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15 secret features hidden in your iPhone

Your iPhone has a lot of hidden features you may not know about, like a hidden map of everywhere you've been and the ability to let you control your screen by tilting your head.<p>We've rounded together 15 hidden features that will help make you an iPhone power user.

Apps

Down to the Metal: what Apple’s new graphics API means for Mac apps and games

Try to imagine riding a bike with square wheels. To move, more effort is required than when using ordinary wheels. This is how Eternal Storms …

Craig Federighi

Microsoft's marketing chief confirms new 'breakthrough' phone, talks Windows 10 upgrade push

Flanked by Paul Thurrott and Mary Jo Foley, Microsoft veteran Chris Capossela appeared on Windows Weekly via Skype to provide insight into the …

Bill Gates

This Is The NoPhone, The Most Useless Smartphone Ever Invented

The murky waters of Kickstarter are often a place to find some truly inspiring, innovating, and often world-changing ideas and product suggestions …

Our Milky Way Galaxy's Core Revealed (Photos)

The Peanut at the Heart of our Galaxy<p>Credit: ESO/NASA/JPL-Caltech/M. Kornmesser/R. Hurt<p>Artist's impression of the central bulge of the Milky …

Universe

What is the Temperature of Uranus?

The seventh planet from the sun, Uranus has the coldest atmosphere of any of the planets in the solar system, even though it is not the most distant. …

Astronomy

The first 14 apps you should download on your new Android phone

You can do anything with your new Android phone. So many apps. So many possibilities. But where to begin?<p>Here's a list of 15 apps that should get you started:

Apps

King of the Hill Speed Chess Tournament [177]

Magnus Carlsen vs Hikaru Nakamura : Notable Chess game: London Chess Classic (2015)

Top 10 Chess Openings

Famous Chess Game: Kasparov vs Topalov 1999 (Kasparov's Immortal)

Top 7 Aggressive Chess Openings

Top 8 Chess Mistakes

ROK Manual Espresso Machine

One of the most frustrating things about ordering a caffeinated beverage is the inability to gauge just how strong your drink will be.<p>These days, …

Skywatcher Snaps Mesmerizing View of Spider Nebula (Photo)

The stunning view of the Spider nebula offers a cosmic web of celestial delights, and was captured by astrophotographer Ron Brecher in Guelph, …

Apple has another smart idea for waterproofing iPhones

The iPhone 7 will possibly be waterproof, according to some unconfirmed reports. Even though Apple won’t comment on rumors, the company’s actions …

Reasons to get an Apple iPad Pro

Hello, welcome to Top Five, where we count down all kinds of things. I'm your host, Iyaz Akhtar. Let's talk a little bit about the Apple iPad Pro. The device isn't even out yet and there are tons of opinions out there. If you want reasons to maybe wait on purchasing an iPad Pro, we've got a top …

IPad Pro

The best Halo games, ranked (pictures)

Halo 5: Guardians

Halo

Top five iced coffees from around the world - Jamie Oliver | Features

Iced coffee has been a popular drink in Africa and Asia for centuries, but it’s only really made it big in the West over the last few years, …

Google just unveiled a gorgeous new Android tablet that looks like a Microsoft Surface

It'll be available in time for the holidays starting at $499 for the tablet and $149 for the keyboard.<p>There are 308 pixels per inch in the device's screen, which means it has a resolution of 2560 x 1800.<p>The keyboard attaches to the back of the tablet securely, so you can use the device as a tablet …

Tablets

ARCA Space Will Launch Test Flights from Spaceport America

PASADENA, Calif. — A company that has it roots in a Romanian venture that competed for the Ansari X Prize more than a decade ago plans to carry out …

Space Travel

Remember when Apple and Google derided Surface before copying it?

Tablets with keyboards and adjustable stands are suddenly all the rage – even from two companies that slammed the trend’s originator.<p>When Microsoft …

IPad Pro

How a coffee hater found his perfect coffee drink (and maybe you can, too)

My caffstinence was not on principle; I simply hated the taste of coffee. It tasted like hot water mixed with dirt. It smelled delicious, but the taste failed to deliver on its olfactory promise.<p>Yet in my 29th year, I've become an avid coffee drinker. How did this happen? Well, my journey to the …

Coffee
Coffee

Here's How The Rest Of The World Drinks Coffee

What more can be said about coffee? A lot, it turns out.<p>Europe will import 44.5 million bags this year, and drinkers in the U.S. will spend $40 billion on it. You love it, we love it. People all around the world love it, no matter how they drink it -- or how weird it can get. (Egg yolk and cognac? …

Coffee

How to Make Pour-Over Coffee, 4 Ways

You’ve seen the fleet of cones perched above soon-to-be exquisite single cups of coffee, and you’ve noticed the barista at the specialty coffee shop …

Coffee

Beer Espresso: Craft Beer And Artisan Coffee All In One Cup

Starbucks has done it with its beer and wine blends available in 70 stores nationwide. With the growing popularity of craft beer and artisan coffee, …

What a cup of coffee looks like in different countries

Every morning, millions of peopel around the world begin their day with a cup of coffee. But almost every country and culture has its own unique ways …

Coffee

10 Things You Don't Understand About Espresso

A coffee snob will happily write you a poem about the flavor profile of their favorite espresso, talking about rose hips and stone fruits and …

Coffee