Ronald Amanyire

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Announcing the All-New Flipboard, the Place for All Your Passions

Most people are interested in lots of things, but true passions run deep. The all-new Flipboard is built around those obsessions that define your work, life and play.Flipboard 4.0 is a response to our ever-growing ecosystem of publishers, Flipboard Magazines, topics and more. With over 30 million …

InterAct

10 apps for enhancing iPhone photos

One of my favorite observations by a now-forgotten sage explained the difference between writing and photography like this: <i>A bad sentence can be massaged, but nothing helps a bad photo</i>.<p>So true. However, I’ve experienced for myself how a good photo-editing app can salvage sloppy composition or bad …

​EU court asks: Is Uber an app or taxi service?

Europe's highest court looks into Uber's business model. Its decision could have major ramifications for the ride-hailing company.<p>Uber doubled down Tuesday on its claim that it's a software company, not a taxi service.<p>Speaking in front of Europe's highest court, the ride-hailing company defended …

Transportation

Here's Why You Should Get the iPhone 7 Plus but Not the iPhone 7

To upgrade or not to upgrade — that is the question. We tested out the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus for a few weeks to determine if the latest phones are worth your money.<p>If you're an Apple fan, you know that the company is consistently creating new products with updates that often (but not always) make …

My favorite productivity app is a free feature that's already on your iPhone

There are apps to manage your projects and notes. There are apps to turn your Post-It scribbles into shareable notes. There are even apps to divide your to-do list into handy little folders.<p>But my favorite productivity app doesn't have a fancy name or interface, it doesn't cost a cent, and you …

Apps

Avantree PowerHouse 4 Port Fast USB Charging Station

Stop fumbling around your office for open outlets, and just get an Avantree Desktop USB Charging Station. Avantree provides 4 USB charging sockets and a whopping 4.5A/22.5W output for a super fast charge for all of your devices. With a handy velcro system to manage and hide cables, as well, this is …

How to see what sort of person Facebook thinks you are

It can often feel like Facebook knows a creepy amount of information about you. Now the company has made it possible to see the detailed character profile the social network has built about you.<p>From your favourite news sources to your living situation, Facebook knows some quirky details about most …

Social Media

This Is What It's Like To Be Dying Of AIDS – And Then Survive

Twenty years ago, revolutionary new drugs transformed HIV/AIDS, bringing people back from the brink of death. But what happens when you plan to die only to recover? Three people, whose stories span the global epidemic, told BuzzFeed News what it means to have a second chance at life.<p>Edwin J. …

Medicine

Real Women on Everything You Do Wrong Going Down on Them

It's a no-brainer that good oral skills are essential to fantastic foreplay. However, there's a whole lot more to cunnilingus than just a willingness …

How Facetime Saved the Turkish President from His Country's Attempted Coup

Social media, the very form of communication President Erdogan has earned a reputation for suppressing, came to his rescue during Friday night's chaos.<p><i>This article originally appeared on</i> <i>VICE Greece</i><p>Between gunshots, injuries, explosions and the sight of tanks in the street, Friday's attempted coup …

Inky the octopus makes amazing escape to freedom from aquarium tank

A sneaky octopus has made headlines after an incredible escape to freedom from an aquarium in New Zealand.<p>Inky, who had been living at the National Aquarium of New Zealand for a number of years and was described as “unusually intelligent”, managed to break out of his tank and escape to the ocean, …

Zoology

Broken Land

Five years after the uprising that led to the downfall of Qaddafi, Libya is a failed state, torn apart by rival militias. ISIS is growing stronger by the day, and poorly armed makeshift militias are all that stand in its way. BuzzFeed News' Borzou Daragahi reports from the front line against …

Africa

Cotton bud in ear: Why can't we resist the temptation despite the warnings?

Years ago, my mother complained about a terrible earache. The pain was unbearable, and it wouldn't go away. For a week, she walked around with a …

11 Features On Your iPhone Headphones That Most People Don't Even Know Exist

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The iPad Pro is a great device and one of Apple's greatest failures

The keyboard is very much necessary. How Apple, a company that has billions of dollars and is run by some of the greatest minds in technology, could screw up on this level <i>again</i> (Apple Music, though I like it, is buggier than a steak left inside a humid cupboard) is beyond me.<p>It’s so inherently …

IPad Pro

America’s first ‘War on Christmas’

It's pretty common to hear people complaining about the so-called "War on Christmas." Whoever designs the cups at Starbucks knows what we’re talking about.<p>But the US relationship with the Christian holiday is pretty complex.<p>Did you know, for example, that Christmas used to be illegal in …

Tiger Woods Gets Candid About What Went Wrong In His Marriage

The golf superstar says he wishes he'd been more "open" and "honest" in his marriage to Elin Nordegren.<p>Tiger Woods doesn't hold back in a new, revealing interview with Time magazine -- and that includes dishing on his marriage to Elin Nordegren.<p>Woods and Nordegren -- who were married for nearly six …

Golf

This Is Millennials’ Most Embarrassing Secret

Today’s young adults are establishing their careers, but their lack of technological prowess is costing their employers big-time. Yes, you read that …

Here's what the HDR photo setting really does — and why you should use it

You might have noticed the three letters "HDR" on your smartphone's camera app when you're lining up a picture, and you might wonder whether to keep it on or off.<p>It's generally better to keep it on, and here's why:<p>HDR stands for "High Dynamic Range," and it helps make your pictures look better by …

Mobile Photography

Why is Apple customers' appetite for its products insatiable?

Apple’s latest launch event next week is unlikely to surprise – the real conundrum is how the company convinces people to keep on buying<p>“Siri, give us a hint,” said Apple’s invitation to its media event next Wednesday. But few needed a hint to know that the chief executive, Tim Cook, will unveil …

Set-Top Boxes

Where will the Obamas live when they leave the White House? Probably not Chicago.

CHICAGO — There are remnants of the Obamas all over their old neighborhood of Hyde Park. Walk east on 53rd Street, and you’ll pass the place where Barack and Michelle first kissed. A bronze marker laid into a stone marks the spot, although the Baskin-Robbins where they met for ice cream has long …

Michelle Obama

Know your history: Understanding racism in the US | Black History

There will never be an acceptable explanation for what happened between Michael Brown and Darren Wilson in Ferguson but we will never fully grasp <i>why</i> the stage was set for such an encounter unless we know American history.<p>We cannot fully comprehend why Dylan Roof murdered nine parishioners at …

Black History

Was the Nokia 3210 the greatest phone of all time?

Endless battery life, colourful fasciae and Snake (obviously) – as Nokia plans a return to the phone market, in praise of its most enduring product: the 3210<p>Hold the phone – Nokia has announced its return to the mobile (cell) market. The Finnish telecoms giant, which was once the biggest producer …

Mobile Technology

Africa isn't very happy with South Africa

A spate of xenophobic attacks has tarnished South Africa's image on the continent.

South Africa

Breathing poison in the world's most polluted city

<b>Saharan dust, traffic fumes and smog from Europe may be clogging up London's air at present - and causing alarm in the newspapers - but in the world's most polluted city London's air would be considered unusually refreshing. That city is Delhi, the Indian capital, where air quality reports now make</b> …

Pollution

Find Your Lost Phone Immediately With This Simple Google Trick

If you're the type of person who's always losing your phone, it's now really easy to find it again -- if you have an Android.<p>Thanks to a new update from Google, you just have to type "find my phone" into Google Search, and it'll show you where it is with startling accuracy. It can also make your …

Google Search

I taught my black kids that their elite upbringing would protect them from discrimination. I was wrong.

I knew the day would come, but I didn’t know how it would happen, where I would be, or how I would respond. It is the moment that every black parent fears: the day their child is called a <i>nigger.</i><p>My wife and I, both African Americans, constitute one of those Type A couples with Ivy League …