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Stop Those Annoying Browser Prompts Asking for Your Location or to Send Notifications

If you've grown tired of answering those annoying browser prompts every time a website wants to show you notifications or know your location, you can …

What Mark Zuckerberg didn’t tell Congress: You’re risking more than your data on Facebook

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress about the social media giant’s recent privacy violations. On day two of answering …

Social Media

A Texas City Will Only Give You Hurricane Aid If You Promise Not to Boycott Israel

A Texas city located about 30 miles from Houston asks people who apply for grant funding to pay for Hurricane Harvey repairs to promise not to …

Extreme Weather

Nvidia's Free GeForce NOW Beta Lets You Play System Intensive PC Games on Your Mac

Apple's Macs aren't optimized for gaming and often don't have powerful enough GPUs to run the latest gaming titles, a problem that Nvidia is aiming to solve with its GeForce NOW service designed for Macs.<p>GeForce NOW for Mac, currently in beta testing in North America, lets you use a virtual GeForce …

Supercomputers

Was IS claim for Las Vegas attack 'fake news'?

Claims of responsibility for terror attacks by the Islamic State group were once seen as credible, but in the wake of the Las Vegas atrocity, experts …

Fake News

Student Loans Company criticised over 'penalty interest' on funds

SLC put more than 33,000 people on to a ‘non-compliance interest rate’ of 3% for ‘losing touch’ with company<p>The Student Loans Company has been criticised for adding more than £8m to student debt through “penalty interest” on tens of thousands of loans in the last financial year.<p>Figures seen by the …

Finance

Turn an old monitor into a wall display with a Raspberry Pi

Have an old monitor and Raspberry Pi lying around? Put them both to great use with this DIY wall-mounted display.<p>So you have an unused Raspberry Pi -- or five -- lying around and you don't know what to do with it. You're not alone, even if there are hundreds of projects at the ready.<p>You can turn it …

Raspberry Pi

PS4 Pro SSD Upgrade: Does SATA III Make a Difference?

When Sony launched the PS4 Pro late last year, it introduced an unusual mid-cycle performance update to its latest console platform. But in addition …

PS4 Pro

Israeli activists call for investigation into Israel providing South Sudan with weapons

A group of 54 Israelis petitioned the High Court of Justice yesterday to force the disclosure of the names of Israeli companies involved in selling …

Israel

More unmarried couples with children breaking up than married couples for first time, ONS figures show

More families involving unmarried than married couples are breaking down for the first time ever in what campaigners for marriage are calling a "national tragedy", ONS figures show.<p>Analysis of the official figures shows that despite unmarried couples with children making up just one in five of all …

Israel's prime minister is facing a sharp backlash after getting involved in Trump's border-wall debate

The dispute over the wall President Donald Trump says he will build on the US-Mexico border, as well as over his insistence that Mexico will pay for it, has eroded relations between the US and its southern neighbor.<p>It's also set off rounds of sniping between US and Mexican leadership, turning …

Israel

Care minister says Britons should be responsbile for their elderly parents

David Mowat says that society must take greater responsibility for older people.<p>Care Minister David Mowat has indicated that there is a need to …

Computer Hardware

Steep Price Drop: Certified Ethical Hacker kit $45 (normally $5,207)

Did you know that ethical hackers currently command salaries of <b>$100,000 or more</b>?<p>As more and more of our lives take place online, the need for security experts has risen faster than anyone could have anticipated. Multi-billion dollar companies are now finding themselves <b>desperate</b> for hacking experts, …

Cybersecurity
Religion

The No. 1 job in America is ...

If you want the best job in America, you’ll have to endure halitosis, blood, and most definitely drool.<p>Dentist is the No. 1 job for 2017, according …

Employment
Israel

A flight was late because someone named their Wi-Fi hotspot ‘Galaxy Note 7’

Airlines aren’t taking the ban against Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 lightly. A clever but highly irresponsible troll by a passenger aboard a Virgin America flight out of San Francisco nearly resulted in the plane being grounded and searched for the recalled smartphone. According to BBC News, someone …

Galaxy Note

Rogue lawyers made $6 million shaking down porn pirates, Feds say

The defendants filmed and uploaded videos, then sued downloaders, according to a federal indictment<p>The copyright violation notice is every pirate’s worst nightmare, a clear legal sign that a major copyright holder knows what you’ve been torrenting and is ready to make you pay for your crimes.<p>But …

Corruption

Apple, Google, and Uber join list of tech companies refusing to build Muslim registry

Apple, Google, and Uber have all broken their respective silences on whether they would participate in helping build a Muslim registry for the incoming Trump administration, <i>BuzzFeed</i> reports. In a statement issued today, an Apple spokesperson said, “We think people should be treated the same no …

Donald Trump

Turn your big-screen TV into an Android touchscreen with Touchjet Wave

A company called Touchjet is now selling a rather interesting product that it claims can turn a big-screen television into an Android-based touchscreen device. The Touchjet Wave is available to pre-order now from Best Buy for $299.99.<p>The product clips onto the top of the television, and works on …

Android News
Android News

Your iPhone has a hidden signal strength meter

Forget about measuring your cell signal strength using just dots or bars - this simple hack allows you to see the actual signal strength your iPhone …

Wi-Fi

Islam And Democracy -- Friends Not Foes

With so much at stake in this election season there has never been a more prudent time for Muslims to exercise their right to vote. But many question whether our votes matter, or whether Islam recognizes secular and democratic election processes?<p>In the years since the horrific 9/11 attacks the …

The Complete Web Developer Course 2.0

How to travel with a Wi-Fi-only iPad

Get five travel tips to make the iPad the perfect travel companion.<p>Whether traveling for work or pleasure, the iPad is a perfect travel companion. It's lighter and runs longer than a laptop and springs to life instantly. Plus, its screen is large enough to get work done or enjoy TV shows or movies …

Maps

How to manage ad tracking on your iPad

Ads, a necessary perceived evil that are the compilation of information collected anonymously about us and our behavior while using our iOS devices. This information is gathered by countless entities that include everything from search engines, to hardware and software companies, to websites that …

Privacy

5 best battery saver apps for Android and other ways too!

Battery saving is a land of snake oil and half solutions. It truly is difficult to find an application that actually saves you battery since most battery saver measures are manual, including turning the brightness on your screen down, turning down the frequency that apps sync data, and other tried …

Apps
Android News

Used car market to be turned upside down by financing deals

The used car market could be revolutionised by personal contract plans, the financing deals that have driven sales of new vehicles to record levels, according to the boss of Britain’s biggest car dealer.<p>Trevor Finn, chief executive of Pendragon, says the way motorists buy second-hand cars is being …

Used Cars