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7 things the iPhone 7 can do that the Samsung's Galaxy phones can't

Since the iPhone 7 just arrived, you're probably wondering what new tricks it can do. Here's a list of the most important features you'll only find in the iPhone 7.<p><i>Note: We're not comparing the iPhone 7 to the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 until the recall and its related battery issues have been fully</i> …

How Hackers Could Get Inside Your Head With ‘Brain Malware’

Brain-computer interfaces offer new applications for our brain signals—and a new vector for security and privacy violations.<p>Hackers have spyware in your mind. You're minding your business, playing a game or scrolling through social media, and all the while they're gathering your most private …

The 18 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix that your typical Friday night is probably spent trying to find something to watch, as opposed to actually watching something.<p>The streaming service has a huge, rotating selection of movies both old and new. It is hard to navigate through Netflix's massive library …

How to free up space on your Android phone or tablet

You know the old saw: You can never be too rich, too thin or have too much storage on your phone.<p>The first two are folly. But the latter can prove all too accurate when you find yourself with no more room to install apps, take pictures and download music.<p>Some Android phones and tablets provide an …

Apps

Attorneys debate use of warrantless surveillance in Portland bomb appeal

Mohamed Osman Mohamud case is first court review of a conviction based on law underpinning spy programs revealed by whistleblower Edward Snowden<p>Attorneys clashed over whether the use of warrantless surveillance is constitutional on Wednesday, during the first review by a federal appeals court of a …

Democrats end sit-in on House floor while promising to continue to press for gun votes

Democratic lawmakers on Thursday afternoon ended the dramatic protest they had staged on the House floor for more than 25 hours, while pledging to continue to find ways to pressure Republicans to hold votes on gun-control measures.<p>Tired of what they viewed as a publicity stunt by Democrats, …

Gun Control

Six Habits Of People Who Make Friends Easily

The secret to making new friends is as simple as being open to it. Here are things you can do to fill your calendar.<p>Friendships are more beneficial than just sharing laughs over a cup of coffee. A lack of strong relationships increases your risk of premature death from all causes by 50%, according …

Self-help

10 Ways to Break the Cycle of Laziness

These simple tricks will help you increase your daily productivity.<p>Laziness begets laziness.<p>Why go to the gym tonight? After all, you haven't gone in a week. Why take out the garbage when your whole apartment is a mess?<p>Good points. But it's time to break the cycle.<p>We browsed two Reddit threads on …

Procrastination

Why It’s Better To Be Liked Than To Be Respected

<i>The MPW Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely questions</i> …

A minimalist shares 2 ways to form habits effortlessly

But sticking to a habit can be difficult, because life gets in the way. And we get discouraged when the habit gets disrupted.<p>How can we form habits without all the struggle?<p>I'm going to share two strategies that I've found to be priceless:<p>They're so painless you will barely feel them. And your life …

Could Thinking Positively About Aging Be The Secret Of Health?

The dictionary defines ageism as the "tendency to regard older persons as debilitated, unworthy of attention, or unsuitable for employment." But research indicates that ageism may not just be ill-informed or hurtful. It may also be a matter of life and death.<p>Not that it's literally killing people. …

Sleep Problem: My Brain Won't Shut Off

When getting into bed cues that ticker in your head.<p><i>The Arianna Huffington +</i> Furthermore <i>Sleep Series knows that all good sleepers are alike; all bad sleepers are bad in their own way. When we asked you what your sleep issues were, you answered. Many of you said you couldn't shut your minds off at</i> …

Cell Phone Network Flaws Can Help Spies Get Around Encryption Apps

Spies and hackers could bypass end-to-end encryption apps by taking over cellphone numbers.<p>During a recent episode of <i>60 Minutes</i>, a security researcher in Germany eavesdropped on the cellphone conversations of US congressman Ted Lieu. The researcher didn't need to hack Lieu's phone, or install …

DNA Is Perfect For Data Storage, How Samsung Beat Apple

<i>This is Change Log — my semi-weekly observations and links on the intersection of tech, commerce, health, culture and markets</i><p>The first stop is elevators… <b>Microsoft</b> purchased 10 million strands of DNA from a San Francisco bioscience company for data storage. Mr. Softie and others believe actual DNA, …

Add these 5 calendars to Google Calendar

Once you get into the habit of regularly adding events and tasks to your calendar, it can become an irreplaceable asset to your digital organization. But calendars can be used for so much more than scheduling meetings or remembering birthdays.<p>You can subscribe to existing calendars, share calendars …

Researchers uncover 24 million compromised Gmail accounts

Troubling news for Gmail and other online email account users has emerged today, as a team of security researchers has reported that hundreds of millions usernames and passwords are being exchanged and traded online. This discovery is one of the largest since cyber attacks hit major US banks and …

12 Self-Awareness Exercises That Fuel Happiness and Success

An old African proverb says, "When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside can do you no harm."<p>Self-awareness is one of the most important skills for success. How you behave and respond to external situations is governed by internal mental processes. Self-awareness uncovers any destructive …

Report: Samsung to supply Apple with 100 million OLED panels

There has been long running speculation that Apple will be purchasing OLED display panels from its smartphone rival Samsung for use in its next iPhone. The latest reports from South Korea are now suggesting that Samsung is looking to provide Apple with 100 million panels for the handset, possibly …

Mobile

Apple reaches deal with Samsung to buy OLED iPhone displays

Samsung: you can’t live with ’em, you can’t make iPhones without ’em, a new report reveals.<p>Apple has reportedly brokered a deal with its long-time South Korean “frenemy” to provide OLED panels for a future iPhone, scheduled to ship in 2017.<p>According to the alleged terms of the deal, Samsung Display …

A sleep specialist shares 5 tips for getting better rest on a work night

You have to be up for work in six hours, but this fact is quickly lost among the thousand other thoughts running through your mind.<p>If this scenario seems familiar, you're not alone. More than a third of Americans don't get enough sleep, according to a study released by the CDC's Division of …

This app lets you talk to Alexa on your phone

You can find Amazon's virtual assistant Alexa in a growing number of devices, but you still won't find her on your phone -- not even within the official Alexa app.<p>However, a new, free chat app for Android and iOS devices called Roger is changing that by letting you chat with Alexa. You'll need to …

Smart Homes

Your WhatsApp secrets are safe. But Big Brother is still watching you… | John Naughton

One billion users of the messaging service are now promised full encryption. Which can only mean the spooks will retaliate elsewhere<p>In some ways, the biggest news of the week was not the Panama papers but the announcement that WhatsApp was rolling out end-to-end encryption for all its 1bn users. …

Privacy

11 daily habits keeping you from getting rich, according to a man who spent 5 years studying millionaires

Author Thomas C. Corley spent five years studying the lives of both rich people (defined as having an annual income of $160,000 or more and a liquid net worth of $3.2 million or more) and poor people (defined as having an annual income of $35,000 or less and a liquid net worth of $5,000 or less).<p>He …

What is cache memory - Gary explains

System-on-a-Chip (SoC) designers have a problem, a big problem in fact, Random Access Memory (RAM) is slow, too slow, it just can’t keep up. So they came up with a workaround and it is called cache memory. If you want to know all about cache memory then read on!<p>You may think it strange to hear that …

Computer Hardware

80% of people who will have their Netflix prices raised next month don't even know it's coming

In May 2014, Netflix began to raise the price of its standard streaming plan for new subscribers, first to $8.99 a month, then to $9.99 a month last October. Existing subscribers, however, were grandfathered in at $7.99 a month for the two-stream, "HD" quality plan.<p>But those days will soon be …

Azerbaijan says 16 killed in Nagorno-Karabakh fighting

Azerbaijan says 16 troops have been killed and more injured in the past two days of fighting against separatists in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh.<p>Fighting in what was a dormant conflict for over two decades erupted over the weekend with each side blaming the other for the escalation and …

5 Android shortcuts you'll wish you knew all along

Whether you're just getting started with Android, or a seasoned user, these are the five shortcuts you should be using right now.<p>Bypass unlocking your phone (when it's safe)<p>This feature in the <b>Lock screen and Security</b> menu will let your device know when it's safe to stay conveniently unlocked. Once …

Android News

7 'lazy' shortcuts that will make you more successful at work

Maybe you'd catch up with a friend over coffee, take your kids for a bike ride, try out a new dinner recipe or heck, just grab 60 more minutes of shut-eye.<p>Whatever you'd choose, your plans would probably bring you significantly more satisfaction than staring at a spreadsheet and writing status …

A man who spent 5 years studying self-made millionaires found a common daily habit could be keeping you from getting rich

"It prevents even the most talented individuals from realizing success in life," he writes in his upcoming book, "Change Your Habits, Change Your Life."<p>This goes hand-in-hand with author Napoleon Hill's assertion that the wealthiest people are also the most decisive people.<p>Out of the 500 …