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Higgs Boson Seems To Prove That The Universe Doesn't Exist

None of us should be here. In fact, the whole world, the stars and the galaxies shouldn’t be here either. According to a new cosmological study, our whole Universe should have blinked out of existence an instant after it was first created.<p>Research from British cosmologists at King’s College London …

Craig Federighi is Apple's new Steve Jobs

When Steve Jobs passed away in October 2011, Apple lost more than its CEO: It lost the charismatic face of the company.<p>But Apple (AAPL) has found its voice again in its dynamo engineering chief Craig Federighi.<p>Federighi spent nearly 1 hour and 17 minutes on stage during Apple's two-hour Worldwide …

16 of the Best New Android Apps From May (2014)

From Foursquare spin-offs to whistle-powered selfies, we covered a lot of ground with new Android apps in May. So by way of a quick recap, here’s our pick of the newbies from the past month.<p>Sunrise<p>Sunrise finally opened its uber-popular calendar app to Android users this month, as well as a version …

Google Is Working On A New Android Feature That Lets You Use Your Phone Without Touching It

The initiative would be aimed at making it safer to use your phone while driving, but will mostly entail improving the voice-activated search functionality in Android.<p>Essentially, Google will take the touchless voice-controls that debuted in the Moto X and expand them to work with Google's Search …

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Apple OS X 10.10 Yosemite unveiled on first day of WWDC 2014

Craig Federighi, senior vice president of Software Engineering at Apple, unveiled the new version of Mac OS X v10.10 at WWDC 2014. The new operating …

Apple revamps Safari with new UI, power-saving features

Apple's not forgetting about Safari with all the changes to OS X Yosemite. The browser has been completely overhauled with power-saving tweaks, new tabs and a privacy mode, among other new features. By far the biggest change, though, is in the UI -- it's got a new flat look that matches the new OS. …

Apple is Overhauling its Photos Offering Across iOS and Mac

Never letting an opportunity slip by to tweak its photo tools, Apple announced a new Photos app for iOS that will eventually make its way to the Mac. As revealed at the company’s Worldwide Developers Conference keynote, the new Photos lets you share edits and organization across all devices with …

Acer's Liquid Leap Looks More Like Jewelry Than Any Other Smartwatch

Acer is the latest company with its sights set on the growing wearables space. The company debuted its first-ever smartwatch, the Liquid Leap, at the …

Apple has a new programming language called Swift, 'and it totally rules'

Apple introduced a boatload of new consumer features for OS X and iOS today, but one of the biggest announcements for developers could be its new programming language, Swift. Craig Federighi just announced it, saying that Apple is trying to build a language that doesn't have the "baggage" of …

Windows 8 Start Menu May Not Hit The Market Until 2015

Are you ready for the Start Menu? Well, you may want to put on your waiting pants, as Microsoft isn’t set to release the revamped Start Menu until 2015, according to Mary Jo Foley.<p>Microsoft demoed the forthcoming Start Menu at its Build conference earlier this year, but the product was shown …

Samsung's First Tizen Smartphone Has Some Serious Game

You may have heard about Tizen as a platform for Samsung's smartwatches, but the company has bigger plans for the OS, if the new Samsung Z smartphone …

The best small camera you can buy is getting even better

Sony's RX100M3 may be the best point-and-shoot it's ever made<p>The world's best pocketable camera just got better. After delivering the goods with last year's RX100M2, Sony is back today to announce the RX100M3. And like its predecessor, the goal here is to refine and push forward a camera that's …

Leaked LG slides give us better look at LG G3’s specs

The LG G3’s official unveiling is now less than a week away but that’s not stopping the rumor train from chugging along. In fact, it’s seemed to pick up momentum. Today’s leak reportedly comes from a series of slides that were reportedly shown off during a pre-announcement event held by LG for an …

Phones

Xbox One’s June Update Will Finally Fix Two Of The Console’s Most Annoying Shortcomings

Everybody celebrate! Or, at least, Xbox One owners, celebrate! Two of the Xbox One’s most frustrating quirks are being swept away come June.<p>First up: auto sign-in is coming. As it currently stands, even if you only have <i>one Xbox Live profile</i> on the machine, you have to either: sign in manually, or …

Corel launches AfterShot Pro 2, an update to its multi-platform photo management app

Corel has released AfterShot Pro 2, an upgrade to its photo management and Raw conversion package, featuring 64-bit processing for a faster workflow, an assortment of new features, and a lower price.<p>Available for Mac, Windows, and Linux, the software preserves original shots while facilitating …

Price watch: Moto 360 smartwatch may be cheaper than expected

The Moto 360 watch may be as stylish as it is affordable, according to Motorola's own words that peg the wearable at just $250 (about £148, …

Surface Pro 3 hands on: Better laptop, yes; better tablet, maybe

Advertisement<p>35 Comments<p>As I walked back from Microsoft’s Surface event earlier today, one question kept creeping into my mind: Did Microsoft(s MSFT) …

Gear & Gadgets

Toshiba said to supply core silicon for Google 'Project Ara' smartphone

Toshiba is slated to be a major chip supplier for the Project Ara smartphone, according to a Japan-based report.<p>Toshiba will power Project Ara, so says Japan's largest business daily.<p>The Japanese electronics company will supply three types of processors that will control, among other things, the …

Microsoft launches Surface Pro 3 in New York – video

Microsoft introduces Surface Pro 3 at an event in New York on Tuesday. The device is billed as a lightweight tablet with the power and performance of a laptop. Surface Pro 3 is 30% thinner than an 11-inch MacBook Air. It has a 12-inch full HD display and a new 'Surface Pen' for precise drawing and …

FBI 'could hire hackers on cannabis' to fight cybercrime

<b>The FBI has reportedly said it is "grappling with the question" of whether to hire cybersecurity experts who use cannabis.</b><p>The US agency's current policy prohibits anyone working for it who has used cannabis in the past three years.<p>However, its director James Comey has acknowledged that this is …

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New video leak suggests the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active does exist after all

We've been skeptical about the prospect of a Samsung Galaxy S5 Active – the S5 flagship is already waterproof and dustproof – but a couple of new …

Google’s Robots Are Solving the Biggest Problem in Modern Photography | WIRED

In fact, Stories is one more example of why Google Photos is the best photo management software out there for the average smartphone owner. If you …

Facebook to launch 'I'm a voter' feature worldwide after India election success

Facebook users in the EU, Colombia, South Korea, Indonesia, New Zealand and Brazil will all be able to broadcast their status as voters<p>Facebook is rolling out its "I'm a voter" feature worldwide, after the app's success in the Indian elections in early May.<p>More than four million Indian voters …

Chrome 35 Launches with More Developer Control over Touch Input

Google today released Chrome version 35 for Windows, Mac, and Linux (Update: Android as well). The new version is mainly for developers, especially those building Web content and apps for mobile devices – this release doesn’t appear to have any new features targeted at the end user. You can update …

Cash in that tattered old iPad for a new one as Apple trade-ins hit UK

Apple has confirmed its iPad trade-in program has opened its doors UK, allowing users to trade in their old tablets in exchange for credit towards a …

Motorola Moto E unboxing and first look

We’ve got our hands on Motorola’s Moto E budget blower, and at just £89 this cheapy Android smartphone looks to be awesome value for money. Check out …

Mobile Technology

Samsung shows us how to use the Galaxy K Zoom in short teaser video

Last month, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy K Zoom as a successor to its first camera/smartphone hybrid, the S4 Zoom, which launched in the summer of …

Mobile Technology

Phablet Use Distinct From Smartphones, Tablets

Consumers who use phablets spend more time on social networking than users of other portable devices.<p>Supersized smartphones aren’t just cutting into sales of smaller tablets. These devices, known as “phablets,” are reshaping consumer behavior.<p>A new study from Opera Mediaworks found that people use …

This is what the LG G3's Quick Window mode will look like

Pioneered by LG, made popular by Samsung and brought back by LG again, smart cases that feature a small window used for performing quick actions are …