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5 free VPNs to maintain your privacy online

Whether it’s the prying eyes of a repressive regime, a data-hungry internet service provider (ISP), or a malicious actor listening on the public …

How to safely access the deep web

So you want to know how to access the deep web? First, you should get the terminology straight. The deep web is simply any web page or site that’s …

Rumored Google Pixel successor "Taimen" said to be built by LG

There have been reports that Google is working on three new Pixel devices for several months now, and we had an inkling of what they could offer, but in the last 24 hours, things have changed.<p>News arrived just yesterday that Muskie, what <i>was</i> expected to be a successor to the Pixel XL, might have …

Google Pixel

ZTE announces Axon 7s with Snapdragon 821 and dual-camera setup

The ZTE Axon 7 was one of the best budget smartphones of 2016. The Chinese manufacturer has now announced a new, upgraded version of the device called the Axon 7s.<p>It brings a few new things to the table, as it is powered by the Snapdragon 821 chipset instead of the Snapdragon 820 found in its …

Mobile Technology

Logitech made a new webcam in the year 2016

Logitech released it last webcam in 2012. When was the last time you bought a webcam? Today it’s introducing the new C922 Pro Stream Webcam, which records in HD 1080p or 720p at 60fps video. It even comes with a tripod! Maybe you are like me and are wondering, why would someone want a webcam in …

Emojis Will Have Exciting New Roles for Women

The emojiverse just keeps on growing. This time, though, the focus is on giving women more representation and less old-fashioned stereotyping.<p>In an …

Reddit CEO Steve Huffman: 'We know your dark secrets. We know everything.'

I had a chance to interview Reddit CEO Steve Huffman at our conference last week, which was interesting and a lot of fun. And when I asked Steve about monetization, or simply ‘making money’ he replied with what I thought was just a funny statement:<p>We know all of your interests. Not only just your …

Internet

How To Stop Windows 10 Installing Automatically

Upgrading to Windows 10 should be a personal choice, but increasingly it isn’t. In a series of ever more cheeky, arrogant and downright deceptive moves Microsoft has pushed Windows 10 upon millions of unsuspecting Windows 7 and Windows 8 users.<p>So how do you stop an automatic Windows 10 installation …

Windows 10

Miss D is a dictionary app for the linguistically curious

If you’re seriously attempting to learn another language then at least one dictionary app will be a staple on your smartphone home screen. And familiarity with its UX foibles will have long ago set your teeth on edge.<p>But when you’re grappling with a hard problem like language learning, your …

Meet the YouTube Stars Who Asked Questions at the Democratic Debate

The questions at Sunday’s Democratic presidential debate didn’t just come from TV journalists—a group of YouTube stars also got to put the candidates …

LG G5 will be radically redesigned

It’s just a few short weeks until this year’s Mobile World Congress kicks off, where LG is widely believed to be going head-to-head with Samsung in the release of its new LG G5 flagship handset. Previous rumours have given us little nuggets of information about the new handset and now, thanks to an …

Phones

LG G5 said to feature first of its kind modular design

<b>Update:</b> <i>Hoping to learn more about the LG G5, we reached out to a source familiar with LG’s plans for the G5. Our source didn’t directly address whether or not the rumor of a modular design is accurate, though the source did state that</i> <i>LG’s “next phone is going to have a lot of competitors slapping</i> …

Mobile Technology

SlimType is a QWERTY keyboard cover for the Galaxy S6

It seems that BlackBerry isn’t alone in wanting to revive the QWERTY keyboard for mobile phones, as Norwegian company One2Touch has just unveiled its own physical keyboard accessory for the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, but not the Plus model, called the SlimType.<p>The SlimType connects up to the …

Gear & Gadgets

Explaining Tumblr to internet folk raised on Xanga and LiveJournal

Tumblr was the first social media platform to feel irrelevant. I'm young enough to have blogged my way through high school, but old enough for my blogging to be unusual. I used Xanga, and then LiveJournal. When Facebook launched, I traded both platforms, and decided I'd communicate my goings-on by …

US Cellular is running a new promo plan: 6GB for $40 and $300 for switchers

We don’t hear as much about US Cellular as we do the other major carriers. Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint, but the nation’s fifth largest carrier is making a push to change that. In a bid to expand their customer base, the Chicago-based CDMA service provider is looking to sweeten the deal by …

U.S. Cellular

Interview with Huawei - Nexus 6P, Mate 8, Honor 5X and more

At CES 2016, our own Darcy LaCouvee interviewed Bill Plummer, the VP of External Affairs for Huawei. In their discussion, Plummer outlined the company’s success over the previous year. The two addressed the looming challenges of 2016 including concerns about how the company is perceived by …

Nexus

iOS 9.2.1 Sucessfully Jailbroken

Despite rumors that the usual suspects - Pangu and TaiG teams – had managed to get to grips with iOS 9.2, it turned out that our hopes for a late 2015 release for a jailbreak tool were unfounded. The statement made by 3K Assistant, was edited and many were left wondering if iOS 9.2 would be …

iOS

Headphone makers quietly prepare for the iPhone 7

No one at CES seems alarmed by the death of the headphone jack<p>Apple is the perennial absentee newsmaker at CES. The Cupertino company never attends the Consumer Electronics Show, but it always manages to stir up some hype and excitement around its products during the show. Call it a happy accident. …

7 clever tricks that make your iPhone or iPad easier to use

Using an iPhone or an iPad isn't rocket science. One of the things that die-hard Apple users love most about them is their combination of powerful computing with simple, easy-to-use functionality. That's even more pronounced with Apple's new iOS 9 operating system.<p>In fact, hundreds of thousands of …

What's Coming From Apple in 2016: Apple Watch 2, iPhone 6c, iPhone 7, Skylake MacBooks, and More

With the launch of the Apple Watch, the iPhone 6s and the 6s Plus, the new Apple TV, and the iPad Pro, 2015 was a major year for Apple. The Apple Watch introduced a whole new category, the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus saw the debut of 3D Touch, and the iPad Pro brought Apple's largest iOS device yet.<p>iOS …

MacBook Air

With CodinGame, Learning To Code Becomes A Game

French startup CodinGame just raised $1.6 million from Isai for its innovative code learning platform. As the name suggests, CodinGame is all about games — not game development, not gamification, just plain games. The logic behind each exercise is tied to an actual game so that you get visual …

The official Fallout 4 Pip-Boy app is now available to download

With less than a week to go, Bethesda has released the <i>Fallout 4</i> companion app for iPhone, iPad, Android, and Windows Phone users. Fallout Pip-Boywill sync to your game of <i>Fallout 4</i> and let you monitor stats and inventory, check on the map, listen to the radio, and play holotape games without having …

A cartoonist turned the iTunes Terms of Service into a 47-page graphic novel

It is a time-honored truth (or at least an oft-cited anecdote) that no one reads the iTunes Terms and Conditions. It's long and presumably boring (but who knows? I've never read it) and I'm not even sure there are paragraph breaks. There already exist a few projects that try to reshape various user …

Is Nuzzle The iPod Of Pet Insurance? Ammunition Thinks So.

This smart collar insures a pet’s health in more ways than one.<p>In America, as much as 47% of all households have a dog, and up to 37% have a cat. Despite this, only 2% of all Americans have any form of pet insurance. Not because they don’t love their pet. Not because their pet doesn’t get sick. Not …

Android Marshmallow requires devices to show all battery stats

On top of the big changes coming with Android Marshmallow, Google is also forcing Android device makers to be more transparent about battery usage on all of their devices. Specifically, Google notes that devices "MUST be able to track hardware component power usage," as well as attribute usage to …

Android News

Android exec promises new emojis

Android executive Hiroshi Lockheimer has taken to Twitter to announce that his team is working on a new batch of emojis, presumably for our Android devices. He doesn’t go into any details about what icons will be included or when they might appear, but they are coming.<p>This might not be a completely …

Disney's 3D coloring book lets you paint with all the colors of augmented reality

Coloring outside the lines is one thing. Coloring in 3D is another.<p>Disney Research has developed an augmented reality coloring book app, Disney Color …

Inside the creation of the Microsoft Surface Book

No one saw it coming: The Surface Book, history’s first Microsoft laptop (or notebook, if you prefer). And has there ever been a more apt setting for …

This VR Headset Lets You Experience Nature Through Animal Eyes

With an animal’s senses, it turns out life in the forest is pretty mind-blowing.<p>Marshmallow Laser Feast’s VR headsets aren’t meant for the living room, but rather the middle of the forest. Resembling round diving helmets with viewports of moss, they let you experience the forest through the eyes …