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What Every Layperson Should Know About String Theory

It’s one of the most brilliant, controversial and unproven ideas in all of physics: string theory. At the heart of string theory is the thread of an idea that’s run through physics for centuries, that at some fundamental level, all the different forces, particles, interactions and manifestations of …

Quantum Mechanics

Why you should enable Data Saver in Chrome for Android right now

Data Saver in Chrome for Android just got support for video. Learn how to enable it and how it can save you money.<p>If any one company knows how people consume video online, it's Google, which claims people watch over 1 billion hours of video in Chrome every week, much of which is done via …

Google

23 New And Notable Android Apps From The Last 2 Weeks (4/20/16 - 5/2/16)

Article Contents<p>1 Featured App<p>1.1 Internet Radio - PlayTime<p>2 Apps<p>2.1 Airtime - All together now<br>• 2.2 Random Flix<br>• 2.3 Radon - Share using Ultrasound<br>• 2.4 …

Apps

WhatsApp Messenger Implements Full End-to-End Encryption

WhatsApp has enabled full end-to-end encryption for all users of the mobile instant messenger app.<p>The Facebook-owned service started implementing end-to-end encryption to standard chat messages in 2014, but has now completed rollout to all forms of communication within the app, such as photos, …

More Than 100 Million People Use This Secure Messaging App

Telegram now has more than 100 million monthly active users sending 15 billion messages each day, the secure messaging firm has revealed.<p>Telegram …

Privacy

What Women Want In Men: 8 Personality Traits

There are questions men have asked since the dawn of time. Who am I? Why am I here? What happens after death? What the hell do women want?<p>The answer …

Relationships

How to Learn New Skills Twice as Fast, According to Science

Learning a sport or instrument? A new study says this subtle change to how you practice will help you improve twice as fast.<p>You probably practice your favorite hobby for the simple reason that it's fun, but there are other reasons having an after-hours pastime is awesome. Not only does science show …

Learning

As Alzheimer's Symptoms Worsen, Hard Conversations About How To Die

<i>In this installment of NPR's series</i> Inside Alzheimer's, <i>we hear from Greg O'Brien about his decision to forgo treatment for another life-threatening illness. A longtime journalist in Cape Cod, Mass., O'Brien was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's disease in 2009.</i><p>These days, Greg O'Brien is …

Alzheimer's Disease

How can technology better help humanity? Here are some ideas

When I wrote yesterday about the technology’s galling failure to address the biggest problems facing humanity – poverty, hunger, economic inequality, modern slavery – my colleague Ben Woods raised a valid question: “What is <i>your</i> solution then?”<p>So here are some:<p>Firstly, I contacted Save The Children …

10 Things NOT To Do To Someone In A Wheelchair

Hello everyone! 🙋 I recently watched the short videos that Scope and Channel 4 did about some of the things that you really shouldn't do when you are talking to someone with a disability. It inspired me to do this blog of my top 10 things to not do when you are around someone in a wheelchair.<p><b>1.</b> …

6 Things That Might Secretly Be Making You Miserable

As a life coach -- I focus on what my clients want in order to be happy -- how we want to feel, what we want to achieve, what we want to learn. Today's video is a little different -- I am going to focus on what we need to drop, stop, give up entirely. If you want to be happy -- you will need to …

How Facebook should be designed

Facebook’s design has been widely discussed among designers and users, and I’ve seen plenty of criticism:<p>“Why is the design of Facebook’s desktop site so bad?”<br>• “Facebook has a deeper problem than just Vine/Twitter”<br>• “Do anyone else find Facebook to have an ugly design?”<p>Having reviewed some of the …

Spare5 raises $10M to help smartphone owners make money in their free time

Spare5 seems to have struck a chord with its platform that pays people to spend their spare time performing short tasks on a smartphone.<p>Founded less …

Candy Crush
Phones

5 Types Of Orgasms -- And How To Have More Of Each

<i>By Amber Brenza, Prevention.com</i><p><i>(Photo by: Getty Images)</i><p>Don't get us wrong, we're all for the "If it ain't broke, don't' fix it" mentality when it comes to a family recipe or your tried-and-true makeup routine. But having the same orgasm every time can be repetitive.<p><b>How to get more:</b> Go solo at …

Health

TuneIn Premium streams live sports, music and audiobooks for $8 a month

The ability to livestream television, especially sports, is handy while you're away from home. But what about the times (driving, working, etc.) when you can't give a screen your undivided attention? You <i>could</i> opt for an all-audio option. With TuneIn's new subscription service, you won't have to …

16 free things on the internet that could literally change your life

THE INTERNET CAN be a weird and wonderful place at times, but how can you make it work for you?<p>Well, just look at all of these resources out there …

Apps

What to do when your Galaxy S6 won’t turn on

Many people consider removable batteries to be important for when you’ve run out of juice but another key element is to be able to restart a handset when it freezes, just by pulling the battery out. On past Galaxy flagships, this was the easiest way to soft reset the handset, but with the Galaxy S6 …

Phones

Get self-destructing Gmail emails with Dmail

Chrome web extension allows you to revoke access to sent emails whenever you like<p>Last month, Google introduced an "Undo Send" option for all Gmail users, allowing anybody to recall messages up to 30 seconds after sending them. However, if 30 seconds isn't enough time for you to spot an error (or …

Apps
Mobile Technology

How to Fix Samsung Galaxy Android 5.1.1 WiFi Problems

WiFi problems are extremely common and we’ve begun to hear and see complaints about poor Wifi connectivity after the Android 5.1.1 update. Granted …

Wi-Fi

20 ways to make your Chrome browser so much better

The Web can be overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be.<p>If you're a Google (GOOGL GOOGLE) Chrome user, there are thousands of browser plug-ins called "extensions" that can make it easier to stay on top everything you do online.<p>Here are some of the best free Chrome extensions you can download.<p>Keep in …

Google

How to create a bootable OS X El Capitan USB flash drive

If you have a spare USB flash drive laying around, you should consider putting it to good use by creating a bootable installation drive for the OS X …

OS X

iResumes app review: a full-featured resume builder and designer

Introduction<p>iResumes offers a full featured resume builder that can help you write properly formatted and professional resumes within minutes. It …

App of the Week: Fenix is a beautifully designed Twitter app for Android

Finding a Twitter app on Android is not difficult.<p>Searching “Twitter” on the Google Play Store will inundate you with hundreds of options that — at a …

Apps

How to move your Dropbox pictures over to Google Photos

With the ubiquity of Dropbox throughout multiple platforms and its great automatic uploading from your phone and desktop, there's a decent chance …

Free online analog emulator lets photo hobbyists access over 100 stock film filters

Do you pine for the good old analog days when you could tell which film a photo was shot with just by looking at its colors or grain? If so, have a look at Film Emulator, a free Web app that gives you a vast variety of cool film stock-inspired options.<p>Created in JavaScript by Jonas Wagner, the …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Android Smartphone Could Do

Smartphones are extremely powerful computers or tools that can do a lot more than just your average apps, games, calls or features. You’ll be …

Category: Technology – Which? News

Technology<p>Slow internet could be a thing of the past, thanks to a new technology that promises to speed up and fix bad broadband connections in the …

Amazon Echo

Let’s call ‘trolling’ what it really is

I started studying trolls in the summer of 2008, just before I began my Ph.D. program at the University of Oregon. I was primarily focused on trolls …

Feminism