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Acer Predator Z35P Ultrawide Curved Gaming Monitor

Acer has a new offering for serious PC gamers. Many gamers tend to prefer ultrawide curved monitors these fays when it comes to gaming. Acer launched …

Laptops

Brilliant portable battery can charge your iPhone and wirelessly charge your Apple Watch

It’s funny how karma works. We all spent years complaining about how short the charging cable is that comes with the iPhone. Now, we’re all …

Gear & Gadgets

Apple Events App for Apple TV Receives Update Ahead of June 5 WWDC Keynote Live Stream

Apple has updated their official Apple Events app for Apple TV, giving the app a new icon based on the WWDC 2017 logo. The updated app teases the …

Smart TV

Twitter flaw allowed you to tweet from any account

All this time, a rather simple Twitter bug could have caused chaos on the platform.<p>A Twitter security flaw which went undetected for years allowed …

Information Security

Amazon's app store compromises Android security

It's dangerous to go alone outside Google's protective walled garden, but it's the price you pay for free software.<p>Ask almost any security expert, …

Apps

IFTTT launches Maker tier for developers

IFTTT said the Maker tier is designed to give developers access to more sophisticated tools.<p>IFTTT (If This, Then That), announced a new tier of its …

Automation

Twitter's Genius Tracking Methods Have Discovered That I Am Deeply Into Dads

Twitter has been telling people I’m into dads.<p>I learned this thanks to a revision in Twitter’s privacy policy that rolled out yesterday, which gives …

Dads

Uber Doesn’t Want You to See This Document About Its Vast Data Surveillance System

The ever-expanding operations of Uber are defined by two interlocking and zealously guarded sets of information: the things the world-dominating …

Uber

Apple Extends Swift Programming Education Program To High Schools And Community Colleges

Today, Apple announced it is expanding its Swift education program the company kicked off last year targeted to younger students, called “Learning To Code”, now to high schoolers and community college students.<p><b>Extension of “Everyone Can Code”</b><p>Last June, Apple kicked off Swift Playgrounds for younger …

Education

This coffee butter-chugging startup just pulled in $19 million more in funding

Dave Asprey, the man famous for encouraging Silicon Valley execs to put butter in his special blend of coffee, has raised another $19 million to keep on doing just that.<p>His company and lifestyle brand Bulletproof 360 claims to make coffee free of something called mycotoxins, which is, basically, …

Coffee

Report: Apple set for trial production run of microLED devices as it looks beyond OLED

While everyone is awaiting the iPhone 8 and its OLED screen, Apple is already looking at the next generation of display technology: microLED.<p>A new report claims that Apple will be making small volumes of microLED devices this year …<p>The claim is made by <i>Digitimes</i>, a site with a variable …

Apple

Xbox's Game Pass offers 100 titles starting June 1st

Remember when we told you that Microsoft was launching its own Netflix-style subscription service for games? Well, thanks to Danny McBride, we now know that it's coming to an Xbox One near you on June 1st. As we reported previously, Xbox Game Pass will set you back $10/£8 a month, allowing users to …

Gaming

'Battlefield 1' DLC adds a playable female soldier class

By turning the clocks back to World War 1, DICE has created arguably one of the best games in the <i>Battlefield</i> series. Now, with <i>Battlefield 1</i>'s latest DLC, the developer is using our tragic past to drag its franchise kicking and screaming into the 21st century. Taking inspiration from Russia's …

Gaming

A fluke dinosaur tooth find could help us understand the history of North America

Horned dinosaurs may have crossed an ancient land bridge.<p>George Phillips was not expecting to find any dinosaurs in the Northeastern Mississippi stream. But as he hunted for fossilized crabs and mollusks, he came across a strange specimen—a ridged object about the size of a quarter.<p>As the …

Dinosaurs

How this nano technology has quietly infiltrated several consumer products

In nature, because water is a polar molecule, it naturally forms clusters that end up being about 1 micron in size. These water clusters are absorbed easily throughout the digestive system into the blood. In the blood, some water molecules that are loosely bound to these large clusters are pulled …

Nanotech

A longtime Snapchat exec who helped build its ad business has left the company

Veteran Snap Inc. employee and former growth director Brian Ames has left the company.<p>After three years at Snap, Ames (formerly named Theisen) left in May to be the president of advertising at mobile game studio King, according to his LinkedIn profile and as first noted by The Information.<p>"We are …

Snap Inc.

Picturing the iPad Pro 2: 'Leaked' images, renders, and concept designs of Apple's next tablet

Tablets

Boeing's next experimental spaceplane isn't so secret

The plane maker is teaming up with DARPA to make shooting satellites into orbit more like catching a flight home for the holidays, if your layover were in space, that is.<p>Earlier this month, the U.S. Air Force's super-secretive Boeing-built X-37B space drone came back to Earth after nearly two years …

U.S. Air Force

Google plans to track credit card spending so it knows when you are buying things in shops - as well as online

Google has revealed “intrusive” new plans to track what we are buying in shops.<p>It will use credit and debit card information to prove that its online adverts can get shoppers to the till.<p>Determining how many sales are generated by digital advert campaigns has long been the “holy grail” among …

Advertising

The new HBO ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 trailer is out and everyone is going to war

It’s nice that you thought you were going to get work done today.<p>For those who have been waiting, and waiting, and still waiting for the next “Game of Thrones” book to come out from the infamously slow George R. R. Martin ... sorry, you still have to wait.<p><i>But</i>. If you are hooked on HBO’s TV version, …

Game of Thrones

iPhone sales nose-diving in China could be really bad for Apple

The Chinese market is responsible for a quarter of Apple's profits, and is the company's second-largest market after the US.<p><i>Android makes gains in</i> …

Apple

What are "national security letters?" Here's everything you need to know

Here's everything you need to know about the secretive FBI's investigative powers.<p>"National security letters" have been in the news a lot …

Surveillance

Your premier iOS and macOS hacking community - New beta of iOS Blocks (Curago) is out

Version 0.2.2-0 brings basic iOS 10 support, new blocks and more.<p>When iOS 7 was released, it brought with it a new direction for iOS. The icons were …

iOS

Scientists identify 40 genes that shed new light on biology of intelligence

Study significantly adds to the tally of genes connected to intellect – but researchers caution genius isn’t all down to genetics<p>A major study into the genetics of human intelligence has given scientists their richest insight yet into the biology that underpins our cognitive skills.<p>The research on …

The Brain

Yahoo retires ImageMagick library after 18-byte exploit leaks user email content

The simple line of code made it possible for attackers to view private Yahoo Mail images.<p>Yahoo has decided to retire the use of the ImageMagick …

Security

iPhone 8: Here's everything we think we know about Apple's super-expensive iPhone

The name<p>iPhone 8 seems to be the name bubbling up to the top the most, along with iPhone 10 and iPhone X or iPhone Edition.<p>However, I'm going to go …

Apple

Apple’s New iPad Plans Might Be Ramping Up for a Big Unveiling

Apple is getting closer to releasing an all-new iPad, a new report says.<p>The tech giant's manufacturing partners have been producing a 10.5-inch iPad …

Apple

This tiny $14 device turns any speakers into Bluetooth speakers

Do you have a wired sound system that includes some great high-quality speakers? Are you tired of having to dig through your cabinet every time you …

Gear & Gadgets

Google Tango bringing indoor AR mapping to 400 Lowe's stores

Finding things at the shops could be a breeze with augmented reality and indoor mapping, or so Lowe's and Google hope.<p>On-screen directions show you where the paint is when you hold up your phone. And how to get there. Maybe, even, remember where you shopped last. Lowe's hardware stores have already …

Augmented Reality