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25 typography freebies to make your life easier

Typography is one of the most important skills you can develop as a designer. And however long your career lasts, you never really stop learning.<p>The …

Typography

Hackers control connected cars using text messages

It's not only Chrysler drivers that have to worry about hackers taking control of their cars from afar. UC San Diego researchers have found that you can control features on cars of many makes by exploiting vulnerabilities in cellular-capable dongles that are sometimes plugged into the vehicles' …

All the tiny new tweaks added in iOS 8 beta 3

After taking a three week break Apple has released the refinements for iOS 8 in its newest beta available to developers today. Most of iOS 8’s major features were announced at WWDC, but Apple has been slowly and refining the UI of the new OS ahead of its fall release.<p>Major new features don’t make …

Samsung's Tizen phone delayed yet again

Samsung's plans to diversify its portfolio with the introduction of smartphones running the open source Tizen OS have had to be postponed once more. Originally scheduled to launch at a developer event in Moscow yesterday, the Samsung Z has now been delayed to an indeterminate point in the future. …

This flexible sapphire display for the iPhone 6 might be real

Materials expert lends credence to rumored 4.7-inch iPhone 6 panel<p>It's no secret that Apple is building up a stockpile of sapphire glass for its future products, but a mystery lingers about what exactly those products will be. This week, a pair of videos presented one potential scenario in the form …

Chinese Clone Makers Waste No Time Making iPhone 6 Knockoffs

- Jul 12, 2014<p>NowhereElse.fr [Google Translate] has posted some pics of the first Chinese knockoffs of the iPhone 6. The devices, that look to be …

iOS 8: will Apple's new Message leave users confused?

Apple is taking a calculated risk with its iOS 8 software, due in autumn. It's tweaking the Messages app, normally used to send text messages, with pictures or videos attached if you want, so that it can also send short voice snippets.<p>Not only that; it's building in Snapchat-like or WhatsApp-like …

A Fully Functional iPhone 6 Clone Up For Sale in China

Recently, the folks at NoWhereElse have posted some images of a fully functional iPhone 6 clone which is up for sale on Chinese shores.<p>The device’s …

Android Weekly: top 8 Android stories this week

This week in your world of Android: Google I/O brought us Android Wear, Android Auto, Android TV, and a preview of Android L release, Android One was announced as a way to bring more smartphones to developing countries, Chrome OS and the Chromecast got some big new features, we learned that Nexus …

Android News

10 things new LG G3 owners need to know

If you're just getting a new LG G3, we've got some tips to help you on your way<p>LG G3<p>Main<p>Read our review<br>• Get the latest news<br>• LG G3 specs<br>• Join the …

Gear & Gadgets

Dropbox’s new feature could speed up sync times by 200%

When it comes to syncing multiple small files, Dropbox is a great service that can make sure that your photo libraries, documents, and more are synced between multiple computers without fuss.<p>But one thing Dropbox isn’t great at is syncing bigger files. Oh, it’ll get the job done, but relatively …

Apps

Chat App Wiper Deletes Conversations in One Click

Mobile messaging is the hot topic of this year — thanks to a few big acquisitions — but what can help a contender from standing out from the rest of the field? How about a privacy button that permanently removes all traces of a conversation with a single click?<p>That’s the formula behind Wiper, a new …

iPad may be one source of growing issue of nickel allergies in children, suggests Washington Post (Updated)

A report in the medical journal Pediatrics claims that the allergic reaction of an 11-year-old boy may have been due to the nickel in his iPad, with the Washington Post saying that the case appears to be just one example of many.<p>The boy, treated at a San Diego hospital, had a history of skin …

FIFA World Cup 2014 Predictions: France Vs Germany - IGN Video

A clash of European heavyweights: France have played well, but dismiss the German at your peril.

FIFA World Cup 2014 Predictions: Brazil Vs Colombia - IGN Video

In James Rodríguez Colombia probably have the best player in the tournament, but can they really put out the host nation?

FIFA World Cup 2014 Predictions: Costa Rica Vs Netherlands - IGN Video

The Netherlands have been flying so far, but could they come undone against the competition's surprise team, Costa Rica?

FIFA World Cup 2014 Predictions: Argentina Vs Belgium - IGN Video

Messi has pulled Argentina through so far, but Belgium have been quietly impressive. Only one can progress to the Semi-Finals.

World Cup 2014: Eden Hazard insists Belgium can tame Lionel Messi and beat Argentina

Chelsea star Eden Hazard determined to avoid a repeat of Mexico '86 when Diego Maradona inspired Argentina to victory over Belgium<p>For Eden Hazard, Belgium’s challenge against Argentina on Saturday is straightforward. They must simply stop history repeating itself in order to make …

Germany set for thriller against well-matched France

While Germany have a slight edge ahead of their quarter-final with France on Friday, France have made a strong come back after their disastrous showing in the 2010 edition and the game is expected to be a thriller between well-matched sides who curiously haven't met in a World Cup since …

Andy Murray appears distracted as he surrenders Wimbledon title

After making serene progress to the quarter-finals, Murray crashes out with events off-court apparently behind his lacklustre display<p>Andy Murray has surrendered his Wimbledon title following a lacklustre display during which he appeared distracted by events off Centre Court.<p>Murray lost in straight …

Tennis

5 Democrats Who Should Run Against Hillary Clinton

It’s been re­mark­able to see how quickly the Demo­crat­ic Party has co­alesced around Hil­lary Clin­ton as its ex­pec­ted 2016 nom­in­ee, des­pite …

2.5-Inch iWatch Concept With Curved, Rectangular Display Demoed in New Video

Two weeks ago, <i>Reuters</i> released a report suggesting the iWatch's screen might measure in at 2.5-inches diagonally. The rumor came as a bit of a shock, because previous reports had all pointed towards a device with a much smaller display, in the range of 1.3 to 1.7 inches.<p>Previous concept images and …

Apple absolutely needs to put this awesome ‘Good Samaritan’ feature into iOS

With iOS 7, Apple already has the best anti-theft software protection of any smartphone in the business. If you lose your iPhone, or it’s stolen, you can easily use Find My iPhone to see where it’s last reported coordinates are, and send a beep and a message to the device. And thanks to Activation …

Good Samaritans

Facebook And The Ethics Of User Manipulation [Updated]

[This post has been updated to include comments from Adam Kramer, the Facebook employee who coauthored the study, and new information from Cornell indicating that the study was funded internally. ]<p>A recent study conscripted Facebook users as unwitting participants during a weeklong experiment in …

Pangu jailbreak for iOS 7.1.1 updated with English interface, OS X support, and more

Last week a team of developers released the first untethered iOS 7.1.1 jailbreak, dubbed “Pangu.” At the time, the application only ran on Windows and the entire interface was in Chinese. However, a Mac version of the software was promised, and today that promise has been kept.<p>Pangu 1.1 was …

US asks for more security at some foreign airports