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News: 5 Cool New Features in iOS 11.4 for iPhone

A few long-awaited iOS 11 features that Apple had promised way back in June 2017 have finally made their way to iPhones with the iOS 11.4 update. …

These Home Remedies Will Fix What's Ailing You ... Our Readers Say So

We asked: Which trusted home remedies do you reach for when you have a stuffy nose or a headache? You answered — and with some pretty interesting …

Android vs iOS: Which is more secure?

Android and iOS represent the lion's share of the mobile operating system market, and while there's inherent risk with the use of any mobile device …

Android News

I Nearly Died Last Week. Here's What I Learned

Nobody ever says on his deathbed: "I wish I'd spent more time at the office."<p>As I mentioned in my most recent column, I had a "cardiac incident" while camping with my 12-year-old son.<p>It started as a burning in the center of my chest and a drenching cold sweat. At first, I told myself it was a panic …

13 Must-Have Accessories for Making Films on Your Smartphone

These tools will certainly come in handy if you want to make movies on Apple and Android smartphones.<p>Smartphones on their own make for some pretty …

Google Pixel

How To Make Moroccan Preserved Lemons

Preserved lemons are an essential ingredient in Moroccan kitchens, where they're used to enhance many traditional dishes--from tagines to …

A vast oasis of aircraft lies deep in the Arizona desert

I love big airplanes.<p>There aren't many places where you can see them, though. Each bomber is massive, and most air museums have finite space. Except for one: Pima. Surrounded by the Arizona desert, the Pima Air and Space Museum has the perfect climate for long-term <i>outdoor</i> aircraft storage. The hard …

Here's The Real Reason Why We Still Haven't Found Alien Life

We're already going extinct.<p>The Milky Way Galaxy alone is home to between 100 billion and 400 billion stars, and each is potentially orbited by …

How to: turn your iPhone or iPad into the ultimate book reading tool

As it stands, straight out of the box, Apple's iPad is a decent reading tool -- but it could be far better. Join AppleInsider for an examination of …

Apps

Onkyo’s new stereo receiver offers unique HDMI switching

I've long been an advocate of stereo home theater, but there was one stumbling block: stereo receivers and integrated amplifiers lacked video switching of any kind. For years I've asked manufacturers about that and all I got was a lot of blank stares. So, I'm especially happy to report Onkyo's …

Audiophile

This plasma beam lighter can start a fire without a flame

If you’re going out into the wilderness for any significant amount of time—whether you’re tent camping or cabin glamping—you’re going to want to have …

Top 10 New iOS 11 Features You'll Love

Now that the new iOS 11 Beta has been available to the public for a bit, we've had a chance to test drive a lot of the new iOS features coming with the new iOS 11. Here are our ten favorite new iOS 11 features that we think you'll love when the shipping version of the next iOS update is released in …

How to Turn On Grayscale Mode on iPhone

Did you know you can set your iPhone display to appear only in grayscale? Your first thought may be, “Why would I want my display to appear gray rather than in color?” There are two main reasons. First, for those who are color blind, items on menus may be hard to distinguish if they rely on color …

Here’s what you need to know now about US Customs searches of your phone

US Customs and Border Protection agents are allowed to search the contents of travelers’ phones but not their data stored exclusively on the cloud, according to a letter from federal officials.<p>The letter (pdf), published by NBC News this week, was a response to senator Ron Wyden, a Democrat from …

Privacy

3 New Ways That Criminals Are Making Money Off Your Stolen Data

Faked DocuSign emails and credential stuffing are among the variety of new attacks.<p>The treasure trove of stolen personal information which grows exponentially year after year on the Dark Web is attracting cyber criminals like ants to a picnic.<p>Thousands of commercial, government and political …

Identity Theft

How to use iOS 11's Notes app as a document scanner

Apple has a habit of building features into iOS that eliminate the need to install third-party apps for some users. For instance, with the release of iOS 11, Apple is adding a document scanner, along with the ability sign, share and save a scanned doc to your device.<p>Instead of launching the feature …

Knots are great, but beware of limitations

by Paul Dyer 11 Jul 2017 11:00 BST 11 July 2017<p>The effects of knots and splices on rope strength © Marlow Ropes<p><b>Paul Dyer, technical manager at Marlow</b> …

This Mini Wind Turbine Can Power Your Home in a Gentle Breeze

The first time you see a Nemoi wind turbine, you may not realize it’s a turbine at all. A white and silver metallic structure about the size of a …

MNML: a Free iOS UI Kit for Sketch, PS and XD

I know it's not Friday yet but how about a freebie packed UI patterns, UI components, customizable illustrations, icons, symbols and more. On top of …

Teenager Discovers Visual Language To Help Kids Learn Computer Coding

Young children in a leading NGO in Faridabad, are learning computer programming thanks to a teenager, Jay Jaganaath of Vasant Valley School in New …

Meditation, yoga, and tai chi can reverse damaging effects of stress, new study suggests

Gentle exercise like tai chi can reduce the risk of inflammation-related diseases like cancer and accelerated aging. (credit: iStock)Mind-body …

Tai Chi

This Amazing Light Shield Could Protect Astronauts From Radiation in Space

Turn windows into mirrors in a blink.<p>If there's one thing that's standing between us and the dream of safe long-haul space travel, it's the threat of …

HTTPS Certificate Revocation is broken, and it’s time for some new tools

Certificate Transparency and OCSP Must-Staple can't get here fast enough.<p>This article was originally published on Scott Helme's blog and is reprinted …

IT security

You need to encrypt all your data. This is how it’s done

The increasing amount of data we’re all generating is everywhere: in smartphones, laptops, thumb drives, and dozens of online services. How can we secure all of them against unwarranted access?<p>We virtually can’t.<p>Smartphones get stolen, thumb drives get lost, email passwords get brute-forced, cloud …

Steve Jobs Believed Everyone Should Learn This 1 Skill

It's an essential skill we all rely on every day of our lives.<p>At the age of 14, I landed my first summer job teaching coding to kids.<p>I hopped on the bus for the half-hour ride to my school, where I taught elementary school children how to write very simple programs using Logo, a computer language …

iOS 11 has a clever way to keep creepy apps from constantly tracking your location

With iOS 11, Apple is taking a more hard-line stance when it comes to background apps intent on tracking a user’s location. For starters, iOS 11 …

How to Privately Browse in Safari on iPhone

If you’re planning to do some Internet scouring but want to keep your history private, there’s an easy way to do that in Safari. Gone are the days of needing a separate browsing app for privacy. Since the introduction of iOS 8, Private browsing on iPhone or iPad has become easily accessible in …

Learn How to Fix Faucet Drips, Leaks, Noises and Low Water Pressure

Today’s water faucets have become more sophisticated, and the task of installing or troubleshooting these faucets has become more difficult. The …