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An Exciting New Cancer Treatment Has Just Been Endorsed by FDA

We can reprogram immune cells!<p>Food and Drug Administration advisers on Wednesday enthusiastically endorsed a first-of-its-kind cancer treatment that …

How iOS 11 frees up space on your iPhone or iPad

Running out of storage space on your iPhone or iPad is a total drag. It slows down your device and can make it impossible to download files or perform other essential tasks.<p>With iOS 11, Apple takes some serious steps to free up space on iOS devices. Here’s a quick look at how Apple will ease the …

App Store

Sana's smart sleep goggles for insomniacs will be out in 2018

These sleep googles by a company called Sana Health cost a lot more than your typical mask, but it promises peaceful sleep 10 minutes after you put them on. That's because they more than just block the light: they have mechanisms inside that chunky, VR-headset-like frame that give them the power to …

Sleep

Amazon Go futuristic convenience store will sell beer, too

Amazon’s recently unveiled futuristic convenience store, Amazon Go, will also sell alcohol, it has been revealed. This convenience store, currently …

Here's how to access the iPhone's hidden mode that turns the camera into a magnifying glass

"Magnifier" mode uses the iPhone's camera to magnify text or other small things — handy, especially, for reading fine print, or zooming in on small details.<p>The hidden mode can also adjust brightness and color, which is useful for people who may have issues seeing specific colors.<p>Using Magnifier is …

Mobile Photography

Apple VP Jennifer Bailey says Australian customers use Apple Pay more frequently than any other country, as major banks dispute terms

Apple Pay vice president Jennifer Bailey has responded to the legal dispute taking place between Apple and the major Australian banks, in an interview with AFR.com. Bailey revealed that participating customers in Australia use the contactless payment service more frequently than any other country, …

MacOS removed battery time remaining. Here's how to bring it back

Percentage? We don't need no stinkin' percentage. Despite a recent change, you can still see how many hours and minutes of use remain on your MacBook.<p>Before MacOS Sierra 10.12.2, you could click the battery icon in the menu bar to see how much time remained on your MacBook's battery, which as a …

Apps

Iran and Iraq mull reciprocal ban for US travelers after Donald Trump order

Some Iraqi leaders have gone as far to call for the expulsion of all US nationals. Iran will implement a travel ban on US citizens but unlike Trump's …

Middle East

Opinion: One week of Trump - alternative facts and fairytales

In his first week in office, US President Donald Trump has made headlines every single day. Concern about the direction the United States is taking …

Donald Trump

DNA Can Now Be Analyzed Using This Simple App

Technology just gets better and better.There is now an app available that will allow your smartphone to analyze your DNA. How cool is that? This is a …

Airbnb offers free housing to those hit by Trump ban

<b>Airbnb has offered free accommodation to people left stranded by President Donald Trump's travel restrictions.</b><p>On Friday the president signed an executive order barring immigrants and visitors from seven, largely Muslim, countries from the US for 90 days.<p>Some of the biggest US technology firms …

Immigration

In memo to employees, Tim Cook says Trump’s immigration order is ‘not a policy we support’

Joining a variety of tech leaders in doing so, Tim Cook today told Apple employees in a memo that the company does not support the executive orders signed by President Donald Trump to limit immigration from foreign countries to the United States. In the memo, obtained by The Verge, Cook explains …

Everything Trump Fucked Up in Science and Technology This Week

It’s amazing to think that we’ve all been alive for a thousand years, our bodies swept by a burning wind into nothing but dust and a lingering …

Affordable Care Act

Stay strong in 2017

If you got started on your 2017 New Year’s resolution last week with our CultFit Home Workout, we’re here to help you keep up the good work with Week 2. (If you missed it, it’s still not to late to start with Week 1).<p>All you need is your iPhone, plus your Apple Watch if you have one, and some …

How to screen share with iOS and macOS to help friends and family with new devices

Over that last month your friends and family have probably purchased or been gifted a range of new devices, and odds may be good that you’re the go-to for tech support. Sometimes it works to problem solve by voice or text message when you aren’t with the user in need, but it’s often better to see …

HyperDrive: Thunderbolt 3 USB-C Hub for 2016 MacBook Pro

Hands-on video review by 9to5mac.com and other press coverage below:<p>++<p>Real life tested by 9to5mac.com<p>Marques Brownlee (MKBHD) YouTube</i> …

MacBook Pro HyperDrive Thunderbolt 3 USB-C Hub (video)

MacBook Pro owners that would like access to additional ports on the Apple laptop may be interested in a new piece of hardware which is being created …

iOS 10.2 brings Emergency SOS feature to iPhone

Apple released its second iOS 10.2 beta this week, and while we all got excited for brand new emojis and the TV app, we missed an awesome new feature that’s even more important: Emergency SOS.<p>Adopted from Apple Watch, Emergency SOS lets you discreetly contact the police in an emergency.<p>You can …

How To Transfer Video Or Music Files To Your iPhone, iPad Or iPod Without iTunes

Do you ever wish you can just drag and drop music and videos you to your Apple device without using iTunes? Ever found the video you’re trying to transfer is rejected as it’s in the wrong format? There’s a fantastic program that lets you bypass iTunes altogether – it even converts your files on the …

Android News

HomeKit-enabled August Smart Lock now works with Apple’s Home app and Control Center on iOS 10

The HomeKit-enabled August Smart Lock (reviewed) has had one big missing feature since iOS 10 was released back in September: Apple Home app support. Today that’s finally changing thanks to a new firmware update rolling out to August Smart Lock.<p>Before iOS 10, Smart Lock was just as compatible with …

Comment: Something is wrong when an Apple fan steps outside the Apple ecosystem

I love the Apple ecosystem. It’s not perfect by any means, but I’d say that the vast majority of the time it lives up to Steve’s famous ‘it just works’ promise. It’s the main reason that I have two Macs, an iPad and an iPhone.<p>So when a big Apple fan deliberately moves outside of that ecosystem, …

This gadget will let you take phone calls with your finger like a secret agent

The project is currently on Kickstarter, and has already amassed $211,000, blasting through its $50,000 goal in a matter of days.<p>Innomdle Lab is planning on shipping early-bird units sold on Kickstarter starting February 2017. The $99 early-bird option is already sold out, but there are still some …

Wearable Tech

Audi to sell cars that talk to traffic lights

Select models sold in US will show countdown to signals turning green – and warn when it’s too late to beat a red<p>The German carmaker Audi is rolling out technology that will allow its vehicles to communicate with traffic lights.<p>Audi of America, which is owned by Volkswagen, said select 2017 Q7 and …

Autonomous Cars

These Are Some of the Best Drone Photos in the World

"...after the drone came out from the clouds the view was spectacular and got me completely astonished and, without brea<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Francesco …

Photography

Review: SanDisk’s iXpand Memory Case adds up to 128GB storage & extra battery life to iPhone 6/6s

SanDisk’s latest iXpand product is a Lightning flash drive in the form of an iPhone case, allowing you to easily have extra storage for your iPhone at all times. And the iXpand Memory Case has an optional battery pack that attaches magnetically, turning the case into a single solution for both …

15 uses for your phone's camera (other than taking selfies)

Internet

Science Explains How Staying Near Water Can Change Our Brains

Have you ever felt at peace when you’re walking by the ocean? A sense of rejuvenation when you stand by a waterfall? How about taking in the view of …

Microwaves

How to Set Up CarPlay with iPhone

CarPlay allows an iPhone to show maps, directions, messages, calls, Siri, and music on a compatible in-dash car display, making it easier and safer …

Insta360 Nano cam gives iPhone 360-degree video capture

VR-supported and 360-degree videos are starting to become more common, but your everyday user doesn’t always want — or have access to — a big fancy …

Forgot Your Restrictions Passcode? How to Reset It without Restoring Your iPhone or iPad

Your restrictions passcode on iPhone can be reset without restoring your iPhone. Well, not reset exactly. But this is a sure-fire way to find your restrictions passcode, which will allow you to take restrictions off your iPhone or reset the passcode. In essence, this is an article on how to recover …

Operating Systems