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The weekend in pictures

A selection of the best photographs from around the world this weekend

Collage by Hugo Barros

iPhone 5S

<b>Update:</b> Not ready for the newer, larger and faster iPhone 7? We're still up to date on the best iPhone 5S deals and have our iPhone 5S review …

Twitch iOS app gets new look and added live channels

By T3 Online<p>Twitch has unveiled an update for its iOS mobile app bringing 550 more live channels and a new look chat service<p>Twitch users can now …

How can I convert RAW files to JPEG?

A simple guide to converting unprocessed image files into JPEG format.<p>Is there a simple but effective program to convert RAW to JPEG?<p><i>Stanton D’Arcy, by email</i><p>RAW or unprocessed image files contain all of the information captured by a camera’s sensor chip. They can be very large, and strangely enough …

GameStop Xbox One Upgrade Promo

There’s always a problem when buying games during the holiday season of a new console year. Do you buy the new system and the new version of the …

Twitch iOS Update 2.3.5

For those who may not know, Twitch is the streaming site for live streaming of everything gaming and geek related. Its iOS app recently received an …

New iPhone Incoming Sept. 10th

The date of the next major iPhone event has been set. On September 10th Apple will be unveiling what’s most likely the iPhone 5S and a release …

iDoorCam shows you who's at your door, helps you hide from unwanted visitors

If you've ever gone on a long vacation (or hidden from someone at least once in your life) there's a chance you'll find high-tech doorbells useful. A new device called iDoorCam, in particular, claims to be able to notify you via iPhone or iPad whenever there's someone at your door -- even if you're …

Scientists invent ‘death test’ that will tell us how long we have to live

Scientists have developed a ‘death test’ that can tell people how long they have to live.<p>The non-invasive procedure involves applying a painless …

The web was supposed to free our minds: instead, it has loaded us down with timeline trivia. No wonder self-destructing communication services have sprung - Jemima Kiss writes for Observer New Review up http://t.gu.com/nMHQX Photograph: Kennedy Photography/Alamy

The playwright Tarell Alvin on how Martin Luther King's speech influenced him, growing up in Miami, and the consequences of the killing of Trayvon Martin http://t.gu.com/nMHAB Photograph: Richard Saker for the Observer

Gmail? More like Gspam, blasts Microsoft in new 'Scroogled' attack

Google is spamming Gmail users with 'ads that look like like real emails,' Microsoft has pointed out in a new attack on its rival web giant.<p>In the …

Is Kickstarter Hostile To Science?

By discouraging a promising science project, Kickstarter could be encouraging corporate monopolies, enabling sloppy legislation, and keeping cool glow-in-the-dark plants out of our houses.<p>On July 31, Kickstarter updated its guidelines to include this sentence: "Projects cannot offer genetically …