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Here's how to tell if your iPhone needs a new battery

If your iPhone is older than about 18 months, then there's a chance that the battery is already worn.<p><i>Video: WWDC 2018: How Apple plans to break</i> …

15 incredible Netflix hacks that WILL change your life

Netflix is already hugely popular thanks to the range of TV series and films it has to offer - but even its biggest fans may not be aware of these …

If You Want A Sexy Night, Ask Your Partner These Questions

The hottest sex I've ever had started with a question, when a former partner leaned in close to my ear and said, "What have you always wanted to do?" …

The Biggest Myths About the Resurrection

Everyone has their opinion about what happened that day even if, in many cases, they’re missing some facts.<p>Today is Easter Sunday, the day when …

iBlinds helps you convert your existing blinds to smart blinds for just $75

Smart cars, smart speakers, smart headphones. It seems these days that everything is becoming smart, with perhaps the exception of people themselves. One of the latest innovations we’re starting to see is things around our home becoming “smart.” When it comes to converting a home from not-smart to …

Study: For those over 90, alcohol better than exercise for longevity

Cheers to life — seriously.<p>When it comes to making it into your 90s, booze actually beats exercise, according to a long-term study.<p>The research, led by University of California neurologist Claudia Kawas, tracked 1,700 nonagenarians enrolled in the 90+ Study that began in 2003 to explore impacts of …

Scientists Successfully Test a Vaccine in Mice That Could Prevent Many Cancers

Even under the best of circumstances, cancer treatment can be an excruciating, costly ordeal that tragically doesn’t even work sometimes. In light of …

The Basics of Blockchain Technology, Explained in Plain English

Anything and everything you need to know about what makes blockchain technology tick.<p>Historically, no asset has been a greater source of wealth …

I Learned What Blockchain Is So You Won't Have To

Krissy EliotBlockchain is all the rage right now, but most people don’t know what it is. Sure, we get that it’s somehow revolutionary, but it’s …

20 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates Living an Exceptional Life From an Average One

It came easily to Steve Jobs -- and it's something we all should embrace.<p>Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He wanted things done a certain way, challenging other people to work harder, work longer, and sometimes to do more than they thought was possible.<p>Steve Jobs had high standards. He …

Self-improvement

World's first human head transplant a success, controversial scientist claims

The world's first human head transplant has allegedly been performed on a corpse in an 18 hour operation which successfully connected the spine, nerves and blood vessels of two people.<p>The operation was carried out by a team led by Dr Xiaoping Ren of Harbin Medical University, China, who last year …

Self-healing phone screen can fix itself in 24 hours

The days of scratched and cracked smartphone screens could soon be numbered after researchers created a "stretchy" screen that can repair itself.<p>Researchers at the University of California Riverside have designed a new polymer that can heal itself, opening up the ability to fuse cracks and paper …

Stream Practically Anything to an Apple TV With These 5 Apps

You’ve got your shiny new Apple TV hooked up to a big display... so how do you get all the videos you own up there on screen? Easy enough for your …

New VR cabinet will let you smell and touch a virtual world

Ever wanted to get so immersed in a virtual world that you can feel and smell it? Thanks to Koei Tecmo, you might be able to!<p>Koei Tecmo showed off their new cabinet, called “VR Sense” in a press conference this weekend. It’s a sturdy silver monstrosity, about the size of a dresser.<p>According to …

Russia's deadliest new war machines

Phil Schiller Says iPhone Was 'Earth-Shattering' Ten Years Ago and Remains 'Unmatched' Today

To commemorate the tenth anniversary of the iPhone, Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller sat down with tech journalist Steven Levy for a wide-ranging interview about the smartphone's past, present, and future.<p>The report first reflects upon the iPhone's lack of support for third-party apps in its …

Best of CES 2017: the most impressive products from the show

Once again we kick off the new year with one of the biggest tech events on the planet, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES)! For those that have never been, let’s just say that massive doesn’t even begin to describe CES, which is sprawled out across 2.4 million square feet, with more than 3,500 …

'COURAGE': Steve Jobs explained years ago why Apple removes features from its products

Apple removed the headphone jack on the newest iPhone, a decision that is already causing concern among users.<p>Apple's reasoning, in one word? "Courage," Apple SVP Phil Schiller said on Wednesday — a line that has been widely mocked.<p>It turns out Apple has used the "courage" reasoning in the past. …

IPhone 7

Automatic Pro will track your car for five years over 3G with no fees

Smart car features for a fraction of the price<p>Automatic is back with a new version of its connected car adapter, and this time it doesn't need to be connected to your phone over Bluetooth to work. The Automatic Pro comes with free 3G connectivity for five years, and can track your vehicles location …

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Elon Musk is working on a roof made of solar panels

Elon Musk's fondness for ambitious, out-of-left-field ideas isn't restricted to electric cars or rockets. During SolarCity's latest earnings call, the entrepreneur revealed that his energy-focused company is developing a "solar roof" -- not a roof with solar panels on it, a roof <i>made out of</i> solar …

'Pokémon Go' gets in your face with an unofficial HoloLens demo

With <i>Pokémon Go</i> fever gripping the nation, it was only a matter of time before someone took the game's augmented reality features and evolved them, as it were, with VR and mixed reality. And CapitolaVR has done just that, creating a <i>Pokémon Go</i>-esque demo with a Microsoft HoloLens.<p>The HoloLens Pokémon …

This Week in Small Business Tech: A Phone That Can See Through Walls!

Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them?<p><b>1 – A new thermal smartphone from Caterpillar will allow contractors to see through walls.</b><p>The Cat S60 smartphone, set to be released in the U.S. in August, will feature thermal …

Apple plans to retire aging Thunderbolt display

Apple is planning to discontinue sales of its Thunderbolt Display, a well-liked but aging monitor.<p>The monitor, which was introduced in 2011 but never updated, is still available in the Apple store until the inventory runs out. The move leaves Apple without a branded monitor to offer Mac …

Apple Store

This is what the entire universe looks like in one image

The universe is so vast it's almost impossible to picture what it might look like crammed into one field of view.<p>But musician Pablo Carlos Budassi managed to do it by combining logarithmic maps of the universe from Princeton and images from NASA. He created the image below that shows the observable …

Fixed, The App That Fixes Your Parking Tickets, Gets Blocked In San Francisco, Oakland & L.A.

Fixed, a mobile app that fights parking tickets and other traffic citations on users’ behalf, has had its parking ticket operations blocked in three of its top cities, San Francisco, Oakland and L.A. after the cities increased the measures they were taking to block Fixed from accessing their …

San Francisco

Pizza deliveryman guilty of delivering cocaine to Naperville cops

A northwest suburban pizza deliveryman who supplemented his income by making deliveries of a different kind has been convicted of selling cocaine to undercover Naperville police detectives.<p>Members of the Police Department's Special Operations Group early last year bought a total of 5.4 grams of …

Crime

Full-body mega-muscle suit turns you into an instant superhero

Being a superhero is hard work. We can't all be born on Krypton and automatically become physical gods on Earth. The planet blew up, after all. Regular guys like Batman have to constantly hit the gym, eat right and sweat until their tushies turn to rock-hard muscle. Fortunately for us slackers, …

This jump rope has brains and a built-in HUD

Do you remember the last time you jumped rope? If you're a fitness junkie, gym regular or kid on the playground, you may still be swinging this classic exercise gear around. For most people, though, this simple, yet effective exercise routine has fallen by the wayside. Some of the team at Tangram's …

Hollywood Be Damned, the 'Netflix for Pirated Movies' Just Launched an iOS App

Popcorn Time found a way around Apple's vetting process.<p>Popcorn Time is an inspiring bit of programming. Whereas, in the past, someone scooping up a humongous torrent would sit, wait, and pray for the download to go uninterrupted, Popcorn Time locates all the versions of the file across the web, …