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Back up iPhone photos with new share sheet for Google Drive

Both the Google Drive and the Google Photos app for iOS have an auto backup feature. I take so many screenshots and useless photos, however, that I prefer an ad hoc approach where I upload only a select few photos as the need arises.<p>The Google Photos app is handy for creating albums on the fly, …

Twitter noob Snowden gets hammered with 47GB of notification emails

What happens when one of the most wanted men in the world joins Twitter and forgets to disable email notifications? 47GB of emails. As you might expect, Edward Snowden was immediately inundated with followers, replies, favorites, DMs and retweets -- all of which came with individual alerts to the …

Samsung Electronics to use Qualcomm chips for some Galaxy S7 phones: Electronic Times

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will use Qualcomm Inc’s mobile processors for some of its upcoming flagship Galaxy S smartphones, South Korea’s Electronic Times reported on Friday citing unnamed industry sources.<p>A Samsung Galaxy sign is seen at the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2015 event in …

Gear & Gadgets

LG Unveils the Dual-Display V10

The best Android phone yet?<p>Google just unveiled the LG-built Nexus 5X, but that hasn’t stopped the Korean corporation from unveiling what may be the …

Here are the secret apps that only Apple employees get to use

When a prototype iPhone 4 was carelessly left in a bar by an Apple employee, the company quickly scrambled to retrieve it, fearful that journalists and competitors could use it to find out what goes on during the making of a new product.<p>Apple employees are given access to a suite of apps to help …

Can't afford a brand-new Veyron? Now you can get one 'Bugatti certified'

'Certified pre-owned' (CPO) and 'Bugatti Veyron' are two titles no one ever imagined would be pushed together. And, yet, here we are.<p>That's right; …

Apple Watch Launching in Brazil and Colombia on October 16

Apple's Brazilian and Colombian websites have been updated to note that the Apple Watch will be launching in those countries on Friday, October 16.<p>The October 16th launch of the Apple Watch in Brazil and Colombia will mark the seventh Apple Watch launch wave. The sixth launch wave will take place …

Apple Watch

A New App Called Soon Organizes Your Everyday Bucket List

Your friend tells you about a great new TV show they’re watching on Netflix, or a new restaurant that you <i>just have to try</i>. If you’re like me, you tend to pop open the Notepad app on your phone and jot down this information for later…And then you promptly forget about it.<p>A new mobile application …

Apps

Tor browser co-creator: Experian breach shows encryption may not be security panacea

The Experian/T-Mobile hack may be more worrisome than Experian’s carefully worded description of it suggests, some security experts said Friday.<p>One is the co-creator of the Tor secure browser, David Goldschlag, (now SVP of strategy at Pulse Secure). Goldschlag previously was head of mobile at …

Trend Micro

Ex-Google employee owned google.com for one minute

Using Google’s new domain buying service, Sanmay Ved purchased world’s most popular website for $12 before transaction was cancelled<p>A man was able to successfully buy google.com, the domain name for the world’s most popular website, for $12 (£7.90), minutes before the company contacted him to say …

AdWords

Say cheese! Fujifilm's Instax Mini 70 will help you take on-point selfies

Instant cameras are a joy to use, but they're not too great for selfies.<p>Fujifilm's new Instax Mini 70 addresses this weakness with a dedicated selfie …

Easy-to-make mini brains will help medical research

If you want to study the effects of drugs or transplants on the brain without operating on the real thing, you typically have to break out some microelectronics and build a model yourself. Not exactly convenient or cheap, is it? If Brown University scientists have their way, however, just about any …

Panoz unveils a concept version of its arrow-shaped road car

Panoz's years-long vision of an arrow-shaped road car is finally coalescing into something tangible. The automaker has unveiled a real-world concept version of the car, the DeltaWing GT, that shows that the idea isn't far-fetched. Despite Panoz's ambitions, it doesn't have the lowest drag you can …

Roundup: Last year’s Android Wear watches are a painless and inexpensive way to get in to the platform

With so many companies having recently announced their new generations of Android Wear watches, there’s never been a better (or cheaper) time to try out the platform. There were many risks with trying it out before. First off, Android Wear watches weren’t that cheap. For a sibling platform with …

Wearable Tech

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Tim Cook Talks Apple TV

In an interview with BuzzFeed News, Apple CEO Tim Cook talks about universal search, a key feature of the next-generation Apple TV.<p>When Apple's next-generation Apple TV arrives at market in October it will include a new universal search feature that will allow you to search for a movie or TV show …

NASA Releases Apollo Moon Mission Photos: Pictures

Space Science

7 Things to Know Before Homeland's Season 5 Premiere

Some people kissed, other people died.<p>Carrie Mathison is back with the season five premiere of Showtime's <i>Homeland</i>. Which means it's time for more international intrigue, more family drama, more heart-thumping plot twists, and more awkward cry faces. If you think <i>Homeland</i> lost its luster from early …