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The House from "Up" Really Exists

A Disney-inspired house has landed in California, and it's made some people very angry. This article originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com.<p>The colorful home that belonged to Carl Fredricksen, the elderly widower and protagonist of Pixar's 2009 movie "Up," has landed in Santa Clara's …

When Hitting ‘Find My IPhone' Takes You To A Thief's Doorstep

WEST COVINA, Calif. — After a boozy Saturday night, Sarah Maguire awoke the next morning to find that her iPhone was gone. Her roommate’s phone was gone, too. Were they at the bar, she wondered, or in the cab?<p>Read more on New York Times

Etihad's A380 'Residence' has a lounge, double bed and an en-suite shower

We've seen full-length beds, 32-inch TVs and even dedicated chefs on board the latest Airbus and Boeing planes, but Etihad's setting the bar far, far higher by offering an entire section of its brand-new A380 to passengers with the cash to spare. "The Residence," as the airline's calling its …

The difference between coders, programmers and engineers

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Silicon Valley

52 percent want quitting their job to be viral event, survey says

In research to examine social media platforms, an odd statistic is buried. Many Americans seem to have been moved by the dancing YouTube quitter.<p>Privacy? It's for losers.<p>Respect for your boss? Oh, shove it.<p>Fame? Now that's what I'm talking about.<p>This seems to sum up the cultural ethos that Web has …

Social Media

A computer program to write your essays

By David Brancaccio and Dan Abendschein<p>April 30, 2014 | 8:53 AM<p>A writing professor at MIT has developed a computer program that writes a college essay in one second, after you input a few key words and it actually scores pretty well on an online grading system meant for actual human student writing.<p>…

Philosophy Of Education

Samsung’s new Tab S tablets will feature 2560×1600 AMOLED displays, fingerprint sensors - leak

Samsung is going to launch a brand new line of Android tablets soon, according to a credible report. Dubbed Galaxy Tab S, these devices will feature powerful specifications, fingerprint sensors, and high definition AMOLED displays.<p>The report comes from a source of <i>Sam Mobile</i>, a site that has often …

Phones

CM11 M6 out now for 50 devices; Milestone releases to replace Stable

On Sunday, the CyanogenMod team began pushing out the M6 release of CyanogenMod 11, based on Android 4.4. Moving forward, the plan is to release milestone versions of CyanogenMod every two weeks, replacing the old Stable/Release Candidate system.<p>At the time of this writing, CM11 M6 builds are …

Album Art

Leaked Images Show Major, Upcoming Android Phone With Sharpest Screen Ever

Here are some more leaked images of the G3, the new flagship phone coming from LG at the end of the month.<p>The phone's screen is said to have the highest resolution ever made for a device of this size. Like other LG phones, the power and volume keys will be on the back but have been redesigned to …

Android Phones

Sony blows away record with 185TB cassette tape

Cassette tapes may have faded into oblivion long ago, but magnetic tape storage still has a key role to play behind the scenes. Extremely high density tapes are used by corporations and government agencies for archival purposes because they're cheaper, more power efficient, and more reliable than …

Samsung’s new AMOLED tablet will reportedly be called Galaxy Tab S

Samsung is working on its next high-end tablet that will ship with a high-res 2,560 × 1,600 AMOLED display, according to SamMobile. The slate will reportedly be called the Galaxy Tab S and will be available in two models (8.4- and 10.5-inch). Like Samsung’s Galaxy S5, its new tablet will also …

Oreo, Windows, MLB and Others Bring the Force for 'Star Wars' Day

Anyone who's been online Sunday probably knows it's <i>Star Wars</i> Day, one of the Internet's favorite holidays, during which fans and nerds alike love to …

Surprise! That Wild Rumor About Apple EarPods With Biometrics Sensors Was A Fake

Shocking, just absolutely shocking: the wild rumor claiming that Apple was developing new “EarPods” headphones that included integrated heart rate and blood pressure sensors, which had everyone buzzing, turns out to be fake. According to an anonymous Tumblr from the Secret post’s creator (he/she …

Pwnie Express turns the Nexus 5 into a powerful white hat hacking tool

Part of the magic of Android is the flexibility of the platform when it comes to customization and modding. With a little ingenuity, you can transform your Android-powered devices into just about anything — including a sweet hacking tool.<p>That’s exactly what Pwnie Express did to the Nexus 5, which …

Android News

Snapchat Secretly Bought a Company to Support Its Version of FaceTime

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Snapchat added some killer new features last week: text messaging and their take on FaceTime video …

Apple donates $500,000 to local anti-poverty charity SF Gives

Apple, alongside a handful of other tech companies, is reaching into its pockets for local San Francisco anti-poverty charity SF Gives. According to a report from Fortune, Apple is one of many companies that has donated $500,000 towards the total goal of $10 million that the organization is …

HTC One Mini 2 won’t have the HTC One M8 depth-sensing camera

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: HTC<p>A smaller version of the HTC One M8 dubbed the One Mini 2 is reportedly in the works and won’t have the unique …

Benchmark reconfirms Asus Game Box specs: Android 4.3, Tegra 4 CPU, 2 GB RAM

Untroubled by Nvidia and Ouya’s struggles with making their latest Android game console efforts relevant, Asus forges ahead with its own Shield …

GTA V to Skyrim: the 10 most beautiful walks in gaming

Modern video game environments are often beautiful, exotic and atmospheric, and expansive enough to explore at leisure. Every virtual tourist should discover these examples, from Hebridean islands to the mean streets of 1940s Los Angeles

Oculus denies John Carmack stole VR tech from his former employer

When word came out last week that Oculus VR Chief Technology Officer John Carmack was being accused by his former employer of stealing intellectual property for use in his new gig, the nascent Facebook subsidiary only issued a cursory statement: "It's unfortunate, but when there's this type of …

Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark Will Roll Out on June 24

With <i>Transformers: Age of Extinction</i> ready to roll out into theaters this coming June, its video game adaptation is surely close behind it as …

Oculus VR gets a virtual reality headset design patent

Oculus VR, the company behind the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, received approval for a patent application on March 18, 2014, according to the document on the United States Patent and Trademark Office website.<p>Patent D701,206 covers the "ornamental design of a virtual reality headset," which …

Meet the man who buried 750,000 video games

The story of Atari burying thousands of cartridges — 750,000 according to some accounts — has seemed so outlandish over the years that the retelling often assumed there were even more exotic details that had gone untold. But the man responsible for disposing of all the games says, nope, this really …

Battlefield 4 players can now join multiplayer matches as squads (update)

<i>Battlefield 4</i> players can now form squads of up to five players and head into multiplayer matches together with the launch of Squad Join Beta, according to a post on the Battlefield blog.<p>With the Squad Join Beta feature, players and four of their friends can deploy directly into matches together …

Bill Gates Would 'Absolutely' Support Xbox Spin-Off

Update:<p>The actual interview is here. Gates’ answer is much more nuanced than the Tweet indicates. In a response to a University of Chicago student’s question on spinning off Bing and Xbox, Gates says both make more sense as part of Microsoft and fit the broader long-term strategy for the …