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'Oppenheimer Blue' diamond sells for £40m, setting new record

The 'Oppenheimer Blue' has sold for a hammer price of $56.8 million Swiss francs (£40 million), setting a new record for a diamond sold at auction.<p>The 14.62-carat stone, billed as the largest Vivid Blue diamond ever put up for auction, obliterated Christie's pre-sale estimate range of between 38 …

Auctions

Edward Snowden Thinks A Global iPhone Attack Will Happen This Year

As a result of the FBI's battle with Apple<p>In the wake of the FBI's legal battle with Apple, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has made a bold prediction.<p>Snowden wrote in a pair of tweets today that he believes iPhones around the world will be globally compromised by August, due to the FBI's "refusal …

Edward Snowden

Russia's amazing moon base: Everything we know

Space Science

Nasa to release recordings of unexplained 'music' from the far side of the moon

The dark side of the moon has always held a mystical fascination for stargazers – so when the crew of one of the first missions to orbit it heard …

This is the perfect gadget for when you inevitably misplace your phone

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon About twice a week, I lose my wallet. I have a dedicated space where I tell myself to put it — on the right-hand corner of the …

The White House is prepping for a single weather event that could cost $2 trillion in damage

On October 29, the White House's National Science and Technology Council released its strategic plan to prepare for an extreme weather event in space that could destroy satellites, spacecraft, and vital telecommunications systems.<p>Many of these electrical systems depend on one another, which is a …

You'll soon be able to jailbreak your tablet, smart TV and cars

The Librarian of Congress has issued new rules (PDF) on Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) exemptions, which will allow people to examine, modify and install third-party software in their tablets, smart TVs and vehicles.<p>Set to become law about a year from now, the exemptions enable people to …

Smart TV

16 photos of Moscow's beautiful Metro stations, built as propaganda during the time of Stalin

Joseph Stalin rose to power as the leader of the Soviet Union in the second half of the 1920s. As the population quickly rose, it was essential the country address its lack of adequate public transportation.<p>An underground system was built in less than three years, launching with 13 stations in …

12 Amazing Photos That Will Make You Feel So Very Insignificant

But, like, in a good way.

Astronomy

13 really useful new features in iOS 9 that most people don't even know exist

While there was nothing radical in terms of design (that all came in iOS 7), many of the updates focus on specific apps, tweaking the experience to make them more usable or look cleaner. There is a new font, called San Francisco, a smarter Siri, the ability to block ads, and a new app switcher, to …

Space In 4K: Explore The Final Frontier In UHD With New NASA TV Channel

Space is a big place. The vast distances between our curious selves and other planets and galaxies make witnessing the splendours and mysteries of our universe frustratingly difficult for most of us mere mortals. For the vast majority of people, their only ‘close up’ view of the majesty of space …

Televisions

10 features the iPhone 6s and iPad Pro ‘stole’ from Android, Microsoft and others

“Stole” is a too strong word, but that’s what fans have been saying: Apple stole these features from Google, and vice-versa. That’s especially true …

14 things you didn't know your iPhone headphones could do

Every iPhone comes with a pair of "EarPods," which are capable of doing a lot more than you think. Make life infinitely easier and learn these 14 things you can do with your pre-packaged iPhone headphones.<p><i>Produced by Will Wei</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Facebook

World's most expensive iPhone 6 goes on sale with a £2.3m price tag

The special iPhone 6 is coated in gold and encrusted with diamonds<p>The world's most expensive iPhone 6 has just gone on sale from a UK company.<p>The …

9 awesome paid iPhone apps that are completely free for a limited time

We shared a great list of eight paid iPhone and iPad apps on Monday that were all on sale for free for a limited time, and you can still snag a few …

10 Of The Best iPhone 6 Accessories You Can Buy

They can protect our phones from getting scratched after a tough fall, but they can also help us get more out of our devices.<p>From portable chargers to clip-on camera lenses, here's a look at some of the best iPhone 6 accessories worth checking out so far in 2015.

The best and worst things about the iPhone 6 Plus

BGR Media president Jonathan Geller loves the iPhone 6 Plus. And he hates it. And he loves it. Personally, I’m not a big fan. The phone itself is …

Phones

Best new apps of the week: Carrot Hunger and Evernote Scannable

Every week, our staff will handpick an app from the past two weeks that we believe is a must-have download for your iPhone or iPad. These apps will …

Apps

Week's Best Space Pictures: Pillars Bloom, a Star Illuminates, and a Moon Sets

Hubble revisits an iconic place in space, a star lights up Saturn's rings, and a wolf moon sets in this week's best space pictures.

Samsung Promotion, 1 year Netflix with new Galaxy S5, Note 4 or Tab S

Samsung is working on a little treat for new Galaxy S5, Note 4 and Tab S buyers. Starting January 4th, Samsung is giving eligible U.S. buyers one free year of Netflix to go along with their new Samsung device.<p>If you are looking to buy one of these Samsung devices this weekend, you best hold off …

Mobile

12 best iPhone apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, 2014 may have been one of the best years yet for iPhone users.<p>But killer updates from Apple aside, there was no …

Use this secret trick to make your iPhone’s Touch ID even more responsive

Do you love your iPhone’s Touch ID but wish it worked more consistently? If so then WordPress VIP code wrangler Josh Betz has some tips for you. It’s …

Sony streams 'The Interview' online and makes Hollywood history

A bit of Hollywood history unfolded on Wednesday. And it might be a glimpse into the future.<p>The controversial Sony Pictures comedy "The Interview" was released on YouTube, Google Play, the Microsoft Xbox video game console, and a special Web site.<p>The movie, which started streaming online around 1 …

Gem of a Meteor Shower on Tap This Weekend

Break out a lawnchair and a warm coat for a December meteor shower.<p>Kick off the holiday season with celestial fireworks, stargazers, with the weekend's peak of the annual Geminid meteor shower.<p>Despite a bright quarter moon rising around midnight this year, the meteors should dash across the sky at …

Week's Best Space Pictures: Mars Dust Blows, Stars Glow, and Volcano Explodes

Wintry views of the stars lead to vistas of volcanoes, clouds, and contrails in the week's best space pictures.

FingerKey app lets you unlock your Mac using iPhone’s TouchID fingerprint sensor

A new app called FingerKey allows Mac users to unlock their computer using Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint sensor on the iPhone 5s, 6, or 6 Plus.<p>That means you’ll be able to login to your Mac using your iPhone’s fingerprint sensor rather than typing in a password each time. The app takes advantage of …

7 awesome paid iPhone and iPad apps that are free for a limited time

Another day, another batch of awesome paid iPhone and iPad apps that you can download right now for free. Yesterday’s post had eight nifty iOS apps …