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Chinese programmer installs Windows 95 on iPhone 6

The iPhone 6 is the best smartphone Apple’s ever created, but for those that think iOS is starting to look a little old and dated, a Chinese programmer has figured out how to install an entirely new operating system over iOS. Unfortunately, it’s Windows 95.<p>Chinese programmer xyq058775 posted the …

iOS

Remember When Rachel and Chandler Did a Video Guide For Microsoft Windows 95?

"Taskbacks and emails and shortcuts, oh my!" God forbid Matthew Perry and Jennifer Aniston got paid <i>anything</i> less than a million dollars each for this …

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Microsoft Band: One month later

Microsoft's Band has been on the market now for over a month and during that time, I have been using the device nearly every day. So, after a month, …

There's A City In China With Its Own Street Lane For People Who Can't Stop Staring At Their Phones

Apparently this happens all too often in one Chinese city — so much so that an entire street lane has been set aside for those who can't stop staring at their phones.<p>You can find this lane on Foreigner Street in Chongqing, China, according to Engadget, which spotted the story via Chinese news …

China

Bilingual pupils 'outperform their peers in noisy lessons'

Researchers from Anglia Ruskin University find that children who speak at least two languages in the home perform better than monolingual pupils at primary school<p>Children who speak two languages outperform their monolingual peers in the classroom because they are more likely to filter out …

9 Books Bill Gates Thinks Everyone Should Read

While Bill Gates has a schedule that's planned down to the minute, the entrepreneur-turned-billionaire-humanitarian still gobbles up about a book a week.<p>Aside from a handful of novels, they're mostly nonfiction books covering his and his foundation's broad range of interests. A lot of them are …

Books

The Internet Arcade puts 900 classic games right in your web browser

The weekend's winding down, and sure, you could flip on your PlayStation or Xbox and play a few mindless rounds of <i>Call of Duty</i>, but why don't you spin up a real <i>classic</i> instead? Thanks to the new Internet Arcade, an astounding 900 coin-operated arcade games from the ‘70s and ‘80s are free to play …

Now, Anyone On Earth Can See A View Of Our Planet From Space In Real Time

Yet, only the 543 people who have trained as astronauts ever get to experience the Earth in a way that boggles the human mind — called the overview effect— until now.<p>But now, thanks to the High Definition Earth Viewing experiment, anyone with access to a computer and internet can watch Earth float …

Space Science

7 Gadgets You Should Never Use on a Plane

There are some things you just shouldn't bring on a plane: smelly cheese, inappropriate clothing, porn. But gadgets that annoy, intrude upon others, or foster in-flight conflict are at the very top of the list. Here are seven that should be prohibited—but, at least for now, they're still all too …