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Windows 10 Brings Cortana to Desktop

Microsoft is showing off more new features of its upcoming Windows 10 operating system today, and possibly the most exciting of these is Cortana for …

Hello? You’re breaking up! The truth about phone reception and ‘notspots’

Halfway through our mobile-to-mobile chat, Samuel Johnston goes muffly. Hello? Hello? “Sorry, we’ve just moved into a new office and I haven’t worked out the blackspots yet,” says the head of marketing at OpenSignal.<p>Complaining about mobile phone “notspots” is the new moaning about the weather, but …

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Sparkling Home Decor Giveaway - Powered By Mom

<b>Sparkling Home Decor Guest Giveaway ends 11/2 US Only</b><p>Add a new touch of class to your home with some unique and beautiful home decor items. The …

Extraterrestrial War caused Dinosaur Extinction and Re-Birth : - The Canadian National Newspaper

Have you ever noticed that the reasons for the extinction of the dinosaurs remains to be a bit “sketchy”. However, it seems that we, as humans, in …

Photographer Visits Real Life Haunted Houses Across America

For his book <i>13: An American Horror Story</i>, photographer Seph Lawless visited a number of real life “haunted houses” across the United States. The …

Meet the Two Besties Who Dress Up Exactly Like Kim Kardashian and Kanye West

Photo: What Would Yeezus Wear<p>We'll admit it: We have an unhealthy obsession with all things Kimye. So we were both comforted and insanely jealous (why didn't we think of this!?) when we stumbled upon What Would Yeezus Wear, a genius new Tumblr in which Katie Burroughs and Kathleen Lee, two friends …

Man who owns a smart TV says he’s ‘afraid’ of using it after reading its privacy policy

Just like with other electronic devices that used to be “dumb,” TVs have become increasingly smart lately, but that doesn’t mean that’s necessarily a …

Facing margin pressure, Samsung makes cheaper versions of its nicest phones

On Thursday, Samsung reported quarterly earnings that indicated its mobile division is headed in the wrong direction, thanks to dropping profit …

From puddling to undernail manicures: what’s hot and what’s not this week

Yes to: botany, Meryl Streep as Emmeline Pankhurst, Katie Hillier jewellery and Martha v Gwyneth. No to: clutches, waistcoats and charity selfies<p><b>Botany</b> Post-Christopher Kane SS14, Self-Portrait has collaborated with artists Elmgreen & Dragset on a series of botanical sweatshirts. Double up on your …

Alabama dog gets owner caught for alleged drug offenses

Man's best friend? Maybe not.<p>A pooch in Alabama got its owner busted for alleged drug offenses -- all with a gleeful wag of its tail.<p>The dog, Bo, was caught up in the incident when police executed a drug search warrant this week at the Prattville home of suspect Edward Melvin Henderson.<p>Henderson …

One of iOS's niftiest features is the ability to monitor what apps are draining your battery.

3 trick-or-treaters killed by speeding car in California, authorities say

A speeding vehicle struck and killed three girls Friday night, including twins, who were trick-or-treating in Southern California, authorities said.<p>The girls, all 13, were in costume and carrying bags of candy in a residential area in Santa Ana.<p>They had the right of way at a crosswalk near an …

Ebola crisis update - 23rd October 2014

Operational Highlights<p>MSF’s West Africa Ebola response started in March 2014 and now counts activities in three countries: Guinea, Liberia and Sierra …

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Ebola outbreak: Get up to speed with the latest developments

A health care worker worker who just returned from West Africa is under a mandatory quarantine at a New Jersey hospital. New York, New Jersey and Illinois implement mandatory Ebola quarantine policies as the federal government considers a similar move. The 101st Airborne Division assumes control of …

Ebola - Countries In Quarantine

Liberia went into quarantine yesterday amid the worst-ever outbreak of Ebola, one of the most deadly diseases known to man.<p>The West African country sealed its borders except for its main airport and a few major overland crossings, where travellers are being screened for symptoms of the disease.<p>The …

Yolo and binge-watch added to online dictionary

<b>Yolo, an acronym for 'you only live once', is among the latest new words added to the Oxford online dictionary.</b><p>The phrase, along with 'adorbs' - meaning cute or adorable, and 'binge-watch' - which means to avidly watch something - has been added to oxforddictionaries.com.<p>The website is a catalogue …

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Did murder defendant ask Siri where to hide his roommate? No, cops say

It appears that Siri, the automated iPhone assistant, is not a co-conspirator in the killing of an 18-year-old Florida college student.<p>Pedro Bravo, 20, is standing trial in Gainesville on a charge of murder in the death of Christian Aguilar after a dispute over a woman in September 2012.<p>The case …

Articles about tech savvy homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Building for a client with specific desires can be difficult, but designing for one with few programming preferences can often be...<p>Looking to make your home just a little smarter? While still in its infancy, the number of smart home products—devices that let...<p>Through her company littleBits, …

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Murder Suspect Asked Siri For Help Hiding The Body

- Aug 13, 2014<p>A murder suspect apparently asked Apple’s virtual assistant Siri for help in hiding the body of his victim. The accused also used his …

Murder suspect really did ask Siri for advice on hiding a body

One of the best-known Siri easter eggs is its response to the question “Where’s a good place to hide a body?” Siri’s usual response was to ask “What kind of place are you looking for? Swamps. Reservoirs. Metal foundries. Dumps.”<p>In a story you really couldn’t make up, Kirotv reports that ‘a Florida …

Endless Skyscraper Proposes a Vertical City in a Single Structure

The skyscrapers of the future aren't going to just be buildings, but will function as vertical cities. That's according to SURE Architecture, at least. <i>Endless City</i> is a fascinating proposal that transforms the skyscraper into an upright ecosystem. It's a mixed-use tower that is wrapped in huge …

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Change This iPhone Setting To Stop Closed Apps From Tracking Your Location

Foursquare users who play hooky from work to go see a movie may not “check in” for fear of colleagues seeing their whereabouts, but the app still knows they’re there. Last week, the Wall Street Journal confirmed an earlier report that Foursquare “tracks your every movement, even when the app is …

Bluetooth Speaker Is A Levitating Death Star Of Sound

The Om One is a Bluetooth speaker with an anti-gravitational twist. It hovers and spins in mid-air, spitting out tunes like some sleek Death Star of sound.<p>Weighing just three-quarters of a pound, this black sphere maintains its position in the air with the help of a magnetic base. But the Om One …

Is it really healthier to live without shampoo?

When I was a teenager in the early 90s, there was a definite trend adopted by a specific type of hippy student I dated, who told themselves and those around them that hair was "self-cleaning". For weeks, even months, they would refuse shampoo, resulting in hair that emitted cheap cider and bong …

Something Like a Nest: the truth about the English countryside – in pictures

Jars of frog spawn, newborn pigs, and shopping bags piled high for the harvest festival ... Andy Sewell’s new photobook shows day-to-day life in the countryside today. While there are major signs of change, commercial pressures and encroaching development, rural England seems as green and peaceful …

Why Polaroid’s Cube Action Cam is Special

Shopping for an action camera is like shopping for adhesive bandages: you either buy Band-Aids … or you pick up something called “Aid Plus Bandages” …