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$1 million bond for officers in Jeremy Mardis' shooting death in Louisiana

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Louisiana district attorney has recused himself from prosecuting the case of two police officers who allegedly killed a 6-year-old boy while pursuing his father's car.<p>Avoyelles Parish District Attorney Charles Riddle filed a motion Monday for recusal, citing his relationship with one of …

10 Best Free Adobe Photoshop Alternatives

Adobe’s Photoshop has been the dominant force in image editing for a quarter of a century and become so dominant among industry professionals, there …

Photoshop

Omate Ungaro Ring vibrates when your special someone contacts you

Omate is known for its fashion-centric wearable technology, offering gorgeous devices like the Omate X and Lutetia, but their latest product may be the oddest of the bunch. This could be both good or bad, depending on your needs. The Ungaro Ring doesn’t do much, but that could be great for those …

Will dictators disappear?

Is a future without dictatorships realistic? Rachel Nuwer investigates.<p>Citizens living in democracies often associate dictatorships with repression, human rights abuses, poverty and turmoil. Indeed, dictatorships have cost untold lives, including up to 49 million Russian deaths under Joseph Stalin, …

Android customization – how to transfer files using ADB push and pull commands

The last couple of weeks on our Android customization series has been a brief look into the world of using the Android developer tool called ADB. We started by using it to identify apps and services that might be eating your battery, then we dove into the exciting ability to make screen recordings …

Android News

Are You Ready for Do It Yourself Mobile Apps?

We’re increasingly living in a DIY age. But we aren’t yet living in a DIY age for mobile apps. In my view, it is time for most companies to start. There are a variety of technologies that are emerging that allow true DIY development of mobile apps. It is time to explore them. If every mobile app is …

Moscow: Opulent, Overwhelming, and Pulsing With Power

MOSCOW<p>Living in Moscow can be terrifying and mesmerizing, says author.<p><i>Next stop for My Town: Next Sunday, Kennedy Warne, the founding editor of New Zealand Geographic, hears the call of the wild in his hometown, Auckland.</i><p>If Carl Sandburg’s Chicago was “stormy, husky, brawling, City of the Big …

Watch the Galaxy S6 being teared to pieces in this 17-minute video

Curious about what’s inside that 6.8-mm body of the Galaxy S6? An extensive teardown video brings the best look yet.<p>We’ve already brought you the first Galaxy S6 teardown images that showed just how difficult it is to service the device, but this new 17-minute video from <i>ETrade Supply</i> goes much more …

10 Excellent New Educational Web Tools for Teachers

March 20, 2015<br>Here are some very useful educational web tools we have curated over the last few weeks. These are EdTech tools we came across through …

SiBeam working on 4K wireless video streaming for mobile

Google’s Chromecast, Nvidia’s SHIELD console and Sony’s PS4 Remote Play app have brought wireless streaming and Android into the living room, but transmitting even higher resolution video content at a high frame rate is going to require faster connections and capable hardware on both ends. …

The Science of Near-Death Experiences

Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife<p>Near-death experiences have gotten a lot of attention lately. The 2014 movie <i>Heaven Is for Real</i>, about a young boy who told his parents he had visited heaven while he was having emergency surgery, grossed a respectable $91 million in the United …

New Poster- 15 Useful Tips to Help Students Overcome Procrastination

February 10, 2015<br>If anything, digitally has taken procrastination to unprecedented levels. Keeping focused and on task in a world where multiple …