Vimal Muthuvel

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Teach Today's Kids to Spot Tomorrow's Fake News

One piece of news that Americans seem to agree on is that we live in an age of fake news. Views vary, however, on how to combat the problem.<p>Here's a good place to start: in school and at a young age. Research shows that giving children the intellectual tools to assess the credibility of information …

Pedagogy

Why You Should Never Sign a Cell Phone Contract Again

Like rocket science and high school relationships, cell phone plans are complicated for a reason. Two-year contract or early-upgrade plan? …

Major iOS security flaw ‘Masque Attack’ reportedly uncovered, found to ‘pose much bigger threat’ than WireLurker

Last week, it was reported that Mac and iOS users in China were the target of new malware called WireLurker that resulted in Apple confirming the security issue and blocking the affected malware apps. Just days later, mobile security research firm FireEye reports it has uncovered a major iOS …

Chinese Programmer Sticks Windows 95 On An iPhone 6 Plus

Today in “putting stuff onto things on which they don’t belong,” we present a user, xyq058775, and his exciting admission that he installed Windows 95 on a brand new iPhone. He used a tool called iDos, an open source DOSBox-like app to install the OS. He found that most of it worked fine but he was …

Kim Kardashian Hollywood App Earns $43M in Just Three Months

In the space of just three months, a smartphone game by reality star Kim Kardashian-West has raked in over $43 million (£27m) with almost 23 million …

Why phablets will eventually replace tablets and regular smartphones (in 3 charts)

Drop yourself in any world capital and it’s likely the majority of people there are glued to their smartphone. Smartphone penetration, powered by our insatiable appetite for apps — 48,000 apps are downloaded every minute — is predicted to hit 70% worldwide by 2017.<p>Tablets, on the other hand, have a …

This Is The World's First 3D Printed Laptop

Everything you need to build your 3D-printable laptop, bar the printer itself, comes in a pack currently on sale for $286.<p>The Pi-Top has all the functions of a normal laptop, but its inventors hope it will be used to teach children to become more computer literate by learning how to dismantle and …

Raspberry Pi

LG To Launch Bendable Smartphones Next Year

LG already has a curved smartphone with their LG G Flex handset, and now it looks like the company has plans to launch a bendable smartphone in …

RANKED: The Best Smartphones In The World

Here's our monthly list of the best smartphones you can buy.<p>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 phones that are available …

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7 Ways to Refine Your App's User Experience

Nothing will sink your app faster than terrible user experience. But in the rush to develop and launch (and build plenty of ‘cool’ features), many teams overlook the most important person in the entire process: the user.<p>Curious about some quick and easy techniques for refining user experience, I …

10 Things That Make an Addictive Mobile App

<i>Gal Shvebish is the VP Products at MOBurst, a global mobile marketing agency helping first tier startups and brands grow their mobile business.</i><p>Let’s be honest – we are all, to an extent, addicted to mobile device. The smartphone is one of those conveniences of modern life we’ve gotten accustomed to …

The Internet Archive Now Lets You Play 900+ Classic Arcade Games In Your Browser

Looking for a nice little burst of nostalgia on this fine Saturday evening? Don’t feel like going through the process of installing MAME and lurking for ROMs, but still want to get your classic arcade on?<p>Back in December of last year, the Internet Archive (in their effort to backup the entire …

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How 21 Big Tech Companies Got Their Names

Tech company names<p>The expression ‘what’s in a name’ – or the slightly more poetic ‘a rose by any other name’ – means, essentially, that a name doesn’t matter. It suggests that it’s the attributes of a person or object that will dictate what it truly is and how it is seen by the world.<p>However, in …

The One App You Need On Your Résumé If You Want A Job At Google

Average pay at Google is $141,000.<p>It's relatively easy to get a job at Google, too.<p>The company is so large and has such a massive need for talent that hiring for Google is something of a headache, so if you have the right skills, Google is really enthusiastic to hear from you.<p>Especially if you know …

MATLAB

Play this: burglary is a puzzle in 'Third Eye Crime'

Semi-charmed thief<p><i>Third Eye Crime</i> opens with a familiar scene: a young woman walks into a dimly lit office, while a trench coat-clad man sits behind a desk. Slow, jazzy music plays in the background. She has a problem with her husband, and needs some help. But in this case, the man isn't a private …

Android this week: Moto X gets smarter and colorful; Galaxy S5 on video; Desire 310 shown

Motorola’s(s goog) Moto X handset is ever-changing for the better; a rare attribute. This week saw the phone get both improved software and new …