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Verkeerde pagina? Google laat je een nieuwe Easter egg spelen

Als je op een niet bestaande pagina van een website terecht komt, krijg je een 404 error. Dit betekent dat de pagina niet op de server is gevonden. …

Facebook Claims Future As It Builds On Chinese Rivals

Yesterday’s news that Facebook would allow users to order an Uber car to pick them up from inside its Messenger client picked up a lot of press, including here on Forbes. As always, it is the story behind the story that is worth paying attention to. This is a simple one. The messaging client is the …

Messaging

Spanish cancer patient gets a 3D-printed titanium rib cage

Is there anything 3D printers can't do? A 54-year-old Spanish man, who had a cancerous tumor in his chest wall, was recently fitted with a 3D printed sternum and rib cage. While the first-of-its-kind implant seems like a Marvel Comics experiment with Adamantium, in reality, it was an ingenious, …

Marvel Comics

iPhone 6S And iPhone 6S Plus: 11 Important New Features

They are nearly here. On September 9th Apple will formally announce the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus, the successors to the most successful iPhones in history. And thanks to a myriad of leaks we know have a very clear picture of the changes Apple will make, along with some disappointments.<p>Let’s …

IPhone 6S

Stakes are high for Apple going into 'critical event'

Apple's annual September event is always its most anticipated gathering of the year. The stakes are especially high this time around.<p>Heading into Wednesday's invitation-only event in San Francisco, Apple is contending with volatile stock markets worldwide, economic turmoil in China — arguably its …

Tesla's Model S P85D is so good it broke Consumer Reports' rating system

103 out of 100<p>How good is Tesla's Model S P85D? Insanely good, says <i>Consumer Reports</i>, with the electric sedan performing better than any other car the magazine has reviewed and breaking its rating system in the process. "The Tesla initially scored 103 in the Consumer Reports' Ratings system, which …

Google Open DNS is de oplossing bij een soortgelijke Ziggo storing

Internetprovider Ziggo had gisteren voor de tweede dag op rij te kampen met een DDoS aanval. Hier waren vele klanten de dupe van doordat men zonder …

Notifications will kill the app

Als je mensen vraagt hoeveel apps ze op hun mobiele telefoon geïnstalleerd hebben, is het antwoord meestal rond de 50. In werkelijkheid staan er …

Why Google's Alphabet shakeup makes sense

Yesterday, Google caught the tech world off-guard with a major reorganization. In the months to come, what we now know as Google will become Alphabet, with "Google" now referring to just the core businesses of Search, Android, YouTube, and a handful of others, overseen by new Google CEO Sundar …

Scientific Data About the Sun Turned Into Art

Intel’s Skylake generation begins with a pair of powerful processors

The first two chips from Intel's sixth-gen Core family are designed for overclocking and available today<p>The old Wintel duo is back in sync this month, as Microsoft's launch of Windows 10 has been quickly followed up by the release of two new processors from Intel. The Core i7-6700K and Core …

Oops! New Microsoft Windows 10 Is Spying On You

<b>Oops! New Microsoft Windows 10 Is Spying On You</b><p>Did You Know ? I think not .<p>You are happy to see that Windows 10 officially launched and you get a new …

Arrow Launcher: Microsoft's eigen launcher voor Android

Microsoft wil meer marktaandeel vergaren en heeft inmiddels verschillende apps en diensten naar Android gebracht. Hun nieuwste stukje software is de …

The new YouTube app features a redesigned interface and new editing tools

YouTube is receiving a big update that freshens up the user interface and brings new editing tools, plus the proper display of vertical videos that we covered earlier this week.<p>Version 10.28.59 of the YouTube for Android app gives up on the familiar hamburger menu in favor of a new tabbed …

Morgan Stanley thinks this could be the worst oil crash in 45 years

Though they have been making these parallels for six months, analysts are now saying that the current crash could fare even worse.<p>"On current trajectory, this downturn could become worse than 1986," Morgan Stanley's Martijn Rats wrote in a note to clients on Tuesday.<p>"We have been expecting the …

First Click: Google already knows if our paths have crossed

Last night Google announced its new Your Timeline feature in Maps that lets you "view the places you’ve been on a given day, month or year." Like most things Google does, it feels a bit creepy, if not downright foreboding in the post-Snowden era. But like most Google services it’s also pretty …

Ubik's quest to build your dream Android phone starts with the Uno

Ubik says it's "the best Android Smartphone you'll be able to buy for the foreseeable future," though it's really hard to see how that's the case. New flagships like the Galaxy Note 5 and less expensive phones aimed at hardcore Android users like the OnePlus Two are on the way this summer. And if …

Spotify's latest trick is a personalized weekly playlist of deep cuts

Discover Weekly serves up a fresh batch of tunes just for you every Monday<p>In the hyper-competitive world of streaming music services, personalization and intelligent suggestions reign supreme. Those features are hallmarks of Apple's just-launched Music service, and others such as Pandora and Google …

Google Play Music

Android versie van Cortana online opgedoken

Nieuws<p>Android versie van Cortana online opgedoken <b>Het is een nog niet volledig werkende versie; installatie op eigen risico dus!</b><p>Dat Microsoft met een …

Eenogige reus gespot in het brein

Volgens de mythe versloeg Odysseus de cycloop Polyphemos. Ondanks de teloorgang van deze eenogige reus leeft zijn ‘zienswijze’ voort binnen de …

Galaxy Note 5 komt niet naar Nederland; de Galaxy S6 (edge) Plus in augustus al

Geruchten<p>Galaxy Note 5 komt niet naar Nederland; de Galaxy S6 (edge) Plus in augustus al <b>Anonieme bron licht Koreaanse 'phablet strategie' wijziging</b> …

Windows 10's forced automatic updates are a good idea

Microsoft will force Windows 10 Home users to download and install updates to its operating system without any options to turn them off. A final version of the OS, distributed to testers this week, contains a clause in the end user license agreement (EULA) that reveals Windows 10 users will receive …

Finally, Windows 10 looks ready for its big debut

For the longest time, I could not get audio to work in the Windows 10 preview build. No sound. No microphone. No verbal access to Cortana, Microsoft's voice assistant.<p>Despite trying a number of fixes and workarounds, I couldn't resolve the issue. Other early Windows 10 users also were bumping into …

Opmars van adblockers: grootste uitdaging voor publishers tot nu toe?

De tijd dat adblockers alleen werden gebruikt door <i>tech savvy nerds</i> ligt steeds verder achter ons. Zowel het aantal adblockers als het aantal …

nPerf promises an all-in-one app for all your speed testing needs

Common speed test websites and apps are very helpful for finding out your internet quality and connection stability. These services give us a clear look at what’s going on with our handsets and our carrier’s network towers, but most times they are unsuccessful at using that information wisely. All …

Apps

Samsung UNJS8500 series review: Futuristic features don't make flat SUHD TV superior today - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The UNJS8500 is Samsung's highest-end 2015 TV with a flat rather than curved screen. It delivers very good picture quality, with relatively deep black levels, accurate color and solid video processing. It's the least-expensive TV compatible with HDR content, and offers a wider color gamut …

Greece gets a stay of execution with a new $90 billion bailout deal

Greece got a stay of execution Monday morning as the Eurozone agreed to start talks over a new $90 billion three-year bailout program in return for …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has died.</b> Iwata, 55, had been at the top of Nintendo since 2002.<p><b>2. Reddit CEO Ellen Pao has resigned.</b> She faced a severe backlash after Victoria Taylor, the employee in charge of the site's popular celebrity interview section, was asked to leave.<p><b>3. Taxi app Gett</b> …

China's Tianhe-2 Supercomputer Is Still the World's Most Powerful

Expect China to hold the top spot until at least 2017.<p>Sorry, America, but the most powerful computer on the face of the planet still resides in China.<p>That’s the pronouncement of researchers who assembled the twice-a-year Top500 list of the world’s top supercomputers, released this morning at a …