Trevor Waern

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The Pirate Bay crew 'couldn't care less' about being taken offline

One of the filesharing site’s administrators says it’s taking a break, but promises that if it returns ‘it’ll be with a bang’

Doctor On Demand Gets A Facelift, Adds Psychologists And Lactation Experts

Digital house call app, Doctor On Demand is expanding beyond its web physician at a moments notice service to add help for breast-feeding moms and those in need of counseling.<p>The video MD startup needed to add advanced scheduling within the app to accommodate the addition of both highly in-demand …

Why Cellphone Unlocking Could Soon Be Illegal Once Again

<i>Editors' note: This is the first in our series looking at the DMCA Exemptions period.</i><p>In August, President Obama signed the Unlocking Consumer Choice …

What I’m Looking Forward To In The iPad Air 2

I’ve got a 64GB LTE iPad Air 2 on the way to me this Thursday or Friday, according to my Apple Order Status page. I still don’t know for sure if the iPad Air 2 will have 2GB of RAM, but I decided to throw caution to the wind and go through with the upgrade anyway. After re-reviewing all of the spec …

LINE Is Finally Here On iPad!

It wasn’t that long ago that I was lamenting the absence of LINE Messenger on the iPad. It’s the one app that my family uses for group chatting, and it was one of the few things that tethered me to my iPhone at home or at coffee shops, when I would rather have just replied from the iPad.<p>However, …

5 iPad Apps for Amateur Astronomers

I’ve always been interested in space and a couple of years ago, my other half bought me a telescope for my birthday. It was a rather left-field sort of present, but she knew it would appeal because firstly, I like space, and secondly it was computer controlled, which would appeal to my inner and …

Health warning: Now e-cigarettes can give you malware

E-cigarettes may be better for your health than normal ones, but spare a thought for your poor computer – electronic cigarettes have become the latest vector for malicious software, according to online reports.<p>Many e-cigarettes can be charged over USB, either with a special cable, or by plugging …

Distorted View of Relationships Behind Social Anxiety Disorder

the Psychiatry Advisor take:<p>People that suffer from social anxiety disorder find it hard to interact with other people and make friends. Negative …

How should I equip my older parents with a smartphone and tablet?

Matt’s parents are comfortable with desktop computing and they are now keen to get to grips with mobile devices<p>My parents are in their mid-70s and over the past decade or so have become comfortable with email, Skype and general use of desktop computers. They are now keen to get to grips with mobile …

Why there are no good apps for etiquette and education

Most of us have been on both sides of the forward head tilt (let’s call it FHT), that precise moment in time when we go from a quick and casual …

Great apps for young filmmakers and animators

There are so many impressive tools available to tweens and teenagers who want to take a shot with creating films. From adding eye-catching special …

Chips promise more security for credit cards, but signature still required

New credit card technology is coming that will increase security and decrease the likelihood of theft. But you're still going to be asked to sign a receipt every once in a while.<p>By October 1, 2015, credit card transactions in the United States are going to require technology that has been in use …

Apple releases iOS 8.1.1 w/ bug fixes & performance improvements for iPad 2, iPhone 4s

Apple has released iOS 8.1.1, a minor update to last month’s iOS 8.1 release for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The public release for iOS 8.1.1 follows a beta release to members of Apple’s developer program. Last month Apple released iOS 8.1 which introduced Apple Pay support for iPhone 6 and …

Run a Bar or Restaurant? Jon Taffer to the Rescue with BarHQ!

I have a good job. I get to review apps and accessories, often before they hit the market. But today that good job is a great job, as I had the opportunity to interview Jon Taffer, host of two of my favorite shows, <i>Spike TV's Bar Rescue</i> and <i>Hungry Investors</i>. Unlike most "reality" TV shows, Taffer's …

11 Odd Facts About 'Magic' Mushrooms

1 of 13<p>Introduction<p>At first glance, <i>Psilocybe cubensis</i> doesn't look particularly magical. In fact, the scientific name of this little brown-and-white …

6 Things Your Friend With An Invisible Illness Wishes They Could Tell You

By Gloria Mellesmoen,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1um5khB<p>Chronic illnesses and disorders are a tricky thing, but those that are invisible are …

How to take dependable notes with the iPhone and iPad

In my day gig I’m a business analyst for a large hospital. A significant amount of my week is taken up with meetings, and obviously, I need to take …

iOS is twice as memory-efficient as Android. Here’s why.

When the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were announced, many Android fans laughed at the “pitiful” 1GB of RAM of Apple’s flagship smartphone, when Android flagships tended to ship with 2GB and sometimes more.<p>But specs don’t always — or even most of the time — tell the whole story. As it turns out, an …

How to Stay Safe on Public Wi-Fi Networks

Public Wi-Fi networks—like those in coffee shops or hotels—are not nearly as safe as you think. Even if they have a password, you're sharing a …

12 Fun Sharing Button Effects

Everyone loves eye candy and smooth CSS3 animations. This is why today we are sharing our latest experiment with you - a collection of effects for …

Rovio targets China, opening 9 Angry Birds theme parks by 2018

Rovio is pushing the offline side of its popular — but sagging — Angry Birds franchise in China, looking to take advantage of the country’s booming obsession with mobile gaming.<p>The Finnish developer behind the slingshot gaming series is bringing nine “family entertainment centers” to China over the …

Jennifer Lawrence: 'I will never get Twitter. The internet has scorned me'

The Hunger Games actor Jennifer Lawrence, who was recently the victim of a nude photo hacking scandal, has said she is not active on social media and never will be.<p>In an interview with BBC Radio 1’s Nick Grimshaw, Lawrence was asked by a fan: “Why don’t you have Twitter and will you ever get it?”<p>To …

Smart iPhone case offers all-day data roaming for just $2

Anyone who travels a lot internationally has likely been stung by roaming Internet charges at some point in other. While it is possible to buy or rent a local SIM card when you’re abroad, this requires that your iPhone be either unlocked or jailbroken — and also limits users to just one mobile …

iOS Apps

343 Industries On 'Halo: The Master Chief Collection:' 'You Deserve Better'

It would appear that there are two ways in which developers launch games with major online components these days. The sort that crash on launch day without much of a word beyond a “we hear you,” and the sort that come with a more elaborate mea culpa. The sort that actually work seem to be too few …

Why it’s time for Facebook to offer a “pay for privacy” feature

Facebook’s privacy policies are back in the news again, and they reflect a major improvement — to the company’s PR strategy. Otherwise, it’s just the …

8 Things Only People With Anxiety Understand

For the 40 million American adults who suffer from anxiety and panic disorders, everyday life can be a little more challenging than most people realize. There’s the dreadful fear of particular events, the looming thought of a panic attack and persistent physical symptoms -- and it can be all the …

What I want you to know about having anxiety disorder

<i>What I Want You to Know is a series of reader submissions. It is an attempt to allow people to tell their personal stories, in the hopes of bringing</i> …

What If Everything We Know About Treating Depression Is Wrong?

<i>Scientific studies indicate that current medications target the wrong parts of the brain.</i><p>A new study is challenging the relationship between …

Dark thoughts: why mental illness is on the rise in academia

Mental health problems are on the rise among UK academics amid the pressures of greater job insecurity, constant demand for results and an increasingly marketised higher education system.<p>University counselling staff and workplace health experts have seen a steady increase in numbers seeking help …