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A startup CEO claims his app can help students land a job at Aston Martin and Virgin

Matt Cockett, CEO of London careers startup 10 Minutes With, says his app can help undergraduate, masters, and MBA students land their perfect job by connecting them with companies they want to work with.<p>The iPhone and Android app allows users to create a career profile, select topics of interest, …

Employment

Oddball USB stick offers infinite iPhone storage

Slo-mo videos have become my favorite new thing to shoot with the iPhone 6 Plus now that Apple added the ability to spit out gorgeous vids at 240 FPS, but my slo-mo addiction comes at a heavy cost: storage space.<p>The best smartphone camera in the world doesn’t mean jack if your 16GB iPhone can’t …

How to access Hyperlapse’s secret settings and record in 1080p

Instagram’s new Hyperlapse app is a phenomenal tool to capture buttery smooth timelapse video with more options and tweaks offered than iOS 8’s built-in timelapse feature. But if you’ve got a new iPhone 6 and want to record 1080p Hyperlapses you’re out of luck, unless you know how to access its …

Instagram

An iPad filled with apps weighs more than one with nothing installed

Which weighs more? An iPad filled with media and apps, or an iPad with no media or apps installed?<p>It sounds like a trick question — the digital age equivalent of “What weighs more, a pound of feathers or a pound of rocks?”<p>But surprisingly, an iPad without anything installed on it <i>does</i> weigh less …

Apps

Nearly 400 People ‘Paid It Forward’ At A Florida Starbucks, Warming Our Cold, Dark Hearts

It’s been a rough couple of weeks. With all of the tragedies going on in our country and around the world, it’s nice to hear an uplifting story — even if all it entails is something as simple as someone paying for a stranger’s coffee. Actually, make that <i>three hundred and seventy-eight</i> people paying …

Robin Williams: Coroner plans autopsy after suspected suicide

An autopsy is scheduled to be performed Tuesday on Robin Williams, the Oscar-winning actor and comic legend who was found dead at his home in Marin County on Monday.<p>The Marin County Sheriff's Office said he appears to have committed suicide, with asphyxiation a possible cause of death.<p>Authorities …

How to make an iPhone 5s dock out of nothing but LEGOs

Dropping cash on a new iPhone dock each time Apple decides to change the form factor can get pretty annoying, but if you’re down with rolling your own home brewed solution, you can actually create a sturdy dock for your iPhone 5s or iPod Touch using nothing but the LEGO blocks laying around your …

iPhone

Watch Dogs’ scary app puts the power of the NSA in your browser

If you think that the conceit behind Ubisoft’s hacker-themed video game <i>Watch Dogs</i> isn’t real enough, be sure to take a look at this website.<p>Watch_Dogs We Are Data takes real world, publicly-accessible location-based data and parses it into a display ripped directly from the video game of the same …

This 80-year-old coffee pot still makes an amazing cup of espresso

Before the AeroPress, there was the moka pot, or <i>cafetera</i> as it’s called in Spain. There is at least one cafetera in every Spanish kitchen, and if you want a quick fix of something strong and good, it’s your go-to coffee gadget. Not bad for something invented way back in 1933.<p>I’ve had a moka since I …

Coffee

This simple app is the best way to hide your iOS Camera Roll porn from your mom

Let’s face it: We all have some photos on our iPhones or iPads we don’t exactly want other people seeing. When I hand my mother my iPhone to show her photos of my honeymoon in Turkey, there are <i>some</i> photos taken on that trip I don’t want her swiping to.<p>In iOS 8, you have the option to hide the …

Apps

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Remodelista - Sourcebook for the Considered Home

Today's Design Dispatches<p>Material Interiors: A Shoppable Apartment in New York, Design Luminaries Edition<p>by Annie Quigley<p>May 24, 2018<p>Kitchen of the …

China Built A Prototype For A Train Capable Of Reaching 1,800 MPH

Currently, the fastest commercially operated maglev reaches just 431 km/h and even the world record is just 581 km/hr.<p>According to project lead Dr. Deng Zigang, this huge increase in speed is achieved through the lack of air resistance in the near-vacuum tunnel.<p>"If the running speed exceeds 400 …

Moscow

The secret sushi spot Steve Jobs used to host board meetings

Notorious vegetarian Steve Jobs had few weakness. Black turtlenecks were one. The other was an extreme love of sushi.<p>Some of the West Coast’s best sushi places dotted Steve’s backyard, but Kaygetsu, a small sushi spot in Menlo Park, held the key to Steve’s<p>heartstomach so tightly that Silicon …

Jony Ive

The smartphone accessory that makes you a better film photographer

Photography is all about light. It’s about capturing light, manipulating light, and interpreting light. Today’s digital cameras use advanced algorithms and sensors to properly measure light and then record what you’re seeing with your eyes. But cameras weren’t always so smart and sophisticated, and …

Hot-rod Hackintoshes perform like the latest Mac Pro

Although it looks like a vanilla PC in a boxy case, the machine pictured above is a high-performance, custom-built Hackintosh.<p>This thing is hot! Known as the P280, after its Antec case, this Hackintosh is equivalent in performance to Apple’s latest Mac Pro workstation, but costs significantly …

Mac Desks Blog Shows Off Gorgeous Apple Setups

This picture comes via Mac Desks (and Dribbble), a blog showing – that’s right – photos of desks that have Macs on them. And some of them are gorgeous.<p>Of course, reality often doesn’t match up to such fantasies.<p>My own desk, fashioned from a wooden workbench with the legs cut down to match my old …

Teenager Arrested For Threatening Tweet To American Airlines

Dutch police have arrested a 14-year-old girl in Rotterdam after she sent American Airlines a threatening tweet on Sunday.<p>The exchange became a viral sensation on Twitter after a user identified as Sarah who went by the name "@QueenDemetriax_," tweeted: "@AmericanAir hello my name's Ibrahim and I'm …

Apple Earns More Money Than HP, Google, Intel and Cisco Combined

Everyone knows Apple is incredibly profitable, but did you know that the top-earning tech company brings in more money than Hewlett-Packard, Google, Intel and Cisco combined?<p>That’s according to the <i>San Jose Mercury News’</i> newly published Silicon Valley 150 list, which ranks 75 tech companies using …

Silicon Valley

Saudi Arabia May Allow School Sports For Girls

By Angus McDowall<p>RIYADH, April 9 (Reuters) - Saudi authorities have been asked to consider lifting a state school ban on sports for girls, according to the official SPA news agency, in a religiously conservative country that included women in its Olympic team for the first time only two years …

Chinese residents line up for bags of fresh mountain air | CNN Travel

NASA Limits Contact With Russia, Except for Space Station

Space<p>NASA said Wednesday that it's suspending most of its contacts with Russian officials due to U.S.-Russian frictions over Ukraine and Crimea.<p>The suspension does not affect operations on the International Space Station, in which the United States and Russia are the main partners. It does, …

Dying Lake Urmia reflects a broader problem in Iran

LAKE URMIA, Iran — An eerie and forlorn tableau greets visitors to the arid shores of this once-vast lake in Iran's far northwest. Rusting ships sit wedged in deep black mud. Stray dogs nibble on rotting planks from long-discarded beach chairs and derelict bungalows.<p>Lake Urmia, long counted among …

Environmentalism

Steve Jobs’ Luxury Yacht Spotted Sailing In Mexico

Venus — the 256-foot super-yacht, commissioned by Steve Jobs — has been sighted in Mexico’s Cabo San Lucas bay.<p>Despite telling journalist John Markoff in 1980 that, “There’s no yacht in my future,” Jobs began working on building his dream sailing vessel around 2008 prior to his liver transplant. …

Intel flaunts 8-core Extreme Edition Haswell with support for DDR4 memory

Since Intel's next Haswell chips are aimed squarely at enthusiasts, what better place to unveil them than at the Game Developer's Conference? Aimed at power users, the 4th-gen Core-i7 Extreme Edition CPU will feature eight unlocked cores and 16 threads, trumping the last model's six cores. It'll …

How Apple Earns $325,000 A Minute [Infographic]

In the time it took you to type the words “Cult of Mac” into your web browser and read up to here in this article, Apple made approximately $162,585.<p>That’s the amount the Cupertino company earns every 30 seconds according to a new data visualization created on behalf of WorldPay Zinc — showing just …

Apple

Paris car ban stopped after one day

The French government has halted a controversial scheme to ban half of the traffic from Paris streets after a single day, claiming that the experiment aimed at curbing harmful pollution had been successful and that the vast majority of Parisians had co-operated.<p>"Bravo, and thank you," the ecology …

Paris Gets a Taste of Beijing-Style Smog

Paris, along with several other cities in northern France, is in the midst of a multi-day air pollution crisis, with pollutants hovering at dangerous …