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Apple Has Revealed The Secret Techniques Behind Taking The Perfect iPhone Photo

For most people (not us, we're brilliant), when it comes to taking photos on their iPhone, it's mostly a case of taking a hundred shots of the same …

MWC 2017: Everything you missed from the world's biggest phone show

Retro phones, shrinking bezels, 5G on deck and Samsung's no-show: That was the Mobile World Congress that was.<p>That's a wrap for another Mobile World Congress. With the exhibit halls in Barcelona cleared out and the press conferences long done, it's time to look back on the week that was -- and what …

Mobile Technology

All Nougat and Marshmallow phones are getting Google Assistant

Beginning today, Google Assistant is opening up to new devices around the world. Both Nougat and Marshmallow-powered phones are gaining access to the …

Google Assistant begins huge expansion across Android devices today

Coming to millions of Android Marshmallow and Nougat phones<p>Google has announced via a YouTube video that the major expansion of its Google Assistant across “eligible” Android Marshmallow and Nougat devices is kicking off today. The company first revealed plans to widely roll out Assistant during …

Facebook wants you to ‘explore’ a new News Feed

Facebook is testing a secondary News Feed in the beta version of the app on Android. Some users have noticed a similar feature being tested on iOS in …

Android Pay adds support for nine additional U.S. banks

As it does from time to time, Google this evening quietly added new banks to the growing list that support its Android Pay mobile payment platform. The company added nine new banks this evening, most of which are small regional banks.<p>The full list of new banks, noted by Android Police, is …

Android Pay

Why AWS has such a big lead in the cloud

When you look at the size of the cloud market, it’s astonishing that AWS is the undisputed leader, and probably will be for the foreseeable future. Considering the competition is the likes of Google, Microsoft, IBM and Oracle; AWS’s big lead is even more surprising. The question is how did AWS …

Alphabet’s Boston Dynamics is working on a robot that its founder calls “nightmare inducing”

Boston Dynamics now has a long history of viral videos showing off its latest terrifying robots. Apparently its latest creation takes things even a step further. Onstage at the Abundance360 conference in Los Angeles yesterday, the company’s founder, Marc Raibert, showed the audience a video, …

Robotics

Your AirPods just got a quiet update

Without a dedicated AirPods app or section in iOS Settings, just how do you go about keeping your earbuds up to date?<p>Apple on Wednesday released the first firmware update for its wireless AirPods ($159.00 at Amazon.com). The update bumps the firmware from 3.3.1 to 3.5.1, but without a change log …

Tech Trends

This Technology Could Replace the Keyboard and Mouse

For the early part of my technology career, keyboards were the only user interface available. Even with early machines like the Apple II and the …

Google Is Quietly Rebuilding Itself Offline

The omniscient service is now designing around its greatest limitation: those times when the cloud is out of reach.<p>Google is never down. It’s the most resilient, expansive cloud infrastructure ever built, with layers of redundant servers to promise that when you ask Google to look up some inane …

Thanks to Trump ties, #DeleteUber campaign grows on social media

Links to President Donald Trump are shaping up to be a liability for Silicon Valley's golden boys. Case in point: Uber.<p>The hashtag #DeleteUber has …

NASA releases first results from ‘Year In Space’ twin study

The first results from NASA’s Year in Space brothers are in, and show glimpses of how stressful a trip to Mars could be for the human body.<p>Astronaut …

Genetics

Announcement for Photographers...RawTherapee Version 5 is Finally Here!

RawTherapee Version 5 Arrives in Style…<p>Here's some good news for those who've been anticipating the release of the new version of RawTherapee, <i>Version</i> …

Tutorials

Trump’s Next Immigration Move to Hit Closer to Home for Tech

President Donald Trump’s clash with Silicon Valley over immigration is about to become even more contentious.<p>After the new president banned refugees …

WhatsApp to let users edit and recall sent messages

WhatsApp could soon introduce the ability to recall sent messages, easing the minds of people that regularly panic after sending texts by mistake.<p>The long-awaited feature will mean that users can delete a message from the receivers phone if it is yet to be read. The delete function is currently …

Apps

The New “Shot On iPhone” Campaign Is An Actual Shot In The Dark

<b>WHAT:</b> The latest “Shot on iPhone” campaign from Apple.<p><b>WHO:</b> The company commissioned pro and amateur photographers including Reuben Wu, Ruairidh McGlynn, and more for the campaign.<p><b>WHY WE CARE:</b> The “Shot on iPhone” campaign has done a fine job of showing the range of colors and depth of images that …

Photography

This phone case houses a tiny drone designed to take selfies

For those who can't, there's a drone for that.<p>The Airselfie is a tiny drone that is housed in a phone case, and it lets you take selfies or group shots from farther away than you could with your arms or a selfie stick.<p>Airselfie already went through its Kickstarter campaign, where it amassed more …

The man who looks after 735 dogs

<b>Rakesh Shukla is a software engineer who's found his life's calling in looking after dogs that no-one wants, writes the BBC's Geeta Pandey in Bangalore.</b><p>The car pulled up outside a dusty farmhouse near the capital of the southern Indian state of Karnataka and suddenly dogs were everywhere, yelping …

Amazon Uses A Drone To Deliver Popcorn And Other Small Business Tech News This Week

Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them?<p><b>1 – Amazon delivers its first package via drone.</b><p>The delivery of a Fire TV stick and a bag of popcorn was made from a fulfillment center in Cambridge, England. Amazon hopes that “one …

Small Business

The Google app will now split your updates into two separate feeds

Google’s main app can provide some useful information like reminders about meetings and travel tips, but sometimes useful tidbits get lost within other updates and suggestions. To help keep things a bit less cluttered, Google will now separate your information cards into two sections.<p>Instead of …

Apps

Natural Arthritis Remedies For Dogs

According to Professor Eric Troncy of the University of Montreal's Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, arthritis pain in dogs can be alleviated, with no side effects, by a combination of medicinal plants and dietary supplements.<p><i>"While acupuncture and electrical stimulation are two approaches that have</i> …

Best Dog Products - 10 MUST HAVE Supplies For Your Dogs

For most dog owners it could be pretty hard to understand which are the required supplies for their dogs (especially at the beginning). That’s why we …

health

Toyota thinks out of the box with keyless entry gadget

Toyota has unveiled a new device aimed at allowing anyone to share their car. The Smart Key Box (SKB) can be installed in a vehicle so as to provide …

2016 November 1 - Arp 299: Black Holes in Colliding Galaxies

<b>Arp 299: Black Holes in Colliding Galaxies</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> NASA, JPL-Caltech, GSFC, Hubble, NuSTAR<p><b>Explanation:</b> Is only one black hole spewing high …

Cosmology

Best Buy's annual “Top Tech” list of gadgets

A customer tries the new PlayStation VR at Sony Square in New York City, one of which is Best Buy’s Top Tech of 2016. Justin Sullivan, Getty Images<p>The Apple watch is on one of Best Buy's Top Tech of 2016. Josh Edelson, Afp/Getty Images<p>Bose¨ QuietComfort¨ 35 Wireless headphones. Best Buy<p>DJI Mavic …

Shopping

Actually, yes. Dog moms are moms too.

Recently, I read an article that left me feeling enraged, sad, and confused. And surprisingly, this article was not about Donald Trump bragging about …

Coats

Google infuriated Microsoft by revealing a critical bug before it had time to patch it

After warning Microsoft of the bug, Google gave the company just 10 days to fix it, rather than the usual 60 — because it is already being actively exploited by attackers.<p>Microsoft has since criticised Google's behaviour, telling VentureBeat in a statement: "We believe in coordinated vulnerability …

This iPhone 7 video review from a hardcore Android fan is making Android users want to switch

We recently discussed how trivial and ridiculous it is to judge a person by what type of smartphone he or she uses. In fact, it’s absolutely …