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Microsoft quietly bought another popular Android app

This actually makes Echo the second Android lockscreen replacement Microsoft owns.<p>Last year, the company's Microsoft Garage research division launched the popular Microsoft Next lockscreen for Android, which promises to provide you enough information and control at a glance that you don't have to …

Apps

Welcome To Hipster Hell, Tumblr Now Has Its Own Clothing Line

If the pervasiveness of shitty memes on the web weren’t enough, it seems they’re soon going to be inhabiting the real world… worn by people walking on the streets of Earth.<p>Tumblr just announced a new clothing line designed by 10 different Tumblr artists at New York Fashion Week, The New York Times …

Clothing

Polaroid's latest instamatic doesn't use ink to print photos

Cubes, unwieldy squares, bulky cameras of yore. Regardless of form factor, when the Polaroid name is on a camera it means you're getting instant photos. With the company's latest shooter, the Snap, you're getting what looks like a pocketable device that uses proprietary tech to print photos using …

Mobile Photography

Javvy is an interactive app that teaches you Java

Learning computer programming is hard, but Javvy wants to make it fun.<p>Learning a programming language is an intimidating experience. The terminology, semantics and rules can be to beginners. I know, I've tried to learn several times only to give up.<p>Javvy is a new app made by the same team behind …

Apps

Windows 10 -- how to download it right now

Microsoft has launched Windows 10 in 190 countries, and more than 14 million people have already downloaded it. However, while the OS is a free …

Satya Nadella

7 battery cases for the iPhone 6 to keep you powered in any situation

The iPhone 6's ultra slim design is also its biggest crutch. If Apple made the iPhone 6 a few millimeters thicker, it could have squeezed in a larger …

The iOS 9 public beta is here

If you're eager to get your hands on Apple's latest mobile OS, and you don't mind running unfinished software, you can now snag an iOS 9 public beta for your iPhone and iPad. To refresh, iOS 9 includes a significantly smarter version of Siri (which seems a lot like Google Now, at this point); …

The Incredible 3D Printed Zoetrope

Here’s a wonderfully neat project to perhaps spark some creativity as we head into this holiday weekend: the 3D printed Zoetrope.<p>Take the concept of a flipbook — a series of frames displayed quickly to trick your brain into seeing an animation — and make it 3D, swapping out the still images for …

3D Printing

26 Million People Changed Their Facebook Profile Photo to Celebrate Gay Marriage

Rob Stothard—Getty Images<p>Eduardo Munoz—Reuters<p>Eduardo Munoz—Reuters<p>Rob Stothard—Getty Images<p>Clodagh Kilcoyne—Getty Images<p>Roberto Finizio—Pacific …

LGBTQI

Samsung is launching 'several' more Tizen smartphones this year

It's tempting to think of Tizen as an also-ran in the smartphone world next to powerhouses like Android and iOS, but that's not entirely true when Samsung has sold 1 million Z1 phones in India since January. In fact, there are now signs that the Korean firm is doubling down on its partly in-house …

Ask Siri What Zero Divided By Zero Is and Receive the Best Response Ever

The Twitterverse lost their marbles Monday night over a fabulous in-joke from the tech wizards at Apple. Feel the burn.<p>Siri has always been too …

Windows 10 preview build comes with Microsoft Edge and WiFi

Microsoft's giving you the chance to try out its Edge browser before Windows 10 drops on July 29th, along with other new features that will come with the platform. You'll have to download Windows 10's latest preview build for PCs to take it for a spin, but make sure to back up your favorites first, …

10 Twitter chats you need to be participating in

Twitter chats are all the rage among online community builders today, and rightfully so. If you’re not already familiar, a Twitter chat is a recurring online discussion on Twitter around a particular topic, usually held weekly.<p>Some chats are branded around a specific company or organization, such …

Forget Amazon Echo, ‘the creepy factor’ has put me off voice control completely

<i>This post appeared in a slightly different, shorter form as part of our weekly newsletter – sign up now to make sure you don’t miss out!</i><p>This week, Amazon announced that its Echo smart assistant is now available to buy without an invite in the US. But just as the Echo is hitting Amazon’s shelves, …

iPhone 6S Biggest Feature Confirmed By Bloomberg

iOS 9’s biggest secret was not revealed when the operating system was officially announced earlier this month. This is because it will be the key feature in the upcoming iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus, but there’s not long to wait now…<p>Bloomberg reports that both new iPhones have now hit production …

Apple Watch

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

Apps

Want in on Kate Winslet's Secret Skin Weapon? Try this Facial

Not only do spring and summer welcome bursts of much-needed sunshine, mid-afternoon ice cream runs, and beach trips, but also promise enviably dewy …

Skin Care

9 Mexican Recipes Perfect for the Slow Cooker

Between the quick hustle of the food truck and the casual fun of make-your-own taco get togethers, it’s easy to forget that the process behind making …

Cooking

Devil’s Promenade - Photographs and text by Antone Dolezal & Lara Shipley | LensCulture

<i>“Myths are our self-interpretation of our inner selves in relation to the outside world. They are narrations by which our society is unified. Myths are essential to the process of keeping our souls alive and bringing us new meaning in a difficult and often meaningless world. ”</i> - Rollo May<p>The Ozark …

Books

A 30-year-old is resurrecting one of Chicago’s most endangered landmarks

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>After years in the dark, the New Regal Theater in Chicago, Illinois, is close to reopening its doors. The architectural landmark, originally known as the Avalon Theater and designed in the Moorish Revival style by the prolific emigre John Eberson, has been a venue for …

Top 10

Big Sunglasses, '90s Chokers And More Of Our Favorite Accessories Of The Week

When the weather starts to get warmer, we're constantly on the lookout for fashion inspiration to kickstart our spring shopping. And this week, we found plenty.<p>Celebrities were out in full force in amazing accessories that have been added to our wish lists. Victoria's Secret model Behati Prinsloo …

Jimmy Kimmel

12 Foods To Eat When You're Totally Stressed Out

<i>By Lindsay Funston</i><p>When work deadlines begin piling up and your social calendar is booked, the last thing you want to hear is to steer clear of the vending machine. Who has time for healthy eating? But when it comes to combating stress levels, what you eat may actually help relieve your tension. …

Nutrition

Oh, no. Samsung's new phone bends just like an iPhone?

Technically Incorrect: Stress tests on the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge show that it not only bends, but the glass shatters too. Does it matter?<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>In the annals of great disasters, Bendgate has its place.<p>Surely you …

Phones

New 'guided tour' videos explain how to use the Apple Watch's main features

It's hard to remember now, but the iPhone wasn't always seen as an intuitive, easy to use device — back in 2007, most of us were still comfortable with flip phones rather than smartphones. To help show off exactly how you'd use the iPhone in more detail than you can fit into a commercial, Apple …

Smartwatches

9 Reasons You Should Drink Tea Every Day

While everyone continues to go crazy for coffee, we'd like to point your attention toward tea. Yes, tea, the beverage that can soothe you when you want to relax or wake you up when you need an extra push. Basically, tea is great and you should consume it just as much as your beloved java.<p>Without …

11 Foods That Crush Cravings

If losing weight is a goal for you, then you want to make sure you get some soluble fiber in your diet, too. Hydrophilic fibers dissolve and form a gel in the intestines. The gel helps steady blood sugar, which in turn stops food cravings and makes us feel full longer. Being well hydrated also aids …

Sister Pranks Her Brother with Video Selfies Over the Course of a Year

Here’s a lighthearted video that’s going viral on the Internet: over the course of 2014, Jillian Haker repeatedly pranked her brother by getting him …