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With Laplock, You Get A Text Message When Somebody Unplugs Your Laptop

Fresh off the hackathon dungeon, Laplock is a nifty little app developed at our TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon in London. Martin Saint-Macary and Ivan Maeder worked tirelessly for the past 24 hours to build an easy-to-use software lock for your Mac. Here’s how it works.<p>At heart, Laplock is a menubar …

Disney rendered its new animated film on a 55,000-core supercomputer

Disney's upcoming animated film <i>Big Hero 6</i>, about a boy and his soft robot (and a gang of super-powered friends), is perhaps the largest big-budget mash-up you'll ever see. Every aspect of the film's production represents a virtual collision of worlds. The story, something co-director Don Hall calls …

iCloud Photos on the web goes live leading up to iOS 8.1 release

While iOS 8.1 isn’t officially going to be released to the public until Monday, several reports across the internet are saying that Apple’s Photos app within the web-based iCloud website has now gone live for those using the iOS 8.1 beta. The interface looks a lot like that of the Photos app on …

Flickr Finally Made an iPad App

Flickr is now offering an app for iPad, parent company Yahoo announced Saturday.<p>The first iPad-ready app fir the photo sharing service, it offers …

24 Hours of LeMons Michigan Day 1: Porsche 944, Geo Metro, Volkswagen Squareback Leading Classes

After lining up the largest and most interesting field of Midwestern LeMons racers we’ve ever seen on Friday, we dropped the green flag on Saturday morning and presided over a drizzly, cold day of racing at GingerMan Raceway. When the checkered flag came out soon after sunset, we’d seen a lot of …

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A Lambo in limbo: Urus SUV still not approved

Economics and geopolitics delay the go-ahead.<p>Despite being on track as recently as this past February, Lamborghini's production Urus SUV—first shown as a concept at the 2012 Beijing auto show—may not have the clear path to gilded driveways we initially thought. Lamborghini itself green-lit the SUV …

Mysteries surround girl's death, burning in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS — Dominique Allen was a girl some knew as the bubbly teenager with 3,000 Facebook friends, a girl who loved fashion, especially leopard skin patterned pants, and who dreamed of someday being a model.<p>But she was also a girl struggling to shake off the past. Two years earlier her mother …

Military preps a quick-strike team for Ebola response in United States

Are you on the front lines of Ebola? We'd like to hear your story.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> The U.S. military is forming a 30-person "quick-strike team" equipped to provide direct treatment to Ebola patients inside the United States, a Defense Department official told CNN's Barbara Starr on Sunday.<p>A Pentagon …

Where to buy Samsung's Galaxy Note 4

A week later than Samsung had originally planned, the new Galaxy Note 4 has today officially landed on UK shores. As far as we're concerned, the 5.7-inch behemoth is the best big-screen phone you can get your hands on at the moment, with a gorgeous, pixel-dense display and all the power you can …

Touch-screen Mac unlikely, says Apple's Federighi

CUPERTINO, Calif. -- When will we see a touch-screen Mac? Maybe never -- at least according to Apple's head of software.<p>Craig Federighi, Apple senior vice president of software engineering, told CNET after the company's iPad and Mac launch Thursday that introducing Macs with touch screens is …

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Nexus 5 problems and how to fix them

The Nexus 5 is recognized by many gadget lovers as one of the least expensive high-end Android handsets on the market, designed to give users optimized hardware and fantastic quality for a price that wasn’t going to break the bank However, just like any other phone, inexpensive or otherwise, the …

Samsung revamps its lower-end Chromebook with faux leather

It's taken a while, but people finally seem to be embracing Chromebooks as the low-cost laptops that they were designed to be. Samsung's already earned our plaudits for this year's Chromebook 2, but what if you just don't have $400 to spend on a new piece of hardware? Never fear, for the company …

Jolla Does Angry Birds Themed Android Launcher To Fling Its Sailfish OS Further

Jolla, the Finnish smartphone startup that expanded the MeeGo open source project into its own Sailfish OS, has released its first Android launcher — to give users of Google’s mobile platform a taster of what its alternative OS has to offer.<p>Jolla co-founder Marc Dillon, now its COO, previously told …

Apple Store goes down to get ready for pre-orders of the new iPads

The online Apple Store is down as Apple readies the site to take pre-orders of the new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3.<p>The iPad Air 2 is 18% thinner than the original Air, adds Touch ID, M8 motion-sensing chip and an AX8 processor that Apple says is 40% faster than the previous model. It also has camera …

Galaxy Note 4 UK availability and price comparison

After a small delay, the Galaxy Note 4 has finally arrived on UK shelves today. But before you run off down to the local high-street to grab one for yourself, we’ve compiled a list of all the best contract deals and pay-as-you-go offers in the country.<p>EE<p>Three<p>Vodafone<p>GiffGaff<p>Carphone …

iPad Air 2 announced with Touch ID fingerprint sensor and 'world's thinnest' body, available for $499 next week

Apple is introducing the iPad Air 2, a new version of its wildly popular tablet with a Touch ID fingerprint sensor and an even thinner body. The new tablet has the same look as its predecessor but is only 6.1mm thick — down from 7.5 mm on the original iPad Air, an 18 percent reduction. This new …