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Flowy: how a mobile game will combat panic attacks with kittens and robots

Last week <i>Flowy</i>, a game designed to help sufferers of panic attacks, won funding as part of the Social Tech, Social Change initiative. Here's a more …

Microsoft's new iOS and Android Remote Desktop apps let you control a PC from a phone

Microsoft is providing a new way for iOS and Android users to access their Windows PCs today. A new Remote Desktop app is now available for both operating systems, letting you simply connect to a Windows PC and control it. While a number of third-party solutions have existed previously, including …

GestureWorks Gameplay adds onscreen controls to almost any Windows 8 game

GestureWorks is smearing the lines between PC and tablet gaming with its Windows 8 app, Gameplay. The application lets you custom-design gestures and virtual buttons for most games, and place them wherever you see fit. It probably works fine with <i>Castle Crashers'</i> simplistic mayhem (pictured above), …

Ohio man to plead guilty after YouTube confession

An Ohio man whose YouTube confession drew more than 1.2 million views was indicted Monday on a felony charge of aggravated vehicular homicide and plans to plead guilty Tuesday, his lawyer said<p>Matthew Cordle, 22, admitted in the video posted Friday that he was drunk and driving the wrong way on …

Cerego Hacks Your Personal Learning Style to Help You Remember Anything

Cerego today launches a tool that aims to help us actually retain what we’re learning.<p>It’s an educational product that caters to the individual …

Hacking

Was Your Chicken Nugget Made In China? It'll Soon Be Hard To Know

Here's a bit of news that might make you drop that chicken nugget midbite.<p>Just before the start of the long holiday weekend last Friday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture quietly announced that it was ending a ban on processed chicken imports from China. The kicker: These products can now be sold …

Lenovo's mid-range 'Flex' line includes two Yoga-like laptops, a portable all-in-one (hands-on)

It's pretty much a given that everything we love about flagships will eventually make their way into more affordable products. And why shouldn't that include the form factors themselves? In addition to unveiling the Yoga 2 (as well as the ThinkPad Yoga for business), Lenovo is trotting out two …

BRB, a New App, Wants You to Put Down That Phone, Without FOMO

The makers of the new app BRB have a solution for your fear of missing out, reports Eliza Shapiro.<p>It’s a familiar scenario. You’re out to dinner and …

6 ways to delete yourself from the internet

If you're reading this, it's highly likely your personal information is available to the public. And by "public" I mean everyone everywhere. To drive home this point, I give you exhibit A: Earlier this week, Facebook came under fire when it was revealed that the data of more than 50 million …

Internet

LG Just Announced Its Big iPad Rival, The 'G Pad'

The company officially announced the highly anticipated device Sunday. The Next Web spotted the news.<p>The tablet will be called the G Pad 8.3 and it will have a big, shiny launch announcement at IFA 2013 next week. The tablet will join LG's suite of other G products, including the big-screen phone, …

Tardis street view: Google Maps goes inside Doctor's blue box

Google Street View ventures all the way inside Doctor Who's Tardis, but the Doctor himself is out.<p>Doctor Who's Tardis has been making cameo appearances on Google Street View for quite some time. Not content to just sit there and gaze at the exterior, Google Street View now goes inside the time and …