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Kickstarted earbuds will automatically mold to the specific shape of your ear

Personalized earphones aren’t a new idea. Everyone has had that irritating experience of owning earbuds that needed constant readjustment lest they fall right out. A few people with money to burn got fed up with that experience and finally forked over the cash to get fitted for their own earbuds. …

Consumer Tech

6 reasons you may want to buy a new smartphone in 2016

Should you buy a new smartphone next year? That depends on what it can do better than the one in your pocket now. And if Qualcomm has anything to say …

London's 'walk the Tube' map reveals the real distance between stations

Londoners know it, but not all visitors do: sometimes it's quicker to walk than take the tube. The official London Underground map — designed by Harry Beck in 1933 and arguably the most recognizable transit map in the world — is a masterpiece of compressed design, but this can also make it …

Brazil

The mobile world's walls are crumbling

Ponder the photo you see above for a moment. Yes, that's Apple Music running on a BlackBerry phone powered by Android -- products from three mobile rivals working in harmony. The very concept of this would have been outlandish just a year ago, let alone a few years earlier when these companies were …

With Echo, Amazon Creates The First Potential Hit Of IoT Era

Last week at the Smart Kitchen Summit, people couldn’t stop talking about the Amazon Echo.<p>Part of the reason is the event was a forward looking gathering, where folks talked about how technology will change the way we cook, shop and interact with our food, but also because voice-control just makes …

Internet of Things

Stitch Is Slack For Healthcare Messaging

Stitch, a central messaging hub for healthcare providers, is launching today on stage at Disrupt to cut down on the $11 billion that U.S. hospitals waste each year due to breakdowns in communication.<p>You can think of Stitch as Slack for healthcare, except channels are organized around individual …

Drake Releases Three New Songs on OVO Sound Radio

Drizzy responds to the Meek Mill accusations.<p>Tonight marked Drake’s second OVO Sound Radio show on Apple’s Beats 1 Radio, and for the occasion he released three new records. Hot off the Meek Mill drama is “Charged Up,” a song believed to be Drake’s response to the ghostwriting accusations. …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Gigantic great white shark vs. tourists in a cage

Recut Version of Darren Aronofsky's THE FOUNTAIN Uses Graphic Novel as Inspiration

Information Systems

This Unique Mobile Keyboard Folds Smaller than an iPhone 4

Typing on cellphones and tablets sucks. Virtual keyboards can be effective, but they take up half of your screen’s real estate. On the other hand, portable keyboards then tend to be either too small (limited by your tablet’s screen size), or too clunky to carry.<p>A company called WayTools wants to …

Gear & Gadgets

Android customization - Device security, intrusion detection using Tasker

Last week in our Android customization series, we looked at clearing device cache and wiping out the somewhat overloaded photo thumbnail cache on your Android device. These actions will be valuable if you follow along today.<p>Today we are looking at creating custom device security using Tasker, the …

Android News

Start the New Year Off Right: 7 Healthy, Fast Weeknight Dinners

<b>1. Blackened Tilapia</b><p>This is one of my favorite fish recipes, and it's super quick and easy. Mild tilapia fillets are dusted with a bold Cajun spice rub, then sautéed in olive oil until crisp and flavorful on the exterior and tender and flaky within. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. White Chicken Chili</b><p>Made with …

Cook More this Year -- 28 Easy Crock Pot Recipes for Busy Lives

2015 is here and resolutions are flying right and left. Lose weight, save money, get fit. All are lofty yet understandable goals. Unfortunately, many won't last past the first half of January. Instead of joining the fray, why not make a goal that you can actually stick to? Decide to cook more for …

Withings Activité Pop brings classic look to sporty fitness tracker market

LAS VEGAS — Smart gadget company Withings, known for its smart scale and a recent foray into fashionable smart watches, is back with another …

8 apps to help you actually keep your 2015 New Year's resolutions

New Year's resolutions are tough.<p>Though we may start the year with the best of intentions, old habits die hard and too often we're back to our old …

10 tips and tricks to get the most out of your new Chromecast

Advertisement<p>36 Comments<p>Credit: Robert Fruehauf/Shutterstock<p>Someone put a new Chromecast for you under the tree, or maybe you just bought one for …

Google

The 12 Best Android Apps of 2014

Our weekly round-ups of all the newest and best apps are as much a part of Giz UK's furniture as Mr. T extolling the virtues of PlayStation 4s in …

Got an iPad and this app? You’ve got a second Mac screen

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Credit: via Duet Display<p>Ever since the iPad first came out, people have wanted to use their Apple tablets as a second …

The Best Ski Line of 2014 Is Truly Incredible

Cody Townsend has no fear. The Santa Cruz, California–raised freeskier took home “best line” honors at last week’s ski industry Powder Awards for his …

10 of the best Android apps from November 2014 | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

November sure was a busy month for new apps and notable updates; from photo recognition, to launchers, to Biz Stone’s new app for sharing random …

Flow Home tries to re-imagine the Android homescreen

Android developer Larva Labs is taking a stab at re-inventing the homescreen on Android devices with an interface called Flow Home. The idea behind …

Updated: 50 best Android apps 2014 | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

Best Android apps: 1-16<p>The Google Play app store has exploded in recent years, with a proliferation of apps that can cater to your every need. The …

An Overview of the Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving Soft Skill

In the world of underlying competencies that contribute to strong business analysis, the soft skill of analytical thinking and problem solving may …

Management

Business Analysis and User Experience > Business Analyst Community & Resources

At UC Berkeley there has been an increasing awareness of the importance of business analysis (BA) and user experience (UX) in the software …

UX Design

Maps.Me Offline Maps - Indie app of the day

Pros<p>All maps are 100% offline. You have to download them but once you do, they're accessed solely offline.<br>Offline map search, routing, and bookmarking are all very nifty features (Pro version only).<br>Easy to use and understand.<br>A lot offline map providers have weird policies and licenses and you …

Apps

How to Install Flash on Android

One of the biggest — and in my opinion, the only REAL issue with owning an Android device — is the fact that Adobe Flash Player isn’t standard on …

Adobe Flash

You can now check which devices are logged into your Google account

Google has launched a new security feature for its users Monday: A Devices and Activity dashboard, letting you know which devices are accessing your …

App Helps You Pick the Perfect Beer or Wine

A new app called Next Glass is engineered to help uninformed drinkers make better decisions when buying beer and wine.<p>After downloading the app, users are asked to list some of their favorite wines or beers to create a “taste profile” based on the chemical composition of their selections. The next …

Apps