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Your Button-Mashing Could Be Causing Permanent Hand Injury

Whether you're reading this at your desk, on your phone lounging on the couch, odds are you're doing it wrong.<p>The way many of us use our tech could, …

Ping Pong Champion Takes On Kuka Robot In Man Vs Machine Battle (video)

In just over 20 days time the German ping pong champion is set to go head-to-head against the awesome might of the KUKA Robotics industrial robot in …

Robotics

Memeoirs Raises $300K To Turn Your Facebook Conversations Into A Book

You’ve been able to convert a lot of your social media into a book for a while now. Back in 2012 founder Helen Spaul created Walnuts (still working) which allowed you to create a personalised book of your favourite Facebook memories in under two minutes and buy it. It appears this idea still has …

Wikipedia could become 1,193,014 page book

A campaign on crowdfunding site Indiegogo wants you to donate money to fund a project that will see Wikipedia be printed out page by page and turned …

Apple Patents Headphones With Integrated Activity, Health And Fitness Tracking

Apple has been granted a patent by the USPTO today (via AppleInsider) that could fit in with its apparent plans to get into health and fitness tracking in a big way: the document describes a headphone system that builds in sensors to detect heart rate, temperature, perspiration and other info to …

Do you really need a 4K smartphone screen?

See those two screens up there? Pretty soon the smartphone will have the same resolution as the much bigger panel (a 27-inch Dell U2711 monitor with 2,560 x 1,440 pixels). While the snappiest CPUs, more RAM, better cameras and other frills are a must for the latest handsets, the current marketing</i> …

Google Explains How Not To Be A Glasshole

Here are the do’s and don’ts of wearing Google Glass. Right from Google.<p>Apparently — and I know this might be a shocker — you’re not supposed to stand in the corner of the room and record people with Google Glass. That would make you a glasshole, according to this list.<p>At this point, Google’s …

Showtime's Anytime app arrives on Roku

If you subscribe to Showtime, you'll now be able to watch <i>Homeland</i> on your Roku. Previously only available for mobile and desktop, the Showtime Anywhere app gives you access to both current and past episodes of the premium cable's original series, including <i>Dexter</i>, <i>House of Lies</i> and <i>Nurse Jackie</i>, in …

Dear Car Makers: Please Hire People Like This

The interfaces in modern cars are, with rare exception, awful.<p>It’s almost absurd, really. The car is one of the most expensive things that people buy for themselves. It’s massive. It’s got a power supply that lasts for days… and yet, it’s one of the least “smart” devices in our lives. A three-year …

Ok Google

There can be little doubt that, just like Microsoft thinks touch is the future of computing, Google seems to believe voice will be the user interface of the future. Indeed, when I was in Mountain View earlier this month, a Google spokesperson challenged me to just use voice whenever possible on my …

Apple 'exploring move into electric cars'

Apple is rumoured to be planning a move into the electric car market, according to a new report<p>The San Francisco Chronicle newspaper is reporting that Apple's merger and acquisition chief Adrian Perica met with Elon Musk, CEO of electric car manufacturers Tesla last spring.<p>In October last year …

Tesla Roadster

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How to make your iPhone faster

Advertisement<p>16 Comments<p>Credit: Gigaom Illustration<p>Is your iPhone(s aapl) running slower than it used to? While iPhones seem to hold up fairly well …

iOS

Palau declares enormous marine sanctuary

The president of the tiny nation of Palau in the Pacific Ocean<p>has declared that the entirety of the exclusive economic zone that surrounds it will …

This iQi Hack Shows Why Apple Hasn’t Bothered With Wireless Charging

iQi is a hardware add-on that brings the tech Apple hasn’t — wireless charging (using the Qi standard) — to your iPhone without the need to put it in a bulky case. Think of it as akin to Bill Gates’ quest for sensation enhancing graphene condoms. Or, er, having some cake and eating it.<p>The slender …

Is Facebook the answer to your website needs?

Facebook is no substitute for a fully-fledged website, but for many it’s more than good enough<p>What’s the first thing a new business needs? It used to be business cards, fuelled by vending machines in service station forecourts. But today the conventional wisdom states that a website – often cheaper …

Small Business

Stylish screensaver recreates the iOS 7 lock screen experience on your Mac

Want to bring iOS and OS X even closer together than they already are? Christian Heudens has recreated the iOS 7 lock screen to your Mac as a free downloadable screensaver. The thin fonts look great on a Retina Display. It’s a neat way to give your Mac a bit of individuality and make your …

Yvonne Strahovski joins 24: Live Another Day, premiere date set

Deadline has revealed that Yvonne Strahovski (<b>Chuck</b>, <b>Dexter</b>) has joined the cast of the upcoming <b>24</b> revival <b>24: Die Another Day</b>, where she will portray …

"Time Capsule" Apartment in Paris Found Untouched for 70 Years

Some people might take a vacation and leave their residence unmanned for a few weeks or even months, but one apartment in Paris was left isolated for about 70 years. The beautifully preserved space, which belonged to the granddaughter of the late Parisian socialite and actress Marthe de Florian, …

France

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

6 Amazing Lego Artworks That Will Blow Your Mind

While for many, Legos will always be known as a childhood toy, some grown-ups have taken Legos to fascinating new heights making it more like an art form. Whether they're using thousands of Lego bricks to recreate familiar pop-culture scenes or creatively assembling them into sculptures worthy of a …

Lego

The First Photograph of The Moon

One of the first pictures ever taken of the moon by Dr. J. W. Draper of New York, 1840.<br>J. W. Draper—London Stereoscopic Company/Getty Images<p>1 of 1<p>At …

Canada's Magical Ice Hotel Inspired by Jules Verne

Canada's Htel de Glace, the unique ice hotel, is back this season for its 13th annual reconstruction. The magical castle-like lodge is built each year with a new themed design out of hundred of thousands of tons of ice and snow. We got a glimpse of last year's wondrous icy architecture featuring …

Jules Verne

Here's how to stop anyone on Google+ from emailing your Gmail account - Pocket-lint

Google announced deeper integration between Gmail and Google+ on Thursday, confirming your Google+ connections will now auto-appear as potential …

Google

The MetaPro glasses do some pretty amazing things with augmented reality

Yeah, I went through the whole "not another wearable" thing when the folks from the Meta team showed up sporting an early prototype of a device tethered to a small animal-style backpack. But one rep started namedropping some of the parties involved in the AR glasses -- names like Steve Mann. The …

Tesla will give Model S owners safer wall charging adapters to prevent fires

Tesla isn't relying on software alone to reduce garage fire risks for Model S owners. The automaker will soon offer drivers a free, upgraded wall charging adapter with a thermal fuse. The new device will cut electricity when it detects overheating, even if circuit breakers in the car or house don't …

CES 2014: Intel's plan to leapfrog the smartphone

In Las Vegas, the world’s technology firms showed their vision for the future. Matt Warman talks to Intel President Renée James<p>Since the advent of the mobile phone in 1973, billions of users have walked around looking down at tiny screens. Countless lamp posts have been walked into because of it.<p>At …

Women in Tech

Native Union's Jump charging cable can juice up your devices on the go

It only took a little over 24 hours for Native Union's Jump, a charging cable with a built-in battery pack for juicing up on the go, to reach its funding on Kickstarter. Still, the company hasn't abandoned its booth here at CES to go out and celebrate, so we dropped in and laid some paws on the …

Tales of the chips: What CES taught us about hardware, software, and services

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Every year I try to look at some of the chips shown at CES to help predict the future of our devices and technology. But this …

Internet of Things

Samsung Galaxy S5 To Launch with Gesture Controls (Rumor)

There are all sorts of rumors flying around all over the internet about the purported Samsung Galaxy S5, ranging from its specifications, how it …

Phones