Aj Dalisay

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'Jurassic World' Had The Third-Largest Opening Day Of All Time

Dinosaurs are back and breaking records.<p>"Jurassic World" opened on Friday, earning an estimated $82.8 million at the box office, which includes $18.5 million from Thursday's late-night screenings. That makes "Jurassic World" the third biggest opening day film of all time, behind "Harry Potter and …

Film Industry

Facebook tweaks News Feed to surface more posts that users actually read

Facebook today said that it has started making changes to its News Feed based on the time people spend on individual posts. More changes will be coming over the next few weeks.<p>Clearly, time spent is important, but Facebook’s engineers have started to take a more nuanced view of the metric.<p>“When …

Social Media

6 USB-C accessories that'll let your new MacBook actually connect to stuff

USB-C's tiny and reversible design may be the one port to rule them all, but the world — especially the working world — isn't ready for it yet.<p>Until …

MacBook

30 Things to Do Before You Turn 30

I put together a video bucket list for you and everyone else you can think of - hopefully it will inspire you to live your life to the fullest, give yourself a break when you need it, travel often, and follow your dreams.<p>I filmed all of this footage throughout my travels in France, Italy, Morocco, …

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Google’s wireless service will only work with the Nexus 6

We’ve heard rumors about Google launching its own wireless service for a few years now, and speculation has been gaining more and more momentum over the past few months. Then at MWC 2015, Google’s Sundar Pichai finally put those rumors to rest, confirming that the company is in fact launching its …

Android News

Apple Exploring iPhone Waterproofing Methods

Apple has a patent application in with the USPTO (via AppleInsider) that describes a few different methods for waterproofing electronic devices like the iPhone. The patent describes coating certain internal components like the main circuit board with a hydrophobic coating, presumably not unlike the …

HP's MB Chronowing smartwatch is more watch than gadget

You'll get email alerts, but don't expect any apps here<p>Earlier this year, HP announced a collaboration with fashion designer Michael Bastian for a new smartwatch that would appeal to more than just nerds. Online retailer Gilt will be selling the new watch this coming Friday and <i>The Wall Street</i> …

You can now connect to Facebook despite Internet censorship via new Tor link

In an early morning blog post, no doubt targeted at overseas users, Facebook said it is experimenting with providing direct access to it social network over the Tor network.<p>Tor is a secure network that allows users to surf the web mostly anonymously and prevents websites from tracking their …

LG and Samsung keep gluing crystals on their products and we don't know why

Gemstone-studded TV and watch strap are latest additions<p>Curved TVs have already been criticized for being gimmicky and superfluous to user needs, but it seems manufacturer LG has been inspired to go one better in the pursuit of absurdity — it's covered a curved OLED TV in Swarovski crystals. The …

Boot up: reddit hypocrisy, Microsoft resists, iPhone owners await

A burst of 10 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team<p>Tell creepy men on the internet how you really feel >> The Verge<p>T.C. Sottek:<p>If you're not familiar with Reddit, this is the best way I know how to describe it: it's an "anything goes" online message board where the loudest …

Microsoft's latest Siri vs. Cortana ad aims to find the fairest voice assistant of them all

Mirror mirror on the wall, who's the fairest of them all? That's the question Microsoft is trying to answer with its latest Windows Phone commercial. The software maker pitted Cortana against Siri in July, and now a new ad sees the pair square off against each other once again. It starts with Siri …

The cult of Xiaomi seeks world domination

Hugo Barra walks on stage to cheers from several hundred ardent fans. The Xiaomi executive, wearing a wig and sequined silver shirt, launches into a Chinese song and dance routine.<p>While still several notches below Beatlemania, the Hong Kong fan fest hosted Saturday by the Chinese smartphone maker …

Drone sneaks peek at Apple's 'spaceship' campus in progress

Perhaps Steve Jobs' most lasting legacy from his time at Apple will be the huge new spaceship-shaped campus currently under construction in Cupertino.<p>Just a few months before his death in 2011, Jobs presented the plan to the Cupertino City Council, and since then we've seen plenty of images of how …

Drones

Photos show the Xperia Z3 Compact is (another) chip off the old block

To say that Sony's Xperia devices have become a bit... "samey" would be an understatement. If the picture above is anything to go by, don't expect that trend to change any time soon. The snaps (more at the source) show what is claimed to be the Xperia Z3 Compact. It's worth noting that would mean …

Two months with Android Wear: the best smartwatches yet

Google’s software for smartwatches, Android Wear, will start appearing on a range of devices from various manufacturers this autumn, and this year’s IFA electronics trade show, which starts on Wednesday, is expected to be packed with rival models.<p>Wear is a new platform, an overhaul of Google’s …

Philips' Hue Beyond brings smart lighting to lamps and table lights

Here's a thing that we learned today: an enclosed light fitting, like a table lamp or a pendant light is technically called a luminaire. The reason that we now know this, is because that's the phrase Philips is using to describe the latest addition to its lineup of connected lighting devices. Hue …

Xperia Z3 Compact leaks in beautiful press photos

With a little more of a day left until its great unveiling, the Xperia Z3 Compact leaked in what appears to be a set of press shoots.<p>The images reveal a design that – as we all expected – is not a major departure from the aspect of the Xperia Z1 Compact, released in January. The colors of the …

FBI and Apple look into massive celebrity iCloud photo hacking

Both the FBI and Apple are looking into the alleged security breach of iCloud accounts belonging to celebrities that enabled hackers to nab private …

10 Ways Travel Changed My Life Forever

I bought a one-way ticket to Iceland on a weekday afternoon hiding behind my computer screen, and a few weeks later I found myself with no job, moved out of my apartment and almost all of my things sold. One amazing month-long backpacking trip later, I'm back in the states surfing couches, …

Inspiration

How Mindfulness Helped One Prisoner Find Happiness Behind Bars

Sometimes it takes a life-changing or tragic moment for us to reconsider what we really want from life. Unemployment, illness and personal loss are just a few of the many wake-up calls that cause people to reassess how they're living, and what they consider to be success.<p>Author Matt Tenney’s …

Want To Make Meetings More Productive? Start Walking

Arianna Huffington does it. Mark Zuckerberg does it. Even President Obama does it.<p>They all stand up, get out of their offices and <i>walk</i>.<p>Walking meetings have been linked to increased productivity and boosts in morale, and have been credited as the catalyst for some major business deals. Remember: …

Recreate Yourself

<i>But yield who will to their separation, My object in living is to unite My avocation and my vocation As my two eyes make one in sight. Only where love and need are one, And the work is play for mortal stakes, Is the deed ever really done For Heaven and the future's sakes.</i><p><b>-Robert Frost</b><p>We all want to …

25 Simple Ways to Improve Your Relationships at Work and Home

<b>1. Smile.</b> Put a smile on your face and in your eyes, voice and heart as often as possible.<p><b>2. Make eye contact.</b> Look people openly, warmly and squarely in the eye.<p><b>3. Open your body language.</b> While facing the person with whom you are talking, open your chest, your heart and your arms.<p><b>4. Address</b> …

Run When You're 25 For A Sharper Brain When You're 45

If you're in your 20s, you might work out because it's fun, or because it makes you look better. But here's another reason to hit the gym or go for a jog — exercising now may help preserve your memory and cognition later in life.<p>Researchers figured this out by following 2,700 men and women for 25 …

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