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Facebook Is Testing Self-Destructing Posts

Ever wanted to set a self-destruct timer on your Facebook posts? Well, just in case, you may soon be able to do just that.<p>The social networking site is testing a new feature that will let you schedule a post for deletion. All you have to do is set the length of time, and the post will go poof when …

‘Siri, what song is this?’ The iOS 8 GM doesn’t have a clue, but it’s coming back next week

Remember when Apple announced during WWDC that Siri in iOS 8 would be getting several cool new features, including the ability to figure out what song is playing with a music recognition engine powered by Shazam? In the recent GM build of iOS 8, the feature has been removed completely. Apple notes …

This butterfly keyboard can replace your mouse, sort of

Have you ever thought about how you might improve the standard QWERTY keyboard? Jesse Vincent has. He's a keyboard enthusiast, a rare breed of geek inexplicably obsessed with text entry devices. We found him showing of Keyboardio at TechCrunch Disrupt -- a butterfly-shaped keyboard designed to put …

World's First 3D-Printed Car Built Live at IMTS

Printable fuel still a ways off..<p>US automaker Local Motors is attempting to make history by building the world's first 3D-printed car at this year's …

Samsung Gear Blink/Glass said to be arriving March 2015

Samsung might yet be widening the divide with Google, wedging Tizen right in the middle. Although the rumored “Gear Glass”, now referred to as “Gear …

Android KitKat Now On Almost A Quarter Of All Devices

Google has released its latest Android distribution figures, and it looks like adoption of Android 4.4 KitKat is picking up, as it is now on almost a …

Gear & Gadgets

Tablift is a Twisty Tool that gives Tablets a Lift

When Steve Jobs introduced the iPad, he ushered in the Post-PC era. At the time, I remember thinking how we would no longer need a whole slew of accessories like laptop "pillow desks," monitor stands, keyboard drawers, mouse pads, or mice for that matter! For the most part, that prediction has come …

Apple's Steve Jobs was concerned about his children's gadget use

Apple's former CEO Steve Jobs was a 'low tech parent' who restricted his children's access to electronic devices<p>As Apple unveils its latest desirable devices, one thing is missing from the slick marketing spiel, perhaps because it's a truth so obvious it doesn't need to be spoken. Your kids are …

Mozbii color-picking stylus targets kids

Sliding in to fill the gap left by the shamed Scribble Pen is the Mozbii, a color-picking stylus designed with children in mind. With the Mozbii, …

The iPhone 6 Wallpaper’s Photographer Didn’t Find Out About the Use Until the Phone’s Unveiling

When the iPhone 6 was announced this week, there was one person who received a bigger surprise than most: Espen Haagensen, the photographer behind …