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The Absence of Wi-Fi as Crime of the Century?

“A crime is happening in our schools every day,” wrote Peter Cohen and Jeff Livingston in a Wednesday <i>Atlantic</i> column. That crime being inflicted upon …

Education

Samsung Gears Up For The Galaxy S5, But Does It Get Lifestyle Computing?

The rumors are flying thick and fast around the Samsung Galaxy S5, with a possible launch date in January now mooted, which would mean accelerating Samsung’s already warp-speed innovation and underline its paranoia about being left behind by Apple.<p>Will the S5 have fingerprint security? Probably …

A list of all the Tasker plug-ins I use

Earlier today, @vinitpaul asked me on Twitter about what Tasker plug-ins I would recommend. That gave me the idea to simply make an article out of …

Android automation made easy with Mini Tasker

Automating everything and anything will make your digital life better than ever. Not only is this application easy to use, but it's also free. Here's everything you need to know about Mini Tasker.<p>As I enter CNET's New York offices each morning, like clockwork, I silence my Galaxy S III, adjust the …

Automation

Twitter Vs. Facebook: A 7-Round IPO Faceoff

Twitter’s IPO filing is now available to the general public and with anticipation running at a fever pitch, comparisons to Facebook’s stock offering last year are natural. But while both companies are social-media giants, with hundreds of millions of users and global presences, the IPO filings …

Android vs. iPhone: Why Apple still has the edge over Google’s operating system.

Six years ago, Google launched an unconventional effort to gain a toehold in the growing smartphone business. Rather than make its own phones, the …

This 98-Year-Old Man Spent 13 Years Creating Remarkable Art in MS Paint

Hal Lasko may be 98 years old, but while many of his peers devote their leisure time to shuffleboard and bridge, he has a very different passion: …

Two Things Apple Got Absolutely Right In The iPhone 5s And iOS 7

We’ve certainly had our fun around here with Apple’s recent product announcements, noting, for example that iOS7 seems to trigger motion sickness in that small portion of the population susceptible to it. Others have noticed that the iPhone 5c, the cheap one, isn’t actually all that cheap. But …

What Would Instagram Be Worth Today If It IPO'ed?

Eighteen months ago, popular photo sharing site Instagram sold itself to Facebook for $1 billion.<p>At the time, it was seen as a huge win for founder Kevin Systrom and its investors which included Andreessen Horowitz.<p>When Facebook’s stock price was lower last Fall, you would hear folks criticizing …

Will The Correction In Precious Metals And US Treasuries Spread Into Stocks?

For precious metals investors, the last twelve months have been like 2008-9 all over again– an end to the sell-off doesn’t seem to be anywhere in the offing. US Treasury investors have been fared better, though they are still in the red, especially those who placed their bets last March and April. …

FaceTime Audio Is Apple’s Biggest Little Feature Addition In iOS 7

Quietly, gradually, but clearly Apple is building platform lock-in into its iOS products, with some features that are deeper than just a rich third-party software ecosystem. FaceTime Audio is the latest of these, VoIP calling built on the back of its FaceTime video chat service, which is tightly …

LeBron makes vow before Game 4

SAN ANTONIO -- LeBron James issued a guarantee Wednesday entering Game 4 of the NBA Finals: Don't expect his series-long struggles to continue …

Welcome to iOS 7, the first install gallery

Here’s a look at the all-new design in iOS 7. If you’ve got screenshots you’d like to send us, shoot us an email at tips@9to5mac.com. We’ll be updating this post as we get more images.<p>A few changes to note: Newsstand can finally be tucked away in a folder, and the Clock app finally shows the actual …

Facebook aims to declutter the iOS Contacts app by no longer syncing friends without useful contact info

Over the past week a number of 9to5 readers have noticed issues with their Facebook contacts within the Contacts app on iOS 6 and up that are automatically synced when logging into Facebook through Settings. Some users have taken to the Apple support forums to discuss the problem, noting that a …

iLuv MultiCharger-X can charge 10 iPads at the same time - Pinoy Tech Blog - Philippines Tech News and Reviews

Now I don’t know if there are households out there that have 10 iPads but in case there are, is there a need to charge them all at the same time? …

iPad

What do You do When Your Cymbal Breaks in "The National Anthem"?

The Day Zuckerberg Turned Down Yahoo's $1 Billion

Allison Fass reporting on Peter Thiel’s talk at SXSW this year where he recounted the time in 2006 that Mark Zuckerberg turned down Yahoo’s $1 billion offer to buy Facebook:<p>His only partial rationalization at the time was that in the history of Yahoo, it had made two $1 billion offers that were also turned down. And those were to eBay and Google. “At least I could actually make a pseudo-scientific argument that in every case Yahoo offered $1 billion and it was rejected, it was the correct thing …

Breaking the top 40

So moves to 40th spot in world ranking Cebu Daily News 6:59 am | Sunday, May 12th, 2013 FILIPINO chess prodigy GM Wesley So is now ranked...

The Features Over and Above Android

Samsung recently released their new Galaxy S4 ad to demonstrate their features like Drama Mode, Air Gestures, Hover, among others. Check out the …

Viber 3.0 arrives on PC and Mac » YugaTech | Philippines Tech News & Reviews

<b>Viber</b> gets updated to version 3.0, bringing the popular free messaging and VoIP service to both the PC and Mac.<p>Viber is one of the most popular free …

Samsung releases new Galaxy S4 commercial, targets the iPhone. Well.

Samsung has just released a new commercial for their new flagship phone, the Galaxy S4... and it's pretty good. The sheer size of the Galaxy S4 is …

Instagram update allows you to tag people in photos

Instagram has been updated to version 3.5, adding the ability to tag people in photos, along with a couple of changes to bug reporting and privacy …

Philippines Tech News & Reviews

This video has been circulating the web for a couple of days now but I’ve decided to share because this is the best visual depiction of how our …

Twitter Finally Updates Mac App To Include Retina Support And Easier Photo Sharing

Many of us thought Twitter was content to watch its Mac app die a slow and painful death, as the company hasn’t updated the app in forever, but new life has been breathed into the app at last.<p>Twitter just announced an update for the Twitter Mac app that brings Retina display support, better photo …

Apps

This is Why Facebook Home Sucks, at Least for Now

I know this may be hard to believe, but I actually did find some time to spend with <b>Facebook Home</b> over the last 24 hours. As someone who …

Huge attack on WordPress sites could spawn never-before-seen super botnet

Ongoing attack from >90,000 computers is creating a strain on Web hosts, too.<p>Security analysts have detected an ongoing attack that uses a huge …

Music. Sweet music

You can’t go wrong betting against this bunch.<p>(link above reproduced below due to bandwidth issues with their servers.)<p>“Any tablet computer, …

How to Check Whether an iPhone is Factory Unlocked or Not?

Before anything else, you will need to find your iPhone's <b>15 digit IMEI number</b>. Refer to this guide.<p>Once you have your IMEI number, navigate to this …