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Hysterical video shows why phone calls on the Apple Watch are going to be a nightmare

We’re all looking forward to the Apple Watch, but there’s one thing I’m definitely <i>not</i> looking forward to: the ability to answer phone calls on my wrist. And this clever video shows exactly why.<p>The NSFW video below, by New York-based YouTube comedy team Rated WTF, is already pretty hysterical, just …

Apple Watch

A little black box makes it easy to unlock almost any iPhone even when it's secured with your fingerprint

The International Business Times reports that for just £120, anyone on the internet can buy specialist hardware that lets them hack into even the newest iPhones.<p><b>Here's how it works:</b><p>The main device used is called an IP-BOX. It works by "bruteforcing" iPhone passcodes, repeatedly guessing the …

This 24-Year-Old High School Dropout Is Tackling A Problem Every Startup Hates To Deal With

That experience led her to do something more serious for her next business. She leased servers out of a few data centers and created a fully managed hosting service for small businesses, which she describes as a "cheaper version of Rackspace." She had about four part time employees and generated …

A Former Googler Explains Why It's Critical For People To Learn To Code

What was originally a one-man operation — former hedge fund analyst Sal Khan would make educational videos after work — is now a global initiative with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Google.<p>Bill Gates himself even uses the platform.<p>As of February 2014, the site had 10 million …

Siblings

Meet the Crazy Camera That Can Make Movies for the Oculus Rift

Gamers love Oculus Rift; the virtual reality system offers a mind-blowingly immersive way to experience digital worlds. Jaunt, a new tech company, …

Headphones

To attract developers, Microsoft opens up Web-app technology

With Windows 8, Microsoft introduced the idea of writing Web apps for its operating system, and central to this effort was a software foundation called WinJS that provided Web developers with a number of helpful programming features.<p>But WinJS, however useful it might have been, remained an …

Satya Nadella

How tech firms are celebrating April Fool's Day

<b>April Fool's Day could not pass without a few technology stories that test the bounds of credibility, although it isn't always easy to separate the jokes from reality.</b><p>A "goat simulator" released on 1 April, which promises users the experience of life as a goat via a game that allows them to "wreck …

This Guy Makes Millions Playing Video Games on YouTube

What?!<p>The YouTube personality with the most subscribers isn’t Justin Bieber (8 million) or Rihanna (12.5 million). That honor goes to a 24-year-old Swede named Felix Kjellberg, better known by his YouTube handle, PewDiePie.<p>PewDiePie doesn’t sing or dance, no. PewDiePie has made his name—and a …

If You Gave Superman A GoPro

If anyone ever asks you what you’d use a personal drone for, you <i>could</i> say “Real estate photos”.. or “monitoring rhino populations“… or you could say “<i>pretending to be freaking superman.</i>”<p>Armed with a personal RC drone, a GoPro camera, and fistfuls of crazy video editing talent, a team out of LA has …

Turns out not that many people use Popcorn Time, after all

Popcorn Time Reality Check: Usage of the Piracy App Is Actually Tiny<p>BitTorrent-based video streaming app Popcorn Time may be the media darling of the …

Mobile World Congress in 14 lines

<i>In Barcelona we all tried to thrive<br>And strove to not imbibe too many beers<br>When Samsung trotted out the GS5<br>Then shortly after highlighted new Gears.</i><p><i>Mozilla's and Ubuntu's phones seemed cheap,<br>Along with some of Waterloo's new wares,<br>But Sony's flagship stuff's atop the heap<br>And Blackphone puts an end</i> …

This rucksack contains a mobile network for disaster zones

Gallery: This rucksack contains a mobile network for disaster zones<p>Gallery: This rucksack contains a mobile network for disaster zones<p>+ 4<p>+ 3<p>+ 2<p>This …

How Khan Academy is using design to pave the way for the future of education

Every morning Khan Academy’s lead designer, Jason Rosoff, spends the first 15 minutes of his day reading over the constant flow of new feedback from …

Awesome Silicon Valley HBO Series Teaser Trailer Released (video)

Those of you that are looking forward to the launch of the new Silicon Valley HBO series are sure to enjoy this hilarious teaser trailer which is …

Silicon Valley

How The Syrian Electronic Army Hacked Us: A Detailed Timeline

Early Thursday morning, a Forbes senior executive was woken up by a call from her assistant, saying that she’d be working from home due to a forecast predicting the snowiest day of the year. When she ended the call, the executive saw on her Blackberry that she had just received a bluntly worded …

And now Samsung skewers Apple's iPad Air pencil ad

This isn't going to stop, is it?<p>Samsung is going to relentlessly tweak Apple's slightly tired-looking cheek until everyone in the playground is laughing.<p>In another new ad that chuckles at Apple's allegedly retrograde nature, Samsung -- or rather its California-based creative types -- decides to …

Valve's Dota 2 documentary Free To Play out next month

Valve's Dota 2 documentary Free To Play will be released on 19th March for free via Steam.<p>Free To Play was created internally at Valve, and digs into …

What 'The Walking Dead' Needs To Do To Survive

Survival is at the heart of AMC’s hit zombie-drama, <i>The Walking Dead</i>.<p>How will our rag-tag band of survivors live through the zombie apocalypse? How will they survive the undead, or the sociopathic villains they encounter? And—perhaps most importantly— how will they survive one another?<p>But a broader …

Letizia Battaglia's best photograph: mafia murder victims in Palermo

When I took this photograph, I was a young and lively woman, strong in my ideals and beliefs. I photographed Palermo day and night for an anti-fascist communist paper, taking pictures of everything I saw: wealth, deprivation, children, as well as mafia violence. Palermo, the capital of Sicily, was …

The Rags-To-Riches Tale Of How Jan Koum Built WhatsApp Into Facebook's New $19 Billion Baby

<i>Click here for our magazine cover story on the Facebook-WhatsApp Megadeal: The Courtship, The Secret Meetings, The $19 Billion Poker Game</i><p>Jan Koum picked a meaningful spot to sign the $19 billion deal to sell his company WhatsApp to Facebook earlier today. Koum, cofounder Brian Acton and venture …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Books

The irrational rationality behind Facebook’s $16 billion acquisition of WhatsApp

Another day and another acquisition — and another one that is jaw dropping and seemingly insane.<p>Less than a week after Japan’s Rakuten acquired Viber …

Mark Zuckerberg has learned what Steve Jobs knew: You need to disrupt yourself before your competitors do

You could almost hear the collective intake of breath when Facebook (s fb) confirmed on Wednesday that it is buying WhatsApp for a staggering $19 …

Apple granted patent for fitness tracking headphones

Rumors of a fitness-focused iWatch from Apple(s aapl) have only recently reached a fever pitch, but a patent published by the U.S. Patent and …

Memeoirs Raises $300K To Turn Your Facebook Conversations Into A Book

You’ve been able to convert a lot of your social media into a book for a while now. Back in 2012 founder Helen Spaul created Walnuts (still working) which allowed you to create a personalised book of your favourite Facebook memories in under two minutes and buy it. It appears this idea still has …

Real or Fake? GoPro Survives Fall from an Airplane, Crash Lands in a Pigpen

Here’s something crazy to help you shake off the gear fever all of this morning’s announcements probably induced. This footage supposedly captures …

Beautiful Photograph Shows what the 2014 Winter Olympics Look Like from the ISS

Lets set aside all the controversy surrounding the 2014 Olympic Games for a moment and just take in the view, because NASA has — in the way only NASA …