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Trump condemns North Korean long-range missile launch

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump condemned North Korea's launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile on Friday.<p>"Threatening the world, these weapons and tests further isolate North Korea, weaken its economy, and deprive its people." Trump said in a written statement. "The United States …

North Korea

Why the Galaxy S8 Active could be nearly invincible

Rumors say the S8 Active won't crack under pressure thanks to a shatter-resistant screen.<p>We all have that friend whose phone screen looks like a mosaic. Some of us are that friend.<p>But shatter-resistant screens are here to put an end to the sadness. And it sounds Samsung's latest Galaxy S8 variant …

Phones

Trump: 'We're going to destroy' MS-13

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump delivered a fiery law-and-order speech in Long Island on Friday, calling gang members "animals" and praising law enforcement for being "rough."<p>Trump traveled to the New York suburb to discuss efforts to combat the violent MS-13 gang, which he pledged to …

Immigration

Apple’s HomePod might be hiding a killer secret feature

Back in June, Apple did what many analysts and insiders expected it to do by taking the stage at WWDC and announcing the upcoming release of a smart …

YouTube is spending millions to make new original shows you can watch for free

Starting with ad-supported programming from Kevin Hart and Ellen DeGeneres<p>YouTube is planning a new slate of ad-supported original programming to start this year, the company announced at the NewFronts conference in New York today. The shows, which will be free to view and not part of the company’s …

Military perplexed after Trump says soldiers couldn't get religious items

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> When President Donald Trump signed an executive order promoting religious liberty on Thursday, he singled out the US military for preventing troops from receiving religious items.<p>"People were forbidden from giving or receiving religious items at a military hospital where our …

Religion

5 Android apps you shouldn't miss this week! - Android Apps Weekly

Welcome to the 185th edition of Android Apps Weekly! Here are the headlines from the last week:<p>WhatsApp is the latest communication app to come under fire for its encryption. Someone used the app shortly before the attack on the UK. The debate began raging once again on whether or not companies …

Apps

iOS 10.3 tells you when it's time to delete an app

Apple is applying pressure on developers to update apps, starting with the good ol' name and shame technique.<p>It is safe to say we all have a few apps installed on our iOS devices that haven't received an update in a very long time. These apps can be problematic, as they slow down your device or …

Apps

The next version of iOS could kill 187,000 old apps

iOS 11, the next version of Apple’s mobile OS expected to launch this spring, is likely going to kill support for 32-bit apps. That’s going off the …

Out of control? Or is Trump's tweeting designed to distract?

Finding a rational explanation in Donald Trump’s politics is much like seeing a pattern in a Rorschach splodge of ink. Most people stare into the random eruptions and see whatever they want to project on to the 45th president of the United States.<p>The process began again on Saturday morning, after …

Donald Trump

Photo of Hillary Clinton reading news Pence used AOL email goes viral

A photograph of former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton looking at a newspaper headline about vice-president Mike Pence using private email has gone viral on social media, with thousands of people commenting on it.<p>Mike Pence used his AOL email for state business as governor – and was …

Donald Trump

Google Assistant Lands On Android Marshmallow And Nougat Devices

The Google Assistant was previously only available on the Google Pixel devices, the company said recently that it would be released for other devices …

Android News

Donald Trump isn’t the only villain – the Republican party shares the blame

The US president’s links to Russia reflect the depth of the political crisis. This is a scandal of the entire American right<p>Who’s the villain here? Naturally our rage focuses on Donald Trump, a pantomime baddie drawn, as he would put it, from central casting. But behind him stand many others, and …

Donald Trump

Imagine a world where every Android phone has the Google Pixel’s camera

It’s not that wild of an idea<p>I’ve made no secret of my deep and passionate love affair with the camera inside Google’s Pixel. The phone itself is nothing special, but the pictures I take with it are a whole new level of awesome that I’ve never previously experienced with any mobile device. So …

​The three Switch games you need to buy that aren't Zelda

There aren't a lot of games for the Nintendo Switch. But there are some good ones to be had. Yes, some. If you've got a Switch in your hot hands, and want to know what to do with it, here are the best games I've tried so far in a week or so of playing.<p>Good news: except for Zelda, these are …

Indie Gaming

Disney releases first photo of Emily Blunt as Mary Poppins

Disney has released the first photo of Emily Blunt as Mary Poppins ahead of the return of the magical nanny in a new film.<p>The award-winning actress is pictured from behind on a leafy street, wearing a dark blue coat and pink hat in a photo uploaded to Instagram by Disney.<p>She is clutching her …

Donald Trump is tweeting pics of photo ops and calling for investigations into Democrats

President Donald Trump on Friday called for an investigation into House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi — repeatedly, because he kept misspelling the …

Snapchat goes public at $29bn and makes co-founders tech billionaires

Snap Inc’s IPO pushes Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy’s company ahead of Twitter and potentially creates a serious rival for Facebook<p>Snap Inc, the company behind disappearing messaging app Snapchat, has gone public with stocks soaring 44% on their first day of trading and valuing the company at $28bn.<p>…

Social Media

How to Snoop-Proof Any Phone or Tablet

It’s likely that you’ve got details of your whole life stored on your phone—the people you know, the banks you’ve used, the videos you’ve wasted …

Apps

11 new trailers you should watch this week

So the Oscars happened. I haven't seen all the year's Best Picture nominees, but I can't imagine liking one more than <i>Moonlight</i> — the fact that it's so far from a traditional Hollywood film makes its win all the more exciting.<p>I also caught up on <i>Hidden Figures</i> last weekend, since it was the last …

The Samsung Galaxy S8 probably looks exactly like this

There are no secrets. It's a hard truth Samsung is learning over and over again as one micro-leak after another appears to tell us every little …

Microsoft announces mixed reality coming to Xbox One and Project Scorpio in 2018

At the Game Developer’s Conference in San Francisco today, Microsoft announced a couple of important steps in its push toward mixing the real world with the virtual.<p>First off, the company confirmed mixed reality experiences are coming to the Xbox family in 2018, including the next-gen Project …

Augmented Reality

Buying a Nintendo Switch? Here’s what you should pick up alongside it

Protect your purchase<p>The Nintendo Switch is only days away from being released, and it’s not enough to come home with the console. The Switch, unlike the Wii or Wii U, doesn’t come with much.<p>There’s no pack-in game. The main Nintendo Switch bundle is just the hardware: the console, the left and …

Why Apple And Google Are Titans

Ten years of innovation, lesson No. 1: The race goes to the swift.<p><i>This is the first essay in our series of 10 Lessons From 10 Years Of The World’s Most Innovative Companies.</i><p>There was a time when Google and Apple represented two very different, and opposed, models of technology. Googlers were the …

Justin Timberlake Brings His Golden Good-Luck Charm to the Oscars — Wife Jessica Biel!

Justin Timberlake turned up to the Oscars looking like a million bucks on Sunday. The superstar is nominated for best original song for "Can't Stop the Feeling" from <b>Trolls</b>, and he brought along wife Jessica Biel. (He adorably referred to her golden dress as "perfection" on the red carpet.) Justin's …

Here's Why Stars Are Wearing Blue Ribbons at the Oscars

A number of celebrities hit the 2017 Oscars red carpet sporting blue ribbons to show solidarity with the American Civil Liberties Union on Sunday.<p>The …

Justin Timberlake Photobombing Jessica Biel Becomes First Meme of 2017 Oscars

Justin Timberlake can't stop the feeling ... that even photos of his wife should be about him! JT is nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Original Song category for "Trolls," and he and wife Jessica Biel had a good time on the 2017 Oscars red carpet.<p>Not only did they look gorgeous -- Jessica …

Justin Timberlake

Apple AirPods For iPhone 7 Are Still Difficult To Find

Apple’s AirPods are considered the first true wireless earbuds that offer a combination of good sound quality, decent battery life, and wireless …

Apple checking 'exploding' iPhone video

<b>Apple is investigating claims that a US woman's iPhone 7 Plus "exploded" and caught fire.</b><p>Brianna Olivas, 18, from Tucson, Arizona, was sleeping with the phone nearby when her boyfriend noticed it smoking and emitting a strange noise.<p>He moved the phone away from her and took a video, which has gone …

Mobile Technology

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