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How to Delete Stock Apps on iPhone

Let the choir sing, we can finally delete Apple stock apps on iPhone. Before iOS 10, there were only workarounds that allowed you to hide the apps, either within a folder or by enabling restrictions for the apps, but they weren’t actually gone. Apple finally allows us to remove stock apps from Home …

Apps

Theresa May describes Finsbury Park mosque attack as a ‘terrible incident’

Theresa May has described the attack on worshippers near Finsbury Park mosque as a ‘terrible incident’.<p>The Prime Minister said: ‘All my thoughts are …

Shape-shifting ‘4D’ printed objects could pave the way for outer space structures

It takes a lot of money to launch stuff into space — even by NASA terms. The cost ranges from around $9,000 to more than $40,000 per pound. With that sort of price tag, weight and space are at a major premium with shuttle missions, causing NASA to look for innovative new ways to create more compact …

Saudi Arabia refuses to open airspace for Qatar

Saudi Arabia's civil aviation authority has rejected the opening of airspace for flights to and from Qatar, a day after the chief executive of Qatar Airways called for international action against the boycott imposed on Doha amid a major diplomatic rift in the Gulf.<p>The agency said in a statement on …

Qatar Airways

“What Flights Are Overhead?” and Other Cool Things to Ask Siri When You're Bored

You can ask Siri all kinds of fun things thanks to its connection with the WolframAlpha database. One of the fun questions to ask Siri is what flights are overhead, the answer to which might surprise you. Sitting in my friend’s apartment in Boulder, CO, there are five planes over my head within a …

Wolfram Alpha

How to Turn Off Repeat Message Notifications on Your iPhone

I’m sure you’ve noticed that your Messages alerts sound twice: once when you get the message, and again two minutes later. If this isn’t your cup of tea, there’s an easy way to change it. Repeat Alerts can be found, and changed, in the Settings app. You can choose to set repeat message alerts from …

iPhone

Digital Photographer

Let's Think a Little Deeper Before Photographing the Homeless

Photography isn’t just about photographing happy moments. Every photographer will need to work on unfortunate events at least once in their lifetime. …

Street Photography

Solar Portraits: Myanmar - Photographs and text by Rubén Salgado Escudero | LensCulture

While for some, electricity is a given, a complete afterthought, for others, electricity is a luxury. Solar Portraits addresses the latter, namely Myanmar’s extremely limited access to this crucial amenity. Out of an estimated 68,000 villages, only about 3,000 are connected to any power grid. …

Myanmar

In Silence and In Sorrow - Photographs by Uma Kinoshita | LensCulture

While her initial interests were focused on the female form and emotions, Fukushima’s nuclear disaster profoundly influenced Uma Kinoshita’s work. Since the triple disaster hit the prefecture on March 11, 2011, Kinoshita has been focused on photographing big social issues. “In Silence and In …

How to #MakeClientsHappy & Land the Job – Advice from Commercial Photog Monte Isom

<i>This is Part 1 of 2 from our interview with commercial photographer Monte Isom.</i>With a saturated market of capable photographers, how do commercial …

Employment

Photographer Documents Life Inside One of Africa’s Largest Slums

Mathare is a slum of 600,000 people living within three square miles on the east end of Nairobi. Photographer Filippo Romano has travelled there six …

These Fire-Filled Light-Painting Photos Were Shot with a Smartphone

Earlier this year, photographer Benjamin Von Wong got a call from the Chinese telecom company Huawei. They were getting ready to launch a new …

Photography

Improving weather aids rescue efforts in Nepal

In the wake of Saturday’s devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal, weather conditions have had a major impact on the huge rescue and recovery operation.<p>As the official death toll rose beyond 5,000 on Wednesday, many towns and villages remained cut off, awaiting relief supplies.<p>With so many …

Natural Disasters

The Latest on Nepal: Under rubble, man says he drank urine

10:30 a.m. (0445 GMT)<p>A man pulled from the rubble of a collapsed building in Kathmandu more than three days after the deadly Nepal earthquake says he …

Virginia Beach

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Hit Delhi Campaign Trail Next Week

<b>New Delhi:</b> Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hit the assembly election campaign trail in the national capital when he addresses four public rallies …

Arvind Kejriwal plays down Shanti Bhushan's remarks, AAP furious

Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday dismissed veteran party colleague Shanti Bhushan praising Kiran Bedi as the biggest challenge to the Aam Aadmi Party …

Akshay Kumar: Top 8 action sequences of the original stuntman

As you gear up for an action-packed Friday with Baby, here's looking back at some of Akshay Kumar's most amazing action sequences.

Obama's Delhi diary: From Raj Ghat to Taj Mahal

Barack Obama<p>Reflecting the economic focus of President Barack Obama's trip to India as guest of honour at its Republic Day, top commerce officials, …

Obama's India visit: 4,000 policemen and 100 US Secret Service agents, bulletproof vehicles, buzzing choppers to guard US President

en_US<p>India Today<p>story<p>Obama in India: Over 4,000 policemen and 100 US Secret Service agents, bulletproof vehicles, buzzing choppers and motorboats on …

POTUS in India: Modi turns Delhi into fortress ahead of Obama's visit

<b>New Delhi:</b> India's capital will turn into a virtual fortress for US President Barack Obama's visit this weekend, with heightened security measures, …

India

India to expand renewable energy drive during Obama's visit

<b>Washington:</b> India will look to the United States for more private sector partnerships and technology to support a drive to expand its use of clean …

India

Microsoft: 71 percent of Windows Phone apps are installed on low memory devices

Microsoft has confirmed that the vast majority of apps (71%) downloaded from the Windows Phone Store are installed on low memory devices. These …

Looking for protection without the bulk? Check out the Seidio SURFACE case for the BlackBerry Passport

For those of you who are not already aware, I tend to be extremely hard on my devices. This includes, but is not limited to, drops, bumps, falls, and …

This sleek case might be the only iPhone 6 accessory you’ll ever need

iPhone 6 owners looking for accessories such as protective cases, battery packs and charging docks should check out the iStand 6 multipurpose case …

It looks likely that the Nexus 9, and not a Nexus phone, is Google’s first 64-bit device

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Benchmark tests of a reported HTC-built Nexus 9 tablet indicate that Nvidia’s 64-bit chip will power the slate. A photo of the …

James Foley Executed by ISIS - #ILovePhoto Ep 29

This week we discuss the killing of photojournalist James Foley and the controversy over his execution images, more incredible photography from the …