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11 tricks to make your Android run faster

It’s frustrating to drop several hundred dollars on a high-end smartphone only to find that the smooth and speedy performance you expected remains elusive. Mid-rangers and the budget end of the market are even more prone to stuttering and lag. There are various ways to speed up that Android …

Android News

This Robot Valet Parks Your Car, Is Awesome

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The valet process is getting streamlined in Germany, as robot valets have been introduced to the …

This New Smartphone Device Can Check Your Cholesterol

Now, researchers at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York have developed a device that can add testing cholesterol and vitamin D levels to your phone's already impressive list of functions.<p>"What this is really about is enabling you to obtain health information about yourself quickly," said David …

A Musical Instrument That Generates Power When You Play It

Sudha Kheterpal has been a professional percussionist for 20 years, so she knows how much energy goes into making a beat. Now, she wants to harness that energy to generate power.<p>Kheterpal has invented the Spark–a device that sounds like a maraca but is as useful as a solar cell. It’s an instrument …

The 380-Millisecond-Tracking, Decision-Making Software That Reveals What You Really Want

From gender to food, biases are everywhere. MouseTracker aims to uncover what we keep hidden by analyzing millimeters of movement.<p>“You only get one chance to make a first impression.”<p>You’ve heard the tired adage countless times. But just how <i>long</i> is that one chance? Studies have indicated that it’s …

Psychology

Glass app lets you take a photo just by thinking about it

Developers in the US and UK are increasingly putting Glass through its paces in an effort to fully understand its current capabilities and future potential.<p>A UK startup, for example, appears to have taken Google’s face-based computer to a whole new level, developing software that allows you to snap …

The GoGlove puts music control in the palm of your hand

When cousins Ben Harris and Eric Ely went skiing together, they would often listen to music as they carved their way down the mountain. But they found it troublesome to take control of the tunes or the volume using the standard in-line remote found on most smartphone headphone cords.<p>The tiny …

The Future Television Will Be Paper Thin and Rollable, LG Says

Perhaps in a few years we'll see people carrying around their rolled-up televisions the way they used to carry newspapers.<p>LG Display unveiled a paper …

A Future Smartphone System Could Warn Oblivious Pedestrians Of Oncoming Traffic

Using Wi-Fi signals, it would alert pedestrians who can’t hear an oncoming car.<p>Researchers at the University of Missouri, Kansas City are designing a system to alert pedestrians and drivers of potential crashes before they happen.<p>Wi-Fi Honk, an Android system recently presented at a conference on …

Headphones

5 Photos Every Photographer Must Know How to Create

Did you know that there are five basic photographs that every photographer must learn how to create? All other camera techniques in photography are …

Microsoft adds new encryption support to OneDrive and Outlook.com

For OneDrive, Microsoft says it is adding Perfect Forward Secrecy (PFS) encryption support. The company stated that this system will be available via …

SnapUp Lets You Go Shopping, Track Prices Just By Taking Screenshots On Your iPhone

A new application launching today on the iTunes App Store wants to make mobile shopping – including organizing products you like from multiple stores and receiving price drop notifications – as simple as taking a screenshot on your phone. SnapUp, as the app is called, is able to automatically …

Facebook And The Ethics Of User Manipulation [Updated]

[This post has been updated to include comments from Adam Kramer, the Facebook employee who coauthored the study, and new information from Cornell indicating that the study was funded internally. ]<p>A recent study conscripted Facebook users as unwitting participants during a weeklong experiment in …

Google Will Shut Down Its Orkut Social Network In September

Orkut, the social networking service Google launched back in 2004, miraculously survived multiple rounds of spring cleaning despite the fact that it was never a huge hit outside of Brazil, India and a few other countries. It was always just a matter of time before Google was going to shut it down, …

Apple absolutely needs to put this awesome ‘Good Samaritan’ feature into iOS

With iOS 7, Apple already has the best anti-theft software protection of any smartphone in the business. If you lose your iPhone, or it’s stolen, you can easily use Find My iPhone to see where it’s last reported coordinates are, and send a beep and a message to the device. And thanks to Activation …

Microsoft's new encryption makes it tougher to spy on your email

Microsoft said last year that it was tightening security to fend off the NSA and others who would scoop up your data, and today it fulfilled that promise with moves that should improve real-world security. The company now encrypts both incoming and outgoing Outlook.com email when it's in transit. …