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This is what it's like to browse the Web on Apple TV

One thing missing from Apple TV is a web browser. It’s not clear if Apple will ever bring Safari to Apple TV officially, but one developer has.<p>Forking an existing GitHub project, user jvanakker built a native tvOS browser for Apple TV. It’s simplistic, and you won’t find it in the App Store — but …

Smart TV

Will you miss Facebook's 'other' inbox?

<b>There has been a mixed reaction to Facebook's changes to its Messenger service, announced this week.</b><p>In the next few days it will phase out the Other inbox, where members currently receive messages from people they are not Facebook friends with.<p>Some members have expressed concern about harassment …

Tahiti Is Creating a Smart Island Nation to Boost Tourism

The French Polynesia Ministry of Tourism announced a new partnership this month with Tahiti Innovation Labs and Florida-based Travel Startups …

Tourism

Google’s latest app tells friends when you're free to do something

Is talking to people to tell them that you’re available to socialise too much effort for you? There’s an app for that.<p>Google’s new Who’s Down app allows users to flag that they are free to hang out, meet up or generally socialise. Toggle the switch and it will list the user as available in their …

Apps

Facebook just made it easier to talk to people you're not friends with

Chatting with strangers on Facebook just got a bit easier.<p>The social network is launching a new feature for Messenger called Message Requests, that …

15 Habits That Will Totally Transform Your Productivity

From decluttering your desk to letting yourself complain, these 15 easy behavior changes can change how much you accomplish each day.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>People who manage to get a lot accomplished each day aren’t …

Dell just announced the largest tech acquisition ever: EMC for $67 billion

You might not have heard of EMC , but it’s a technology behemoth that runs many of the services you use today.<p>The company provides datacenter storage for large technology companies — and today, it’s been acquired by Dell.<p>It’s the largest technology acquisition ever, coming in at $67 billion and …

EMC

The Unlikely Origin Story of the Egg McMuffin

Tuesday is the day late-sleeping Egg McMuffin fans have been waiting for: starting Oct. 6, McDonald’s will begin serving breakfast all day, across …

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Top 10

Waiting for offline Netflix viewing? The company thinks you can’t handle it …

If you, like me, have been wondering when Netflix is finally going to get around to allowing offline viewing, so we can stock up our iPad when traveling, the answer would appear to be: not anytime soon. When <i>Gizmodo</i> asked the company why, when Amazon Instant Video does so, a company spokesman gave …

Televisions

15 Fall 2015 TV shows to watch

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's that time of the year again.<p>New fall shows are coming, and there will be familiar faces and plot lines that make you say "This reminds me of..." We present to you the 15 shows you probably want to check out for Fall 2015 TV season.<p>"Narcos" (Netflix)<p>Pablo Escobar and the Medellin Cartel …

TV

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

6 Foods That Can Make You Happier

<i>By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD</i><p>I’m a happiness research junkie. I <i>love</i> reading about simple things we can do to elevate mood and boost contentment. Mindfulness meditation, adequate sleep, laughing, volunteering, and spending time with pets (as well as with happy people) all help. And believe it or not, …

AeroMobil Flying Car Crashes In Slovakia

The Invention Award-winning prototype was destroyed, but its pilot survived<p>Last Friday, the AeroMobil 3.0 prototype, recently featured in <i>Popular Science</i>’s 2015 Invention Awards, crashed during a flight test in Slovakia. When the flying car ran into trouble, its pilot, company co-founder Štefan …

Flying Car

First Click: Don't confuse smart devices with a smart home

Waiting on a complete smart home solution that just works out of the box is like waiting for Godot: he’s not arriving today but surely tomorrow.<p>It was four years and four days ago that Google announced Android@Home with the intent of extending Android into household objects. Google’s announcement …

BitTorrent brings its Bleep secure messaging app out of alpha mode

Company promises ‘there is no server for hackers to target’ messages and metadata, but app is entering a crowded market<p>BitTorrent is the latest company to launch a messaging app, with its Bleep service emerging from alpha testing with a new iOS app joining the existing Android and desktop …

Apps

Fortune.com

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Free mobile phone service FreedomPop to launch in UK

FreedomPop teams up with Three to allow customers to send and receive calls, texts and internet data free of charge<p><b>FreedomPop</b>, the free mobile phone service founded in the US by a former BT executive, has announced plans to launch in the UK.<p>The four-year-old company has teamed up with <b>Three</b> to offer …

The dual-display YotaPhone 2 is now cheaper, better, and available in white

The YotaPhone 2 was one of the most pleasant surprises of last year, combining an OLED display on the front and an E Ink panel on the back to offer a uniquely versatile Android device. The surprising thing about it was how well it worked, and how far it managed to steer away from being a simple …

9 foods you have to try in Taipei, Taiwan

1. Daifuku<p>Also called mochi, daifuku is actually a Japanese dessert quite popular in Taiwan. It looks like a big marshmallow, with a much softer …

Food & Dining

10 best business apps for Android

Business apps are a tough subject. There are a variety of variables to consider. That may include team size, business size, how well the app scales to demand, and tons of other stuff. Some apps are great for huge teams while others do better for business people individually. Some businesses are …

Apps

BitTorrent releases Bleep, a secure peer-to-peer messaging service for iOS and Mac (Video)

If you want the security of knowing your voice, text and picture messages can’t be intercepted, direct peer-to-peer communication with end-to-end encryption is the gold standard: and that’s what BitTorrent offers with its Bleep app.<p>Every conversation is between you and your friends. There is no …

Apps

Private Caribbean island tops luxury list of world's most unique lodges

Earlier this year National Geographic set out to identify remarkable resorts around the world that excel in "sustainability, authenticity and excellence." The 25th lodge to make the cut is a private resort island in St. Vincent and the Grenadines in the southern Caribbean.<p>Petit St. Vincent joined …

Memorial Day Weekend

8 Cheaper Alternatives to Popular European Destinations

<i>By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/alcuin lai</i><p>Rome, Munich, the French Riviera -- all European bucket list spots renowned for their history, their culture, and their affinity for chain smoking and tiny cars. But you know else they're known for? Overpriced everything. And hoards of visitors …

BitTorrent’s new app is a secure alternative to iMessage and Snapchat

BitTorrent’s not just a way to torrent anymore.<p>Released a couple years ago, BitTorrent Sync proved itself to be a great way to keep your files synced between machines without trusting a service like Dropbox with your data.<p>And now? BitTorrent Bleep, a serverless chat app, is here to show you you can …

Apps

Amazon Drone Patent Means You May Never Have To Leave Your House Again

Planned delivery system is machines almost all the way down<p>For many, drone delivery was a novelty until Amazon jumped into the game. With a much-hyped concept video, Amazon provided a straightforward image of robot postmen, bringing packages to customers on demand. Amazon filed the patent for the …

Administrative Law

Risqué Getaways: Top 10 Places to Spice Up Your Love Life

What happens in your <i>boudoir</i> is your business, but if you're noticing that lately things have been more, how should me say it, milder than what you want, then it's time to spice up your love life. Now we may not be "love experts," but we know a thing or two about how a vacation can boast your mojo. …

11 Vital Books for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From 2011 to 2013, I read 197 books. I read about history, physics, science, health, world travel, space exploration, the ocean, fitness and mathematics. I read bestsellers, classics and unknown authors. However, the underlying foundation …

The Happiest Countries In The World Might Also Be The Prettiest

(Photo Credit: Getty Images)<p>If you're looking to take a trip to the happiest places on Earth, then here's your bucket list.<p>Every year, the World Happiness Report analyzes a number of nations and then ranks them in order of happiness. Countries are measured based on factors like living standards, …

The coming problem of our iPhones being more intelligent than us

Ray Kurzweil made a startling prediction in 1999 that appears to be coming true: that by 2023 a $1,000 laptop would have the computing power and storage capacity of a human brain. He also predicted that Moore’s Law, which postulates that the processing capability of a computer doubles every 18 …

Singularity