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How To Create And Set Any Song As Custom iPhone Ringtone

Here’s how to create and set any song file as custom iPhone ringtone using iTunes in a few simple steps. More details on how to do so can be found …

DIY Latte Art? There’s an App For That

Latte art is a big deal these days, and it’s gone way beyond simple shapes. Michael Breach is just one example of someone who has turned latte foam into literal art. He’s created self-portraits, drawings of celebrities and recently created Disney princesses with a toothpick and foam. We have no …

13 iMessage Tricks You Were Too Embarrassed to Ask

Hello, blue-bubble friends. Ready to master iMessage, Apple's texting messenger? You've come to the right place. Read on for the iPhone texting tips and tricks you might not know about!

Text Messaging

Clean your Gmail mess with these tricks for selecting a few or a lot of messages

<i>Susie Thompson complains that she has “several thousand emails on my Gmail account and can’t select all [of them] to delete.”</i>Before you can move, delete, or mark multiple conversations in Gmail, you have to select them. And at first glance, it appears that you can’t select more than you can see. …

How I Organize My Homescreen (in 2016)

I’ve been wanting to write a post on how I organize my homescreen for quite a while. I’ve uploaded my homescreen to homescreen.is sporadically over …

Geek

How to hide stock iPhone app icons in iOS 9, jailbreak-free

Here’s a nifty trick for anyone looking to remove stock iOS applications, like Reminders, Weather, or even Stocks itself, from an iPhone handset …

Apps

A new app claims to translate your baby's cries.

My standard advice for expecting parents is to remind them that while newborns are difficult, they aren’t particularly complicated. Healthy babies …

Pregnancy

How to charge your cell phone battery in less than a minute

Is it possible to charge your phone from 0% to 100% in less than a minute? Yes. I just saw it happen.<p>But you'll need to put a special battery in your phone, drill holes through the case directly into the battery, put copper connectors in the holes and get a specialized 200 Watt charger.<p>Or you could …

Make Your Facebook Profile More Private in 6 Easy Steps

Managing Facebook’s labyrinthine privacy settings is an ongoing challenge, not least because the options available to users are constantly changing. …

Social Media

This App Wants To Kill The Selfie Stick

Can an app replace the selfie stick? Sadly that seems a forlorn hope at this point. The plague of wands topped with phone clamps and wielded by photo-loving tourists everywhere seems unstoppable.<p>But San Diego-based iOS developer Ford Davis reckons the need to carry an extra bit of kit just to snap …

Facebook had to change its newsfeed because some people were using it like email

A small subset of Facebook users, though, had been treating Facebook's newsfeed more like an email inbox — a problem when it comes to the way the social network decides to show you stories.<p>In a deep dive by Slate's Will Oremus into who controls your feed, Facebook engineers told Slate that a large …

Facebook’s Secret Chat SDK Lets Developers Build Messenger Bots

M won’t be the only artificial intelligence on Facebook Messenger. Facebook has given some developers access to an unannounced Chat SDK that allows them to build interactive experiences and “bots” in Messenger for shopping, booking travel, and more, sources with direct knowledge of the SDK …

Chatbots

New Roots smartphone app aims to help refugees feel at home in Australia

When refugees arrive in Australia, everything is unfamiliar. The people, the language and the weather may all come as a shock, but one thing is …

Facebook Messenger might soon have an army of bots

Facebook has given select developers access to a secret SDK for Messenger, according to <i>TechCrunch</i>, one that they can use to build bots for the app. We're not talking about spambots or those AI chatbots you talk to when you're lonely -- we're talking about bot accounts you can send messages to in …

WeChat challenges Skype with calls to cell phones and landlines

Chinese messaging app WeChat is moving into new territory, launching a feature that lets users call cell phones and landlines. WeChat Out, as the service is called, is currently available only in the USA, Hong Kong, and India, but the company is promising coverage for "more countries and regions in …

Vuze Virtual Reality Camera Shoots for $1,000 Price Point

While companies such as Nokia are offering expensive professional 360-degree cameras like the $60,000 Ozo, HumanEyes Technologies debuted the $1,000 …

Netflix Everywhere: Now streaming (almost) worldwide

Today during a keynote speech at CES 2016 (watch live here), we learned that Netflix is working with LG to extend its streaming service throughout the Middle East, Asia and Europe. In a press release, LG said the two will "combine efforts" to provide prepaid access. Last year Netflix mentioned that …

Microsoft Is Putting All Internet Explorer Browsers to Pasture but One

That’s it for Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser—mostly.<p>The tech giant issued a reminder that it plans to stop supporting old versions of the …

Intel’s 2nd-gen Compute Stick is a faster, better iTunes media server

One year after introducing the original Compute Stick, a version of which was featured in our guide to building a $150 iTunes media server, <b>Intel</b> today announced the <b>2nd-gen Compute Stick</b> ($159-$499) with many noteworthy improvements. Still shaped like a pack of gum, the new Compute Stick fits a …

Microsoft Internet Explorer 8, 9 And 10 To Lose Support On January 12th

Microsoft has announced that it is ending support for Internet Explorer 8, 9 and 10 on January 12, 2016. Going forward, the only version of Internet Explorer that will receive technical support and security updates on Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 is Internet Explorer 11.<p>“Internet Explorer …