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How to fix missing notifications issue in Windows 10

Another issue that has cropped up recently is the missing notifications in Windows 10. Some users have reported that they fail to receive …

9to5Toys Specials Summer Blowout Sale: Lightning cables, iPhone accessories, Drones and software at lowest ever prices

Summer is coming to an end, but we’ve got a fantastic silver lining to ease the Autumn blues: our huge end-of-Summer blowout sale! We’re adding discounts on top of discounts to our <i>9to5Toys Specials</i>, dropping the prices of some of our best products even more than usual – see below for a wide range …

High-End Design Meets Pop Culture With Cross’s Incredibly Swank “Star Wars” Pens

<i>The Force Awakens</i> is coming to theaters this December and bringing with it an onslaught of <i>Star Wars</i>-themed products. You can now count Cross, the oldest manufacturer of writing instruments in the U.S., in on the action. Their incredibly swank limited-edition <i>Star Wars</i> collection channels Darth …

Will robots create more jobs than they destroy?

<i>Martin Ford is the founder of a Silicon Valley software firm and the author of</i> The Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of Mass Unemployment<i>. Geoff Colvin is senior editor at large at</i> Fortune <i>magazine and author of</i> Humans Are Underrated: What High Achievers Know That Brilliant Machines …

Artificial Intelligence

Google OnHub Review: An excellent but expensive router with a lot of potential

While we’re off in Berlin at IFA, our good friend Mike “Detroit Borg” Kukielka got his hands on the $200 Google OnHub router manufactured by TP-Link. We’ve seen a lot of other reviews but this one is an excellent in-depth overview which hits all the right spots.<p>The TL;DR is that it is about as good …

Report: Samsung looking to make round Gear S2 w/ rotating bezel iPhone compatible

Samsung is actively looking in to bringing iOS support to its latest smartwatch, the Gear S2, according to a report from Digital Spy. The UK-based site spoke with one of the company’s spokespeople who confirmed that it was “positively looking into opening it up.”<p>Apart from the Samsung Gear Live — …

Google Launches Street View App

The world in the palm of your hand.<p>Google has launched a handy app version of its groundbreaking Street View service. Through an announcement this weekend by Charles Armstrong, Product Manager at Google Maps, the company revealed that iOS and Android users will now be able to “tour immersive …

Google Translate update: convert text across all apps when running Marshmallow

Have you noticed an update to the Google Translate app? You may have realized there is not much of a change. That is, unless you are running Android 6.0 Marshmallow, in which case you definitely have something new to look forward to.<p>The Google Translate team has been hard at work bringing …

Web design color theory: how to create the right emotions with color in web design

The most stimulating color, red is so energizing it has been used to increase blood circulation. Representing passion and power, red is the color that will attract the most attention, which is why it is commonly used for warnings and important notices.<p>Red is very appropriate for the <b>No Way NSA</b> …

Future phones could zap motion sickness away with electricity

Motion sickness can make road trips and carnival rides less fun or even, in really bad cases, turn them into an absolute nightmare. The solution to that, according to a group of researchers at Imperial College London? A zap of electricity to the brain. The team strapped subjects during their …

Imperial College London

How to Change What Left and Right Swipes Do in the Mail App

The nice thing about owning an iOS device is that it provides many opportunities to personalize your experience. The Mail app is no exception. Your default settings for left and right swipes in the Mail app let you quickly Flag, Trash, Reply, Forward, Mark as Unread, Move to Junk, Move Message, and …

Apps

Why seed funding for African tech startups is really taking off

“Nowhere else do you have more than one billion people who are so underprivileged and under-catered to. There is a huge business opportunity here,” said Lingham, who has invested in a number of South African startups.<p>The VC4Africa report found investors are primarily attracted to startups in …

Why Google Is Going All In On Diabetes

Millions of people with diabetes prick a finger more than five times a day to monitor their blood glucose levels. It's a painful and expensive process.<p>But now, Google's Life Sciences division is putting its immense resources behind new initiatives aimed at helping them better live with the …

Diabetes

I finally ditched my Apple Watch — here's everything I'm going to miss about it

Here's why: the Apple Watch really stands out. And not in a good way. Wearing an Apple Watch shows that you spent at least £300 on a relatively ugly watch that flashes up text messages and measures your heart rate. There just aren't any killer apps that make me want to keep using it.<p>I was there …

Bragi's Dash, the wireless earbuds of our dreams, aren't up and running yet

My colleagues have been enthusing about the golden opportunities presented by wireless earbuds for a while now, although for such a conceptually simple product, their development seems to be forever delayed. At this year’s IFA, though, I got my hands on what seems like the category’s best hope: the …

BlackBerry bids farewell to its hardware past by acquiring Good

If you had any lingering doubts that BlackBerry's days as a hardware-first company are over, they've just been eliminated. BlackBerry has acquired Good Technology for $425 million, giving it one of the better-known names involved in making smartphones work-friendly. The crew in Waterloo isn't shy …

Mobile Technology

12 questions to ask yourself before commenting online

Ah, the comments section.<p>It's where the Internet — in all its terrible glory — weighs in on the hottest issues of the day. And after you read a …

Satire

uBeam's Wireless Technology Aims to Kill the Power Cord

This story appears in the September 2015 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>If uBeam has its way, dead batteries and charging cords will soon be a quaint memory, much like rotary dial telephones. The Los Angeles-based company has developed technology that transmits ultrasonic waves (at a register …

Here are the best things from Europe's biggest tech show

Big tech shows. Sometimes they amaze. Other times they can leave you a little cold -- it just depends on what you're looking for. This year's IFA, held in Germany and blessed with a mix of torrential rain and sun, is a good example of exactly that. The show has a reputation for filling halls with …