has announced that more than 4,000 ancient manuscripts will now be available online as part of a digital archive.Global IT service provider NTT DATA has developed the service, which displays high definition digital repr…
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 8:14am -
  • Women were pushed out of coding in the 1980s

    Women were pushed out of coding in the 1980s

    While software development is seen as a “male only” industry, apparently it was not always like that.Historically, a lot of computing pioneers, including those who programmed the first digital computers were women and for decades, the number of…
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 8:08am -
  • Apple seems to hold little hope for its iWatch

    Apple seems to hold little hope for its iWatch

    It seems that the fruity cargo cult, Apple does not have the same hope for its iWatch as many commentators in the Tame Apple Press.Yesterday Apple made changes to its reporting process which aims to obscure sales results. For example the fading iPod…
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 8:07am -
  • Notebooks to become cheap as chips

    Notebooks to become cheap as chips

    There is a long held adage about buying notebooks and that is don’t buy them in the fourth calendar quarter.Intel always release new chips  in the New Year and it’s always wise to wait for that to happen rather than get all excited before Yule.…
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 8:05am -

TechPINIONS

  • Mark Zuckerberg Speaks Mandarin, Blows Everyone’s Mind

    Mark Zuckerberg Speaks Mandarin, Blows Everyone’s Mind

    Post by Mark Zuckerberg. Think you’re too busy to learn another language? Well, you’re not the CEO of a $205 billion company, and apparently, even this rather demanding job leaves plenty of time to learn some serious Mandarin. Case in point: the…
    - 5 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 11:13pm -
  • China’s Biggest Smartphone Maker Vows to Move Online Services Overseas

    China’s Biggest Smartphone Maker Vows to Move Online Services Overseas

    In a move that could show the way forward for many Chinese companies hoping to compete in the worldwide tech market, China's largest smartphone manufacturer, Xiaomi, says it will shift its online services to machines running outside the country. The…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 7:30pm -
  • Our First Look at Android Lollipop and the New Nexus Devices

    Our First Look at Android Lollipop and the New Nexus Devices

    We had our first hands-on demo of Google's new version of its Android operating system, Lollipop, this week running on a pair of Nexus devices, the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9. Here's what we thought. The post Our First Look at Android Lollipop and the New N…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 7:02pm -
  • The Urban Bike You Fold Up With a Kick of Your Leg

    The Urban Bike You Fold Up With a Kick of Your Leg

    Folding bikes are a compromise. They’re a breeze to store in a studio apartment or at an office. They’re easy to take on public transportation, and you don’t have to leave them outside and trust your U-lock will deter thieves. For all that vers…
    - 10 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 6:08pm -
  • Apple Pay and the Mobile Wallet Tipping Point: It Will Come Down to the Retail Experience

    Apple Pay and the Mobile Wallet Tipping Point: It Will Come Down to the Retail Experience

    Since Apple unveiled Apple Pay, the response suggests that it may represent a quantum leap towards the tipping point in the adoption of mobile wallets. The common expectation is that Apple will move the needle in getting a wide swath of consumers to…
    - 10 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 6:07pm -
  • Twitter’s Audacious Plan to Infiltrate All Your Apps

    Twitter’s Audacious Plan to Infiltrate All Your Apps

    Twitter's new software development kit, Fabric, is the company's foundation for transforming a business based purely on a single product—Tweets!—into a diversified service aimed at every person and company that makes mobile apps. The post Twitter…
    - 11 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 5:15pm -
  • Forget Cheetah Blades. This Prosthetic Socket Is a Real Breakthrough

    Forget Cheetah Blades. This Prosthetic Socket Is a Real Breakthrough

    Infinite Socket brings modern technology and thoughtful design to bear on a long-ignored pain point. The post Forget Cheetah Blades. This Prosthetic Socket Is a Real Breakthrough appeared first on WIRED.
    - 11 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 5:10pm -
  • Gmail’s New App ‘Inbox’ Is Your Personal Email Assistant

    Gmail’s New App ‘Inbox’ Is Your Personal Email Assistant

    Email is awful. It's a mess. It's overwhelming. That's why today, Google's Gmail team is releasing a new email personal assistant app to help you manage it all. The post Gmail’s New App ‘Inbox’ Is Your Personal Email Assistant appeared first on…
    - 11 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 5:00pm -
  • How the Cloud Can Help Our Government Innovate

    How the Cloud Can Help Our Government Innovate

    “It’s all about the cloud.”  We hear or see that phrase in meetings, presentations, email pitches, articles — constantly. Aside from the trend, cloud in the federal government is fueled by three essential trends: Agencies are seeking a …
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 4:27pm -
  • Where Is Your Homework Grade Now?

    Where Is Your Homework Grade Now?

    This app solves math equations just by looking at them. And no, it's probably not going to make us dumber. The post Where Is Your Homework Grade Now? appeared first on WIRED.
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 3:23pm -
  • Ebolanoia: The Only Thing We Have to Fear is Ebola Fear Itself

    Ebolanoia: The Only Thing We Have to Fear is Ebola Fear Itself

    The Ebola epidemic in Africa looks likely to continue for months more, and it's possible that another traveler might make it to the United States, either covertly or innocently. If so, let's try to keep our Ebolanoia under control. The post Ebolanoi…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 3:06pm -
  • Re-imagining a Megalopolis

    Re-imagining a Megalopolis

    Untangling a knot of urban problems in the worlds sixth largest city. The post Re-imagining a Megalopolis appeared first on WIRED.
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 1:25pm -
  • Startup Aims to Remake Computer Security for the Cloud Age

    Startup Aims to Remake Computer Security for the Cloud Age

    Steve Herrod was there for the rise of Nicira, the Silicon Valley startup that reinvented the way we build computer networks and then sold itself to tech giant VMware for $1.26 billion. He was VMware’s chief technology officer at the time, one of t…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 1:00pm -
  • An Elevated Park That Makes NYC’s High Line Look Tiny

    An Elevated Park That Makes NYC’s High Line Look Tiny

    This new design could help revitalize a major area of Washington, D.C. The post An Elevated Park That Makes NYC’s High Line Look Tiny appeared first on WIRED.
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:30am -
  • Nintendo’s New 3DS XL Isn’t a Huge Upgrade, But It Will Be Eventually

    Nintendo’s New 3DS XL Isn’t a Huge Upgrade, But It Will Be Eventually

    Nintendo's new 3DS is certainly an upgrade. But we won't really know for a while how much of an upgrade it is. The post Nintendo’s New 3DS XL Isn’t a Huge Upgrade, But It Will Be Eventually appeared first on WIRED.
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:30am -
  • The Most Beautiful Products for Unwinding After Your Work Is Done

    The Most Beautiful Products for Unwinding After Your Work Is Done

    In the slideshow above, we've included everything from the perfect chef's knife to a ridiculously comfortable couch. Now all you have to do is enjoy. The post The Most Beautiful Products for Unwinding After Your Work Is Done appeared first on WIR…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:30am -
  • How Building a Black Hole for Interstellar Led to an Amazing Scientific Discovery

    How Building a Black Hole for Interstellar Led to an Amazing Scientific Discovery

    Kip Thorne looks into the black hole he helped create and thinks, “Why, of course. That's what it would do.” This particular black hole is a simulation of unprecedented accuracy. It appears to spin at nearly the speed of light, dragging bits of t…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:30am -
  • Dyson Unveils a Humidifier That Also Kills Bacteria

    Dyson Unveils a Humidifier That Also Kills Bacteria

    Dyson introduced its first bladeless fan five years ago. At the time, its “Air Multiplier” technology was a little bit mind-boggling. The fan replaced blades with a smartly-designed air loop that used aerodynamics to turn a thin stream of air int…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:30am -
  • A Bluetooth Speaker for People Who Hate Bluetooth Speakers

    A Bluetooth Speaker for People Who Hate Bluetooth Speakers

    Bowers & Wilkins has released a few AirPlay and dock-style speakers for Apple’s iDevices in the past, but the new Bluetooth T7 will be the first platform-agnostic wireless speaker in its lineup. The post A Bluetooth Speaker for People Who Hate Blue…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:30am -
  • Letter From the Editor: Confronting a New Breed of Internet Horror

    Letter From the Editor: Confronting a New Breed of Internet Horror

    Traffic in Bacoor, one of the Manila suburbs where low-wage workers have moderated Internet comments for US firms. Moises Saman/MAGNUM I haven't watched any of the ISIS beheading videos, and I don't plan to. At this writing there have been four, depi…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:30am -
  • Software That Can Measure Your Athleticism Just by Watching You Jump

    Software That Can Measure Your Athleticism Just by Watching You Jump

    What can you tell from a jump? Quite a bit, according to Sparta Performance Science, the Menlo Park, California, athletics-lab-meets-software-startup that developed the tech. The post Software That Can Measure Your Athleticism Just by Watching You Ju…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:30am -
  • Drool Over the Workshop Manuals for 7 Classic Marvel Vehicles

    Drool Over the Workshop Manuals for 7 Classic Marvel Vehicles

    Anyone who's ever owned a used car knows the peculiar joy of cracking open a Haynes Guides, that familiar book of design schematics and technical information that was available for just about every auto model you can think of. Insight Editions must k…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:30am -
  • How Everything from the Super Bowl to Sizzling Fajitas Manipulates You With Sound

    How Everything from the Super Bowl to Sizzling Fajitas Manipulates You With Sound

    The Super Bowl isn’t just a game, it’s a cinematic experience. Minutes before kickoff, trumpets blare, as though armies were charging towards each other for a clash. During the game, sounds herald the appearance of onscreen statistics and insta…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:30am -
  • A Velvet Worm Named for Totoro

    A Velvet Worm Named for Totoro

    This velvet worm is so cute it's named for Totoro. Too bad it's a slime-spewing killer. The post A Velvet Worm Named for Totoro appeared first on WIRED.
    - 1 day ago, 21 Oct 14, 7:00pm -
  • Google Acquires Cloud Database Company Firebase

    Google Acquires Cloud Database Company Firebase

    Google announced today that it is acquiring cloud hosted database company Firebase. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Google will continue to offer Firebase’s services as part of its Google Cloud Platform line. “If you’re a developer wh…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:38pm -

GIZMAG

  • NewWhat "Star Wars" laser bolts would actually look like

    What "Star Wars" laser bolts would actually look like

    It's no secret that Star Wars is full of scenes that defy the laws of physics. From space battles inspired by WW I and II dogfights to beams of light clashing in lightsaber duels. The laser bolts fired from Han Solo's trusty blaster and Luke's X-wing…
    - 47 mins ago, 23 Oct 14, 3:41am -
  • NewiPad Air 2: Early impressions

    iPad Air 2: Early impressions

    If you're looking to buy a new tablet this holiday season, this is probably the first place to look. Gizmag has the new iPad Air 2 in house, and, though you'll have to wait for our full review, we do have some early thoughts... Continue Reading iPad…
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Oct 14, 3:23am -
  • NewKeanu Reeves' Arch Motorcycle Company presents its first bike: The KRGT-1

    Keanu Reeves' Arch Motorcycle Company presents its first bike: The KRGT-1

    You hear plenty of stories about what a stand-up guy Keanu Reeves is when the cameras aren't rolling – and now it makes sense. Turns out he's a madly passionate motorcyclist, which in my books makes him a superior human being. Reeves isn't short of…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 1:50am -
  • Beyond 3D printers and the coming of the home electronics factory

    Beyond 3D printers and the coming of the home electronics factory

    When I saw BotFactory's Squink in action at MakerCon in New York last month, it was one of those innovations that took a few minutes to sink in. It looks like a modified 3D printer, but it does much more. In essence, it is a home factory in a single…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 12:13am -
  • Fiber optics could be used to predict landslides

    Fiber optics could be used to predict landslides

    Landslides kill thousands of people every year, so it should come as no surprise that various systems have been developed in an effort to predict when they're about to occur. One of the most recent innovations, developed by scientists at Italy's Seco…
    - 5 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 11:19pm -
  • wolffepack lets you access your backpack – without taking it off

    wolffepack lets you access your backpack – without taking it off

    Backpacks are certainly a convenient way of schlepping your stuff around, but they do have at least one shortcoming – you have to take them off to get at what's in them. British engineer David Wolffe set out to address that, with his wolffepack. It…
    - 6 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:08pm -
  • Dyson announces bacteria-killing humidifier

    Dyson announces bacteria-killing humidifier

    Dyson, a company best known for its line of high-end vacuum cleaners, has just announced a new humidifier that's designed to kill bacteria in the air using what it calls "Ultraviolet Cleanse" technology... Continue Reading Dyson announces bacteria-…
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 8:54pm -
  • McLaren releases interior images of "world's greatest track car to be," the P1 GTR

    McLaren releases interior images of "world's greatest track car to be," the P1 GTR

    McLaren has continued the drip-feed of info about its upcoming P1 GTR. The company is aiming for the racing version of its P1 supercar to be the world's greatest track car, and it has some suitably mind-boggling specs. Now, a stripped down interior a…
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 8:45pm -
  • Google Inbox: Like the love child of Mailbox and Google Now

    Google Inbox: Like the love child of Mailbox and Google Now

    Is email a dated relic from the early days of computing? Or is it something that's so simple that it never really needed to evolve? Google seems to be moving towards the former, while leaving a foot firmly planted in the latter. Meet Google's Inbox:…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 7:29pm -
  • Canon's EOS C100 M2 gives videographers a better view

    Canon's EOS C100 M2 gives videographers a better view

    Canon has revealed its latest digital cinema camera, the Canon EOS C100 Mark 2. Designed for videographers and independent filmmakers, the new offering has a number of key enhancements over its C100 predecessor. It boasts an extended ISO range, Dual…
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 4:05pm -
  • First highway with glow-in-the-dark markings opens in the Netherlands

    First highway with glow-in-the-dark markings opens in the Netherlands

    Drivers on a road in the Netherlands are now being guided by glow-in-the-dark road markings. The N329 in Oss is being used to pilot the concept, which is part of the Smart Highway project by construction firm Heijmans and design firm Studio Roosegaar…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 2:01pm -
  • Uni allows deaf and hearing to communicate naturally

    Uni allows deaf and hearing to communicate naturally

    People who are deaf or hard of hearing are constantly met with the challenge of communicating, since most non-deaf people don't understand sign language. But modern technology is once again offering new solutions for old issues, and this time it come…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 1:06pm -
  • Hendo Hover: The world's first real hoverboard?

    Hendo Hover: The world's first real hoverboard?

    Despite many efforts to make the hoverboard a reality in the more than two decades since Marty McFly zipped around on one in Back to the Future Part II, we're still waiting. Does the arrival of the Hendo Board signal that the wait may finally be over…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:34am -
  • Bionic bird can be flown with your smartphone

    Bionic bird can be flown with your smartphone

    A French startup has turned to crowdfunding to build an extremely light bionic bird that can be controlled using the magnetometer and accelerometer in a smartphone. The bird, currently at the prototype stage, would communicate via Bluetooth for a ran…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:14am -
  • Research suggests there may be an off switch for drug resistance in cancer cells

    Research suggests there may be an off switch for drug resistance in cancer cells

    In cancer treatments such as chemotherapy, hundreds of thousands of cancerous cells are killed off. But if even one of these cells has a unique mutation, it can survive the treatment and start to multiply, giving rise to a set of more drug-resistant…
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 8:15am -
  • Terrestrial Return Vehicle to provide parcel post for the ISS

    Terrestrial Return Vehicle to provide parcel post for the ISS

    So much attention is paid to how to get into space that we often forget that getting back can be just as difficult. For example, getting experiment samples back from the International Space Station (ISS) is a logistical nightmare. Intuitive Machines'…
    - 21 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 7:14am -
  • Nexus 6 vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 4

    Nexus 6 vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 4

    The Nexus 6 isn't just a big phone, it's a whale of a phone (hence its internal codename, "Shamu"). How does the Moby Dick of smartphones compare to the popular Samsung Galaxy Note 4? Read on, as we compare their features and specs... Continue Readi…
    - 22 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 6:04am -
  • Rogue C6 smart bicycle takes aim at the urban commuter

    Rogue C6 smart bicycle takes aim at the urban commuter

    Many cities around the world are experiencing a massive upswing in commuter cycling. But often the vehicles of choice for these motivated nine-to-fivers is either a mountain bike converted for the road, or a road bike converted for shorter trips. At…
    - 24 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 4:53am -
  • Full photos and details of MV Agusta Brutale and Dragster 800 RR

    Full photos and details of MV Agusta Brutale and Dragster 800 RR

    After a photo leak in the lead-up to November's EICMA motorcycle show, MV Agusta has released photos and full details on the very tasty Brutale 800 RR and the even more delectable Dragster 800 RR. Far from being just a facelift, both models feature s…
    - 24 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 4:30am -
  • Speedy Citation X+ continues record-setting ways

    Speedy Citation X+ continues record-setting ways

    Even before it received FAA type certification, Cessna's New Citation X, now known as the Citation X+, had claimed the title of the world's fastest civilian aircraft. After receiving certification in June, the aircraft has continued its record-settin…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Oct 14, 3:43am -
  • How to install Windows 10 Technical Preview as a virtual machine

    How to install Windows 10 Technical Preview as a virtual machine

    Microsoft's Windows 10 Technical Preview has been available for a few weeks now, and if you want to get a feel for what's coming but don't have an extra PC to install it on, installing it on a virtual machine is a hassle free way to give the new feat…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Oct 14, 2:47am -
  • Radical 4-in-1 piston engine promises hybrid-like efficiency

    Radical 4-in-1 piston engine promises hybrid-like efficiency

    One of the many challenges facing engine designers is the need to increase power output while simultaneously retaining or improving efficiency. Although a four-cylinder engine is still an engineering marvel, there remain many friction points that red…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Oct 14, 2:02am -
  • iPad Air 2 vs. Nexus 9

    iPad Air 2 vs. Nexus 9

    The latest Nexus tablet probably has the most iPad-esque appearance of any Android tablet to date (well, unless you count this gem from Xiaomi). Let's see how the features and specs of the Apple iPad Air 2 compare to those of the HTC/Google Nexus 9..…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Oct 14, 2:00am -
  • Dartz stuffs 1,500 horsepower into armored Black Shark

    Dartz stuffs 1,500 horsepower into armored Black Shark

    Latvian builder of the world's most outlandish armored vehicles, Dartz, is back, this time with its very first "spy car." The Prombron Black Shark is a battle-ready armored SUV built atop a Mercedes AMG GL platform. It offers up to 1,500 bhp of roari…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Oct 14, 11:16pm -
  • zero2infinity mixes balloons and rockets to launch nanosats

    zero2infinity mixes balloons and rockets to launch nanosats

    Reaching space in a balloon may sound like something out of a children’s book, but Spain’s zero2infinity company doesn't think so. The Barcelona-based company specializes in near-space balloon flights for scientific and engineering clients, and i…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Oct 14, 10:50pm -

Digital TRENDS

  • NewOops! Apple Pay has been double charging some customers
    Using Apple Pay? Bank account emptying at twice the usual speed? Ah, that'll be the glitch in the system, though hopefully the tech company has sorted it out by now.... The post Oops! Apple Pay has been double charging some customers appeared first o…
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Oct 14, 3:25am -
  • Marty McFly’s hoverboard is finally real, and it’s on Kickstarter right now
    Using an array of powerful electromagnets, the Hendo Hoverboard can levitate over practically any non-magnetic metal surface and provide a friction-free ride for the user. The post Marty McFly’s hoverboard is finally real, and it’s on Kickstarter…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 12:15am -
  • Make any old speaker a portable wireless stereo system with The Vamp
    The Vamp aims to turn any speaker in your arsenal into an autonomous wireless sound system, at a price that pretty much anyone can afford. The post Make any old speaker a portable wireless stereo system with The Vamp appeared first on Digital Trends.
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 12:15am -
  • This bicycle light is waterproof, rechargeable, and brighter than a flare
    Looking for a new light for you bicycle? The Orfos Flare provides 360-degree visibility with its bright, waterproof, long-lasting LED lights. However, it comes at a pretty steep price for a bicycle accessory. The post This bicycle light is waterproof…
    - 6 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:53pm -
  • Sony says sayonara to low-end Android phones, may cut its sales forecast again
    After reducing its handset sales forecast in September, Sony looks to reduce it yet again. It seems that, due to the new reduction, Sony will look to focus more on high-end phones The post Sony says sayonara to low-end Android phones, may cut its sal…
    - 6 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:42pm -
  • IlumiBowl lights up your toilet with neon you can pee on
    Freshly-launched on Kickstarter, IlumiBowl is a tiny motion-activated light that clips onto your toilet bowl and flips on when you enter the bathroom. No more peeing in the dark, or blinding yourself with the bathroom light! The post IlumiBowl lights…
    - 6 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:34pm -
  • Sorry, Tesla: Michigan Governor reinforces direct sales ban of automobiles
    Tesla has lost its fight for direct car sales in Michigan. Governor Rick Snyder signed House Bill 5606 (also known as Public Act 354) into law this week, strengthening an existing law that bans auto sales without the use of a franchised dealer. The…
    - 6 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:30pm -

FUTURE TECH TRENDS

  • How to locate your best UK dental laboratories

    How to locate your best UK dental laboratories

    When you are the wearer of dentures or have a bridge fitted in your mouth there is always the danger that they may break; it is simply a fact of life. Without your dentures you will feel ugly and you will feel as though you cannot simply leave the ho…
    - 4 days ago, 19 Oct 14, 10:16am -
  • F1 Travel for your Ultimate Track Side Experience

    F1 Travel for your Ultimate Track Side Experience

    When you love the thrill of motor racing and Formula 1, watching the race from the trackside can be a dream come-true. With circuits all over the world from Singapore to Monza and Monaco, there are many different places where you can choose to watch…
    - 60 days ago, 24 Aug 14, 9:55am -
  • How to Ensure that Water Bottles for School are Safe to Use

    How to Ensure that Water Bottles for School are Safe to Use

    Water bottles for school have been taking a bad reputation in recent years due to news articles that implied them to be unsafe and dangerous. This has driven parents to avoid buying plastic water bottles for school and instead have resorted to glass…
    - 62 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 12:29pm -
  • Phen375: Best Fat Burning Foods to Eat For Top Results

    Phen375: Best Fat Burning Foods to Eat For Top Results

    When you are taking Phen375 it is quite important that you eat the right foods to help boost the fat burning process. While you do need some carbohydrates and starches, you should stick to a mostly fresh and organic diet as much as possible. Below ar…
    - 63 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 9:39am -
  • Get Secured from a Home Security System

    Get Secured from a Home Security System

    A home is supposed to be a place that makes every family member feel comfortable and secure, right? But are you sure that it is the way you believe so? You and the rest of the family will never be comfortable living in an unsecured place. To assure a…
    - 74 days ago, 10 Aug 14, 9:49am -
  • What Every Entrepreneur Should Know About E-commerce Shopfronts

    What Every Entrepreneur Should Know About E-commerce Shopfronts

    For those who are trying to remain edgy and creative setting up an online storefront rather than a physical one may seem like a winning idea. The benefits are obvious. For example you don’t have to go through the trouble of buying an ideal (and exp…
    - 90 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 2:17pm -
  • How to Avoid Kickback?
    Kickback can occur for many different reasons and can cause severe damage and even in some cases fatalities. Kickback can happen when internal stress happens when crosscutting wood. Tips to Reduce Kickback Kickback can be avoided by the implement of…
    - 90 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 7:54am -
  • Most Essential Equipments Of Food Machinery UK

    Most Essential Equipments Of Food Machinery UK

    If you’re an experienced confectioner, you may know that baking is a sensitive task that involves the use of high tech equipments and different hygienic and scientific principles. The bakers and confectioners in the United Kingdom rely on highly ad…
    - 95 days ago, 20 Jul 14, 9:48am -
  • Fat burners for men: How to get the most out of these supplements

    Fat burners for men: How to get the most out of these supplements

    When it comes to burning fat and losing weight, you most certainly don’t need us to tell you just how difficult, frustrating, and time consuming the entire process tends to be. For most people, it can take weeks upon weeks to lose a few pounds of b…
    - 96 days ago, 19 Jul 14, 7:16am -
  • The Benefits of Choosing a Web Designer in Bristol

    The Benefits of Choosing a Web Designer in Bristol

    A website for your business is an important thing. It is the face that you present to the world. You don’t want to put just any old website out there for public consumption; you want to put your best face forward. A good website is one that conveys…
    - 97 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 7:57am -

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