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Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

IQ

A Chinese Company Made This Super Cheap Android Phone That Looks Exactly Like The iPhone 6

There are tons of Chinese iPhone look-a-likes out there, and at this year's Consumer Electronics Showcase in Las Vegas we found yet another.<p>This is the Gold-East MS937, and it looks a lot like the iPhone 6. Everything from the size of the bezels along the side of the screen to the gold trim look …

Facebook Messenger tests Google Voice-style transcriptions for sound clips

Another victory in the war against voicemail<p>Voicemail is one of the least efficient ways of communicating, and yet a form of it survives in many messaging apps. Facebook added voice clips to Facebook Messenger in 2013, letting you share lengthy monologues using the app should you ever want to. But …

5 can't-miss apps: Scannable, Adobe Lightroom and more

Adobe Lightroom<p>Qork<p>Timeline - News in Context<p>'Words on Tour'<p>Evernote Scannable<p>Between Google describing new plans for its modular smartphones and the …

UK's 5G could make video holograms a reality

Futuristic 5G networks with speeds of 50 Gbit/s could be up and running in the UK by 2020, with holographic video one of many applications for the …

OFCOM

Virtual desktops don’t replace EMM

A few weeks ago, a Gigaom Research client told me she was “sick of BYOD” and wanted out. She asked me if I thought she could “dump everything and …

Virtualization

How to save Facebook content for later

We've all seen a link to a really interesting article on Facebook and not had the time to read it. We've wanted to watch a video someone shared, but …

Sprint snags its first Lumia smartphone

Believe it or not, Sprint hasn't had a Lumia-badged smartphone since Nokia (and now Microsoft) got into Windows phones -- you've had to go with HTC or Samsung and forgo a bunch of apps and services. You won't have that problem from now on, since Sprint just picked up the low-cost Lumia 635. It's …

Samsung's Plan To Replace Android Has Hit A Snag, And Now Things Are Looking Bad For Next Year

After watching profits tumble this year due to increased competition from other Android phone makers, Samsung sits at an odd inflection point. It can pump out pricey, generic Android phones and watch cheaper phone manufacturers continue to eat its lunch, or it can start innovating in software and …

Essential texting acronyms every parent needs to know

Sometimes it feels like parents and teens don’t speak the same language. When it comes to texting, chatting and emailing, that's literally true. If you've looked at any teen's communications, you'll see them sprinkled with acronyms and shorthand that make no sense.<p>Those letters and numbers are an …

How LG and Motorola are assailing Samsung

Since the rise of the original Galaxy S, Samsung has sat atop the Android handset market, furthering its distance over other rivals supporting the …

Aereo auctioning its web TV tech under broadcasters' watchful eyes

A US bankruptcy judge has declared that Aereo can sell off its technology to the highest bidder, but with a few large exceptions, according to <i>Reuters</i>. First off, the broadcasters who forced the streaming service off the air and into Chapter 11 can oppose any sale they don't like. They'll also be …

iPad Mini 3 teardown's biggest surprise? The glue, iFixit finds

Apple's iPad Mini 3, which hit store shelves this week, is so close in design and internal components to its predecessor that not much has changed in the eyes of gadget-repair site iFixit.<p>Apple announced the iPad Mini 3 , as well as the iPad Air 2 , at a launch event on October 16. The tiny tablet …

iPad Mini

How to Manage Your Apple ID Account in Settings on iPhone

For quite some time now, you’ve been able to manage your Apple ID account in Settings on your iPhone. But with iOS 10.3, Apple made it even easier. At the top of your Settings menu, you’ll see your Apple ID profile photo and name. This new option allows you to look at your Apple ID profile in one …

Everything You Need To Know About Google's New Product Kingpin

Google CEO Larry Page is going to be stepping back to focus "on the bigger picture," according to Recode, and former Android and Chrome head Sundar Pichai is stepping into a larger role as a result.<p>Pichai will now be in charge of Google's core products including search, maps, research, Google+, …

Apple releases iOS 8.0.2 to fix broken iPhones

If you were one of the 40,000 unfortunate souls affected by yesterday’s buggy iOS 8.0.1 update that killed cell service and broke Touch ID, the fix is finally here.<p>Apple has released iOS 8.0.2 to the public and along with fixing any iPhone 6 and 6 Pluses affected by yesterday’s release, it also …

iPad Air 2’s new antireflective display is causing production problems

Tim Cook crowed over the sales figures of the iPad during yesterday’s Apple keynote, pointing out that it has sold a whopping 225 million units since debuting in 2010.<p>Despite the iPad Air 2 looking like the finest iPad iteration yet, however, sources in the supply chain reckon Apple’s new flagship …

Galaxy Note 4 UK availability and price comparison

After a small delay, the Galaxy Note 4 has finally arrived on UK shelves today. But before you run off down to the local high-street to grab one for yourself, we’ve compiled a list of all the best contract deals and pay-as-you-go offers in the country.<p>EE<p>Three<p>Vodafone<p>GiffGaff<p>Carphone …

iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 Now Available for Pre-Order

Apple has begun accepting online pre-orders for the iPad Air 2 and the iPad mini 3 in the United States and several other countries around the world. Rumors have suggested that initial supplies of the iPad Air 2 might be somewhat constrained, so prospective buyers should make their purchases as …

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus go on sale in China, sparking huge lines

When Tim Cook took time out of yesterday’s iPad and iMac keynote to discuss just how excited he was about the iPhone 6 coming to China, he wasn’t kidding: the market Cook has previously said could one day overtake the U.S. has been going iPhone crazy.<p>Having been made available for preorder on …

iPhone 6 and 6 plus: Apple goes thinner, bigger and faster

Apple has announced two new, larger iPhones as it aims to meet consumer demand for larger “phablet” smartphones.<p>The iPhone 6 and iPhone Plus have bigger screens, fingerprint sensors and mobile wallet services for allowing smartphones to be used like contactless debit and credit cards.<p>The new …

First headphones to use Lightning port announced – and they’re not from Beats

When Apple quietly created a new MFi spec for headphones, allowing them to connect via the Lightning port rather than the headphone jack to deliver higher-quality audio, everyone expected Apple-owned Beats to be first to take advantage of it. But instead Philips has, ah, beaten them to it …<p>The …

NATO takes aim at Russia's attacks — online

Ukraine isn't the only place where Russia and the West are facing off. Cyberspace is also a battleground. And at this week’s summit in Wales, NATO leaders seem ready to pledge to a joint defense against cyberattacks — partly in response to Russia’s suspected involvement in cyberwarfare.<p>“Because …

Dell's crazy 27-inch monitor has nearly twice as many pixels as a 4K display

4K displays might not be the pinnacle of desktop monitors for much longer. Dell is working on a new UltraSharp monitor with a truly ridiculous 5,120 x 2,880 display. That's precisely twice the resolution of the 27-inch iMac, meaning this is the type of display that Apple would have to use if it …

How would you change Sony's VAIO Fit 15?

Welcome to How Would You Change, where we ask you to join our forum and talk about what you'd change about a product that has been out on the market for a while. This week, it's Sony's VAIO Fit 15. When we reviewed it, the general consensus was that the unit kicked off back-to-school season on a …

Boosting browsers, Adobe extends its DRM to Web video

Adobe Systems has begun bringing its video copy-protection technology to the Web, an important step in its years-long shift away from its Flash technology.<p>Adobe's Flash Player helped usher in the streaming-video revolution on the Internet, but the industry is moving toward new browser-video …

Software

Tesla Launches Model S Electric Cars in Japan

Tesla Motors is making inroads in Japan after handing over its first electric-powered Model S cars to customers in the region. Elon Musk, chief executive of Tesla and the spaceflight company SpaceX, did the honors of handing over the first set of keys earlier today:<p>Tesla has been present in Japan …

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BlackBerry's upcoming 'Classic' smartphone looks like this

BlackBerry had no part in the torrent of mobile news that erupted at last week's IFA tradeshow, but new leaked images remind us the company's got a fresh batch of smartphones in its pipeline, too. Originating from the Weibo account of a reseller who occasionally gets hold of prototype devices, the …