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Amazon Prime Is $67 This Friday. Here's Why Gamers Should Care

Amazon Prime is normally $100 a year, but for one day it'll be $67. Here's why that's awesome.<p>You've probably heard of Amazon Prime, the yearly …

The Blueprint for the Boston Celtics' Ultimate Offseason

The Boston Celtics surprised many by reaching the playoffs this season. What was considered a lottery team on the rebuilding path, the Celtics fought hard to get the No. 7 seed in the Eastern Conference. Despite making the playoffs, they will use the offseason to fill major needs and improve at …

Skype endlessly crashes if your friends send this message

If the discovery of a bug that crashes iPhones with a simple string of characters wasn’t enough for you to deal with, Skype is being affected by a similar problem.<p>Users that receive a message containing “http://:” are unable to open Skype, with the app instantly crashing upon opening on Android, …

Why are so many Asian Americans missing out on Ivy League schools?

Michael Wang was ranked second at James Logan high school in California, on GPA. He had a perfect score on his ACT, and a near-perfect score on his SAT. He was a national districts qualifier on the debate team. At the AMC 12 – a nationwide mathematics competition – he placed first in the state.<p>He …

Consumer Reports: the iPhone is better than the Galaxy S5 is better than the Galaxy S6

Insanely, Consumer Reports used to refuse to recommend the iPhone. Instead, they recommended Android smartphones like the Samsung Galaxy.<p>Oh, how the …

Phones

Best deals of the week: 98% off a lifetime of iOS development training plus more lifetime offers [Deals]

Leave the cramming to college students. If you prefer to learn on your own time, we’ve rounded up our best deals on lifetime-access packages for coding courses, WordPress theme builders, finance classes and more.<p><b>iOS & Xcode Developer Training: Lifetime Subscription</b><p>Developers need to keep their …

How To Add iOS Like Charging Chime To Mac OS X

When Apple started shipping the new MacBook to people, the machine brought with it more than just gorgeous looks and a new keyboard and trackpad …

A Mysterious Plume Over Mars Confounds Scientists

A strange cloud or haze rising extremely high above the surface of Mars has astronomers struggling to come up with an explanation for the phenomena that fits with the existing scientific understanding of the Martian atmosphere.<p>A paper examining a pair of 2012 observations of the large, bright plume …

How to run Windows 10 on your Mac for free

One of the selling points of a Mac these days is the ability to run Windows software on it, via virtualization or Apple’s own Boot Camp. Running Windows lets you play PC games that haven’t been ported to the Mac, or stay completely compatible with your documents from a PC-centric …

Romney: Democrats Lost Because They Weren't 'Proud' Enough Of Obama

WASHINGTON -- Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney might have been forgiven for gloating a little about this week's election. A half-dozen GOP Senate candidates pulled a page from Romney's 2012 playbook and ran successfully as moderate, pro-business Republicans, helping the GOP take …

Tip of the Day: How to Install iOS 8 on Your iDevice

Today is the day iOS 8 will be available for download, so make sure you read our rundown of all the cool new features. If you've decided to update the software on your iPhone or other device, consider waiting until the initial rush of downloads has passed; this will allow you to avoid longer …

Your iPhone is an awesome chemistry kit

What’s your iPhone made of? Just looking at it, you might dismiss it as just a slab of metal and glass, with a dose of magic inside. But our iPhones are actually portable chemistry labs, and there are an incredible number of complex chemical functions happening underneath the glass and metal shell …

New Drug Clears Cancer Cells Through Immune System Judo — NOVA Next | PBS

For years, scientists have been probing various immune response proteins in the hopes of finding a new way to target and destroy cancer cells. …

MH370: Six key questions six months after Malaysian Airlines flight vanished without a trace

What do investigators and the world now know about MH370: the plane, its pilots, the passengers, the search, the relatives and the company?<p><b>THE PLANE:</b><p>Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a Boeing 777-200, took off from Kuala Lumpur's International Airport (KLIA) at 12.41am on March 8 and was scheduled to …

How to watch Apple's iPhone event live

Apple sent out invitations to the press for a special event on September 9 in Cupertino, California. The company is expected to announce two new iPhone models and quite possibly a new wearable device. CNET will be on location to cover the news as it breaks. As it has done in the past, Apple will …

8 Lesser Known, but Very Useful, Apple Mac Utilities

Your Mac comes with a bunch of Apps pre-installed, neatly organized in the Applications folder. You’ve got the iWork suite, AddressBook, iCal and some other useful applications. Also in there is another folder called Utilities.<p>You might have used a few of the applications within it, but there’s …

Brain-to-brain verbal communication in humans achieved for the first time

Humans just got a step closer to being able to think a message into someone else's brain on the other side of the world: in a first-of-its-kind study, an international team of researchers has successfully achieved brain-to-brain transmission of information between humans.<p>The team, comprising …

The Brain

Google Launches Photo Sphere Camera App for iPhone

Google’s existing camera app already brought photo spheres to Android users, and now the internet giant has introduced a dedicated Photo Sphere Camera app to the iOS realm too.<p>With the app, users can create 360º images and share them with anyone, while also letting them publish to Google Maps. …

RNC to Congress: Investigate the AP U.S. History Exam

Not enough Founding Fathers! That’s the GOP’s outraged take on the College Board’s updated exam—and the party wants a formal probe. But the board …

Scottie Pippen Claims to Be the Greatest Bulls Player Ever in New Foot Locker Ad

"All the greats have short memories," claims Charles Barkley in the new Foot Locker ad.<p>Barkley, who has conveniently forgotten any of his shortcomings or embarrassing incidents as a player, tries to teach James Harden to have a short memory. Barkley does a good job of showing Harden how it's done, …

Basketball

Ants Playing Chess Find New Solutions To Old Problem

Step aside, Bobby Fischer.<p>Remove all the pieces from a chess board except for one knight. Then try to move the knight across all 64 squares of the board, touching each once. (As a reminder, knights move in a L-shape, two spaces in one direction, and then one space left or right, or up or down, at a …

OS X Yosemite preview: the Mac gets a major makeover

The last time Apple released a new version of OS X, we came away feeling a little... underwhelmed. Don't get us wrong: We'll never say no to a free software upgrade. But despite a handful of new apps and features, last year's Mavericks release still felt like the same old OS X. You can't say that …

Have A MacBook Air? This Hack Might Make Your Screen Even Better

133<p>SHARES<p>With me recently acquiring a MacBook Air, like any geek, I tried to find any ways in which to make it better. And I've found a way to make …

Want To Make $1 Billion? Just Solve One Of These Huge Tech Problems

There's a lot of room for improvement when it comes to things like artificial intelligence, mobile payments, internet speeds, and even how we think and communicate.<p>So here's our list of the ten biggest problems in tech right now. Solve one of these, and you're on your way to billions.

How to buy a smartphone: a guide

Our smartphones are at once the most personal, useful, and most-used device in our lives. Yet with rare exceptions, we buy a single phone and stick with it for two years or more, making that initial purchase a somewhat daunting task. Choose wrong, and you're stuck with your clunker for at least the …

Boy is His Own Grandfather?

A little boy referred to in case studies as “Sam,” showed convincing evidence that he is the reincarnation of his grandfather. Sam was 18 months old …

India set for Mars mission

On Tuesday India aims to become the first country to launch an orbital flight at the first attempt<p>India is aiming to join the world's deep-space pioneers with a journey to Mars that it hopes will showcase its technological ability to explore the solar system while seeking solutions for everyday …

Siri Makes Another Hilarious Appearance On The Simpsons [Video]

The creators of <i>The Simpsons</i> love poking light-hearted fun at Apple and its devices, so when Siri made another guest appearance alongside our favorite animated family this weekend, she was never going to be on her best form. But that’s okay, because as you’ll see in the clip below, it makes for an …

Win a new iPad contest! Comment now to enter!

Leave a single comment below telling us why you love Apple and iMore, and you're entered to win a $500 gift certificate to put towards a brand new …

T-Mobile to offer free unlimited international data, texts

If you're a frequent international traveler, you're going to want to pay attention to Uncarrier 3.0.<p>T-Mobile's latest shake-up puts international roaming rates in its sights, with the carrier eliminating fees for data and text messages entirely in more than 100 countries. It will also simplify the …

Telecoms