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Over a billion Android devices vulnerable to latest Stagefright bug

Security experts have warned that over one billion Android devices are at serious risk from a new vulnerability dubbed Stagefright 2.0.<p>The attack …

Guitar Center Employee Explains How to Get a Killer Deal for a New Guitar

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Physicist David Bohm and Philosopher Jiddu Krishnamurti on Love, Intelligence, and How to Transcend the Wall of Being

“One cannot accumulate love.”<p>“If we ever reach the point where we think we thoroughly understand who we are and where we came from,” Carl Sagan wrote in his meditation on science and spirituality, “we will have failed.”<p>Between April and September of 1980, as Sagan’s <i>Cosmos</i> was making its debut and …

Jiddu Krishnamurti

The Amount Of Water You Actually Need Per Day

<i>By Julie Mazziotta</i><p>Eight, 8 oz. glasses of water a day: it's a rule that's been burned into our brains for years as the ideal amount of fluid to drink each day. Yet no matter how many times experts say that's not quite accurate, many still believe "8×8" is the magic amount.<p>The truth: How much water …

'Incredible' Anthony Martial will bring magic to Man United - Wayne Rooney

Manchester United star Wayne Rooney has heaped praise on new-signing Anthony Martial, and believes the French striker will be a "big player" for the …

REM "End Of The World" Isolated Guitars

During the 80s and 90s, <b>R.E.M.</b> was one of the most popular and influential bands to come out of the U.S. In this week's isolated track, we'll listen …

7 things I learned about Gmail working at Google

My first day at Google in 2011 felt a bit like joining Hogwarts: you’re excited and not entirely sure what you’ll be doing!<p>I was happy to do anything and learn in the process! For the next two years, I was lucky enough to train Google employees on Gmail and to pitch Gmail to companies of all …

Antibacterial Soap Is a Wash, Study Finds

If you’re bothering to wash your hands regularly—and you should—you’re probably using antibacterials, many of which contain triclosan, an effective …

Android lockscreen can be bypassed by overloading with massive password

A bug has ben found which allows anyone in possession of an Android smartphone running Lollipop to unlock the device by bypassing the lockscreen with a very long password.<p>The vulnerability, discovered by researchers at Texas University in Austin, potentially affects 21% of Android devices in use …

Android News

Paul on Drums, George on Bass: 10 Great Beatles Instrument Swaps

With every single LP, the Beatles shed some creative skin. Decades later, it's still difficult to process their two-year leap from <i>Revolver</i> to <i>Sgt.</i> …

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A look at Ringo Starr’s enduring musical influence

By Keith Hatschek and Peter HackettWhen musicians talk about the Beatles’ musical influence, few would argue that the drumming of Ringo Starr was one …

Guitar

Apple's iPad Pro is the best illustration of the new Microsoft

Back in the ‘90s, Microsoft and Apple were fierce rivals. As the shape of computing was being formed, Bill Gates’ Microsoft was victorious with PCs. Even in 2015, Microsoft still controls over 90 percent of all laptop and desktop computing. Mac vs. PC commercials and jabs from Steve Jobs were once …

Imagine This: The Inside Story on John Lennon's Lost Gibson J-160

The 1962 Gibson J-160 belonging to The Beatles' John Lennon is up for auction in November and, now, its current owner John McCaw has spoken out about …

Stereo Width and Depth - Mixing Tips and Techniques

<b>Width and Depth</b> in an audio mix will create the illusion of three dimensions on a stereo field. Below you will find some good mixing tips on how to …

Music Theory: Modes, Modes, Modes....What Are They Good For?

<i>In his latest exploration of electronic music theory, Dubspot contributor Michael Emenau a.k.a. MNO investigates the concept of musical Modes. Learn</i> …

Electric Guitar

Guitarists Can Sync Their Brains With Other Players, Forming A Giant Hyperbrain

The neuroscience of jamming is a giant mind meld.<p>Guitarists perform a kind of mind-meld when they play together, syncing their brainwaves to the extent that they can anticipate each other’s moves. They also switch off the outside world while playing, leaving them in a tiny universe of them and …

Microsoft Needs To Fix Windows 10 Update Problems

A free update Windows 10 might be, but it’s giving some people – me included – a massive headache. So far I’ve updated two laptops, a tablet and my main desktop to the stable release of Windows 10. The tablet and my desktop were both previously on the preview builds.<p>The problem is – and if it’s …

Software

How to make the perfect burger: Oxford food scientist claims to have answer

Oxford University chef says perfect burger is 7cm tall, should be eaten to music, given a name and should feel as good as it tastes<p>A leading food scientist claims to have created the perfect burger - and says that its smell and feel are more important than the taste.<p>The best burgers are 7cm tall, …

Food

6 Coolest Things You Can Control with Cortana in Windows 10

Advertisement<p>Working with Windows 10? How Do You Rate Windows 10? [MakeUseOf Poll] How Do You Rate Windows 10? [MakeUseOf Poll] Microsoft needs …

This new app lets you control your Android phone from your computer

If you’ve ever gotten tired of picking up your Android phone while you’re sitting in front of your computer, well, you’re not the only one. A new Chrome app allows you to use your Android phone right from any computer that can run Chrome. It works on Windows, Mac OS X, and Chromebooks.<p>The new Vysor …

Apps

30-day guitar challenge, day 25: Make use of chord tones

<b>30-day guitar challenge: It's common for guitarists to reach a plateau whereby they have the five pentatonic scale shapes down but struggle with the</b> …

Microsoft Launched This Product 20 Years Ago and Changed the World

There were round-the-block lines and Jennifer Aniston made an hour-long instructional video for it. Twenty years ago, Microsoft launched Windows 95, …

Why my daughter won’t be getting a new phone for passing her GCSEs

Like around one and half million other parents in Britain this morning, I woke up with just one thought in my mind. It’s GCSE results day, and my 16-year-old is about to find out how she fared in the exams she took earlier in the summer. She’s nervous; I’m nervous; her dad is nervous; her sisters …

Parenting

Windows 10 is already getting new features via Microsoft's Insider program

As promised, Microsoft is continuing to preview new features for Windows 10 before they’re rolled out to the public. The company today launched build 10525, its first desktop Insider build since the official launch of the OS on July 29.<p>There isn’t too much in the way of new features, but two …

Windows 10

Carbs: A Love Story

Several new studies suggest starches are an essential human nutrient and can be part of an effective weight-loss plan.<p>People sometimes describe themselves as lusting passionately for baked goods. (I.e. “Omg I am <i>obsessed</i> with cake pops!”)<p>Well, recent nutrition news serves as somewhat of a Modern …

Beatles' first recording contract to be auctioned next month

NEW YORK (AP) — The Beatles' first recording contract was signed in Hamburg, Germany, where the band honed its craft playing gigs in the city's …

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DNA could be used to store data more efficiently than computers, scientists find

Scientists exploring archiving potential of DNA conduct test to cope with threat of 'digital dark age' find potential solution<p>DNA could be used to store digital information and preserve essential knowledge for thousands of years, research has shown.<p>Scientists exploring the archiving potential of …

Archives

Microsoft Windows 10: Five free apps you should download

Disappointed at some of the gaps in Windows 10's software? Here are five apps you'll want to pick up to plug those holes.<p>With the release of Windows …

Adult social care is not a problem – it is a human necessity

At the tail end of the last Labour government, the relevant limbs of the NHS were just starting to reach out to their counterparts in adult social care about bringing the services together. One of those negotiating on the NHS’s part reminisced: “It was going OK, but it was a bit like going on a …

Social Work