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How To: Everything You Need to Disable on Your Galaxy S9 for Privacy & Security

The more we use our smartphones, the more we fill them up with personal data. This has some obvious benefits like getting a more personalized …

With 5 Quick Clicks You Can See All the Data Facebook Has on You (I Was Truly Stunned by What I Found)

It takes just five short steps to download the entire archive. You probably want to do it immediately.<p><i>(Update: Facebook says it's changing how you can access and change your privacy settings. Details are here.)</i><p>Tough times for Facebook--and they're only getting worse. The FTC is investigating, the …

Instapainting Turns Your Photos Into Hand-Painted Oil Paintings On The Cheap

Surprise! It’s Valentine’s Day, the stealthiest of all the holidays. Sneaks up on you, doesn’t it?<p>If you’re trying to get a gift today, you… might be a bit short on options. Will you go with the gas station teddy bear? The twice-crushed box of chocolates? A bouquet of acceptable-looking roses for …

Samsung's new Galaxy S5 teaser hints at new user interface

Samsung is teasing the upcoming Galaxy S5 in a new image that could be hinting at the incoming redesign of TouchWiz.<p>Speed, Outdoor, Curiosity, Fun, Social, Style, Privacy, Fitness and Life are the nine attributes that will characterize the Galaxy S5, according to Samsung. The device will be powered …

Electronics Industry

Why Startups Seeking Funding Should Use Content To Build Their Credibility

Today, venture capital (VC) is more democratic than ever. Investors are becoming increasingly sophisticated, and geography is no longer a constricting factor.<p>Lower barriers, however, create stricter filters. With so many startups jockeying for funding, the Internet also enables investors to make …

The Depressing Black Market That's Ripping Off Video Games

If you thought that those responsible for cloning and ripping off other people's work on phone stores were working in blissful isolation, you're …

New bullet expands itself into four connected parts to kill better

It may seem impossible at this point, but humans keep enhancing their ability to kill others using guns. Example: the new Advanced Ballistics …

Free online Android programming course starting next month

An online university will start a free online Android programming course next month, offering interested applicants the first notions needed to create apps for smartphones and tablets running Google’s mobile operating system.<p>Spotted by a <i>reddit</i> user, the eight-week long course offered by the …

Android News

Plex launches new website, offers option to stream to Chromecast

Plex, the popular media streaming service, recently added support for Chromecast— to keep things up to date, the company just launched a new website …

Call of Duty: Ghosts update adds Heavy Duty mode

<i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i> received an update today across the PC, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 3. A new Heavy Duty mode was added to …

Apple Mac Pro review (2013): small, fast and in a league of its own

It would be an understatement to say that Apple's Mac Pro workstation was getting a little long in the tooth. As of summer 2012, it was missing Apple's own Thunderbolt ports, not to mention 802.11n WiFi. Finally, though, Apple released an updated version, and it addresses a little more than just …

HP CEO Whitman Just Got a Big Pay Raise

Remember how when she first took over as CEO of the computing giant Hewlett-Packard, Meg Whitman agreed to take a base salary of only $1 a year?That …

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Tiger Woods' incredible approach at The Presidents Cup 2013

Infographic: The Most Popular Toys Of The Past 50 Years

Kids don’t want toys anymore. They want robots and computers.<p>With parents causing so much carnage in pursuit of that elusive PlayStation 4 on Black Friday (so much so that the day is under threat of being rechristened “Bloody Friday”) it’s only natural to wonder what has happened to Christmas. And …

Mysterious smart ring project gives smartwatches the finger

A high-tech ring that promises to replicate many of the features found in the latest crop of smartwatches, but without strapping a brick to your wrist, is now one step closer to reality. Smarty Ring, a project that launched on Indiegogo last month, has blown past its funding goal to produce a ring …

The director of Ubisoft's The Division reveals what next-generation development is like (interview)

Ubisoft‘s Massive is shooting for high-end graphics and an immersive experience with its upcoming next-generation console and PC game, Tom Clancy’s The Division. The postapocalyptic combat game will use Ubisoft’s Snowdrop game engine, which the French video game publisher says will produce …

Police Find 1,500 Lost Modernist Masterpieces, Confiscated by the Nazis

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Nazis <i>hated</i> Modernist art. Modernist works, like those by Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, and Paul …

Family Driven From Maryville, MO Home After Daughter's Rape by Student Athlete

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><b>Update 10/5/2013</b>: The Coleman family spoke to CNN on Monday night. Here's the latest on the</b> …

Dead Man Walking: Judge Tells Man He Must Stay Legally Dead

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Look out Google: Disconnect says its no-track search tool is taking off

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Disconnect, a startup co-founded by a former Google(s goog) engineer, is fast becoming a darling of privacy advocates — and a …

Samsung Galaxy Round brings curve to smartphones

Smartphone makers are always looking for another way to wow buyers and get them to pay for new devices. Samsung's giving it a go with the seriously curvaceous Round.<p>Samsung has won the race to be the first phone manufacturer this fall to launch a curved smartphone.<p>The company announced late Tuesday …

Gear & Gadgets

Eminem's 'Survival' video co-stars the dog from Call of Duty: Ghosts

The new video for Eminem's "Survival," a track from the upcoming album <i>The Marshall Mathers LP 2</i>, is slathered in cross-promotional imagery lifted from <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i>, including a guest appearance from a dog that resembles Riley the German Shepard.<p>The video for the song that debuted at …

How to automatically disable Android’s security lock screen when connected to your home Wi-Fi, Bluetooth device or by location

Your phone has a lot of personal information on it, and that is why I always recommend that you apply a security lock screen such as a PIN or …

What Tiger Woods Did To His Swing Is 'The Craziest Thing In The History Of Sports,' Says Golf Channel's Lead Analyst

For instance, earlier this month he said, "It's a very complicated golf swing that he's trying to work on, that much fold, shaft lean, the down and the up that he has, the excessive down, the excessive up; you know, his driver might as well be a dead mackerel wrapped in newspaper at the moment. …

Six incredibly beautiful Live Wallpapers for your Android

Breathe fresh air into your Android device with these stunning live wallpapers.<p>Here's an easy way to keep your phone screen looking fresh and inviting: install a live wallpaper. Live wallpapers are animated and typically interactive backgrounds that provide ever-changing screens to keep your phone …

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'Double whammy': Nursing shortage starts in the classroom

<i>Editor's note: This is the</i> <i>next</i> <i>installment</i> <i>in NBC's</i> <i>series "Quest for Care" exploring the shortage of health care providers as the Affordable Care Act rolls out.</i><p>Nurses may be the answer to some of the key health care and employment problems the U.S. is struggling with right now. They’re being tapped …

College & University

Salesforce + Zillow? RealScout Lands $1.1M From DCM, Formation 8 For More Personal, Collaborative Real Estate Search

RealScout, a new real estate technology company based in Sunnyvale, announced today that it has raised $1.1 million in seed financing from DCM’s mobile‐focused A‐Fund, as well as Formation 8 and angel investors like long-time realtor, Ken DeLeon. With its new funding, RealScout wants to continue …