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Yes, You Should Still Change Your DNS Settings for Better Internet

The DNS (Domain Name System) server settings on your laptop, phone, or router are your gateway to the web—converting easy-to-remember domain names …

Information Security

Watch the moment in rural Alabama when Aretha Franklin became the Queen of Soul

Aretha Franklin, reportedly gravely ill at the age of 76, is an icon of strength and power for her feminist/civil-rights anthem “Respect.” She has won 18 Grammys, sold more than 75 million records, and was the first woman inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Rolling Stone named her the …

Aretha Franklin

Google is tracking your every move even when you tell it to stop - here's how to fix it

If you’re using an Android phone or have Google apps installed on your iPhone, the search giant is almost certainly tracking your location constantly – even if you’ve turned that setting off, reports the Associated Press.<p>The story drew from UC Berkeley graduate researcher K. Shankari’s experience …

Apps

Yes, You Should Still Change Your DNS Settings for Better Internet

The DNS (Domain Name System) server settings on your laptop, phone, or router are your gateway to the web—converting easy-to-remember domain names …

Information Security

Raspberry Pi and machine learning: How to get started

A guide to how to experiment with machine learning on the $35 board.<p>If you want to dabble with machine learning on the $35 Raspberry Pi you've never …

Machine Learning

How to Copy Your Windows Installation to an SSD

If you’re looking to upgrade your computer to a solid-state drive but don’t want to start everything back up from scratch, here’s how to transfer …

Linux

Fortnite is putting users at risk, to prove a point about Google's Android monopoly

Fortnite is a global phenomenon. It's the biggest thing in video games, in no small part because kids are obsessed with the part-Minecraft, part-PUBG shooter they can play on an iPhone for absolutely zero money (as long as you disable in-app purchases).<p>Now, the game is coming to Android too, …

Apps

Here's the truth behind the biggest (and dumbest) battery myths

For an object that barely ever leaves our palms, the smartphone can sometimes feel like an arcane piece of wizardry. And nowhere is this more …

Batteries

The Stock Market Is Shrinking. That’s a Problem for Everyone.

The American stock market has been shrinking. It’s been happening in slow motion — so slow you may not even have noticed. But by now the change is unmistakable: The market is half the size of its mid-1990s peak, and 25 percent smaller than it was in 1976.<p>“This is troubling for the economy, for …

Stock Markets

Ah-Shi-Sle-Pah Wilderness Study Area

The land is full of geologic eye candy like otherworldly spires, mushroom-shaped hoodoos, and prehistoric fossils.<p>With its muted colors and striking …

National Parks

2018 iPhones may be missing something, and iOS 12 hides clues about the next iPhone

Apple may be ditching the free headphone jack adapter that comes in the box of this year's iPhones if the rumors are true. The latest iOS 12 beta release has some hidden clues that hint at dual SIM support for at least one of the 2018 iPhones. And even the thousand dollar price tag of the iPhone X …

Mobile Technology

Oppo's Find X is the notch-free, all-display phone of your dreams

Oppo Find X<p>$1,165 (€999)<p>View Product<p>The Good<p>Highest screen-to-body ratio on any phone to date • Futuristic sliding camera module • Super fast face …

Phones

9 Crucial Things Everyone Should Remember When Connecting to Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi is awesome, no doubts here. But public networks hide numerous hazards, including even the risk of losing all the funds in your bank …

Wi-Fi

I've Been Saying "NES" Wrong my Entire Life

In all likelihood, you've been doing Nintendo's first home console a disservice for all these years. Fret not, I'm an equally awful human being …

NASA Has Finally Named a Winner in the SpaceX vs. Boeing Race to Send Astronauts Into Space

Elon Musk’s SpaceX is going to start putting people on its test flights in April next year, ahead of Boeing, NASA has revealed in a schedule …

Space Exploration

World class AI experts share what their favorite algorithm is

Credit: Mr. Nobody<p>From keeping our inboxes free from SPAM to mining your favorite cryptocurrencies, algorithms are all around us. While we feel like we’re drowning in an ocean of big data, clever algorithms are actually helping us to make sense of it all. And although these algorithms are ruling …

Artificial Intelligence

Scientists Say This Strategy Can Help You Learn Anything Fast

Study smarter, not harder!<p>In his book <i>Fluent Forever</i>, opera singer Gabriel Wyner suggests that one of the best ways to learn a new language is to …

The Brain

How to securely wipe the data off hard drives, SSDs, flash drives, iPhones and iPads, and Android devices | ZDNet

Built-in way to erase iOS and Android devices<p>iOS and Android devices both have built-in tools to erase the devices.<p>On iOS: <b>Settings</b> > <b>General</b> > <b>Reset</b> …

Information Systems

Academics created a periodic table of mind-blowing tech, and it's a handy guide to how the world will change forever

Academics at Imperial Tech Foresight (ITF), an offshoot of Imperial College London, have been working to bring to life nebulous and intangible technological advances in a way you've never seen before.<p>They have created a table of disruptive tech, taking inspiration from the periodic table of …

Imperial College London

Top 20 Python AI and Machine Learning Open Source Projects

TensorFlow was originally developed by researchers and engineers working on the Google Brain Team within Google’s Machine Intelligence research …

Machine Learning

Microsoft introduces the Python Language Server in Visual Studio Code

Microsoft is continuing its commitment to Python with the release of the Python Language Server. It is currently available as part of the July …

Microsoft Visual Studio

Samsung Galaxy S10 fingerprint tech points at true all-screen display

By Luke Edwards<p>The Samsung Galaxy S10 has already leaked in the above image with a true all-screen display and now new rumours support that as a …

Xbox One's fast-loading feature rolls out today

Xbox's July update is rolling out to consoles today, and it introduces an exciting feature: FastStart. It's designed to prioritize the files necessary to start playing a game and download those first. That way, you can cut down the time between downloading a game and firing it up.<p>FastStart works by …

Is Your Router Infected? Use This Tool to Find Out

The now-notorious Russian VPNFilter malware, designed to infect several dozen models of home Wi-Fi routers and network-attached storage drives, shows …

Fortnite on Android: Here’s When to Expect the Beta

Fortnite, the game that's taken the gaming scene hostage for much of 2018, continues to expand its grip on the medium. Having first conquered PC, …

How To: Hack Wi-Fi & Networks More Easily with Lazy Script

Wi-Fi tools keep getting more and more accessible to beginners, and the LAZY script is a framework of serious penetration tools that can be explored …

White Hat

Python Has a Startup File!

<i>Cover Photo by Uriel Soberanes on Unsplash</i><p>So, I want to be clear. <i>I</i> knew that Python has a startup customization file this whole time I've been using …

The Best Wi-Fi Routers on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers

<i>Here at the Strategist, we like to think of ourselves as crazy (in the good way) about the stuff we buy (like</i> <i>pillows</i><i>), but as much as we’d like to,</i> …

So you bought a smart TV. Now you need these apps.

Built for the big screen.<p>These days, you can easily run an app on your television—just invest in a software-packed smart TV or a video-streaming device that plugs into your existing set. Whichever option you choose, you'll find that the same program you have on your smartphone works differently on …