Tiffany Wong

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5 summer camps that offer chance to connect with Indigenous culture

'To speak Ojibwe is to really know myself, it's who I am,' says language camp participant<p>Camping can be a way for people to disconnect from …

How Apple can save the iPod

Commentary: In the modern age of streaming music, the MP3 player that can't stream is irrelevant. If Apple wants to keep the iPod around, it needs to get with the times.<p>It's 2016. Why would you ever need a straight-up MP3 player?<p>The iPod Touch I can see. You can use it just like you would an iPhone …

Eco-Friendly Botanical Wall Art Brings the Self-Sustaining Beauty of Nature Indoors

Designer Erin Kinsey is something of a moss boss. Her handcrafted botanical artwork transforms one's living space by bringing the beauty of the outdoors, inside. Combining a dual passion for design and nature, she has established a company named Artisan Moss which offers one-of-a-kind plant wall …

Environmentally Friendly

How to Unlock an Android Device with a Broken/Cracked Screen?

If you Android Phone screen is broken, you can’t do anything on your android mobile. Like you know touch screen is the only way to control your …

Apple is bringing Siri to the Mac and third-party apps, says WSJ

Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off on Monday, and a new report from <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> corroborates what has been widely expected in the run-up to the show: the focus is likely to be on Siri, amid heightened interest in competing AI technology from the likes of Amazon and …

Direct Brain to Brain Telepathy In Humans Is Closer Than You Think

Jason Lazarus June 12, 2016 765<p>Reading minds is wishful thinking, if it were possible then parents would have discovered it a long time ago. …

The Brain

A startup that wants to end world hunger is starting with a tiny indoor vertical farm

It’s not quite farm to table, but one Berlin supermarket is trying to make urban farming mainstream with a high-tech vertical garden in its produce aisle.<p>A pilot project between wholesale supermarket Metro and indoor farming startup Infarm, the Kräutergarten (‘herb garden’) uses hydroponic …

Urban Agriculture

Think organic food is better for you, animals, and the planet? Think again

What we eat is seen as more important than ever. And everywhere we are urged to go organic: we are told it is more nutritious, it improves animal welfare and helps the environment. In reality, that is mostly marketing hype.<p>In 2012 Stanford University’s Centre for Health Policy did the biggest …

Microsoft knows we will lose in robot war, argues for coexistence

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, a respected leader of one of the world's largest and most important technology companies, speaks as if humanity lives on the cusp of science-fiction. At today's Microsoft Build press conference, Nadella said of the not-so-distant-future, "It’s not going to be about man …

Samsung Pay: The greatest challenge for universal mobile payments isn't the technology

As Samsung prepares to launch its payment service in more countries, the biggest hurdle won't be the technology itself, or even rivals like Apple or …

Mobile

Why Singapore is ground zero for the robot car revolution

It’s a tiny, flat, wealthy island where the locals adore technology. It’s also ruled by authoritarian technocrats who can push through daunting proposals with ease.<p>There are few places in the world better poised to embrace driverless cars than Singapore — and in the race to roll out autonomous …

Electric Vehicles

Apple Watch gallery is finally useful

The official Apple Watch microsite has gained a new power this week: Now, you can check out every combination of faces, cases, and straps to get exactly the look you want.<p>An eagle-eyed reader tipped us off to the new feature, which has only been live since yesterday. It replaces the more basic and …

Smartwatches

Soon, you can run Apple TV from your iPhone

An upcoming update to the iPhone’s Remote app will let it completely control your Apple TV.<p>We’re looking forward to this because while we love the Siri Remote that comes with Apple’s latest streaming box, it has a few problems. First, it’s tiny, and we’ve discovered it wedged inside the absolute …

Smart TV

The Two Most Important Things We Can All Do To Protect Our Brain Health

When I was in medical school in the 1960s, the prevailing belief was that once we reached physical maturity, our brains ceased to make new brain …

The Brain

The week in wildlife – in pictures

A wild elephant in a city, a grey wolf in the snow and monk parakeets munching on guava are among this week’s pick of images from the natural world

Apple Loop: New iPhone Hardware Leaked, More Bricked iPhones, Apple Weakens Samsung

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes the continued PR silence around the Error 53 issue, new patent details about TouchID, Apple’s decision to ignore Samsung, another way to brick your iPhone, sales estimates for the Apple Watch, beta updates to …

South Korea

Understanding Our Changing Universe

Whether it's ripples in the fabric of spacetime or evidence of a new planet, our understanding of the universe is changing once again.

Man's lost therapy dog found after two months thanks to social media

In the six years since Nik Glaser adopted a golden doodle puppy named Kramer, the animal has become more than a pet.<p>“I have clinical anxiety, and I go through phases where it can be overwhelming,” Glaser, 30, explained.<p>“With Kramer around, I rarely get to the stage of having panic attacks. He’s …

The Food Lab: Here's Why McDonald's Burgers Don't Rot

Like Rolling Stones farewell tours or the McRib, every few years they seem to come back. I'm talking about those ready-made-for-reposting, viral-friendly photographs of McDonald's food that doesn't seem to ever rot. It started back in 2008, when Karen Hanrahan shared a photograph of a McDonald's …

This is the best photo editing app for your phone or tablet

The fast way to deal with photo issues right on your phone is Adobe's Photoshop Express app, available for Android, iOS, and Windows. It's both the most powerful I've ever used and the simplest — quickly accomplishing things that you'd normally need paid software for.<p>Here's a quick tour of its …

Mobile Photography

Apple is unlikely to include noise-canceling headphones with the iPhone 7

The note covers Cirrus Logic, a key Apple supplier and one of the companies most likely to benefit if Apple were to ditch the traditional headphone jack, as is expected, which would force headphones to connect through Bluetooth or Apple's proprietary Lightning connector instead.<p>According to Blayne …

Mobile Technology

BeON home LED Smart Lights Work Without Power In Emergencies

Jason Lazarus October 28, 2015 362<p>BeONhome LED lights are unique and useful for many things, such as by using LED lights just a few hours a day, …

Tips From a Flight Attendant

Flight attendants are the face of the airlines. It's their job to ensure that your flight is as pleasant as possible. They go out of their way to ensure our travel is uneventful. (By the way, uneventful is preferred. Incidences, delays, and other events before, during and after flights make for a …

Apple TV review

App attack<p>By Nilay Patel<p>"The future of TV is here."<p>It is not the world’s most understated tagline for a new product, especially one from Apple. If you want to set sky-high expectations around a new TV product after years of rumors and sly winks and shelved plans, well, that’s exactly how to do it. …

We tried breakfast from McDonald's, Taco Bell, Burger King, and Wendy's — here's who does it best

With McDonald's starting all-day breakfast, Burger King responding in kind, Wendy's flailing in the breakfast arena, and Taco Bell revamping its morning menu, the competition is more intense than ever.<p>But in the midst of the battle, some weaknesses are rising.<p>We tested three main breakfast items …

Breakfast

Skilpod micro houses are zero or plus energy homes you can rent in Belgium

1/8<p>Skilpod Micro House Energy Plus<p>Flexibility and energy efficiency make for a perfect combination when it comes to modular architecture. The tiny …

Without China, Apple’s iPhone pre-orders were probably a big disappointment

Apple told the Wall Street Journal on Monday that opening weekend pre-orders for its iPhone 6s series were “on pace” to exceed the 10 million benchmark set by last year’s iPhone 6. Apple didn’t provide any other information, and didn’t put out a public press release. But because the 6s will be the …

Mobile Technology