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The Best Travel Gear Of 2014

Good design makes travel suck less. Here are seven accessories that make great holiday gifts for globetrotters.<p>Good design makes getting from point A to point B suck less. Here are seven accessories we came across in 2014 that aim to solve weary travelers’ problems, big and small–they’ll ease your …

33 Gifts The iPhone Addict In Your Life Will Want

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Help a stranger return your lost Android device, place contact info on your lock screen

If you’ve ever lost something, something important like a wallet or, say, a smartphone, there is nothing better than that feeling when a stranger calls you up and returns your lost property. In terms of a lost Android device, seeing your gear returned safely is much more likely if you help that …

Apps

The 100 Greatest Innovations Of The Year

Popular Science's Best Of What's New Awards, all in one place<p>Each year, <i>Popular Science</i> picks the 100 greatest new innovations in technology to feature in our Best Of What's New issue. Discover the most exciting developments in consumer gadgets, sustainability, medicine, automobiles and more.<p>Follow …

Apple iPhone 6 Plus teardown reveals subtle differences from iPhone 6

Bill Detwiler cracks open the iPhone 6 Plus and finds some interesting differences from the smaller iPhone 6.<p>On the outside, the iPhone 6 Plus looks like just a scaled up iPhone 6, but the internal hardware tells a different story. The phones are very similar but far from identical.<p><b>For more</b> …

FIFA To Review World Cup Corruption Report

The curious case of the disappearing Nexus 6

For a moment the page changes, the default "out of stock" message replaced by an estimated shipping date. Quickly, you move your cursor across the screen and hit the order button, only to discover the device is no longer available. You close the tab. Better to try again later. This is the …

Xiaomi thinks it can top Apple and Samsung as world’s largest smartphone maker within a decade

Just weeks after Xiaomi overtook Huawei and LG to become the world’s third-largest smartphone maker, The Guardian reports that the Chinese handset maker’s chief executive and founder Lei Jun is out with a bold prediction that his company could move past Apple and Samsung to become the world’s …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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Women's Health

US farmer drops iPhone in grain bin, gets it back from Japan

An intrepid iPhone went on an accidental journey across the sea after getting sucked into a grain elevator, but a happy ending was in order.<p>Losing a smartphone can be a traumatic experience, but often you have hope that it will turn up if you look in the right places. When Oklahoma farmer Kevin …

Tag Heuer Introduces World's First Self-Charging Phone

What happens when one of the world’s leading watchmakers sets its sights on mobile? You get a $12,000 “infinite-power” phone that runs on light.<p>Why, you might be asking, would Tag Heuer—known for its opulent chronographs, Brad Pitt ads, and general bling—suddenly venture into the mobile world with …

Clean Energy

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo: Apple’s sapphire-covered ‘iWatch’ to enter mass production in November

Noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has provided relatively accurate information on future Apple product plans in the past (but frequent misses on timing), has issued a new report today indicating that the Apple smart watch will enter mass-production in November. Kuo’s previous estimate on production …

Elon Musk Has Been Thinking About Making A Flying Car AND A Submarine Car

"I've thought about it quite a lot...We could definitely make a flying car - but that's not the hard part," Musk told The Independent in an interview this weekend. "The hard part is, how do you make a flying car that's super safe and quiet? Because if it's a howler, you're going to make people very …

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Apple's iOS 8 Delivers Credit-Card Scanning, Better Mobile Privacy

Apple's reveal of iOS 8 at WWDC last week delivered a number of surprises, but users are still discovering more features, including a new …

Apple starts banning apps that reward video views and social sharing

With revamped policies in the iOS 8 App Store, <i>Candy Crush</i> and other apps that reward you for social sharing could soon be booted. Apps that provide users incentives for sharing on social networks aren't the only ones to violate Apple's latest terms and conditions for developers; those that provide …

Instagram 6.0 Hides Powerful Updates Behind A Refreshingly Simple Interface

We talk to Instagram about how you add deep editing tools without cluttering the interface.<p>Instagram’s photo filters have always been about more than a retro aesthetic. These one-button filters were actually a way to correct underexposed or murky smartphone images. Instagram made fixing your photos …

Scientists work to improve phone battery life

Mobile devices have transformed our lives, but unplugged from the mains they only last as long as the energy held within their batteries.<p>Scientists are constantly looking for new ways to generate and bottle energy, leading to exciting developments away from pure battery technology.<p>The first is …

Clean Energy

IT start-ups build creativity in Gaza Strip

<b>Gaza City</b> <b>-</b> Iman Hassouna and Asia al-Nemer are no strangers to innovation. The two Gaza-based computer engineers are among a new generation of youth forging a new path: designing and developing smartphone applications.<p>Last year, they designed an application to help people who are deaf learn …

More iPhone 6 Mockups Appear On Video

We have already seen a wide range of photos and videos of iPhone 6 mockups, showing us both the 5.5 inch iPhone and the 4.7 inch iPhone.<p>An now Dom …

Apple confirms WWDC 2014 keynote to be held Monday, June 2nd at 10 AM PT; new hardware likely

This morning, Apple revealed the schedule for next month’s Worldwide Developers Conference. To start things off, an Apple keynote will be held from 10AM to 12PM on Monday, June 2nd at Moscone West. Apple typically holds keynote addresses to kick off WWDC, but this schedule serves as the first …

Apple too late to stop massive iCloud breach, hackers claim

An anonymous hacker who has exploited an iCloud security flaw that lets anyone unlock a lost or stolen iPhone says Apple contacted him about the matter today, but he deleted the email.<p>“They have asked me to contact [them] as quickly as possible, but why now?” the hacker, who goes by AquaXetine, …

Shop girl suspended for calling John Terry a pig

The girl might have a point.<p>Here's the thing about John Terry: he's a pig.<p>You just can't call him that. And you definitely can't do it in front of his wife.<p>A shop girl at Bentalls was suspended for calling Terry a pig, according to The Sun. The girl apparently greeted Terry and his wife then said …

Wayne Rooney Fumes over Press Attention on Holiday with His Family

Wayne Rooney is enjoying a much-needed rest in Portugal. After a tough season with Manchester United, the forward is enjoying some time off before heading to Brazil to represent England at the World Cup.<p>But it's not all fun and games for Roo, and he's taken to Twitter to vent his frustration.<p>What …

Fiorentina vs. Torino: Preview and TV Schedule

With a point's advantage on the chasing pack, Torino just need one final victory to put them in European competition next season, although it will be tough against a Fiorentina side looking for a fond finish in front of their home support.<p>Fiorentina assured themselves of fourth place and a spot in …

Parma vs. Livorno: Final score 2-0, Crociati hold on to earn spot in Europa League

A brace from Amauri ensured Parma picked up enough points to capitalise on Torino's draw with Fiorentina and book their place in the Europa League.<p>Parma earned a spot in the Europa League with a 2-0 win at home to relegated Livorno on Sunday. The game at the Tardini itself was fairly unspectacular, …

Arsenal lead race as James Milner tells Manchester City he wants to leave

• Bacary Sagna could leave Arsenal for Manchester City • Premier League transfer guide: Arsenal to Manchester City • Liverpool, Tottenham and Everton also after midfielder • Exit may leave Joe Hart as only English first-team player<p>Arsenal want to sign James Milner from Manchester City after the …