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How Isis crippled al-Qaida | Shiv Malik, Ali Younes, Spencer Ackerman, Mustafa Khalili

Photograph: Mustafa Khalili<p>Abu ­Muhammad al-Maqdisi, the intellectual godfather of al-Qaida.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/6/10/1433954982833/1b7d66ce-79f0-4547-b570-f68f1f82bd4e-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Mustafa Khalili<p>Abu ­Muhammad al-Maqdisi, the …

Al-Qaeda

The Age of Adaline Charms and Surprises, Thanks in Part to Harrison Ford

The new immortality romance The Age of Adaline, opening Friday, is made up of many seemingly discordant elements. But interesting casting and a defiant oddball streak make it worthy counter-programming.<p><i>The Age of Adaline</i> is a curious creation. Both earnest romantic melodrama and science-fiction …

15 Surprising Discoveries About Learning

by Saga Briggs<p>What are some of the most encouraging known facts about learning? From taking a walk to learning a new language, there are countless …

The Brain

Not fit to serve: Vladimir Putin exposes UK defence industry failings

Britain's Army is outgunned by Russia, and so is our defence industry, as Vladimir Putin sends his bombers into UK airspace<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his bombers to probe our shores in a way that could awaken memories of when Germany’s Luftwaffe was our biggest threat at the start …

Massive cyber-spying program 'the Equation Group' discovered

An incredibly sophisticated cyber espionage operation, likely originating in the U.S., has been discovered by the security researchers at Russia's</i> …

A Security Expert Just Published 10 Million Passwords And Usernames

Here’s what you can do to keep yours from making any future lists<p>Yesterday, security consultant Mark Burnett released 10 million passwords and corresponding usernames in a data set he made using existing information. And he promises it's for the greater good.<p>Burnett says he had to write a blog post …

Information Systems

Should you leave your smartphone plugged into the charger overnight? We asked an expert

It’s an issue that has plagued humanity since the dawn of the mobile phone. We use our trusty pocket computers so much that they rarely get through a …

5 Ways To Make Wifi More Stable At Home

Over the years here at Lifehack, we’ve discussed plenty of apps that you can use to improve your overall productivity.<p>There are certain ones that …

Apps

Forget Wireless Charging, This Microsoft Prototype Charges With Indoor Sunlight

A year ago, the Internet was buzzing with speculation that Apple was about to unveil a new iPhone with a sapphire screen that doubled as a solar panel.<p>It was a cool idea and not entirely unfounded. In February 2013 Apple was granted a patent, originally filed in 2008, for an “integrated touch …

This iOS, Android App Features Millions Of Wi-Fi Hotspots And Passwords For Free Internet Access

Wi-Fi hotspots are incredibly common nowadays, and you don’t even have to be in the most built-up of areas to find a connectable router. But there …

The Best Laptops You Can Buy

Maybe it's a bit more clunky than you thought when you carry it in your bag during a commute. Perhaps the screen is too reflective for your liking when you're watching Netflix. And worst of all, what if the battery life is much shorter than you expected?<p>We've researched some of the best laptops on …

Consumer Tech

10 Important Apps For Your Android Smartphone

Attempting to get to grips with the sheer volume of apps on the world’s most popular platform – Android – is no easy feat. Fortunately I’ve been putting together guides that break down the essential and latest apps available on both iOS and Android. You can read my weekly app app round-up here and …

Your phone doesn't have to die: A TYLT Energi Battery Pack buyer's guide

“What did we ever do before we had these around?” my wife asked.<p>Well, a while ago we used to be Samsung people. My wife and I were huge fans of the …

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How to Clean Up Your Guitar Sound

Fix common audio issues in guitar recording including amp buzz, string squeaks, and pick noise.<p>Tips & Tutorials | January 16, 2015<p>Many of the issues …

Experience The Acoustic Guitar In A Whole New Way!

AWARDS<p>FEATURED VIDEOS<p>RAW Review of the ``Tonewood Amp``<p>Review of the amazing ToneWoodAmp by Stéphan-André Guschewski<p>Mike Dawes with …

BLU Vivo Air - 5.1mm $200 Android Smartphone Hands On

Thin phones are all the rage right now, but they’re often not the most affordable gadgets. BLU has announced a 5.1mm Android Smartphone that will …

Mobile Technology

It’s a phone. No, it’s a camera: hands-on with the Panasonic Lumix CM1

Panasonic announced the Lumix DMC-CM1 last year, but the Japanese company hit CES this week to announce that the attractive hybrid camera-phone would be coming stateside by way of AT&T and T-Mobile.<p>As a huge Panasonic fan, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to take the Lumix CM1 for a quick spin. …

Lumix

RANKED: The Best Smartphones In The World

Didn't get what you want over the holidays? Here are the best smartphones to look at.<p><i>We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design, software and hardware features, content selection, carrier availability, and price. We only consider</i> …

Mobile Technology