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Here’s why Android Lollipop is laggy

If you ask “certain” people, they’ll tell you that Android is inherently laggy (then again, if you don’t ask them, they’ll eventually volunteer that …

Tourist fined €20,000 for carving initial on Rome’s Colosseum

In the latest episode of tourists behaving badly in Rome, a Russian has been fined €20,000 (£15,800) for carving his initial into the Colosseum.<p>The 42-year-old tourist used a stone to carve a 25cm “K” into a wall inside the ancient amphitheatre. He was caught in the act by a guard and arrested by …

Hotel guests 'fined' for leaving bad review on TripAdvisor

A couple have been "fined" £100 by a Blackpool hotel they described as a "rotten stinking hovel" on travel review website TripAdvisor.<p>Tony and Jan Jenkinson posted the negative comments after being unimpressed with the one night they spent at the Broadway Hotel.<p>The couple, from Whitehaven, later …

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The Fall of Facebook

The social network's future dominance is far from assured.<p>Facebook has won this round of the Internet.<p>Steadily, grindingly, it continues to take an ever greater share of our time and attention online. More than 800 million people use the site on an average day. Individuals are dependent on it to …

10 of the easiest mountains to climb around the world

UK<p>Garth Hill, Gwaelod-y-Garth, Cardiff<p>At 307 metres, Garth is classed as a “Marilyn” (a hill with a relative height of at least 150 metres), rather than a mountain, but it is special to me because my boyfriend proposed to me at the top in August. I said “Yes”! It was also made famous in the Hugh …

Apple Releases iOS 8.1 – Here’s What’s New – MacStories

Following an official announcement at a media event last week, Apple today released iOS 8.1, the first major update to iOS 8, which was originally launched in September.<p>As Apple's Craig Federighi noted last week, Apple uses the launch of major new versions of iOS to collect “feedback” and quickly …

Mac|Life

In-depth Apple advice for all your devices<p>Our team of writers has been using Apple products for years, and knows them inside and out, as well as the …

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The most romantic things to do in London for couples

Based on an early build, here’s what Android 5.0 brings to Android Wear

Android fans are waiting for Android 5.0 to start hitting handsets. In the meantime, Google has been working on the Android Wear software, both for …

'Assassin's Creed' Needs To Slow Down And Refocus, Or Risk Total Derailment

After a tumultuous launch day, the reviews are finally in and Assassin’s Creed Unity is…alright. The next-gen AC offering has received middling scores after a midday review embargo dropped, while its companion title, the last-gen Assassin’s Creed Rogue, offered no review copies, so everyone is …

Google Nexus 9 tablet review: can't match Samsung or Apple

The Nexus 9 is Google’s new 8.9in tablet that is designed to show off the best the new Android 5 Lollipop in a full-size tablet with a new 64-bit processor.<p>Google again has partnered with a manufacturer, this time HTC, to create its Nexus range of devices to demonstrate how it thinks Android should …

How Animals Hacked The Rainbow And Got Stumped On Blue

Until about 600 million years ago, seeing colors didn't matter so much to Earth's inhabitants — nobody had eyes.<p>"Before the eye evolved, you just wouldn't have seen what was there," says Andrew Parker, a biologist at London's Natural History Museum who studies the evolution of color.<p>Simple animals …

Travel Italy's Most Scenic Stretch of Coastline

The Amalfi Coast is a treasure trove of natural and cultural marvels.<p>The Amalfi Coast is the playground of the social elite and well-heeled, but don’t let that throw you. The Italians love kids and this area puts everyone at close quarters.<p>“My family has been here for generations,” says Antonio …

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Project info<p>Seemingly prosaic abilities are the grounds for these photographs, or is it that photographs are an pretext to master these abilities – the procurement of a weapon and at least some release from this time of crisis. What is this ability? A marker of lifestyle – urban lore? An economic …

Samsung's Galaxy Note Edge available for UK pre-order on November 14th (update)

Samsung's Galaxy Note Edge is an interesting but highly experimental smartphone, so its arrival in the UK has always been far from certain. It seems, however, that the bent-screen Android handset <i>is</i> coming to our shores after all, as Vodafone today confirmed it'll be stocking the unusual device, …

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30 Most Colorful Ways to Paint Your Dining Room

We're seeing red ... and blue and yellow and white.<p>The entertaining hub of your home deserves an equally lively paint job. Get these designer-approved paint colors and palettes, and don't miss even more decorating ideas from over 85 favorite dining rooms.

Spotify responds to Taylor Swift, says it's paid over $2 billion in royalties

CEO Daniel Ek turns to data to silence the company's critics<p>Spotify CEO Daniel Ek is getting tired of the narrative that his company is screwing over musicians and songwriters. This morning, he took to Spotify's blog with a lengthy defense of its business and the streaming model at large. And he …

Zuckerberg Adopts Bezos' Strategy To Avoid IBM's Fate

You don’t often see a CEO squash a great quarter with an analyst call script designed to batter his company’s stock price. Yet, that’s what Mark Zuckerberg recently did—to his great credit.<p>One of the biggest challenges for public companies is to make investors prioritize long-term value over …

Benefits of Apple Pay over CurrentC to retailers highlighted as Whole Foods transactions hit 1%

Shortly after retail chain Whole Foods announced that it had processed 150,000 Apple Pay transactions in the three weeks since the service was launched – estimated at around 1% of the company’s sales – a business author and senior Hitachi consultant has spoken about the twin attractions of Apple …

10 Apps for People Who Want to Fall in Love

Everyone has a soul mate — at least that’s what fairytales would have us believe. Modern science, however, gives us far more than just one potential …