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Facebook is trying to save you from embarrassing posts

One of the first things I do before I post anything on Facebook is to make sure I know exactly <i>who</i> will see it. If it's a vacation photo of me and my husband, I restrict it to friends and family. If it's just a link to something funny on the internet, I might post it for all the world to see. It's …

Smile for the selfie-taking mirror

Society can't stop coming up with new ways to take selfies. The SELFIE, which is short for "Self Enhancing Live Feed Image Engine," is a two-way mirror that will capture your selfies for you with the help of a Mac Mini, a webcam and Arduino-controlled LEDs. Users activate the experimental device by …

'Selfie' body image warning issued

<b>Spending lots of time on Facebook looking at pictures of friends could make women insecure about their body image, research suggests.</b><p>The more women are exposed to "selfies" and other photos on social media, the more they compare themselves negatively, according to a study.<p>Friends' photos may be …

Sony is turning H1Z1 zombie hoax into a free massively multiplayer game

Sony just announced its new massively multiplayer survival zombie game <i>H1Z1</i>. If the name sounds familiar to you, that's because the <i>H1Z1</i> was an Internet hoax from 2009 which claimed that theH1N1 "swine flu" virus had mutated into something that could turn the dead into zombies. The upcominggame is …

Google launches first Project Ara Module Developers Kit

Google has taken one step closer to launching its Project Ara modular smartphone design.<p>The company on Wednesday announced that the first version of its Project Ara Module Developers Kit (MDK) is now available for free to developers. The MDK, 0.10, is "a very early version," Google says, but will …

Android News

“Brightest Flashlight” Android app disclosed location of 50 million people, but FTC imposes no fine

Advertisement<p>50 Comments<p>Even judging by the low standards of creepy data-mining apps, “Brightest Flashlight” did something pretty egregious. The free …

Conquering The Fashion World Is What The iWatch Is Really About

When we think about the iWatch, we tend to think of a little smartphone that you wear on your wrist, or at least a bit of technology, but if the latest reports are anything to go by, Apple’s iWatch play is going to much bigger than that: with the iWatch, Apple intends to do nothing less than …

Report: iPad Air 2 on tap for 2014, complete with A8 and Touch ID

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Apple<p>If you had to guess how Apple(s aapl) will build a new iPad model based on the current iPad Air, surely a new …

Wearables set for explosive growth, study shows

The wearable technology space might be in its early adopter phase right now, but according to new data from research firm IDC, the mainstream will start getting into the game very soon.<p>By the end of this year, over 19 million wearable devices will ship worldwide, tripling last year's figure, IDC …

Wearable Tech

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos: We're Getting Closer to Delivery by Drone

Amazon apparently is making progress on its goal of eventually delivering small packages to your home by drone.<p>In his annual letter to shareholders, made public Thursday, CEO Jeff Bezos provided an update on the company’s accomplishments and projects over the past year. That included a brief …

Google Makes Glass Available To Anyone (Who Can Afford it) (For A Few Days)

Part of the cachet, and the stigma, around Google Glass derives from how hard it is to get your hands on a pair: You have to be a member of the Glass Explorer beta tester program — or, like infamous Glasshole Sarah Slocum, at least have a friend who is and doesn’t mind letting you borrow them.<p>Until …