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Six grand ideas to fight the end of antibiotics

Overuse of antibiotics has led them to becoming less and less effective to treat us when we’re sick – leaving scientists scrambling for a fix. Here are some of the best ideas to tackle one of the 21st Century's biggest challenges.<p>The world is nearing a moment when antibiotics no longer work to …

Medicine

11 default iPhone apps you can replace with much better ones

Delete Maps, Mail and Safari and never look back — there are much better versions of the default apps you get when you first get a new iPhone.<p>You …

The Carrera Wearable 01 will be TAG Heuer's first Android Wear device

Luxury watch maker TAG Heuer’s high-end Android Wear device isn’t slated to launch until November 2015, but it looks like a few early details are starting to surface regarding the wearable. In an interview with <i>Wearable</i>, TAG Heuer CEO Jean-Claude Biver outed that the company’s first Android Wear …

Google unveils simpler portal for users to delete data it has about them

Unending scrutiny from regulators is keeping pressure on Google to get better about explaining how it tracks users and how they can tinker with privacy settings.<p>On Monday, Google unveiled a website at privacy.google.com that answers questions more clearly than ever.<p>In case you didn't know, Google …

New Apple malware is undetectable, unstoppable, and can infect any Thunderbolt-equipped device - ExtremeTech

By on January 8, 2015 at 9:00 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Apple products have long enjoyed a …

Smartwatches

China is going to mine the Moon for helium-3 fusion fuel - ExtremeTech

By on January 26, 2015 at 1:01 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>China’s Chang’e lunar probe …

Neutrons

Graphene nanoribbons could be the savior of Moore's Law - ExtremeTech

Graphene nanoribbons could be the savior of Moore’s Law<p>By on February 17, 2014 at 11:01 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on …

Graphene

What to expect for Android in 2014 & beyond

In 2007, Android was revealed with an air of skepticism. It was marketed as an open standard which would take on Apple and iOS. Six years and nine sweet-related names later, Android is at the pinnacle of mobile technology and it’s only going to get better in 2014.<p>Wearables 2.0<p>Whether you prefer …

Google Glass

This Smart Light Bulb Keeps Working Even If the Power Goes Out

The SmartCharge looks like an ordinary LED light bulb, except that it’s got a built-in rechargeable battery. When the power to your house is working …

Contextual Lockscreen Cover Hits Google Play Boasting Less Battery Drain And 100 More Upgrades

Cover is bringing its situation-aware lockscreen to more Android users today after its beta test launch six weeks ago. It’s now available in the Google Play store to Android 4.1+ users in the US, Canada, and Europe. Cover’s 100 new improvements include cutting down battery drain and being better at …

LG and Google tweak Nexus 5 production to fix speaker and loose buttons

Owners of brand new Nexus 5 handsets are starting to notice a few subtle differences compared to the version that sold at launch. The mono speaker grille holes are slightly larger, for a start, which could potentially offer a decibel or so of extra volume and prevent buyers from having to go all …

25 Books That Changed The Course Of History

But what about the lives of an entire generation? Can a book change the future?<p>Miriam Tuliao, assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us come up with a list of 25 books that changed the course of history.<p>From the Torah to Orwell's "1984," these 25 …

Books

Amazon, Applebee’s and Google’s job-crushing drones and robot armies: They’re coming for your job next

It’s inescapable: We’ll be replaced by robots or turn into them. What happens to waitresses and taxi drivers then?<p>Alienation comes easy when you stumble into the glare of a modern airport off a red-eye flight. Bleary-eyed after three hours of fitful sleep, unready for the dawn, I did not know what …

Today In Dystopian War Robots That Will Harvest Us For Our Organs

Good morning and how do you do? Do you enjoy all of your limbs and organs? Good! Keep them healthy because these Dystopian War Robots are sure to want them when they come to power.<p>To begin with, we present the two-armed worker robot from Seiko Epson. Designed to work a great deal like the …

How Disney's Frozen Captures The Reality Of True Love

If we looked closely at the trolls’ song "Fixer Upper," we should have seen the real twist coming, as so much about the end of the story is in the …

Pro Drivers, Jay Leno Also Struggled With The Porsche That Killed Paul Walker

But what the speed freaks and pro drivers have known for years is that the 2005 Porsche Carrera GT that killed Walker is notoriously difficult to drive—“dangerous” even, according to some higher-ups who work at the German automaker.<p>It’s “the first car in my life that I drive and I feel scared,” …

Even Disconnected Computers May Face Cyberthreats

If your computer is infected with a virus or other forms of malware, disconnecting the machine from the Internet is one of the first steps security experts say you should take. But someday, even physically separating your laptop from a network may not be enough to protect it from cyber …

A new reversible USB plug is finally on its way

A new reversible USB plug is likely to hit the market next year.<p>The next generation of USBs is currently being developed, according to a press release by USB 3.0 Promotor Group. The new connectors, known as Type Cs, will sport a number of new features, including a smaller and thinner design, but …

Mobile Devices

This New App Picks A Playlist Based on How You Drive

When you’re peeling out onto the highway, chances are you’re not in the mood for another sad Drake ballad. Now Volkswagen has teamed up with the …

29 Popular DSLR Lenses Among Our Readers

Oily Bits: Engine layouts and types

Single-cylinder engines are the simplest form of engine. They have just one piston and tend to be mounted either horizontally or vertically. You'll typically find single-cylinder engines in lawn mowers, scooters, and bikes because of their size and simplicity.<p>The most common engine is the …

Engines

How to switch from iPhone to Android – the Eric Schmidt guide

In a rare Google+ post, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt offered his followers a very detailed how-to guide on switching from iPhone to Android.<p>Schmidt said that many of his iPhone friends are moving to Android and reminded buyers that some of the most recent Android handsets out there including the …

The ‘Palette’ Customizable Control Interface Takes Your Post Workflow to the Next Level

When engineers Calvin and Ashish got in touch with us to tell us about their upcoming Palette interface, we immediately got excited. That’s because a …

Balancing Flash and Ambient Light Using an Incident Light Meter

Balancing Flash and Ambient Light Using an Incident Light Meter - step by step help on how to set up and use an incident light meter to balance …

Photo Series Compares the Body Types of Elite Athletes

From lean and svelte to muscular and defined, the myriad of body types are practically endless. Whether mesomorph, ectomorph, or endomorph, we all …

The IT triangle strategy for evaluating enterprise tech startups

There have been plenty of blog posts on why enterprise startups are “hot,” but enterprise startups can range from cloud infrastructure companies to …

If I Could Tell My Adolescent Self What I Know Now

As I turned 22 yesterday, I'm sitting here in awe, reflecting on my life. When I was a kid, I couldn't wait to grow up. But now that I'm growing up, …

Positive Thinking

Editorial: why people love to hate Apple products and the people who love them - appPicker

Let’s face it: there’s a lot of overt hatred for Apple products and the people who use them. There’s the “fanboy” comments, digs at the product, …

9 Tips to Keep Your Camera Safe While Traveling

For those of us who find ourselves traveling frequently with our photography gear, we are always looking for easier and better ways to keep our …