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16 Things You Didn't Know Your New iPhone Could Do

Take advantage of all the (literally) bigger and better features right at your fingertips.

Chick-Fil-A admits possible credit card breach

Chick-Fil-A is spending the beginning of 2015 not just serving chicken to hungry partygoers on their way home, but also dealing with a possible credit/debit card breach. The fast food chain has just issued an official statement admitting that it has "recently received reports of potential unusual …

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Is Venezuela's Government Tightening Its Grip on the Internet?

While protests sweep the streets of Venezuela, the nation's government is quietly taking measures to quell the uprising in cyberspace, reportedly …

Luxury Submarine Hotel Offers Romantic Undersea Getaway

Lovers Deep is a luxury submarine offered by Oliver's Travels for couples to go on a romantic getaway, deep in the ocean, and perhaps join what they're coining as the “Mile Low Club” (an undersea alternative to the Mile High Club that so many have participated in on airplanes). Each watercraft in …

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Wendy Davis’s 20-Week Abortion Ban Compromise

The Texas state senator suggested she might support a 20-week abortion ban if it deferred to women and their doctors—and her position shouldn’t …

This Ketchup Packet Trick Could Change How You Eat Fries Forever

We've all been in the car faced with the same dilemma, how are you gonna get your fries wet with some delicious ketchup?<p>Try to squeeze a perfect amount onto a single fry? False -- not even a gymnast could tightrope a french fry with a line of ketchup without inevitably spilling some. That never …

60 Second Tasting Menu: Del Posto, Winter 2014

Have 60 seconds? Then watch the above speed race through the <b>Captain's Menu</b> at Mario Batali's high-end New York restaurant <b>Del Posto</b>. It's a whirlwind of one amuse bouche course, eight savory courses (including the labor intensive timpano), three desserts, and a mignardise explosion. Turn up the …

Why You Should Order a Whole Fish (When You Can)

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The Week in Review: Gadgets and Gizmos A-Plenty

Inside Flipboard / January 10, 2014<p>The Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which just completed its 2014 run in Las Vegas, was full of gadgets—some …

Vidme Brings Anonymous Video Sharing To Web, iPhone & Android

Following the backlash against YouTube’s merging with Google+ for identity, authentication and, most recently, commenting, there’s been a renewed interest in a sort of anonymous video hosting service – something like an “Imgur for video,” for instance. It’s an idea that’s been tried before, but …

Google Removed Over 350 Million Bad Ads, 270,000 Advertisers in 2013

Google today revealed the progress it has made in its fight against bad actors that abuse online advertising tools for harmful or deceptive purposes. In short, the company removed more than 350 million bad ads and more than 270,000 advertisers from its systems in 2013.<p>To put the first figure in …

Huawei’s ‘phablet’ takes off globally, doesn’t seem so crazy after all

China’s emergence as a global tech player is a continuing trend in consumer electronics, and the rise of China’s Huawei is a prime example.<p>The company wants to be a global brand in tech products and will continue to expand its presence in the U.S. market, Colin Giles, executive vice president at …

Obama bans spying on leaders of U.S. allies, scales back NSA program | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama banned U.S. eavesdropping on the leaders of close friends and allies on Friday and began reining in the vast collection of Americans’ phone data in a series of limited reforms triggered by Edward Snowden’s revelations.<p>In a major speech, Obama took steps …