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Google’s been quietly recording your voice; here’s how to listen to—and delete—the archive

Google searches are like a stream of consciousness. We plug every idle curiosity, every thought, and every question into the search engine. Google has always kept careful record of these searches, which helps sell ads. But Google also keeps an audio log of the questions you ask its voice search …

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Hideo Kojima's Name Removed From Metal Gear Solid 5 Box Art

Along with Kojima Productions.<p>The saga that is the deteriorating relationship between Konami and Hideo Kojima continues as the publisher has decided …

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain - 1080p/60fps Gameplay Demo

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New Metal Gear Solid 5 Screenshots Feature Diamond Dog

New screenshots from the upcoming Metal Solid V: The Phantom Pain have emerged online. Posted by a Metal Gear Solid fansite, the images are the first to show Diamond Dog in-game alongside Snake.<p>The wolf was first introduced in a trailer at Tokyo Game Show last year. We see Snake first find DD in …

Apple Acknowledges Disastrous iPhone Messages Bug, Suggests This Temporary Fix

Earlier this week, I wrote about how a new iOS bug emerged that enabled iPhone users to crash another person’s iPhone by simply sending a text message. The text message — which simply says: effective. Power لُلُصّبُلُلصّبُررً ॣ ॣh ॣ ॣ 冗 – causes the iPhone of the recipient to crash continuously if …

Apple publishes recovery instructions for bug that crashes iOS devices

iMessage issue solved by asking Siri to read and reply to unread messages – but it’s only a temporary fix in advance of full software update<p>Hey Siri, can you help me get access to my texts again after that strange message I received consisting of non-Latin characters crashed my iPhone? In advance …

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How to Protect Your Camera in Extreme Weather

If you love to photograph nature, you surely know how unpredictable, and often hostile the elements can be. While we may get a sniffle or a chill …

Ring, Ring! Dial Up to Get Flipboard Delivered to Your Ear

With Flipboard already on mobile, the Web and (soon) the Watch, what’s next? Today, we’re excited to reveal the final frontier: the FlipPhone. Now you can call 1-248-206-FLIP to get your personal magazine read to you over the phone.<p>Finally, there’s a safe way to use Flipboard while you’re driving …

Studio Portraits of Owls That Capture Their Nobility and Personalities

For his projects <i>Affinity I</i> and <i>Affinity II</i>, Santa Fe, New Mexico-based photographer Brad Wilson captured beautiful studio portraits of all kinds of …

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Kraftwerk Fuel Cell Lets You Charge Your Phone With Butane

Now you're cooking with gas<p>What if you could replenish your phone's battery while you were nowhere near the electrical grid? Sure, there are plenty of external power packs that will do this kind of thing, but what if you also didn't need to recharge <i>those</i> from the grid? Then you'd have the …

Most cancers are caused by bad luck not genes or lifestyle, say scientists

Scientists at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the US found that the majority of cancers are not linked to environment or lifestyle<p>The majority of cancers are the result of bad luck rather than unhealthy lifestyles or inherited genetic faults, scientists have discovered.<p>For years …

Animal photos of the year 2014: Part 3 - Telegraph

Obama fills in for Stephen Colbert

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Barack Obama may be the President of the United States, but for a few minutes on Monday, he was also Stephen Colbert, outgoing host of "The Colbert Report."<p>Obama sat down for an interview with Colbert in Washington -- his third appearance on the show -- and surprised the host by …

Engineers create very cool material that radiates heat into space

So much for old-fashioned air conditioning: What if you could harness the universe to cool your house?<p>Some Stanford University engineers may have figured out how to do just that.<p>According to a paper in the scientific journal Nature, a team led by Stanford electrical engineer Shanhui Fan has come up …

Exodus - Photographs and text by Marcus Lyon | LensCulture

My early work took me to the slums and ghettos of the developing world to explore issues surrounding street children and child labour. I was then, and remain now, inspired by the resilience and adaptive skills of humanity at the edge of existence. The ability—en masse, against all odds—to negotiate …

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How To Delete E-Mail Attachments After You Send Them

“Have you ever seen Mission Impossible, the film? Do you remember in the beginning he gets his mission and then it blows up after a few seconds? We do exactly the same thing but with digital documents.”<p>This is how Clement Cazalot, the CEO and co-founder of docTrackr, gets to describe his company’s …

Iran Unveils New Reaper-Sized Drone

But unless the rest of the Iranian Air Force improves significantly, this drone isn't a threat.<p>Today Iran unveiled the Fotros drone, their largest unmanned aircraft to date. According to Iranian state-affiliated news agency Fars, the Fotros can fly up to 1,250 miles and stay airborne between 16 and …

There Are 2 End-Credit Scenes In The 'Thor' Sequel — Here's What They Mean For Future Marvel Films

If you're heading out to see the "Thor" sequel this weekend, stay around after the film is over for not one, but two extra scenes.<p>Don't make the mistake of leaving after the first end-credit scene — you won't miss much — but there is a brief, second one after ALL of the credits roll.<p>This isn't …

Why Engineers Want To Put B Vitamins In 3-D Printers

Almost every day it seems there's a new use for 3-D printing.<p>In medicine, the printers are already making prosthetic hands, hearing aid cases and parts of human ears.<p>But the materials used in some 3-D printing processes could be toxic to humans, particularly if the products get inside the body. So …

After seven years of lawsuits, isoHunt is shutting down

isoHunt, one of the most popular torrent sites, is going to shut down as part of a settlement with Hollywood’s major movie studios, according to a …