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This hidden iPhone trick just became my new favorite feature

We’ve said it time and time again — mobile platforms like iOS and Android have become so feature-packed that it’s simply impossible to remember all …

Hear Issues' new album, 'Headspace,' in full - Alternative Press

Issues have shared a full stream of their new album, <i>Headspace</i>, which is due out this Friday, May 20, via Rise Records. (Pre-orders are on sale now.) …

Nextbit Robin unboxing and hands-on [Video]

Meet Robin, Nextbit’s new flagship smartphone. There’s a lot of hype surrounding this phone right now and we’re going to get into the box and see what it’s all about. The fancy pants packaging you see in the video below is not actually what you’ll get when you purchase this smartphone. They sent us …

Mobile Technology

The Amazon Echo can now control your thermostat

Starting today, if you have an Amazon Echo and an Ecobee 3 connected thermostat, you can change the temperature of your home by just barking commands at Amazon's connected cylinder. The $249 Ecobee 3 is the first thermostat that works directly with the Echo, allowing you to set specific …

iPhone 5se and iPad Air 3 said to go on sale March 18

Apple is now said to put its iPhone 5se and iPad Air 3 up for sale on March 18, just three days after the company is expected to hold an event to announce the new hardware.<p>Sources also claim there will be no pre-order period for the devices.<p>The iPhone 5se is expected to be a hybrid iPhone 5s and 6, …

IPad Air

Survios’ First-Person Shooter Shows How Addictive VR Will Be

I want to play again. My arms are sore from shooting a virtual bow-and-arrow and slashing robots with a lightsaber. My heart is racing from dodging drone missiles and defending my teammate. And my mind is spinning from the possibilities. I want to play again. And I won’t be the only one.<p>The game is …

This App Splits The Bill Based On How Privileged You Are

Imagine the amount you paid for things was directly related to your gender, racial, and other social privileges.<p>That’s the idea behind Equipay, an …

Apple is replacing MacBook USB charging cables for free

Apple will replace those cables for free if you bring them into an Apple Store or contact Apple Support.<p>MacBook owners who registered their addresses with Apple and are eligible will have a replacement cable sent automatically.<p>The issue is that MacBooks with the affected cables "may not charge or …

Apple Store

Android Circuit: New Galaxy S7 Leaks, Facebook's Very Hungry Android App, Samsung Challenges Apple

Taking a look back at seven days of news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit includes the ambient display on the Samsung Galaxy S7, benchmarks for #TheNextGalaxy, Facebook’s hungry Android app, Microsoft’s continued Android ambitions, the new pricing for the Amazon Fire, …

Shape-shifting polymer straightens out from body heat

There have been plenty of tries at shape-changing materials, but this one might be the most practical yet. The University of Rochester has created a polymer that returns to its original shape when subjected to body heat -- touch a curled mess of the stuff and it straightens out. The solution was to …

Here's a list of emoticons and their meaning

If you unlocked the emoticon keyboard on your iOS device, then bookmark this page.<p>As noted in the guide that detailed how to activate the hidden keyboard on your iOS device, it's not easy to figure out just what each of the emoticons actually mean.<p>Thankfully, the website linked to above lists …

In love and basketball, a photographer finds both aren’t so different

“if you concentrate at all times and pick up on the non-verbal language between the coaches, players, and refs, you can stay one step ahead.”<p>Juggling …

Self-driving cars face challenges beyond technology

The technology that permits vehicles to drive themselves is evolving rapidly, but major changes will be required to laws and society's attitude toward the automobile before such vehicles take over the roads later this century.<p>The billions of dollars that auto makers, high-tech firms and suppliers …

Why Elizabeth Warren thinks legalizing marijuana could help end America’s opioid addiction crisis

By Christopher Ingraham<p>, Reporter<p>Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to explore the use of medical marijuana as an alternative to the powerful opioid painkillers that kill thousands of people each year.<p>In a letter to CDC chief Tom Friedan, the Massachusetts …

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6 Things Every Woman Should Know About Toxic Shock Syndrome

Men can get it too, you know.<p><b>1. It's rare.</b> Toxic shock syndrome, commonly known as TSS, is a dangerous condition that every woman should be aware of — but you shouldn't be scared of using tampons, you just need to know the proper precautions to take. Dr. Claire Morrison of MedExpress, who is also …

Here's what to expect at CES 2016 next week

It has become an annual tradition to jokingly call CES an "auto show," but this year, it’s absolutely no joke: major automakers will be making legitimately groundbreaking announcements here, and dozens of smaller companies will be filling in the gaps. Expect General Motors to show the production …

BTS' Rap Monster to cancel all activities this week because of injury

Hello, this is Big Hit Entertainment.<p>Today (December 31) Rap Monster had his close examination. <br>There wasn't anything particularly out of place in …

Interview: Stunning Shots Simultaneously Capture the World Above and Below a Glacier

Photographer Steve Mandel recently ventured to Antarctica where he captured breathtaking images of glaciers. His frosty shots are a unique twist on landscape photography–instead of presenting one view of the icebergs, the California-based creative shot a split view in a single frame. Half of the …

iPad Mini

Virtual Whammy: Touchless Arduino MIDI Device Controls Any Instrument

Innovation is often born from restrictive conditions. For maker and musician Alessandro Voto, this came in the form of a distinct lack of whammy bar options for his bass guitar. So, naturally, he built one using an Arduino. Voto calls his space-age whammy bar a Kinesonic — a theremin-like …

Arduino

This man built an $18 billion Silicon Valley company — after the US government almost didn't let him in

Over the past 26 years, SanDisk bloomed from a three-person startup in Milpitas, California, to a company with $6.6 billion in revenue, a market cap of around $18 billion, and 8,700 employees worldwide.<p>And it almost didn't happen because the US government repeatedly told co-founder and current CEO, …

Silicon Valley

iPhone 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S6: Here's the difference

Apple and Samsung's flagship phones, the iPhone 6 and Galaxy S6 , are sure to dominate the smartphone world this year. Both phones are remarkably similar, in design, features and cost, but there are some telltale differences.<p>If you're looking to switch phones this year and have your sites on either …

This Is How Easily Our Cities Could Become High-Density Solar Power Plants

Solar energy has a dark side. Those gargantuan plants that sprawl out like deconstructed disco balls sacrifice valuable open space and put wildlife, …

Nomad’s Pod Is A Clever Portable Backup Battery For Apple Watch

The Apple Watch isn’t available yet, but that hasn’t stopped accessory makers from coming out of the woodwork to pre-announce a thriving ecosystem of companion devices for the wearable. Nomad, maker of the ChargeKey and the NomadClip, among many other MFI-certified power accessories, is joining the …

Microsoft to launch Windows 10 in 190 countries this summer

Microsoft plans a global launch this summer of Windows 10, complete with a new biometric authentication process intended to replace traditional passwords.<p>No specific date was given, but the company is committed to that midyear release for the operating system, Windows chief Terry Myerson said …

Finally! A 4K TV You Should Own

The Samsung JS9500 has arrived just in time<p>Building a home entertainment center is a lot like building a house: You need a solid foundation--and that’s your television. If you’re starting from scratch, you’ll want a TV that will last more than five years, which means going with the …

4K Ultra HD

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

Why the Earth Will Never Be Invaded

Why haven't the Borg invaded the Earth yet? I have watched every episode of <i>Star Trek, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, Voyager,</i> and <i>Enterprise</i>, and myriad movies where the Earth is invaded by aliens. I love science fiction. But it is only fiction and will remain so.<p>Many people, …

Stephen Hawking

Tesla's biggest problem is that it's selling the wrong car

And Elon Musk's electric-car maker is moving fast. In less than 10 years, Tesla has captivated both the technology and automotive worlds. Its market cap is $25 billion, and yet the company produces, so far, one car at one factory.<p>At the end of 2014, a bunch of questions arose about whether Tesla's …

Tesla

10 facts about the Apple Watch that show Apple's obsessive attention to detail

That's evident when you look at a product like the MacBook Air or the iPhone, but it's bound to be an even deal with the Apple Watch.<p>That's because the Apple Watch, unlike Apple's other products, is made to be visible and worn rather than tucked away inside your pocket.<p>So it's not surprising to …

Smartwatches