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21 Low-Cost Ways to Make Money from Home

Startup costs can be a real barrier to getting up and running, so here are some work ideas that cost little to no money to consider.<p>Startup costs for training, schooling or equipment can be a real barrier for many people who want to make money from home and are limited to what they already have in …

Two Teenagers Built A 3D-Printed Wristband That Can Record Live TV When You Fall Asleep

But that's where the KipstR wristband comes in.<p>Built by two British teenagers — Jonathan Kingsley, 14, and Ryan Oliver, 15 — the KipstR is like a TiVo remote in that it can pause and record whatever you're watching. But instead of requiring manual activation, it can sense when its wearer falls …

Android One launches in Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka

Android One was announced by Google earlier this year as a program to increase smartphone ownership in countries where people have less disposable income. It was launched in India about three months ago. Google has now announced that in the coming weeks, Android One devices will start to go on sale …

How to wipe your phone or tablet before you sell it

Trading in or selling your old mobile device? Wipe it the right way to reduce the risk of personal data falling into the wrong hands.<p>Remember that no method apart from physically destroying the device and its storage is 100 percent foolproof -- data may still be recoverable with the right …

Windows Phone

Medical cannabis to be made legal in Victoria by end of 2015, premier says

The Victorian Labor government is pushing to legalise medical marijuana in the state by the end of next year, according to the new Premier Daniel …

Best unlocked Android smartphones you can get today

Something strange is happening in the US, where wireless carriers once sold dramatically different phones, and buying an unlocked handset through a store that wasn't your carrier was a risky proposition best left for the gadget-savvy. Now, two-year contracts are practically a thing of the past, …

Mobile Technology

13 content delivery networks to speed up your website

Speeding up your website and content delivery should be near the top of your to-do list, with speed being a factor in ranking. A CDN (content …

40 Free Resources Every Designer Should Know

<i>Jennifer Cirpici is a Dutch graphic designer and blogger. This post originally appeared on OtherFocus.</i><p>Ever wondered where designers get their resources to help them succeed with a project? Here is a list of great resources including sites, PSD. files, actions, UI elements, mock ups, et cetera. Best …

Orkut, we hardly knew ye: 10 tech products we lost in 2014

Every year, the tech industry brings us unexpected surprises and long-predicted changes, and among those ups and downs are usually a few endings to …

Inside the 3D-printed dress that may be the future of fashion

Creating high fashion garments using 3D printers is a dream many creators have pursued in recent years — resulting in what is, for the most part, …

This spectacular home is at peace with the California desert

Your iPhone isn't a BlackBerry, but it can fake it with the Typo 2

The iPhone's answer to the BlackBerry keyboard, the Ryan Seacrest-backed Typo, is back. Like the first model, the Typo 2 turns your Apple smartphone …

Nest Thermostat may soon respond to Google Now voice commands

<b>Update:</b> It didn’t take long: the Works With Nest integration of Google Now is now operational. To get started, issue a voice command like “set Nest to 70 degrees” and click on the Works with Nest shortcut. From the next page, you will be able to opt in two features: the ability to set the preferred …

Pirate Bay resurrected by fellow torrent site IsoHunt

A week after Swedish police shut down BitTorrent indexing site the Pirate Bay, torrent search site IsoHunt resurrected it in its entirety.<p>In a blog …

How To Integrate Google Calendar With WordPress

Google Calendar has emerged as a powerful tool for managing events on the fly, and integrating with other Google services like Gmail. It has some …

5 smartphone innovations coming in 2015

Think that brand-new smartphone in your pocket is pretty cool? In just a few short months it’ll be officially obsolete. In early 2015, the first …

Here's What the CIA Actually Did in Interrogations

The debate over the CIA’s interrogation and detention program became very graphic Tuesday with the release of a Senate report.<p>After reviewing more …

Diets

Up close with the beautiful 20th anniversary PlayStation 4

Less than a week ago, Sony revealed that it would be celebrating the original PlayStation's 20th anniversary in style. To mark the milestone, the company has released a limited edition version of the PS4 in the same pale grey color scheme as the very first PlayStation. And it's more than just a new …

YouTube's top 10 trailers of 2014

In a world where trailers rack up millions of views, there can be only one No. 1 most viewed sneak peek.<p>YouTube has released its list of the most …

10 best tech companies to work for in 2015

Google does no evil to its employees.<p>The tech company has been named the best place to work in 2015, according to a new report from Glassdoor. The …

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 …

A tiny island might have the world's first 5G network, whatever that is

Wikimedia<p>As we have discussed in the past, a number of companies are rushing their 5G technology without any idea what 5G means nor the ability to currently provide solid 4G speeds. Some are even marketing that they currently offer 5G speeds when they are barely able to offer 4G speeds, if that. …

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge review: The future of mobile is here

When it comes to smartphones, convenience is paramount. The whole existence of the category is centered around doing things quickly and easily, while …

The Scout Alarm Is Always Prepared To Keep Your Home Safe

I live in a fourth floor walkup in Bushwick, Brooklyn. The building is old — I have to hide from hot water in the shower whenever a neighbor flushes their toilet and my floor is legitimately slanted toward one side of the house. My across-the-hall neighbor has come home to a broken-in, robbed …

Sony hopes you'll ditch cable for its Internet TV service PlayStation Vue

Sony is trying its hand broadcast television with a new cloud-based service called PlayStation Vue, the company announced Thursday. The platform will …

9 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free for a limited time ($36 value!)

We shared a great list of seven paid iPhone and iPad apps with you on Wednesday, and they were all free downloads for a limited time. In fact, a few …

Wildcard Wants You To Browse The Web As Cards

A new mobile browser released on the App Store today wants to change the way you browse the Web and interact with content.<p>Wildcard is a free “browser” that presents the Web in an entirely new way. Instead of showing pages, Wildcard presents you with cards for everything, with search as the starting …

Google Messenger: another reminder of a confused Android app approach

Why would Google want to confuse its own users by introducing a third, separate messaging app for mobile? Surely that wouldn’t make sense, given the clash of native, manufacturer-brand and free-to-download messaging apps already competing for the texting attention of smartphone users?<p>But that’s …