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Top 50 iOS 8.1.2 TaiG Jailbreak Compatible Cydia Tweaks

EverythingApplePro on YouTube has posted a new video which lists the top 50 Cydia tweaks of all time. All of the tweaks shown in the video below are …

Weird Crystal Can Absorb All The Oxygen In A Room -- And Then Release It Later

This could potentially make fuel cells, space travel, and scuba diving a lot more efficient.<p>Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark say they’ve invented a crystal that pulls oxygen out of the air and even water. Apparently, just a spoonful of the stuff can suck up all the oxygen in a …

Older People Sleep Less. Now We Know Why.

It's long been known that the older you get, the less you sleep. There are many proposed reasons for why this happens, and they include new medications, psychological distress, retirement or simply the theory that the elderly need less sleep.<p>But a new study from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center …

AMD announces first official Android chipset - just how good will the Cortex A53/A57 be?

In a recent announcement, AMD shared a bit of their development roadmap for the next couple years. The best part of this announcement is that AMD will release a 20nm Cortex A57 based SoC next year that will be their first official Android SoC platform.<p>The core of their announcement is for a project …

Computer Hardware

15 best PDF reader apps for Android

PDF reader apps have always been a pain in the neck. Generally speaking, there are two major use cases for PDF files. The first is business use, where you can create forms in PDF format and have people fill them out. The second is for ebooks. PDF is an easily accessible file that works well for …

The Galaxy S5 has a great Photosphere mode, but you have to download it first

Samsung's Surround Shot add-on lets you take Photosphere images<p>Many Android phone makers have developed their own take on Google's Photosphere — the …

6 future Android phones to keep an eye on: January 2015 edition

2015 may have only just begun, but the first smartphones of the year are right around the corner. CES, which is less than a week away, will give us our first glimpse at this year’s smartphones, and there will be plenty more to come over the next twelve months.<p>The world of Android is full of …

Snapdragon 808/810 unveiled: 20-nm, 64-bit beasts coming early next year

Qualcomm just lifted the veil on the systems-on-a-chip that will power the wave of Android flagships coming in 2015.<p>The new Snapdragon 808 and Snapdragon 810 will be leaps and bounds ahead of the current crop of high-end Snapdragon SoCs, in almost all areas, including architecture, core number, …

Twenty Years of Alzheimer’s Research May Have Focused on the Wrong Protein

Most researchers think the disease is caused by the build-up of beta amyloid. But over 100 drugs targeting it have failed. Have they been focusing on …

Smarty Ring kicks off second campaign, introduces SmartyRing V2

Back in December we first learned about the Smarty Ring, a unique wearable device that aimed to bring smartwatch-like capabilities in a much smaller package. At the time, the startup was just winding down from its successful Indiegogo campaign with the promise to release the first batch of devices …

Hearing-aid apps pump up the volume, double as headphones | News Home | Reuters

TORONTO (Reuters) - New smartphone apps that link to hearing aids are helping people with impaired hearing to pump up the volume on their devices or to use them as headphones to stream phone calls, YouTube videos and music.<p>About 36 million American adults have some hearing loss, according to the …

Blood test could detect early signs of dementia, scientists say

Scientists have developed a new blood test that they claim could detect whether or not a person will develop dementia within three years.<p>Changes in the blood may signify Alzheimer's disease in its earliest stages, researchers found.<p>A study, published in the journal Nature Medicine, identified 10 …