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Donors give £35,000 to save rescue dog who took snakebites to protect Florida girl

Haus, a two-year-old German shepherd, was picked out from the animal shelter by the DeLuca family two months ago.<p>He has already repaid the favour, risking his own life to protect their seven-year-old daughter, suffering three bites as he fought off a deadly rattlesnake in Florida.<p>His story has …

Boost Game Performance on Retina Macs with a Simple Trick

Mac users with Retina displays may have noticed that gaming performance is sometimes reduced on these machines. The reason is quite simple; if you’re …

BlackBerry Teases More Information About the Upcoming BlackBerry Priv

BlackBerry Priv is going to be the company’s first handset which will ship with Android as its operating system. The company has seen its fair share …

Mobile Technology

Xiaomi CEO invests in cool electric bikes that connect to your smartphone

Electric bikes are no longer the preferred way of getting around China's cities. People are moving onto cars. The bike lanes are getting a bit less …

On Apple’s Insurmountable Platform Advantage

Since the iPhone 6s was released last month anyone who has used the device says it feels like magic. Apple – as a platform company – is so far above …

Mobile Devices

The 21 most popular novels of the year so far

The beauty of fiction writing is its ability to take the reader into captivating imagined worlds, from fantasy-like environments to tales set back in time.<p>Every year, Amazon pulls together its most popular print books of the year​. Based on sales numbers and updated daily, the list is a good …

The USA’s top historical sights

A lot of people think of the United States as a young country with little in the way of history. Sure, the country’s only been a country since 1776, but before that there was the colonial period and before <i>that</i> there were centuries of Native American cultures. And, of course, there's its more modern …

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Huawei Watch review: Gordon Gekko gets a smartwatch

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The 54 Best Romantic Comedies of All Time

There is no “best” romantic comedy. Something is funny when someone laughs, or romantic when their heart swells, for better or for worse, and we have no right to say why one of these should top another. Your uncle, or cube-mate might say, “That’s stupid. <i>Breakfast at Tiffany’s</i> is obviously the best …

Arctic doomsday seed vault sees first withdrawal due to Syrian war

Located in the Arctic, the Svalbard Global Seed Vault is known as the “doomsday” vault, as it serves to safeguard the world’s food supplies by …

A 17-Year-Old Artist Created This Incredible Map Of Literature

Martin Vargic's intricate cartography is basically porn for book lovers.

How to get a refund for iTunes or App Store purchases

How you get a refund for iTunes or App Store purchases and in-app purchases isn't obvious, but it is possible!If you experience a problem with music, …

Review: Is Huawei Watch the first eye-catching iPhone-compatible Android Wear smartwatch? [Video]

Huawei Watch is beautiful. I know that’s a rather odd way to start out this review, but this is hands-down one of the best looking smart watches on the market. I suppose that opinion is somewhat subjective depending on your taste, but every little detail about Huawei Watch’s design is proof that …

Apple iPad mini 4 unboxing and comparison [Video]

This wasn’t discussed much in the official announcement, but the iPad mini 4 is a pretty nice step above its predecessor with enhancements in a few key areas that definitely make a difference. The major things you need to know about with this iPad mostly falls in line with Apple’s upgrade patterns: …

Telltale's Minecraft game launches Oct. 13, will have a physical release

<i>Minecraft: Story Mode</i>, the next episodic game coming from Telltale Games, will launch Oct. 13, the studio announced today.<p>The game will first launch as a downloadable title, then launch on disc on Oct. 27 with a "Season Pass Disc" entitling the buyer to the full series. The physical format launch …

Make your MacBook chime like an iPhone when you plug it in to charge

The iPhone and iPad have made a cute little chime noise when plugged it into charge since their inception, but the Mac has no such noise as it uses the MagSafe light indicators to show charging status. This changed with the new 12-inch Retina MacBook which doesn’t have MagSafe so it uses the iOS …

From tartan to tippling: A to Z of things two queens have in common

On Wednesday, the Queen takes the mantle of Britain’s longest-serving monarch from her great-great grandmother Queen Victoria, and here we compare their reigns<p>The Queen is known to be partial to Dubonnet, a drink that was also the favourite tipple of the Queen Mother. Her love of the obscure …

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Intel's Skylake Processor Lineup for Retina MacBook Revealed

Following a closer look at Intel's upcoming Skylake processor lineup for the MacBook Air, <i>CPU World</i> has shared new details about sixth-generation Core M chips appropriate for the 12-inch Retina MacBook. Intel reportedly may brand the low-power Skylake-Y chips as Core m3, Core m5 and Core m7 based on …

Intelligent Energy's Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology Can Now Fit Inside an iPhone

British power technology company Intelligent Energy has developed an iPhone 6 prototype with a built-in fuel cell that supports hydrogen cartridges delivering up to a week's worth of battery life, according to <i>The Telegraph</i>. It also demonstrated a hydrogen-powered MacBook Air.<p>The patented fuel cell …

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Here are all of iOS 9’s colorful new wallpapers for your iPhone

We shared yesterday that Apple’s newly released fifth developer beta version of iOS 9 adds a new collection of colorful, Retina showcasing default wallpapers for the iPhone. Settling on a new wallpaper, or in this case a whole set of gorgeous imagery, usually mean development on the operating …

These were 4 of the most amazing escapes in military history

Regardless, the story of James Nicholas "Nick" Rowe is one that deserves a spot in the limelight, and it might be one you haven't heard before.<p>Not only was Rowe a Green Beret during Vietnam, he would also create the Army SERE course, a grueling training course that teaches methods of "survival, …

Yours for $725m: Texas ranch for sale bigger than New York and LA combined

For $725m, you can buy a ranch in Texas that is bigger than New York City and Los Angeles combined.<p>At 510,527 acres, the WT Waggoner Estate ranch spans six counties of north Texas. It is the largest ranch in the US within a single fence, and the highest-priced estate in the world.<p>The estate buyer …

Real Estate

Change the Mac System Font to the OS X El Capitan Font in OS X Yosemite

When the San Francisco type face first debuted it was made for the Apple Watch, but some enterprising Mac users modified the San Francisco font to …

Who’s Actually Buying iPods These Days?

Iran on the balcony

Photographs of foreign minister Zarif in Vienna are the last in a series of images that define recent Iranian history<p>There are many images that will be associated with what must be the longest negotiations in human history. Many are already being circulated on social media by Iranians. There’s the …

Young people are not fair game, Mr Osborne| Letters

Jonathan Freedland’s superb analysis of George Osborne’s clever but quite inhumane calculation of the likely limits of a voting majority’s empathy (There are limits to our empathy. Osborne knows it, 11 July) nonetheless might underestimate the extent of the anger and opposition of pensioners, like …

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12 Brownies That Are Totally OK To Eat For Breakfast

Want permission to eat brownies for breakfast? You're an adult, so you can make brownies part of your morning meal in any way you please.<p>And if you want a little help, we've rounded up some smarter ways to go about it. A few of these chocolate recipes are made healthier with snuck-in oats or …

YouTube star PewDiePie made $7 million in 2014

Last year around this time, word got out that Felix Kjellberg, a 24-year-old Swedish bro known online as PewDiePie, made $4 million a year by playing video games, recording his reactions and uploading the resulting videos to YouTube. At the time, he had 27 million YouTube subscribers. Today, …

Have Some Summer Fun with Audrey, Marilyn, and the Stars of Old Hollywood

July has finally arrived—and what better way to celebrate the long, hot, summer days and nights than with the sultry stars of Old Hollywood? From bathing beauty Ava Gardner to a seafaring Paul Newman, click through these retro photographs of classic icons having oh-so-much fun in the summer sun.

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