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Why Windows 10 is the 'last' version of Windows

Microsoft just said in plain English what it's been talking about for months: Windows 10 will be the last major launch for the Windows …

Windows 10

Microsoft is finally leading the way in mobile, 4 years too late

Microsoft smartly waited until the end of its excruciatingly long keynote to give us a second look at the HoloLens, the company's forward-looking …

Windows 10

Full-featured and the most flexible Node.js CMS

Finally, full-featured and the most flexible Node.js CMS. Now It's Time to Switch | Check out 'Full-featured and the most flexible Node.js CMS' on …

How to send SMS in PHP

Send SMS in PHP<p>Sending SMS from applications is more popular than ever, and this small script will enable you to send SMS in PHP.<p>Setup<p>Create a Sinch …

Apps

4 Reasons Shooting at Sunrise and Sunset Will Help You Take Better Photos

Perhaps the most important change you can make to improve your photography is to change the time of day you are shooting. It is as simple as that. …

Photography

How They Did It: Apple’s “Elevating the Expedition”

We're tackling a big one today: Apple’s "Elevating the expedition" iPad marketing page.<p>Arguably it's an impressive site in itself, showing off some …

Associated Press News

Afghanistan troops urge Karzai to sign security deal with US

Officers in the Afghan army fighting to contain the Taliban insurgency have called on the country's President, Hamid Karzai, to sign a security agreement that would keep a small number of American troops in Afghanistan beyond the end of this year.<p>The Washington Post reports that soldiers have …

Wickr Is The Messaging App You'll Turn To If Snapchat Screws Up Again

Nico Sell is an entrepreneur and privacy advocate who co-founded Wickr, an app for sending and receiving self-destructing messages. If the description stopped there, you'd probably decry it as a Snapchat knockoff. It's just not. The comparison is laughable.<p>The gist of the app is similar, however: …

Personal Information

Sony Looks To The Past To Move Forward

The PlayStation. The Walkman. The Trinitron. The transistor radio. All icons in Sony’s storied history from an era when the Japanese giants still roamed the earth. The Sony of today is not like the Sony of yesterday. For every memorable blockbuster, there’s an infamous flub: The late embrace of …

Video: Will this go faster than light?

Light speed is the ultimate speed in our universe. Why we haven’t been able to build – or even conceive of – a contraption that goes faster than …

GoDaddy modifies account policies in response to '$50,000 Twitter username' hack

Naoki Hiroshima's recent loss of his single-letter Twitter handle @N to hijackers who socially engineered their way across multiple services was a stark reminder that there's a human element to security on the internet: without touching a line of code, the perpetrators allegedly took four digits of …

Apple reportedly testing inductive, solar and motion charging for its unannounced smartwatch

We've heard that when Apple reveals its first smartwatch product, there's going to be a heavy focus on health and fitness, but there might also be a way to charge the wearable without plugging it in, according to a report from <i>The</i> <i>New York Times</i>. Inductive charging came in a wave of smartphones last …

Central and Southern Somalia Goes Offline

Those living in central and southern areas of war-torn Somalia have reportedly been cut off from the Internet after the ruling militant group ordered telecom operators to shut down their Internet services earlier this month.<p>CIO East Africa reports that residents in those areas, which are controlled …

Report: Apple moving into health monitoring

<b>A number of rumours are circulating that suggest Apple could make a big push into mobile health monitoring in the near future.</b><p>The …

FDA

A closer look at the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

Okay, that's it. You've had enough of highly compressed video codecs that crap out on detailed shots and make decent color grading a pipe dream. Now that Blackmagic's $995 Pocket Cinema Camera (BMPCC) is RAW-ready, isn't it time to make the jump to higher bitrate video? Perhaps. The company's …

Apple Is Probably Going to Run a Sequel to its “1984” Ad Today

30 years ago. The Los Angeles Raiders are slaughtering the Washington Redskins at halftime. You decide it's time for a refill on your Crystal Light. …

Los Angeles

Why the father of PHP doesn’t like programming

PHP‘s creator Rasmus Lerdorf did not intend to create an entirely new programming language.<p>Over 20 years ago, the Danish software engineer was looking for a better way to fix what he described as a “young problem.” The PHP project kicked off in 1995 and would eventually become a server-side …

A Blackmailer Acquires Popular Twitter Handle, Commits A Near-Perfect Crime

<i>Updated January 29 at 3:52 p.m. with comment from GoDaddy appended at end of post</i><p>Naoki Hiroshima, a developer of social apps like Echofon and Cocoyon, was used to people trying to steal his rare Twitter username, @N. He regularly received password reset instructions from people who were trying to …

How iOS 7 Helped Me Kick My Jailbreaking Addiction

Dell's New Research Lab Is Working On Mood-Sensing Computers Like The One In The Movie 'Her'

As a newly private company, Dell didn't reveal how big this unit would be in dollar amount or number of employees. But we recently talked with Jai Menon, the head of the new R&D unit, who spent most of his career working for IBM's famous research group.<p>And he outlined some of the cool new tech Dell …

Lockheed Martin's autonomous convoy tests bring Skynet one step closer to reality

Drones delivering your latest George R.R Martin instalment? Cute. But the real work of autonomous vehicles is being pioneered in the military. Lockheed Martin has recently completed testing of full autonomous convoys in Fort Hood, Texas. The test is part of the Army and Marine Corps' Autonomous …