Aaron Voltaire Hodgekin

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10 apps that should be core smartphone features

So I trawled the hundreds of apps I’ve installed, and compiled a “top 10” of the ones I feel wouldn’t look out-of-place integrated into a phone’s inner workings.<p>It’s worth noting here that these aren’t necessarily the best built or designed apps out there — it’s more about the core functionality. …

Apps

POWER RANKINGS: Here's who has the best chance at being our next president

With less than 450 days until the 2016 election, here's another look at who has the best chance of making it to the White House to succeed President Barack Obama.<p>Our rankings are based on the Real Clear Politics averages of national polls and those in New Hampshire and Iowa. We also factor in …

Government

Electric Cars That Charge as They Drive Coming to U.K. Roads

Millennials souring on Obama?

Young people helped elect President Obama in 2008 and 2012, but they’re giving him low marks now.<p>The wide-ranging poll of 18- to 29-year-olds, released Wednesday morning by Harvard’s Institute of Politics, found that America’s young people are disillusioned with Obama’s tenure in office and …

Microsoft video attacks Google's Chrome as surveillance technology

A leaked internal Microsoft video attacks Google's Chrome Everywhere campaign, drawing pointed attention to Google's program of monetizing personal …

Wild day for Bitcoin: currency cracks $700, feds say no new laws are needed

Don’t expect the Bitcoin hype to die down anytime soon. On Monday, the virtual currency got a possible plug from America’s top banker, while law …

Fitness Workouts & Exercises

Google Employees Confess The Worst Things About Working At Google

Well, take a look at this Quora thread, which is being used by current and former Google employees to dish the dirt on working for Big G.<p>We've edited some of the standout comments into this excerpt.<p><b>Everyone is awesome, so they can hire the very best people to do even the most mundane jobs.</b><p>"The …

Employment

Woz: If I were at Apple, we'd be partners with Google

Parallel universes are always fun to contemplate.<p>So please mount the No. 42 bus with me to a world in which Tim Cook is still COO of Apple and Steve Wozniak is calling the shots.<p>Here's what would be happening: Apple and Google would be deep and loving partners and would share all their knowledge in …

Tim Cook

Sound, fury, cliché! Lazy pundits “double down” on “game-changing” “narratives”

<b>(Comedy Central)</b><p>Jon Stewart was right: From Fox News to NPR, pundits hurt the political debate by speaking in the same lazy clichés<p>Thomas Frank<p>November 3, 2013 12:00pm (UTC)<p>It was February of this year. The radio was tuned to NPR, the subject was austerity, and the great observers of our political …

The One (very) Disappointing Part of the iPad Air Spec: RAM

I posted about the highlights of the full tech specs for the iPad Air a couple of days back. There are some very impressive specs – none more so than the powerful new 64-bit A7 chip. I also mentioned at that time that the one important spec detail we didn’t yet know, and that Apple is never very …

Bitcoin regulation? New London-based exchange Coinfloor will worry about that later

London’s greatest strength as a startup hub is its financial technology (fintech) scene, so it may come as a surprise that it’s taken until now for a …