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Kota suicides: In this coaching hotspot, stress snuffs out lives

Sohanlal Sirvi had just returned home for lunch from his farm when he got a call from Kota in south Rajasthan that his 17-year-old son, who was …

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Public photos mined to create beautiful time-lapses

In many ways, the internet is simply an extremely badly coordinated attempt to document our planet. Hundreds of millions of photos are uploaded online every day, depicting ourselves, our cities, our landscape, and our food. However, they're also isolated and disparate: it's difficult to sieve …

Sorry Samsung, the Galaxy S6 may have a major hardware fault

The Samsung Galaxy S6 may borrow its physical form factor, software design, and, yes, even EarPods from the iPhone 6, but there’s one thing Samsung …

RANKED: The best smartphones in the world

The two newest flagship Android phones, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and HTC One M9 go on sale April 10. If you're in the market for a new phone, this is a good month to buy.<p><i>We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design, software and</i> …

The 5 Best iPhone Games of the Month

Every week, TIME rounds up our favorite iPhone games of the past few days. Here are the best of the best for March, from mind-straining puzzle games …

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MH370 one year on: everything you need to know

Here we round up some of the theories surrounding the mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370<p>One day, perhaps, a rainbow-coloured luggage strap or a royal blue seat cover will wash up on a pristine west Australian beach. But until then, we might never be sure what happened to …

The PS4 and Xbox One Have Nothing To Fear From $500-$5,000 Steam Machines

For the first time, Valve has come out with a detailed listing page for its partner-made Steam Machines. To date, promotion for the various boxes has been murky at best, and this is really the first opportunity fans have to see all their “home PC console” offerings in one place. The result? It’s a …

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Apple Announces iOS 8

At Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) today, the company announced iOS 8, the next version of its mobile operating system, with a number of new user-facing features, as well as a raft of new developer SDKs. The mobile OS is available in beta to developers today and is scheduled for …

A few thoughts on what Apple might have planned for WWDC 2014

It’s nearly time for Apple fans to see what the company has in store for developers: Apple’s(s aapl) Worldwide Developer Conference takes place next …

Whatsapp now has 500 million active users to offer its new social overlord

Some companies lose their following after an acquisition, but not Whatsapp -- apparently, its userbase just continued to grow after Facebook bought it for $19 billion. The FB-owned entity has revealed that it now has 500 million active users, up 50 million from the time the social network snapped …

White House teases 'the end of all selfies' after Samsung stunt

The White House is not happy about David Ortiz's Samsung selfie, but it hasn't lost its sense of humor. "Perhaps maybe this will be the end of all selfies," senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer joked on Sunday. The White House has a strict policy against using the president's likeness for profit, and …

Everything to know about iOS 8 and OS X 10.10 (Roundup + New Details)

While Apple only officially announced its 2014 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) last week, we have been reporting all of the known information about what Apple plans to unveil at the event over the course of the past few months. Now that WWDC is official, we have compiled a roundup of …

How Whatsapp beat Facebook

<i>This article was taken from the April 2014 issue of Wired magazine. Be the first to read Wired's articles in print before they're posted online, and</i> …

Why Solid State Drives Are Your Best Performance Upgrade And They're Getting Cheaper Too

Nothing and I mean literally nothing, has done more for general computing performance in the past 3 – 5 years, than the SSD or Solid State Drive. Faster processors, more memory, and even faster graphics cards don’t offer the kind of instantaneous and observable boost in system responsiveness, …

The slow death of the iPod

The iPod is in terminal decline. Apple’s first new blockbuster product of the 2000s helped reinvigorate the Cupertino tech giant from its 90s era slumber and set it on the path to greatness. But sales of the device that transformed the MP3 player industry have been falling at a rapid pace. They hit …

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Android KitKat Hits 2.5% Adoption, Jelly Bean Grabs 62%

Google today updated its Platform Versions page for Android, revealing that KitKat has hit a 2.5 percent adoption rate. Meanwhile, Jelly Bean continues to steadily grow, maintaining its dominance on Google Play. All other Android versions have lost share.<p>Breaking down the numbers more specifically, …

Women prefer Apple, gentlemen prefer Samsung

When commenters lurch to these pages, their lightsabers raised even higher than their voices, they categorize phones in simple terms.<p>The Samsung Galaxy, is, in an Apple lover's eyes, a big, bad copy of an iPhone.<p>The iPhone, to everyone but an Apple lover, is merely a girlie gadget with all the …

iPhone 3GS battery balloons, almost explodes

We’ve seen many instances of a smartphone’s battery bursting or catching fire. Sometimes it happens with newer devices. It isn’t just the old stuff. …

Watch Steve Jobs demonstrate the Macintosh to the public for the first time

Steve Jobs debuted the first Macintosh computer before a packed room of shareholders on January 24th, 1984. But that wasn't the end of the story: only days later, Jobs appeared before the Boston Computer Society to show the Mac to the public for the first time. <i>Time</i> has recovered the full, 90-minute …

Best iPad accessories

<b>Editors' note:</b> <i>Updated December 16, 2013, with three new accessories.</i><p>The iPad, while being astonishingly versatile, can't do everything. That's where peripherals come in. Maybe you want to connect a camera, stream audio or video to a TV or stereo, or write with a real keyboard. Or maybe you're just …

Candy Crush is Most Download iPhone App in 2013

Apple has revealed its top apps for 2013, which sees cult game Candy Crush Saga — from developer King.com — sitting pretty on top of the pile as the most downloaded iPhone app in the US, USA Today reports.<p>The best of 2013 page (which is not available in all countries worldwide) details the top free …

Judge orders life support for 13-year-old girl declared brain dead

A judge has ordered an Oakland hospital to keep a girl declared brain dead on life support following what was supposed to be a routine tonsillectomy.<p>At a hearing Friday, both sides in the case agreed to get together and choose a neurologist to further examine 13-year-old Jahi McMath and determine …

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Android 'started over' the day the iPhone was announced

Apple's boast that the iPhone changed everything about the mobile industry has received some support from one of Android's original software architects. Chris DeSalvo, who worked alongside Andy Rubin at Danger before joining Google to build its mobile OS, says that the iPhone's announcement forced …

The Day Google Had to 'Start Over' on Android

Google was building a secret mobile product to fend off chief rival Microsoft. Then Apple announced the iPhone, and everything changed.<p>In 2005, on Google’s sprawling, college-like campus, the most secret and ambitious of many, many teams was Google’s own smartphone effort—the Android project. …

Apple's Biggest Compromise With The iPhone 5c Over The iPhone 5s Is Life Expectancy

Having reviewed both of Apple’s latest smartphones here on Forbes (read the reviews of the iPhone 5c and the iPhone 5s here) the dividing line between the two handsets is far more than the $100 difference in price. Both the 5s and the 5c are competent today, but over the life of a two-year contract …

Has Apple lost its edge? (video)

Has Apple lost its edge? It's the question bubbling up onto the tongues of tech fans across the globe. But in the newest episode of CNET's Adventures in Tech, we explain why Tim Cook and pals ain't going anywhere just yet.<p>Where's the new stuff?<p>Alright, there's no denying that Apple hasn't exactly …

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