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Don’t toss that old Android: Turn it into a Chromecast receiver!

For its $35 price tag, Google’s Chromecast is already fairly inexpensive. Still, you might be able to save that money by re-purposing an Android …

LookSee, An E-Ink Smart Bracelet, Will Always Fit Your Mood

Fashion and tech, though perhaps an unlikely union, seem to have been getting along quite well over the past year. LookSee, an e-ink smart bracelet that allows users to customize the design through imagery, is the newest love-child of that union.<p>The LookSee pairs with a LookSee app via Bluetooth to …

This App Will Replace Gmail, Dropbox and Slack

When you’re sending tax documents, personal photos or really anything via email, it can be a little unsettling. Is there a third party peeping at this? Could this somehow fall into someone else’s hands? Some of our emails have become as personal as our underwear. Good thing 24-year old Nadim …

Apps

Incredible street art tours

This Entrepreneur Quit His Day Job To Make A Little Rubber Thing For Your Headphones

A cursory search under “headphone management” will bring up virtually hundreds of products. Spoolee’s novel contribution to the category is a twig adrift in an ocean of competition. This seems like a small and unusual product for us to cover but there are three things that make this product stand …

Scientists Figure Out How To Unboil Eggs

Next step: Unscrambling<p>It has often been said that you can't unscramble an egg. But you might be able to unboil one.<p>When you boil an egg, the heat causes the proteins inside the egg white to tangle and clump together, solidifying it. New research published in <i>ChemBioChem</i> by scientists at UC Irvine …

The Complete Guide to Backing Up Your Computer The Best Way

There’s a reason people don’t bother backing up their computer: thinking about the task of doing it properly becomes too <i></i>difficult. The thing about backups is that it’s not a question of if data loss will strike you, but when and how severely.<p>Backups have long been considered to be incredibly …

Want Your Marriage To Last? Start With A Huge, Cheap Wedding

Before and after, there's the bachelor/bachelorette party, the rehearsal dinner and the day-after brunch. There's the photo booth, which is a definite necessity these days. And what couple doesn't have a website designed to share with the world the first time they laid eyes on each other?<p>"The whole …

Engagement Rings

Stop What You're Doing And Watch Matthew McConaughey's "Dazed And Confused" Audition

Also, learn the true origin of "all right, all right, all right."<p>Yes, the catchphrase the actor used throughout the 2014 awards season, during which he was nominated for <i>Dallas Buyers' Club</i>, actually originated in this two-decades-old movie!<p>IN A HEADBANGERS BALL T-SHIRT, NO LESS!

'Startup' will glitterbomb your least favourite people

Someone ruined your day? Why not take sweet, petty revenge by sending them a surprise envelope full of glitter, guaranteed to get everywhere and …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

IQ

15 impossible videos of babies and toddlers escaping from cribs

This is a thing on YouTube. Parents using crib monitors, or videotaping kids with other devices, to understand how their babies manage to get out. I …

WhatsApp launches desktop messaging option

<b>Messaging platform WhatsApp has announced that users can now send messages from their desktop web browsers.</b><p>However, in a blog post announcing the feature, the company says that messages will still live on users' phones.<p>The desktop messaging option is also not available to users who access the app …

Messaging

Hugo Barra: New Xiaomi phone shows we're not copycats

Xiaomi's new smartphone should silence critics who dismiss the Chinese tech darling as a pale imitation of Apple, its top international executive said Friday.<p>"I think our response is the new product that we've just launched," Hugo Barra told CNN on Friday, referring to the Mi Note, unveiled …

7 Airline Innovations That Will Change the Way We Fly

There was a day not too long ago when seatback TVs on planes looked space-aged, the concept of a call from 30,000 feet seemed impossible, and the idea of WiFi—let alone on a plane—was completely out of the question. Today? You take those things for granted. You even complain about them if they …

I was scammed through LinkedIn

He says scammers targeting LinkedIn are a fairly new occurrence.<p>One of the reasons why criminals are starting to use sites such as LinkedIn to try to …

Report: Galaxy S6 to feature improved touch-based fingerprint sensor

Fingerprint sensors have been a controversial addition to the feature set of modern smartphones, but as the technology evolves, it’s gaining acceptance as a convenient solution to the problem of securing our devices.<p>Samsung first used a swipe-based fingerprint sensor on the Galaxy S5 and continued …