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Phil Schiller joins the ranks of tech execs taking the Ice Bucket Challenge

Apple’s Senior VP of Marketing posted a few photos of himself taking the Ice Bucket Challenge on Twitter today. The challenge was created by former Boston College baseball player Pete Frates in order to raise awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (more commonly known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s …

Shazam unleashes new always-on music recognition app for Mac

Song recognition service Shazam has launched a cool new Mac app. Called, originally, Shazam for Mac, the always-on app lives in your Mac’s menu bar, and offers some neat features.<p>Constantly listening for songs to identify, Shazam for Mac springs to life whenever it finds a song you want to know …

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Pilot Orders Pizza for Passengers Stuck on Plane

A Frontier Airlines pilot is being hailed as a hero — but not for anything he did while flying the plane. Flight 719 took off from Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C., at 6:40 p.m. ET on Monday bound for Denver but was diverted to Cheyenne, Wyoming, due to severe thunderstorms, KUSA-TV …

Thunderstorms

iTranslate is the easiest way to translate over 80 languages on the Mac

iTranslate has been one of the most popular language tools on iOS for a long time, and today it comes to the Mac.<p>With support for over 80 languages, voice output to help with pronunciation, and a clean menubar app design, this is an app definitely worth checking out.<p>I’ve been using iTranslate in my …

Language

Why do we buy phones with so many features, then only play Candy Crush?

When Amazon launched its much anticipated new smartphone, the Amazon Fire, on Wednesday, most of the marketing emphasis revolved around feature creep – the exciting and potentially useless extension of the frontiers of phone innovation.<p>Among what Forbes magazine called"an alluring ecosystem of apps …

Teleportation Is Closer to Moving Data, But Not People

Humanity is one step nearer to quicker computers, but still very far away from Harry Potter-like apparating.<p>Dutch physicists have successfully …

Apple should reinvent the homescreen with this iOS 8 concept

The official unveiling of iOS 8 is less than three days away and even though I’m not expecting Jony Ive to debut huge overhauls to the UI, my six-year old homescreen of boring rows of app icons are desperate for something more. Something like widgets.<p>After deep diving into the mechanics of iOS, Jay …

Widgets

TouchPass allows you to unlock your iOS device with a tap

I’m not sure what’s all the rage about tap-to-unlock tweaks these days, but there must be something in the air. After the recent release of …

'AltKeyboard 2' is a great sequel to the original keyboard enhancing tweak

<b>AltKeyboard 2</b> is a follow-up to the uber-popular A3tweaks release, AltKeyboard. It is perhaps only surpassed in expectation by the brand’s Auxo 2, …

'ActiveBoard' helps you easily identify running applications

The just released <b>ActiveBoard</b> is the successor to iOS 6’s ActiveDock jailbreak tweak. It allows you to quickly identify active applications without …

2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

The future is still bright for those looking to drive a seriously-powerful American-made muscle car off the lot — and the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT …

Adobe is working on a touch-friendly, full-powered version of Photoshop CC

Microsoft is breaking out the big guns for the launch Surface Pro 3. It trotted out creative software powerhouse Adobe to show off a new version of Photoshop CC it's got in the works. This edition is designed specifically for use with a touchscreen and stylus. Icons and other UI elements have been …

Why Twitch could be the best $1 billion Google ever spends

Forget search, Google wants to monopolize your online video<p>My Juggernaut was surrounded by enemies on all sides. In dire straits after losing most of his allies, he was being targeted for a Walrus Punch to complete the kill. But then I Omnislashed. Two dead enemies later, my digital hero was …

World's tiniest motor can fit inside a cell and spin as fast as a jet engine

At less than one micrometer in size, the microscopic nanomotor could revolutionise controlled medical drug delivery.<p>Developed by researchers at the Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas, a microscopically tiny motor is the smallest, fastest, and longest-running nanomotor to date.<p>…

Nanotech

New Notifyr app seamlessly makes your iOS notifications appear on your Mac

We’ve come across a new service called Notifyr that, in short, makes your iOS Device notifications automatically simultaniously appear as notifications on your Mac. The service is a pair of applications: a $3.99 iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch application from the App Store and a free companion Mac …

Robot hand and arm gets official approval

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1075000/1075945_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524626878_2954891afbd52abb9582566b068a004a<p><b>A robot arm capable of picking up delicate objects has been approved for use by US medical authorities.</b><p>The Deka Arm has fingers that can move …

Hackers Use Heartbleed Bug to Attack 'Major Corporation'

Hackers took advantage of the Heartbleed vulnerability to break into a major corporation’s network, less than a day after the bug was brought to the public’s attention, security experts told The New York Times.<p>Officials with Mandiant, an Alexandria, Va.-based network security firm, said in a blog …

Information Security

Woman throws shoe at Hillary Clinton

<b>(CNN)</b> – A woman hurled a shoe at Hillary Clinton on Thursday during a speech in Las Vegas, according to the Secret Service.<p>She ducked and it missed her, joking afterward about the incident that occurred during an appearance before a recycling trade group.<p>"My goodness, I didn't know solid waste …

First Impressions Of MSI's Radeon R9 280 Twin Frozr IV Graphics Card

Earlier this month I reported on AMD‘s introduction of the Radeon 280, a refresh of the venerable 7950 which has historically offered exceptional value for the performance. It is also regarded as the most efficient graphics card for crypto-currency mining, which has resulted in product scarcity and …

Google Really, Really Wants To Trademark The Word 'Glass'

Google is apparently having trouble putting a trademark on the word “Glass.” Yes, Glass. You know, Google's head-mounted smart device. Not that thing you drink water out of every single day.<p>According to The Wall Street Journal, the company submitted an application last year for a trademark on the …

Who better to sell Amazon Fire TV than Gary Busey? (What?)

To make you excited about its new streaming video and gaming gizmo, Amazon presents a presenter who epitomizes anything other than Amazon.<p>I spent much of Saturday night wondering if any of the Final Four teams were in the least bit tolerable. (Answer: sadly not.)<p>However, my lack of enjoyment of …

Amazon Fire TV

Is your car infested with spiders? Mazda has a software update for that

Mazda has a spider problem, and now it's issuing a voluntary recall to implement a "bug fix" in every sense of the word. A certain species, known as the yellow sac spider, is spinning webs in the vent lines of Mazda 6 sedans. The spider is attracted to gasoline and other hydrocarbons, and despite …

With Infamous: Second Son, Sony Has A Console Selling Exclusive

The console wars are in full swing, and Microsoft gave gamers a lot to get excited about with the launch of Titanfall last month. Sony fired back with its own high-profile console exclusive launch last week, and it’s a fan favorite that’s sure to get PlayStation gamers excited. Infamous: Second Son …

Giant Game of Tetris Played on 29-Story Building

Tetris fans leveled up — and up and up — this weekend.<p>Hundreds of enthusiasts played the classic video game on the 29-story Cira Centre high-rise …

The Micro is a 3D printer 'designed for everyone'

M3D is making a bid to bring 3D printing to everyday consumers. Today the company is introducing the Micro, a product it claims to be the world’s "first truly consumer 3D printer." The Micro — now live (and already funded) on Kickstarter — was designed around three key principles: reliability, …

Cydia Tweak: Appellancy Brings Facial Recognition To Apple's iOS

One clever jailbreak tweak that’s presently in open beta allows iOS device users to unlock their handset using <b>facial recognition</b>. Called Appellancy, …

Dual-lens smartphone cameras are coming, and this is why we want one

One camera. Two separate lenses. That's the conundrum raised by leaked images of HTC's forthcoming M8 smartphone, which is rumored to bring some interesting new imaging features that go far beyond mere 3D. But what could those features be? For an answer, we turned to a startup called Corephotonics, …

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