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There’s a limit to how much people trust the biggest social network on the planet.<p>11:47 a.m. Today11:47 a.m. April 5, 2018<p>The 2008 financial crisis …

The phone case that turns your Android into a Game Boy is real

Hyperkin was just kidding when it posted an April Fool’s Day pic of an attachment for your smartphone that turned it into a Game Boy. Well, sort …

What you should eat before and after you exercise to lose weight, according to a celebrity trainer

However, if you're looking to shed some pounds, certain foods promote weight loss more than others.<p>We spoke to Russell Bateman, a trainer and the creator of the Skinny Bitch Collective— a workout regimen followed by models and celebrities like Ellie Goulding and Suki Waterhouse — to find out the …

The Force Awakens meets Calvin and Hobbes, hearts melt

Brian Kesinger is combining the biggest film of 2015 with arguably the greatest comic of all time. Over the past week, the Marvel and Disney artist has filled his Instagram account with a mash-up of <i>The Force Awakens</i> and <i>Calvin and Hobbes</i>.<p>Kesinger has posted six comics that look strikingly similar to …

Elon Musk says Tesla will unveil a new kind of battery to power your home

The eccentric CEO said the product will be ready for production in a matter of months<p>Tesla didn't ship nearly as many cars this quarter as it had projected, but CEO Elon Musk remained upbeat during today's earnings call as he let some details slip about a brand new product. According to Musk, the …

Cool electrics on display as Toyota tests iRoad scooter

Toyota sent engineers and hardware from Tokyo to California to begin some U.S. road testing of its electric iRoad three-wheeled and COMS four-wheeled mini-cars.<p>Over three days in the parking lot of San Jose Municipal Stadium, company executives watched as 60 potential consumers drove the iRoad and …

Electric Vehicles

Tesla Model S adds optional "Executive" rear seating

For those who can't abide mere business-class seating.<p>One of the niftiest things about the Tesla Model S is its ability to carry up to seven passengers with the optional rear-facing third row of seats. But a subset of the large luxury sedan market caters to VIP back-seaters—folks who demand a roomy …

Tesla knocks on Apple's door when it wants new employees

From strong leadership to disruptive products, there's a lot of corporate DNA shared by Apple and Tesla. It turns out, however, there's also a lot of <i>actual</i> DNA shared as well. A <i>Bloomberg</i> report on Tesla's hiring practices says the carmaker poaches more employees from Apple than it does from any …

Shock Galaxy S6 Leak Reveals Massive Samsung U-Turn

It isn’t just consumers who get nervous near major handset launches, stress levels at the major manufacturers go through the roof. And it appears patience at Samsung over perhaps the most important part of the Galaxy S6 has snapped.<p>Bloomberg reports Samsung has decided to drop Qualcomm’s next …

Mobile

Cortana Is A Major Part Of Windows 10

Microsoft debuted Cortana running on a Windows 10 PC at the company’s Windows 10 live event today.<p>Cortana, Microsoft’s answer to the iPhone’s Siri, is named after the AI companion of Master Chief in the <i>Halo</i> Xbox video games. The software first debuted on Windows Phone.<p>Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore …

Software

Boastful Boko Haram leader throws down gauntlet to 'kings of Africa', saying 'come and get me'

Abubakar Shekau, the "emir" of Boko Haram, revels in the bloodshed of his campaign in new video message<p>The leader of <b>Boko Haram</b> taunted the "kings of Africa" for their failure to halt his campaign on Wednesday, boasting that his fighters had “killed” the inhabitants of a <b>Nigerian</b> town.<p>"The kings of …

Africa

The greatest myth about phones is that you are in control

In the human-machine relationship, you, fellow <i>Homo sapiens</i>, are commonly designated as the owner, operator, or otherwise dictator of the subservient device in your possession.<p>Consider, however, the reality of your relationship with your phone. First of all, it knows everything about you. It reads …

Ferguson media coverage inspires game about modern journalism

Since Michael Brown was shot dead by Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson on Aug, 9, sparking riots and protests, some media coverage of the event has been slanted according to prejudice or the political leanings of attending outlets.<p>Criticism has been leveled at sections of the media …

Galaxy Mega 2 shown off in detail ahead of formal announcement

We’ve been hearing rumors about a next-gen Galaxy Mega for months now, with the most recent report claiming that the Mega 2 would only come in one screen size, 6-inches. Although Samsung has yet to formally announce the handset, we can now safely say that the rumors are true. Interestingly enough, …

Mobile Technology

The Atongm Laser Keyboard seems cool, but isn't very useful (hands-on)

This pocket-sized Bluetooth device is able to project a keyboard on a flat surface, but it doesn't work well as it should.<p>The Atongm Laser Keyboard projects a virtual laser keyboard on to a flat surface, supposedly letting you type like you normally would. Projection keyboards aren't exactly new -- …

Free Shipping

Samsung's New Necklace Is The Strangest Tech Product We've Seen All Year

The Samsung Gear Circle can be paired with a smartphone to receive calls and listen to music, similar to existing high-end earphones and headsets. But one thing that is new about the headset is its magnetic locking system, which turns the earphones into a vibrating necklace when they're not in …

Earphones

The 'true' story of a Pokémon game that turns you into a murderer

There are two versions of Pokémon Black: the one you know and the one that will make you a cold-blooded killer.<p>The former is the first game of the fifth generation of the series, first released alongside <i>Pokémon White</i> in Japan in 2010. The other you is quite different. Rumored to be found in a flea …

'Angry Birds Transformers' will pit Autobirds against Deceptihogs

The angry birds are transforming. Following the success of partnerships like <i>Angry Birds Star Wars</i>, Rovio is announcing a new version of the property that blends tossing birds with transforming robots. The aptly named <i>Angry Birds Transformers</i> will include a mobile game with an as-of-yet unannounced …

Uber Will Send Optimus Prime To Pick You Up In These 3 Cities

Transformers fans and Uber users in Dallas, Phoenix, and Los Angeles now have the chance to get a ride from the legendary Optimus Prime.<p>Uber announced on its blog on Monday that it would be rolling out a partnership with the Transformers franchise leading up to the June 27 release of the newest …

Los Angeles

Google Officially Certified People as Pokémon Masters

On April 1st, one of Google’s many (many, many, many) pranks included having a slew of 150 Pokémon infiltrate Google Maps. While some Google Map …

Russian billionaire Rybolovlev told to pay ex-wife $4.5bn

<b>A Russian billionaire has been ordered to pay more than 4bn Swiss francs (£2.7bn; $4.5bn) to his ex-wife to settle a six-year divorce battle.</b><p>The Geneva court's verdict means Dmitry Rybolovlev, the owner of French football team AS Monaco, will lose around half of his estimated fortune.<p>Elena …

Billionaires

Kim Jong Un Visits North Korea Children's Hospital

Newly-released pictures show Kim Jong Un visiting children at a hospital and orphanage in the North Korean capital.<p>The images show Kim and his wife Ri Sol Ju being greeted by youngsters at the Taesongsan General Hospital in Pyongyang.<p>The photos were released just days after Kim's government …

North Korea

Lunch at Google

2<p>9<p>Shares 11<p>I’ve had a lot of interesting experiences on this book tour, from taking in all the gorgeous produce at farmers’ markets, from San …

Wii U Now Features Next-Gen Mario Moustache

All this talk about new items and features in the upcoming <i>Mario Kart 8,</i> and yet we totally overlooked the game's biggest innovation: Mario's mustache.<p>…

Lunecase: Notifications on the Back of your iPhone

Currently, together with launching the Lunecase campaign, the team of a dozen people is busy with pushing its first gadget to the US market. As Tislenko said in an interview with TNW, the company has already shipped a few thousand flashes and signed a contract with US retailer NewEgg. Negotiations …

Notorious KKK Leader Frazier Glenn Miller Was Once Caught Doing ‘Rather Salacious’ Things With a Black Male Prostitute

Frazier Glenn Miller, the former Ku Klux Klan “grand dragon” and proud anti-Semite accused of killing three people outside Kansas Jewish centers …

The design process behind Google's modular phone

It's easy to see the appeal of Project Ara, Google's modular smartphone concept. With Ara, a dead battery in the middle of a day trip doesn't set off …

Lego Ideas unleashes user-designed playsets

Lego's open platform for user-designed playsets is stepping out of its beta phase and fully launching as Lego Ideas.<p>In a statement released on the …

Hands-on photos of the OnePlus One wood and bamboo back covers

The OnePlus One launched yesterday with a lot of fanfare, but there was one thing missing – the promised StyleSwap replaceable back covers.<p>Back in March, CEO Pete Lau teased the OnePlus One’s replaceable back covers made of wood, bamboo, denim, and Kevlar. While we were expecting to see them during …

Mobile Technology

Loving Dad Creates Adorable Lunchbox Meals For His Two Children

<b>Loving parents</b> creating amazing lunchbox art get the thumbs-up around these quarters–just check out New York City-based lawyer Gamene and graphic …

Kids