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iOS 9 untethered jailbreak demoed on video

iH8sn0w, a well-known and reputable hacker in the jailbreak community, has demonstrated an iOS 9 untethered jailbreak running on his iPhone 5. The …

iOS

Here are 10 of the Best Sounding Cars of All Time

Prepare your ears.<p>With so many cars piping artificial sound into the cabins these days, it's easy to forget that once upon a time cars were revered for the way their engine notes would make you weak in the knees and make your heart flutter.<p>These cars can still do that, because they sound like cars …

Jailbreak iOS 8.4: How To Update From iOS 8.3 Jailbreak The Right Way

Ok so Apple released iOS 8.4 yesterday with support for Apple Music, Beats 1 and some security fixes. Those of you who recently jailbroke iOS 8.3 …

Amateur golfer, 59, shoots a 57 including three holes-in-one

<b>"My years in the military have left me a little hard of hearing, so when one of the guys said they heard a clank, I thought, OK, I don't believe that."</b><p>But his friend was not mistaken.<p>The 'clank' was a hole-in-one.<p>When 59-year-old American amateur golfer Patrick Wills struck his tee shot at the …

Golf

Astronaut Terry Virts Captured Breathtaking Photos, Video While In Space. Here Are Some Favorites

After spending 200 days on the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Terry Virts is now back on Earth.<p>Space fans will certainly miss Virts’ documentation of life aboard the ISS. The astronaut has gained quite the social media following in recent months thanks to the truly spectacular …

New system lets you charge your phone using Wi-Fi instead of cables

‘Wireless charging’, as it appear sin phones such as Samsung’s Galaxy S6 is a bit crap – you still need to leave your phone on a special pad.<p>But a …

Watch a pro racer do real-world drifting wearing an Oculus Rift

"I love gaming, and I hate the idea of sitting in my room for months playing the same game," says Glenn Snyder, one of two designers that oil company Castrol hired to create its Rift drifting sim. "I really want to go out in the real world and just modify the visuals a little bit, you know? Just …

Here's how a 353-gigapixel panorama is made

There’s megapixels and then there’s gigapixels.<p>Yes, the latter is actually a thing and it’s the hallmark of what’s being called “the world’s largest photo” at precisely 353 gigapixels.<p>How does a photo get that huge? It takes a lot of photos. Photographer Filippo Blengini alongside a five-person …

This is what it's like when lightning strikes way too close

Don't mess with Texas. That includes its weather.<p>A new clip from YouTuber OrangeSoda shows a lightning strike that appears to hit just feet away from …

Apple has a crazy idea for the iPhone's home button that could make it much more powerful and useful

Now, a recently published Apple patent application provides more evidence that the home button probably isn't going away anytime soon.<p>The patent application, published on Thursday, describes a system in which you could use the iPhone's fingerprint sensor to actually navigate your phone.<p>Apple …

Patents

How to transfer your iTunes library to a new computer

The best thing about getting a new computer is that, well, you’re getting a brand new computer. It’s exciting to have a shiny new toy to play with, …

Try before you buy: Apple's new music service to offer lengthy trial periods and free song samples

Apple’s new music service could include multiple ways to listen for free, Recode reported on Friday. Citing sources familiar with the project, the …

KGI on next iPhone: 2GB RAM, 12MP camera, Force Touch, rose gold, no new 4-inch model

Revered KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo arguably has the most prescient track record in forecasting Apple’s plans. In a note issued to clients …

Hacker Implants NFC Chip In His Hand To Bypass Security Scans And Exploit Android Phones

Going by hacker stereotypes, it’d be pretty easy to physically identify anyone committing an act of digital crime. A combination of pallid skin, hoody and laptop is the biggest giveaway. Such hackneyed images of hackers are, of course, evidently wrong, bordering on offensive. Real hackers …

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

Hubble Still Wows At 25, But Wait Till You See What's Next

The James Webb Space Telescope promises to see in new ways, and even further back in time.<p>On this day 25 years ago, the Hubble Space Telescope hitched a ride to low-Earth orbit aboard space shuttle <i>Discovery</i>. It was the biggest, baddest space telescope ever launched, designed to stare back in time …

Telescopes

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Arizona officer rams police cruiser into suspect

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Dramatic dash-cam videos of an arrest in Arizona showed an officer plowing his cruiser into an armed robbery suspect at high …

Law Enforcement

My German friend thinks our system of tipping is absurd. Here's some stuff to back that up.

When it comes down to it, those tips mean the difference between paying the bills and not. And to my friend's point: In Germany, most service workers …

Tipping

'Absolutely Devastated': At Least Two Dead in Illinois Tornadoes

The tornado that left two people dead and dozens of homes destroyed in central Illinois Thursday spanned nearly 20 miles and delivered winds of up to 200 mph, the National Weather Service said Friday, classifying it as an EF4 — the second most intense classification on the tornado rating scale.<p>In …

iOS 8.3 patches another jailbreak exploit

In addition to a lengthy change log of improvements, today’s iOS 8.3 release also includes several security patches. In fact, as MuscleNerd points …

Information Security

Xbox One is about to become every cord cutter’s dream console

This might be a fairly specific scenario, but if you own an Xbox One and are on the fence about signing up for a cable subscription, Microsoft might …

NASA reveals its most powerful rocket launcher ever

Armed with an asteroid hunter, lunar flashlight and DNA kit, NASA will launch the unmanned Orion spacecraft using the Space Launch System (SLS) — its …

Where lightning flashes most

According to satellite observations, more lightning happens over land than over the oceans, and more often closer to the equator. Check out this …

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Watch: Math teacher concocts the best 2015 April Fools prank

Every year April Fools’ Day brings some interesting pranks, with tech companies getting more and more serious about, tech jokes. Google had a variety …

$230,000 Space Pirate timepiece makes Apple Watch look like a bargain

Horological Machine No. 6 looks like something you’d see strapped to the wrist of an interstellar raider. Maybe that’s why Swiss watchmaker MB&F dubbed its lunatic $230,000 watch the “Space Pirate.”<p>The watch, which its maker says “has been designed to operate in the hostile environment of … the …

A Bluetooth 'smart outlet' is cheap and simple, but also limited

The lights turn on and environment controls go into full swing as you approach. With a simple remote, you're able to bend appliances to your will. It's the ideal <i>Jetsonian</i> smart home and it's no longer the future; you can have it today. By picking up some connected switches and bulbs, it's easy to …