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Google's New Flight Search Tool Helps You Find The Best Price

Google Flights has been revamped this week and it is the fastest flight price search website that I have used so far. Like many other travel websites, Google Flights will show you a range of fares and flight options as you select the destinations and the dates. Fortunately, Google Flights has …

Google Flights

Long Before Net Neutrality, Rules Leveled The Landscape For Phone Services

Yesterday, the Federal Communications Commission voted to regulate access to the Internet as it would a public utility, under something called Title II of the Communications Act of 1934. Critics of the FCC say it's an old, dusty law meant to apply to phone service, not the complexities of the …

Privacy

US government urges Lenovo users to remove Superfish, but the software maker denies security risk

It’s been a rough few days for Lenovo. Now even the United States government is urging users to remove the Superfish adware.<p>The Department of Homeland Security issued a warning today alerting users that the software causes infected computers to be vulnerable to a type of SSL Spoofing cyberattacks, …

Samsung Releases Galaxy S6 Teasers That Appear To Confirm Metal Design And Curved Displays

Samsung has recently posted two teasers for its upcoming flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S6. One teaser is a 45-second video on YouTube and the other is a profile photo on Instagram. Both of the teasers appear to confirm some of the rumored Galaxy S6 specifications.<p>The profile photo of the Samsung …

Phones

Tokyo Club Kids Photographed in their Bathtubs

When looking for couples to model for both this series, <i>Couple Jam</i>, and his ever popular work, <i>Flesh Love</i>, Tokyo-based Photographer Hal goes to …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

The Brain

Lenovo Releases Tool To Remove The Sketchy Exploitable “SuperFish” Garbage It Pre-Loaded On Laptops

Earlier this week, word started spreading that Lenovo had been pre-installing a sketchy adware program called “SuperFish” onto many of its Windows PCs for months.<p>Then researchers started finding nasty vulnerabilities — namely, that SuperFish was using some pretty ugly hacks to tinker with your …

Cybersecurity

The Company Behind Lenovo's Dangerous Superfish Tech Claims It's Under Attack

It’s becoming apparent that the Lenovo Superfish omnishambles affects far more people than initially thought. Whilst it’s likely millions of PCs have Superfish running on their systems, intercepting their traffic, throwing adware on their computers and leaving users in danger of being hacked, many …

Cybersecurity

Man's death leads to discovery of new virus in Kansas, CDC reports

<b>(CNN) —</b> The CDC has discovered a new virus that may have contributed to a Kansas man's death, the agency announced Friday.<p>Named the Bourbon virus after the county where the patient lived, the virus is likely spread by tick or insect bites, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.<p>A …

Disease

Proposal would compensate guards in deadly 1980 prison riot

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A dozen guards were held hostage 35 years ago during one of the nation's deadliest prison riots. Some were brutally beaten and sexually assaulted as rioting prisoners killed 33 fellow inmates during a clash that included beheadings, amputations and burned bodies.<p>Now, New …

Latin America

Smart Lens Attachment: "The most basic requirement of the Moment Case was that it be compatible with our glass. This is as simple as integrating a mount plate, but we took it one step further by making the interface smart and able to recognize when lenses are attached. This opens up some cool opportunities on the software side that we are working on perfecting. Not only that, we designed the lens mount to be completely reinforced and stronger than ever so you will feel confident leaving your lenses on when you’re not shooting." -@e21 If you haven't had a chance yet, you can still back us on Kickstarter! Click the link in our bio to see our Kickstarter page for the #MomentCase! #makemoments

New app promises to give your iPhone a 32MP camera

How would you like an app that transforms your regular 8-megapixel iPhone 6 camera into a 32-megapixel one?<p>Okay, so it’s not <i>exactly</i> as miraculous as it sounds, but photography app Hydra is a worthy tool to add to your virtual camera bag. It works by taking a series of up to 60 small images and then …

Sundance

Xiaomi's new phone wants to be an iPhone killer

Xiaomi revealed a slate of new products in Beijing on Thursday, including a flagship smartphone that the Chinese company said would rival Apple's iPhone 6 Plus.<p>The company showed off four major new products to thousands of cheering fans. Top billing was given to the Mi Note, which features a 5.7" …

Mobile Technology