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Land Rover reveals new Discovery, a tech-filled SUV with 4G and iPhone-controlled seats

New Discovery is a luxury SUV loaded with technology such as 4G internet and smartphone-controlled seats.<p>The new Land Rover Discovery 5 has been …

Your iPhone just got a massive update — here are 7 hidden tricks you need to know

The new iOS 10 has some pretty sweet hidden features, like adjusting the flashlight brightness. Here are some of the best tricks buried inside.<p><b>Follow TI:</b>On Facebook

Audi to sell cars that talk to traffic lights

The German carmaker Audi is rolling out technology that will allow its vehicles to communicate with traffic lights.<p>Audi of America, which is owned by Volkswagen, said select 2017 Q7 and A4 models built after 1 June 2016 would be equipped with the system.<p>Audi’s version of technology known in the …

Autonomous Cars

If iPhone 7 ditches the audio jack, these three DACs will keep the music spinning

Word on the street is that the iPhone 7 will ditch the industry standard 3.5mm headphone jack in favour of a smaller 2mm connector or – gasp! – even …

7 Decorating Mistakes That Make Your Home Feel Smaller

Even if you have space to spare,<p>you're going to want to read this.<p>When it comes to great design, every inch counts. And, as anyone who's ever owned …

Galaxy S7 And Galaxy S7 Edge Tipster Uncovers Additional Design Details

The Galaxy S7 is expected to have some of the best features built in the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S5 — which makes it sound very appealing. Specifically, the Galaxy S7 devices will have the same aluminum design as the Galaxy S6 and the waterproof capabilities and microSD expansion features built …

Phones

Here’s How HTC and Samsung’s Fingerprint Scanner Was Hacked

Biometric data left out in the open<p>The fingerprint scanner has raised questions since its first integration into the modern smartphone: is it secure, is it reliable, who will have access to my fingerprints?<p>Besides a number of external ways to fool a scanner, researchers at FireEye, a security …

Google's Larry Page explains the new Alphabet

The following is the text of the letter Google CEO Larry Page wrote explaining his new umbrella company, Alphabet.<p><i>August 10, 2015</i><p><i>G is for Google.</i><p><i>As Sergey and I wrote in the original founders letter 11 years ago, "Google is not a conventional company. We do not intend to become one." As part of</i> …

James Martin

Science says your “gut feeling” isn’t a metaphor

The brain’s powers are a little overrated. To keep your body going, you don’t need a functioning brain, but you do need something to provide energy. Enter the gut.<p>We may not give it much thought—because, literally, it happens without conscious thought—but the process of extracting energy from food …

Until bioprinters are reality, 3D printing can still save lives

Image copyright Getty Images.A two-year-old girl born with a hole in her heart had a life-saving operation in London last month thanks to a 3D …

Young mother tries to trace anonymous benefactor who gave her £5 on train

A young mother is trying to get in touch with a man on a train who praised her for her parenting skills and left her £5 to buy herself a drink. Sammie Welch, 23, was travelling with her three-year-old son, Rylan on a busy First Great Western train from Birmingham to Plymouth on Thursday evening …

Parenting

Apple 27in iMac with retina 5K display review: oh my that screen

The iMac with 5K retina display is Apple’s attempt to do what it did with smartphones and tablets and redefine what a computer screen should be. If so it has hit a home run.<p>From the outside the new iMac looks like the old one. A slim aluminium frame with a slab of glass on the front, a curved …

Gear & Gadgets

Meet The Man Behind Microsoft's Ambitious Vision For The Future Of Computing

When Kipman took the stage on Wednesday to show off the HoloLens, most of his presentation focused on how the headset helps you virtually create things you wouldn't be able to on a traditional computer.<p>Kipman has been with Microsoft for about 15 years, and on Wednesday he showed off what has been …

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 …

A Hacker Reveals How Your Fingerprint Could Be Easier To Hack Than A Traditional Password

At the 31st annual Chaos Computer Club conference in Hamburg, Germany, Popular Science reports a hacker named Jan "Starbug" Krissler pointed out the flaws in biometric password technology, like the fingerprint sensor found on an iPhone 6.<p>Krissler said pictures of people's hands and fingers can be …

Gorgeous Angular Home in Zurich That Is Built like a Modern Sculpture

Tasked with the challenge of building a home on a steep, cramped lot in Zurich, Switzerland, L3P Architekten designed an innovative residence that rises in a sculpture-like mass of steel, concrete, and glass from the ground. Known as the <i>Rebberg Dielsdorf House</i>, the dwelling is the result of …

BlackBerry goes on the offensive, claims five ways BBM trumps Apple’s iMessage

Earlier this week a report from Wired noted security company Cloudmark’s claim that iMessage is host to nearly a third of all mobile spam messages due in part to email addresses being attached in many cases to accounts. In our coverage we noted that you can manually report such messages in addition …

Samsung Galaxy S5 takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

We’ve seen quite a few tech celebrities jump in and take part of the Ice Bucket Challenge, which is a special fundraiser designed to raise money to fight ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). Some of the big whigs in the mobile world include T-Mobile’s CEO and AT&T’s CEO, but now it seems that the …

Hypoallergenic nuts to solve nut allergies

It was just a baby-tooth-sized nibble of a peanut butter sandwich — but it was enough to send 18-month-old Gus into a violent coughing fit. Within minutes, his skin erupted into hives, and his eyelids swelled shut. His mother, Laura Hass, rushed him from their Palm Beach, Florida, home to the ER. …