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Your Cellphone's Tiny Motion Sensor Could Be Eavesdropping on You

Researchers just found yet another reason to be paranoid: Even if hackers or the NSA are locked out of your cellphone's microphone, camera and data, they might still be able to snoop on you through the tiny chip that tracks the device's orientation. Gyroscopes in modern phones, unlike the spinning …

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The Iron Man of Firefighting

Imagine climbing upwards of a grueling 50 flights of stairs while wearing 30 pounds of gear. That’s the reality for many high-rise firefighters. A …

10 Useful Android Tips And Tricks You Should Know

Whether you are new to Android and eager to try out every available option you see on the screen, or familiar with the system, including the …

Valentine’s Day Flashback: DIY Fortune Teller

Remember these?! Just download the free printable template and fold away… or resurface those 8th grade fortune teller making skills and make one from scratch ;)<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>paper trimmer or scissors<br>• paper sheet printed out from …

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Scenes from CES 2014 -- Day 1 (pictures)

Updated:January 8, 2014 Caption:Cyndy AleoPhoto:Colin West McDonald/CNET<p>Updated:January 8, 2014 Caption:Cyndy AleoPhoto:CNET<p>Updated:January 8, 2014 Caption:Cyndy AleoPhoto:Brian Bennett/CNET<p>Updated:January 8, 2014 Caption:Cyndy AleoPhoto:Amanda Kooser/CNET<p>Updated:January 8, 2014 Caption:Cyndy …

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Ronald Reagan's Son Records Atheist Radio Ad: 'Not Afraid Of Burning In Hell'

Ron Reagan, the son of former President Ronald Reagan, has recorded a radio ad promoting the Freedom From Religion Foundation. The ad has been running on the progressive radio program "The Randi Rhodes Show."<p>In the ad, which has been running all month, the former Air America host and atheist …

I Bought an Apartment Specifically to Rent Out on AirBnB

<i>This is a guest post by Jon Wheatley of Need/Want that originally appeared on the company’s blog. Need/Want makes innovative products that solve problems like SmartBedding and Draft Notebooks.</i><p>In 2012 I bought an apartment specifically to rent out on Airbnb. I’ve been managing it remotely for the …

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The 25 Most Influential African-Americans In Technology

In a one-and-a-half year long investigation, CNNMoney probed 20 of the most influential technology companies in the U.S.<p>What they found: racial minorities and women are generally underrepresented in management roles. And those roles are typically dominated by white and Asian men.<p>So yes, there are …

Why T-Mobile's 4G Network Could Kick Everybody's Ass

A lot of people wrote T-Mobile off when its big merger with AT&T fell through last year. The pink carrier had no iPhone, no 4G. But with yesterday's …

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Why You'll End Up Wearing a Smart Watch

People don't wear watches anymore. You'll look ridiculous. Why wouldn't you just use your smartphone instead? These are just some of the negative …

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Phone unlocking soon legal, but lawmakers have different ideas how

A few months back, we featured a string of articles about mobile unlocking and the fight to make it legal. The premise is this: starting this January, it has been illegal to network-unlock your mobile phone because the Librarian of Congress says it’s a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright …

Roundup: 7 Fun and Functional DIY Closet Projects

March is almost over, but spring cleaning has only just begun. I've shared DIY ways to organize your junk drawer in just five minutes and even how to …

How Secure Is the Passcode on My Phone?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>There have been a lot of passcode exploits lately. Like, a <i>whole</i> lot. Should I be worried? How much does protection does my lock …

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Science Explains the Best Way to Get Songs Out of Your Head

Some songs just get stuck in your head, whether you like them or not. However, a recent study claims to have found the key to kicking that Taylor …

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The Psychology Behind How Clothing Influences How People See You At Work

How you dress has a big impact on how people view you, and how you view yourself. According to 99U, it's not about dressing one specific way though, …

How Can I Downsize My Ridiculously Large Wallet?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>My wallet bulges with a ton of junk in it. I'd like to downsize it as much as possible, but I'm not even sure where to start. How can …

Make Better Eye Contact and Remember People's Names with One Simple Trick

If you find yourself stumbling over conversations with other people, reader whyalways shares a tip for making better eye contact <i>and</i> remembering …

T-Mobile Samsung GALAXY S 4 available early May

T-Mobile announced a slew of new items during its UNcarrier event in New York City where they officially launched their LTE network in seven markets …

We Did The Math, And It Turns Out The T-Mobile iPhone 5 Could Save You A Bunch Of Money

But T-Mobile's pricing plans for the iPhone are a bit different from the other three carriers. Instead of paying a flat $200 for the iPhone along with a two-year service contract, T-Mobile will charge you $100 up front for the phone plus an additional $20 per month over 24 months.<p>So is it worth …

T-Mobile's iPhone 5 is AT&T's iPhone 5, But It's Not

T-Mobile’s new iPhone 5 – which is launching on the “uncarrier’s” network on April 12th – is the same model of the iPhone 5 that AT&T customers currently enjoy, except that it will be newer and feature AWS (or Advanced Wireless Services), a newer set of frequencies that T-Mobile is using for its …

iPad mini vs Nexus 7 vs Nexus 10 vs Surface RT: tablet comparison review

(Please note: this is <i>not</i> a comprehensive roundup of every tablet on the market, <i>nor</i> a detailed list of every specification of those tablets. It's my …

Galaxy S4 user interface walkthrough available before launch

In addition to benchmarking the Exynos 5 Octa-based Galaxy S4 version (model number GT-I9500,) <i>Sam Mobile</i> also took the handset for a hands-on spin looking at several elements of its user interface including the Home screen, the Gallery app, the Camera app, the Settings and the simpler side of using …

Apple launching Final Cut Pro X campaign to win back skeptical professional users

Apple is beginning a campaign today to win back the video-editing community that abandoned its flagship video-editing software after the release of its controversial Final Cut Pro X. The LA Times reported that following several updates to the software over the last two years to fix some of the …

Google hopes that one day Android phones will use weather info when taking photos

Google has big plans for Android, not just for Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie but also for future versions after that. One possible feature that Google are toying with is the ability to take photos on your Android smartphone tuned to the current weather. Almost all digital cameras, including those in …

Yahoo sale makes UK schoolboy millionaire

A British schoolboy's hobby has turned him into one of the youngest self-made multi-millionaires in the world.<p>Yahoo! announced on Monday that Nick D'Aloisio, 17, had sold his news-condensing mobile app Summly to the US tech giant for an undisclosed sum, reported to be £20m ($30m).<p><b>"It was</b> …