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17 Fixes To Common Internet Problems We All Know And Hate

If you're reading this, it means some part of you enjoys surfing the Internet. Maybe you even enjoy spending an enormous percentage of your day doing it.<p>But are you doing it correctly? Is your web browsing as efficient, productive and fun as it could be? If you're unsure, and you should be, follow …

Government requests to Google have more than doubled in the past four years

Google released its latest transparency report today, revealing tens of thousands of law enforcement requests from across the world. In the second half of 2013, the report lists more than 27,000 requests for user data from around the world, affecting more than 42,000 different accounts. It's a 120 …

Five apps that take Chromecast to the next level

Chromecast(s goog) is primarily used to access video services such as Netflix(s nflx), YouTube and Hulu Plus, but Google’s streaming stick has the …

Report: Apple may build an iTunes Android app, launch Spotify rival

Apple (S AAPL) executives are looking for ways to deal with declining digital music sales, and options discussed with record label executives …

Telegram Lets iOS and Android users Delete Individual Chat Messages

Almost a month ago, messaging service Telegram exploded in popularity, climbing to the top of the App Store in nearly 50 countries worldwide. WhatsApp’s temporary outage and security concerns were the perfect backdrop for Telegram to promote its privacy-focused apps.<p>Today, Telegram updated its …

This Is How Google Can Dominate The Smartwatch Industry For Years To Come

This week’s announcement of Android Wear by Google has felt like a shot in the arm for the smartwatch industry. Short of Apple’s mythical iWatch appearing on a wrist near you, the entrance of Google into the wearable space with a clear focus on the smartwatch as a platform is the move that everyone …

Twilio’s VoIP call quality just got a lot better

Twilio on Monday launched a public beta that will improve the quality of its VoIP calling services by applying the same principles of public phone …

Cubestormer 3 robot breaks Rubik's Cube world record

<b>A robot has broken the world record for the fastest solving of a Rubik's Cube.</b><p>Cubestormer 3, designed by David Gilday and Mike Dobson, recorded a time of 3.253 seconds at Birmingham's NEC.<p>The previous record of 5.27 seconds was set by the same design team three years ago.<p>Craig Glenday, editor in …

Labstyle ships app-connected Dario for diabetics, claiming it to be the most pocket-friendly glucose meter

Israeli startup Labstyle Innovations has started shipping the Dario, its smartphone-connected glucose meter for diabetics.<p>The company claims this is …

Aruba proposes your company cut the cord and go all wireless

Traditionally Wi-Fi has been an add-on feature to a company’s traditional wired IT network – that mess of Ethernet cables snaking from office to …

The Slacker's Guide to Facebook Privacy

0 Comments<p>If you are really concerned about privacy, then you probably shouldn’t use Facebook. But if you are like a billion people on the planet, …

The 5 difficult people in your presentation

<b>YOUR LAST PRESENTATION WOULD HAVE BEEN A RAGING SUCCESS.</b> The introduction was confident, your structure clear, and your conclusion evoked a hearty …

Self-help

Multiple user profiles come to Chrome OS; here’s how to use them

Got multiple people using your Chromebook(s goog), the way I do? Each member of my family has a profile on mine so that everyone can have their own …

Meet ZenMate, the encryption startup that lets you watch Netflix & keep your privacy

The NSA spying program and the media frenzy surrounding it well and truly brought the subject of online security to the forefront of Internet users’ minds last summer. A blow for the credibility of many large Internet sites, the scandal did, however, provide a publicity boost for services …

Watch a group of drones fly in a coordinated flock

A team of researchers based out of Hungary successfully flew a flock of quadcopter drones outside over a field, Nature reported today. Without any …

7 Secret Gmail Features You Didn't Know Existed

Let's be real: Most of us are pretty dependent on our email. I mean, don't you guys often wake up to an inbox that looks like this?<p>No?? Remember: No matter how full your inbox is, somebody else always has a crazier one than you do. And even if you think you know everything there is to know about …

Gerber Blade Money Clip

Some days call for a slimmer carry than your everyday load out — forcing you to leave behind the junk that typically bulks up your pockets — but that …

Pomegranate-Inspired Batteries Hold 10x The Juice

A team of Stanford scientists recently made a breakthrough. After years of trying to create a new generation of lithium-ion batteries that use …

Why Gmail’s Contact Manager Is So Bad

Author: Roberto Baldwin. Roberto Baldwin Gear<p>Date of Publication: 02.11.14.<p>Time of Publication: 2:59 pm. 2:59 pm<p>The recently updated Gmail web …

The US is switching from credit card signatures to PINs, but banks need to get on board

US banks and merchants may finally shift to a more secure way of authorizing credit card transactions in which customers will enter a personal identification number (PIN) at checkout instead of signing a receipt.<p>The US is the last major market in the world using the signature system, which is part …

There’s something rotten in the state of online video streaming, and the data is starting to emerge

If you’ve been having trouble with your Netflix streams lately, or maybe like David Rafael, director of engineering for a network security company in …

These Origami-Inspired Kiosks Fold Open and Closed Like Paper Fans

We've all had that thought while playing with origami: "If this paper swan were bigger, I would live in it." Okay, so maybe not <i>all</i> of us have had …

6 Legit Ways to Make Money From Home That You've Never Heard Of

These days more and more people are finding that they aren't limited to a single source of income. With all the unique money-making opportunities available, many people are finding that they can earn a few extra hundred dollars a month by thinking a little outside the box.<p>While all of the …

Riding the RYNO: When Two Wheels Is Too Many

This sci-fi electric unicycle is the RYNO, a future-badass alternative to the Segway that looks like it got beamed down from the year 2114. But it's …

One Frightening Chart Shows What You Might Pay For Internet Once Net Neutrality Is Gone

A graphic making its rounds on the web this week offered a glimpse of what the Internet might look like if net neutrality disappears. The takeaway? Not good.<p>A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down an Federal Communications Commission order that required Internet service providers to abide by …

Google Is Working On A “Chromoting” App For iOS Users, Too

A message spotted on Chromium.org, home to the open source browser project Google Chrome is based on, states that a “Chromoting” application is in development for iOS devices. This would allow users to control their computers from their iPhone or iPad, for example. An Android version of this same …

10 Ways to Pay Using Your Mobile Smartphone

<i>Jon Norris is a freelance content specialist for audience.io and writes for the Fueled blog. This post comes courtesy of Fueled, a mobile design and development company based in New York and London.</i><p>The mobile wallet dream may still be a way off for the average consumer, but a cashless and cardless …

Kiwi Move Aims to Outsmart All Other Wearable Tech

Kiwi Move is a multi-use activity tracker that aims to replace several other similar devices, and help you with your daily tasks.<p>Designed by Kiwi …

6 Tips to Make Yourself a Chromebook Master

Chromebooks may be budget-priced, but that doesn't mean you should have to endure cut-rate performance. Here are five simple ways to boost your …

You Won't Mind Pocketing a Business Card That's a Working Keyboard

Even with perfect typography, a stunning design, or a novel shape, a business card is still an antiquated way to share your contact details. So the …