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There's a magically easy way to get more space on your iPhone

Running out of storage is one of the worst things that can happen to your iPhone. And if you have a 16GB model, you probably run into the problem all too often.<p>We've already highlighted several clever ways to recover storage space on your iPhone. But nothing is quite as easy as a trick that's been …

Sony launches PS4 Remote Play for PC and Mac

Remote Play game streaming between PlayStation 4 and PC or Mac computers has arrived, as part of the latest firmware update to the Sony …

OS X

A Japanese guy remade The Life of Pablo without hearing it

If you live in a Western country, it’s easy to assume that your music consumption habits reflect those of the wider world — that no one buys music anymore, that everyone uses Soundcloud, that everything is on Spotify. In fact, in Japan, physical sales still vastly outnumber digital, while streaming …

If The Earth Were A Village Of 100 People

There are more than 7 billion of us on the planet now. We comprise a wildly diverse set of ages, nationalities, religious groups, incomes and technological capacities. Given the magnitude of our numbers, it can be hard to really grasp how that diversity plays out. How many of us have cell phones? …

Science

Dark Souls 3 review

Can FromSoftware pull off an incredible, deep RPG experience for the third year in a row?<p><i>Dark Souls 3</i> may be the first crack in the armor — the first sign that FromSoftware cannot quite keep up with the breathless pace it has set for itself.<p>Following 2014's <i>Dark Souls 2</i> and 2015's <i>Bloodborne</i>, From …

Dark Souls

Yes, he tried: what will Barack Obama's legacy be?

When Ohio fell on election night 2008, the President’s Lounge, a bar on the overwhelmingly black south side of Chicago, erupted in jubilation. Corks popped, strangers hugged, police patrolling the streets yelled the freshly elected president’s name from their loudhailers: “<i>Obama!”</i><p>As I scanned the …

Bill Clinton

12 photos that give a disorienting look at the 'weird' buildings of China

This February, the Chinese central government demanded an end to all mainland construction of buildings that are "oversized" or "weird" — a law that will surely change the future skylines of major Chinese cities. Yeung's dizzying and unique images of the varying architecture in Hong Kong — and …

Apple Engineers Might Quit If Ordered To Unlock iPhone For FBI

Even if law enforcement wins the case, it could still lose.<p>There’s a new challenge to law enforcement’s effort to get Apple to unlock one of the San Bernardino shooter’s phones. The government faces off against Apple in court on Tuesday to argue that the company must comply with a previous court …

The Most Beautiful, Little-Known Spots in the American West

<i>By: Jay Gentile</i><p><i>Credit: Zack Frank/Shutterstock</i><p>Yeah, we get it. You've ogled Yosemite's Half Dome. You've bathed in Yellowstone's Old Faithful. But just because you live-tweeted your Aspen ski vacation or your family trip to the Grand Canyon doesn't mean you've seen the American West. Because you …

MIT’s Not-So-Crazy Plan To Get Rid Of Stoplights

The intersection of the future has no stoplight—just a very, very intelligent algorithm.<p>The first stoplight was a complete disaster.<p>Installed in London in 1868, the gas-powered traffic signal exploded, killing the policeman who was responsible for operating it. In the 150 years since, the stoplight …

Scientists Successfully Manage to Grow Peas, Tomatoes and Radishes in simulated Martian Soil

Moon and Martian soil substitutes have been used to grow crops and recently have had some success. The Dutch-based research centre Wageningen …

Tomatoes

Champagne Machine Guns Are Boozy Super Soakers for the Rich

Spraying pricey Champagne all over people is a time-honored way of getting turned up, to the point where it feels decidedly cliché. Thank goodness a French company has invented a whole new method of dousing partygoers in expensive wine: a Champagne machine gun.<p>Invented as a way for nightclubs to …

Nike’s first official self-tying sneakers go on sale this year

Nike made a number of new product announcements at a glitzy event in New York yesterday, but perhaps the most exciting revelation was that the company is finally bringing a pair of self-tying sneakers to market — just like in that movie.<p>While Nike has teased prototypes and versions of the shoe from</i> …

Ten Things I Wish I Knew When I Started 'The Division'

Usually, when I get an advance copy of a game for review, I’m able to write my “things I wish I knew” post just a few days after launch, when most people are still just starting out. But with no early review copies of <i>The Division</i>, it’s taken me a solid week to reach the endgame, so the post comes a …

This Fan-Made Darth Maul Origin Story Is Better Than The Phantom Menance, As Most Things Are

In a production similar to last year’s Power Rangers “deboot,” a group of dedicated <i>Star Wars</i> fans have banded together to give Darth Maul — the …

Canada’s Trudeau says Americans should know more about the world

Ahead of his first official trip to Washington, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has suggested his counterparts south of the border would do well to know more about the rest of the world.<p>In an interview with CBS's "60 Minutes", to be aired Sunday, Trudeau was asked about what Canadians …

Soon, You'll Pay for Pizza Using Just Your Voice

When Apple Pay first launched in late 2014, it revolutionized how people bought everything from Starbucks lattes to new Nike kicks. By saving your …

Nasa starts work on super-quiet supersonic jet

Nasa is developing a "low boom" supersonic jet which it claims could be "greener, safer and quieter" than some existing forms of air travel.<p>The plane …

John Oliver dedicated his entire show this week to decimating Donald Trump

Previously, John Oliver has tried to avoid the subject of the real estate mogul-turned-presidential candidate. But now that it's looking more and more likely that Trump will capture the Republican nomination for president, reality has sunk in for the "Last Week Tonight" host.<p>In fact, Oliver …

Bloodborne and Multiplayer: A Surprisingly Perfect Partnership

Why many of my most memorable moments in Yharnam have been with friends.<p>Bloodborne was one of last year’s crowning achievements; a brutal, beautiful …

Why Do We Keep Finding Nazis on the Moon?

People just love a good space Nazi tale.<p>The 2012 film <i>Iron Sky</i> is able to carry itself on one ridiculous premise: What if Nazis have been living on the moon since World War II? What if they're ready to try for world domination again?<p>What struck me when I first saw this movie—which also features the …

Every song from all 7 Kanye West albums, ranked 1-93

Kanye West released <i>The Life of Pablo</i> this week to wide acclaim (I called it a near masterpiece), and while many people are already trying to put the album in its historical context, I’m going to do something even more stupid and reckless and try to rank all the songs he’s ever put out. Some words …

The Conscription of Apple's Software Engineers

The FBI wants to force tech workers to write code that they believe to be unethical, dangerous, and harmful to their country.<p>When software engineers at Apple designed the iPhone’s security features, they labored knowing that millions were relying on them to safeguard their privacy. Insofar as their …

Privacy

World Press Photo Awards Top Images of 2015

Human Rights

Jimmy Fallon unveiled his own Bernie Sanders impression, and it's spot-on

After the Vermont senator's win in the New Hampshire Democratic primary, Fallon unveiled his own Sanders impersonation on Wednesday night.<p>"I'm speaking tonight to claim victory in the New Hampshire primary over she who must not be named," Fallon's Sanders says, referring to Hillary Clinton with the …

Chef Tricks Food Writers by Cooking Multi-Course Menu With McDonald's Ingredients

Last night, a group of food writers and bloggers gathered at a restaurant location in Los Angeles ostensibly to have a five-course meal cooked by Neal Fraser, but he duped them by <b>sourcing all of the ingredients from McDonald's</b>. The chef — who is frequently involved in James Beard Foundation events …

We interview the guy making virtual sex robot video games

Do you ever feel like it would be awesome to combine two of your favourite pastimes? For example, I love eating pizza and also pulling out ingrowing hairs. Wouldn’t it be awesome to find a way to eat pizza while tweezing ingrowing hairs? Hmm, no not really.<p>While I can understand the urge to combine …

OneGo offers all-you-can-fly subscription service, starting at $1,500 a month

Frequent fliers trying to stick to a budget could get some help starting Monday.<p>For a flat monthly fee, new service OneGo offers travelers as many …

Apps

A former conservative activist has a fascinating explanation for the Republican Party's implosion

How has he managed to not only lead the Republican primary, but sustain his lead?<p>And what, exactly, about the Republican Party has allowed him to rise to the top?<p>We read an interesting theory on the state of the Republican Party written on Facebook by someone who asked to be characterized as a …

The 'Star Wars' game that looked AMAZING and got canceled

Three years ago, footage for a new "Star Wars" game was unveiled that looked incredible. It was called "Star Wars 1313," and it was a dark twist on the usual tales of heroism defeating evil that the "Star Wars" universe is known for.<p>This is "Star Wars 1313":<p>There's only so much known about "Star …