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10 Apps That Will Make Your Android Phone A Whole Lot Better

Android launchers allow you to make your phone even more personal and catered to your specific tastes.<p>A launcher is essentially a home screen replacement for your Android phone.<p>You can turn them on or off whenever you like, which means you can change the look and feel of your phone's software at …

Apps

9 Things to Never Say at Customs

By: Matt Meltzer<p>You know when rooms without windows and clocks are fun? When they involve massage treatments or blackjack tables. You know when they're not fun? When they're customs detention rooms, and some guy is pawing through your luggage while another interrogates you like it's the first half …

FBI 'spied on Nelson Mandela'

US Documents released under Freedom of Information show extensive FBI monitoring of anti-apartheid movement<p>Nelson Mandela was monitored by the FBI before and after his release from prison, newly released documents have shown.<p><b>The documents</b> were obtained by Ryan Shapiro under US Freedom of …

Surveillance

Google Maps Now Lets You Measure Distances Between Two or More Points

Google Maps on the desktop has been updated with a new feature that lets you work out the distance between multiple places by plotting your route on the map.<p>To use the option, you just need to right click anywhere on a map and select ‘Measure Distance’ and then select a destination to see the …

OneDrive matches Google with 15GB of free cloud storage

There’s a cloud storage war going on right now, and no-one is safe from the free space offered up by two of the industry’s biggest competitors: …

Software

The Lawyer and the Kill-List Memo

On July 16, 2010, David J. Barron, a lawyer at the Department of Justice, sent Eric Holder, the Attorney General, a lengthy memorandum. Barron, who had celebrated his forty-third birthday earlier that month, was a professor at Harvard Law School, on leave for a couple years to work for President …

Can an ordinary Joe replace a busted iPhone screen?

The DIY route costs significantly less than hiring a pro. But how hard is it really? And was this intrepid reporter successful?<p>Late last week, my barely 2-month-old iPhone 5S made an unfortunate new friend: the driveway. The dog yanked hard on his leash, the phone went flying, and sure enough: …

10 Reasons New Zealand Is Heaven On Earth For People Who Love The Great Outdoors

Known for the the stunning landscapes featured in Peter Jackson's "Lord of the Rings", New Zealand should be atop the travel list for all nature-lovers. Covered in breathtaking landscapes of fjords, mountains, meadows, rivers, geysers and beaches, you could spend months exploring everything this …

What's Best When Traveling? Cash, Check, or Charge?

<i>A:</i><p>Paying for your vacation is fraught with potential pitfalls. Here are a few tips about what form of payment to use when, how to get the best exchange rates and avoid conversion fees, and other things to know before you go:<p><b>Cash</b><p>Travel with a handful of local currency for your first 24 hours abroad. …

British Virgin Islands

Consumers Win in Cellphone Providers' Price War

Your mobile-phone bill may finally be shrinking.<p>The industry's fight over prices, ignited last year by T-Mobile US Inc., is beginning to have a …

Education Technology

Christmas in Berlin

Most of us have just taken down our Christmas trees and welcomed in the new year. But as I am just now getting around to writing about my fantastic trip to Berlin this past Christmas, you'll have to bear with my holiday cheer a bit longer. I don't think it's ever too early to start planning for …

I Heart My City: Iryna’s Calgary

Though she was “born and raised in beautiful Ukraine,” Iryna is now happy to call Calgary her “second home.” After traveling through Europe, she decided to make Western Canada her permanent residence and hasn’t ever looked back. Here are some of her favorite things about Alberta’s “Cowboy</i> …

INSANE Domino Tricks! (Hevesh5 & MillionenDollarBoy)

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