Rudy Aunk

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Apple tells developer to kill iOS app widget after the company promoted it

<b>Update</b>: Apple has reversed its decision. Calculator widgets are now allowed in Notification Center.<p>Apple might have a new groove, but that doesn't …

Mysterious Toe Rings Found On Ancient Egyptian Skeletons

The toe rings were likely worn while the individuals were still alive, and the discovery leaves open the question of whether they were worn for fashion or magical reasons.<p>Supporting the magical interpretation, one of the rings was found on the right toe of a male, age 35-40, whose foot had suffered …

Tai Chi For Fitness: Slow-Moving Chinese Exercise Can Improve Health

By Dorene Internicola<p>NEW YORK, June 17 (Reuters) - For modern, harried lifestyles focused on getting and spending, fitness experts say tai chi, the ancient Chinese slow-moving exercise, can be an ideal way for anyone to stay fit.<p>A staple in senior citizen centers and a common dawn sighting in …

Apple trade ban reversal in US questioned by South Korea

South Korea's government has expressed "concerns" about the Barack Obama administration's last-minute reversal of a trade ban against Apple's iPhone 4 and 3G-capable iPad 2 – amid the threat that a similar ban on Samsung products will be implemented on Friday.<p>The block on the iPhone ban, which …

An in-depth look at fingerprint sensor technology amid ‘iPhone 5S’ rumors

As this fall approaches, both rumors and actual evidence have pointed to the next iPhone’s marquee feature being a fingerprint sensor for authentication purposes. We previously provided iOS 7-based evidence and information regarding Apple’s work on implementing a fingerprint sensor in future …

This Touchscreen Can Recognize Your Fingerprint

<b>What's the Latest Development?</b><p>Christian Holz and Patrick Baudisch of the Hasso Plattner Institute in Potsdam have created what may be the world's …

Apple references iPhone fingerprint sensor in latest iOS 7 beta

Apple's next iPhone has been rumored to include a built-in fingerprint scanner, and code within the latest iOS beta seems to suggest that something is in the works. Developer Hamaz Sood has seemingly uncovered references to a biometric scanner located within the iPhone's home button. The alleged …

Mobile Weather App Minutely Lets You “Correct” The Weather, Visualize Storms In 3D

Mobile weather applications may be becoming the new playground for user interface designers, but few can also make claims as to advancing the technology behind the display of the weather on users’ smartphones, as well. But that’s the case with Minutely, a newly launched mobile weather application …

Fujitsu supercomputer simulates 1 second of brain activity

Is it really possible to simulate the human brain on a computer? AI researchers have been investigating that question for decades, but Japanese and German scientists have run what they say is the largest-ever simulation of brain activity using a machine.<p>The simulation involved 1.73 billion virtual …

The Brain

In The Crowded World Of Health And Fitness Tracking, Winners Are Slow To Emerge

Trying to keep track of your sleep? There’s an app for that. Need a handheld coach to help you make better food choices? There’s an app for that. Want to record and measure workouts and fitness goals? There’s definitely an app for that.<p>In fact, there are probably a few thousand apps for that, not …

World's Oldest 4,500 Year Old Harbor Uncovered in Egypt [VIDEO]

Archaeologists has discovered the oldest harbor ever uncovered in Egypt along with oldest papyri in country's history. Papyrus is first known to have …