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15 best free Android apps of 2018!

Android’s biggest strength is its app ecosystem. There are a digital ton of Android apps. People downloaded them billions of times. Some of them cost money and some of them don’t. Usually, the best apps will cost you a few bucks. However, there are plenty of amazing options that don’t cost you …

Apps

10 best calendar apps for Android for 2018

Calendars are useful tools. Even paper ones are great for remembering dates, taking out the trash, and keeping track of family birthdays. Some of the first mobile apps were datebooks and calendars. They’re useful to this day for exactly the same things as their antiquated paper ancestors. …

Apps

CES 2014: Smart contact lenses 'give you superhuman vision'

A new augmented reality eyewear system from Innovega could provide wearers with a truly 'immersive' experience<p>A new eyewear system that combines high-tech contact lenses and Google Glass-like smart glasses to provide the wearer with 'superhuman vision' is being showcased at the International …

Engadget

INKredible: Tablet Handwriting App That’s As Good or Better than Paper?

It’s impossible to ignore an approach that’s as good as this one from the folks behind the <b>INKredible</b> app. This a free handwriting app, from the team that created Notes Plus, that claims to offer a handwriting experience that is ‘as good as, if not greater than, pen on paper’.<p>That’s a lofty claim, …

Messaging App Wickr Touts Its Security With Big Bug Bounty

The company will pay as much as Microsoft or Google if flaws are found in its product -- up to $100,000.<p>For the past 18 months Wickr has been offering a more secure option for those who want the features of WhatsApp or Snapchat, but with an additional layer of security.<p>Wickr offers the ability for …

10 things you need to know about digital wallets

Google, Apple and Square are vying to take the lead in persuading us to lose our metal and plastic<p>Barring a few changes – such as chip-and-pin technology, contactless payments – the standard mix of loyalty cards, credit and debit cards, and cash in a wallet is much the same as it was 20 years ago. …

‎Box for iPhone and iPad on the App Store

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Box brings 50GB of cloud storage to iOS with new design, search improvements, more

Cloud-storage service Box released version 3.0 of its iPhone and iPad app today to its users. While the app features new navigation and a fresh user interface, Box also says its app has been rewritten in version 3.<p>New features include faster search within the app and better previewing for documents …

Adobe adds 3D printing tools to Photoshop CC, MakerBot and Shapeways support in tow

With the emergence of desktop 3D printing, a long-trusted name in creative software is looking to offer tools for the task. Adobe has announced an update to Photoshop CC that includes 3D printing capabilities as a means of "simplifying the 3D print process." The new functionality allows you to …

Meet Storehouse, the visual narrative app that wants to tell your story

Storehouse wants to sell us a dream. It’s that quintessential 21st century promise, an opportunity to democratize the storytelling experience and grant Jane and John Does around the world the means to collate idle smartphone-camera snaps and jotted thoughts into living, breathing stories.<p>It’s an …

Blinkist: Read More in Less Time

As sad as it may be, many people just don’t have the time to read these days. When we say ‘read’, we don’t mean 140-character-long rants on Twitter, or 150-word news nuggets on the BBC. We mean books, magazines and long-form articles.<p>But just as technology has distracted us from perusing prose and …

Apps Gone Free

Looking for free apps? Find all of today’s best limited-time FREE iPhone and iPad apps at App Saga!<p>What are limited time free app deals? How do we …

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WIRED Space Photo of the Day for January 2014

Author: Adam Mann<p>06:30 am<p>Follow Space Photo of the Day on TwitterThe 2013 WIRED Space Photo of the Day GalleryThe 2012 WIRED Space Photo of the Day …

Scientists Discover Ice-Loving Sea Anemones in Antarctica

Scientists with the Antarctic Geological Drilling (ANDRILL) Program were astonished to discover ice-loving sea anemones living beneath the Ross Ice …

To Save Threatened Owl, Another Species Is Shot

<b>Listen · 5:10</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>In desperation to save the rare northern spotted owl, biologists are doing something that goes against their core — shooting another owl that's rapidly taking over spotted owl territory across the northwest.<p>"If we don't do it, what we're essentially …

Scientists want to put sensors on bees to save them from extinction

The global bee population has suffered a lot over the past few years. The USDA reported that 31 percent of the commercial US bee colonies died or disappeared in 2012, and this will have dramatic impacts on our food supply. Now, a group of Australian scientists are trying a new approach to stop them …

Heat Shuts Down Australian Open, Causes Hallucinations

To be fair, who hasn't hallucinated visions of cartoon dogs?<p>Extreme heat forced authorities to suspend play for more than four hours today (Jan. 16) at the Australian Open as temperatures topped 109 degrees Fahrenheit, although some players criticized officials for not halting play …

Australian Open (Tennis)

Why brighter stars at this time of year?

No matter where you are on Earth on December, January and February evenings, you’re looking toward bright stars in our local spiral arm.<p>As seen …

Astronomy

2013 Was Another Year Of Extreme Weather Across the U.S.

Rain, drought, and temperatures broke records in locales nationwide<p>Averaged nationally, 2013 was a comparatively calm weather and climate year in the United States. There were fewer than 900 tornados, the least since 1989. The number of North Atlantic hurricanes was below average. Temperatures were …

Scientists Sniff Out Nearly 6,000 Gas Leaks In Washington, D.C.

A dozen of the leaks were found to be potentially explosive.<p>This is not exactly comforting for residents of Washington, D.C.: a new study found 5,893 natural gas leaks under the city's streets. In a dozen cases, methane concentrations were found to be as high as 500,000 parts per million, which is …

Natural Gas

Jury is out on health effects of e-cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes are either a potent weapon in the war against tobacco, or they are an insidious menace that threatens to get kids hooked on nicotine and make smoking socially acceptable again.<p>There are health experts who back each point of view. But they do agree that the empirical evidence …

Public Health

Look for Cassiopeia and the Big Dipper

Tonight, look for the northern sky’s two most prominent sky patterns – the constellation Cassiopeia the Queen and the Big Dipper. Both circle around …

Basenji, dingo genomes shake up dog evolution

Dogs and wolves evolved from a common ancestor between 9,000 and 34,000 years ago, before humans transitioned to agricultural societies, according to …